My ‘No Makeup’ Makeup Look and the products used.

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Actually this post wasn’t really pre-planned, I just came up with it yesterday. Since this No Makeup Makeup Look trend is everywhere around these days, so I thought of writing a post about it and mentioning the products I use to get this look. I have been wearing this look for a couple of days now and honestly it takes only about 5 mins to get ready which is what we all want on our lazy morning days. So everyone’s preference of a no makeup makeup look is different, some people like to emphasize the eyes some likes to perfect their skin , well this is my own version of the no makeup makeup look. Hope you enjoy reading this post.

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5 Instagram Beauty Hacks, tried and tested. Does it really works?

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I wanted to give you all a little update about my blog posts. Since I post two days a week that is Tuesday and Friday, I will be doing a hack post or any tips and tricks post may it be skincare, makeup or beauty  on Tuesdays and on Fridays I will be posting about makeup reviews, new buys and hauls and other stuffs.

So getting back to the actual post of today, I will be sharing with you guys the beauty hacks that we all come across whenever the explore button gets clicked on Instagram. I bet there is most probably hundreds of beauty hack videos out there done by all the divas of Instagram. I saw a video of contouring the cheekbones with a spoon, doing color correcting with a red lipstick and using a microfiber sock to apply foundation. So I went ahead and searched some beauty hack myself and tried it out. So read on below to see that if all of these hacks actually works in real life or not.

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Beauty Benefits of Green Tea and using it in your Skincare Routine

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Today’s post is about the beauty benefits of green tea and using it in your skincare routine to get a glowing and healthier looking skin.

Initially green tea was popular in China and Japan and was used for medicinal purposes, but today every other person seems to be including it in their daily life may it be for health benefits or for skincare. Green tea contains a high amount of antioxidants as well as enzymes, amino acids, and phytochemicals like polyphenols and also vitamin B and caffeine which is not only good for health but for skin and hair too. Continue reading

Jaclyn Hill Ride Or Die Make-up Tag (Drugstore Version)

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Today I will not be doing any product reviews or skincare stuff but instead a makeup tag which is created by my most beloved youtuber Jaclyn Hill and this tag is named as “The Ride Or Die Makeup Tag” .  I literally have been seeing this makeup tag everywhere around and people are doing their versions of it. Those of you who are new to this tag let me first tell you what it is. This tag is basically a challenge to find all the holy grail products from our makeup stash form each category. Many beauty bloggers have done this and I am super excited to do my first makeup tag/challenge and this will be a drugstore version. It was really fun to do and also quite a challenge to choose like the holiest of holy grail products form my vanity. So read down below to find out what my ride or die makeup items are. Continue reading

Lakme 9 to 5 CC Cream Review and Swatches

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Thanks for stopping by my blog. Hope you all are doing well.

Recently I went on a shopping spree and bought quite a lot of makeup items which reminds me of doing a makeup haul post, but as of now I will be reviewing the Lakme 9 to 5 Complexion Care Cream which is one of the haul items. Originally CC means color correcting but Lakme here changed it to complexion care cream which acts more like a tinted moisturizer. This cream comes with two different shades , one is Beige which will suit fair to medium skin tones and another is Bronze which will suit darker skin tones. So read down below to find whether it was a hit or a miss. Continue reading

5 Skincare Must-Haves For Every Skin Type

Don’t we all want that radiant natural glowing skin from within? But with our long day hectic schedule we forget to take care of our skin and thus it results in puffy eyes, sudden break-outs and many skin problems like acne and such. Skin needs a little TLC to stay healthy, just like every other organ you have, and that means making some time for it on a daily basis. So today in this post I have narrowed down 5 skincare must-haves for a simple easy to follow skin care regime. With a millions of product from cleansers to different sheet masks it can be quite difficult to find the right product for our skin so in this post I have included all the products that can be used by anyone regardless of their skin type. Continue reading

Nivea Soft Light Moisturizer Review

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So summer is officially hitting hard in India and the journey to glowy youthful skin can be a pricey one! So today i will be reviewing the best drugstore lightweight affordable moisturizer I  E-V-E-R used. Definitely this moisturizer is hands down my favorite moisturizer specially during summer season.I generally don’t like to change my skincare routine a lot but during summer my skin gets super oily and I always look for different oil control cleansers and moisturizers. So recently while I was visiting my nearest drugstores to buy certain skincare products I came across this little gem. Continue reading

The Balm The Manizer Sisters Review and Swatches

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My name is Arnakshi and this is my very first post on Cherries & Strawberries and its about the review of  The Manizer Sisters by The Balm Cosmetics.

When I first heard that the balm was releasing a palette of their “Manizer” Luminizers , I couldn’t have been more excited. I am always on the hunt for new highlighters , it just makes my makeup and skin look super healthy and youthful. So well, for the holiday season the Balm decided to release this cute little palette filled with all three of their famous powder highlights called The Manizer Sisters. The packaging of this little compact is  just breathtaking , it has the retro style pin up which we can see on their original compact. This travel friendly compact contains 3 grams of each product . The full sized versions retail $24.00 and contain about 8.5 grams of product , so to be able to try all three shades for $28 , I think that’s a STEAL ! So moving onto the actual review of each of the highlighters.  Continue reading