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I am a 30-something writer from Mumbai with a penchant for humour. I had assumed by 30, I would have figured out what I want from life, have enough money for a convertible and fabulous sea-facing apartment. Currently, I am clueless about the first, the only convertible thing I have is a Lego head that can be placed on a man or woman and about 100 sq feet to stay. It does face a gutter so maybe that’s something.

Anyway, bored of what I was reading online and finding nothing that feeds my curiosity is the reason I have launched this blog. The blog will essentially review anything that is interesting to people. I have a special love for pedicures and that would be the reason for reviewing salons and spas extensively. Oh, and books because, books, Experiences around the city, recipes, fitness tips will all be covered too. If you want to get in touch with me, you can write to me at

I hired a Popular Makeup Artist from Mumbai and didn’t like her work. Here’s why.

So the big wedding in the family is over. My brother has been successfully attached to his hitherto girlfriend and they are well on their way to wedded bliss. If it can be called that. Anyway we hired (my sister in law and I) a popular Mumbai-based makeup artist who has some fabulous credentials to her name. We went over quite a few makeup artists’ work and liked her. Plus, she fit into the budget. Now, we asked this MUA to get a team with her to work on the other people- namely me, my mom, the two bridesmaids and the mother of the bride. She said she would get her ‘team’ with her. The makeup artist herself and an assistant would work on the bride, the other two people on the 5 of us. With the makeup artists sorted, we were happy. But things were to go downhill. And they did. The makeup was blotchy, cracking and made me look years older. And I list for you here, the reasons this didn’t work out …