Tuesday, 27 March 2012

My Wishful Thinking

I have been longingly looking at pastel hair colour since last year. Recently I heard that it can be done temporarily with chalk pastels (yes you read it right). I have been dying to try it since then. I just need to get the chalk pastels.

What You’ll Need
Soft Pastel Chalk (no oil)
Water Filled Spray Bottle
Blow Dryer
Flat Iron
An old t-shirt you don’t mind ruining.

1. Take a 1-inch strand of hair and wet it with a spray bottle (skip this step if you already have blonde hair)
2. Apply gloves and take a pastel of your choice. Rub it on your hair strand until it’s at your desired vibrancy 3. Blow dry the hair strand until completly dry.
4. Go over the strand with your flat iron. This will help set it in. Make sure it’s on its lowest setting.
5. Brush and style as usual!
This will wash out during your next shampoo, so do as many strands as you’d like!

Look how hot this Tom Ford red lipstick looks! It's sinfully good!

I think I just died this is so beautiful!

Nail Art Love

I have fallen in love with braids of all kind recently.. Fishtail is awesome and very easy to do!

In other news I want to thank Aki of Seven Percent Solution for the amazing Versatile Blogger award. :)
Thanks a lot!
It's already so very hot over here. We entirely skipped spring and it's only going to get hotter. I am going out in my comfiest outfits. Loose pants, cotton tops, kajal and lip balm(which I eat off by the middle of the day). I went to watch The Hunger Games on Saturday. I went out and bought the whole series. I am so looking forward to actually sitting down and reading it. I have one exam after the other, a project, a home assignment.. and I am doing all this while catching up on other blogs, getting inspiration, watching new TV show episodes, trivia hunting, cinema hoarding and snoozing.
And how do you like my new blog header? I updated it shortly after my last post.


  1. your blog is very colorful & trendy...a good read even if i am not young enough to try all this..yes i would like to follow it..you can catch my latest post at http://jeeteraho.blogspot.in/2012/03/technology-has-made-life-very-easy.html
    thank you

  2. I liked the braid, lipstick and mani!
    I also prefer your new header.
    Miss Starshiny

  3. Wow, the nail art pic looks amazing!

    You should definitely read the book series, it is 100x better than the film! And it's very intense in the 2nd book! :)


  4. Love the red lipstick! Great post!

  5. you are killing me girl. i am so in love with the pastel/colorful hair strands and i want to try them on but i am afraid that i won't like them and it will ruin everything. as for the other inspiration pics omg i want my nails to look like that, but no way i can do that myself :(
    and that hairstyle is really to die for, so beautiful/romantic i can't take my eyes off it, i'll try to replicate it without the flower headband.
    and the lipstick so devious, so sensual wow
    hope that you'll find a few mins to check out my newest posts.

  6. I love the pastel hair strands! I think this is a great way to try out the trend without have to subject your hair to all that dye! And also that picture of the hairstyle with the crown of flowers is gorgeous!!! Thank you so much for your support Debi! I cannot believe I've crossed the 1,000 follower line :) I feel very fortunate to have readers like you! And also, the new header looks great :)

  7. totally loving these hair braids, esp. the first one!

    I recently did a review on a pretty Lulu's dress, would love for your to stop by and check it out, Thanks =)

  8. Cool idea! I'd love to do this to my hair permanently, but can't because of work, so this may be a good option to try!

  9. If you try coloring your hair, let me know how it works on dark hair! Next time I have an occasion, I'm definitely going to do it.

  10. The pastel hair is such a great idea, it's really pretty! Love the nails too!! xx

  11. i was gonna say that i really like the new simple and pretty layout! :)
    the girl with flower wreath looks so pretty. it kinda reminds me of ophelie (aka ophelia).
    thanks for sharing the beautiful things. :D

  12. I want to see you with the colorful hair strands!! I think you would look great!!
    And I love your new header, great job!!! I should change mine too!!
    Don't Call Me Fashion Blogger

  13. Hi,

    I love ur photos. So lovely. REALLY!

    Wanna follow each other?

    Have a nice day!

  14. hey dear....very cute post...i also think that hair is beautiful
    maybe we can fllw each other??hope u like to do it

  15. Hey Debi!!! Girl, when you mentioned pastel hair color I had to laugh (not at the idea) but my post for today deals with pastel hair color (editorial). However the picture you showed is a lot more classier. I love the streaks and THINK it would look awesome incorporated into a fishtail. What a fun look! Are you going to give it a try? I think it would look cute on you. Maybe not permanent but temporary would be nice.

    1. hey kim!i have been searching for the pastels actually..that's the only thing stopping me..i am going right ahead when i get those!

  16. I had no idea that you could use chalk as hair colour! That's so cool, thanks for the tip! & I've also been loving braids lately - can't get enough of the fishtail braid!

  17. Hi Debi, I'm loving your new blog header is simple yet perfect.!!

    I must have the gorgeous red lipstick and loving the pastel colors in the hair. A good friend of mine changes her hair color every couple of weeks and right now is a gorgeous pastel pink...and is absolutely gorgeous.! :)

    <3 Marina

  18. Are u kidding me? To use chalk pastels to paint hair? OMGOMG. I'm must try it! Thanks for sharing<3:)
    Beautiful pictures, btw:D

    Following you:)
    It'll be s onice, if you follow me back:)

    HAve a sparkling day!

  19. i wish my hair was long enough for one of those braids!

  20. Really interesting inspiration! We love this post! Following your blog for sure! ;) Can't wait to read your next post!

    MLU the blog.

  21. suchh a great post

    would you like to follow each other?
    check out my latest post

  22. beautiful post..
    i like your blog..we can follow each other if you want..

  23. Love the pictures, that Tom Ford lipstick looks great!!! I'm also in love with fish tails

  24. LOVELY PICS:) I really like your blog and will happily follow.
    If you want some swedish decor inspiration, you can check out my blog:)
    Have a great week.

    LOVE Maria at inredningsvis.se