Wednesday, March 27, 2013

The Festival of Colour:Happy Holi!!

Holi is an auspicious fetival of colours played in the month of Phagun or Falgun in India and Nepal. Millions of people gather together and shower colour with love, forgetting and fogiving any grievance or ill-thinking.Hindus from different parts of the world celebrate this amazing festival of colours by spraying colours, distributing sweets,singing and dancing together.

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

5 Spring Makeup Collections 2013

Let us explore into the amazing world of colours with in this post. Let the colours bloom in Spring.


Some Products for Sensitive Skin

Sometimes people with sensitive skin face the problem of chosing the right products for their skin. No matter what they use the trouble of redness and irritation dont seem to stop. However, if we use products that are hypoallergenic and light, it will not only prevent our skin from being irritated, but also heal it effectively.They soothe the skin and make it comfortable.Some ideal products for sensitive skin are:
1.La Roche-Posay Physiological Micellar Solution: Specially made for sensitive skin, this product is ideal to remove makeup gently and effectively. It is formulated with cleansing agents that are clinically proven to have optimum tolerance level. Its non-drying formula leaves the skin hydrated, without being harsh to the skin. The skin is left soft and fresh.
2.CoverGirl Clean Makeup for Sensitive Skin: The gentle formula of this product lets the skin breathe, by blending perfectly to give a flawless no-makeup look. The skin gets a radiant glow. The foundation is fragrance and oil-free. It helps to minimize irritation and redness for those with delicate skin. The noncomedogenic properties restrict from clogging pores.
4.Neutrogena Pure & Free Baby Sunblock Stick SPF 60+: It provides superior broad-spectrum sun protection with the help of PureScreen, a physical sunblock. It creates a barrier between the skin and the sun. It is fragrance free and is infused with titanium dioxide and zinc oxide. This extra-gentle formula is ideal for delicate and sensitive skin, without making it greasy.
4. Eau Thermale Avène Skin Recovery Cream:It calms extremely sensitive skin by reducing irritation, and by restoring skin’s power to fight off free radicals.It is formulated with ingredients that are less harsh and gentle to highly sensitive skin.

Monday, March 11, 2013

5 Steps to Get Clear Skin

Almost all of us suffer from some issues related to our skin. It is really a blessing to be born with a flawless and radiant skin. Problems of skin can be a result of various factors like aging, improper diet, too much sun exposure etc. However we can make our skin reveal its natural glow by following some simple tricks.
1.Say No to Chemicals:To achieve ultimate perfection we may fall prey to chemical based peels and treatments.However, many chemical-based skin products not only contain potentially harmful ingredients, they can also excessively dry out skin and exacerbate skin problems. Instead get yourself treated with more natural products like tea-tree oil or lavender oil. Honey can prove to be a natural nourisher for skin.
2.Use Mineral Makeup:Its very tempting to use coloured makeup cosmetics that are advertised by glamorous celebrities and models. However, these products can be harsh to our skin and cause further damage. It is best to invest in mineral makeup that are non-comedogenic  and do not clog pores. Products containing zinc oxide will fight against acne causing bacteria.
3.Sip on Green Tea:Green tea is a fountain of youth.Sipping regularly on green tea can reduce chances of breakout and premature aging. It has high antioxidant content that fight free radical damage and ensures a healthy skin.
4.Cleanse Skin:Cleansing your skin too frequently or using harsh cleansers can dry out your skin, causing flakiness which can clog pores. It can also cause your skin to produce more oils to compensate. Instead, wash your skin twice a day with a gentle, PH-neutral cleanser so as not to destroy the acid mantle of the skin, which protects against moisture loss and bacteria. Remove the cleanser with a muslin cloth to lightly exfoliate the skin.
5.Relax and Destress:Stress stimulates the production of hormones which stimulate oil production in the skin’s sebaceous glands. Stress is also thought to instigate the release of chemicals which can lead to inflammation. To help keep your skin clear and spot-free, try to find healthy ways to deal with stress such as exercise, meditation or pampering. Try to talk through problems with someone else as well to help relieve any worries.

