I Answered all your Instagram Makeup and Skincare Queries

Hi Everyone, 🙂

My instagram is always flooded with queries. While we try our best to reply to you guys on facebook everyday,there are some common queries that keep coming up in my instagram as well.I thought I’d make a post base don your queries because I have too much to tell you but replying on instagram is just too little a space for me. Also, it would help others who may have similar queries. I have given a ton of links in this post for the reviews and the skincare that you guys can follow. I hope you find it helpful. Also if you readers also have solutions to some of the queries mentioned- like your personal tips etc please do reply in comment below. It’s all about helping each other. 🙂 See ya!

Fatem :Plz mem give me suggestions to which product I use to hide my dark circles.

For under eye circles, the first step is to use a good and nourishing under eye cream. Some suggestions Olay Total Effects Anti-Ageing Eye Cream, AAroma Magic Under Eye Gel. And regarding makeup- always use a peach corrector underneath before applying a concealer. The peach corrector would cancel out any ashiness underneath the eyes and the concealer (same as your skintone color or one shade lighter) would brighten up your under eyes. Corrector is just your concealer with a peachy / orangey undertone. So basically pick up two concealers of the same brand but in different color. Pat with your finger tips and set with powder. 🙂 Some suggestions – Makeup Revolution London Liquid Concealer, NYX Dark Circle Concealer, Maybelline Fit Me Concealer

Also you can read some of these home remedies for under eye circles HERE and HERE

Anjali: Ma’am mene abhi first tym facial krwaya tha nd due to this mere forehead pr pimples ho gye h nd ab pimples to thik ho gye h but unke marks 😭😰😖😔
Plzzzzz suggest me something….Nd February 2018 meri wedding bhi h so suggest me something……plzzzz ma’am

It is quite common to get breakouts post facial. Facials are a way of detoxifying your skin and post facial a lot of time your skin is detoxifying itself. It’s a way of getting rid of build up in your skin. Go easy on your post facial skincare. Use aloe vera, wear sunscreen etc. Regarding the marks, don’t skip wearing sunscreen even a single day because the sun exposure would only worsen them. You can try some of these home remedies to get rid of spots : Instant Spot Treatment: Do-it-Yourself , Top 5 Ingredients from your Kitchen to Treat Dark Spots Also, follow these remedies for a few days consistently to see the results. Reco : Kiehl’s Clearly Corrective Dark Spot Solution

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Tejawini: Hello ma’am, I’m a budding blogger and would like to know some tips and tricks for the lights that you use for the photos. Please help me out!!!

I mostly use the natural light as much as I can but I recently invested in a circle light and it’s pretty awesome. That said, I would shoot in a natural light any given day because it helps me catch true colors of my makeup. And since you are just starting up, I would not suggest you to invest in heavy dose equipment right away. Play with natural light and angles to start with and then go with the flow based on your requirements. Also I keep getting asked about the camera I use – We have Canon 5D Mark 3 and that’s what I use the most for blog and makeup photos.

Shweta :Hi Rati.. I need a help from you.. I am going to be a bride soon. . Can you please help me with what all products should be there in a bride’s vanity. And what lipsticks or lipshades a bride must have. I am a fair medium combination skin type person.

Some helpful posts that you should read :
Inexpensive Makeup and Beauty Solutions For Brides
Top Ten Pre-Bridal Beauty Treatments
My Best Friend’s Indian Bridal Trousseau
11 Essential Items Every Bride Must Have in Her Emergency Kit
7 Best Facials To Get Bridal Glow
5 Makeup Tips For A Morning Wedding

Shimul :So, I’m planning a trip to Switzerland for 25 days with family – covering 6 cities and 1 village. I knoe about booking flights, hotels, sightseeing. I’m just stuck about inner-city transfers. From one spot to another.Please tell me which app do you use for this facility? I’m looking for something available for hourly basis. Example – morning 9am to evening 7 pm. Please do help!

Hi Shimul, you can travel intercity via train. I recall they have Eurorail there. Book a ticket one day in advance. Have a great trip.
Also, you can check some of our posts from Switzerland HERE : http://fashion.makeupandbeauty.com/tag/switzerland/

Shivangi: Hi Rati, I really follow IMBB for any makeup reviews and i feel its totally reliable.. i want your suggestions in a few things
– my sister is in USA and i want to order a few skincare products from her which contains no harmful chemicals or any sort f parabens. Please suggest me se products which u can swear by and are not very heavy to pocket.- Now i am in Mumbai and i want a new compact pressed powder. Please suggest me one.
– i like aleo vera gel. Please suggest me a brand whose aleo vera gel i can buy.

