We are moving house….
I’ll no longer be blogging from this blog for various reasons the main one being that i can’t stand blogspot and the fact that it has no mobile apps anymore.
So we’re shifting…
will keep you posted.
This is a tag from youtube that I adapted for the Indian blogging sphere. So here goes. I’ll be tagging any blogger who is reading this. do leave a link with your blog or just connect your blog account and comment from that. Looking forward to reading your tags.
#1. What's a nickname only your family calls you?
My family calls me vacchu. Don’t ask me about it but that’s what I’m called.
#2. What's a weird habit of yours?
A weird habit of mine would be i tend to rub my eyes really hard if I’m nervous. EVEN when I’m wearing makeup so that Kinda ruins the makeup. It’s strange but happens most of the time. I also tend to walk really fast if I’m angry. you can literally see me galloping down the road with my ponytail swinging madly.
#3. Do you have any weird phobias?
Weird phobias no. the usual phobias. water and closed spaces.
#4. What's a song you secretly LOVE to blast & belt out when you're alone?
The themesong of little lulu. The cartoon show? If you don;t know what that is look here.
#5. What's one of your biggest pet peeves?
When people refuse to pronounce things properly no matter how many times you tell them too.
#6. What's one of your nervous habits?
I really have no idea. except for the eye thing I dunno. I’m sure my friends and loved ones would know.
#7. What side of the bed do you sleep on?
I sleep on whichever side is closest to the door if I am comfortable in a place or if I am uncomfortable I’d sleep on the other side further away from the door.
#8. What was your first stuffed animal && it's name?
My first stuffed animal, that i remember, was a leopard. I don’t remember it’s name, i don’t think it had a name. But my mum threw it away and I still cry about it.
#9. What's the drink you ALWAYS order at Barista?
I always order a cappucino., No surprise there.
#10. What's the one rule you preach.. but never ACTUALLY practice?
Always put yourself in the other person’s shoes and imagine how they feel. I never EVER practice this. Always preach it, I know. I’m bad.
#11. Which way do you face in the shower?
I face towards the shower when washing my front and away from the shower when washing my back. (dumb question right)
#12. Do you have any 'weird' body 'skills'?
Well…… I don’t want to share them all but I can crack (krick) any part of my body that has bone joints.
#13. What's your favorite 'comfort food'/food thats 'bad' but you love to eat it anyways?
Hmm… that would be hot chocolate. But I like my hot chocolate to be thick and bitter without much sugar so i don;t think that’s bad anyway.
#14. What's a phrase or exclamation you always say?
I hate you. I always say this to people when they do something to make me mad. Not in a bad way but if my friend calls me and tells me that they are at my favourite place eating my favourite meal without me i’ll say, “I hate you, you’d better keep the phone down.” Or “I ahte you and I’m gonna take revenge” Something like that.
#15. Time to sleep- what are you ACTUALLY wearing?
I’m wearing mismatched pink or purple PJs. Or something polka dotted or animal print pjs. I understand the sleeping nude part but I usually do that when I am home alone, that too only if it is summer.
India has been ignored ladies and gentleman. Not just by most major clothing companies but also by cosmetic companies.
Considering that all Asian countries have the same ideas about beauty, I don’t understand why India has been ignored by cosmetic companies such as skinfood, missha, the face shop and etc. But ignored it has been and I am unable to get my hands on most of the products that I have been dying to get my hands on.
The biggest and most depressing thing starts with BB creams and ends with the Skinfood company.
Firstly, do you know what a BB cream is?
Well it is a magical cream that when you apply it on your face, it makes you fly. really.
Nah, but it kinda does make you fly with happiness as you watch your skin look flawless without looking like you’re wearing anything. and guess what. it also reamoves scars, acne, discolouration, pigmentation, controls oil… in other words. there’s a BB cream for everyone. To know more click this link.
What irks me is… why has India been ignored. Yes, it is true that common woman (and man) here don’t really care about looking good… some people even say that women who wear makeup are “bad women” but does that really affect the market that badly. Because as I see it more and more women are taking to wearing makeup and the BB cream is a really good way to get them started. Not to mention that I WANT IT!
Now the latest to join the gang of BB cream churners are western companies… Maybelline, Garnier, Clinique, MAC and Bobbi brown etc have joined the BB cream bandwagon and are churning out their products for the market to lap up and evidently lapping it up they are.
Below you can see the maybelline, Thailand advert for their BB creams.
What irks me is that none of these products have come to India. Nothing except the Body shop Bb cream and evidently, from what I’ve heard, that isn’t a true BB cream. It is just a tinted moisturizer. Which is extremely depressing.
Another reason that BB creams might not have come to India is because of their lack of colours. Evidently, BB creams are made in a max of one or two colours although the brand Missha is breaking this trend and is coming up with more colours. In particular the colours #23 #27 and #31 should suit Indian skintones.
Some of the most popular BB creams would be
Missha M perfect cover BB cream
Skin79 BB creams
The Skinfood BB cream (I’ve shown mushroom here but from what I heard the red bean is more popular)
The Lioele BB cream
From what I have heard, these are some of the more popular Bb creams. There are BB creams that are popular that aren't on this list like Laneige, Etude house, CLinique, maybelline but then I can’t overload my blog with images now can i. it’ll take too long to load,
From what I know, Missha has the most variety in colour and Skinfood has the most variety in types of skin. But the other two have excellent converge. IN particulate the skin 79 is supposed to feel very luxurious to apply.
I hope you like this blog post and If you feel depressed about being ignored then do comment here and share this blog post with whichever company’s bb cream you want to try. maybe they will see the collective grief and introduce them in India as well.
Personally, my favourite brand being shiseido, I’m hoping that they introduce a BB cream in India soon.
So for the longest time was searching for a site in India that sells awesome blackberry panels, i did find one site but since my model is brand new, the 9360, it wasn’t available. So i gave up hope and painted it. Here it is.
I just drew what i wanted with a sketch after painting the case white. Remove the case first of course. Then start painting away(acrylic paints).
After it dries give it a good thick coat of varnish. let it air dry and then put it back on.