Nature’s Bounty – Papaya!

Welcome all health enthusiasts, dieters,  and non-dieters, basically anyone who is looking to shake up their daily routine. Here at Just4Girls.pk we wanted to launch a healthy living section, which will focus on one fruit or vegetable a month that is in season, and share its benefits. We believe by sharing information about natural remedies, benefits and cooking recipes of fruits and vegetables, together we can start to slowly eliminate all the chemicals that we use and consume on a daily basis.

For the month of March the fruit that will be featured is the irresistible and delicious papaya!

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Known for its several health benefits, distinct taste, and being readily available throughout the year in Pakistan it is the perfect first fruit to showcase. For all my history nerds just a little background on the papaya, it is native to Central America and was brought over to Indian subcontinent in the 1550s. Seeing how easily it can be cultivated, farmers took note, and now South Asia is the leading producer of papaya.

Now lets dive straight into the numerous health benefits of this delectable fruit. Papaya contains high levels of vitamin C, which helps the immune system and fights the common cold. Also found is vitamin A, again helps the immune system and is also important in aiding vision and vital organs (kidneys, liver etc). Also present is vitamin E, which protects against toxins and free radicals, which damage skin cells. Vitamin E also balances hormones and contains antioxidants that repair hair, skin and nail cells.  Just the vitamins alone in papaya do wonders for the human body. There are also benefits to consuming unripe papaya. When unripe it contains a powerful enzyme called papain. Papain plays a major role in breaking down meats and foods that are high in protein within the body. On top of that the fruit is also laden with fiber, which lowers cholesterol and aids in digestion.

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The above-mentioned benefits are just from simple consumption of the fruit. We have not even mentioned the topical benefits from: papaya facials to papaya seed essential oils. As stated earlier papaya contains a number of enzymes so when lathered on the face it helps exfoliate allowing rejuvenated fresh skin to shine through. Furthermore, papaya seed essential oil revives skin, hair and nails with high amounts of carotenoids and antioxidants. The oil promotes elasticity; regeneration of skin cells and reduces fine lines and wrinkles.

The uses and benefits of papaya are endless. Please check out our health section every few days, as we will be posting papaya facial tutorials, papaya cooking recipes, and further uses of this super fruit. So what are you waiting for? Make sure you stop by your favorite market or fruit vendor and pick up some papaya today!

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Maha Khan
Traveller. Booklover, foodie at heart. Enjoys all things art, style and makeup!

SEPHORA Favorites Give Me Some Nude Lip 2017 – Review

SEPHORA Favorites Give Me Some Nude Lip 2017

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Sephora comes out with brilliant Sephora Favorites value sets each year- ranging from lipsticks, eye makeup and skin care. One of these is the annually released “Give Me Some Nude Lip”, and they have recently released the set for 2017 – and we are hopelessly in love with it!

Unlike the 2016 Give Me Some Nude Lip set which focused on latte and true nude tones, this year’s picks focus on rosy nudes. Let us show you what beauties are packed into this beauty below!

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Estee Edit – Barest Contour Lipliner “In the Buff”, cool rosey taupe, satin finish

BITE Amuse – Bouche Lipstick in “Honeycomb”, nude

Buxom – Full On Lipcream in “White Russian”, a nude beige

Too Faced Melted – Melted Matte Liquified Lipstick in “Queen Bee”,  a soft mauve, matte finish

Marc Jacobs Beauty – Le March Lip Creme in “Slow Burn”, a nude rosewood

Urban Decay – VICE Lipstick in “1993”, a medium warm brown, comfort matte finish

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Nude lipsticks are amazing. You can wear them comfortably everyday, and even rock a nude lip at night by glamming up your eyes. Who’s looking forward to picking this up? I know I am!

Stay glamorous!

Maha Khan
Traveller. Booklover, foodie at heart. Enjoys all things art, style and makeup!

NARS Spring 2017 – Wildfire Collection

NARS Spring 2017 – WILDFIRE Collection

It’s that time of the year – all the makeup brands are introducing their amazing new lineups for a fresh start to the year!

We earlier reviewed the glam-tastic MAC collaboration with Mariah Carey. The cosmetic collection was every bit as sparkly as the glittery crooning Diva herself, and we loved it! Let’s have a look at what NARS has to offer with their SPRING 2017 collection – “WILDFIRE”.

NARS WILDFIRE focuses on confident shades, bold yet earthy tones. We are loving the funky berries, dreamy violets, rosy hued earthy nudes and muted rich blues. Have a look below at what’s new at NARS!

The collection features 11 items; 2 eyeshadow duos, 2 lipsticks, 4 velvet shadow sticks, 1 powder blush and 2 lip glosses.

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Lipsticks

Breaking Free (limited edition) – Semi Matte Finish; Neon Coral shade

Kiss Me Stupid (limited edition) – Satin Finish; Burnt Sienna shade

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Shadow Sticks

Siros – Golden bronze.

Usbek – True tulip purple

Belle-ile – Copper gold shade with orange undertone

Grand Large – Sheer, sky blue.

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Lipgloss

Aragon – Red with brown undertones; a “chestnut red”

Asphalt Jungle – Sangria with golden shimmer.

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Blusher in “Bumpy Ride” – a bright, candy pink

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Eyeshadow Duos

Thessalonique –  Lovers of purple tones will love this! NARS describes the pair as “Iridescent Seashell Pink / Iridescent Violet Smoke”, which is an apt description.

