We all have those days when our skin is really not up to the standard we want it to be. It is dry, inflamed or you can already feel a big pimple growing on your forehead. If have a few facial products I like to rely on when these moments arrive.
What better way is there to travel the world if not in the search of exciting new products and innovative cosmetic brands? Wherever I go, live or travel I try to discover the local beauty industry. Being born in Germany leaves me with a lot of choices but over time I discovered how many interesting brands never made it to the market there. While living abroad over the last years, I had the opportunity to explore a world of cosmetics I didn’t even know existed.
A trending beauty topic, which once again (after BB creams and cushion foundations) origins from the asian skincare market: The Konjac Sponge. But what’s the buzz around it? What to they do? How do you use them? And where can you get them? I’ll tell you about my personal experience with Konjac Sponges, review their benefits and explain how they changed my skincare routine completely.
While my need for new beauty products is usually a little bit satisfied over the summer, I’ve recently been very excited to try new things. For this month I gathered a couple of products that I can’t get out of my head.
The month of August is half over now and I’ve been collecting some new beauty products.Throughout the end of July and the beginning of August, I’ve constantly been on the move. Living out of a suitcase is not ideally, especially as I’ve tried travelling with minimum luggage. I was surprised myself how little I took with me, in particular beauty-wise but at least the products I brought with me I used regularly. Who doesn’t regret bringing lots of makeup for a holiday but ends up using hardly anything? Well, I would usually be such a candidate. On the other hand, by travelling light I had the opportunity to discover and try some new products.
Other girls can’t live without a classical red lip or a nude beige colour. I, on the other hand, can’t go a week without my pink lipsticks. I own other colours as well, but if I would need to choose a favorite colour, it’ll always be pink. Luckily the colour is very versatile and I’ve collected several different shades in various finishes. After all, pink is never just pink: It can have blue or yellow undertones, it can almost be neon or just my “lips-but-better”. Today I want to share my favorites with you, that I can’t simply live without.
During the summer I love my natural tan and I always cut down on the products to keep it simple. My principle is: Every layer too much on my face just starts to melt away with +30°C anyways. Over the last weeks I repeatedly wore to this look: A quick and easy makeup with rosy cheeks and a bright pink lip.
My skincare routine during summer needs to be easy and quick. I don’t need thick layers of facial cream to make me look shiny and greasy. So what do I do during the hot days of July and August? Continue reading
I honestly have to say I’m probably the last person to show nail art or inspiring tutorials on my blog. When it comes to my nails, I like it simple and natural, which basically means wearing nothing at all. Still my current nail polish stash accounts for +25 different colours. This has only one reason, because during summer I can’t get enough of flashy colours!