How to : Wear layers like a pro

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Many women are afraid to layer their clothes for fear of looking bigger than they actually are. While logic would lead one to believe that this claim is true, if you’ve mastered the art of layering this couldn’t be further from the truth. A perfectly layered look will compliment your curves and create the illusion of a more proportional silhouette.

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Steps to a Perfectly Layered Outfit

1. Start with a basic, lightweight top or a dress. I suggest a solid, something neutral, or striped.

2.Then add a Blazer, jacket or coat. Again, I suggest a basic color: camel, black, navy, or even olive green or sumtng which has a bright prints in it so u can pair it up with your bold color top or a dress.
3.Sprinkle on your accessories (chain, bracelets, rings, watches).
4.pair your outfit with a white sneaker, Oxford shoes or a heels.

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IMG_6358IMG_6359IMG_6306Quick Layering Tips
1. Keep the under-layers more fitted to keep your shape looking slim, preferably choose a thick fabric.
2.If you’re concerned about your waistline, try to top off your look with something belted.
3.Length and proportion is key when layering.
4.Play with texture. It’s best to incorporate a mix of materials when styling a layered look. If you use all of the same fabrics, you’re look will come off as heavy and dowdy (which can add the appearance of unwanted weight as well).
Now it’s your turn! Layer together your best look.

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Photography – PIJO PORTRAITS

Stay Classy

– Varsha Ravi

Bold Ruffle

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Lately, I can’t get enough of a dramatic sleeve. Statement sleeves have been the major in past season and I, for one, am totally on board. Gimme all the sweaters, tops, and dresses with a ruffle or bell sleeve. I MEAN… you know that I’m a sucker for a ruffle just IN GENERAL. Ruffles are all the yes to me. So when I spotted this RED Lace Ruffle Top, it clearly had to be mine.
I just love the color and I especially love pairing it with black high waist.

When I got this ruffle top, I had a VISION of the outfit I wanted to make it into. (Does that only happen to me?? LOL!) And my silver stilettos They’re very comfortable. I am kind of loving this move towards a more comfortable shoe, aren’t you?? I can actually WALK PLACES IN MY SHOES it is a miracle.
So my look details, my outfit is from stalk buy love (website) and my stilettos are from 20dresses (website)

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Location – Cafe Central (T.Nagar)

Photography – PIJO PORTRAITS

Stay Classy

– Varsha Ravi

Biotique Botanical Bio Pineapple Fresh Foaming Cleansing Gel Review

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It is 100% soap free ayurvedic cleanser containing clove oil & extracts of pineapple, neem leaves & euphorbia plant. It deep cleanses pores dissolving sebum,make up & pollutants. It also removes skin blemishes.

Appearance: The Biotique Pineapple Fruit Gel Facial Foam Cleanser comes in a white bottle with a green cap. It is yellow in colour & has a thick consistency.

Odour: It has a fruity smell of pineapple.

Price: ₹ 149/-

Best Before: 3 years from the date of manufacturing.


How to use: Gently massage over wet face & neck with finger tips, lather & rinse. Use morning & evening.
I have been using this cleanser for a couple of days since I have a oily skin I choose to use this product. It works well as a make up remover. cleanses my skin well, leaving it squeaky clean. The cleanser has kept upto it’s claim of removing blemishes & dark spots, my blemishes and spots have become light.
• It is a deep pore cleanser.
• Keeps the promise of purifying the complexion.
• Removes tan too.
• Evens out the texture of the skin because of its proteolytic & keratolytic action.
• Very little product is enough to do a good job.
• It does’nt lather much as mentioned, which i like!(it means less alkaline content)
• It mainly contains organic contents.
• The cleanser also nourishes the skin as it contains natural ingredients.

Stay classy

– Varsha Ravi

Nykaa Black Magic Liquid Eyeliner

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One of the best online shopping site for beauty products ‘Nykaa’  launched their own in-house products through their nail paints and lipsticks. They were known for their good quality, affordable price range and have been raved among many bloggers. They introduced a new eyeliner which is called the Nykaa Black Magic Liquid Eyeliner and after hearing about that on their instagram page, I couldn’t resist so immediately ordered one. So now after using it for a couple of months and i’m totally in love with the product so i ordered another one because my previous one is about to get over,  here I am with a review of it.

Well, hello pretty eyes! A bold release that packs a punch in just one swipe, Nykaa’s Black Magic Liquid Eyeliner is all you need to get your best eyes on. What’s great about this product is its melt, crack and run resistant properties. This refined liner glides perfectly across the lash line for a gorgeous fluid application, leaving you looking super sensational!

  • This eyeliner is dermatologically tested.
  • It has water resistant and high-pigment properties and is completely smudge proof.
  • It stays up to 10 hours.
  • This refined brush is perfect for easy application

The eyeliner comes in a tiny plastic bottle. It’s matte black packaging is quite attractive.

About Nykaa Black Magic Liquid Eyeliner:

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Ingredients:

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It retails at ₹ 299 for 5 ml . You can buy them from Nykaa.com

Shelf life: 3 years

The eyeliner itself is in a long black conical shaped tube with the bottom part containing the liner liquid and the top part has the applicator attached. The eyeliner comes in only one shade 01 Super Black and is written at the bottom of the tube. The tube is slightly bulky for a liquid liner but the cap seals in properly and is spill proof making it travel friendly. The outer casing of the tube has a soft matte finish which gives good grip to hold.

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Pros:

  • Very affordable.
  • Fine Tip Brush Applicator.
  • Smudgeproof formula.
  • Water-resistant and Long lasting.
  • Removal is easy with lukewarm water.
  • No parabens.

Cons:

  • None as such.

Nykaa Black Magic Liquid Eyeliner is very much affordable. However, its currently available in just one shade and that’s  ‘Super Black 01’. I wish they would come up with more shades soon.

Stay Classy

-Varsha Ravi