Thursday, March 7, 2013

10 Makeup Details at Academy Awards 2013 Pt2

1.Terry Sève de Rose Ultra-Glow Serum to prep skin
3.Rimmel Wake Me Up Instant Radiance Shimmer Touch in Peach Glow for make the cheek base
4.Laura Mercier Cream Blush in Rosebud to add a touch of rose
5.Rimmel Lasting Finish Soft Colour Blush in Santa Rose dusted on apples to finish off
6.Rimmel ScandalEyes Eye Shadow Stick in Bulletproof Beige to set the base
7.NARS Duo Shadow in Paramaribo to deepen the shadow
8.Rimmel ScandalEyes Waterproof Kohl Kajal Eyeliner in Black to line her eyes super close to the upper lash line as well as just below the lower lash line
9.Rimmel ScandalEyes Waterproof Kohl Kajal Eyeliner in Nude to line  the inside of Kate’s wet line for extra pop
10.Rimmel ScandalEyes Show Off Mascara in Black to finalize the look
11. Rimmel Lasting Finish Lipstick in Pink Blush on lips
12.Rimmel Stay Glossy Lipgloss in Always Lovely to top it offMakeup Artist:Molly Stern
1.CHANEL Sublimage La Crème Yeux  for prepping eyes
2.CHANEL Hydra Beauty Serum to hydrate the skin
3.CHANEL Sublimage La Crème to give the skin a beautiful dewy glow
4.Le Blanc de Chanel Sheer Illuminating Base to the high planes of the face and under the eyes for a subtle highlighting effect
5.CHANEL Vitalumière Aqua Fresh And Hydrating Cream Compact Sunscreen Makeup Broad Spectrum SPF 15
6.CHANEL Correcteur Perfection Long Lasting Concealer in Beige Claire under the eyes to brighten them
7.CHANEL Powder Blush in Tumulte to the apples of the cheekbones and blended back towards the hairline quite low on the cheek to preserve the highlights of the face
8.Translucent Powder to finish
9.CHANEL Soft Touch Eyeshadow in Rose Favorite to the crease of the eye and all the way around the eye
10.CHANEL Quadra Eyeshadow in Raffinement in smoky layers around the eye
11.CHANEL Stylo Yeux Waterproof Long-Lasting Eyeliner in Santal to the top lashes and blended it well
12.Le Volume de Chanel Mascara in Noir
13.CHANEL Precision Lip Definer in Rubellite to shade the lips
14.CHANEL Rouge Coco Hydrating Crème Lip Colour in Legende applied with a brush
Makeup Artist:Beau Nelson
1. CHANEL Hydra Beauty Serum around the perimeter to prep skin
2. Mattifying Primer  in the center
3.CHANEL Vitalumière Aqua Ultra‐Light Skin Perfecting Sunscreen Makeup Broad Spectrum SPF 15 to even the skin
4. CHANEL Lift Lumière Smoothing and Rejuvenating Eye Contour Concealer around the eye area
5.CHANEL Powder Blush in Pink Explosion for a very feminine flush
6.Poudre Signée De Chanel Illuminating Powder on the high cheekbones
7.CHANEL Stylo Yeux Waterproof Long-Lasting Eyeliner in Gris mixed with
8.CHANEL Stylo Yeux Waterproof Long-Lasting Eyeliner in Noir Intense
9.CHANEL La Ligne de Chanel Professional Eyeliner Duo in Noir-Lame to top it
10.CHANEL Illusion D’Ombre Long Wear Luminous Eyeshadow in Fantasme  mixed with
11.CHANEL Illusion D’Ombre Long Wear Luminous Eyeshadow in Epatant to harmonize with the dress
12.Le Volume de Chanel Mascara in Noir
13.CHANEL Rouge Coco Hydrating Crème Lip Colour in Mademoiselle
Makeup Artist:Pati Dubroff

1.Tom Ford Traceless Foundation in Alabaster
2.Tom Ford Cheek Color in Frantic Pink
3.Tom Ford Illuminating Highlight Pen in Citrine
4.Tom Ford Eye Color Quad in Golden Mink
5.Tom Ford Extreme Mascara in Raven
6.Tom Ford Brow Sculptor in Taupe
7.Tom Ford Brow Sculptor in Blonde
8.Tom Ford Lip Color in Flamingo
9.Tom Ford Ultra Shine Lip Gloss in Sahara Pink
Makeup Artist:Kyra Panchenko
1.CHANEL Hydra Beauty Serum to hydrate
2.CHANEL Sublimage La Crème
3.CHANEL Sublimage La Crème Yeux Eye Cream
4.CHANEL Vitalumière Aqua Ultra-Light Skin Perfecting Sunscreen Makeup Broad Spectrum SPF 15
5.CHANEL Perfection Lumière Long-Wear Flawless Fluid Sunscreen Makeup Broad Spectrum SPF 15 in 44 Beige Ambre
6.CHANEL Perfection Lumière Long-Wear Flawless Fluid Sunscreen Makeup Broad Spectrum SPF 15 in 94 Ambre
7.CHANEL Poudre Signèe de Chanel Illuminating Powder
8.CHANEL Powder Blush in Frivole
9.CHANEL Illusion D’Ombre Long Wear Luminous Eyeshadow in Mirifique
10.CHANEL Illusion D’Ombre Long Wear Luminous Eyeshadow in Fantasme
11. CHANEL Quadra Eyeshadow in Smoky Eyes
12.CHANEL Stylo Yeux Waterproof Long-Lasting Eyeliner in Santal
13.CHANEL Le Volume de Chanel Mascara in Noir
14.CHANEL Rouge Coco Shine Hydrating Sheer Lipshine in Chic
Makeup Artist:Vera Steimber

