Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Rain Forest Volume Shampoo For Fine Hair

Rain Forest Volume Shampoo For Fine Hair 


Hi everyone, i am reviewing Rain Forest Volume Shampoo by The Body Shop. This review will be an eye opener for those who want to buy this product in the near future................





THIS PRODUCT CLAIMS
This is a volume enhancing shampoo for fine hair, it gives fuller looking hair with boosted volume and shine without weighing hair down. Rain Forest Volume Shampoo contains Pracaxi oil, guarana seed extract and community fair trade aloe Vera. It's claims to be Eco-friendly and doesn't contain Silicones, sulphates, colorants or parabens.The fact that i love about body shop is they are strictly against animal testing.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

BEAUTY TIPS- Mask of multani mitti(fuller's earth) and sandalwood powder


To tighten pore, remove acne marks and enhance skin tone and texture use a mask made of multani mitti (fuller's earth) and Chandan powder(sandal wood powder). This mask is terrific for oily skin. I have genuine fondness for this mask as it clarifies my oily-combi skin from impurities and makes it tremendously soft and supple. Although it does dry my skin yet i think this issue can be undoubtedly resolved by utilizing a moisturizer.




Multani Mitti-
Also known as Fuller's Earth is highly effective in absorbing dead cells from the top layer of the skin and simultaneously improving circulation. On the other hand, because of the presence of hydrated aluminium silicate it is not suitable for dry skin, as it tends to make the skin more dry.


Chandan powder-
Also called sandal wood powder has many significant curative properties such as lightening acne marks, spots, blemishes and cutting down the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. It has a soothing fragrance to it . Makes skin soft and imparts a healthy glow.



Lemon-
Brightens the skin , helps remove blackheads, removes tan, fades age spots and acne scars.














Rose water-
It has anti-inflammatory properties that reduces redness of skin from irritation and heat.Aids in eliminating oil and dirt from clogged pores. The aroma from roses is said to be a strong mood enhancer and a de-stresser that makes you look and feel fresh.






INGREDIENTS
  1. Multani mitti ( Fuller's Earth) 1 tbsp
  2. Chandan powder( sandal wood powder) 1 tsp.
  3. Lemon juice - Use half a lemon.
  4. Rose water - Add accordingly to make a paste of a fine thick consistency

Friday, February 22, 2013

BEAUTY TIPS- for improving skin tone

Tulsi (Basil) leaves


Make a fine paste of Tulsi (Basil) leaves by grinding the leaves and then add lime/lemon juice to it. Apply this paste to your face and neck every day this will help improve your skin tone and make your skin soft and supple.

Lemon

NYX MATTE LIPSTICK

I bought this lipstick from Dubai, the moment i tried it at the NYX counter i fell in love with its gorgeous color and super soft and smooth texture so i decided to buy it without bothering much about the price. And here i am reviewing this lipstick..............




Shade MERLOT MLS16



THIS PRODUCT CLAIMS
To be animal cruelty free. This NYX matte lipstick is long lasting and there are 22 lush and deeply pigmented shades available in this range.

L'Oreal Liss Ultime Shampoo.

Smoothing shampoo for unmanageable hair.




I got my hair straightened for the first time 2 months ago since then i have been using L'Oreal Xtenso shampoo, masque and serum that worked very well on my straightened hair. As the L'Oreal Xtenso Shampoo got over and was out of stock my hair dresser asked me to use L'Oreal  Liss Ultime shampoo, before doing so i thought why not i go through the online reviews and find out what others have to say about this product.To my amazement i came across countless negative reviews and between them were few good ones, in the view of that i thought of giving it a try as i had no other resort because L'Oreal Xtenso Shampoo was out of stock and would only be available after 2 weeks.To find out what happened to my hair after using the the L'Oreal Liss Ultime shampoo you will need to read further......................

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Bobbi Brown corrector







PRODUCT REVIEW
Bobbi Brown corrector, this is an amazing product for covering up dark circles no matter how dark they are this product will cover it up. After applying the Bobbi Brown corrector one should apply the Bobbi Brown Concealer for a full coverage you can also cover up certain spots on your face. It has a smooth texture and doesn't come off easily. It doesn't get cakey at all and gives a very natural look to the face. And most importantly its worth the price.

Bourjois Healthy Balance Unifying Powder.





PRICE-RS.575

Bourjois unifying powder.

