Review- Vya Naturals

Hello readers!
Vya Naturals products are formulated using natural ingredients that are not only safe and non-toxic but also effective. All formulations are original, created by the brand, and tested on people, not animals. Vya Naturals Essential Oils are 100% pure, unblended, single note oils. They are not mixed with other carrier oils or other essential oils. I am personally using the oils from last one month.
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Vya Naturals uses therapeutic- grade essential oils, natural plant-based butters, natural clays and plant-based waxes. And they definitely DO NOT use parabens, sulfates, artificial colors, artificial dyes, mineral oils, formaldehyde, animal ingredients, artificial scents, phthalates, chemicals, fillers, mineral oils, or petroleum.


The brand name stands for-

Vimal (pure)
Yajas (reverence)
Ayush (healthy life)

 

What more do we need? Give this product a try and i am sure you will not be disappointed.
Wait no more and shop from here.
Love…
Riya
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REVIEW- FAIRFAX HAIR ENERGIZER

Hello Guys!

Recently i got my hands on this amazing product by Fairfax called Hair Energizer. Frankly speaking I did not know about this brand earlier but after using this product for 1 month i am super impressed with this.

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Price: INR 1199/-

Shelf life: 3 years from the date of manufacturing

Main Ingredients: It is made up of 16 magical herbs mentioned below:

  • Cepa
  • Pavonia
  • Targets Erecta (Marigold)

  • Luffa Cylindrica

  • Euphorbia Dracun Martinia

  • Diandra

  • Aloe Indica

  • Allium

  • Gratiola Monneria

  • Melia Azadiractita

  • Odorata

  • Eclipta Prostate

  • Cinnamon

  • Emblica Officianalis

  • Celastrus Peniculatus

  • Acacia Concinno

Product claims:

  • Reduces Hair Fall
  • Improves overall hair texture
  • Helps in growth

How to use?

  • Just add few drops to 4-5 liters of water
  • Wash your hair with it (should be done after using shampoo)
  • Rinse your hair after few minutes

Wait no more and give this product a try.

Shop here.

Love…

Riya

Make Your Room the Gang’s Adda

Hello Readers!

Friends are family. I’m really fortunate to have some amazing friends; a few of them are my schoolmates, some of them I met in college, others from work, and the remaining I crossed paths with quite randomly.  I love to have them over as much as I can. Time just flies when you’re having fun, doesn’t it?

However, entertaining friends at home was quite different back in college. Now that we’ve been sucked into the routine of life with offices to get to and deadlines to meet, crashing after a hard day’s work has become more about relaxation than merely fun times.

Back in our college days, we would scrunch into the most limited of seating spaces just for the sake of it, but now, things are different. We still love each other’s company, but, after all the formalities of everyday life, it really does your body and mind good to have a comfortable pad where you can just lie back and relax.

We usually hang out at my place, thanks to its proximity to our offices. And since comfort was a top priority, I decided to make the most of my limited space and budget to accommodate my buddies’ needs. With a few tricks, design hacks and #SubscriptionLifestyle, my place is now our perfect hangout; in fact, some of them have literally started to live here (LOL!)

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Here’s how you too can pep up your pad and make it your gang’s adda: –

Push Your Creative Buttons 

You do not have to buy new pieces of furniture to make your home comfortable. Just put your existing stuff to better use. As my friends had turned my home into a B&B, storage became an issue. I always had a pile of clothes lying on my chairs belonging to some friend or the other. Since I had only one cupboard, I up-cycled the chest of drawers in my living room into a freestanding wardrobe for my friends to keep their clothes.

Go For Space Saving Furniture

I have a super comfy sofa in my living room that comes with a nice bed tucked underneath. Sofa cum beds are great. Every time my friends come over, the bed comes out. This way there’s room for more as compared to the sofa alone and we can all just flop down on the bed and watch movies on my LED TV together

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Bring In The Mattresses

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With the restrictions of space and budget, its’ impossible to have multiple beds at home, especially if you’re living in a 1BHK rental apartment like me.

