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HAUL: A Tiny One!

A Tiny Haul Post

So I have this cocktail party to attend at the end of this week and I am grappling to figure out what I should wear... I have zeroed onto a black skirt I own that I imagine wearing with an Emerald green silk shirt/top... I say "imagine" because I don't yet own the said shirt and hence on Christmas Day I went shopping looking for it... The way I shop is that I first make up my mind about what I need and then go looking into stores for that particular item. Of course this generally always fails because hey the item exists only in my head and hence I always end up getting things that I don't need and not buy something that I actually need...

That's exactly what happened day before yesterday and I ended up with no clothes but a tiny makeup/skincare haul... Some of these products are new for me and some have been a personal favorite since a while now...

My Tiny Greek Haul

My Tiny Greek Haul
I wish I was one of those people who traveled to shop. I know a lot of friends are champions at it and they bring back the most exquisite jewels in terms of makeup products and clothes and accessories from their vacations... But I have never been able to master the art and every time I am back from a holiday and people ask me what I got, I lament at the fact that I let an opportunity go!

My Kiko Milano Haul

My Kiko Milano Haul
While I sip on my glass of port and listen to Alex Cruz's music, I cannot help but feel a little sad about how I wasted my Saturday sleeping... I was on leave on Friday (period woes) and I spent 48 hours i.e. Friday and Saturday only sleeping... I did not eat, did not watch television or even check my messages and other stuff on my phone... I simply slept... Periods have that effect on me... You'd think at the age of 30, I'd probably have tamed the monthly visitor but well sorry it just seems so untameable!

HAUL: Accessorize, Zara, The Body Shop and FabIndia

HAUL: Accessorize, Zara, The Body Shop and FabIndia
It's Monday today and I swear I cannot get my head around how is it that I get myself to work every beginning of the week without fail! Coffee of course helps but I kinda have a feeling that it is probably making me put on weight again, though I do give sugar a skip... But well you gotta prioritise and choose what works for you...

A Tiny Haul: The Body Shop

The Body Shop - A Tiny Haul
Some trips are special... Could be because of a special someone, could be because of the destination itself, could be the journey :) Well I had a special trip the other day when I traveled to Bombay for a day and while I was on the way to the station to catch my train back to Pune, I stopped at The Body Shop...

ISLM Travels: My Dilli Haat Haul

ISLM Travels: My Dilli Haat Haul
This post has been due since a really long time! I visited Delhi over the long Eid weekend and though it was a short trip, I did squeeze in an evening of shopping all thanks to my sweet sweet in-laws! I am not very well versed with roads in Delhi and to be honest, I am pretty scared to be alone in Delhi and hence I am always waiting for someone to either take me places or at least accompany me to various places...

On My Testing Table: Rimmel London

On My Testing Table: Rimmel London
So I got myself a teeny-tiny micro haul from Rimmel London last week... I wasn't planning to... I went to Pune Central thinking of getting myself the L'Oreal nude magic Foundation when I happened to glance at the Rimmel counter... The SA there smiled so sweetly that I knew I just had to check out some Rimmel products... Ha!

Haul: The Body Shop & Maybelline

My TBS & Maybelline Haul and some rants!
So while my skincare routine video is getting uploaded to YouTube (it takes ages for some reason!) I am sitting here staring at my laptop screen 3 am in the morning and wondering how to start this post... So I guess I'll just get right down to the core of the subject... And that is skincare... Skincare for the 30s skin...

Off late I have been noticing a lot many fine lines around my eyes and even though I know I can still get away with it, I in my mind know that I am approaching 30... So of course however much I try my best, age will one day surely catch up with me and my skin...

The Body Shop Haul!

Yet Another Haul from The Body Shop
There are times when I am quite fed up with being married. Don't get me wrong but there come days when I miss my days of single-dom... I miss not having to be responsible, to not worry about getting dinner ready at home when having to work late at office or even being a good girl and striking a balance between calling up both sets of parents... Gosh! Those were the times, when I could possibly do anything under the sky and not worry about consequences... And yes I do miss guilt-free ogling at cute guys as well ;)

Missing Deadlines, Going Off Schedules, Delhi, In-Laws, Makeup Hauls & Shopping for HOI

Delhi Haul

The past one week has been one crazy vacation with so much packed into an airtight schedule that it felt as if life just passed me in a big, huge blur... Now that I am back home, to my city, to my sunny little apartment, I can now relax, sit on my bedroom's wooden floor with a mug of coffee (I need to switch back to Green Tea ASAP!), gaze at the verdant green hills just a few 100 metres away and savor every moment of my North India trip in retrospect...

