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REVIEW: The Body Shop Nutriganics Smoothing Eye Cream

REVIEW: The Body Shop Nutriganics Smoothing Eye Cream
As I sit at my desk typing out this post, I am mentally also making a list of things I need to get myself on my next Grocery Shopping trip... And the only thing that is continuously popping ting into my head is this yummy tasting bits of mango jelly (aam papad) rolled in sweet and sour anaar-daana powder... Raise hands if you love it as much as I do :)

REVIEW: The Body Shop Body Butter in Vineyard Peach

REVIEW: The Body Shop Body Butter in Vineyard Peach
During one of my shopping sprees at the Delhi Sephora (Sephora Haul Post Here), I had picked up a mango flavoured body lotion and I distinctly remember my mum-in-law asking me incredulously as to what was my fascination with smelling like a fruit and other edibles :D She exclaimed that when they were younger, they wanted to smell like flowers... 

REVIEW: Za-Shiseido Perfect Solution Restoring Collagen Cream

REVIEW: Za-Shiseido Perfect Solution Restoring Collagen Cream
Every time I am back from a vacation, my hair and my skin always tell the story of climatic changes and environmental pollution. It wasn't a matter of concern till a couple of years back. But now that I am almost in my 30s, I know I need to start taking a little extra care of my skin :)

BUDGET WEDNESDAYS: Ayur Deep Pore Cleansing Milk

Review of Ayur Deep Pore Cleansing Milk
Guest Post By: Pallavi
Cleansing is a very important part of skin care regimen.  We are cursed with a routine where we have to rush as soon as we open our eyes. We load our face and body with makeup and the skin has to bear the makeup burden throughout the day. But at night before saying good night, the skin also needs to feel loose and relieved. So, we need to wipe out the makeup and help the skin to finally breathe free. It is always said that the biggest mistake you make to your skin is sleeping with makeup on. So, that's where the significance of cleansing comes in.

REVIEW: Za True White Toner

Review of Za True White Toner from the House of Shiseido
Remember the time I went to Kiehl's to get a free skin consultation and they told me that even though I had been thinking that I had dry skin for the past 28 years of my life, I in actuality had combination skin! Remember now?

BUDGET WEDNESDAYS: Review of NIVEA Fruity Shine Lip Balm in Strawberry

Review of Nivea Fruity Shine Lip Balm in StrawberryA day late :)

Guest Post By: Pallavi
I am quite skeptical in terms of trying lip products. I think that I will end up looking like a clown in almost all the colors. So, I prefer maintaining a safe distance.  But some day or the other I get tempted and while mall hopping I gathered courage and added this product to my cart.  Let's see if it impressed me or not.

REVIEW: The Body Shop Vitamin E Overnight Serum-In-Oil

Review of The Body Shop Vitamin E Overnight Serum-In-Oil
This review has been long due but I really wanted to try this little Serum-In-Oil to my heart's content and form a SOLID review to share with you guys. So without much ado lets just jump straight into it, shall we? :)

BUDGET WEDNESDAYS: Clean & Clear Blackhead Clearing Daily Scrub

Review of Clean & Clear Blackhead Clearing Daily Scrub in Budget Wednesdays
Since the time I started with this Budget Wednesdays feature, my weekly grocery shopping has become so much more enjoyable! I obviously spend more time lingering around the aisles holding beauty and bath products and well yeah I have been invariably exceeding my weekly grocery budgets as well...
But well, a girl's gotta do what a girl's gotta do, right ;)

REVIEW: L'Oreal Paris Aqua Essence UV Protector

Review of L'Oreal Paris Aqua Essence UV Protector
I have been having trouble sticking to my diet and exercise regimen lately. As much as I love staying in shape, 2014 is proving to be a year of binge eating, random sleep patterns, a lot of overwork and hence almost zero time to hit the gym... As a result, my skin's been acting up, my hair's dried up (yes more!) and well I am gradually coming to terms with the fact that I am actually aging, my skin especially... Its starting out to be a sob story but honestly, I 've been in need of a good cribbing session since a long long time...

