Crompton Launches Anti-Bac LED Bulb With Envirosafe Technology

The new and futuristic approach to healthy homes & work spaces 

Time and health are two precious assets that we don’t recognise and appreciate until they have been depleted” –Denis Waitley

How many of you can nod in affirmation to this saying? Some of us recognise this early enough and form a preventative care strategy, while few of us wait till the last minute to mend an already dilapidated condition. No matter which category you fall in, here’s a call to action by one of the leading brands of the world, and it’s time we all buck up! Crompton has developed an extremely futuristic approach to healthy spaces, which will require minimal post installation follow up. In fact, you can just plug it in and relax as the hygiene standards of your home increase exponentially. 

What is Crompton’s New Launch About? 

Crompton is a pioneer in the industry within the LED segment and has launched the first of its kind, breakthrough innovation of the Anti-Bac LED Bulb with advanced Envirosafe technology that provides the dual benefits of delivering visible light and also killing up to 85% germs within its surroundings. The best part is that this has been recommended by the Indian Medical Association.

Who is Endorsing Crompton’s Anti-Bac LED? 

We saw Soha Ali Khan endorse the concept and stand by it. Here is what she had to say : , “Being a mother myself, I have always tried to establish a qualitative and secure environment for my family. While I spend a considerable time outdoors, there is an equal amount of time that I tend to spend indoors. It is proven science that germs are present in every nook and corner of the house and I, as a mom, do my best to figure out methods to be germ-free and create a clean space for my daughter. Given that we are exposed to a lot of household and ambient germs indoors itself in today’s day and age, we now have an LED bulb that actually kills germs! I am fortunate enough to experience an innovation that is so beneficial to me as a consumer, as a parent and at the same time so very convenient for my home”

Why Crompton Anti-Bac LED for my home? 

As already discussed, I believe in the prevention is better than cure ideology and have always been on an intensive search to give my 2 young children the best atmosphere to grow up and bloom in. Apart from basic home cleaning aids and the extra care that I take in providing a sterile environment at home, i often felt that there ought to be something extra to safeguard my children. I’ve always been a little fastidious when it comes to germs and bacteria and when I discovered Crompton’s Anti-Bac LED, Ijust couldn’t wait to try it out. As per the testing done by external NABL accredited Labs, this Anti-Bac LED bulb that uses Envirosafe Technology is capable of killing upto 85% germs. It has proven efficacy in killing Aspergillus niger, Bacillus cerus, Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aurus, yeast, moldsand other wide spectrum of harmful germs and bacteria.

Here are my reasons why for you should try it out for your homes & workspaces:

1) Has been scientifically proven to kill 85% of germs and has been recommended by Indian Medical Association.

2) Has a very ergonomic and stylish design.

3) Has special blue LED lights within the bulb, that kill germs & bacteria but emits no harmful UV/ IR radiations, making it safe for human beings as well as pets.

4) Easy to install. 

5) Power Efficient as it’s at 7W & 9W only along with longer life as compared to others.

6) Extremely Affordable by being priced at Rs.180/- for 7W & Rs.190/- for 9W (you can find them at a discount on the Crompton website) which is only 20% more than an average LED Bulb, with no benefits.

 

It is therefore the perfect companion for you and your kids, in bedrooms, playrooms and study rooms.

How has Crompton’s Anti-Bac LED changed my perspective?

To be really honest, I didn’t quite understand howinstalling a normal light would kill 85% of the germs but when I read my share of literature and saw proof, I was definitely convinced. I, then realised how light has always been a part of medicinal therapy from laser treatments to x-rays. In fact, it’s a well-known fact that newborns are put under phototherapy when affected by jaundice.

All of these examples use a part of light that has been procured at a certain wavelength and using that same phenomenon, Crompton has developed their Anti-Bac LED’s where the light emitted is at awavelength of 400nm to 420nm which is safe and has Microbial disinfection properties. Anti-Bac LED Bulb emits light in this range, which kills bacteria overtime. 

