College

Our lives are divided into phases. Each chapter is very important as each one of them teaches us one drill or the other. One of the most memorable part of our lives is the college life. School teaches us the maximum number of lessons, because it is the time when we meet new people and go to new places.

Following are some of the many lessons that my university taught me.

  • So many assignments compelled me to spend sleepless nights in the earlier semesters, with time I learnt time management.
  • There are so many things to do that you realize that there is no brim to improvement, improvement is more of a cycle. You make sure that you improve everyday,and learn with whatever comes in your way. I myself brushed up on many skills in the college.
  • You live with people from different places and varied mentality. With practice you are able to distinguish who lifts you up and the ones who are always there to drag you down. I always try to spend time with people who make me happy.
  • Learn to respect. Being real, I did not know the importance of respect till the end of my school. I was always one of the students that were called by the Principal ma’am for the misbehavior. In college, when I came across people with multiple talent, I always felt inspired to discover more of me. I now respect the ones who put out for the world to see whatever they are good at.
  • I was in a hostel in the college. I had to make the monthly budget all by myself. Like when I was at home, I was not responsible for all these things. So another very important thing that you learn in your college life is to plan on how to spend.
  • Not everyone’s opinion matter. I have always known that I am not there to live according to anyone, whatever they say.
  • You learn to value the home cooked food. The hostel mess has something fancy to offer daily ,but one thing that everyone is aware of is that the food has low quality and hygiene levels.
  • Once you start living by your own, you cannot expect a permanent guidance from parents without explaining them the background. This process is often a long one. Practicing decision making helps here. Making decisions on your own serves as a shortcut.
  • Not all druggists, smokers and drinkers are bad.

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Happy Relationships and People.

Relationship is the manner in which you are linked with the other person. The link should be such that you feel blissful with them. You happen in be in a relationship when you find the need to share the can of worms, or euphoria with someone. Everyone is so much overloaded these days that you cannot share your intuition with everyone. Therefore one can deduce that the companionship of some buddy-buddy is vital.

Being happy with this close one is very important. Never hop into a relationship just because everyone is in one. You should continue with the tie -up only when you do not have to change for the other person. Some changes are obligatory, but changing completely may land you in a hot soup. Just be who you are, not hurting the other half at the same time.

Try not to vex the person, but at the same time, you should also see that you do not have to risk your contentment at any cost. If you feel that you have to do this, then try to move out of the relationship before it is too late.

If we consider the relationship to be a building, then trust is the foundation, time spent together is the height of the building, the bonding shared contributes as the walls and the personal space as the doors and windows of the building of the relationship. If the foundation trembles, the height, the walls and doors and windows dwindle. Similarly, if the trust is lost, the time spent, the bonding shared and the personal spaces are of no use.

Life is too short to waste your time in bad relationships.

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Product Review: JOHNSON’S BABY LOTION

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By Padmini Srivastava.

Hello all!

Today I am going to be sharing my reviews on Johnson’s Baby Lotion.

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Having a sensitive skin hints at treating your skin like those of the babies. I have used lotions that make my skin so oily. Not using any cream makes my skin dry. I never had a suitable cream to apply till the day I came across the Johnson’s Baby Lotion.

INGREDIENTS:

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STEARIC ACID: Stearic acid helps to remove dirt, sweat and excess sebum from the skin.

CETEARYL ALCOHOL: Gives a pleasing texture to the skin.

POLYSORBATE 20: Used as an emulsifier.

GYLYCERIN: Used to treat conditions like acne, skin infections, acne and fine lines.

DIMETHICONE: It fills in uneven texture and fine lines, which helps create a smooth and flawless look in products like primers, foundations, and lotions. It also provides a protective cover on skin, which is supposed to help keep moisture in, leaving skin hydrated for longer.

CONSISTENCY:

The consistency is not very aqueous, it is heavy .

PROS:

  1. Good for sensitive and dry skin.
  2. Portable because it retails in small sizes also.
  3. Affordable.

CONS:

  1. People with oily skin cannot use.

COST:

The product retail for Rs. 85/- for a 100 ml of the lotion.

CONCLUSION:

The lotion is very good for the dry skin or sensitive skin ones. Also the skin becomes soft after application.

So this was my honest review on Johnson’s Baby Lotion.

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Makeup Beginner Tips

Make up helps us look more presentable and polished. One should also wear the right makeup at the right time and place. Today I have a couple of tips that will guide the girls at the beginner stage.

  • If you are on a budget and still want to invest in some good products, go for drugstore makeup. Some drugstore brands do equal justice as the high end makeup.
  • Comprehend your skin before you step into makeup. Not all forms of makeup suits our skin, for example, I have dry cheek, therefore, I avoid powdered blush, contour and highlight and go for liquid or creme and are moisturizing for my skin.
  • Makeup just adds to your beauty, so you need to keep the skin healthy too, so that the makeup does not look cakey and has a good finish. By saying healthy skin, I mean that the skin should have a good texture and also even. Several bumps on the skin even after makeup is not good to look at.
  • Watching tutorials and getting the look is okay for practice, but to be an expert, one should know how to play with the colors and create one’s own looks, that not only co- ordinate, but also go with the occasion.

