It’s not original, if it’s not “Vaseline® Petroleum Jelly”
Is your skin feeling dry even after applying Vaseline Petroleum jelly? Does it leave your skin looking rough and bruised? So are you using the original Vaseline® Petroleum Jelly? Nowadays the market is flooded with cheap products that look like the original Vaseline® Petroleum Jelly and are available at cheaper prices. But these moisturizers only last for a short time, making the skin drier which can cause more harm than good to your skin
Pep up the last week of 2011 with VioletBag.com as it offers an incredible 5% discount on already discounted cosmetics, fragrances and beauty products on our website. There has never been a better time to bring all those beauty resolutions into action!
With an offer that you really cannot afford to miss, load up your bag with as many products as you wish. Hurry up! Offer valid till December 31, 2011.
Dance of the Peacock- is a colorful look which combines bright blue and green without looking too over the top. This look can be paired with similar colored Lehngas /Saree with either gold or silver embellishment.
Lipstick suggestion: since the eyes are quite heavy and dramatic, it's better to go with nude lips. But this being a wedding look, nude lips might look too washed out and won't photograph well. Hence, I'd recommend glossy shimmery light pink lips. (Maybelline colorsensational lipstick in Warm me up + Bourjois 3D effect gloss in no.63)
Its the time to don your dancing shoes girls and party all night long-Its the time for the Biggest party of the Season-The New Year Party!
So if you are still wondering what to wear to the Big Bash fret not, here are some of the Seasons hottest dresses for the Big Night out.
If your are a LBD (Little Black Dress) fan, then how about jazzing up this wardrobe classic, try a satin silk LBD or spice up your LBD with a bold Red satin ribbon and swarowski crystals.
Else you can turn up the Glam quotient a couple of notches with this sexy Neiman Marcus beige dress with black lace layering.
Time to bring the Sexy Back-To show off your fab figure and sexy back wear a dress with interesting cut -away / patterns on the back of a sexy LBD.
Black too straight & boring for you then try Corals from bright hot corals to soft muted muted peachy corals, this is the most gorgeous girly color,to keep your mans eye firmly fixed on you all night long!
Try strapless or one shouldered dresses with surface ornamentation, side ruffles or feminine drapes
This look is a very sexy bridal smokey eye without looking too heavy. This looks very sultry and uses the versatile colors of gold and black so it can be paired with any colored lehanga/saree as long as the embellishments on those are gold/dull gold.
This look is very versatile and would easily go with very traditional outfits as well as stylish contemporary looks. I personally see this being paired with a red and gold outfit (the traditional Indian wedding colors)
Lipstick suggestion: Matte red lips. Even though it's a smokey eye, being a bridal look wearing matte red lipstick will go wonderfully well with this especially when paired with a red bindi how I've showed here. Again this will look best with a red and gold outfit. (Inglot lip crayon in no.21)
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With a unique understanding of women’s skin care needs, Pond’s now brings to you the new POND’S ACTIVE MOISTURE – a revitalizing 24 hr moisturiser with Active moisture lock technologyTM. Formulated by the Pond’s Institute, new Pond’s Active Moisture is an easy-to-use all-day skincare solution for today’s woman and is suitable for all skin types.
Winter Dryness robs your skin of Moisture, and makes it look dull and lifeless. The new Pond’s Active Moisture is rich with hydrating agents and contains a combination of humectants and emollients, which effectively lock the moisture deep within the skin layers through its Active moisture lock technologyTM.
The Emollients act as locking agents that lubricate and help lock-in natural moisture from skin. Suitable for all skin types, this new beauty formulation nourishes your skin to the deepest layer, leaving it vibrant and healthy all day long!
This wonder product is now available at Rs. 120/- for 50 gms, in all leading outlets across India.
After doing the interior decorations in the White House for 9 US Presidents, philanthropy, art exhibitions what does a 90 year old Style Icon do next?
'Launch a limited edition MAC collection'obviously!
And no there should not be any shy muted boring shades in the collection, it needs to be inspired by bold Rara Avis (Rare Bird) and be as vivid as possible.
Say Hello to Iris Apfel inspired MAC's latest limited edition collection
About this collection MAC says "A colour collection inspired by a rare bird who has always been ahead of her time, Mrs. Iris Apfel. Subject of her own exhibit at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art and larger-than-life star, Apfel boldly mixed flea market finds with haute couture decades before doing it was considered de rigueur. M·A·C presents Lipsticks, Beauty Powder and Eye Shadows with as much fabulous flair and joie de vivre as the woman who helped create it."
