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Abhyangam Spa at Nuayurveda Clinic – Review

If you follow me on social media, you would know that the last few days, I’ve been running about insanely between shoots, hosting events, auditions, meetings etc. It doesn’t help either that the weather in Mumbai has suddenly become extremely hot and humid. Call it good luck or just great timing, I happened to receive an […]

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Nivea BFF Campaign & Review

Confession time!! I have a lip-biting problem. Whether it is winter or summer, it seems like my lips are always dry & cracked. I’m constantly biting (and sometimes, licking) them and trust me, it sucks!! And when I apply a matte lipstick (which by the way I really love), my lips appear extremely chapped. It’s […]

A Day at Lakme Fashion Week 2017

Last weekend, I had the chance to attend the Lakme Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2017. I watched shows by 4 upcoming fashion designers – Vidhi Wadhwani, Abha Choudhary, Chandrika-Raamz and Sashi Vangapalli presented by 6 Degree Studios. Vidhi’s collection was named – ‘La-isla’ was dramatic, playful and had lots of interesting drapes with clean and neat silhouettes. Chandrika & Raam’s […]

The body Shop

Sale at The Body Shop

For all the makeup lovers and to all who love looking beautiful, The Body Shop, UK’s iconic beauty brand, is hosting ‘End of Season’ sale. With the vibes of new beginning and celebrations of 2017, The Body Shop will have many of its products ranging from skincare, hair care, body care, makeup to beauty on […]

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Miracles with Vero Moda

Usually on the first day of New Year, I often reflect and set out my goals for the upcoming 12 months. As I begin 2017, I have nothing much to really outline apart from having a sense of gratitude for all that I went through last year. 2016 wasn’t an easy year and as I […]

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Olaplex Hair Treatment at Jean Claude Biguine

This festive season give your hair a makeover with the Olaplex treatment at Jean Claude Biguine India. Olaplex is a hair strengthening treatment and has gained immense popularity in the west amongst leading actors, stylists etc. I had heard a lot about this treatment but I never got a chance to experience it. Quite obviously […]

Chic Styles for Women Online

If workload doesn’t allow you to hit the malls and shop frequently, fret not! What’s online shopping for? It’s amazing how today, just by clicking a button, we can have access to a variety of contemporary & traditional clothing styles from regional retailers and international apparel brands. Whether it’s a casual dress, party wear, formal […]

10 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Modeling

I started modeling 10 years ago and I’ve been doing it full-time for about 7 years now. It has been my dream ever since I was 12 but I never dared telling anyone about it. Modeling and I had a love/hate relationship for many years. We only managed to make peace when I recognized it […]

The Bride & Baraat Wedding Line by KALKI

Earlier this week, I was invited to attend a preview of the second edition of Bride and Baraat collection by KALKI.  Inspired by the regal origins and concepts, the new range by KALKI uncovers the Italian romance. KALKI presented an exclusive couture collection which is a mélange of signature designs, trousseau and occasion wear ensembles […]

Rajesh Pratap Singh Sets New Trends at LFW 2016

Rajesh Pratap Singh Sets New Trends at LFW 2016

For this season’s Lakme Fashion Week Festive/Resort 2016, I was invited to attend the Rajesh Pratap Singh show sponsored by Reliance Trends. The show was all about celebrating ‘ Trendsetters ’ – people who have made a mark in their respective fields, the ones who have set trends and shown the world to live life […]

Rakshabandhan

This Rakshabandhan, Tie Your Sister a Rakhi

First of all, Happy Rakshabandhan everyone !! 🙂 A Best of Friend and a Deadlier Foe. Their Bond Transcends relationships, time, love and Life Itself. Your Friend, Keeper Of Secrets, Occasional Whistleblower, Protector, Inspiration, Even Partner in Crime — Yes, she’s all that and more. This Rakshabandhan, tie your sister a rakhi instead and celebrate […]

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The Dry Pedicure Experiential

Hello Ladies! Well, if I say that a pedicure is one of the most popular beauty treatments at spas and salons, it would be somewhat like stating the obvious, don’t you think? After all, a pedicure session feels great, is good for your skin and who doesn’t want a massage! But these days, it can […]

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Decoding Katrina Kaif’s Style in Baar Baar Dekho

Baar Baar Dekho trailer is out and the movie looks hot, at least in the style quotient! Katrina Kaif looks like a million bucks in all the frames and all the shots and there are 5 looks while I totally loved. Just from the trailer, here’s an attempt at dissecting some of the super cool outfits […]

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Salon at Home: Timesaverz Review

I have been emphasizing this so much that the world is just coming closer & closer. Nowadays, you get everything with just a click of a button. But who would have thought that we’d see the beauty space evolve so quickly all thanks to technology. A couple of weeks ago, I had the pleasure to […]

Dry Shampoo Review – Wella’s EIMI Dry Me Shampoo

Hey guys! Monsoon is here & the weather is really amazing these days. I’m loving it for sure! Having said that, it can be a little tedious to manage the tresses because this is the season when your hair gets super dry and damaged thanks to the excess humidity in the air. So it’s very […]

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Easy Hairstyles for Summer

We’re in the midst of the hottest month of the year and while in Mumbai, some of us are hopelessly praying for the rain, in most of the other South Asian countries, people are planning their summer vacations. Gone are the days when summers were spent indoors because right now everybody is travelling, hitting the beaches […]

Amazing Thailand Grand Sale – ATGS 2016

Hello wonderful people!! I’ve got some exciting news to share – June is going to be quite an adventurous month for me & I will tell you why shortly.  But first let me tell you that June isn’t just synonymous with summer or monsoon or vacations. June is also the time where annual grand sales […]

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Bold Red Lips – Maybelline MAT 7 Review

Bold, powerful & sexy – red lips never go out of fashion. A dash of red lip stain revs up your sex appeal without you even realizing it. It can give a lot of oomph to a simple LBD or LWD. And it’s a great tool to completely transform a day look to a night […]

Taj Salon

Signature Pedicure at Taj Salon Mumbai

A great pedicure can be as soothing to the soul as well as the sole. At the Taj Salon earlier this month, I experienced one of the best pedicures in town! There was a time when I used to be very particular about mani-pedis and I used to make sure that I get one done […]

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Parineeti Chopra at the 4000th H&M Store Launch

International fashion brand, H&M , celebrated the grand opening of its 4000th store across 61 countries at DLF Mall of India, yesterday. Over 500 fashion lovers queued up early in the morning to be the first to shop the latest collections including the vivacious Parineeti Chopra.   “I’ve always liked H&M ’s exciting and affordable fashion- there is […]

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Of Drama & Dreams

Of Drama & Dreams … All Accessories – Ayesha Photography – Merilyn Pereira Top & Jeans – Mango I grew up on a staple diet of Bollywood romances, imagining that someday I would fall madly in love and live happily ever after. In fact, DDLJ served as my template for the perfect romance. I would […]

Hair Spa at Jean Claude Biguine

A day well spent – indeed! On Monday, I was invited to Jean Claude Biguine, a French boutique salon which set up base in India in 2008. The salon known for its high-end salon & spa services has around 10 outlets across Mumbai & Bangalore. I visited the Jean Claude Biguine Lokhandwala branch in Mumbai as […]