Birla Planetarium Chennai Review, Timings, Entry Fee, Images

Birla Planetarium Chennai Review, Timings, Entry Fee:

If you are looking to spend a whole day with your children in a smart way, Birla Planetarium Chennai should your choice. It is a no-nonsense place where you get to learn a lot of things related to science and technology. When you go to a mall, you have to spend a minimum of 100 bucks to get a coffee and you can estimate how much your shopping expenses will be even if you go with no idea of shopping. Chennai is full of beaches and there are few places like Birla Planetarium in Chennai which can feed your quest for knowledge when you are bored of visiting beaches.


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ViveksExpo2017 - Here is why you should not miss this Bigger and Better Expo

ViveksExpo2017 - Here is why you should not miss this Bigger and Better Expo:


Viveks, the famous electronics retail brand has come up with a sale called ViveksExpo2017 on the occasion of this Tamil New Year. Many people plan their high-end purchases in Tamil New Year as it is considered highly auspicious in Tamil Nadu. ViveksExpo2017 enables you to walk into their warehouse and buy your favourite electronic items in huge discounted price. I have visited the expo yesterday and was amazed at the huge number of items on sale. The expo houses more than 25000 products in a single place. The expo starts on 13th April and ends on 16th April. It is a very big event you should not miss. Read on to know more details about the expo.

Date: 

13th April 2017 - 16 April 2017, Time 10 AM to 9 PM.





From personal care item to mobile phones, you can find all the electronic items at the Viveks Expo. Hair dryers, laptops, mobile phones, printers, water purifiers, iron boxes, microwave ovens, OTGs, fridges, washing machines, Tvs, ACs, mixer grinders, cookers, grinders, air coolers and and many more products are available in offer price.

Highlights of the ViveksExpo2017:


  • Free entry
  • 44,000 sq.ft. expo
  • Fully Air-conditioned
  • More than 25,000 products
  • Products from more than 100 top national and international brands
  • Free gold coins and silver coins on April 14.
  • Offer - Buy now and pay from June*
  • Pay Rs.1 and take home AC/Fridge/Washing Machine*
  • Mega Exchange offer*
  • 0% interest up to 24 EMIs*
*Terms and conditions applicable.



Location:

2/850, Mugalivakkam, Main road, Manapakkam, Chennai.

People who know this area already can easily reach this place.

People who have never visited this area, let me tell you the easiest way. You can reach this place by car or call taxi easily.  If not, just go to Guindy. Take a share auto that is going to Porur and get down in Manapakkam Main Road. The share auto cost is Rs.15. From there, you can take an auto from the auto stand. It costs you Rs.50.

Or else you can take a call taxi from Guindy. It will cost you around Rs.100.


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April 2017 Fab Bag Review

April 2017 Fab Bag Review:

April fab bag has something to surprise you. It has compact powder from Sugar cosmetics. What more you need in a fab bag worth Rs.599? The bag is vintage floral printed one. I got one in pink color.  The theme of this month's fab bag is The Spring Fling which contains all the products you would love to use in this spring season. Come on. Let us see what are the products inside my April month Fab bag.


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April 2017 Fab Bag - What's inside?

Before seeing the products, I have something exciting for you. You can get 10% discount when you apply the code PINK10 while booking 3, 6 or 12 month subscriptions. Yes, it is our exclusive coupon code for just our readers.


  1. SUGAR As Nude As It Gets SPF 15 Compact full size
  2. sAND for Soapaholics Heavenly Dew Bathing Soap(Sample)
  3. Ayorma Radiance Glow Deep Exfoliator(Sample)
  4. Hedonista Fresh Face Scrub(Sample)

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How to do Facial at home Step by Step

How to do facial at home step by step?

In this article, one of contributors explain how to do facial at home step by step. Enjoy homemade facial without spending money in parlour. Either fortunately or unfortunately, we women happen to be too good at multi tasking. In the hustle and bustle of daily life, we often tend to ignore our physical and mental health. We are expected to be on our toes all around the clock. 


It is indeed a basic necessity nowadays amidst all the dust and pollution in our surrounding environment to pamper our skin with some facial and other skin lightening treatments on a regular periodic basis. And what is the easiest option that we have at our disposable? Yes, absolutely! Visit the most widely known and popular high-tech parlour. Well hold your horses, and thing for a moment. Apart from the exorbitant amount of money that you need to shell out from your pockets, is it really worth the money you spend purely on chemical based formulas, creams and serums?

