Taylor Swift “Blank Space” look ~ RECREATED!

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FACT~ Taylor Swift’s song ‘Blank Space’ needs NO introduction! It’s got over 500 million views on YouTube for crying out loud!

ANOTHER FACT~ While the song ‘Blank Space’ in general is an awesome song, Taylor Swifts’s makeup in the music video is simply stunning! Red Lips AND Smokey Eye! LOVE! 

Here, click on the video below to see for yourself!

~Here are some photos of my Taylor Swift ‘Blank Space’ inspired look~

(Sadly, I couldn’t find a blonde wig to mimic Taylor’s blonde hair, BUT, I did style my natural black hair in a faux bob style!)

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~Here’s how YOU can recreate this look~

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1. Maybelline Dream Liquid Mousse Foundation (I used this foundation as my base, my skin is pretty dry, so, I moisturized my face really well before applying foundation all over my face and neck.

After I had applied the first layer, I took a small amount of foundation and then applied again under my eyes, on my nose and parts of my cheek where the light would hit me most.)

2. Street Wear Color Rich Perfection Compact (Next, I used this compact to set my foundation.)

EYES

For the Eyes~ I first primed my eyes with the Urban Decay Primer Potion (not pictured), if you don’t have a primer then I would suggest using Maybelline Color Tattoo in Audacious Asphalt as your base for the eye shadow to stick to.

OR, if you don’t want to use a lot of products, then, just dab a little foundation on the top of your eyelids, blend it out and then apply your eye shadow over it. And then hope for the best!

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Before starting with the eye shadow, I had applied tape against the corners of my eyes to get sharp diagonal edges.

1. Urban Decay NAKED 1 Palette~ (First, I used the eye shadow ‘SIN’~2nd eye shadow from left~ all over my eyelids. 

Next, I used ‘GUNMETAL’~last eye shadow from right~ on the outer half of my eyelid and blended it with a blending brush so that it does look harsh, I also used this eye shadow on my lower lash line.

Then, I used ‘CREEP’~2nd eye shadow from right~ on the outer ‘v’ of my eye, then I smoked this eye shadow using a smoker brush~in case you don’t have a smoker brush, a blending brush would do just fine~to create a softer look.

After that, I used the eye shadow ‘VIRGIN’ on the inner corner~tear ducts~of my eyes to make my eyes stand out more.

Lastly, I removed the tap from the corners of my eyes and cleaned any little fall out from the eye shadow that had fallen on my face.)

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2. Lakme Absolute Shine Line Eye Liner ~ (After I finished the eye shadow part of the makeup, I applied this liquid eye liner on my upper lash line to create a winged eye look.)

3. Maybelline Falsies Mascara ~ (I then used 2-3 coats of this mascara on my eye lashes.)

4. The Face Shop– Design My Eyebrow ~ (Then, I used this retractable eyebrow pencil to fill in any gaps in my eyebrows.)

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1. Rimmel London Colour Rush Balm in ‘The Redder The Better’ ~ (I applied this balm stain on my lips)

2. Rimmel London Apocalips Lip Lacquer in ‘Big Bang’ ~ (Lastly, I applied this liquid lipstick over the balm stain to really mimic Taylor’s red lips from the video!)

~I hope you guys like this look!~

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How to dress like… Rachel Green from FRIENDS?!

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Hello My Lovelies!

Today’s post is dedicated to one of the most awesomest character ever created in television history ~ Rachel Green, played by Jennifer Aniston!

I have always had a soft spot for Friends! I got hooked to the show so fast!

Friends is the best sitcom of all time! It ran from 1994-2004 and had 10 seasons! Friends tells the story of six twenty somethings (later thirty somethings) living in New York City encountering work problems, relationship/love problems and various other dramas (which results in pretty hilarious situations.. cue.. JOEY DOESN’T SHARE FOOD!).

The six friends together form each other’s support systems and become a surrogate family of sorts!

When I watch this show.. for a couple of minutes it feels like, I am also a member of their surrogate family! I could relate to Monica’s neurotic almost OCD need to clean; I hum Phoebe’s ‘smelly cat’ song when no one was looking; I sometimes imagine what I would do if a guy came up to me and said, “How yooou doooin’?” like Joey; I picture Ross vehemently saying, “We were on a BREAK!” to anyone who would listen; and as I write this I can just imagine Chandler stating, “Jeez! could this chick BE anymore into us?!” Ha!

