A must have palette , ChriXtina Rocca – Beautiful you !

Hello everyone, hope you’re all having a fabulous day ! Summers are officially here , and its time for us to shine bright ! Its just not the glow on the face, also with bright , pastels, floral colors . Doesn’t it sound exciting ??? Well, I do…

Today, I’m reviewing a beautiful silky eye shadow palette by the brand called ” chriXtina Rocca “. For 12 ,  brightly pigmented shadows , you can find  no better value or quality than  this palette. The colors in this palette are so much fun! They’re all bright and very pigmented. That being said you can’t  really create a full look using this palette. There aren’t any neutrals to use as a crease color or a transition color , so you might need to dip into another palette to get the complete look. That being said it’s still beautiful and I love playing with bold colors, and this palette is packed with twelve  popping shades, so you  can  create dramatic looks with just one palette.

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TEXTURE, PIGMENTATION & COLOR PAYOFF :

  • This palette is amazingly pigmented. As you can see from the above picture, it is loaded with a pretty good selection of blues & purples, berry and some dark chocolates, for the smokey look as well. 
  • I didn’t find any of the colors applying streaky or chalky, and they were picked up by my synthetic brushes  which was good. The color applies as it is, depositing the maximum pigmentation in just one stroke. Few colors may tend to crease at the bottom, but that’s acceptable. 
  • The payoff was just insane ! The color on my oily lids with a base stood for about 6 hrs straight , making this palette worth every penny.

 

FUN LOOK I CREATED USING THIS PALETTE:

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I have used 3 different shades on the crease & on the overall lid.
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Eye shadow palette , eyeliner, eye brow pencil & Powder from ChriXtina Rocca.

As you can see, even on the bottom of my lash line, the purple shade shows up very well. what else do you need, when a color brightens your overall look. Agreed !

Hey, wait… its not the end ! I also loved using their  Eyebrow powders, Liquid eyeliner and Brow pencil.

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EYE LINER : 

 Lining and defining eyes has never been easier! Built with a uniquely thin and tapered felt-tip applicator, this  gives you careful control over subtle strokes and bold lines. Create winning looks with this rich, matte black finish that won’t smudge, flake, or take forever to dry. Cool and compact, this eyeliner  fits everywhere.

EYE BROW POWDER & PENCIL :

Soft powder that can be used on the eyebrows to fill the sparse areas and make them look more thick and even. Long lasting formula feels lightweight and comfortable on the eyebrows , yet is easy to remove; Ultra soft applicator for precise application; Fade and smudge, transfer and water proof so the brows stay fixed all day and all night …

This powder adheres to my skin and fills in my eyebrows completely and the color blends seamlessly for a natural, full appearance. The product lasted all day long, without having to reapply, and it didn’t smudge or feather.

These days, eyebrow definition is always at top hierarchy. This waterproof pencil defines the eye brow, and accentuate the arch just like that! Waterproof and comes in a range of colors. 

Overall, I’m really impressed with this amazing brand. They have a good quality , no harmful ingredients, easy to blend and work with it and most important – its highly affordable. 

These products are available at @Xpressionsstyle , @Carrefour UAE

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Before, I say good bye ! Here’s a little information about the brand :

ChriXtina Rocca is a new generation cosmetic brand emerged from the same  maker of a few top International brands. The motto of the brand is to avail the best quality cosmetics at most affordable price. Its competitive quality and prices are taking it to the first row of cosmetic stands in most stores.

Apart from cosmetics, the brand has extended its products to lifestyle products including , beauty accessories , beauty tools , vanity bags , handbags and more.

Have you tried this brand ? Do let me know your thoughts…

 

xoxo

priya

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Kiss your chapped lips goodbye !

Hi my loves, hope youre all having a fabulous week! Today Im coming up with one of my favorite product for review – A Lip Balm. I feel it is a must have or a staple product that has to be in the purse.

We don’t need lipsticks all the time, a little lip balm to have a smooth & plump lips will do more than a dry, patchy, streaky shade of colors on the chapped lips. Don’t you agree ?

