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Christmas Gift Guide for Men

Christmas Gift Guide for Men

Please excuse the lack of updates, it has been crazy busy work and other projects wise, so I had no chance of updating the website, although I really wanted to. But today I want to give some male grooming products gifts ideas a shout out. I have actually written a guide, based on my friends’ recommendations a while ago but here are two other products that are worth …

ALFAPARF Thermae Spa Fontis Purifying Peeling Shampoo Review

ALFAPARF Thermae Spa Fontis Purifying Peeling Shampoo Review

I love a good deep cleansing shampoo, and today I want to share about the one which I’ve bought ages ago on recommendation of  one girl who works in the beauty industry and knows her stuff. I’ve actually never heard of this brand/range before but I’m so glad I’ve bought it – it is brilliant. ALFAPARF Thermae Spa Fontis Purifying Peeling Shampoo is everything I want in a clarifying shampoo, it smells really invigorating and uplifting, think of fresh mint! It is the best product to…

September 2016 Beauty Favourites

September 2016 Beauty Favourites

Hello, October! It’s time for September favourites, and last month I’ve discovered some absolutely amazing products which I am excited to tell you about. Makeup My favourite base combo in September (and not only in September): Clarins Instant Light Radiance Boosting Complexion Base in 01 Rose (review and swatches) and Clarins HydraQuench Tinted Moisturizer  (review and …

Revlon Colorstay Liquid Eye Pen Review and Swatches

Revlon Colorstay Liquid Eye Pen Review and Swatches

After Rouge Bunny Rouge changed the nib of my all-time favourite Raven Glaze Lacquer liner a quest for a new option began. And, although I like using really thin pen eye liners (or gel ones) on others, I am very particular about the ones I use on myself. I have been loving ArtDeco Long Lasting Liquid Liner 01 a lot but it was time to get something new so I purchased Revlon Colorstay Liquid Eye Pen …

Rouge Bunny Rouge Eye Brow Products Review and Swatches

Rouge Bunny Rouge Eye Brow Products Review and Swatches

Since I’ve just posted about the new eye brow gels, it seems like a perfect time to review the newest release from Rouge Bunny Rouge – their new eye brow products. I have actually already induced one of them in my July Monthly favourites. The brand does not bring out that many products so when they do – it is most likely something awesome. And what about these products? Long-lasting Brow Liner ALCHEMY, €26 Available in two shades:  ANTIMONY, dark chestnut. Ideal neutral shade for dark …

Elemental Herbology Vital Cleanse Facial Cleanser  Review

Elemental Herbology Vital Cleanse Facial Cleanser Review

I adore all of my cleansing balms (here are only some) but sometimes I just want to use an effective cleanser which takes less time, usually that is in the mornings. Recently I’ve posted about a REN cleanser that I love and today I want to share about the Elemental…

Current Hand Cream Obsessions: Soap & Glory and & Other Stories

Current Hand Cream Obsessions: Soap & Glory and & Other Stories

Regular readers know that I am a hand cream fanatic, and I have written so many features on the ones I like during these seven years. The latest post was on Aveeno and Neal’s Yard Remedies, along with cheaper alternatives from Nivea and Garnier. Here is also a selection of my top 5 hand creams (which probably should be …

Bagsy Lip Velvet And Wow Lips Review and Swatches

Bagsy Lip Velvet And Wow Lips Review and Swatches

I was sent some samples from the young British brand Bagsy, and I am ready to share about the two lip  products already. Wow Lips Full Colour Chubby Stick in 02 Happy Days and Lip Velvet Soft Matte Lip Colour in 04 Living The Dream. Both are very girly, pretty and Spring-like shades of pink. The first thing you notice when it comes to Bagsy is the absolutely gorgeous packaging which is unique for every product (there are maximum 4 shades in each line), it helps to create the mood for a particular …

Inglot Sculpting HD Powder in 504 Review. Rave

Inglot Sculpting HD Powder in 504 Review. Rave

I am definitely not a fan of the crazy over-contouring but I love a natural looking product for some definition, and have been using NYX Taupe for years until I came  across Monika’s review of Inglot HD 504 sculpting powder. I had to get …

Caudalie  Vinosource Overnight Recovery Oil Review

Caudalie Vinosource Overnight Recovery Oil Review

I’ve promised to be better with my skincare reviews, so here is another one. I’ve just used the very last drop of Caudalie  Vinosource Overnight Recovery Oil  recently so here is my impression. First of all, I really loved the glass packaging and the beautiful colour & design, it looks like a high-end  product with a very good price tag, compared to similar products, …

