My Favourites from Deborah Milano

Hola,

Makeup is love and life. I love get my hands on any good and new makeup product available to try. Deborah Milano is a well-known makeup brand and it is loved by people all over the world. They have all sorts of makeup available for eyes, lips, face and hands. They also have a huge range of makeup accessories. Now lets not waste time and get down to discussing the Deborah Milano products I got from a New U store.

About Deborah Milano:-

Italy’s leading make- up brand, Deborah Milano embodies Italian excellence since 1962. For over 50 years Deborah Milano has been making beauty an affordable and accessible pleasure for all women. Combining a flair for color, latest trends and a focus on quality certified by the Deborah Group’s own research laboratories, the brand’s eye-catching designs, attention to detail and unmistakably Italian flavor have become its hallmarks.

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My favorites from Deborah Milano

1. Deborah Milano Love My Lashes Mascara Volume:-

I love mascaras. They are my lifeline, I can’t walk out of my house without slapping some mascara on. This mascara does wonders for my lashes. It is a voluminous mascara and will make your lashes look bigger and more glamorous. I have a lot of black mascaras and was getting bored with them so, tried this brown one and realised how brown compliments my skin tone better than the black one.

It comes enriched with natural and synthetic and acacia gum for proper adhesion. Furthermore, the wavy bristle tips help in even distribution. It is priced at Rs 450.

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Deborah Milano love My Lashes Mascara Volume

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Marrone Brown Shade

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Wavy Bristle Tip

2. Deborah Milano Extra LipStick:-

We have all tried to achieve the perfect 3 D ombre lips and have failed  many times. This limited edition lipstick was designed to create the ultra cool trend. It comes in 12 shades and I am the proud owner of the shade number 10 Rouge Noir.

The lipstick comes with a sponge tip applicator which helps produces a three-dimensional matte look. It is a very pigmented lipstick in matte texture. Enriched with minerals and plant-based waxes, the advanced formula glides on easily and precisely, and will take you through the whole day. It is Priced at Rs 950

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Deborah Milano Extra lip stick

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Sponge applicator

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3-D lipstick

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shade number 10 Rouge Noir

3. Deborah Milano 24 Ore  long-lasting lip pencil:-

Lip pencils are a must have for every women. I find lip pencils better than lipsticks as they are more handy and easier to use. The Deborah Milano 24ORE Long Lasting Lip Pencil comes in a retractable design. It is a non transferable, smudge-proof lip color.

These lip pencils come in 8 shades. I am going to swatch number 02 (Vivid Red) and number 04 (Pink Cyclamen) for you. They are priced at Rs 595 each.

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Deborah Milano 24 Ore  long-lasting lip pencil

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number 02 (Vivid Red)

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number 04 (Pink Cyclamen)

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So, I am definitely very happy to add these products to my collection. I will be trying more products from Deborah Millano real soon. All this amazing makeup is available online https://www.newu.in/ and on New U stores across the country.

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Love- Barkha

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GLAMEGO BOX APRIL 2018- UNBOXING

Hello pretty people,

I hope the summer season is treating you well. Summers make me really happy as I get to eat as much ice cream as I want. Therefore, I was so happy to see the all new and improved GlamEgo box.

ABOUT GLAMEGO:-

Glamego is India’s most affordable subscription box. It is an Indian beauty subscription box. The subscription box contains 4-5 makeup and skin care products. The products can be both full size or deluxe sample sized products.

The prices of the box are:-

  • 1 month’s box- Rs 399
  • 3 month’s box- Rs 349 per box
  • 6 month’s box- Rs 219 per box
  • 12 month’s box- Rs 299 per box

THIS MONTH’S BOX:-

This month GlamEgo is all about keeping it cool in the summers. It concentrates on skin care during summers. All the products in this month’s box are chosen as summer favorites.final 4

PACKAGING:-

GlamEgo has up their packaging game big time. This month’s box is so cool. It is a cardboard box with a magnetic lock. There is a super cool and quirky purple Ice Cream on a green box. The packaging is definitely much better than the previous boxes.

