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MAC Limited Edition Lip Kit SWATCHES - Twig, Verve, Chili

I am so excited to share my MAC lipstick Haul with all of you! So, this was a limited edition box curated by famous Shreya Jain. The box has 3 full sized lipsticks: Verve, Twig and Chili. I wanted to buy the shade chili and also twig, so buying this box made so much sense as I could save some money and also get two freebies: Samples of Mac fix plus and strobe cream.  M.R.P: 2950 INR Shelf Life: 36 months About the Shades From left to right: 1. Twig : Twig is a slightly cool pink shade which would look great on fair skin tone. On my NC35 skin tone, this shade doesn't look too flattering. It also highlights my dark circles.  2. Verve : Verve is a warm chocolatey brown shade that would look great on almost all skin tones. It looks beautiful on my skin complexion. I see myself wearing this shade a lot.  3. Chili : A bright warm orange, chili is the prettiest shade of all and my favorite. It is perfect for parties, festivals and for all those times when all you need is just a dab of lip

How To Use Facial Razor

An easy to use razor that removes facial hair without causing any pain or cuts.  The first time I used a facial razor, I ended up cutting my skin on various places. It hurt and I was worried that the cut would leave a mark. I was scared to use the razor again, but after a few months, I bought a razor from another brand and realized that it was the best tool to remove facial hair.  Here is my personal experience with the facial razors:  1. The pink razor in the image is from the brand Tinkle. I bought a set of 3 razors from Amazon at 35 INR. This razor has a flat blade and it may cut the skin. In fact, this is the first razor I used and I did get a cut.  2. The sky blue razor in the image is from the brand MINISO. This razor is marketed as brow razor, but it can be used as facial razor as well. I bought a set of 4 razors from Miniso Store at 190 INR. (You can buy this from Amazon as well). Now this razor is a bliss. Unlike Tinkle one, Miniso brow razor has a zig zag blade which is easy

Bio Milk Protein Whitening and Rejuvenating Face Pack

Easy to apply but cumbersome to remove, the product makes far -fetched promises Product Description and Claims : Smoothens wrinkles and lightens skin for visibly fairer, smoother and rejuvenated complexion How to use: Apply evenly over cleansed face, neck and around eyes. Leave on 15-20 min. Rinse with water or damp washcloth. Use daily or as needed. Ingredients : Milk (Protein)-2.0%, Yeast Satva 3.0%, Ankruti Gennum Seeds-1.0 %, Chinna Ghas 2.0%, Neem Bark 2,.0%, Cream base Q.S MRP : 199 INR Qty : 50 g Shelf life : 3 years Color : Opaque White Consistency : Thin, cream like Packaging : The face pack comes in a tiny plastic tub. I would have appreciated if they had given a spatula to take out the desired quantity hygienically. ( Tip : To ensure that the product remains in good condition for a long time, avoid using fingers and use spatula or a wooden spoon to take out the product)   My experience: As I tan pretty fast, I needed a pack to help me de-tan. I bought this pack

My Top 7 Instagram Pages for Skin Care and Make up Products' Shopping

This is probably one of the most requested articles by my friends. Whenever I post product reviews on my YouTube channel—but mostly on my Instagram Stories—readers often ask me from where I buy those products as many of those products are not available in India.  Image credit: pixabay Well, thanks to Nykaa, numerous revered brands from the US, South Korea, the UK etc., are now easily available in our Indian market, but still, there are many people who hesitate to order from Nykaa due to some past bad experiences. I love shopping from Nykaa, but when it comes to buying products of foreign brands, I trust my Insta-resellers way more than I trust Nykaa. The reasons are simple: I get the latest offers currently going on in the respective country. The resellers sometimes send freebies. The products are recently manufactured, so expiry date is way ahead in the future. The range of products is wider. Sometimes, I order the products directly from the websites such as colorpop, cultbeauty, hud

Milagro Beauty Oil | Review | Brand Awareness Series #3

Are you one of those who love glow? Has the fantasy of Korean glass skin got to you as well?  Although, I'm not going to talk about Korean glass skin, I'm letting you know about a product I use for that healthy glow we all crave. A little bit about the brand : Started by an Indian Entrepreneur cum Make-up enthusiast, Milagro Beauty expanded from just one product (the oil we are reviewing today) to many other products including: Green Tea & Watermelon Toner, Milagro Body lotion and Milagro Hydrogel Sunblock. The first product Milagro Beauty oil has been well received by the community and embraced by many make-up artists. (I've seen Leena Bhushan using this on her brides to prep the skin) About the Product: Milagro Beauty Oil: Infused with 24k gold leaves, the oil is a revolution in the skin care industry. Absolutely organic and chemical free, it has pure essential oils and multivitamins as its key ingredients. The oil is a non greasy formula that hydrates

Kérastase Densifique Hair Masque | Review | Conditioner vs Mask | which one to use?

