Review: Kiehl’s, Vital Skin-Strengthening Super Serum

Feeling your skin dull without any life? Dehydrated? that happens to me quite often and one of the main keys for a healthier looks is choosing a good serum. Lately I finished the Vital Skin-Strengthening Super Serum from Kiehl’s so today I’m gonna share my experience. Continue reading “Review: Kiehl’s, Vital Skin-Strengthening Super Serum”

Review: Antipodes, Manuka Honey Skin Care Collection

My skincare routine has been quite exciting lately since I have included three products from the New Zealander brand Antipodes, not only for the ingredients, also many of their products are vegetarian (some even vegan), it’s a natural sustainable brand with a deep connection with natural ingredients and ecological awareness proof of that is that all their packaging is recyclable. Continue reading “Review: Antipodes, Manuka Honey Skin Care Collection”

Review: Thalgo, Prodige des Océans Le Masque

When it comes to give a treat to my skin I would not doubt twice to mention face masks, different types, different applications, different purposes, but there is one I actually use twice a week and are the leave on all night ones as an extra to hydrate and moisture my face. Continue reading “Review: Thalgo, Prodige des Océans Le Masque”

Review: Bioderma, Photoderm MAX Aquafluide SPF 50+

Sometimes finding a good SPF for a combination/Oily skin could be tricky, most of them would be too greasy, the would start to melt once you go underneath the sun, if it’s dry touch then the finish is too matte and non natural at all, so today I want to share one that I have been using and already finish: Photoderm MAX Aquafluide SPF 50+ by Bioderma. Continue reading “Review: Bioderma, Photoderm MAX Aquafluide SPF 50+”

Review: Charlotte Tilbury, The Icon Palette

With a new Charlotte Tilbury eye palette around the corner I wanted to talk about this one the “The Icon Palette” because one that is actually totally different from the rest that the brand has, it received negative and positive reviews, at the beginning I didn’t pay much attention to it and this summer i found myself using and reusing it a lot so here I share my experience. Continue reading “Review: Charlotte Tilbury, The Icon Palette”

Perfume Review: Molecule 01 and Escentric 01 by Escentric Molecules

Niche perfumery has increased in popularity in the last couple of years thanks to some niche houses that opened up the way for more people to discover them and enjoy alternatives to the massive consume market. One of those brands was clearly Escentric Molecules with the 01. Molecule 01 and Escentric 01 were very popular back in the day, anyone following British beauty youtubers probably remember the hype back then. Over hyped/promoted products tend to put me off to try them out, but then this year I got closer to the brand with the release of Molecule 05 and Escentric 05 and specialised perfume writers and friends who tried it suggested me to review the 01 and 02 range because “they were amazing” So here we are. Continue reading “Perfume Review: Molecule 01 and Escentric 01 by Escentric Molecules”

Review: Thalgo, Prodige des Océans La Creme

Absolute treatment experience that creates a new youth for your skin. Silky to the touch, fine and enveloping at the same time, this exceptional formulation with liquid crystals with a structure analogous to the skin’s lipid structure blends with the skin for perfect comfort. Continue reading “Review: Thalgo, Prodige des Océans La Creme”

The Liberty Beauty Advent Calendar 2020

Liberty is getting ready to launch it’s famous Beauty Advent Calendar for 2020, still there is no specific releasing date but it will be in October, the price fr this year is £215 but it claims to have 25 products (full and sample size) and the content in valued over £789, so now we will check if it’s worth getting or not. Continue reading “The Liberty Beauty Advent Calendar 2020”

Fortnum’s Beauty Advent Calendar 2020

Fortum & Mason brings once again a beauty advent calendar for 2020, with a mix of full size products and sample sizes, the calendar has 25 products in it supposed all together to have a total value of £800, and has a cost of £195, in this post we will analyse the content to find out if it’s worth the money or not.

