Chambor Dazzle eyeliner pencil-101 Black Dazzle Review and swatches

Hello lovely ladies. Today’s product review is about the Chambor Dazzle eye pencil in ‘101 Black dazzle’.

Product Description: Chambor’s New DAZZLE EYE LINER PENCILS with its innovative formula allows smooth application and perfect color with a one stroke precise application. At a party or even for everyday wear the colorful dazzling pencil light’s up your eyes.
The transformation from a dark room to a magically lit up one will never fail to charm, attract or DAZZLE you.
·         No Animal Ingredients.
·         Non – Comodogenic.
·         Dermatologist Tested.
·         Opthalmologist Tested.

Price and availability: Rs. 480. Easily available at Chambor outlets and also online.

Nett content: 0.28g

Packaging: The Chambor dazzle eyeliner pencil comes in a sleek, plastic casing with a screw-to-reveal-pencil mechanism. The packaging is non-retractable, i.e. once you take out some of the pencil, you cannot put it back in. The cap has floral print on it, and shuts with a click sound. It is travel friendly.

My experience: To begin with, I must tell you that I have oily lids. I swatched this pencil at the store, and instantly fell in love with the shade. I picked this pencil, along with a blush, which I will review soon, and I got a Chambor dual-mirror free! Yayy.
When I came back home, I couldn’t resist applying this to my eyes, even though it was night..Silly no? But coming to the experience now. Just 5 minutes after application, my eyes started to feel too cool. Maybe it has camphor in it. Can’t say. But the sensation was so ‘cooling’, that I had water trickling down from my eyes. I thought maybe it was because of the first time usage. I tried it again next day, and the same thing happened. It’s almost like you are crying! Also, since eyes get watery, the color fades off within an hour or so after application. I learnt the hard way that this eye pencil is supposed to be used on the upper eyelid. On the upper-lids, it does a decent job.

Methods of usage:
·         As an upper eyelid liner
·         Can also be used as a black base for creating smoky eyes, but for that, you will need to smudge it immediately after application

The good:
·         Smooth, cramy formula. Glides on the eyes like butter.
·         Color payoff is excellent. It is a deep black eyeliner.
·         No need to sharpen pencil
·         Multi-purpose pencil
·         Smudge proof and waterproof
·         No animal ingredients, non-comedogenic, dermatologist and ophthalmologist tested.
The not-so-good:
·         Non-retractable packaging, so you will never know how much of the pencil is left.
·         May transfer to lids few hours after application if you have oily lids
·         Need an oil-based remover to remove.
·         Price. It is quite expensive for the given quantity
·         Strictly not meant to be used as kohl/kajal.
TDIB Rating: 8/10.
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6 hair trends to watch out this summer

Heya girls!
Summers are here, and the heat is giving us the sweats. Yes, literally!
Maintaining a trendy and stylish hairstyle in the summers is a must. A suitable hairstyle is the most important accessory to the clothes that you wear.
Here’s a quick look at the top hair trends for this season:
A loose plait, as above, looks very stylish and chic during the day. Pair it with a casual, floral-print dresses during the day. Keep make-up minimal. Perfect for a casual date.

 This straight-out-of-bed look is apt for a casual day out with the girl friends. add some mousse to the hair, turn hair upside down and blow dry to add volume. Then pull hair back, fix your bangs with a bobby pin, and you’re good to go! (do not comb your hair) Additionally, you may add hair accessories with small flowers to add a touch of glamour. Add a touch of pink to make-up, but keep it simple.

For a casual date lunch, glam up your hair by pulling it to one side and making a simple plait. Set your bangs in place and for make-up, do not forget the blush!

 The fish-tail braid is touted as the hottest hair trend this season. Suitable for both day and night wear, it goes well with all sorts of dresses.

A bun! Yes, a simple bun can completely turn around the look of a dress by adding that lady-like glamour and still looking young. No accessories required for this hairstyle, it speaks for itself! 

For evenings, up the glam quotient by making a stylish bun, complete with a pouf in the front, and some glamorous hair accessories, if desired. 
So, what is your favourite hairstyle this summers?

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Maybelline ColorSensational Lip Liner-630 Velvet Beige Review and swatches

Hello lovely ladies. I am going to review a lip liner today from Maybelline. It’s the Color Sensational lip liner, shade no. 630, Velvet Beige.

