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Hi all, tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, a special day for all those who are in love. Though I don’t believe that one needs a specific day to express or celebrate love, I don’t even criticize the mood of Valentine’s. It has a certain flavor to it. No matter if you are single or taken, you can enjoy Valentine’s Day in your own way. For those who have a special plan tomorrow and haven’t decided what makeup should be done, here I have a simple, easy and quick makeup-look for you.
My boyfriend and I usually do not go out on Valentine’s Day (we have another special day), but if we ever plan one in future I would like to go for a soft and natural look (you know men, they love bare faces!) with subtle lipstick. That is my kind of a Valentine’s makeup. I have created this look for day time, you can always transform it to a night time glam look just by switching some things up. I’d tell you in the end. Keep on reading.
Products Used-

  • E.L.F. Eye-lid Primer
  • Too Faced Chocolate Bar Palette
  • Maybelline Colossal Liner
  • Maybelline Hyper Curl Mascara

  • Elisha Coy Always Nuddy CC Cream
  • Lotus Herbals Ecostay Foundation
  • Maybelline Dream Lumi Touch Highlighting Concealer
  • Lakme 9 to 5 Flawless Matte Complexion Compact
  • Accessorize Bronzing Block- Shade 3

  • LAQA & CO. Fat Lip Pencil in Jammy Bastard

This time, I have started with my eyes before doing my face. Here are the steps to achieve the eye look-
Step 1: Start with filling in with your brows. Use any technique you are comfortable with- pencils, powders or creams. You can’t afford to try new techniques on such an occasion.

Step 2: Apply some eye lid primer. It will help your eye-shadows stay longer and exact.

Step3: Take some dark brown eye-shadow in a fluffy brush/blending brush and apply it right onto the outer corner of your eyes and drag it along the crease. I have used ‘Semi-Sweet’ from the Too Faced Chocolate Bar Palette. [P.S.Your crease is where your eyelid folds.]

Step 4: Blend, blend and blend. Blending is the key. The more you blend the softer it looks.

Step 5: After you are satisfied with the blending, take some lighter shimmery shade in a flat shader brush and apply in right on to the middle of your eyelids. I have used a peach-y shade called ‘Marzipan’ from the Chocolate Bar Palette. [P.S.Shimmers help in reflecting light. If you’ve planned a candle-lit dinner, shimmery or metallic eye-shadows are must. It doesn’t have to be truckloads of shimmer, just a little hint would do. Subtle shimmers can be used even for daytime looks.]

Step 6: Apply a highlighting colour, close to your skin tone, on the brow bones. I have used the shade ‘White Chocolate‘ from the Chocolate Bar Palette.

Step 7: With an angled brush, apply the same dark brown shade along your lower lash line.

Step 8: Apply the same highlighting colour on the inner corners of your eyes. It would make them look bigger. 

Step 9: Apply a liquid liner as close to your lash line as possible. You might not go for a full-fledged winged eye-liner but a little flick at the corners would definitely make your bae fall for you once again.

Step 10: Curl your lashes and apply generous coats of mascara. Remember, mascara is the elixir of a neutral look.
Soft & Coral Valentine’s Day Makeup Look| Step by Step Tutorial

For the face, I have just applied foundation and concealer. Applied some coral blush starting from the apple of my cheeks slightly dragging the brush diagonally along the cheek bones. For my lips, I have applied a coral lip tint which gives the look a softer finish. This look is perfect for both day and night time but if you want to go for a more glam look you can transform this look by applying a kohl on the waterline, slightly smudging it and by swapping this lip colour with a red lipstick.
Soft & Coral Valentine’s Day Makeup Look| Step by Step Tutorial

Soft & Coral Valentine’s Day Makeup Look| Step by Step Tutorial
Soft & Coral Valentine’s Day Makeup Look| Step by Step Tutorial
Just as I said earlier, Valentine’s Day is all about you. Being you is most important. Makeup can help you look better but you are what you are inside. That cannot be changed. If you don’t like makeup, be a rebel- rock your distressed jeans and loose tees, ditch the lipstick, be a tomboy. It doesn’t matter until you are yourself. Happy Valentine’s Day.

I hope you liked the look. Do comment and share your views with me. If you recreate this look, do share them with me. Tag me in your photos on Instagram and I’d repost some of your looks. Keep then stay safe and keep smiling.

