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Style that statement jewelry like a pro

They say ‘Jewerly is the sculpture for the body’ and there is no such thing as dressing  ‘age appropriately’ when it comes to jewelry. The next edition of Designer Jewelry Box – DHORA speaks volumes when it comes to statement jewelry. Dhora, conceptualised in Milan by designer Aavriti R Jain, integrates classically Indian designs with contemporary silhouettes, for an aesthetic that is modern, yet rooted in tradition. Here’s what you can expect from Dhora edition and how you can style these statement pieces.

Jhumki :

Price : INR 3500/-

Inspired by the traditional jewelry of India which we have all grown up seeing. Dhora has given it their own little twist and made it cleaner and minimal, handcrafted and finished with gold. So now you no longer have to wait for a big wedding or occasion to put on a pair!

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Amber Pendant :

Price : INR 3000/-

Continuing to celebrate the state of Rajasthan, Dhora releases its Amber pendant dedicated to city of Jaipur. This pendant draws its inspiration from the Amber Fort built in 1726 and its ‘jharokas’. Made in entirely by hand in Jaipur, this piece is finished with gold.

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Style your Jewelry 

Wear it like you mean business! Pair your summer dress with the statement neckpiece around the collar and match the earrings with the top knot bun hairstyle for that chic look.

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A little shimmer is the perfect way to add a sophisticated dimension to your swimwear. A delicate pendant & gold earrings are preferred because they inspire thoughts of the golden sun. Earrings with a little bit of movement and flexibility will look great when you turn your head or walk along the beach.

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To rock that Little Black Dress,  pick a necklace that adds a bit of sophisticated spark on your chest and as earrings go, make sure they highlight your facial feature & flatter your skin tone.

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For someone who likes to keep it traditional yet want to give their outfit a modern edge, just simply don the statement pendant & jhumkis with an Anarkali and complete the look with a side braid hairstyle for that royal feel.

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Hop over to My Envy Box to order your Jewelry Box now and get jewelry worth INR 6,500 just for INR 2,450.

#WISHLISTWEDNESDAY: THE WEEK’S TOP 5 CRUSH-WORTHY PRODUCTS

It’s Wednesday all you lovely people and this week’s #WISHLISTWEDNESDAY is all about that face. And its need to be moisturized at all times. Here are the uber hydrating tinted moisturizers that we are dreaming, wishing, hoping and praying to lay our hands on this season!

  1. Bobbi Brown Nude Finish Tinted Moisturiser

A lightweight and creamy formula by Bobbi Brown, this tinted moisturizer blends uneven complexion and any redness, leaving your skin soothed, even-toned and well hydrated.Bobbi Brown CC

 

  1. Christian Dior Hydra Life BB Creme

Dior’s Hydra Life cream blends the goodness of a skincare cream with the perfecting and skin-evening effects of a foundation. The ultra light cream covers any unevenness to give you smooth, fresh and young looking skin.dior cc

 

  1. Dr. Jart+ Black Label Detox BB Beauty Balm

This beauty balm by Dr Jart+ works for normal to sensitive skin and helps in reducing dark spots, unevenness, redness and blemishes. The end result is even-toned, smooth and flawless skin.dr jart+ CC

 

  1. Giorgio Armani Luminessence

Fortified with SPF 35, the Luminessence CC Cream moisturizes and protects the skin, while the active antioxidants brighten up the skin giving it a natural “rosy glow”.armani cc

 

  1. Estée Lauder

Go through the day with Estée Lauder’s long wear and lightweight BB formula enriched with SPF 30. The luminous moisture make up gives your skin even coverage, ridding it of uneven skin tine and a more radiant look.estee lauder cc

 

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Quirk Up Your Accessory Game With The Jewelry Box’s Olivia Dar Edition

vBeads come to life with this month’s Designer Jewelry Box, which comes packed with designs by Olivia Dar. Dar puts together a romantic color palette with neat handwork to craft jewelry that spells out chic on a bright summer day. Think crisp linens doused in soft pastels and you’ve got the perfect setting for an Olivia Dar creation.

