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Review: Confetti Gifts – for the love of something unique

Receiving and giving gifts are little things in life that bring joy quite like none other. But many a time, we end up gifting things or receiving presents that either have no utility or are just plain boring! Well, it is time to say goobye to mediocre gifts and say hello to gifts that are… Continue reading Review: Confetti Gifts – for the love of something unique

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Review: mCaffeine – leveraging the goodness of caffeine for your skin and hair

A bad day with coffee is better than a good day without it It is often said that there is nothing that a cup of coffee cannot fix.  Replete with the magical ingredient, caffeine, coffee has an inherent goodness that helps uplift your mood and spirit.  But did you know that caffeine not only brightens your… Continue reading Review: mCaffeine – leveraging the goodness of caffeine for your skin and hair

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Review: iTokri.com – Celebrating Crafts, Creativity and Communities

It is often said that whenever you buy anything handmade, you are not just buying a product but supporting a family, a small business and a community.  More importantly you are supporting their art, knowledge, creativity and in short their dreams.  Given that diversity is the essence of India, our handicrafts too are a reflection… Continue reading Review: iTokri.com – Celebrating Crafts, Creativity and Communities

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ExclusiveLane: Your One Stop Shop for Bespoke Indigenous Handicrafts

There is no denying the fact that India is a treasure trove when it comes to native art and crafts.  Indian handicrafts are diverse, eclectic and native to each region.  They are heavily influenced by the history, culture and customs of each state and hence is unqiue to the region.  Handcrafted by talented artisans across… Continue reading ExclusiveLane: Your One Stop Shop for Bespoke Indigenous Handicrafts

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Deyga Organics: The goodness of all things natural, handmade and pure

Given the times we live, the importance of sustainability and going back to our roots can hardly be overemphasized.  While the terms ‘natural’, ‘eco-friendly’ and ‘green’ are buzz words in most sectors, the skin and hair care as well as wellness segments are certainly not far behind.  The significance of natural ingredients, time tested methodologies and… Continue reading Deyga Organics: The goodness of all things natural, handmade and pure

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Grand Mercure at Gopalan Mall, Bengaluru: experience the essence of Karnataka

Wood apple aka Bellada hannu as it is called in Kannada is considered one among the most auspicious fruits offered to Lord Shiva.  Along with “bilwa patre” which is used during puja on Shivaratri, it is customary to have wood apple juice on the festival.  While I missed on the latter at home this year,… Continue reading Grand Mercure at Gopalan Mall, Bengaluru: experience the essence of Karnataka

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Book Review: Eleven Stops to the Present – Stories from Bangalore

Ask any child what his/her favourite subjects are and it is highly likely that history does not figure on top.  Some of the most predicatable responses given are “it is boring” or “it is too dry”.  Well, this is partially true considering the fact that the history we study in school is mostly confined to… Continue reading Book Review: Eleven Stops to the Present – Stories from Bangalore

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JustBe Resto Cafe: where Health meets Taste

Considering that I have always been a fan of healthy and wholesome eating,  I was happy to learn of JustBe , a resto cafe that serves exclusively plant based, whole foods that is ideal for vegans and vegetarians.  But when I heard that the food here is prepared sans any oil, dairy, refined flour and sugar,… Continue reading JustBe Resto Cafe: where Health meets Taste

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Review: The Earth Collective – Specialists in Premium Hair Care Products

Beautiful, shiny, healthy, lustrous hair…well this sounds like every girl’s dream, right? Well the dream isn’t too distant with The Earth Collective, a new premium Indian brand of specialist hair care products, all of which are inspired by Mother Nature. Natural and cruelty free Inspired by not just Ayurveda but also other time tested and ancient… Continue reading Review: The Earth Collective – Specialists in Premium Hair Care Products

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Review: Seer Secrets – Beauty and Wellness products with a difference

If you are a fan of native ingredients, traditional practices, safe and ecofriendly products, Seer Secrets has to be on your list.  They offer a comprehensive range of beauty and wellness products which include bath oils, bath bars, hair and skin care products.  They also have green and herbal tea apart from spiritual healing products… Continue reading Review: Seer Secrets – Beauty and Wellness products with a difference