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Lakme 9 to 5 Scarlet Drill Lipstick Review

24 Jun

Hey Everyone,

Hope you all had a great weekend 🙂 Here is a review of one of my recently bought Lipstick from Lakme’s all-new 9 to 5 range-Scarlet Drill.

Lakme scarlet drill 3

Price: Rs: 400/-

The brand-new lipstick range comes in metallic pink case with ‘9 to 5’ printed on it.

Lakme scarlet drill 5

I wasn’t aware of the new range but got to know about it at a cosmetics store. The collection has beautiful earthy colors to choose from that would suit the Indian skin tones fairly easily.

Scarlet Drill looks like a beautiful  pink on my lips with a dash of red and orange to it. The best thing about these  (I have tried three from this range!) lipsticks is that they are pigmented, are matte but creamy aaaaand they stayed on my lips for about 2 to 2.5 hours! (Woot! Woot!)

Yep that’s a reason worth cheering for because I have tried sooo many lipsticks that promise to stay on and on but it’s rare to find one that really stayed on my lips. So yeah I am delighted to discover these beauties!

This lipstick easily survives tea and snacks and stays on as a visibly beautiful stain on my lips 🙂

Lakme scarlet drill 2


  • Beautiful color
  • Reasonable price
  • Decent staying power


  • Matte lipstick-might dry lips in winters
  • Wish it had more staying power 😉

Report Card:


So ladies, go ahead and splurge on these beauties, you won’t regret it 🙂

Cheers 🙂


Lakme Mini Haul!

9 Jun

Happy Sunday everyone!


Here is a quick view of my mini Lakme 9to5 Haul!


Lakme has re-launched its 9 to 5 Collection and I got some beautiful everyday lipsticks and a nail polish plus the mega popular Absolute Kohl and the super essential Sunscreen….reviews coming up soon 🙂

Lakme 9 to 5 mini haul

Lakme 9 to 5 mini haul

Cheers 🙂

Merry Christmas

25 Dec

Merry Christmas to my dear readers and friends….

Ho!Ho!Ho! Merry Christmas!

Ho!Ho!Ho! Merry Christmas!

Wish you all a wonderful time with your loved ones. Be safe, happy, healthy and beautiful 🙂


Maitri 🙂

Happy Diwali!

13 Nov

Wishing all my readers a very happy and glorious Diwali, hope you all have a great time 🙂

Cheers 🙂

Festive special Series III

11 Nov

Season’s Greetings dear friends,

I am presenting the final part of my Festive Special Series and without further ado, let’s proceed ….

Lancome L’absolu Rouge no. 251

It is a luxurious lipstick with a rich red shade with a hint of orange. It has very fine gold shimmer, making the right choice for the festive glamour!

Price: Rs. 1800/-

Lancome L’absolu Rouge no. 251

Revlon Colorburst Lipstick-Sienna

One of the most popular shades from the Colorburst Range, Sienna is a beautiful medium brown color with reddish undertone or simply put, it is a ‘rust’ color as I like to call it!

Price: Rs. 610/- for 3.7 gms

Revlon Colorburst Lipstick-Sienna


Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick –Toast of new york

This a richly pigmented lipstick in dark terracotta color. Ideal for us Indian girls J

Price: Rs.525/- for 4.2 gms

Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick –toast of new york

Maybelline Colorsensational Jewel Lipstick-Red Garnet:

One of the most gorgeous collections from Maybelline, Red Garnet is a beautiful plum/berry color. It is highly pigmented and very moisturizing with an amazing staying power.

Price: Rs. 350/- for 3.9 gms

Maybelline Colorsensational Jewel Lipstick-Red Garnet

(top to bottom) Revlon Sienna, Revlon Toast of New York, Lancome L’absolu Rouge no. 251

Maybelline Jewel Lipstick Red Garnet Swatch

Lakme Blush- Ginger Surprise :

The humble Lakme blush has been around for ages and rightly so. It is an earthy colored blush-ideal for our skin tone with light shimmer. It is quite sheer so you can build up the intensity easily.

Price: Rs. 450/- for 6 gms

Lakme Blush- Ginger Surprise


How can we Indian girls forget our jhumkas, bangles and what not! This is the right time to take out your choicest jewellery and get decked up in style!

  • Earrings:

Jhumka, bali (hoop earrings) in metal, stone, etc add the right ethnic flavor to your ensemble.

Turquoise Drop Earrings

Green Paper Mache Earrings

  • Rings:

Get a cocktail ring or an ornate kundan work ring like this and keep the rest of the jewellery minimal.

Kundan work Maha Ring!

  • Bangles/Bracelets:

’tis the season to stack up on our blingy bracelets and bangles, what say girls?!!


  • Bindi:

How can we forget our Bindi! The quintessential Indian beauty element. Get one of those gemstone ones and you are all set to celebrate Diwali 🙂


Happy Diwali and Enjoy!

Festive Special Series

8 Nov

Hey Everyone,

The weather hasn’t been very cheerful lately, but that should not dampen our spirits right? So keeping up the festive fervor, I bring you another post in my Festive Special series.

In this series, I would be sharing a few of my favorite eye shadows, eyeliners, lip colors and accessories that can be incorporated in your Diwali ensemble to look more gorgeous 🙂


Let’s start with a clear, evened out face – Maybelline’s BB cream is perfect for those who don’t want to look too made up or don’t like foundations much. It evens out the skin gives a nice glow and is ideal for dry weather.

Maybelline BB Cream

Price: Rs. 199/- for 18 ml


Yes, yes we all were waiting to get to eye makeup. Being the most prominent part of our face, it’s important to get our eye makeup right. So here is my compilation of festive-worthy eyeshadows and eyeliners…


  • Faces Sparkle Dust (loose pigment) no. 22

It’s a dazzling rust-coppery loose pigment with shimmer. It can be used with a wet brush to get better staying power. It is a lovely color that would look good on Indian skin tone. Just sweep it all over the lid, put on your favorite eye liner, two coats of mascara, and you are good to go!

Faces Sparkle Dust no. 22

Price: Rs. 300 (approx.) for 3.5 gms

  • Inglot AMC Eyeshadow:

It is a gorgeous rust-brown eyeshadow with very fine reddish shimmer-ideal for parties.

Inglot AMC Eyeshadow no. 55

Price: Rs.  650/-for 2.4 gms

  • Sephora Baked Eyeshadow Palette:

A supa- glamorous palette, it has a choice of colors from neutrals to teal and auburn and just the right shimmer for the festive look!

Sephora Baked Eyeshadow Pallete

Price: Gifted 🙂

Hope you’re enjoying my festive mini series.

I would continue with eye make up in my next post, highlighting my favorite eyeliners, till then, enjoy and do drop in and comment below 🙂

Be Beautiful Winter Goodie Basket

3 Nov

Hi Everyone,

It was my Papa’s birthday today, and I was the one who got surprise gifts! I am talking about’s Winter Goodie Basket 🙂

Be BEAUTIFUL’s Winter Goodie Hamper

It had Pond’s White Beauty Peel-Off Mask (50gms.), Lakme Peach Milk Moisturizer (60 ml.) and Dove Essential Nourishment Body Lotion (100 ml.) all packed in a beautiful black box with a little card.

Be BEAUTIFULS’s Winter Goodie Hamper

I am a member of Be and had filled up an online form a few days back , but I had totally forgotten about the hamper, so it was a cute little surprise for me!

Thanks Be Beautiful 🙂

Did you receive your Be Beautiful Winter Goodie Basket ?

Hope you all are taking special for your skin in this winter 🙂

Bye for now 🙂