Thursday, 24 December 2015

My First Christmas Present!

I haven't been feeling too well lately, which is really annoying when you're heading towards Christmas and you want to feel 100%. It was such a lovely surprise to get to work the other day and see this lovely parcel for me!

Friday, 18 December 2015

5 Cute Gifts for Christmas

Here is another post in the Christmas gift series, this time I'm showing you 5 different gift ideas for girls in your family. They're still perfect for beauty lovers as you will see!

Wednesday, 16 December 2015

MAC Holiday Collection Haul and NARS Audacious

I can't believe I have another haul to show you so close to the previous one! The last one was more skincare related but this time it's mostly makeup which you all know I find extremely exciting. Let me show you what I've got...

Friday, 11 December 2015

5 Makeup Gifts for Christmas

Today I continue with my gift ideas for Christmas with some makeup goodies I'm sure any makeup addict would love. Not only for the addict though, these presents are great for any woman in your family or maybe you'd like to add these to your wish list!

Tuesday, 8 December 2015

November Makeup and Beauty Favourites

It's always a great idea to take a look at what makeup and beauty products one has most been enjoying the previous month, so today I thought I'd talk to you about my November favourites.

Wednesday, 2 December 2015

5 Skincare Gifts for Christmas

I am sure a lot of you are already planning your Christmas gifts for friends and family, I thought I would show you some options so that you can have an idea for different people. Today I'll be showing you 5 skincare gifts!

Sunday, 29 November 2015

Plum Sparkle Look using Anastasia Beverly Hills Self Made Palette

I had promised I would show you some looks with this gorgeous palette, so here goes the first look, which is beautiful plum eye look for winter but also all year round!

Thursday, 26 November 2015

Rego Lodos Pharmacy Antiox UV Cream with Vitamin C Review

Let me start by saying that I am really sorry to be reviewing a product which may be difficult to buy if you aren't in Spain. Nevertheless I wanted to talk about the contents and the beneficial effects on my skin!

Tuesday, 24 November 2015

Topshop Shaggy Winter Look

It's officially winter in Spain. It took a while to get here but now it's quite cold and it's even snowing in some parts of the country. This is the perfect moment to show you this lovely winter look!

Friday, 20 November 2015

Makeup and Beauty Haul : Anastasia Self Made Palette, Caudalie and Bella Aurora skincare

As I'm trying to save as much as possible I'm not spending any money at all, so I'm very excited to have a makeup and beauty haul to show you today!

Wednesday, 18 November 2015

Anastasia Beverly Hills Self Made Palette review and swatches

Here we have a lovely limited edition palette for this holiday which you will really love because it's a wonderful combination of colours and the price point is excellent. Let's have a closer look!

Monday, 16 November 2015

Getting to know Caudalie: My Skin Treatment at Rego Lodos Pharmacy

You all know I'm pretty much obsessed with skin care, I believe it's the most important thing to have a good base. Caudalie was already one of my skincare faves, so I was very excited to get to know more of their products!

Thursday, 12 November 2015

Stage Line Hydra Volume Lipstick # 50 review and swatches

I really must dedicate a full post to this hydrating lipstick, it's a wonderful colour for autumn and winter so I want you to take a look at this creamy dark red. 

Tuesday, 10 November 2015

Benefit Bathina Soft To Touch Hard To Get Body Oil Mist Review

Today I wanted to feature a really indulgent product on the blog, something which is a real treat for the body and could even make a nice gift: it's this lovely body oil mist by Benefit.

Friday, 6 November 2015

Outfit of the Day : ASOS Chic 70s Maxi Dress

I'm really excited to show you a gorgeous maxi dress from ASOS which became my obsession at the end of the summer because it looks classy, sophisticated but still has a funky 70s vibe which I love!

Thursday, 5 November 2015

7 Stunning Lipsticks for Autumn and Winter

By the end of the summer I'm actually looking forward to Autumn because there are certain shades which seem to be nicer at this time of the year, specially when it comes to lip products. Today I thought I'd show you 7 gorgeous lipsticks for the colder months!

Wednesday, 28 October 2015

Nuxe Skin Treatment

I would love to talk to you about some lovely Nuxe treatments I had the chance to try yesterday. It was a lovely experience and I now want to try a few more Nuxe products because I was very impressed with the results. 

Monday, 26 October 2015

Sexy oversize shirt and boyfriend jeans

If you think that oversize is equivalent of sleazy and comfy-looking, you could be wrong. If styled the right way it can even look very sexy!

Thursday, 22 October 2015

Urban Decay Indecent Afterglow 8-Hour Blush Review and Swatches

Let me open your eyes to an absolutely gorgeous range of blushes that haven't really made the impact that others have, and yet are cheaper and really stunning! Urban Decay has some new powder blushes and they're really beautiful!

