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Makeup Shopping Haul: Too Faced, Dior, Natasha Denona, Benefit and Vichy

As I published last week, when I went to Sephora, I did some skincare shopping, but not only, some makeup items came along too. This makeup shopping haul includes some best sellers that I wanted to try for a while and finally got the chance to. Did I like the famous Too Faced Better Than Sex mascara and Lip Injection Maximum Plump? Check the pictures to find out more and read the review about the other products such as Dior Addict Lip Maximizer, Natasha Denona Face Glow Foundation and another foundation that I got from the pharmacy, Vichy Liftactiv Flexiteint.

Sephora Skincare Shopping Haul

For beauty shopping, there is nothing like Sephora. Unfortunately, in UK, we are deprived from Sephora stores, so once you get the chance to go to one, it’s really hard to resist temptation. In this skincare shopping haul, I have tried products from Ole Henriksen, Dr. Jart+, Erborian, Isle of Paradise and Guerlain. Discover the details of each product that altogether create a glowing, radiant and plumped skin.

Anti-Age Skincare for Acne Skin

Anti-age skincare is most likely to has a rich consistency to target dry skin due to lack of elasticity and lost of natural collagen. It can be quite difficult to find anti-age skincare for acne skin, something light that won’t cause acne skin to become more oily and reactive, but it will still repair wrinkles and prevent future lines. I was advised by a pharmacist if I wanted to target fine lines and mild acne, I should then try the range Age-Purify from Filorga, La Roche Posay Anti-Imperfections SPF and Bioderma Atoderm SOS spray. I have used them all for two months. Are they worth it or not?

Mellow Cosmetics Lipstick

If you haven’t heard before about Mellow Cosmetics, prepare to fall in love for this makeup brand. It’s an Australian brand that has expanded internationally and it’s cruelty free, vegan and paraben free. I have tried their high quality pigmented lipsticks and if you would like to try them, there is a discount available, right at the end of this article.

Makeup Products that Prevent Oily Skin

Most makeup products for oily skin promise to make wonders, but eventually, you either end up with your face too cakey with so much powder to control that excess of oil that always finds a way to show up in the least desired situations or having your skin breaking out from so much makeup that doesn’t allow your skin to breathe. I have tried an infinity of makeup products to keep my oily skin under control, although only a few really do the job, without creating an overly matte effect. These are the makeup “treasures” for oily skin that I found that are effective and prevent my skin from breaking out.

Facial Rejuvenation Procedures: Botox and Dermal Fillers

Science has evolved so much over the last decades, especially in the beauty department. Now we can fight against ageing on skin like never before due to the several procedures available in the market. Botox and dermal fillers are just some of the examples of what you can access to look younger. Once I reached 36 years old, I knew I wanted to take advantage of it and I did. It’s been now 2 years since then and this is my testimony. Does it compensate, is it worth it, did I start at the right age, does it hurt? There is so many questions until your first facial rejuvenation procedure. I hope my testimony will clear up all of your doubts, in case you still wondering if it’s for you or not.

Lumene – Finnish Skincare and Makeup: Collaboration Article with “Cycling For Cancer”

The artic nature from Finland has gifted us with a powerful antioxidant and environment friendly skincare and makeup brand, called Lumene, that was presented to me way before being available in UK, by my friend Reija, who is Finnish. She inspired me to write this article and with her help, we collaborated together to introduce you the best products to get started with.

Acids in Skincare

In any anti-ageing skincare, acids are very common, but understand how they truly work, it can take more than a simple search on google. Acids not only help to keep your skin young and healthy, but they also play an important role to treat acne. Learn how to take advantage of all the different acids – glycolic, salicylic, hyaluronic, l-ascorbic acid, etc – that are out in the market, for your specific skin concern.

Mineral Sunscreens – Protecting You And The Oceans: Collaboration Article with “Cycling For Cancer”

The new trend for your summer holidays should be ocean friendly mineral sunscreens. It’s important to understand that some chemicals are not only harmful for your skin, but also for oceans and coral reefs. My friend Reija who writes a blog too, invited me to write with her an article about sunscreens and the result is an article where we recommend three ocean friendly sunscreens that are worth trying.

My Top 5 Perfumes for Her and Him

Perfumes as much as clothes can represent our personality or mood, though perfumes are more powerful because they tattoo our skin with a signature scent that leaves a trail, which people around us will remember us for.
Finding the right fragrance it’s hard and despite I’m not an expert, I thought I could still share with you my top 5 women and men’s perfumes that make my head turn whenever I smell them.