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Hello everyone, welcome back to my blog. The New Year has started off pretty well. If you’re new to my blog then please note that Cherry On Tophas turned 2 on the 13th. It’s still unbelievable that I’ve walked that long and reached the second year. I have also a giveaway running on my blog’s FB page where I am giving away one 12pc Soulflower bathset. It will end on 14th February. So, join in soon J

Today I’ve brought to you a review of the TBS Drops of Youth skin serum and eye-concentrate duo from their Nutriganics range. Long back, I was invited to the launch event of these two miraculous products at The Body Shop store, City Center, Kolkata. If you don’t have any idea what it was all about then read the full post here. At that event, we were presented with the products by the brand.
As you can tell by the name the Drops of Youth duo works as anti-ageing treatments. I use the skin serum twice a day after cleaning my face but I use the eye concentrate only in the nights. I have seen that applying the eye concentrate in night gives it more time to sink into the skin and also it helps relaxing the eye area which is very refreshing for the entire body and soul.
Drops of Youth Skin Serum

The Body Shop Nutriganics Drops of Youth Duo| Review
  • Packaging: The skin serum comes in a glass bottle packaging with a screw lid that actually is a dropper. When you push the top of the lid the fluid gets collected into the dropper and then when you push again it gets dispensed. The dropper is also made of glass which makes the whole thing inappropriate for travelling.

  • How to use: I use it twice a day after cleaning up my face and neck. I take about 2 drops of it (a little goes a long way) and gently apply it on all over the face. Then I follow it by applying my moisturizer. This product is supposed to be applyed on bare-face after cleansing and toning and before moisturizing.
  • Consistency: The product is quite dense in consistency but then it is not sticky too. It spreads easily and uniformly on the skin without giving that sticky feeling. It blends effortlessly and sinks into the skin within no time. As it isn’t very thick and viscid it could be used throughout the year without any hassle.
  • My Experience & Review:  I think this is the first time I have been so impressed with a skincare product. When I started using, it seemed to be an average product to me- a serum that works as an anti-ageing agent, but soon I was proved wrong. I have been using it for almost two months (or more) and over the time I have found out that my skin has improved magically. I am blessed with a good skin, I don’t have acne and blemishes but I do have some other minor problems like uneven skin and occasional breakouts. This serum has worked as a magic potion for me as it has eliminated the unevenness making it visibly smooth and soft. The occasional breakouts I used to get during ‘that time of the month’ or after threading my eyebrows no longer appear. I have not brought any changes to my lifestyle or diet so I believe it’s the serum that has prohibited the furtive breakouts from appearing.  

The price is slightly on the higher side but believe you me people, it’s worth every penny!

Drops of Youth Eye Concentrate

The Body Shop Nutriganics Drops of Youth Duo| Review

The Body Shop Nutriganics Drops of Youth Duo| Review

  • Packaging: This product comes in a plastic bottle-type packaging with a pump which has a metallic roller-ball end. It also comes with a semi-transparent plastic cap. The packaging is very sleek and travel-friendly. It can easily fit into a purse or wallet while travelling.
  • How to use: I use this concentrate only at the night because I have found that it works best when you rest your eyes after the application. In this way, you give some time to the serum to sink into the eye area which results in fresh and awakened eyes the next morning. You have to pump a small amount of product (that you can see dispensing from the roller-ball area) and apply directly underneath he eyes with the help of the roller ball. Don’t tug and pull as you might reverse the operation that the product is supposed to do. After you spread the serum evenly, now you have to use your ring finger and gently pat it until it sinks in entirely.

  • Consistency: It’s a concentrate so it has to be a little denser in consistency. Again, this product is not sticky and spreads effortlessly. It doesn’t leave the eye area dehydrated post application.

  • My Experience & Review: I have been noticing some fine lines under my eyes and you know that it is not a delightful sight for a woman. I started using this hoping that it’d fade away the nefarious lines beneath my eyes, but it did nothing like that. The fluid is very cooling and it instantly removes any sort of tiredness from the eyes making them fresh and awakened. The metallic roller-ball applicator works best as the metal soothes the eye area and provides the cooling sensation that is most required after a hectic day. For me, it works as a potion that soothes my eyes, makes them look awakened, eliminates the puffiness and takes the fatigue away. It doesn’t fade dark circles, doesn’t work on fine lines and unlike the company claims it doesn’t make the eye area look firm instantly but with continue use, it makes the eye-area look firmer over some time. The key ingredient is the stem cells of the Edelweiss flower that grows in the Alpine region in the adverse conditions and considered as natural anti-ageing agent.  

My overall experience with this eye concentrate is pretty good. It’s a product by the liaison of nature and science which leaves me in no distrust that it will work best for me. If you want an eye-concentrate that is supposed to eliminate dark circles and fine lines then you should stay away from it.
  • Price: Rs. 1995/- for 10ml
  • Available at: TBSwebsite


The Body Shop Nutriganics Drops of Youth Duo| Review

Overall, I have been loving both the products a lot, especially the skin serum. 30ml of products goes for a really long time. I have been using it for two months and a few days and I guess it would last me for another two months at least. The eye-concentrate is also a decent product for soothing your fatigued eyes. If I ever plan to repurchase any of them, it would surely be the skin serum. I highly recommend the serum. If you buy it, it would be a smart and fruitful investment. I hope you liked the post. I would be more than just happy if you find this post helpful. See you again soon. Till then stay safe and keep smiling!

