Saturday, 23 December 2017

Rising Trend of Online Shopping in Pakistan

Hello everyone,

Hope all is well at your end.

Just one decade ago most of us were not aware of the word E commerce. Shopping online was a concept unheard of. But  the world has witnessed a massive increase in this businesses in the past few years.

 Online Shopping in Pakistan  has increased many folds quite rapidly in the past few years. Before the introduction of E commerce people only used to buy their required products in different shopping centres, malls or shops. Sometimes even after spending many hours, they could not get their required products. It not only wasted a lot of time but their energy too.

Online shopping has made it much easier for everyone from a house wife to a business man. You can shop sitting in your office or home or even lying in your bed. You don't have to visit from shop to shop physically. Or don't have to waste your time in traffic jams or search for parking. You can search the product of  your preference in just a few clicks.

People in Pakistan are also directing towards online shopping due to it's convenience and comfort. We can say as
 Pakistan Among Fastest Growing Markets  in the world. After realizing it's importance and effectiveness, all top brands and stores now have their e-stores to make shopping easy for customers. All big companies are now offering special deals and discounts to attract the customers for online shopping.

 E-Commerce in Pakistan  has  made a major impact on people's lives. It has shifted the trend of shopping from traditional one to the modern. With the ease of selection of product to different payment modes available, it has strengthen the trust of people on online companies and website. People select the product through online website and they receive the product at their doorstep. Payment is made through bank transfer, easy paisa or COD ( cash on delivery). The last one is mostly used mode of payment because there are less chances of scam in it.

Online shopping has become a part of our life. It brings convenience in our lives that everybody wants to have these days.
For future we can say that E commerce is going to be more popular as time goes by and customers worldwide will feel more comfortable about shopping online.

That's all for today. Till next time take care and stay warm.

Sunday, 17 December 2017

Suave Professionals Keratin Infusion Shampoo Review

Hello everyone,

Hope all are well and enjoying winters.

Today I am reviewing a shampoo that I have been using for the last 3-4 months and now I can share my thoughts on it.

Suave professionals keratin infusion colour care shampoo, is the one that I am using these days. The reason behind using colour care shampoo is that I like to dye my hair in different shades of brown, caramel and gold. Although I dye my hair occasionally but I don't like to see my hair colour washed away whenever I wash my hair. Because it takes a lot of energy and time when you dye your hair at home and money too when the job is done at salon.😃😃

Suave professionals keratin infusion shampoo

Let's start with packaging.

Suave professionals shampoo comes in a pale yellow plastic bottle. The bottle has a flip cap that closes tightly with a click sound, hence makes it travel friendly. The shampoo inside is also of pale yellow colour and has watery but slightly thick consistency. The smell is very mild and very pleasant. I like it very much. It lingers for quite some time.

I only use a small amount of product to wash my hair. It makes a very good amount of lather and makes my hair squeaky clean. One wash is enough to make hair clean from dirt and grease. And I was very happy to see this because the colour care  shampoo that I was using earlier did not wash all oil and grease in one wash. And I had to wash my hair twice every time. But now if I am washing my hair very next day then I don't have to wash twice.

Suave professionals keratin infusion shampoo

I am sure that there must be at least some sort of keratin infusion in this shampoo, if not much. Because it leaves my hair very soft and smooth. With additional use of a conditioner, my frizz are also gone. Because I believe that no shampoo in the world can make your hair super straight and frizz free. It can reduce  dryness and frizziness. That's what it does. And I am quite happy with it's performance.

I bought it from Dwatson F-10 markaz. And it's price is around PKR 400. I definitely will buy it again.

That is all for today. I hope my today's review would be helpful for all those who are looking for a good colour care shampoo.

Give your feedback in comments section.
Take care and stay warm.😃😃

Sunday, 10 December 2017

My Winter Essential Products

Hi girls,
Hope you are having good time.

Finally winter is here and now we can enjoy hot coffee, soups and yes dry fruits as well. As a beauty and fashion addict I also like this weather because of the fact that we can enjoy our makeup without any fear of sweating.😃😋😋

In one of my previous posts I shared some skin care tips for cold and dry weather. You can read complete post here .

Winter is a weather of dry skin for most of the people and for me too. My skin is very dry. So I have to take very special care of my skin. Here I am sharing some of my must have products for winter season. You can also say it as my skin survival kit for this dry weather. If any of you also facing the same issue of dry skin, then it may help you in choosing products for your skin. So without further ado let's start.

1. Vaseline petroleum jelly:

     This is very essential product for me. It not only soothes my dry chapped lips but also works for dry heals. No other lip balm does the job for my lips when they are extremely dry and flaky as this product does. So I can trust it even with my eyes closed.

