Beauty

Charcoal the in thing

Charcoal has been in the beauty industry from the time of Cleopatra. The long forgotten beauty secret is now gaining vast media attention after scientific proof of its immense value and its…

Rid the unwanted mane

Excess body hair in any place other than the scalp could be a concern for most- both men and women alike. However thanks to science there are now ways to part with…

What you need to know about skin care + make up?

Applying your most loved beauty products should make you feel like a unicorn – magical, legendary and beautiful. Your moisturizer will always keep your skin feeling pampered after a good cleanse, your…

Dark Lip Woes?

Dark lips dull the face and limit your options of lipstick shades because honestly speaking, you cannot simply apply lighter tones of lipstick without concealers and we know how annoying it can…

Best Places for a Pedicure

Consistently ignored! Your feet deserves a little bit of pampering and care once in a while. Although you can dab some moisturizing cream on it or do a thorough exfoliation with a…

DIY Home Facemasks To Try Today!

This weather can play havoc on our skin – and sometimes all you need is a facial pick-me-up. Not wanting to drag yourself to the salon and the bottled ones too expensive…

Glam Up Your Nails

Despite all the money you spend on cosmetics and hair care products, there are only so many times you can admire your beautifully made face or hairstyle in the mirror or your…

How to Fix Your Beauty Mistakes

The internet is ruthless because it assumes all of us are the perfect divas and suggests how to maintain our good looks (wink, wink) but then there are some of us who…

5 Fabulous Hijabi Beauty Bloggers

Many Islamic women wear the hijab, and it has evolved from a simple headscarf to a symbol of beauty, resistance, and a fashion movement. Hijabi beauty bloggers have been growing, showing women…

Flaunting Your Beach Body

Holiday season is rolling around and with the sun shining brightly in an azure sky, the rolling waves of the beach are calling to you! Time to leave your cramped office and…

The Guide to Younger Looking Elbows

If you are looking for all day long sultry elbows, this guide will get you there. Change your moisturizer If you have dark, dry skin around your elbows, it’s time to upgrade…

3 Easy Tips To Organize Your Beauty Products

Despite where you fall on the ‘makeup junkie’ range, organizing your beauty products will definitely make your life so much easier than you think. No more rummaging through your ‘product bag’ to…

How to deal with acne

Dealing with acne is no easy task. It is usually one that is mastered (or not so much) through years of trial and error. Be it hormonal imbalances, stress or pollution, your…

How to Clear Hormonal Acne

Whether you’re 47 or 17, male or female, whether your breakouts are once a month or multiple times a week, the reason they come back and back is frustratingly simple: Human error.…

Start fresh this year … Detox your skin first!

Hey girls! It’s New Year; time to start fresh. December was hectic and made us move out of our self-care schedules and routines for parties, seasonal shopping, trips etc. Now it’s all…

Embracing the New Beautiful You

Change is the only constant is an age-old statement. Adopting a new attitude, dress sense, hair colour, a different profession, fitness regime and lifestyle decisions can be tough, especially if you need…

Grooming that is a MUST: Love Yourself

To not judge a book by its cover is easily said than done. No! I am not referring to all the branded makeup and attire we wear to achieve that picture-perfect look…

Lipology: Lip colours that flatter you

Ever wondered why the lipstick shades that match your favourite movie-stars never seem to work on you? Living in a tropical country, each of us are blessed with differently coloured skin. Beautifying…

Even Tone Skin

Have you ever felt like a walking colour palette of multiple shades of tan, brown, dark brown, tawny, sephia and wheatish? That’s because your face, neck, upper arms, forearms and the rest…

50 Shades of Unwanted Dark Circles

Raccoon eyes, batman goggles, call it what you like dark circles are not an attractive feature on anyone. Hereditary, lack of sleep, poor nutrition or age related, the reasons are plentifold and…

Bye-Bye Blackheads: Dealing with Blackheads

The tiny black spots sprinkled on the nose giving a coarse texture are definitely not the best of sights. Having said that, did you know that 50% of adolescents deal with blackheads…

The Dark PITT Wars

Finish your glass of wine, for I’m ready to give you the low down dirty truth about your discolored underarm pitts. Don’t shrug your shoulders, for if it doesn’t bother you why…

Slay with that perfect makeup!

