Weekend shopping: from the newly opened new u:
As all weekends, this weekend too I went out shopping covering up places that I haven’t seen yet. Recently Rati told me about new u and what exactly do we get there. Till date, I had no idea what we actually get there. (Thanks to sim who sent the link for their stores”) when I found out that we get many brands of make up under one roof I had to pay a visit! This new u has been recently opened in Chennai and the only one here. It’s a part of bigger store and not an exclusive store in itself. this new u retails accessories like make up brushes curlers comb ,and some jeweller, nail paints from their in-house brand I guess, and lip balms from vlcc, lip ice, Eva etc.the makeup counters were tiny(and so was the whole new u section) which included maybelline lakme L’Oreal and Revlon! They had fresh stock but very limited would have rather gone to health and glow. but since I was there I had to do some shopping “udhghatan” so I picked up an eye lash curler from qvs, maybelline bronze orange lipstick from moisture extreme (thanks to ankita for recommending) and a nail paint flormar which is a beautiful pearly khaki type colour, and got a free gift from the maybelline SA as she said there is a manicure set on offer with a purchase of 250.I am just going to be reviewing the eye lash curler and little about the nail paint here. I am leaving the review on bronze orange for some other time.
About the eye lash curler: I found a lot of accessories from this brand called qvs and I also saw two kinds of curlers one with a spring and another without it with electroplated something(didn’t quite understand) Price for this one is Rs 155 and it is supplied with two extra rubber pads. Now I must say out of the four eye lash curlers that I own this one is the BEST! I had even thought of picking up the inglot eye lash curler which is thrice the price .But I am so happy I picked this one up! I own an oriflame one 99 Rs, an elf one for Rs 149 and another local one for Rs 50. The elf one is horrible as the rubber pad on that is so stiff that it won’t do any curling. The oriflame one is average and is also supplied with an extra rubber pad and the non brand one was the best till now as the rubber pad was very flexible but now has totally worn out overtime. But the qvs one that I bought now is as good as the rubber pad is so flexible and soft that it gives amazing results. I have thick lashes that may need a little more pressure for being curled. But this curler has made my life easier. In ten seconds flat it curled my eyelashes the very base at the lashline.i am extremely happy with the results since I was not even using mascara for a long time as I couldn’t really curl my lashes. But now this will triple the result of my mascara. If u have access to this one please pick it up (always buy one with the softest and most flexible rubber pad, telling from experience of four lash curlers).
Flormar plus quartz nail enamel number 064: Price Rs 70 for 11ml
I saw third in some random basket it had so many beautiful shades of baby pinks n whites and pearls and even blacks. But this was the only colour I picked up as I don’t have anything similar to this. It’s a very beautiful pearly khaki I guess and super shiny and dries in one minute.im very happy with this purchase as well as 70 rs for 11ml for in-house brand is not bad. The bottle is huge and will last for long time. I quite like the bottle as well and the brush too!
I also got a set free with maybelline purchase, which has a lash comb, nail file(they are never enough)and a tweezer (I guess my fifth tweezer)got to have one near every mirror and window! Will be reviewing the bronze orange lippie soon!