There she glows…

For thousands of years, people have been using creams, potions, lotions and procedures to try and hold back the clock. People are increasingly looking into spas and retreats, not only for general well-being and to help them manage their health concerns, but also as a preventative – to ensure that they stay healthy and age well. People want to be as well as they can for as long as can, and they realise that to do this they need to support their body and their ageing process.

The therapeutic treatments of spas have been used for centuries to influence emotional and physical well-being. Modern day spas are increasingly creating personalised treatment programs specialising in mental and physical vitality.

Lower Parel may be one of Mumbai’s most exclusive areas, but it’s also one of its busiest. If you want to escape the shoppers and bus fumes, then this hidden gem in the heart of the city is your answer.

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Stepping inside ReMedi Spa and Beauty Lounge, you are immediately transported into a scented-candled oasis of calm and quiet. The spa and beauty lounge is indulgently spacious, with beautiful relaxation areas. The treatment menu is impressively extensive with a heavy focus on body treatments and rejuvenation using assorted natural ingredients like Spirulina, fruit flakes rich in vitamin C, Jojoba and many more leaving you detoxed, pleasant and radiant.

Happily, there’s no shortage of more pampering, with a vast range of massages and facials using the highest quality and newest products. This includes a treatment with lifting-remodeling-firming effect, a high-performance anti-ageing range and intensive multi correction for firmness, luminosity and youthfulness. There are other advanced therapies as well, so whether you want prettifying, pampering or more long-term, results-driven treatments, you’ll find it on this menu.

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After too many hours slumped over a keyboard and my friend’s wedding a week away, the Revive and Rejuvenate Massage seemed the smart choice. Having listened to and noted my concerns about knotted shoulders and weary legs from my recent trip to Himachal, my sympathetic and skilled therapist set to work using essential oils of Kafir Lime and Pink Grapefruit. With satisfyingly just-hard-enough pressure, she expertly kneaded my desk-bound lifestyle out of my back and identified the tightness in my hamstrings that has made walking feel like a chore. I am left not only feeling reinvigorated and refreshed, but also with silky soft, fragrant skin.

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ReMedi Spa and Beauty Lounge is a purists and minimalist dream, crisp, to the point and softened with candles and flowers. The retail space honours pioneering brands like Margaret Dabbs London, Germaine De Capuccini and Alfaparf Milano. My favourite was the Germaine De Capuccini eye cream; it gave my puffy eyes an instant lift. All the products at ReMedi Spa and Beauty Lounge are organic, natural and sourced locally from the forests and farms in India.

Mrs Jo Gaglani, a wellness evangelist and the Owner of ReMedi Spa and Beauty Lounge prefers her treatments to be delivered in silence so you can really switch off, this is also why the spa is so minimal, and it helps you forget about distractions.

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What more could a treatment need to offer, the Revive and Rejuvenate massage was simply fabulous and I certainly left feeling cleansed, nourished, invigorated and pampered just as it offered to do so. It also gave me a great overview of all the products in Margaret Dabbs London, Germaine De Capuccini and Alfaparf Milano’s range. Finally I would add the treatment was exceptional value for money and covered everything I am after to relax in comfort.

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My after massage glow

Address:  ReMedi Spa and Beauty Lounge, 19, Vasan Udyog Bhavan, Sun Mill Compound, Lower Parel. Opposite St. Regis Hotel, Mumbai – 400 013

Lots of love,

Likhita Udyawar

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Fashion on my mind

With the holiday whirlwind winding down, we’re enjoying the post-fête calm in Mumbai. However, the first two months of the year brings its own set of exciting events, like the annual sale and Lakmé Fashion Week.

The fashion week is nearly upon us and the excitement is off the scale. From Tarun Tahiliani and Anita Dongre, to Amit Agarwal’s collaboration with Lakmé Salon, there’s a lot to look forward to this season. Thanks to increased social media activity and live streaming, it’s never been so easy for everyone to get involved. Yes, all the fashion shows and runways are exciting, but I happen to think that the most exciting part of fashion week is all the street style happening outside the shows; it’s like the frosting on the cake.

