NATURAL, ECO-FRIENDLY VEGAN HAIR COLORING + HAIR CARE W/ BOTANEA & LA SOURCE ESSENTIELLE BY L’ORÉAL PROFESSIONEL

NATURAL, ECO-FRIENDLY VEGAN HAIR COLORING + HAIR CARE W/ BOTANEA & LA SOURCE ESSENTIELLE BY L’ORÉAL PROFESSIONEL

La Source Essentielle & Botanea by L’Oréal Professionnel L’Oréal Professionnel is revolutionizing the natural haircare branche with the launch of a 100% vegan hair dye product called Botanea in May 2018. I went the product launch at the L’Oréal Academy headquarters in Brussels. Here we got to learn more about their newest products and talk …

ALL ABOUT DECLÉOR: Aroma Glow Discovery Kit + Hydrating Starting Kit

ALL ABOUT DECLÉOR: Aroma Glow Discovery Kit + Hydrating Starting Kit

ABOUT THE BRAND, SKINCARE POWERED BY ESSENTIAL OILS. Born in Paris in the year 1974, Decleor became the first beauty company to combine the science and skill of plant oils in aromatherapy with products and treatments. Decleor still maintains their high standards by being cruelty-free and not using any unnecessary synthetics in their skin-friendly ranges. …

HOW TO GET THAT HEALTHY GLOW

HOW TO GET THAT HEALTHY GLOW

DISCOVER YOUR GLO I discovered Glo Skin Beauty through Marianna Hewitt. When I got the opportunity to try out their new fall collection myself, I was very enthousiastic since Glo Skin Beauty products are never tested on animals, paraben-free and their award-winning mineral makeup line is PETA approved – and their packaging is very aesthetically plaesing too. The first item …

PINNED BY K: BEHIND THE BRAND + LOOKBOOK!

PINNED BY K: BEHIND THE BRAND + LOOKBOOK!

FROM PARIS TO PROTOTYPE PiNNED by K originated from the passion of Kris and Vincent. As entrepreneurs, they combines their love for fashion and business. As a little girl, Kris dreamed of designing something personal and unique. She eventually graduated as Image & Fashion Stylist. Her partner Vincent is a business broker. Two people with …

RIHANNA GLAMKILLED IT

RIHANNA GLAMKILLED IT

FENTY BEAUTY BY RIHANNA After two years of development and months of teasing, Rihanna’s debut makeup line Fenty Beauty is finally here. And I got the chance to review these products. Fenty Beauty by Rihanna is the singer’s much-anticipated make-up line, first announced back in 2016 when she signed a deal with the Kendo division of …

MINI-HOMEWARE HAUL

MINI-HOMEWARE HAUL

  HOMEWARE HAUL Going back to college in the fall, after summer break, also means switching up my room, desk and overall workspace. These new surroundings not only give me positive vibes, new ideas, more energy but also a better work ethic.  Who doesn’t love to revamp their room, office or dorm? Try switching up …

A LIPSTICK LOVE-AFFAIR

A LIPSTICK LOVE-AFFAIR

MEET MATT(E), THE NEW LOVER FOR YOUR LIPS Liquid lipsticks have been on trend for a while now. Almost every make-up brand came out with their own version, from Bobbi Brown to the more budget-friendly ones. Warmer months are usually filled with glossy and moisture-rich make-up looks but since matte became the new moisture, it …

READY TO COMBAT WINTER WITH ZARA 

READY TO COMBAT WINTER WITH ZARA 

THESE BOOTS ARE MADE FOR WALKING I spotted these flat black ankle boots with faux pearls on the straps, with snap buttons, lace-up fastening and side zips at ZARA – where else? – while on the hunt for some great bargains during sales and I ended up buying most of this years Fall-Winter 2017 collection. …

KIKO MILANO: FIRST IMPRESSIONS

KIKO MILANO: FIRST IMPRESSIONS

MADE IN ITALY, EUROPE’S HIDDEN GEM Kiko is a brand that I didn’t really hear about, until a few months ago when a flagship store opened in my hometown and I was thoroughly impressed by their quality and their affordable prices. “KIKO MILANO was established and founded in 1997 by Percassi. KIKO is an Italian …

BEST OF BEAUTY W/ BOOZYSHOP

BEST OF BEAUTY W/ BOOZYSHOP

  MYSTERY MADNESS In this article, I’m going to discuss my latest three orders on Boozyshop, a Dutch e-shop that sells make-up and tools from brands such as Beauty Blender, Beauty Bakerie, BH Cosmetics, Crown Brushes, Ecotools, LA Girl, Loving Tan, Milani, Ofra, Sigma, Sleek, Sugarpill, Physicians Formula, Viseart,… – the list continues to grow …

WHEN WILL YOU BREAK UP WITH DAMAGED HAIR?

WHEN WILL YOU BREAK UP WITH DAMAGED HAIR?