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Hello all, today I am going to share with you my experience with Gia Bath & Body Works soaps. You must be familiar with the brand name for these soaps have created quite a buzz around, if you haven’t heard about this brand then let me tell you. Gia Bath and Body works is a venture pioneered by Mrs. Gayatri Brown. The soaps she makes are handcrafted and natural, or as they say- “Handcrafted with love”. These soaps are luxurious in terms of their designs, ingredients and effect.  People are raving about it not only because these are somewhat unconventional and out of the box but also because these are perfectly effective for the skin without any kind of side-effect. I would say these are not just soaps, these are arts.
Price: Rs250/– Rs280/-

It is a few months ago when I received a package from Gayatri, packed with three beautiful soaps. The moment I opened the parcel, a whiff blew my mind and my heart away. The aroma that the box contained was out of this world! The parcel contained three of their soaps- Mocha Crème Body Polishing Bar, Charcoal & Cream and Blossom. The three soaps were full of three different magnificent aromas. I am briefly discussing about these soaps-

Gia Bath & Body Works Luxury Handmade Soaps Experience and Review| Treats for your Skin

Gia Bath & Body Works Luxury Handmade Soaps Experience and Review| Treats for your Skin

1. Mocha Crème Body Polishing Bar: This one smells so delicious that you might end up eating it (Not going to lie, I almost did it). I had no idea a soap could smell so yummy. Its aroma is just similar to that of a chocolate cake’s and to some extent it smells like coffee and dark chocolate. Oh, I am confused! It looks like a piece of chocolate pastry with cream on the top and coco powder sprinkled on it. This particular soap is full of scrubbing granules thus it is efficient for cleansing as well as for exfoliating. This soap had made my bath exotic and heavenly. Ingredients such as Shea butter and Cocoa butter help in keeping the skin soft, supple and moisturized even though you are using a soap. I have normal skin and this soap did not cause any trouble to it. I did not experience any dryness or irritation.
Ingredients of Mocha Crème Soap: Liquid Silk, Cocoa Powder, Dark forest coffee grounds, Fresh Cream, Milk, Cocoa Butter, Virgin Olive Oil, Castor Bean Oil, Virgin Coconut Oil, Jojoba Oil, Sodium Hydroxide, Distilled water, Fragrance/Essential Oil Blend.

Gia Bath & Body Works Luxury Handmade Soaps Experience and Review| Treats for your Skin

Gia Bath & Body Works Luxury Handmade Soaps Experience and Review| Treats for your Skin

2. Charcoal & Cream: This is another amazing soap from Gia Bath & Body Works. This one smells divine as well. You can definitely feel how natural it is by smelling it. The smell somehow reminded me of the Naked Potion Lotion by Lisa Haydon that I had finished earlier this year and that’s great because I loved it. One thing that you can’t avoid is its stunning design. This surely shows how dedicated the maker is to her work. This is how a handmade, artisan soap should look like. This soap also did not cause any type of irritation to my skin rather it nourished it from within.
Ingredients of Charcoal & Cream Soap: Liquid silk, Fresh Cream, Activated charcoal, Milk, Cocoa butter, Virgin Olive oil, Castor Bean oil, Virgin Coconut Oil, Jojoba Oil, Sodium Hydroxide, Distilled water, Fragrance/Essential oil blend. 

Gia Bath & Body Works Luxury Handmade Soaps Experience and Review| Treats for your Skin

Gia Bath & Body Works Luxury Handmade Soaps Experience and Review| Treats for your Skin

3. Blossom: If you are a floral scent lover, then you must get this soap. It smells so fresh, so floral and absolutely non-chemically. The soap looks really exotic with a few colourful specks on it that resembles scattered flower petals. This particular soap has a lot of ingredients (oils and butters) which restore the lost moisture and eliminate any dryness. Again this does not cause any irritation. At least for me, it didn’t.
Ingredients of Blossom Soap: Shea butter, Olive oil, Goats milk, Cocoa butter, Rice bran oil, Coconut oil, Oats cream, Sodium Hydroxide, Colorant, Aqua, Fragrance/Essential oil blend.
In today’s life, everybody is concerned about their skin, specially women. No one takes any chance when it comes to choosing skincare, makeup or bath and body products. In this situation, if a brand provides you the best products which at the same time are vegan, natural and chemical-free then no one can restrain themselves from trying these beauties. The price might be quite high but if you have used it then you would know that these soaps are worth the price. These are handmade, made with high quality handpicked natural ingredients, they look extremely exotic and they last really long. I don’t mind spending for the products that are full of the above mentioned qualities. The regular soaps comes in a great quantity so I make sure to cut them in halves and then use one half at time. I never was a soap-lover, I used to use shower gels and creams but Gia Bath & Body Works has completely changed my idea of soaps. I have ordered a couple of soaps afterwards and loving them. I will review them as soon as I finish them. I wish to order their cupcake soaps and cake soaps next. They also have a range of body butters, skin polishes and shower gels. If you have not tried them, do it now. You can contact Gayatri through their FacebookPage.

I hope you liked the post. Please comment below for any query or suggestions. You can mail me anytime at I would really appreciate if you join me on Facebook and Twitter. Also, to know more about my life follow me on Instagram. Love you all and see you in my next post. Till then keep spreading joy. Ciao.

