flarlay of beauty and makeup products

There’s no doubt that every once in a while we all fail to resist the temptation to press that snooze button. While you might come up with a great excuse for being late to work, you definitely cannot find any for looking too messy. Due to the following beauty tips that will save your time, you can look gorgeous even on your most hectic mornings. So, check them out!
  • July 30, 2018

6 Useful Beauty Tips That Will Save Your Time

flarlay of beauty and makeup products

There’s no doubt that every once in a while we all fail to resist the temptation to press that snooze button. While you might come up with a great excuse for being late to work, you definitely cannot find any for looking too messy. Due to the following beauty tips that will save your time, you can look gorgeous even on your most hectic mornings. So, check them out!
a sillouette of a woman wearing black gothic dress and wide corset waist belt on her waist

It is rather difficult to find a more feminine and provocative fashion garment than an old-fashioned corset. But, unfortunately, it is also complicated to incorporate these Gothic accessories in the outfit, especially in your everyday outfit. You can always choose a denim corset over a classic black piece with buckles, and lace but denim apparel will never look as seductive and cheeky. Luckily, there is one pretty innocuous way to style Gothic apparel and make it more "appropriate" for the gray reality of everyday life.
  • July 25, 2018

Everyday Goth Outfit: How to Style and Wear a Wide Waist Belt?

a sillouette of a woman wearing black gothic dress and wide corset waist belt on her waist

It is rather difficult to find a more feminine and provocative fashion garment than an old-fashioned corset. But, unfortunately, it is also complicated to incorporate these Gothic accessories in the outfit, especially in your everyday outfit. You can always choose a denim corset over a classic black piece with buckles, and lace but denim apparel will never look as seductive and cheeky. Luckily, there is one pretty innocuous way to style Gothic apparel and make it more "appropriate" for the gray reality of everyday life.
close-up of an almond oil primer by city color cosmetics on a plain black background

The smooth, poreless skin is a key to a flawless foundation and net makeup look. However, most of us can't brag about the perfect-looking doll-like skin. We all have fine lines, pores, and blemishes. That's when face oils come in handy. So, my sweet ladies and gentlemen, my never-ending City Color Cosmetics epopee continues and today we are going to take a look at City Color Primer Oil* an unusual non-greasy oil that smooths and softens the skin, preparing it for makeup foundation. Why unusual? Let's discover the secrets this beauty potion holds.
  • July 19, 2018

A Multi-Use Primer Oil by City Color Cosmetics | Review & Demo

close-up of an almond oil primer by city color cosmetics on a plain black background

The smooth, poreless skin is a key to a flawless foundation and net makeup look. However, most of us can't brag about the perfect-looking doll-like skin. We all have fine lines, pores, and blemishes. That's when face oils come in handy. So, my sweet ladies and gentlemen, my never-ending City Color Cosmetics epopee continues and today we are going to take a look at City Color Primer Oil* an unusual non-greasy oil that smooths and softens the skin, preparing it for makeup foundation. Why unusual? Let's discover the secrets this beauty potion holds.
close-up of a simple, punk style nail look on short nails decorated with studs
Good day, sweeties! Do you prefer to keep your nails short and convenient? Let's face the truth, the most daring and cheeky nail designs look more beautiful and organic on shorter nails. You can pull off the most glam manicure, embellished with crystals, rocks, and glitter if your nails are short and cute. 
  • July 16, 2018

How to Achieve the Minimalist Punk Look on Short Nails with Studs (Simple Tutorial!)

close-up of a simple, punk style nail look on short nails decorated with studs
Good day, sweeties! Do you prefer to keep your nails short and convenient? Let's face the truth, the most daring and cheeky nail designs look more beautiful and organic on shorter nails. You can pull off the most glam manicure, embellished with crystals, rocks, and glitter if your nails are short and cute. 
3 Day to Night Looks to Get You From Hustle to Happy Hour by Liz Breygel on January Girl blog
Photo: Inga Seliverstova

You are a woman on the move and, quite frankly, you expect your wardrobe to work (and move) with you. With a calendar as packed as yours, we know that you don’t have the luxury of mid-day costume changes. Don’t worry, girl, we feel you – and we’re oh so ready to help make your life a little easier. Check out our tips on what to wear this summer to get your multi-tasking sexy self from daytime glam to nighttime sizzling with just a little bit of planning and a whole lot of style.
  • July 13, 2018

3 Day to Night Looks to Get You From Hustle to Happy Hour

3 Day to Night Looks to Get You From Hustle to Happy Hour by Liz Breygel on January Girl blog
Photo: Inga Seliverstova

You are a woman on the move and, quite frankly, you expect your wardrobe to work (and move) with you. With a calendar as packed as yours, we know that you don’t have the luxury of mid-day costume changes. Don’t worry, girl, we feel you – and we’re oh so ready to help make your life a little easier. Check out our tips on what to wear this summer to get your multi-tasking sexy self from daytime glam to nighttime sizzling with just a little bit of planning and a whole lot of style.
blogger Liz Breygel demonstrates a close-up of her lips with a dark lipstick by City Color Cosmetics

