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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

GLAMOUR DOLL EYESHADOWS-SHAMROCK, MARTINI OLIVE & TATTOOED

A while back I'd posted swatches of Glamour doll eyeshadow (GDE), I'd bought these sample baggies ($ 1.25 a piece, worldwide shipping free) online from www.glamourdolleyes.com and you can read detailed review here.
I got a few blue & green eye shadows,Tattooed,Shamrock & Martini Olive. I'm posting swatches of Tattooed, Shamrock & Martini Olive here.
Tattooed is bright shimmery in-your-face blue.Shamrock is shimmery aqua greenish shade & Martini Olive is a dark intense matte green-actually the exact color of dark green olives.Martini Olive is so dark that it looks almost black in dull lighting, so if you are keen on trying some other shade to line your eyes but don't want to try out too bright colors Martini Olive is the shade for you.

All the shadows are amazingly pigmented and the shades are quite unique, so in case you have your heart set on any offbeat color check out GDE you might find something that catches your fancy.

You can check out swatches of other shades by clicking on the shade name below.

SHADED ORCHID







Sunday, May 29, 2011

WELLA KOLESTINT COLOUR CREME-DARKEST BROWN

Hey girls, after 2 week long gap I'm finally back !!! Past few weeks have been absolutely crazy for me, with tremendous work load at office, guests coming over and finally modem conking off (so I had no net access at home all this while), finally manged to get everything under control..Yipppeee I'm so excited to get this breather!!

Ok for starters I'm going to tell you all about my experience with Wella Kolestint hair color.Wella PR representative had sent me 2 packs of Well Kolestint hair color for review- I'd chosen to receive Darkest Brown & Darkest Burgundy as these shades were closest to my natural hair color & I didn't want to get too adventurous with my hair color.
The packaging carton of the hair colors was smashed during courier but thankfully the product inside was safe.



The package contained 1 sachet of Pre coloruration treatment(15ml)
1 tube of Color Crem` (50 ml),
1 bottle of cre`me developer (50 ml) 
1 tube of conditioner (30 ml), 
1 pair of gloves and 1 instruction leaflet.

The pre colouration treatment contains almond extracts and prepares the hair for better color absorption.

 

In case you intend to color your hair, you obviously need to very carefully go through the step by step process detailed out with the product, I'd not be re-inventing the wheel by writing out the entire leaflet here.

I'll share with you my experience with the product and things to watch out while coloring you hair.
For starters I used the Darkest Brown which is my actual hair color.I think the Wella Kolestint gives a nice glossy sheen to the hair, I was worried about the color giving a very artificial & opaque look to my strands, it was not the case, my hair felt soft and the color looked natural.

Secondly the hair color smelled nice upon application, I personally can't stand strong chemical smells so this was a relief.I also liked the after color conditioner, it really leaves the hair very soft, I'd have preferred a slightly bigger tube of the conditioner.

As far as the grey hair coverage is concerned, well I have a few grey strands but as we all know the grey hair strands are coarser and usually they don't imbibe the color too well, so while the grey were covered they achieved a slight burgundy-reddish tint after the coloring and not really darkest brown.. perhaps you might have a different experience while using this for grey coverage, but I felt this works better at accentuating your natural hair color as a tint but perhaps not  too great for covering greys.

The kit is priced at Rs 499/- though Wella is running promotional offers currently & offering discounts (i think up to Rs 80/- off)

TIPS & TRICKS- 

1. No matter whether you are a hair color regular or first timer always do a strand test at least 48 hours before coloring you hair to test for any allergies / adverse reaction.
2. Apply vaseline around your hairline on your forehead area to prevent hair color staining your skin.
3.Do not under any circumstance use hair color on your eyebrows / eyelids this is dangerous & can cause blindness.
4. After you are done coloring to maintain your hair color try & use shampoos & conditioners of the same brand family rather than using shampoo & conditioners of different brands.Regular shampoos can strip color and natural moisture from your hair. 
5.Before coloring your hair make sure that you will be able to live with enhanced maintenance costs-shampoos /conditioners/ hair masques/touch ups etc.

Rest  Have fun & Happy coloring

I've attached some before and after hair color pictures.The before picture I'd clicked during the day time so the light is kind of washing out my natural hair color, my natural hair is darker than is coming out in the 'Before' pics.Do check out the glossy sheen in pics I clicked after the hair color.

If you have any queries drop me a line. 
P.S.-The products were sent by PR for review.I did not receive any remuneration nor am I affiliated with Wella in any way.




Monday, May 16, 2011

GLAMOUR DOLL EYESHADOW BRUISED

GLAMOUR DOLL EYESHADOW BRUISED looks very un-inspiring in the baggie and in fact not something I'd have ordered, but when I swatched this, boy was I in for a shock or what ?! 
This a beautiful shimmery purple based eyeshadow with turquoise and aqua green reflects, its sucha gorgeous shade & I have never seen anything like this before, most un-usual color combination and it looks fantabulous!,check out the swatches below.
You can read my detailed review of Glamour Doll Eyeshadows here, to buy check out www.glamourdolleyes.com




GLAMOUR DOLL EYESHADOWS AHOY SAILOR!

GLAMOUR DOLL EYESHADOWS AHOY SAILOR! is a bold indigo blue matte eyeshadow, dark and intense love it!

