Just because it’s fashionable, you don’t have to wear it! Get to know what colours and style suit you, and stick to variations of this for any season.
Oily eyelids can be a real pain when you’re trying to get your eyes to look truly glam – before you know it, there’s makeup and mascara everywhere and you look as if you’ve just come out of watching a movie heartbreaker on the big screen. Unfortunately it’s Mother Nature that’s working against us. The […]
Love lace? These days you can wear lace sarees, lace blouses, lace tops, lace dupattas, lace waistcoats, lace bolero jackets, lace handbags, lace collars, lace hairbands or even lace jewellery. Replace a boring old blouse or kamiz sleeve with a lace one, add lace trim to a plain outfit (e.g. to the sleeves or edge, […]
Years ago I’d often hear my mum talk of ‘chicken’ dresses and ‘chicken blouses’. What were these wonderful outfits, I’d wonder? Were they made of feathers? Or did they have little birds printed on them? Well, neither as it turns out – she was saying chikan, not chicken! Chikan is in fact a type of […]
For the ‘sweetest’ face mask, rub honey gently into your face using your fingertips; make sure you use little circular motions. Leave for half an hour (put a couple of slices of cucumber on your eyes in the meantime to soothe them too!). Then rinse off with cool water and pat dry with a soft […]
I’ve always thought that ‘Georgette’ would make quite a pretty girl’s name, a derivative of George. But I never really knew that the fabric ‘georgette’ actually gets its name from a person called Georgette – 20th century French dressmaker Georgette de la Plante, to be precise. The fabric itself it light and somewhat sheer and […]
Want your lipstick to last longer? Use lip liner to fill your lips as well as line them, then give a quick dab with face powder and blot with tissue before applying luscious lipstick.