Buy this box here.

CONTENTS OF THE BOX:-

The box contains 5 products-

  1. My Island Kiss Lip Moisturiser: INR 399
  2. Tjori Anti- Tan pack: INR 525
  3. NELF USA compact: INR 350
  4. Vedicline- Gold Facial kit: INR 350
  5. Natural Bath and body Cream: Samplefinal 3

MY ISLAND KISS LIP MOISTURISER:-

The lip moisturizer I received is Cherry Blossom Flores and it has bunny pink tint. It is a 100% natural, non toxic petroleum free lip balm. It smells of cherry blossoms and is very moisturizing. All the ingredients are organic like topical kokum, mango butter, organic beeswax, carrot seed oil, vit E oil, Natural organic colour, Japanese Cherry Blossoms essential oil. ₹ 399final 7

TJORI ANTI-TAN PACK:-

This is a turmeric face pack mixed with essential oils. It contains the goodness of katuri manjal, with turmeric roots, bentonite clay, natural white clay, fuller earth, essential oils. Turmeric has been used in every Indian household to remove tan therefore I am sure we can all trust this product. ₹ 525final 9

NELF USA COMPACT:-

It’s a pressed powder with SPF 18 which is great for summers. I got the shade 01 which is for fair skin tone. This gives a perfect glowing and bright finish. It also contains Vitamin E for anti- aging. It is also Oil free and ultra light weight. ₹ 350final 8

VEDICLINE GOLD FACIAL KIT:-

It conatins natural ingredients. It comes with 6 different satches which are for different steps of the facial. Contains active ingredients like saffron extract, niacinamide, almond oil, jojoba oil, Vitamin E. This cleanses, exfoliates, nourishes, rejuvenates your skin while giving it a glow. ₹350final 6

NATURAL BATH & BODY GRAPEFRUIT AND VITAMIN C VITAL NOURISHMENT CREAM:-

Natural Bath & Body is one of my favorite skin care brands. This cream is nourishing and contains amazing ingredients. The smell of grapefruit and is so good.final 5

MY OPINION:-

This is such an affordable box. At just ₹ 399/- the value of the box is more than ₹1774/-. We have received amazing quality skincare products and makeup.

Natural Bath & Body is loved by all. The smell of grapefruit is delicious. The cream is of good consistency and I will surly buy the full size cream after finishing off this sample. Island Kiss lip balm is such an internet sensation and I am so excited to try it. I have not tried any of the makeup from NELF and am therefore very excited about it.

I am very impressed with this box. I hope you find this review helpful. I will be back another post very soon. Until them follow me on Facebook and Instagram.

Love – Barkha

GlamEgo Box February 2018- UNBOXING

Hey pretty people,

February is a month full of fun and love. I just received my valentine’s edition GLAMEGO BOX. Glamego is India’s No.1 beauty subscription box and in February they are also giving you a chance to win Shoppers Stop Vouchers worth Rs 10,000/-.

About Glamego:-

Glamego is India’s most affordable subscription box. It is an Indian beauty subscription box. The subscription box contains 4-5 makeup and skin care products. The products can be both full size or deluxe sample sized products.

The prices of the box are:-

  • 1 month’s box- Rs 399
  • 3 month’s box- Rs 329
  • 6 month’s box- Rs 299
  • 12 month’s box- Rs 289IMG_6640

This month’s box:-

This month the theme revolves around love. The theme of this month’s box is CLASSY FLAUNT. There are 4 products in the box, 3 skincare products and 1 makeup product. Three of the products in this box are exclusively designed for Glamego box.

Packaging:-

Keeping up with the theme, the packaging of this month’s box is very classy. It is a white box with alphabets printed on it in red. You can win Shopper’s Stop vouchers worth Rs 10,000/- by marking your loved one’s last/middle name on the crossword puzzle on the box and post it on social media tagging Glamego. The contents of the box comes protected on the hay which prevents damage to the product.