2. Intensive moisturizing cream/ lotion:

     In winter I change my moisturizer because I use light moisturizer in summer and it doesn't work well in winter. My favorite one's are jergens Shea butter, jergens for extra dry skin, Nivea intensive moisturizing lotions and Nivea creams in blue tin packaging.

3. My personal home made toner:

     This is a toner that I make by using natural ingredients. And trust me it works wonders. It not only soothes dry skin ( any body part) with few minutes but also removes tan and dull complexion. I will share the recipe in my future post inshaAllah.

4. Olive Oil:

     This is also one of my essential winter items. I use olive body massage oil to massage my feet, arms, legs and face too. It makes my skin soft and smooth.

5. Home made hair oil:

     When we talk about skin than we should not neglect our hair. Although I have neglected them a lot in the past few years and now facing the results like dry and frizzy hair. Now I have started oiling my hair with this home made oil. I use it once or twice a week and now my hair are getting better.

These were a few products that are must have for me in winters. They are basically related with moisturizing your skin and keeping it well hydrated. In future posts I will share more products that I used mostly in winters.

What are your winter essential products that you can't live without....? Share your feedback in comments section.

Till next post take care and stay warm.

Friday, 6 October 2017

My Recent Makeup Haul

Hi lovely girls,

Hope all is good at your end.

Today I am sharing my mini makeup haul with you all.

Let me tell you most of the items are those that I didn't plan to purchase. Bacically I wanted to get two Lipsticks shades from two different brands but both of them were not available. That was very disappointing for me.

But anyways here are my picks.

I bought makeup revolution blushing hearts triple baked blusher in peachy pink kisses . This is my first purchase of this brand. Always liked the shape and packing of this blusher and wanted to get it since long. Have started using it already and will be sharing my thoughts soon on it.

Got two essence lip liners. This is also my first purchase of this brand.

When it comes to hair dye , Loreal is always my first choice. Tried some different shades of blonde and caramels in the past couple of months. But none of them worked as I wanted. So now I will dye them close to my natural shade i.e, dark brown. Also purchased loreal magic root touch. Will try this on my Mom's hair.

Makeup revolution Lipstick Renaissance in the shade inclination. Saw it's swatches and loved it. It is a very beautiful  peachy nude shade. Will soon share the swatches.

Bought these nail enamels after a long time. I like both pastels and bright shades. One is nude and the other is black, perfect for winters, though I rarely apply nail paints. That is why I didn't go for any expensive one and bought this locally available affordable brand.

That is all for today girls. I hope you like my post. Share your views in comments section.

Till next time, take care and stay happy.

Sunday, 24 September 2017

Artificial Jewellery Collection in Pakistan

Hello everyone,

Hope all is well at your end.

Jewellery has always been very important in a woman's life. It is an ornament that women are wearing since ages. The popularity of the jewelry is increasing with the passage of time as many new designs and styles are on its way into the market. It is an important ornament for all special occasions. Accessories such as jewellery are often the "cherry on top" to an overall outfit.

If you feel like your outfit is not perfect or you want to add some oomph to your overall look, just add some elegant piece of jewelry. In the past jewelry was considered to be the woman thing only. But modern men too wear various types of jewelry like rings, bands, bracelets to improve their look and personality. 

A few decades back, gold and silver were the only metals used to make beautiful and attractive jewelry like necklaces, rings, earrings and other pieces. But these days  Artificial Jewellery has mostly taken the place of gold and silver not only because of the fact that above mentioned metals (specifically gold) have become very very expensive but also more design variety and colour choice is available in artificial jewellery. Girls can have matching jewelry with every dress and also it doesn't make hole in the pocket.

Right selection of jewelry is very important for a woman with the outfit to improve the look and personality. It is important to choose the right type of the jewelry according to the occasion and keeping in view the outfit as well. In a professional environment, one needs to wear very sober and light jewelry like small earrings, and pendants etc.  Heavy  Jewellery Sets are most appropriate for the occasions like weddings, engagement, birthday parties, anniversaries etc.

Every woman loves to wear jewelry and flaunt her beauty. In fact jewelry is every girl's best friend. And it is also true that no girl in the world can ever have enough of the jewelry.😃😃😀

Adding an elegant piece of jewelry to the wardrobe can take your your style to the next level.

That was all for today. Till next time take care and stay blessed.

Tuesday, 29 August 2017

Colourpop Ultra Matte Liquid Lipstick In Shade Donut Review, Photos, Swatches

Hi everyone,

Hope all is good at your end.
Today I am here again with another Colourpop product. Colourpop is a brand that delivers affordability and quality at the same time in it's products. It's ultra matte lipsticks and highlighters are very much raved these days.

Colourpop ultra matte lipstick in shade Donut is a beautiful soft pink shade. When I first saw it's swatches, I thought it is a must have for all those who love pink shades.

