Beauty Product Reviews

The Beauty Insider’s Guide

We tell you what’s new in the world of beauty this season…



It’s the time to bask in the glory of blissful, glowing skin. Nykaa promises to banish your skincare woes by presenting the iconic brand Wishfiul from the makeup mogul and beauty queen, Huda Kattan. Aimed at making skin dreams come true, this ultra-curated assortment of gentle, simple and effective cult products, is essential to every routine. The product line includes Yo Glow Enzyme Scrub, Thirst Trap Cocoon Mask, Chin Lift Sculpting Sheet Mask, Honey Balm Jelly Moisturiser, Clean Genie Cleansing Butter. “I spent most of my life feeling self-conscious about my skin. This is a culmination of all of the solutions to my skincare wishes. I can finally say that I never felt so comfortable in my own skin!” says Huda.


Enhance your beauty with Forest Essentials’ Natural Makeup Collection infused with precious botanicals. The artisanal beauty collection is inspired from re-introducing age-old rituals for diverse complexions, features and skin types. Engendered from the movement of ‘clean beauty’, it propels the idea that beauty products should be non-toxic and unadulterated. This enlightened beauty collection crafted with traditional Ayurvedic processes is pure, cruelty free and crafted from fresh and sustainably sourced organic seasonal ingredients. It is deeply enriched with natural ingredients and a special miraculous serum that nourishes the skin and restores its natural beauty.


Exude your newfound aura with rare scents as C. Krishniah Chetty Group of Jewellers launches its newest perfume collection ‘Rare Scents’, exquisitely tailored with the rare elements. A timeless artistry with three rare variants – Adamas, Beryl and Corundrum, each one of these perfumes evokes a sense of fruity, smoky, citrusy and spicy notes that unfolds with the shades of the day. So, treat your noble spirits with an unravelled sense of vanity!


Discover dazzling beauty treasures for an unforgettable holiday experience as Kiko Milano celebrates the season with Holiday Gems Collection – a line-up of festive gems bringing a contemporary twist on classic beauty. Choose rich pigment and matte and metallic textures that play up eyes and cheeks, with lips and nails adorned with a jewel-like glow. Shimmering gold and bronze hues alongside rich pops of sapphire blue and ruby red are guaranteed to steal any scene. The collection comprises 4D lash mascara, diamond dust lipstick, glow palette, precious powder, infinite sparkle eyeshadow, sparkle drops, suede blush and more. Choose your best look that makes you feel holiday-ready.


There is only one thing on our minds: parties. This year let your eyes do the talking with Pixi by Petra. Eyes being one of the most important elements of the overall makeup look, you can go all out or play it safe with your eye look with your LBDs. Whether you wish to go for a smokey eye or use your kajal pencil as a liner, Pixi Colour Treats have got you all covered with Pat away concealing base, Endless silky eye pan, Eye reflection shadow palette, Lash booster mascara and Natural brow duo.


Elevate classic rainbow hues with OPI’s New Hidden Prism Collection. The stunning range of six glittering new hues encourage consumers to experience the prismatic magic of the all-new Hidden Prism Collection. This unique limited-edition collection provides electric hues in a cheery sun-washed finish. Vibrant pastels in pink and purple add a dreamy gleam to fingers and toes. Cool toned shades like blue and green evoke nostalgia for long winter days and subdued, shimmery oranges and corals give a nod to bright and breezy days. The shades offer a modern evolution of the classic primary rainbow.


Here’s a range of clean and natural makeup collection from Belora Cosmetics. The highlights include deeply pigmented ultra-long stay liquid lipsticks that do not cause drying of lips, natural primer with deep moisturisation and natural BB Cream with SPF 30, infused with nourishing oils. The formulations are super lightweight, hydrating and packed with naturally-derived, skin-loving ingredients. The cosmetic brand goes by the genesis – beauty that’s guilt free and glamorous.


Zara brings to India, it’s global fragrance Zara Emotions, in collaboration with Jo Malone CBE, Founder of Jo Loves. Both Zara and Jo are known for their attention to detail, the power of storytelling and bringing unique and exciting product to market. Jo Malone CBE, comments, “I am delighted to join Zara on this amazing adventure of creativity and collaboration. Every fragrance has been crafted with personality and a voice to tell its story in a unique fashion. The collection is full of imagination and artistry.”

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