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Makeup and meltdowns go hand in hand in summer. It’s that time of the year when wearing makeup can be tricky and at the same time sans makeup look can highlight your imperfections. So here are some tips to swear by this summer and...

Summer meltdowns no more

Makeup trends and techniques for 2017 We see an advent of edgy and complex looks while still being balanced with neutral and nude shades in makeup. It’s an interesting polarised trend and is probably here to stay. The contrasting combinations of the bold and beautiful...

Makeup trends and techniques for 2017

Haven’t heard of this one? Well it is here and making a lot of noise! A trend that Indians can pull off quite well. Pretty floral patterns lining up the eyes brings out the perfect look and is sure to make heads turn. Here...

Floral eyeliners: a fresh take

It is good to be mindful and frugal while going on a shopping spree for beauty products but one can’t cut corners as far as some essential makeup products are concerned. Investing in good makeup products is well worth every buck and sometimes splurging...

Splurge worthy makeup products

Retro hairstyles are far from gone. In fact it has made a royal comeback and is here to stay for sometime.  A slight tweak to these vintage hairdos are making a big statements in the fashion circuit and is bringing about a renewed and...

Retro hairstyles that are in vogue now

Come April and we are inundated with an array of festivals more correctly put the regional New Years celebrated in different parts of India. It is Baisakhi in North India, Bihu in Assam and Poila Boishakh in Bengal. It is basically harvest time and...

Makeup tips for Baisakhi

Makeup and cosmetic brands have made a foray as an essential like none other. Be it mascara, foundation, concealers, lip colours, eye shadow, lashes, highlighters- the list is exhaustive! While there are top notch brands there are also a few well within one’s reach....

Makeup brands to go by

The sun is shinning down all bright on us and there is no way to shy away from it. Summer is here to stay for sometime and while it is here let’s make the best of it! For this season mattified is out and...

Get that summer glow

Summer’s here! And no one else knows that better than the ones with long tresses which keeps wiggling back and forth. What better way than to arrange it into a pretty braid.. It would end up keeping your nape sweat free at the same...

All things braid and beautiful

The cat eye look is making waves quite like the smoky eye one, the only difference is that the dreamy cat eye makeup can be achieved with much fewer steps. Celebrities across the world are going for this eye makeup.   Here’s how: Begin...

How to get those dreamy cat eyes

Our celebrated Makeup artist Vidya Tikari has used an array of colours to celebrate the spirit of the festival with Graftobian Aqua Colours. It was a great way to usher in the spring season and prepare for the ever so vibrant festival of colours....

Rang Barse

We are thrilled to give you a roundup of what transpired on the red carpet this Oscars. Beauty, hair and makeup all so succulent and yet so subtle and classy. From Emma Stone to Priyanka Chopra how makeup has quite literally crossed borders and...

And the Oscar goes to….

Every mascara out there in the market is out to beat each other. Each one stands a chance to create that perfect look. But what is more vital than the composition of the formula is the different kind of lash wands or brush heads....

Let the lash wand cast magic

We are again around that time of the year when ‘love is in the air’. We mean Valentine Day in short! Valentine Day could mean spending your day or night with a bunch of close friends or that someone special, whatever it may be...

Electrifying Valentine Day Makeup

Sounds like a mystery…? We are snooping into one and letting you know what is takes to get your ideal makeup vanity ready for any occasion. The list of tools and products really vary depending on your makeup skill and level Starting off These...

What should your makeup bag bear?

Don’t shirk cleaning your makeup brushes however basic that may sound. Makeup brushes left unattended will amass oil, dirt and germs. It can also lead to blocked pores and irksome breakouts. Not to mention that this laundry regime is essential for your investment to...

Time to clean your makeup brushes

Microblading is a new revolutionary brow technique to achieve natural looking voluminous and fuller brows. It is a permanent form of makeup. It uses delicate lines of tattoo pigments to fill up the eyebrow hair. The pigment is placed on to the dermis or...

