Friday, December 30, 2011

My Favorite things and the Most-Used stuff in 2011!

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You all know I do a monthly favorites post every month that passes, this time I thought I'd go for my most favorite things in the year 2011 as well as the most used products!
Hope you enjoy the read:)

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Featured Blogger Today 'Danielle Jordan Terry' from the Tinks Tales Blog!

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Today Danielle from The Tinks Tales Blog is with us here on my Featured Blogger Series posts. A beautiful and talented Mommy blogger who juggles her two boys and blogging simultaneously and successfully!:)

So let me introduce you to Danielle from The Tinks Tales Blog:

Sunday, December 25, 2011

BeautyUk Baked Eyeshadow Trio in Beach [Review+Swatches] My Experience with Just4Girls.pk!

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f you're looking for a compact set of three beautiful shimmery colors for your eyes, BeautyUk Baked Eyeshadow Trio in Beach is the one for you. 

Friday, December 23, 2011

L'Oreal Glam Shine Cream Lipstick [Review+ Swatches]

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I'm not a red lipstick person actually but this shade of the L'Oreal Glamshine Cream lipsticks called Sparkling Red is not just another red lipstick at all! Today I'm going to review it for you and share with you the magic of this product.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Featured Blogger Today 'Cherry' from the Mooching Inspirations Blog!

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I have an inspiring blogger on my Featured Blogger Series today, Cherry from The Mooching Inspirations Blog. A Professional Nurse and a Blogger makes a cool combination don't you think? A sweet and stylish person from Phillippines with a knack for creating interesting and hip posts! 

Here is Cherry from The Mooching Inspirations Blog 

Monday, December 19, 2011

Some really 'JUICY' Juicy Couture Jewellery of mine!

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If you're a big fan of Juicy Couture or super cute charm necklaces, you're going to love this post! I'm both, you could see me rave about Juicy Couture 24/7 literally which is the reason this post is special to me. I want to share some fabulous jewelry pieces from Juicy Couture that I got, with you!

Friday, December 16, 2011

Haul [Some repurchases!]

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This post is late, I always HAUL things and due to my busy schedule of the day I hardly get time to sit down peacefully and blog about them:/
These are the things that I got on my last grocery visit, which was sometime at the beginning of the month and now we're halfway through December! Some of these are my repurchases and it's not the first time that I've bought and used them. 

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Featured Blogger Today 'SHANG.J' from The Feminine Crusade Blog!

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"The Feminine Crusade"!! how does that sound to you?
Makes you think of a strong woman fighting for an all females Cause!? :)
That's not very far from the truth either because behind 'The Feminine Crusade' is indeed a strongly talented beauty blogger from Pakistan known as Shang.J, whose passion for writing fused with her love for makeup and the journey of blogging began for her!


So I present to you Shang.J from The Feminine Crusade:



Tuesday, December 13, 2011

My Perfume Collection!

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Who doesn't like to smell good eh? i'm a perfume person myself and I know for a fact what the obsession is like once you get into this craze. It requires heavy investment yes but totally worth it. In this post, I would like to show you my collection and recommend some of my favorites to you for the perfume addicts [like me] out there!

Saturday, December 10, 2011

The Winner is Announced for My 100+ Followers Giveaway Contest!

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I would like to thank all my followers and avid readers for supporting me by taking part in my Giveaway. It means so much to me! 
I had a lot of entries [all thanks to you girls] and took some time going through them,I apologize for that! it's a very tedious task especially when you're looking for entries that the entrants forgot to make or just did not make. 

Thursday, December 8, 2011

NOTD- Estee Lauder Blackberry

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My NOTD here is a dark berry nail color by Estee Lauder, called "Blackberry". I have had a couple of these as I mentioned in my other NOTD with Estee Lauder that you can check out Here

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Featured Blogger Today 'ANUM AJMAL' from the Beautyoxon Blog!

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Today i'm introducing Anum Ajmal on my Featured Blogger Series, from the Beautyoxon Blog.
She's from Islamabad and a Doctor by profession. On her blog you can find interesting posts and reviews. Hats off to her for finding time for blogging in the grinding schedules of medical students!

