CoffeeScrub

I’ve talked about a bunch of different scrubs on my blog, and in my latest scrub post a few of you mentioned that your favorite DIY scrub is grounded coffee bean scrub. I’ve never tried a coffee scrub before so it felt like it was about time I’d purchase or make one myself. Or maybe just try both haha.

I purchased the Uplifting Body Scrub with Coffee & Brown Sugar by JOIK.… Read the rest

Color Lip Last

Sephora is sort of a magical place, mainly because we don’t have one in the Netherlands. We had a Sephora in Utrecht for a little while, but then it disappeared. I didn’t like that magic trick very much.

So I purchased a few Sephora goodies while I was in Paris and this Color Lip Last lipstick in N°22 Burgundy Spirit was one of them.

Burgundy is a great color for fall.… Read the rest

MAc Giambattiata Valli

By now you all must know that I adore MAC lipsticks, but I’ve never fallen in love with any of the limited edition lipsticks until Giambattista Valli came around.

I’ve heard that limited edition stuff sell out in less than 10 minutes so I was prepared to sit at my desk and wait for the email announcement early in the morning on September 12th. (That’s still the official release date here in the Netherlands.)

So, on August 27th I’m lounging around in my pajama, watching TLC.… Read the rest

MAC Film Noir

Social conventions dictate that I should wear dark lipstick in fall.

My brain wants me to wear a lipstick that matches my soul (which is black) 24/7.

No I’m just kidding. At least I hope my soul isn’t black…

MAC Film Noir isn’t really black though. It is rather brown. A reddened brown, to be precise.

Where is Effie to shout THAT’S MAHOGANY? I think mahogany is a good term for Film Noir. Read the rest

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