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The Body Shop Drops of Youth Eye-Concentrate Launch Event and Bloggers Meet| Courtesy: The Body Shop India
If you are following me on Instagram you would know that I was invited for a product launch and bloggers event at City Center, Kolkata by The Body Shop. We, at first were kept in some suspense about the product. On 13th November, 2014, Bollywood actress and the brand ambassador of The Body Shop India, Jacqueline Fernandez was in the city to unveil the product. The product is an eye-concentrate from the Nutriganics range, named as Drops of Youth Eye concentrate. We, the Kolkata bloggers were presented with the Drops of Youth Power Duo which consists of the newly launched eye-concentrate and a skin serum.
Drops of Youth Power Duo is rich in the perfect combination of Nature and Science. The stem-cells of the Edelweiss plant that grows in the Alpine region has been used to made the products. These products- the Power Duo i.e. the eye concentrate and the serum get absorbed to the skin and make it more youthful and fights the signs of ageing effectively. When the lovely Aradhika Mehta, the National Manager of The Body Shop India was explaining us the formulation the only word that kept resonating in my mind was ‘Natural’- who doesn’t like to feed their skin with natural ingredients.
The Drops of Youth Power Duo makes your skin firmer and younger looking while the eye-concentrate makes the eye area bright and the eyes wide open. It fights fatigue and all the ageing signs like under-eye bags and fine lines.
Apart from the launch, the bloggers were offered some fun activities like taking instant pictures, eating delicious snacks, getting their portraits and caricatures done and a lot of chit chat and enjoyment. It was my first time attending an event, so I was a little nervous at first but not till Swarnali (Dreams and Drama) came up to me and gave me a hug. Then I got to meet a bunch of lovely Kolkata bloggers. I always wanted to meet Swarnali and Shayoni and The Body Shop India made my wish come true. I am really happy that I got the opportunity to meet the lovely girls there. I can’t forget to name the two beautiful ladies- Aanchal and Aastha who were very sweet throughout the event and made me feel very comfortable there.
Aanchal Explaining the effects of the Power Duo

The Nutrigranics Range and the Power Duo
Pretty ladies- Priyanjana and Bidisha
Most important part- the food! Believe me guys, these were yummylicious!!
Goofy pose. No, my tooth wasn’t aching 😛
With the cutest- Shayoni| Courtesy- The Body Shop India
L-R Priyanjana, Swarnali, Shayoni, Pooja, Me, Poorna| Courtesy- The Body Shop India

Getting a makeover done by this beautiful lady| Courtesy: The Body Shop India

Memories that I brought home with me
Gifts we were presented with- Drops of Youth Power Duo
 I was so excited to talk to the people there that I almost forgot that I had brought my camera. Anyways, I took a few snaps that I have posted here, the rest of the photos were by The Body Shop India Facebook fan page. I will mention that in the captions. We were presented with the Power Duo and currently they are on the testing table. I have started using them and so far I am loving them. I will review the products after the testing period is over.
Thanks for reading the post. I hope you liked it. For more information on the products visit and for more pictures of the event visit their Facebook page. 
Hello all! hope you all have enjoyed Diwali a lot. Today I am going to show you what I recently bought. This haul is a fashion haul and comprises of clothes and fashion accessories. I think this is my first ever fashion haul in the blog. Anyways, let’s jump into the post- 
There was a sale on Jabong recently. Being a deal-hunter, I grabbed the opportunity to fill up my wardrobe a little bit as I always run out of good clothes right at the crucial moment. I bought two tops from People. Let’s check out-
My Recent Fashion Haul| Harpa, People, OASAP, D-Muse, Crunchy Fashion
My Recent Fashion Haul| Harpa, People, OASAP, D-Muse, Crunchy Fashion
My Recent Fashion Haul| Harpa, People, OASAP, D-Muse, Crunchy Fashion
The first one, as you can see, has a pastel green shade in the front and brown at the back. The top fits me very well. It doesn’t cling to your body at all. It’s very comfy and lets your body breath.  I am really into loose-fits and comfy clothes these days. The front of this top is Viscose Spandex and the backside is Linen. The second top is again a loose-fit, comfy top. I don’t actually remember the material but it is very light-weight and comfortable. Doesn’t irritate the skin and lets it breath. It is loose-fit but ingeniously highlights the curves of your body.
My Recent Fashion Haul| Harpa, People, OASAP, D-Muse, Crunchy Fashion
These two tops are again from Jabong. It has been ages since I bought them. I thought of showing them to you now. These are from Harpa and made up of the same material, that is Viscose. Both of them almost looks the same, they have these net detailing at the neck area which give them the oomph and breaks the monotony of the solid colours. I loved both of them so much that I bought them. Call me insane, but that’s me! 😛
My Recent Fashion Haul| Harpa, People, OASAP, D-Muse, Crunchy Fashion
These two tops I bought from the OASAP credit that I won long ago in Preethi’s giveaway. The bracelet you’ll see afterwards are from OASAP as well. I found the watermelon-prints very cute so I had to get it. Though it looks very short in length, but at the same time it is decently long. The heart-printed top is cute also, but I found it a little over-sized though I clearly remember I had ordered a size S L

