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Compelling Reasons Why Wellness Retreats are Good for Your Skin

Most people make the same mistake by indulging in a holiday that does nothing but make them even more tired. Instead, they should focus on their health and well-being.

Wellness Retreats

The best thing to do is go to a health or wellness retreat that will give your body the necessary relaxation and so much more. It’s an excellent way to give your body that extra boost of energy that will provide enough of a push to feel relief from everyday stress.

Wellness retreats are also excellent to take care of those long-neglected well-being goals. These health retreats keep you active through having fun in a stress-free environment that will reenergize you. Most of them are placed in beautiful surroundings, which can be quite soothing.

Natural wonders, biking trails, and natural thermal springs are just some of the interesting and exciting things you can enjoy.

Enhance your well-being with a wide range of healing and wellness activities. With all that in mind, here are some compelling reasons why wellness retreats are good for your health and skin.

 

• Stress-free environment

Spa & relax

Wellness retreats are mostly located in extremely beautiful surroundings, which is excellent for all those who need to de-stress. These health retreats are good for numerous things, as they provide a stress-free environment that helps beat insomnia, de-stress, eat healthily and get fit, among many other things.

Then, there’s also the benefit for your skin. In natural surroundings, you get a chance to escape all the daily stresses.

In fact, if it’s de-stressing that you need, wellness retreats offer the most excellent destressing methods such as spa treatments, detoxing, and meditation. Take a healing holiday and feel healthy, energized, and refreshed.

 

• Specifically designed wellness events

Premier Dead Sea Mud Mask

Not every wellness retreat is the same. Different retreats offer different events which are intended to provide relaxation and refreshment in exquisite surroundings.

These feel-good treatments offer an excellent way to take care of not only your health and mind but your skin as well. Tanning is fine, but it isn’t so great for your skin, especially if you overdo it.

You can pick specifically designed wellness events that will provide special treatment for your skin. For example, if you’re having trouble with fine lines and wrinkles and you want to do something good for your skin, a facial treatment with the Premier Dead Sea mud mask seems like an excellent way to take care of those dehydrated areas in the skin, as well as prevent the appearance of fine lines.

Picking a wellness event with such treatments will leave your skin beautiful and smooth, as the minerals found in the Dead Sea mud can do wonders for your skin.

• Not all wellness retreat focus on the same thing

There’s a wellness retreat for any taste. In fact, most of these retreats tailor their events and treatments to better suit the needs of their customers.

Whether you’re just looking for a healthy getaway, to lose weight, take care of your digestive problems, solution for your skin condition or just some stress relief, health retreats are the best way to take care of your health and reconnect with nature.

Most people use these retreats to take care of their health problems, as sometimes natural and traditional ways give the best results. People who suffer from any skin condition and are fed up with chemical treatments often turn to natural means.

Well, a wellness retreat that offers an excellent skin treatment with the Dead Sea Minerals might just be what you need to reap some important benefits such as:

  • Removal of the dead skin cells
  • Anti-wrinkle treatment
  • Skin perfecting
  • Age-defying daily skin care routine

If you want to read more about the benefits the Dead Sea minerals provide for those with damaged skin, all the information you need can be found here.

 

• Avoiding bad habits induced by routines

Everybody needs a change from their daily routine, as people are used to bad habits induced by those routines. They easily get absorbed into that bad routine that makes them neglect relaxation and they fail to take some time off to take care of their health.

The truth is, wellness retreats provide life-enhancing experiences. They allow you to break your habits and routine, disconnect from daily stress and just let go of all the pressures you’re used to on a daily basis. This makes you stronger, healthier, happier, and more positive.

 

• A time to focus on you

Wellness center

Most people forget how important it is to focus on themselves and their health. Modern life offers so many distractions but a wellness retreat helps you disconnect and take some time to take care of yourself.

With proper fitness and health professionals at your side, spending some time in a wellness center helps your sleep, skin health, stress relief, anti-aging, detox, weight-loss, and so much more. If you’re interested in giving it a try, pay a visit to Zing Events wellness retreats for the best experience.

 

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Bedroom decor: 35 Photos to Fall in Love!

When you see a clothing store next to a decor one and you go straight into the decor store, well, that’s my mood at the moment, so if you’re looking for bedroom decor, that’s the article for you! With 35 amazing photos to inspire you in choosing your bedroom decor.

