Why I went without makeup for my own wedding!! [with PHOTOS]

Have you gone to a wedding and not recognized the bride? Sometimes it’s because the bride requests a ‘makeover’. Other times it’s thanks to an overzealous makeup artist who insists that heavy ‘bridal makeup’ will look amazing in pictures. Whatever the reason, the bride looks nothing like herself – which is a real pity. I … Continue reading Why I went without makeup for my own wedding!! [with PHOTOS]

5 things you should definitely NOT do to your skin in summer. (But most of us do!)

DO NOT: Wash your face too many times. Most of us try to fight summer skin (read oily, sweaty, dirty skin) by washing our faces many times.  BAD BAD BAD (did I mention BAD?) idea!! Why???? Because the more you wash your face, the more oil your skin produces to make up for the loss … Continue reading 5 things you should definitely NOT do to your skin in summer. (But most of us do!)

Do you really need an eye cream? (Or will your regular moisturizer do just fine?)

Ok, so I’ve often wondered, do I really need an eye cream? I mean, what can it have that my anti-aging moisturizer doesn’t, right? Deep down, I’ve always felt that eye creams are a gimmick. A way to make you spend on an extra product. So I did an experiment: I stopped using eye cream … Continue reading Do you really need an eye cream? (Or will your regular moisturizer do just fine?)

How to get fresh, glowing skin even in the hottest of summers.

Summer is probably when your skin looks its worst. It’s sweaty, sticky and greasy. Your pores look gigantic. You’re more prone to breakouts (thanks to your over-active oil-glands). And let’s not forgot that horrible patchy tan! So, what’s a girl supposed to do to beat the heat????! 1. Switch to gels. GEL face wash. GEL … Continue reading How to get fresh, glowing skin even in the hottest of summers.

A lazy girl’s guide to skin that glows like a 100-watt bulb!

1. Use coconut water as a toner. (And drink it too)! Coconut water is ridiculously good for your skin. When you apply it directly on to your skin, it: Lightens a tan Makes your skin glow Reduces acne Hydrates skin Delays fine lines and wrinkles Heals acne scars and marks Soothes itchiness and eczema That’s because … Continue reading A lazy girl’s guide to skin that glows like a 100-watt bulb!

Pure Sense Deep Moisturizing Body Oil. This body oil smells ridiculously delicious!

Warning: You may be tempted to lick it! I’m a sucker for organic, natural stuff. Add roses to the mix, and you got me! That’s exactly what this moisturizing body oil from Pure Sense did. Let’s start at the beginning. My sister-in-law was visiting me from Mumbai. She knows how to stay on my good … Continue reading Pure Sense Deep Moisturizing Body Oil. This body oil smells ridiculously delicious!

How sleeping is secretly aging you. (And what to do about it!)

Did you know that sleeping is the #2 cause of wrinkles? Ok…WHAT?!!!! I always thought that sleep prevented aging. I mean, how many times have you heard the term “Beauty sleep”? So, what gives? Well, sleep is still great for your skin, it’s your sleeping position that’s the problem. If you sleep on either your … Continue reading How sleeping is secretly aging you. (And what to do about it!)