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Shambhavi Dutta


Shambhavi Dutta is a Sub Editor who covers the segment of fashion and beauty. She is an alumna of Lady Shri Ram College for Women.

Lounging at home: How comfort clothing has reigned in the pandemic
Sun, May 30, 2021

Will this clothing segment continue to thrive even after the pandemic is over? Leading brands offer their opinions  

Producing digital content amid pandemic: Influencers talk about challenges and experiences
Thu, May 27, 2021

From dealing with trolls to switching content and holding off sponsors, here is how Abhi and Niyu, Aanchal Agrawal and Sanjyot Keer have improvised their internet space

‘The second wave has been brutal; it took away so many lives around me’: Pratik Gandhi
Wed, May 19, 2021

"My heart goes out to everyone who is suffering from the loss of a loved one. My family and I got COVID last year but I am grateful for the fact that we survived it," he said

Are single-ingredient products more effective in treating skincare woes?
Thu, May 13, 2021

"Single-ingredient beauty products include only one active ingredient. This ingredient, in turn, focuses on just one issue"

Intuitive skincare: Offering your skin what it really needs
Wed, May 05, 2021

“Intuitive skincare is all about understanding yourself individually, because no size fits all. You choose your skincare according to you,” Dr Kiran Lohia, founder Isya Aesthetics explains

‘I go to my mom for beauty advice’: Shraddha Kapoor
Thu, Apr 29, 2021

"I love mascara, some concealer and a tinted lip balm"

Aromatherapy: Understanding the science behind this fragrant, therapeutic procedure
Fri, Apr 23, 2021

With its roots in Ayurveda, aromatherapy derives its name from the word aroma, which means fragrance or smell and therapy which means treatment.

Not only your eyes, your smartphone affects your skin too — but how much? Find out here
Fri, Apr 16, 2021

If you feel digital detox is the way out, then allow us to tell you that it is not a fool-proof solution. With another lockdown making its way into our lives, our screen time is only likely to increase

‘Jaya Ma’ had a quirky sense of fashion, was a complete diva: Thalaivi costume designer Neeta Lulla
Tue, Apr 06, 2021

"She broke stereotypes with her fashion and had a mind of her own. For example, while many carry their Kanjeevaram sari with gajra, she carried it with a bouffant and an envelope purse"

The pandemic has brought a newfound love for Indian crafts and techniques: Designer Monica Shah
Thu, Apr 01, 2021

As JADE announces its two new flagship store openings in New Delhi and Los Angeles, along with the launch of its latest collection, A Summer Memoir, we interact over email and find out more about the brand

Makeup and fashion shows: Do the two really go hand-in-hand?
Mon, Mar 29, 2021

We could not understand the idea of letting makeup do all the talking in a 'fashion show'. Curious, we turned to experts for answers; here's what we found

Being Indian isn’t a skin type: ‘Cosmetics Cop’ Paula Begoun
Mon, Mar 22, 2021

'Frustrating to see the utterly erroneous things about skin and skincare being repeated over and over,' says author, and founder of skincare brand, Paula's Choice

Why small-batch beauty brands deserve a place on your shelf
Mon, Mar 15, 2021

Creating tiny bottles of concoctions is almost like wrapping a gift for your loved ones -- an emotion that lays the foundation for such beauty brands

‘The best weddings are like house parties’: Photographer Joseph Radhik
Wed, Mar 10, 2021

"For me, weddings post-Covid or even amid the pandemic, are dream weddings, because only the people whom you genuinely care about are present there. So everywhere I point my camera, the probability of me getting a great emotional shot is extremely high"

The beauty industry is now infusing skincare with makeup, offering the best of both worlds
Mon, Mar 01, 2021

The industry’s perspective is shifting and so is our relationship with makeup. We all are loving the natural glowing skin but let's be honest, we all want a bit of coverage, too

In 2021, fashion will continue to get more democratic: Designer Payal Singhal
Sat, Feb 20, 2021

"The average fashion consumer will get highly conscious about their consumption, thus basing decisions on the twin pillars of versatility and quality. We will see them favour both maximalism and minimalism, but not in the conventional sense"

Comfort has become a mainstay since COVID-19: Designer Kunal Rawal
Mon, Feb 15, 2021 caught up with the ace designer to know more about his new collection Bennie and Clyde which, he says, translates into his persona.

Four makeup trends to look forward to in 2021
Sun, Feb 07, 2021

Makeup trends 2021: Will there be a beauty resurgence this year?

Five skincare trends set to take 2021 by storm
Sun, Jan 24, 2021

From following basic skincare routine to choosing homegrown brands, here's what you can expect from the beauty industry this year

Building a better future: Into the world of sustainable kidswear
Wed, Jan 20, 2021

From using organic cotton to working with NGOs that strictly follow fair wage practice, check out how kidswear brands are making a place in the world of sustainability

Back-flip in a sari: How viral gymnast Parul Arora is breaking stereotypes
Wed, Jan 20, 2021

"Have already done many videos in sari. Next, I would like to try with a lehenga," says the 24-year-old gold medalist

Behind the scenes: How intimacy is made to look natural on screen
Sun, Jul 18, 2021

Aastha Khanna, an intimacy coordinator, chats with and explains how intimate scenes are choreographed in films

Bespoke services, virtual shows and more: How fashion industry adapted to pandemic
Thu, Dec 31, 2020

Many more changes are expected, but one can’t ignore how far the industry has come in the last few months. In this article, we decode and dissect the advancements that nudged the fashion industry towards a new direction

From Zoom to dewy skin look: Top makeup trends of 2020
Tue, Dec 29, 2020

Despite stepping out with the masks on -- beauty aficionados would agree that it was the makeup that somehow kept them sane!

From DIYs to personalised beauty: Skincare trends that made mark this year
Wed, Dec 23, 2020

With 2020 almost coming to an end — we aren’t surprised that even a pandemic threw up major skincare trends