Buy the box here.IMG_6643IMG_6646

Contents of the box:-

The box contains 4 products-

  1. Mcaffeine Choco Face Pack (Exclusive for Glamego subscribers) : INR 359/-
  2. Kronokare Pollution Stop Face (Exclusive for Glamego subscribers) : INR 495/-
  3. The Nature’s Co Radiance Face Cream (Exclusive for Glamego subscribers) : INR 550/-
  4. Bella Voste Ulti-Matte Chubby Stick : INR 499/-IMG_6651.jpgIMG_6675.jpg

MCAFFEINE CHOCO GLOW FACE PACK:-

Mcaffeine is a well known skin care brand. The normal packaging of this face pack is 50ml but this 25 ml pack was specially curated for Glamego box. The face pack contains Pure Cocoa, Argan Oil, Caffeine, Vitamin E, Coffee, Glycerine, Clay Base.

This is a clay based mask for oily skin. It smells of coffee and chocolates. This 25 ml jar is priced at Rs 359/-IMG_6652.jpgIMG_6654.jpg

KRONOKARE POLLUTION STOP FACE:- 

This anti pollution face spray. This spray is for all skin types and shields your face against pollution’s nano particles. This 30 ml spray worth Rs 495 was specially curated for Glamego box.IMG_6656.jpgIMG_6660.jpg

THE NATURE’S CO RADIANCE FACE CREAM:-

This Saffron radiance cream is specially curated for Glamego box. Nature’s Co is also a very trusted Skin care brand. This cream contains Saffron, Aloe Vera Extracts, Grape Seed Oil, Jojoba Oil, Wheatgerm oil, Almond Oil, Cream base.

The cream smells of saffron, it promotes natural fairness and youthful radiance by diminishing age spots and keeping fine lines at bay. This 25 ml is for Rs 550.IMG_6663IMG_6665.jpg

BELLA VOSTE ULTI-MATTE CHUBBY STICK:-

This is a lip crayon with silky and creamy texture. It has a satin matte finish. The chubby stick is very pigmented and does not bleed on lips. The best part is that these products are dermatologically tested.

The Shade I received is Hypnotic Rose 06 which is a pretty and bold red shade. The chubby stick is for Rs 499/-IMG_6669.jpg

My Opinion:-

This is such an affordable box. At just ₹ 399/- the value of the box is more than ₹1903/-. All the brands in this month’s box are trusted and famous brands. The contest where you can win vouchers worth 10,000 makes this month’s box even more special. This is India’s most affordable and best beauty subscription box.

I am very impressed with this box. I hope you find this review helpful. I will be back another post very soon. Until them follow me on Facebookand Instagram.

Love- Barkha

Glamego Box January 2018 #NoResolutions : Unboxing and Review

Hola Beautiful People,

I am very found of beauty subscription boxes. Its so exciting to open a box see a bunch of wonderful things inside it. It is like a gift to yourself. Glamego is currently India’s No. 1 beauty box. This is one of India’s cheapest subscription box. Glamego has constantly been curating amazing boxes month after month. Now lets quit the unnecessary jibber jabber and get back to unboxing and reviewing the box.

Theme of this month’s box:-IMG_6571

The theme of January Glamego box is #NoResolutions. It celebrates the super powerful super girls.

Availability:-

This subscription box is available here.

The prices are:-

1 month’s box- Rs 399

3 month’s box- Rs 329

6 month’s box- Rs 299

12 month’s box- Rs 289

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This month’s box is very quirky. It has this month’s theme #NoResolutions printed on it. It also has a few superwomen printed on it. It also has a few quirky quotes printed in a few dialogue boxes. This cardboard box can be reused to store your cosmetics. The contents of the box comes protected on the hay which prevents damage to the product.

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The box contains 4 products- 3 full size products and 1 sample size product.

