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Alexandrite Why People Love This Unique Stone

Fire Agate and Alexandrite necklace

Of all the gorgeous gemstones to be found on our amazing planet, alexandrite is perhaps the most enchanting of all. Chrysoberyl is the technical name for this yellowish gemstone that comes with a tinge of green, and fine examples are used to cut stones for jewellery. The unique thing about alexandrite is that its colour changes when viewed from a different angle, which is largely due to twinned crystals that have a hexagonal appearance, and what’s more, this colour changing occurs in both natural and artificial light.

Neutrogena Deep Clean Grapefruit Gel | Review

demonstration of Neutrogena face wash gel texture

Finding a right face wash, that satisfies the needs of your skin type is just as complicated, as finding a nice moisturizer. Some of them don't remove skin impurities, leaving your skin unpleasantly oily, while others strip away natural skin oils and terribly dry the gentle facial skin. But, impossible is nothing! I guess, I found a nice and affordable face wash which deals with both issues: deeply cleanses the skin, without making it thirsty. Here is my review on Neutrogena Deep Clean face wash - mild facial cleanser with gentle formula and yummy scent of topical grapefruit.

Comparing Different Makeup Primers: Holika Holika, City Color, 3 Concept Eyes...| Which One Is Better?

makeup primer is laying over the opened book in portuguese language

Priming your face before applying foundation is just as important as setting your makeup, curling the lashes or lining your lips. Perhaps, at first glance, this little step looks unnecessary and many makeup lovers often skip the primer. Some years ago I constantly ignored makeup primer: this important makeup product always lie on the bottom of my shelve, waiting for the expiration date to come. But, as the years passed, they struck me with enlarged pores and additional fine lined around the eyes. These two skin conditions reminded me about makeup primers and their magical possibilities to smooth the skin and hide little imperfections. Today I'm gathering up all the makeup primers I have in my collection and revising their formulas and textures to find out which one of these magical potions are the most effective.

Fairy Dust Nails: K-Beauty Inspired Nail Design

beautiful sparkly manicure in lilac and white colors

The mysterious moon glow always appealed me with its silent beauty and soft, almost weightless veil of something indescribably, mystical. Some tales tell us, that fairies are born under the glow of fulfill-midnight . Later they fly through the old forests and meadows, reviving fallen nature with a special powder - fairy dust! Today, I'm going to show you how to have the vigor of fairy dust with you everywhere you go. All you have to do is to generously apply it on your nails! An iridescent nail polish called Mimosa Pudica* by the name of annual flowering plant and holds the power of fairy dust in its little bottle.

A Guide To Styling A Pixie Cut For The Prom

girl with pixie haircut at prom

The prom dance is a milestone in every girl’s life, and looking anything but your absolute best is not an option. Obviously, you will acquire a great designer dress for this very special occasion, and if you have short hair, a pixie cut is ideal. With that in mind, here are some novel style tips to make sure you turn some heads.

Take A Tour Of Your Body With DEXA Scan

girl in swimsuit is meditating

Inner health and beautiful appearance are the two sides of the same coin. Well-balanced diet, regular exercising and healthy sleep and rest habits can make a huge different in overall quality of your life and appearance. One of my main objectives this year is to achieve all the fitness goals I planned, keeping up with my fitness routine and active living. Knowing your body with all its flaws and strong sides always helps to work towards healthier lifestyle, therefore it is nice to start your fitness development with a little tour of your body and health. DEXA scan will answer all the questions you have about the current composition of your body.

Spring 2019 Fashion Wishlist: Sheer, Sleek & Cozy

spring fashion collage featuring blouses, jumpsuit, dress and cardigan

I can't wait for the spring to come! And don't get me wrong, as much as I love winter season with its magical weather, eternal holidays and cheerful mood, spring always makes me feel awake. Th early Roman empire used to mark the beginning of a new calendar on 1st of March and I understand why. Spring is the ideal season to start from the very and try out something different from your regular style, particularly in fashion.

Mac Cosmetics Prep + Prime Fix + Lavender Mist | Review

a closed bottle of Lavender Setting Mist by Mac Cosmetics is laying on a faux fur rug together with a branch of lavender flowers

Thoroughly setting your makeup look is just as important as moisturizing and priming your face. During the long day your foundation may start creasing and eyeshadows may fade away, but makeup setting spray can easily prevent these issues, keeping your makeup in place. Just like a clear top coat for your nail polish, makeup setting spray evens out the surface of your skin, blending primer, foundation, concealer and powder together. It helps to control the excess oil and provides a natural, no shine finish. Today I'm reviewing a famous Mac Cosmetics Prep + Prime Fix + setting mist and trying out it's skin hydrating and makeup setting properties.

Creative Valentine's Day Makeup | Pink Eyeshadow & Graphic Eyeliner Tutorial

bubblegum pink and graphic eyeliner makeup look on brown eyes

Hello ladies and gentlemen! Are you going to celebrate the Valentine's Day this year? With love day just around the corner I've decided to prepare a very vivid and creative makeup look that features graphic eyeliner and well-blended bubblegum pink eyeshadow. Such makeup look will wonderfully emphasize brown and blue eyes, prolongating eye shape and making the eyes look charmingly attractive. Follow this step by step makeup tutorial to recreate this creative Valentine's Day look yourself.

