Finding the right Foundation

I spent about 2 weeks last month just researching on foundations for Masala Magazine. And turns out there was a lot more to learn than just dabbing it on the back of your hand at Sephora. This season has been all about foundation launches, what with Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty’s 40 foundation shades, Huda Kattan’s Faux…

Pinterest Bathtub Goals

I’m suffering from PMS cramps and all I can think of is making myself a nice long bath, but I terribly hate taking long baths when I’m bleeding. It might be soothing to some, it’s just in general icky for me. So, while I can’t take a bath, I can certainly sit here and dream…

How does changing weather effect your skin?

Last month, I wrote an article for Masala Magazine about how the skin is affected when the weather changes. So, here we go: The temperatures are finally starting to drop, and the outdoors will be friendly again. And while this change in the season probably requires a change in wardrobe, it also requires a change in…

Handwritten Hoodie from ‘& Other Stories’

I know it’s still summer months, especially here in Dubai. But, with the crazy heat outside, the insides have the air-con on blast, making one feel like working with snow falling. And as someone who freezes instantly, I’m always carrying jackets around everywhere. This season’s favourite has been this pretty funky looking hoodie from &…

14 Super Relatable Quotes from The Mindy Project

Follow my blog with Bloglovin This morning was all about first things first. Everyone knows that The Mindy Project is streaming its last ever season, and the first of the last season’s episode is finally out. It’s bittersweet, I’ve been waiting for the season for a while, but I don’t want the series to end…

Sunglasses Edit

If you’ve lived in Dubai for a whole year, you know that sunglasses can be worn literally throughout the year. So, my search for sunglasses landed me on a few favourites!    

Do you remember your dreams?

Is it just me, or within minutes of waking up- the dream I had just completely evaporates from my memory? Unless it’s a nightmare- those I often remember vividly. Especially, when the alarm on the phone rings, and while you grab it to turn it off, most of the time you end up scrolling on…

Arabesque Granola Parfait Recipe

  If you have been following my IG stories, you’ll know my latest obsession is Granola . Parfaits. So, while I’m going everywhere I can to try these granola parfait’s, this week’s favourite is the Manzil Downtown’s take on Parfait, with a very Arabesque touch, very much like the hotel itself. Serves 1   Prep…

Why I’m Thankful For Smita Mathur

Every day, at the end of the day, I like to write about what I’m thankful for. Today, I didn’t need to wait for the end of the day to write what I’m super thankful for- the existence of a specimen called Smita Mathur. I’ve known her since we were about 10-11 years old and…

Life Lessons I Learnt from Jab We Met

Don’t know if you know, but Netflix loaded my favourite movie- Jab We Met. The movie starring Kareena Kapoor-Khan and Shahid Kapoor is one of the best and most relatable movies ever made. A first by Imtiaz Ali shows India as the perfect tourist location- highlighting Rajasthan and Shimla. I’m not going to tell you the plot, because…

Why we Throw Coins in Fountains?

Whenever we see a fountain- an especially old fountain with flowing water, we see an abundance of coins on the bottom of the fountain floor. We are all guilty of dropping coins in the water- whether we believe or not- in magic of wishes coming true. At least, I am. This tradition of dropping coins…