Is there really another possibility to use something more natural and home based that doesn’t burn our pockets that much? Still wondering? Well, this article provides you some of the effective naturally available ingredients that you use and a get an awesome facial done right at home! Wow! Isn’t that simply superb!



Read further to know what kind of ingredients can be used for the different stages of homemade facial treatment.


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Deco window Curtains Review

Deco window Curtains Review:


Curtains not only helps to get you the required privacy but also to enhance the beauty of your home. Curtains are not just viewed as an ordinary element at home. They help you to make a style statement. Especially when it comes to your own home, we tend to invest a huge amount to buy stylish curtains. Not everyone can allocate a huge budget for curtains. Deco Window offers you high-quality yet stylish curtains within your budget. No more adjustments and compromises with deco window! You can buy beautiful yet affordable curtains from Deco Window.





Last week I ordered a total of 6 curtains from Deco Window. This is my third purchase from Deco window. I have already written about my first purchase here. Deco window has become my favorite brand when it comes to curtains. My first set of curtains which I bought in the year of 2014 still shines like new one. I am still using in my living room and master bedroom. You can have a look at the old one below.


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About Deco Window:

Deco window  (www.decowindow.in ) is from the house of one of the largest exporters in India – Jayanita Exports and this is the reason why all the offerings are great in quality with some good value for money. You can choose from a great range of curtain rods online, buy curtains online and even buy cushions online from their site. They even have a made-to-order solution for the curtains to suit the ranging sizes of your windows and doors.



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10 Latest Saree Trends - Latest designer sarees 2017

10 Latest Saree Trends - Latest designer sarees 2017:

Sarees are a real favorite of Indian ladies and are also featuring a great deal in the pages of latest fashion trends the world over. Sarees make you look gorgeous and dignified at the same time. If draped properly and supplemented by the right kind of jewellery, sarees can win you glances and hearts in every party or festival where you wear them. You can wear sarees in every occasion – some formal meeting or any informal gathering, wedding or office party. We are sharing here the latest saree trends in India - the designer saree designs which you will really love for sure.

10 Latest Saree Trends - Latest designer sarees 2017:

Latest saree Trend #1 - The Dupatta Saree:


These exquisite sarees are just a replacement for the lehenga that come in two pieces – a lehenga and a dupatta. With a matching choli, of course. In usual lehenga, the lehenga is first worn, and then the dupatta is draped over it. But in dupatta saree, the saree itself has dupatta which you can use it to cover your head or your shoulder itself. 

The dupatta saree highlights every curve that you possess and can accentuate the beauty of your waistline. You can wear the dupatta front to back or back to front, as you feel like. The pleats on the pallu created by the dupatta, should be narrow and hung loosely from the shoulder to look nice.



The dupatta saree is ideal for wearing in weddings and other traditional occasions, as the best dupatta sarees have heavy embroidery work throughout the saree including the dupatta. You can also have the dupatta adorned with patch work. This is the latest saree trend especially for the brides who wear dupatta saree during weddings.

The dupatta saree comes in a variety of fabric like silk, georgette, or satin. But the dupatta is usually made of chiffon. The colours of the two pieces may contrast each other. The choice of two bright colours, or one bright and one sober work perfectly to suit you in every occasion.

Latest saree trend #2 - Cape Saree to look terrific:

Want to look really glamorous and try the latest saree trend that is the favorite of many Bollywood stars? You may try wearing a bright and highly embroidered cape over your blouse. This gives a totally different look from your usual self. The way of draping the saree is the traditional way, with the pleats neatly done and the pallu hanging back from the shoulders. With the cape on your saree, you look highly glamorous. And you thought capes were worn by the Supermans and the Batmans from the children Superhero books. Check how beautiful Deepika Padukone is looking in this cape saree.





Traditionally capes are worn by ladies from the earlier generations and mostly woolen ones during the winters. Capes go very well with your traditionally worn saree, petty-coat, and blouse, mainly on ladies with a slimmer shape, as the cape tends to make you look bigger at your shoulders and bosom areas.

The typical capes worn with sarees are not the round ones, but the shorter version, that only cover the shoulders and are open in the front. You can wear them in contrasting colours with the saree or of the same tinge. The capes are mostly heavily embroidered and they make you look smart and elegant. If you can carry the cape styled saree, you can really be the most talked about the lady in the entire party. While the latest designer sarees are also coming with cape, the latest trend is to wear it with a saree with minimal design.

