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NOTD: Maybelline Colorshow Nail Polish in Fiesty Fuschia

Maybelline Colorshow Nail Polish in Fiesty Fuschia on my Nails!
Isn't it always so much fun to experiment with colors, to lose yourself in the rainbow of shades that we can see, to fancy any hue that is possible to create? Red on the lips, purple on the nails, Orange on your cheeks, Teal on your eyes, am sure most of you have done it all...

This brings me to the discussion about Nail Polishes and how nail paint shades have evolved over the years and through the generations. I distinctly remember my mum having a limited set of shades, mostly maroons, purples and chocolate browns. A little variation here and there and that's about the color palette that women, 3 decades ago were content with...

REVIEW: Revlon Colorstay Whipped Creme Makeup Foundation

Review of Revlon Colorstay Whipped Creme Makeup Foundation

So today I’ll be reviewing my favourite drugstore foundation. Revlon Colorstay Whipped Crème Foundation has been there for a while. I’ve been wearing this daily since last 4 months. I have oily skin and having to find a good drugstore branded foundation has always been a difficult task for me. So when I bought it, I was a little apprehensive but it surprised me and surpassed all my expectations.

Summer Favorite Pink & Coral Lipsticks

Pink Lipsticks for Summers
I think, I nowadays, start almost all my posts with "Summers are here" and even though this particular post was destined to start in a similar tone, I decided to deliberately steer clear of the jaded phrase and say something different and so I restart my post...

Summers make me subconsciously reach out to pink and coral lipsticks and so I decided to make a post out of it and list out my favorite Pink & Coral lipsticks this Summer :)
And you know what would be a little more fun? You guys telling me about your favorites too... I'd love to know :)

REVIEW: Maybelline Colorsensational Lipstick in Make Me Pink

Review of Maybelline Colorsensational Lipstick in Make Me Pink
Guest Post By: Priyanka

Have you seen Nicki Minaj’s signature lip colour? The bright mauve lavender that is quirky yet flattering for her skin tone. While it is a very pretty shade it certainly isn’t suitable for a whole lot of skin tones.
The lipstick I am now going to review is something similar and was a gift from my evidently colour blind brother. :p

BUDGET WEDNESDAYS: Review of Tips & Toes D-Fine Water Resistant Eye Liner

Drugstore Review: Tips & Toes Water Resistant Liquid Eye Liner - Black
Welcome to the first edition of Budget Wednesdays, where every Wednesday we feature some fabulous and some not so fabulous budget drugstore products... And today ladies and gentlemen we shall be reviewing Tips & Toes D-Fine Water Resistant Liquid Eye Liner in Black. Yes Tips & Toes still exists and apparently they are gradually upping their game as well.

REVIEW: Kryolan Blush in TC1

Review of Kryolan Blush in TC1

Guest Post By: Pranali


After hearing so much about Kryolan, I wanted to try their products. So I picked up a blush, craving for an orange Blush. And after possessing this one, I want to own them all.
There are so many colors ranging from Pale Pinks to Coral Pinks and Deep Red, for varied skin tones.

I tried two blushes at the store on each cheeks and stepped out. This Blush looked so natural in sunlight, and it added a warm glow to my cheeks.
There are so many things, I love about this blush. And I’ll reveal them all in The Goods.

REVIEW: Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Complete UV Moisture Sunscreen with SPF50+ PA+++

Review of Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Complete UV Moisture Sun Block SPF50+ PA+++
Every one of us has at least one deep, dark secret that they don't want the world to ever know... Of course, you too have one... And yes I too have well not one but many... But today, since I am feeling a little risque, I have decided to divulge one of my best kept secrets... So here goes...

I never wear Sunblock. Well, rather, until now I never wore Sunscreen... Yes that's true... Despite being a beauty blogger for over 3 years, I have always steered away from Sunblock...

REVIEW: ZA True White Night Cream from The House of Shiseido

Review of ZA (From the house of Shiseido) True White Night Cream
Guest Post By: Priyanka
Hey!
This is my first blog post for ISLM and I sure hope that I am associated with this wonderfully vibrant blog for a very long time! The brand Za is the latest offering from The House of Shisedo in the Indian market. Shisedo is known for its high end skin care solutions while Za is its popular Asian subsidiary. While its launch in the Indian market hasn’t exactly made a huge splash, it is being eyed carefully by its drugstore counterparts.

PREVIEW & LOTD: Maybelline Colossal Kajal in Turquoise

Preview of Maybelline Colossal Kajal in Turquoise
Have you heard the news yet? Maybelline's Colossal Kajal is now available in Turquoise too... I know I sound like a billboard advert and I am sure you are all sick and tired of reading and hearing this catch line since a week now but truly it is a colossal news especially for all Colossal kajal lovers... If you were a die-hard fan of the Maybelline Colossal Kajal in Black then you are sure to love the turquoise version as well...

Review: Lakme 9 to 5 Lipstick in Rosy Sunday

Review of Lakme 9 to 5 Lipstick in Rosy Sunday
Guest Post by: Mrittika
After coming across this shade on a beauty blog, I nearly searched all possible Lakme counters at malls as well as small stores, but none of them had it. I had to book this shade and left my number with the SA to inform me whenever stock comes in. Well, that’s how I got it.