With zillions of shows on the schedule, including Narendra Kumar, Ritu Kumar, Rajesh Pratap Singh and Falguni Shane Peacock, you won’t want to miss a minute and you shouldn’t have to, with this guide to everything that’s going on over the fashion week.

 

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6 DEGREES STUDIO

The much-loved experimental space, Stage One will this season be renamed as ‘Studio’ and will focus on conceptual themes in fashion such as art, sustainability, theatre and much more. Emerging designers – who are the best of the Gen Next alumni such as Naushad Ali, Jayanti Reddy, Gaurav Khanijo, Sohaya Misra, Paridhi Jaipuria will be showcasing their Summer/Resort 2017 collections here. Cerebrated designers such as Dev R Nil, Savio Jon, Sanjukta Dutta, Mandeep Nagi and a lot more will be participating in this space with their individual artistic initiatives.

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Model wearing Monisha Jaising’s latest creation

 

INIFD PRESENTS GEN NEXT SHOW

 

INIFD will once again be the official knowledge partner for Lakmé Fashion Week for the 156h consecutive season and will present the prestigious Gen Next show at LFW SR 2017. This collaboration between fashion and education is an attempt to integrate knowledge sharing among the Indian fashion fraternity. The five labels making their debut are Ishanee Mukherjee and Anirudh Chawla, Pallavi Singh, Nakita Singh, Soumodeep Dutta and Resham Karamchandani and Sanya Suri.

 

SUSTAINABLE FASHION AND INDIAN TEXTILE DAY  

The much loved and the unique property that pays tribute to the rich heritage of Indian hand-woven luxury season after season. Designers like Rajesh Pratap Singh, Aneeth Arora, Abraham and Thakore, Naushad Ali, Soham Dave, among others will present India’s rare and finest concepts. Moreover, there will be a show by IMG Reliance Ltd dedicated to Kutch artisans during the day that will showcase artisans from kutch as designers such as Somaiya Kala Vidya, Chaman Siju, Sufiyan with Madame Hall, Shrujan.

 

LAKMÉ GRAND FINALE – ANITA DONGRE

Preserving the rich heritage of India, celebrated prêt-à-porter designer, Anita Dongre has created a couture collection that is versatile enough to transcend people, places and occasions. A line that effortlessly fuses a variety of styles, silhouettes and designs to offer customers fashion that is global chic. The audience can expect a stunning show as her collection will be inspired by Lakmé’s beauty statement for the season – ‘Liquid Glow’.

Lots of love,

Likhita Udyawar

 

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Game of shadows

Christmas, New Year and the wedding season is almost a month away but Lakmé has already started tempting make-up junkies like me with their latest collection. Lakmé recently introduced its new Lakmé Absolute Illuminating Limited Edition by Sabyasachi – a whole new range of make-up products starting from highlighters to eyeliners, eyeshadows and more. Lakmé Absolute Illuminating Eyeshadow Palette is a part of the limited edition make-up set and it boasts an incredible variety of shadows to choose from its two new six pan eyeshadow palettes – French Rose and Royal Persia. It’s some serious eye candy!

Royal Persia is a fusion of deep cool shades that are perfect to achieve an exotic Arabian Night-esque look, different from the usual black smoky eye make-up girls opt for if we want a hint of drama for parties and get-togethers. The French Rose Palette has a mix of warm shades that are perfect to glamorise and achieve the classic earthy princess look. It can pretty much be used for all the occasions, especially on first dates when you want to add that smart girly finish to your look. The palettes consist of lovely warm and cool shadows. There’s a beautiful selection of matte and shimmer shades and all of them complement each other. It’s rare to find a palette that can be used all on its own and in this case it’s not one but two palettes. You can create so many different combinations because the colours are all so compatible. You also have a few different highlights, transition/crease shades, and a couple of deeper shades to choose from.

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The shadows have a silky, lightweight texture that glide smoothly on the surface as well as sit closely on the skin. What makes Lakmé Absolute Illuminating Eyeshadows different is that they have a liquid powder blend that makes them feel smooth and the pigment gives a multi-dimensional intense colour payoff!