Bombay Shopping...

My Tiny Shopping From Bombay

My trips to Bombay have always been special... There is something about the city... But last Saturday when I was on my way to the Metropolis, I couldn't help but feel a little shudder... The city that I once knew to be safe for it's women was now somewhere lost in the gruesome crime that was committed on Thursday... I wasn't really sure if I would feel the same for the city anymore and I knew for sure that I would be on high alert every time I crossed Parel/Mahalaxmi...

Tiny MAC Purchases and Rants...

My Tiny MAC Purchases & ISLM Rants

It has been raining here in Pune (and Mumbai) non stop since a month now and we have been left pining for the sun... I have found an escape route... I plan on traveling to Bangalore just for some sun and get back to the daily, rainy grind of Pune all soaked up... Just the thought cheers me up and I am getting this queer urge to start humming Soak Up The Sun by Sheryl Crow ♪♪♫...

But no amount of rain can stop best friends from meeting up and catching up on gossip and some well deserved shopping... Thus this Sunday saw the three of us, two besties (P & K) and me meet up for lunch at German Bakery (newly renovated after the blast) and some MAC shopping :) One of the besties (K) stays in the US and she has a hard time finding MAC foundation shades for herself there... It seems finding NC shades is a little tough there and hence (being a responsible beauty blogger), I took up the whole responsibility of making sure she finds her true shade and …

HAUL: Kryolan & Beauty Center

Haul From Kryolan & Beauty Centre, Bombay
I have these phases... I think everyone does... Where one gets fixated with a particular product or a habit or a technique or even a person. I am having a beautify your vanity fixation right now and I want my vanity to be all Glass and Silver. Why? I have no idea! So I planned my weekend haul accordingly, however it went all haywire the moment I stepped into Beauty Centre and then well Kryolan.

Haul: Thank You

My Online Shopping Haul from
I hate shopping online. Period. I find it inconvenient (ummm yeah really!), more expensive and very very risky! So I generally stay away from online shopping portals... But my recent haul from has completely changed my perception of online shopping :) No no I am not leaping into the whole quagmire yet but if I do then I know where I should shop from :)

So my haul from Myntra consists of a lot of products that I do not really require but would love to have... And ladies and gentlemen, here goes...

Haul! MAC, Rimmel London & Sally Hansen...

Haul Time!
You know the joy of eating a choco-chip cookie? Of course Chocolate... But what I am talking about here is the joy of eating a choco-chip cookie over a chocolate cookie... It is the little bits of chocolatey surprise that you get with a random bite, a stray munch... Yup! The joy of something pleasant coming up suddenly... Yesterday's holiday from work in the middle of the week was something of that kind :)

HAUL & UPCOMING REVIEWS: MAC, Colorbar, Forever New, The Body Shop & Promod

Haul And Upcoming Reviews

Haul Post: From Kryolan, Mumbai...

BOMBAY - Victorial Terminus - Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

HAUL! MAC... Accessorize... Colorbar...


HAUL: Sneak Peek Into What I Got From Zara, Mango, Vero Moda, TBS & La Senza

I "saled" this weekend... No not like crazy, more like a scratching an itch kind of shopping... I am far from being satiated and hence I plan to shop a wee bit more the coming weekend as well ;)

Just a few teaser pics for you all to absorb ;)

Of course, some of the buys are prizes for the What Does Makeup Mean To You Contest as well ;)

Mumbai Haul

Its been a while I did haul posts and well it isn't really a surprise keeping in view the makeup ban I had imposed on myself :P But this time when I went to Mumbai, I knew I was going to let myself get tempted and well just HAUL :D And Haul I did :) I hauled at Beauty Center (Crawford Market) and TBS and I think it would be really honest on my part if I told you all that I am literally broke! But enjoying every moment of it ;) Ha ha!

Here are some pictures.... Sighhhhhh... You have no idea how fulfilled I feel :)

The Products (Some Are Repeats As I loved Them So Much)
1. TBS Spiced Vanilla Body Butter - Repeat
2. TBS Earth Lovers Apricot and Basil Shower Gel
3. TBS Jewelled Heart Compact Mirror
4. TBS Swedish Spa Body Scrub
5. Colorbar Take Me As I Am in "Flirtatious Pink"
6. Colorbar Full Cover Makeup Stick With SPF 30 in "Au Natural"
7. Colorbar Velvet Matte Lipstick in "Summer Rain"
8. Colorbar Waterproof Liquid Liner in "Black" - Repeat
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