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REVIEW: LA Girl Gel Glide Eyeliner in Dark Brown

REVIEW: LA Girl Gel Glide Eyeliner in Dark Brown
ISLM Writer: Sanchita
People were gushing about when NYX launched in India (check Nykaa) but I went mad after the launch of L.A. Girl. Although only handful of products were launched compared to their awesome range, I was glad to find the Gel Glide Eyeliner Pencils. These pretty babies are the drugstore dupe of the rich and famous Urban Decay 24-7 Glide-on Eye Pencil. Okay, I am college student and I can’t go around shelling money on UD (although I love the eyeshadows!) Being an eyeliner fanatic, I bought few colors from the range of L.A. Girl and one particular product just blew my mind of. Want to know why? Read on to know ore about it.

Review: Elle 18 Color Pops Matte Lipstick - Cherry Wine

Elle 18 Color Pops Matte Lipstick Cherry Wine ReviewISLM Writer: Sanchita
When everyone is busy buying summer-y lipstick shades like tangerine, corals and pinks, I am busying purchasing dark berry, plums and maroons. Well, I am in love with dark shades right now and has been continuously wearing few shades from the Elle 18’s newest launch - the Color Pops Matte range. I have always rated Elle 18 somewhat average as I found their products okay-ish but this launch was a bomb.com. Read on the review of the lipstick to know more.

Top 10 Makeup Products for Summers

Top 10 Makeup Products for SummersISLM Writer: Sanchita
Hello everyone! It is literally a difficult task to wear makeup during this scorching heat. Nevertheless, we girls never step back. All you need is proper makeup products that won’t melt, clog pores or break you out like hell. Indian summers are awful and unbearable especially when you are stepping out of the comfort of air conditioners. Ever heard the term “Less is more”? Well, that’s what works for summer.

REVIEW: Coloressence Vibgyor Matte Eye Shadow EM-4

Coloressence Vibgyor Matte Eye Shade EM-4
ISLM Writer: Sanchita
Hello dolls! It has been ages that I wrote for ISLM and God! How I missed it! I have been MIA for a long time due to some reasons but now it time for an eyeshadow review. I have a weakness for matte brown eye shadow and I generally hoard every possible one in the market. MAC is a little bit ‘out-of-my-range’ because I am still a college student and hence I concentrate more on other budget friendly ones. I suddenly saw this matte brown eye shadow from Coloressence I stock and wasted no time in ordering this. Read on to know about my thoughts on the product.

Top 10 Kohls Available In India

Top 10 Kohls Available In India ISLM Writer: Sanchita
Kohl or Kajal is such an essential item that can actually bring a whole new magical difference to your look. Be a smoky look, subtle tight lining, thick lining or winged lining, it is something that will define the eyes beautifully, giving a veil of sultry, seductive and mysterious look. We love coloured eyeliners and liquid liners but every girl would agree that there isn't any substitute for jet black kajal. Indian market is flooded with a lot of options but today, I have short listed 10 best of the best kohls, for that smudge-proof, water-proof and long lasting look. So, scroll down to see the list of best kajals.

Street Wear Color Rich Ultra Moist Lip Color Very Vampire Review and Swatches!

Street Wear Color Rich Ultra Moist Lip Color Very Vampire Review and Swatches!ISLM Writer: Sanchita

I never get tired of reds. There were several occasions I ended up buying a lipstick of same color (read: red) and not using it ever again. Well, old habits die hard. One of the latest buy of mine is the Street Wear Color Rich from an online portal. I expected it to be a darker version, so that I can wear it in winter (you know how you can confidently wear vampy colours in broad daylight) but somehow it turned out to be some other kind of red. Nevertheless, I loved its texture and it is very easy to wear in winter. Scroll down to know about the lipstick in details.

10 Best Loose Powders Available in India

10 Best Loose Powders Available in IndiaISLM Writer: Sanchita

Summer is going to knock on the door soon and we, who are blessed (or cursed) with oily skin, will crawl back to our powders and/or matte foundations to keep the skin oil-free as far as possible. Being oily skinned, I have always found my way back to loose powders even though their packaging is slightly messy. This is because loose or translucent powders are more finely milled than the compact versions and hence gives you an even look rather than a made-up cakey one. Compact has the tendency to look rough under eyes or around the mouth whereas loose powders work excellently. No wonder, oily skin stays matte for longer duration than it does with the compact ones. Mostly, it gives sheer to buildable coverage and sits on the skin like a natural finish look.

