• Kissed with red lipstick

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    “Beauty, to me, is about being comfortable in your own skin. That, or a kick-ass red lipstick.” Gwyneth Paltrow All the way up until the 30s of the last century, red lipstick was 'reserved' for call-girls, actresses and rebels, but today, everyone in the fashion industry would agree with the above quotation. Numerous fashion designers and ...

  • How to … trim men’s eyebrows

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    ”You must be kidding me?!”, Peter responded defensively, when I suggested to him for the first time to trim his eyebrows. It’s not that I don’t like them … . and they suit him, because they are slightly cluttered, rebellious and far from being perfect. I also admit, however, that they would look better without ...

  • Beauty Bucket (September)

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    After a month, my bucket (plastic bottles and tubes end up in the bins for plastics, whereas the aerosols, unfortunately, take the route of the non-recycled rubbish bin) has accumulated quite a few empty products, but this time mostly products for hair and body care. "Finally," as I was not happy with some of them... The ...

  • How to… renew old shoes

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    New fashion trends haven't encouraged me towards money spending for at least a few years now. When I found one day, in my wardrobe, two pairs of ankle high Hummel trainers that I so love to wear, I decided to transform them according to the autumn fashion using the available materials that I found at ...

  • Top seven… maternity accessories

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    It’s lovely … my second pregnancy fills me up with an excitement and awakes inside me those gentle maternity feelings. However, a lack of energy, a big belly that is always in the way and a full showcase of trendy tight clothes… I admit and ask myself often, “Is this really necessary?” Luckily, those moments are ...

  • Top seven … ways of toothbrush usage

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    Yesterday I had another spring-cleaning session of my ‘nest’. Unlike conventional cleaning, I exploited more then myself - my already worn toothbrush. Edges, sealant, small holes ... all of them surrender to this unmerciful, multifunctional tool. I look forward to a toothbrush replacement (recommended every 3 months) with mixed feelings. I know I have done something ...

  • Top seven … natural fragrances

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    Even a fashion chick like Holly Golightly (played by Audrey Hepburn) perfumed her neck, in the movie Breakfast at Tiffany's, with a natural fragrance 4711 Echt Kölnische Wasser, an invigorating blend of bergamot, lemon and orange. Natural perfumes have a rich and interesting history. They are becoming more popular because they do not contain harmful ...

  • Short hair: Autumn-Winter 2013/2014 Trends

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    Short hairstyles are getting more and more popular on the fashion runways and red carpets. They highlight the facial features and in comparison to long hair, they are easier to nourish and style. One of the notable trends for the upcoming season is extremely short haircuts. Various fashion designers foresaw it a while ago and yesterday ...

  • Express Manicure with Stickers

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    Nail stickers are one of the products that currently awaiting to be tested. For that reason, I packed them up into my beauty holiday suitcase, so as to try them out immediately. They turned out to be more interesting to children then regular nail polishers. I am very surprised by the simplicity of their adhesiveness ...

  • BB Cream

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    BB-cream is a beauty balm, multi-effective cream that should be found in every woman’s handbag. One product can replace serum, moisturizing cream, make-up base, foundation and even sun-protective and primary anti-aging care products. BB-cream is a ‘must-have’ tube, an excellent contribution to beauty products, which should replace foundation in summer time. Is this a modern invention? The ...

  • Waterproof Make-up

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    Diving into the refreshing blue sea may harm your health and reputation (pay attention to stretched knees and pointed toes), but not your make-up. Every make-up application can be indeed resistant to water, sweat and tears, if you fix it at the end with a moist tissue or sprinkle of water. This is a trick ...