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Review: Kiehl’s, Daily Refining Milk-Peel Toner

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I love when new type of products show up in the market with new formulas, textures… specially if we are talking about toners, some people consider them unnecessary mostly because they have an inaccurate concept about what a toner does or they tend to think about the first ones in the market that were pure alcohol with fragrance, I remember them when I was a teenager with oily skin and acne and how much damage they caused. Continue reading “Review: Kiehl’s, Daily Refining Milk-Peel Toner”

Perfume Review: Clementine California x Quentin Monge by Atelier Cologne

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One brand that I love to discover each time I have a chance to get a bottle in my hands is Probably Atelier Cologne, I have actually being using Orange Sanguine pretty often during the hot summer and I also enjoy it during the autumn season. So when a limited edition bottle came out with a fragrance that I never tried before I was truly excited. Continue reading “Perfume Review: Clementine California x Quentin Monge by Atelier Cologne”

Review: Rene Furterer, Karite Nutri Intense Nourishing Shampoo and Mask

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One of the main issues I always had with my hair was the fact of how dry and damaged it always is, I always try different products but the fact that most of them have silicons that shows a fake healthy effect on hair is basically cheat to myself and make the issue even bigger so I decided to go back to some products I have tried before and worked well and as I repurchased it again i wanted to share so you will know what silicon-free products for the hair are out there. Continue reading “Review: Rene Furterer, Karite Nutri Intense Nourishing Shampoo and Mask”

Book: Fashion Design: A Guide to the Industry and the Creative Process by Denis Antoine

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As fashion lover this industry really called my attention, I’m terrible with scissors and sewing unlike my sister who is extremely talented making clothes. But still I can’t help to enjoy knowing more about it even when is not related to my work. Continue reading “Book: Fashion Design: A Guide to the Industry and the Creative Process by Denis Antoine”

Perfume Review: After Hours by The Perfumer’s Story by Azzi

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Nothing could be more exciting than discovering niche fragrance houses with an offer totally different of the mass market out there, lately I have been trying something really special from a British nose: Azzi Glasser. After working for different brands and with a extensive career in perfumery she created The Perfumer’s Story by Azzi. Continue reading “Perfume Review: After Hours by The Perfumer’s Story by Azzi”

Perfume Review: London Poppy by Floral Street

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Depending of your personality, your mood, the weather, the event…perfumes play a good part of raising your vibration, your confidence, your sense of sensuality… Everytime I feel down like the is no much reasons to feel positive I tend to spray some sort of fresh, energetic perfume on me and light an scented candle to remember that there is much out there to be grateful and glad for. Continue reading “Perfume Review: London Poppy by Floral Street”

Review: Bioderma, Photoderm AKN Mat SPF 30

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Because nothing looks better at your fifties than sunscreen in your twenties, actually if you start earlier even better. SPF such a topic to speak about, I’m actually writing a guide with all the information as there are so many myths and inaccurate information about this step, one I would share right now, SPF has to be used the entire year not just in the summer, even if it’s cloudy. Continue reading “Review: Bioderma, Photoderm AKN Mat SPF 30”

Perfume Review: Molecule 05 & Escentric 05 by Escentric Molecules

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Escentric Molecules, a house that created a quite unique concept in perfumery with single notes perfumes of molecules created in labs and then the “escentric” twin was a blend of noted having the molecule as star. Continue reading “Perfume Review: Molecule 05 & Escentric 05 by Escentric Molecules”

Dream Decoder: 60 Cards to Unlock Your Unconscious

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Have you ever had a dream and got stuck in your mind the next morning? Well how about finding out what your unconscious mind is trying to tell you? Never been a big fan of Freud actually I don’t agree with him on many things but when it comes to dreams I do tend to to believe the mind is trying to speak up about the unsolved things we have in our lives and we aren’t aware of how subconsciously they might be affecting ourselves. Continue reading “Dream Decoder: 60 Cards to Unlock Your Unconscious”

Perfume Review: Lys Noir by Isabey

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“In 1924, the first edition of Lys Noir was presented in a magnificent bottle and coffret conceived by the renowned designer, Julien Viard and the famous Sorys House.

Lys Noir is one of the first of Isabey’s fragrances such as Gardenia, La Route d’Emeraude, Le Mimosa… creating the prestige of the brand.  Lys Noir has been redesigned first in 2014 and now in 2017 while keeping the emblematic art-deco codes of the brand.” Continue reading “Perfume Review: Lys Noir by Isabey”

Review: AA Skincare, Frankincense & Rose Face Toner

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Toners could be one of the biggest allies on your skincare or one of your worst enemies depending on their formulation, I’m also against of paying huge amounts of money for a product that is supposed to be simple and not with a bunch of ingredients that should be supplied by serums, moisturisers etc. Continue reading “Review: AA Skincare, Frankincense & Rose Face Toner”

