2014 Summer Product Loves

Hello beautiful!Summer is coming to an end.....and many brands are launching their Fall collections. So maybe I am a little late to post this article. These are the products I have used most in this season and loved.[For details, read more...]FACE:Sunscreen-It is a no brainer that sunscreen is a must have product- all year long....whether it's raining or snowing. You can choose a normal sunscreen or a tinted one, your choice... But use one.I am loving La Roche-Posay tinted and the normal

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What I learned from “Acne Face Mapping” about my current Breakouts!

What happens when you add weather change with stress and bad diet?Breakout, redness and itchy face.OR, to see more closely.....THIS!My skin has been acting so crazy lately, I am feeling like I am back to my post-surgery days.....when my skin was dehydrated, red, patchy, full of acne and looking like hell. Pictures here on my previous article.Keep on reading for more.....Though my skin has become a lot better now than those painful days, some pesky little acne are already erupting on my forehead

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How to: Contour and Highlight

Hey ladies!When you hear “Contour-Highlight”, whose face comes in your mind?Umm..for me, it’s Kim Kardashian. And let me show you why.Without contouring, the face looks 2D after you put on your foundation…which is not flattering. As our face is 3 dimensional, strategic placement of bronzer, blush and highlighter makes the face more alive and beautiful by bringing out our facial features.What is contouring?Contouring is the process by which you can make the normal contoured part of your bone

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Black-Silver smokey eye

Today’s look is another reader’s choice…. A black-silver smokey eye.This is the look that I was requested to recreate.As you can see the picture is heavily photo-shopped and I really don’t think it’s an actual human eye…but anyway, I customized the eye makeup for my eye shape & color and came up with a black-silver smokey eye!Scroll down to see how I recreated this look.What have i used:Urban Decay primer potion-Original60 color Day & Night palette by BH cosmeticsUrban Decay pencil liner

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Readers Choice: Brown Smokey eye inspired by Kareena Kapoor.

Hello lovely readers!Today I am going to do a tutorial inspired by the following eye-makeup look of Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor. It was a request from a dear member of my blog.As the color of the eye-makeup was not very clear, I had to enlarge it… and it kind of looks like a brown Smokey eye with a hint of green in it.  Scroll down to see how I recreated this eye makeup.What have I used:Physicians Formula Custom Eye Enhancing Gel Cream Liner- Brown60 color Day & Night palette by BH

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Make up tips for hazel eyes

**This is the very 1st guest post on Sifa's Corner. If you are interested in writing a guest post, feel free to contact me.**This Guest article is from Glad2bawoman, an online media company for women and about women with a growing community of over 75,000.  Log onto their site www.glad2bawoman.com to read more articles about lifestyle, health, empowerment, leisure and fashion.The eyes are the windows to our soul, or so it is said. No wonder then, that people go into such great lengths to

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5 easy steps for achieving true color of lipstick!

Many readers have expressed their anguish on how the beautiful color of lipstick on the tube is not translating well on their lips!So I have made a short tutorial on how you can easily carry out any lip color without compromising the vibrancy of it.Let's get started!!1.Take an unused toothbrush  or a wash cloth and scrub your lips with it.2.Apply generous amount of lip balm or petroleum jelly and let it sit for 15-20 minutes. 3.Now take a tissue and gently wipe the lip balm.4.Take your

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