Streetwear Color Rich Ultramoist Lipstick in Berrylicious Review, Swatches and LOTD

Hello girlies, how are you all doing? I hope you had a lovely weekend. With the end of Navratri and Durga Puja this year, its time for another important festival in India… the festival of lights, “Diwali”. I hope you all are geared up to celebrate the day with much joy and fun. Today, I ‘ll be reviewing a gorgeous berry lipstick from Streetwear, a product from the house of Revlon cosmetics.

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As the name suggests, it is a true berry shade, perfect to complement your festive look and comes very cheap. This lipstick is from their recently relaunched version of Color Rich Ultramoist range. Read on to know why you should have this shade in your kitty!

Price: INR 180 for 4.2g

Shades Available: 

  • Shades of Susie : 1 Fire Your Ex, 2 Very Vampire, 3 Reviting Rouge, 5 Foxy Fantasy
  • Shades of Aisha : 6 Puzzle Me Pink, 7 Mystic Mauve, 8 Berrylicious, 9 Ruby Riddle, 11 Pink Passion, 12 PS I am Sexy
  • Shades of Shanaya : 14 Chic Cappucino, 15 Iconic, 16 Hot Ginger, 17 Pink Champagne, 18 Runway Russet, 19 Pink Pirouette, 20 Rhythmic Bronze, 21 Crisp Caramel.
  • Shades of Simeran : 25 Pink Persuasion, 26 Berry Dreamy, 27 Spell Bound, 28 XoXo, 29 Persion Blush, 30 Please Me Pink

My Take On the Product: The product comes in a black plastic bullet with a transparent lid on which the name of the lipstick is written along with a comic face of a girl. See the picture below to get an idea.

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The packaging is not very sturdy but not too flimsy too and could be  carried around with little care. These lipstick are visually very attractive and all the products in this range have similar packaging.

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Coming to the shade, berrylicious, it is a gorgeous true berry pink  shade with red undertones and will flatter fair to dusky skin tones equally. The finishing of the lipstick is creamy which settles on the lips as semi matte after few minutes.

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The staying power of this shade is almost 3 hours which is quite good at this price range. The lipstick has a mild fragrance which does not bothers me much. It is recommended to use a lip liner to avoid bleeding of the lipstick.

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Left- single swipe, Right- 2 swipes

The lipstick gets transferred easily but since the lipstick has a creme finish, I do not use a lip balm underneath while wearing this. Overall, this lipstick from Streetwear is a decent product which comes in very cheap price.

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Pros: 1. Pretty shade

2. Moisturizing

3. Stays for almost 3 hours

4. Lots of shades to choose from

Cons: 1. Gets transferred easily

2. Packaging could have been a little better in quality

Rating: 4.5/5

Will I Recommend it?: Of course, this a wonderful berry shade which comes for only 180 bucks so why miss it?!

Have you tried Streetwear Color Rich Ultramoist lipsticks yet? How do you like them? Share with us in the comments below…..

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Lotus Herbals Claywhite- Black Clay Skin Whitening Face Pack Review

Hello all, how are you all doing? I’m back after the ‘Durga puja break’ though we have another important festival Lakshmi puja coming up in few days. I hope you all have enjoyed  the puja as much as I did. Soon we will be celebrating Diwali in few days. So you see, we have an array of festival lined up for the season. Today I’ll be reviewing a face pack from one of my favourite brand Lotus Herbals. It is a skin whitening pack consisting of black clay.

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Read on to know if this face pack is worth buying:

Price: INR 275 for 120g

Ingredients: Contains Methyl Paraben and Proplyl Paraben

What the Product Claims: Black Clay: Very rich in minerals and silica, helps to brighten facial complexion.

Bearberry Extract: Rich in Arbutin, helps to lighten complexion.

Liquorice Extract: Lighten facial complexion.

Method of Use: Wash your face with mild soap and blot dry. Apply a generous amount of Claywhite on face and neck, leaving eyes. Relax till completely dry. Rinse with fresh water. Follow with ‘Lotus Herbals Fairgel’.

My Take on the Product: The product comes in a cream-colored tube with a sturdy flip cap. The packaging is very user-friendly like every other products from the house of Lotus Herbals.

