Beauty | Verve Magazine - Part 2
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Beauty

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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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Honey, Beauty

5 Ethically Sourced Honey Products For The Conscious Beauty Enthusiast

Text by Rushmika Banerjee. Photographs by Joshua Navalkar. Realisation by Akanksha Pandey and Swati Sinha. Model: Priyal Shah, Anima Creative Management. Hair and make-up: Kamini Shrivastav, Make-up Designory

Ethical apiculture not only helps conserve bees, but it has also gifted us with an array of organic, honey-based products for our skin and overall health
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June 12, 2019

Your Guide To Creating A Sustainable Make-Up Kit

Text by Rushmika Banerjee. Photography by Joshua Navalkar. Product styling by Swati Sinha. Hair and make-up by Guia Bianchi. Model: Namrata Tripathi

There’s a new breed of mindful make-up brands that won’t harm your skin or the environment and still give you that sophisticated finish.
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March 20, 2019

Finding My Dosha And Myself

Text by Ranjabati Das

Ohria Ayurveda, a beauty and skincare brand, acquaints us with an ancient Indian ritual — dosha analysis — which may well be the answer to many of our modern problems
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