August 22, 2021

Here’s what a day at this luxurious hotel in Naran looks like

Sunlight streams through the windows and past the curtains, blanketing you in nature’s warmth. The comfort in that moment is unparalleled. The cool, smooth sheets paired with the most heavenly pillows that help you rest easy through the night. The best part about a vacation is how everything feels perfect and comfortable in that moment, […]

August 7, 2021

7 ridiculous myths about coffee debunked

As much as we all love going out to coffee shops to hang out, there are still some apprehensions that cross your mind before you place your order. The concerns range from the effects of drinking coffee at a late hour to how drinking too much of it may impact your body. However, these apprehensions […]

August 2, 2021

This age-old boutique in Islamabad should be your go-to for luxury gifts

Have you ever wanted to get something truly meaningful and luxurious for someone but didn’t know where to go? Everyone knows the feeling of not being able to buy a unique gift or satisfy a shopping craze. However, a Pakistani venture by the name of Shams (@shopatshams) has curated an experience that changes how you […]

July 29, 2021

5 local cosmetics brands where you can find the perfect nude lipstick for any and all skin tones

If you’re not an avid eyeshadow fan, lipsticks are the one aspect of your makeup that you can experiment with. From a glittering shade of blue to the darkest matte brown you can think of, there’s a lipstick shade for everyone. However, in Pakistan’s sweltering heat and bustling days in the city, you need makeup […]

July 26, 2021

The biggest OOH mural in Pakistan for Garena Free Fire incorporates traditional art forms

Twin murals cropped up in Lahore and Karachi last week; the one in Lahore is more than 3,700 square feet, making it the biggest out of home advertising mural in the country. The murals feature characters from the battle royale game, Garena’s Free Fire which was recognised as the “The Most Downloaded Game” globally in […]

July 20, 2021

5 things you can get for the kids to make sure they get the best learning and play experience out there

Have you ever wondered what life would be like if your talents had been nurtured from a young age? In this ever evolving world, the kids are our future and to ensure that they have a fighting chance to succeed we need to teach them how to take on everything from a young age. The […]

July 15, 2021

This is what the latest research says about coffee

On average, around 400 mg of caffeine is consumed daily per person and even though it was previously thought to be a carcinogen, that myth has now been debunked.  Coffee, according to the latest research, is a healthy beverage that can be a source of not only energy but also vitamin B2, magnesium and some […]

July 12, 2021

7 myths about coffee that aren’t true at all

As much as we all love going out to coffee shops to hang out, there are still some apprehensions that cross your mind before you place your order. The concerns range from the effects of drinking coffee at a late hour to how drinking too much of it may wreck your body. However, these apprehensions […]

July 11, 2021

7 spa essentials you can get from this local one- stop shop for skincare

In this hectic world, everybody deserves a day to themselves. And there’s no better way to relax than to have a DIY spa day. Imagine yourself in bed, face covered with a soothing mask and your favourite song playing in the background; it must feel like absolute heaven. However, not everyone knows what goes into […]

July 11, 2021

If you’re unsure about your skincare routine checkout what this dermatologist had to say about Zen Skincare

Your skin is the first thing everyone notices about you. It is your first introduction to the world and as such it needs to truly encompass your best self. However, skincare for men in Pakistan is an absolute travesty. From poorly manufactured products to 3-1 combos that do nothing for the skin, men’s skincare is […]

July 5, 2021

Inspired by her love for Korean cuisine, this girl is Lahore’s kimchi pioneer

How many times have you wanted to try out a different cuisine but didn’t know where to start? Well, to solve your dilemma, I’m going to tell you about something that you need to try right now. Korean cuisine has taken much of the food limelight this past year, from Spicy Korean Ramen to the […]

June 29, 2021

These 5 restaurants should be your go-tos every time you visit Lahore’s Model Town C Block Market

Lahore is truly heaven for all kinds of foodies. It doesn’t matter if you’re interested in some truly desi food or even just a coffee break, Lahore always has something unique to offer. One of the foodie hotspots that all Lahori’s know of is Model Town C Block Market. You’ll find every kind of food […]

