Tag: beauty tips

Beauty talk: hair oils

Hair-Oils

I’m always the last one to jump on the bandwagon of the hottest beauty trend. But after a couple of color experiments and some heat styling excesss my hair was getting difficult and not responding to my usual almond oil+deep conditioner treatment (nothing beats it for me!). One day I found myself standing in front of the overwhelming drugstore hair island and lacking of my favorite serum when I finally succumbed to the hair oils buzz. Here’s what I’ve learned.

THEY CAN STYLE, NOT REPAIR

Because hair is already dead and nothing can really repair it, treating it carefully to keep it looking as healthy as possible is the best we can do. Oils facilitate (more…)

Everyday waves with Irresistible Me

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When it comes to hairstyling I’m probably the less skilled beauty blogger out there. I love intricate braids and hairstyles as much as the next beauty tutorial addict, but truth be told, I have no patience to actually try them. Plus: my natural crazy textured hair has a mind on its own, so whenever I’m feeling creative it refuses to cooperate.

 

Irresistible-Me-Curling-Wand

Curling it’s just the easiest route for me, and soft waves are my go-to, they work for every possibly situation and look great on everyone. To get them I use the Sapphire 8 in 1 Curling Wand from Irresistible Me, which as the name suggests comes with eight interchangeable barrels for eight different style possibilities. Although the big barrels help me to smooth things out in no time, the thinner barrels work the best for my mid length, so I tend to come and go between the 18/19MM, the Pearl, and the 13MM barrel (the first 3 in the photo below respectively).

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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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How to pick bronzer

How-To-Choose-BronzerFrom left to right: Borjois Délíce de Poudre Bonzing Powder in 51, theBalm Bahama Mama bronzer.

I know how tricky choosing the right bronzer can be, so I’ve put together this quick guide to help you get it right next time you buy bronzer!

MATTE VS SHEEN

For a contoured look that adds dimension to your face and makes your features stand out choose a matte bronzer in a cool undertone. For a beach-glowy look  (more…)