The collection will contain 20 products nail enamels , bright neon lipsticks, single eyeshadow in matte, satin and velvet finish, brow pencil and lip liners, mascara and a pressed powder.
Girls what do you think about the collection? I'm super tempted by those super bold lipsticks, If this lady can rock it at 90 I think we young-lings should take inspiration!
My quest for the perfect red lipstick has been on for a while now and today I decided to finally pick a true red lippie.None of the sheer, tinted, glossy, glazy red business for me ,I wanted bold matte red, think hot Ferrari Red.
So I went on a swatch fest staring from Revlon Really Red to 9 red shades from Inglot (sorry cant remember all the numbers!), 2 from Elizabeth Ardenand 7 red lippies from MAC(Russian Red, So chaud, Ramblas Red, Cockney,Dubonnet,Ruby Woo,Brave Red).
Finally I zeroed down on MAC Russian Red & Ruby Woo, Inglot Red lipstick number 408 & 176.
Lip swatches were an altogether different business, Russian Red (blue based matte red, extremely bright & highly pigmented) looked too bright for me.Inglot lippies well I was over the fence with the shades, so finally I decided on MAC Ruby Woo- an ultra dry matte,blue based retro red.
Ta da ,just when I thought my 2 hours of research was finally yielding result, the SA sprang up the surprise on me- "Sorry we are out of stock " Ugh all my glam Red lipstick dreams came crashing down, I rushed to the second MAC store in the nearby mall- dang again out of stock!
Guess I'll have to wait before I get my paws on this one.Here are the lip swatches.
Tell me if you think its a worthy buy or I should try some other matte red? Any reccos will be highly appreciated
My search for the perfect under eye concealer took me to the Mecca of Makeup-M.A.C where three valiant warring concealers-MAC Studio Sculpt, MAC Studio Finish & MAC moisturecover battled for my affection.
While Studio finish was the hot favorite (being water resistant, SPF 35 and enriched with anti oxidants and promises of superb coverage) the other hot contender was- Studio sculpt (gel based, long wearing,matte finish), the fight eventually went to the underdog- MAC Select moisturecover concealer
So what swung the deal in its favor- very soft natural finish & moist texture for easy blending on the under eye area.
MAC says about Moisturecover concealer-A luxuriously blendable moisturizing concealer in a tube with built-in doe-foot applicator. Goes on exactly where you want it: blends in for a natural satin-smooth ultra-moisturized finish. Layers up for added coverage. Line-softening, skin-perfecting: The Pros’ “select” for under-eyes and delicate skin. Wide shade range provides soft, natural camouflage. Use with the 194 Concealer Brush.
Vichy Laboratories launches the revolutionary UV Pro Secure!
Innovates with integral shield for all round protection of the skin
Every time you step out, your skin faces adverse effects of the sun and pollution in the atmosphere causing skin darkening, pigmentation and ageing. The skin becomes oily, making it look dull and greasy. To fight these associated skin problems, one requires that special skincare regime. And what more if you get that one product to combat these problems and keeps all your worries at bay while you venture out in the sun!
Vichy Laboratories gives you the ultimate daily solution to protect your skin from the harsh sun and impurities in the atmosphere, and makes you skin look fresh and radiant with its latest offering- UV Pro Secure. It acts as an integral shield for the skin with its Anti UVA & UVB, Anti-Pollution and Anti-Shine properties. UV Pro Secure is an optimal choice for all round protection of the combination to oily skin and is suitable for sensitive skin.
One of the most exciting and eagerly awaited sales of the year- Bath and Body works is finally here! BBW is offering Buy 3 Get 3 Free on their Signature collection.
Shipping available only to US customers. Visit BBW site here to order.
If like me, you are in India and mooning over BBW products, Brandmileis offering Bath and Body works products for a limited time only.
Looking for quick cleansing and super soft skin in a jiffy, then try these Kara moisturizing wipes with honey & almond.
