My Khoobsurat Moment : Anniversary Dinner

 

A few weeks back, my husband and I celebrated our anniversary with a dinner date at our favorite Indian restaurant in Tokyo. We had just returned from a 2 day mountain climbing tour from Mount Fuji and needless to say, we were quite exhausted from our trip! I chose a simple black and white dress for our date and dressed it up with a colorful neck piece and a red lip. Adding a bit of color on the face and around it is the easiest and most effortless way to brighten up one’s look. Especially if you’re feeling tired – a bright lip adds instant life to the face!

 

 

Dolled up on the weekend to celebrate our anniversary!
Dolled up on the weekend to celebrate our anniversary!

 

Continue Reading

Winner of L’Oreal Chocolate Personality Contest!

 

Hey everyone!

Thank you so much for entering my L’Oreal Paris Casting Creme Gloss Chocolate Personality Contest! I really enjoyed reading about which personality you picked and how you related to it! It was really difficult picking a winner because there were so many great entries! I decided to narrow it down to top 5 and then picked 1 Lucky winner from the top 5 entries.

 

 

Giveaway Winners
Giveaway Winners

 

Continue Reading

My Khoobsurat Moment : Reader Love!

 

The best thing about blogging is the constant feedback and interaction with your readers. Its like having a little internet family! I really enjoy doing different kind of makeup looks and when a particular look is loved by the readers, it makes me really happy! Recently I did a sultry, slightly Gothic look using plum and burgundy tones and I received so many great comments from everyone!

 

 

Vampy Burgundy Makeup - Smoky Eyes with Dark Lips
Vampy Burgundy Makeup – Smoky Eyes with Dark Lips

 

Continue Reading

My Wedding Day : My Khoobsurat Moment

 

Every girl dreams of looking beautiful on her wedding day. For me it was no different and when I look back at the Khoobsurat Moments in my life, my wedding festivities are at the top of my list. In the months leading up to the wedding, my mother and I planned the outfits, the jewelry and the other tiny details. And even though I wasn’t a very fussy bride and we were super quick with our shopping etc, I really looked forward to dressing up for the final day!

 

 

My Wedding Makeup - Breakdown
My Wedding Makeup

 

Continue Reading

Hair Coloring Myths Busted!

 

Before I started coloring my hair, I had a lot of doubts and misgivings about using Hair Color. Even though I needed it to cover my white strands, I was worried that hair color might be difficult to apply at home and would damage my hair terribly. In this post, I have addressed some common myths regarding hair color ~

 

 

Hair Coloring Myths Busted
Hair Coloring Myths Busted

 

 

Myth #1 : Hair Color gives a dry, damaged look to the hair

 

It depends on the type of color you are using. Permanent dyes and bleach do cause visible dryness and damage but semi-permanent hair colors are much gentler on the hair and cause minimal damage. I have been using semi-permanent hair colors for a while now and my hair doesn’t look dry or damaged. But few years back when I had experimented with highlights (which was done by bleaching few section of hair), my hair did look excessively dry and straw-like. To preserve the shine and health of your hair, I would recommend going with a ammonia-free, semi-permanent hair color like the L’Oreal Paris Casting Creme Gloss.

 

 

Myth #2 : Hair Color causes premature graying of hair

 

This is completely false. Graying of hair is governed by genetic factors and to some extent, stress. Gray hair results due to deterioration of the pigment producing portions of the hair follicles. As we get older, the production of the type of melanin that gives a specific hair color decreases and hence hair gets lighter and more translucent with age. So all this action occurs at the hair follicles which are not affected in any way when we color our hair!

 

Continue Reading