So I present to you Anum from Beautoxon Blog:


Monday, December 5, 2011

November Favorites!!

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Favorites post is one of my "favorites" to do! :) which reminds me..Had so much fun last night on the #bbloggers chat on Twitter that takes place every Sunday at 8pm GMT, this was one of the topics discussed, "your favorite posts that you like to read /write"! 
So November, being my birth month is dear to me <3 some of the things I used this month and enjoyed doing so are:

Sunday, December 4, 2011

Bourjois Iridescent Powder (Illuminating) [review+swatches]

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I have had this gorgeous illuminator powder "Milles Carats" by Bourjois Paris for quite sometime now and have loved using this, I thought I'd share my thoughts with you about how good I found it to be.

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Featured Blogger Today " Aysha Baig" from the Truly Madly Beauty Blog!

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*Sorry this post is a day late guys, my laptop battery has developed some problem, plan to get it fixed ASAP!

I came across a beauty blogger from the UK with the name Aysh_tmb not long ago on Twitter and followed her; and I'm so glad I did because I found her tweets to be hilariously funny and completely animated, you feel she's right infront of you when you read them! Not to mention that she's an amazing beauty blogger too, she has some really nice OOTD, FOTD and NOTD posts on her blog which is called "Truly Madly Beauty".


So today on my Featured Blogger Series I present to you Aysha Baig from the Truly Madly Beauty Blog:

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Monday, November 28, 2011

Lumiere Skin and Beauty Bar Mineral Cosmetics [review+ swatches]

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Today I'm reviewing the Mineral Makeup from Lumiere skin and beauty bar. I got this a week or two back in a tightly sealed plastic pack that made sure everything remained intact and have been using them since to review them for you guys. All in all I received seven samples, two blushes, two foundations and three eye pigments. 


Friday, November 25, 2011

The Versatile Blogger Award.... Again :)

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I have been nominated again by two people for this award so I thought to repost my previously done post. Huge thanks to the lovely ladies for nominating my blog! x


Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Featured Blogger Today 'RUQAIYA KHAN' from rK's Beauty and Fashion Blog!

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Today the Beauty Blogger we have with us today is Ruqaiya Khan, the talent behind rK's Beauty and Fashion Blog.
Her blog posts are informative and interesting as she keeps the reader engaged from the beginning to end. Being a beauty with brains, Ruqaiya's a remarkable new entrant into the blogosphere and her fan base is growing rapidly as we speak!


So I present to you Ruqaiya from rK's beauty and Fashion Blog:


 

Color Studio Professional Lip Glaze in "Night Out" [Review+Swatches]

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'Night Out' is the color of the Hyper Shine LipGlaze I'm reviewing today by Color Studio Professional. These were launched in Karachi in August this year along with the Nail colors. They have a wide variety of colors with shimmer and solid matte colors.

Monday, November 21, 2011

My gorgeous new Ring!! + NOTD with ColorStudioPro in "Dynamite"

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Yesterday I made a trip to Sunday Bazaar yet again and found some really awesome stuff! As you all know by now that I'm a big, chunky and flashy rings freak, I made some ring purchases too and feel so happy because I got beautiful items at very reasonable rates! [yayy]

Saturday, November 19, 2011

My Top 5 Things that made me smile...

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1.Hadiya having fun on a wooden rocking horse at Pie in the Sky while shopping for my birthday cake!:)

Friday, November 18, 2011

NYX Rouge Cream Blush in Red Cheeks [review+swatches]

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I'm a complete blush person and I'm reviewing one of my favorite blushes ever, the NYX Rouge Cream Blush in "Red Cheeks"!!

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Featured Bloggers Today 'IVA and PETRA' from the ShootingSisters!!

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Today the Bloggers I'm featuring are two sisters Iva and Petra from the ShootingSisters Blog.The Duo is from Croatia and have only recently started blogging. Iva is the makeup artist and Petra is the photographer. They have done some really amazing work! I love their shoot ideas, and makeups and I want to share them with you all!

So I present to you Iva and Petra from the ShootingSisters:


L-R Petra, Iva

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

My Black and White Flip Flops!!

