A Tryst with Colour

India being a land where almost 98% of its populace sport black hair, it has always been my wish to try hair colour. Also, most Indians being blessed with a dusky complexion, even the most common hair shades may not suit their skin, making them look like they have indeed been using hair colour. However, to any user of hair colour, that is the last thing they would wish to draw attention to – that they use hair colour – which often translates to covering up gray hairs, and not trying to be trendy.

So these were my criteria to use a hair colour-

  • It should not make me look like I am wearing a coloured wig
  • It should look natural with my skin colour
  • It should not cause hair fall

That was when I came across Wella Kolestint – a new hair colour launched in the Indian market and touted to be suitable for Indian skin.

Blogadda in collaboration with Wella was conducting a hair colour review wherein interested parties could send in their addresses and Wella would send a pack of hair colour to them. They were then supposed to try the hair colour and review it on their blog.

So here is my review of Wella Kolestint hair color.

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Is Arranged Marriage a Good Thing?

Tangy Tuesday PickThis post has been selected as a Tangy Tuesday Pick on BlogAdda for Apr 12 2011

I first met her five long years ago and we became part of the same group before long. We used to have such fun teasing her on her accent and the way she couldn’t pronounce certain words. In Malayalam , the word for rain is mazha. However, she always said it as “Mala” which meant mountain 🙂 And we would tease her saying that she came from a district without the letter zha. She was one of the chirpiest girls I knew – quick to be roused and quick to calm down.

She had an older brother and a sister, and being the youngest of her family, I expected her to be the pampered pet. But that wasn’t the case. She was a well-grounded individual with strong likes and dislikes. Her home was around 12 hours away from where we worked and she loved going home. Yet her father always forbade it. Continue reading “Is Arranged Marriage a Good Thing?”