Spring-Summer launches from Clinique India

 

Clinique Fresh Pressed Daily Booster

Spring-Summer launches from Clinique India

Spring-Summer launches from Clinique India

 

Hi everyone! Yesterday I attended the launch of the new Clinique Fresh pressed system and BIY Blend it yourself pigment drops at Verbena, Lower Parel. The setting and ambiance was so lovely with lots of light and greenery, I thought I’d share a few pictures from the launch with you.

The Fresh pressed range has 2 products – a powder cleanser that comes in one-time use satchets and a Vitamin C Booster Emulsion that you can add to your moisturizer for powerful anti-ageing and brightening benefits. The new launch in makeup this season are the BIY pigment drops that allow you to create a custom coverage base product, with the texture of your choice. It reminds me of the CoverFX Custom Cover drops! There’s also a new mascara which once again plays to the custom theme, you can basically vary the amount of product picked up by the wand to get a natural or dramatic look. I’ll be reviewing all these products once I’ve had the chance to try them out for a few weeks. Happy weekend!

 

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My Top 10 Spring-Summer Beauty Essentials

 

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Spring-Summer Beauty Essentials

 

As spring slowly eases into summer, its time to update our beauty routines if you’ve not done that already! Its time to switch the lush oils and creams for lighter, non-greasy textures, ditch the vampy lip colors and smokey eyes for pop liners and cheery bright lip colors.

I’ve picked out my top 10 spring-summer beauty essentials below!

 

1. Face Cleanser | It’s very important to change up your skin care as the seasons change. Skin tends to get a little oily as the weather starts to warm up. This seasonal change can cause clogged pores and pimples. I absolutely love using Forest Essentials Mysore Sandalwood & Nagkesar Masque when my skin needs a deep, non-stripping cleanse. This also tightens and brightens skin slightly, drawing out unwanted impurities and excess oil. In fact, it’s one of my favorite picks and I recommend using this once or twice weekly.

 

2. Hydrating Face Cream | This is also the time to change your moisturizer, especially your night cream. While I love using facial oils in winter, I prefer something a little lighter in Spring-Summer, without compromising on hydration and anti-ageing benefits. The Innisfree Orchid Enriched Cream is the perfect option for ladies in their late 20s-early 30s as it provides ample hydration in a gel-cream formula and addresses early ageing concerns as well!

 

3. Dry Shampoo | I think a dry shampoo is a must for sweaty Indian summers! It’s the time of year when scalps experience increased oiliness, leading to limp, greasy looking second day hair. A dry shampoo absorbs excess oil and adds lift and texture to the roots. The Batiste Dry shampoo in Blush has a lovely mild floral scent. Plus, it doesn’t leave white traces and the small travel size is perfect for carrying in one’s handbag!

 

Spring-Summer Beauty Essentials

 

To see the rest of my picks, head over to Nykaa Beauty Book and check out the full article.

Don’t forget to share your spring-summer essentials in the comments section below!

 

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Nykaa Matteilicious Lip Crayons – Swatches

 

Hi everyone! Nykaa has just launched the Matteilicious Lip Crayons – matte lip crayons with a comfortable, long wear formula. They come with their own sharpener and these are priced at Rs 650. The creamy formula has a true matte finish that is somewhat forgiving on the lips but I would still recommend buffing and moisturizing your lips before application. The staying power is excellent and even the lighter colors stay for a good 4-5 hours. There are currently 4 shades in the range, I’ve swatched them below.

What do you think? Any of these shades catch your eye?

 

 

Nykaa Matteilicious Lip Crayon - Next Level Nude

Nykaa Matteilicious Lip Crayon - Next Level Nude

Nykaa Matteilicious Lip Crayon - pink on fleek

Nykaa Matteilicious Lip Crayon - pink on fleek

Nykaa Matteilicious Lip Crayon - hot as red

Nykaa Matteilicious Lip Crayon - hot as red

Nykaa Matteilicious Lip Crayon - perfect plum

 

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Maybelline Creamy Matte Lipsticks : Swatches

 

Hi everyone! Maybelline India has launched the Creamy Matte lipsticks last month. I’ve swatched 11 of the shades in the video below. Hope you find the video helpful! These lipsticks have a creamy texture, excellent color pay off and a soft matte finish. They are quite comfortable to wear, almost a bit hydrating which is rare for a matte lipstick. After doing back to back lip swatches, my lips generally get really dry and parched but with these, my lips felt more plumped and comfortable than when I started doing the swatches. The wear time is really good too, an easy 5+ hours, even with the nude shades.

These are priced at Rs 575 each and have some lovely colors!

I’ve shared some of my favorites below. You can buy these online at Amazon.in.
 
 

Maybelline Creamy Matte Lipstick - Mesmerizing Magenta

Maybelline Creamy Matte Lipstick - Touch of Spice

Maybelline Creamy Matte Lipstick - Nude Nuance

Maybelline Creamy Matte Lipstick - Siren in Scarlet

Maybelline Creamy Matte Lipstick - Burgundy Blush

 

Which of these would you like to try out?

Share your comments below!

 

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