Tuesday, 30 May 2017

The Instax Mini 7s....and why we are addicted to it!

A while back, we were invited by Fujifilm to witness the launch of their new Instax Mini7s and the Instax Mini8 Bundle Pack.

The event itself was a super fun one and we walked back home with the new Instax 7s to test and try. Shortly afterwards, exams came around and I wasn't able to give the camera a proper go. 
I finally took it out last month and have not been able to stop using it ever since! Here's why:

Monday, 29 May 2017

Cargo Blush,Tonga : Review

I love blog sales! Which beauty lover does not? You get to try new brands and products without investing toooo much money. 
I had never heard of Cargo Cosmetics before, and Divya from The Conscience Fund was the sweetest ever and threw this in along with our other purchases from her blog sale. 

The fact that I have reached for this blush almost ever since I have got it, is proof enough of how much I am loving it already!

Cargo Blush Tonga review

Sunday, 28 May 2017

Hooked Onto : May 2017!

May gone! Whoa! Time is flying, isn't it?

Well with another month end comes a list of favourites! Here's what I have been loving all May :)

may favourites, hooked onto

Saturday, 27 May 2017

Kids, Putting Their Best Foot Forward!

Remember the old days, when we were young and had only about 2 pairs of basic shoes?
Of course this counts in the home slippers. If you were a girl, you probably had a nice pair of ballerinas which you wore when going out to a fancy place. Okay maybe another one in a different color, just to be fancy. And boys had a pair of sport shoes. All the 90's kids will know what I am saying.


A tea lover's tryst with Tea Treasure...!

Not many people know this about us, but Swati is an ardent coffee lover while I worship tea.

Tea for me is not just a treat for the taste buds, it holds great sentimental value as well. Evening chai is a family ritual, and I've been known to accompany my mother in drinking 3-4 cups in a day!

Although at home we love the quintessential chai, I've broadened my horizon and learnt to appreciate the wide variety of teas the world has to offer. I especially love Twinnings Earl Grey and Lemon & Ginger, and I'm lusting after berry flavoured teas.

While searching for good quality herbal teas available in India, I stumbled across Tea Treasure, a website dedicated to fulfilling all your tea needs while guaranteeing to make the whole experience a deeply satisfying one. Needless to say my happiness knew no bounds and I immediately knew I had to give it a try!



Friday, 26 May 2017

Rimmel Apocalips Lip Lacquer, Stellar : Review

When it comes to lips, I usually never stray from nudes.

It's not just the profession's demand, but also a matter of convenience. Having a few different toned MLBB shades in my collection makes it easy to pull together any look, no worries!

However, every now and then I like to do a complete U turn and sport a bright lip, be it a special occasion or just to run an errand! It's good to shake thing up, right?

And that's when beauties like Stellar take the limelight. And with that crazy pigmentation, and even crazier neon tinge, it's hard to keep Stellar away from attention... believe me.


Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Kama Ayurveda Pure Lavender Water : Review

One of the first skincare products I was introduced to by my mother was rose water, and ever since the Fab India steam distilled rose water was the only toner / face mist in my stash. I still think it's one of the better budget rosewaters available in our market and will repurchase or recommend it without a thought.

However, Swati always raved about the Kama Ayurveda pure rosewater being so fragrant, so luxurious, that I gave in to the greed and ordered for myself the Lavender variant (to justify the new purchase, two different flowers means separate benefits right?)


Monday, 22 May 2017

Real Techniques Powder Brush : Review

Even if you have the best of makeup, it is very important to have the right tools to apply them. Don't you all agree?
And while there are lovely brushes available (I have many on my wishlist) most of them are often quite expensive, unfortunately. And someday (when I am quite a makeup pro, I might get them). But for now, all I need are good quality brushes that are priced well....that way I can build my collection you see :)

When it comes to buying makeup brushes, Real Techniques is mostly what I reach out for without hesitation.

