Friday, September 30, 2011

giveaway by nivedita of beauty at times is skin deep

Hello all..its raining giveaways.....Nivedita of beauty at times is skin deep is holding a fragrant giveaway,...where the winner gets a yardley gift ahmper and there are two lucky winners....
Enter soon here giveaway by nivedita of beauty at times is skin deep

Thursday, September 29, 2011

an amazing giveaway by an amazing person SIGMA polishing tool!

Beenii of Beauty and everything else is  having a super giveaway...Its a  Sigma cleansing and polishing tool!!!
its open till the end of november...
Heres the link
sigma giveaway by beauty and everything else

Avon Foot works Pediabrasion Foot cream Review

hello girlies!! how are we all doing.Recently have been trying a lot of Avon products (and liking them quite a bit too!).Last month came across this product ,which is a boon for lazy people like me I think who have no time to sit propped up in the parlours and get pedicures done monthly !!

The Avon Foot Works Pedibrasion Foot Cream
What Is it?
It is a cream based scrub for the feet.It  is supposed to be used after a bath or soaking your feet in water for some time(basically getting the skin soft) and then after leaving the cream on for 60 seconds ...scrub it off!!
finally rinse with water for new soft feet!!!

What they say!
Pediabrasion uses the microdermabrasion technology that exfoliates and moisturises  feet.
The exfoliating powers of daimond gem dust blasts away  dead layers of skin to reveal new priceless skin in one easy step

  •  Contains aluminium oxide to help exflouate dead cells.
  • leaves feet eergised and feeling refreshed.
  • improves overall skin appearance
  • leaves skin looking healthier.
  • Caluses are softened and less visible.

My Experience with the product
It comes in a tube with a screw on cap.The product is creamy with very fine particles and spreads very easily.
It does give a good clean up to the feet.
However I wish the particles were a little more coarse.,Keeping in mind the feet have very rough skin.and lot of  dead calloused skin,the very fine particles seem to fall a bit short.
I have used it 3 times as of now and have definitely noticed my feet cleaner with this.
Whether they soften feet as well,will be apparent only after longer use,I think.

Price 150 INR .. i got it for RS 119 on offer  for 50 ml.

What I liked about the product
  • It comes in a tube form very hygienic.I just wish the cap was a flip top type...since unscrewing the cap with wet hands clumsy.....
  • It smells really nice.. Its a floral cum minty smell I think....
  • It gives a good clean up to dirty feet and effectively removes dirt and dead skin.

What I did not like about the product:
  • Its available only through Avon reps.
  • The quantity is very small..and will run out soon.
  • Its a bit expensive for the quantity available...I have used the VLCC kit and the entire kit cost me 300 INR which included the scrub,soak,cream and spray!
Overall  a nice ,easy, on the go mini  pedicure for the feet.Makes the feet smell and look clean.

Will I repurchase ?
IF on offer again yes ,,ALso will see the long term benefit in terms of skin softening,and callous removal etc.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

MAC coppertone blush...Review and swatch

MAC !!!
okayyyyyy Ladies...I had hauled a lotta MAC somewhere last month..just b4 my birthday..and after contemplating and contemplating and thinking and swatching and boring people(sorry Ik and Rati)...i finally got this beauty.
What MAC says!
Ok it says nothing...or maybe that says it all!!
Price Rs 1000 INR

The Product
MAC has  5 types of blush finishes in powder :Matte , Frost, Satin, Sheertone ( which goes on sheer), and Sheertone shimmer (with shimmer).
Coppertone is a Matte finish blush.

About MAC coppertone...
This is a beautiful shade for all indian skin tones. Though it might look a bit  muddy on very fair /pale skin.
This is a beautiful shade for using as a blush as well as contouring.
Makes for a great work place blush:))).It is a brownish peachish kinda shade...not really coppery !!

