Month: February 2016

Product Review: Nars Orgasm Blush

This is a cult, and I mean, cult product. People talk in hushed whispers when this product passes by because, hello, this one deserves some major respect. People swear by it.  I am talking about Nars Orgasm, of course. I mean, come on, the title was a dead giveaway. Now, I bought this one from Sephora in Dubai (you can, see it here in my Dubai Beauty Haul post) and I haven’t started using it yet. But that’s okay because I have had this product forever. I bought it from the Bangkok Airport and every time I wear it , I feel flushed. Khee khee, pun intended. Also, please notice main photo is cheeky. If you are looking to look slightly sun kissed and sexy at the same time, this is the blush you should be turning to. I know people who have seen this one me and it has been on their ‘must have’ list since then. I am aware that there have been plenty of reviews done on this but I thought adding my …

Product Review: Lush Angels on Bare Skin

When I went to Dubai this time, I happened to walk past a Lush store which smelled all sorts of beautiful. Now, being the smell person that I am, I simply had to walk in. They are a fun bunch at Lush in Dubai Mall. Dancing, laughing and generally being a good mood which basically puts you in a good mood which makes you want to spend much more. Now, I wasn’t going to buy anything when I walked in but then I have been looking for an everyday scrub for a while and so, I asked one of the ladies about it. She put the Angels in Bare Skin on me after she asked me for my skin type which I said was mostly normal but occasionally dry. I also said I was looking for something gentle for everyday use. She did put the Ocean Salt one on me but I found it too harsh. And I ended up buying this one. And the spray, which I will do a review on. Anyway, on …

Spa and Salon Review: Zazen Boutique Spa, Juhu

I had seen Zazen at a few places on my way to work and it looked lovely and very promising. I was then lured by an offer on Groupon (now nearbuy) that offered a a foot massage at Zazen for under Rs.500 and I was hooked. I bought the deal and made an appointment at Zazen. The appointment I took was for 4:30 but I ended up getting there before time which you already know is rare in my case. Anyway, let’s get on to the review. The Space The thing is, when you enter Zazen, you get the feeling that you are in the reception of some corporate office. I half expected a man in a blazer to walk past and get into a meeting. There were three men behind the desk when I got there and somehow to me, that was a bit too many. All these people talk across the room as they walk around which makes it seem more like a casual coffee shop than a spa. There’s clearly no respect …

Dubai Beauty Haul

I went to Dubai recently and it was hard for me to not buy everything in the stores there. But the carefully restrained person that I am, I managed to do that. That and the fact that I wanted the Clarisonic really bad might have something to do with it. Why did I need the Clarisonic? Because my skin broke out and my skin that has always been clear was now pink and had spots and what not. So i visited the dermat. Who said that a facial I had had was aggravating my skin and causing this. I have obviously decided to stay off facials but also invest in a Clarisonic. I also bought stuff from Lush which used be here in Mumbai but shut down, any idea why? Also guys, the NARS Orgasm is here which means the excitement is through the roof. And oh, the beauty blender has also been acquired. So, here’s the haul. Reviews will be out soon. It’s so exciting! And here’s a closer look.    

#Firstlook and Store Walk Through: Sephora, Mumbai

Sephora has come to Mumbai. This is such a happy time for a makeup junkie like me. So i went over to High Street Phoenix aka Palladium to check the store out. The store launched on 30th January and I wasn’t in town (My brother was getting engaged) and I couldn’t check it out when media was invited. Not that I got an invite but I would have wriggled my way through, for sure. Anyway, this black and white makeup haven is on the 2nd floor and you can spot it from a mile away, mainly because its white is , well, very white and bright. I literally ran up to the store (if you saw anyone whizzing past you on the escalator at Phoenix today, it was probably me) and then decided to be smart and ask the store manager- Hina- if I could take a few pictures and do a store walk-through. She said that they couldn’t allow me to take pictures and that picture-taking was only open for the day of the …

Product Review: NYX Lip Creams and Corrector Palette

Yes, yes, I have been away. But with good reason. My brother got engaged! *twirls and passes candy around* Anyway, that kept me busy and also I was up to a bunch of other things. But I am back. By the way, I am planning to go a makeup artistry course- it’s kind of expensive- you think I should do it? Comment and let me know. So, you saw my Youtube Inspired Beauty Haul right? And it had the NYX Corrector Palette and the NYX Lip Creams. Now, I have been using the NYX Soft Matte Lip Creams for a while now and I absolutely swear by these for daily use. They are pretty fantastic. Anyway, on to the reviews (because you know, I haven’t given away anything with the previous line). NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream in Antwerp and Istanbul Feel: Let me tell your right away that it the feel is pretty amazeballs. It’s super matte but doesn’t dry your lips out. At all. That’s saying something for a matte lip colour. And the …