Let me bid adieu with a snippet from Mr. Mathew Job, CEO, CGEL: 

Having launched revolutionary products like the Anti-Dust fan range and the Tricool Window cooler, we are elated to be the first company to create a new category within the lighting segment with the launch of Anti-Bac LED bulb and growing the range that fulfils the brand promise of making home a great place to hangout.”

The future is here and it is starting with such innovations that will change the way we perceive safety and hygiene. In the same way, we emphasisethe use of hand sanitisers, frequent floor cleaning, dusting crevices and nooks of our homes, we also need to emphasise the switch to Crompton’s Anti-Bac LED, to keep our home and workspaces healthier & safer.

 

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Dupont Bloggers Event | Probiotics & it’s role |

” Today, more than 95% of all the chronic disease is caused by food choice, toxic food ingredients, nutritional deficiencies & lack of physical exercise”- Mike Adams

I, found this quote be extremely true when i had the pleasure to attend the bloggers meet held by ” Dupont, which was focused on creating awareness about the incorporation of probiotics in our diets.

What are Probiotics & why are they necessary?

Probiotics are live bacteria and yeasts that are good for you, especially your digestive system. Your body is full of bacteria, both good and bad. Probiotics are often called “good” or “helpful” bacteria because they help keep your gut healthy. The amount of good bacteria present in your body is almost the size of your fist.

You can find probiotics in supplements and some foods, like yogurt, Kefir, miso soup etc.

What should I look for on the labels of probiotic foods?

The first thing you want to look for is the full probiotic name, which includes the genus, species, and then the strain. Many products containing probiotics list only the genus and species on the package, such as “bifidobacterium lactis”.

But you must look out for these factors as well :

  • The strain used in the product.
  • How much of the probiotic each serving of the product contains.
  • The research that suggested a health benefit from the probiotic in question, and the amount of probiotic that was used in the research.

Can you name some probiotic products manufactured by Dupont?

  • Howaru premium probiotics
  • Florafit probiotics

Howaru Premium Probiotics again have a few products which are concern specific like ;

. Howaru Balance Probiotics for healthy digestive system and immune health

. Howaru Bifido Probiotics used in ice creams and confectionaries to give added benefits

. Howaru Early Life probiotics for children

. Howaru Shape for getting fit & boosting metabolism.

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Topic of discussion in the Meet :

The topic of discussion in the meet was categorised into 3 parts :

  • Availability of the probiotics & where can we get them.
  • The necessity of incorporating probiotics in your diet.
  • The health & emotional and mental benefits of probiotics.

What do you mean by Emotional & Mental Benefits of Probiotics?

We all are very well versed with the health benefits of probiotics like better immune system, better digestive health, clearing up of allergies, etc., but do we know that probiotics have proven to be a great way to improve your emotional & mental health as well?

Here is an excerpt to throw some light on this :

An increasing number of studies link gut health to mood and mental health (14).

Both animal and human studies find that probiotic supplements can improve some mental health disorders (15). 

A review of 15 human studies found supplementing with Bifidobacterium and Lactobacillus strains for 1–2 months can improve anxiety, depression, autism, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and memory (15).

One study followed 70 chemical workers for 6 weeks. Those who consumed 100 grams of probiotic yogurt per day or took a daily probiotic capsule experienced benefits for general health, depression, anxiety and stress (16).

Benefits were also seen in a study of 40 patients with depression

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Panel discussion with the experts :

Prateek Nag, Regional Product Manager introduced the concept of the “good bacteria” & answered a few questions on how probiotics can be introduced.

Dr. Anders Henriksson from Dupont Nutrition and Probiotics in Food spoke about the Science of Probiotics & mental health benefits of probiotics.

Whereas, Dr. Priyanka Rohatgi spoke about the role of probiotics in medicines.

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The meet ended on a very positive note about trying to be a part of the journey to get healthy with probiotics.

Thank you team #dupont #ebixadamindia for having me over.

* References :

WebMD

Wikipedia

Mediatek’s Technology Diaries | Bangalore |

Bengaluru, India –Nov 26, 2018 :

Mediatek, organised its third chapter of its Technology Diaries series in Bangalore. The third chapter in the series was hosted by Bengaluru’s voice & much loved RJ, Sriram Sullia of Fever 104FM.