Book: Little Book Of Prada by Laia Farran Graves

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Not long ago here in the blog I shared the review of the little books Welbeck Publishing released and re-edited about luxury fashion brands the last time was Little Book of Dior, so this time I got the new edition of the Little book of Prada. Continue reading “Book: Little Book Of Prada by Laia Farran Graves”

Book: Back Chat Beauty, The Beauty Guide for Real Life

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Because life is full of beauty hacks is always nice to have a book from where we can go back time to time to check certain information. I can only remember myself back in high school, totally clueless of how to look after my skin, my terrible make up techniques, I mean..damn! I wish books like this and the whole social media was so available back then, but now is good to refresh some knowledge with this beauty. Continue reading “Book: Back Chat Beauty, The Beauty Guide for Real Life”

Perfume Review: Wild Vanilla Orchid by Floral Street

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Sometimes when you are far away from someone or feel melancholic, a fragrance could bring all the memories or that person back, this little meeting experience was what I got as soon my nose felt Wild Vanilla Orchid by Floral Street.   Continue reading “Perfume Review: Wild Vanilla Orchid by Floral Street”

Perfume Review: 100 by Trish McEvoy

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When we talk about about Trish McEvoy we normally think about makeup but not so much about the lovely perfume collection, except if we visit department stores and we can see them displayed and ready to try out.

Time ago I was lucky enough to try out Precious Pink Jasmine and really loved it so this time I went for a Floral Oriental option, the notes really called my attention so I’m really excited to share this Eau de Parfum called 100. Continue reading “Perfume Review: 100 by Trish McEvoy”

Perfume Review: Molecule 04 by Escentric Molecules

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Molecule 04 is the latest release from Escentric Molecules or actually “was” as the brand will be launching a new fragrance pretty soon. Wanted to try this fragrance for a while for one or another reason I made excuses till now. Continue reading “Perfume Review: Molecule 04 by Escentric Molecules”

Review: Thalgo, Clarifying Water Essence

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Even when essences have been on the market for a while, not many brands produce them, actually they are kind of exclusive to medium to luxury ones and still you would need to know where to find them, but still many people wouldn’t know what they are, how to use it and most important they are not meant to replace any other product. Continue reading “Review: Thalgo, Clarifying Water Essence”

Perfume Review: Orange Sanguine by Atelier Cologne

 

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Orange Sanguine is probably the most famous fragrance from the house Atelier Cologne and a cult scent in the perfumery world with so many lovers around the globe, the reason why? this is a proper orange scent, many people describe it as pure orange juice and extremely fresh but let’s have a look. Continue reading “Perfume Review: Orange Sanguine by Atelier Cologne”

Perfume Review: La Route d’Emeraude by Isabey

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First launch in 1924, “La Route d’Emeraude” The road to the Emerald Triangle from Isabey was designed by Julien Viard, in a faceted bottle and a jewel-like case, reminiscent of the splendor of the Far East. This perfume is inspired, with a touch of nostalgia, by the journey leading to the “Emerald Triangle” (Thailand, Laos and Cambodia), filled with the scents of Jasmine Sambac and blooming flowers. Many Orient lovers took the path to these faraway lands and experienced sensations that are recaptured in this re-edition of the mythical perfume. Gold leather (cordovan) effect, distinctive of La Route d’Emeraude previous designs, has been preserved. The fragrance has been slightly changed. Continue reading “Perfume Review: La Route d’Emeraude by Isabey”

Perfume: Best in Fragrance 2019

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2019 was a good year for some perfume houses and not so good for many others, I think the list of “Worst in Fragrance 2019” would be much longer because many luxury but mass consumption houses have launched new versions of existing perfumes , the release of new perfumes was very poor and many others only chose to launch flankers without much to say or collectable bottles. In this list you will find the best of both mass consumption and the few of niche houses, all from different brands. Continue reading “Perfume: Best in Fragrance 2019”

Review: Thalgo, Prodige Des Oceans Essence

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Looking for skincare essences to try out for the blog and a guide I’m making this product from Thalgo called my attention so why not decided to give it a try.I have already tried few products from this brand and got very nice results so I was always willing to try it again, but at some point I discovered this one by accident. Continue reading “Review: Thalgo, Prodige Des Oceans Essence”