June 28, 2021

9 cheesecake places in Islamabad that aren’t burning brownie

Now, if you live in Islamabad, you’ve obviously had the famous cheesecake that is the rage all over the country. However, doesn’t it get tiring to have the same, albeit delicious, thing over and over again. Cheesecake is meant to be diverse. It’s supposed to have a range of flavours so that you can pick […]

June 28, 2021

This brand makes the best natural hair oils from their Nani’s secret recipes

Sitting on the ground by your Ami’s feet, your ears don’t comprehend anything but the rustling of your hair as your Nani’s hands make quick work of rubbing oil through your scalp. Champi, she called it, and you remember the days when you’d sit in the veranda for hours on end with oil on your […]

June 24, 2021

These minimalist buttercream cakes in Karachi are the ones for you if you’re up to date with Pinterest trends

Decorated cakes and fondant have gone hand in hand for far too long now. However, with time, there’s another trend on the rise: buttercream cakes that are just as stunning as fondant ones. Talented bakers have perfected the art of hand painting and frosting with buttercream, making for the cutest cakes for all kinds of […]

June 22, 2021

7 mango desserts in Karachi for you to try if you’re bored of eating mangos the traditional way

Mango is the fruit of the season. All Pakistani’s take great pride in their nation’s aams and our innovative chefs find different ways to include the magic fruit into our food. Mango desserts of any and all kinds should always be on your list of go-to meetha which is why you need to curate a […]

June 18, 2021

This pastry chef and food blogger delivers five star desserts right to your doorstep in Islamabad

As versatile as Pakistan’s food market is, in some cases it falls a little short. Look at it this way, Pakistani’s love food and it’s their love for food that makes so many cuisines, dishes and small scale restaurants stand out in this country. However, the huge market has resulted in a loss of aesthetics […]

June 17, 2021

These 9 places in Lahore might just be the holy grail of loaded fries

Loaded fries are loaded with just the right things to make them the most delicious thing you’ll have. Who doesn’t love French fries? And when they’re topped with a blanket of cheese, you won’t find anything to top that. Loaded fries are popular but not every type is worth trying out, they’re a fast food […]

June 15, 2021

These Pakistani brands deliver neon signs that’ll definitely pass the vibe check

Wall decor, shaadi backdrops and birthday mounts, neon signs can be used anywhere and everywhere. They’re the one thing that can mesh with any aesthetic. You can have them personalised so that they match whatever your vibe is and take your decor game to an unmatched level. It’s time you catch a train to neon […]

June 11, 2021

This Pakistani hotel literally means ‘palace’ in Turkish and here’s what you need to know about it

Who doesn’t like feeling like royalty? Everyday you see photos of people in stunning mountainous areas, sipping on delicious coffee in their extravagant hotels and you just wish it were you in their place. With this exact thing in mind The Sarai (@hotelsarai) came into existence right here in one of the most beautiful valleys […]

June 11, 2021

7 places in Karachi that deliver Keto food right to your doorstep

Everyone expected the Keto wave to have died out by now, but it’s still going strong. It’s not that surprising thought because Pakistani’ chefs took it upon themselves to make Keto food that will satisfy all your cravings whilst keeping you healthy. The Keto diet, it seems, is not going anywhere and if you haven’t […]

June 11, 2021

This athletic wear brand has squat proof leggings and more, perfect for all workout routines

IRONGEAR (@irongear_fitness) is Pakistan‘s most up and leading athletic wear brand, they’re right up there with all the other high-ballers in the game and that too for good reason. Pakistani athletic wear, if it doesn’t fall short in the style department, usually does not meet the comfort and performance level that international brands do. However, […]

June 11, 2021

9 places in Pakistan with groovy clay jewellery that’ll make you feel like an 80s diva

Jewellery is supposed to be playful and fun. A good statement piece can change up your entire look and style which shows just how important jewellery is, and a style that is trending right now is clay jewellery. However, finding the perfect clay accessories, that too on a budget, is a difficult feat to accomplish. […]

June 7, 2021

7 places in Lahore making dumplings and momos by adding a unique spin

It doesn’t matter if you call them dumplings, momos, or even manti, it is a delicacy that everyone can get behind. With its soft outer covering and deliciously filled center who wouldn’t want a yummy dumpling to try out for dinner. Unfortunately, as popular as they are in our neighboring country, we are yet to […]

June 3, 2021

Are you a jam person? You might want to check out some of these delicious ghar kai jams then.