Co-hosting the series was the “Tech Guru”  Rajiv Makhni , managing editor at NDTV and host of a show Tech Makhni on Radio Mirchi, along with Anku Jain, Managing Director, MediaTek India and Anuj Sidharth, Sr. Manager, Marketing and Communications, MediaTek India.

About the Mediatek Technology Diaries, Bangalore :

We, saw the evening unfold as RJ Sriram Sullia talk about how technology has progressed by the leaps and bounds and how it has established itself in our daily lives. One of the most important & eye opening questions posed to the audience was, ” Name one smart device or a thing that we use at home which doesn’t use a chip?” And that question caught all of us off guard, as we just couldn’t name one.

The Tech Guru aka Rajiv Makhni then went ahead to demystify the usage and the implementation of nanotechnology in our day to day lives and how it has become an intrinsic part of our environment. What was the most surprising snippet of the conversation was the fact that majority of the times, the devices that we use are Mediatek enabled. From mobile to health industry, Mediatek is prevalent amongst a majority of the devices that rely on the chip.

Rajiv Makhni, touched the topic of Artificial Intelligence in Self Driven Cars. Personally, i’m a tad bit too unsure of relying on self driven cars but with the exponential rise in the development of AI that day isn’t too far when i’m going to be open to this technology.

Examples of MediaTek enabled devices :

The Taiwanese fabless semiconductor company that provides chips :

1. Wireless Communications.

2. HD Televisions.

3. Handheld mobile devices like smartphones and tablet computers.

4. Navigation system.

5. MultiMedia products.

6. Digital Subscriber services.

New Launch By MediaTek :

MediaTek recently launched its Helio P70 chipset with an enhanced AI engine, upgraded imaging and camera support, a gaming performance boost and advanced connectivity features.

This system will increase speed for face recognition in both the security system and the camera. We are also on the lookout for their Helio P90 which is scheduled to be out soon.

About Mediatek :

MediaTek is the world’s 4th largest global fabless semiconductor company and powers more than 1.5 billion devices a year. It is a market leader in power-efficient systems-on-chip (SoC) for mobile devices, smart home solutions, and automotive.

Conclusion:

We are progressing towards a world that’s going to be held with the strings of technology even more tightly & firmly than what we are subjected to today. MediaTek, has already heralded that & has made the whole concept of A I much more understandable & lucrative.

5 Things to do this Monsoon in Bangalore.

Bangalore, has always been a vibrant city. It breathes love and positivity. Being a native of this beautiful city, i just can’t get over how much i love it here. When those rain showers grace the city and the process of rejuvenation happens, Bangalore comes alive with more rigour. With these monsoons amidst us, here are the things that I will be doing this Monsoon.

1. Bajji Bonda at Central Tiffin Room (CTR) : This quaint, stuck in the 90’s place in Malleshwaram , is a haven for all your breakfast & mid evening snacking urges. The wafting aromas of the South Indian kitchen will have you head over heels. The Bajjis and Bondas here are just lipsmacking delicious. Hailed as one of the iconic restaurants of Bangalore, you must not skip on this one. You also must try their neer dosas, kesari bhath and Benne masala Dosa.

2. Rooh Yoga at Lahe Lahe : Lahe Lahe, has been synonymous for being innovative and always creative. Lahe Lahe, is a community of like minded individuals who take time out to indulge in interactive activities.

This time, they are conducting “Rooh Yoga” classes from 27 June – 6 Aug. The classes will commence at 6:30 am and will teach you “Yoga” under the Lahe Lahe roof albeit in a contemporary way, by Arooshi. Let’s do some yoga and watch the beautiful sunrise while doing so.

3. Rooftop Lunch or Dinner at High Ultra Lounge : Have a breathtakingly beautiful view and soak in the purple and warm yellow ambiance of highest fine dining venue in Southern India, at a staggering height of 421 sq. feet. Indulge in the city’s finest contemporary pan Asian cuisine and click some Instagram worthy pics here. You can’t enjoy Monsoon better! Also awarded as the best rooftop restaurant by EazyDiner, just a few days ago.