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How do you like these dichromatic flip flops of mine that I bought from Bata about a month ago? Cute right :)

Monday, November 14, 2011

[NOTD] 'Purple Rain' by Luscious Diamond Finish Nail Lacquer!

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Today I'm wearing a pretty lilac color which was among my October Favorites too; from the Luscious Diamond Finish Nail Lacquer range, in the creme finish line.

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Featured Blogger Today 'SARA' from Sara Hassan's Blog!

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Guess who's featured in my Featured Blogger Series Today?! 
The most popular beauty blogger of our country and the Sigma Beauty Ambassador for Pakistan, Sara Hassan!! 


If I remember correctly I discovered Sara Hassan's Blog on August 17, 2011 for the first time, and the next day my blog was born, call it some MAJOR inspiration if you want! I love her clean, crisp blog layout and the top-notch photography,not to mention the amazing content itself.  


Huge thanks to Sara for taking time out to be my Featured Blogger today and without much ado I present you SARA from Sara Hassan's Blog:

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My GuestPost at the PyariBeauty Blog!

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Hello there!
Just wanted to let you know that I’ve written a guest post for Aaliya at PyariBeauty Blog. An EOTD called Peacock! You can check it out Here.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

URGENT!! Beauty Bloggers Karachi Meet-Up: Please leave your Email ID's in comments!!

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Hello again!
The Blogger lunch for the beauty bloggers in Karachi as you all know, has been scheduled for Sunday 1pm-4pm November 13, 2011.

Monday, November 7, 2011

Color Rush Lipsticks launch in Karachi and My Haul!

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Color Studio Professional Launched their Color Rush Lipsticks in Karachi last Friday at Dolmen Mall Tariq road, Hyderi and Naheed Super Market, after their recent launch of Nail colors and Hyper Shine Lip glazes a few months back check Here

My 100+ Followers Giveaway Contest! [CLOSED]

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I have crossed 100 on my blog and fan pages!:) And as it's my birthday today, I'm thinking of a great way to celebrate it !!:)
As promised I'm announcing 'MY FIRST EVER GIVEAWAY' for you all as a token of thanks! The best part?!! its INTERNATIONAL :) 

Sunday, November 6, 2011

DKNY Delicious Night: One of my favorite scents by Donna Karan!

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This Sexy and Mysterious fragrance is the best in the Delicious series according to me! This is an intoxicating blast of energy, if you're looking for a sophisticated yet bold, sweet and fruity scent, Delicious Night is the perfect choice for you especially for evening wear and social occasions.

Friday, November 4, 2011

BeautyUK Giveaway By Ruqaiya Khan

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Enter Ruqaiya Khan's BeautyUk Giveaway to win beautiful baked eyeshadow trios from BeautyUk!! 
Hurry it closes on December 4, 2011!!
Click here to Join

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Featured Blogger Today 'SAM' from Frills and Thrills!

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Hello Ladies! My first post in the Featured Blogger series is right here:
Many thanks to Sam for taking time out of her busy schedule (and Exams!!!) to be my featured blogger here at Rakhshan's Blog! I'm so glad she shared a bit of herself with us. That's what I love about this new series of posts.. everyone's voice and insight is unique and you get to know the everyday stuff about them.

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

October Favorites!

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My October favorites are things I've loved using with all my heart in the month gone by and even though some of these I've had for quite a while stashed away somewhere but I recently noticed them and pulled them out when I was clearing out my makeup station. The results were so awesome that I knew right away these things were going to be without a doubt among my October Favorites.


Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Monday, October 31, 2011

NOTD- Estee Lauder Pink Clouds

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My NOTD is a pretty peachy pink shimmery nail color by Estee Lauder, called "Pink Clouds". I have had a couple of their nail polishes for 3-4 years now and incredible as it may sound, they're still good as new! 

My Top 5 Things...

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As promised here is the first of my regular posts of "My top 5 things" today its the top 5 things that I'm loving at the moment...

Saturday, October 29, 2011

A Series Of Posts Featuring Beauty Bloggers!

