Beauty Insider's guide
Bestselling skincare solutions
PARACHUTE Comfortably cool
Give your skin the much-needed respite from the hot summer with the Parachute Advanced Summer Refresh Lotion Spray. The unique ‘spray-on’ body lotion is quickly absorbed by the skin and its non-sticky formulation of cool mint extracts and coconut milk has an instantly refreshing and cooling effect. It also has double sunscreens for better protection.
PALMER’S All-in-one skincare
Get the perfect glow or treat a nasty sunburn with Palmer’s Skin Therapy Oil, an advanced non-greasy multipurpose skin perfecting product that can be used all over the body. The fastabsorbing, preservative-free, lightweight 'dry' oil is ideal for daily moisturisation and helps reduce scars, stretch marks, dry and damaged skin, uneven skin tone, fine lines and wrinkles. With a blend of rose hip, sesame and canola oils, pure cocoa butter and vitamin E, it is truly an all-in-one skincare solution.
MTV All that jazz!
For those who love to experiment with their looks comes MTV’s all-new range of colour cosmetics, MTV Muah, with a wide array of trendy, bright and funky products. Launched in association with Blue Heaven, the new range that comprises eyeliners, mascaras, kajal, foundations and lip colours also comes with three kits—Dazzle, Punk and Pop—to create special looks as per mood, personality and occasion.
M.A.C Chic and luxurious
MAC has teamed up with the designer womenswear and accessories brand Proenza Schouler to launch a makeup line that comes in a specially designed, limited-edition packaging. The new chic range features lipstick bullets, square compacts and Pro Longwear pencils in luxurious metallic finish, four nail lacquers in creamy, urban hues and face powders in cool pink and warm peach fused with fuchsia and coral gradients.
EMAMI Fresh and masculine
Emami has recently launched its new range of men's deodorants known as 'HE', roping in Hrithik Roshan as the brand ambassador. The range boasts six exciting variants—Smart, Confident, Extrovert, Recharge, Ruler and Magician—offering fragrances from the citrus, oriental, marine, fougére, woody and musk families.
THE VEDIC COLLECTION Naturally beautiful
Nourish your skin with the goodness of natural, organic elements brought together in the newest range of products launched by The Vedic Collection. Those with dry skin can opt for the Samaya Green Tea body lotion or the Shower Gel Kesar, while the Tatha Mask and the Tatha Geranium Elixir are ideal for oily skin prone to acne. Other offerings include the Tatha Day Cream, Spot Treatment and Tatha Sunburn Cooler.
BLOSSOM KOCHHAR Organically yours
Blossom Kochhar Beauty Products (BKBP) recently launched their exclusive COCO store—Blossom Kochhar 'Earth To Bottle'—in Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi. The two-storeyed store with a shop and a salon, emphasises what the brand Blossom Kochhar Aroma Magic stands for: ‘Promoting a way of organic lifestyle’. To top it all, Dr Blossom Kochhar, Chairperson, Blossom Kochhar Group of Companies, received the ‘Best Women Entrepreneur’ Award 2014, at the IVth Indian Education Award 2014.
BOTTEGA DI LUNGAVITA New milestones
Bottega di Lungavita has established its first exclusive store at M-Block Market, Greater Kailash-1, New Delhi. The store stocks the entire range of the brand’s natural and scientifically developed products. A dedicated anti-ageing line with over 15 solutions, whitening products, cosmetic solutions for expecting and post-natal mothers, a baby care range, oils and aromatherapy creams and gels to keep the skin and hair nourished, sun protection treatments and anticellulite concentrates and supplements are just some of the many products one may find here.
LANCÔME Subtle and flawless
Those who swear by makeup that is subtle yet effective can opt for Miracle Air De Teint, Lancôme’s new foundation containing ‘miracle particles’ that help achieve a desirable yet undetectable effect. Lancôme utilises the soft-focus power of Blur technology that blurs imperfections without covering them, leaving the complexion radiant and transparently evened out. The launch was held at a beauty and fashion soiree that also announced the brand's collaboration with young and talented fashion designer, Nishka Lulla, who designed a capsule collection called ‘Flyaway’ especially for the event.
WIKKA Royal indulgence
Treat your skin with beauty recipes known to royal households with Wikka—Potions for Aromatherapy. The new range comprising Beauty Potion, Chamomile Body Nourish, Jasmine Body Freshener and Blemished Skin Potion is made from completely natural ingredients possessing qualities that help relieve stress and free the mind, soul and spirit. The WIKKA products are true to the legacy of aromatherapy with no synthetic chemicals, colours or synthetic preservatives.