Shopping dictionary

Hello everyone! While most of us are familiar with these terms flying around all the time and pasted on the back of so many products on the actual and virtual shelves, from time to time we may forget what they actually stand for. Here’s a quick ready reckoner for the terms that many of our shopping choices contain. Do write in to me if I’ve … Continue reading Shopping dictionary

Guest Review: Concealer Palette

Wanting to look one’s best isn’t restricted to working professionals or even people going out to interact socially. When we look into the mirror and see a face with blemishes, spots and basically skin that looks less than healthy, it can impact our mood, frame of mind and also self-image. Having a quick fix for making the dark circles and spots vanish while the skin … Continue reading Guest Review: Concealer Palette

Product Review: Maybelline Concealer

Anyone who suffers from problematic skin complete with blemishes, faces some tough choices when getting ready for any kind of interaction with people. Whether it’s a work meeting or a social one, we always want to look our best. And an even skin tone with marks and scars dotting the face is a major downer. That’s why after looking at multiple choices for a concealer, … Continue reading Product Review: Maybelline Concealer

Product Recommendation: Highlighting Dome by The Body Shop

Whether one is an ace at make-up or just goes with a touch of gloss and eyeliner to brighten their day, the plethora of make-up we have access to these days is here to stay. And over time, applying the various types of make-up has become easier. One such item is today’s product- the Honey Bronze Highlighting Dome by The Body Shop. This smallish dome … Continue reading Product Recommendation: Highlighting Dome by The Body Shop

Guest Review: Cosmetic Recommendation

Whether one is a make-up junkie or not, we all (women more than men) end up using some or the other form of make-up to look and feel good. And this isn’t just about vanity or being self-involved. Looking good and feeling good leads to more confidence in how we manage ourselves and the kind of image we project in the outside world and in … Continue reading Guest Review: Cosmetic Recommendation

Product Comparison: Aloe Vera Gel

The product I’ll be reviewing today has a multitude of uses. Right in its most natural form, broken from the plant and applied onto the skin, to more slickly packaged avatars, the humble aloe vera gel has seen a resurgence from the days it was used by housewives and grandmoms as a home remedy to becoming a content of an urban handbag. And why wouldn’t … Continue reading Product Comparison: Aloe Vera Gel

Product Comparison: Kajal

I have a rather shaky hand at times when it comes to my fine motor movements. That almost always comes out where any kind of liner pencils come into play. I seldom bother with make-up due to an overly temperamental and sensitive skin but an eyeliner is usually my accessory of choice. Thankfully for me then, our Indian markets are overflowing with local and big … Continue reading Product Comparison: Kajal

Guest Review: BB Cream

Although I’ve used a BB cream from time to time, I didn’t totally know what it was meant for. According to Garnierusa.com, ” BB cream is short for ‘blemish balm’ cream. It’s a versatile combination of products such as moisturizer, primer, SPF, foundation, skin treatment, and concealer. “ Our Review&Reco segment today features Baishali- She recommends the Laura Mercier BB cream for her day to day use. This … Continue reading Guest Review: BB Cream

The Journey Begins

I’ve been blogging for over a decade now and my focus keeps shifting from what I deem important depending upon what’s on my radar. I am a full-time mom, occasional SAHM and somewhat gainfully employed. I am usually plugged in, connected and do get around the shopping aisles fairly well. I’ll be trying out all the products that I review here, myself and also get … Continue reading The Journey Begins