Obsessed with experimental make-up like Alaya F? These Instagram accounts offer major inspo

Whether it’s perfecting the rainbow liner or figuring out how to inject glitter into your beauty look, Instagram never fails to serve up major inspiration. We’ve been slacking off on our daily make-up routine while social distancing, but many are finding solace in playing with eyeshadows, highlighting powders and pigments. If you’re a novice at… Continue reading Obsessed with experimental make-up like Alaya F? These Instagram accounts offer major inspo

Get the most from your skincare routine with personalised beauty products

There is nothing more disappointing than investing in your fellow beauty devotee’s holy grail products and have them do zilch for your skin. Throwback to 2018, we predicted that artificial intelligence would be that one reliable friend who will solve all our beauty dilemmas. Fast forward to 2020, clever face scanning tech and algorithms are… Continue reading Get the most from your skincare routine with personalised beauty products

20 skincare resolutions you need to make in 2020

A few years ago, a study done by beauty expert Liz Earle declared that women spend 18 whole months of their lives worrying about their skin. That was 2016. Four years later, we’re still worrying about how our skin is fighting off hormonal skirmishes, environmental stress, and those fries we just ordered–it’s a lot. This… Continue reading 20 skincare resolutions you need to make in 2020

Top nail art trends to watch out for in 2020

  We’re in a new year, a new decade, and in case you haven’t noticed, your nails can do the talking for you. Think of your manicure as a statement accessory that you don’t take off for a while. While sculpted nail tips and cow prints have had their chance to shine in the spotlight,… Continue reading Top nail art trends to watch out for in 2020

2019’s iconic beauty milestones we’ll never forget

It feels like only last month that the Met red carpet gave us enough make-up inspo to last a year and only last week that Victoria Beckham launched her own beauty line. But hey, here we are at the turn of a new decade, and beauty is having more than a moment.  2019 was a… Continue reading 2019’s iconic beauty milestones we’ll never forget

Inspired by December’s decadent mood, we’re favouring comforting buys and sparkly extras

The classic nude shade in its pearly avatar is just what you need for a dose of festive cheer.  Bobbi Brown Luxe Jewel Lipstick, price on request  Like a good wingman, this pre-blow dry lotion makes you look good (no matter what the hairstyle) and dodges unwanted attention (read: frizz).  Moroccanoil Smoothing Lotion, INR 2,475 … Continue reading Inspired by December’s decadent mood, we’re favouring comforting buys and sparkly extras

Own the festive season with our A to Z beauty guide

As the end of the year approaches, deep dive into our glossary for all the answers on how to own the festive season with the best beauty looks. Scroll through the gallery below for our beauty guide:   Featured photographs: Ace Amir (Monica Tomas), Tibi Clenci (Monica Tomas), Porus Vimadalal (Barbara Cortez), Prabhat Shetty (Paula Caramez)… Continue reading Own the festive season with our A to Z beauty guide

The unassuming ingredient set to become the holy grail of skincare

Retinol. The answer is always retinol. Talk to any dermatologist or beauty geek about your skin issues, and they’re most likely to recommend a retinol-based formula. Want to treat fine lines and wrinkles? Retinol will boost collagen production. Acne? Retinol will unclog pores and fade scars. Dullness and dark spots? Rely on retinol to even… Continue reading The unassuming ingredient set to become the holy grail of skincare

The top 6 products that matter this month, according to our beauty director

  What’s winter without a dark manicure? These glossy shades fit right in. OPI Perú Nail Colours in Yes My Condor Can-Do and Como Se Llama, INR 850 each As we approach the season of pearlescent, light-reflecting makeup, this budget-friendly illuminator is the perfect weapon of choice. Nykaa Strobe & Glow Liquid Highlighter, INR 699… Continue reading The top 6 products that matter this month, according to our beauty director

The French beauty trend that looks magical on Indian skin

It’s safe to say that many of us have converted to French beauty trends. We’ve filled our bathroom cabinets with their cult-favourite skincare products, and have put down our hot tools in favour of air-dried hair. We’ve even had a passing flirtation with curtain bangs. Their laissez-faire approach to beauty has kept us in a constant state of both fascination… Continue reading The French beauty trend that looks magical on Indian skin

10 exciting things you need to try this July

A fun make-up collaboration, boots to beat the rain, highly anticipated album drops, and a book of poetry to get your hands on. Have you followed the Instagram account @gryffindior yet? The page combines fiction and fashion; namely Harry Potter and the French luxury house Christian Dior. Or have you tried India’s first glitter brew?  And if you loved Ariana Grande’s… Continue reading 10 exciting things you need to try this July

This is the best eyebrow shape trend for 2018

Growing our arches out in order to reach their full, thick potential has definitely been our main eyebrow mission over the last year or so. And now that we’ve reach maximum brow hair growth, what is the best eyebrow shape trend of the moment? Here, Benefit Cosmetics’ National Brow Artist, Hannah Mutze, chats with ELLE about how to bring our brows into… Continue reading This is the best eyebrow shape trend for 2018

Marc Jacobs sparks a shocking beauty trend

A few weeks back Marc Jacobs’ piqued everyone’s interest with his new hashtag,#MalePolish to go with his “Mani Mondays” posts on Instagram. But when he responded with “Yaaaaaasssss!!!” on one of his followers’ similarly tagged selfies, it was final: men in nail-polish are in vogue and the fashion legend is not the only one who has been pulling… Continue reading Marc Jacobs sparks a shocking beauty trend

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