I love the whole gang! Monica, Chandler, Ross, Rachel, Joey and Phoebe!

But out of the whole gang, Rachel (played by Jennifer Aniston) was always my favorite!

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Who is Rachel Green?

Rachel Green is a member of the group of 6 friends featured on Friends. Rachel Green played by Jennifer Aniston starts out the series as Daddy’s Little Girl/Spoilt Princess but gradually throughout the series develops into a strong, independent, successful woman.

Rachel is introduced to the group in the pilot episode when on realizing that she is not in love with her fiance, she runs out of the wedding! She gradually tries to adjust to her new life as an independent woman, working as waitress and having to support herself without daddy’s money! During the initial 2 seasons Rachel works as a waitress and then in season 3 she quits her job as a waitress and due to her love for shopping and clothes, finds a niche for herself working first with Bloomingdale and then with Ralph Lauren during the later 5 seasons!

The highlight of the show has always been the on again-off again romance between Rachel and Ross throughout the series. The couple even had a daughter together in the show!

Although I loved Rachel’s style throughout the series, but, it was only since season 7 that Rachel (played by Jennifer Aniston) began killing it in terms of her outfit choices! So, I would be focusing more on Rachel’s style in the later seasons in this post.

Outfit 1 ~ Rachel’s Everyday/Mom look!

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(From left to right : denims, full sleeve tee, white tee)

Rachel became a mom to a baby girl on the show. When, Rachel wasn’t working or going out, her style was very laid back and relaxed! She was a fan of layering T-shirts one over the other.

So, for this look, wear a pair of blue jeans with a light gray full sleeve T-shirt, and you could layer a short or raglan sleeve T-shirt over it.

For this look, I found this cute “Bonjour Paris” T-shirt, and yeah, it is my lame attempt to cheekily acknowledge the time when Rachel was moving to Paris! “Au Revoir!”

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In the above picture: 1. The gang meeting Monica and Chandler’s twins for the first time! 2. Ross and Rachel breaking up! 3. Rachel’s iconic hair cut ‘The Rachel’.

Outfit 2 ~ Rachel’s Business Casual Look!

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(From left to right: Sweater, Shirt, Pants)

Rachel has an impeccable dressing sense. And on account of her working in fashion, she dresses better than the rest of the cast! In the later seasons Rachel was seen rocking awesome business casual outfits!

To recreate that look~ Pair black jeans, with a crisp white mandarin collar button down shirt and to complete the look throw on a black sweater over the button down and make sure that the white collar of the shirt are peeking through the top of the black sweater!

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In the above photo: 1. Rachel rocking the plaid skirt a la Britney! 2. When Phoebe (they all) turned thirty! 3. Monica dating Richard’s son, how rad is the eye patch!

Outfit 3 ~ Rachel’s Dress-y/Party Look!

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(From left to right: dress, clutch, shoes)

Rachel opts for more structured silhouettes when she is going for a dress-y event. Be it the charity auction at her work, or Joey’s award show!

For this look pair a red/burgundy/maroon sleeve-less dress with a sweetheart neckline with nude pumps and a leopard print clutch to tie the whole look together!

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In the above photo: Two of my most favorite looks of Rachel from Season 10.

1. This simple blue jeans, white shirt, black sweater look from ~ The One With The Late Thanksgiving!

2. The pleated gray skirt, black knee length boots, plus black turtleneck! ~ The One With Princess Consuela!

Outfit 4 ~ Rachel’s I’m-Moving-to-Paris Look!

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(From left to right: skirt, cami, stockings, boots)

Rachel was wearing one of the best outfit that she ever wore on the show i.e. the gray pleated skirt-black top-black knee length boots look she wore when she was telling the gang that she has been offered a new job… in Paris. 

To recreate this look with a modern twist~ pair a pleated gray skirt with a loose black lace cami, slip on the black semi sheer stockings and the black knee length boots to complete the look!

Friends was a great show! And even after a decade of it being off air, it’s still one of the greatest television shows ever created. Friends is the yardstick with which all the current or future sitcoms should be measured against.

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How to shop the sales?

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The sale season is in full swing, and I know for many of us just the thought of navigating through a store during sales seems like the most daunting task ever!

