Veet Celebration of Beauty 2013: The good, the bad and the downright ugly!

To say that the event was an improvement from the 2012 version would be a vast understatement. Not only was it much larger in scale, it also had added features this time around. The Beauty Awards segment specifically added much value to Veet Celebration of Beauty 2013 by turning it into a star-studded evening.

Needless to say; the Pink Carpet, as they like to call it, saw quite a number of celebrity appearances. From models to actresses, from singers to designers, all were in attendance. Some basking in their glory, while others wilted like a bunch of flowers unkempt.

Hence, I decided to compile a list of the best-dressed beauties and the worst dressed beasts.

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Zoya PixieDust Nail Polish Collection – Special Texture Edition

I’d been yearning for textured nail colors lately, so my friends decided to get these for me as a surprise gift. Seems like all my friends are getting me something or the other these days, I should consider myself lucky! 😉

Infused with magic and wonder! The latest “must-have” nail polish finish – textured, matte and sparkling! This newly developed formula is sure to captivate with a magical sparkle and sugary finish like no other. The color experts at Zoya have created six, long-wearing stunners for the introduction of this enchanting look.

Needless to say, I fell in love with these immediately like I do for all things shiny!

Zoya PixieDust Nail Polish Collection - Special Texture Edition

Zoya PixieDust Nail Polish Collection – Special Texture Edition

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Black Star by Avril Lavigne Review

I wish I was a punk rocker with flowers in my head. Well, maybe minus the flowers but you get the drift, right? And this is one perfume that surely makes me feel like a punk rocker. Today I’ll be reviewing Black Star by Avril Lavigne, which a very dear friend of mine got for me while she was returning from Scotland.

Black Star is the first signature fragrance by Avril Lavigne, and is exactly what you’d expect it to be: edgy and individualistic. As Avril herself said: “It’s all about being edgy and feminine in a fun way!”

Have a look at what my gift pack included:

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Etalage – An eclectic clothing brand from Lahore

Mesmerising colors and elegant cuts is what this brand is all about. A touch of sequins here, a dash of color there and you get something unique out of it, just like the brand itself!

Etalage‘s Philosophy:

The idea behind Etalage is; “Less Is More” which is why the cuts, lines, colors and the overall outlook of our outfits is toned down, subtle and elegant. Our primary aim is to make clothes that are very practical yet trendy at the same time.  Continue reading

In the press: At L’Oréal Professionnel Fiberceutic Launch Event via Lounge Weekly Magazine

L’Oréal Professionnel launched Fiberceutic –  another breakthrough in hair care technology on June 7, 2012 at PC, Karachi. The event was attended by industry experts, socialites and beauty bloggers alike. For more information on the launch refer to my previous post here.

The event was featured in Lounge Weekly Magazine July 1, 2012 issue. Here is the press clipping from the event: Continue reading

Veet Celebration of Beauty 2013: And the nominees are..

Just 3 days to go! As Veet’s renowned fashion event “Veet Celebration of Beauty 2013” will be held on 24th August, 2013 in Karachi.

What’s different this time around is the fact that there will be a special Beauty Awards segment comprising of 8 categories, along with the fashion show & other performances. And that’s not it! Viewers get to vote for their favorite beauties via Facebook too. So hurry up and make your pick for the Most Beautiful Smile & Miss Elegance. Click here to vote.

I have to admit, the awards bit has added a new dimension to the event and everyone seems pretty hyped up about it. Without further ado, let me present to you the nominees for each category:

Most Beautiful Smile:

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In the press: At Star Trek Into Darkness Premier by Radio1 FM91 via Express Tribune

Radio1 FM91 recently held Star Trek Into Darkness Premier at Cinepax, Ocean Tower. The event was graced by several industry personnel and stars. Check out the event’s big moments here.

The event has been featured in Sunday Snaps: August 18, 2013 by The Express Tribune, here is the preview: Continue reading

Limelight: In the limelight!

I’ve been meaning to do a feature on Limelight for quite some time now, but didn’t get the time to get around to it until today when I was planning to order yet another batch of their products.

Limelight is a Prêt brand offering a variety of clothing, shoes, accessories and much more. The best part however is their pricing, which is pretty affordable and a little below the scale than our average retail brands. Let’s have a look at what they have in store:

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Trends We Love: Printed Pumps

Don’t we all love a nice pair of pumps? Aren’t we all slaves to these high heeled murderers? Wouldn’t we all kill for shoes that would make a statement? If you answered “yes” to any one or more of these questions, then you know you’re at the right place!

Today, we’re talking about printed pumps, which happen to be one of my favourite trending fashion items! Pumps are a wardrobe staple for most women in my opinion, they’re classy with just the right amount of humbleness. Wanna pep up your style without going overboard? Just slip in your feet into your favourite pair of printed pumps ad there you go!

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Independence Day | Nail Art Fever

I really really really hate missing out on this, but due to certain reasons I couldn’t be a part of the Independence Day Nail Art Fever that has seemingly taken over the entire female population of Pakistan this time around. Hehe, just kidding.

But. I haven’t been sitting idle! I’ve kept my ever-so-watchful eye on all the brands that are propagating this trend. Yes you, I’m watching you!

And the top 4 takers are Maybelline New York – PakistanColor Studio – PakistanL’Oréal Paris – Pakistan,  Essie Nail Polish Pakistan. Have a look:

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