  1. BioBloom Age Defying & Radiance Booster Face Oil(Exclusive for Glamego subscribers) : INR 1499/-
  2. Natural Bath & Body Grapefruit and Vitamin C Vital Nourishment Cream : INR 220/-
  3. Bella Voste Lip Gloss : INR 599/-
  4. Bio Bloom Hand Made Soap

BioBloom Age Defying & Radiance Booster Face Oil:-IMG_6580.JPG

BioBloom is a well known skin care brand. This face oil contains Apricot kernel oil, carrot seed oil, rosehip oil, germanium oil, lemon oil, frankinsence oil, myrhh, rosemary, vitamin E, evening primrose.

It’s a 100% natural face oil which enhances skin radiance and aids in skin tightening, lightening & rejuvenation. It is suitable for all skin types and age groups. The oil also diminishes fine lines & wrinkles.

₹ 1499/-

Natural Bath & Body Grapefruit and Vitamin C Vital Nourishment Cream:-IMG_6586.JPG

Natural Bath & Body is one of my favorite skin care brands. This cream is nourishing and contains amazing ingredients. The smell of grapefruit and is so good.

₹220/-

Bella Voste Lip Gloss:-IMG_6590.JPGIMG_6600.JPG

This lip gloss smooth, pigmented, creamy, plumping and hydrating. The shade I got is Mercier Rouge 04. The lipgloss is free of any mineral oils. It is a long lasting lipgloss and very safe on the lips.

₹ 599/-

Bio Bloom Hand Made Soap:-IMG_6603.JPG

The BioBloom soap that I recieved is of the flavour Neem, Aloe Vera and Basil. It is a cool translucent green bar of soap that smells strongly of its ingredients. This product is also exclusively packed for Glamego box.

My Opinion:-

This is such an affordable box. At just ₹ 399/- the value of the box is more than ₹2,318/-. We have received amazing quality skincare products and makeup. This box is keeping up with the skin care and makeup trends. As we all know that matte lips are out of fashion and its all about glosses now. Therefore, it was great to see a lip gloss in this box instead of a lipstick.

Also face oils are the hottest thing in skin care market. The BioBloom face oil is a good anti-aging oil. It smells of all the fantastic ingredients. Natural Bath & Body is loved by all. The smell of grapefruit is delicious. The cream is of good consistency and I will surly buy the full size cream after finishing off this sample.

I am very impressed with this box. I hope you find this review helpful. I will be back another post very soon. Until them follow me on Facebook and Instagram.

Love – Barkha

Indus Valley Bio Organic Premium Weekend Winter Care & Spa

Hello,

I received this amazing package in my mail and want to tell you all about it. It is a Premium Weekend Winter Care & Spa package from Indus Valley which is enough for you to last the entire winter season (12 to 16 weeks). It’s so cool to have a box that can solve your skin care and hair care problems for the entire season. So, without wasting any time lets discuss this beauty in detail.

Indus Valley website- http://www.indus-valley.com/

THE CONCEPT-

This winter it’s time to make your hair, face and skin prepared with a pocket-friendly and amazingly effective range of products from Indus Valley. The Premium Winter Care products take care of your head to toe with absolute winter care essentials like olive oil, almond oil, coconut oil, Skin Care Oil, Argan Hair Care Oil, Argan Oil Shampoo, Hair Eaze Mask, Hair Ultima Spa, Retexturing Night Cream that give you a comprehensive solution for winters. So get winter ready with a never before Limited Edition Price of 1999 INR and pamper yourself even during the chilling winters.IMG_6285.JPGIMG_6287.JPG

THE PRODUCTS-

  1. Indus Valley BIO Extra Virgin Organic Coconut Oil-

    This is a cold-pressed and 100% Natural Coconut Oil. Extra virgin coconut oil is composed of medium chain fatty acids in high percentage. Lauric acid with high level of antioxidants is good to use on the skin.

Uses- 

For Hair- For Deep Conditioning of hair, as a daily detangler, to defeat dandruff, faster hair growth and to protect hair from sun damage.