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My gang is big and even my gorgeous king-size bed can’t accommodate us all. To solve this problem, I brought a few mattresses that can be used to sit or sleep as and when needed. Don’t make the mistake of buying them though, since their utility is limited and also, they spoil with time. Get them on rent as I did.

Cook Up Some Love

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I enjoy cooking. But when I’m not cooking, we order from outside. I guess another reason my boys and girls love to eat over here is that because I #SmartlyOwn a microwave. No matter what we order, once the food is delivered, it goes straight into my microwave to be warmed, especially in the winters! Also, not to forget the innumerable popcorn parties and freshly baked cakes we’ve had.

These are real easy to follow and won’t cost you much. Just remember to go for rental furniture and appliances like I did, this way you can save a lot of money.

Once you have got what you need, just wait and watch how your home turns into a haven for your buds!

Love…

Riya

IFFD’S India Runway Week: Spring Summer 2018 Highlights from Day 2

Few days back, I attended this amazing event in Delhi.

  • Second Day was dedicated to social message on the ramp, Laxmi Agarwal an Indian campaigner with Stop Acid Attacks walked the ramp for Designer Akassh K Aggarwal. 
  • Few old designers from fashion fraternity and newgen designers showcased their collection on Day 2.

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At Day 2 of India Runway Week’s summer/spring 2018 edition, standout collections by designers Shravan Kumar Ramaswamy, Akassh K Aggarwal, Banka Silk and few Newgen designers made their way to the runway.

Here are the highlights from Day 2 that you shouldn’t miss:

Day 2 was opened by 5 newgen designer’s show. Label Arkya by Ankita Yadav showcased “SEHAR”.  Arkya’s Spring-Summer Collection 2018 titled “SEHAR” is inspired by the first ray of sunshine bouncing off the fresh green grass, the happy sunflowers dancing, the dew on the fences and the subtle blue skies are food for designer’s inspiration.  Sehar unleashes a colourful line of subdued hues like sage, olive green, blush pink, mustard yellow, and aqua blue reflecting the beauties of nature in all its colours & forms. The empowering and calming effect of nature on the soul is reflected in all the garments. There are vibrancy and playfulness in floral patterns hinting conventionality. 

Istuti and Vivek’s collection aims to give you the natural comfort and ease, where ever you go. The collection enhance one’s personality for various occasions, giving the feel home comfort. Designer believes in creating their trends by following nature. Their collection is the expression of love for mother nature and a step towards saving the planet Earth by infusing natural fabrics, which are scientifically proven best friends for human body.They presented latest styling trends, and beautiful silhouettes with natural fabrics. Their collection has many different cuts and drapes for various purposes. They have created stunning silhouettes by blending western influence on Eastern drapes. Sidh by Udayan Dalmia presented a fashion label that focuses on minimalistic Chic designs and utility while keeping sustainability in mind. The spring summer 2018 collection is fully made in natural dyes and organic cotton, keep the waste to minimum. Sidh is blend of craftsmanship and technology, a blend of depth and modernity. Sidh specialises in dyeing the fabrics in natural dyes (such as Lac, ratanjot, sappanwood, madder, catechu, indigo). Collection caters to both western and ethnic sensibilities.  Sunidhi Garodia’s collection was based on the theme “ IRO of life”. IRO is basically a Japanese word which means color and the whole collection is inspired by the different colors and the meaning that each individual takes from it to their life. It’s rightly said-“The soul becomes dyed with the color of its thoughts.” And so does the collection reflect the happiness, the joy, the darks of colors and what it reflects into our lives. Shefali Dhaka Sirohi- The Spring/Summer’18 collection is inspired by the pendulums. The silhouettes are asymmetric balances. Panelling and pleating techniques have been used at frictionless points to create equilibrium between the asymmetry. The drapes move over the body in cowls like the pendulums do. The embroidery motives are imbalanced triangular pieces hung on balanced wires. Rich Silks, chanderi weaves, Organzas and Chiffons are used which signify the two extremes of the pendulum. With their different flows coming together; they create a perfect imbalanced balance. 

