Lunch Experience at Novotel Sipcot Chennai

Hi friends, happy to share my first winning of this year by the facebook page Novotel Sipcot Chennai. I have been invited for the family lunch at The Square, Novotel Sipcot Chennai, its an all day dining restaurant with a global buffet and live cooking stations mixing cuisine and innovation. Guess what we also met a celebrity VIJAY ANTONY who is really down to earth agreed to take pic with him.. The hotel has a nice ambience and looks rich in decor. The food is delicious and the portions generous. The service was excellent.. Special mention to the young and energetic staff, who are cheerful , enthusiastic and friendly…

Here I am going to share my experience at Novotel Sipcot Chennai ..We reached the venue by 12.15 , the marketing manager , welcomed us. I found environment was nice and special thanks goes to her who served us juice. There was a kids corner at the basement were kids allowed to paint pot and tatoos were fine by artist
Then we went to the restaurant its a full package,
Almost occupying every corner of Novotel’s first floor, The Square is the sole restaurant in the hotel.. It is bright and easygoing with live music on some evenings. While the prices are reasonable, the food is yet to find its feet – the buffet spread seems a bit disjointed at the moment, some interesting offerings are marred by glaring omissions. The á la carte menu might be a better bet with the nice amazing dishes..
There were full of greenary decorated with green leaves and vegetables

From the moment I checked in, I felt welcome. The front desk representative was polite, friendly and welcoming..
They have a huge spread with four starters and three maincourse and five varieties of desserts. They are best in ambience and serving. We choose buffet, the food was good but the variety of food is very less compared with other buffets in the market. I will go buffet only for starters and pastry but they had only 3 veg starters which was quite disappointing. Please increase the variety of food….Check out the Dosa live counter


Coming to the varieties and taste of the food:

There are many live counters for soup, pizza, dosa ,starters and chats.




I personally felt all their items where damn delicious even though they had little drawback…


Food here needs special mention. We thoroughly enjoyed their lunch spread. It was very huge and they have included all cuisines.




From the welcome drink to the dessert it was a tasty spread and all of us enjoyed the after thoroughly!  Chef Satya took so much care of us serving all types of live counter dishes with a big smile in his face. I couldn’t remember all the names of the dishes as they were many but yes still I remember the delicious taste…. Here are some of the pictures of delicious food we had ….

Pizza with our own choice toppings made my day..


Delicious yummy ice creams with our own choice toppings..


The Square is an all-day restaurant with a global cuisine that serves a wide variety of delectable dishes-both regional and International.

Offering a wide array of quick bites, this is a great spot to put your hunger pangs to rest…


They also started offering fresh cake from their bakery which is really soft and amazing


It offers a variety of preparations on the menu from Continental, Burger, Biryani, Italian, Indian cuisines. It is one of the great restaurants of the area and manages to attract office-goers, which helps increase the place’s appeal…

Average cost:

2500 for two (approx) 

Continental,  Mexican , Italian, European, Chinese  North Indian dishes served here

Address:

Novotel Chennai Sipcot,  Old Mahabalipuram Road (OMR), Novotel Hotel, Sipcot, Siruseri IT Area, OMR, Navallur, Egattur, ChennaiFor reservations, contact: +91 89398 42266/ 044-66444777  


Highlights:

Air Conditioned, WiFi, valet Available, Parking, bar, differently abled friendly 

A definitely complete and satisfying experience. – Great service
– Very good ambience
– Good quality, tasty food
– Wide spread for desserts  Excellent – Hospitality 
Awesome – Food
Great – Location
Value for money. Fabulous service, staff were extremely warm and helpful.  We really enjoyed the family brunch and made our Sunday memorable,,
The food was absolutely wonderful, from preparation to presentation, very pleasing.

Overall  I would rate them 4/5.

Hope you liked my review about The Square Novotel Sipcot Chennai……..

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Johnson’s Baby product launch – Cafe meet❤️

Hi everyone sorry for not being active from long and made you all wait…. Now will start showering my post again and you will love to read and enjoy my post like before..

Recently got a invite to attend the launch of the new range of Johnson’s baby products at writer’s Cafe, Gopalapuram, Chennai.. It was really a fun filled bloggers meet with all mommies.. Know a few mommies already and met new friends..

We have all heard about Johnson’s product.. Our mother used them for us and we used for our kids.. Johnson’s is the oldest and most trusted brand for baby care.. The brand is more than 120 years old.. Their products are pure, gentle and mild, and hence, the perfect choice for something as soft and supple as the baby’s skin.

The event started with introduction as well Momspresso and our host Prerna Wahi explained and cleared all our doubts about Johnson’s products..

