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The Fine City

The Fine City

I came to Singapore to spend time with my family; for a short 2-week (much needed) getaway. These pictures were randomly taken by my sister ; I really did not intend to put these photographs up on the blog but I guess backdrops always paint a pretty picture, don’t they? Tall green trees, high-rise buildings, … Continue reading

Aloe Vera Gel – Beauty Benefits

Aloe Vera Gel – Beauty Benefits

Guest Post Aloe Vera is regarded as one of the most efficient medicinal herbs. The cosmetic industry has been using aloe vera as an ingredient and as a stand-alone product for many years. Out of the plant comes the Aloe Vera Gel, an extract with excellent beauty benefits. The gel has been known to be … Continue reading

Swimwear For This Summer !

Swimwear For This Summer !

The weather is getting warmer and we begin to get those summer vibes! You obviously need to get a new pair of swimwear to hit the beach with friends and family.  But hey before you rock that bikini, you need to visit one of the most prettiest online shopping websites I came across. I was invited to the Hotel Sea Princess at … Continue reading

A FairyTale Dream

A FairyTale Dream

This is a story of a Princess.  She believes in fairy-tales; she believes in dreams. She loves watching mushy romantic movies, writing her thoughts, reading all Mills and Boons. She loves singing, dancing, chocolates, sunshine, comfortable shoes, cupcakes, fresh air, flowers and good music. But one day, despite all the comforts back in her kingdom, … Continue reading

Battle of The Cover Gals – May 2014

Battle of The Cover Gals – May 2014

I kinda like Neha Dhupia‘s “selfie” cover on FHM. It’s different! Kangana‘s photoshoot is also something off the norm. Alia seems to be trying too hard for the L’Officiel cover shoot. Chitrangada and Kalki are simply effortless while Esha and Jacqueline look very hot. Kajol and Elli played safe with the yellow summery colour. So … Continue reading

Clinique’s 3-step skincare : Review

Clinique’s 3-step skincare : Review

Have you guys dropped by the Clinique.in  website?  I think it’s damm neat and Clinique’s 3-step skincare system has gotten me pretty excited. In this scorching summer heat, you only need three things to get your skin all revved up. Yes, in just 3 steps and in just 3 minutes, twice a day! You don’t … Continue reading

Lost In Your Eyes

Lost In Your Eyes

“The eyes shout what the lips fear to say” – William Henry When you meet someone, they would first normally look at your eyes. People tell me I have “big eyes”. Of course I take it as a compliment, who does not like that? Eyes are attractive because they display the beauty of an individual … Continue reading

Summer Skin Care Tips

Summer Skin Care Tips

Guest Post   “Growing up, I was blessed with great skin. Unlike my peers, I did not suffer from the dreaded puberty acne, neither did I have problems with oil production. So while my friends were busy sharing tips on how to get clear skin, I was simply washing my face with water”. But the … Continue reading

Celebrate Mother’s Day With Swarovski

Celebrate Mother’s Day With Swarovski

It’s Mother’s Day today, everyone! I am sure all of you have planned special surprises, activities and engagements with the mummy dearest. At the risk of sounding cliché, my mother has always been my role model – the grace with which she carries herself, handles her home, the kindness with which she treats everyone she … Continue reading

Jacqueline Fernandez For The Body Shop

Jacqueline Fernandez For The Body Shop

It’s after three years that The Body Shop has brought in a new brand ambassador. It was in November 2011 that the brand had roped in Dia Mirza as their brand ambassador.And now, the gorgeous Jacqueline Fernandez, has been signed up as the new brand ambassador of The Body Shop. Well 2014 is certainly looking … Continue reading

Deepika Padukone’s Van Heusen SS’14 Collection

Deepika Padukone’s Van Heusen SS’14 Collection

We told you that Deepika Padukone has turned into a fashion designer with a Limited Edition collection exclusively for Van Heusen. Keeping up with its essence, the Spring Summer 2014 collection was launched in an equally unique and exclusive affair with 10 fans walking the ramp with Deepika to unveil the collection. These lucky divas … Continue reading

Koffee With Karan – Who Wore What

Koffee With Karan – Who Wore What

Hey guys!! Okay I know I have been MIA … been busy with shoots and college projects!! Will be baack soon full form I promise. So Koffee with Karan Season 4 has bid us adieu after the engaging 4 months.The last episode featured Karan Johar revealing  the contents of the Koffee Hamper which the celebrities were competing for … Continue reading

London, Paris & Rome Diaries..

London, Paris & Rome Diaries..

