Recently, I posted a brief review of all the products I have used up in the last few months on my Insta Story. The emphasis was on preparative cosmetics, along with several pieces of decorative cosmetics. I also decided to give a brief overview of products I’ve finished and some of my consumer habits.
I gave myself the task of finishing every open product before opening a new product. Given that I often try new products for my blog, that is sometimes an impossible mission. As much as I can, I try to control the amount of products I own, whether I buy them myself or get them in the form of a collaboration.
I always make sure that I don’t have a lot of open products in the same category of products. I have that in mind before opening new products and testing everything I need for reviews and for the blog. I choose products by looking at what I currently don’t have in my collection or what’s running out. That’s how I find finding place for new products. I do not want to have four face creams open at the same time as there is very little chance that I will actually have the time to use them all.
In the past year, I have switched more to skin care products, but I still enjoy doing my makeup and playing with makeup products. I have been collecting these empty products since January, since the last empties post/video I posted on YouTube. I accidentally threw out some products, such as shower gels, but I will write about the amount of products that are still with me at this point.
I want to share with you some of my skincare favorites that I use during these colder days. My skin is particularly sensitive to temperature change and cold weather so I have to give it a lot more attention than usual.
What can we do to protect our skin from external influences such as cold and dry air? Coldness and dry air, in my case, are often one of the main culprits of my skin being dried out in some parts. In addition to treating the skin from the outside, it is also important to bring nutrients into the body. So, drink plenty of water to stay hydrated on the inside and consume healthy foods and vitamins that will boost your immune system.
In winter months, my skin always needs special treatment. I often stay indoors where the air is so dry and this does not suit my skin. My protective skin barrier is compromised at times and I have to work on upping my hydration level. I have my skin care routine ready with FOREO and other proven products to help keep my skin in good shape during this cold period.
What do you do when you want to relax? I put on a face mask, light some candles and shut down all of my social media. It has become a fulfilling ritual for me and I feel better afterwards every time. Everyone has a different way of relaxing, and I’ll show you mine today.
With the arrival of the winter months when the weather is gloomy and cold, inspiration and creativity sometimes disappear. Then I like to do something for myself, take an hour for myself, an hour without pressure and stress. I light one or two candles and enjoy the scent. There is something soothing about watching a candle burn.
How to get beautiful and nourished hair without going to the hairdresser every day? Aside from the regular trimming of the hair ends that you have to do in a salon, hair care at home also plays a big role in achieving beautiful and healthy hair. At home, you can achieve a hair salon look with only a few products and some patience.
A few months ago I wrote about my dandruff struggle and I finally put an end to it. I threw out everything that irritated my scalp, aggressive shampoos and kept the products to a minimum. I use shampoo, conditioner and hair styling cream as my hair care products. Sometimes I put oil or a hair mask on my hair and try to use as little dry shampoo as I can.
I start my hair care routine with L’Oreal Professionnel Serie Expert Inforcer hair shampoo. This is a shampoo for restoring damaged hair, it strengthens the hair and reduces hair breakage. It contains Biotin and Vitamin B6, which strengthens the hair, so this shampoo is perfect for anyone struggling with hair loss like I do. It foams really well, has a pleasant scent and I only need one shampooing to make my hair clean. 300 ml, 66 kn
An intensive gel cream that deeply nourishes and moisturizes the skin. It is suitable for all skin types, especially for skin that is dehydrated. It prepares the skin very well for applying foundation and the rest of the makeup.
Clinique Moisture Surge 72-Hour Auto-Replenishing Hydrator is a face cream with aloe vera and hyaluronic acid, it boosts hydration and deeply nourishes the skin. It gives the skin the power to moisturize itself by helping it to create its own source of moisture and then locks that moisture in. The result is healthy and nourished skin.
The cream can also be used as a 5-minute mask and it is a great makeup base. The foundation sits well on such a smooth base and all other products blend seamlessly. Gives hydration to the skin up to 72 hours after removing the face cream.
For the past few months, I have been using oils regularly in my skincare routine. In the summer, I only use oils in the evening when I want to deeply nourish my skin. Over the winter, I’m sure I’ll mix a drop of oil with my day cream. I’m currently using Nuxe dry oil that you’ll read about today.
Nuxe Huile Prodigieuse Multifunctional Dry Oil is designed for intense hydration and regeneration of face, body and hair. It contains a cocktail of seven botanical oils in its formula: a very nutritious Tsubaki oil with antioxidant and anti-age properties along with sweet Almond oil that softens the skin.
It also contains moisturizing Camellia oil, stretch marks and wrinkle-fighting Borage oil, smoothing Hazelnut oil, nourishing Macadamia oil and repairing Argan oil. It contains no alcohol, mineral oils or preservatives.
I have been using this product for several months now and my skin really loves it. I started using retinol and this oil comes in handy as an extra booster of hydration and care. I mostly use it in the evening after applying my face cream, I put a drop or two on my face and tap it into my skin. After application, I no longer have the feeling of tightening the skin or the feeling of dryness on my face. It softens the face nicely and nourishes the skin.
There are different facial cleansing devices available on the market today and sometimes it’s difficult to choose which device to buy. To help you make your choice, today I bring you a review of a sonic facial cleansing device – FOREO LUNA mini 3. FOREO is a Swedish brand that manufactures facial cleansing devices and products, which guarantees clean and beautiful skin.
The FOREO LUNA mini 3 is a smart face cleanser. When I say it’s a smart device, I really mean it. It is an electric facial cleanser that works on the principle of t-sonic pulsations, pulsations that penetrate deep into the skin and remove 99.5% of dirt, sebum, sweat and dead skin cells. T-sonic pulsations increase circulation and exfoliate the skin without pulling the skin.
For the most part, I always write about products I recommend and love, but sometimes I find products that don’t suit me. To save you a dime, I’ve put together a list of products that disappointed me and I wouldn’t recommend buying them.
Although these products do not suit me, it does not mean that no one else should use them or that I have something against the brand. I always try to be objective and share my honest opinion, I’ve tested these products long enough to know what is my opinion about them.
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Regular exfoliating can be crucial in maintaining a clear skin and radiant complexion. Exfoliating removes dead skin cells from the face and prevents irregularities and ingrown hairs. If you are interested in learning more about this topic, keep reading.
Exfoliation can be mechanical or chemical. Mechanical peeling cleanses the surface of the skin with finely grounded particles, while chemical peeling goes deep into the skin with active ingredients such as AHA and BHA acids. Whether on the face or on the body, after using an exfoliator, the complexion is brighter and clearer, and the skin is softer and smoother with a nicer texture.
Personally, I prefer both mechanical and chemical peelings, depending on how much time I have. Lately I have been using Neutrogena Hydro Boost Face Exfoliator, a facial scrub with hyaluronic acid. It is intended for all skin types and does not dry out the skin as it is alcohol free. It contains glycerin, which can greatly help with the hydration and elasticity of dry skin.
Never enough of perfumes, right? Recently I used up all the perfumes I had and decided to add a new one in my collection. I already had a chance to try Elizabeth Arden perfumes and I wanted to add one perfume of this brand to my collection. This is the first perfume review ever on this blog.
Do you know the difference between extrait de parfume, eau de parfume and eau de toilette? The perfume extrait contains the highest concentration of scent, from 15 to 40%, the scent is very intense and lingers on the body for a very long time. Eau de parfume contains 8-20% of perfume extract, and the scent remains on the body for up to six hours.