Top Picks From FPW'15 - Day 1


I'm no fashionista, nor do I follow fashion shows religiously but I loved some of the outfits that were all over Instagram last night, following the completion of Day 1 of FPW Winter Festive. Here are some of my favorite outfits - which one do you like the best? Would you like a 'Top Picks' of all three days? I'm super excited to see Maya Ali and Osman Butt as showstoppers today! #osmaya haha (comment below if you've seen Diyar-e-Dil and love it as much as I do)

*I take no credit for the images - if you're the owner of the images and would like any removed, please leave a comment below, thank you*

1. Sana Safinaz

2. Hisham Malik

3. Shehla Chatoor 

Perfect Wedding Wear For Fall/Winter!


With my last semester taking a toll on me - posts on here would be far and few in between! I hope during that time, some of these posts keep you guys happy :) I've become really interested in Pakistani/Indian designers recently and will be show-casing some of my favorites from various collections here! This collection by Saira Rizwan has definitely hit that nail on the head when it comes to perfect dresses to wear to any wedding! There isn't too much sparkles and chamkeela stuff happening which I LOVE! Seriously, these are the best wedding dresses I've seen in a while. Have a browse and let me know which one is your favorite? I'd love to know :) 

Gorgeous Pakistani Bridals!

Pakistani bridals have come a long, long way from the all out red and gold they used to be! These gorgeous contemporary bridals by Farah Talib Aziz have taken my breath away! Love the incorporation of so much color - below are some of my favorites from the collection! Which one do you like the most? Would love to know in the comments below :) 

Giveaway Time!


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Easy Night Out Makeup Look!

At a recent makeup workshop held by the Depilex College of Cosmetology, I was fortunate enough to learn to different makeup looks and see the products used. This is the evening makeup look which is perfect for a glam look with an emphasis on contouring techniques! If you want to re-create this  easy night out makeup look then keep on reading for all the instructions and products used! Essentially this look was a natural everyday makeup look and the artist taught us how to take that makeup look to a more evening appropriate one.

See what was already applied to the face (natural makeup look HERE! 
Read about the makeup workshop HERE!

1. Use blot papers to remove excess oil from face. 

2. Apply lashes (Eye Matic 05)

3. Change the natural eye makeup to a smokey one ( use a cake liner to line the eyes and then smudge in upward motions, use a black eyeshadow by Flomar and Mocha by MM to blend at an angle and then apply eyeliner) 

4. Contouring (contour using the Christine contour kit in Medium 02 across jawline and cheek bones then add MM Bronzer in Shell Bronze over it followed by MM Etheral Glow as a blush)

5. Freshen up the lipstick

Easy Natural Makeup Look With Strobing!

At a recent makeup workshop held by the Depilex College of Cosmetology, I was fortunate enough to learn to different makeup looks and see the products used. This is the Natural Makeup look which is perfect for day-time with an emphasis on strobing techniques! If you want to re-create this look then keep on reading for all the instructions and products used! Hope you enjoy and if you do re-create this easy natural makeup looks, or use the tips for strobing, let me know in the comments below!

Read about the workshop HERE!
Learn how to turn this look into an evening look HERE!

1. Prepare skin for the makeup treatment. 

2. Prep & prime the skin. 

3. Select the foundation. (MM Foundation in Latte used with a Latex sponge underneath the eyes + MM Foundation in Warm Oak all over the skin with a MAC 190 Foundation Brush) 

4. Set the foundation with powder (MM Powder in Natural Beige with a fluffy brush over the t-zone) 

5. Selection and application of eyeshadows (MM eyeshadows were used - Velvet Sheen in inner corner with a flat brush, Velvet Mist & Velvet Mocha over the eye lid and Bronze in the crease with a MAC 217 brush) 

6. Brows application (using a Black/Brown pencil by Rivaj) 

7. Liner application (Kyolan liner in 0 with the brush to tight line only)

8. Mascara application

9. Blush application (MM blush in Glam using a MAC 168 brush) 

10. Strobing (strobe using the NYX Jumbo Pencil in Cottage Cheese along the highpoint, blend with fingers and then set with 'Sheen' eyeshadow by MM) 

12. Lipstick application (combination of Afghan Rose & Uptown Girl, then set with the same eyeshadow) 

The Best One Day Makeup Workshop Ever!

