PRODUCT REVIEWS

LA ROCHE-POSAY: SEROZINC PRODUCT REVIEW: LA Roche-Posay written by Payal Thaker   Hey Girlies! So a few days back I was sent this product by LA Roche-Posay, SEROZINC. I tried this product a few times and I had to review this for you all. It’s one of it’s kind, I have never used a toner in the form of spray before. So basically it’s a mist/toner for acne-prone sensitive skin types. Serozinc is created with just three ingredients: water, healing zinc sulphate (0.10%) and Read More
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THE NATURES CO PRODUCT REVIEW: The Nature’s Co. written by Payal Thaker       The Nature’s Co: Well I’ll start with the packaging, let’s get that out of the way right now. Like me, you’re also probably a sucker for cute packaging. But this time the packaging comes with a very thoughtful message. To conserve natural resources, the teams have taken extra care to ensure that the packaging uses only materials such as Glass, PP, PETG and Acrylic, all of which are user-friendly, Read More
LUXADERME SHEET MASKS PRODUCT REVIEW: LuxaDerme Sheet Masks written by Payal Thaker   Sheet Masks are in vogue these days. They’re easy to use, and no hassles of applying/washing like other Face Masks. All you gotta do is open the packet, put the Sheet Mask over your face, and relax. When it’s done, remove it!!…Perfect for all the lazy girls like me. My first experience with these sheets was when I visited the Shanghai Beauty Expo last year. I was fortunate enough to meet Read More
ENEGA BRILLIANCE CREME HAIR COLOR PRODUCT REVIEW: Enega Brilliance Creme Hair Color written by Payal Thaker   Ever asked yourself, “Should I Dye My Hair at Home?” Well if so, and BEFORE you do, Read This! Because I’ve found the Best Salon Hair Color line on the market! Having Colored/Dyed my hair since the age of 15, I have spent more than half of my life now donning a Color not of my own. And I have spent this time on a secret quest to find Read More
MAYBELLINE WHITENING 12HR COMPACT PRODUCT REVIEW: Maybelline White Superfresh 12hr Whitening Perfecting Compact written by Payal Thaker   I’m SUPER big on Powders. Hello!? I have oily skin, and I like to wear makeup a lot. So it’s pretty easy to guess why Powder is my best friend when it comes to setting my makeup for more than a few hours.     Interestingly, the only Compact Powders that I’ve worn over the years are either the Clinique Stay Matte or the MAC Studio Fix. Read More
PLUM GOODNESS PRODUCT REVIEW: Plum Goodness written by Payal Thaker   NO KIDDING, but ever since I’ve learned about the nasty effect of Parabens and all those harmful ingredients that goes into our beauty products, I’ve been very careful and SUPER conscious about what brands I bring home to my beauty shelves. THIS IS BEYOND AWESOME!!!     Seriously guys, if there’s one piece of advice I can give you for purchasing your makeup/beauty products, it would hands down be to AVOID using Read More
GOLDEN YELLOW WATCH BY AIBI WATCH PRODUCT REVIEW: JULIA ENGEL MIAMI GOLDEN YELLOW WATCH by AIBI Watch written by Payal Thaker   So excited to talk about this collaboration on my blog today, coz first of all it’s the first time ever that I’m reviewing a watch brand for you guys. And second, it’s really worth it. ALL my readers can avail a Special Discount on any of their watches. So on that note…YAY!!!!     AIBI Watch contacted me last month for the collaboration, and right Read More
BHAVS CUSTOMIZED JEWELLRY PRODUCT REVIEW: Bhav’s Customized Jewellry written by Payal Thaker   It all started with my Zumba class when I met this beautiful girl, who apart from being a great dancer is also a proud owner of an online accessories brand, Bhav’s Customized Jewellry, named after herself Bhavna Narang. 🙂 Bhavna often displays her designs at Weekend Window, which is in fact a very popular exhibition event trending every year in Ahmedabad. I saw her designs last year during the same event Read More
FULLIPS LIP ENHANCER FOR TEMPORARY FULLER LIPS AT HOME PRODUCT REVIEW: Fullips Lip Enhancer for Temporary Fuller Lips at Home written by Payal Thaker   Hey All Thin-Lipped Girls, This Bad Boy Is Here Just For YOU! I love reviewing all the Bizarre products for you ladies! I try them all and review the ones I really like! I’m not the kind of blogger who blogs about every single product sitting on my shelf, or just any free product sent to me by a company. I review what I really Read More