Thanks in advance 😊

Some US based natural brands I can suggest are –
Origins – https://makeupandbeauty.com/category/origins/
Aveda : https://makeupandbeauty.com/category/aveda/
RMS Beauty : https://makeupandbeauty.com/category/rms-beauty/
Tata Harper : https://makeupandbeauty.com/category/tata-harper/
Jane Iradele : https://makeupandbeauty.com/category/jane-iredale/
Glossier : https://makeupandbeauty.com/category/glossier/
Philosophy : https://makeupandbeauty.com/category/philosophy/

Aloe vera gel : Patanjali Saundarya Kesar Chandan Aloe Vera Gel
Baba Ramdev Aloe Vera Gel
Some More options HERE https://makeupandbeauty.com/best-aloe-vera-products-available-in-india/
Compact recos :
Sugar Cosmetics As Nude As It Gets SPF 15 Compact
Maybelline White Superfresh 12HR Whitening + Perfecting Compact

Kainat: Hi Rati, I have been following IMBB since quite some time now. Not a make up enthusiast but love following you. I am visiting Paris shortly can you recommend which skin care and make up brands I should buy there.
Appreciate your reply. Thanks in advance.

I love going to French Pharmacies. My favourite brands to explore are
Avene : https://makeupandbeauty.com/category/avene/
Vichy : https://makeupandbeauty.com/category/vichy/
Caudalie : https://makeupandbeauty.com/category/caudalie/
Darphin : https://makeupandbeauty.com/category/darphin/
Embryolisse : https://makeupandbeauty.com/embryolisse-lait-creme-concentre-review/

You can check some of the hauls to get some ideas 🙂 Don’t forget to check Sephora at Champs Elysses and ofcourse the magical makeup world in Printemps and Galleries Lafayette
https://makeupandbeauty.com/paris-makeup-haul-2016/
https://makeupandbeauty.com/makeup-haul-from-paris-2017/
https://makeupandbeauty.com/makeup-and-skincare-shopping-from-london-and-paris/
https://makeupandbeauty.com/my-wallet-and-perfume-shopping-from-paris/
https://makeupandbeauty.com/europe-haul/
https://makeupandbeauty.com/its-haul-time-tom-ford-la-mer-and-more/
Also read some comments in this insta post HERE https://www.instagram.com/p/BXs1os_hbmB/?taken-by=ratitehrisingh

Kriti :Rati mam plz tell me how to remove dullness😧

Drink a lot of water, exfoliate your skin and keep moisturised both day and night. Also follow a ritual of doing face masks atleast twice a week.

Jyoti : Hi, following u since long time. Love ur skin texture. Even though I try to follow the skin care routine, I always end up with breakouts and leaves the scars. Can u please suggest something which can clear out my spots?

Arati : Ma’am can you plz tell me how should i remove black acni marks frm forhead … Its not going

Asma : Hello ma’am I have lots of acne marks on my face. How can I get clear and glowy skin. Please suggest?

read some of these amazing posts for acne marks. I have also added some product recos for your help 🙂
Melacare Ointment For Scar Removal and Hyperpigmentation
Nomarks Cream for Oily Skin
The Face Shop Dr.Belmeur Clarifying Spot Calming Ampoule
The Face Shop Dr. Belmeur Spot Patch Kit
The Face Shop Clear Away Spot
Nutmeg and Milk Face Pack For Acne Scars
10 Ways to Remove Black Pimple Marks Fast
8 Best Products for Removing Acne Scars
DIY Face Scrub for Acne Scars and Pimple Marks

Deora: Which sunscreen? Can you do a tutorial with sunscreen on because it is really difficult.

Wear a sunscreen before you do makeup and let it sit for a while. Take off any excess with a tissue paper. Then go on with your regular makeup routine. For day to day touchups, you can pick up a compact with has SPF in it. If you are doing evening makeup or going somewhere where you’d take photos, I’d suggest to skip sunscreen and go straight with your makeup. Sunscreen gives the worst flashback in photos so it’s best to avoid when you are doing for a party etc.

Some compacts with SPF Recommendations :
Skin Food Aloe Sun Pact SPF 50 PA+++
Maybelline Whitestay UV Compact

Dhwani : Hi could you please suggest hair routines for dry hair with split ends stating which serums shampoo conditioner and hair masks are helpful.

For Splitends- get a trimming done every 6-8 weeks. That would keep a check.
And check out these amazing posts . You’d find them helpful 🙂
7 Homemade Remedies for Hair Split Ends
8 Ways To Get Rid Of Split Ends
7 Best Shampoos for Split Ends
10 Best Hair Products For Split Ends
Split Ends in Hair: Causes and Treatment

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8 thoughts on “I Answered all your Instagram Makeup and Skincare Queries

  1. Awesome ms. singh – that covers most of the queries we get. One from my side – which liner is the most smudgeproof – colorbar just smokey, maybelline lasting drama eye pencil or sugar kohl?

  2. woaaaahhh this is like a really good post… you have added so many amazing queries and their solutions together… this is surely going to help each of us… every answer is so precise and perfect 🙂 :-*

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