In the last few weeks I’ve been like that, if I stop in front of a Zara with a Zara Home on the side, I’m getting inside the second one. That department store with an amazing makeup floor, I’m going straight to the decor & house section  (ok, I’ll always stop by at the makeup floor as well). If you are also looking for inspiration on bedroom decor, I have selected the 35 most beautiful bedroom decor on the internet to inspire you in creating that lovely and elegant bedroom decoration you will love!

 

Quartos Decorados: Ideias e fotos

photo: immyandindi

Do not let the pink fool you, I selected bedroom decor in many different styles, including men’s and the perfect double room.

 

 

• Bedroom Decor: Fall in love by 35 different ideas

Quartos decorados lindos

photo: poster at Etsy

Not just a mere detail, the bed is one of the main points in a bedroom and not just a decoration item of a room, since it needs to be comfortable and have its style, so it is often the center of the room’s decor. A lovely and comfortable bed is a must have for your room, after all, you will spend your nights there.

After the bed, the decor of the bedroom requires some thinking of what you need as furniture and the space you will need in your room. Do you need a place to work or study? A space for a dressing table? Bookshelves? These details will influence what furniture and how many of them, you will need to decorate your room.

 

• Bedroom decor: Master Bedroom

Quartos Decorados em cinza

photo: poster at Etsy

A master bedroom can be either in neutral colors or in more vivid and colorful colors or they can blend neutral colors with colorful details.

 

 

Take a look at this modern decor for a master bedroom, a neutral double room in light shades and white furniture.

Quartos decorados modernos

Quarto de casal moderno

Quarto decorado moderno

images: aTng

 

This is a bedroom decor option for small rooms:

Quartos decorados pequenos

Quartos decorados neutros

 

Quartos decorados em loft

 

For anyone looking for inspiration and ideas of bedrooms decoration without the traditional closed wardrobe, an option is to use a clothing rack to hang your clothes, as in this next room photo:

Quartos decorados delicado

Quartos decorados delicados

Quartos decorados com araras

Quartos decorados: Detalhes

photos: Avenue LifeStyle

 

 

Quartos decorados coloridos

photo: Casa Cláudia

 

Quartos decorados cinza

Quartos decorados : cama com manta de tricô

photo: immyandindi

 

This another decorated bedroom as an example of a cozy decor:

Quartos decorados - clean

quartos decorados elegantes

Quartos decorados - cama

Quartos decorados - detalhe

photos: Avenue LifeStyle

 

Quartos decorados americano

Quartos decorados: café com leite

Quarto decorado: ideias

Quartos decorados masculinos

 

• Women bedroom ideas:

Quartos decorados femininos

photo: immyandindi

For those looking for women bedroom ideas, I ‘ve picked some photos from elegant, delicate and feminine rooms to inspire you.

 

Quartos decorados femininos

Quartos decorados cinza e rosa

Quartos decorados - azul e rosa

 

• Get the look: 

 

Quartos decorados em rosa blush

Quartos decorados rosa e cinza

Quartos decorados em bege

 

Quartos decorados - criado mudo espelho

Quartos decorados - claro

Quartos decorados femininos

 

 

Quarto decorado feminino

Quartos decorados bege cinza

Quartos decorados - turquesa

 

 

• Details of Bedroom decor:

Detalhes de quarto decorado

The details always make the difference, elements of decoration like vases, mirrors and paintings / posters make your bedroom has even more personality and style.

 

Quartos decorados quadros e livros

 

I’m in love with this little corner with a super stylish dressing table:

Quartos decorados: penteadeira linda

photo

 

Quartos decorados com prateleiras

Detalhes de quarto decorado


25 Red Hair Color Ideas to inspire you

Red hair has been inspiring a lot of people! And if you want to go for a gorgeous red hair color, I have picked 25 red hair ideas and photos to inspire you in this not so usual hair color.

 

Cabelos ruivos: 25 fotos

 

• 25 Red hair color ideas & Photos:

A red hair can be done in many shades, from the lightest to the darkest, there’s always a shade to please which one of you and every style, the important is to always adapt the right red hair color to each skin tone.

Thinking about the red hair color that matches your specific skin tone is the most important step when choosing a red hair color for you. Then looking for some inspiration and ideas from hair color photos is always very useful to choose the final shade for your new look.