My Recent Fashion Haul| Harpa, People, OASAP, D-Muse, Crunchy Fashion

My Recent Fashion Haul| Harpa, People, OASAP, D-Muse, Crunchy Fashion

My Recent Fashion Haul| Harpa, People, OASAP, D-Muse, Crunchy Fashion

This trouser is from Myntra when there was a festive sale going on. It’s from D-Muse and originally priced at 999/- but I got it in a 30% off discount. Happy J I love the zip detailing at the end. This is the moment when I wish I were a little taller. Sad L

My Recent Fashion Haul| Harpa, People, OASAP, D-Muse, Crunchy Fashion

My Recent Fashion Haul| Harpa, People, OASAP, D-Muse, Crunchy Fashion

These two are my current favourite possession right now. The bracelet is, as told before, from OASAP and the ear-cuff is by Crunchy Fasion, bought from I have bragged about it a couple of times on Facebook and Instagram (follow me if you don’t :P). I am currently into ear-cuffs and planning to buy a number of them J

So, that’s all for my recent fashion purchases. Stay tuned to my Facebook and Instagram to know more about my upcoming hauls. Till then, keep smiling and stay beautiful J

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Hi all! It’s been a long time since my first and so far last eye makeup tutorial which was posted in the month of February. As the festival of lights and glamour a.k.a Diwali is around the corner, I thought of doing another makeup tutorial for you, theme being the lights and sparkles of Diwali. You must agree with me that nothing comes in mind except for golden eye-makeup when it comes to Indian festive makeup look.
Here is my look inspired by the glitz and glam of the most glamorous Indian festival. Hope you enjoy it. Please read this post till the end for the disclaimer. Now, let’s get into the post-
Products Used-

Ponds’ BB Cream
Maybelline Dream Lumi Touch Concealer
Lakme 9 to 5 Flawless Matte Complexion Compact
L’Oreal True Match Blush in Rosy Cheeks

ELF Eyelid Primer
Maybelline Color Tattoo in Bold Gold
MUA Glamour Nights Palette (Golden and Black)
MUA Undressed Palette (Shade 1)
Maybelline Colossal Kajal
MUA Eyeliner (White)
Maybelline The Volume Express Mascara

MUA Glamour Nights Palette (Black)

Colorbar Velvet Matte Lipstick- Oh My Magenta
Essence XXXL Shine Lipgloss- True Love

(Brushes & Tools)
Real Techniques Expert Face Brush
Faces Eye Shader Brush
ELF Small Angled Brush
Colorbar Emphaseyes Blending Brush
ELF Crease Brush
Faces Eyelash Curler
Gone Gold | Simple and Easy Festive Makeup Tutorial (Step by Step)

Step 1: Prep your face with your favourite foundation and concealer and set it with a compact or loose powder.
Step 2: Fill in your brows with a black or deep brown eye shadow or eyebrow powder understanding your skin-tone. [Tip: Use an angled brush to fill in your eye-brows. It works precisely on the arches.]
Step 3: Prime your eyelids with any eyelid primer. I have used my favourite ELF eyelid primer. This step is mandatory in order to make your eye makeup last longer no matter how long you let yourself on the dance-floor.
Step 4: Now, apply the Maybelline Color Tattoo in Bold Gold all over your lids, leaving the crease area. This will act as a base and will give your eye shadows something to stick to. [Tip: Apply the product with your finger. It will allow you to work smooth and it will distribute the product evenly on the lids.]
Step 5: Apply a golden eye shadow that best matches your skin all over the lids with the help of a good shader brush. Here you can also use your fingers to apply the eye shadow.
Gone Gold | Simple and Easy Festive Makeup Tutorial (Step by Step)
Step 6: Take a crease brush and apply a little bit of any matte black eye shadow and dab it on the outer ‘v’ of your eyes. Don’t overdo it. We just want a subtle hint of black to eliminate the flatness of the eye look and add a little definition.  
Step 7: Blend it very well with a fluffy blending brush. [Tip: When you are using a black eye-shadow, make sure you blend it extra carefully. Don’t drag it to the entire lid.]
Step 8: Tightline the upper waterline with a jet black kohl. I have used the Maybelline Colossal Kajal as it lasts long. Curl your lashes and apply multiple coats of mascara. Make sure you apply generous coats of mascara on top and bottom lashes as we are not using any eyeliner to define the eyes. In this case, mascara will do it. Apply a flesh-tone shade to the brow bones. [Tip: Use a long-wear and water-resistant eye-pencil for tightlining the eyes. It won’t transfer and won’t smear the eye with black kohl.]
Step 9: Apply white kohl on your lower waterline. With the help of the same angled brush and black eye-shadow you used for the eyebrows and trace along your lower lash line, leaving the inner corners of your eyes. [Tip: Applying white liner on the lower waterline creates the illusion of bigger eyes.]
Step 10: Final look.
Gone Gold | Simple and Easy Festive Makeup Tutorial (Step by Step)
You can use your choice of products, it’s not mandatory to use what I used.

