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Beauty

Starry Night

Photographed by Mallika Chandra

The newest addition to Hermès’ Eau des Merveilles family is the L'Ombre Des Merveilles, French for “the shadow of wonders”, which serves up a tender blend using only three raw ingredients: incense, tonka bean and black tea.
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Nature’s Way

Text by Priya Mirchandani

The wisdom of past generations provides the foundation for The Tribe Concepts, Amritha Gaddam’s conscious, organic skincare brand, finds Verve
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High Stakes

Text by Sadaf Shaikh. Photographed by Mallika Chandra

Circumventing the misassigned stigma associated with hemp in India, Harshaavardhan Redi Sirupa and Namrata Reddy Sirupa have carefully carved a space for themselves in the luxury wellness industry with Satliva, a home-grown skincare brand with hemp seed oil at its heart. Here, they talk about the natural beauty brand's bestselling products, why they're great for the monsoon and the founders' commitment to sustainability
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Women’s Prickly Relationships With Personal Grooming During Quarantine 

Text by Anandita Bhalerao. Photographed by Pretika Menon

Have women reclaimed make-up and skincare as a form of empowerment, or have we simply submitted to a capitalist power structure that would like us to believe consumerism equals emancipation? Verve delves into these grey areas as four women examine their changing relationships with beauty under lockdown. 
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Inspired by the benefits of fruit and plant extracts from a very early age, Tanisha Varalwar recently founded her own natural and organic beauty line, Tsara Cosmetics. The young entrepreneur talks to Verve about the shaping of this new sustainable venture, the importance of being toxin-free and the factors that inspired her to go ahead with its launch despite the current scenario
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Mom’s The Word

Text by Sadaf Shaikh

The Moms Co. recently launched its 3-6-9 Detox with Clay range — perfect for those who are currently unable to schedule their regular exfoliating sessions due to the lockdown. Here, founder Malika Sadani gives us a peek into her own quarantine skincare routine
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Beauty Boosters

Illustrations by Swati Sinha. Product curation by Shweta Navandar

Sprung from the prolific wellness industry, a new breed of natural supplements is having its moment in the mass market. Verve spotlights the powders, oils, tisanes, kombucha teas and pills that have caught the attention of those seeking alternative routes towards inner and outer beauty…
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Style, Beauty

Keeping Up Appearances

Text by Shirin Mehta. Illustration by Aniket Ghorpade

The burden of achieving physical perfection existed long before filtered and Facetuned selfies became ubiquitous. But in this new normal of constantly putting ourselves on display, cosmetic practitioners are seeing an exponential increase in the number of patients, not to mention a broadening demographic. Verve gets four leading specialists to weigh in on the factors that affect the decision to alter the course of nature
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Mallika Chandra, Photographer and designer
December 10, 2019

Making The Cut

Photographed by Sushant Kadam. Styling by Akanksha Pandey. Photograher’s Assistant: Amit Bane. Hair by Sonam Singh. Make-up by Shreya Srivastava. Both at Feat. Artists

Photographer and designer Mallika Chandra digs into the public obsession with women’s hair after she put her own on the chopping block and faced an invasion of unsolicited opinions…
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Living up to their moniker, smartwatches can track your heart rate and travel plans or pay for a cup of coffee while, of course, perfectly keeping time. Verve zooms in on a few of these up-to-the-minute multitaskers
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Meghal Janardan, Natasha Janardan, New York-based photographers and video producers
October 03, 2019

The New York-based photographers and video producers, who experiment with make-up in their downtime, dip their brushes into the dreamy hues of sunrise and sunset to envision an exclusive array of high-flying looks
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Take inspiration for your next haircut from the runways of fall/winter 2019, where we tracked simple, sleek and sophisticated hairstyles for the coming season.
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