What is your favorite kind of wine? Everyone around me was always obsessed with white dry wine, but I have never shared the same feelings about this drink. As a sweet tooth, I enjoy the sugary strength of dark, viscid red wine, usually used in the Divine Liturgy. I’m also a big fan of dark, burgundy lipstick and can wear it throughout the whole year, not minding the season behind the window. 'Chocolate Merlot'* is one of those lip colors, which I love the same way as the old-fashioned altar wine.
  • July 10, 2018

Stunning Lipstick by City Color in shade Chocolate Merlot | Review & Swatches

blogger Liz Breygel demonstrates a close-up of her lips with a dark lipstick by City Color Cosmetics

What is your favorite kind of wine? Everyone around me was always obsessed with white dry wine, but I have never shared the same feelings about this drink. As a sweet tooth, I enjoy the sugary strength of dark, viscid red wine, usually used in the Divine Liturgy. I’m also a big fan of dark, burgundy lipstick and can wear it throughout the whole year, not minding the season behind the window. 'Chocolate Merlot'* is one of those lip colors, which I love the same way as the old-fashioned altar wine.
beautiful fairycore dress with floral elements

Forget the pumpkin carriages and glass slippers – the modern princess arrives in style! Homecoming is your chance to shine, and what better way to do it than in a dress that's straight out of a fairytale? Whether you're a Rapunzel with a penchant for braids or a Cinderella dreaming of a magical night, we've got the perfect fairytale dress to help you decide what to wear to a homecoming dance, so that your wishes can become a reality. 
  • July 09, 2018

Top 10 Fairytale Homecoming Dresses: Channel Your Inner Princess for the Big Night

beautiful fairycore dress with floral elements

Forget the pumpkin carriages and glass slippers – the modern princess arrives in style! Homecoming is your chance to shine, and what better way to do it than in a dress that's straight out of a fairytale? Whether you're a Rapunzel with a penchant for braids or a Cinderella dreaming of a magical night, we've got the perfect fairytale dress to help you decide what to wear to a homecoming dance, so that your wishes can become a reality. 
cute woman in a stylish swimsuit and sunglasses is swimming in a pool
Photo: Arturo Rivera

Summer is the perfect time to explore new places and take adventurous travels. The days are long and warm, the nights are hot and romantic and all we need to think about is what to bring for a summer vacation. Whether you're heading to a serene beach, exploring a bustling city, embarking on a challenging hiking adventure, or immersing yourself in the tranquility of camping, proper packing is the key to ensuring a memorable and comfortable journey. To help you deal with this uneasy packing task I've decided to gather up a selection of travel essentials, so you can finally bid farewell to last-minute panic and embrace the excitement of your upcoming summer escape.
  • July 06, 2018

20+ Travel Essentials for Unforgettable and Comfortable Summer Vacation

cute woman in a stylish swimsuit and sunglasses is swimming in a pool
Photo: Arturo Rivera

Summer is the perfect time to explore new places and take adventurous travels. The days are long and warm, the nights are hot and romantic and all we need to think about is what to bring for a summer vacation. Whether you're heading to a serene beach, exploring a bustling city, embarking on a challenging hiking adventure, or immersing yourself in the tranquility of camping, proper packing is the key to ensuring a memorable and comfortable journey. To help you deal with this uneasy packing task I've decided to gather up a selection of travel essentials, so you can finally bid farewell to last-minute panic and embrace the excitement of your upcoming summer escape.
beautiful woman in a flowing prom dress by Chana Marelus
Prom dress by Chana Marelus

Prom night is probably the biggest and the most important night for everyone. After a long and difficult school year, the ideal prom dress of your dreams will help you to sum up this phase of your life. But what if your dream dress comes with a price tag that sends shivers down your spine?
  • July 04, 2018

Shop Smarter, Not Harder: 5 Tips for Choosing Your Perfect Prom Dress on a Budget

beautiful woman in a flowing prom dress by Chana Marelus
Prom dress by Chana Marelus

Prom night is probably the biggest and the most important night for everyone. After a long and difficult school year, the ideal prom dress of your dreams will help you to sum up this phase of your life. But what if your dream dress comes with a price tag that sends shivers down your spine?
a close-up of  holographic nail look on short natural nails with cat eye nail polish

Some time ago I received an email from Born Pretty with an awesome proposition to try out their new nail polish product. I didn't know what product they are going to send me but was excited to receive the package. There was no limit to my happiness when I finally opened the package and found out that I received a magnetic nail polish with a chameleon effect from a new series with the romantic name 'Aurora'.
  • July 02, 2018

Magnificent Cat Eye Nail Polish with Chameleon Effect | Review & Demo

a close-up of  holographic nail look on short natural nails with cat eye nail polish

Some time ago I received an email from Born Pretty with an awesome proposition to try out their new nail polish product. I didn't know what product they are going to send me but was excited to receive the package. There was no limit to my happiness when I finally opened the package and found out that I received a magnetic nail polish with a chameleon effect from a new series with the romantic name 'Aurora'.