Cabelos ruivos

photo: @marimaria

Another very important information to adhere to a red hair color is to remember, as in any other hair coloring, your hair will need a lot of care and you’ll need to treat your hair well before, during the process and after the coloring process, to keep your hair healthy and always beautiful.

I classified the pictures of red hair ideas between shades of lighter, brighter and darker hair colors, so you can choose the red hair color that you like best and pick your favourite color for your new hair change.

 

• Red hair color: light shades

Among the shades of light red hair color is the famous “strawberry blonde”, a light reddish-blonde hair color that has been very successful among several celebrities and is a hair color that creates a mixture between a redhead and very delicate blonde hair color.

 

Strawberry blonde ruivos

Strawberry blonde - cabelo ruivo

 

Cabelos ruivos - Marina Ruy Barbosa

 

Options for red hair color in lighter shades are very delicate and they are also the choice of many celebrities who had their hair dyed red or even were born with natural red hair color:

Cabelos ruivos foto

 

Another trend among red hair colors and shades is the so-called nude red hair, a redhead tone that is actually created with a certain basis in the person’s natural hair, creating a perfect shade for each skin tone, that’s why it can vary from person to person as it is created according to the natural color of your hair.

Cabelos ruivo nude

 

Cabelo ruivo nude

 

Get inspired by some other red hair ideas in light shades of red hair:

Cabelos ruivos lindos

Cabelos ruivos claro

Cabelos ruivos claros

 

• Red Copper Hair Color

Another option of red hair color is the red copper shades, which are also a lovely option for those who want to get a red hair.

Cabelos ruivos - Mari Maria

Cabelos ruivos: fotos

Cabelo ruivo acobreado

Cabelo ruivo longo e acobreado

Cabelos ruivos: Emma Stone

Cabelos ruivos: acobreado foto

photo: @byjessicamello

 

Do you want to check more hair ideas? Take a look at all hair blog posts here: Hair Ideas and Reviews

 

• Brighter Red Hair Color ideas:

For those who want a statement red hair, brighter shades are the best hair color idea to go for.

Cabelos ruivos: Blake Lively

Among the celebrities who have already gone red hair, Blake Lively and Emma Stone are definitely on top of the list of celebrities with red Hollywood hair.

 

Cabelos ruivos: cor viva

Cabelo ruivo: vermelho

photo: @bodmonzaid

 

Cabelos ruivos: fotos de inspiração

 

 

• Darker Red Hair Color ideas:

As with all different hair colors, red hair can also be done in darker shades for those who prefer this type of hair color. Some shades of darker red hair look gorgeous on deep skin tones.

Cabelos ruivos escuros

As with any coloring, especially if your hair need to be discolored, you’ll need extra care to make it healthy, strong and beautiful all the time! So, do not forget to take good care and frequently do hair treatments, the best tip is to always invest in quality products with great ingredients that will help your hair to recover from the colouring process and to maintain the health of you hair.

Check all the hair product reviews I already did here on the blog: Hair products reviews!


5VIE for the Milano Design Week 2019

One of the world’s capital of fashion and design, Milan is a city full of events and one of the important one for who loves or works with architecture and design is the Salone del Mobile and the Milano Design Week in Milan (also known as Fuorisalone), that will be taking place this April, between 09/04 and 14/04.

For the 2019 Milano Design Week, the 5VIE, an integrated design district here in Milan is preparing a lot of interesting exhibitions and events. I’ve been present on the press conference a couple of days ago and here are the main attractions of the 5VIE for this Milan Design Week.

 

• 5VIE for the Milano Design Week 2019:

Milano Design Week 2019

photo: Masterly: The Dutch in Milano | Dutch Pavilion

The 2019 edition of 5VIE is bringing art+design and it embraces experimentation more openly than ever to cultivate an even more international presence. This year’s goal is to consolidate their reputation as a cultural reference point, bringing together plurality of thought and international heterogeneity.