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Rig- Utility Clothing RIG showcased a brave new world of fashion at the India Runway Week 2018. The brand carries a philosophy of travelling to unexplored territories not just in the physical realm but through an individual’s imagination, as well. People often harbor dreams and desires that are a departure from their routine lives. There is a latent explorer in everyone waiting to be unleashed. Even though they might not take off on an expedition, subconsciously they wish to be pushed to participate passionately in their lives.

 

Saaj by Ankita’s collection brings forth the importance of ‘innovating the future, through design conceptualisation’ as each ensemble represents crucial fragments of design, gently unfolding a layered narration that speaks of the story of the ensemble. The collection celebrates the ‘coming alive of the modern era’, through the rhapsody of colors, that gently transcend into harmonious symmetries of vintage floral patterns in pinks, gold’s, gorgeous greens and yellows made of beautiful silk embroideries and futuristic cuts, that synchronise to fill the void for a vintage-contemporary bridal space. Through the layout of bold chrysanthemum flower motifs, cutting edge patterns, carefully deconstructed vibrant hues and vintage wall art inspired embroideries in luxurious silk thread; the surface topography of each ensemble vibrates opulent extravagance and highlights the subtle blend of different weaves.

Hyderabad designer Shravan Kummar showcased textiles of sunrise state Andhra Pradesh. His collection is organically dyed and all handmade. Shravan will be having master weavers from Hyderabad as his showstoppers.

ABOUT: India Runway Week

India Runway Week is Asia’s youngest fashion trade event. Each season of the much-awaited IRW introduce new talent and places young Indian designers firmly on the global fashion stage. IRW provides a platform for both established and upcoming talented designers but also introduce fresh designers to showcase their collections. This gives them excellent business opportunities from both bulk and retail buyers. In

Addition to facilitating the exchange of ideas and networking interactions between designers, buyers and affiliates, the event provides an enriching experience for everyone.

About Indian Federation for Fashion Development: IFFD provides the opportunity for fashion industry members, both new and old, to create networks that will facilitate action and inspire industry growth. IFFD provide useful & up-to-date information to keep the industry on top of what is happening locally and abroad, to make it more competitive and to encourage a thirst for quality education.

IFFD provides a marketing platform for all within the industry; from the student who want to share her talent to the household names we have come to know and love. By increasing local and international awareness of Indian brands and talent, IFFD hope to inspire increased demand and brand loyalty. With these primary directives IFFD hope to assist in creating a positive knock on effort that will facilitate job creation and growth for the industry.

Love..

Riya

India Runway Week-2018

Hello Guys!

I am super excited for coming weekend. 😀 What about you?

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India’s one of the reputed fashion event is just few days away and the 10th IFFD’s India Runway Week Summer 2018 has revealed its interest in Indian textile, designers that are all set to take the country on a different textile trip. IRW Summer 2018 will start in the Capital city on April 20 at the DLF Place, Saket and conclude on April 22.

Textiles designer Bibi Russell from Bangladesh will kick start the fashion extravaganza showcasing her collection ‘Rajasthali’ in association with Rajasthan Khadi Udyog. The celebrated designer from Bangladesh who brought the humble gamchha to the international runway has for the last few years directed her focus on working for the heritage crafts of Rajasthan while Hyderabad favourite designer Shravan Kummar will be showcasing textiles of sunrise state Andhra Pradesh. His collection is organically dyed and all handmade. Shravan will be having master weavers from Hyderabad as his showstoppers.

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There are other fresh designers who are showcasing for the first time also have kept their focus on Indian Textile, Weaver Soul by Shravan Gajam will be showcasing hand-woven wrap faced denim fabric made in ikat produced from home run units in Telangana. Peeli kothi by Ambica will be showcasing banarasi saree collection. The collection is based on make in India textiles.

The Bloom collection by Vaani Raghupathy calls to one’s elegance as it takes its inspiration from motifs that depict the natural shape and color of fruits, flowers ,birds that are an  absolute delight for the summer.The skill of infusing contemporary fashion trends with traditional couture is the pride of Magnoliaá and the Bloom collection is all about bringing in appealing fabrics along with their pleasant and refreshing pastels in a mix of organza,chiffon and weaves of silk from Kanchipuram.