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My Favorite Face Masks.

Face masks play an important role in a skincare regime as it has it’s own task to perform. Face masks pull the impurities out from the pores helping the skin to breathe properly and stay healthy. In addition to this, it also makes the skin more smooth and enhances the texture of the skin.

Following are some of my favorite masks :

  • Everyuth Naturals Golden Glow Peel Off Mask : It peels away dead cells, dirt and bacteria from within from the skin pores, stimulates blood circulation and oxygen supply. This is a very good option for college students as it is easily available and also does not burn a hole in your pocket.

    I also do a couple of DIYs that are effective on my skin:

  •  Fullers Earth face mask : Take a teaspoon of the clay and mix it with a teaspoon of lemon juice and rosewater each. Mix it well to make a paste. Apply on the skin evenly. Wait until the mask dries and then wash it off. This mask in particular creates a cooling sensation and reduces the size of the pores.
  • Turmeric, flour, cinnamon face mask : This face mask removes the blackheads or whiteheads present in the pores because of the presence of the cinnamon. Turmeric powder helps in removing the tan.

Face masks should be applied twice or thrice in a week. Some of the masks are believed to have skin tightening properties and also prevent wrinkles, making the skin tone even.

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Reduce Large Pores.

Large pores is the most talked about problem when it comes to the people with oily skin. Where large pores are one of the cons of the oily skin, this skin type also has a few pros that one should feel fortunate about.

  • Oily skin gets less wrinkles , and therefore people with oily skin age very late.
  • Oily skin has that natural glow without the use of highlighter.

Being oily can prove to be a blessing ,if you take care of your skin very nicely.

WHAT CAUSES LARGE PORES?

The oil glands present underneath our skin produces oil to counter the dryness, in the case of oily skin, it is a bit more. The oils reach the surface of the skin through the pores present on the skin. The pores when not cleaned, swell up and appear larger, hence the large pores.

HOW TO REDUCE THE LARGE PORES ?

  1. Clean : Keep your pores clean so that they are not clogged and do not appear large. You can use a good cleanser that removes all the dirt from the pores. The accumulation of dust and grime also make them appear large.
  2. Do not wash too often : People sometimes think that oil should be removed from the skin as soon as possible. But the truth is that, the glands will secrete more oil to keep the skin moisturized. Washing the face two times a day is more than enough.
  3. Scrub : Scrub of the blackheads or other impurity and unclog the pores. Always use the scrub with smaller granules so that no area is irritated. Never scrub too often , because it can irritate the pores producing more oils.
  4. Tone : Always use a toner post cleansing. It reduces the size of the pores making the skin tight. Toner should be used on a daily basis. One can use green tea, rosewater or even rice water as a toner.
  5. Clay masks : Clay masks are known to stick to the impurity and clean the pores. I personally recommend to use fullers earth with some rose water or aloe vera gel to create a paste and then apply on the skin. This mask in particular creates a cooling sensation and reduces the size of the pores.
  6. Ice : Ice is used for the instant reduction in the size of the pores and also to add a shine to the skin. Hold a cube of ice in a piece of cloth, and rub over your face, especially around and over the nose where you get the visible pores.

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Product Review: LAYER’R WOTTAGIRL VANILLA TWIST BODY SPLASH

By Padmini Srivastava.
Hello all!
Today I am going to be sharing my reviews on Layer’r Wottagirl Vanilla Twist Body Splash.

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Every girl needs a pleasant fragrance in her wardrobe that is apt enough to illustrate a girl. For similar reason, I fell for Layer’r Wottagirl Vanilla Twist Body Splash. I am liking the sweet fragrance in a while. Now that I have been using the Layer’r Wottagirl Vanilla Twist Body Splash for a year now , I had to review the product.

PACKAGING:

The product comes in a spray bottle. The color of the bottle is chocolate in colour.

SMELL:

The body spray has a sweet smell. The smell is particularly vanilla based.

INGREDIENTS:

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PEG-40: Fragrance ingredient.

Ethyl Alcohol: Help other ingredients to penetrate your skin.

Triclosan: Antibacterial and anti fungal agent.

USAGE:

Usage is very simple. Hold the bottle upright and spray. A spray or two is good enough for 5.5 to 6 hours. 

PROS:

  • One spray is good for long hours.
  • Appealing fragrance.
  • Affordable.

CONS:

  • Such a strong smell is something not everyone like.
  • One can get bored very easily.

COST:

The product retails for 195/- for 135 ml . Get at Amazon.

CONCLUSION:

The product is very good for occasions only. Otherwise the product is very good and long lasting.

So this was my honest review on Layer’r Wottagirl Vanilla Twist Body Splash.

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