And thats what came into a box of surprise for me, for this Valentines Day 2018. Palmer’s surprised me with their all time favorite Lip balm and a box of candies making the perfect v-day gift !

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Doesn’t it look pretty ? Ofcourse Yes ! Alright, lets get in to the review now…

Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Formula Ultra Moisturizing Lip Balm SPF 15 Ingredients

Key Ingredients –

  • Cocoa Butter : A rich, natural moisturizer that leaves skin soft and silky, transforming even the roughest, driest areas into buttery soft skin.
  • Vitamin E :  A powerful antioxidant that also helps reduce the appearance of scars, stretch marks and imperfections on the skin, giving a more even and also very toned appearance.

 

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What Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Formula Ultra Moisturizing Lip Balm SPF 15 claims 

Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Formula Ultra Moisturizing Lip Balm, enriched with Vitamin E and with the added benefit of SPF 15, helps prevent and also protect chapped, cracked or windburned lips. Moreover, smooth application and a convenient size make this the perfect year-round lip balm.

  • Repairs dry and chapped lips
  • Enriched with the goodness of Vitamin E
  • SPF 15 protects lips from UV rays
  • Free of Sulfates, Parabens, Mineral Oil, Gluten, MI, Phthalates, and Dyes.

Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Formula Ultra Moisturizing Lip Balm SPF 15 Packaging & Appearance

Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Formula Ultra Moisturizing Lip Balm SPF 15 has a simple packaging. The lip balm also comes inside a plastic bullet with twist up mechanism. Moreover, the body is quite sleek and lightweight and perfect for travelling. The white body has blue  ( Original ) , red ( Tinted ) and chocolate accents and the white cap on top sits tightly. There is an outer packaging which carries the product details.

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Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Formula – Original Lip balm.
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Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Formula – Tinted Lip Balm.

Overall, I loved its packaging, its simple, neat, user friendly and also travel friendly.The lip balm stick is faint yellow in color. It has soft and creamy texture. In fact, I love the fragrance of the lip balm. The twist up mechanism works great, as the lip balm goes down slowly and completely.

My experience with Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Formula Ultra Moisturizing Lip Balm SPF 15.

Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Formula Ultra Moisturizing Lip Balm SPF 15 glides smoothly so that   you don’t have to rub too much for even application. Also, it doesn’t feel waxy or too runny on the lips. The lip balm is lightweight and doesn’t apply glossy. 

Whilst talking about the Dark chocolate with cherry one, the flavor of this lip balm tastes exactly like a  cherry pop  to me! Seriously, it’s got that same candy-like cherry note mixed with chocolate, and it SMELLS just like a Cherry  Pop as well! Both the flavor and fragrance are strong during application but they fade pretty quickly. 

 

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And they layer a beautiful red-pink tint on the lips, which looks like a natural lip tint. 

Coming to its effectiveness, Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Formula Ultra Moisturizing Lip Balm SPF 15 provides a boost of hydration to the lips. It instantly softens dry and rough lips and regular application heals the dry and chapped area on the lips. The moisturization  it provides is quite long lasting. Moreover, its a perfect  one  to be used for overnight. I apply this lip balm at night and in the morning, my lips feel soft and supple. In fact, the lip balm can be used as a lip primer  / a base to have a smooth application of lipstick.  It comes with SPF 15 which is an added bonus.

Direction for use

  • Use a water resistant sunscreen if you are out in the sun  or beach or swimming. 
  • Apply liberally 15 minutes before sun exposure.
  • Then reapply at least every 2 hours.

“Overall, I am totally impressed with this Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Formula Ultra Moisturizing Lip Balm SPF 15. It is a great lip balm that provides a boost of hydration and also long lasting .  It can heal dry & chapped lips  quickly, plus it also comes with sun protection, with SPF 15.  A very good lip balm at a very affordable price! Travel friendly, and can also be slipped easily into Jeans pocket. 

I found myself reaching to this product very often, and I feel that Cocoa Butter magic works a lot to me, my skin tends to love them more !

