Product Review: Fair & Lovely BB Cream vs. Ponds BB Cream

Similarities: Both creams come in tubes which are travel friendly. However Ponds is more reliable because the list is twist-open instead of Fair & Lovely which is pull open. Both claim to give whitening effect, Ponds says “BB+ fairness cream” and Fair & Lovely says “Foundation + fairness cream”. Both BB creams come in small…

How to forget someone – Part 2

The long overdue part 2. If you have not read part 1 yet, here is the link. I will keep this one short. One line. Only if you get hang of it. Acceptance is the key. They say in order to liberate yourself of a certain emotion, name it. When you name something, you take…

How To Forget Someone? Part 1

How to forget someone? How to forget the past? How to forget the memories? These are all the questions all of us have typed into Google search at some point in life. If you have not (yet!), consider yourself extremely lucky and let’s hope and pray it stays this way. When we pose these questions…

Love thyself! And be proud of it!

“You are so much in love with yourself” “You are always so fond of yourself” “You care a lot about yourself” I have heard these phrases so many time I had to write about it here. My question every time someone says something like this to me is- when and how did we begin to…

Two Things You MUST include in your skincare routine!

Disclaimer: I am not a dermatologist neither is my opinion a substitute for medical assistance. I have been fighting with and successfully managing acne for almost two decades and all my knowledge comes from personal experience. The only tip I can give you for acne is develop a strong skincare routine. You cannot get rid…

Product Review: Soft Touch Mousse Makeup, by Essence cosmetics

Product: soft touch mousse by essence_cosmetics Coverage: light Texture: matte powder finish Stay: 7-8hrs if set with powder Price: PKR 700 I got this one as a present for my graduation along with many other makeup products. This mousse has been my daily foundation/face makeup since then. I have been using this for over a…

To ladies who want to boycott designer lawn this summer!

Summer is here. so are designer lawns. Every second week, a new designer emerges in the market and introduces a new luxury lawn collection which is priced at somewhere 8000 – 14000 PKR. Even designers no one has ever heard of before are launching very expensive outfits. while the madness is unfathomable for most of…

Eye makeup creases? You need this!

Does your eyeshadow crease couple of hours after you have used the best primer, concealer, powder & what not? Read on! I know how you feel. I have been there too. Until I realised I was using too thick concealer. I tried Maybelline Fit Me concealer, LA girl pro HD concealer both with same result;…

Yoghurt & Turmeric for Glowing skin this summer

Who does not want clear, fresh looking, glowing skin? I have lately been trying super hard to eliminate all chemical based creams, face washes, scrubs etc from my life; to have clear, fresh skin and this face mask has been a blessing. Two ingredients; Yoghurt & turmeric. Every night. For 15-20 minutes. I have been…

Book Review: The Great Alone, by Kristin Hannah

Why do we read so many books? Why is the addiction so real? Because books take you to places you have never been to and they introduce you to people you’ve never met. Yet you yearn for those places and people like they mean everything to you. This book made me long for a place…

Tears that don’t flow…

She had wanted to let it out for months! Everything that was brewing a storm inside her. Him leaving. Him never looking back. Her losing faith in everything and everyone; including god. Him finding someone else’s arms more comforting. Him smiling down at his wife on their wedding day. She could not shed a single…