When a man loves a woman …

She’s back. After her wildly popular last fragrance blog The Enchanted Fragrance Garden, guest blogger Aparrna Gupta is back. This time she has research facts and data on what men really like about a woman’s scent. As part of her research Aparrna spoke to 50 men -she spoke to fighter pilots, investment bankers, real estate pros,…

Lakme Fashion Week : Some Fuffabulous picks .

 I am very excited to have Rachana Nakra of www.fuffabulous.com as my guest blogger this week.  Fresh off the shows she  picks her favourites from the recently concluded Lakme Fashion Week. Rachana  has styled fashion cover shoots for Mint Lounge, and her bylines have been featured in The Indian Express, Mint Lounge, Caravan, Mumbai Boss, Vogue and Architectural…

Do we need Dry Shampoo?

Suddenly Dry shampoos are everywhere and you are probably wondering if it is worth stocking them in your beauty wardrobe. Kerastase Powder Bluff,  L’Oreal Paris Fresh Dust , Oscar Blandi, Label M, TIGI Rockaholic Dirty secrets are just some of the names you see around. Earlier a professional and model’s secret, these powder based sprays…

Lakme Fashion Week: Absolute Illusion Make up

Lakme Absolute Illusion – the make up collection .Designer Rajesh Pratap Singh will be interpreting this inspiration into a Fashion collection tomorrow night at Lakme Fashion Week, Mumbai with Bollywood actor Kareena Kapoor as the face of the brand . The collection has five metallic mono eye shadows that you can see here – they…

Zen and the Art of Painting Nails

I am thrilled to have Jhelum Biswas Bose as a guest blogger on Geeta’s List this week. Jhelum is a true Beauty Goddess. She has been Beauty Editor at Harper’s Bazaar and been associated with Sephora India. She is currently associated with Satya Paul and British brand Crabtree & Evelyn. She is also working on…

Zen and the Art of Painting Nails

I am thrilled to have Jhelum Biswas Bose as a guest blogger on Geeta’s List this week. Jhelum is a true Beauty Goddess. She has been Beauty Editor at Harper’s Bazaar and been associated with Sephora India. She is currently associated with Satya Paul and British brand Crabtree & Evelyn. She is also working on…

Lancome DreamTone : The review

So I have used Lancôme’s Dreamtone dark spot corrector and complexion creator for exactly thirty days today and here’s my take. The packaging:  Distinctive with a slickly shaped bottle and nozzle. It is not a transparent bottle (that’s probably to keep the product stable) so you really can’t see the serum or tell how much…

Guest blog: The Enchanted Fragrance Garden

I am very happy to have Aparna Gupta as my guest blogger this week. Aparna  has worked with Times of India on  the luxury vertical that is now Luxpresso. She been Contributing Beauty Editor at Verve and now freelances for L’Officiel. A self confessed fragrance junkie Aparna riffles through her fragrance files to share  the enchantment…

#LupitasLipBalm and five other lip balms for you

Yes, we all saw Kenyan actor Lupita Nyongo’s lip Balm moment at the Oscars and Clarins were quick to appropriate the moment when one billion people spotted that Clarins Moisture Replenishing lip balm tube emerging from Lupita’s handbag. Of such moments are brand stories made and brand lore born 🙂 French brand Clarins which is…

Oscar worthy lips? Go Nude

Even though I loved Cate Blanchett’s pared down nude and pastel make up with delicately flushed cheeks (and that killer Armani Prive gown) as she received her statue,the Oscars are not the place you go to for innovative and experimental beauty looks. If you want beauty forward or experimental looks go to the Grammy’s and…

Fragrance : His and Hers

Two fragrances I liked the sound of from the press notes that were sent to me. Go get a whiff!