For Skin- To soothe dry hands, as a cheekbone highlighter, to remove eye makeup, as a body moisturizer, to add shine.IMG_6292IMG_6293

2. Indus Valley BIO Extra Virgin Olive Massage Oil-

It is a 100% Extra  Virgin Olive Oil is sourced directly from framers. It is safe for sensitive skin and even for babies. It has no chemicals additives. Indus Valley oil is rich in antioxidants, essential fatty acids, proteins as well as Vitamin A, B, D and E.

Uses-

Smoothing skin, can be used as a night cream, to nourish dry skin, for reducing stretch marks, as a makeup remover, as diminishing under eye circles, to hydrate skin, massage oil to strengthen bones and muscles, to aid in weight loss, taking care of cracked heel, great on frizzy hair, cuticle oil.IMG_6308.JPG

3. Indus Valley BIO Cold Pressed Sweet Almond Oil-

This cold pressed sweet almond oil is an all natural oil that’s perfect for reviving & nourishing any skin type. It has no additive harmful chemicals like Bisphenol A or Hexane. Sweet almond Oil is also rich in antioxidants, essential fatty acids, proteins as well as Vitamins A, B, D and E.

Uses-

Can be used for Hair, Skin & Scalp, Sweet Almond Oil has many uses such as skin hydration, dark circles removal, eczema and skin rashes relief, hair loss, nail care, reduction of split ends and the reformation of hair to life again.IMG_6305

4. Indus Valley Hair Care Oil-

It is derived from Argan oil from morocco. It is a light oil which is specifically formulated from the delicate needs of ultra fine and light-colored ( including white) hair. The oil is infused with antioxidant rich wheat germ oil, strengthening proteins, omega-3 and shine boosting vitamins.

Uses-

Can be used for 3 multiple purposes for conditioning, styling and smooth finishing. Omega-3 fights problems like dry and brittle hair, itchy and flaky scalp, hair fall and improper blood circulation in the scalp. DHA and EPA makes the hair strong, shiny and healthy. Vitamin E makes the aging process of hair slow down. IMG_6314.JPG

5. Indus Valley Argan Oil Shampoo-

Indus Valley Argan Oil Shampoo is a light creamy texture conditioning shampoo with argan oil and six super 100% natural plant ingredients, like Argania spinoza (Argan) Oil, Coca Butter, Parfum, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil & Aloe vera barbadensis (Aloe leaf) extract.

Uses-

Argan oil protects from UV rays and repairs damage caused by harsh chemicals or damaging heat. Prevents the pores of hair follicles to restore shine, softness, increase elasticity, strengthen the hair shaft and eliminate frizz. Good for soft curls and extensions. IMG_6318.JPG

6. Indus Valley Hair Eaze Spa-

Being completely natural in nature, this Hair Eaze Mask is a must need when you want to flaunt shining, bouncy and healthy hair. Ideal for those with sensitive, itchy scalps. HAIR EAZE SPA is recommended for all hair types.

Uses-

Indus Valley Hair Eaze Mask is a perfect booster for shining and smooth hair. This nourishing, moisturizing mask not only helps your hair in detangling but also keeps it glossy, shining and super-enriched. IMG_6298.JPGIMG_6301

7. Indus Valley Bio- ‘Believe in Oragnic’ Skincare Oil-

Bio Organic Oil has a blend of essential oils from Europe, Shea butter from Africa, plant extracts from Ayurveda and Vitamins E & A. All this makes Bio Organic oil unique & multipurpose.

Uses-

Diminishes Scars, perfect stretch marks, Enhance the skin tone, target pore refinement, minimizes lines, provides radiant glow and firmer skin feel, reduces fine lines and wrinkles. IMG_6311.JPG

8. Indus Valley Retexturing Hydrating Night Cream with Kashmiri Saffron & Night Jasmine-

Indus Valley Retexturing Night Cream is enriched with Organic Herbs like organic sandalwood oil, kokum butter, Wheat Germ oil, jojoba oil & Almond oil etc. For all skin types.