Chiang Mai – Described as “Shimmering Sea Blue / Copper”. An unorthodox pair? Definitely, but we have to admit, the pair does look good together. We’d love to try it on.

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That’s the whole lineup! Which were your favorites? Do let us know in the comments below!

Maha Khan
Traveller. Booklover, foodie at heart. Enjoys all things art, style and makeup!

Style Files: Lily Collins has Gorgeous Taste!

Style Files: Lily Collins has Gorgeous Taste!

Award events are entertaining occasions.  Glitzy star studded nights with lots of glamour, these events are one of the best sources of inspiration for makeup trends and fancy dresses.

Over the past few events, I can’t help but gush over how stunning Lily Collins has been strutting her stuff recently.

At the 74th Golden Globes event held yesterday, Lily Collins wore a striking dusty rose Zuhair Murad creation.

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The floor length gown was a mix of lace and net, hugging her body but flaring out beautifully from the waist down. Floral embroidery and bead work accentuated the dress throughout. Harry Winston jewels were chosen to accessorize her ensemble.

The color choice complimented her skin tone perfectly, and she chose to tie her hair into an elegant braided updo. Keeping the eye makeup minimum and complexion glowing and bright with just a hint of blusher, she finished the look with strong brows and a bold, matte red lip. It couldn’t be any more perfect!

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It takes us back to the last time she stole our hearts at an event – The 22nd Critics’ Choice Awards, where Lily Collins stepped out wearing the perfect lacey Elie Saab Haute Couture gown.

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The sleek figure hugging lace gown had a Victorian inspired neckline studded with Swarovski, and flaring billowy sleeves. She accessorized with Chanel jewels, but it was the contrasting makeup she chose to wear that really made her stand out.

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A metallic bordeaux lip and earthy inspired eye palette contrasted with the pale ash grey-green gown, making her eyes and flawless skin strikingly captivating. Collins finished her look by keeping her hair loosely knotted at the nape of her neck, strands framing her face; the combination of bordeaux and earthy browns in her makeup palette highlighting her eyes and sun kissed strands of her hair.

We’ll definitely be storing these two excellent showings in our event attire inspiration books!

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74th Annual Golden Globe Awards, Arrivals, Los Angeles, USA - 08 Jan 2017
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Maha Khan
Traveller. Booklover, foodie at heart. Enjoys all things art, style and makeup!

3 REASONS WHY J4G IS BETTER THAN OTHER MAKEUP PROVIDERS

3 REASONS WHY J4G IS BETTER THAN OTHER MAKEUP PROVIDERS:

Online businesses have been excessively progressing all over the world.

What separates your services from other businesses service? Your sale tactic and customer responsive strategy. Just4Girls.pk is a professional online makeup provider with numerous makeup brands offering almost all the categories of makeup products in an affordable price to the general public and makeup fanatics. It is the first online business to provide exclusive brands in Pakistan. Just4Girls.pk stands out among the rest of the online makeup providers in Pakistan due to its excess sales and customer responsive culture. We sell cosmetics, hair care, skin care, nail supplies, bath & body products, makeup tools and accessories, fragrances and gifts. All you must-haves beauty products are offered by Just4Girls.pk.
INFINITE VARIETY OF PRODUCTS:
Just4Girls.pk has gotten its place in the market with its effective sale strategy. The company deals in authentic brands and products. It is the first online makeup provider to offer exclusive brands in Pakistan along with several other affordable brand product. Each beauty brand included in the Just4Girls.pk catalog offers a variety of products, cosmetics and accessories at a reasonable price. Just4Girls.pk is the first national online retailer to exist in the market providing quality services to its target market. Discover a wide range of products that just hit the market, nowhere else, at the Just4Girls.pk website. The products that are not offered locally can be found at the Just4Girls.pk store.
DISCOUNT COUPONS:
Just4Girls.pk is on its way to target and gather makeup fanatics by offering sales and discounts throughout the year and occasionally. With the increasing number of sales, it aims to create customer loyalty by providing discount coupons. Almost all the products offered in the cart are on reasonable discount sale. It offers rewards and loyalty programs for customers to earn discount coins. It offers weekly special offer campaign to its regular customers on specific brand products.
CUSTOMER RESPONSE:
Just4Girls.pk desires to please and satisfy their customers and therefore follows a customer response strategy and focuses on providing the best quality services to the makeup fanatics. It allows its customers to post their reviews regarding the services provided to improvise their strategy and to answer the queries of the customers. It has its schedule fixed for customer services. It strives to maintain trust and loyalty with its customers by providing high-quality products with affordable pricing and superior customer services. Just4Girls.pk update beauty blogs written by various Pakistani Beauty Bloggers. It also facilitates its customers with a 24-hour return/exchange period.

For an online business, it is vital to follow a customer responsive culture to assist its customers and to maintain customer trust and loyalty followed by an increased sale tactic. Hence, Just4Girls.pk deals authentically in all the brands and products for a world-class customer service. It aims to offer as much products and brands as it can to give its customers the best shopping experience that they deserve. Not only products, it also serves the customer market by posting Beauty hack Blogs from your favorite Pakistani Beauty Bloggers. All your must-haves can be in one cart in a go!