The signature Lakmé hard cover case, double-ended brush and a fairly large mirror makes the palette travel friendly and easy to carry without worrying about the shadows breaking or creating a mess inside your handbag.

Lakmé Absolute Illuminating Eyeshadows have an amazing texture and the matte tones are to die for!  It’s one of those must haves because of the beautiful range of colours and finish of the shadows. You can wear these shades now and they’ll be even more amazing heading into summer and monsoon. The quality is superb and there’s not a bad shade in the bunch. Recommended!

Lots of love,

Likhita Udyawar

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Lip love…

There might have been times when you have forgotten your keys, project files or something super important at home but make-up products are something we women never forget to carry. It’s a must have in every women’s bag along with a zillion other things. But you have to admit, it’s difficult to keep a track of things once it goes inside the magic cave where things automatically disappear. Imagine how surreal it would be if just one product could give us that pretty blush and pout we are digging for (literally in this case). Pull it out, a swipe, few dabs and you are good to go. It sounds so much better than searching for a lipstick and then going in again for the matching blush. Looking for a solution to this age-old problem?

Pucker up with a power product that gives you double-duty beauty! Lakme 9to5 Weightless Matte Mousse Lip & Cheek Color is an amazing product that can be worn both as a lip colour and as a blush! Wear it on your lips, or dot it onto the apples of your cheeks and blend for the ultimate flirty finish! Long-lasting and easy to blend, this 2-in-1 make-up must-have gives firmer, smoother, and better defined lips and cheeks to flaunt.

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It can be used as a solid layer on your lips and as a sheered out veil over your cheeks! The product gives a matte finish once it dries a bit. The texture is smooth and moussey, so blending is a breeze, plus, it doesn’t dry out lips. The wand is also nicely shaped for depositing the colour and ensuring that it sticks to the skin.
The colours are all gorgeous! It’s only a matter of choosing the colour you fancy the most and I’m pretty sure it’ll look good on you.

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SHADES OF NEW LAKME 9 TO 5 WEIGHTLESS MATTE MOUSSE LIP & CHEEK COLOR:

·       Burgundy Lush

·       Crimson Silk

·       Plum Feather

·       Pink Plush

·       Blush Velvet

·       Cocoa Soft

·       Coffee Lite

·       Fuchsia Suede

·       Rose Touch

·       Tangerine Fluff

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If you prefer looking like you barely have any make-up on, Blush Velvet has your name on it. It’s exactly as the name suggests! It’s a peachy nude that evens out the colour of the lips and gives a natural flush on the cheeks. Shades like this usually wash me out since I have dark wheatish skin tone but this one has a brown undertone that keeps it from looking pale on skin.
If you’re sick of glossy pink lipsticks, Pink Plush is the one for you! It looks lovely as a blush as well. This is an everyday fool-proof colour that’s safe for office and college use.
Looking for something that can accentuate your lips and cheeks when you are out partying and don’t want to bother going for a touch up every 30 minutes? Burgundy Lush is definitely what you should go for.

Overall, I highly recommend the Lakme 9to5 Weightless Matte Mousse Lip & Cheek Color if you love multi-tasking, flattering products that last long. Even if you have extremely oily skin, there’s nothing to worry. Lakme 9to5 Weightless Matte Mousse Lip & Cheek Color suits all skin types, whether it is dry, oily or combination. P.S. – It is priced just at Rs. 575/-

Lots of love,
Likhita Udyawar
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The divine vine

We all know how important it is to unwind and relax, but for us busy urbanites with tight schedules it becomes a little difficult to take out time from the entire hustle and bustle – the meetings, important calls that at any cost cannot be missed, etc. Time and logistical issues add fuel to the fire. Even when we have everything settled, the truth is some of us just can’t stop worrying.  At some point, it is necessary to escape into another world due to the work pressure. There are lots of health benefits to shun all external stimuli and work on our inner selves – once in a while.