Hey guys, Today I am going to take you through the difference between hair conditioners and masks, how to use them and then a quick review of my new favorite hair mask: Kerastase Densifique hair mask Difference between hair conditioner and hair masque : 1. Hair conditioner is light-weight and is like a daily moisturiser that can be used everyday as well, whereas hair mask is like a facial massage cream that is thicker, more hydrating and is meant to be used for deep nourishment once in a while. 2. While hair conditioners can be used everyday, hair masks are ideally used once in a week or once in 15 days. 3. Generally, we keep hair conditioner on our hair for about 1-2 minutes before rinsing it off, but hair masks are kept for longer duration. You can keep hair masks for 5-10 minutes, or even 15-20 minutes on your hair. 4. Hair conditioners are only used after hair wash, whereas hair masks can be used both as before hair wash and after hair wash treatment. I like to use it

Garnier Wrinkle Lift Anti-Ageing Cream

A little weight, super fragrant formula that you will not miss not having in your skin care . Product Claim: Visibly reduces wrinkle and fine lines for a firmer looking skin, contains pro retinol from nature, targets different signs of ageing: wrinkles, fine lines, loss of firmness, skin dryness. Proven effectiveness in just 28 days: Reduction of crow's feet wrinkles by 23%, Reduction of forehead wrinkles by 31%, Reduction of under eye wrinkles 18% as per the clinical study. Dermatologically tested. MRP : 150 INR Quantity : 18 g Shelf life : 2 years. Texture: Gel like Consistency: Gel like Color: Opaque White Packaging : Plastic Ingredients:    How to use: Apply every morning and evening on thoroughly cleansed face. Gently massage into the skin using circular movements, moving from the inside of your face outwards and from the base of your neck to the top. My experience: It is one of the most raved products on Instagram and I have compulsive

Dame Essentials | Silk Pillowcase | Review

A once in a lifetime investment that will make your hair and skin happy while giving you an aesthetic pleasure. Dame Essentials was the first brand I read about, which sells silk pillowcases in India. Since the brand's name has done rounds in several famed magazines like Vogue and Elle, I wanted to buy one product from them but the price always held me back. Recently, I went on a silk shopping binge and ordered one product from all three brands which are currently offering silk products in India. Dame Essentials is the most expensive among all, probably due to its brand value. Read on the complete review: Product claims:  Crafted with love and obsessive attention to detail, we bring to you the solution for beautiful skin and hair. Say hello to the luxury of youthful sleeping experience with anti-ageing benefits, without investing any extra time. When you rest your head after a tired day on our pillowcase, you will instantly feel relaxed and taken care of. Our pillowcase

Beausilk | Silk Pillowcase | Sleep cap | Bonnet | review

An affair to remember, the silk pillowcase is a luxury that you don't want to miss for beautiful skin and hair. Product claims: India's first and only finest 100 % Mulberry (the brand is wrong here, there are 2 more brands and they also have authenticity certificates, so this claim is superficial indeed). Hypoallergenic, Anti-ageing benefits, reduces bed head, healthy skin and hair. Benefits : Skin : Silk has anti-ageing properties as it absorbs less moisture than other fabrics and is naturally anti-allergic. The tightly woven smooth fibers of silk help retain moisture in your skin thus reducing the fine lines & dryness and promoting youthful & hydrated skin. It helps in preventing or minimizing allergies, and doesn't allow dust and other allergens to settle on their surface. Hair: Unlike cotton fabric that leaves hair dry, rough, and tangled due to friction, silk has smooth texture that prevents tangling. MRP of head cap or Bonnet: 2299 INR (got i

Uber Silk | Pillowcase | Review | Best silk pillowcase

I can't resist hype. Since everyone around me was going gaga over silk pillowcases , I had to try them myself. Importing from US would have been expensive, and in India, it was confusing. While searching online, I found three brands which sell 100% pure Mulberry Silk products in India. Those brands are: ubersilk, Beausilk and Dame Essentials. I bought one product from each of these websites and starting with ubersilk, I am going to give review of all these 3 brands. Product claim:  Wake up with straighter, shinier and, healthier hair along with a fresher wrinkle free skin which will remain moisturized all over night even when you are asleep. Other fabrics suck the natural moisture from the skin and natural oil from the hair. Mulberry silk has less chemicals than other fabrics, reduces the incidence of bedhead, less split ends, breakage and pulling. Price: 2417.82 INR (After 200 Rs discount) Size : Standard Packaging:  Metal case My experience: I called the team to kno

St. Ives Apricot Scrub | Review

A scrub I would never miss and would easily pass by. St. Ives is no special treat for my long cherished skin.  Product details: From America's #1 Scrub brand, this award winning Apricot Scrub with 100% Natural Exfoliants, deep cleans, instantly leaving skin smooth and glowing. Formulated without parabens, Hypoallergenic, Dermatologist tested, Non-comedogenic MRP : 349 INR Qty : 170 g Shelf life : 2 years Ingredients: Click to zoom Directions:  Moisten face with water, dispense product onto fingertips and massage over face. Rinse with water.For best results, use 3-4 times  week. My experience: 'America's No. 1 scrub brand', when I read it, I knew I would end up buying it out of curiosity, and so it happened. I was nostalgic about my Lotus Herbals Apricot scrub but could not stop myself trying out new products. I thought St. Ives would be better, but I was mistaken. There was nothing about the scrub except its quantity that impressed me. The granul

Neutrogena Hand Cream Norwegian Formula

My first hand cream: it is nourishing like a balm and leaves hands soft to touch. But it would never make it to my holy grails. Read on to know the detailed review. Product claim: This formula delivers effective relief for severely dry and chapped hands. It's so concentrated that only a small amount instantly creates a moisture barrier to sooth driest skin like wrapping your hands with a moisture bandage. Feel instant moisturizing result, long-lasting softness, and overall healthier skin even in harsh winter condition. MRP: 349 INR Qty: 56g Shelf life: 3 years Color : white and Semi opaque Consistency : In between gel and rich cream Click on the image for zooming My experience:  Since I have OCD and wash my hands numerous times, my hands have become dry and it is said that the first signs of age appear on our hands. So, I had to start caring for them. The Neutrogena was my first hand cream. I just have to take a small drop and that is enough to keep my ha