London, Paris & Rome Travelogue Planning a trip to London, Paris or Rome this year? Don’t forget to take down these travel bytes from these stunning  actresses. Parineeti Chopra, Shraddha Kapoor and Esha Gupta guide you through their favourite cities around world. Don’t miss this !   xoxo Ritwika Facebook, Twitter and Instagram   

Lenskart For This Summer – Review

Lenskart For This Summer – Review

Have you guys seen this new ad of Lenskart? Check it out & I am sure you will love it. Well summer is here and Mumbai is scorching hot. And these are the most needed things for this excruciatingly warm weather – a water-bottle, sunscreen, an umbrella, light clothing and a pair of stylish sunglasses. … Continue reading

Lakme Fashion Week – Snap Story

Lakme Fashion Week – Snap Story

Glitz, glamor and more….. here are some of my favourite captures, designs and celeb spotting from the Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2014.  Tell me which ones do you like the most? P.s Don’t forget to check out the Lakme Absolute Illusion Makeup Tutorials xoxo Ritwika Facebook, Twitter and Instagram 

An Anchor’s LookBook

An Anchor’s LookBook

What does an anchor wear to work? As an anchor and blogger, I wanted to make an earnest attempt to keep you guys updated about all the different events that are happening in Bombay city but unfortunately, I have not been too regular with my hosting updates simply due to the lack of time. So … Continue reading

Battle Of The Cover Gals – MARCH

Battle Of The Cover Gals – MARCH

Battle Of The Cover Gals – MARCH  Here are our top 10 picks for the month! Lisa Haydon Kangana Ranaut Alia Bhatt Vidya Balan Freida Pinto Deepika Padukone Kalki Koelchin Madhuri Dixit Sonam Kapoor Kangana Ranaut Ok I must say March was truly the month of the ladies! Right from Alia Bhatt doing a fab … Continue reading

Lakme Absolute Illusion Makeup Tutorials

Lakme Absolute Illusion Makeup Tutorials

So the Lakme Absolute Illusion Makeup Masterclass was conducted by Lakme Makeup Expert, Natasha Nischol at the Jabong Stage on day four during Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2014.  A bit about Natasha – This talented lady graduated from the prestigious London College of Fashion, worked in London and Hong Kong. Trained with Oscar winning make-up artist Jenny … Continue reading

10 Must-have Things In My Travel Bag

10 Must-have Things In My Travel Bag

Each time I pack my bags for a weekend getaway, I look forward to a varied experience that I know will be incomparable even if I were to tread the same path again. Exploring new culture, food, apparels, monuments and literature is a huge deal for all travel addicts who are constantly looking for new … Continue reading

Lakme Fashion Week 2014: Preview

Lakme Fashion Week 2014: Preview

So What’s Happening At This Year’s LFW 2014? For all those gearing up for the Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) Summer/Resort 2014 next week – this is it! India’s most prestigious fashion week is back with a bang and it’s the first LFW of the new year. So get ready to indulge in some fashion therapy … Continue reading

Trend Alert: White Nails

Trend Alert: White Nails

I am seeing white nails everywhere these days. And I think they make a great style statement to downplay a bold outfit or accessory. But make sure you wear it right and stylish! How To Get The Perfect White Nails 1. Shape your nails properly because white shows everything. 2. Do give a final coat of transparent polish … Continue reading

Battle Of The Cover Gals – FEB’ 14

Battle Of The Cover Gals – FEB’ 14

Here’s our top 10 pick for the Battle Of The Cover Gals – February 2014! Alia Bhatt Alia Bhatt Deepika Padukone Nargis Fakhri Esha Gupta Katrina Kaif Ileana D Cruz Jacqueline Fernandez Parineeti Chopra Shruti Hassan   The three covers which really stood out for me had to be Deepika on Hello, Parineeti on Vogue and … Continue reading

Valentine’s Day Haul

Valentine’s Day Haul

Ok this is not really a beauty or makeup haul – it’s more like an overall collection of the must-do things on Valentines. Well I know a large fraction of my friends are counting down to the V-day while a few of them find it terribly overrated. Like it or not, Valentine’s day is something … Continue reading

Carousels

Carousels

Carousels in the sky, We shape with our eyes. Under the shade, silhouettes, crying rain, do we fly? do we stay? We could lose, we could fail. Either way, options change. Chances fail, Trains derail. – 30 Minutes by Tatu Photography – Pooja Das Pink Kurti Top – BIBA Blue Cardigan – H2O, Bandra Denim … Continue reading

Bio-Oil – Beauty Review

Bio-Oil – Beauty Review

Hey guys! I am back with a beauty review this month. Ok ok.. I know I am like blogging after 10 days – no excuses whatsoever but I had just been so busy shifting into my new flat and college new semester started. I have been anchoring quite a bit this month as well. All … Continue reading

Battle Of The Cover Gals – Jan ’14

Battle Of The Cover Gals – Jan ’14

Hey guys! So we’re back with the battle of the cover gals for the month of Jan 2014 – check them out and see if your favourite matches with ours. Out of the 10 covers, we loved Kangana and Alia‘s magazine covers the most for Vogue and ELLE respectively. But I think the Alia on the … Continue reading

A Smile To Remember

A Smile To Remember

When the warm morning sun rays kiss your cheeks, you are destined to glow, shine and imbibe the sunshine. The essence of your being is displayed when the sun parades its yellow spark. The rays are healing, magnifying and exude positivity. As a crazed girl living on an improvised life, the sun blocks out all … Continue reading