But, fear not! Below I have listed 10 of my tried and tested ways on how to shop during the sales!

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1. Wear Comfortable Shoes! 

Okay, first and foremost.  I am a heels-with-everything kinda person on most days. But, when I am out shopping, like don’t-get-in-my-way/ I-am-in-my-zone shopping, I prefer wearing flats for the sheer reason that I know that I am going to be on my foot quite a lot and that I would be getting in and out of clothes in trial rooms a lot, so its just better to wear shoes which are comfortable and from which I can slip my feet in and out quite easily.

2. Check online first!
These days most big brands have online websites where you can actually see the clothes which are on sale. And in some websites you can actually order the items that are on sale directly to your home.

Which is convenient, but, hear me out first! Check the websites thoroughly. Save the photos of the sale items that you like from the brand on your phone/tab/i-pad what have you! Then go to the store and search for the pieces that you wanted. And try them on!

This way you get a clear idea of what you like and how it actually looks on you. If the item that you wanted isn’t available in store then at least try like items to get a correct feel of your size with the brand’s product sizing, this way even if you order online, you would have a clearer idea of whether you would fit a “S”, “M”, “L”, “XL” sizes of the brand.

3. Always try to go during the morning-afternoon time during a weekday 

I always hit the stores during the 12-3 pm mark on weekdays because during that time not a lot of people are there and the clothes are neatly stacked and I can roam around the stores peacefully without having disgruntled aunties elbow me in their quest to reach a piece of clothing.

Now, I know not all have the option to hit stores during weekends so….

4. If you can’t do weekdays then on weekends try to hit the stores in the morning.
Weekend mornings are the next best alternative, to shopping during the weekdays. Chances are that the store might still have more shoppers than it would on a weekday morning, but it would still be not as crowded, as it would become during the afternoon-evening time!
 5. Wear uncomplicated clothing when you’re out shopping. 
Now many of you might ask what I mean by “uncomplicated”, any outfit which takes you more than 5-6 minutes to put on, or one which have elaborates zips, laces, or would require the assistance of another person to put on, is something you would not want to wear.

Trust me, it really is a hassle going in to 10 different stores and having to go through the charade of hooking and unhooking 10 different hooks! Ugh! Safe yourself from the torture.

6. Start small, then slowly make your way into the jungle!
Whenever I go into a store, I start from a small section, I see the clothes there, get familiar with the clothes and then I take a walk around the store, which is kind of like a cursory glance to get familiar with the what the store has. And after I complete the 1st round. I start a 2nd more thorough round where I check almost each and every section of the store and pick out things for myself.
7. Trial Clothes & Not Sure but-I’ll-still-hang-on-to-these-clothes

After I have picked out the things that I want to try I go to the trial room and try it and after that I usually come out with the clothes that I am sure that I would purchase, but some times I am not really sure about an item. So, I hang on to it and when I a out of the trial room I think about 2 ways in which I could style the item. If I am unable to think of even 2 ways to style it, then I leave the item and move on.

8. Should I or Should I not Buy?

Still unsure, I have a foolproof test that I use in cases of items that I am not really sure whether I should buy or not. In that case, I simply leave the store take a breather. Have a little walk, drink some water. And if after leaving the store, I still can’t stop thinking about a particular item, then I head back to the store and buy it. Simple!

9. Buy clothes/shoes which fit you!
This is a no brainer, but I have been guilty of breaking it a lot! One time I kid you not, I went to Zara and bought a pair of heels that had a different size in each foot! So, my left foot was in size 39( my shoe size) and my right foot was in a size 40 (not my shoe size) shoe. And I still bought them because,” look, how pretty!”
But, seriously its sad! Stop buying clothes in sizes that are too small or too big that you hope to fill in to someday, but, NEWSFLASH! Someday is a vague bitch! And in hopes of someday you are ruining TODAY! So, you might want to be a size “S” or size “L” or whatever but enjoy, acknowledged and appreciate your size-right now!
10. Check Store Policy on Returns/Refunds/Exchange before Payment!

Always check the store’s return policy before checking out with your purchase. Some store have really relaxed return policy and some have a really strict no return no exchange policy! So, you better ask the person at the checkout counter about all this before purchasing.

~I hope this article was helpful! Now, take 3 deep breaths and march your way to the store. You can do it!~
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Forever 21 Haul!

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Hello My Lovelies!