They’re reasonably priced , around AED 12/- and are available at leading hypermarkets and pharmacy . You can easily find them at Carrefour UAE , LuLu Hypermarkets , Boots Pharmacy , Super care pharmacy , Nesto hypermarkets and so on…

Have you spotted any of these new Palmer’s lip care products ? Do you own any of these lip balms? I’d love to hear from you!

 

xoxo

priya

 

(* These products were sent to me for review purpose as a part of Palmer’s Brand Ambassador program, however the reviews are genuine, and are written based on the product being tried & tested!)

Hello Bright Eyes, with Derma.e !

Hi peeps, hope you are all having a fabulous day ! Today I’m coming up with a post, that all of us keep looking for these – yes, I mean ” THE DARK CIRCLES”.

There was a time when I loathed waking up in the morning. This was because I would have to look into the mirror and see those dark circles staring back at me. But when I found a way that could cure my dark circles, my joy knew no bounds.

If you too are one of the many individuals tormented by dark circles, don’t worry! I’m going to share a product, that I am currently loving so far. Derma e, Evenly Radiant Dark circle Eye Creme.  This is simple and easy-to-do solution will not only lighten your dark circles but also nourish and hydrate the skin under and around your eyes.

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WHAT IT IS ? Evenly Radiant Dark circle eye creme moisturizes and brightens the delicate eye area to diminish the look of dark circles, fine lines, wrinkles and puffiness. with use, eyes will appear well rested and radiant.

  • Pycnogenol helps visibly reduce dark circles and puffiness.
  • Vitamin C , Madonna Lily plant stem cells, Vitamin b3 and Bear berry help illuminate eyes.
  • Moisture infused with Green Tea antioxidants help smooth the look of fine lines and wrinkles. 

WHAT IS IT FORMULATED WITH ? Purified water, niacin amide (vitamin B3), capric/caprylic triglyceride (vegetable derived), cetyl alcohol (plant derived), glycerin (vegetable derived), glyceryl stearate citrate (vegetable derived), prunus persica (peach) kernel extract, hamamelis virginiana (witch hazel), extract, arnica montana flower extract, achillea millefolium (yarrow) extract, aesculus hippocastanum (horse chestnut) seed extract, organic camellia sinensis (green tea) leaf extract*, arctostaphylos uva ursi (bearberry) leaf extract, cetearyl olivate, sorbitan olivate, caffeine, propanediol (vegetable derived), pinus pinaster (pycnogenol®) bark extract, sodium ascorbyl phosphate (vitamin C, Stay-C® 50), lilium candidum (madonna lily) leaf cell extract, tocopheryl acetate (vitamin E), sodium hyaluronate (hyaluronic acid, Actimoist® Bio-1), retinyl palmitate (vitamin A), epilobium angustifolium (canadian willowherb™) extract, potassium cetyl phosphate, zinc oxide, triethoxycaprylylsilane, xanthan gum, glyceryl stearate SE, potassium sorbate, phenoxyethanol, ethylhexylglycerin. *Certified Organic Ingredients.

MY TAKE ON THE PRODUCT  : It looks like a very light weighted creme –  gel in consistency ,  that gets easily absorbed into the skin. I can hardly smell anything, just nothing. I have been using this for a week now, and I see a significant change in my dark circle area. 

Truly speaking, the puffiness has been reduced , and the dark circles has decreased . Since I do not have any fine lines, it works well for my  eye area.

The cream stays hydrated on the eye area, even on my oily skin. and I am sure they should work on dry and normal skin as well. Not only that, though being an early riser at home, where my day starts at 4 am, and ends at 9.30 pm, the stress, sleep deprivation, tiredness , and exhaustion add a big plus to the dark circles. but with this creme, I see some visible results, however a complete 4 week update will be posted soon with before and after pictures. 

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Sometimes, even after removing my heavy waterproof eye makeup, I feel my dark circles are accentuated little more, but this creme keeps it at bay. 

HOW TO APPLY ? Gently apply a pearl sized amount around the entire eye area. Using light pressure ( with ring finger) pat around the entire orbital area. For best results, apply morning and night. 

