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6 Mar

Message in the ‘Sunsilk Fashion Edition’ bottle!

  Sunsilk, a name that has been associated with the PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week since day one as title sponsor, always aims to add an extra little oomph to the event. This year it continued its tradition of unveiling four Fashion Edition shampoo bottles (designed by four different designers who are showing at fashion week) but it added much more pizzazz to the show than usual.   Here’s how:   Russian drape dancer, Vlada, wowed the audience with her moves.   Held this weekend at the Alliance Francais in Karachi, the Sunsilk Fashion Edition ‘reveal’ flew in key media for a bit of pre-fashion week banter that is always integral to get the show on the road. We caught up with Umair Tabani,...
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3 May

The Verdict on Nabila’s No Makeup Palette

This is not a paid post. I’m reviewing Nabila’s No Makeup Palette in absolute fairness and love for a product that has changed the way I do my makeup every morning.     I’m not someone who uses makeup. And even at 41 my daily routine before No Makeup was moisturizer, eye liner/pencil and lip balm or a very light lipstick. Formal makeup for me was the addition of mascara and blush. For the last two years I have indulged in BB and then CC cream for a blended/tanned look that I’ve always wanted. Not that I ever managed to achieve it.   I must confess that I wasn’t too happy with the way my face appeared; it was always sort of underdone and patchy,...
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27 Jul

Draw out those liners: cat’s eyes are blinking this season

L'Oreal's super liner to make the cat's eyes as easy as a blink The L'Oreal ad that will undoubtedly spark off a strong trend this autumn/winter. There's something cosmic about how different elements combine to create trends, in this case the cat's eye liner. L'Oreal's Super Liner hit the magazines last month, right after the extended eye was seen on various international runways as a beauty trend to look out for. And then Rajesh Khanna died. That has nothing to do with the trend, of course, but it did for me. Because when I was YouTubing the golden oldies (Kaka's songs) I rediscovered Sharmila Tagore and what incredible style she emitted. And above everything else, those eyes were the centre of attention...
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