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The face pack has texture like that of clay since it is a black clay face pack. The face pack is easy to apply and spreads evenly though the consistency is on the thicker side. I like the color of the face pack, it is bluish grey in color and looks very different from other face packs I use, which are usually white, pink or yellowish :p.

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I don’t like the smell of this face pack and it smells somewhat like ‘Lacto Calamine’. I am using this face pack for over three months now but I haven’t seen any whitening effect on my skin yet. This face pack has a mixed effect on my skin, sometimes it works fine in a row of 2-3 uses and sometimes it gives me breakouts within a few hours of using it.

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I also feel a mild tingling sensation with the face pack on. Overall I feel this product is over priced and do not completely justifies what it claims to….

Pros: 1. Travel friendly packaging

2. Love the color of the  face pack.

Cons: 1. Overpriced

2. Does not whiten skin as it claims to

3. Causes occasional breakouts

4. I do not like the fragrance

My Rating: 3/5

Will I Repurchase It?: No, I will try some other face pack next time, suggestions are always welcome :)…..

Have you used Lotus Herbals Claywhite Black Clay face pack? Share your experiences below…..

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Six Makeup Must Haves For This Festive Season

Hello girls, how are you all doing? So there is only few more days left for the puja madness to begin. I hope everyone who are celebrating it are almost done with the shopping and now counting days like me for having loads of fun with friends and family. This post will guide all those women who are still deciding which makeup to buy for this festive season.

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So, in this post I have listed 6 must have products that you can include in your kitty. Most of these products are newly launched and you are sure to love them! Have a look….

1. The Body Shop Tea Tree BB Cream

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Try out the newly launched Body Shop tea tree BB cream which will give your skin an even coverage, camouflage imperfections, brighten your skin and also reduce blemishes effectively. This two-in-one makeup + skin care product will surely  win your heart. Available in three shades light, medium & dark and costs  Rs.1095 for 40ml product.

2. Revlon Colorstay Shadowlinks Eyeshadows

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The cute little eyeliners are must in your kitty this festive season. These eye shadows are available in 20 shades so you will always find a shade to complement your look. Available in four textures and you can  link as many individual shades as you want to customize your own eyeshadow palette. Priced at Rs. 175 each for 1.4g.

3. Lakme Absolute Gel Addict Liners

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Define your eyes with beautiful shades from Lakme Absolute range.  These long-lasting gel liners from Lakme comes in a number of shades unlike other gel liners which are mostly black, grey and brown. Available in eight wonderful shades like teal, white and bronze. Priced at Rs. 800 each and is waterproof and smudge-proof.

4. Maybelline Cheeky Glow Blushes

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Maybelline Cheeky Glow blushes are still the most affordable blushes in India. This ultra-light blush feels weightless on the skin and is easy to apply. The Cheeky Glow Blush is available in 3 fresh shades: Creamy Cinnamon, Fresh Coral and Peach Sweetie. Choose from these three wonderful shades and create the perfect rosy cheeks.

5. Streetwear Color Rich Lipsticks

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Recently launched Streetwear range of cosmetics have become a hit all over India. All of their products are very pocket friendly but quality is like that of any high-end brand. Try out their lipsticks which are visually very appealing, very moisturizing with a decent staying power of up to 3 hours at an unbelievable price range of Rs. 180 only for 4.2g and available in 24 shades ranging from pinks to reds and even an orange shade (Pink Pirouette).

6. Maybelline Glittermania Nailpolishes

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Another range of affordable nail-polish from Maybelline perfect for festive season. Available in wonderful glittery shades with decent staying power. This nail polishes will give your nails a 3D shimmering effect and perfect to wear it alone or experiment with a nail art. Available in 8 shades and priced at Rs. 125.

What are you waiting for? Go and grab these from your nearest store now or buy online.  What are your picks this festive season? Share with us in  the comments below..