 

Cristina Tajani, Councillor for Labor, Manufacturing, Fashion and Design Policy, explains that “the presentations and installations proposed by 5VIE help implement the Administration’s mission to spread the vitality and creativity of Design Week to every part of the city. We believe that the Fuorisalone represents not only a great opportunity for operators in the design sphere to get together and compare notes, but for the city to offer the possibility of approaching beauty and craftsmanship through the new creative languages of design, which are often contiguous with the long artisanal traditions specific to the various quarters of Milan. An opportunity to explore the world of design, which draws strength from the collaborative efforts of the Municipality of Milan and the operators in the various districts, united by the desire to promote the city under the banner of creativity and innovation.”.

Every year, 5VIE dedicates the Milano Design Week to a great master and for 2019 their guest of honor  will be Ugo La Pietra, an artist who established his reputation back in the late ‘50s and whose production has since explored an incredible variety of creative techniques. His exhibition is entitled Design Territoriale, Genius Loci.

 

• List of Events and Exhibitions of the 5VIE Milano Design Week 2019:

Here’s a list of exhibitions, attractions and events that will take part on the 5VIE district during the Milano Design Week 2019 edition. The list is divided according to where it will be taking place:

 

  • SANT’AMBROGIO e dintorni

– CARLO MASSOUD – THE FISH AND THE CROWD (curated by Maria Cristina Didero
)
Address: Oratorio della Passione, Piazza Sant’Ambrogio

Milano Design Week 2019: 5vie

Arab Dolls at Carwan Gallery | photo: Carlo Massoud

The Fish and the Crowd is the first solo exhibition by the young Lebanese designer in Italy, and brings together a number of objects created since the designer started his studio in Beirut in 2013 until today, combined with a new production realized for the occasion.

Carlo Massoud is interested in translating the world surrounding him into every day and lively objects. For the 2019 edition of the Milan Design Week 2019, Carlo Massoud has reimagined the space of the Oratorio della Passione through a new collaboration with his sister Mary-Lynn with whom he has created a collaborative brand new project. In the space of this jewel church a number of objects play the role of an imaginary crowd, seated on benches. For The Fish and the Crowd Carlo and Mary-Lynn Massoud quote the classical icons of Christianity and its liturgies (the religion they also belong to) to involve the viewers in an intense and ironical reflection suspended between the physicality of the objects and the spiritual tension of the context.

 

–  ANTON ALVAREZ – L’ULTIMA CERA (curated by Nicolas Bellavance- Lecompte)
Address: Chiesa di San Bernardino alle Monache, via Lanzone 13

ANTON ALVAREZ for the Milano design week 2019

ANTON ALVAREZ | photo: Märta Thisner

The work of artist and designer Anton Alvarez is futuristic and primitive at the same time. With the exhibition L’Ultima Cera, Anton explores an ancient material in a new and innovative way: bronze. Commissioned by curator Nicolas Bellavance-Lecompte and produced by 5VIE in collaboration with the Fonderia Artistica Battaglia in Milan as part of their new program of commissions and residencies, Alvarez adapts his machine, called ‘Extruder’, to work with wax. The extruder is a large metal cylinder hung from the ceiling by chains, using an electric motor to exert more than 2,000 kilos of pressure on the wax, pushing it through different moulds and cut-outs into a pool of cold water, where the artist uses his hands to give the wax its final form. When the wax is set, all the pieces are cast in bronze, each one-of-a- kind. Alvarez produces twelve pieces, this being the first time that an artist has approached bronze with such a technique.

 

– FORO STUDIO – RUG-O-RAMA 

Address: International English Centre, Via Medici, 15

Foro Studio Alessandro Iovine Rugorama
FORO Studio + Alessandro Iovine present Rug-o-rama, a series of carpets in different materials intended as an homage to the city of Milan. With the ardor of a lover, the designers seek to capture the many identities of the metropolis, making its beauty their own, filtering it through the attentive eye of those whose work is dedicated to bringing the tangible closer to the intangible. The challenge is to transmit the power of a place to a furnishing element – a carpet in this case – where the physicality of the materials encounters the ephemeral nature of emotion and memory. The final product is therefore rooted in the territory, but at the same time free to tell multiple stories in multiple places. The concept involves the use of recycled materials from local industries and artisans in the furniture sector, with the aim of giving them new life, transforming them into unique objects. The carpets are hand-woven on a reticular support that ensures structural integrity. The exhibition will guide the viewer along a visionary and varied path in search of the right perspective from which to admire the many facets of Milan.

