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…

Book Review: The Keeper of Lost Things- by Ruth Hogan

Over the years, he had filled his drawers and shelves with fragments of other people’s lives and somehow they had helped to mend his– so cruelly shattered– and make it whole again. This quote above was the only time I found myself liking this book. And it was chapter 5 of 51. I honestly don’t…

Book Review: Little Fires Everywhere – by, Celeste Ng

What made someone a mother? Was it biology alone, or was it love? This one appeared in my recommended books section on Goodreads. Having a rating of 4.2/5, this book was a winner of goodreads readers choice awards 2017, securing 39,077 votes. The book presents various dilemmas and controversies in a very not-exactly-in-your-face manner. The…

How to apply highlighter for everyday natural glow look!

This is my everyday look which I wear to work since it does not make me look like a glazed donut. Applying the highlighter to the high of the cheekbones on top of a pink or peach blush on gives you that soft day time look which is not too harsh on the eyes. After…