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The beauty splurge

bySonu Bohra Feb 20, 2017 #Beauty101 1 Likes

Makeup can only do so much real beauty lies in your skincare routine.

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Would you contour your hair?

bySonu Bohra Feb 19, 2017 #Hair101 2 Likes

A trend that refuses to ‘dye’ down! Here’s the latest rendition

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How Effective is Total Effect?

bySonu Bohra Dec 08, 2016 #FbLoves 1 Likes

For the longest time, I ignored moisturising my skin because of the oily/sticky residue it would leave. After an acne breakout, I realised how truly important it is to have a comprehensive skin-care regimen, which I now follow on a daily basis. There are no shortcuts to good skin, and time and effort cannot be … Continue reading How Effective is Total Effect?

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 Is it possible to stay ageless?

byJasleen Kaur Gupta Nov 20, 2016 #FbLoves 1 Likes

The other day I was lucky enough to attend the Olay Total Effects Launch with two eminent personalities  – Kajol, who has spent 25 years in the Bollywood film industry and Dr. Jaishre Sharad, the preferred dermatologist of all stars. Here’s what I learnt about stay ageless from them. Kajol: 1. Use Sunblock: While Kajol … Continue reading  Is it possible to stay ageless?

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What my adult acne taught me

bySonu Bohra Oct 02, 2016 #Beauty101 5 Likes

It may not be pretty or fun, but it’s bound to hit everyone. Luckily, adult acne is treatable, and while you’re going through it, you can pick up on a few important skin care (and life!) lessons, like I did

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Heal with Himalaya

byTeam Fashion Bombay Sep 12, 2016 #FbLoves 5 Likes

Our overall experience with Himalaya and their range of beauty products

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Is it time for a make under?

bySonu Bohra Sep 07, 2016 #Beauty101 2 Likes

In an era where the Kardashian ‘kontour,’ overwhelming beauty how-tos on Pinterest and more-than-multiple beauty vloggers take centre-stage, I’m making a humble plea for a make under. Here’s why:

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Kesar Craze

bySonu Bohra Sep 07, 2016 #FbLoves 1 Likes

My hunt for the perfect kesar product led me to Himalaya’s Fairness Kesar Face Pack, which has proven to be an affordable, portable and nourishing option.

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The blackhead battle

bySonu Bohra Sep 06, 2016 #FbLoves 1 Likes

Humidity, pollution and excess oil secretion all contribute to those tiny black spots on the nose. Though exceedingly common, not many know they’re easily manageable with a regular skin-care regimen and sometimes with the help of an effective face scrub.

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Acne proof skin

bySonu Bohra Sep 02, 2016 #FbLoves 2 Likes

After much research and regular dermat visits, I realized nothing works better than a consistent beauty regime

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Whiten v/s Brighten

bySonu Bohra Aug 29, 2016 #FbLoves 3 Likes

The ultimate debate for every girl with any skin colour

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Beauty habits

bySonu Bohra Aug 14, 2016 #FbLoves 5 Likes

 These two beauty habits will save your skin — literally!

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Wake up to beautiful skin

byJasleen Kaur Gupta Jun 30, 2016 #FbLoves 7 Likes

My baby sister’s getting married next month and I’m going crazy trying to pack in everything I can for the wedding and for myself. The important thing on my agenda is my skin. I’ve always had the typical Indian problem of uneven skin tone and keep looking for products that can solve the problem. There … Continue reading Wake up to beautiful skin

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Tone and protect

bySonu Bohra Jun 05, 2016 #QuickFix 5 Likes

After the tedious cleansing process, I always use a toner. This step is usually ignored but it’s important to tone your skin before you apply your creams and serums. A toner can shrink your pores and balance your skin’s pH. It can even protect and remove chlorines and minerals present in tap water. Look for … Continue reading Tone and protect

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Sleeping beauty

bySonu Bohra Jun 05, 2016 #Beauty101 8 Likes

We all know how stressful mornings are and the last thing you need is a tedious beauty routine. Here are some easy, time saving hacks to wake up effortlessly gorgeous and actually be able to say #wokeuplikethis

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The right way to SPF

by Jun 05, 2016 #Beauty101 5 Likes

Proper protection against that scorching summer sun

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Summer Pure 

byJasleen Kaur Gupta Jun 03, 2016 #FbLoves 4 Likes

As far as Himalaya products go I don’t usually bother reading the ingredients because I know it is going to be full of ayurvedic goodness that is gentle on the skin. My whole test of the Himalaya Purifying Neem Pack was to check its efficacy. Living in Bombay makes my usually dry skin oily and … Continue reading Summer Pure 

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Is Ayurveda a perfect modern day fit?

byJasleen Kaur Gupta Nov 13, 2015 #FbLoves 6 Likes

Unilever’s Ayush and their esteemed panel of Ayurveda doctors bust myths and also give us some ideas that can make a difference to your everyday life.

