Category Archives: Beauty & Wellness

Christmas Special: 10 Must Go Places

Christmas as I have known has been a festival of colours, hapiness, winter in the air but warmth in the hearts, carols, Santa caps and frolic. We give you 10 Must Go Places for you to make the best of your Christmas eve. So eat, pray and enjoy!

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Colorbar expands into fragrance category

The cosmetics brand Colorbar, which is known for its retail kiosk operations, has expanded its product offerings. The brand has launched a range of fragrances created in Paris.

The range presently offers two fragrances including L’amour and Reveur, signifying a state of mind, and a way of looking at life. Continue reading Colorbar expands into fragrance category

Lotus Herbals opens 2 exclusive outlets; aims 20 in current fiscal

The natural care brand, Lotus Herbals, has entered the Indian retail arena with the launch of its two exclusive brand outlet (EBO) in NCR, the first at Great India Place Mall, Noida and the second at IGI Airport, New Delhi. With the new stores, the brand aims to increase visibility and offer enhanced customer experience.

In this exclusive shopping zone, the Lotus EBO is surrounded by premium lifestyle and luxury brands and is open 24 * 7, allowing customers to do the last minute shopping before departing for their journeys. The outlets reflects the brand’s modern aesthetics with the focus on color palette, visuals and mood boards that enhance the brand experience.

Lotus, going further, will expand its presence across high end malls, high streets and airports, across key metros in India. In the near future, Lotus Herbals plans to open more exclusive stores in Delhi & Mumbai and has set a target of opening 20 EBOs in the current financial year.

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Elaborating on the launch, Nitin Passi, Director, Lotus Herbals, says, “It has been our endeavor to provide the Indian consumer the finest natural care products that are free of harsh chemicals and preservatives. The objective of our retail foray is to provide our consumers the right brand experience and make our entire range of products available under one roof.”

Bang On Time! Snapdeal launches Wedding Store online

One of India’s largest marketplace, Snapdeal, launches Wedding Store online. Must say, what could have been a better time to leverage than now to launch which will gain great traction during festive and wedding season.

With this Snapdeal will also satiate a particular shopping need which is a lifetime event in itself. So if you are looking for products for Bachelorette/Bachelors to your wedding and reception, the store ensures you to offer almost everything. Interestingly, the products have been segregated according to the need of a particular ceremony for both men and women.
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The products are available across categories including footwear, clothing, accessories, jewellery, perfumes, cosmetics and others. The brands available include Bluestone, Carlton London, Chhabra 555, Lancome, L’Oreal Paris, Ethnic Jewels, Bobbi Brown and others.  Moreover, some brands are running special offer to promote the store and stir the wedding shopping online. The question is are consumers ready to shop online for their wedding, I think we still love the traditional way when it comes to wedding? Maybe a workable option for ones who are running out of time.

One more suggestion, kindly make product pictures more sharper, they look pixelated!

Sephora to soon end ties with Genesis Colors; in talks with DLF Brands for tie-up

The French luxury cosmetics retailer, Sephora, is reported to soon end its ties with Genesis Colors, as LVMH owned L Capital plans to exit Genesis Colors.  Sephora is in talks with DLF Brands for partnering in India.

It was in late September this year that L Capital had asked Genesis Colors to buy out its 40 per cent stake in Genesis Luxury or sell the marketing arm altogether. Genesis Luxury holds brands including Jimmy Choo, Giorgio Armani and others.

Infact, Genesis has been asked to get its accounts audited by the ‘Big Four’ audit companies in the country.

 

“10 Must Haves” this weekend – Beauty & Wellness Special (Week 7)

This week, keeping in mind the upcoming festive and wedding season, we bring to you some of the selective beauty and wellness products. Some must haves for your vanity this season.

Here’s wishing a beautiful you!

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L’oreal acquires Cheryl’s Cosmeceuticals; aims at cities beyond metros

One of India‘s leading names in cosmetics and wellness, L’oreal, expands its portfolio as it buysout Cheryl’s Cosmeceuticals. The deal has been signed for an undisclosed amount.

Cheryl’s which is was founded by Oscar and Cheryl Pereira in 1986, has been known across industry for wellness and skincare treatment.

The acquisition will help the French brand expand its reach through salons spread across semi-urban cities and rural markets with a lowered priced products. These products are priced between Rs 500 – Rs 2,000.

’10 Must Haves’ shopping apps this weekend (week 5)

We all have become crazy about our smartphones and want everything right on our palms. Interestingly, we also keep on looking for apps that would make our life simpler or organised. This time iGrow looked in for some apps that will make your shopping experience rich and easy.

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Celebrate the sibling bond with these special gifts

Rakhi – That one day of the year when brothers and sisters share a ‘ceasefire’ relation, when love is about gifting each other, tying rakhi on the wrists of brothers, serving sweets and a lot of fun.

We bring to you some interesting products and deals that will make the day even special with your sibling.

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Toni & Guy brings to India ‘Hair Meets Wardrobe’

Toni & Guy, a renowned name in haircare and wellness, which has been now present in India for a long time through its salons now brings to India its professional brand, Hair Meets Wardrobe.

The range of products is defined by three categories Glamour, Classic, Casual and Creative. The brand was launched by three actresses including Soha Ali Khan who represented Glamour, Mallaika Arora Khan who represented Classic and Anusha Dandekar who represented Creative.

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