With a dash of Paris and hints of India, Olivia’s designs are just what you need to turn up your style quotient this season! Wait up for the cherry on the icing though. The delicate jewelry comes in a crisp white pompadour to store your pretty little tidbits better. Excited much? Here’s what you can expect from your Olivia Dar Edition.

 

  1. Earrings

Price: INR 2,600

This adorable AF pair of powder pink, white and ivory beaded hearts is going to become your go-to accessory for days to come. Lined with soft leather, the earrings come with a comfy plastic back; making it as comfortable to wear as it is beautiful.dfs

 

  1. Bracelet

Price: INR 3,900

Team your summer manicure with Dar’s beaded heart bracelet that comes with an easy to wear adjustable strap. Finished with a soft satin lining, this bracelet is not going to come off of your wrist anytime soon!fdsfd

 

Hop over to My Envy Box to order you Jewelry Box now and jewelry worth INR 6,500 just for INR 2,450. Gorgeous and economical!

Get Vacation Ready With The Travel Essential Jewelry Box

Is it just me or is your Facebook feed too becoming a world map with all those holiday check-ins? But that’s okay, because there is still plenty of summer left for the rest of us to vacation or getaway for a weekend even. And in style, if I may say so. So pack your bags and add a dollop of swank with the Designer Jewelry Box.Screen Shot 2016-06-17 at 2.15.07 pm

 

  1. Classic Minimal – Neckpiece by Olio

The clean and oh-so-trendy balance chain by Olio is crafted in German silver. The piece draws inspiration from a balanced life comprised of equal parts work, love & play. Sport this neckpiece to a beach or wear it over your cashmeres, there’s no one season for it.Screen Shot 2016-06-17 at 1.34.26 pm

 

  1. Summer Soothing – Earrings by Silvense

Silvense turns up the accessory game with these golden brass earrings. The black pearl inside the golden brass encasing is as gorgeous as it is unique. These contemporary adornments are just what you need on your next vacation.Screen Shot 2016-06-17 at 1.34.41 pm

 

  1. Electric Boho – Bracelet by House of Tuhina

Play around with colors as you add a dash of bohemian glam to your attire. The eclectic hand bracelet uses casting metal and handmoulded beads and brings together all that is gorgeous about Indian design aesthetics in one beautifully crafted accessory.Screen Shot 2016-06-17 at 1.34.50 pm

 

Next stop, vacation land.

5 Khus Infused Products For The Season

KhusBelieve it or not but khus a.k.a. Indian vetiver is soothing not just as a sherbet. The aromatic plant has a number of other benefits like healing, nourishing and cooling the skin. And god knows we need that right now! Here are 5 vetiver-rich products to smear on this season.

 

  1. L’Occitane Vetyver Eau de Toilette

This fragrance for men is a breath of fresh summer air in a bottle. The concoction is infused with woody and sultry accords of vetiver enhanced by the oh-so sensual cedar wood and nutmeg.33767_B1.tif

 

  1. Kama Ayurveda Natural Khus Soap

Fortified with the natural goodness of vetiver, extra virgin olive oil and coconut oil, this natural khus soap is the perfect remedy for summer-stricken skin. The oils restore the skin’s pH balance while the khus keeps the skin supple and toned.41EbHJhP0NL._SY355_

 

  1. Fabindia Khus & Aloe Vera Body Wash

With a soothing blend of vetiver and aloe vera, this organic body wash keeps the skin soft and cool whilst letting it be well hydrated.fabindia khus

 

  1. Forest Essentials Body Mist

Spray on the cooling virtuousness of vetiver this summer. The potion, which is a fragrant blend of sandal wood and khus, softens and hydrates the skin, leaving behind a pleasant tranquil aroma.forest khus

 

  1. Ananda Grounding Body Oil

Pamper yourself with the fusion of pure essential oils of Sandalwood, Rose and vetiver. The calming blend of oils, rich in anti-oxidants, vitamins and minerals, nourishes your skin deeply while providing a sense of calm.grounding_body_oil_1

 

Now keep calm and trust vetiver.

