Mary-Lou Manizer-Highlighter, Shadow & Shimmer: Youtube made me buy it

Alright, so we have all been there when youtube made us buy things. That one magical video, which walks you through a dream and BAM!!! you want to purchase that product. That is  one reason I do not watch the product videos from brands themselves, becuase they make outrageously glamorous videos, which can make it difficult to say NO to buying the product!

I also try to refrain from any temptation on products by watching product launch reviews, PR reviews and first impressions. I find them entertaining, for sure but I feel the reviews which people are doing after spending their own money are more genuine.

And if there are thousands of good reviews on a certain product, it is worth trying, isn’t it? After all we all deserve some goodness in our lives. Continue reading

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Make-up Monday: Lush Lips- Red Lipsticks for Indian and Olive skintone

Lipstick makes a long history on its way to our vanity boxes. It has come a long way indeed. From its use by people having “apparently promiscuous profession” during the Greek and Roman empires to its everyday use by almost every girl in the 21st century, Lipstick has seen it all- from its complete abolishment (during the rise of Christanity) to  its loving social embrace in today’s world.

Today let’s talk about RED lips.  There is something innately feminine about red lips. It surely gives a  stunning makeover to you  but also add that fierce element in your persona at the same time. Love love love Red Lipsticks. So let me take you through 10 Red lipsticks that I feel are suitable for olive and Indian (tan) skintones. I am not saying they won’t work for any other skin tone and shade but I can surely promise that for tan skin tones, these shades hit home, girls !

PS: As I was swatching  a lot of lipsticks for this post, I used a lot of lip balm on my lips before applying the lipcolor and used cleaning oil for rubbing off the previous lipcolor. This somehow gives more sheer coverage for almost all lipsticks on me. However, below in the desciption for each lipstick, I have mentioned its original sheer or rich pigment character, which should hold true for normal usage.

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New elements in the blog: Beauty and Grace

Hey all my lovely people,

In my attempt to be more disciplined in blogging, I am, for the first time including a routine for my blog posts.

Its an experiment till my Birthday (read September) to be consistently following a routine to post every Monday, Thursday and Friday. Its kind of overwhelming to even think about the amount of time and work this would need. But hey! its also fun to challenge oneself every now and then right? Continue reading