Dark Lip Look on Indian Skin | Tutorial

 

Hi everyone! Dark, vampy lips have been a huge trend this season and I’ve always been a little skeptical about whether I could pull off a deep, dark lip color. I finally experimented a little and found some lip shades that worked for Indian skin. Its all about balancing the bold lip with the right neutral, defining eye makeup and fresh complexion. Dark lip colors can draw out the color from the face, so a rosy blush on the cheeks helps a lot in bringing the look together. I would also suggest plum or burgundy based lip colors instead of greyish or bluish tones as they are more flattering. Hope you find this tutorial helpful!

 

 
Lipcolor is ColourPop Ellarie Lip Pencil paired with Dukes Lippie Stix. I ordered the lip products from the ColourPop website and used a forwarding service to get it shipped to India. It’s a convenient and secure way to get products shipped from overseas to India. They basically give you a US address (if you’re shipping from the USA) where you can get packages delivered from any US retailer. They then combine all your packages and ship it to your Indian address. You can pay via credit card or COD. The charges are slightly on the higher side as compared to USPS and the website could do with some upgrades but overall, its the safest way and quickest way to get brands that are not available in India. Check out ShipOutFromUSA.com to know more about how this works.
 
Dark Lip Look on Indian Skin | Tutorial

 

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Faces Creme Lip Crayon | Swatches

 

Hi everyone! Faces launched their Creme Lip Crayons a couple of months back and this post has been pending for a long time now! I have been wearing some of these shades often and finally got around to swatching these for you. The range contains 10 shades and these are priced at Rs 749. I love that they are retractable so you don’t have to sharpen them. I also like the colored packaging that takes the guesswork out, its very easy to locate a particular shade and storage becomes so convenient.

 

aces Creme Lip Crayon - Swatches

 

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Carolina Herrera Good Girl Fragrance | Review

 

Carolina Herrera Good Girl Fragrance

 

Hi everyone! Today I’ll be reviewing one of my current favorite fragrances – Good Girl by Carolina Herrara. This launched in India a few weeks ago and I was lucky to be able to attend the launch lunch and experience this beautiful fragrance prior to its launch. Since then, I’ve been wearing it very often and I’m quite surprised by how much I like this, particularly for evenings. This is now available in Parcos stores, priced at Rs 6800 for 80 ml. Also available in 50 ml packaging.

 

Carolina Herrera Good Girl Fragrance

 

About the fragrance : Good Girl promises an innovative and addictive combination of tuberose and roasted tonka bean, which represents the duality of a woman’s character. A floral wave of white Sambac jasmine and tuberose is placed in contrast with the mysterious and deep notes of tonka bean and cocoa.

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Bobbi Brown City Collection : New York | Review

 

Bobbi Brown City Collection - New York

 

Hi everyone! Today I’m reviewing the New York pieces from the Bobbi Brown City Collection for you. This limited edition collection is in collaboration with illustrator Richard Haines who has designed the beautiful packaging of the palettes. The collection is divided into 3 sections, one for each of Bobbi’s favorite cities – New York, London and Paris. There are 3 eye/cheek palettes, 3 limited edition shades of Luxe lipsticks and 3 limited edition shades of gel eye liners in the collection, one inspired by the colors and vibe of each city. I received the pieces from the New York collection for review and I’ve been loving using these these past few weeks! Here’s a closer look at the New York collection.

 

Bobbi Brown City Collection - New York

 

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Videos This Week

 

Hi everyone! I hope you had a good week! Here is a recap of the videos that went up on my YouTube channel this week. Still in the spirit of Diwali festivities, I uploaded 2 tutorials – one is a soft, day time look where I’ve also shown a step-by-step skin care routine using Aviance Hydra Balance range. Starting with the soothing and fresh Cleansing Gel from the range, I cleansed my face and then used the Serum for deep reaching hydration and the Day Creme for instant nourishment and a dewy finish. Watch my video embedded below to see the full routine on how to prep you skin before makeup application.

 
Fresh, Dewy Natural Festive Makeup
 

 
In the second video, I’ve shown the look I wore on Diwali evening. Its a fairly simple look with emphasis on the eyes in the form of metallic gold eye shadow, paired with a neutral warm lip. Next, keeping up with new launches, I’ve swatched all the shades of the new Nykaa Floral Carnival collection for you. Its a gorgeous collection and if you’re a fan of pinks, purples and deeper rouge tones, do check it out. And lastly, since the last DIY video was so well-received and I got several requests for dry skin remedies, I’ve done a DIY Moisturizing Scrub-Mask that can help you achieve soft, smooth, moisturized skin this winter!
 
 

 

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