OOTD – An Indian take!

By Aishwarya Kaushal, Wednesday, 20th May 2015

Hello everyone!

Today’s post is going to be slightly different from my usual OOTDs. I attended a very special wedding of a close friend’s sister and wore this suit for the engagement function. I didn’t know if you’d like to see a dressed up Indian look which is why I didn’t post this earlier but then I realised this suit is too pretty to not share!

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I was on the hunt for the perfect suit until I found this one and instantly knew this is what I wanted to wear. It has beautiful embroidery work on the front with panels going all the way down to the bottom. The suit is sheer waist down and comes semi-stitched. I decided to get pant-style bottoms stitched with a patch of embroidery on the front leg portion. I love how this is a fun, modern take on the contemporary Indian suit and looks absolutely fabulous!

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Since the kurta is so busy, the dupatta is totally unnecessary and you can skip it if you want but I feel like no Indian suit is complete until you wear a dupatta. It is also available in mint, pink and blue, all of which are beautiful. I went with purple because it is one of the more unexplored colours in my collection.

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I am a total bindi lover! Whenever I wear something Indian, I almost always add a bindi for the complete desi look!

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I created a smokey bronze look on my eyes with a dash of purple on the lower waterline. I wanted the lips to be a pop of pink to match my shoes!

Details :

Semi-Stitched Three Piece Suit – Mirraw

All Rings – Forever21

Pink Platform Pumps – Stilettos

On My Lips – Chambor Extreme Matte Lip Pencil in the shade “Exotic Fuschia”

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Nyx Matte Lipstick Review – MLS17 “Sweet Pink”

By Aishwarya Kaushal, Monday, 20th April 2015

Hello everyone!

As promised in my previous review of the Nyx Matte Lipstick in “Indie Flick”, this post is going to be a review of another Nyx lipstick that I picked up.

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Pink lips are certainly a girly favourite and I already own more than my fair share! They’re extremely fun and are perfect for the spring/summer time!

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What NYX Says :

NYX Matte Lipsticks are highly pigmented, richly formulated and long-wearing. The formula glides on smoothly and stays put with a non-drying matte finish.

Ingredients :

Bees Wax, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) wax, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla)wax, Ceresin, Microcrystalline Wax, Polyethylene, Octyldodeanol, Polyisobutene, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Oleyl Alcohol, Isopropyl Palmitate, Isostearyl Isostearate, Bis-Digylceryl Polyacyladipade-2, Tocopheryl Acetate, B.H.A, and Fragrance. MAY CONTAIN: Mica (CI 77019), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxide Red (CI 77491), Iron Oxide Yellow (CI 77492), Iron Oxide Black (CI 77499), D&C Red No.6 (CI 15850), D&C Red No.7 (CI 15850), D&C Red No.27 Aluminum Lake (CI 45410), FD&C Yellow No.5 Aluminum Lake (CI 19140), FD&C Blue No.1 Aluminum Lake (CI 42090), or D&C Red No.36 (CI 12085).

Price : Rs. 570/- from Sephora (India). However, they retail for only $6.00 in the United States.

Packaging :

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They come in a black matte packaging which is sturdy and sophisticated. It shuts with a satisfying click and I love how you can see the actual colour of the lipstick without having to open it. It really helps to be able to see the colour of each lipstick when you have more than one in your collection.

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My Thoughts :

The pigmentation is ON POINT! If you have any issues with pigmented or darkened lips, these will cover them perfectly. They have incredible colour pay-off in a single swipe and can also be layered to achieve superior coverage and bang-on colour. What you see in the tube is exactly what you get. I always prefer bold lipsticks to be matte because they do not bleed out of the lip line.

The application is super smooth without any tugging and they do not feel like a drying matte lipstick either. However, you will need exfoliated and well-prepared lips in order to rock these as they will highlight and grab onto any dry patch.

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They last for a good 5-6 hours leaving a soft stain of colour behind and are completely water-proof but not entirely transfer-proof since they don’t have an extremely dry matte formula. Fret not, they will not smear around on your face though!

“Sweet Pink” is a beautiful, bold and summer appropriate mauve pink shade. It looks bright and catchy in person and looks especially stunning with winged eyes. It will look great on almost every single skin tone and it has a slightly more wearable quality than a neon shade due to the mauve under-tone.

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The Good :

1. Extremely Pigmented

2. Silky and Non-Drying Matte Texture

3. Comfortable To Wear

4. Does Not Smear or Smudge

5. Travel Friendly

6. Colour Visible On Packaging

7. Inexpensive

8. Very Slight but Non-Offensive Smell

The Could Be Better :

1. Not As Easily Available in India.

2. Will Highlight Any Dry Patch On The Lips

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Overall :

I am very happy with these lipsticks and would recommend everyone to try a few shades from this range. They come in a whopping 33 shades so there is a colour for everyone! I will definitely look into some other colours to add to my stash.

I hope you enjoyed reading!

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What’s In My April 2015 Fab Bag?

By Aishwarya Kaushal, Friday, 3rd April 2015

Hello everyone!

Fab Bags have started coming out really early in the month now, which is great! I got mine today and I cannot wait to share the whole review with you! This is what it looks like :

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I love this month’s bag. It is zebra printed, spacious and will be perfect to carry around as a makeup bag in your purse.

The theme this month was “Nine to 9”

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Here’s what I got :

1. Malavara Shower Gel And Body Lotion Duo – Lime Vetiver

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The lotion is great to throw in your handbag for on-the-go moisture touch-ups but I’m a little iffy of the lime scent. The shower gel is also great for travelling and I love the little bottles that can be reused! Over the months, I have received A LOT of lotions and moisturisers from Fab Bag and I just wish they would focus more on makeup rather than lime scented bath stuff! Both of them are deluxe sample sized.

2. City Color Blush Quad – Coral

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This blush is my favourite thing from the whole bunch! It comes out a gorgeous pink on the cheeks with very little sheen so it is perfect for the daytime. It makes me look like I just came back from a run in the sun and looks extremely natural. It is a full sized product.

3. Chambor Body Mist – Mystique Magnolia

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This smells EXACTLY like Magnolia flowers. Personally, I am not a fan of the night flower scent so it is a bit too reminiscent of that for me. If you like that sort of smell, then this will be a great mist for you. Also, this deluxe sample sized spray is perfect to throw in your tiny clutches for fragrance touch ups!

4. Denman Volumizing Hair Brush

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I love that this hair brush is anti-static. I am not sure if it volumizes, if at all. But, it’s a decent size and does the job without tugging or pulling.

Here is what I got overall :

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This month’s Fab Bag was well worth the price you pay for one bag. You get two full sized products and three deluxe sample sized products. The lime scented shower gel and lotion are not something too exciting for me. I continue to hope they’ll tilt a little more towards makeup rather than moisturisers and bath stuff. The blush was a pleasant surprise and I’m happy with the hair brush too. The fragrance mist would’ve been perfect had I been a fan of the Magnolia scent but I’m not.

You can subscribe to FabBag here :  http://www.fabbag.com/

Cost :

– Rs. 599/- for a one-time box

– Rs. 1,499/- for a 3 month subscription

– Rs. 2,699/- for a half yearly subscription

– Rs. 4,799/- for an annual subscription.

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