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Breathe skin therapy- Skin care treatment that will change your life

As all of you may know about the struggle I face with my skin and my acne . With Acne and acne products come dry skin . I’ve always struggled to find a moisturiser that will NOT break me out . A little bit of background on my skin, Ive suffered from acne since I was 13 years old. My Acne grew from teenage acne to adult acne. There isnt a single brand of “Acne Product”  that I have NOT tried. Trust me , Ive tried it all.

A little while ago , a brand called Breathe had contacted me to try their products out . At that time , I wasn’t suffering from MUCH acne. My main area of concern was Acne scars and dry skin that comes with using harsh products to keep my sebum gland under control.

The brand promised me one things, that their products will change  my life forever and it DID. Especially curing my dry skin issue.

They gave me 4 products –

  1.  Purifying cream
  2. Purifying cleansing gel
  3. Softening lotion
  4. Clay and Aloe juice mask

 

The Purifying cream- As you may see, I have completely used this product. I have religiously used this for about a month and my dryness has almost gone .

Breathe skin therapy- Skin care treatment that will change your life
Breathe purifying cream

 

Purifying cleansing gel

Breathe skin therapy- Skin care treatment that will change your life
Breathe Purifying cleanser

 

Softening lotion

Breathe skin therapy- Skin care treatment that will change your life
Breathe Softening lotion

 

Clay and Aloe juice mask- Unlike all the other Clay masks, this one due it Aloe juice did not dry out my skin.

Breathe skin therapy- Skin care treatment that will change your life
Clay and Aloe juice Mask

 

You can buy them from their website .

 

Even though I did receive the products for free,this is not a paid review. All my views are my own.

Morning Routine

 

I read somewhere that drinking lemon, ginger and honey juice mixed with some water everyday in the morning improved the quality of your skin.  I had decided to give it a try. I followed this regiment religiously for a period of 2 weeks during which I had seen a considerable difference in the appearance of my skin .

Stopping this routine was the biggest  mistake of my life. I still don’t know why I’d stopped drinking this miracle juice. My skin had lost its charm, it became dull and just blah.

Now that I’ve realised my mistake, I have decided to pinpoint the benefits of this juice.

 

Do give it a try and let me know what you think.

Ginger lemon and honey juice
Ginger lemon and honey juice

 

 

Here are so e benefits of drinking lemon juice every morning

1. It clears the skin

2. Boosts your immune system

3. Aids indigestion

4. Energises you

5. Helps in weigh loss

Ginger on the other hand helps in digestion as well, helps in treating morning sickness . Whereas Honey is a natural exfoliator which brings out the natural radiance in your skin.

This this is something I swear by and I recommend you guys to try it out , unless you are allergic to something .

Have a lovely day

xoxoxo

Ferrarucci Matte Lipsticks

I went to dragon mart today and I saw this small kiosk in the middle of no where. They were selling this brand of makeup called Ferrarucci. Ive seen them a couple of times before, but i  never thought much of them . I decided to take a leap of faith in their product, and I ended up buying a few of their matte lipsticks.

These matte lipsticks are the bomb. I bought these lipstisks for AED 25. With everyone going crazy with matte lips lately, these lipsticks are sleek and affordable. I have no idea how many shades they have, but they sure do have a lot.

The color I’m wearing here is FLC46. Lipliner is MAC Cosmetics Lipliner in Pink Treat.

The only draw back with this is that after I eat,I see a huge portion of  the lipstick missing right from the center of my lips. It looks a little weird and I have to immediately re apply the lipstick. What can you expect from a lipstick that costs AEd 25?

Have you guys tried this brand ? Let me know by commenting below 🙂

 

Ferrarucci lipsticks
Ferrarucci lipsticks
Ferrarucci lipsticks
Ferrarucci lipsticks

Estee lauder Pure Color Candy Shimmer 

 

Lipstick of the Week Estee Lauder Candy Shimmer

I got this lipstick when I was foundation shopping. Its a really really pretty pink with silver shimmer, which is not too over powering. It looks good on my Indian (Mac foundation reference NC 30) skin. In all honesty I’ve never worn the lipstick for more than a few hours (2-3 hours max). But feeling the texture, I’m guessing it wouldn’t last that long . With that being said, Its a really pretty color and I’m currently obsessing over it.