You can read detailed review of Glamour Doll eyeshadows here and order them online from www.glamourdolleyes.com





GLAMOUR DOLL EYESHADOW SHADED ORCHID

GLAMOUR DOLL EYESHADOW SHADED ORCHID is a shimmery purple shade, very pigmented & looks oh-so fabulous when teamed with Glamour Doll Eyeshadow Royal Assasin

You can read detailed review of Glamour Doll Eyeshadows here & you can buy them online from http://www.glamourdolleyes.com/




Sunday, May 15, 2011

GLAMOUR DOLL EYESHADOWS ISLAND CHIC

GLAMOUR DOLL EYESHADOWS ISLAND CHIC is a beautiful aqua blue green, it has very very subtle gold shimmer, this one actually reminds me of beautiful island of Phuket & Ko Samui (in Thailand) the color is absolutely perfect for resort wear or a pool side party, very well pigmented and a swipe of this will make any eye look absolutely fresh and beach ready :) Check out the swatches below.



GLAMOUR DOLL EYESHADOWS ROYAL ASSASIN

GLAMOUR DOLL EYESHADOWS ROYAL ASSASSIN is a gorgeous eggplant purple with aqua green & golden reflects. Its such an unique & intense shade that I cannot stop raving about it!! Its perfect substitute for generic black color while doing smoky eyes.This is a must amongst the Glamour doll eyeshadows, I've not yet seen this kind of shade in any other brand (yet) Check out the swatches below.





GLAMOUR DOLL EYESHADOW TROPHY WIFE

Hey everyone, just as promised here are the swatches of Glamour Doll Eyeshadows,this one here is called 'Trophy Wife' and its an intensely pigmented pure gold eyeshadow. It looks so gilded and I'm yet to see such a finely milled pure gold shade.You can read the detailed review of Glamour Doll Eye shadows in my previous post.

Each sample baggie contains half gram of product and can get at least 5 times of usage from these sample packs, the eyeshadows are amazingly pigmented so a little goes a long way. Each eyeshadow packaging clearly mentions whether it is Vegan & lip safe or not.Check out the swatches below




Thursday, May 12, 2011

GLAMOUR DOLL EYESHADOWS

Hey everyone, I'm back! 
I had ordered a bunch of eyeshadow sample sized baggies from http://glamourdolleyes.com/ after reading some great reviews and beautiful swatches online and I just received my goodies bag & I want to do a quick post & tell you all about it.

To start with, Shipping is free on all samples worldwide!
If you purchase a sample and you decided that you want to go ahead and get the full size jar, GD will take the price of the sample off the price of the full jar. Please email Glamour Doll Eyes before placing your order so they can make you a coupon code!

From the website-

"Glamour Doll is an eye shadow company that strives to bring you fashionable and unique colors to strut your stuff! Our eye shadows are great for any age! All of our ingredients are made from earth minerals. The main ingredients we use are Magnesium Stearate, Zinc Oxide, Kaolin Clay and Methicone Treated Titanium Dioxide. All of the colors we use in our eyeshadow s are FDA approved for eyeshadow use"
  
All the Twilight possesed & Robert Pattison obsessed girls feast on this-GD also has some really interesting eyeshadow colllection called- TWISHADOWS. Beautifully pigmented & tantalizingly named-Mind Reader (Edward), Just Bitten (Bella),Premonition (Alice) so on & so forth.. 



However I decided to order some shades from their regular collection.GD has a dazzling array of eyeshadow shades and the pigmentation is intense, all the shades also have very fun & quirky names.

I picked up sample baggies of Trophy Wife ,Royal Assasin,Island Chic, Tattooed, Ahoy Sailor,Oddity,Martini Olive & Shaded Orchid.I also received 2 free sample baggies-Shamrock & Bruised. The full sized jars of these shadows are priced at $ 6 & sample sized baggie cost $ 1.25 a piece.

All in all I'm super excited about these babies and I'm going to post detailed swatches in subsequent posts.Do check them out.


Monday, May 9, 2011

STYLISH BLOGGER AWARD

Hello my Dahlings Vinita of http://boldwithbows.blogspot.com/ gave me my very first Stylish Blogger Award!! 
Yoooo hooo I'm so excited, feel like I've just won an Oscar Ha ha, Thanks a ton Vinita, it means the world to me :)



Luxury Blogger award rules:
1. Link back to the person who passed you the award.
2. Share 7 random things about yourself.
3. Award 15 blogs.
4. Drop them a note and tell them about it.

SEVEN RANDOM THINGS ABOUT ME:

1.I've a MBA (Marketing & Finance) & hold a Masters degree in Economics.


2. I love shopping for shoes and love sky high heels. Last I checked I had 24 pairs!




3. I'm an obsessive compulsive 'list maker' I love to make To do lists and am ready with a pen & paper at all times :)

4. My favorite color is blue- sky blue, baby blue, cobalt blue, sapphire blue,peacock blue you name it I love it!

5. I loooovvvveee Diamonds...bigger the better ;)


  6.I love puppies & babies, though don't have either (cough cough ehm ehm "commitment phobia" cough, choke & sputter)
7. Ich spreche Deutsch (I speak German, albeit rusty...I learned German for over 2 years at Max Mueller Bhavan)

And ta da the most important list of all

Here are my most favorite & stylish bloggers.

Sunday, May 8, 2011

INGLOT LIP DUO LIP GLOSS LIP PAINT NO. 26

Here are the swatches of other Inglot lip duo No 26 that I picked last week.Thanks to Delhi's sweltering heat in the journey from the car to the my dresser (less than 15 mins) both my lovely lip duos melted and created a royal mess (anyways I have been storing these in a plastic box with both sections lying flat,in the chill tray of my fridge else heaven knows what agony I'll have to bear with my lippies getting ruined).Plus Inglot started out a 35% off sale on their merchandise 3 days after I picked my lippes (I paid MRP)so boy was I feeling upset...anyways back to the swatches , shade no. 26 is such a beautiful mauve pink, I can't stop raving about how beautiful it looks. I am in love <3 <3<3, enough said check out the swatches below

You can read reviews & check out swatches of other Inglot Lip duos here

Lip duo no. 15
Lip duo No. 16
Lip duo no. 17



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