Located at Juhu, Antara Spa at The Club is a place to head to and to spend lots and lots of time rejuvenating yourself and recovering from the daily stress.

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I’ll tell you straight off; Antara Spa was an absolutely relaxing and soothing experience. I had the best couple of hours there. For a start, I was asked to fill in a form with my particulars. I decided to try the Vinotherapy massage. A lot of people may not have any idea what Vinotherapy is all about. Some people think of Vinotherapy as some sort of therapy that involves drinking wine since “vino” means “wine” in Italian, Spanish, and many Slavic languages. That’s not what Vinotherapy is about. While using grape seeds as medicine is not a new concept or discovery, rubbing the raw ingredients into your skin is, and it is said to be the best way to get health benefits. Vinotherapy takes the health benefits of grape seed oil to a new level and in a rather unique way. Instead of consuming grapes, special Californian candles are ignited to generate warm grape seed oil, the therapist then massages the mixture on the skin.

Soon after filling the form a young and pleasant-looking lady named Awon was assigned to me for my therapy and she led the way through the rooms on both sides, to the luxurious spa room with a huge bathtub inside the room – emphasis on in the room and not in the bathroom.

The massage started out with a foot rinse. The massage therapist placed my feet in a foot bath and proceeded to wash them. The massage began shortly after and while working out the knots in my body, the massage therapist was thoughtful enough to ask if the applied pressure was alright. It’s small things like this that add to the entire experience. I was amazed that midway into the massage, I drifted off to sleep! I rarely fall asleep while getting a massage done; all I can say is the massage therapist definitely did a good job in making me unwind! I actually felt quite lazy to turn around when I was supposed to. The ambiance and the cosy massage bed pushed me straight to the comfort zone. Well, I did turn around and enjoyed the rest of the massage as she concentrated on the pressure points which completely relaxed all my sour muscles and loosened me up.

After the soothing massage, the therapist got the steam room ready for me which was also a part of my spacious spa room. The added advantage at Antara spa is that everything is confined to one room and you don’t have to move in and out for everything. I took the steam for approximately ten minutes and let all the toxins flow out of my body. When I got out my massage therapist led the way to the humongous bathtub that she had beautifully set up with rose petals and bath salts while I was in the steam room. She assured that I was comfortable and then left the room to let me enjoy the aromatic bath and calm my senses.

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After slipping into the state of tranquility for a while, I got back to the real world and rushed out of the bathtub and into the bathroom – the steam room very conveniently transforms into a bathroom once all the steam vapourises, it has a shower head and everything else needed in a bathroom.

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I honestly wished the treatment never ended and wanted to just sleep the rest of the evening away. I left the room and sat at the spa reception area whilst sipping on a glass of fresh orange juice and waiting for my cab. Though the sleepiness lingered, at the end of the spa session my skin Iooked radiant and felt as soft as a baby. In all, it was a pleasant experience. Excellent service from the massage therapist and the entire staff was professional and polite. No one rushed me, no loud noises; I loved the tranquility of the place. It is a space to pamper ourselves in much needed “me” time, to chill out, relax, recharge, reflect, detox and re-energise.

Having had such a refreshing experience, coupled with their affordable prices and experienced staff, Antara Spa at The Club is a great hidden find in this quaint neighbourhood estate. Recommended!

Lots of love,

Likhita Udyawar

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Glow on!

With the festive season around, the rush for looking naturally beautifully is at its peak. Women are literally racing to the beauty departments to experiment with products that make their face glow subtly and hydrate it at the same time, at least I am. Who doesn’t like to look flawless while attending a Durga Pujo or showing off some of those Dandiya moves! If only it was that easy to do so. Foundations are completely out of question since after a point it forms a cakey layer over the face and if not that, the mash-up of foundation and sweat (the melting face) is a good enough reason to avoid it.