#WISHLISTWEDNESDAY: THE WEEK’S TOP 5 CRUSH-WORTHY PRODUCTS

It’s Wednesday all you lovely people, and this week’s #WISHLISTWEDNESDAY is all about a healthy pout! Now that we have mastered the art of picking out the best tints for our lips, why not work at plumping ‘em up real nice? Here are the top 5 lip care products that we are dreaming, wishing, hoping and praying to lay our hands on this week!

 

  1. MAC Tendertalk Lip Balm

The beauty house is all set to launch a new lip care product this June. Behold the Tendertalk Lip Balm, a color-changing lip balm, which adjusts its shade according to your skin’s chemistry. The hydrating stick will be available in five hues starting from a soft baby pink to a fierce berry shade.MAC-Cosmetics-Tendertalk-Lip-Balm-Pretty-Me-Up

 

  1. Dior Addict Lip Glow Color Awakening Lip Balm

Enhance the look of your lip stain while maximizing the hue for a gorgeous result with this backstage essential from Dior. The product not only lights up your pout with its natural color but also doubles as a moisturizing and protective layer.dior addict lip glow

 

  1. Burt’s Bees Beeswax Lip Balm

Plump up your smile with Burt’s Bees Lip Balm. The hydrating formula contains moisturising Beeswax and Vitamin E to keep lips soft and replenished. A final hint of Peppermint Oil provides that one-of-a-kind refreshing tingle to give you smooth and supple lips.burts bees lip balm tin

  1. The Body Shop Vitamin E Lip Care Stick

Give your lips a kiss of Vitamin E enhanced with SPF 15 that soothe and protect your lips against the drying effects of the sun, wind and cold weather.body shop Vitamin E Lip Care SPF 15 r

 

  1. Island Kiss Lip Moisturizer

Enrich your lips with a dollop of healthy organics with the Island Kiss Lip Moisturizer. Available in three flavors – Puerto Berry, Vanilla & Lavender and Cherry Blossoms – the lip moisturiser plumps up your pout with the natural goodness of organic beeswax, avocado butter, kokum butter and vitamin oil to name a few.c0f491f7-5735-457b-8f71-6e040f96dc8d

 

Or you could save your pennies and whip up some DIY lip moisturisers at home!

 

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5 Tips For Summer-Proof Make Up

Summer. The word brings so many good feelings to you – tank tops, flip flops, sundresses, crop tops, et al. But when it comes to pulling off some make up, the same word ignites nightmarish thoughts – bleeding liners, dehydrated lips, patchy foundation. *Shudders* So unless you’re planning to move to the Tundra region, stick to these quick make up tips this summer.

 

  1. Clay Masks

Summer means a lot of sweat and more oil produced by your skin. To reduce this, indulge in a good clay mask therapy once in a week. Find some great clay masks here.clay mask

 

  1. Waterproof

Well. Duh-uh, if your skin is going to step up the sweat and oil production, the best option is to turn to waterproof. Water-resistant mascaras also do the job just fine; it’s advisable to do a quick shower test though.waterproof

 

  1. Pop!

Another way to tackle summer is not by beating the heat but taking it in your stride. Embrace the sunny days with vibrant colors. Here’s how you can work some pop into your make-up.7-ways-to-Rock-that-COLOR-EYELINER-without-looking-GAUDY-cover

 

  1. Or Not.

On the other hand, if you’re not one for the fuchsias, blues and all that brightness on yourself, going au naturale too is a great way to tackle the season. Highlight the high points of your face with a bit of bronzer for some added glow in the Sun. Here are some products for going (almost) nude.nude makeup

 

  1. Sheer Relief

Ditch the creamy and heavy formulas and opt for lighter or sheer versions of the same. Not only do these feel lighter, but they also look great. For example, pick a nude or “invisible” lip-liner; and stick to lip stain or lip tint instead of a gloss or lipstick.sheer

 

Now go beat the heat, pretties!

The Ultimate Lipstick Guide For All Lip Types

Recently, celebrity YouTuber Lilly Singh a.k.a. Superwoman launched her liquid lipcolor shade called ‘Bawse’ in collaboration with Smashbox. And I won’t be lying if I say, “I’m a unicorn”. But here’s the thing, Lilly’s red looks smashing on her and on me it’s straight up odd. Why? Because I possess surrealistic blade-thin lips!Smashbox

Enter, the lipstick guide. What I mean is that if a red doesn’t look good on you, a russet might. And if a russet doesn’t, beige might. Follow this guide to pick out the shade that goes best with your pout.