Tuesday, 20 October 2015

Biker Chic Outfit of the Day

I've got a look for you today which is very much my style and the sort of outfits I wear in autumn, it's still warm enough for chilly mornings but I'm still rocking a sleeveless top in case it gets hot and sunny! 

Thursday, 15 October 2015

X Blogger Breakfast A Coruña : getting to know new products

I had the opportunity to go to the tenth edition of the Coruña Blogger Breakfast, and this time we had some amazing collaborators plus we had a great time! I have loads of things to show you by these lovely companies who have decided to let themselves be known to us bloggers!

Thursday, 8 October 2015

Breast Cancer Awareness Month - How can we help?

I'm sure most of you will know that October is breast cancer awareness month. We all know someone who has suffered some form of cancer, and unfortunately there are more and more cases all the time, although early detection helps improve prognosis. 
Today I'd like to talk about some ways we can help raise awareness and fund research to improve lives of those suffering this terrible disease. 

Tuesday, 6 October 2015

Superdry Preppy Outfit

I've never really been a preppy girl, I'm more the rocker chick, Kate Moss type when it comes to clothing: high heels, leather, ripped t-shirts... But lately I've really been digging this preppy look I've been sporting, it's very comfortable and I look polished and like a really good girl (ha!)

Thursday, 1 October 2015

Beauty and Skincare Haul from Rego Lodos Pharmacy

I'm here to show you another beauty and skincare haul by this local pharmacy where I live. I have quite a few new goodies which I can't wait to try out!

Tuesday, 29 September 2015

Burberry Kisses Hydrating Lip Color in Military Red Review and Swatches

I've been a bad blogger, I really should've shown you this lipstick a long time ago because I've had it for ages! Better late than never, so it's time I showed you this super bright lippie from this iconic fashion brand!

Thursday, 24 September 2015

Casual Outfit for a Day Out in the Country

Hey I thought the summer was over, but thankfully I live in Spain, so there's always the chance of sun, even though I live in the wet and rainy North! I spent a lovely Sunday with my parents in their house in the country and it was a day filled with animals!

Tuesday, 22 September 2015

Charlotte Tilbury & Norman Parkinson Dreamy Glow Highlighter Review and Face Swatches

Oh my gosh Charlotte Tilbury released a limited edition collection! And it's beautiful! I really didn't expect to try anything from this lovely collaboration with Norman Parkinson as I'm on strict no-buy, but I was lucky enough to receive this gem for my birthday!
Let's take a look at this dreamy highlighter!

Friday, 18 September 2015

Shiseido Urban Environment UV Protection Cream Plus SPF 50 Review

I'm not sure if you knew, but up to 70% of skin aging is caused by sun rays! That's incredibly shocking, and not only is it the sun in summer, but all year round, so one of the best ways to avoid premature aging and skin spots is to use daily sunscreen.
Nowadays we have protection creams which have been formulated to be used every day, they've even been given the trendy name of URBAN sunscreens! Let's check out Shiseido's...

Monday, 14 September 2015

ZARA Outfit for the Desert in Dubai

I've been dying to show you some more photos of my stay in Dubai, and one of the most exciting things we did was to visit the desert in a 4x4. It was an exhilarating experience and the desert is incredibly beautiful and quite scary at the same time.
Let me show you the outfit I wore for that evening.

Thursday, 10 September 2015

NARS Creamy Radiant Concealer in Vanilla Review and Swatches

The NARS Creamy Radiant Concealer is one of the most hyped concealers in the market, as it's supposed to provide enough coverage for dark under-eye circles but it's still creamy and won't make the area look dry and caked. 

Let's see if this product really lives up to its hype!

Tuesday, 8 September 2015

Black and Burgundy Casual Outfit of the Day

As we're in September already the weather isn't as warm as last month and some days I feel I need an extra layer especially in the morning or late evening. Today I'll be showing you my casual outfit for a morning getting things done around the city.

Friday, 4 September 2015

Bee Good Honey & Wild Water Mint 3-in-1 Cleansing Water review

I really wanted to love this skincare product, on paper it seemed to tick all the boxes and I was incredibly happy to get the chance to try a natural product which is made in Britain. Unfortunately I wasn't won over...

Tuesday, 1 September 2015

Beauty and Skincare Haul from Rego Lodos Pharmacy

Details are incredibly important. Sometimes we forget the importance and we only worry about the end result, but when you come across something or someone who is very careful with the little things you realize you're onto something really really good!
Let me show you the contents of a box which will be great for me!

Thursday, 27 August 2015

ZARA Outfit for my first day of Engagement in Dubai

At last I've got an outfit post to show you. I managed to take some outfit photos on our trip to Dubai, and they're extra special because the backdrop is amazing and it's just all that more unique to be in a foreign country. 
Also, I'm very excited to show you this post today because the photos were taken on my first day of my engagement! 