REVIEW & SWATCHES: L'Oreal Paris Rouge Caresse Lipsticks

Review of L'Oreal Paris Rouge Caresse Lipsticks in Rock N Mauve and Dating Coral
Today has been a good day! I reached a logical conclusion to the tasks I have been assigned at work, I sweated like a pig in the gym, I got some much delayed Spring cleaning of the house done and finally I did NOT reach out to a pack of Cornitos. So all in all it was a good day :) But what is making it still better is that you guys have been really sweet in supporting my new accessories blog by liking my Facebook page :) Thank you so much people! ♥

REVIEW: Bourjois 123 Perfect CC Cream

Review of Bourjois 123 Perfect CC Cream



Guest Post By Pranali
Back in February I was eyeing this CC cream on Asos, but something stopped me from ordering it. And it was launched in India already. I was still unsure with 3-4 bottles of Base makeup lying around. I gave in. Temptation!
I tried no 33 Beige Rose on one cheek and 34 Bronze on the other. It was totally dark for me. But no 33 disappeared on application. Using religiously for 7 days in sun and indoors, I’m ready with my deep thoughts on it.

REVIEW & SWATCHES: L'Oreal Paris Shine Caresse Lip Colors

Review of L'Oreal Paris Shine Caresse Lip Colors in Eve and Pretty Woman I am a sucker for glass products, pretty things and dabbas and dibbis of all sizes. But what I really am a sucker for is beautiful packaging. So imagine my glee when I receive these beauties from L'Oreal Paris in my mail. Their classy, shiny casing and more than gorgeous shades were enough to sweep me off my feet... But when I started using them I couldn't help but fall for this amazing product hook, line and sinker... Read on to know more :)

REVIEW: FabIndia Charcoal Face Pack

Review of FabIndia Charcoal Face Pack
I love visiting FabIndia... It is one store in the world that I never ever get tired of visiting. Really! I find it even more attractive than the MAC store :) The jewellery at FabIndia, the candles, the home decor stuff, the sarees, everything is just so beautiful. So on my last visit to the store I got these earrings and a jar of Charcoal Face Pack!

Review & Swatches: Lakme Absolute Gloss Stylist Lip Color

Lakme Absolute Gloss Stylist Lip Colors in Coral Sunset, Pink Pout and Burgandy Burn
Its always a pleasure for a Beauty Blogger to receive PR samples and if the samples in question are as colorful as these are then its a matter of sheer joy for the blogger to try them and eventually review them... The shades as you can see are simply gorgeous and such fun that one would be crazy to not fall in love with these beauties... I for one sure did! :)

Review: MAC Speak Louder Lipstick

Review of MAC Speak Louder Lipstick
Guest Post By: Marianne
Every once in a while, I have to remind myself to switch it up where my makeup is concerned – both my look and the products I use. Inevitably, I keep coming back to my comfort zone of defined eyes and nude-pink lips. When I consciously want to try something different, I dig deep into my stash and bring out the bright and colourful stuff. Presenting today - my only out and out bright lipstick, MAC Speak Louder!

Affordable yet Must Have Eye Makeup Brushes

Kryolan Eye Makeup Brushes - Affordable and a Must Have!
I had a weird dream last night... I dreamt that I was sipping a steaming cup of cappuccino, was debating with myself about what was the best way to achieve Continuous Delivery in a release cycle and just kept crying at the same time... Weird? Right! Creepy? Damned right! Disturbing? Hell yeah!
No the dream didn't have a dramatic ending, like me waking up with a scream or me starting to blabber in my sleep and the pati having to shake me up... The dream died its natural death and I continued to sleep... Only in the morning when I remembered the dream did I feel that something was amiss with me. 

One Liner Review: Maybelline Colossal Volume Express Mascara

Quick Review of Maybelline Colossal Volume Express Mascara
I must be the last person the planet Earth to review this mascara...
It is a great daily wear mascara, gives decent volume, curls, holds the curl and is super easy to apply. It is not waterproof and I like it that way as it really easy to remove at night.
It doesn't do much to the length of your lashes though.

REVIEW: Maybelline Lip Polish in Glam 9

Review of Maybelline Lip Polish in Glam 9
My weekend's consisted of CSI: NY and "The Killing" marathons... I mean literally... The kind of crime fiction fan that I am, I must say that the weekend was well spent since I got a chance to catch up on all my fav crime serials that I missed out during the week...But then I have also been a good blogger and I managed to fit in clicking product pictures and even doing a couple of LOTDs... Ooooh yes! So brace yourselves my darlings for a barrage of product reviews and makeup posts...

One Liner Review: Vaseline Lip Therapy Lip Balm With SPF 15

Do I Recommend the Vaseline Lip Therapy with SPF 15?
One of the best lip balms for the Summer season...
Not too heavy, not waxy, a fruity watermelon flavour and easy to carry with its twist up packaging, makes this little delight one of my favorites...
And then it comes with SPF 15, which gives it just that added little edge that it needed :)