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pixi Retinol Eye Cream – Is it worth it?

Advertisement info: This blog post contains PR-Samples (gifted items) and affiliate links. I received no money to write it. Please read disclaimer. One of the questions you get a lot when blogging about skin care is: “Do you really think XYZ is worth all that money?”. And it is one of the hardest to answer, because it comes down to so many different (and very personal) things.     I asked myself that question recently, while I was testing the pixi Retinol Eye Cream, and compared it to my current…

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The Inkey List Brighten-I Eye Cream – Worth the hype?

Advertisement info: This blog post uses affiliate links. I received no money to write it. Please read disclaimer.   I still remember back in the days when I was sweet 17, that I would look in the bathroom mirror and think: “Wow, my dark circles are really bad!”. Disclaimer: They weren´t. But I was obsessed with the hint of a shadow that would appear whenever I slept less than nine hours, and tried about everything that promised to brighten them. Back then I would have loved The Inkey List Brighten-I…

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Avon Anew Platinum Instant Eye Smoother – Red Carpet

This blog post contains affiliate links and PR-Samples, so is marked as advertisement, although I was not paid. Please read disclaimer. It doesn´t happen that often these days that I need to watch a tutorial on how to apply a skincare product. I mean, not to tout my own horn here, but there isn´t much in terms of skincare that I am unfamiliar with. I have experimented with acids and retinol, used multitasking as well as elaborate 10 step routines, but I admit I was a little at loss when…

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THE INKEY LIST Caffeine Serum – Are you extra?

ADVERTISEMENT INFO: THIS BLOG POST USES AFFILIATE LINKS. I RECEIVED NO MONEY TO WRITE IT. PLEASE READ DISCLAIMER Now if the use of a separate eye cream is already controversial, how about using a specific serum before that? I can already see online wars raging over unexpecting blogs, fighting for wether or not the extra expense is worth it or just, well, extra.     I won´t take a stand on that today (you know I even deny the need for a separate moisturizer on my skin most of the…

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Missha Super Aqua Ultra Waterful Eye Treatment

This posts contains PR-samples and affiliate links. Please read disclaimer. Many moons ago, in December 2012, my then boyfriend Mr. Loca and I packed our bags, rented a camper van and started to travel Australia. A small part of Australia, as we had only three weeks to spend, but what an amazing trip it was! Looking forward to a hot Australian summer I had brought all my dresses, my sandals and my shorts. What I did not pack, however, were rain boots and rain coat.     After three sunny days in…

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Doctor Duve Boosting Eye Cream – Aren´t we all human?

Aren´t we all human? When I grew up, I had an amazing family doctor. In fact, I still have her, now that I moved back to my hometown. I grew up with a lot of faith in her decisions, recommendations and in her as a person. Problem is: I extended that to all the other doctors I would consult. Be it my dermatologist for cystic acne aged 12, my gynecologist once I turned 14 or, later in life, my tutors and teachers when studying medicine myself.     But I…

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Resultime 5 expertise eye cream – The lure of Paris

To some people, something foreign will always be superior to the things they can get right next door. And some people go as far as claiming something is foreign even if it isn’t, to make it sound even fancier.     Case in point a woman I saw before general anesthesia many years ago. We were talking about her medication when she told me about something she was taking for her diabetes. I had honestly never heard of the product before, and she claimed that her physician had it imported all…

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Corine de Farme Radiant and anti-tiredness eye care – Planning and dedication

We all know, a good blogpost requires planning and dedication. So when I got my hands on the Corine de Farme Radiant and anti-tiredness eye cream, claiming to fight tiredness and signs of fatigue, I thought long and hard about how to really put it to the test, grabbed my husband and after 39 weeks of careful preparation finally had all the bits and pieces I needed to see how it would work: A newborn, a toddler and for several weeks no more than three hours of sleep straight!    …

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