For some reason every time I try to eat clean, or go on some sort of a diet - a food company gets in touch and wants to send over some delicious snacks! Haha - this time around it was SPUDS - a relatively new food service in Islamabad. So a little about Spuds, it is basically a home delivery service where they serve you premium stuffed potatoes, with their signature mouth watering variants of stuffings and dressings along with breaded wings and steamed vegetables! Let me just tell you, this was soo worth ditching my losing weight efforts haha!

So I went for the fire starter with creamy spinach variant and it was so so filling! Seriously - if you order this, make sure you have someone you can share it with - it's surprisingly quite filling. I loved the sauce, how it was still wonderfully hot when served and the complimenting veggies to help you feel better about gorging on this luxurious cheesy sauce haha! 

I would definitely recommend everyone to try it out at least once - it really is something different but please don't think of it as a snack, since its ALOT more filling! 

Price - Starts from PKR 470

How to order - Click HERE!

Since I lack finesse when it comes to describing food - here's what they have to say about what their wonderful service actually is - 

Think about the ultimate food. Juicy, tender and meaty stuffed potato that melts in your mouth. Oozing and dripping with cheesy sauces. Pure heavenly indulgence. A comforting, piping hot dish right out of your grandmother’s oven. A unique and delicious experience. A filling and wholesome meal. Keeping that in view, we came up with - Spuds "The Premium Stuffed Potato!"

Our potatoes are carefully selected, filled with delicious stuffing and topped with an array of delightful dressings using the finest ingredients in our signature recipe. What’s more? We deliver it right to your doorstep.

Make your platter by choosing from 2 premium stuffings and 3 premium dressings. All platters are served with a complimentary sideline of Fiery crumb fried chicken wings and sautéed vegetables. Now that’s what we call great value!

Years ago we laid frozen in time, our existence marked as scribbles of recipes on pieces of paper in an attic in Rio. We worked every now and then to bring extraordinaire in religious festivities or at family occasions. This had to change!

Inspired by the beautiful beaches of South America, the fun and frolic of the Brazilian Carnival, crazy football fever, South American dance and absolute party, Spuds unveils its signature range of Premium Stuffed Potatoes. Unique, wholesome, hygienic, convenient and Super delicious.

Call at 03-1111-778-37 to order!

Hey guys! Super quick post today. So a while back a got a huge package, full to the brim of tons of body and skin care goodies from Herbion Naturals. Now this was a brand that I hadn't heard of before, but upon researching more I found out that they're super reasonable and easily available as well. So, now that you know they're budget friendly, the question arises - are they even worth it?

I'd say, majority of the products yes! My absolute favorites are the hand creams and the facial wash - they're really good! Been using them everyday since I got them and I've nearly finished them haha.

Seaweed Whitening Face Wash - PKR 275 

This is a great face wash for people like me who wear mascara and some concealer on an everyday basis. All I do when I come home on lazy days and don't want to get too fancy with my skin care routine is to just use this - it takes of the basic makeup I have on my face without drying out my skin and I'm good to go.

Moisturizing Hand Cream - PKR 225

I have one of these in my hand bag and the other on my work desk - with the Islamabad winters being super dry and no sign of rain - my hands have been cracking like anything. This hand cream is super moisturizing and the best part is that it sinks into the skin completely so you aren't left with that greasy feeling - thumbs up from my side!

Seaweed Mud Mask - PKR 600

Now I'll be honest, I've only used this one - I'm saving it for the summer time when my skin is oily and needs a good mud mask to soak up all the extra oil. For winters, using mud masks when my skin is already so dry isn't really a good idea! Nevertheless, it's a good handy mask to have around.

Seaweed Whitening Cream - PKR 250

I'm not a person who believes that whitening creams and potions can really alter our skin color so I just used this as a normal moisturizers and it works well. It's not ground breaking or life changing, but I''m using up what I have without any complains.

Check out Herbion Naturals on Facebook HERE!

You can purchase the products HERE!

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! 


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.