Uses-

Restores elasticity, prevent from skin sagging, make skin soft, nourishes skin, minimize fine lines of skin aging, moisturizes skin, reduces wrinkles.IMG_6302.JPGIMG_6303.JPG

THE PRICE-

The box is prices at Rs 2,300 but it is available on a sale price Rs 1,999

Buy it by clicking on this link- http://www.indus-valley.com/seasons-special/weekend-winter-care.htmlIMG_6319.JPG

MY VERDICT-

I was sent this box as a PR sample but the brand gave me my sweet time to test and try the products before writing this post. As all of you know my reviews are absolutely honest and I don’t mind bashing big brands and products if I have a problem with them.

All the products are very impressive. They are all 100% natural products. I did not have any adverse reactions to any of the products. The oils are great. They are absolutely pure and very effective. I love the coconut oil and almond oil. I have incorporated the night cream and the olive oil in my daily skin care routines. I would definitely continue using most of these products once winters are over.

Another good thing about this box is the price. There is no way in hell that you could buy all these amazing products for 1999. It’s so affordable. I just love this box would suggest people to try it.

I hope you find the review helpful. Don’t forget to stay connected on my social media accounts.

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See you again with a new blog post. Until them bye bye, take care.

Love- Barkha

Euphorbia box- Review

I love trying out beauty boxes and I am always on a lookout for new and affordable ones.

In the month of October I saw a few of my friends review a new box that was super affordable and with an impressive selection of products in the October box.

So I placed order for the box, they were sold out for the October month and I just got my first box in November.

This blog is to review the Euphorbia box.

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Here is a little bit about the box from their website. Euphorbia box is a small, family-owned start-up company. The box is designed to help users explore the world of beauty & skin care products and discover their favorite products in a convenient, effortless and affordable way.

Lets take a look November’s Euphorbia Box-

Packaging-

It is a simple carboard box with Euphorbia box written in blue with the products nicely bubble wrapped inside.

I like the simplicity of the packaging.IMG_6155.JPGIMG_6181.JPG

Price-

I got this box at the launching price of Rs 199. This months box is now available for Rs 248IMG_6165

Products-IMG_6162.JPG

1. Ang-Tatva Kaya Tatva Scrub-off (Rs 345 for 75g)

This herbal scrub looks interesting and I look forward to trying this product, however I am surprised that manufacturing date is not mentioned on this product. It has a very strong scent of turmeric but I don’t mind that.IMG_6167.JPGIMG_6171.JPG

2. HM Have More Dry Matte Nail Polish (Rs 299)

From the packaging the nail paint does not look very expensive as the print and the bottle looks cheap so I am bit surprised that the product retails for Rs 299. The colour is red and I am not too excited about the product.IMG_6173.JPG

3. BioBloom Face Wash (Rs 160 for 30ml)

Honestly, I wasn’t expecting any sample products in the box as there were none in he October box. This sample size product is paraben ans sulphate free which is definitely a good thing but, it is too tiny to impress me.IMG_6176.JPG

4. Duft Facial Wipes (Rs 79 for 25wipes)

They are alcohol and paraben free wipes and I can’t complain about them.IMG_6179.JPG

5. Mama Earth Sunscreen SPF 20+ (sample size of 7ml)

This was a bummer. This sample size product is for children of age 0-5 years so not useful for me at all. I mean I am sure not all the people ordering this box are people with children so, including this tiny sample as a product is just ridiculous. IMG_6178.JPG

My verdict

At this time I am just scared because I ordered a 3 months subscription and I am dreading the next two month’s boxes. Overall I am disappointed with the selection of products available in the November box especially when I compare it with the impressive product range that were available in the month of October. This month’s box was just boring. It just failed in every aspect possible. I am struggling to call the box average. I hope the curators can make the December box full of surprises.

Hope you found this review helpful. Please leaves your thoughts about the box in the comments below.