Breakfast feels incomplete without a delicious fruit jam or chutney that you can spread on some bread and enjoy with a cup of tea. It is efficient, yummy, and if it’s made with fresh ingredients and no chemicals, it’s also healthy. As popular as jams are, it’s even harder to find organic, homemade jams. Worry […]

June 3, 2021

9 businesses in Lahore with pop-off nails for all those who hate nail polish but love nail art

How many times do you scroll through your timeline and see models and influencers with stunning acrylic nails that look just too good to be true? Most of the times, even if you want to get these nails, acrylic nails are too expensive. Moreover, keeping up with nail appointments is an entirely separate issue. The […]

May 28, 2021

These 7 graphic designers works with all kinds of art styles, from contemporary to traditional

In this ever evolving world, life has become a maze of online interactions. From news to making friends, everything has become accessible online. With this craze has come the need for more and more graphic designing. Whether it be for fun or for business ventures, graphics and the artists who make them need to be […]

May 26, 2021

These 9 businesses have traditional and ethnic jewellery for all your desi needs

Traditional jewellery has an extremely long history in Pakistan. From the Mughal paintings in which women are adorned in intricately crafted mazes of metal and gemstones to the wide variety of designs and styles that are available now, there is just something magical about traditional jewellery. It is a difficult task to find unique and […]

May 25, 2021

A tour of Naran is incomplete without these 11 things on your itinerary

Naran feels like heaven on earth. Plainly put, Naran is an escape from the hardships of life in a hustling and bustling city. The pure air, sound of flowing water, cool temperatures and green mountains galore make it the most peaceful and easily accessible place to visit in Pakistan’s northern area. The peace aside, Naran […]

May 25, 2021

Pakistani active wear brands with budget friendly clothes that might just motivate you to work-out

If you are a nouveau online shopper, you probably understand how hard it is to find budget friendly products that are quality items as well. Finding western wear, especially athletic wear, in Pakistan is an entire war on its own. Half the time you’ll find resellers who import branded tracksuits and sell them at sky […]

May 20, 2021

11 cheesecake places in Lahore for all those who’ve tried to make it at home but failed

Cheesecakes are one of the most difficult things to make but they’re also the most decadent dessert you can try. The perfect balance between sweetness, tangy flavours and crunchiness, the ultimate cheesecake can become the perfect dessert. The difficult process by which they’re made however makes them very rare to find in Lahore. Especially cheesecakes […]

May 18, 2021

9 places in Lahore making biryanis that have all the tastes of the world

Biryani; the people of Pakistan’s champion dish. However, as much as Pakistani’s love the dish, they often confuse it with pulaos and sometimes are not able to find a biryani that best suits their taste. Being a true biryani lover means having your go-to restaurant on speed dial for your cravings. If you have not […]

May 17, 2021

11 environmentally friendly items to switch out everyday wasteful products like plastic straws

The world is in a dire condition. Years upon years with no check and balance on resources that were being exploited and depleted. It has now become the new generation’s responsibility to cut down on one time use products that generate tons of waste everyday. Go zero waste and help set the world on the […]

May 11, 2021

Our top 13 picks for casual pret collections to combat the heat of a Pakistani summer

Summer is going to officially start after Eid and hopefully by then corona will have taken a bow. To prepare for the many days of summer when you’ll be itching to find something comfortable and breezy to wear, the best thing to do would be to buy ready to wear eastern clothes. Not only that […]

May 10, 2021

These casual saaris will pull at all the right strings of your filmy heart

Saaris. The one outfit that looks good on everyone. No matter your height or your body shape, a saari will make sure you look and feel beautiful. However, tragically, saaris in Pakistan to the general population seem like that “once in a lifetime” type outfit that you only wear on farewells or shaadis. Saaris are […]