P.S.: The giveaway ends at midnight, take part soon if you haven’t participated yet! 🙂

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My Shopping Experience At Prettysecrets.com and Website Review

Hello girls, how are you all doing? I wanted to do lingerie shopping for me recently and was surveying various lingerie stores here in Kolkata. Last time when I was purchasing one, my mom was there with me to help me out. Anyhow this time, I went alone! The sales girl in few lingerie stores were quite helpful while in few others, they confused me rather than helping me out. Confused and helpless, I started surfing online to purchase some good lingerie. This is when I came across prettysecrets.com, a website where you can shop lingerie, night wears and accessories with ease from your home. My first order with them just got delivered to me yesterday. Read on to know about my shopping experience at prettysecrets.com.

About the Website: “A friend is like a good bra: supportive, comfortable and hard to find.”

It’s true, good lingerie is hard to find. But at Pretty Secrets, we try to make the task a little easier. Why is perfect lingerie so important? Because it has the ability to transform, accentuate, revitalize and uplift. It’s worth it to find the best fit for you.

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Ever been to a lingerie store and wish you hadn’t? Unhelpful and ignorant sales people. Your choice out of stock. Loud embarrassing situations. A nightmare you’d much rather not have.

That’s where PrettySecrets.com steps in.

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Offering women (and men) the facility of seamlessly browsing through an exhaustive collection of high quality lingerie from the comfort of your own computer, PrettySecrets.com aims to provide a plethora of styles and sizes catering to every woman’s needs and wants.

Brands Available:Prettysecrets, Maya, Enamor, Lovable, Triumph, Peri Peri, Slumber Jill, Mariemeili

Shipping: Shipping is free on all orders above Rs. 750. There is a Rs. 50 surcharge on all orders below Rs. 750. They also offer a post-paid Cash On Delivery service in select cities/towns. A Rs. 50 convenience charge is applicable, should you select COD as a payment method.

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Returns: In most cases, they will have the products picked up from your place within 48 hours of your call.In case, Reverse Pickup is not available in your area, you may send us the products through any courier service including Speedpost. They will reimburse Rs. 75 against the shipping cost in the form of a voucher upon receipt of products. This voucher will be valid for 1 year and can be redeemed in your next purchase.

Mode of Payment: Online payments through credit card, debit card, net banking or Cash on delivery.

My Shopping Experience: I was so tempted by the pretty pink look of the website that i couldn’t stop myself from surfing the website for 2 long hours before placing the order. I was skeptical since this was my first purchase from the website. So, I ordered a padded bra from Lovable which was going on a discount. I thought of opting for COD but since they charge Rs. 50 for shipping on all orders below Rs. 750 and another 50 bucks COD, I paid through my debit card.

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Ordering was quite hassle free, you need to select your products and add to the shopping cart. Create an account for faster checkout and fill in your shipping details, choose the mode of payment and place your order. Once your order has been placed , you get a confirmation message on your phone along with a mail.

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I placed my order on Friday, 12th September and it was shipped on the same day through FedEx courier service. Though my order was supposed to be delivered on Saturday 13th September, but due to some issue they could not reach my address. I called prettysecrets customer care on Monday morning asking them to contact FedEx and get my parcel delivered. They assured me that the parcel will be delivered by the next day. Anyhow, I got my parcel that evening itself, well packed and sealed carefully.

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I loved how the product was packed, there was no mention of what was inside the package. The parcel came in a pretty pink cardboard box with prettysecrets logo on the top. On opening the box, I found the bra was wrapped in paper. Inside the paper was my bra wrapped securely in a plastic cover with tags intact. The fitting and material was perfect. Overall I am very happy with my first purchase and would like to shop again with prettysecrets.com :).

Pros: 1. User friendly website

2. Great discounts and offers on many products

3. Easy return policy

4. Pretty pink packaging to win your heart ❤

Cons: I wish the shipping charges were bit less

Rating: 4/5

Will I Recommend prettysecrets.com?: Yes, I’ll surely recommend them. I am already planning to do a big haul from them next month :p

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Oriflame Milk and Honey Gold Smoothing Sugar Scrub Review

Hello lovely people, every skin needs a little pampering every now and then. I don’t believe in splurging much on skin care products unless they do some miracle to my skin. I always look out for options which goes easy on pocket and works wonder for my skin. Skin care starts with scrubbing, it is an essential  step in skin care regime and no one should skip it. Scrubbing helps to remove dirt and residues that cannot be removed by regular cleanser. I have used this Oriflame Milk and Honey smoothing sugar scrub for more than a year now and I can really feel the difference it has made to my skin in this period. Read on to know about this wonder scrub below:

Price: INR 449 for 200g

Ingredients:  As mentioned at the back of the tube.