Estee lauder Pure Color Candy shimmer
Estee lauder Candy shimmer

 

 

Aircel Ad- Samiksha Danish
Aircel Ad- Samiksha Danish

 

I found this picture while I was clearing up my laptop. This advertisement was for a network provider way back in 2006, back when talking sms was the “IN” thing.

This is me when I was 17 years old 🙂 . Gosh! how time flies.  This advertisement was my first solo hoarding .( I felt so proud of what I’d achieved then, LOL.) Thought I would share this with all you guys .

Now that I’m a mommy now I find it hard to blog these days. Ill keep posting as and when I get time . Happy sleeping . xoxoxo

 

 

Banish Acne Naturally
Banish Acne Naturally

We all have come across so many different posts that say Banish Acne Naturally. Haven’t we ?

We often worry about acne, but we tend to forget the main reason why we get acne . Acne can be caused due to various factors.

The first step to fighting acne would be to analyse the cause of acne.

WHAT IS ACNE ?

It starts when greasy secretions from the skin’s sebaceous glands (oil glands) plug the tiny openings for hair follicles (plugged pores). If the openings are large, the clogs take the form of blackheads: small, flat spots with dark centers. If the openings stay small, the clogs take the form of whiteheads: small, flesh-colored bumps. Both types of plugged pores can develop into swollen, tender inflammations or pimples or deeper lumps or nodules. Nodules associated with severe cases of acne (cystic acne) are firm swellings below the skin’s surface that become inflamed, tender, and sometimes infected.

WHAT CAUSES ACNE ?

There are three main factors that cause acne

Three factors contribute to the formation of acne:

  • Overproduction of oil (sebum)
  • Irregular shedding of dead skin cells resulting in irritation of the hair follicles of your skin
  • Buildup of bacteria

Factors that may worsen acne

These factors can trigger or aggravate an existing case of acne:

  • Hormones. Androgens are hormones that increase in boys and girls during puberty and cause the sebaceous glands to enlarge and make more sebum. Hormonal changes related to pregnancy and the use of oral contraceptives can also affect sebum production.
  • Certain medications. Drugs containing corticosteroids, androgens or lithium are known to cause acne.
  • Diet. Studies indicate that certain dietary factors, including dairy products and carbohydrate-rich foods — such as bread, bagels and chips, which increase blood sugar — may trigger acne.

Acne myths

Contrary to what some people think, these factors have little effect on acne:

  • Greasy foods and chocolate have proved to have little to no effect on the development or course of acne.
  • Dirty skin. Acne isn’t caused by dirt. In fact, scrubbing the skin too hard or cleansing with harsh soaps or chemicals irritates the skin and can make acne worse. Simple cleansing of the skin to remove excess oil and dead skin cells is all that’s required

Here are some Home Remedies that help fight Acne.

Mustard seed or Mustard 

Mustard is high in natural salsylic acid

 

Banish Acne Naturally - samiksha danish
Banish Acne Naturally – samiksha danish

 

Crushed Hibiscus

Hibiscus  is used for getting rid of pimples because of its properties of unclogging the pores and removing impurities from within.

Banish Acne Naturally - samiksha danish
Banish Acne Naturally – samiksha danish

 

(source : Website )

Get the look- Sonam Kapoor

Sonam Kapoor is Bollywood’s fashionista . Her impeccable taste in fashion is what got her noticed in the industry.

Get this Sonam Kapoor look for less

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Here are some Cheaper options

Dress :

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Shoes :

Get the look Sonam Kapoor
Get the look Sonam Kapoor

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get the look Sonam Kapoor
get the look Sonam Kapoor

 

 

 

It’s an irony, people whose eyes are small crave for bigger eyes and people whose eyes are big want to make their eye appear smaller.

So, How to make you eyes look bigger ?

This post is about how to give an illusion that you have bigger eyes.

5 easy makeup tricks to make your eyes look bigger
5 easy makeup tricks to make your eyes look bigger

With makeup everyone can people in believing something that does not exists in reality.

Follow these simple steps and I guarantee you that you will succeed in making your eyes appear larger.

1. White eyeliner in the lower water line – Ever heard about Contouring and highlighting the eye? Where a dark color is used to create a shadow and a lighter color is used to emphasize on a particular part?