To blade or not to blade

The best time of the year is round the corner. The slight chill in the air tells us we are heading for the festival of lights- Diwali, closely followed by the imminent wedding season! This is the right milieu to bring on the bling,...

Let’s Diwali!

The period film ‘Bajirao Mastani’ saw Deepika Padukone in an ethereal look. The fearless and mystical Mastani who was originally a warrior of sorts yet a feminine from her core was a challenge to bring about on the face of the artist. The opulence...

Bajirao Mastani Enthused Makeup

A barrage of skin problems are a part and parcel of monsoons in India. One such hitch being common skin allergies. Allergies can be due to insect bite, bug rashes or pet hypersensitivity. Sometimes even rainwater can provoke itching or allergy. Use an aloe...

Skin Fixes for the Monsoons

Rakhi kickstarts an array of forthcoming festivities in India. Since it’s a daytime festival and that time of year when humidity is soaring, it is imperative to keep your make up subtle and glitter free yet heaps of fun with the right combination of...

Rev up your look this Rakshbandhan

Plum(p) up that pout with bold and daring stains which are creating waves this season. The neutrals are passé for now. These rich colours are making a huge statement this fall. They are gorgeous and part of the red, purple and plum family. We...

Plum(p) up your lips this fall

Make up meltdowns are bound to occur with downpour debacles due to the heat, humidity and moisture. A handy list that would keep you dewy fresh all through the manic monsoons Gear up before you start- Some extra time to prep up your face...

Makeup tips for manic monsoons

Ever since Huda Kattan- the key creator of Huda Beauty, along with her sisters, Alya and Mona Kattan launched the Huda Beauty Lash Collection, it has taken the beauty world by storm. It is one of the top selling beauty items today with record...

Huda Lashes

This is one of the modern age smokey eye makeup that has been grabbing everybody’s eyeballs off late. The emphasis of this liner free smokey look is ground breaking and edgey with the sole purpose of opening up the eye and making it look...

No liner smokey eye makeup

Taking cue from the renowned makeup artist Rae Morris, the ‘Phi’ makeup look is the avant-garde look of the season. It can turn any face to look stunning. “Phi is a specific ratio that has been found in some of the world’s most beautiful...

Get the ‘Phi’ look

It’s time to update your makeup to keep up with the changing season. Spring’s new make-up collections call to mind the prettiest of flower-filled gardens. Fresh pastels provide a welcome antidote to winter’s dark nails, while eye-popping brights are the perfect way to add...

Summer Spring Make-up

If you are just beginning to wear makeup, you may have noticed the many types and brands of eyeliners out there. So today I will be writing about the different types/forms of eyeliners with their Pros and Cons which will help you pick the...

Different Types Of Eyeliners

Blush may seem like a beauty basic, but it’s not without challenges! When Blusher is used correctly it will add a natural glow to the skin as well as adding contours to the face. Overdone blush is always a no-no. Many people usually make...

Blusher’s Basics!

So, we are just a week away from Diwali and the feel of festivity is already in the air. This season we want to keep the makeup clean, simple and sharp. That means, no glitters, no sparkle and very little shimmer. This Diwali we...

Diwali

FOUNDATION Combination of a cool and a warm skin tone foundation gives a very natural finish on the skin. A little bit of cool and warm mixed together neutralizes the skin tone. I personally use a mixture of the same foundation colors for myself...

Top 5 Makeup Hacks

We all know how harmful the summer sun is for our skin and we take extra care for it. But apart from your skin, sun can wreck equal havoc with our hair as well. As a result, our hair becomes dull, lifeless, limp, frizzy...

Summer Haircare

Make up can be a powerful tool in helping your face look slim or it can be a disaster adding unwanted years to your look. Have you ever noticed celebrities without make up? It’s hard to recognize them. Their makeup and hair really change...

Slim Your Face With Makeup

FLAWLESS FINISH IN FIVE MINUTES Vidya Tikari shares here insider make up secret keeping in mind and understanding the time demands working women face daily. Use a BB cream all over the face. Since it’s light and translucent and easy to blend, it won’t...

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