 

  1. Thin Lips

Most people with thin lips may already know this, but for those who don’t, dark colors shouldn’t really be your pick. Go for lighter and more natural shades of pink, beige and nudes. Start by lining your lip and then fill it in for a gorgeous and fuller look.thin lips

Suggested: Bobbi Brown Art Stick (Brown Berry, Rose Brown, Rich Nude); Christian Louboutin Safki Lip Definer; Anastasia Beverly Hills Nude Awakeningbobbi brown

 

  1. Full Lips

Read, perfection. Sorry ladies, but I am totally J. Simply because while you discuss the latest crimson shade by YSL and Louboutin, I am here retouching my clear gloss. But no hard feeling y’all! Oh and, as if it’s news but you chicas can carry off pretty much every color but leave the nudes for the rest. Pretty please?scarlet johannsen

Suggested: Rouge Louboutin Velvet Matte; YSL Rouge Volupté Shine Oil-In-Stick; Dior Addict Lipstick (Black Tie)christianlouboutin-rougelouboutin-8052001_X001_1_1200x1200_1438602535

 

  1. Top Heavy Lips

You, woman, are the reason the ‘pout’ came into existence. You make the ‘duck face’ look effortless to the extent of seeming legit. And although, your pout is perfection, it’s okay to want to turn down the fullness at times. All you need is a darker and a slightly lighter shade of the same color. Fill in the fuller half with the darker shade and the lighter shade on your lower lip. Or you could just use a dark tone throughout and still look like a million bucks!Moroccanoil  "Inspired By Women" Campaign Celebration

Suggested: YSL Rouge Pur Couture Kiss & Love Collection (Fuchsia); Chanel Rouge Allure Velvet (La Diva); MAC Mattene LipstickYSL Pink

 

  1. Bottom Heavy Lips

One word, ombré. You can totally rock that trick on your fuller half. Simply fill in your lips with the desired shade and dab some white make up pencil or nude eye shadow on to the center of your lower lip. Blend lightly for a magically balanced and gorgeous look. Or, as mentioned earlier, go for a single dark shade and rock it. Ombré is cooler though. Just saying.1lily-collins-ombre-lip

Suggested: Givenchy Rouge Interdit Vinyl Color Enhancing Lipstick (Noir Revelateur); Bite Beauty Matte Creme Lip Crayonbite beauty

 

  1. Large Lips

Although totally kissable and unbelievably attractively, large lips can at time overshadow other facial features. Turn down your lip volume by wearing a soft matte color on the lip and highlight prominent features of your face – eyes, brows, and cheekbones, et al.kim-kardashian-01-600x800

Suggested: MAC Lipstick Halsey; NARS Audacious Lipstick (Vanessa, Juliette, Brigitte)Screen Shot 2016-05-16 at 2.49.13 AM

 

  1. Small Lips

Adorable as they are, small lips sometimes deserve due attention. Bestow them with some spotlight by picking up lip colors that have some shimmer, shine or gloss. These not only highlight your lips but also add a good amount of fullness.small lips

Suggested: MAC Lipglass Viva Glam Ariana Grande; Dior Addict Milky Tint; Chanel Rouge Allure (Pimpante)dior gloss

 

Important as it is to know your lip shape well and shades that suit you, it is also a good idea to practice some of these tricks before taking ‘em out for a spin.

 

7 Make Up Removers To Try Out This Summer

Gorgeous as we look with all the beautifying pancake on our face, it is also important to get rid of it before our beauty snooze. Why? Because, your skin needs to breathe too and moreover, sleeping with your make up on ruins the natural glow of your face. So put your skin care hat on and indulge in our selection of make-up removers.

