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My beautiful life

My beautiful life
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First Published: Fri, Apr 09 2010. 09 27 PM IST

 Photo: Ram Shergill/Vogue
Photo: Ram Shergill/Vogue
Updated: Fri, Apr 09 2010. 09 27 PM IST
MAKE-UP MANTRA
During the day, I wear no make-up at all. For a night out, I line my eyes with black kohl. I also love a smoky-eyed look with Yves Saint Laurent’s brown eye pencil. Plus, I curl my eyelashes and use lots of YSL mascara. For lips, I prefer to use a pale pink lipstick.
Photo: Ram Shergill/Vogue
HANDBAG ESSENTIALS
Under all the junk (my wallet, credit card and odd papers) you’ll find my favourite “Cherish” MAC lipstick, the MAC blush “Improper
Copper” and a Chanel kohl pencil in black. I can’t live without my kohl pencil.
SCENT OF A WOMAN
I love Jean Paul Gaultier. For special occasions, I apply Un Jardin en Méditerranée by Hermès.
BEAUTY ICONS
I think Scarlett Johansson is beautiful. I like her face, her body and her hair. I also love Julia Roberts for always looking fresh.
TRESS TALK
I love oiling my hair with a mix of almond, castor, coconut and olive oils. I do this once a month. I use a Kérastase shampoo specifically for dry hair, and follow it with a blow-dry.
BEAUTY RITUALS
I use a Lancôme face wash. I try to avoid creams because of their chemical content. In cold weather, I use Clarins’ HydraQuench Rich Cream, and on a beach I use a Clarins sunscreen. I don’t believe in facials.
DIET CHART
I’m a vegetarian and believe in eating lots of green vegetables, like spinach, fenugreek and broccoli. I eat healthy meals with lots of whole grains and don’t cut down on carbs. I eat every 2-3 hours. At night, I usually have dal, vegetables, curd and roti or brown rice. I try to drink at least 6-8 glasses of boiled water every day.
FITNESS REGIME
I do ashtanga and power yoga for an hour every day.
THE BEAUTY BLACK BOOK
Trainer
Twinkle at Cosmic Fusion by Payal Gidwani Tiwari, Mumbai. Tel. 022-61427178.
Spa and mani-pedi
Oberoi Rajvilas, Jaipur. Tel. 0141-2680101.
Hairstylist
Pompy Hans, Mumbai. Tel. 09867728214.
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First Published: Fri, Apr 09 2010. 09 27 PM IST