Now before I get into the review part of this post, let me tell you about my dandruff issue that I've been facing for about 4-5 months now. As a person with oily hair, the appearance of dandruff baffled me (I now know the science behind it) and I really didn't know how to deal with it. I used the crap out of Head & Shoulders (didn't work), tried desi totkas to yougurt masks (didn't work), tried oiling the crap out of my hair (didn't work) - I'm not the most patient person in the world when it comes to beauty treatments so I just gave up eventually.


A few weeks ago, I got this huge package from Keune with hair products from their Care Line range, particularly for dry hair. As the weather in Islamabad gets colder, my hair ahs been getting dryer so one fine day I just decided to try it out. As you do when washing your hair, I started with the shampoo first, then the conditioner and after drying my hair just a bit I used the oil at the very ends. I went about my day, my hair felt 'fluffier' and more 'voluminous' and I really liked that effect. As a person with thin hair, I'm all for 'fluffy-ing' hair products. It wasn't until I came back from work and really looked at my hair that I noticed something I hadn't for the past 4-5 months - my dandruff has all but dissapered! I was shocked! Now a bit about my dandruff issue, its only limited to the front of my scalp so if you look closely enough, you will see it. I tried and I tried and I could barely notice it, just after one wash with a shampp that doesn't even claim to be dandruff removing or anything!


Since this was too good to be true, before announcing to the world about the magical hair care range, I decided to test it futher AND BOY, OH BOY, the results amaze me every time. My dandruff has all but dissappeared, my har feels healthies given this range doesn't have any nasty sulfates and parabens and I couldn't be happier with it.

Would I buy this range again? YES!
Do I recommed this to people with dandruff? YES!
Do I recommed this to people who don't have dandruff? YES!

To know more about Keune products, head over to their Facebook page - HERE! 

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#shinebright


Ask anyone who knows me well and they'll attest to the fact that I don't like pumpkins - period! So when this Brightening Pumpkin Honey Glycolic mask was sent my way by Andalou Naturals - I was apprehensive about trying it. First things first, it doesn't smell nice so if you're looking for a flowery smelling face mask, this is not the one for you - but if you are looking for a brightening mask that really does work, you might wanna keep reading.



So, I'll keep this short and sweet. Once you get over the strong scent that this mask gives off, you'll notice the texture. It has minuscule middle abrasive particles in it that really exfoliate your skin as you're washing the mask off. I've tried this mask a handful of times up till now, and slowly but steadily, there has been a difference in my skin. I'm going crazy with work and shady preps these days so while I may not look like a glowing bride after using this, I'm starting to look less and less tired after every use and that's always a great thing. You obviously have to keep using the mask for the results to stay longer, this isn't a one time and you're fixed forever kinda product (do those even exist?!)



I apply the mask for about 10 minutes, during which it does start to sting so if you're someone who doesn't like that, be warned. After that just wash off with warm water and you're done. Easy peasy!

Price - PKR 1, 355
Availability - HERE!
Andalou Naturals Facebook page - HERE!

It's not often that I come across a salon that I love - there's always something or the other that I wish that could be changed - be it someone from the management, the workers, quality of the services, or anything really. This is definitely not the case with the Glam Street - I fell in love with this place! From the decor, to the lovely ladies managing it, to the wonderful and courteous staff who are giving amazing services, to the strong kick-ass coffee served, there's not a fault I can find.

Other than all of this, the most exciting discovery for me here was that they offer 1-Hour-GlamGlow facials! I mean, what?!? How amazing is that! I haven't tried any of the GlamGlow masks so will definitely be getting a GlamGlow facial from them in the near future so I can decide which one I want to splurge on!

The team of Glam Street has invited me along with a few other bloggers to come and try out some of their services, i opted for a pedicure because in all honesty, my feet are always in need of some TLC haha! The lovely lady who did my pedicure did a fantastic job, and an impromptu head massage at the same time nearly made me doze off. I'm like a headless chicken these days, going crazy with shade preps, so this was more than a welcome treat!

Check out some of my pictures from the day below :)


Doing what I love most, Instagramming and eating! Haha


After the one-hour Pedicure! I've never had feet this clean! Haha


Overview of the salon :) 


The coffee and tea station. 


Manicure/Pedicure area.


Nail Bar


The most delicious coffee! Yum!



In massage heaven! Haha :)


The lovely team! <3 

Overall, if you can't tell by now, I had an amazing experience, so much so that I've decided to come here right before my wedding to get some facials, messages and mani/pedis done - if that's not a testament to how much I love this place, don't know what else would be! Haha <3 


You can check out their rates over at the Facebook page HERE!

Location - Hall # 1, 1st Floor, Al Memar Tower, Plot # 1415 E-11/2 Markaz Islamabad.

Contact 0316 7678188

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As we are nearing the end of the year, there is a change in climate that Pakistanis are to soon experience. Moving into autumn and winter, requires us to protect ourselves from the cold weather. This means like the changing weather conditions around us, we need to make a few changes to our wardrobes as well. That is when winter dresses for women needs to be looked at. With every passing season, women’s fashion is getting more and more versatile, offering women a range of designs and styles to choose from.