May 1, 2021

7 unique menswear brands, for your last-minute Eid shopping

Eid is right around the corner and shopping these days might cost you more than just money. If you’re falling behind on your Eid shopping, don’t want to expose yourself to crowded bazaars or just want to stand out this Eid, then you need to continue reading this article. Here are 7 unique menswear brands, […]

April 30, 2021

7 home-based donut shops in Islamabad, you can’t afford to miss

Islamabadis, your prayers have been answered. No longer do you have to rely on the lousy chain donut shops to get your sweet fix. Home bakers from all around the city have rallied together during this pandemic to give you the donuts you deserve! Here are 7 home-based donut makers, making life a little sweeter. […]

April 30, 2021

These 5 fitness trainers are offering online programs, to keep you in shape

A healthy lifestyle, with a well-rounded diet and plenty of exercise, is hard to maintain, during a global pandemic. With limited access to the outdoors and gyms shutting down, safe exercise options are quickly dwindling. But fitness trainers across Pakistan are quickly adapting to the uncertainty and have diversified the medium of their fitness training. […]

April 29, 2021

This brand is empowering rural Sindhi female artisans; here’s how you can support them

For generations Pakistani women have embellished the world with their beautiful traditional arts. Techniques passed on from mother to daughter that can never be taught in a school. There’s something so intimate and loving about an artisan crafting the finest product because you know that a factory will never be able to provide you with […]

April 29, 2021

Top 5 organic honey brands, offering the most nutritious alternative to processed sugars

Honey is one of the most healthy foods found in nature. A natural sweetener, it not only tastes delicious but can help you sustain a healthy lifestyle. Lately, bees have become an endangered species due to manmade intervention, but here are some local bee farmers in Pakistan, who are trying to revive ethical honey production, […]

April 28, 2021

From vinyls to mics, this shopping guide will help you become the next Pakistani Idol

How many times have you had a shower time concert and thought “Wah, I could be the next Adele or The Weeknd”? Half of the reason behind being a successful musician, (disregarding talent because who needs it when you have autotune), is having the aesthetic to go with it. If you are a rockstar but […]

April 28, 2021

5 local businesses to help kickstart your self-care journey

2021 continues to be a very uncertain time, with the third wave of the pandemic sweeping the world. It feels like we’re living through multiple disasters, trying to keep our head over water. During these trying times, it’s vital for you to take out time for yourself and indulge in some self-care activities. Here are […]

April 27, 2021

7 homegrown businesses in Lahore making fudge brownies that are totally worth the calories

For all the chocolate lovers out there, dreaming of a fudgy afterlife. These homegrown businesses are fudging up our lives and we love it. Lahore has been blessed with these saints who will liven up quarantine with their rich batch of chocolate brownies. Here are 5 homegrown bakers with the fudgiest brownies in Lahore. 1. […]

April 27, 2021

5 homegrown doughnut shops in Lahore, for the ultimate cheat meal

We’ve all fantasized about something sweet, deep-fried and smothered in chocolate. Doughnuts really do hit the spot like nothing else, but how many of you have been disappointed by a greasy and heavy doughnut? Well not anymore. Lahore has propelled its home bakers into a doughnut-making frenzy ever since the pandemic. And here are the […]

April 27, 2021

9 home businesses in Lahore selling frozen Iftar snacks best for Ramadan

Half of Ramadan has passed by and it’s usually around this time that iftar foods start to feel monotonous. The same few snacks repeated everyday make iftari less exciting. Instead of trying out the same samosay and kachoris, you should now get some new and exciting snacks for iftari.  To help you with that, here […]

April 26, 2021

7 local businesses that will help you combat hair loss

Everyone has a love-hate relationship with their hair. Your hair takes a lot of stress when styling them for different occasions. They might sustain heat damage or chemical stress, which weakens your hair and contributes to hair loss. Here are 7 local businesses to help you fight hair loss and strengthen your scalp. 1. This […]

April 26, 2021

The ultimate 7 step bedtime skincare routine.

