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Spring has officially started here in Brazil and although I’m in a pastel nails kind of  mood, matching my wardrobe with the current season feels boring to me. I’m guilty of wearing crazy bold colors during winter (and have been criticized for it!). Maybe I haven’t get used to seasons just yet (we don’t have those in tropical Venezuela) Or maybe I just prefer to pop instead of blend in. (more…)

crème de la crème

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I’m a bag kind of girl but I’m also a minimalist, like I won’t throw on my bag a sewing kit and a pillow just in case. I take with me the bare essentials: my keys, phone and lipstick —if I can get away with convincing the hubbie to carry them on his backpack even better— so I’m all about mini clutches and purses and you know how much I love typograhic ones. I went for nude heels to make the brick color stand out.

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The best makeup remover for your type of skin

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From left to right: Avène’s Cleanance Cleansing water, Neutrogena deep clean makeup remover, Neutrogena deep clean cleansing wipes, Bourjois Gentle Eye Makeup Remover.

Removing your makeup everyday not only avoids breakouts but prevents the aging and hyperpigmentation caused by daily pollution, so it’s as important as wearing sunscreen. This quick guide will help you to find the makeup remover that better fits your type of skin and needs to make your PM routine more pleasant!

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Normcore chic

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It took me a while to appreciate the beauty of normcore. I love heels  —I’ve made that clear with the name of my blog — and during years I wouldn’t wear anything but heels! Nowadays I go everywhere by walking and I’m convinced that a pair of comfy shoes can be as chic as killer stilettos. White Keds are my go to, especially when I’m running late for class, they’re understated yet feminine at the same time and can make any outfit fashionable without looking like you’re trying too hard. (more…)

Awkward

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I’ve always hated myself in pictures. I meet my husband online and it took me months just to send him the first picture because I was too afraid to put myself in front of the camera. But when a random stranger in Mexico approached to me and asked for a photo I said yes. (more…)

Nude ‘Tude and Nude Dude: Reviews and Comparision

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Some of you will hate me for what I’m about to say, but here it goes: the Naked palettes really never caught my attention! Don’t get me wrong, for all the hype that’s around them, I’m sure they’re some of the best eyeshadows palettes out there, but the color range within one same palette seems very similar to me, there are only a few mattes and some of the shades are repeats from one palette to another. Because of that —and the fact that they’re crazy expensive here in Brazil— I decided to go with something more versatile. (more…)