Shavata Brow Strengthener

Shavata Brow Strengthener

Eye brows are the new black in the last several years, beauty wise. We all are obsessed with gels, powders and pencils that will make them look fuller and will keep them in shape. A lot of us are guilty of over-plucking our eye brows back in the 90’s, luckily mine grew back. But some people weren’t that lucky. This is …

Color Wow Pop & Lock Crystallite Shellac Review. Rave

Color Wow Pop & Lock Crystallite Shellac Review. Rave

Today I want to share about a hair styling product that has been rocking my world lately. I was hoping for it to be good but I did not expect to love it as much, as I do. Ever since I’ve had my hair cut this short, I had to re-think  …

Rouge Bunny Rouge Long-lasting Duo Cream Eye Shadows Review and Swatches. And 20% OFF!

Rouge Bunny Rouge Long-lasting Duo Cream Eye Shadows Review and Swatches. And 20% OFF!

If you follow me on Instagram, you could already see a preview of Rouge Bunny Rouge new products for Summer 2015.  The most exciting one is probably their  duo cream eye shadows. I have actually  included these in my monthly favourites. This duo actually combines two gorgeous shades: Atlas Swallowtail  and Brocade Skipper (review and swatches), and regular readers will probably know how much I love both! The texture is creamy and smooth it applies like …

Beauty Inspiration: Almond Shaped Nails

Beauty Inspiration: Almond Shaped Nails

One of my favourite things about beauty is the ability to change your routine according to your mood and preferences. Some time ago I’ve posted about the different nails shape and length I’ve had during the years, and today I want to share about my current obsession which is long almond-shaped manicure. I am not entirely sure where this came from but several weeks ago, I’ve  decided that  I want my nails to look this way, I was even considering stiletto [shape] but that is not very practical in real life…

Neutrogena Deep Moisture Body Lotion Review

Neutrogena Deep Moisture Body Lotion Review

Regular readers may know my obsession with Neutrogena’s  body lotion with Nordic Berry but this time I’ve decided to get a  Deep Moisture one. And it is a favourite of a lot of people with very dry skin. And, as someone with extremely dry skin, I can confirm that it is amazing! One of the best affordable body lotions you can get. It  definitely moisturizes and nourishes the skin, without …

Clarins After Sun Shimmer Oil. Review

Clarins After Sun Shimmer Oil. Review

If you a regular reader, you know my obsession with shimmering body oils. I personally think that it’s a must have for summer. Today I want to share about a really lovely one – Clarins After Sun Shimmer Oil. Although, this is a nourishing oil, it feels light on …

Yves Rocher  Blackberry Silky Lotion Review

Yves Rocher Blackberry Silky Lotion Review

Regular readers may know that I am the biggest fan of blackberry scented beauty products. I adore Blackberry (Mure Sauvage) range from Yves Rocher ever since one of my friends got me the spray about 8 years ago. I  also love Jo Malone’s Blackberry and Bay cologne, it is truly one of my favourites. This is why I’ve decided to get myself a blackberry scented body lotion from Yves Rocher last week. Body creams, lotions, butters  and oils are my thing, I have tonnes…

Clarins Radiance Plus Golden Glow Booster Review

Clarins Radiance Plus Golden Glow Booster Review

After a huge success of the face tanning concentrate – Clarins released a body version, Radiance Plus Golden Glow Booster, which is taking the beauty world by storm. And why is it so popular? It comes in a nice sleek brown bottle and a has a very useful  dispenser which allows you to get out the tiniest amount of the booster without any product waste. So how does it work?  You just mix several drops of this with(…)Read …

Hydro Flask Insulated Stainless Steel Water Bottle Wide Mouth with Hydro Flip Lid Review

Hydro Flask Insulated Stainless Steel Water Bottle Wide Mouth with Hydro Flip Lid Review

Today I want to tell you about something which is not exactly beauty related but something I am totally obsessed with lately. And it is my Hydro Flask Insulated Stainless Steel Water Bottle Wide Mouth with Hydro Flip Lid. What a name, right? I’ve wanted a good water bottle/cup for a long time but those that I’ve bought in the past were never good enough, unlike this one which was recommended to me by a friend. I carry it around all the …

ESQIDO Mink Eye Lashes in Unforgettable

ESQIDO Mink Eye Lashes in Unforgettable

Today I want to show you the best false lashes I have ever tried – mink lashes from ESQIDO. I was sent  one of the natural-looking designs  which is called Unforgettable. Here is how they look like. The lashes come in a nice, chic white packaging which is rose gold on the inside. I’d say these would make a perfect present for anyone who loves beauty or wants to try false lashes. The lashes are easy to…