I always love hearing from you guys and you can get in touch with me by emailing me on barkha.vyas06@gmail.com

You can also keep in touch with me through my Instagram and Facebook accounts.

Love- Barkha

 

 

MAC Retro Matte Liquid Lip Colour- Fashion Legacy- Review and Swatches

Hey Guys,

Sometime back I had posted a picture of me on Instagram and Facebook, my lipstick gained a lot of attention! So I decided to dedicate one post to the much talked about lipstick. The lipstick I am talking about is my go to RED lipstick- MAC Retro Matte Liquid Lip Colour in the shade FASHION LEGACY. Lets take a closer look at the lipstick.PSX_20170809_173705

THE PACKAGING:-

The packaging like every MAC product ; very chic. This is a liquid  lipstick therefore it doesn’t come in the signature black capsuled packaging. It comes in a beautiful see through plastic packaging. The cap of the lipstick is the classic black MAC packaging with MAC printed in silver.IMG_6144.JPGIMG_6145.JPG

PRICE:-

INR 1800

THE APPLICATOR:-

The applicator is attached to this beautiful transparent wand. This sponge applicator is soft. As the applicator wand is short, it helps in precise application.IMG_6148.JPG

PIGMENTATION :-

This lipstick is very pigmented. A single swipe is sufficient to cover your lips completely. Amazing pigmentation makes it difficult to get the lipstick off though.IMG_20171011_154007_729.jpg

TEXTURE:-

The lipstick is quite thick and creamy, certainly not a lightweight translucent texture. It sets quickly to a totally matte finish.

STAYING POWER:-

Lipstick stays on your lips for as long as you want but it does get dry and starts cracking in around 5 hours. It cracks  up in the middle and the powder starts settling on the borders of your lips. So, you do need to touch it up in every 4-5 hours.

SWATCHES:-PSX_20171024_115521PSX_20171024_115512.jpg

PROS:-

  1. Highly pigmented
  2. Chic packaging
  3. Excellent quality
  4. Good staying power
  5. Absolutely matte

CONS:-

  1. Expensive
  2. Needs touching up
  3. Starts cracking and drying after a few hours

RATING:-

3.8/5

Hope you found  this blog post helpful. I will soon be back with another post. Till then stay connected with me through Instagram and Facebook.

Love- Barkha

New Launch – Lakme Absolute Lip Pout Matte Masaba Lips- ORANGE CANDY (Review and Swatches)

Lakme has recently collaborated with Masaba Gupta ( Fashion designer) to launch a new range of Lakme’s classic lip pout collection – Lakme Absolute Lip Pout Matte Masaba Lips. The collection includes 10 matte lipsticks. The collection screams Masaba’s signature with the candy prints and a mix of bright and nude colors. The price of the Lakme Absolute Lip Pout Matte Masaba Lips is Rs.750. The available shades in the collection are:-

  1. Cherry Bite
  2. Cotton Candy
  3. Hot Bubble Pink
  4. Hot Chocolate
  5. Hot Pink Queen
  6. Orange Candy
  7. Roll A Cola
  8. Smoky Red
  9. Sugar n Spice
  10. Caramel Toffeemasaba12.jpg

Review And Swatches- ORANGE CANDY

The lipsticks shades are all very bright and attractive, so it was very hard to choose a shade. I wanted to try the texture of the lipstick before buying them all, therefore I ended up buying Orange Candy.

Packaging:-

The packaging is very bright, funky and attractive. The lipstick crayon comes in a plastic tube with a rotating retractor. PSX_20170626_131638.jpgPSX_20170626_131608.jpg

Colour:-

As the name suggests Orange Candy is a bright ORANGE shade. PSX_20170626_131537.jpg

Texture:-

The lipstick is named Lakme Absolute Lip Pouts Matte Masaba Lips but this is absolutely MISLEADING. The lipsticks are NOT matte, its more of a creme lipstick. It is also not waterproof or smudge-proof.PSX_20170626_131513.jpg

My Opinion:-

I wasn’t paid to write this review and its a totally honest opinion. It is very disappointing to see big brands collaborating with famous designers creating these highly advertised collections which are just lies and false claims. If I am paying 750 Rs for a matte lipstick, I expect to get a matte lipstick. This is a creme lipstick not a matte one. Also it doesn’t last that long and gets smudged easily.