LIP COLOR TRICK USING THIS SUBLIME NUDE LIPSTICK Lip Color Trick using ColorBar Full Finish Long Wear Lipstick (Peach Peach 16) written by Payal Thaker   Every time I come across a life changing beauty or makeup essential, my world starts revolving around it until I share it with you ladies. So here’s the thing…I get tons of emails asking about how my lipstick always looks so nice, flawless, and vibrant. I do have my own way of applying bright and darker shades in a way that the Read More
MY TOP 5 MAKEUP EMPTIES My Top 5 MAKEUP Empties written by Payal Thaker   Hello Ladies! As we all know, my last post was all about my top favorite skincare empties, Click Here to See, on which I’ve been receiving a lot of emails from all of you. I’m trying to reply to all your emails as soon as possible. Also, just a small request that you PLEASE try and mention all your queries in one mail so I can reply at once. I Read More
MY TOP SKIN CARE EMPTIES My Top Empty Skin Care Products That I’ll Buy Again written by Payal Thaker       Hey Girls! I’m so excited to introduce this new thing on the blog where every month I’ll be posting 5 empty skincare and makeup products which I’ll be buying again, and also the ones I will never buy again! I hope through these posts I’ll be able to help you to try some of the best products out there, or avoid the ones Read More
SKINYOGA WOODEN ENGRAVED GIFT SET PRODUCT REVIEW: SkinYoga Wooden Engraved Gift Set written by Payal Thaker   I have a special soft spot in my heart for SkinYoga! They are one of the first brands who approached me while I was still new to the blogging world. They had faith in me and always encouraged me to write better. A lot of people think that most of the skincare brands are just bogus, they make fake promises for marketing purpose only. While I think a lot Read More
TEA TREE FLAWLESS BB CREAM BY THE BODY SHOP PRODUCT REVIEW: The Body Shop Tea Tree Flawless BB Cream written by Payal Thaker   If there’s one thing that I’m literally obsessed with in the skincare department, it’s Tea Tree Oil. And it’s not just recently that I became so obsessed with it, but it’s something that started when I was way younger and suffered from heavy acne prone skin. Tea tree oil is one of the most effective products you can use to clear your acne, redness, and control Read More
INSTAGLAM CELEBRATION OF BONDS BY MAYBELLINE PRODUCT REVIEW: Maybelline InstaGLAM ‘Celebration of Bonds’ Coral Box written by Payal Thaker   Rakhi is in a few days, and what could be a better gift for girls than a pretty GLAM box by Maybelline, right??     Anyway, so last week when I received the message from the Maybelline Team about their newly launched InstaGLAM ‘Celebration of Bonds’ Box. I was super happy because it’s just in time for Raksha Bandhan and Friendship Day, and I think it’s a Read More
FOR BEAUTIFUL UNDER EYES For Beautiful Under Eyes / PRODUCT REVIEW: Aloe Veda Distil Sweet Almond Oil written by Payal Thaker   A couple months back I was searching for cold pressed castor oil for my brows and hair, because genetically I have very sparse hair and I know for fact that using cold pressed castor oil on your brows and hair can make a huge difference. So after going through all the good reviews I finally settled on the Aloe Veda cold pressed Distil Read More
SECRET TO CLEAN SKIN PRODUCT REVIEW: The Body Shop Facial Brush written by Payal Thaker   How do you get squeaky clean skin every night before you go to bed? When I first started posting articles, one of my first posts was about the Clarisonic. And if you’re a regular reader of Your Beauty Pal, then I don’t need to tell you how much I love my Clarisonic brush. And if you’re a new reader, you must check out my review on the Clarisonic, Click Read More
GLITTER MANIA BY MAYBELLINE PRODUCT REVIEW: Glitter Mania Nail Polish by Maybelline written by Payal Thaker   I looove glitter nail paints! And as much as I love it, I know it’s not the same when you buy a ready made glitter polish and try to get the salon effect at home. 🙁 So honestly the first time I saw the Maybelline Glitter Mania pictures rolling all over Instagram, I kind of didn’t believe the pictures and thought they must be photo-shopped. Because to get Read More