4. Tea Tasting at San-Cha Tea Boutique : India’s first tea boutique, that will have you go crazy with the sheer amount of tea variety available. What’s a monsoon without some tea and if the tea comes from San-Cha Tea Boutique, it’s bound to help you create Monsoon memories. The tea sommeliers will offer you complimentary tea tastings of over 65 varieties of teas.

5. Ameen Sayani Live in Concert 15 August 2018 : Whenever you hear the pitter patter of those raindrops, the first thing you want to do is, switch on some soul soothing music. With the era of “Bhule Bisre Geet” fading away to the din of the songs of today, this is a reprise, a moment to turn back the time and listen to India’s first Radio Jockey, “Mr. Ameen Sayani Sahab” who will present to us a melange of melodies from the yesteryears by talented singers and musicians. Make sure, that you do not miss this if you love your Monsoon melodies. This fundraiser show will be held at “Chowdiah Memorial Hall”.

6. Bonus point : Well, now that you’ve come this far, i’m gonna be letting you in on my perfect thing to do this Monsoon. Retail therapy. I will be immersing myself in some retail therapy by going to the ” Phoenix Shopping Festival 2018″. I’ve already visited them twice as i write and have been picking so many things up because 300+ brands are on a 50% or more off.

These were my top things to do this monsoon and i hope, that no matter who you are or what your likes are, this list has found you bookmarking some things to try.

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Location Guide :

1. CTR : 7th Cross Rd, Shri Rampura, Malleshwaram West, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560003

2. Lahe Lahe : No.2906 & 2907, 80 Feet Road, Indiranagar, Near BSNL compound, HAL 3rd Stage, Kodihalli, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560078

3. High Ultra Lounge : 26/1, World Trade Center, Dr. Rajkumar Road, Malleswaram, Bangalore Brigade Gateway Campus, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560055

4. San-Cha Tea Boutique : 54 Lavelle regency Lavelle Road, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001

5. Chowdiah Memorial Hall : 16th Cross, Malleshwaram, Vyalikaval, Malleshwaram, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560003

6. Phoenix Marketcity : Whitefield Main Road, Mahadevpura, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560048

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Thank you dear, Shraddha of Sodapop Love for the introduction. Please do check her blog on Monsoon Hairstyles.

The next on the list is “Shreenithee” of Desire Flexions take over and talk about how to stay naturally beautiful this Monsoon. She will be sharing her natural care tips for Monsoon.

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GotTable | Geolocation Deal Finder App|

How tired are you, of waiting for your table at your favourite restaurant? How tired are you of always paying the full price? How tired are you, of going out to eat turning into a chore and being less of a fun experience? If, you’re very tired then I’ve got just the right app for you, that answers all your queries & banishes those qualms.

Allow me to introduce you to ” not just another table reservation app”, but to an app that will be encompassing a lot of features for your dining experience to be better. The app, in discussion is “Gottable-Reserve Fine Dining”.

About Gottable :

The application is available on both your Android Play store and your IOS App Store. The app focuses on establishing a symbiotic relationship between the restaurant and the diner.

Apart from reserving your table at the restaurant of your choice, they also believe in proffering great deals and offers for you when you dine, using the app. They get you the best deals in and around the location that you choose by their Geolocation deal finder and within 3-4 minutes of tapping into the app, you can enjoy the offer as per your convenience.

You may also, order your food through the app at a restaurant near to you. They still need to add more restaurants to the app, but I’m only hopeful for the best.

Basically, it’s an app which lets you book your table, order your food at the comfort of your home or order a takeaway.

Visual walkthrough of App and how to book your table:

  • Launch the app on your phone:

  • Choose your Location and a drop down of restaurants and offers are shown :

  • Choose restaurant of choice:

  • Book table :

  • Log in your details :

And, your table is booked. Now you can enjoy your meal, along with the offer that you have chosen.

You as a user of the app get to savour quite a few rewards, for patronising the app. They have “Loyalty Rewards, Event invites, Prizes, etc”.

What I liked about the App :

  • Doesn’t require too much space on your phone, about 30MB big.
  • Easy and attractive UI , which I’m sure will be improving in the coming updates.
  • Good deals available.
  • The loyalty programs for App Users.