Autumn and Winter Colours

This autumn season there are few hues that may you want to look at more closely. Such as you need to put away with your bright summer colours and move to a palette of orange, brown and pale yellow for your autumn outfits. Whereas, for winters you may want to consider some dull colours such as shades of dark blue, black and maroon. So when deciding on your outfits for the coming season, make sure you keep these colours in mind. One of the reasons as to why dark colours are suitable for the chilly months, is because dark colours absorbs heat and keeps you warm. 

Eastern Wear for Autumn and Winter



It is quite obvious that you need to layer up to keep yourself warm during winter, which may require some extra effort and time. All designers are coming up with some brand new and distinctive designs for women to update their closet this coming winter season. If you are searching for an ethnic wear this autumn season, then the fabrics that you must consider are linen, cambric, wool, silk and marina. A traditional outfit designed in these materials will keep you cozy and save you from the extreme cold temperatures. However, women for your eastern look, sweaters and jackets may not work well. Therefore, it is appropriate to drape a shawl, with some fine embroidery work over your shalwar kameez to give you an elegant feel.


Western Wear for Autumn and Winter



For those women that love wearing western clothes, then winter should be the perfect time of the year for them. A fashion that never fades for women is jeans. They can go well with your jackets, woolen sweaters and hoodies. You can even pair them with sneakers or joggers. Another winter favorite for women are long flowy skirts, that go well with tops and sweaters. These perfect western outfits will keep you warm and classy. 

Formal Wear for Autumn and Winter



It is quite crucial to have your formal wear selected as wedding functions are on the rise as soon as the temperature decreases in the country. A jacket or sweater may not suit well for a wedding occasion, therefore it is preferred to wear a stylish shawl to give you a sense of sophistication and charm. A winter demand last year were women's capes, giving women a fashionable and stylish appearance. They work well as an alternative to shawls and can be worn over formal dresses. Another great formal wear for winters are ball gowns and maxi dresses, with long sleeves or lace embellishments. However, a coat with dress pants are just right for your evening dinners.

You can match these formal outfits with some jewellery, such as bracelets or cuffs over the long sleeves. However, you would want to go with silver or gold for your winter wear. Strings of pearls and tiny jewellery would be the best for your dazzling winter dresses. Do not go for large earrings or any heavy jewellery for you winter style. You can easily purchase your jewellery online, if you do not want to shop around in busy market places.


So what are you waiting for? Go out and grab those winter outfits to stay warm and fashionable amidst the breezy winds.

I'll be honest, orange isn't a color I would ever choose to buy for myself so I was a bit hesitant to wear what I had been sent by the lovely team of Arora (you might remember me talking about them from a while back, here's the post). From a personalized hand written card, to some delicious Lindtt that was gobbled up immediately.. the package had everything to make a blogger feel special.

Anyways, like I said - orange was a color I had avoided for as long as I can remember, but this sequined glitter kurt by Arora has changed my mind completely. I have never, ever gotten as many compliments at my work place as I did when I wore this to work. From hearing that I look fresh, to I look a lot slimmer (yay!) - praises were pouring in from everywhere and I couldn't be happier.

Usually when brands send me stuff, they usually send foundation 10 shades lighter, or shirts two sizes too big - but everything about this was perfection. From the sizing, to a color that flattered my skin-tone  and a cut that slimmed me down - everything was, as they say in Instagram lingo, on point! I love the contrasting yet subtle print on it, the perfectly aligned pleats on one side on top, and the super snazzy glitter collar and pocket on the other.

I'm a big fan of Arora quality in general - I was gifted a gorgeous evening clutch by them ages ago, and it still as good as it was back then. I recently wore it to my Nikkah as well, if that isn't a testament  to how much I adore it, dunno what is! Check out the clutch HERE!

Here's a quick OOTD from when I wore this - hope you enjoy :) 

Kurta - Arora
Pants - Outfitters
Bag - Aldo
Shoes - Can't even remember, they're that old!

Details - 

Arora Facebook page - HERE!
Arora Location - 3rd Floor, Centaurus Mall. 


Psst.. there's a End of Season Sale there right now, with price slashed upto 50% off! 


Hey hey ladies! Happy Eid Mubarak :) I think this is the first time I'm wishing you guys on the day of Eid. This is just a quick OOTD post of what I wore on Eid - excuse the non professional vibe of the images - I was posing in the middle of the street since it was such a beautiful day, and well, posing with people looking on isn't easy haha. The day started off super hot, so as soon as the clouds rolled in, I ran outside to get some outfit shots for you guys! Hope you guys like the outfit, it was a gift from my in-laws :)

Kurta - Deepak Perwani 
Pants - Outfitters
Kundan Khussas - Shoes By Uzi (Facebook page here!

Don't eat too much meat, guys! :)