#KlaraCosmetics Brow Studio – Review

We know that fierce brows have had their moment and are now officially passe but elegant, thick, healthy, groomed brows continue to be the rage. Take it from me -Brow kits are going to remain a beauty kit essential for a long, long time. I asked Beauty junkie and brow girl (she is a regular …

Klara Cosmetics- India launch with Sephora

  “I wanted to put on my lipstick and never reapply it,” Klara Sobotkoski , Founder Klara cosmetics I love it when the founder of a beauty brand (usually a crazy beauty junkie) launches a make up collection and visits personally to tell people why she is so passionate about her brand. Klara Cosmetics created…

Tried and Tested : Innisfree wine peeling jelly softener

Fancy a bit of Chateau Margaux on your face ? Frankly I would rather be drinking France’s premier Bordeaux, jealously savouring every sip, but I will take a bit of Chateax Margaux on my face in the quest for beauty 🙂 Korean  brand  Innisfree’s  Wine jelly softener has  polyphenols  ie wine grape extracts  from Chateaux…

Beauty – Tried and Tested: Alpha H, Olaplex Home & Murad

There are times when all the stars align and products you try deliver on promises so that definitely deserves a little celebration. Alpha H is a well known Australian brand and I was lucky to get gifted Liquid gold which is the brand’s cult offering by my niece, an avowed beauty junkie. It is a…

Vegan Beauty, Halal Beauty, Ahimsa beauty

  Ahmadabad based Iba Halal, an Indian halal beauty brand has crossed Rs 1000 crore in turnover. Australian Brand Inika comes up again and again in searches for cruelty free and vegan brands. PETA posts lists of cruelty free brands certified with the leaping bunny symbol and brands like Kat Von D and Nars feature on…

Anita Lal : Bringing Nature Home

  Anita Lal is the Founder and Creative Director of Mumbai’s most beautiful store –Good Earth at Raghuvanshi Mills. Known for its textiles, linens, home decor, wallpapers, furniture and clothes, the focus is on sustainability, design and craftsmanship.  Tucked away at the back is Anita’s beauty playland – beauty brands based on sustainability and clean…

Stocking up for summer

Ananda the mountian spa has relaunched  its spa and wellness range in new packaging. I have tried their products in an earlier avatar but if I were to choose one product from this new offering it would be the juniper, grapefruit and cypress body oil   for cellulite and lymphatic drainage .  Of course it works best if…

Ready for a #Laser Face Lift ?

‘The trend started with Botox and fillers and now is moving more towards non- invasive methods.’ Dr Abhijit Desai  Laser facial rejuvenation or  The Laser Facial is one of the fastest growing non- intervention, non- surgical cosmetic procedures for women and men in their late thirties to early seventies. At a basic level, Laser facials…

#Hand #Masks for softer, smoother hands

Sephora‘s range of hand masks makes moisturising hands easier and much more convenient. No icky, gloopy lotion staining sofa covers or book pages or blurring phone screens – yes, been there, done that. Like face masks, hand masks deliver  an intense burst of moisture and nourishment in pre- moisturised sheets. Unlike face masks which tend to be…