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REVIEW: Elizabeth Arden's Green Tea EDP

I am gradually starting to become this fragrance junkie and I am so loving it :P

My latest purchase is Elizabeth Arden's Green Tea EDP and all I can say for it is that I have fallen head over heals for it. It smells fresh, it smell sweet and it smells yummy. It is subtle, understated and yet so elegant that one just cannot not fall for it.

The bottle is sleek and the green color that it has is really pretty. I have so found my Elixir...

The fragrance reminds me of a mixture of Green tea and chilled iced tea :) It is an extremely refreshing scent :) It is a must buy!!!

Another Weekend Shopping Haul

Heylo people... I went for another of my shopping sprees this weekend and I ended up buying things that I don't really need but got tempted to buy :P yeah i know! As usual... LOL...
So, anyways my haul is as follows:

Ok, so let me list them out for you...
1. Oriflame Savannah Sensual Hand and Body cream
2. Oriflame Lip Spa
3. Oriflame waterproof Top Coat
4. Giordani Gold Body Cream
5. maXfactor eye shadow: Rose Petal
6. Elizabeth Arden Green Tea EDP

Let me describe each of these products for you now...

This was like a new product featured in Oriflame's last month's catalogue and I wasn't really keen on purchasing it, but I totally got tempted to buy by seeing a high introductory discount on it and well I never regretted it... :)
Its fragrance is just mind blowing... Its so yummy that you just want to go on using it for like ever! Consistency-wise the cream rocks big time and for my skin it's like what an oasis is to the…


Hey guys.. Encouraged by your enthusiastic response, I am so psyched that I decided to do this look and share it with you guys yet again...

The look is something like this:

The products I used to get this look:
1. Oriflame Peach Me Perfect Foundation
2. Oriflame Visions Soul Mates Eye Shadow: Adam & Eve
3. maXfactor eye shadow: Rose Petal
4. Maybelline Mousse Blush: Peach Stain
5. Bonbelle Lip gloss
6. maXfactor kajal
7. ELF liquid liner
8. Revlon waterproof mascara

I know I know the pattern on the eyes are getting pretty similar... uffff!!! what's got to my creativity!!! I'll think of something new next :)

EOTD again ;)

Hello... I have been really busy with work this week and hence am not getting time to spend some quality hours at my blog... But I did look today and thought that I might just share it with u guys :)

Hoping you guys like it :*

Since, the eye seemed pretty dramatic, I left the rest of the face bare :)

EOTD using Oriflame Visions Customizable palette for eye shadows

Hey guys... I recently came across this awesome deal in the Oriflame catalog. It said that on a purchase of three eye shadows I could get an empty palette free. The shadows thus purchased could be fit into the empty palette container and carried out. The palette also comes with a free two sided sponge applicator.

Some images to give you an idea :D

So, today in order to try these colors out, I went a bot overboard and came up with this EOTD :D

Hope you guys liked it :D

REVIEW: ORIFLAME Visions Soul Mates Eye Shadow Duo

I have been always a loyal fan of Oriflame and have always loved their creams and perfumes. The fragrances that they offer in perfumes as well as creams are the best I have ever come across... Anyways, just recently I have started using their eye shadows and I haven't been let down as yet :D

Today I shall be reviewing Oriflame Visions Soul Mates Eye Shadow Duo, which is a request from one of my lovely blogger friend Bulbul... She had asked me to review these eye shadows in one of her comments for my post on Purple Smokey eyes Look ...

So here goes...
Today I'll be reviewing shades in Romeo and Juliet and Adam and Eve...
Adam & Eve: Green and Blue
Romeo & Juliet: Beige and Green

I like the cute packaging in transparent acrylic with silver lettering saying "Visions Soul Mates Eye Shadow". It has a flip top and the embossed design on the shadow is also extremely cute and attractive. The container is extremely sleek and look like discs. They can be carr…

REVIEW: Lakme 9 to 5 Intense Shine Eyeliner in Green

I don’t know if I have ever mentioned this before but I am a huge make-up addict. The OTTness has just recently surfaced but you see these things don’t happen just suddenly or so I believe and hence, I know that this addiction has been brewing up since a long long time now, just waiting to rear its Er… pretty head and make its presence felt. You see, it isn’t that I buy whatever I need, its just that I simply buy what I want :P Like I said I am addicted.
So anyways, while I was on one of my these shopping binges, I went to the Lakme counter (Er.. Yes Lakme) in order to check out the new Gypsy collection. I had heard so much about it that I had to had to check it out… So there I was at Mumbai’s Health & Glow browsing through the eye shadow quads that are a part of the much famed Gypsy Collection. Not happy with anything I was just doing a glance over of the counter, when my eyes caught this cute little thing…
Yes Yes! It is the Lakme 9 to 5 Intense Eyeliner in GREEN!!! Yes! Jewel …

Purple Smokey eyes Look

Hey people :) I have been totally obsessed with eye make-up off late and all I do is keep experimenting with my eyes... And I am so loving it :D So, today when my boy friend came back from his vacation and we were meeting up for dinner I tried a purple smokey eye look which looks something like this...

