Bangalore and Chennai based Fashion and Beauty Blog.

28.6.14

200th Post: Blog Sale #1. Rules and regulations.

200 posts. I can't believe it.
So I have debated about this a really really long time and I think it is time for a blog sale. The main reason behind this sale is my dad and his love for just showering us with Bath and Body works products more than we can use. So when I was clearing out some shelf  I realised that something had to be done or all these would just expire and never get used up. Another thing is that there are some scents that just irritate my nose and its like I am allergic to them.
So the first part is all Bath and Body works products.

Next we have makeup. Well I have some unused make up. Brand new stuff that I know I will not be using simply because I already have that product or something similar. These products have expiry dates coming up in the next year and so I would like someone to use them before they die. I do have a few products that I have used, well used once or twice and then set aside for various reasons. I have already sanitized them and they are good as new.

The main focus is accessories. I hoard accessories and it is not even funny any more. I opened a box to discover that I had some necklaces in which the price tag hadn't been removed it. They had been in that box for two years. I have a statement necklace that I bought because I loved it and I have never worn it ever. That's been there for three years. So I decided it is time to let go of some of the pieces that I will not be wearing. I am in the process of giving my entire wardrobe a makeover and there are some accessories that are just simply not okay for my age. It is time to grow up and change the style into something more mature.

So these are the reasons for the blog sale. It turned out to be much bigger than I expected!!

Here are the rules and regulations.


1) This blog sale is open to Indian residents only.
2) The shipping is 75 INR. It is free shipping if you purchase products worth 750 INR. A free gift and free shipping if you purchase products worth 1250 INR or more.
3) The pictures put up is the current state of the product. They have been sanitized and are ready to go. If you are interested in buying a product, first leave a comment on the Blog Sale post mentioning the product you would like to purchase. Then to confirm your purchase, mail me at misskays2011@gmail.com within 24 hours. Do not directly send me an email. It will not be considered as sold.
4)  The comments will go into moderation and so I will know who has commented first.
5) The products will be sold on first-come-first-serve basis. You can still leave comments about products you’re interested in, even if someone else has commented about them before you. In case the first bidder doesn’t confirm the purchase via email, the product will go to the second bidder.
6)Payment can be made online or in person directly to my bank account. I prefer online payment. Direct cash deposits require additional Rs 25 as the bank charges that amount for processing cash deposits. I will give you the details after the confirmation mail.
7) You need to make the payment within 72 hours of the sale or I will contact the second person who bid on it and sell it to them.
8) I will ship the products by a reputed courier company and send you the tracking details. However once it is shipped, I no longer have any responsibility over the package.
9) Please bid for the products if you are really interested in buying the products. Please read the blog sale post with its products and prices in detail and only THEN bid for the product! Any person backing out after bidding will be blacklisted and  banned from future blog sales, giveaways and contests on IshtyleAwhile. It is not fair for anyone else who may want the product and you book it without wanting it.
I do have all the details put up including expiry dates. So please everything before you decide to buy something. 
10) There is no pre booking and no negotiations.
I will be putting up a list of the products with pictures and all details except for the prices. Prices will be updated in the post when the blog sale goes live. This is just so that you can decide whether there is anything you want. 
Oh one extra piece of info. My skin shade in MAC is between NC 42-44. This is should help you decide if something will suit you or not.


Keep watching this space for the preview.

Happy shopping

:miss kays

:)

27.6.14

FIRST IMPRESSIONS: The eyebrows, the lips and the facewash.


It's been a while since I did a First Impressions post. I am currently testing a bunch of products that I seem to like at this point, so I thought I would catch up guys up with what these products.

24.6.14

How to take care of your eyelash curler

Hello ladies
I am back after a short break. My exam is over and done (well for now). How was it?, you ask. Hmmm. well its done, or in the words of my students "it was okay". I would have blogged yesterday but I was so busy catching up with reading and jotting down blog post ideas for the upcoming month. (read as being lazy). I do however have quite a few things to blog about. One at a time, all in good time.

19.6.14

An unexpected parcel.

As you all know I have an exam on Sunday (I've been talking about this exam for waaay too long now. Can't wait for it to get over and unpause the rest of my life), so I wasn't intending on really posting anything till it gets over. It's just a week and I figured I could go a week without blogging, right?
But nah... that's so not happening.
So yesterday I received a parcel that I was expecting only by the weekend, but it came early and totally caught me by surprise!!

17.6.14

The Purge

13.6.14

Beauty Blogger Challenges: Project Pan #1


With blogging down to three times a week, one would think that I am spending more time studying (which I am) but I have been cleaning out things as well slowly. My grandparents will be coming to stay in a couple of weeks and so my room needs to be cleaned any way. After all the hauls I also figured that I needed some space to keep those items, which means getting rid of the old ones. So you are going to be seeing a lot of posts that are a result of the major cleaning happening.

11.6.14

Seven Fashion tips for Dummies (Male Ones)


It gives me great pleasure to have a guest blogger with us today. 

Warning: If you don't have a funny bone in your body, stop reading right now.

8.6.14

If I were a Celebrity : My 25 Style Secrets

My day starts with reading blogs and fashion/ beauty related websites and ends with that. Today I read Deepika Padukone's 25 style secrets and I found myself answering some of them in my head. So I thought why answer them in my head when I have a blog where I can think aloud. (click here to read the original article)


6.6.14

Summer skin care for Indian weather.


A few days ago, a reader had asked what I do to keep my skin hydrated during summer  So here is what all I use to keep my skin hydrated and oil free (as far as possible) during the summer


3.6.14

Summer Lookbook for Closet Swap

I have never done a lookbook before. It is my first time and though I have been thinking about it for a while, sheer laziness to put more than one outfit together at one time stopped me from doing that. Then Jessica from Raise got in touch with me and asked if I would do a post about on summer attire. So here it is.

1.6.14

Corallista Inspired LOTD: Sonam kapoor at Cannes 2014


I have always watched beauty gurus recreate looks that celebrities sported and I tried my hand at that for the first time again with a Sonam Kapoor at Cannes 2013. I managed to do a fairly decent job, I think. (I'll let you be the judge of that.)
This time Sonam Kapoor looked fantastic in some of her outfits. You would have read about that in oh so many blogs so I am not getting into the details. What I did like the most was the brown smoky eye and I wanted to try that and luckily Corallista had a tutorial up for that within days. So that's why this is a Corallista inspired look. I used all the tips and tricks she had talked about in her video. (click here to see it)
What I like about Corallista's videos is that she breaks it down and tells you why she is using a particular product for that look. She doesn't just mention what products are used. This made it easier for me to recreate it by keeping what she said in mind.

image source: highheelconfidential.com