I'd tried out Kara cleansing wipes when they were first launched almost 3 years back, I tried out some other variant (one with sun protection )and I wasn't exactly too thrilled with it. So I actually didn't bother with Kara wipes again for a long long time.Then one day, I couldn't find my regular cleansing wipes and had to grab these in a pinch. I tried these and was very surprised by how easy it made my whole cleansing, toning & moisturizing ritual (I'm not very religious about my CTM ritual btw)
Recently I bought MAC cleansing wipes for my mom (which costs an exorbitant INR 1500/- for 100 wipes!) and I was struck by the similarities between the MAC & Kara (Honey almond) cleansing wipes.Both have nice subtle fragrance, are extremely moist & hydrating and leave the skin feeling soft & supple.
I'd not say that Kara is an exact dupe, but for its price it's an excellent substitute.
About the Kara wipes-
100% Natural & Biodegradable wipes
Dimension of each wipe 150 mm x 200 mm
25 wipes for INR 95/-
Manufactured by Birla Cellulosic a unit of Grasim Industries
Packaging- is simple plastic with a peel off front labeling to extract tissues.One needs to be careful to close the peel off covering else the wipes tend to lose moisture and dry out.
Want fun vibrant loose eyeshadows on a budget, then read on to find out more about Faces sparkle dust eyeshadows in Topseller.
> These highly concentrated, shimmery loose color pigments come in an interesting row of small jars stacked over one another. > Use the colors individually to dress up your eyes or mix them up to create shimmery, sultry looks.
> Mix with an eye primer to achieve a dramatic look that will make heads turn.
> The versatility of the product allows it to be used alone as a highlighter or mixed with your favorite nail polish to create many new shades.
Does it remind you of Leaning Tower of Pisa? ;D
The packaging is distinct & fun, it stacks 8 shadows one on top of another like Lego blocks and is easy to travel with.That being said, its tricky business opening and closing these shadows screw tops.One false move & there is a very high chance of spilling the products all over.
The stack contains total 11.2 grams of eyeshadow the ingredient list is in microscopic font & printed on plastic wrapper on the stack,which I was unable to read.
The texture is finely milled, but its not exactly buttery smooth like some loose eyeshadow I bought from Glamor Doll Eyes.The light mauve eyeshadow is particularly gritty and has poor pigmentation. The bronzey- copper shade has the smoothest texture of the lot and it would be great for a lot of traditional bridal looks.
Hey Girls, Just came across this announcement for International customers at Cherryculture shopping for NYX cosmetics.
Apparently due Manufacturer restriction based on distribution agreement CC may decline your NYX orders at checkout.
I'm not sure why this might be the case,but I guess it could be that NYX's local distribution agreements allow products to be sold at different prices (read higher prices),many customers might be ordering NYX products from CC at USA prices (read bargain basement prices) causing local distributors to possibly lose revenue.Now this is just a hypothesis,real reasons are not known to me.
If you are planning a NYX haul at CC,I think now might be right time as its possible that CC might decline the NYX orders after 1.Jan 2012.
Cherryculture is currently having 20% flat discount till 15 dec'11 you can check out the link here
So what do Avatar, Chota Chetan & Bourjois Effet lipglosses have in common??
Well all three promise to immerse us in the world of 3D!!
Now I knew movies & TVs turning 3D was sort of technical feat, but I somehow thought (in all my innocence) that my lips were already 3 dimensional.
But Nopes! Guess I was wrong !
Your lips can't turn 3D unless you don some Parisienne chic lip gloss which brands you Bourjois (literally Middle class) dripping with materialism & hedonism!
Now that's a lot of responsibility resting on the slender shoulder of a dainty little lip gloss. So does it measure up ?Lets find out.
The gloss's packaging,like all the other Bourjois products is tre`s chic. The gloss tube starts as a square at the base and is rounded in the middle,the tube is topped with a tapered cap with shade number and swatch mentioned at the top of cap.The tube looks distinctive and high end.
Check out the shimmery gold & silver reflects in the lipgloss.The glitter is very fine and doesn't feel gritty on the lips.
Smoky Black eyes is the most desired look by every single Indian Girl with an iota of interest in makeup. Seduced by the promises of sultry smoky black kohl rimmed eyes I bought Revlon's Magic Eyeliner pencil.Did it live up to the hype? Read on to find out more.
The eyeliner comes in standard pencil packaging,its shade is very unique I'm yet to see an actual smoky black shade in any other brand. Most other brands veer towards a dull gray, this one has slightly purplish ashy tone to it and I quite like the shade.
The eyeliner is smudge proof, water proof and transfer resistant. Its stays on for 6-7 hours easily and you need industrial strength makeup remover to get rid of it completely at the end of day.