Mermaid K-Pop Nails: K-Beauty Inspired Nail Design

glitter and sequin nail manicure in soft baby pink color

Lately I've been obsessed with K-beauty makeup and nail trends! Blushing eyes, ball-jointed doll lips and overly-decorated nail designs. Undoubtedly, we won't stop admiring and discussing these trends in the nearest future. So, today I would like to focus on the nails, because once I spotted this gorgeous holographic nail polish called Tender Love* by Born Pretty I knew I must try K-beauty inspired nail design myself.

Bold Eyeliner Hack: Cheat A Neat, Perfectly-Defined Cat Wing

eyeliner hack cheat step by step pictorial

Seductive Marilyn Monroe, extraordinary Amy Winehouse and affecting Audrey Hepburn - is there anything uniting these talented women, except their unique fashion sense and beauty? Love for dramatic cat eyeliner! These ladies mastered the eyeliner art and loved wearing thick black wings on their eyelids. An ideal fleek beautifully prolongates the eyes and makes them bigger and sexier. But incorrectly applied eyeliner can completely ruin even the most beautiful makeup look.

#2009vs2019 Ten Years Challenge For Makeup Industry

ten years challenge makeup industry then and now 2009 versus 2019 year

Ten years ago I wasn't such a huge fan of all things beauty. In fact, I only started my makeup journey, watching the first makeup tutorials on Youtube and wearing my favorite heavy smoky eye makeup look during night and day time. But in the current of the latest events and especially challenges, I've decided to take a brief look back in the history of the makeup industry. Yes, I'm talking about the infamous ten years photo challenge or 2009 vs. 2019 that overwhelmed our Facebook feeds. Let's find out together how our favorite makeup brands looked ten years ago and how they developed their products during the past decade.

Catharine Hill Skin Freshener | Spray Facial Toner Review

Catharine Hill professional makeup review blogger skin care how to use toner

Every beauty junkie knows the eternal and unchangeable skin care mantra - cleanse, tone and moisturize. Skin care brand build their cosmetic lines around this simple three step rule and even dermatologists insist on following these essential steps. To be completely fair with you, I do not follow this skin mantra thoroughly, often skipping the toner part. But, this year I've decided to take n in depth care of my facial skin, dedicating more time to an everyday skin care routine and nourishing treatments. Filling in my toner gap, today I want to talk about refreshing skin toner by Brazilian  professional makeup brand Catharine Hill.

Your Illuminating Pre-Wedding Routine

beautiful bride in a wedding dress holds the hand of her future husband

Being able to light up the room with your vibrant, glowing look becomes even more important as your wedding day approaches. There’s a lot to think about before your wedding – wedding flowers, wedding cakes, wedding speeches – so here’s your go-to guide to get glowing skin and luscious hair ensuring you look your absolute best before the big day arrives.

How to Totally Revamp Your Skincare Routine This Winter

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It doesn’t matter what season it is, we want our skin to be healthy and look good, and for this, we need a really good skincare routine. Still, as with everything in life, nothing is perfect, and even when you find a skincare routine you’re satisfied with, chances are that you’ll have to change it every now and then. Temperature, humidity, wind, and UV index are just some of the important factors you should think about when it comes to steps in your skincare routine. If you were hoping to try something effective this winter that will make your skin glow, read on:

Winter-Spring 2019 Trendy Hair Colors

Long winter months and the first months of the spring season are considered to be most dull and boring time of a year. Cold winter nights cover the streets of our cities in snow and during the first spring months, while nature is still asleep, the weather tends to stay chilly and windy. Sometimes all we need during this period of year is some lively color, that will overwhelm our days with its magnificent warmth and energize weekdays. The easiest way to incorporate saturated shades in our lives is to give our locks a cheerful makeover.

Derma Roller System Against Cellulite?

Derma Roller System 1 mm. tool packed in plastic container

Blackheads and cellulite are my two biggest skin-related problems. But if scrupulously facial cleansing always helps to get rid of blackheads almost instantly and makes the skin looks fresh, fighting the annoying orange-peel skin is not an easy mission. Around 80-90% of women around the world experience cellulite - an uneven, lumpy texture of the skin. At times even eating healthy food and exercising regularly is not enough to fight this condition.

Amazing Hair Color Trends That You Need To Try While You Are Young and Wild

girl with silver hair lays on the grass

Among the numerous ways through which one keeps the zest alive and celebrates the spirit of life is coloring hair. 2019 has brought amazing hues in the market which upholds the true spirit of the young and wild. While many choose to color their hair with these vibrant shades, many opt for the hassle free hair extensions that are available in the market. So, let’s check the different colors that teens and young are availing this season.

Mac Cosmetics Eyeshadow Review & Swatches : Brule, Nylon & Print

packed maccosmetics single eyesahdows in shades brule nylon and print laying on a fur blanket

High quality eyeshadow is the key to a flawless eye makeup look. As a person who loves playing with makeup and share my unusual makeup designs on Instagram I'm in constant need of basic, but extremely good eyeshadows. For this particular reason, few months ago I've started building my very own custom eyeshadow palette by Mac Cosmetics. The idea of having my personal collection of essential eyeshadow colors always fascinated me, so I continued filling in my half-full palette.