How to wear Blue Eyeliner

Hi Everyone,

If you’ve ever wanted to dare to go blue, this is it! It’s the simplest look in the whole wide world featuring Sephora’s Eyeliner for $7 or AED 69! I absolutely lovvvveee it!

Enjoy!

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SELENA GOMEZ MAKEUP

Are you a makeup noob? Grab yourself a cuppa and watch this easy-peezy Selena Gomez Revival Tour makeup tutorial. Four eye-shadows, one winged liner and a pair of dramatic lashes later, it’s a red-carpet ready look. It’s really one of the simplest makeup looks out there, so go on and give it a whirl.

I’d love for you guys to tell me what you want to see next, write them in the comments below 😀

Adele ‘Hello’ Makeup Tutorial

If I say I haven’t heard Adele’s Hello on repeat for the last 2 days, I’d be lying.

A self-proclaimed Adele lover for a while now, I’ve adored her sound, her story and her soulfulness. She is an inspiration, flaunting her size matter-of-factly and singing with all that she’s got. I’d highly recommend reading her biography by Marc Shapiro and you’d know why this girl is an absolute idol. Continue reading Adele ‘Hello’ Makeup Tutorial

Nars Dual Intensity Palette Demo + Review

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Summer’s back! As much as I hate Dubai’s burning (literally) heat, I do enjoy bringing back tan in my makeup and softening my makeup. Unfortunately, that is not what this post is about (Sorry about that :P). I got my hands on the new Nars Dual Intensity Eye-shadow Palette and here’s my last ode to a wintry cold look, well, for this year anyways. Continue reading Nars Dual Intensity Palette Demo + Review

Festive Series: Taylor Swift Blankspace Inspired Makeup Tutorial

Hi Everyone!

Yes, I’ve been gone a while on my blog for which you have my sincerest apologies. Inspiration has been hard to find and life’s been stuck in a very unhealthy work rut. But this week, inspiration hit me with the new Taylor Swift video for ‘Blankspace’ which in my opinion, is a tad bit over the top and somewhat genius! Her look is classic and so so perfect for the coming month of parties, so let’s begin, shall we?

Last week Clarins ME sent me their products to try from the new ‘Ladylike’ collection which is heavily used in this tutorial as I put them into test, so hold up for mini tutorials along the way. The products are in the image below and here are the steps: Continue reading Festive Series: Taylor Swift Blankspace Inspired Makeup Tutorial

Kylie Jenner Inspired Makeup Tutorial

Kylie Jenner, the youngest of the Kardashians has a distinguished look. Her inspiration from the past with variants of her own personality, make the look so very unique. Bronze lips, rosy-brown cheeks and winged eye-liner put together the best of all worlds. Although all of these are dramatic makeup techniques, when used subtly and sufficiently, make for a pleasing over-all bold look.

Last week, I was cheering briefly on my Twitter on finding the perfect shade for a Kylie Jenner’s 80’s look and here it is. I must give a heads up, the look is not a 100 % authentic and I have modified it for my preference and my face/eye shape.

Let me know in the comments below who is your favorite Kardashian, and what makeup you love on them?

Continue reading Kylie Jenner Inspired Makeup Tutorial

Two things to do with – Tomatoes

I don’t enjoy much about summer, but cooking is definitely one of the things I do love. The produce and the flavours are just so light and perfect. One of the products I enjoy cooking with is tomatoes.

Now, I know what you’re thinking – BORING. No, not really. Tomatoes are a very flat flavour but there are so many types and techniques to work with it that makes the process very exciting! Here are my two favourite ways to cook with them. Continue reading Two things to do with – Tomatoes

Two Pot Pasta Arrabbiata (Gluten-Free)

Gluten-Free, me? Really?

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Shot by Fujifilm X100

Yes, this Friday I was strolling along my local supermarket and got awed and inspired to keep up my New Year’s resolution, considering I’m attending a wedding in 20 days, I freaked out!

I haven’t lost any weight and as far as my folks back home are concerned, I used to be a lot thinner 3 years ago (Which is when they last saw me). Long story short, I’m trying to eat healthy and this recipe is helping me a lot! Here’s what you need to make this epic:

Ingredients (Serves 2)

  • 1 whole red chilli sliced finely and at an angle (if you are as pedantic as me)
  • 1 can of plump tomatoes
  • 4 cloves of finely chopped garlic
  • Parmesan – Gluten Free (Or Not, depending)
  • 150 Gms Pasta (Gluten Free)
  1. In a large pot, boil water with 3 tsp. of salt and 2 tsp. of olive oil. Once the water has reached a boil, add the gluten free pasta.
  2. In the meantime, in a hot wok or fry pan add olive oil, garlic and chillies. I like to do that when the oil is cold as the flavours of chilli and garlic infuse a lot better. As the garlic and chillies start sizzling, add the plump tomatoes and wait for them to cook.
  3. Drain the pasta once Al Dente. Add 4-5 tbs. of the pasta water to the red sauce.
  4. Let the pasta cook in the sauce for 2 minutes (covered)
  5. Sprinkle with any gluten-free parmesan and enjoy!

 

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Orange Cinnamon Cupcakes – Valentine’s Edition

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Fussy cooking and me – NOT A GOOD COMBINATION!

I was on a look out for a simple recipe that both looks appealing and tastes decadent to serve up your man (or Family, or Friends) on Valentine’s Day. Pancakes get posh-ed up with the unusual combinations that I never thought would work wonderfully in the batter as well as garnishes. Read up the recipe and instructions to get yourself a bite of heaven! Continue reading Orange Cinnamon Cupcakes – Valentine’s Edition