TIPS FOR EFFECTIVE APPLICATION :

I always apply the gel eye mask , the one that is easily available at local stores. I apply the ones that you can use as COLD / HOT mask on your eyes to decrease the stress around the eye area. 

Once that is done, after a good 10 minutes, I apply this creme at night before going to bed. And the next day I wake up with a non puffy eye and I believe that with continuous use of this product, there will definitely be a significant decrease in my dark circles.

( Dark circles can also be heredity, in few cases, but mostly they can be cured effectively.)

These retails for $23, though pricey yet effective.

ABOUT THE BRAND : Derma e is a family owned company based in California. their products are free from  Paraben, phthalates, sodium lauryl sulfate, petrolatum, mineral oil, soy, artificial colors, GMOs and animal cruelty. And 100 % vegan.

Follow the brand on Instagram : @derma e Middle East to keep updated with the latest products and reviews.

Keep watching this space for more detailed review coming soon, do follow me on instagram at @py_fashionista. 

Thank you derma e , for being a part of my skin regimen! This product was sent to me for review, however all my opinions are genuine, tried and tested.

xoxo

priya 

 

A perfect winter care with Palmer’s.

Hi ! my lovely people, hope you are all doing good. Now that the winters have officially begun, and yes, its time for winter care, an extra care that our skin needs during this time.

What do you do during winters ? A moisturizing cream or a oil or a gel ? Mine got sorted with Palmer’s . Do you want to know how , keep reading !

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These are my current winter favorites , featured here.

  • Palmer’s Cocoa butter formula Moisturizing Body oil.
  • Palmer’s Cocoa butter formula with vitamin E .

Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Formula Moisturizing body oil :

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Key Ingredients : Vitamin E , Soybean , Sesame and safflower.

The product claims as a light oil specially formulated with pure cocoa butter and vitamin E to help soften , soothe rough and dry skin. This is a rich formula that gets absorbed into the skin easily.

Palmer’s cocoa Butter formula cream :

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Key Ingredients : Vitamin E.

The product claims as a rich and luxurious cocoa butter formula with original solid that provides deep hydration all over. This unique formula melts into the skin, creating a protective barrier that locks the moisture.

My take on the product : I have absolutely fallen in love with the oil more than the solid honestly. I have a extra dry skin on my feet which has been completely taken care of. Especially, during the winters they are even more drier, and the skin totally loses the hydration. But not any more, with this super quick absorbing oil.

Formulated with Vitamin E, one of the vital ingredient to have a soft smooth skin does exactly what is supposed to do. Sometimes, I would like to add 1-2 drops of this oil to the warm water and have my shower, or mostly I apply it to my damp skin, so that moisture is locked to my skin and they remain soft all day long.

The cocoa butter solid does contain vitamin E, and i love to keep this in my handbags, which means I can keep them even on the go. Did you hear it ? I said yes, even on the go.

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A simple plastic container that is completely filled with the cocoa butter solid is perfect for face, skin, lips and all also for the stretch marks. I have used the tummy butter during my pregnancy which gave me the best results, and I am sure with constant use this would definitely help with the marks .

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Both the cocoa butter range smells so yummy! Being a chocolate lover, I could hardly resist from eating them ( no joke :p ). Formulated without parabens and pththalates. 100% it relieves the rough and dry skin. Can be used both day and night , or as over might treatment.

The cocoa butter moisturizing body oil comes in a seal able, plastic bottle weighing 250 ml, and the cocoa butter solid comes in a 100 ml tub, both are quite sufficient in quantity for a few months use as a little bit goes a long way.

Will I Repurchase  ? Yes, definitely.

The price range is affordable, really inexpensive and are available at Boots Middle East, and few hypermarkets like Lulu , Al Manama , Megamart and other leading pharmacies. 

What’s your winter care ? do share with me !

Xoxo

Priya

( These products were sent to me by Palmer’s for reviewing and testing purpose. However all my opinion about these products are genuine based on personal use.