Well, when it comes to making your eye appear larger, applying a white/a skin color eyeliner pencil in the lower water line instantly brightens your eye up.

how to make your eyes look bigger
how to make your eyes look bigger

2. Lashes– Lashes play a very important role in defining your eyes. I you have flat eyelashes then I would recommend you use an eyelash curler to give body and depth to you eyelashes. Nothing looks more elegant that perfectly curled eyelashes.  Don’t apply anything to your lower lash line as it can make your eyes appear smaller.

how to make your eyes look bigger
how to make your eyes look bigger

3. Emphasis on your crease – If you have been following me on YouTube, then you will know how obsessed I am with my crease line. Applying a natural color on your crease can instantly make your eyes look bigger. Here is where people can get creative, if you have a smaller lid space, you can emphasize your crease, by blending a natural brown color just above your natural crease line giving an illusion on a wider lid space.

how to make your eyes look bigger
how to make your eyes look bigger

 4. Find the right eyeliner for your eye shape– There are dozens of way to make your eyes look bigger with eyeliner. The easiest way is to use pencil eyeliner and drag it across your natural lash line.  Alternatively, applying eyeliner to your upper water line or tight lining removes all the empty spaces that one has between their eyelashes, giving them a much cleaner eyeliner effect.

When you want to enhance your eyes, you should use a dark liner—navy, charcoal, brown, or black—to contrast against the whites of your eye and your eye color.

how to make your eyes look bigger
how to make your eyes look bigger

5. Lipstick – Lipstick really? Well it’s true. Applying a dark color on your lips and keeping your eyes bare, does give an impression of a larger eye.

 

how to make your eyes look bigger
how to make your eyes look bigger

 


 

 

For most of us, as so I may speak, the most important part of makeup is the eyes. And within the eyes, the most important part is Mascara. Why? Because it in plain simple words it is SEXIER.
When we go to the a shop to buy mascara, we usually check the packaging and decide whether or not that particular type is suitable for us or not .But, what we often tend to forget to do is check the wand of the Mascara. In Mascara, the wand is the most important feature, because the wand will determine how well your mascara will turn out.
Before we get into the discussion, here are some fun facts about Mascara.

HISTORY OF EARLY MASCARA 

 

The first mascaras were in pressed powder or cake forms. There were made by sifting a powder pigment into a mixture of soap and running them through a mill to turn them into powder. The powder was then pressed to create compact cakes. The product was applied with a moist brush to dissolve the powder and help it cling

1.) Curved Mascara: If you want your eyes to pop then you should use this. This is very effective when applied to the lower lashes as applying, mascara to the lower lashes could get tedious (especially the cleaning part).It is used to add curls to the ends of your lashes

 

Different types of Mascara Wands
Different types of Mascara Wands

 

2.) Rubber wand/straight wand:  A rubber wand is great if you are looking for adding volume to your lashes as rubber wands are easier to maneuver

3.) Comb wand: This is apt when you want each and every lash of yours to stay separate and neat. This however does not provide you with all the other additional benefits like lengthening or volumizing

Rubber wands - Different types of Mascara wands
Rubber wands – Different types of Mascara wands

4.) Large wand: It adds extra volume to the eyes. It is preferable for longer/lengthy lashes. It provides a thickening effect.

 

Large Wand - Different types of Mascara wands
Large Wand – Different types of Mascara wands

 

Unheard beauty tips that work
Unheard beauty tips that work

Bizzare beauty tips that work

Nothing can beat the pleasure we get when we discover a weird beauty trick that works.

Here are such Bizzare beauty tricks that have worked in the past 

  • Condition your damaged hair with Mayonnaise.  Get the mayonnaise out of your fridge and into your hair for about 20 minutes. For added benefits, use your blow dryer so the heat will activate the mayonnaise even more.
  • Whether you’re always getting blisters or you’ve got a new pair of shoes to break in, rubbing a little bit of Vaseline on areas that tend to get blisters will reduce any friction so your feet won’t be cut up by the end of the night.
  • Glitter nail polish is a nightmare to remove, but if you soak a cotton ball in nail polish remover, place on your nail, wrap your finger tip in tin foil and let it sit for five minutes, the glitter will slide right off.
  • In a rush after an at-home manicure? Submerge your fingers in cold water for three minutes and your nails will come out dry.
  • Slather on the petroleum jelly, and put on socks before bed to dissolve tough calluses overnight.
  • If you turn red and stay that way after exercising (like seriously red for hours, even though you’re healthy and hydrated), take an antihistamine like Benadryl when you leave the gym to reduce redness.
  • To cure a sunburn, take a warm bath in VERY strong black tea — the tannins take away the sting and swelling
  • Soak your locks in Olive oil for 10 minutes before you head in for a shower for faster hair growth