The things I really like :
  •  The texture..its smooth and blends like a dream...It gives a nice natural flush to my NC 42 skin..
  • The pigmentation is good.
  • The lasting power is around 4 hours the end of which also it fades a bit on me ( thanks to humid mumbai weather and my slick  oily skin).
  • It is beautiful for contouring ..I use it with my color bar  blush (peachy rose) as  well to add more depth and dimension to my rounded (read chubby ) cheeks!
  • I think it is a pretty shade for all indian skin tones ,except very pale tones....
  • Its MAC!!
What I dont really like
  • The price ....But its Mac afterall.Colorbar blushes have more pigmentation than MAC blushes and I just have used AvON ..which is insanely pigmented..
  • There is no mirror and no brush available .I can get the brush not being there  since to get a super blended effect the small brushes usually provided would be  useless,Okayyy...I get that ..But no mirror????That gets my twitch going
Overall Okay blush with fair enough pigmentation and lasting power.

not the same shade for sure...want to try some other shades..... MAC has such an amazing array of wonderfulcolors...May pick up some  other color when am not budget constrained....
Which is your Favorite MAC blush??
Please share...!!!

Monday, September 26, 2011

MAC giveaway by Ginger snaps!

hey all
Karishma of holding an internaational giveaway....
She is giving awyay a Mac lippie of the winers choice!!! Isnt that awesome????
Enter here


Hello  ladies.
Hope you all are doing fine!!am good ,have been a bit irregular ..but am back on track..
Today I will be reviewing my favorite Loreal lip color .from the endless range which is a long lasting range -shade no 540 REAL RAISIN

What the site mentions!!:
  • Breakthrough patented gentle-seal technological innovation
  • Colour stays correct and at ease up to eight hrs
  • Produced in Paris
Can a lip color very last 8 several hours with no torturing your lips? Now it can, in one particular best stick. Unlike traditional lengthy-sporting lipcolour that depart lips dry, countless at ease 8-hour lipcolour retains lips soft and supple with shade that stays true.Anti fade with great moisturising!!

About the Lip stick
It is a smooth creamy lip color which glides easily on my lips and stays put for 5 hours without eating . It is a transfer resistant lip color,though does not stand true to the claim of the 8 hour stay.It will fade away even;ly though and leaves a mild tint.
The shade is a beautiful warm winish coral which suits my NC 42 skin tone well.It would suit most skin tones

sorry for the poor pic!! my cam Out of service..making do with the mobile


What I love about the lip color( am on my 2 nd tube now)
  • It is creamy and glides on super smooth.
  • The finish and coverage is pretty opaque and is extremely good for highly pigmented lips.
  • It does not feather.
  • Does not dry out my lips
  • Does not cake.
  • It lasts fairly well around 4.5 to 5 hours..without eating.
  • It is a very pretty shade and will suit most skin tones.
  • Smells like vanilla ( i think all loreal lippies)

What I dont like about lipcolor
  • since its creamy It bleeds a little ...have to use it with a lip liner .
  • Its pretty expensive...Rs 680 now Rs 715 for a tube!(300 bucks more and can get a MAC lippie).

 WILL I BUY IT AGAIN...I want to,,,but just last week the SA at Lifestyle told me that they are OOS !!!! and I cannot get it anywhere..One of the SA s mentioned they are going to be relaunched!I hope they are soon
RATING: 4.8/5...-0.2 for the price!!
Have you ever used Endless lipcolor by Loreal ????

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

An apology and a two happy announcements!!

Helllo eveeryyyoone....!!!

I kow this is a very very very .......delayed and late post.....have been MIa for more than a month .....but am really  sorry about that...was caught up with work and the lazy bug...finally shrugged it off.....and then my lappy it repaired and here I am now.....:P:P
so the first post after this month long hiatus would be a happy news post.....and heres  the news..
Two of them actually....
the forst one being a sigma F80 brush sponsored by Sonia of Beauty and the blog.....
And the second one was a lovely Oriflame one by Kimi (calicoaster ) of the Beauty diaries

Sonia and Kimi

Thannnnnnnk u so much guys and am really sorry for this delayed acknowledgement!!:P
pics will be put up soon!!!!!