The Blush Discovery This Year

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If you have wandered in these parts before, you know better than to expect I’d talk about anything “bright”. I am all about neutral, muted, “no-makeup” makeup ALL the time! Spring, Summer, or Fall, things do not change much around here.. some people are chained to their habits for good!

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Where I’ve Been & Some Beauty Talk!

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A BIG HELLO to everyone who is back here reading this! Apologies for the disappearing act and hope you had a great Diwali. I was just too busy being happy and loved and excited, I almost forgot I need to show up here! Time with family just flies and its never enough! So hows everyone been all this while? What have you been upto? Fill me up!

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When My Skin is Suddenly Sensitive

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A good skincare routine is not infallible. Its the truth most of us fail to notice or choose to ignore. Obviously, no two people have the same skin and no skincare was ever made invincible! I am sure I am not the only one who’s been betrayed by “that” amazing cleanser or “this” beloved moisturiser. It could be that bag of chips or that bowl of sweets or the nights when I slept with the makeup on.. anything! Bad skin is just waiting to happen.

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Finally Got a Grip on the Brows!

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This post has a little back story which goes to the time when I was three! Bright sunny day, my mum busy with her chores, I was playing by myself and chewing on some gum when it hit me that life would be so much more interesting with that piece of gum on my brows! Swell idea I tell you, white brows.. who’d have thought!

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Over-packing My Makeup Bag.. Yet Again!

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For the umpteenth time I am packing tonnes of stuff knowing perfectly well that half of it is unnecessary! The best excuse I can think of is that this time its a trip home and with plenty of parties on the horizon I need my essentials for survival and who knows I might be tempted to wear a red lip! *Shocker* I know!

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The New Favorite | Nars Cordura Eye Shadow

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I have a brown-eye-shadow problem. My brain is hard-wired to never be completely pleased with whatever brown/bronze eye shadow I have and always lust after the “next best thing”. This has led to accumulating so many many eye shadows, its not even funny! This when I hardly wear eye makeup! So when I say to you that I may have finally found an answer to all my “brown-eye-shadow” prayers, you should take me seriously! *chuckle*

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The Balms and Creams are Out | Preparing for a Barely There Winter!

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I know its all a little premature for us in the tropics but I am too eager for autumn. I am pretending not to notice the sway in the temperatures from being Cold-ish to HUMID three times a day(!!!) So while the weather is still making up its mind I have already made some changes in my routine, lets just say in preparation? Also, this is my 100th post! (Cue) Applaud!

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Chanel Les Beiges | The Wonder Powder ?

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Powders are always an unnecessary part of my makeup routine, the “extra” step. My first ever “brush” with a powder was the MAC Careblends Pressed Powder which being as awesome as it is, made me rethink my whole makeup philosophy! After polishing off a pan recently, I had no doubt I’d repurchase it, but the Chanel Les Beiges had been at the back of my head always, and I finally gave in to that temptation!

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MAC Eye Shadows To Begin With

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While I am no expert at eye makeup and definitely not a regular eye shadow wearer, there is something about MAC eye shadows that makes me want to (sometimes) get them out and make an effort. Could be the colors, or the blendability or may be just the brushes that I use! The other day I realized that for an eye makeup novice, I have a pretty decent stash of MAC eye shadows. So if you are like me, and love a good neutral and not sure where to begin, let me help you (read enable a purchase) with a few good options that MAC has to offer.

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Year of Chanel | Best of the Lot

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My love affair with Chanel marks its first anniversary this week! I vividly remember the first time I splurged mega bucks on Chanel. Came home with a lighter wallet and the prettiest chic-est bag of goodies! The famous black on white with a bold C-H-A-N-E-L, grabbing eye-balls as it went past. Oh the feeling! Its been a Chanel-tastic year for me. Also explains my scanty bank balance.

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