A Little Shopping and a Little DIY

7:57:00 pm

I have been quite busy past few days and expect to get busier in the next few :-). That’s the thing about Ramadan, things come to a head in the last 10 days. Prayers intensify, the anticipation for Eid increases and of course, people spend a lot of time shopping for their Eid stuff!! I managed to sneak in a little shopping trip and this is what I got:

An aerial view:

  1. Berina Hair Spray – a brand I’ve never heard of, but it looks good (read: claims a lot of stuff :-)) and so I thought of giving it a try.
  2. Garnier Antiperspirant – They say it works well on waxed/shaved skin. Hmm…
  3. Lotus Matte Gel Sunscreen – I’m currently using a Lakme sunscreen which makes my skin all oily, ugh!! So I opted for a matte version.
  4. Maybelline Colossal Kajal – This was out of stock at all the stores I went to, but Mr. Tiger finally found me one!! Awww!!!
  5. Maybelline Lipsmooth Lip balm – They’ve got really pretty colors, I went for Cranberry Jam. Sounds yummy, I know!
  6. Garnier tinted eye roll on – I had the non-tinted one, but I didn’t find it very effective. Hoping for better with this one.
  7. And finally, those little elongated cones you see there, any guesses? Yup, mehendi cones!! After all, no Eid is complete without some henna on your palms!! 
A2part from shopping, I also made an attempt at some jewellery DIY. I love those satin bead necklaces, all bright colored satin and ribbons to tie them up, sooo girly!!

Anyway, I got myself some beads and satin ribbon and voila! Here is my creation:

What do you think? Not bad for a first attempt, eh? :-). But the finishing isn’t that good, if you look closely enough, you can see tiny threads popping out here and there. Can’t see them?? Ok, that’s enough, if you don’t see them, they aren’t there! :wink:

So have you guys got any successful jewellery DIY tales? Do share them, maybe I could get a few pointers!!

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  1. Can you do a review of Maybelline Colossal Kajal?Was planning 2 buy it for quite some time but,still confused about whether I need 2 ditch my REVLON 4 Maybelline!!!

  2. @opalI was using Lotus Kajal, but I wanted something which would give a more defined look. I haven't started using the Maybelline one yet, but you can get the review here: http://www.indianvanitycase.com/2011/08/maybelline-colossal-kajal-review.html
    and here:
    Hope this helps!!