The Hunt For The Perfect Bikini

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With a “well endowed” body, finding the perfect bikini which covers and exposes appropriately, without making things look nightmarish, is a tough job! I have been through crazy times, trying five pairs of bikini and bathing suit sets at a time and getting completely exhausted with the fastening and unfastening exercise. I was almost dreading my time at the beach in Barcelona. It didn’t help when I found out that in my country only women sub 6 size makeup up the bikini market. I was dejected!

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Shopping at Duty Free

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If you have been following my blog, its no news to you that I was recently in Spain for vacation. I have already posted a few pictures from the trip to Barcelona here, and more will follow in future posts. A lot of you have been curious about what I shopped so I thought it was time I shared with you the first lot of beauty purchases, yes, the first of many! Its not much given my beauty blogger status and whatever follows that reputation, nevertheless!

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Spain Travels Parte Uno | Barcelona

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I am back! After a splendid holiday in Spain spread over ten days, this space is back in action. Lets start with a little rewind of all that was seen and experienced and purchased! I had been putting pictures up on my Instagram, but this beautiful country needs more than that! Since we visited quite a few places, I wanted to split it into multiple posts so that we can give everything its due attention! So here goes..

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Hõla from Spain! | A Vacation Face

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Hello everybody! I hope you are all well and having a great time wherever you are! I am doing pretty well and this is a shout out from Spain, Seville to be exact! I didn’t get much time to write posts this past week, but I decided to do this quick post to show you all whatever little makeup I have been wearing while on holiday.

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Things I’ve Used Up | Mid Year Update

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June is over! I have no idea where this year is disappearing? Last time I checked, I had just gotten married and we were on a walkabout in Paris! Besides the point! Clearly, I am very slow at finishing up products.. as its nearly the middle mark for this year and I only have a few things to be proud of finishing up! Most of the stuff I have been using for more than 6 months, about time I shared my thoughts!

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What I’ll Wear In Spain

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By the time this post is up, I’d be in Spain already! Sorry I didnt post this earlier, only because I was pretty undecided on what to bring along! I wanted to get things which were light, didnt take too much space and could be used more than once. So here is what made the cut!

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Bracing for a Long Haul | Things in My Handbag

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In another 6 hours we will be on our way to Barcelona! I have a habit to be over-prepared and cautious while traveling. An over packer and fussy traveller, yes thats me! Another beauty blogger cliché is to have a pre-holiday roundup up of whats in the handbag, what makeup what clothes etc, so here I am jumping on the bandwagon, head on!

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The Tarte Story | Tarte’s Amazonian Clay Blush in Exposed

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Where do I begin? Lets just say this is my favorite color for the cheeks? or maybe my favorite blusher of all times? This blush has a huge following of its own, and a lot has been said about it already. When I first came across this, about two years back, I wasn’t sure it would show up on me. But, I took the plunge anyways following Christine’s review of it, and two years later, I can say that I am happy I followed my instinct.

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Slick, Plush and Perfect | YSL Rouge Volupté Shine Lipstick

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My addiction for lipsticks, if not already, will soon be out there! The one category of makeup I don’t mind indulging in and can ridiculously justify to myself, is lipstick! I am pretty sure there are a lot of you who’d be nodding right now, and if my daily bloglovin’ feed is any indication, lipsticks are a favorite around the world!

So, here is for all the lipstick lovers, my two cents on the best color + effect + feel lipstick in recent times! We are talking about the YSL Rouge Volupté Shine beauties.

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How’s June Been | Favorite Things From the Month

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Hey Everyone! I hope you have had a good weekend, week and month so far!
June has always been a very special month for me with summer vacations, mango season, trips and Mum’s birthday all happening in this one lucky month of the year! So this year, was no different because my parents were visiting and brought a lot of my favorite variety of mangos, we took a trip and celebrated Mum’s Birthday and did a bit of shopping here and there!

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