Beauty insider’s guide
VIDYA KISHOREKUMAR tells you what's hot in beauty this month.
The latest news in beauty
1 HIMALAYA Scrub off!
If the humid summer has played havoc on your skin, fret not! A quick solution for acne and blackheads, Himalaya’s Purifying Neem Scrub removes excess oil and keeps skin problems at bay. Infused with herbal ingredients such as neem and apricot, the scrub exfoliates dead skin cells and impurities leaving the skin nourished and hydrated.
3 POND'S MEN For the ladies' man
Dull, tired-looking skin for men is a thing of the past with the launch if Pond’s Men — an international range of premium facec-are products for men. With energy charge and oil control, this range of face washes and moisturisers with special ingredients will instantly recharge and brighten your face. Varun Dhawan is the face of the new Pond’s Men range in India. While interacting at the launch, the young actor endorsed the adoption of a regular grooming routine for all Indian men, especially daily facial skin care.
5 LOTUS Fun and flawless
Here are five new exciting shades of lip color from Lotus Make-up. Ecostay™ Long lasting Lip Color, a longwear, preservativefree and moisturising lip colour, is enriched with Bilberry extracts, Jojoba oil and Vitamin E that keep your lips soft and moisturised all day long. Give your lips a flawless finish...
2 ESTÉE LAUDER On the bright side
Exposure to pollution and UV rays often triggers excess production of melanin, resulting in those dreaded dark spots on your skin. Keeping this in mind, Estée Lauder has launched the New CyberWhite HD Collection consisting of four miracle products — the New Advanced Spot Correcting Moisture Lotion, Brightening Moisture Creme, Brightening UV Protector SPF 50 and BB Creme SPF 50. This extraordinary brightening system is empowered by HD-90 Technology, which features a potent, unprecedented level of 90% active Baicalin, a soothing ingredient derived from a botanical known for its power to help promote exceptional brightening. Glow away, beauties!
4 REVLON Spin the web girl! !
Revlon has teamed up with ihS Sony Pictures Pi to launch l h an exclusive collection of lip and nail shades inspired by the ‘electric’ theme of The Amazing Spider-Man 2. The Electric Chrome Collection™ features three traffic-stopping shades of Super Lustrous Lipgloss and six new shocking shades of Revlon’s iconic Nail Enamel. The unique shades have glowing glass pearls in the formula to give an illuminated appearance. Mix and match to create your own highvoltage palette and watch the sparks fly! In addition to the limited edition Electric Chrome Collection, Revlon has also curated two make-up collections to help you achieve Gwen Stacy’s looks from the film.
6 TVAM & SOUL TREE Natural-born goodness Choose from cleansers, toners, face packs and moisturisers by TVAM and Soul Tree on naturalmantra.com to keep your face looking youthful and glowing, as the healing properties of ayurveda and ancient natural living come together. Rejuvenate your skin without the harshness of chemical components. Carefully sourced for the freshest and purest quality in order to ensure a natural, healthy and sustainable lifestyle for its patrons, Natural-Mantra packs in all the advantages of traditional sciences for today's modern lifestyle.
8 LAKMÉ Absolutely stunning
Redefining the beauty of sultry Indian skin, Lakmé introduces a rare coming-together of skincare and make-up products for the first time ever, with the Lakmé Absolute Gloss range. This exclusive range of skincare and make-up products is set to inspire yet another extravagant beauty trend that brings together the best of both worlds. With Lakmé Skin Gloss Gel Crème, Skin Gloss Reflection Serum, Skin Gloss Overnight Mask and Lakmé Absolute Gloss Addict lipcolor, this range includes everything you need for a glossy, hydrated look throughout the day.
7 NIVEA MEN Hit the refresh button Following its immense success with the Fresh Active deodorant and roll-on, Nivea Men further extends the line with the Fresh Active Shaving Range. With four all-new super-effective products — Nivea Men Fresh Active Shaving Gel, Shaving Foam, After Shave Balm and After Shave Lotion — give a refreshing change to the way you shave. The range boasts long lasting fragrance and a formulation that makes the skin feel rejuvenated and cared for. With the ever increasing role of grooming in everyday life, Nivea Men will ensure that all you hunks are always prepared!
9 IRAYA Complete solution
Get ready for the extra summer heat with Iraya’s aloevera based skincare, together with cooling ingredients such as basil and mint. Amaze and revive your skin with Pomegranate & Mint Body Mist and Face Tonic. Restore moisture to your sun-burnt skin with Iraya’s Algae Serum body lotion, a clean, light, and cooling g moisturising lotion. Protect and enhance your beauty with the Indian Jasmine J day cream. Pamper and soothe your hot and tired feet with Revitalising Aloe Foot Gel from Iraya. Get set to pamper yourself from head to toe!
10 VLCC Make-up studio
The recentlylaunched VLCC make-up studio has surely impressed its customers in a variety of services including pre-bridal and bridal make-up, party make-up, hairstyling, nail extensions and nail art, as well as hair extensions. Home care product kits are also available for customers. The studio has delivered on its promise of being a one-stop solution for all make-up and hairstyling needs. The studio is handled by trained experts who provide detailed personalised consultation to decide the ‘Look of the Day’. Stop by, we say!