Pros:-

  • Nice Pacakging
  • Easily available
  • Available in vibrant 10 shades
  • Available in a easy rotating retractable tube

Cons:-

  • Not matte
  • Not waterproof
  • Not smudge-proof
  • Not long lasting
  • expensive
  • smells weird
  • Falsely advertised

To conclude I would like to say I am very much disappointed in the promotion campaign of the product and the product itself. It is not right for big brands to falsely advertise their products.

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Love- Barkha

Giving Back Some Love

Hey  Guys,

There is no gesture big enough to show you how thankful I am for your love and support. I have grown not just as a blogger but also as a human, made such great friends and love receiving all those sweet messages from all of you. Please keep me following me to stay connected with me and my work.

My gift hamper contains these 3 gifts worth Rs 1250/-

  • C.A.L Angelic Eyes in shade 01- Innocent – Rs 850/-
  • Johara Pro Shine Colour – Rs 250/-
  • Alanna Oatmeal ad Honey Soap – Rs 150/-PSX_20170612_194028PSX_20170612_194101.jpgPSX_20170612_194143PSX_20170612_194119.jpg

The Giveaway Rules are:-

  1. Comment on this post to let me know if you are interested in participating in this giveaway. Follow my blog.
  2. Repost this picture with #GiveawayByBarkha on Instagram and tag me in it.
  3. Tag 5 friends on the Instagram post and ask them to participate in it.

The giveaway ends on 25 June. The winner will be chosen randomly.

Stay connected with me on Instagram and Facebook for all the details on the giveaway.

Love- Barkha

JUVIA’S PLACE ‘THE SAHARAN’ PALETTE: REVIEWS AND SWATCHES

Hello everyone,

Today I am going to talk about Juvia’s place ‘The Saharan’ Palette. It was launched last year and is priced at $28.00. IMG_0049.JPG

ABOUT THE PALETTE and INGREDIENTS:-wp-image-285992061png.png

THE PACKAGING:-

The Packaging is a lot similar to the other Juvia’s Place palettes. It’s a cardboard palette with pans of eye-shadows spread out within it. The front of the palette is red in color with mint trims.

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THE INSPIRATION:-

The vibrant and lively shades are inspired by the Wodaabe festivities of the Fulani culture. At the end of September the Wodaabe people gather together and the young men dress up in elaborate costumes and makeup and perform songs and dances to impress the marriageable women.IMG_0051.JPG

THE SHADES:-

The amount of product in the palette is 18g/ .63oz. This palette contains 12 eye-shadows; 6 Metallic shades, 2 Satin shades and 4 Matte shades. IMG_0052.JPG

MY EXPERIENCE:-

I just fell in love with the palette. Its beautiful!! All the shades are extremely pigmented. The matte Shades (Chad, Sokoto, Jamila and Katsina) are very smooth and not at all chalky.

The Metallic shades (Fula, Senegal, Kia, Wodaabe, Bororo, Iman) are breathtaking and very shimmery.

The Satin shades (Lulu, Zoya) are silky and had very little amount of fall outs.

I created this look using the shades Chad, Sokoto, Bororo, Wadaabe and Zoya.

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MY VERDICT:-

I would recommend everyone to invest in this palette. This is a beauty and a must have. Some of the shades like Katsina and Zoya are not that visible on Indian skin tone but the other matte and metallic foils are just amazing. The formula is one of the best on the market, with all shades being very buttery and highly pigmented. on the top of all this, I think the palette is very decently priced.

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Do follow my blog and show some love ❤ I will see you guys soon with more exciting stuff. Till then stay happy and stylish.

Love-Barkha