We have already reviewed their Stippling Brush, Expert Face Brush and Miracle Complexion Sponge in depth previously. Obviously, if you read the previous posts, you will know by now that we at CnD really love these brushes!
Adding to my collection, I got their Powder Brush a few months back and obviously I like it a lot!

Real Techniques Powder Brush, Real Techniques Powder Brush review

Sunday, 21 May 2017

April 2017 Empties!

April empties are a few and since I am completely out of thoughts as of now, I shall jump straight into them! :D


Friday, 19 May 2017

I Need A Vacation! #AbKahan

I am sure you have heard me mention this several times here and on social media by now!

The basic thing is - Life has been super stressful at work and in general. I find myself giving exams every other day. Don't even get me started on last week...it was an absolute nightmare. Imagine having to give exams 8:00 am - 10:30 pm for 2 days straight...yes, that is how it was! I am continuous in lack of sleep, have permanent eye bags and dark circles and to top it all, I am losing hair like crazy (read - shedding).

My Top 10 Summer Lipsticks!

Hello lovelies! 

I am so happy that you all liked the posts in the Summer Series! Nothing makes us happier than reading your appreciative messages. Many of you requested this post, so here it is. 
Intially I wanted to keep it at 5, but well, there is never such thing as too many lipsticks, is there? So here are my top 10 summer lip colors! Happy Reading!

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Wednesday, 17 May 2017

Maybelline The Falsies Push Up Drama Mascara : Review

When it comes to mascaras, I generally tend to like the Maybelline ones. 
My first mascara was the Hypercurl one, I quickly upgraded to Colossal and when I tried out the Falsies...well, that was love! No matter which mascara I am testing/trying, I will always have a tube of Falsies in my stash! 

Even the Falsies Big Eyes was a good one, especially with a smaller wand for the lower lashes. 
Unfortunately though, I did not like the Magnum Barbie one that much and went back to my trusted Falsies. 

But when they came out with the Falsies Push Up Drama, I was super hopeful, afterall, it was from the Falsies family...!

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Tuesday, 16 May 2017

Easy Summer Floral Nail Art , White & Gold

Summer = Florals! No discussion over this! Which is why we could not resist from doing a floral nail art! Also, my love for gold and white is eternal, so I combined the 2 colors for this one. 

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Monday, 15 May 2017

With Great Shave comes Great Class! Spruce Shave Club Traveller Kit

By Ashish Gyan

Wanderlust is an itch that you have to, sometime in life, give in to! When such a time and place comes a gentleman will not be caught off-guard.

The great guys at Spruce Shave Club are friends in need, who will be every gentleman's, friend indeed.

From their stable of great products, comes the The Traveller and the Loaded 5X Traveller variant.


Spruce Shave Club Traveller Kit, Spruce Shave Club Traveller Kit review

Wednesday, 3 May 2017

SoulFlower Coldpressed Rosehip Carrier Oil : Review

Oils are my new thing. I 'discovered' them quite late, but late is better than never!

When all the beauty world was taken by storm by facial oils, I was happily sleeping under a rock. Then I randomly stumbled onto the Extraordinary Boosting Elixir by L'Oreal and got curious. After the first application, I was a convert. I do not think I will ever let facial oils out of my sight ever again. Double emphasis! I've looked into it quite a bit and a post about oils and different skin types is mulling in the back of my mind right now, but for now let me introduce you to this little bottle of goodness :)

SoulFlower Coldpressed Rosehip Carrier Oil review

Tuesday, 2 May 2017

Your Guide to Summer Makeup!

First of all, Thank You for loving our Summer series! It makes us so happy knowing that you all appreciated the previous posts and we will be working on more summer related posts for sure!

In case, you have missed out previous posts, you can check them out here :

And since we all love makeup, why not have a guide to summer makeup? Let's start shall we?

Guide to Summer Makeup, Summer Makeup, Summer Makeup essentials
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