 

– DAVIDE GROPPI – SPAZIO ESPERIENZE

Address: Via Medici, 13
Light to see and feel people and space.
Light like a vision, but also like a feeling.
Light expressing mystery, deep reflection and seduction.

 

– LIZARD – ANA POPESCU

Address: Via Circo, 1
Lizard for Design Week 2019 presents a small selection of Ana Popescu’s acrylic paintings. Born in Romania, grew up in France and now lives in Vienna. Her work is a constant experiment trying to combine formal elements such as shape and color. She is mainly inspired by architecture – Bauhaus and socialist modernism. Each one of her projects tries to render simple scenes in something more complex.

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Arkana Cannabis Clean Foam Review

Arkana is a polish brand I’ve been really enjoying for skincare and I tried the Arkana Cannabis Clean Foam, so here’s my full review after trying this cleanser foam for a couple os months.

I must confess that the first time I saw this product almost a year ago on the Cosmoprof, I thought that “cannabis” was quite a new thing as an ingredient, then I’ve noticed over the last months a lot of brands launching products using it on their formulation, and it became a trend on skincare lately.

Arkana Cannabis Clean Foam

The Arkana Cannabis Clean Foam contains Hemp (a variety of the cannabis sativa plant) + Poppy oil. The cannabis sativa oil is antioxidant, a super moisturiser, it has calming properties, provides deep hydration and revitalisation for the skin. Therefore, it’s a great ingredient to be part of a skincare product.

So now back to the review of this cleanser foam that I’ve been really liking.

 

• Arkana Cannabis Clean Foam (200ml) Review:

Arkana Cannabis Clean Foam Review

I’m a big fan of foam products to use as a face cleanser, they are my favourite kind of product for washing my face morning and night. So I was happy to try this one.

I’ve been using the Arkana Cannabis Clean Foam over the last months both morning and night, so I could really try and put it to the test. This is a face and body foam, but I’ve been mainly using it on my face, since it is recommended for dysfunctional and irritated skin and face skin is always more sensible.

This product is really gentle and it didn’t cause any irritation on my skin (which is quite sensible) and I also felt it didn’t leave any weird sensation (like those products that make your skin dry and you can feel it after removing the product), it actually leaves my skin feeling clean and soft, even using it twice a day.

 

Arkana Cannabis clean foam

Since I love wearing makeup, my skincare routine is really important and the cleaning and washing steps are always very important for my routine. I usually use a makeup remover and then a facial cleanser to wash my face with, but the Arkana Cannabis Clean Foam claims to remove the makeup too, so, of course, I put it to the test!

And I was so surprised! I actually just decided to try it today, before writing the review (no idea why I haven’t tried it before this way🙈), and I was so surprised how well it removed my makeup: full face (foundation, highlighter, powder, eyeshadow and even my mascara). I washed my face with it, then I did a little test: with a cotton embedded with makeup remover, I checked how my skin was and the cotton went out clean! I can’t believe why I wasn’t just using it before.

Therefore, the final veridic is that I really like this foam cleanser by Arkana: it cleans well, removes makeup and doesn’t leave the skin dry.

 

• Ingredients list:

Arkana Cannabis Clean foam: ingredients

 

Want to know more about products from this brand? Check my other reviews on Arkana Skincare Products.

 

* The product on this review was given by the brand, but, as always, all opinions here are my own real and sincere opinions after trying the product.


10 Party Hairstyle ideas: Amazing hairs to copy!

Who doesn’t love a party? What about party hairstyle ideas to rock in your next special occasion?

I definitely love a good hairstyle, specially for when you want to change your look for a party, hairstyles are always a great idea! So here are 10 party hairstyles ideas to inspire you in getting the perfect hair for your next party! Be it an informal one or even for a more formal party like a wedding or a gala ball. Well, we all love a fancy party, right?

Party Hairstyle ideas

These elegant and chic hairstyle ideas were created in collaboration with Nature Spell, I tried two of their hair & body oils and felt in love with the shine they gave my hair! And when we are talking about party hairstyle ideas, nothing better than a gorgeous and shinning hair, right?

I mean, a healthy and shinning hair is for all year around, but we all want to look our best on a special occasion, right?