How you start off your day can really depend on how you ended your last. The best time to indulge yourself in some self-care is right before you go to bed. This not only helps you unwind for a sound night of sleep but will also rejuvenate your skin, making you feel refreshed and active […]

April 26, 2021

In an apocalyptic world these 13 things will ensure your survival

If the past year has taught us anything,  it’s never believe that anything is impossible. This is for the people who disregarded “Coronavirus” in their books, as unimportant. It’s time to get a little serious. You never know, the next time World War Z just might come knocking at 2021’s door. So, ultimately, it’s best […]

April 24, 2021

These 9 businesses will revive your passion for journaling

The past year has provided everyone with a lot of time to self reflect. With the entirety of 2020 being spent under lockdown, people were provided with the opportunity to take a step back from their busy lives and take stock of everything. Sometimes, these deep musings need to penned down and recorded to look […]

April 24, 2021

These 15 things are perfect for someone who is addicted to K-Pop

K-Pop has taken the world by storm and Pakistan has, very well, been swept into the eye of it. However, the biggest disadvantage of being a K-Pop fan is that authentic and original merch is too expensive to buy and customised merch doesn’t always hit the mark. To solve this dilemma, a list of the […]

April 24, 2021

Editors top 7 picks for the Lahori food fix, this Ramadan

This Ramadan, the editors at Propergaanda have curated a special list for our readers in Lahore. This list of local businesses will take your tastebuds on a journey of ecstasy. These are some of the must-try food selections to satisfy a variety of our iftar cravings. Here are 7 of our editor’s top picks for […]

April 24, 2021

7 different cuisines to try for iftar this Ramadan, in Karachi

Karachi has always had a thriving food scene. The bustling city has never had a shortage of restauranteurs. That’s probably why Karachi easily takes the crown for the city with the most diverse cuisine in Pakistan. This Ramadan, Karachites should take the opportunity to explore everything that Karachi has to offer, by ordering something exciting […]

April 23, 2021

This restaurant claims to have the juiciest wrap bites in Lahore

In the quickly evolving food landscape of Lahore, Allspice (@getallspice) hopes to stand out from its competitors, as a pioneer in accessible and healthy food for the average Lahori. They draw inspiration from cuisines all over the world, refining the local customer’s palette. Their menu boasts a wide variety of cuisines including, Middle-eastern-inspired wraps and […]

April 23, 2021

7 local stores where you can find Eid accessories for your pet friend

If you have ever had a pet, you realise just how quickly they become a part of your family. The little creatures of fur dig their way into your heart and nestle in tight. Every cat, dog, or bird has a special bond with every member of the family. To some, they’re like a child […]

April 22, 2021

11 gifts for the coffee lovers in your life

Am I the only one having a hard time getting a sound night of sleep during Ramadan? Between waking up to prepare for sehri and early working hours, finding a sound 7 hours of sleep is a novelty. But not to worry, it’s time to rely on our old friend coffee to get us through […]

April 22, 2021

8 easy interior design tips that will completely transform your home.

The pandemic has confined the world to their homes. And spending all your time secluded in your four walls can feel much like imprisonment. This is the perfect opportunity to redo your living space to reflect your personality and liven up your mood. Here are some easy design tips that will make you feel like […]

April 21, 2021

25 cringiest things you can buy on Daraz

Daraz is practically the holy grail of online shopping in Pakistan. Anything and everything is available on this trove of treasures. Sometimes, however, you see something on Daraz that makes you truly question your choices. Things that no one in their right mind would ever want to own. Or maybe they would?  Check out these […]

April 20, 2021

Check out these 9 bakers in Karachi making warm, home-made cookies

Cookies are the one thing that will never go out of taste. They can be baked in so many different flavours, sizes and are the perfect climax to any and all meals. The delicious goodies taste best when they are homemade, especially if it’s by a baker who’s passionate and truly has the best recipes […]

April 20, 2021

19 items for a DIY spa day to get you ready for an Eid in lockdown

Eid is just around the corner but there are no signs of the COVID situation getting any better. And even if they do, it is in nobody’s best interest to go around visiting salons and spas. That, however, does not mean that you should not pamper and treat yourself to a little self care. It […]

April 19, 2021

These home grown businesses in Karachi delivering frozen foods are best for Iftari