~Finished look~

Gone Gold | Simple and Easy Festive Makeup Tutorial (Step by Step)

1. Makeup is not what I think is extremely important in our lives, nor that I preach that everyone should use makeup. Some like makeup and some don’t. It’s just like some people love dressing up and some love to be in their pajamas most of the time (Even I belong to the latter category :P). So, there is nothing wrong in doing makeup and nothing wrong in not doing it as well. One should not be judged in terms of their preferences.  
2. I am not a makeup guru, nor that am I claiming myself a makeup expert. It’s just what I tried on myself and wanted to share with all of you. There are many expert makeup artists and bloggers who are way better than me. I do not compare myself to them as I feel I have a long way to walk before I reach that level. Please do not judge me.

The title of the post makes me the ‘official Gone Girl fanatic’. LOL 😛

I hope you liked the look and the tutorial. Feel free to comment below. Show your love, write down your queries and expert advices. Love you all. Till next time. Bye J
New! Tea Tree Flawless BB Cream
New BB Cream with Purifying Tea Tree

Dont Just Hide It, Fight It!
 We all know how having troublesome skin on the outside can make you feel on the inside. But keeping blemished skin make-up free sometimes just doesn’t feel like an option.
Tackle blemished skin the right way with NEW Tea Tree Flawless BB Cream from The Body Shop. Powered by purifying Community Fair Trade Tea Tree Oil from Kenya, the lightweight cream not only perfects your complexion, it fights the look of blemishes.
Use in the morning or grab and go for daytime emergencies with this complexion-perfecting dual action cream! Discover the right shade for you with three shades to choose from – 01 Light, 02 Medium and 03 Dark – that blend seamlessly into skin.

Available in a 40 ml tube priced at Rs 1095.
The Power of Tea Tree
First used by Australian Aborigines, tea tree oil has been known for centuries for its natural antibacterial, skin healing properties.
Sourced from the foothills of Mount Kenya, the Community Fair Trade organic tea tree is handpicked and steam-distilled within 12 hours of harvest to preserve the oil’s natural purifying antibacterial properties.
Clearer Looking Skin In 3 Days
Gently cleanse skin daily with Tea Tree Cool & Creamy Wash. Exfoliate with Tea Tree Squeaky-Clean Scrub once or twice a week to unclog pores and smoothes skin.
After cleansing, remove remaining traces of make-up and impurities with TEA TREE SKIN CLEARING TONER (Rs 795).
Rehydrate skin with TEA TREE SKIN CLEARING LOTION (Rs 995), a light non oily lotion with shine control for a matte finish.
Use TEA TREE PORE MINIMISER (Rs 1495) before BB cream to reduce pore size and smoothes, prime and mattify skin.
Apply TEA TREE FLAWLESS BB CREAM (Rs 1095) all over face and blend using fingertips for instantly spotless-looking skin, or take it on-the-go to dab on emergency spots.
A handy size for your handbag, dab TEA TREE OIL (Rs 695) onto problem areas for targeted tea tree action.

For more details on the range please click the link below:
About The Body Shop
We believe true beauty comes from the heart. For us, beauty is much more than a pretty face.
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Hello all! I hope you all are doing great because summer has started to fade out and monsoon has come! In Bengal, it’s raining most of the time, sometimes in torrents and sometimes it is drizzling only. Talking about monsoon, I remember that my hair acts extremely bad during monsoon. I have very week roots resulting in severe hair-fall and during monsoons it becomes excessive. Every time I comb my hair I feel like all my hair has come to my hand. It’s not only bad to see, but also it’s very depressing.  But this monsoon, something unusual has happened. Keep reading to know more-

I think it was the month of June, when I received a hair-oil from Lancy (She is the maker and manufacturer of this oil. Lancy has a beautiful blog named Makeup And Beauty Home). I had also posted a picture on Instagram. She wanted me to review it. I usually worry about trying any new skincare of haircare product, for I always think ‘what if it breaks me out noxiously or what if it makes me bald?’ But when I google-searched the MABH Herbals Fast Growth Hair Oil, I found a lot of positive reviews about me. I also searched on Lancy’s blog and got to know that this hair oil is absolutely herbal devoid of any chemical substance. Moreover, it was written on the packaging that it is meant to be speed up hair growth and control hair-fall, what more I would have asked for?

Pamper Your Hair with MABH Fast Growth Hair Oil| Review
As soon as the product reached me I decided to try it for a month or more before delivering my final thoughts. I have been using it for one and a half months now and I think I am now enough experienced to give my ‘expert opinion’ 😉 During the entire testing period, I used it every alternate night just before going to sleep as I love to apply oils in this way only. I applied it onto my scalp by gently massaging it to the scalp. I wiped the rest of the oil that was on my hands on the top portion of my hair. I then covered my hair with a soft cotton cloth so that I don’t stain my pillow covers. 

