Recovery

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Can anyone else relate to coming out of the cold season with dry lips? I for sure have been struggling with that. Not to mention the existence of liquid lipsticks making it ten times worse.

Aside from dry lips this winter, I was also dealing with my outer lips being darker than usual. After many trials and errors using other products and DIY techniques – which I could have been at fault since I probably wasn’t doing it correctly – but nonetheless, nothing seemed to be doing the job.

I thought I had found my holy grail, Fresh Sugar Advanced Therapy Lip Treatment – which I loved and still wanted to love, but it just did not do the job for me. It felt great on the lips but I found myself reapplying it every so often which was inconvenient.

Many people have been raving about the Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask, so I decided to give it a try. I’ve been dying to do a review on this product for so long now!

Where do I even begin? First off, the packaging is super cute! It comes with a little applicator which allows you to scoop out as little as you need. It’s made up of vitamin c, antioxidants and a mix of berries – all the good stuff you need in your beauty routine. It has a very subtle sweet scent which doesn’t linger on for long. The best part is that it glides on smoothly, leaving your lips shiny without leaving a greasy residue. A little goes a long way for sure. I not only use this as a night time mask but also during the day right before any event – especially if I’m going to throw on a liquid lipstick.

Within a few days, I definitely noticed a huge difference. It’s safe to say, “Toodles chapped lips, hello softness!” My darkness around my lip area also improved within a few nights of using this product. This is now my holy grail product – no more lip balms!

I’m new to this whole masking world and never realized how relaxing it can be after such a long day. With Laneige’s Lip Sleeping Mask and one of my other current faves the Summer Friday’s Jet Lag Mask  I throw these on right before bed and it’s an instant game changer.

 

Keep on sparkling, xo!

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All About The Easy Glam

Quick and easy way to get curls using my NuMe.

• Make sure you’re turning the straightener outwards! 

 

Keep on sparkling, xo!

The One

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Trying to find “The One” foundation for me has been so difficult lately. I started with MAC and then went on to Smashbox’s foundation right before they switched up their formula, I’ve been struggling to find the perfect match for myself.

I was never really into stick foundations however, I had to give the Hourglass a try. The title, Vanish Seamless Finish Foundation Stick speaks for itself. From 26 shades to choose from, I found my matching one to be in the shade Amber. Testing it out in store, the first thing I noticed was that it made my face look flawless. Unlike most stick foundations, this went on smoothly and was easy to blend out. I noticed once I let the foundation set, I was in love with it.

So if you’re looking for a foundation to try out, I would definitely recommend this one!

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Let’s commence the start of bringing out the leathers, the parkas and the trenches! 
The refreshing smell of the cool, crisp air? √
All the holidays and festivities to look forward to? √ 
Being able to cozy up in sweaters and booties ?√
 
What’s there not to like about this season?
 
Kicking off my season with a very late post and my favorite go-to outfit: Leather jacket and boots 🙂 

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Wedding Festivities

With just little time to get ready, here’s a simple look for my cousin’s wedding. A simple look focusing on a bold lip and a light contour!

MOTD

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FaceSmashbox – Studio Skin Foundation + MAC – Studio Face Foundation; Two Faced – Sweethearts Bronzer in Sweet Tea; Laura Mercier – Translucent Loose Setting Powder; NARS– Radiant Creamy Concealer;

Eyes: Julep – Eyeshadow Palette ; Tarte – Tarteist Clay Paint Liner; Maybelline – Master Kajal; Two Faced – Better Than Sex Mascara

Lips: Anastasia Beverly Hills – Sad Girl

OOTD

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Keep on sparkling, xo!

Effortless Summer Look

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When it comes to the summer, I want to wear everything as light as possible. Maxi dresses are basically equivalent as to throwing on a pair of leggings in the winter for me. It’s nice and simple, especially when you’re in a hurry to either meet up with friends or to run errands.

As for my go-to makeup and hair look, I try to stick to as minimal product as possible. In most cases, I usually just go with concealer, bronzer and depending on my mood, eyeliner. I like to go for the tousled hair look which is probably one of the easiest and safest looks to go for this season.

What’s your favorite go-to summer look?

Keep on sparkling, xo!

 

Happy Wedding Season!

It’s that time of year, when Kleenex becomes the real MVP as wedding vows are being said. I’m a sucker when it comes to weddings. The best part about North/South Indian weddings are the traditions and festivities that come along with it.

Here’s my make up of the day from this past weekend!

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FaceSmashbox – Studio Skin Foundation + MAC – Studio Face Foundation; Two Faced – Sweethearts Bronzer in Sweet Tea; Laura Mercier – Translucent Loose Setting Powder

Eyes: Julep – Eyeshadow Palette ; Tarte – Tarteist Clay Paint Liner; Two Faced – Better Than Sex Mascara

Lips: Sephora – 14 Blackberry Sorbet

 

Keep on sparkling, xo!