Current Winter Skin care Favorites!

 

Hi everyone! Today I’m sharing a few of my current winter skin care favorites. My skin gets very dehydrated in the winters so I’ve introduced some new products in my routine to keep it nourished and moisturized. Hope some of my recommendations are helpful to you.

 

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There are two serums that I’m switching between these days. The Clarins Double Serum is excellent for the winters because of its oil-water hybrid texture. It is literally two serums, housed side-by-side, dispensing out from a single pump. It is an anti-ageing product, with high concentration of turmeric that helps with uneven tone as well as lines and wrinkles. My skin feels instantly softer and smoother when I use this. I alternate this with the Forest Essentials Soundarya Advanced Serum which is a little oilier than the Clarins one. It smells absolutely beautiful and supposedly contains actually gold bhasma for age control benefits. I would recommend this one for dry and mature skin. I only use it when my skin is feeling very dry.

 

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MAC Retro Matte Liquid Lipstick : Swatches

 

Hi everyone! Today I’m swatching all 22 shades of the MAC Retro Matte Liquid Lipsticks for you. These liquid lipsticks are well pigmented, dry down quickly and are completely transfer-proof. These do feel very drying though so a lip primer is recommended to make the formula more forgiving on the lips.

Hope you find the swatches helpful!

 

MAC Retro Matte Liquid Lipstick - Swatches

MAC Retro Matte Liquid Lipstick - Swatches

 

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Fenty Beauty by Rihanna : First Impressions

 

Fenty Beauty by Rihanna

 

Hi everyone! Rihanna launched her makeup line, Fenty Beauty, a few weeks back and the beauty world can’t stop talking about it! The first batch of products were mostly complexion/face products along with a universal shade of lip gloss. I picked up a few of the products to try out (couldn’t resist all the buzz!). I placed my order directly on the Fenty Beauty website and used a mail forwarding service (ShipOutFromUSA.com) to get the products delivered from US to India.

I picked up the foundation in shade 270. Since its a fairly new brand, swatches of all the foundation shades together weren’t easy to come by so I had to make an educated guess to choose my shade. I also picked up the primer, the lip gloss and a highlighter duo. I haven’t tested the products properly yet but I wanted to share my first impressions of the products with you.

 

Fenty Beauty by Rihanna

Fenty Beauty by Rihanna

 

GLOSS BOMB – Universal Lip Luminizer ($18)

This comes in a universal rose-y beige shade with ultra fine shimmer and incredible shine. I do love a glossy lip and this nude shade gives a lovely juicy shine to the lips. Its not too opaque so I like using a mauve pink or deep rose lip stain underneath this to add some color. The texture is very comfortable; non-sticky and super hydrating. I was on the fence about how unique this would be (it’s a nude lip gloss after all), but there is something about it that makes me reach for it over and over. I think its the feel of the formula – it doesn’t sit in a thick, gloopy layer on the lips and instantly hydrates and softens the lips. I can see myself using this for a long time. I like the look of the packaging as well!

 

Fenty Beauty by Rihanna

 

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Cranberry + Dusty Rose Indian Festive Makeup

 

Hi everyone! Today I’m sharing the breakdown of this cranberry and dusty rose makeup look I tried a few days back. Unfortunately something went wrong with the video footage so I couldn’t upload the tutorial. But since so many of you loved this on when I posted it on Instagram, I thought I would do a blog post sharing the full product list with you!

 

Cranberry + Dusty Rose Indian Festive Makeup | Navratri Inspiration

Cranberry + Dusty Rose Indian Festive Makeup | Navratri Inspiration

Cranberry + Dusty Rose Indian Festive Makeup | Navratri Inspiration

 

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Everyuth Tulsi Turmeric Face Wash REVIEW

 

Hi, everyone! While I was growing up, Everyuth was one of those brands I was very familiar with. My mum used to religiously use the orange peel off mask every Sunday and sometimes she would let me remove the mask once it dried off. Peeling off that mask was super exciting for a 10-year old me. It’s been many years since I used Everyuth products, but I was recently sent a lovely hamper to try out, and I’ve been trying out their face washes and face packs since the past few days.

 

Everyuth Tulsi Turmeric Face Wash

 

One of the products that I found myself reaching out for again and again is the Tulsi Turmeric Face Wash. The face wash is a gel-based product that comes in a transparent green tube packaging. The open flip cap shuts tightly, so there are no issues regarding spillage of the product if you decide to travel with it. I love gel-based face washes, and this is no exception. The consistency is quite thick, so a little pressure is needed to squeeze the gel out of the tube. It has a faint herbal fragrance, and it lathers well (but not too heavily).

 

Everyuth Tulsi Turmeric Face Wash

 

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