My Favourite Beauty and Makeup Products

My Favourite Beauty and Makeup Products

Over the course of the past few years, I have learnt a lot about makeup and beauty, and I would love to share with you some of my favourite beauty and makeup items. Without further delay, let’s get started, shall we?

I have divided this post into the sections as per this diagram. I have tried and tested these items off my own purchase and repurchase.

My Favourite Beauty and Makeup Products


My Favourite Beauty+and+Makeup+Products


Borges Olive Oil (one small cup warmed 10 seconds in the microwave on medium heat, 30 minutes before shower).


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Sunsilk Weather Defence.


Himalaya Protein Conditioner (Softness and Shine).


John Frieda Frizz-Ease Hair Serum (Thermal Protection in Transform).

Sunsilk Straight Perfection Leave-In Conditioner.

Also, my trusty paddle brush.


Eye care

Prep:  Himalaya Under Eye Cream.

Eyeshadow:  Victoria’s Secret Beauty Rush Shadow Duo (24k Bold).

Mascara:  Maybelline The Hyper Curl Volum’Express Cat eyes (Waterproof).  The Colossal Volum’Express (Washable).

Eye Pencil:  IN2IT Waterproof Gel Liner (Very Black).

Concealer (Dark Circles):  NYX Concealer In A Jar (04 Beige).  Maybelline Angelfit Perfect Concealer (02 Natural Beige).

Also:  Lash curler from Watsons.

Eye Pencils


  • Maybelline Hyper Sharp Liner (Black).
  • VOV Colour Crayon Crème (Blue-Green).
  • VOV Colour Crayon Crème (Gold).


Nail Care

(Two pictures for a better idea of the colours)

Nail Paints:  (From left to right)
1.  Random Street buy (Amaranth).
2.  Random Street buy (Salmon Pink).
3.  Street Wear (04 Nothing).
4.  Street Wear (35 Tangy Orange).
5.  Street Wear (05 Rose Pink).
6.  Street Wear (34 Oceanic Blue).
7.  Street Wear (07 Violet Cream).
8.  Michelle (Gold).
9.  Michelle (Amethyst).
10.  Michelle (Shark Blue).

Also:  Curved Nail-file and electric nail file.


Lip care


  • Victoria’s Secret Beauty Rush Lip Balm (Clear Shine).
  • Vaseline Lip Therapy Petroleum Jelly (Rosy Lips).
  • Vaseline Light Jelly (Aloe Fresh).


  • Maybelline Watershine Pure (BC11).
  • Streetwear  Color Rich Lip Colour (21 Pink Fortress)

Chapstick:  Neutrogena Lip moisturizer.

Lip Gloss:  Victoria Secret Beauty Rush Lip Gloss (Mocktail Hour).



Sunscreen:  Lotus Safe Sun 3-in-1 Matte Look Daily Sunblock (SPF 40).
Foundation:  Lakme Invisible Finish Foundation (07).
BB Cream:  Maybelline Clear Smooth BB Cream (02 Natural).


  • Sera (Pink 01 and 02).
  • Golden Rose Silky Touch Blush-on (207 Cinnamon).

Skin Care

Prep:  Dabur Honey (15 minutes before shower, one tablespoon, twice a week).

Cleanser:  Clean&Clear Active Clear Cleanser.

Toner:  Clean&Clear Clear Fairness Toner.

Scrub:  St. Ives Naturally Clear Apricot Scrub.


  • Nivea Express Hydration Body Lotion.
  • Lacto-Calamine Aloe Moisturiser.

Night Prep:

  • Lakme Fruit Moisture Skin Renewing Night Cream.
  • Himalaya Under Eye Cream.



Body Soap:  Watson’s Exfoliating Strawberry Body Wash.


  • Johnsons Melt Away Stress Daily Calming Lotion.
  • Johnsons Baby Bedtime Oil.

Foot Cream:  Himalaya Foot Care Cream.

Anti-Perspirant:  Nivea Extra Whitening Roll-on.

Perfume: (Not shown as I left it at a friend’s place)  Gucci Rush.

These are my must-have all-time favourite beauty and makeup items that I swear by. Any questions or queries would be appreciated. If you would like me to review any of the products, please leave a comment.

Thank you and stay pretty.

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42 thoughts on “My Favourite Beauty and Makeup Products

  1. Nice collection :waytogo:
    Haven’t heard of this Johnsons Melt Away Stress Daily Calming Lotion till now… is it effective?

  2. plz review the blushes u hav..Sera… & also the maybelline BB cream :waytogo: … u hav a gud collection .. :whistle: :whistle:

  3. I like these type of articles…. Its nice to knw wat others r using? Btw which is ur skin type?
    And pls review that Johnsons Melt Away Stress Daily Calming Lotion..

    1. Thanks, Visakhi. I like reading such articles too, and was prompted to write one of my own. 🙂
      My skin is fairly dry and I try to keep myself moisturized and hydrated ALL THE TIME.
      And yes, review coming up shortly. :yes:

    1. I know, right? It was a pleasant surprise to me too, and I picked it up solely for the novelty value.
      It’s got a fairly cleaner finish, I suppose. I stick to my trusty nail file. O:)

  4. Sanya,

    I totally enjoyed reading your post. :)) you use bourges olive oil for hair? it works? I am quite bored of using figaro so looking for a change.

    welcome to imbb 🙂

    1. Thank you, Rati. 🙂 Pleasure is all mine.
      And I started with Borges and haven’t found a reason to change or complaint. I avoid using it overnight, though. The buildup tends to be too much with olive oil, in general for me.

  5. Wow! A lovely article,Sanya! Very refreshing and fun to go through! :preen: I have so many ideas to try out now that I read this post. :teeth
    And I had no idea that there are electric nail files! :woot: How does it work? :dumb: And

    1. Thanks Pragnyadeepta, happy hear you’ve found some ideas!
      And with the nail file, you have to just hold it up to an angle and switch it on. Rest is all easy-peasy. 😉

    1. Thanks Vid. 🙂 I’ll review the nail files soon. I picked up both in Singapore.
      And the Himalaya under eye cream has made discernible difference, albeit with regular use.

  6. Great post!

    Did you have an trouble with the J&J melt away stress lotion? I used to get really bad dreams whenever I used it before I went to sleep. I did some research online and found some others with the same issue. How strange na! Dont mean to scare anyone, just wanted folks to keep it in mind 🙂

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