Thursday, 20 August 2015

Tom Ford Sweet Spot Lip Color Sheer Review and Swatches

Today I have an extremely beautiful lipstick to show you, not only on the outside but also on the inside. The whole Tom Ford Summer 2015 collection was absolutely stunning and I thought I wouldn't get to try anything out, as I'm on a strict no-buy.
I was very very lucky however to get to try this gorgeous lipstick and I can't wait to show it to you.

Friday, 14 August 2015

My Wedding Planner books : Mr Wonderful and My Own DIY Planner

Planning a wedding is terribly exciting, or at least that's how I feel at the moment, I'm not sure my fiancé will agree with me on that. Many of you have been asking me to post more content related to the organization of my wedding, so today I thought I'd show you my wedding planner books.

Wednesday, 12 August 2015

Dior Hydra Life BB Creme review and FOTD

The other day I noticed that most of my recent reviews are very positive, perhaps it's the fact that I love to show you products that I love. But I can't only show you the good, there are other products I don't like as much and I'm afraid that the Dior Hydra Life BB Creme is one of them.

Monday, 10 August 2015

Alpha H Balancing Cleanser with Aloe Vera Review

After reading so many rave reviews about Alpha H, specially by Stacey (Expat Makeup Addict) and the world-reknown Caroline Hirons I decided it was time to try out some of their products. I have quite a few but the first one I wanted to show you is this cleanser. 

Thursday, 6 August 2015

NARS St Paul de Vence Duo and Valhalla Single Eyeshadow Review and Swatches

Something completely amazing happened to me: NARS got in touch with me via Twitter!! I had a real fangirl moment and squealed with excitement, I still can't believe it to this day!
They sent me a lovely little parcel to thank me for being a loyal NARSissist and today I wanted to show you the contents and do a review as I've been using them a lot.

Tuesday, 4 August 2015

What's a cosmetics factory like? Getting to know Rizzola

I had an amazing opportunity recently, I got to find out what it's like to work in a cosmetics company and the work it takes to develop a new product. We often hope for miraculous products to help us look and feel the best, and it was really interesting to see the amount of hours researching and testing out new cosmetic treatments.

Friday, 31 July 2015

My Birthday Haul

I had promised I would show you my birthday presents, most of them are related to fashion or beauty and a few to my wedding so if you're interested in that type of things make sure to take a look!

Monday, 27 July 2015

Zara Outfit to Meet Stacey (Expat Make-up Addict) in Dubai

As soon as I found out I was going to Dubai, one of the things I knew I wanted to do was to meet Stacey from Expat Make-up Addict. She's a super blogger and I think she's a very strong and inspiring woman and we have similar makeup tastes! 
I thought I'd show you today what I wore the day I met up with her.

Monday, 20 July 2015

Anna Sui Lip Palette Review : I'm Back with a Giveaway

I know, I have been completely AWOL. I hadn't planned to disappear but life got in the way and as the weeks went by it seemed harder and harder to sit in front of the computer to write a post. But I do feel I ought to come back here, I love my blog, so here is a giveaway to make up for lost time haha!

Monday, 25 May 2015

Fashion Haul Video : Rag & Bone , Michael Kors , ZARA and ONLY

Here are some luxury clothes I have bought recently in the sales and also some ZARA and ONLY clothes from the new collection!

Friday, 22 May 2015

Nuxe Reve de Miel Review : the Best Lip Balm Ever

My lips are usually really dry and flakey, a lot of lipsticks look terrible on my chapped lips and many people comment on that. I have also tried several different balms, but today I'm going to show you my holy grail of the ones I have tried until now.

Thursday, 21 May 2015

Project Pan : Finish 15 Makeup Products in 2015

I have way too much makeup and I don't seem to stop buying it, so I like to set challenges so that I actually use up some of my products and feel a little better about my hoarding.

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

Current Spring Fashion Trends I want to Try

There are definitely some very noticeable trends this Spring-Summer 2015 and there are some that I would love to give a go, let me show you which!

Tuesday, 19 May 2015

MAC is Beauty Collection : Preening Eyeshadow , Real Redhead Lipstick , Doll Me Up Nail Polish

I hadn't featured any limited edition MAC collections for quite some time now, but I have three items from the MAC is Beauty collection to show you today. Let's see if they're any good!

Monday, 18 May 2015

MAC is Beauty Look Video

As promised I will be showing you today a look with most of the products from my haul. This is a lovely soft look for Spring which is easy to achieve so make sure you take a look at my tutorial. 

Friday, 15 May 2015

Surprise Trip : One Week and I don't know where!

OMG I'm so excited I can't write properly!! I am going on a surprise trip for a week starting this Sunday!! And I don't even know where!