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The appeal of Lush is clear: deliciously scented beauty products bearing the natural, fresh stamp of approval. I’ve been an avid follower of Lush for years – first being introduced through what was probably an ancient video of either… 587 more words



Upon my arrival in London I was plagued with a serious issue: bone-dry skin. My face dried up like a prune à la Spongebob’s waaaaaater… 305 more words


Urban Decay Naked Concealer - Worth the Hype?

A few weeks ago, I was very upset to find that I had managed to lose my favourite Clinique Airbrush Concealer to a girls’ night out. 497 more words


The Argumentative Indian by Amartya Sen

I’m sensing a pattern this year …. I keep picking up these books that have this huge hype and hoopla around them, get disappointed and feel bad about leaving them unfinished. 257 more words

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The Holy Grail Product - Dior BB Cream

The search is over! 

I’m sure any beauty lovers out there will know exactly what I’m talking about by a “search”. Whether it’s foundation, bronzer or a nude lipstick, that feeling when you just haven’t quite found the one that makes your heart sing. 687 more words


One Part Woman by Perumal Murugan

Original title: Madhorubhagan
Translated from Tamil by Aniruddhan Vasudevan 

(Preview post with excerpt here)

Kali and Ponna’s efforts to conceive a child have been in vain.

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Let's Talk Tinted Moisturiser

Tinted moisturiser…One of the few beauty products which I’ve never really been a fan of. In the past, I’ve tried ones by Nivea and Olay, but I found they made my skin look quite oily. 343 more words