Now without further ado let's go to the review.

Let's start with packaging. It comes in a white cardboard box with the silver holographic logo of Colourpop on it. At the lower flap you can see the shade name. Inside box, the lipstick comes in transparent glass tube with silver cap that matches with the silver logo. The packaging looks very substantial and gives a high end feel. Good to carry in your hand bag for touch ups.

Colourpop ultra matte lipstick in Donut

The doe foot applicator is good enough to spread the product on the lips. But I guess if it's size were a little bigger, then it could be more easy to apply and could give more nice finish.

Colourpop ultra matte liquid lipstick in shade Donut
Colourpop ultra matte liquid lipstick in Donut swatch

The texture of this liquid lipstick is creamy and very thin. It glides smoothly on the lips and dries very quickly. So you have to work faster because once it dries up, it stays. The formula is 100% matte  and long wearing and at the same time it is super drying as well. When you are applying it , feels very light. But once it dries up it feels like your lips have gone stiff. When first time I applied this Lipstick on my lips, It felt so weird. That tacky and stiff feeling on my lips was making it so bad.
After using it two or three times I thought that I may not be using it again, because of extremely drying formula. But the shade was so beautiful that I had to find out the way to solve the issues.

So here are some easy steps that I do before applying this liquid lipstick.

First of all liquid lipsticks need special exfoliation before application. So I exfoliate my lips very well to make them soft and smooth. There should be no dry patches or no flaky lips at all. After cleaning and drying my lips I use lip balm to moisture my lips. Then I apply Lipstick and then on the top lip balm again to seal all the moisture. Because the formula has no moisture at all. I use this method before applying all liquid lipsticks. If you also have dry lips like mine than by exfoliating and  moisturizing, you can also use such drying lip formulas.

The shade is very pretty pink. Although it is described as coral. But I couldn't find any thing coral or even near to coral in this shade. I think it all depends on the skin tone. On my skin it translates as a pure soft pink shade.

The staying power is very good. It stays for more than 8 hours on my lips with drinking and normal meal. After having heavy oily meal you might feel little fading and like to touch up. But for me it is ok even without it.

The pigmentation is intense and one swipe gives apaque coverage. Because it dries up within seconds so you have to be very quick in application. You can add layers while it is wet to get a nice finish. Otherwise at times it gets streaky at some corners. So be careful while applying.

It is a long lasting Lipstick so it can be removed with any oil based makeup remover.

This shade requires that you have applied flawless base and other makeup. It looks perfect paired with smokey eyes.

Colourpop products are easily available at online stores. But before purchasing always  compare the prices and purchase from an authentic store.

That is all for today girls. Have you tried Colourpop ultra matte Lipsticks, which one is your favorite shade? Do let me know in comments section.

Until next time, Take care and stay happy.😃😃😃

Tuesday, 22 August 2017

Colourpop Supershock Highlighter In Shade Spoon Review, Photos, Swatches

Hi lovelies,

Hope everyone is doing well.

Today I am talking about a much raved brand these days. Colourpop is now known for quality products at reasonable prices.
The product under the spot light today is super shock cheek highlighter in shade Spoon.

So let's start with the packaging. These highlighters come in card board square boxes. From the transparent plastic cover at one side you can see shade easily. Inside the box the highlighter pan is round in shape and with a transparent twist lid. The lid closes tightly so you can put easily in pocket of your hand bag.

Colourpop super shock highlighter in shade spoon

This is one of the more sparkly shades I have ever used because the sparkles are noticeable on the skin, which may or may not be your cup of tea.

The texture is very smooth, buttery soft and creamy, it  glides on effortlessly and blends well on the skin. It’s highly reflective on the skin when that area where applied, captures the light and that is because of those tiny sparkles.

Staying power is  very good. It stayed for more than 7 hours on my face which is very good for a highlighter.

Colourpop super shock highlighter in Spoon

I really like the shade because it is very subtle somewhere in between gold and a slight touch of silver ( this is how it shows up on my face). When applied it gives a beautiful natural glow. One thing that I have mentioned​ earlier too is that it's tiny silver flecks are also visible ( that must be something everyone doesn't like). When I applied this highlighter for the first time, and noticed some tiny silver flecks I also didn't like it. ( In the pictures above you can notice some tiny silver flecks at the corners of swatches).But after some time I realized that it doesn't look bad at all. Specially if used for night time make up for weddings etc, this highlighter compliments my overall makeup look.

One good thing is that silver flecks stay intact at the place where applied and don't make you a disco ball. Even after several hours I didn't notice any stray particles all over my face or hair. So it is a plus point.

