Saumya R Chawla

For glycerine and cry babies

I’ve been a crier since I can remember.

06 Oct 2020

A life as good as coconut oil

The big myths are that these are great for acne, and work as a fabulous moisturiser.

17 Sep 2020

Invest in skincare wisely

What may seem like common sense to some of us, often isn’t really the case for the rest of us.

10 Sep 2020

It’s in your everyday habits

Applying skincare on a slightly damp surface is ideal, especially when using actives like Hyaluronic Acid.

03 Sep 2020

Life between lovers and radium

There is something about beauty in that era which I find so fascinating.

22 Aug 2020

When skincare meets homemade alcohol

Treat skincare like you would homemade coconut punch. Allow me to explain.

13 Aug 2020

Are essential oils really essential?

When I was about nine years old, I decided that I should learn how to perfectly mimic the voices of my family members.

12 Jul 2020

Are essential oils really essential?
 

So you can see that I clearly love useless, garbage things. In fact, I love them so much that till very recently I used products with essential oils on my skin — gasp! 

08 Jul 2020

Body products hygiene: Bacteria-ridden horror stories

This is where the brand also comes into the picture: a good label runs their products through possible “lifestyles” and everything a product could go through with an average customer.

02 Jul 2020

When life gives you lemon, use it with caution

Most of us don’t realise is that lemon juice is highly acidic, and the combination of all its ingredients can take you straight to Irritation City.

25 Jun 2020

Make-up wipes are from Satan

My mission as I speedwalk towards the finish line of this pandemic (when will this thing go away?) is to make you revaluate your relationship with make-up and beauty consumerism.

07 Jun 2020

Celebrity beauty and other misses

There is something about celebrities that I don’t quite understand. For starters, they seem to have the monopoly in having destination weddings in places that I will never be able to find on a map.

29 May 2020

Siren calls of highlighters
 

Well, as you can see there are a lot of things in this world that I recommended with a big heart.

19 May 2020

Bring the outside inside

Being indoors has left us all different kinds of neurotic, and I often find myself missing the little things — I miss being outside.

08 May 2020

Nail bars, and other horror stories

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that getting your nails done must be the most relaxing and serene experience of your week.

24 Apr 2020

Living it up by letting go

There is no doubt that this year has brought on a very strange, apocalyptic spring.

15 Apr 2020

Let’s get to the  ‘mane’ matter

Welcome to Day 183744 in quarantine. You’ve reached the Should I Cut Bangs Crisis Helpline, my name is Saumya.

03 Apr 2020

On eyebrow patrol duty

which I would not recommend trying unless you’re extremely dexterous.

27 Mar 2020

Beauty in the time of Corona

Teetering around the news of the virus seems impossible, and social distancing has proven key in slowing the spread of the virus.

17 Mar 2020

Perfect skin: attainable or torture device? 

Let’s dial it back to a decade ago; when I was 15, and felt more insecure and isolated in my skin than ever before. 

10 Mar 2020

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