It’S HAUL time! This time the brand is Forever 21 ! In the past couple of weeks I had hauled quite a number of things from Forever 21 and I thought I’d share some of it with you guys.

I haven’t taken pictures of the load of clothes that I brought from Forever 21, so, this would just be a little shoe and accessories haul! I’ll shares photos of the clothes through OOTDs (Outfit of the days!)

~Now, lets see what I got!~

SHOES!

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I ordered these awesome black 6 inch heels online at the Forever 21 website and I was really scared whether the size I ordered would fit me or not. But, these are perfect!

Whenever I wear these I feel like I am a model off duty just waiting to prance back on the runway!

ACCESSORIES!

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NECKLACE

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I first saw this beautiful rhinestone flower necklace on the Forever 21 website, and I really liked it, but I wasn’t sure how this necklace would look in person. So, I didn’t buy it.

Then, a couple weeks later me and my friend were at the Forever 21 store and I saw this necklace in the accessories section and it looked just as good as it did on the website, in fact, it looked even better! So, I bought it!

This is such a pretty necklace and it adds a nice doze of oomph to my outfits!

COIN PURSE

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Awwwww! Just look at the little penguin! So cute! When I saw this cute penguin coin purse on the Forever 21 website. I knew that I just had to have it! And it was really cheap too, it was under Rs.180!

RINGS

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I found these edgy midi ring set by accident! I was looking through the ring selection in the accessories section of the Forever 21 store and then out of no where this girl comes and she hangs these cute rings in the rings display!

I had been looking for edgy midi rings like these for ages! So, when I saw these I knew that they were special, so I bought these too!

All in all I had a really great experience shopping online and in store at the Forever 21 stores!

Hope you liked this little haul!

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Moss Green Smokey Eye + Red Lips FOTD!

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Lately, I have been experimenting quite a bit with makeup, and I always wanted to try this look but I never really took the time out to really sit down and actually DO this look. So, finally I sat down and gathered my makeup and did this little FOTD!

~Read on to see the full breakdown of this look~

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~Here’s a breakdown of this look~

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On My Face

1. Maybelline Dream Lumi Touch Concealer ~ Honey (I used this concealer under my eye, on the top of my nose, on the top of my forehead and on my chin, then I blended it all out using my fingers)

2. Maybelline Dream Liquid Mousse Foundation (After applying concealer, I proceeded to apply foundation on my face and on my neck)

3. Maybelline Cheeky Glow Blush ~ Creamy Cinnamon (Next, I used the blush on the apples of my cheeks and on the top of my nose)

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On My Eyes

1. The Face Shop Design My Eyebrow retractable pen ~ (For my eye makeup I started with my brows, I used this eyebrow pencil to fill in any minor gaps in my eyebrows)

2. Sleek i-divine palette in “BAD GIRL” ~ (For eye shadow, I used the shade “INTOXICATED” marked as 1. in the above picture all over my eyelid.

Next, I blended the eye shadow using another eye shadow “ENVY” marked as 2. in the above photo and blended it with the first eye shadow near my crease.

Lastly, I used the shade “GULLIBLE” marked as 3. in the above photo in the inner corner of my eyes to make my eyes look more awake!)

3. Lakme Absolute Shine Line Eyeliner ~ (Next, I used this black liquid liner to line my upper lash line)

4. Maybelline Falsies Washable Mascara ~ (Lastly, I used 2 coats of this mascara on my lashes)

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On My Lips

I used Maybelline 14 hour Superstay lipstick in ~ Non Stop Red ~ to complete the look

~ I hope you liked this look! ~

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What should I wear…to work?!

Hello My Lovelies!

Do you often find yourself lacking inspiration when it comes to work wear? Are you afraid to leave the tried and tested formula of shirts and trousers? Are you itching to experiment with your work clothes? 

If you answered “YES” to any of the above questions then this is THE POST for you!

~ Below I have created 4 work wear looks, hope you get inspired! ~

LOOK 1.

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(From left to right ~ dress, bracelet, shoes)

The first look is modern, simple and sophisticated! For this look pair a simple black knee/or slightly above the knee length dress.

The dress should NOT have any frills/sequins/cut-outs! When it comes to work wear avoid the aforementioned styles. Next, throw in a watch or a simple bracelet to accessorize.

Complete the look by pairing it with black strappy heels!