I am sure you guys must have tried quite a few BB creams by now. And from the experience might know that most of them disappear in to thin air within one hour of application, leaving your face looking dull and dark. So naturally when I came across the new Pond’s BB+ fairness cream with SPF 30PA++ it was hard for me to accept that it is as good as people say it is. But since a girl’s gotta do what a girl’s gotta do to protect her skin and get that much talked about radiance, I gave it a try. Believe me when I say, it’s amazing. The all-in-one Pond’s BB+ fairness cream and SPF 30PA++ is enriched with GenWhite™ formula that lightens your skin and spots from within. This mullti-tasking skin beautifier delivers four beautifying actions in one – it hydrates, corrects, evens and perfects. It instantly transforms to your perfect shade for a flawless, bare skin finish. Over time, more beautiful skin.

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The Pond’s White Beauty BB+ Cream is an incredible skin enhancer that has excellent coverage. The best part is, it contains SPF 30 PA++, always a good thing to have in something you intend to use everyday! It is available in one shade which blends with all kinds of skin tones giving it a perfect, ready to go finish. It’s a bit light in colour upon application but settles in after a few minutes. Pond’s White Beauty BB+ Cream gives the feel of a high-end foundation but works as a BB+ cream. Who doesn’t want that! It does not have an overly dewy finish! Which is perfect for Indian skin since the weather outside gets the dewy part covered. What’s amazing is the moisturising effect which is perfect for both oily and dry skin; not so much that a oily face cannot bear and vice versa. That’s not all; it’s easy to blend, gives a flawless natural coverage and stays on for 6-7 hours. Ka-ching!

Pond’s BB+ fairness cream with SPF 30PA++ is definitely a must have in every girls beauty kit, especially the ones who are heading out to be a part of the festive fever.

Lots of love,
Likhita Udyawar

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Ready, set, glow!

With Bhai Dooj, Dhanteras and the biggest festival of the year- Diwali knocking at the door, everyone wants to dress and look their best. Most of us have already picked the outfit and the accessories to go with the look, but with make-up it gets a little confusing. We obviously cannot wear the same make-up we do for rest of our casual looks. No matter what your age is, festive look calls for a little shimmer and shine. It’s perfectly acceptable to splurge on make-up to complement your festive ensembles, when it comes to the holidays. The décor and the atmosphere around is all about sparkles, rich hues and glitter, so why shouldn’t you fit in? Here are easy ways to make this seasons trendy-but-festive and sultry make-up statement with Lakmé Absolute limited edition by Sabyasachi Mukherjee.

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LUMINOUS SKIN

If you’ve just spent eight-plus hours staring at a computer screen, your skin is probably looking a little tired. The quickest way to perk it up is with Lakmé Absolute Illuminating Foundation. For women craving that perfect instant glow for Diwali parties, Lakmé Absolute Illuminating Foundation is the solution. The liquid foundation evenly covers the skin giving it a silky dewy finish. All you have to do is apply the foundation on your face with the kabuki brush in circular motion around the chicks and blend a tiny drop in a C shape around each eye for Kareena like glow. Don’t forget to apply Lakmé Absolute Illuminating Foundation down the centre of the nose and around the top lip line. Tada! You are all set to glow.

 

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4Using a silver eye pencil on the top lid with no mascara or anything else is just cool. Backstage experts at Lakmé Fashion Week bring to you intense colour in on-trend metallic shades. To get the uber stylish look, draw a medium to thick line just above the lashes in Lakmé Absolute Steel Grey. And if you have a few seconds to spare, darken your brows a couple shades deeper than your natural colour.

4You can also add a festive flash of colour by drawing a rich jewel tone like Lakmé Absolute Sparling Olive on the top lid. Its easy glide formula results in long lasting impeccably styled eyes, every time. Sweep the upper and lower lashes with a lengthening mascara, before filling the top line and your eyes will sparkle like never before.

