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…

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;…

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…

Cleaning Makeup brushes- for people with sensitive skin

Living with sensitive skin is not easy. We know the struggle when there is nothing you can put on your face or help it with. Here is my easiest way of cleaning makeup brushes with the face wash I normally use to clean my face and is completely suitable for my skin. Only other thing…

How I Alter my BB Cream to Match my Skin Needs

Hey Lovely people, I have been a big fan of BB Creams mainly because my skin is mostly clear and I’m not in for using a heavy coverage foundation on a daily basis, heck, I will attend a wedding function wearing BB Cream if the formula suits my skin. This post is all about how…

Product Review: Simplysiti Dermagic Relaxing Mask & Beauty Moisturiser

I received this Dermagic range value pack by Simplycity  when a friend visited Thailand and Malaysia and asked me what I wanted from there. Of course my answer was “Bring me Korean face masks” since my New Year Resolution for year 2017 was “have 100% clear and healthy skin”. The hype about Korean face masks…

Improvising the DIY toner

I have written about this DIY Toner for Acne prone Skin here  but I stopped using it when I started using aloe vera and water blend as my moisturizer everyday, about a year ago. However, a recent really bad episode with cystic acne (possibly because of lifting weights or work related stress) left me devastated and…

Product Review: Porfade Primer, by Beautify By Amna

After I posted a review about their Foundation Blender (review here), they sent me this giveaway. I woke up to this familiar dull gold package & was pretty surprised. First of all Thank You, beautify by Amna for such a sweet gesture. Inside the package, I found …yay! another Foundation Blender, as usual nested safely…

Product Review: Foundation Blender, by Beautify by Amna

I can’t exactly recall how I ended up on Beautify by Amna‘s page but I knew that I was looking for a beauty blender and where I could purchase the Original Beauty Blender from. Even though I love my Real Technique round brush for both applying & blending my cream foundation (Kryolan TV Paint Stick…