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Download the app on

Google Play Store : Gottable- Reserve Fine Dining

IOS App Store : Gottable – Reserve Fine Dining

Kama Ayurveda x Tanya Fontes Dhar |Beauty Masterclass | Bangalore |

” Beauty is when you can appreciate yourself. When you love yourself, that is when you’re most beautiful”- Zoe Kravitz

In a world of “Prima donna’s & Primo uomo’s”, everyone wants to always be at their fluttery best. Vanity rates high & in the pursuit of being the best, we tend to take shortcuts or fall prey to trends that rise & fall as the tides on a full moon night.

It is during these episodes, do you need to realise that it’s our roots & traditions that haven’t changed in centuries. Maybe because, those traditions are timeless and maybe because they do not need an upgrade.

About Kama Ayurveda:

Kama Ayurveda was started in 2002 in India, to promote the message of authentic Ayurveda, universally. Since then, creating pure Ayurvedic products according to authentic prescriptions has been the unique purpose of the brand.

It has received recognition in various global and Indian publications including US Vogue, French Vogue, Japan Vogue, Harpers Bazaar and Tatler among others.

The brand has been synonymous with reawakening the tranquility of Ayurveda with its offerings and reintroducing Indian aesthetics to the world.

About Tanya Fontes Dhar :

Tanya Dhar is the face behind the luxury lifestyle blog “Urban Diaries”. The blog covers various topics from beauty & lifestyle to celebrity interviews & technology.

She is always a very graceful presence in the blogging community with so much knowledge to impart to her camaraderies. Refined and humble, is how you will find this lady.

About my Kama Ayurveda Masterclass Experience:

I, was invited over by the elegant “Tanya Dhar” , to experience a Beauty Masterclass session, curated by her and the expert panel of Kama Ayurveda.

The slow teasing whiff of turmeric, rose water and saffron was prevalent all across. The warmth of those whiffs had me, smiling ear to ear.

The class started with a one on one consultation with Dr. Sharad Kulkarni, whereby he delved into your skin woes and suggested what essential steps are necessary for the overall well-being of your facial epidermis.

He then went ahead, to give us a brief walkthrough of the essence of Ayurveda and why it is an immaculate option for a life of holistic living.

Whilst the doctor explained, the station was getting prepped, so that we could indulge in some DIY scrub making. Not surprisingly, the scrub proved to be a hit with the ladies.

Here’s the secret recipe for a scrub that guarantees smooth skin:

Ingredients:

  • Oats – 2 Tbsp
  • Honey – 2 Tbsp
  • Pure Rose water – 2 Tbsp
  • Kama Ayurveda Mridul – 2 Tbsp
  • Turmeric – 1/2 tsp
  • Sweet Almond Oil- 3 drops
  • Lemon Juice – 5 drops
  • Rose Petals – 2

Directions : Mix all ingredients together in a bowl. Apply on damp skin & exfoliate gently for 3-4 minutes. Rinse off with water & pat dry.

The Masterclass ended with a photo shoot with all the ladies.

And while we bid our adieus, Kama Ayurveda & Tanya, spoiled us with some goodies from “Kama Ayurveda” & the let us have a mason jar of the DIY scrub as well. Pretty us, after all!

Address Home Bangalore | New Store Launch |

If you buy stuff you love, regardless of era or price, your home will be a true reflection of you- Sarah Norwood

I, was invited over for the official launch of a home decor store in “Lavelle Road”, to experience the story behind it.

As a person, who has taste for finer things in life, i love exploring and unearthing artifacts to adorn my living. And as pompous as that may sound, what I mean by that is it could be just about anything that gives you an impression about me. It could be something as simple as a card holder to something as rare as an antique. It all depends on what calls out to you, what resonates with your personality and what makes you feel happy.

About Address Home :

Launched in February 2008, Address Home is a stylish, sophisticated and eclectic option for all those connoisseurs who appreciate all things elegant.