LOREAL PARIS GELMATIC SUPER LINER PRODUCT REVIEW: L’Oreal Paris Gelmatic Super Liner – Silver Mania written by Payal Thaker   Gel eyeliners are a hit these days! And why shouldn’t they be? Beautiful long-lasting eyeliners, in various metallic shades, are what every girl needs to perk up her looks every now and then. So, L’Oreal Paris has launched their Super Liner Gelmatic line in six different shades: Ultra Black, Deep Brown, Silver Mania, Glamour Gold, Turbo Turquoise, and Blue Force.     The L’Oreal Paris India Read More
A YUMMY RASPBERRY SYRUP LIPSTICK YOU MUST TRY! PRODUCT REVIEW: L’Oreal Paris Raspberry Syrup Color Riche Moist Mat Lipstick written by Payal Thaker   I’m so excited to share this news with you guys that I’m having a little collaboration with the L’Oreal Paris India team. From time to time I’ll be receiving their products to test and review for you guys on my blog! Yay!! So if you guys remember, I’ve already reviewed the L’Oreal Paris Orange Power Color Riche Moist Mat Lipstick on the blog, which I Read More
MY FAB BAG REVIEW PRODUCT REVIEW: Fab Bag written by Payal Thaker   My May Fab Bag: What is it?? So basically the Fab Bag, earlier known as the Vellvette Bag, is a monthly subscription to try some different cosmetics and skincare products. Every month you receive a different collection of products. It’s very good for people who like to try a variety of stuff, and for those who like to collect miniatures for when they travel.     My Experience: This is my first Read More
SKINYOGA COCONUT SEA SALT FOOT SCRUB PRODUCT REVIEW: SkinYoga Coconut Sea Salt Foot Scrub written by Payal Thaker   Lately I’ve been obsessed with coconut products! Although it’s not new for me in any way; I mean if you’re an Indian, then I definitely don’t need to tell you the importance of coconut oil, and how it nourishes your hair, skin and health! I’m sure our moms have already done that for us while we were all growing up.     Every time SkinYoga sends me their Read More
MAXI SKIRT STYLED BY MALAIKA ARORA KHAN: THE CLOSET LABEL My Online Shopping Experience with The Closet Label, and Styling Tips! written by Payal Thaker   If you’re following my activities on Instagram, you already know that I posted this picture a few days ago. A lot of you liked my attire and asked me many questions. So, I thought why not write about it and share my first time experience with The Closet Label – Styled by Malaika Arora Khan! She is super gorgeous, and one of my favorite Read More
WARMING MINERAL MASK PRODUCT REVIEW: Warming Mineral Mask by The Body Shop written by Payal Thaker   I just happened to realize that I’ve been recommending The Body Shop products to you guys a lot, and of course they’re worth it! My sister is madly obsessed with TBS. She owns a lot of their makeup and beauty products, and so do I. But I haven’t actually reviewed any of their products on my blog yet, so I’ve decided to post reviews of all of Read More
MAYBELLINE COLOSSAL KOHL TURQUOISE PRODUCT REVIEW: Maybelline Colossal Kohl – Turquoise written by Payal Thaker   As you girls already know, I have a thing for colored eyeliners and eye pencils. And you also know how I always encourage everyone to use them instead of black eyeliners and kajals. So, when Maybelline launched their new Colossal Kohl – Turquoise, I just had to play with it! Last week on my Instagram page, I posted a short video on how I wear this turquoise kajal. Read More
REVLON COLORBURST MATTE BALM PRODUCT REVIEW: Revlon ColorBurst Matte Balms written by Payal Thaker   I’m so excited to bring you ladies my review of Revlon ColorBurst Matte Balm! Everytime I post a picture on my Instagram after using this crayon stick, I get asked what lipstick I’m wearing. It’s inevitable. 😀 Now to not get confused, let me clarify that I’m not talking about the Revlon Lacquer Balm; although that looks similar to the ColorBurst Matte Balm. The lacquer ones have a glossy finish, Read More