LOOK 2.

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(From left to right ~ blouse, skirt, shoes)

I used to shy away from pencil skirts! Never bought them! Never tried them! Then one day I bit the bullet and tried the pencil skirt..

… You know you have those moments in your life when you realize that your mother was right? Yeah, I hate those moments.

I could hear her voice in my head saying, “How do you know you don’t like it? You haven’t even tried it yet!” Granted this dialogue was almost always used by her in relation to food, but you get the point.

For this look, I paired this gorgeous pencil skirt, with this pretty, feminine, gray blouse. You can complete this look by pairing it with nude pumps!

LOOK 3.

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(From left to right ~ trouser, blouse, sandals)

Yeah, I know what I said in the beginning about the whole tried and tested shirt and trouser thing, but, look how pretty the look is! I couldn’t help myself!

For this look, pair this gorgeous white blouse ~ with crocheted black collar, with high waist black pants and complete the look by wearing these cool and comfy sandals with a an edgy metal detail!

LOOK 4.

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(From left to right ~ dress, jacket, booties)

This last look is not for the faint hearted! But, if you do wear this look you sure are gonna be one fierce mama!

For this look I paired this gorgeous royal/cobalt blue dress with a gray-ish collar-less jacket and I completed the look by pairing it with these killer, edgy white booties with a pointy heel!

~ I hope this helped you get inspired to try some new work wear looks! ~

(NOTE : I DO NOT OWN THE IMAGES USED IN THIS POST)

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Smokey Eye + Nude Lip FOTD!

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Hello My Lovelies!

Firstly, Happy Republic Day to all my fellow Indians! Did any of you watch the parade today?

Moving on to… Smokey Eyes and Nude Lips! I don’t know what the reason is… but I find myself fiddling around with my makeup itching to create looks more than usual! The result of my fiddling? This FOTD!

In today’s post I put my own spin to the Smokey Eye and Nude Lip trend by using royal blues and vibrant purples for my smokey eye!

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~ For this look I used ~

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On my face :-

1. Lakme Absolute White Intense Skin Cover Foundation (this can get a bit patchy on my dry skin, so I made sure I moisturized my skin really well before I applied this to my face)

2. Chambor Silver Shadow Compact (this is my go-to compact for setting my foundation! This powder sets the foundation without making my face looking dry or flaky)

3. Maybelline Cheeky Glow Blush ~ Peachie Sweetie (I used this blush lightly on the apples of my cheeks, up to my temples and a tad bit on my nose)

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On my eyes :-

1. Face Shop Design My Eyebrow Retractable Pencil (I used this pencil to fill in little tiny gaps in my eyebrows and to make it look fuller)

2. Sleek i-divine Eye Shadow Palette ~ Bad Girl (next I moved on to the smokey-eye part of this look and used the shade “obnoxious”, which is marked as 1 in the above picture, all over the socket of my eye underneath the crease line. I applied this shade quite heavily, then I used a buffing brush to smoke this eye shadow out on to my crease line and a little beyond.)

(Next, I used the eye shadow “twilight”, marked as 2 in the above picture, on the inner 1/3rd corner of my eye and I used the same to line my lower lash line. I used my buffing brush to blend the two eye shadows together on my upper lid and I used the buffing brush to smoke out the eye shadow “twilight” on my lower lash line)

(Last, eye shadow that I used was “gullible” , marked as 3 in the above photo, on the inner corners/tear ducts  of my eyes to brighten my eyes and make then appear more awake)

3. Maybelline the Falsies Volum’ Express Mascara (I swiped on 2 coats of mascara on my lashes)

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On My Lips :-

Street Wear Ultra Moist Lipstick ~ Crisp Caramel (finally, I finished this look by applying my new favorite nude lipstick!)

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How to dress like Sofia Vergara’s Gloria Pritchett from Modern Family?

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Hello My Lovelies!

Today’s How to dress like post is about… Sofia Vergara’s character Gloria Pritchett on Modern Family! I love Sofia as Gloria on Modern Family. She is funny, she stands up for herself and her loved ones and she loves high heels!

~Here are some of the looks I put together inspired by Sofia’s character Gloria Pritchett~

“I HAVE ALL THE ANSWERS!”