It was found by Mr. Rajat Singhi, who comes from a family who are supposed to be India’s first home furnishing company. He has designed & manufactured linens for “Crate & Barrel, Neiman Marcus, Harrods, etc”. Therefore, you can understand the kind of quality that you will be pampered with.

My Experience at Address Home :

We were greeted warmly by the staff, who took us around the store, explaining each and every section. Turning our cogs by immersing us in the activities lined up for the evening.

We were told to renovate a part of the store as per our choice. Making sure that our personalities are reflected in it. Some bloggers took the bed section, some took the dining and some took the living area. All of us, were given complete access to the store and told to pick up anything that suits our personality.

The experience was fun and we were pleasantly surprised to see how beautifully each area was done.

My recommendations at the store :

  • Antalya Gold and Teal Plates : These beauties are 24k Gold plated and that rich colour that you see, is the continuous effort of firing it up.

  • Crockery from another collection : These are Platinum plated, the collection as unique as your taste.

  • Signature Jaguar Centrepiece: A power symbol, the centrepiece and yes, extremely beautiful.

  • The Bed Linen : The bed linen & cushions, are one of their speciality, with textures of all kinds available. The quilted ones or the Ottoman ones, the beaded ones or the embroidered ones, you choose what you like.

  • Agave Napkin Rings: These rings are so gorgeous, that I couldn’t stop myself from wearing it on, like a statement ring. Super loved them, already on my list.

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Verdict : This place is your one stop shop for all things beautiful, without digging a big hole in your pocket. The collection is exquisite and truly unique. I, would definitely pick up a few things from here. This is a haven, to spoil myself in luxury and to make your dream home a reality.

Address : No.67/1b, 4th Cross, Lavelle Road. Bangalore-560001

Oval brushes- by wiseshe | Anamika Sureka Malik

With a good makeup brush, every woman can be an artist” – Anonymous

I, love my tools & it is imperative that they are, perfect. We have all fallen head over heels with the new makeup trend, that hit the first half of 2016.

“Yes, I’m talking about the oval brushes”

Oval brushes have changed the way, you perceive makeup applications. What used to take a good 10 minutes, now takes only 3 minutes.

What are Oval Brushes?

Oval brushes are the latest & the most sought after trend, in the beauty community. These oval brushes are synthetic, densely packed & extremely soft on your skin. They look like little hairbrushes or toothbrushes, but do wonders the minute they touch your face. They give you a very even application & save up on the product, that you use.

Who is Anamika Sureka Malik?

This lady, is a powerhouse of inspiration for all those beauty enthusiasts, who want to explore their options. She runs a hugely successful blog “WiseShe” and manages her YouTube Channel “WiseShe”, where she uploads videos on beauty related queries. She has been an active member of the beauty community and has decided to launch a set of oval brushes.

You can check this beauty and her work out on her website :

http://www.wiseshe.com

WiseShe Oval Brushes by Anamika Sureka:

I, received these beauties in the mail for an exchange of an honest review.

The 3 brushes that I received were :

  • Concealer Brush
  • Eyebrow Filling & Shaping Brush
  • Crease & Tear Duct Brush

I, honestly believe that, these oval brushes are subjective to what you feel suits you. I, have used these brushes for the above reasons and named them accordingly. What I mean by that is, what is to me a concealer brush might do you well as a Nose Contour Brush.

So, without further ado, let’s get into it.

  • Concealer Brush : I loved the fact, that the concealer brush, concealed my under eyes and filled the fine lines up, in just 2 swipes. I didn’t need to do much. It also, doubles up as a cheek contour brush, for some light contouring. Hands down, my favourite one. Just look at how densely it’s packed and it left no streaks, just full coverage in 2 swipes. Bye bye mini beauty blender.

  • Eyebrow Filling & Shaping Brush : This thin and finely tapered brush, is your best bet if you like filling your brows with a brow powder. If you’re more of a pomade girl, then this brush helps you shape up & clean your brow work by neatly drawing on sharp lines with a concealer. I just wish, it was a little more dense, as the product kept getting dispersed while using the brow powder.

  • Crease & Tear Duct Brush : This brush is a wonder, if you’re in a hurry but would like to put on a little makeup. The round tip of the brush, helps give you a neat crease filling situation. It also doubles up as a highlighter brush for the tear ducts.

