Monday, 28 October 2013

Make-Up Trends with Random Pics

It is time to flaunt your look with some easy make-up trends.

  • Use Shimmer or metallic eye-liner to define eyes
  • Opt for gold, copper and brown, if you have a dusky Indian beauty. 
  • Metallic greens and Blues are good for fair women
  • If the eye-shadow is extremely bright,keep the rest of make-up plain and simple

Cheeks -
  • Use bronze or pink with some glitter to give your face a vivid look
  • You can try mixing bronzing powder with the liquid foundation to get a flawless look
  • On dark skin, deep purple and rich berries look great
  • Lighter complexion girls can chose soft shades as lavender

  • Red Lips are very much in fashion and it’s a way to go for this festive season
  • Use lip pencil to give perfect shape to your lips and to create a perfect pout
  • Complete the look with gloss

And Some Random Pix

Sunday, 27 October 2013

Semolina in Four ways

I am sure everyone will like this fast and easy semolina recipes which gets ready in less than 10 minutes.

Plain Semolina Dessert 


  • Semolina - 1Cup
  • Pure Ghee - 3/4 Cup
  • Sugar - 1 Cup
  • Turmeric Powder- A pinch
  • Dry Fruits (Almond, Cashwes)  - Handful off
  • Water - 3 Cups
Method - 
  • Heat a pan and add pure ghee in it. 
  • Add Semolina and roast it until it changes its color
  • Make a mixture of sugar, water and turmeric. Once semolina is done, add the mixture into it and stir continuously
  •  Once the mixture starts becoming thick, turn off the gas and garnish the dessert with chopped dry fruits.
And your semolina dessert is ready to serve.

Banana Semolina Dessert

Additional Ingredient- Banana for Flavor

Before garnishing add a mashed banana and stir it nicely

Almond Semolina Dessert

Crush the almonds and add to the mixture when you are done roasting Semolina. Don't use turmeric in this recipe.The rest of the recipe is same.

The dessert recipes are high on calories but once a while its fine to grab a portion of these yummy easy to make desserts. For the health conscious people, here is a healthy Semolina breakfast recipe 

Semolina Breakfast

  • Semolina - 1 cup
  • Chopped Veggies - carrot, green peas, onion and green chillies
  • Olive oil - 1 spoon
  • Salt to taste
  • Water - 3 cups
Method -
  • Add oil in a pan and add chopped veggies & salt
  • Once the vegetables are cooked, add semolina & roast it until brown
  • Add three cups of water and stir continuously till the mixture gets thicker
Your Yummy healthy breakfast is ready to eat.

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Sunday, 20 October 2013


Karwa-Chauth is a fast that is done by married women for the prosperity and long life of their husbands. This also has a traditional story of princess and king attached to it which is somewhat similar to what we normally see in hindi masala movies where the couple departs and meets at the end.

In west, women don’t believe in keeping fast but it doesn't mean that they care less about their husband’s life. The western women will prefer to cook healthy meals or will motivate their husbands to enroll for a gym rather than keeping a fast for one day. And In India, women will cook food in lots of oil and will keep fast to bribe God for their husband’s health. How justified? Isn't it?

FYI, this was only about traditional Indian women. I also represent Indian women but modern Indian women who believe in the tradition but not blindly; who follow the tradition but not forcefully. I am happy to say that young independent women like me has made their own opinion rather than just following what has been passed onto them from generations. Modern Indian women are attached to their roots but they are practical in their deeds as well. I believe in passing on the traditions to my next generations but I don’t believe keeping a day’s fast can increase my husband’s life but it surely can strengthen the love and family bond.

Karwa-Chauth is not only limited to fasting. This is the most fashionable fast in India where the women wear beautiful Indian outfits and put Indian Tattoo (Mehndi) on their hands. The markets are filled with beautiful bangles and colorful clothes. Everything around looks so beautiful, I just can’t wait to see that hustle and bustle.

Style from Lakme Fashion week:-

  • Don’t Keep It Simple. Wear the most heavy saree/ suit on this occasion
  • Anarkali Suits are in, chose the floor length suit.
  • Twist your saree by wearing an embroidery jacket over it or wear your saree in lehnga style.
  • Wear heavy earrings and lots & lots of colorful bangles.
  • On Indian women, nothing suits more than a red dot.

Saturday, 12 October 2013

Beauty Tips for the Upcoming Festive Season

Face mask to keep you ready for the upcoming festive season

  • Mix Multani Mitti with Rose Water and Saffron to get a fresh look

  • Take fresh cream, turmeric powder and saffron for fairer look

  • Boil neem leaves and mix cucumber for a clearer skin

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Monday, 7 October 2013

Back with a SMILE

Hi Guys, How are you doing?? I am writing a post after three months and I am as excited as I was during my first post.I know I took a very long break this time but I can't be as spontaneous as the other fashion bloggers. This blog is more like a hobby and passion for me than a profession, so expect the delay.I know I can't justify my absence but I am setting expectations upfront.

Though I have remained off from the blog but I have been very active in pursuing my passion. I was truly dedicated to look beautiful, glamours and stylish. I will be sharing pics that I have clicked in these three months.

Here Are Some Of Them -