Product Category– Hair oil

Brand– MABH Herbals
Price– 400/-

What it Claims: A unique combination of natural herbs and essential oils present in the MABH Fast Growth Hair Oil penetrates deeper into your scalp to provide rich nourishment. It also improves blood circulation, thus resulting in faster hair growth. It also takes care of dandruff, premature graying and rough hair. Our product makes your hair shinier and manageable from the first use itself; it stops hair fall within weeks of regular usage and helps you grow longer beautiful hair!

Pamper Your Hair with MABH Fast Growth Hair Oil| Review
Pamper Your Hair with MABH Fast Growth Hair Oil| Review
My Experience: I have already said here that I have severe hail-fall problem along with terrible dandruff problem. I am not a person who oils her hair religiously, but this time it has opened my eyes. I can’t tell you how smooth my hair feels after every use. This oil isn’t at all greasy. I have used many herbal oils but they always left my hair with some kind of a tacky feeling, which is irritating. It has a strong fragrance which is quite often found in most of the herbal hair oils. I somewhat don’t like the fragrance. I think it can be disturbing for people who are not fond of strong fragrances like me. The scent fades away with shampooing but a little bit does linger for a little time after one wash. The oil is very light-weight, that’s a good thing for me as I prefer my hair-oils to be very, very light. I feel it didn’t do anything for my dandruff, it is the same as it was before. I won’t say it has arrested the hair-fall, but it has definitely reduced it. Also, it didn’t help in regaining hair, neither did it claim that. So, what is actually did to my hair is- it nourished it from the roots to the tips, my hair became manageable. It eliminated the frizz from the hair making it shiny and smooth. It reduced the hair-fall miraculously. I can’t say if it made the hair grow faster because I have hair that grows really fast naturally. So, I’d skip commenting on this part.
All I Have to Say is– I have been using this hair oil and can vouch on the fact that it does make your hair touchably smooth. So far it has worked great for me- it has made my hair soft and shiny, manageable and has lessened my hair fall to some extent. It is a bit pricey compared to other hair oils available in the market, but I can say that I am loving this hair-oil for more than one reasons and I am sure you won’t regret buying and using it yourselves.
My Rating– 3.8/5

I will be back soon with another new post (you can expect a haul next week). Till then take care and stay beautiful J
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Hello my beautiful readers, there’s a surprise for you all. If you’re following me on my Facebook Page, then it’ll be no surprise to you that it’s time to announce a giveaway. I have been raving about it on my facebook page for quite a long time now.

Recently, I had announced that whenever Cherry On Top’s Facebook page reaches 150+ likes there will be a giveaway and it’s time for the giveaway!

Before jumping to the post I’d like to let you know that I am thankful to all of you who have helped me in climbing the ladder of success. Believe me, it was not an easy journey. But, I am lucky enough to have you beside me all the time. I want to thank you from the deepest corner of my heart. Always be with my and keep showering your love and blessings on me. Thank you J


There will be two choices of prizes to choose from. After the winner is declared, he/she will have the sole right to choose from the two options. He/she can choose either of the two sets.

First Choice: There are three items. One Faces Lipstick (Suede Pink), One Faces Eyelash Curler and One NYX Eye Pencil (Bleu Roy).

Second Choice: One Flipkart Gift Voucher worth 500INR. (I will buy the gift voucher after the winner confirms to receive it as prize).

Celebrating 150+ Likes on Facebook!! | Cherry On Top’s First Giveaway 

So, now let’s get into the giveaway. This is going to be a Rafflecopter giveaway. The first 4 entries are mandatory and rest are optional. The giveaway will start from tomorrow 8:00am and shall be ending on 3rd July, 8:00pm. Before entering the giveaway, I’d suggest you to go through the below mentioned pointers carefully.

  • This giveaway will start from 25th June, 8:00am to 3rd July, 8:00pm. 
  • Giveaway is only for Indian Residents.
  • Anyone who is above 18+ is eligible to enter this giveaway.
  • There will be 5 mandatory entries and 2 optional entries. If you don’t complete the mandatory entries, you’ll be disqualified and I will not be answerable to any questions regarding this.
  • Optional entries obviously give you the chance to gain some brownie points, which will acquire more chances for you to win.
  • This is a Rafflecopter giveaway.
  • Winner will be chosen randomly, I repeat, randomly. I am not answerable to any questions regarding the selection of winner. Just believe in my honesty and transparency. I can click some snapshots of the randomizer or can do a video of the process if you want a proof of it.
  • I will ship the prize (if winner chooses the first set) within one week of the declaration of winner. If the winner chooses the second set, I will mail the voucher code within 4 days of the declaration.
  •  The Flipkart voucher would be bought by my own money. Flipkart is, in NO way, compensating me or nor it’s a sponsored giveaway by Flipkart. I am NOTendorsing Flipkart by this giveaway.
  • Flipkart gift voucher cannot be exchanged for cash. You can redeem the amount on only.
  • Feel free to drop me an email at sayantineebh@gmail.comif any problem arises.
That’s all people, just abide by the rules and enjoy this giveaway. The prizes might not be that alluring or in a huge quantity, but my love that you’ll receive with your prize is never-ending. I want you to regard this as a token of love from me. I just wanted to show you how much I acknowledge the love you’ve showed to my blog. Please, I beg you not to judge it by any means.