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

10 Makeup Details at Academy Awards 2013-Pt 1

Nothing much to write.Once again I am late in updating this post as I had to gather information regarding all the looks. However, here they are. Please enjoy the first installment...
1.Giorgio Armani Maestro Foundation applied for a luminous complexion
2.Laura Mercier Secret Camouflage bluffed for extra coverage
3.Clear Brow Gel to groom the brows
4.Brow Pencil to fill in any sparse area
5.Giorgio Armani Eyes to Kill Palette in #6 for highlighting and contouring for a sultry effect
6. Black Gel Liner to extend the eye line
7.Lancome Hypnose Mascara to enhance the eyes
8.Giorgio Armani Lip Liner in #12
9.Giorgio Armani Lip Maestro in #500 to give a decorated but understated look
Makeup Artist: Michael Ashton
1.Chanel Hydra Beauty Serum to hydrate skin
2.Laura Mercier Hydrating Foundation Primer to prep
3.Chanel Vitalumière Aqua Ultra‐Light Skin Perfecting Sunscreen Makeup Broad Spectrum SPF 15 combined with
4.Chanel Perfection Lumière Long-Wear Flawless Fluid Makeup Spf 10 to make the skin uniform and add luminosity
5.Make Up Forever UpLight to highlight cheekbones, jaw line, bridge of nose and crest of upper lip
6.Illamasqua Cream Color Pigment in Hollow to complement the highlights and to carve out the cheekbones
7.Cle De Peau Translucent Powder to set the look
8.Chanel Powder Blush in Star Dust lightly dusted on the apples of the cheeks
9.Laura Mercier Eye Canvas to prime the lid
10.Chanel Inimitable Waterproof Mascara in Noir to perfect the lashes
11.Anastasia Brow Wiz Pencil in Brunette to intensify the brow
12.Anastasia  Brow Gel to hold them in shape
13.Chanel Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour in Sèduisante mixed with a little concealer to create a soft colour
Makeup Artist:Kate Lee
1.Chanel Hydra Beauty Serum to hydrate
2.Chanel Sublimage Essential Regenerating Fluid to attain optimum moisture
3.Chanel Sublimage La Crème Yeux to moisten the eyes
4.Chanel Vitalumière Aqua Ultra‐Light Skin Perfecting Sunscreen Makeup Broad Spectrum SPF 15 in 20 Beige on the high planes of the face
5.Chanel Perfection Lumière Long Wear Flawless Fluid Sunscreen Makeup Broad Spectrum SPF 15 through the center of the face to give a velvety complexion
6.Chanel Powder Blush in Rose Petale for a flush of colour to the cheeks
7.Poudre Signée De Chanel Illuminating Powder on the high cheekbones, a tiny amount on the bridge of the nose and the heart of her lips to add dimension and illumination
8.Chanel Quadra Eye Shadow in Mystic Eyes with the pale pink shade swept on the whole lid
9.Chanel Precision Eye Definer in Brun to line her inner upper and lower lids
10.Chanel Illusion D’Ombre in Illusoire to soften and deepen the colour
11.Chanel Quadra Eye Shadow in Raffinement with the plum  into her lashes darkening the root and the corners of her eyes,the taupe colour Under her lower lash line, from corner to corner & the muted lavender into the lower lashes
12.Chanel Inimitable Waterproof Mascara in Noir to lashes
13.Chanel Rouge Coco Shine Hydrating Sheer Lipshine in Pygmalion on lips for an effortless pink
14.Chanel Glossimer in Eden for a bit of reflection
Makeup Artist:Stephen Sollitto
1.Chanel Sublimage La Crème to quench her skin
2.Revlon PhotoReady Perfecting Primer for a smooth application of foundation
3.Revlon ColorStay Whipped Creme Makeup in Caramel on her face and neck lightly to even out skin tone
4.Chanel Powder Blush in Frivole to warm up her face
5.Revlon PhotoReady Eye Shadow Palette in Graffiti with the red brown shade blended into the crease
6.Revlon ColorStay Eyeliner in Black to draw in a hairline thin liner in the lash line and extend out slightly past the ends of her lashes
7.Chanel Long-Lasting Eyeliner in Espresso inside the lower lid and in the lower lash line to keep the look soft
8.Revlon PhotoReady Eye Shadow Quad in Metropolitan blended out under the lash line
9.Le Volume de CHANEL in Noir Mascara on the lashes
10.Chanel Sculpting Eyebrow Pencil in Brun Naturel to the brows to keep them feminine & soft
11.Chanel Rouge Coco Baume Hydrating Conditioning Lip Balm to smooth lips
12.Chanel Precision Lip Definer in Praline D’or to shape and round the lips
13.Revlon ColorStay Ultimate Suede Lipstick in Private Viewing to give matte lips
Makeup Artist:Kara Yoshimoto Bua
1.Chanel Perfection Lumière Long-Wear Flawless Fluid Sunscreen Makeup Broad Spectrum SPF 15 Shade 32 Beige Rose combined with
2.Chanel Perfection Lumière Long-Wear Flawless Fluid Sunscreen Makeup Broad Spectrum SPF 15 Shade 70 Beige for a warm look
3.Chanel Double Perfection Lumière Long-Wear Flawless Sunscreen Powder Makeup Broad Spectrum SPF 15 in 70 Ambre to set the look
4.Chanel Powder Blush in Tumulte on the cheeks to get gorgeous freshness
5.Chanel Eyeshadow Duo in Taupe-Delicate with the beige-pearl shade over the cheekbone and under the brow bone and darker shade around the nose
6.Chanel  Illusion D’Ombre Long Wear Luminous Eyeshadow in Apparance on the lids
7.Chanel Illusion D’Ombre Long Wear Luminous Eyeshadow in Mirifique as a base for eye liner
8.Chanel  Quadra Eyeshadow in Dunes to shade the eye
9.Chanel Soft Touch Eyeshadow in Platine under her brow bone
10.Chanel Automatic Liquid Eyeliner in Noir to line
11.Chanel Nourishing Mascara Base
12.Chanel Inimitable Intense Mascara in Noir for full lashes
13.Chanel Precision Lip Definer Rose Topaz on lips
14.Chanel Rouge Coco Shine Hydrating Sheer Lipshine in Pygmalion to layer
15.Chanel Glossimer in Envolee to top
16.Chanel  Soleil Tan de Chanel Bronzing Makeup Base to her shoulders and décolletage
Makeup Artist:Angela Levin