This was my makeup look, which I created using these oval brushes, by multi tasking them. The look, which was achieved using these brushes was subtle, even and great for daily wear.

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Verdict : The brushes are quite good and do a fair enough job at their uses, but i would suggest that they are a little more densely packed especially the “Eyebrow Filling Brush” and have a much sturdy material for the body. They look aesthetically pleasing, but the feel when I’m holding them physically isn’t very pleasing.

My best wishes for the venture to this beautiful lady, who herself is an inspiration to many.

Rating : 3.5/5

P.S. : The picture of Anamika Sureka Malik, has been procured from google photos.

Bombay Buddha Bowl Demo | Rushina Munshaw Ghildiyal | Soda Bottle Opener Wala |

“People want honest,flavourful food, not some show-off meal that takes days to prepare.” – Chef Ted Allen

If, you believe in that then you must also believe in the ease of one bowl meals that pamper your heart & soul. We all have seen a surge of Buddha bowl meals on our feeds, the trend caught fire early this year & has been unstoppable.

What started as a paean to the vegan way of living, has caught the fancy of the other side of the pasture as well. Ergo, we are spoiled for choice with versions of all kinds. I, had the privilege to be a part of the demo held by Rushina Munshaw Ghildiyal, where she presented to us versions of the “Bombay Buddha Bowl” at a very apt location “Soda Bottle Opener Wala”

About Rushina Munshaw Ghildiyal :

She is Food writer & consultant turned entrepreneur of the “ABP Cook Studio” fame. The cook studio, curates cooking experiences for one and all, with their state of the art kitchen & a pantry full of ingredients. It wasn’t a surprise to see, her whip up the Bombay Buddha Bowl for us with Chef Danesh Vakshoor with utmost ease.

About Soda Bottle Opener Wala:

Do we need any insight about this famous Parsi Cafe, situated in Lavelle Road? Done in a tasteful style and with the quirk quotient, SBOW has always been known, for their unique and flavourful dishes & always in the loop for being creative. They had us burst in tears of happiness, when we got to know that the “Bombay Buddha Bowls”, would be available to public till 17th December 2017.

About Bombay Buddha Bowls Demo :

We were ushered into “Soda Bottle Opener Wala”, for the demo. As it hit dusk, the clink and clanks of the preparations started to be heard. The table was set and we saw “Rushina”, take over with the introductions. The tables were set with the ingredients and all we had to do was witness the magic.

The Gujarati Bowl was the lucky bowl that got to be demonstrated by Chef Danesh Vakshoor & Rushina. The ease with which they made the “Dal Dhokli Ravioli” and candied peanuts was a pleasure to watch.

The interactive session continued on till we all couldn’t go any further with the aromas of “The Gujarati Bowl” titillating us and Rushina’s expressions of joy, which made us dig into our bowls asap!

We were presented, 4 beautiful bowls of happiness. 2 vegetarian & 2 non-vegetarian.

  • The Gujarati Bowl (₹435/-) :Fenugreek & potato ravioli stuffed dhoklis accompanied with wilted onion salad, boria drizzle with spicy sweet Dal with papad cheese drizzle and candied peanuts.
  • The Sindhi Bowl ( ₹415/-) : The Sindhi favourite meal of Sai baji ,Sindhi kadhi, teewan samosa, Aloo tuk and finished with guwar, Bhindi & bee crunchies, in a bowl. Oh so yum!
  • The Maharashtrian Bowl (₹475/-): Red rice,prawn modak, Coconut Salad, jawla chutney. Tossed in fish sauce and peanut thencha.
  • The East Indian Bowl (₹550/-) : Wedding Rice with pork vindaloo meets crunchy bombil fry & golden fried chicken chop. Topped with kanji vegetable curry.

So go ahead, pick what catches your fancy and indulge in a mishmash of flavours & taste.

Price : ₹415/- onwards

Address: SodaBottleOpenerWala, Plot Number 24/4, Lavelle Road, Opposite Harley Davidson Showroom, Bengaluru, Karnataka – 560001

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