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Kay Beauty Liquid Eyeliner - Sizzling Mocha

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Hello Ladies ! I am back with a product review and this time the product that has caught my fancy is Kay Beauty Liquid Eyeliner in brown Sizzling Mocha( Yes the one that has Ms Katrina Kaif as the brand ambassador!).                                                       I was getting bored of black eyeliner and was looking for something that would go well with my medium warm complexion , so it was either dark brown or navy blue , the navy blue I tried were not really what I was looking for so I settled for this one in dark brown. I got in online from Nykaa.com at a discount . Kay Beauty has a whole lot of exciting colours - 8 stunning shades to choose from , and very suitable for Indian complexions from Fair to Dark skinned beauties !                                              Price - INR 499/- for  3 ml , I got it at a discount for INR 374/- only and that is much more expensive than the Lakme Liquid Eyeliner but at par and cheaper than other International brands.                    

Palm Oil - Good or Bad ?

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I recently got the opportunity  to attend a webinar conducted by the Malaysian Palm Oil Council (MPOC) and I must say it was stimulating. To know more about Palm Oil , please read my previous post here                                           Here are the chief points that emerged after the stimulating  discussion with Dr. Bhavna Shah ,who is the Country Representative of  MPOC for India and Sri Lanka :   1.The Effect of COVID 19 Pandemic on the Palm Oil Trade The current pandemic has brought down world economies and Indian Economy has been no exception to this worrisome trend . (MPOC) . Malaysia being the second largest producer of Palm Oil after Indonesia was badly hit too .This Webinar aimed to dispel myths about Palm Oil and specifically about Palm Oil from Malaysia.   Vegetable Oil comprises a large part of Indian Imports. India's total vegetable oil consumption is about  23 million tons, our local production makes up for just seven to eight million tons and that too depends

Restaurant Review : Saatvik - Proudly Vegetarian

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                                    Sattvik is a purely Vegetarian restaurant and is conveniently located in Select Citywalk, Delhi,so parking and getting there is not a challenge. Sattvik is derived from the Sanskrit word "Sattva " which mean pure, ethical ,clean etc. and  Sattvik food is meant to cleanse, nourish and empower the body and the soul. Safety  The sari-clad pretty lady attending  the front desk greeted us warmly, offered Hand rub Sanitizer and did a temperature check before guiding us to our table.The tables were suitably placed to maintain social distancing keeping in mind the Pandemic situation. Ambience We loved the classy fine -dine ambience ,the chandeliers gave just enough light that brightened up the place yet kept the mood inviting and cosy enough for a conversation.The light wood interiors with  accents in a lovely turquoise colour added to the appeal of the place.                                   Starters We had Avocado Toast and Dahi ke kebabs for st

Innisfree Green Tea Seed Hydrating Serum for Skin

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Packaging - The Innisfree Green Tea Seed Hydrating Serum comes in a sturdy green plastic bottle with a very effective pump dispenser which gives enough product without spillage per squeeze .I really like the green bottle , it is very cute and attractive, denoting the green nature of the product and brand. Price - Rs 1900/- for 80 ml  About the Brand Innisfree  Innisfree is a popular Korean Skincare brand that uses  mostly organic and environment friendly ingredients in their products. This is one of their best selling product. What's Great about Innisfree Green Tea Serum  1. It contains no animal origin products or mineral oils and no parabens . 2. It hydrates deeply and immediately, I can vouch for that. 3. It does not cause any sticky greasy feeling , the skin feels bouncy and soft 4. It did not cause any breakouts or irritation on my sensitive skin , which is something great for me 5. I used it twice a day in winters and only at night before bed in summers and did not face any

Dear Earth by Avvaiyar

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Title -  Dear Earth  Pages - 13 pages Availability - The book is available for  INR 99/- on  Amazon kindle , free with Kindle Unlimited and for INR 175/- through the website of Katha    About the Author Avvai or Avaaiyar was  a famous Tamil Poetess who lived about 2500 years ago in the land of Tamilakam. It is believed that she was on old woman who walked barefoot across the land and  lived with marginalized farmers and sang songs of the earth which were handed down into generations by word of mouth. "Dear Earth " has been translated from Tamil to English by  Padma Shri Geeta Dharmarajan , who is not only an award winning writer but also the torch bearer for Katha , a non –profit organization that promotes literature from native Indian languages and literature specially meant for the young minds. About the Book  "Dear Earth " was created about 2300 years old back, this 25 word poem ,is an ode to the Mother Earth.  This book has been rightly targeted at children  bec

Kintsugi - A Novel by Anukrti Upadhyay

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                                               Genre -  Fiction  Price - The hardcover  of this novel is priced at  Rs 310/-  and  Kindle Edition at Rs 294.50 About the Author Anukrti Upadhyay   is a law graduate and holds a post graduate degree in literature and management.She has earlier worked in Global Investment Bank in Hong Kong and India and is now working   for the World Wildlife Conservation Trust. She is currently dividing her time living in Singapore and Bombay. Anukrti has tried her hand at both Fiction and poetry and her published works include two novellas in English - Daura and Bhaunri that have been critically well received and a collection of short stories in Hindi - Japani   Sarai. About the Novel  I am sure you will be wondering about the title of this work “ Kintsugi” . Kintsugi or   kintsukuroi   means “ golden repair “ and it is the Japanese art of mending broken ceramic pottery by   using   lacquer dusted  mixed with powdered gold, silver, or platinum. Th