Paco Rabanne’s Lady Million was the very first night time or sexy fragrance I bought. It’s a perfume you wear to make an entrance! Or atleast that’s the idea behind it!
It’s quite hard to describe but it’s a very sharp fruity one but just a tinsy bit spicy. Now when I say fruity I don’t mean like overly sweet or candy kind of fruity. It’s very warm, a bit citrusy and sweet.
So this has lemon, honey, Neroli, so that’s where it gets it’s fruitiness from. This might possibly be available at Parcos so just go smell it!
I also have the top, heart and base notes -
Top : Neroli, Orange flower, Arabian Jasmine
Heart : Bitter...
This post is a first of sorts! I love trying new products but there are certain ones I also buy again. I think this post would be a nice way to showcase products that really work for me.
Hope you like it!
L-R | Batiste Dry Shampoo | Sunsilk Keratinology Heat Protector Spray | Bath & Body Works Into the Wild Body Lotion | Bioderma Sensibio Solution Micellaire | Burberry Brit Perfume
Clockwise | The Body Shop Hemp Lip Conditioner | Revlon Grow Luscious Mascara | Mac Select Moisture Cover Concealer | Revlon Lip Butter in Pink Truffle | Mac Technakohl Liner | Maybelline Colorsensational Lipstick in My Mahogany | Urban Decay Buck (at center)
I don’t have too many few favourites for the last month. A lot of it is stuff I’ve been using for a while but failed to mention before.
August Favourites :
01. Body Mist : Nyassa : Passion Burst Body Mist (not pictured)
I got this in a Vellvette box and I’ve been keeping this in my office. I love the grapefruit scent, it’s very refreshing. The tiny bottle also makes it easy to carry on the go!
02. Toner : Avene : Gentle Toner
My previous one was very drying, but this one is so gentle and removes any leftover dirt and grime easily. I’ve really been loving Avene products, completely worth it.
03. Foundation : Mac : Face and...
This was a very impulsive purchase for me. But it smells so amazing, I couldn’t not get it! I went into Parcos because I wanted to take a look at Rimmel, but I ended up buying only this.
Narciso Rodriguez For Her comes in two types. The light pink bottle is is the Eau de Parfum, which is the concentrated one. I bought the Eau the Toilette because it’s still very strong and it was cheaper.
How do I describe this scent… it’s definitely a scent for night time and special occasions. It has that floral, honey and slightly woody mix without being too much of either. I feel it’s very well balanced that way.
It has top notes of honey, heart notes of amber and base...
This month I actually have a few favourites from December too because I’ve been using these products non stop!
01. Face Cream : Clinique : Moisture Surge Extended Thirst Relief
I’ve been using this as my daily face moisturizer, I love it. I’ve never used a cream-gel formation before.
02. Perfume : BVLGARI : Pour Femme
This is my everyday perfume now. I love the scent!
03. Powder : Givenchy : Prisme Again Visage Compact Powder Quartet : Happy Sun
When I’m too lazy for foundation, this is my go to product. It gives a nice even look. I carry this with me everywhere!
December was a month for Mac products! I had an early birthday haul and found a few awesome new products!
01. Perfume : Narciso Rodriguez : For her (edt)
This was on my wishlist and I found a lucky discount and decided to buy it! I love the scent and lingers on all day.
02. Lipstick : Maybelline : Colorsensation Moisture Extreme : Brick Rose
This is one of the best reds to wear for the fall and winter. Very appropriate for red shy girls like me.
03. Lipstick : Mac : Fast Play
This is my favourite everyday lipstick. It’s darker than your usual MLBB shade but it suits me really well.
04. Blush : Mac :...
It’s been a brilliant year for me. I started working, missed my student days dearly but decided to bring the fun at my workplace to compensate for that!
Starting this blog was a decision I was terrified of but I’m happy I took the leap. It’s something I do because it makes me happy and it’s very fulfilling. Throughout the year I made it a point to review the best and favourites more often. Hence you will find reviews here as well!
So here are the best of make up in 2012!
Ahem… and the categories are….
Nars Douceur – Review
Clarins Mosaique Bronzer – Review
MAC Select Moisture Cover Concealer in NW35 –...
Merry Christmas! And there’s my christmas wishlist! I studied in a convent and would christmas at home and in school, much to the disappointment of my orthodox grandmother. But to my 10 year old mind, any festival with gifts was a worthy one.
01. Asos : Jacket : dark red peplum jacket with embellishment
It looks so classy and very festive as well! I’m in love with that colour. I’m warming up to the peplum trend. This is perhaps a good one to jump into it.