One day makeup workshops are gaining a lot of popularity these days but seriously, not all are worth the time and effort. I recently had the most amazing opportunity where I got to attend a one-day makeup certification hosted by the Depilex College of Cosmetology in Lahore. Depilex has been a household name in the world of beauty and salon services in Pakistan since over 35 years, and this year they had a lot of celebrate - from the launch of Pakistan's first certified Halal makeup range by the evergreen, Masarrat Misbah to the inauguration of the Depilex College of Cosmetology which has a lot of courses to offer (more on that in my next post) 

Now being a blogger from Islamabad, I had to travel to Lahore to attend the makeup workshop where the lovely people at DCC were kind enough to re-imburse me for the tickets (great gesture!) On the day of the makeup workshop, I met up with a ton of bloggers from Lahore and Islamabad before the start of the workshop. We mingled, talked about beauty products, our blogs and I could finally put a name to all the lovely faces behind some of my favorite blogs. 

The workshop started with some introductions by Redah & Masarrat Misbah where they talked about Duplex in general, the makeup line, DCC and what their future plans are to take the beauty industry of Pakistan forward. It was amazing to see how grounded, kind and frank Masarrat Misbah was given the kind of ground breaking deeds she has done for Pakistan, the most internationally recognized and appreciated one being that she employees and trains acid-burn victims in her salon nationwide. It's inspirational to see that not only has she trained these girls who had nowhere to turn to to work at her salons, but helped and encourage them to start businesses of their own. I've never known a person so forth coming with their knowledge and so willing to share their secrets, tips and tricks for all the benefit from. 

So for the makeup workshop itself was where one of their serious makeup artists taught us how to do a natural day time glam makeup look and then convert it into a smolder-y smokey eye look perfect for nights out! 

Natural Makeup Look - HERE!
Evening Makeup Look - HERE!

After we were taught the looks, we had to go take of all the makeup we were initially wearing and using the MM makeup products, recreate wither of the looks on ourself. This was a super fun activity where we not only got to practice what we had just learned, but it was so much fun running around, grabbing products and generally talking to everyone around as they did their makeup! 

Here's a quick before and after of the makeup that I came in wearing (sorry for the half eyes closed shot haha) and after I did my makeover! 

After that we had the certificate distribution ceremony aka selfie session haha! 

I hope you enjoyed todays post, it really was a fun event to attend and write about. Up next, I'll be talking about the makeup looks taught and exactly what product to use so you can achieve them at home! 

Until next time, tc. 

The Perfect Companion For Any Meal


Pepsi has always catered to the young & the young at heart who crave to experience life to the fullest. Pepsi in its new campaign aims to amplify the moment and spark the excitement of new experiences.
In their new TVC, the brand brings something we love the most, food; but with an exciting twist to it.

We know nothing makes us more enthusiastic than yummy meals but food can be a little boring at times. In the moments of utter hunger, we want to eat something we love and the ultimate question at that point is: ’Khanay mien kia hai?’ and if the answer is met with disappointing reality, it dampens our mood. The brand has found the solution and isn’t shying away from sharing it. 
 See how the brand presents fresh and delicious new Meals campaign with an aim to turn a dull, boring meal into a scrumptious and EXCITING one by adding Pepsi to your meal to jazz up the taste.
Watch the latest TVC featuring the hottest young stars of the day (Syra and Feroz) and make your meals #ExcitingAbhi

Check out the video HERE!

Emoji's Are Taking Over!

What is a conversation these days without a whole lotta emojis in it?! Emojis have become such an integral part of out daily conversations and now with Pepsi, they're all set to be all over our drinks as well! How cute are these latest bottles by Pepsi?! Seriously makes me want to buy some just for the sake of cuteness! I'm loving these #sayitwithpepsi campaign and can't wait for it to launch here! 

Pepsi Emojis campaign has got the ‘millennials’ covered through everything that matters to them. From fun videos, cool merchandize, great activations to an exclusive customized keyboard (available for iOS & android). Pepsi has gone big with Emojis; and the best part - Pepsi truly made the best set of Emojis out of any brand to-date.

Following the success of Canada, brand is leading the way by expanding Emojis #SayItWithPepsi campaign in USA & Thailand. Pepsi’s ability to truly customize Emojis according to each market has added to the popularity & success of this campaign among youth.

We got a sneak-peak on Emojis from Pepsi Pakistan on #WorldEmojiDay across all social media platforms. We can’t wait for Pepsi to bring the same excitement home! 

See where the #PepsiMoji story began:  

Would you like to #SayItWithPepsi in Pakistan? Let me know.

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