BHARAT DORRIS EYESHADOW PALETTE PRODUCT REVIEW: Bharat Dorris Eyeshadow Palette written by Payal Thaker   Bharat and Dorris Godambe are a very well-known celebrity makeup artist and hairstylist from India; they’ve been working in the Bollywood film industry for the past 25 years. Internationally, there are many well-known makeup artists who have started their own makeup line; but in the Indian market, B&D are the first beauty artists to come up with their own line of cosmetics. My sister lives in Udaipur, and luckily someone Read More
LAKME BLUSH DUOS CORAL PRODUCT REVIEW: Lakme Absolute Face Stylist Blush Duos – Coral written by Payal Thaker   I bought this blush two months ago, and I happily use it every now and then. I really like the bright orangey-coral color, and that’s what tempted me to buy it. 😛 This Lakme Absolute Face Stylist Blush Duos contains two colors; a coral orange and a pink shade. The best part is you can wear them individually, or you can blend both shades to create Read More
LOREAL BASE MAGIQUE PRIMER PRODUCT REVIEW: L’Oreal Base Magique Primer written by Payal Thaker   Primers are a must for smooth and long-lasting makeup. If you haven’t read my primer post yet, then I would suggest you go through it first now, to know its importance: Click here to see more It’s been 6 months since I came back from US, and I’m running out of my favorite products which are unfortunately not yet available in India; one of them happens to be The Porefessional Read More
ORANGE POWER!! PRODUCT REVIEW: L’Oreal Paris Color Riche Moisture Matte Lipstick – Orange Power written by Payal Thaker   Buying the right lipstick has always been my thing! Somehow I’ve developed a kind of superpower which tells me exactly which lipstick is going to be good or bad on me, as soon as I swatch it on my hand…Haha! L’OREAL PARIS COLOR RICHE MOISTURE MATTE LIPSTICK IN ORANGE POWER:     I was at the L’Oreal counter the other day restocking my skincare Read More
SUMMER FUN WITH REVLON BLUE EYELINER PRODUCT REVIEW: Revlon ColorStay One Stroke Defining Eyeliner – Blooming Blue written by Payal Thaker   One very good thing about summers is that you get to wear bright colors! No need to hide yourself under long gloomy jackets and dull makeup. Summers should be all about lively colors, and the same goes with your makeup! Every girl should have at least one colored eyeliner, and blue should be on the top of her shelf. Today I’m reviewing Revlon ColorStay One Read More
LAKME LIP GLOSS & LIP LINER COMBO! PRODUCT REVIEW: Lakme Absolute Plump & Shine 3D Lip Gloss / Lakme 9-5 Lip Liner written by Payal Thaker   I don’t review anything and everything just for the sake of posting an article everyday. If I’m reviewing something on my blog, then trust me, I have surely loved it. 🙂 So basically a couple months ago I got this Lakme Absolute Plump & Shine 3D Lip Gloss along with a Lakme 9-5 Lip Liner, and I’ve been using them together Read More
A SUBLIME GROUND COFFEE BODY SCRUB!! PRODUCT REVIEW: SkinYoga Coffee Body Scrub written by Payal Thaker   I love body scrubs, and frankly who doesn’t?? The smell, the packaging, the beautiful ingredients; all are surely hard to resist. And aah! Let’s not forget the after results.. Woah! It leaves your skin so smooth and beautiful; makes you feel so nice and clean. Last time on my blog, I reviewed the SkinYoga Almond Orange Face Scrub ( click here to read ), and ever since then I’ve literally Read More
MAYBELLINE DREAM TOUCH BLUSH PRODUCT REVIEW: Maybelline Dream Touch Blush written by Payal Thaker   Trust me I’m not getting paid by Maybelline to review their products..Haha! I just can’t stop loving them. They are so good that I think if I don’t introduce them to you guys, then it’s cheating! If I close my eyes and imagine my summer makeup look, I would think of something like this: Hair tied up in a high bun, dewy clean skin, pop up eyes, rosy lips, and Read More
5 MAKEUP PRODUCTS ALL INTERNATIONAL MAKEUP GURUS SWEAR BY! written by Payal Thaker   1. Beauty Blender: In India it still hasn’t launched properly yet. But this is the ultimate makeup sponge applicator, invented by the top hollywood makeup artist Rea Ann Silvia. It was created to provide a flawless foundation application, without leaving any visible streaks. The shape is such that it allows you to access hard to reach areas with so much ease. Check any of the international professional makeup artist’s bags and you’ll find this with Read More