Overall I would say that I really like this shade. And I mostly use it for night time occasions and it looks very nice. But I try to avoid it using it in the day time specially if going out in sunlight.

I bought it from an online store for PKR 1300. Colourpop is easily available at many online stores but prices may vary.

That is all for today girls. Hope you like my post. Give your feedback in comments section.

Till next time take care and stay blessed.

Thursday, 27 July 2017

Latest Pakistani Bridal Clutches Collection

Hi everyone,
Hope all are good.

A clutch purse is definitely a must have for every woman’s wardrobe. It is an accessory that can enhance your overall look. It is mostly used when we don't want to carry our large shoulder or cross body bags. These small purses are designed to be carried- or “clutched” in the hand. They are just the right size for any event, whether formal or semi formal. We can easily carry most important items in these clutches like cell phone, lipstick, mirror and tissue papers etc.

There are several different types and designs of clutch bags available, each made to complement some form of attire or environment. They can be short, long, flat, round and many more other styles to choose from. They are available in almost every colour. Besides plain and printed clutches, specially made bridal clutches have heavy work details on them. While clutches with intricate work are also available.

 Bridal clutches are a must have for Pakistani brides. These clutches are specially designed to match the bridal dress and  keeping in view the overall look of the dress, jewelery and shoes.

 Evening bags and bridal clutches are not only a must have for brides to be, but they are equally important for newly Weds and other ladies and girls. These clutches can be carried for any formal occasions, weddings and dinners.

 Ladies Handbags are not only a necessity but also it has become a fashion statement.
A stylish and elegant hand bag is the perfect addition to any outfit that you want to add a little bit of extra oomph to, so you really feel like a contemporary woman.

That is all for today. Hope you find it helpful in finding right clutches or hand bags for you.

Till next time, take care and stay happy.

Tuesday, 25 July 2017

Herbal Essences Color Me Happy Shampoo Review

Hello everyone,

Hope you are doing well. Today I am here to review a shampoo that I am using for quite some time.

Before going into the details let me tell you that I occasionally dye my hair just for a change ( although I never get my desired colour😂😂). But still just for the love of ongoing trends I pick some decent colours to dye my hair. The problem was that whenever I washed my hair a couple of days after dying, I could see a lot of coloured water while rinsing my hair after shampooing them. And it used to happen every time I wash my hair.

What does it mean.........? Obviously The shampoo I was using had too harsh chemicals in it that it washed away all the dye from my hair. And it happened in every wash. It was so irritating for me because it takes a lot of energy and time to apply dye and obviously money as well. I had read alot of reviews about shampoos for colour treated hair, but I was not sure whether they work well or not. But then I decided to give it a try. I didn't want to go for any expensive brand in my first attempt, but at the same time I wanted to get good results. So after reading some good reviews, I decided to purchase Herbal Essences Color me happy Shampoo.
Now after telling my long story let's go to the review.😁😄

I will start with packaging. It comes in a beautiful pink coloured plastic bottle which is little curvy. And that curvy shape looks a bit stylish.The colour of the bottle is hot pink, it feels so refreshing and gives me spring vibes.😃 The cap opens by pressing from one side. And then by pressing the open end it shuts tightly without leakage. So it is travel friendly, a good point.

The shampoo inside is of pale pink colour. The consistency is jelly like, neither too thick not too thin, perfect for a shampoo. The smell is fruity/ floral having sweet notes. But it is very mild and pleasant. The shampoo has essences of rose flowers in it, so I guess it can be fragrance of rose.

Now coming to the most important part of the review. When I used it for the first time, I had no big expectations from this shampoo. Because I was trying this brand for the first time and also my experience with other some very expensive brands regarding their shampoo was not so good. So I had no high expectations.

But you know what happened after the first use....................I was very happy😄😄.

Here are the reasons why.....

It takes only a small amount of shampoo to wash your hair. Makes a very good lather and cleans hair and scalp very well. And the most important part is that it does not washes away my hair dye. I mean while rinsing my hair I can see clear water running through. I was very happy with the results. And I decided to continue the use this shampoo. Now it has been around two months and I am completely satisfied. One thing I want to mention here is that if my hair are oily( my hair get oily after two days of wash) than I have to wash my hair twice with this shampoo because with just one wash I don't feel like the oil gets washed away completely. So I wash my hair twice if they are oily. Secondly after wash it gives a decent amount of shine and softness to the hair. If you want extra shine then you have to use conditioner as well.

The price is PKR 390 and it is available easily at different stores and shops. Overall I am very happy with the performance of this shampoo. Because it helps retain my hair colour for a longer time period. It gives good results in reasonable price.

That is all for today girls. Hope my today's review is helpful for anyone who is looking for shampoo specially for colour treated hair. You can give your feedback in comments section.

Till next time take care and stay happy.