10 Best Foundation Tips

10 Best Foundation TipsISLM Writer: Sanchita
Hello marshmallows!
Foundation is something which can either make you look like a drop-dead gorgeous diva or a simple white ghost with the base makeup ‘gone-horribly-wrong’. Firstly, shade plays an important role, which I am sure, you must heard a zillion times. However, if you get the undertone (yellow, peach, pink, neutral) right, there’s still a fading chance that you can make the foundation work with a lighter shade if you failed to get the right match. Application is something you have to learn a lot and foundation isn't something to be applied with fingers. So, as a person who has failed a numerous times while applying foundation, here are my top 10 tips on foundation application, which took me a lot of time to learn. Scroll down for more on the topic.

Top 10 Bronzers for Indian Skintone

Top 10 Bronzers for Indian SkintoneISLM Writer: Sanchita
Contouring trend has spread like wildfire and everyone is going to find their favourite set of contouring tools. Speaking of Indian beauties, we have naturally warm toned skin but after the base makeup we surely need a little warming up to get that perfect warm and natural look. It also enhances the features by making the face look more chiselled and sculpted. Bronzers are available in various formulas and finish in India. You can get liquids, cake or even in powder formulaes and for finish, both matte and shimmery are available. It has to be applied on the forehead, below the cheeks, jawline etc. The beauty of bronzers is in blending so that it looks as natural as possible. To blend flawlessly, you have to choose the product properly according to your skin type.

Maybelline Color Sensational Bold Matte Lipstick Mat 3 Review

Maybelline Color Sensational Bold Matte Lipstick Mat 3 ReviewISLM Writer: Sanchita
Hello everyone. Hope you all are enjoying winter. Fall is for dark, vampy and seductive lip colours but somehow my mind is totally off this season. I am busy wearing bright pinks, corals and oranges and buying some more. My latest buy is the Maybelline Color Sensational Bold Matte which I haven’t tried before. I have a soft corner for matte lipsticks and no matter what the season is – I am always wearing matte. Read on to know what I felt about this lip colour.

REVIEW: Faces Go Chic Lip Gloss - Sheer Coral

Faces Go Chic Lip Gloss Sheer Coral ReviewISLM Writer: Sanchita
Lip Glosses work for my emergency routines when I don’t get time for other than kajal and sunscreen. I simply dab on some lip gloss, which mostly multi-task as a lip balm and lip polish and then I am good to go. I picked up the Faces Go Chic Lip Gloss in Sheer Coral this time for the upcoming summers. Let us see this little beauty in details.

REVIEW & SWATCHES: Mascara and Eyeliner Duo by Sleek Makeup

REVIEW: Sleek Makeup Dip-It Duo Volumising Mascara and Liquid Eyeliner 24 Karat
ISLM Writer: Sanchita
Mascara and eyeliner go hand in hand and these are two things that a girl needs in her life more than anything else. Sleek Makeup has been a phenomenal drugstore brand which sadly isn't available in India, but thanks to a handful of websites and their heavy duty shipping charges, we still can get our hands on these lovely products. I decided to buy the mascara and eyeliner duo for the sole purpose of saving myself the labor of carrying two things in my bag when I can get both the product in a single thing. Read on to know my thoughts about the product in detail.

Review: Lakme Eyeconic Kajal - Green

REVIEW: Lakme Eyeconic Kajal - Green
ISLM Writer: Sanchita
Black liner, black kajal and black eyeshadow – sounds monotonous, eh? Well, thank the Heavens for beautiful colored liners. My new-found love are the Lakme Eyeconic Kajal which I bought in bulk for the festive and wedding season. These were launched way back in the day but those days my obsession was mostly black so I didn’t pay much heed to these. Today I am going to review the shade green which looks quite exquisite on the eyes too! Read on to know more about the color.

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.

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.

REVIEW: Sleek Makeup Pout Polish in Electro Peach

REVIEW: Sleek Makeup Pout Polish in Electro Peach
ISLM Writer: Sanchita
Sleek is one brand that makes me go bankrupt, literally! From eyeshadows to lipsticks – their quality is beyond great. This time I picked up few lip polishes for the winters. These pout relishes are extremely hydrated and nourishing for the lips and enriches the pout for the perfect chic look. So, let’s dig into the details of the pout polish in Electro Peach.