PRODUCT REVIEW

PRO'S
  1. This unifying powder is a wonderful powder that helps you to achieve a perfect look.
  2. It absorbs excess oil and mattefies the skin.
  3. This powder is enriched with Asian fruit therapy that has hydrating and anti-shine property.
  4. This product is non-comedogenic (doesn't clog pores).
  5. Gives a smooth and radiant finish to the skin.
  6. Doesn't cause skin irritation or acne.
  7. It's a slim compact that fits in almost any purse.
  8. The texture of the powder is fine.
  9. On application with a foundation or a BB cream gives flawless appearance.
  10. This powder is not at all cakey.
  11. Doesn't feel heavy on the skin.
  12. Helps in setting the make up.
  13. It comes in 4 shades - Fair Skin Tone #52 Vanille, Medium Skin Tone #53 Beige Clair, Medium/Olive Skin Tone #55 Beige Fonce, Tanned Skin Tone #56 Hale Clair.
  14. I use #53 Beige Clair it perfectly matches my skin tone and gives me a luminous look.

CONS

  1. This unifying powder doesn't contain SPF.
  2. The sleek and slim compact doesn't have puff which is an essential part of the compact.
  3. This powder doesn't last for 10hrs as it claims and tends to gradually fade after 5-6hrs and needs  touch up.

TIPS
  • For medium coverage use a brush to apply the unifying powder and to attain full coverage use puff.

L'Oreal Glam Shine 6H Lip Gloss




PRODUCT REVIEW

I am reviewing L'Oreal glam shine gloss brilliance 6H in the shade Purple Obsession 501.


PRO'S

  1. The glam shine 6 hours formula is developed by L'Oreal Paris after 6 years of research and is protected by 4 patents.
  2. This is an ultra shiny and super glamorous lip gloss.
  3. This lip gloss has an amazing lasting power.
  4. Not at all sticky.
  5. Very smooth.
  6. Easy to apply and doesn't bleed at all.
  7. It comes with a regular doe-foot applicator that helps in providing precise application.
  8. The Shine Fix Technology creates a film on the lips to help the product stay in place for up to 6hrs.
  9. I have been using Glam shine for a year now and i truly feel it's the BEST gloss one can wear to parties or weddings. However, there are many shades available that can be worn on daily bases.
  10. I am using the shade Purple obsession 501 and i love it , i am not sure if this shade is available in India as my mom sent this gloss from UK.
  11. Available in many shades.
  12. Totally worth the money and once you use it u will definitely fall in love with it. 

CONS
I really can't think of any as this gloss is a fabulous product.

TIPS
Wear it alone or on the top of lip tint/stain or lipstick.










L'Oreal nail art stickers










PRODUCT REVIEW

L'Oreal Paris recently launched some beautiful nail art stickers.
This product is totally amazing and gorgeous. These nail art stickers give your nails a luxurious makeover.

PRO'S


1. Zero application mistakes. 
2. Very easy to apply.
3. Doesn't require a nail polish remove as u just need to peel them off.

4. Doesn't damage the nails.
5. Fabulous designs - you fall in love.




CONS

1. L'Oreal claims up to 10 days of wear, But  the stickers tend to come off within 2-3 days, they may last for few more days provided you don't participate in any house hold work
2. High maintenance.

TIPS
I recommend you to put these on just before the occasion or before you leave the house.





MAC red satin Finish lip stick.



PRODUCT REVIEW
This is a wonderful lipstick to wear on Valentine's Day.
1. Its a  gorgeous classic Red lipstick that will suit any skin tone.
2. Its got a lovely texture , very soft and smooth on lips.
3. Doesn't feather or creases.
4. Doesn't settle in the lines.
5. This lipstick is highly pigmented and very creamy.
6. Lasts for a very long time.
7. A timeless color and a makeup must have.
Its worth every penny.


TIPS

  • Do not forget to apply a lip liner as bold colors like these always require one.




MAC red satin Finish lip stick.

MAKEUP- smokey eyes.


MAKEUP


Smoky eyes are everyone's favorite. To copy the bevy of celebs sporting smoldering, smoky eyes go through the the following guidelines and in no time you will have Eyes to die for.

1. Apply a cream concealer over your eyelid to create a smooth base for your eye shadow.

2. Use a pencil liner (black or gray looks best) to trace your top lash line from the inner corner to the outer. Then, use the same pencil to dot between your lower lashes. Smudge both lash lines with a cotton swab or an eyeliner brush.