BOBBI BROWN SHIMMER BRICK PALETTE PRODUCT REVIEW: Bobbi Brown Shimmer Brick Palette written by Payal Thaker   I’m a very big fan of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, and admire her a lot as an individual. To start with, let me tell you one thing; anything with gold, bronze, copper, a beautiful shimmer, and I will surely love it! I don’t do blues, pinks, and all that rainbow jazz in my makeup. That’s just not me, and I’m personally not comfortable doing that. I like my makeup to Read More
THE INCREDIBLY EASY FACIAL HAIR REMOVAL SPRING!! (VIDEO) VIDEO: THE INCREDIBLY EASY FACIAL HAIR REMOVAL SPRING!! by Payal Thaker CLICK ON PHOTO TO WATCH VIDEO In India you can order this online from SnapDeal.com Worldwide you can buy this from Amazon or Ebay
MAYBELLINE POW3 LIPSTICK PRODUCT REVIEW: MAYBELLINE POW3 LIPSTICK written by Payal Thaker   A girl can never have enough lipsticks; especially when it’s a barbie pink, easy on pocket, and so smooth and buttery! Yummm!! Maybelline has come out with this beautiful “Pink Alert” range of lipsticks, which comes in 4 different shades of pink: POW 1, POW2, POW3, POW4. 😀 Today I’m reviewing Maybelline Color Sensational Pink Alert POW3, which is my absolute favorite amongst the four shades. This creamy barbie pink Read More
MY FAVORITE MAKEUP TOOL PRODUCT REVIEW:  written by Payal Thaker   I’m pretty big on concealers. They travel with me wherever I go; in my makeup purse, travel bag, car, house, bathroom shelf…You never know when you’ll need a little lift under your eyes, or that quick touch up on your blemishes. I don’t use concealers just to hide problem areas, but also to brighten up my face. And if you don’t believe me, try this: Wear your kajal or liner the same as Read More
MY RECENT INGLOT PURCHASES PRODUCT REVIEW: Inglot Cosmetics written by Payal Thaker   Oh how I’ve wanted to do this since I found out we now have Inglot in Ahmedabad! Being in Ahmedabad, with only a handful of choices in makeup, Inglot was like a godsend to me because we don’t have any high quality international makeup brand counters available where you can spend a lot of time trying and testing. The other day, my other blogger friend and I decided to go to Alpha Read More
SKINYOGA FACE SCRUB PRODUCT REVIEW: SkinYoga Face Scrub written by Payal Thaker Hello my lovelies! Today’s post is completely dedicated to this 100% organic brand called ‘SkinYoga‘, which happens to be the baby venture of 3 very talented ladies, who have immense knowledge and background of living a chemical-free lifestyle; and this same concept they’ve applied to their new skin care product. SkinYoga was kind enough to send me a sample of their first product, SkinYoga Face Scrub, which I’m going to discuss in Read More
MAYBELLINE: BAD TO THE BRONZE! PRODUCT REVIEW: Maybelline Color Tattoo 24Hr Cream Gel Shadow – Bad to the Bronze written by Payal Thaker Hello YBP family! As promised last night, today I’m reviewing this amazing eyeshadow pot from Maybelline, which I’m literally going crazy about! I love Maybelline products! When I’m in US or Dubai, they’ve always been one of my favorite drugstore brands. Maybelline is very good quality and affordable. In Ahmedabad, it’s difficult to just walk into any store and find my favorite makeup Read More
NYX JUMBO EYE PENCILS! STUNNING!!! PRODUCT REVIEW: NYX JUMBO EYE PENCILS written by Payal Thaker I’m so excited to start my makeup products review with this amazing brand, and it’s most amazing product. Now many of us living in India didn’t know NYX Cosmetics existed, because we don’t see them at the counters in the malls like how we see other makeup/beauty brands. NYX Cosmetics is a high quality and professionally used cosmetic brand, but still fairly priced. You pick any product from them and Read More
IS THE ‘CLARISONIC MIA’ THE BEST WAY TO CLEANSE YOUR FACE? PRODUCT REVIEW: CLARISONIC MIA 2 written by Payal Thaker So I bought my Clarisonic MIA 2 last year, because of all the hype and praise I heard about it. I wasn’t really expecting much from this device…but I was so wrong. This brush has literally changed my life! I’m not just saying that for the sake of my blog, I mean it, and I’m sure everyone out there who owns this remarkable device will tell you the same…Now what is Read More