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Metallic Rose -Gold Lips and Shimmery Eyes


I have been wearing matte lips for ages and now that the metallic lip was the trend look of the Summer I really had to jump on it. I opted for a molten, glossy, metallic finish because it photographs really well and it has this lovely shine that adds a little bit of extra dimension to my lips.
This is probably not the way your supposed to wear metallic lips but if you always stick to the rules things my get really boooooring and you never get the chance to play and experiment with makeup.
So here it is : metallic lips, glowing cheeks and sparkly colorful eye shadow; SHINE HAS BECOME MY FAVORITE COLOR ! 

Jaïpur Bracelet by Boucheron

Jaïpur Bracelet by Boucheron  is a floral fragrance for women, launched in 2012. Jaïpur Bracelet’s bottle is a "reworked" version of the bottle for the original Boucheron Jaïpur. 


Jaïpur Bracelet was developed by perfumer Carlos Benaïm, a master perfumer and it includes notes of bigarade, petitgrain, violet leaf, verbena, basil, hyacinth, carnation, lily of the valley, cypress, Cashmeran and iris.
Jaïpur Bracelet was a blind buy, I had no sample and I had never smelled this fragrance before I bought it. I was reading about it in a magazine and I decided to give it a try because I could not stop thinking about it. I absolutely love it !

To me this fragrance smells liken the sun mixed with spring flowers, all infused in fresh river water.

Can we shrink large pores ?



Did you know that on everyone's face there is an average of 300,000 pores, most of which aren't noticeable to the naked eye?! Sounds a little bit too much don't you think ?

Pores are tiny places on the surface of the skin that serve as outlets for oil and sweat. The pores on the face tend to be the most noticeable and the most prone to clogs and other problems.
Today I will let you know which are the factors that determine the size of our pores and if we can can minimize them and improve the look of the skin. 


We all want soft, smooth pore- less skin don't we ?
With constant exposure to pictures of airbrushed celebrities, it is hard not to get a little obsessive over pore size and there are certainly plenty of products out there promising to minimize or reduce large pores.
If you're having large pores, your instinct might be to try to cover them up with cosmetics, or you may go the opposite route and think makeup is something to avoid. But if you pick the right products and follow a few tips, you can wear makeup without making your large pores worse -- and you just might be able to make them appear smaller.
The bad news is that you can't do anything to permanently shrink large skin pores. The good news is that there are ways you can make them look smaller.

Let 's get ready for bronzed, glowing- summer skin !

Today I had some free time on my hands to reorganize some of my makeup and I thought I should share with you some of my favorite blushes and bronzers.


I picked some pinks, some corals, some peaches, some warm, sun kissed bronzers, some baked blushes, some matte ones, some shimmery - but all pretty and lovely.
I tried to make a balance between drugstore and high end products, to give an option for every kind of budget. 

Estee Lauder Age Prevention Solutions

Not long ago I purchased this age prevention solution kit from Estee Lauder and I am really happy with it, as it has some new skin care products I wanted to try out. 
I guess when I bought this I was at the right time in the right place because it was the last box and it was also on sale from 60 euro to 35.


This Estee Lauder skin care kit it called Stay Young.Start Now.Your Age Prevention Solutions and it has 4 amazing skin care items, and one of the is the most popular serum, Advanced Night Repair. But this is not the reason I bought it, as I already had the serum. I really wanted to try out the eye cream without going for the full size.

Inside the box there was:
1 Advanced Night Repair Syncronized Recovery Complex II Serum (7ml)                             
1 Advanced Night Repair Eye Cream (5ml )
1 DayWear Advanced Multi-Protection Anti -Oxidant Cream for normal to combination skin (15ml)
1 NightWear Plus Anti-Oxidant Night Detox Cream (15ml)

I already tried all of the products before writing this article and I guess I am ready to let you know how it worked out for me, so if you are interested please keep reading further.

London Fashion Week Trend, Makeup with Pressed Flowers


Apparently there was a thing at the London Fashion Week with models walking the runway covered in delicate pressed petals.The result was dreamy, creative, beautiful, romantic and inspiring.




Replacing blush, lipstick, and even jewelry, makeup artist Val Garland pressed dried daisies, ferns, cornflowers, and forget-me-nots onto models’ collarbones, foreheads, cheeks and even on the  lips.With help from MAC Cosmetics, Garland decorated the model's faces for what she called a "woodland fairy" look.

Romantic Look


I am really excited for better weather and more sunny days, more light in general ! This past week I had some splendid days and I could take few beautiful photos of my makeup.
I am extremely happy with how my skin looks lately, finally I managed to get rid of dryness and redness.
Lately I have been wearing light makeup and of course overlined lips and a lot of black lace; I am really crazy about this trend with black lace tops and bralettes.



This makeup look its really easy to do, it take about 15 min for the entire face and I think its just as perfect for night time as for a romantic date. I would describe it as simple, feminine a bit sparkly and a bit pastel. Soft shades of purple and pink are perfect for a fresh, radiant look.

Here are the products used.

NUXE Splendieuse masque

NUXE is the expert in floral cosmetics and once again I discovered a wonderful and innovative skin care product, NUXE Splendieuse masque, an anti -dark spot perfecting mask.


 NUXE Splendieuse masque is a fiber (sheet mask) designed for all skin types and really easy to use. All you have to do is to remove the mask from its sachet and carefully unfold it, place it on clean, dry face; adjust it to the contour of the face and leave it for about 10 min...

.......... it will look scary :)) but it will feel really nice and relaxing! 

 Fiber masks are my favorite because there is no rinse after the use,skin feels and looks amazing and I really think they are worth the money and the hype.
 NUXE Splendieuse masque has porcelain rose, white crocus and vitamin C to even out complexion and to revive the natural skin radiance.

Red lips, smokey eyes and the party glow


My daily look is very casual and doesn't always involve a red lip, smoldering smokey eye or glitter and probably because I am too lazy but for occasions, events, Christmas and Instagram I am ready to make an effort and do a full face makeup with a bold red lip and a smokey eye.



This look is actually very simple to do; I have been using a bunch of makeup products from Sleek and I think it ended up really pretty. 


FACE: Maybelline Baby Skin Instant Pore Eraser Primer

              Dior Star Foundation in 122 Camee

              Nars Radiant Creamy Concealer in Chantilly 

              NYX HD finishing powder

              Sleek contour kit in Light to sculpt my cheeks and contour my face
              essence Silky Touch Blush in 20 Babydoll
              MUA Undress your Skin Highlighting Powder in Pink Shimmer for a twinkly radiance :))

Best of beauty, makeup and skincare 2016

The winners are in ! Here are some of the best products I discovered this year and also some of my old time best favorites.


  MAKEUP
1.Best summer foundation: Guerlain Terracota Joli Teint
2.Best winter foundation: Dior Star
3.Best drugstore eye primer: Elf
4.Best high end eye primer: Smashbox Photo Finish Lid Primer