Saturday, February 25, 2012

Wild Nite! (and GlossyBox Giveaway winner)

Those of you who follow my Facebook page must be aware about the mention of lots of weddings that February and March was going to bring for me to attend. Those of you who don't, no problemo! :) Its all gonna get covered on the blog.

My bestie Mona got married this month... Well nothing starts without a bachelorette, isn't it?? ;) And what a night it was :D With the tiara and the sash in its place(and one more adorable prop), she looked like an absolute bride-to-be :) We had the perfect location for it - Bungalow 9 at Bandra.


Dress - Promod, Shoes - Marie Claire




Didn't I tell there was another cute prop?? ;) I loved these Bride-to-be glasses!


I couldn't believe she was finally getting married!!!!
Well now I have to share her... *sigh* But I know, ya ya ya, I agree girls ;) I know she shares me as well :)

I wore a black dress with my lovely new leopard print clutch and gold metallic wedges. Chic and comfy! :)


He he he.. God knows what I was trying!!!


Dress - F21 from Globus, Clutch - Steve Madden, Gold Wedges - Shoebiz

A Wild Nite! Those who came know, those who didn't will never know ;)

But before we end, let me announce to you the WINNER of the Glossybox India Giveaway

Stylish A-Z

Congratulations girl! Hope you like the box Glossybox sends to you! :)

Till the next post, Ciao Fashionistas!

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Monday, February 20, 2012

Tress Talk : Hair Spas

2011 was a good year for my tresses. While my mane is super silky and straight, it's thin and lacked volume. Also regular color treatment could have had a role to play. My main aim last year was to infuse some volume into my hair along with thickening the strands. Advice that my hair stylist gave was that I needed to do 3 things:
  1. Regular hair spas - Alternate between two treatments
  2. Use products that would reduce drying of the hair and reduce usage of heat styling which in turn would reduce thinning
  3. Dandruff prevention - Once a week special shampoo
Why I say it was a good year is because I achieved what I had set out to do :) There is a lot more volume to my hair and the strands are a lot more thicker despite the hair coloring. This series of blog posts is basically going to spell out the products that did wonders for my hair which I would strongly suggest to all of you.

This post is about the 1st pointer - Regular hair spas. The 2 treatments that I alternate between are:

1. L'oreal Hair Spa
The L’Oreal Hair Spa is an intensive treatment that keeps hair smooth, silky and deeply moisturized. It smoothens out frizz and has an awesome fragrance that will last for days. Here depending on the condition of the scalp, they will use the anti-dandruff or the hydrating concentrate.

2. Renew C and Power Dose
Renew C
Step 1: Renew C is a alpha hydroxy acid-based pre-shampoo repairing treatment for damaged hair. It targets the cortex and cuticle to strengthen keratin links and reduce porosity. The formula penetrates to the very heart of the hair fibre and provides a firming and strengthening action. 

Power Dose Color
Step 2: Power Dose Color contains a complex of Bio-Mimetic ceramide, Vitamin PP and protein. It repairs color treated hair. It deeply conditions and increases density thereby adding volume to fine hair and prolongs the color of the hair. It is similar to a deep conditioning treatment which one gets done at the salon.

Both these treatments that I alternate between get 9/10 from me! :D 

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Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Last minute Valentine's Day ideas


Just in case it dawned upon you this morning that Valentine's Day is today and you haven't made plans or not bought anything for your sweetheart, don't sweat, there is still a lot that you can whip up in the day before it ends to make it magical :)

Movie Night

Take your sweetheart for a movie. Choose a cute romantic one. Incase you don't get tickets or there isn't a romantic movie running in the theatres, you can always get the DVD of your sweetheart's favourite movie and the two of you can cosy up and watch it at home. Don't forget the coke and the popcorn!

Surprise Home Cooked Dinner

Jump at the chance to cook dinner for your sweetie and surprise them. The ingredient of love added to the recipes is the perfect way to convey 'I Love You'. Add some bubbly to the celebration and set the table with candles. Perfect!

Photo Collage
Those of us who carry our photos on our phones or keep our digital cameras always with us, the photo collage is a lovely last minute idea. With 30 minutes on your hand, you can rush to your closest photo printing studio and get a lovely collage printed with the lovely memories of you two. Your love will be floored.

Mix a CD
Burn a CD with the most romantic songs . Create your own special personalized CD cover which is really very simple to make here. Dim the lights and slow dance to these songs with your darling. It'll surely be a night you will never forget :)

Love Coupons
Free and fun last minute gift for your valentine! All you need is a printer, a pair of scissors and some pretty ribbon to tie them together. Personalise them and gift how many ever you want. Try these love coupons. Give options to redeem them for a massage, bubble bath, dinner, picnic or a night out together.I can guarantee your sweetheart will be thrilled :)

Other than this you can always do the regular - Flowers, chocolate and a Valentine's card! But these few personal yet last minute ideas will surely make your Valentine's Day special!

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Wednesday, February 8, 2012

GLOSSYBOX India Giveaway!!

January has been a brilliant month and what better way to start February with a bang - Ri(t)ch Styles is having its first ever Giveaway happening!

Ri(t)ch Styles has joined forces with Glossybox India and is having a contest. Clap! Clap! :D


Yes, I know what you are thinking and you are right - this is what the box that you can win will look like! Isn't it cute and classy? :)

Just like you can test drive a car before buying it, don't you wish you could try beauty products before buying them as well? I'm sure many of us have wasted enough time and money and still not bought the right products. Glossybox saves you from this trouble. Every month, the Glossybox team sends out a gorgeous box filled with a surprise mix of 5 high-end travel and full-sized beauty and cosmetic products from world’s top beauty brands which gives women the chance to experiment with new products in the comfort of their own home before buying what they actually like. It is currently present in 14 countries on 6 continents, and is now COMING TO INDIA! I have been waiting for a while for this to launch in India and now it finally is!! :)

Let me give you a small run down on Glossybox

I can't wait to try the March 2012 box and one lucky reader of this blog can also win this! 

All you have to do is answer the simple question in the comments box below:
"Which is your favourite beauty product and what do you like most about it?"

Rules for the contest are:
  1. You have to be a follower of Ri(t)ch Styles on Google Friend Connect
  2. Like Ri(t)ch Styles page on Facebook HERE
  3. Like Glossybox India's page on Facebook HERE
  4. Contest is open to Indian Residents only

Contest ends on 21st February 2012!!

All the best gals!! :)

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