Saturday, March 2, 2013

8 Luxury Skin Care Lines

There are different skin care lines in the world, produced by top companies. They provide solutions to all skin-related problems like aging, acne, dryness, dullness etc. Amongst so many lines, few are luxury and world-class. Although they are expensive, their superior quality makes them worth the money. Here are such 8 expensive skin care lines that are very popular globally:
1.Clinique: This American company delivers amazing skin care products for every problem. Their revolutionary 3-step skin care system is the most popular. It is a system comprising of a Liquid soap, an exfoliator and a moisturizer which are considered to be the 3 most essential products for skin care routine. The fragrance-free and gentle formula of the products is known to work effectively on skin. The most famous product from this line is the Dramatically Different Moisturizer. 
2.Clarins: This French line is known to manufacture cosmetics from plant-based research. Their multi-benefit products are made in a top-class and well-equipped laboratory. It is where nature meets science. It is known for classic products like the Beauty Flash Balm. Mild perfumed and on-greasy textures are the key features of the products.
3.Chanel: This French designer house offers superior quality skincare and makeup solutions. Known to be very popular amongst celebrities, their skin care ranges are luxurious and enjoys a niche following. The prestigious Sublimage range of products have cult following despite of its very high price. One of their top-selling products is Hydramax Gel.
4.Dior: This is another French Designer house that has an impressive line of skin care. They are known for their creamy formula and superior scientific technologies. The Capture Total range of anti-aging products is known to give immediate results. Endorsed by celebrities like Sharon Stone, Dior skincare is an essential of the rich and famous.
5.Lancôme: This is a French cosmetic brand, known to offer the best in beauty and skin care. Beautifully packaged and clinically formulated, their skin care products are an asset to a woman’s vanity. Known for their iconic products like Bi-Facil and Genifique Youth Activating Concentrate, Lancome has made a mark in luxury skin care.
6.Shiseido:  It is a Japanese cosmetic company, producing amazing products for skin and hair. Made with extreme care, the products are targeted for Asian as well as European skin. Their Bio-performance range of products is well-known for restoring and replenishing skin. The White Lucent range is the most popular in Asian markets.
7.Elizabeth Arden: This brand is famous for excellent make up and skincare lines. Manufacturer of posh skincare products, Elizabeth Arden Cosmetics mostly believes in hydration as the key factor to smooth skin. Their 8 Hour cream is an example of their technologically-driven skin care products.
8.Estee Lauder: This American Company offers a range of skin care products, targeted for every skin requirement. Their main objective is to provide preventive solution to make the skin deal with future problems of aging and darkening. The cult favourite products are the Idealist Serum and the Advanced Night Repair. Celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow endorse the brand.
These are some of the prestigious skin care lines that enjoy cult following throughout the world.

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