Come on! We all have those moments, now don't we! :)

BUDGET WEDNESDAYS: Johnsons Baby Skincare Wipes

Review of Johnsons Baby Skincare Wipes as a Makeup Remover
I love blogger events where I get to meet with and learn from other beauty bloggers. There's always something to learn, some tricks, some tips and sometimes about unique products. One such learning was from Jyoti of Everything That Matters, with whom I traveled and shared a room in Mumbai during the Indiblogger #DovePlay meet...

REVIEW: Za True White Day Cream from The House of Shiseido

Review of Za True White Day Cream from The House of Shiseido
The Indian market perhaps the Asian market is abuzz with loads of whitening products and honestly I give a shit about fairness or whitening products but when you get back to work and see PR samples sitting on your testing table (yup the pati knows to keep my PR boxes on my testing table only) you have no choice but to sample the wares. I generally give reviewing these "whitening" products a miss but I have honestly read so much about Za that my curiosity got the better of me...

So I read the product carton back to back and top to bottom and you will be surprised at what I discovered...

BUDGET WEDNESDAYS: Maybelline Baby Lips Lip Balms

Reviewing Maybelline Baby Lips on Budget Wednesdays
A girl cannot have enough shoes, they say... You need ballet flats and cute wedges and pretty kitten heels and some hot stilettos and hippy flip flops and well some ballet flats and some more of those cute wedges and well the cycle continues... Doesn't it? :) The same goes with lip balms for me... I need some cocoa flavored ones and some vanilla flavored ones, then throw in a couple of fruity flavours, top it off with some minty ones and then again I want some of those cocoa butter ones...

Oh come on! A girl's gotta do what she's gotta do ;)

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
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.

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!

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 :)

REVIEW: The Body Shop Ginger Sparkle Lip Balm

Review of The Body Shop Ginger Sparkle Lip Balm
It had been a while I had taken a good look at myself in the mirror... And when I say a good look, I mean not only at my face but other parts as well... Its hard to imagine but I had been keeping so busy at work that I wasn't even obsessing over my looks any more and that people is a HUGE deal for me cause I do have a teeny little bit of narcissism in me... So today when I looked at myself properly (in the buff) in the shower, I realized that I did look like I had gained some weight...

REVIEW: L'Oreal Revitalift Laser X3 Anti-Aging Cream & Serum

Review of L'Oreal Paris Revitalift Laser X3 Anti-Aging Cream & Serum
My profession and my favorite hobby in the world both are so hazardous to my skin that there are times I wonder if I am purposely on a mission to ruin it all. Aging skin, fine lines and wrinkles and even skin pigmentation is something that I had been noticing lately and though I am all for aging gracefully but come on 28 is so not the right age to actually even start aging!

REVIEW: Nivea Lip Butter In Raspberry Rose

Review of Nivea Lip Butter In Raspberry Rose
I have gotten pretty late (almost all bloggers have reviewed these yummy looking lip butters) and yet I wanted to jump onto the bandwagon and try out these pretty little tins of lip butter that Nivea has come up with. There is something so endearing about these sleek tins of yummy flavoured butters that I just couldn't help pick one up. And of course the fact that they promise you sensationally soft lips is an added bonus :) So on one of my grocery shopping trips earlier this month, I purchased a tin in a flavor called Raspberry Rose.

REVIEW: Vaseline Total Moisture Cocoa Radiant Vitalizing Body Gel Oil

Review of Vaseline Total Moisture Cocoa Radiant Vitalizing Body Gel Oil
Weekends are special, aren't they? For some its a time to catch up on their sleep, for some its a time to finish their chores while for some its a time for them to completely relax and forget about their responsibilities and duties... For me weekends are synonymous with taking long and relaxing baths... Its a sacred ritual, its something that I completely indulge myself with and it is something that I religiously follow...