AFTERSUN HAIR CARE: HOLIDAY-PROOF YOUR HAIR “Consumer research by L’Oréal Professionnel found that repair was the no.1 hair concern for women, closely followed by fear for having damaged locks.” In 2017, the Seriés Expert reinvented itself. L’oréal improved their environmental footprint by creating long-lasting retail formats, more environmentally-friendly packaging and reusable dispensers. A huge eco-bonus is …

HOW TO GLOW ON A BUDGET W/ MAKE-UP ACADEMY

HOW TO GLOW ON A BUDGET W/ MAKE-UP ACADEMY

“Makeup Academy was developed by makeup professionals and beauty experts to bring premium quality cosmetics and beauty accessories to makeup lovers everywhere.  MUA brings fashion forward colors, luxurious textures and pro-performance implements for those runway-ready makeup looks to the everyday beauty lover. From basic beauty essentials to expertly crafted brushes and tools.” Highlighting is all …

MY HAMMAM EXPERIENCE WITH RITUALS

MY HAMMAM EXPERIENCE WITH RITUALS

LET’S SWITCH OFF FROM THE VIRTUAL WORLD What we do daily has a profound effect on our lives. A good daily ritual can keep you in balance. During the year, I’ve noticed that I don’t take enough time for myself. Not because I don’t want to, but while juggling my attention between my studies, my job, friends and family, …

LONGCHAMP AND IT’S TRIBE OF TOTES

LONGCHAMP AND IT’S TRIBE OF TOTES

THE BAGS UNDER MY EYES AREN’T PRADA I know what you’re thinking, it’s just a nylon tote. But trip after trip, I’m always bringing this trusty bag with me. Probably because it has Mary Poppins-like qualities and holds pretty much everything I could ever want to take with me. It’s practical, durable, and is seemingly …

THE BODY SHOP: ELIXIRS OF NATURE

THE BODY SHOP: ELIXIRS OF NATURE

ELIXIRS OF NATURE The Body Shop has sent me this amazing PR package containing their Elixirs of Nature collection, with five new fragrances (Nigritella, Kahaia, Swietenia, Bowhanti and Widdringtonia) capturing exotic botanicals with headspace technology. The Body Shop one of the most ethical beauty brands in the world, has launched its new perfume range “Elixirs of Nature” …

LET’S TALK TECHNIC: FIRST IMPRESSIONS

LET’S TALK TECHNIC: FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Love thy Makeup is a website for makeup lovers everywhere providing its customers a fabulous range of products at affordable prices. They currently stock a vast selection of the gorgeous Technic Cosmetics range and are constantly adding to their selection of products. They currently stock around 160 different products in their range, some items in the collection are …

SHOP NOIR, WYCK MAASTRICHT

SHOP NOIR, WYCK MAASTRICHT

NOIR IS THE NEW BLACK As the title might suggest; yes (!) Orange Is The New Black just premiered on Netflix and no, I haven’t been able to binge-watch the new episodes yet. The title refers to Shop Noir, a  fashionstore for ladies in the heart of Maastricht and offers an affordable mix of French, …

MORE (SKIN) ISSUES THAN VOGUE: IMAGE SKINCARE

MORE (SKIN) ISSUES THAN VOGUE: IMAGE SKINCARE

IMAGE SKINCARE TRIAL PERIOD & REVIEW “Image Skin Care is a West Palm beach, Florida-based skin care company founded in 2003 by Janna Ronert, a business graduate from the University of Nebraska. Today, the company’s full line of professional skin care products is now available in many different countries across the world, providing skincare products …

TRAVEL DIARY: LONDON

TRAVEL DIARY: LONDON

MIND THE GAP When I was writing this, the words ‘next stop Euston Station’ echoed throughout the carriage. It’s 8:40AM already and I have a meeting at Euston Tower at 9. We’ve only just arrived last night. I walk as quickly as I can along the platform and pay no attention to my surroundings apart …

NYX COSMETICS REVIEW + SWATCHES

NYX COSMETICS REVIEW + SWATCHES

NYX Cosmetics is a cosmetics company founded in Los Angeles by Toni Ko. NYX started as being a small company back in May 1999, named after Nyx, Greek goddess of the night. Recently, NYX opened a new flagshipstore in my hometown! I went to the store-opening and got to see their MUA’s at work, talk …

HOTSPOT OF THE MONTH: MODEMUSEUM HASSELT

HOTSPOT OF THE MONTH: MODEMUSEUM HASSELT

I’m such a tourist. Literally been walking around here for about two and a half hours, admiring all of the amazing pieces of artwork by designers and fashion houses such as Dior, Chanel, Burberry, Lanvin, Vivienne Westwood, Givenchy, Galliano, Prada, Miu Miu, Dries Van Noten, Louboutin, Alexander MC Queen, Gucci, A.F. Vandevorst, Maison Martin Margiela, […]