Latest Saree Trend #3 -  Readymade saree to make your life easier:


A readymade saree is a pre-stitched one, that you just need to tuck in your petty coat, with the Patli all done in nice pleats and so is the pallu. No wonder why this is one of the latest saree trends in 2017, the year no one has no extra seconds to spend in draping saree. Thus the saree is not a 5.5 meters or 6 yards long fabric that you need to drape. All you need to do is wear is like a skirt and you are now ready to walk into a party. Many of the latest designer sarees are readymade sarees now.



You look graceful in a typical party wear saree and nobody’s the wiser. This is a nice choice for those ladies who are not quite used to draping sarees but want to try them on on special occasions. You can opt for various colors, types of fabrics, and embroidery on the sarees. The readymade sarees are mainly made using heavily embellished material that can be easily worn in parties and social rituals.

The foreigners feel comfortable wearing these sarees as there is no risk of them coming undone in the middle of an ongoing celebration. The popularity of the traditional Indian saree has gone up in the West as a result of the introduction of the readymade saree. However, the blouse or choli needs to be worn separately.


Latest saree trends #4 - Half and half saree:


A half and half saree is mainly a saree created by fashion designers and dealt with by the boutiques. Most of the designer sarees are now half and half sarees as this is the latest trend in saree. They are actually two sarees, each cut into two halves and then stitched one after another. One part acts as the pleat, starting from the waistline, and the other starting where the pleats end and run to form the pallu. The blouse normally matches the part that remains in the pleats. The two sarees are so selected so as to contrast each other. The technique of draping the saree is normal.



At present, you will find hundreds of Indian women wearing half and half sarees on a regular basis, or on special occasions. They are not so expensive, that you can select to mix and match two sarees in any price range. However, sometimes these boutique–styled sarees are affixed zardousi or embroidered borders, that enhances the price a bit.

Sarees are going through tremendous innovations and these half and half sarees are a typical example of such introduction of innovative ideas.

Latest saree trends #5 - Butterfly pallu sarees:

Also known as the Bollywood style, following the use of the draping style by most of the leading ladies in Mumbai film world, the butterfly pallu sarees and their easy yet unique way of draping have become very popular. Sarees are universally accepted as a versatile attire, as you can wear a saree to work everyday and also wear them on very special occasions like wedding, office parties and religious festivals. Butterfly pallu saree is the latest saree trend in the year of 2017. There are so many designer sarees coming in butterfly pallu style.



The way of draping the saree is easy. You just need to take the pallu around the back and hang it loosely over your shoulders. You can wear any saree, any make any fabric and any design in this manner and create your very own style. However, the draping can be done best with a lighter saree like a chiffon, kota or silk one. The pallu is typically embellished with heavy needle work, giving the saree the look of a fluttering and happy butterfly. You may wear a butterfly pallu saree with a blouse that comes with deep cut design and stylish pattern.

Latest saree trends  #6 - Multi-colored Ready pleated saree:


A colourful saree, made for all ages and all occasions, the colour pleated saree looks smart and gleeful on you. The saree material is, in most cases, georgette or chiffon. The colours are actually multi-coloured prints that occur throughout the saree, in its pleat area as well as the pallu part. The saree is casual wear in most cases, but can also be a huge success in parties and office gatherings. These sarees, in most cases, are provided with matching blouse pieces. You can wear modern costume jewellery with the saree to take you to a different dimension.




You feel happy and your mind is set free when you wear multi – coloured pallu sarees. The best colour pleated sarees are hand printed with the most exquisite work by designers. These are also boutique styled sarees, the patterns of which come out of the designers and are unique in most cases.

Latest saree trend #7 - Lehenga saree:


An new introduction in the trend of sarees in India, the lehenga sarees is a mix of the traditional lehenga – choli and a designer saree. The portion of the saree around your waist is in the form of a lehenga. The upper portion or the pallu is formed out of a saree of same or contrasting colour and design. Lehenga saree is the new decade's latest trend.




The lehenga saree finds its origin in the craving of all such Indian and foreigner ladies who wanted to wear sarees but found it too cumbersome to drape one. The designer came up with a lehenga worn with a partial saree on it, giving it a very traditional and very much Indian look. You can have your very own tailored lehenga saree for your wedding or for someone close. The draping is easy, as you have to wear it like a skirt and zip it up on the side, and then wear the saree part as the pallu, leaving it hanging on your shoulders. The saree looks best with a designer choli and heavy traditional jewellery.