 

SUNNY SIDE UP

Pairing bronzer and blush brightens your cheeks without making them look clownish. Apply Lakmé Absolute Sun-Kissed Bronzer along cheek bones to warm up skin tone, then add blush on the apples of the cheeks; finish by blending with a clean brush. The sun kissed bronzer has two shades housed inside one palette. A lighter peach gold and a deep orange gold for giving the required finish according to the occasion. Lakmé Absolute Sun-Kissed Bronzer is a luxurious face and body bronzing duo that gives you a natural sun-kissed glow with its micro-fine velvet pearls for a luminousity that lasts all day. It gives a nice, raw glow to the cheeks without that chalky finish. It is enriched with vitamin E and does not clog the pores, so it can be used on hands and legs as well to match the skin tone and for that allover shimmery finish. The best part is it lasts for more than five-six hours and doesn’t require any touch up in between.

 

LET IT GLOW

The Lakmé Absolute Moon-Lit Highlighter has two sides with two different types of effects. One side has a highlight to illuminate your face parts like cheeks and brow bone. While, the other side is face contour. When you achieve that perfect highlight, one turn into the light gives your skin a natural glisten that shines just right. And when it goes too far, you can look more disco than dewy. Highlighters can do that to your skin but Lakme Absolute Moon-Lit Highlighter does not have too much of chunky glitter instead the effect is translucent sheen on cheek bones. You just have to know the right way to apply it. The highest planes of the face are the best for highlighter – brow bone, centre of the nose bridge, cheeks, and Cupid’s bow are also ideal.

 

COLOUR ME FESTIVE

Nothing screams festive than a hint of that shine and glow on your cheeks. Lakmé Absolute Illuminating Shimmer Brick helps you achieve just that by delivering a more noticeable glow.  The ultimate shimmer palette comprises of four shades that you can sweep through and blend into your cheeks for a soft, rosy glow or you can use one colour at a time according to your outfit demands. To keep it looking natural, dust along cheek-bones, moving upward and apply with a blush brush.

Lots of love,
Likhita Udyawar

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Let’s face it!

If you have acne, choosing the right cleanser can help rid your skin of the bacteria that make their way into clogged hair follicles and lead to breakouts. Finding the perfect cleanser can seem like a major chore. As the most important skincare step, cleansing can seem like a minefield when considering all the different options on offer today.

Whether you have dry, normal or oily/combination skin, Pond’s Pimple Clear Face Wash is the solution to all your acne related issues. When it comes to Pond’s Pimple Clear Face Wash you don’t need to squeeze out half the tube to clean your face, a pea-sized amount of this product develops into a rich lather and hence a single tube will last for at least two months. Pond’s Pimple Clear Face Wash with Active Thymo-T Essence helps target pimples at the root cause with Lock + Clear technology and is proven to visibly reduce pimples and prevent skin breakouts. It cleanses dirt, grime, oil and make-up, leaving behind a clean and refreshed skin. Not to mention squeaky clean (literally in this case).
There’s more, Pond’s Pimple Clear Face Wash claims…

It fights 10 oil and pimple problems for clear and fresh skin:

  • Removes excess oil
  • Clears pimples
  • Reduces pimple related blemishes
  • Reduces redness
  • Calms skin
  • Reduces blackheads
  • Reduces whiteheads
  • Smoothens roughness
  • Tightens pores
  • Brightens skin

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Pond’s Pimple Clear Face Wash comes in a white plastic tube with a flip-to-open mechanism. It’s way easier to use compared to the screw cap because trying to close the cap while you have the gel in one hand can get clumsy. The tube is small and quite handy, also travel-friendly at the same time. The consistency is cream like and pearly white in colour with a pleasant and refreshing fragrance. The cream isn’t runny nor too thick, just the right amount of both.

Most face washes leave a slimey residue on the skin and it feels as if the face wash is still on the surface. I don’t know about you guys but I end up splashing water on my face until I get that squeaky clean feel. When I wash my face with this one, I don’t need to work towards that clean and clear skin without the residue, Pond’s Pimple Clear Face Wash does the trick for me. That being said, oil is controlled to a great extent in this face wash, so do not forget to moisturise your face after cleansing, it’s a must, particularly during winters.

I have combination skin that is oily during summers and dry during winters. I am sure most of you face that problem. Pond’s Pimple Clear Face Wash has worked really well on me. The face wash does perfect justice to oily and combination skin but I would recommend people with extremely dry skin to steer clear from it. Since Pond’s Pimple Clear Face Wash helps in oil control, it would work against dry skin and give you a patchy finish.