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(From left to right : dress, necklace, shoes)

Gloria is often seen wearing figure hugging clothes which accentuate her assets, so in this look I chose a nice black bodycon LBD (Little Black Dress), you can accessorize this with this gorgeous rhinestone flower statement necklace and throw in Gloria’s favorite high heels to finish the look!

This is a perfect night out look!

“NEVER LOOK BACK! NEVER!”

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(From Left to Right : top, jeans, shoes, necklace)

The standard everyday uniform for Gloria Pritchett is often a figure hugging, deep neck top over a pear of fitted dark wash skinny jeans with high heels!

For this look I paired this gorgeous peplum top with these skinny jeans. You can accessorize with this beautiful statement necklace, which is also a Gloria Pritchett staple! She loves throwing in statement necklaces to accessorize most of her looks!

Finally, I completed the look by pairing it with these nautical wedges! This is a great day look!

“I BURN THIS HOUSE DOWN”

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(From left to right : top, skirt, shoes, bracelet)

Gloria is very bold and daring with her choice of clothing. She also loves pencil skirts and animal prints!

So, in this look I paired a animal print pencil skirt with a black button down blouse. You can accessorize this look with this really dainty bracelet and complete the whole look with these gorgeous grey pumps!

Gloria Pritchett played by Sofia Vergara is an awesome character and it was really fun making looks inspired by her!

(NOTE : I DON’T OWN THE IMAGES USED IN THIS POST)

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Best BB Creams in India!

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Hello My Lovelies!

For the past couple of months I found myself getting sucked into the world of BB creams! Whenever I spotted a new BB cream I used to get a “ding!” in my head followed by, “gotta have that!” 

Now, after having tried my share of BB Creams I have come to the conclusion that there are 3 BB Creams that clearly stand out than the rest in terms of quality, coverage, longevity and texture!

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1. Garnier BB Cream Miracle Skin Perfector

2. Colorbar Perfect Match BB Cream

3. Pond’s White Beauty All in One BB + Fairness Cream

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(A little info ~ Normally my skin tone is NC 30 but due to tanning and other little skin issues I fluctuate between NC 30 and NC 35)

1. Colorbar Perfect Match BB Cream 

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Price ~ Rs. 550 for 29 gm

Shades Available ~ 3 (Vanilla Creme, Honey Glaze & Cinnamon Swirl)

Where to Buy ~ Here!

Colorbar Perfect Match Beauty Balm in Vanilla Creme is one BB cream that was really hard to find! I searched online then I searched at Shoppers’ Stop but, alas, I couldn’t find the shade ” vanilla creme “ anywhere! Then finally one day I chanced upon a NewU store and lo and behold they had the Colorbar Perfect Match BB Cream in Vanilla Creme! Ha! I metaphorically wept with tears of joy!

Coming to the BB cream the texture of the BB cream is a little like a mousse/cream combo. This BB cream really makes my skin glow and look radiant! It last easily for upto 4-5 hours on my skin.

The only little minor bump that I have experienced with this BB cream is that since I have dry skin it has a tendency to look a tad patchy on my skin.

My Rating ~ 3/5

2. Garnier BB Cream Miracle Skin Perfector 

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Price ~ Rs. 99 for 18 gm and Rs. 199 for 40 gm

Shades Available ~ 1

Where to Buy ~ Here!

Garnier BB Cream Miracle Skin Perfector ~ Okay, I’ll be honest, I didn’t have very (read : any) high hopes with this BB cream! And I say this only because I didn’t really have a good experience in the past with Garnier products. But, oh boy! This BB cream knocked it out of the park and then some!

Garnier BB cream does not have either too runny or too thick texture and it doesn’t feel too heavy on the skin. It is quite emollient and blends like a dream! It gives me great coverage and really evens out my skin tone making it look presentable! It wears for about 4-5 hours on me.

It is a great everyday BB cream, and it gives a soft glow to my face!

The only drawback is that it only comes in one shade, so dusky beauties might find it too ashy and pale skinned beauties might find it too dark!

My Rating ~ 3.5/5

3. Pond’s White Beauty All in One BB + Fairness Cream

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Price ~ Rs.69 for 6 gm, Rs. 125 for 18 gm and Rs. 325 for 50 gm

Shades Available ~ 1

Where to Buy ~ Here!