May it be a red carpet event, a birthday party or even a friend’s wedding. We all want to look our best at all these events. Today I’m going to share with…

7 Things to Do Before Sleeping

Ever wondered how you could be one of those women who pay ample attention to their beauty needs and self-care but couldn’t quite incorporate the habit of maintaining your skin, beauty and…

Fab Makeup tips for the working girl

EYES I’d always advice women to fill in their eye brows ever so slightly for a polished look and this frames your face and adds a lot to the final look. When…

Better than Foundation (PONDS)

Women can easily discard their convenience when it comes to beauty: stilettos that pinch your toes, tight clothing that are an utmost discomfort and the ado about hair and make-up are common…

Ways Razors could be ruining your skin!

razor for more than a week You need to toss it Burns, nicks, cuts, and ingrown hairs are super common, and regardless of how skilled you are with a razor. Here’s a…

Embracing Your Body Type

We are constantly being bombarded with images in the media – be it movies, reality tv, music videos, the fashion industry etc. that show us over and over again what the ideal…

Oh for “PITS” sake!..are you applying right?

You’re out with your friends, laughing, dancing with your arms up in the air….wait a minute…did you just get armpit pong. Has your deodorant failed you and do you smell like a…

Waxing- The Essentials!

Waxing is what literally 85% of us ladies’ get done. Why? Because it’s cheap, non-irritable, and gives you the smoothest skin ever! There’s waxing for every body part! But some of us…

Styled by “fruits”!

Women’s bodies are works of art. Diverse in form, from the long necks to the sensual hips and the curvaceous silhouettes, we are indeed beautiful. Styling our glamorous selves can be quite…

Win a Dream Vacation with Vaseline

With the year coming to a close, most of us are craving a vacation; a journey to an exciting country, time for relaxation and maybe some exploring, a luxurious holiday for us…

Why Turmeric is good for you!

When you say Turmeric it’s not just meant for cooking purposes! This spice can literally multitask; it’s good for both beauty purposes and your health as well! Here’s how it benefits you!…

KEEPING YOUR NAILS TRENDY

I personally love acrylic extensions, I almost always have them on and I do them myself at home. But don’t get me wrong I also have short nails sometimes and absolutely cannot…

Fresh Underarms All Day, Every day!

“In the summertime, when the weather is hot, you can stretch right up and touch the sky..,” or not! Heat, sweat, and stink; everyone’s fear on a warm, sunny and hot day!…

3 Home Remedies to Cure Cracked Heels

Cracked feet, also known as heel fissures, are a common problem for people of all ages, mostly caused by lack of moisture. You might love wearing flip flops or walking barefoot, but…

Find a Fragrance for Your Personality

Of the five senses, smell is the most elusive and one of the most sumptuous experiences. Because of this, a lot of the products that we use in our day to day…

7 Weird Beauty Uses of Coconut Oil

Finding a good beauty product is like making a new friend. But finding a product that can help with practically every beauty issue out there is like the best thing ever! In…

Stay Fresh Round The Clock!

You know the feeling, you stepped out of the house in the morning smelling like roses, hair neatly bound or swishing around you, ready to take on the world. Come lunch break…

Colour options for your skin tone

We always want what we cant have! This famous quote couldn’t be more true when you think about wanting to have you friends luscious locks, or be able to sport a good…

Nail Care – Do’s and Don’ts

Your hands; everyone sees them, and when they do, your nails are the most visible. Here are the main things you should do and shouldn’t do to your nails! Do’s 01. Keep fingernails…

Essential beauty products to have when travelling

We’re always dreaming about travelling to an exotic island for some relaxation or even to go on a tour around Europe perhaps, either way we’re planning on taking our products along. Now,…

A Peak inside My Beauty Bag

Every girl has her beauty bag – the pouch she carries inside her handbag with her day-to-day must have essentials! Especially if you are like me and when you leave the house…