Price: Rs. 210

Nett content: 5grams

My experience: I bought this lip liner pencil a few weeks back, and I must say, I am totally satisfied with it. I use this to line my lips, or to fill them with this lip liner, to achieve perfect lips. It has a very soft, creamy texture. Also, the shade is suitable to be worn with pink and mauve based lipsticks/ gloss.
Some ways in which I use this lip liner:
·         To outline my lips. Then I follow it up with a lipstick.
·         To outline and fill my lips, followed by lipstick
·         To fill my lips, followed by a gloss.
The good:
·         Creamy texture, lines the lips easily
·         Suitable for day wear
·         Stays for 3-4 hours
·         Excellent color pay-off
·         Easy to carry
·         Will last for a long time
·        Price.
The not-so-good:
·         It is a pencil, needs to be sharpened with a sharpener. So you need to carry a sharpener additionally.
TDIB Rating: 8.5/10.
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Tip of the day!

For skin which glows from within, pamper it with a daily dose of fresh fruits…Eat them or make a smoothie or shake……Whats better is that most fruits that we eat can also be slathered onto the face as face packs….So go ahead,,indulge your skin!! Make the most of seasonal fruits..

Whats your favourite fruit??

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Lakme Invisible Finish Foundation Review

Hello everyone. Today I am going to review the first foundation on this blog. It is the Lakme Invisible Finish Foundation.

Like every other Indian girl, my journey with foundations started with our very own Lakme. Here goes my review. Let us see what I like and dislike about this stuff..

About the product: Invisible Finish Foundation offers perfect blending and full coverage for a flawless almost invisible finish. Water based. With SPF 8. In shades especially created for Indian skin tones.
I have it in shade no. 04. This shade is suitable for medium/dusky skin tone.

Price: Rs. 185 for 25mL.
Packaging: This foundation comes packaged in a translucent glass jar, with a purple lid. Shade number is mentioned on the bottom of the bottle. A spatula is attached on the inside of the lid, as shown in the below pic.

Availability: Easily available at stores, at general cosmetic stores and online.
My take on Lakme Invisible Finish Foundation: I was on a lookout for a foundation for daily wear for myself. I wanted something light on my skin, at the same time providing full coverage, oil control and sun protection. I know, we girls get so greedy sometimes 😛
Before blending
After blending


  • Provides medium coverage for marks on my face.
  • Spreads easily on the face. Does not streak.
  • Has a light, pleasant fragrance, which stays all day long.
  • It is waterproof. Not much fading, even if you sweat.
  • Travel friendly packaging.
  • Price.
  • Shade selection for dusky skin is not that great. Even though I bought the shade which was the closest match to my skin, it leaves behind a whitish cast on my face.
  • Does nothing to control oil around the T-zone. I need to apply powder frequently.
Will I repurchase this?: No, only because of the shade.
Verdict: If you find the perfect shade, go ahead and buy it. Try this foundation on your full face before buying.
TDIB rating: 5/10.
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Tip of the day

Oatmeal is an excellent natural scrub and is easily available in the kitchen. 

Benefits: It helps in removing dead cells from the face, imparting a fresh look.

How to use: To prepare an oatmeal pack, mix ½ cup of oatmeal with ½ cup milk and make a paste. Clean your face with normal water and then apply the pack evenly on your face. Allow the pack to rest for 10-15 mins and then rinse off with warm water while scrubbing your face with the pack in circular motions.

Enjoy a clean face!
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Style check-1

Hey all Beauties!

Indian bridal wear has its own place in the heart of every Indian girl, right from childhood. Every girl has her own style and her own favourites when it comes to bridal wear.
Here is a still from the upcoming Bollywood movie Housefull 2.

All the female actresses here are bedecked in traditional Indian bridal wear.
From left to right:
Zarine Khan is wearing red and pink lehenga choli. She has accessorised her look with a matha-patti (head band), a nose ring, earrings, 2 heavy neck pieces, along with hath-phool and chooda.

Asin is wearing red and gold lehenga, and has worn maang-tikka, a neck piece, earrings and chooda accessorise her look.

Jacqueline Fernandes is wearing an orange and red lehenga, which she has teamed with a bright pink net dupatta. She has also braided her hair in a long plait. For jewellery, she is wearing maang tikka, earrings, neck pice and chooda.

Shahzahn Padamsee can be seen wearing a gold and orange lehenga with a pink and purple dupatta. She has also teamed her attire with mang tikka, earrings, a heavy neck piece and chooda.

All in all, in the above still from the movie, all the ladies are looking their best in traditional bridal finery.

Who is your favourite amonst the lot?

Do leave a comment below!

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Tip of the day

For glowing skin, mix together 2 tablespoons of fresh orange juice and a pinch of turmeric powder. Swipe onto your face with a cotton ball. Leave to dry for 10-15 minutes. Wash off with fresh water.

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