Author: Divisha Maroli

Hi! I’m Divisha. Recently, I turned my life as I knew it, on its head when I agreed to marry my (then) boyfriend and move from India to The Netherlands with him. Marriage and moving; each is a life-changing event in and of itself. Combine the two and it’s dynamite, rife with adventure, challenges and learnings. My blog, The D Brief is an attempt to document and share my experiences as an expat in Amsterdam.

Reviewed! Colorbar Match Perfect Beauty Balm

While I’d ideally like to run around without any base in the sweltering summer months, currently my skin is not in the condition to do so. With the mercury climbing steadily, each day is hotter than the previous, and the thought of having to slather layers of heavy products of my face is nothing short of a nightmare.

Colorbar perfect match beauty balm 002 honey



Summer love: pretty pastels

I am usually a bright, in your face mani kinda girl. But off late, the stifling heat and blinding sun have me craving peaceful, soothing nail colours. Cue pastel nails. I didn’t want to spend a small fortune on this experiment though, because there’s no telling how long this obsession is going to last.

Maybelline Color Show Nail Polish India



Revlon Colorburst Matte Balm: Swatches and details

In my last post I went on and on about how I’d been obsessed with the Revlon Colorburst Matte Balms forever and how I binged when I finally got my hands on them. I also promised swatches and other details, so here goes.

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