Now coming to the product launch..The products were launched by baby Tas.. The star of the event ❤️😍…


Today, Johnson’s Baby the brand has changed inside-out to become even better and safer than before.. The new range of Johnson’s baby products has improved from various ways…

🌟 It becomes Gentler from inside...

🌟No harmful chemicals like

Parabens, Phthalates, Sulphates.

🌟 No synthetic colors.

🌟 Clinically proven

🌟 Attractive colorful packing with

safety lock…

🌟 Fragrance is milder and smells stays

long..

Definitely these amazing changes will keep babies skin more soft and moisturized. We got home johnson’s baby cream and lotion..

Johnson’s baby lotion:

Its Very soothing lotion and has a very pleasant smell….. Soothing for baby’s bedtime… much better than any other baby lotion.

Johnson’s baby shampoo:

I totally like the ingredients list of Johnson’s baby shampoo product. much safer for my babies than the other.. Johnson’s baby shampoo is really Great for everyone in your family from 1 day old to 100 years old….

#CHOOSEgentle the newly launched and better than before. .tested the products .. smooth application.. Loving it to the core…

I must say it’s time to

Choose Gentle ❤️

Choose Johnson ❤️

Johnson’s go beyond cleansing and moisturizing my girls’ sweet skin, but take these everyday moments of care, and turn them into moments of strengthened connection and bonding.😍

Thanks for giving me this opportunity..

Prernawahi

Momspresso

Johnson’s baby

Chilli Cheese Toast Recipe

Chilli Cheese Toast is an easy-to-make recipe. Needs very few ingredients and gets ready in no time. Perfect for evening snack or breakfast. Made with regular bread slices, these cheese sandwiches taste scrumptious and are prefect for occasions like picnics and road trips. Let us check quick and easy recipe to fill tummy whenever you are carving to eat.

Ingredients :

4 slices Bread
2 tsp Cheese (grated)
1 Green Chilli (thin long variety)
1/2 tsp Chilli flakes
1/2 tsp Italian Seasoning
1 tsp Mayonnaise
1/2 tsp Tomato sauce
1 tsp capsicum (optional)

Method:
1)Cut green chillies finely and grate cheese. Keep aside.
2)Take the bread slice and apply the Mayonnaise,tomato sauce and spread equally. Then spread cheese & chilli.

3) Sprinkle seasoning & chilli falkes evenly on top and cover with the remaining slices.

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4)Heat a toaster/sandwich maker for few seconds. Place the prepared bread slices and cook till it turns golden brown.
5) Cut diagonally and serve hot with tomato sauce!

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My Notes:
1)You can add capsicum as its less spicy.
2)Use long green chillies as it is less spicy.

Melange Exhibition & Sale

The next exhibition I went to Melange Exhibition : It’s a Lifestyle Exhibition which showcases exclusive collections from Fashion Designers across India. Melange has been synonymous with hosting exhibitions for the past 10 years and they showcase the best brands in fashion and accessories from all over India. Melange Exhibition is synonymous with glitz, glamour, uniqueness and affordability. Indulge in a shopping spree at Melange Exhibitions hosted in
Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Coimbatore.

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It’s the perfect opportunity to indulge in some retail therapy!! A perfect place to catch up with friends and check out the ensembles on display!! Melange exhibition was located at at Hyatt Regency Chennai. It has a wide range of jewellery, clutches, sarees, lehengas, dress materials, home decor products, gifts, Bags & Accessories, Footwear, Women Fashion and much more…..Too many shops ,lovely collections, unique designs…

Check out some of the shops which really impressed me :

Jewel it Up : Jewel it Up offers you trendy contemporary fashion jewellery… Find the latest jewellery designs for earrings, rings, pendants, necklaces, bracelets here .. I totally loved the unique collections here mainly loved this earings to the core…

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Kashmir Handloom You can get beautiful handmade sarees all the way from Kashmir to Chennai. The colors are so attractive and the price is reasonable.So its time to revamp your saree collection.

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Madras Maharani : You can get collections which beautifully showcase the illustrious traditions and rich culture of Indian Silk like Kanjeevaram Silk Sarees, Embellished ready to wear blouses, Zardosi Kari Sarees, Silk Cottons.

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VRC Jewellery : Vrc jewellery has a wide range of unique fashion jewellery,1 gram designer jewellery, Antique Jewellery, BridalSet and much more

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Gifted : Gifted store have a wide variety of products for homemakers to techies to look upon. Stationeries for children like note books and craft kits, Cosmetics for women like bangles, luggage tags and pouches for the young adults, batteries and a lot more are available at this store. All the products at Gifted are handmade with love by craftsmen from all over India.

