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And that’s ed with the world to share this gift instructor— and become an it has helpe d me step into my powe r as a lightw orker.” Lakmé Absolute Argan in Oil Lip Color Mauve It, `750 SHIF TERS Big Fashion Yogini Final.ind the products your favourite peeps on Insta are using, it’s access to a lot of great information as well. Plus, how useful was Skip Styling, Sleep In? It’s definitely every lazy girl’s dream come true.” — Aishwarya Sehgal BLOGGER’S CONVENTION “I’ve been following the Cosmo Blogger Awards right from the beginning and even voted for my favourite ones. It looked like such a fun event—I was constantly glued to my Insta as I didn’t want to miss out on anything. It’s great that you guys recognise and push talented people from all spheres.” —Anshikha Sharma THE REAL-LIFE YOGINIS “Oh. My. God. My jaw dropped when I saw the Shape Shifters feature. How amazing do these women look?! And their stories...the way yoga helped them mentally and physically was just so inspiring. 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