Given the chance, I would stay at home watching Saturday Night Live -reruns with Melissa McCarthy being Sean Spicer and not leave the apartment until about March-April, but alas, this is not the case and consequently makeup and proper clothing need to be applied at regular intervals.Continue reading “Tried And Tested: Westman Atelier”
First, there’s biology. Everybody will get wrinkles as they age. No exceptions.
Second, there’s science. It will not remove wrinkles, but can help skin look plumper, more even and more radiant.
Conclusion: I fucking love science.
Even if you’d (want to) have nothing to do with the contouring makeup trend, you will have noticed that the mere application of foundation and matte powder these days seems very “Pearl Jam & a velvet choker -90s”. It’s hilarious how we are being reminded that our makeup should make our faces look as three-dimensional as possible, in case someone had confused physical reality with one-dimensional virtual reality.Continue reading “Glossy, Happy People”
It has come to pass that my meticulously maintained morning coffee and croissant habit has been severely interrupted by my having to haul my ass to a pilates class at the crack of dawn these days. This is because I am a long-time sufferer of every postural problem ending in “-sis“, such as lordosis and scoliosis, and the pain was starting to hit new limits, making daily life pretty much intolerable. Also I was starting to look like a middle-aged female Pisa.Continue reading “Fancy Feet”
Today’s skincare routine matches Meghan Markle’s Wimbledon outfit yesterday. I hope you appreciate that I keep your visual palette for the weekend consistent. I realised yesterday that my current skincare favourites are all blue, and they are all products that I am happy to recommend, so here you are. (Please note that I didn’t buy them to match each other and look cute in a picture together. Also, I wanted to photograph them with a blue hydrangea from my jardin, but the blue variety has gone on partial strike and is not blossoming evenly.)Continue reading “Summertime Skincare: Code Blue”
All you list-freaks, count your blessings. I have spent the last six months saving every single beauty- and cosmetics product that I have successfully managed to finish between January and July, just to be able to share this information with you. Initially I was kind of curious to find out how much stuff I really use, but of course the list below is not about that – many other products were used, below just the ones that were finished.Continue reading “Empties Marathon”