Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Etude House Wonder Pore: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

You’ll Have to Pry These Products Out of My Cold, Dead Hands
By Raima

Part Two aka a cursory reading of a Buzzfeed list changes life of online shopper

I’d been reading rave reviews of Korean skincare products on almost all blogs from here to Timbuktu and I was eager to jump on the bandwagon myself, but what to buy? Which brand? Then came an article on Buzzfeed list and I read about the Etude House Wonder Pore Freshener and thought, “Hmmmm… Sounds interesting...” Two days later, I placed my order on Jolse. My skin has thanked me ever since. 

Pictures cannot express my love for you  Pic Courtesy: Raima

Sunday, April 6, 2014

Kiehl's Blue Herbal Moisturizer - The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

You’ll Have to Pry These Products Out of My Cold, Dead Hands
By Raima

The elders say, “Pride comes before a fall” and like most of their sensible advice, this one also holds true, especially for me. You see, when I was a teenager, I never had a problem with acne EVER. Yes, there were the usual blemishes, a little rosecea maybe once or twice a month, and then also it was one or two at a time, never the face covering ones that basically is the bane of adolescence. You can imagine what happened next, I became proud of my skin, and secretly I preened at my blemish-free face and gloated. 

Karma is a b!tch and it got to me. I got married, shifted to Bombay and my skin decided to rebel due to a mix of climatic conditions and a mild case of PCOS. My lovely skin was now dotted with bumps and pimples and redness. Touching my face in the morning felt like touching an oily kadhai that has not been cleaned properly. Moisturizers felt sticky and greasy and I could never find the right one, that would just melt into my skin and not lie on top of it and add to the greasiness. The toner I was using (rose water) was not helping either. My pores were visible from space. There are no before pics because I refused to have my pictures taken during this period. I was literally at my wits end, when two things happened a) I finally decided to walk into the Kiehl’s store in Palladium, and b) I discovered Korean skincare thanks to Buzzfeed and other bloggers.

Yup, it has gone to the stage where I’m trying to squeeze every last bit out Pic Courtesy: Raima

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Coming Soon!!!!!!!

A famous cosmetic company is launching soon in India. I can tell you its a company we all love
Watch this space........