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I'm starting a new series of posts that would be featuring beauty bloggers from around the world. I have prepared a list of twelve questions that the featured blogger would be answering. There would be a new blogger featured every week and i'll be putting up the post on the same day i-e Thursdays regularly! 

Friday, October 28, 2011

Liz Earle Cleanse and Polish Hot Cloth Cleanser [Review]

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How many of you cleanse and moisturize your skin regularly? 
Making a skin care regime and religiously following it should be a top priority for everyone especially if you live in a polluted city, wear make-up, have acne, or any kind of skin problems or a combination of all these things, a good cleansing routine is important. 


Recently I was sent a sample of "The Cleanse and Polish Hot Cloth Cleanser" from Liz Earle Naturally Active Skincare, the British Brand that has won many awards such as the Best British Brand Award for their outstanding quality. I've been using it regularly for about two weeks now and today I'm going to share my views on it with you.

Thursday, October 27, 2011

The Hunger Games Trilogy..Books and the Upcoming Movies!

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Could you survive on your own, in the wild, with every one out to make sure you don't live to see the morning? 


Fiction is something I love reading/watching, I think we have more than enough of our share of reality in our lives! Hence today's post is about a Book Trilogy called "The Hunger Games", written by Suzanne Collins. The genre is science fiction/young adult/adventure/dystopian. I'm sure most of you must have heard about it, or read the books, the trilogy is being made into films, the first part is to be released next year. 

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

A Call for All the Beauty Bloggers of Karachi!!

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Hello all my lovely blogging Mates!!:)
We are planning to arrange a Blogger lunch for the beauty bloggers in Karachi! 
Whether you write a blog yourself or have teamed up with your mates to write one, all of you are invited!

EOTD Pink and Gold!

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I created this eye look with my outfit which is creamy beige in color, the shades of gold match the outfit and the pink compliment it!

Sunday, October 23, 2011

BeautyUk "Day and Night" palette [Review+Swatches]

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This BeautyUk Eye Shadow Collection palette is called 'Day and Night' and I want to show you some swatches of the colors and share with you my views about it.

I got this palette as my prize in the Areej Usman's Eid Giveaway this past Eid [ muchos love to her] and I've come to love it! This was my first product of beautyUk's and has made me a loyal customer now.

Friday, October 21, 2011

Random things to ramble about..

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A series of posts that i'm starting soon would be My Top 5 things...
they can be any random stuff in a numbered list, the idea hit while I was making a list of things to do over the weekend in my agenda I thought I'd start a regular post about my top 5 things..that would be different in every post. Hope you find it interesting! 
I'd like to share some random thoughts with you in my post; Random things to ramble about. 

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

The Sigma Flare Palette Giveaway By Madame Hot Lips! Enter Now!

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wanna win the super gorgeous Flare Palette by Sigma Beauty? Enter Madame Hot Lips Giveaway now, it closes on November 15, 2011. 
Click the link below to enter now:


http://madamehotlips.blogspot.com/2011/10/70-followers-giveaway-sigma-flare.html

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

My first Award: The Liebster Blog Award!

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I have been awarded the Liebster Blog Award by Hijabi with style My fellow beauty blogger from the UK <3 much love and thanks sista!!:) 

Monday, October 17, 2011

0 Ivory, My shade in Luscious Foundation Stick [Review+Photos]

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A perfect base is very essential for flawless make up and YOUR ideal foundation is one that disappears on your skin when you apply it because testing a foundation is possibly the toughest part. I mean finding your exact match is kind of tricky. To get an idea of the foundation shade whether it matches your skin tone or not, you can test it on the back of your hand,your wrist or your jaw liner and choose the tone closest to your skin tone according to the coverage you require.

Today I bring you the Luscious Foundation Stick that was recently launched; around Eid-ul-Fitr this year I think! 

Saturday, October 15, 2011

BeautyUk LipLust "Date Night" Review+Swatches

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Look at this color in the tube, isn't it simply beautiful?! It's called "Date Night lip lust" by BeautyUk and is a beautiful nude-y pink lip gloss with no shimmer in it. 
I got this online from Just4Girls.pk a week ago and while I was checking the colors, I came across this and thought that I just had to have it:P