02. Narciso Rodriques : Perfume : For her: I caved!
I smelled this at Parcos recently and loved it. It’s so rich and enticing.
03. Guerlain : Make Up Palette : Lui eye and lip...
Happy Diwali folks! I’ve been to Mussoorie was the past week. It’s such a lovely place. I’m glad I went now when there aren’t too many tourists. It must be absolutely packed in summers!
So moving on, I’m reviewing Armani Code (for women) today. I bought this in Paris a few years ago and I’ve been using it quite sparingly since. It’s definitely a scent for special occasions or night outs. I find it too dominating (if you get what I mean) or heavy for everyday wear.
I find the scent is very heavy and floral but not in a summery kind of way. It definitely feels very rich for night time. I find it similar to No 5 in that respect. It has the base notes...
This comes late on the schedule but these are products I reached out for last month. I’m in love with OPI Parlez Vous. It’s such a beautiful colour!
01. Dry Shampoo : Lush : No Drought
It’s getting warmer and hotter and I so need this on second day hair. It smells lovely and I’m really loving the powder application more than sprays.
02. Lipstick : Revlon : Colorburst in Peach
It’s a light coral colour. It’s looks great. I wish it was a bit more moisturizing though.
03. Eyeshadow : NYX : Taupe
Staple base eye shadow for me. Can’t ever go wrong with this.
04. Eyeshadow : Mac :...
This month I went back to some products I had neglected but needed to use up and som new ones too.
I am IN LOVE with the Laura Mercier Mineral Foundation. I don’t know what I’ve been doing all this time without it…
I’ve been loving chunky glitter polishes even though they are a pain to take off.
01. Perfume : Ralph by Ralph Lauren : EDT
02. Face Powder : Laura Mercier : Mineral Foundation in Sand Beige
03. Soap : Khadi : Jasmine
04. Lipstick : Maybelline : Colorsensational Hi-shine in Coral Lustre
05. Bronzer : Bourjois : Chocolate Bronzer
06. Face Cream : Vichy : Essentielles
07. Eye Liner : Maybelline : Kohl...
It’s July already! Sorry for being so behind on posting this. I’ve been trying to stick to my posting schedule but they are all getting delayed.
I’m trying to rectify that from the coming week. You might sense a theme here. Everything looks peachy pink or a variation it, doesn’t it? I didn’t realize that until I saw this picture.
So anyway, here are my June favourites!
01. Body Lotion : Bath & Body Works : White Citrus
I love the smell of this. Very fresh and citrus like. The consistency of these isn’t as thick as the triple moisture ones.
02. Powder : Rimmel : Match Perfection Ultra Creamy Compact Powder : Soft...
May was all about wearing coral-ey colours and light makeup. Wearing too much makeup in this heat is unbearable!!
You don’t necessarily want things that stay on all day. I do wash my face from time to time. But I want products that fade well and don’t leave a mess.
On to this month’s favourites!
01. Perfume : Bvlgari : Pour Femme
This was in last month’s favourites too but I love it’s floral scent. Sadly, this bottle is empty now and I’ll be moving on to another mini perfume.
02. Face Mist : The Body Shop : Vitamin E Energizing Face Spritz
It’s a really good face mist. It makes the skin really cool and gives it a fresh feeling. I...
I can’t believe the weekend is almost over. The weeks go by so quickly!!
Today I‘ll be trying my best to review Dior’s J’adore!
The fragrance is like floral and a slight hint of rose, also a bit fruity. Overtime though, the scent turns more woody when it lingers. I’ve used up quite a bit of this already but J’adore is something I can even wear during the day. It’s not a very heavy scent despite the mix of rose, floral and wood. It’s more like a muted Lady Million for day wear!
I’m not in love with this scent, like my Burberry Brit. But the scent adds more sophistication. It typically does last all day but it’s not a very strong...
01. Topshop : Spot print shopper bag
This looks so cute. I want a big where I can just dump stuff and take off, no matter what the size! The pastel colours make it perfect for spring.
02. Stella by Stella McCartney
I smelled this at the airport once and it was heavenly. I ended up buying Elie Saab but I’ve been wanting this as well.
03. Robert Clergerie mint strapped wedges
I’m completely into wedges lately. I wear them all the time. These are adorable!
04. Revlon Colorburst lipgloss in Papaya : I caved!
I’m late on the orange trend as I found it a bit scary but this is a very good colour to try out! I need to be bolder with my lip gloss...