GOSH DONODERM CLEANSING MOUSSE – REVIEW

Hello loves, hope you are all doing good ! Today I’m coming up with an interesting skincare post. We all know, how much we love our cleanser, cos we only need a clean face without anything. keep reading more, to find out why I absolutely love GOSH DONODERM CLEANSING MOUSSE. 

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At the end of a long day, nothing feels quite as good as cleansing your face. Removing every trace of dirt, sweat and makeup allows the skin to breathe, repair and renew itself. 

With so many cleansing options available,  knowing the difference between each type allows you to filter your options and makes the hunt for the perfect cleanser a whole lot easier. If you have a normal skin type, feel free to try any type of cleanser as long as your skin tolerates it.

There are 5 different types of cleansers:

  1. Gel cleansers – Gel cleansers are clear and, as the name suggests, have a gel-like consistency. Generally designed for deep cleansing, they are effective at de congesting clogged pores, removing excess oil and killing acne-causing bacteria, thanks to their antiseptic and exfoliating properties. Best suited for Oily & combination skin. 
  2. Foam cleansers – Foam cleansers are lightweight cleansers that start out as cream or gel and burst into a rich, foamy lather. This type of cleanser removes excess oil as effectively as gel cleansers. Best suited for oily and combination skin.
  3. Cream cleansers – Cream cleansers are usually thick, creamy and contain moisturizing ingredients like botanical oils. They gently cleanse your skin without stripping it of its natural oils. Cream cleansers can also come in the form of milk or lotion. Best suited for dry skin.
  4. Oily cleansers – Washing your skin with oil may sound like a recipe for breakouts, especially if you have oily skin, but most experts disagree. An oil cleanser is a gentle way of removing pore-clogging , including waterproof makeup , without drying your skin. Best suited for all skin types.
  5. Clay cleansers – Known for their absorbing power, clay cleansers purify your skin by drawing out excess oil and toxins from your pores. Best suited for oily and combination skin. 

Me, being a Oily and combination skin, I absolutely prefer foam cleansers. So, here’s my complete review of GOSH DONODERM CLEANSING MOUSSE after putting it to use for 2 weeks. 

PACKAGING & TEXTURE : 

The ultra gentle cleansing mousse comes with a smart pump applicator to produce  a soft cloud of foam that gently cleanses skin and leaves it hydrated. 

The texture is ultra light, just a bunch  of bubbles  with NO FRAGRANCE. 

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Why I prefer using this  ? 

  • This is an ultra light foaming cleanser , that is ideal for oily and combination skin.
  • Both men and women can use this mousse.
  • They are also suited well for acne skin , as this regulates sebum production .
  • Effectively removes make up, even waterproof makeup.
  • Leaves the skin perfectly clean with a Matt finish. 
  • Upon continuous usage of this cleanser, reduces the oil and shine on the face.
  • I couldn’t see much results on my pores, however I feel upon consistent use definitely there might be reduction in the size of pores as well.
  • Perfectly suitable for men , as men tend to have extreme skin tones – too dry or too oily.
  • These can be used by people having normal skin tone as well.
  • People with dry skin , will not see much visible effects. It may or may not work.

Trust, the above listed statements is enough to prove for my perfect choice of cleanser. 

Gosh has come up with a complete skin care range for both men and women that includes many amazing products, Micellar cleansing Water , Micellar cleaning wipes , Prime ‘N Refresh eye cream , 24 h Moisture gel , 24 h Moisture cream , Collagen booster serum , vitamin complex serum , T-zone refining serum, Prime ‘N Set spray , Hand & Nail cream, Micellar cleansing water and cleansing mousse. 

Follow @Gosharabia to keep yourself updated with the latest products.

what do you think of the foam cleanser ? whats your type of cleanser ? Let me know…

xoxo

priya

My key to a Perfect Hair care with Palmer’s.

Hello everyone, hope you’re all having a fabulous day. Today, I am coming at you with two wonderful products, that work so good on your hair. If you have a healthy hair, its going to nourish your hair well and make them strong. If you have a color treated hair, its still going to work great on your chemically treated hair, as it has got some amazing components. Last, if you have a dry and frizzy hair like me, then its just a savior. 