Ways to treat your feet right

Give your feet some comfort, and cut them some slack ladies’! After all, feet deserve to be pampered and taken care of after all the hard work they put in! From being…

Biggest Beauty Mishaps to Avoid in 2016

We’ve all been through some really awful make-up and beauty moments in our lives, and have to look back cringe! We’ve pulled together a list of the biggest beauty mishaps to avoid…

CFW

As the soft salty breeze engulfed the Hilton, from within reverberated the essence of enchantment as captivating music, mesmerizing lights, opulent carpets and the exotic to the beautiful to the elegant guests…

Ponds at CFW

Flawless and radiant skin be the given in the fashion world and nothing less than perfect impeccable skin is desired when models ramp up the stage to show case designs enhanced and…

Scrub Love

One of the most important things in grooming oneself is to look after your skin well. Having a good skincare routine need not have many steps with complicated products. Just like cleansing…

Double Trouble

As you get older, a number of things tend to happen. Your metabolism drops drastically; you can no longer burn the three course lunch, the delicious chocolate mousse and the cheesecake you…

Chit chat with Pooja

1) Tell us more about Pooja Umashankar Well for starters, I am a convent educated girl. I have been in the hostel from the age of 4 to 22 years. I can…

Bedtime Beauty Mantra

After a long, hard day at work or a crazy party, the last thing you want to do is prepare your skin for sleep. You skip your beauty prep, fall asleep and…

All about your Face Wash

Did you know that many visible signs of aging on your skin have to do with external causes? If this is news to you, you may be left wishing you had more…

The Blemishing Balm for a beautiful you

BB creams or Blemishing Balms are like tinted moisturizers that have a miraculous effect on your skin tone, making it appear evened out, blemish free and radiant. In addition to hydrating and…

Your Ultimate Bridal Beauty Check List

It’s time to get busy and get gorgeous. We go from top to bottom to bring out a beautiful you. Wedding-day beauty shouldn’t begin on the day while you’re sitting in the…

Soap – the Slippery Essential

The use of cleansing soap can be dated back to 2800 BC in Ancient Babylon – people have been using a variant of the scented, slippery bars we have today for as…

Get the most out of your deodorant

Do you ever feel like you use a good deodorant but it doesn’t last all day? Always tend to reapply? You might just be using your deodorant/antiperspirant all wrong! Here are some tips…

Beauty Essentials to pack when traveling

Traveling can be a nightmare, especially when you have to make sure you pack all the right things you need, to suit every weather condition. Make sure to pack these makeup, hair…

Common Skin Fairness Myths

Despite being naturally brown and bronzed, our culture seems to have an unhealthy obsession with fair skin and will go to any lengths to achieve this. It doesn’t really help that society…

Your sure way to baby smooth skin

Your skin is your personal façade you show the world – achieving and maintaining beautiful skin is far easier than most would suspect, but it does take a little effort on our…

Effective ways to combat dry skin

Dry skin is one of the most frustrating skin issues that occur – and often it seems impossible to get rid of! What many do not realize that when it comes to combatting…

The basics of skincare

We all want that glow on our skin, with no blemishes, even toned, just like baby skin. Well unfortunately as you age, so does your skin. Many factors go into that change;…

Keeping cool in the summer heat

Summer is a great time for hitting the beach in your stylish swimsuits and short dresses, but the downside of summer is that it comes with a lot of sun, humidity and…

SKIN CARE FOR YOUR DIRTY THIRTIES

Just like we age year after year, so does our skin; it would be the best feeling ever if we didn’t have to do anything at all and still have that youthful…

BODY ODOUR BUILDING BOO BOO’S

Blamed on everything from genes, to cheap perfume, even occupation, or the type of food you ate, body odour can be crowned as the single biggest turn off factor in social interactions.…

Finding The Fountain Of Youth

There has and will always be this constant struggle to maintain great looking skin as you age. Many turn to spa treatments, oxygen facials and even Botox. The good news is staying…

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