Spring a season when even nature doesn’t hold back, going all creative and so are We!! Drawing inspiration from nature itselfSoniya Chandorkar set time for this summer.

*Lucknowi Chikankari* a symbol of elegance , class , tradition & a heritage and we are bound to redefine the beauty of this historical fabric with a touch of Mukaish work.   *Mukaish*- an almost forgotten craft beautifies the Chickenkari work by its signature embroidery. When paired with Chickenkari it revamps and elevates our creation to a whole new level of chic and class. Also Sonnets of nature are threaded onto lights with combination of Banarasi brocade ,rich skills & exquisite fabric flaunting the crafts of India. Motifs of Flowers, creepers , birds , foliages all scenic gifts of nature come together weaving their magic into intricate tonal stories on the fabric. This Fashion season stay tuned, stay stoked as classic redefines trendy ( Indo-Western ) collection for Soniya Saanchi’s “Summer Vibes”

Then there is a organisation named ‘Banka Silk’ which works with the weavers of Jharkhand and Bihar is also showcasing its collection ‘Bahar’ in association with designer Poonam Dubey. Balancing the tradition of the handloom weaves through cotemporary silhouettes and sensibilities. Banka Silk also partnered with India Runway Week to provide Indian Handloom fabrics to designers at weavers’ rate at their doorstep.

Avinash Pathania, Founder, IFFD (organiser of the event) in a statement said: “With each season of India Runway Week, we aim to push Indian Handloom & Fresh designers to set new trends in fashion. With this season we continue to put more focus on Indian handloom fabric with these fresh and amazing designers

See you there!!

Love,

Riya 

 

DKS introduces HVDS

DKS introduces HVDS to reduce technical and commercial loss in power distribution system

Political

HVDS is an innovative step taken by DK Shivakumar for the speedy replacement of failed distribution transformers in rural areas and to reduce technical and commercial losses in the power distribution system.

High Voltage Distribution System is a technology where the electricity is distributed to the consumers at a Higher Voltage level (11kV) instead of the Low Voltage (400/240V).

Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission has issued directives with a view to reduce the high level technical and commercial losses in the distribution system. Thus, Energy Minister DK Shivakumar came up with an innovative scheme HVDS.

Political Activity

On the work front, BESCOM has already issued work awards for implementing the scheme in Chikkaballapur RSD (6 feeders) Sub-division, Tumkur RSD-1 & RSD-2 (25 feeders) Sub-divisions, Doddaballapur (9 feeders) Sub-division.

Mission & Vision of HVDS program

  • To reduce high levels of technical and commercial losses in the distribution system, implementing High Voltage Distribution System by replacing the existing LT distribution is taken up on pilot basis across all distribution companies.
  • Though highly beneficial in terms of reducing the losses this project is cost intensive. Energy Minister DK Shivakumar to evolve a scheme through which HVDS project can be funded or subsidized.
  • HVDS is an innovative step is taken by DK Shivakumar for a speedy replacement of failed distribution transformers in rural areas.
  • Distribution company namely BESCOM has taken up the largest Distribution Automation program in India. It aims at automating the entire distribution network of Bangalore city. The total cost of the project is 564 crore.
  • HVDS is an Innovative step is taken for speedy replacement of failed distribution transformers in rural areas by establishing 79 nos. of repair centers along with 172 nos. transformer banks in all sub-divisions and divisions to ensure reduced interruption time.

Love…

Riya

FBB- Fashion Haul- Steal Deal Under 1000

FBB is my all time favorite brand, recently I visited the FBB store to check out the special republic day offers available in “Sabse Saste 5 din”.

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FBB is offering FLAT 50% off on almost all products. Starting from women sweaters to mens footwear, everything is available at great offer.

Have a look at some great deals- (under INR 1000)

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Denim at 499/- only

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Sweater at 750/- only

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Kurta at 499/- only

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Tee at 499/- only

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Whats more? They are also offering 500 cashback in future pay wallet when you shop for more than 2500 INR.

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Bought this sweater for 750 INR only

What are you waiting for?

Go Shop Now.

Love..

Riya..