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Being Positive : A lovely shop which had dresses perfect for all occasions, latest designer wear ,casual and stylish.

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ANZ Designs – Mumbai : ANZ Designs – Mumbai have a amazing varieities of Designer Accessories in ladies footwear and eye catching beautiful embroidered clutches and hand bags which are truly distinctive, revolutionary, and ground-breaking, making it a perfect match for us.

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Lucknowi Kurties / Cute Cotton : Cute cotton shop offers you pure cotton kuties one for 1500 and two for 2500 and also you can Shop for exquisite lucknowi kurtis in your favorite colors in lucknowi kuties shop..

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Jothi Fashions : Jothi fashions is a brand from Maduravoyal which offers exclusive womens;s wear, western wears, suits ‘n’ sarees. I totally loved this Indo western kurti so much
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Melange Exhibition had more shops for footwear, bangles , sarees, bridal dress and much more ….

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Hey friends its time to Stand out from the rest and look your best only by shopping at Melange Exhibition and Sale . Melange Exhibition and Sale will give you a mix of the best fashion memory a women could ever have. They do often exhibitions stay glued to my blog will let you know more updates!!!!

Rustorange Showcase, Chennai – An Exhibition.

Hey friends It’s time to ditch the cliched brands and embrace something more unique, more worthy for you. Rustorange Showcase is a unique brand which Presents contemporary Indian wear at high street prices.

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Recently had a chance to visit Rustorange Showcase Exhibition in Chennai at the Venue : 17, Kasturi Rangan Rd, Kasturi Estate, Teynampet.
Rustorange is a brand basically from Noida, Delhi but they sell through online. The main motto of this entire startup is to bring designer wear to middle clas and upper middle class people.

Rustorange have different varieities of sarees and amazing dresses which are suitable for daily wear / office wear / special small occasions. Their unique collections includes Patch Up, Half & Half Magic, A Handprinted Affair, Indigo Diaries, A Tie Dye Story, Allure of Ajrakh, Hand Block Love, Beautiful Batik, Ikat Weaves… and more to give twist with contemporary. Adding authentic Indian artwork and fusing it with contemporary design, they are an exclusive destination for ‘The Indian Modern’. To satisfy customers need they do touch points exhibition in various city often. They get in touch with customers get feed back to improve their quality…

Here are the some pictures of sarees collection I found interesting :

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Fine embroidery with beautiful patchwork details embellish this six-yard collection. Designed and crafted in a stylish contemporary avatar, these sarees are for the modern fashionistas. Check out our hot selling collection – “Patch Up”, cotton sarees , Frill saree , Linen sarees, silk sarees, designers sarees only at 2000/- in this exhibition.

Here are some amazing dress collections :

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I found amazing collections of dresses like shibori dresses – “Shades of Shibori”, “A Handprinted Affair” ,Magical Medley, Thread and stitches, A Tie Dye Story, Upcycled Saga , Hymns of the Loom and much more….They have neatly arranged and kept size wise….

If you want to checkout their collections:

Wesite : https://www.rustorange.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/rustorangedotcom/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rustorangedotcom/

Its last day today at The english tea room from 11am-7 pm dont miss ..hurry up friends ..last day of sale all dresses and sarees at 2000/-

Its really a amazing time I had while experiencing the design and craft that are at the heart of every Rustorange creation. True to its name, Rustorange Showcase is going to be a reflection of brand and hosting some of exclusive and bestselling creations. Don’t miss their fabulous exhibitions in each and every corner of India.. Stay connected to my blog to get more updates..

Moong Dal Halwa/ Moon Dal Seera

Moong Dal Halwa is a delicacy of the state of Rajasthan, a popular North Indian dessert. This is made during severe winters. After eating on winter evenings, the fun of roasted moong dal pudding is different. Moong dal or split green gram paste is sautéed in ghee on low heat till it goes fragrant and a beautiful golden brown in colour. The fruit of this laborious process is a sweet, rich and creamy moong dal halwa Let’s make Moong Daal ka Halva today

Ingredients :

1 cup Moong dal/split husked yellow mung lentils

1 -1/2 cup Sugar

9 to 10 tbsp Desi ghee/clarified butter

1/2 tbsp Cardamom Powder

1/2 cup water

Dry fruits of you choice (I have used sliced or chopped or 10-12 sliced almonds)

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Method:

1. Wash and soak dal in water for 5-6 hours and grind coarsely, in a food processor or a grinding stone and keep aside.
2. Take ghee in a heavy-bottom non stick pan and heat.
3. Add dal and fry on low flame until golden brown.
4. Stir well to avoid sticking in the pan on low flame.
5. The halwa has the raw aroma of the moong lentils and it should go away completely before you start with the next step.
6. First, the halwa is pasty, then starts getting lumpy and then starts breaking down and getting separated with fat releasing from the sides. So stir well continously..
7. Cook the dal for at least one hour on a low flame stirring continuously it gets a nice golden color and the ghee starts to leave from the dal.
8. Add hot water (helps in puffing and softening the dry moong dal) and add sugar and mix well, Cook well until the sugar melts.
9.Cook over low heat till the liquid is absorbed, and once again stir-fry till the fat separates.
10. Add dry fruits and cook for 5 minutes.
11. When the ghee is leaving out the moong dal, finally, add some cardamom powder and mix well. Garnish with Almonds..
12. Serve hot!!

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Note** – I would suggest 1.Add few drops of ghee while grinding dal to prevent from sticking to pan while stirring in initial stage and 2.To use non stick pan or kadai to make this moong dal halwa..

Pehnava By Shuba Jagan – Exhibition Cum Sale

Hello friends,
Last saturday i got to visit a exhibition named Pehnava…..I was so much excited to shop as its a festive season….PEHNAVA is an Exhibition ‘N’ Sale curated by Shubajagan. In this exhibition they bring designer/brands/women entrepreneur/boutique owners under one roof to promote their brands and sell there exclusive designs which you wont get in regular shops. Pehnava is really a amazing exhibition were u can find a unique ethnic couture and you can experience the amazing varieties of Clothing/Accessories/Jewellery/Home decor/Hand made beauty products all under one roof .These Designer displayed there product line for the
first time in The English Tearoom, Alwarpet, No 17 1st Floor, Chennai
on January 5th and 6th from 11.00am to 8.00pm
Read my post to Check my favourite shop from this Pehnava exhibition …

Once i entered i saw a stall of Tarang Ngo which i already aware that its been Runing by few parents who have Children with Different kinds of Disability …
These kids are looking out for Self Employment….So its our responsibility to help them to become an Entrepreneur like us..

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Check out the amazing collection of Bridal blouses & Kids party Wear & Casual dresses all under one Roof…..with Amazing tailoring
Attached.. I loved this dress very much..Its unique…

SJ Designs :
is a needlework design studio specializing in canvaswork & counted thread for adventurous stitchers with amazing unique designer frocks and long gowns

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Tinge : Tinge botique is a boutique created to adhere to the fashion needs of the woman. Attractive and colorful clutches made my day..Loved it tot he core.

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Amodhini : Awesome collections and superb colour combinations… I have seen the collection here and absolutely in love with them. Unique sarees with loving shinny material..light weight sarees ..loved it

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Tashi Threads : Exclusive designer sarees.. unique designs.. Loved the amazing car and auto dupattas which are really a eye catcher one !!

Madhura Boutique : Madhura Botique is a One stop shop for Handcrafted German Silver Jewellery, German Silver Fashion Jewellery, Silver Trinkets, Gold Polish Trinkets, Fashion Jewellery, Statement Jewels etc…

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I totally loved the PEHNAVA EXHIBITION with awesome Brand and designer Showcased there Amazing range of unique products…
Pehnava is a brand Which always try and bring new style and New fashion.Every time we organize Exhibition we always try and bring new designers and designs to Chennai city.Where Shoppers Don’t get bored of Regular Stuff… Stay tuned with me to know more updates about PEHNAVA EXHIBITION !!!

The Luxury Affair – RWA and RAZZMATAZZ Wedding Awards 2017

On the Christmas evening got a chance to go attend a Razzmatazz Wedding Awards 2017. A wedding is not just a celebration of the union of man and woman, but also a celebration of love and friendship, strengthened by family. Its a joy for a lifetime with amazing crazy memories..

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The Razzmatazz Wedding Awards is the part of THE LUXURY AFFAIR, which conducts six main events to bring more vogue and royalty in the city. The LUXURY AFFAIR event tree is followed by; Lifestyle Awards, Lifestyle Fashion Show, Luxury Lifestyle Expo, The Beach Affair, Wedding Expo and the upcoming one is Razzmatazz Wedding Awards, these are the main talk of the town.

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With the help of this three days gathering of the same fraternity will give a huge chance of business to the players of the same market. With the help of this gathering they can share and gain the experiences, it will give a huge chance to the budding players to network and take another step towards the eminence.

This Award show will give a chance to the audience to choose their favourites for their or their loved one’s special day. From scratch to the closing stages, this three days award and fashion show will be only solution. This award show will be based on the voting system, no pre judgement will be happening.