Thank you so much!!

P.S.- Giveaway prizes are not sponsored. Everything is bought with my own money.

Hello all, today I am going to review a recent launch by Maybelline, the Colossal Kohl Turquoise. If you’re following this blog then you would know that I have mentioned it in my last haul post. At first I was too skeptical about this because I am not much into shimmery eyeliners, I love them matte. When I first saw the swatches of this kohl on others’ blogs, it seemed metallic and a bit shimmery. But, to my surprise, the shimmers were not as intense as I though it to be. It wasn’t matte but not glittery as well. 
I am currently loving coloured eye-liners, especially when it offers a two-way formula. This Colossal Turquoise kohl is formulated for both upper and lower lash-line. Let’s see what I feel about the product-

Maybelline Colossal Kohl Turquoise | Review, Swatches, EOTD

Maybelline Colossal Kohl Turquoise | Review, Swatches, EOTD

Maybelline Colossal Kohl Turquoise | Review, Swatches, EOTD

Product category- Eyeliner/Kohl

Brand- Maybelline

Price- INR 249 

Packaging- This kohl come in the classic Colossal packaging that is a bright yellow twist up pen with a tight cap. On the packaging there are some metallic turquoise accents. 

Maybelline Colossal Kohl Turquoise | Review, Swatches, EOTD

Maybelline Colossal Kohl Turquoise | Review, Swatches, EOTD

Maybelline Colossal Kohl Turquoise | Review, Swatches, EOTD

Shade- This variation of the Colossal Kohl comes in a Turquoise shade.  Duh, that wasn’t a surprise at all! I would rather call it a bluish turquoise if that makes any sense at all. All I mean is it is not that typical turquoise shade. The shade is kind of a metallic turquoise blue with a bit of shimmers in it. The shade doesn’t look shimmery at all on the eyes. Just a tiniest hint of metallic sparkle. The product isn’t loaded with shimmers, it stays on place and most importantly, after washing or wiping off the product there’s no hint of any shimmer.
Maybelline Colossal Kohl Turquoise | Review, Swatches, EOTD
Maybelline Colossal Kohl Turquoise | Review, Swatches, EOTD
Texture- The texture is really very smooth if applied on the upper lash line, but I had a hard time using it on the lower lash line. It’s really very difficult to draw a smooth line along the lower lash line with this kohl. The tip of the liner broke when I tried to apply it on the lower lash-line L Otherwise it gives an even and smooth application. 

Staying power- My lower waterline and lash-line is extremely oily, the product stayed for a good 5-6 hours on my eyes. I found that the staying power is more on the upper lid/lashline than the lower waterline. It stayed for approximately 7-8 hours when applied on the upper lash line. I don’t agree with their claim about the lasting power to be 12 hours. At least for me, it was nowhere near 12 hours. Maybe oily eyelids are the reason for that. It doesn’t smudge out. I agree to the company claim here. For me, it didn’t smudge out but it faded out a little. 

Pigmentation- The new Maybelline Colossal Kohl Turquoise decently and evenly pigmented. Though it doesn’t give you the exact pigmentation in a single swipe, but it is really buildable. You can always swipe it twice to get the desired shade. 

What I have to say is- The colossal Kohl Turquoise is a nicely pigmented eye pencil with a 2 in 1 benefit of kohl and eyeliner. It doesn’t irritate the eyes if applied on the lower waterline. It happens to be a metallic shade though it isn’t loaded with shimmers. It is subtly shimmery which I don’t mind. I wish it was as smooth on the lower lash-line as it is on the upper lash-line. I would have loved if it was a matte shade. It has a decent price tag. Overall, I have a good experience with the Colossal Kohl Turquoise. 

Maybelline Colossal Kohl Turquoise | Review, Swatches, EOTD
Maybelline Colossal Kohl Turquoise | Review, Swatches, EOTD
Maybelline Colossal Kohl Turquoise | Review, Swatches, EOTD


  • Beautiful metallic turquoise blue shade.
  • Doesn’t irritate the eyes.
  • Nice colour pay-off.
  • Staying power is good.
  • Doesn’t smudge out.


  • Application is not smooth when applied on the lower lash-line.

Will I buy it again- Not sure, but probably no. 

Rating- 3/5

Thanks for patiently reading this review. I hope you liked it. If you have tried the Maybelline Colossal Kohl Turquoise then please share your views and experiences in the comment section. I would love to know. I will be back with a new post soon. Till then, take care. Bye! 

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