Being a Brand Ambassador, Palmer’s sent me their new Olive oil formula collection. Kudos to Palmer’s for those two amazing products.

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As you see in this picture, these are the two products that gave my hair a new life !

If you notice, Palmer’s came up with this range of products ,

  • With 100% Pure Jamaican Black Castor Oil ( JBCO) – Replenish moisture and nutrients. 
  • 100% Pure Olive Oil – Smoothes the frizzy hair
  • Vitamin E – Cleanses thoroughly
  • Moisture rich formula.
  • No sulfates.
  • No Parabens.
  • No Phthalates.
  • No Mineral Oil.
  • No gluten.

Sounds interesting right ? Lets have a look at each of these products individually.

PALMER’S OLIVE OIL SHAMPOO :

 For Unruly, Frizz- prone hair with Jamaican Black Castor oil, Vitamin E and Extra virgin olive oil smoothes out frizzy hair, replenishes moisture and nutrients, Removes the product build up. Makes the hair more softer with a smoother texture.

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The packaging is very simple and looks very nature inspired one with the Olive oil representation on the label. Since its plastic, always easy peasy to carry and also can easily be changed into smaller containers for the travel as well.

The shampoo is very runny in texture. . I found the scent pleasant although I don’t think it smells like olive or Jamaican black castor oil.  It also had enough slip for finger detangling and it was easy to pull out shed hair and de-tangle while shampooing. I was super impressed on how soft it left my hair after the first rinse. On the second rinse, my hair was clumping which is an indication for me that it is getting moisture! My hair felt smooth, I could see  my scalp was clean. My dry and tangled hair before shampooing were back to its moisturized detangled state! By the end of shampooing that day,  my hair felt so soft and clean without feeling stripped of its natural oils.

The shampoo didn’t fail the next time I used it. Same for detangling and it delivered the same moisture and softness to my hair.

 This  is a very good shampoo with pure oils that suit natural or color treated hair. I would say be careful with it as it’s very runny so it’s easy to waste it by pouring too much. Since,  400 ml of product is there which will last you a long time. The shampoo delivers on its promises and so far it’s one of my favorite products in the Palmer’s Olive Oil Formula collection!

Along with this shampoo, there comes the Leave -in conditioner.

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Palmer’s Olive Oil Strengthening Leave In Conditioner is a leave-in conditioner that nourishes and repairs dry, frizzy hair. The lightweight spray helps control frizz, adds shine, reduces split ends, detangles and acts as a heat protectant from styling damage. The formula is enriched with Jamaican Black castor Oil,  extra virgin olive oil and vitamin E. It can be used on wet or dry hair to detangle and moisturize, leaving it more manageable. 

And I must say, its the best detangler and conditioner ever. A little goes a long way, in a better word I can say Its pure Magic  with a few sprays. The comb glides on my hair so easily after it is sprayed on my hair. My hair feels more smoother, softer and shinier.
I am extremely pleased with this product and I would definitely recommend for all types of hair. 

The shampoo and the leave-in conditioner retails for AED 32, at selected BOOTS PHARMACY. 

Before I say goodbye to you all, I just hear one question from my lovely readers.

Does this olive oil & Jamaican black castor oil infused product leave your hair oily ? Or does it get oily fast ?

This oil infused one, enriches the hair well and thus making the hair very soft. It doesn’t leave your hair oily at all, and you can trust me on this ! It gets all the oil out for fresh soft hair. 

Let me know what do you think, after using this product !

Follow me on my Instagram : @py_fashionista to know more.

 

xoxo

priya

Flavours of Food @ Rasoi Ghar , Dubai.

Hello everyone ! Wishing you a very happy weekend. Its time for another food review & this time its our royal feast at Rasoi Ghar, an authentic Vegetarian Restaurant, inspired from Gujarati and Rajasthani cuisine. 