Pond’s Pimple Clear Face Wash hasn’t given me any break-outs yet. The best thing I like about it, is the squeaky clean feeling it gives, while maintaining the glow on the skin. I would for sure recommend all the readers to give it a try, especially if you have pimples attacking you from left, right and centre.

Lots of love,
Likhita Udyawar

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Pout of time!

A girl can never get enough lipstick. Most of us are not even sure when it all began, was it the time when mom looked different than she did usually with pouty lips and lots of confidence, all set for her kitty party or was it when the beautiful neighbor walked out the door all dolled up for a date wearing a lipstick that made her look prettier than ever. One thing is for sure, it definitely started pretty early. And why not? Lipstick instantly makes you feel beautiful, hydrates lips and is a fashion accessory that helps you better achieve your preferred look, and enhance your appearance with the rest of your outfit. Unfortunately, not all lipsticks help you achieve the desired results.

 

Most of us wear lipstick all the time and are also sick of looking like we have applied a lip liner badly. All this just two hours and one meal, later. When you put lipstick on in the morning while simultaneously running to college or work and crying because you’re late, you don’t want to be re-applying it every 60 minutes because you’re a busy girl who needs to be places and text people, upload pictures on Instagram and drink things.

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Elle 18 has launched its latest collection, Elle 18 Colour Pop Matte Lipsticks keeping in mind the busy schedules of women who are all about being places and reaching new heights. Its creamy, matte, intense and pout-provoking potion will certainly get you addicted to it.  The lightweight, ultra-creamy formula glides effortlessly on the lips and covers evenly.  The lipstick bullet is shaped to sculpt the curves of your lips. The new Elle 18 lip beauty recipe gives a sensually soft and smooth, luxuriously comfortable feel with colour so incredible, it leaves your lips wanting more. Topped with maximised impact, magnified vibrancy and brilliance.

 

You’ll love the spectrum of fade-resistant, long-lasting shades, from sublime to vivid enriched with lip-loving ingredients that leave lips soft and creamy smooth.

Like most of them out there Elle 18 Colour Pop Matte Lipsticks don’t bleed and lasts for about five to six hours before fading down to an attractive stain. It comes in more than 20 enchanting shades from deep pink to brown. The Elle 18 Colour Pop Matte Lipsticks excretes a very faint vanilla scent when you first apply it, but it dissipates within the first couple of minutes it’s on, also the hydrating intensity might sometimes not be sufficient to moisturise extra dry lips.

 

That aside, this is an excellent lipstick that sails smoothly across lips due to its cream-gel texture. A little goes a long way. Just one pass across your lips and you’ve got full coverage! The best part is it’s pocket-friendly. You can now look glamourous without ending up with a hole in your pocket.

Can you think of a better way to brighten up your day than adding a pop of Elle 18 colour to your lips?

Lots of love,
Likhita Udyawar

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The fragrance of mystery

Hello beautiful people, how are you all doing? Today I am writing about the mesmerising Miss Dior Eau de toilette fragrance. As I have mentioned in my previous blogs, women are drawn towards a good perfume like a moth towards the light. Good fragrances have a major significance in all our lives. We try so many different perfumes just to find the one we can rely on at all times, whether it’s a brunch, a day at work or a date. I have been using Miss Dior for almost a year now and I think it is one of the fragrances I completely depend on whenever I have to go out to swanky places.

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Miss Dior has an intense fragrance which is hard to miss even in a room filled with exotic perfumes. At the same time, it is also mysterious, sensual and mesmerising, in short everything a woman wants to be. The dominating floral fragrance is the result of a marriage between Neroli and Damascus Rose gracefully officiated Indonesian Patchouli.

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It is a fragrance every woman should try at least once in her lifetime. Miss Dior subtly yet powerfully accentuates the feminine side of every woman bringing out her true poised elegance.

Lots of love,
Likhita Udyawar

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