Pond’s White Beauty BB + Fairness Cream ~ Wow! That name is a mouthful! Phew! First things first, I LOVE THIS BB CREAM! I cannot rave enough about it! This has been to-date my most used/ most loved BB cream, this was my core everyday base makeup product this past summer!

This BB cream gives me excellent coverage! It is almost like a medium coverage foundation. This BB cream really even out and brightens my skin tone and makes me look radiant!

Since, I have really dry skin I really need to moisturize my skin before I use this BB cream. This BB cream lasts around 9-10 hours on me, so it is really long wearing.

Only con is that it comes in one shade, which is suitable for medium skin toned people which is a bummer since it is really an awesome product!

My Rating ~ 4.5/5

Phew!

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Street Wear Color Rich Lipsticks! Swatches + Review!

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Hello My Lovelies!

This review has been a long time coming! I love lipsticks! I feel that they are a fantastic way to add some color to the face.

When it comes to trying on lipsticks from brands which I am not that familiar with and/or haven’t used before, I feel a tad bit skeptical. I am not a snob in any way but a tad bit discerning.

So, when I heard that the Street Wear lipsticks were making a splash, I decided I had to get my hands on some to know what all the hoopla was about!

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So, I made my way to the nearest NewU store and asked the SA if they had some in stock ad luckily they did!

I wish I can describe to you the exact moment the SA turned towards me, with a box of THE MOST RADEST, AWESOMEST looking lipsticks ever! 

I fell in love with the pop art/comic strip inspired packaging! I decided that i needed them in my love even if it was just for the packaging and for Rs.180 bucks a pop, it was a steal!

So, I bought 5 shades ~ Fire Your Ex, Pink Passion, Crisp Caramel, Mystic Mauve and Very Vampire!

~ Read on to find what I think about each of these shades ~

1. Fire Your Ex

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Fire Your Ex… this has to be one of the most badass named lipsticks ever! Fire Your Ex is a creamy bright tomato red lipstick and one of the most comfortable wearing red lipsticks that I have ever tried.

The lipstick is really easy to apply, usually I prefer using a lip brush when I am applying a really pigmented lipstick to get better application, but I applied this lipstick directly from the lipstick bullet and it did not tug on my at all! It glided effortlessly!

My Rating ~ 4/5

2. Pink Passion

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Pink Passion is another one of my favorite lipsticks from the bunch! It is a really pretty orchid pink-y color!

This is a beautiful pink shade which needs 2-3 swipes for the true color to pay off but when it does it looks really pretty and flattering!

Many even say that it is a close dupe for MAC Flat Out Fabulous, but since I haven’t tried the Mac lipstick I cannot weigh in on that.

It is a really cream lipstick, it applies really easily on the lips and does not dry out my lips!

Only Con of this lipstick is that it starts to bleed after 2-3 hours.

My Rating ~ 3.5/5

3. Crisp Caramel

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Crisp Caramel is a really pretty nude with coral undertones. Crisp Caramel has quickly become my go to nude lipstick! I don’t know how that happened but over the past few weeks I find myself constantly reaching for it.

This lipstick needs 2-3 swipes to show on my lips but after that it stays on comfortably for 4-5 hours.

My Rating ~ 4/5

4. Mystic Mauve

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Mystic Mauve is a true mauve lipstick. Unfortunately, this was one of my least favorite lipstick from the bunch!

When the SA had swatched this lipstick on m hand I had been really excited and I bought it on a whim but as soon as i applied this on my lips… it looked flat. I looked flat! With a name like ‘Mystic Mauve’ I expected something “mystical” to happen!

But alas! Long story short this lipstick lacks pigmentation and makes me look washed out when I wear it!

My Rating ~ 2/5

5. Very Vampire

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Very Vampire, another name that I am a fan of! Very Vampire is really similar to Fire Your Ex but between the two I feel that Fire You Ex is a little more pigmented and vibrant.

Very Vampire is a really nice affordable red lipstick and is great for people who want to try a red lipstick but not go the whole way!

Very Vampire is a great ‘safe red’ for beginners.

My Rating ~ 3/5

FINAL THOUGHTS

I think the Street Wear Color Rich Lipsticks are really pretty and affordable lipsticks with great packaging to boot!

Sure, there are some hits and misses but overall these lipsticks are bang for the buck!

I am looking forward to trying some more shade like Riveting Rouge, Pink Pirouette and Pink Persuasion when I get my hands on them!

That’s it for now!

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