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The first day 5 Top designers showcased the bridal designs.Totally loved the fashion houses like studio9696 by Sandeep & Ekta, Soucika Bridal Botique, Rithikawho rally established and displayed the fashion ramps very gracefully.
The show stoppers were Surya Ganapathy, Kiki Vijay, Abhirami Iyer.
The fashion show was choreographed by Priya Manikandan which featured bridal couture by top designers from the city. There was also a live performance from Krishna Iyer& Band with cocktails.

The second day of the exhibition will see the Razzmatazz Wedding Awards taking place in the evening across Twenty Four categories were awarded. Actress Akshara Gowda, Actress Sakshi Agarwal, Actress Poonam Kaur and Actor Santhosh Prathap handed out the awards to the winners.
It is one stop destination for all your wedding needs, a great platform to network and get to know more about the business and who’s who of the industry. Join us in the extravaganza and help us make it large. Check out the glimpse of the fashion walk here…

Razzmatazz Wedding Awards 2017
Is a celebration of Excellence given By the People

” Winners are the True Heroes who make the difference !!

Bindu Madhavi inaugurates Salon BLOW @ Velachery.. #SalonBLOWIndia

Hey friends, its time to get ready and pamper yourself with Salon Blow at Velachery. A Unit Of @vurvesalon. Each and everyone pamper themselves in their unique way. Pedicures are my go-to way to pamper myself. I like spa treatments too, but getting a pedicure is my favorite way to relax – besides, I can still keep busy by catching up on the latest with a magazine or checking mails while I get my treatment done! When I heard about this launch was so much excited to know more about this store as well wanted to meet my favorite BigbossTmail fame Bindu Madhavi.

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It’s time to Pamper yourself and indulge in an array of beauty and wellness services with a visit to Salon Blow which is a sub-brand of the popular salon brand, Vurve Salon. Located in Velachery, this unisex salon offers a myriad of hair and skin care services designed to give you the best results. Salon BLOW India is a unit of Vurve Signature Salon and is co-owned by Rebecca Samuel, Sushil Thomas, Manoj Samuel, and Sathya Sushil with over seven years of experience in salon industry set-up and handle the successful operations of 5 salons across Chennai, India. The salon’s ambiance is warm and inviting with bright lights and amazing black and white decors The staff here is friendly and professionals, who give you customised services to make you feel and look your absolute best. So head here and pamper yourself silly! Recently, Actress Bindu Madhavi inaugurated the newest outlet of Salon Blow at Velachery on 21st December 2017.

Salon Blow is spread across 1800 sq.ft on one floor, and its location is apt for the tech-savvy urban crowd of Velachery. The salon is designed by a renowned Architect from Delhi who has deep knowledge and experience in building customer friendly and cozy salons to suit their mood and make them wish they stayed a little longer.

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There’s also a cute little pedicure corner setup with floral chairs..Sit back and relax on their floral printed seats and get a Pedi and Mani Don’t forget to end your manicure with gel nails.

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Salon Blow is definitely one of the trendy and upbeat salons in the city with talented and knowledgeable staff. The ambiance is trendy and cozy. The whole atmosphere is fun and lively. There are numerous services available at the salon and they periodically come up with great offers. Prices are in accordance with the services. It is the trendiest, most advanced hair and skin makeover studio that’s all set to give the city’s fashion quotient a whole new high.

Salon Blow gives comprehensive range of services include all hair services such as haircut, hair-colour, creative makeovers, keratin, bridal makeup services, and spa using the brands of L’Oreal, Schwarzkopf, Global Keratin, Skeyndor, Cuccio.

I highly recommend Salon Blow to people who want to pamper themselves with high quality treatments and products.. They use the best products to create your signature identity.

Goal – ‘Customer Service Excellence”.

Mission – “Get in, Get Gorgeous, and Get on with your life.”

Salon Blow is an expression of our culture and our belief in the power of the collective. With the help of its ambassadors in every salon, Salon Blow provides proof of this power through various activities on a regular basis. The brand is currently serving in OMR – Perungudi and Velachery locate.

Do checkout Salon Blow Facebook Page

https://www.facebook.com/salonblowindia/

Get any services at Velachery branch & get 50% off. Valid till Dec 31st. LETS DO THIS!! Call now for appointments:
Velachery: +914448680220, +9144 48680330

Address: No 81, 1st Floor, Bypass Road, Rajalaksmi Nagar, Velachery, Chennai 600042

Services: Hair. Beauty. Skin. Nails & more..

Let Salon Blow be the destination that brings out the inner you leaving you with Fabulous Feelings !!!