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MAKEUP ON A BUDGET- PART I- LIPS

19 Dec

Hello everyone,
I am back again with a very interesting series of posts. We all love using makeup and its like the most essential part of our life.

But looking at the cash crunch that’s come in or for those teens with a little pocket money, its totally important to buy makeup at a budget, so I decided to write a post on it.

The ones I am listing below are priced under Rest 300 and are effective. In this post , I will be writing all about the lip products i.e. Lipstick, Lip liners, Lip-gloss and Lip balms.

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Lipsticks on a Budget:
1) Lakme Enrich Satin Lipstick-

Priced at Rs 260, these Lakme lipsticks are a great deal. I have used almost five shades from these and they are well pigmented, glide on easily and have a good staying power. Definitely worth trying.
2) Rimmel Kate Moss Lipstick:

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Priced at Rs 275, these are my favourites. I have almost all shades in these, they are super pigmented , creamy and  apt for casual and party wear.
3) Elle 18 Colour Pops:
Well I am sure , we all have used these or at least heard about them. Priced at Rs 120, this one has a good staying power and has even has that moisturizing effect on the lips.

4) Faces Go Chic Lipstick-

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Priced at Rs 249, Faces Go Chic Lipstick has a creamy texture, glides on very well and is cheap and affordable.

Lipgloss on a Budget
1 Street Wear Color Rich Mega Shine Lip Gloss

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Priced at just Rs 170, Street Wear has some good lip gloss shades. It has a cute packaging and it is totally glossy and apt for day and night look.
2) Lakme Lip Gloss-

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If you have been looking for some shimmer lip glosses, then these are the one you need. Priced at Rs 180, they come in tube form and are totally easy to apply.
3) Faces Go Chic Lip Gloss

Just like their affordable lipsticks, these lip gloss come with a wand which makes it easy to apply it. High on shine yet an affordable one.
Lipliners on a Budget-
1) Lakme Perfect Definition Lip Liner Pencil

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To make our lips look defined and plump, it is important for us to use lip liners. Lakme perfect definition lip liner pencil makes it easier to line the lips and get the perfect shape. Priced at Rs 250
2) Coloressence Lip Liner Pencil
Priced at Rs 145, Coloressence Lip Liner Pencil comes in a twist up pencil form and is creamy and super pigmented.

LipBalms on a Budget-

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Lip balms are available totally in affordable prices. Brands like Maybelline, Vaseline , Nivea provide good quality lip balms. My favourite is Maybelline Baby Lip Balms of course.

So here is a list of some budget lip products. Do comment below and let us know which are your favourite ones from these??

Enjoyy,

Sonal.

 

 

NYX SOFT MATTE LIP CREAM IN PRAGUE – REVIEW AND SWATCH

22 Aug

Hey all,

NYX cosmetics has recently launched in India and is the talk of the town currently. Initially this brand was available on international sites or in Sephora but luckily they are now accessible through Nykaa.com. Isn’t that great?? This brand has good quality makeup stuff with many shades and varieties.

If you have been following our blog, I have already reviewed one of NYX soft matte lip cream in San Paulo , you can check the review here. Today I am going to review another shade from the matte lip cream range called Prague.

The names of these lip shades sound so classy . I am really fond of this range and so after searching for a shade for my skin tone, I chose Prague. Lets see how well it suits me??

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About NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream in Prague:-

Now available in twelve more statement-making shades, our velvety smooth Soft Matte Lip Cream delivers a burst of creamy colour and sets to a stunning matte finish. Surprisingly durable, lightweight and delightfully creamy, it’s no wonder this sweetly scented formula is a NYX fan favourite.

Price–  Rs 600.

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Availability– Available on Nykaa.com.

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My Review on NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream in Prague:

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NYX Prague is one of the best shades I have ever used . Though they have many awesome shades, I always like to try shades which are similar to  pink, berry and red. It comes in a normal lip gloss kind of packaging and has a black colour cap on it.

It is a nice berry shade with a hint of pink and I am sure it will be a hit with the Indian skin tones. On application, the colour glides on smoothly and looks perfect on exfoliated lips. It is anytime better to exfoliate your lips, apply a lip balm, wipe the lip balm with a tissue and then apply this lip colour. As this is a matte lip cream, it is advisable to do the above step or else it can settle in fine lines and make them visible.

After applying this lip colour, it feels very light and stays for a longer time. I really like lip colours which stay for a longer time . Talking about the price , I feel its really affordable and it can be used for a longer time

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So , I would highly recommend this one for people who want to try something in berry shade. You will really like this one.

Let me know how you like this one and do follow us on Facebook and Instagram for further updates

Enjoyy,

Sonal.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lakme 9 to 5 Creaseless Lipstick in Fuschia field- Swatch and Review

20 Mar

Lakme 9 to 5  Creaseless Lipstick in Fuschia field- Swatch and Review

Hey everyone,

Pink is such a colour which will always be a trendsetter. If you have been following the blog on Facebook and Instagram, I posted a picture of a lipstick in hot pink shade. So I will be reviewing the Lakme 9 to 5 Creaseless Lipstick in Fuschia field.

You can follow us on Facebook here and Instagram here.

 

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About Lakme Creaseless Lipsticks:-

Make an impeccable impact with a single stroke of confidence!

New Lakme 9to5 Crease-less lipstick has 20 work ready shades which are not only long lasting but also totally crease-less! Its ultra-creamy texture glides smoothly, and hides lines in one stroke. SPF 15, vitamin E, olive oil and jojoba oil keep your lips nourished and healthy all day long.

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Key Features

100% crease coverage in a single strokeultra creamy texture

easy glide

delivers hi-color payoff

long-lasting

Every day office essential

SPF 15 protection

Contains vitamin E, olive oil and jojoba oil

How to Apply:

Step 1: Pull out the cap.Step 2: Start applying from the centre of your upper lip.

Step 3: Work from the centre towards the outer edges of your lip, following the contours of your mouth.

Step 4: Glide across the entire bottom lip.

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Price: Rs 315 on nykaa.com

My Take on Lakme 9 to 5 Creaseless Lpstick in Fuschia field:-

Fuschia field is a vibrant and bright pink shade. It comes in a golden packaging and looks super elegant. To be honest, I am a bigggg fan of Loreal and MAC lipsticks so never ever thought of using any other brands. Lakme always had some god collections and shades, but I feel this is the best one. It is super creamy, pigmented and doesnt settle in fine lines. This can be used for the day and night look.The best part of this lipstick is it contains SPF15 and essential oils which is good for the lips.

For the day and night look, this can be teamed up with a swipe of kajal. It is totally apt for those cute lovey dovey dates and proffessional work parties.It instantly makes the face look brighter and stays for a longgg time. I usually prefer applying lip balm , then wiping it off and then applying this shade. This shade can suit most of the Indian tones but as it is a brighter one , you need to wipe the excess with the tissue. If you face the problem of dry lips, then it is god if you apply the lip balm before applying this

 

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Conclusion:- Fuschia field is definitely about”Something hot.. Something bright… Something pink”, If you looking for a bright lip shade , then this one is definitely the one for you.
Enjoyy,
Sonal

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