Tag Archive for Beauty

Upside Down

Upside Down

Beauty. Beauty is an elusive concept. It may lie in the eyes of the beholder, but even those eyes have a change of heart sometimes. According to science, symmetry is perceived as beautiful. The more symmetrical somebody’s facial features are the more attractive they look to others. But what about love, and hate? Often our feelings for a person determine… Read more →

Antipodes - What Defines Us

Antipodes

Oh boy! It’s been a while since I talked about beauty let alone beauty favourites. Rewind a few months and I was totally obsessed with trying out new products, so there was always something new to show you. Since autumn last year, however, I’ve actually been rather happy with my skincare and makeup routines, and haven’t felt the need to… Read more →

Animal Testing

Animal Testing – An Update

– In loving memory of my little lion Pedro, the star of the picture, who, after 17 years of filling my life with a bucket full of love and happiness, passed away on 15 November –  Most of you are probably aware of the fact that animal testing of finished cosmetic products and cosmetic ingredients within the EU has been banned… Read more →

Nature Inspired Beauty With St. Ives

Nature Inspired Beauty With St. Ives

After months of mainly fashion and food posts, I finally have another beauty post for you, as St. Ives kindly invited me to their nature inspired beauty event at the quaint little Daisy Green Food Café the other day. St. Ives produces high quality yet affordable face and body scrubs inspired by nature. The gentle apricot scrub, for example, is… Read more →

Lancôme Giveaway

Lancôme Giveaway

Ladies and Gents, the time has come. I’m finally doing the promised giveaway. A bit more than a month ago, I ended up being one of the two finalists in the #FCFindyourlook competition run by Fashionchic.co.uk. I asked all of my lovely readers to vote for me, and after a week of nail-biting suspense I won the most memorable trip… Read more →

My Daily Makeup Routine

My Daily Makeup Routine

Hi everyone! I’m in a rut – a makeup rut, to be precise. But hey, why fix something that ain’t broken, right? It may be a bit boring to go for the same products every single day, but it also saves a lot of time in the morning. As I haven’t done a proper makeup post in a while now,… Read more →

5 Skincare Must-Haves

5 Skincare Must-Haves

Beauty junkies listen up. I got another must-have beauty post ready for your perusal. I may not be a skincare expert, but I am obsessed with all things beauty – skincare and makeup – and would love to share with you a streamlined list of types of skincare products, I believe every girl should have AND use on a regular… Read more →

YSL Le Teint Touché Eclat

YSL Le Teint Touche Éclat

A few weeks ago the lovely people from House of Fraser were kind enough to send me a fabulous package filled with a ton of beauty and fragrance samples for me to try – eye cream, moisturizer, foundation…you name it. While I haven’t actually managed to test all of them yet, I couldn’t wait to give the YSL Le Teint… Read more →

5 Makeup Must-Haves

5 Makeup Must-Haves

Nowadays, a lot of women would feel more comfortable leaving the house without wearing pants than without wearing makeup. Makeup has become an essential part of most women’s (and even men’s) everyday life, and due to the steady supply of new and innovative beauty products, our makeup bags are overflowing. But do we really need all of those products? Makeup… Read more →

The Never List

The Never List

Do you guys and girls ever think about the ingredients in your makeup, skincare, bodycare and haircare products? And by that I mean, do you deliberately look at the list of ingredients before you buy a product? I honestly didn’t until a few months ago. My hairdresser always told me to avoid silicones in haircare products, but that was it.… Read more →

A Guide To Red Lips

A Guide To Red Lipstick

Red is the colour of passion and love. It’s sophisticated, alluring, seductive and sexy. A woman with red lips knows what she wants and isn’t afraid to ask for it. But finding the perfect shade to suit your skin tone can be a bit of a challenge, as not every red flatters every complexion. Some shades of red will naturally… Read more →