Latest saree trend #8 - Patli Pallu saree: 


These are very modern sarees, again born out of the designer’s wish to revolutionise and globalise the ethnicity of the Indian saree. Here, two sarees, similar or contrasted in colour matching are so stitched that one saree forms the first part that you start with tucking in your petty coat, and also forms the pallu part, while the other part forms only the pleat or the patli. The draping of this saree has to be done with extreme care, as the overlapping of parts will not look good. The blouse is most often made of the part of the saree that remains at the pleats.




This type of saree is the latest trend in saree designs which is quite common among office goers. However, the silk sarees are elegant enough to be worn in any special occasion. You can get the pallu part embroidered to give it a richer look. Worn with metal costume jewellery, these sarees can raise eyebrows in the social gatherings without a doubt.


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My experience with VLCC

Last week, I got to attend the bloggers meet #VLCCStyleStatements at VLCC, Aminijikarai Chennai. It was really a fun event with a discussion on skin care, hair care, skin and hair treatments offered by VLCC and a pampering session. We had an insightful Q&A session on various hair and skin related topics. While having the discussion, we were offered a very good foot massage that was quite relaxing. Being a busy mom, I was not able to spend time on such pampering sessions in the recent times. So, it was something which was really soothing and relaxing for me.


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Many people think that VLCC is primarily for slimming session. No, it is not.  Though VLCC provides one of the best slimming solutions in India, it is not limited to it. VLCC provides various services including Salon services, Laser & Dermat services in addition to slimming services.


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One more thing I really like about VLCC is they do not just provide temporary solution for any of your problems. If you go to VLCC for treating your hair fall, they do not just start the treatment right away. They sit with you and understand your lifestyle. They even have in-house doctors too. They find out the root cause and work on it too. After careful analysis only they start treating you. The same applies to skin treatment and slimming treatment. Since they address the root cause of the problem too, I find their solution to be permanent and not a temporary one.

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Answers from VLCC Experts for my questions:

As I said earlier, we had a discussion on various skin care and hair care related problems. I have asked the below 2 questions to one of the VLCC experts Mrs.Sushmitha Verma and Mrs. Madhu Sudha. Sushmita Verma is the Category Manager - Beauty for VLCC and Madhu Sudha is the Branch head of VLCC, Amijikarai branch.


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1. Do you have any treatment for premature graying?

Expert answer - No, there is no treatment available for premature graying. But we have to find out the root cause and work on it to solve. We should be tuned with the body to avoid premature graying.

2. I have heard some people saying that coconut oil darkens the skin. Is that true?

No, it is not true. Coconut oil is very good for skin. It is a natural moisturizer.


Some of the VLCC Services you should try:

Under Eye Treatment #1 - Derma Heal Eye Treatment:

Eye Filler treatment, exclusively formulated with innovative bio actives. It dramatically reduces the visible signs of ageing around eye area by instant wrinkle filling effect. 24 hour-lasting hydration improves skin texture and boosts radiance.


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Under Eye Treatment #2 - Visionergy:

An intensely concentrated treatment, Visionergy is engineered to tackle problems commonly faced in the eye contour area. Powered by a blend of potent actives, 3 combinative actions work holistically and penetrate deep into the skin to promote regeneration for an astounding skin transformation.

Visionergy minimizes and aids in addressing current superficial signs of aging while simultaneously performing at a deeper level to prevent the formation of future skin flaws. Skin feels plumper, firmer and denser to the touch and a natural luminosity emerges. A soothing action targets eye bags and puffiness to revitalize the entire eye area, smoothing out skin and giving the eye contours a minimized appearance of wrinkles and lines.

Vampire Facelift - For dull and sallow skin:

Maintaining glowing skin is hard work, but the much acclaimed Vampire Facelift ( A-PRP) Platelet Rich  Plasma(PRP)is  a  form  of  blood  plasma  taken  from  your  own  self  that  has  been enriched with platelets  and  growth  factors  and  applied  to  your  face  with  dermarloller.  This  encourages cellular  growth, stimulates  healing  and  imparts  a  youthful  appearance  to skin.  You  can combine it   with  other  treatments  like Chemical  Peels,  microneedling  with  radio  frequency, Dermarollers, Botox  andThreadlift  for  smooth  wrinkle free skin.


Location:

VLCC PH Road Centres,
No.323, Diamond Dune, Poonamallee High Road,
Next to Pachiappas College,
AminjikaraiChennai, Tamil Nadu 600029
India

Final Verdict:

For any hair, skin and weight loss solutions, you can definitely rely on VLCC to get permanent solution for your problems. You can also feel assured that you get the right treatment as they find and address the root cause of your problem. Check out VLCC Blog for more information.
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