3. Sweep powder shadow (brown, gray and dark green all work with black or gray liner) over your lid and into your crease, blending the color up and outward

4. Dust a lighter, neutral eye shadow (such as ivory) over just your brow bone.


5. Finish with two coats of black mascara.


TIP: To prevent color from fading and give your lids a more shimmery finish, pat a cream shadow over the concealer on your lid first, wait five minutes, then top with a matching powder shadow.

Max factor Lipstick

Max factor Lipstick, Shade Rosewood 833




PRODUCT REVIEW
Max factor Lipstick, Shade Rosewood 833 is a beautiful shade.

PRO'S
1. The color is subtle.
2. It's got a creamy finish and very easy to apply.
3. Highly moisturizing.
4. Doesn't feel heavy or sticky at all.
5.This lipstick is actually meant for fair skin but it compliments Indian skin tone as well.
6. Worth the price.
7. Would definitely buy again.
8. This shade is so beautiful and not at all loud so you can wear it almost everyday to your office or work place.

CON'S
1. It doesn't last long and needs touch up.

Maybelline Babylips Color Lip Balm




PRODUCT REVIEW

Maybelline , babylips lip balm
when i tried the babylips in the color Berry Crush i was in love with it, it felt amazing on my lips. i also like the rosy tint it gives to my lips. This is the perfect lip balm that can be applied on the top of a lip tint/stain. This product doesn't stay for 6 hrs as it claims and definitely needs to be reapplied and an added bonus it has SPF 16
However, its worth the price and is available in different shades .


Maybelline Super Stay 24hr Lip Color






PRODUCT REVIEW
Maybelline Super stay 24hr lip color
The first time I used this product, the results were worse. The lip color doesn't stay for even 6 hrs  The texture is horrible and drying however the lip balm at the end of the other side manages to make my lips a little soft but once the balm comes off my lips become flaky and the lip color starts to peel off. Its the worst lip color i have come across.

Maybelline Lasting Drama Gel Eyeliner




PRODUCT REVIEW

Maybelline lasting drama gel eyeliner.

1. This product comes in many colors like Black, Blue, Brown and plum.
2. An applicator brush also comes along with this gel eyeliner, the brush is sleek and the bristles are very soft and densely packed for precise application.
3. You can line your eyes as thick or thin you want.
4. All the colors of gel eyeliner are highly pigmented and really long lasting.( no matter what color you buy all of them are beautiful)
5. When i tried the gel eyeliner in the color blue i totally fell in love with the color, deep rich pigments, smooth velvety texture, lasting power and the wondeful quality of the brush.
6.Very in expensive and the quantity of the product is amazing.
7. This gel eyeliner doesn't smudge or feather.
8. The brush helps you to attain perfect winged eyes.
9. Its worth the money.

I bought mine from Dubai. However, Its available at every Maybelline outlet in India.
Do try it and you will definitely love it.

The Body Shop, Strawberry Body Butter






PRODUCT REVIEW

  1. The Strawberry Body Butter by The Body Shop is absolutely fantastic and smells heavenly. 
  2. This wondeful body butter moisturizes the body very well.
  3. Its very mild and femenine fragrance.
  4. Not at all greasy.
  5. The fragrance of Strawberry lingers on your skin for almost the whole day.
  6. The butter is creamy and instantly gets absorbed into the skin.
  7. The quantity is huge, it took me a year to finish up my strawberry butter.
  8. Its totaly worth the money.
  9. There are many fragrances available such as Cocoa , Mango, Orange and many more.
  10. You will Love it!

The Body Shop Love ETC Solid Perfume





PRODUCT REVIEW
1. The Body Shop Love ETC solid perfume, is truly an amazing perfume and smells absolutely feminine, sweet and floral.
2. As you can see in the picture below it comes in a pink heart shaped container with a white lid and very convenient to carry in purses.
3. You just need to dab a little on your pulse points and you will be smelling good for at least 6 hours.
4. I love this product and so will you and even girls and ladies who like wearing strong fragrances will also love this product.
5. Its worth the money.
6. Anyone who has used this product or anyone trying it for the first time will surely buy it again.