After trying the amazing 2 in 1 Natural Amazonian Sacha Inchi Oil by Nature Spell, which can be used for hair and body (and that’s so cool!), it left my hair so shinning and my skin super soft (and you can check its effects on my hair tutorial video bellow). Before this oil, I had never tried a hair and body oil and I think it is so interesting and practical, I mean only one product that can do good in your hair and body? It makes our routine so easier!

Nature Spell Uk oil review

The fragrance of this oil is HEAVEN, I love it! And you can get 10% OFF on the Nature Spell website with the code “10ML2018” and if you’re looking for a product to make your hair healthier and shiner, my personal recommendation is the 2 in 1 Natural Amazonian Sacha Inchi Oil.

 

• 10 Party Hairstyle ideas to copy now:

But going back to the hairstyle ideas, I created two different easy hairstyle ideas to inspire you in doing your hair for a special occasion in a very shinning and beautiful style, check the video tutorial bellow:

 

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Easy hairstyle ideas

Which one were your favorite hair style idea? The first or the second one?

Well, I also have 8 more hairstyle ideas for a party that you can find bellow.

 

If you’re up to a more elaborated hair idea, this one is perfect! This one is such a cute and sweet hairstyle for when you’re feeling more romantic! And the Valentine’s Day is just around the corner.

Cute Hairstyle ideas

Hair by V Hair Dresser

 

If you want a hairstyle idea that will keep all your hair together,  what about a long and full braid? I love wearing it on the side, it makes the look more elegant and lovely! To a very modern touch, just choose a loose braid, like this one:

Hairstyle ideas: long braid

 

Fashion styling tip: wearing your hair on one side is perfect for backless dresses and tops, it creates a very sexy and elegant look. ;)

Manu Luize: braid hairstyle

 

When talking about party hairstyle ideas, it’s impossible not to remember the classic up-do of all time: a bun! This is the perfect hair for outfits that have too many details on the top, like embroidery or when you want to wear long or big earrings, it keeps your hair out of your face creating a whole harmonic look.

Bun: hairstyle ideas

 

If you’re more into a beautiful hairstyle idea with loose hair, the classic curly and voluminous hair could be the perfect choice for your party! To have very shiny curls, don’t forget to add a few drops of the Nature Spell oil after your hair is curled, just like I did in my hair tutorial above.

It makes your hair super shiny and it also looses a bit your curls, so it helps them look more natural and modern.

Curly hair party

 

For a very modern and cool hair idea, a very loose braid is the choice, different of the braid in this blog post, in this one my hair is even looser, making it a very natural and cool hair idea, in a very effortless chic mood.

Braid hairstyle

 

If you want something more simple and easy to do, you can definitely do this hairstyle by yourself in a few minutes! Perfect for a night out or a special dinner, I just did two small braids, one in every side of my hair and left them loose. It gives a special effect of a different hairstyle, but it’s super easy and fast to do, perfect even for the busy days.

Hairstyle ideas with braids

 

Who said boxer braids can’t be classy? Wear them shiny and with your party dress, paired with beautiful accessories and you’re ready even for a party!

Boxer braid: hairstyle ideas

Hair by V Hair Dresser

 

Another classic that couldn’t be left out of my 10 hairstyle ideas is the fishtail braid! A more complex and chic way of braiding your hair that can be lovely for a party:

Party hairstyle ideas: braid

Hair by V Hair Dresser

Needless to say that for a perfect hairstyle for any party or for the daily life, you always need to take good care of your hair. And a shiny hair is synonym of a healthy hair and a great way to take care of it and to leave it moisturised is through hair oils. The 2 in 1 Natural Amazonian Sacha Inchi Oil by Nature Spell has been my hair oil choice over the last weeks since I first tried it.

The Sacha inchi present in this oil can eliminate unwanted dandruff while locking in moisture to prevent split ends in your hair, using it regularly can improve your hair healthy, moisture and shine, and you can notice how your hair is shinning from the first time you try it. I love using this oil when my hair is wet before drying it with a hair dryer, but I also use it on the hair ends after I finish drying my hair or when I use a curling wand.

Nature Spell oil review

You can get 10% OFF on the Nature Spell website with the code “10ML2018”.

You can get 10% OFF on the Nature Spell website with the code “10ML2018” to try (and love!) their amazing hair & body oils!

So what was your favorite hairstyle idea? 

 

* Sponsored post: This post was sponsored, as always, all reviews and opinions on this blog post are my sincere and real reviews after trying the products.