 

  1. MAC Cleanse Off Oil

An oil-based concoction (well, duh-uh), the Cleanse Off Oil is not a “breakout siren”. It is in fact suited for all skin types (even really oil skin types). Owing to its strong oil base, you can be rest assured that this one’s not going to leave even a slight trace of make up on your skin.mac-cleanse-off-oil

 

  1. NARS Gentle Oil-Free Eye Makeup Remover

This mild formula enriched with cucumber and chamomile gently wipes away even the slightest traces of waterproof eye make up to leave your skin clean and refreshed.nars-eye-makeup-remover

 

  1. Dr. Jart+ Dermaclear Micro Water

The immensely effective all-in-one formula by Dr, Jart+, the Dermaclear Micro Water cleans and conditions your skin in one go. The make-up remover dabs away the make-up, while simultaneously ridding your skin of impurities and brightening it.dr-jart-dermaclear

 

  1. Neutrogena Makeup Remover Cleansing Towelettes – Hydrating

These Neutrogena Towelettes are easy to carry, hassle-free to use and super effective. With one gentle swipe, the cleansing sheets condition, soothe and cleanse the skin. The hydrating formula is effective even on waterproof make up (yup, even waterproof mascara).neutrogena towelettes

 

  1. Clinique Take The Day Off (For Lid, Lashed & Lips)

The lids, lashes and lip make up remover by Clinique wipes away even the most stubborn of waterproof mascara in a jiffy. The formula is super gentle on the lashes and causes about zero irritation.clinique-take-the-day-off-remover

 

  1. Dior Instant Cleansing Water

A make up removing grail for all skin types, the Instant Cleansing Water tones and cleans the skin in one easy step. Fortified with powerful micelles, the formula traps all impurities and traces of makeup for soft and clean skin.dior instant cleansing water

 

  1. Lancôme Bi-Facil Double-Action Eye Makeup Remover

A highly lauded make up remover, this product by Lancôme mildly cleanses your skin to reveal squeaky-clean skin. The bi-facial formula features a lipid phase that whisks away eye make up; and the water phase, which conditions the skin without a greasy residue.gallery-1462204415-lancome-bi-facial-makeup-remover

 

Feeling fresh and clean already, are we?

5 Reasons To Grab The Island Kiss Lip Moisturizer

It’s I-dream-of-Goa season, and while your busy life may not comply with your beach dreams, this month’s Beauty Box sure does! Filled with sample and full-sized products and a special gift voucher from Kiehl’s, the May Envy Box is the tropics packed in a vibrant canary yellow box.

Sitting tight among the refreshing lotions and washes in My Envy Box’s Tropical Beauty Edition is the Puerto Berry Blush Lip Moisturizer by Island Kiss. Here are 5 reasons why your lips need this tinted balm now.

 

  1. 100% Organic

The hydrating formula uses zero chemicals and is absolutely safe for all types of skin. It uses only natural extracts and ingredients to concoct a vegetarian, petroleum-free and non-toxic balm.c0f491f7-5735-457b-8f71-6e040f96dc8d

  1. Moisturizing

Enriched with the natural goodness of organic beeswax, avocado butter, kokum butter, mango butter, carrot seed oil, vitamin E oil, organic macadamia nut oil, raspberry seed essential oil and citrus oil, the Puerto Berry Blush is rejuvenates dull lips.

  1. It’s Tinted

Blended with au naturale colors, the lip moisturizer imparts a flirty tint of rouge that is just about perfect for a fresh summer pout.cee56dbb-d5d5-4446-907b-ea7dd1ad9006

  1. Dessert In A Tube

Island Kiss’ summer formula is a treat for your taste buds too. The concoction tastes of a fresh burst of berries and mangoes with a hint of lemon. Not that you must eat it (Gosh, no!), but let’s just say it’ll be a treat for your beau as well! *winks*

  1. The Aroma

Adding up to all the awesomeness is the fruity trail of alphonso mango butter to give your smile a delightful and uplifting spring/summer fragrance of its own. It just keeps getting better, doesn’t it?b24d28ea-51f7-4e8c-a311-f1c657ca0203

 

Apart from these 5 super qualities, the nourishing lip moisturizer is equally gentle on the environment too. The cruelty-free product has not been tested on animals and is recyclable as well!

Get your Puerto Berry Blush now! Order this month’s beauty box here. Or log on to the official Island Kiss website and explore two more flavorsAlma Vanilla & Inges Lavender and Cherry Blossom Flores.