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REVIEW: StudioWest Pure Passion Kajal and Eyeliner

REVIEW: StudioWest Pure Passion Kajal and Eyeliner
Diwali is exactly 11 days away and I am super excited about it :) The pati and I plan to travel to Delhi for the festivities and my mental scramble for getting things done last minute has started... The physical scramble will happen only late next week when there truly wont be any time left :/

Makeup Isn't Enough... Your Hair Is Important Too... #NoColourNoFashion

Makeup Isn't Enough... Your Hair Is Important Too... #NoColourNoFashion
I have been blessed with good skin, however, in the hair department God lets say forgot about me... Hence, since childhood I have always been very careful about my skin and my hair's always taken the back seat... You know when something shows results faster, you end up tending it to more than something that took ages to show results right?

HAUL: Sephora and Drugstore

HAUL: Sephora and Drugstore
Sundays for me are lazy days... It is so for most of us and yet I know people very close to me for whom Sundays are days that mark the end of a weekend and hence they get everything done on a Sunday and needless to say Sunday is the most productive day for them in a week... Ummmmm I ain't like that... I get all my chores done of Friday night so that I have my weekend to just sit back and relax ;)

I Colored My Hair with L'Oreal Paris Casting Creme Gloss in Iced Chocolate... Again! How & Why!

I Colored My Hair with L'Oreal Paris Casting Creme Gloss in Iced Chocolate... Again! How & Why!
I am a huge fan of L'Oreal Paris Casting Creme Gloss and when I color my hair at home, I 9/10 times go for this range. And the color that I pick is generally Burgundy. It's always worked for me and its something that is tried and tested and hence I can pick it up with closed eyes...

REVIEW: Maybelline The Colossal Liner - Black

REVIEW: Maybelline The Colossal Liner - Black
ISLM Writer: Sanchita
Who isn’t crazy for cat eyes? That is the easiest eye makeup when you’re in hurry yet want to create an impression. Maybelline brings a budget friendly flexi tip eyeliner in Black which is the answer to all your prayers for a quick makeup. I have been eyeing the product a lot ever since I heard of the rave reviews from various beauty experts. Eyeliner is a staple for me but I was bored of the liquid and pencil ones over the years and it is a refreshing change to try out so many new ones available in them market. Read on to know more about this little beauty in details.

TUTORIAL: Indian Festive Makeup Look with Drugstore Products

TUTORIAL: Indian Festive Makeup Look with Drugstore Products
Raas racheelo saaj sajeelo
Shubh ghadi chhe aavyee
Aaja aaja tamtamaata
Shamna ojhe laavee

With Navratras in full swing, Durga Puja (Shashthi on 19th Oct) just around the corner, it was but natural for me to get down to doing another Indian Festive Makeup Look.
Hence I have created this makeup look that is versatile enough to be worn for any festive occasion and has been done using only Drugstore products.

When In Doubt, Strobe or Highlight Featuring Bobbi Brown Shimmer Brick in Bronze

REVIEW: Bobbi Brown Shimmer Brick in Bronze
Strobing is not new. It is the latest trend that has taken the makeup and beauty world by storm. Everyone is strobing... All models walking the runways of the world have strobed skin. Strobing... Strobing... Strobing... The term's everywhere...

September (2015) Favorites: Haircare, Skincare and Makeup

September (2015) Favorites: Haircare, Skincare and Makeup
September has been an interesting month for me. I had the good fortune to try and test a lot of new brands (for me) and a lot of new products and hence I knew I had to document my experiences and let you all know about what products to look out for...

Moha by Charak... A Preview and First Impressions

Moha by Charak... A Preview and First Impressions
If you follow me on Instagram (@isimplylovemakeup), you'd know that I had a few days ago posted a picture about a hamper I received from Moha by Charak. Charak is an Indian Ayurvedic Pharma Company that specializes in Herbal and Ayurvedic products and medicines. They have now launched their Personal Care Line of products under the name "Moha"...

LOTD & TUTORIAL (Video): Indian Festive Makeup Look

LOTD & TUTORIAL (Video): Indian Festive Makeup Look
Its October ladies and gentlemen and we have officially entered the festive season and what better way to kick-start the festivities than with a video tutorial for an Indian Festive Makeup Look? :)

REVIEW: LAKME 9 TO 5 INSTA LIGHT CRÈME

LAKME 9 TO 5 INSTA LIGHT CRÈME REVIEWISLM Writer: Sanchita
Lakme is the household name for every woman in India. In fact, all of us, at some point of time or the other, has used something from this brand. The best thing about Lakme is that they keep the price tags suitable for both budget friendly and high end products. 9 to 5 range is quite a commendable range and happens to be my all-time favorite. After trying out the foundation, compact, lipsticks of this particular range, I decided to use the Insta light crème that they have launched few months back. So let us get into the details of this newbie love.

Top 3 Tricks to Master the Art of Colored Eye Liner

Top 3 Tricks to Master the Art of Colored Eye Liner

It’s a year for colour in India’s fashion scene! Last year’s fashion season shattered a long trend of muted neutrals and black-and-white blocking with a return to the pop sensibilities of 1960’s Mumbai, and this season brought a wave of bright, dreamy colour the Times of India dubbed ice-cream pallets: lilac, mint, lemon yellow, and sherbet orange in a blend of citrusy and creamy colours.