As you might know, that we are  Vegetarians so we are super excited to talk about the complete vegetarian treat that we had yesterday. yalla…

The moment we went inside the restaurant, we had a warm welcome by Ms. Puja. Though it was on a weekend  on a busy evening, she was immediately able to find us a place and make us first get settled. 

DINING EXPERIENCE : The place had a traditional set up, where you can remove your slippers and sit with your legs folded, on a relaxed cushion and enjoy your meal. It really made me feel like Ghar ka Kaana , and I totally relished the dining experience.

The ambience of the restaurant was so good, and I loved the Indian set up so much. They had some great Indian art works on their wall.

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About The Food : We were first served with a refreshing Nimbu Pudina Sharbat, ( Lemonade  with Mint) , as a welcome drink. And we were hosted by Mr. Satish, who took complete care of us till we finished our yummy meal. And What we loved is  ” Each time when an item is served, we were told what the item was , and it was highly appreciable.”

It’s a 3 course meal : 

  • Appetizers
  • Breads , Dal & Kadhi, Rice
  • Sweets

Doesn’t it sound something mouthwatering ?

The total spread is absolutely massive, and each items was served in a good adequate quantity, without thinking of wasting the food.

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For the Appetizers :

  • Tirangi dhokla
  • Barsa Dola
  • Kachori chat with accompanying sweet chutney & spicy green chutney.

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The Dhokla was cooked very soft and it tasted absolutely delicious. The Barsa Dola had lot of stuffed veggies and it was my personal favorite in appetizers, and kachori chat with dahi was very mild and thank god, it was not too sour nor over sweet. 

Moving on to The Main Course :

The Side dishes include : Paneer kofta , Bindi sambariya , Aloo Patal bhaji  and Chowli Masala. Out of these 4 , the paneer kofta was incredible , super tasty. I loved the Bindi Sambariya, as it did not contain much of masalas and the taste of bindi was overwhelming. Aloo Patal bhaji had 3-4 chunks of Aloo, cooked on a gravy with variety of spices and trust me the spices was accurate! Neither too spicy nor too normal. 

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Marwadi Dal , Gujarati Dal , Marwadhi Kadhi– out of these dals, the marwadhi kadhi was my personal favorite. I am a huge fan of kadhi as it has the sweet & spicy flavors. The marwadhi Dal was bit spicy, and I still loved it. The dal was cooked perfectly without being too thick nor too runny. And I can hardly see any oils oozing from inside. I felt it they were a perfect & healthy option. 

These were complimenting with the delicious mixed  vegetables stuffed paratha , puri and ghee phulka. The tiny puris was my little daughter’s favorite. The phulks was very soft and smeared with desi ghee – it was  va va voom !

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Who doesnt love Masala Papad ? It tasted simply superb !

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And no Indian Meal is complete without rice. Veg dum Pulao , Kichadi and white rice. We preferred kichadi and veg dum pulao.  The pulao was mild spiced with the basic whole spices and not that heavy vegetables. I am basically a lover of pulao, and I enjoyed it.

Talking about the quantity, it was perfect !!!! They were served in a small round platter that would be perfectly fine for a person. The kichadi was normal and it was my least favorite to be called for. 

And every meal has to have a sweet ending, and so it is !

The Sweets :

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The sweets were the best. Being hailing from a traditional Indian Brahmin family, where the sweets are the most important part of the dish, these kept up to the mark. They were fresh , mouthwatering and it certainly gives you the craving to have more and more.

They include a Malai Sandwich , Mixed nut halwa and Jalebi. No words to explain as how good they tasted ! They were the best of best ! The total meal ended up with a glass of chilled chaas which completely awesome. 

If you’re familiar with Gujarati & Rajasthani , you shouldn’t miss this place. If you aren’t then do give a try as they serve you with an authentic taste and they taste exactly the way  it should. 

Reiterating , one of the best royal feast we ever had.

Kudos to the chef, and to Mr. Satish for serving us well . Will be back soon with another tasty adventure.

Till then, stay calm and eat ! 

Follow them on Instagram : @rasoigharuae.

I am definitely looking forward to visit them once again very soon !

xoxo

priya