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Do red lips actually empower women?

bySonu Bohra Sep 21, 2015 #FbLoves 8 Likes

Who: Sonu Bohra. Profession: Fashion writer and beauty product hoarder Accessory of choice: Red Lipstick Number in make-up bag: 12 Occasion to wear: Everyday/ everywhere Mission in life: Empower women with red lips So what’s the story: • I loved admiring my mom, with her ever-chic and well put-together style every time she stepped out. … Continue reading Do red lips actually empower women?

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Beauty at Westside

byTeam Fashion Bombay Sep 17, 2015 #Beauty101 3 Likes

We got a chance to meet the makeup guru Pallavi Symons. Here’s a snapshot of our tete-e-tete with her

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Beauty Lesson: Concealers

bySonu Bohra Sep 15, 2015 #Beauty101 7 Likes

Everything you need to know about the holy grail of any makeup kit. Your go-to concealer guide.

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Beauty Hybrids

bySonu Bohra Aug 13, 2015 #FbLoves 9 Likes

The world of beauty is constantly reviving, reinventing and innovating products that make our everyday regime a little easier. Here’s a list of beauty hybrids that are worth the investment.

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To share or not to share

bySonu Bohra Aug 09, 2015 #Beauty101 3 Likes

We’ve all done it: A swipe of lip gloss in the ladies’ room or a touch up of blush here or there. Does sharing makeup rank on the list of beauty no-nos? Read on to know more

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5 things to know before you colour your hair

bySonu Bohra Aug 09, 2015 #Hair101 10 Likes

Don’t colour your hair in the spur of the moment. Understand these keys points before you take the plunge.

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Makeup Myths

bySonu Bohra Aug 09, 2015 #Beauty101 6 Likes

Myth or fact? Let’s find out:

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Face Mist 101

bySonu Bohra Aug 01, 2015 #FbLoves 6 Likes

Facial mists set your makeup, and can calm, hydrate and replenish your skin’s lost radiance on a hot day. Read on to know more about this beauty must-have.

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SOS: Save our Skin

bySonu Bohra Jul 30, 2015 #Beauty101 8 Likes

Read through some timeless beauty tips that will work for every skin type, at any age!

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Are you brushing your lips?

bySonu Bohra Jul 30, 2015 #Beauty101 7 Likes

The newest buzz word in the world of beauty includes scrubbing your lips for a younger looking skin.

Colour correct your scars

bySonu Bohra Jun 22, 2015 #QuickFix 7 Likes

Colour correcting concealers are the way to go if you want to conceal scars or acne. Brightly-hued concealers camouflage uneven skin tones,

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Radiant during Ramadan

bySonu Bohra Jun 19, 2015 #Beauty101 7 Likes

Keep your skin and hair fresh and glowing even as you’re fasting in this holy month. Here’s how:

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A makeover story

bySonu Bohra Apr 07, 2013 #Beauty101 5 Likes

Thank you for sending in so many entries to our #Mirrormirror makeover contest by Inglot and Majorbrands.in. Here’s unveiling the three lucky winners in their Before and After avatars.

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Steal versus Splurge: Beauty Series III

bySonu Bohra Sep 05, 2012 #Beauty101 5 Likes

What we like: This cream blush in Plum is just the perfect colour. In spite of being a true pink, it suits light and dusky skin tones alike. The mousse like texture feels like air in application and is very easy to work with. The price is a definite highlight for us. You don’t mind using it for a couple of months at a stretch and discarding it.

Steal Versus Splurge: Beauty Series II

Steal Versus Splurge: Beauty Series II

bySonu Bohra Aug 19, 2012 #Beauty101 2 Likes

Yes, we’ve literally been obsessed with all kinds of red lips. They instantly dress up any look and just make you so glamorous suddenly.

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Steal versus Splurge: Beauty Series I

bySonu Bohra Aug 09, 2012 #Beauty101 2 Likes

Over the years we have experimented a lot with beauty products and here is us sharing some little secrets of what we learnt.

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Monsoon Mane Maintenance

byJasleen Kaur Gupta Jun 16, 2012 #Hair101 2 Likes

Monsoons are practically here and that means dealing with the sudden frizz with the humidity soaring. Here’s a list of some of some tried and tested things you could do for your hair this monsoon.

The summer foundation countdown

The summer foundation countdown

by Apr 13, 2012 #FbLoves 4 Likes

Summer means trouble skin, for us at least. Humidity and oily skin being the biggest problems, your regular foundation may get too heavy or too runny and oily.

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Smokin’ Hot

bySonu Bohra Feb 21, 2012 #Beauty101 2 Likes

Perhaps the oldest trick in the book, smokey eyes never go out of style. Many people shy away from them because they think it’s not for them or it’s too complicated but that’s not true. Here’s how we break it down for you.

The Multiple

The Multiple

by Feb 09, 2012 #FbLoves 2 Likes

The urban makeup trend is moving towards technique and skill. We tell you how you can use some new-age products in a multiple ways.