What The Product Claims: It smooths away dead skin cells to reveal softer skin below with this rich, decadent body scrub. With organic milk proteins and honey extract to soften and condition the Skin. It’s an experience to cherish!  Milk & Honey Gold Body Scrub with Sugar crystals, organic milk and honey extracts helps to exfoliate and smooth skin.

How to Use: Apply on wet skin, gently rub in upward circular motion for 5 minutes. Rinse off with water and pat your face dry.

My Take on The Product: The product comes in a golden-yellow tube with a flip cap. The packaging is travel friendly.

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The amount of the product is generous and will last more than 3-4 months easily. The product is in the form of golden-yellow gel granules which makes it easy to apply on skin and also comes off easily without leaving any sort of residue. The granules are not at all harsh to the skin and works gently to clean off dirt.

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The scrub never dries out my skin and gives a brighter complexion instantly after its application. The brightness stays for 2-3 days. With regular usage, this scrub has made my skin smoother and helped to get rid of white heads and blackheads. It has a mild fragrance which I really like.

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The fragrance fades after few hours of application. I did not face any break out issue with this scrub and I believe, this is one of the best scrub I have used till date!

Pros: 1. Does what is claims to

2. It has a lovely fragrance

3. Generous amount of product present

4. Does not feel harsh on skin

Cons: 1. Can be purchased through a Oriflame consultant only

2. Price is a bit on the higher side.

3. I wish the tube was transparent so that I could see how much product is still left in the tube.

Rating: 4.5/5

Will I repurchase it?: Yes! I love this scrub and will recommend it to everyone looking for a mild scrub for regular use.

What is your favourite scrub? Do share with us in the comments below.

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Dealstan.com- A Smart Way To Save Your Money!

Hello everyone, what are your plans this weekend? Since I have nothing special to do this weekend, I was going through few online shopping sites. Shopping online really saves my time plus it is fun to surf so many websites and check out the range of products they provide. Moreover these sites also provide great discounts and offers. But practically, it takes a lot of my time to go check out each deal and offer individually on each website. So, this morning I came across this really interesting site called dealstan.com. This site provides you with latest money saving offers, discounts and deals from different online shopping sites like Flipkart, Myntra, Jabong, Zovi, Ebay and many more. Let us have a look at this site in details, below:

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From The Website: Dealstan.com is the website dedicated to provide latest Online Deals from Indian Shopping websites like Flipkart, Snapdeal, Homeshop18 and so on. Dealstan has dedicated team of deal hunters, who work towards finding best deals for Indian Shoppers. With a pool of internet marketing professionals, Dealstan provides at-least 30 money saving deals a day and is helping Indian Customers to save while they shop online.

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How Does It Work? :  I found the website very simple and easy to navigate. The website has 11 different categories WomenMen, Baby, ElectronicsMobile PhonesHome Decor, BagsPersonal CareBooks, Gift & Travel with respective sub categories under each.Suppose, you want to check some good deals on handbags, what you need to do is just click on the category “Bags”, under it you will get the subcategories BackpacksHandbags .

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Select & check out the latest deals on handbags. Clicking on each product will lead you to the product details. As you click the “SHOP NOW” button, you’ll be redirected to the selling website.

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In addition to all these, there is also other exciting categories like Freebies & Contests. The website also have a discussion Forum & a Blog for its fans and followers.It features deals, contests and offers from Flipkart, Zovi, Myntra, Jabong, Firstcry, Ebay, Zivame, Tradus, Rediff, Dominos, Makemytrip and lots more.

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Overall, I found this website very useful especially the “Women” & “Personal care” category because I keep buying cosmetics and other beauty accessories online & this site will really help me to save few bucks next time I shop!

My Rating: 5/5

Will I Recommend This Site? : Ofcourse! I found this website, dealstan.com, very easy to navigate and has a lot of good deals to check out. I’ll surely recommend this website to all.

Have you checked dealstan.com yet? Tell me in the comment section below !!