He loved it and hence I am sharing it with you guys :)

The products that went into are as follows:
Oriflame Air Soft PowdermaXfactor kajal: BlackELF liquid eye linerELF brightening eye shadow: DramaOriflame V* Soul Mates eye shadow: Bonnie and ClydeL'Oreal Color Appeal Trio Pro: Azur Blonde The steps are something like this...
1. First I prepared my eyes for make-up by dusting some loose powder on my lids. This was to prevent my make-up from creasing.
2. Next, I applied the maXfactor kajal at the outer V of my eye lids.
3. Then using a blending brush I blended out the kajal at the outer edge of my eye and also towards the middle of the eye and also on half my crease.
4. Next taking…

REVIEW: L'Oreal Kohl Minerals Eyeliner

I went cosmetics shopping over the weekend in Mumbai and ended up buying a lot of L’Oreal products. One product that I had on my wishlist since pretty long was the Kohl Minerals Powder and so I picked it up with great enthusiasm in Meteorite Blue. I used it this morning for office and have had a mixed feelings experience.
What the site says Whether you're going for dramatic smokey eyes, or a softer romantic 'barely-there' look, Mineral Kohl makes achieving perfect eyeliner easy. In 3 mineral inspired shades the gentle mineral eyeliner is 95% from minerals and perfume, preservative and talc free. The gentle formula is enriched with Vitamin E and Aloe making it suitable for the delicate eye area. It has no Perfumes and no preservatives and contains mineral pigments for gentle definition.
My Experience I purchased it cause it looked different, had a novel packaging and I simply loved the shade of blue that was on offer… Meteorite Blue! Here's a swatch... Packaging Like I already s…

Eye Makeup for Diwali: Smokey Golden Eyes

Hey everyone... First of all, here's wishing you all a very Happy Deepavali :) Hope you have all had a very joyful and a fun Diwali... Mine was awesome and I would like to share a few pics of the eye make-up I had done for today's festivities... So here I go... Excuse my unruly eye brows though! LOL...

The products I used for this look are:
maXfactor kajal: BlackELF liquid Eye Liner: blackELF Brightening Shadow: #03 Drama L'Oreal Color Appeal Trio Pro: Azur BlondeOriflame Air Soft Powder The procedure is as follows:
1. First, I readied my lids for make-up by dusting loose powder on them. For this I used the Oriflame Air Soft Powder.
2. Next, I applied my kajal thickly on the lower water line and the upper lash line.
3. Then, using the darkest shade in the Drama quad of the ELF shadow, I blended the kajal thus applied in order to achieve a soft look. Do note that the I extended the shadow till the crease.
4. Then, I applied the Golden shade ffrom the L'Oreal trio and ap…

Eye Make-up for Diwali: Golden & Blue Look

With Diwali just a couple of days away, we are all gearing up to look our best for the festival of lights. New clothes, new make-up… It's like you are in paradise :D

The first look that I have tried out for this Diwali look series is a blue and golden eye makeup look.

The products that I have used for this are:
1. L'Oreal Paris ColorAppeal Trio Pro eye shadow: Azur Blonde
2. maXfactor kajal: black
3. ELF liquid eyeliner: black
4. Oriflame Air soft Powder
5. Revlon Waterproof Mascara

The steps are as follows:
1. First, I prepared the base of my eye makeup by dusting some Oriflame Air Soft powder over my lids and also under my eyes. This will delay creasing due to oily lids.
2. Next, I apply the golden shade of shadow over the whole of my lids.
3. Then, taking the midnight blue shadow, I blended it with the golden shadow on the outer 2/3 of my lids. Blending is important here as it will give a finished and a smokey appearance.
4. Then using an angled liner brush and dipping it …

Smokey Eyes for Everyday Wear

Smokey eyes have been IN since a long time now and the make-up trends for Fall Winter 2010 have also been "forecasted" as smokey eyes and bright lips. So, I thought why not go for a smokey eye look that is subtle and can be worn everyday... even to work. And so, I have come up with this look and hence a tutorial to share with you guys :)

The look goes something like this...

Well... For this look I have used the following products:
1. maXfactor Kajal: Black
2. ELF Brightening Eye Color Quad: Drama
3. ELF Liquid Eyeliner

Here go the steps:
1. First of, I use the kajal pencil to line my waterline and the upper lid thickly. It need not be neat, it should just impart a thick black line over the lid.
2. Next, choosing the darkest grey of the shadow quad, smudge it on the kajal that was applied on the upper eye lids and blend them together.
3. Next line the upper lash lines with the liquid eye liner and using a blending/smudging brush smudge the liquid liner on the lids.
4. Then l…