5 Ways To Glow On New Year’s Eve

5 Ways To Glow On New Year’s Eve

So the new year’s eve is finally here – you’ve got the perfect dress, makeup kit and hairstyle in place. But wait a minute, what is the point of all the above if your face does not glow? I know a couple of friends who are extremely worried about their patchy skin tone showing and … Continue reading

Dove Cream Beauty Bathing Bar – Review

Dove Cream Beauty Bathing Bar – Review

Here’s the whole story of beautiful skin in one word – Moisture! Dove soaps contain ¼ moisturizing cream along with five essential nutrients like vitamins, green tea extract and spring water. So when I was given two Dove cream beauty bathing bars for review, I immediately knew that this is going to be exciting and gratifying. The Dove … Continue reading

Livon Silky Potion – Review

Livon Silky Potion – Review

Livon Silky Potion – Review  I have to start off my review today by saying that I love Livon and I am a regular user of it. So when I was sent this beautiful package and a new bottle of Livon Silky Potion for review purpose, I grabbed the opportunity to share my lovely experience … Continue reading

Style Hunt -Who Wear What

Style Hunt -Who Wear What

You do not need to be a celebrity to appear fashionable. You do not need a personal stylist to look good. Fashion is about taste and it takes a whole lot of guts to wear your own style and spell confidence. Festivities and celebrations are in the air and of course, you want to put … Continue reading

December Beauty Goodies

December Beauty Goodies

December is here and with it, we welcome the temporary winter season in Mumbai and the full on party flavor! So while you’re busy planning your Christmas and new year parties, we scouted the market for the 20 most exciting beauty products that you should have on your shelf this month! Maybelline Color Show Nail Paints … Continue reading

Battle Of The Cover Gals – Dec !

Battle Of The Cover Gals – Dec !

Today we complete 6 months on the Battle Of The Cover Gals Section – a big thanks to all those who enjoyed this every month. With this, let us present to you the battle of the cover girls for the month of December 2013. Attractive concepts – must say! The three which stood out for … Continue reading

Jessica Custom Nail Care Review

Jessica Custom Nail Care Review

Jessica Custom Nail Care Review When it comes to nail polish brands, my safest picks have always been Elle 18, OPI, Lakme and Colorbar.  I’ll be honest – I had never tried Jessica Custom Nail Care before. Mainly because I did not find them in Singapore that easily. But after coming to Mumbai, I got … Continue reading

Unapologetic Me

Unapologetic Me

Unapologetic Me  Confidence is not about perfection – it is about being you and taking pride in that.  One should claim confidence in opinions, thoughts and interactions by living in the present. We make mistakes and we learn from them. Forgive yourself, let go and move on – that is confidence. These days, everyone tries … Continue reading

Battle Of The Cover Gals – November !

Battle Of The Cover Gals – November !

Battle Of The Cover Gals – November  Sonam Kapoor Sonakshi Sinha Priyanka Chopra Kajal Aggarwal Kajol   Amy Jackson   Aishwarya Rai Diana Penty Kareena Kapoor Chitrangada Singh Nothing too extraordinary about this month’s Magazine covers but the three that stood out for me are : 1) Aishwarya Rai on Filmfare 2) Sonakshi Sinha on … Continue reading

3 Tips For The Little White Dress!

3 Tips For The Little White Dress!

Say Hello to the The Little White Dress! Yes gals, this season white is the new black – the new wardrobe staple which you ought to have! Create a fresh, chic look with these 3 simple fashion rules on how to wear your LWD (little white dress). Above and all golden tip – remember to … Continue reading

Photogenic – To Be Or Not To Be

Photogenic – To Be Or Not To Be

Beauty is subjective. Even in pictures? The idea behind being photogenic always fascinated me. Photogenic – I am just not talking about the looks of people. I am also referring to beautiful landscapes captured in photos. Photogenic means somebody/something that looks attractive in photographs. It is often a compliment. I have heard my friends, looking … Continue reading

Queen For A Day At Taj Salon

Queen For A Day At Taj Salon

Every girl deserves to be treated like a queen. And by all means! After a long week managing office and home errands, it is a must for every woman to take some time off for herself – to get pampered, rejuvenate and feel like a queen. So if someone offers me an opportunity to indulge … Continue reading

Four Fountains Spa Interviews Ritwika

Four Fountains Spa Interviews Ritwika

Hey Guys!! I recently collaborated with Four Fountains Spa for an online fashion and style episode. They have recently launched their online channel and I gave a short interview on beauty and fashion. Here’s the  video:   Hope y’all like it! xoxo Ritwika Join Us On: Facebook Twitter Instagram

Get Deepika’s Look From Ram Leela

Get Deepika’s Look From Ram Leela

Four Awesome Lakme Absolute Products For October! Happy Navratri & Dusherra to one & all ! This festive season, go rustic like Deepika Padukone’s look in Ram Leela with some of the most amazing Lakme absolute products ! Lakme Absolute Sunkissed Bronzer The uber-cool tanned haute look is in this October. Lakme Absolute Sun-kissed Bronzer, … Continue reading