Dear Reader, We’re wondering what it is about the year’s last quarter that brings with it that instant mood lift. Is it just the parties, fireworks, irresistible food or more? Maybe we’re mentally programmed, knowing this festive season is THE big bang before the year is out; the last time we celebrate all that we’re thankful for this year. Which is why we like doing it in style, don’t we? But flaunting your best year after year is no easy task. Fret not; comes to the rescue with this Festive Special issue. We’ve got a compilation of fantastic hairdos in Resplendent Revelry, where we’re presenting looks for every mood and event! We’ve also roped in experts to share the hottest beauty trends this season, in The Festive Lookbook. For hair colour fanatics, in Oil Slick Alert!, we’re letting you in on the newest rage! Like A Star also decodes the perennial query of ‘which hairstyle suits my face shape?’ by showing you how our Bollywood beauties do it. Rushing to a party and can’t locate your curling iron, your volumising mousse and other hair tools? We’ve got the coolest hacks in Five Fab Looks, One Flat Iron to create head-turning ‘dos with just one tool—the trusted flat iron! The little ones aren’t left out this season. Cool Kids on the Block gives you hairstyle ideas for your bratty munchkins.
also spoke to actress and model, Ruhi Singh of Calender Girls fame on her on foray into movies, in Girl On The Go. Get beauty inspiration with our feature, Made For The Runway, where make-up maven Virginia Holmes of Fat Mu shares a walkthrough of the latest beauty looks that she created for the Lakmé Fashion Week Winter/ Festive ‘15. Also learn how to create your own range of beauty products in Beauty DIYs! But if you’re pressed for time with balancing work and celebrations, take cues from our feature, The App Affair that comes to the rescue with not one, but three, super useful beauty-related apps for the new-age woman. Go on and celebrate in style; and if you’re flaunting interesting hair and beauty trends this season, don’t forget to share these with us on our social media channels—we’d love to see!