Esqido Gel Eyeliner Review

If there’s a makeup item that I love is a good eyeliner, I hardly ever leave the house without some eyeliner and today I’m reviewing the Esqido Gel Eyeliner.

Esqido gel eyeliner: Review

I”ve met the brand Esqido a while ago, I had reviewed a pair of false eyelashes from the brand a couple of months ago,  and then they launched a new product, a gel eyeliner that is available in two colours: black and brown. I’ve been trying it over the last weeks and I must start saying that I LOVED the black one!

But let’s get into the details:

 

• Esqido Gel Eyeliner Review:

Esqido gel eyeliner review

 

Both colours are in form of an eyeliner pencil and they are very pigmented on the skin and they both have a great duration on the skin. Even when I washed my hands, the lines stayed still strong on my skin.

They also apply very easily to the skin with a soft texture.

Esqido Gel Eyeliner: Black and Brown

 

The black eyeliner was my favorite between the two gel eyeliners from Esqido, it is very pigmented and the colour isn’t just strong by itself (like when I applied on my hand with no makeup under it), but it’s also very strong on the eyes applied with eyeshadows under it.

You can check on my photo and on its detail that the black eyeliner is very strong and it shows really well over the makeup, applying it only once is already sufficient for a dark and strong colour (I love it!):

Esqido black gel eyeliner review

This black liner had a great duration on my skin, staying on place and strong during the whole day.

 

Esqido gel eyeliner review

Now on to the Esqido brown eyeliner, it also shows a very strong color when applied directly to the skin but when I applied over the makeup, the color wasn’t as strong as it was directly on the skin. This is something that happens with most of my brown eyeliner pencils, so I decided to try to make it work and this is what I found:

If I apply this brown eyeliner pencil before starting the eye makeup, meaning before your eyeshadows, then I go with the shadows as usual even over the liner, and to finish I apply the brown eyeliner again. It’s been working much better than just doing the eye makeup and only after applying the liner, I found it looks stronger this way than if I just apply it later (even when I apply it more than one time after the eyeshadows).

 

Therefore, I’m loving the Esqido black gel eyeliner and I’m using a lot on daily and night makeups! And I also made the brown liner work, making it stronger than most liners I have tired before

 

• Ingredients of the Esqido Gel Eyeliners:

Esqido gel eyeliner ingredients

 

* The products on this review were sent to me by the brand, but all opinions here are my own real and sincere opinions after trying the products.


Sequin dress for the holidays

I love a sequin dress, specially when the Holidays are here and a sequin dress can be a must-have for this season! Christmas and New Year’s Eve are just around the corner and to celebrate the holidays’ season in style, nothing better than a stunning sequin dress, right?

So thinking about all the parties for this season, one of the dresses I’ve picked is this stunning champagne and rose gold sequin dress, it’s a short dress and I’m loving it:

Sequin dress by Goddiva

Dress: Goddiva | Jewellery: Les Georgettes by Altesse

 

This dress is in champagne and it has sequins in rose gold, if you’ve been following me here or on Instagram (if not, just click @manuluize and follow me ;) ), you already know I’m loving everything rose gold, so I just fell in love when I saw this gorgeous dress. And that is perfect for the parties!

Being a short dress, I find it so versatile that you can wear to many different kind of parties where you need a beautiful short dress and with one like this, you’re ready to shine.

Sequin dress - Manu Luize

 

Sequin dress - Manu Luize

This dress is from a limited collection designed by Stephanie Pratt for Goddiva, the celebrity got famous for The Hills on the American television and she has been collaborating with the brand and I’m really enjoying this collection that is full of sequin dresses and jumpsuits, aka, perfect for this season!

 

While I stopped to photograph my outfit, this cute dog at a friend’s house wanted to pose for the photos with me, isn’t she lovely?

Sequin dress holidays

 

And here are some details of my look, accessories also in rose gold to match my sequin dress and a party makeup with a red lipstick (that I love):

Party makeup with red lipstick

Dress: Goddiva | Ring and Bracelet: Les Georgettes by Altesse

 

I love brown eyeshadows for everything! For my daily makeup or in stronger shades for a party makeup, like I did in this look with a red lipstick (that I love for a glam-party look).

Sequin dress + party makeup and I’m ready for the Holidays! 😍


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