Iftar is perhaps the most important part of your day during Ramadan. So it becomes a little disappointing to see the same basic nuggets and rolls at iftar everyday especially since the wait for iftar always feels too long. This time around try some different frozen foods from these home kitchens to make your Iftar […]

April 16, 2021

These 5 businesses in Lahore deliver macro counted meal plans to your doorstep

Have you ever sworn to yourself that you would start a diet but then soon gave up on it because of the bland and generic diet foods? In a world of temptation, having to eat salads and protein cooked in the same form over and over again is not feasible. Maintaining a diet whilst also […]

April 15, 2021

11 bakers in Lahore that know how to do cookies right

If you live in Lahore then food is probably the one thing that always brings you unconditional happiness. From roadside stalls to fine dining, Lahori’s love it all. The lockdown, however, has been an annoying deterrent to fulfilling any type of food cravings. You cannot let it hold you back from your meetha cravings anymore.  […]

April 14, 2021

Check out these healthier alternatives to regular foods for sehri

Ramadan is finally here and like most Pakistani’s you’ve probably decided to use this time to start living a healthier lifestyle. Belonging to a desi household makes this change difficult, especially since our lives revolve around parathay, samosay and pakoray. However these healthier options for sehri will help you keep the promise that you made […]

April 13, 2021

These local brands have the best beard products, from oils to washes

Every man takes great pride in his facial hair. Beards however are just as hard to maintain as they are important. Finding these products that are locally sourced and ensure effectiveness is not easy at all. To make sure your facial hair stays healthy and happy we went on the search for the best local […]

April 12, 2021

These local online jewellery brands will put an end to your search for jewellery in Pakistan

No outfit is complete without some accessories to embellish your outfit. Your whole outfit can be elevated with just a pair of earrings, so having a good jewellery collection is extremely important. Finding jewellery in Pakistan is a feat in itself, especially during the summer heat when all the bazaars are jam packed with haggling […]

April 9, 2021

7 brands that make natural soaps to keep you chemical and toxin free

Branded soaps and body washes do little for your skin. They are advertised to fix all your problems but in reality some can leave our skin damaged and dry. Especially because of the chemicals and artificial scents that are used. In their stead, organic handmade soaps do the trick. They hydrate your skin as well […]

April 8, 2021

These 5 under eye serums will fix your dark circles, puffiness and more

Sleepless in Seattle? More like sleepless in lockdown. If one thing has stayed constant during this past year it’s a terrible sleep schedule. And with it came dark circles, redness, puffiness and overall sunken and tired eyes. No matter how many home remedies you try these issues just do not have a solution, and with […]

April 7, 2021

21 gifts for the chai lovers in your life

Fingers wrapped tight around a steaming mug, afraid that someone might ask them to share, and the appalled face they make when someone serves them undercooked chai are all key components of a chai addict. When it comes to their chai they have a lot of opinions and so it might get intimidating to find […]

April 6, 2021

7 local stores selling truck art inspired things from mugs to suitcases

Far too often Pakistani culture and art is drowned out behind the simplicity of western ideals. Everyone has witnessed the colours and the lovely designs that bring life to our roads. Why is it that this art form is not a bigger part of Pakistani lives? It is time to bring the beauty of the […]

April 5, 2021

7 artists that have turned embroidery into art with grand-millenial hoops

Tired of the same old basic decor that almost everyone you know owns now? Your belongings should immortalise the person that you are. They should tell a story of memorable moments, hilarious instances, and everything else that makes you you. These embroidered hoops are something different to add to your decor or to gift to […]

April 2, 2021

These hand painted khussa’s will make a unique addition to your Eid outfit

As beautiful and intricate our local khussa’s are, the designs and colours have become monotonous. Every shop has the same attractive stone and taar work, but there are none that can be customised to one’s own likes and dislikes. Understanding this dilemma, many local businesses have started to customise and deliver hand painted khussa’s right […]

April 1, 2021

These scented candles will take your home decor to the next level

Customisable to your liking and a more environmentally friendly option than air fresheners, scented candles are taking the world by storm. Not only are they the perfect decoration and gift, they can also stimulate your brain to release hormones like serotonin and dopamine to help regulate your mood. Keeping these benefits in mind, scented candles […]