Bobbi Brown Art Stick- Hot Pink: Review, swatch, FOTD

Bobbi Brown Art Sticks are quite good at multi-tasking, if you ask me! You can use these to line your lips, fill them in, and even to add color to your cheeks. I’ve used the shade Bright Raspberry from this range, and the latest one in my kitty is Hot Pink, which happens to be a favorite too! Read on for the deets!

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5 Best foundations for oily skin- tried and tested!

The struggle is real. The struggle to find a foundation that does not slip and slide on the oil-mine that your face is! Top it off with the kinda tropical weather we have in India (most regions), and you… CANT… EVEN…

Oily skin girls, raise your hands! I got your back. I probably have the most oily skin amongst all the ladies that I personally know. And I am always on a quest to find a foundation that stays put on my skin for the duration of a party. Something which won’t make my nose overtly shiny, and not make the skin feel heavy! Today I’m sharing my top 5 favorite foundations that I have discovered and loved over the years. Let’s begin!

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Left to right: MAC Pro Longwear foundation, Chambor Orosa foundation, Maybelline Fit Me Matte+ Poreless foundation, MAC Studio Fix powder+ foundation, Bobbi Brown Long Wear Even Finish foundation
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5 Must Haves In The Summer Handbag

My bag is an all season pandora’s box. You’ll find the most bizarre things and the most irrelevant things filling it to the brim.

Random bills of pizza that I ate 2 weeks ago or the parking tickets from last month or the post-its on which there’s a number but no name(a number has no name..it’s Arya Stark’s number #GoT :D) …you get it.

Thankfully my family observes a seasonal cleaning day wherein we are forced to clean our belongings and chuck out things we don’t need. And this is when my bag takes a sigh of relief.

 

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Before all this random stuff again makes a home in my bag, I make sure to insert my top 5 summer essentials.

  1. L’oreal Paris UV Perfect Aqua Essence City Face Mist – I cannot emphasis how much this products helps in the scorching heat. When the skin feels parched I quickly spray this for an instant pick me up. And guess what it doesn’t just moisturizes the skin but also protects because its got SPF 50++. L’oreal Paris UV Perfect Aqua Essence City Face Mist has earned a space in my heart and bag both!                                                                                                               summer essentials
  2. MAC Studio Fix compact – This is my Knight in Matte Armour. For girls with oily skin this product is a boon. Dab, dab, dab – and problem solved! MAC Studio Fix compact is my pick however, there are many options to choose from.                                                                                                  Compact Powder
  3. Lips – If you apply lip balm only when the lips are chapped, then you should know that the skin on our lips is so much thinner than the skin on the face. It is very important to apply lip balm which contains SPF. For a quick makeover I keep the Bobbi Brown art stick in my bag as it is a creamy lip color and also doubles up as a blush. And Avene High Protection SPF 30 Lip Balm is the best bet when it comes to hydration and protection from the sun.    summer essentials
  4. Perfume – With so much humidity and sweat the chances of perfume getting washed away are high. A tiny tin of solid perfume and miniature perfumes are my solution to this problem. My favorite is the L’Occitane Cherry Blossom Solid Perfume and a mini Marks and Spencer Autograph ISIS EDT                        Perfumes
  5. In Extreme Dimension 3D Black Lash Mascara – Kajal melts and makes its way to the corner of the eye (for some secret conference, I believe) and the eyeliner gets transferred onto the brow bone. Mascara is my best bet as it stays put for really long. No melting, no transferring, just awake eyes and pretty lashes.    summer essentials

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GRWM: Beach/ pool party makeup tutorial video

Hey everyone!

Here’s to a new beach/ pool party themed makeup video, created around the new Faces + The Trunk Label ‘IT Kit- Azure Mermaid’. Do take a look below:

I have used the Faces IT kit- Azure Mermaid which has all the products you’d need to create a quick pool party themed makeup look.

Products used in the video:
1. Faces + The Trunk Label ‘IT Kit- Azure Mermaid’
2. MAC Paint pot- Painterly
3. Inglot Freedom System eyeshadow #357
4. Bobbi Brown Perfectly Defined Gel Eyeliner- Pitch Black
5. Maybelline Colossal Kohl- Turquoise
6. Sleek Contouring Kit- medium
7. Inglot Soft Precision lipliner- #55

Other kits from FACES- Buy on Flipkart.

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Video: Indian wedding guest makeup tutorial

Hey everyone!

As committed last week, I’ll be doing new videos every Wednesday from now on. So the latest video went up on my channel yesterday (and looks like the blog posts get done only by Thursday 😛 ). One of my closest friends got engaged a few weeks back, and this is the makeup look I wore for the event. A lot of you guys requested for this, and your wish is my command!

Do check out the video below 🙂

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February 2015 favorites: Skincare, makeup, nails, etc.

Hey everyone!

February 2015 has also wrapped up now, and this year is really REALLY flying by! I know I say this very often… But the year really is flying by! Happening with any of you too!? Below are some of my February 2015 favorites, and mini reviews of products that haven’t been reviewed yet 😐 I’m also turning into a lazy bum.. I know!

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Current go-to makeup products: My winter makeup essentials

Hey everyone!

Today I am going to share my current go-to makeup products, with the weather changing rapidly here in Delhi… It’s getting cold here, and I’ve moved on from matte skin-matte lips to glowing skin and slightly glossy lips these days.

So here are my winter makeup essentials, or my current go-to makeup routine:

winter makeup essentialsI have very oily skin, and in winters too, it doesn’t tend to get dry.. So the main concerns are to achieve glowing skin, without getting oily. My T-zone tends to get oily before I even think about it, and I’ve been developing some pores around the nose of late…

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