MAKEUP TIPS- using bold colors on lips









When you apply bold colors  like RED on your lips you can do your eyes in 2 easy ways

1) SIMPLE YET ELEGANT LOOK
You can line your eyes with an Electric Blue or a Jet Black eye liner and apply lots of mascara.

2) THE BOLD AND SEXY LOOK
You can opt for smokey eyes.

TIPS


On this Valentines Day accessorize your hair with beautiful clips that are butterfly, heart shaped or anything unique that goes well with the theme. Just as shown in the picture below.


BEAUTY TIPS- for coloring hair










Before coloring your hair prepare your hair for coloring by deep conditioning a few days in advance.Use L'Oreal conditioners and masks according to your hair type for best results. Doing so will make your hair soft and bouncy after coloration.

BEAUTY TIPS- chapped lips


Chapped lips can be your worst nightmare.
They hurt a lot and they don't look good.
You should apply lip balm, oil or gel so that they won't chap out.

BEAUTY TIPS- washing face







Wash your face twice a say but no more than thrice with a cleanser that suits your skin. Select your cleanser depending on your skin type ( dry, oily, normal or combination). You can also choose aloe Vera for cleansing. Be careful not to cleanse to often. Also, never wash your face with water too hot or cold, as both can cause broken capillaries.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

SKIN CARE- Himalaya Herbals Oil Control Lemon Face Wash


This Face Wash by Himalaya is fantastic. It contains 100% herbal actives.
PRICE-RS.50 for 50ml.



PRODUCT REVIEW

PRO'S


  1. It gently cleanses the skin without drying.
  2. This face wash is enriched with natural ingredients , lemon and honey that are considered to be very beneficial for the skin.
  3. Contains Micro beads that provides mild exfoliation.
  4. It's has slightly sweet fragrance.
  5. It mattefies oily skin leaving it soft ,smooth and supple.
  6. This face wash is totally worth the price.

CONS
  1. There aren't any.

TIPS
  • Wash face with oil control face wash not more than twice daily as excessive washing will dry your skin.

L'Oreal Matte Morphose Souffle Foundation



This product is available in 7 shades and i am using the shade Apricot Beige 200.
PRICE-RS.1095



PRODUCT REVIEW

PROS

  1. On application this product gives a matte and luminous finish to the face.
  2. Makes pores and wrinkles less visible.
  3. I use a very small amount of this product and it blends very well.
  4. Doesn't feel heavy.
  5. This foundation gives best results in cold climate.
  6. It provides medium coverage.

CONS
  1. Doesn't last for 12 hrs as this product claims.
  2. Although it doesn't feels heavy but tends to get cakey.
  3. Skin needs to be moisturized before applying this foundation as it drys the skin and makes the skin appear flaky.
  4. Need to set with powder/compact.
  5. Way to Expensive for the quantity of the product which is only 20ml.
TIPS
  • Use this product in winters.
  • Apply setting powder or a compact to set this foundation.


Chambor Sheer Delight Ultra Matte Foundation



Today i am reviewing the ultra matte foundation by Chambor.
This product is a must have for women who have oily- combination skin and trust me you will love it!
This foundation is available in 3 shades and i matched with 03 Ginger.
PRICE-RS.695



PRODUCT REVIEW

PRO'S
  1. This foundation is totally oil and fragrance free.
  2. It's non-comedogenic(doesn't clog pores).
  3. It's the perfect foundation for oily-combination skin.
  4. Since i started using this foundation i found that it amazingly mattefies my skin without drying.
  5. This Chambor Ultra Matte Foundation is extremely smooth and so velvety, you wont even feel that you are wearing it.
  6. It provides good coverage, however if you have blemishes,acne scars or pigmentation you will need a concealer as well.
  7. It lasts really long and doesn't wear off easily.
  8. Doesn't get cakey.
  9. It blends evenly on the skin to give a flawless finish.

CONS
  1. I don't really think they are any.

TIPS
  • Just take a little amount of this product and blend it with you fingers.
  • For a perfect look apply powder/compact.



Saturday, February 16, 2013


















 Valentine's day special

On this Valentine's day Paint your lips in deep red or hot pink.





BEAUTY TIPS- moisturizing



A basic law of beauty is that everyone, no matter what skin type, should moisturize. As it is important to maintain the skin's moisture content, you should use a moisturizer daily. Even more special care should be taken in winters, as the skin tends to become dry fast because of the cold. So in winter, you should massage your body twice or thrice a day with moisturizer.



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