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Monthly Recap – Blog Post Topics October 2018

This blog post contains affiliate links and *PR-Samples. Please see disclaimer. October was the month that autumn well and truly arrived in Germany. Up until October 19th it was warm enough to leave the house without a jacket, even in the evenings, something that I only realized when on that day, October 19th, I actually felt a chill walking back to the car with Mr. Loca at 10 pm. Now Germany is not a cold country, but that was unusual.     As it was to be expected, the period…

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Huda Beauty Mauve Obsessions Review and Tutorial

This blogpost contains affiliate links. Please read disclaimer. I actually wanted to try Huda Beauty a while ago, when they released their Faux Filter Foundation (that still sits on my list of things to try). But when I went to get color matched, the Sephora sales person in Berlin was that rude and unhelpful I decided not to spend any money there and just leave the store.     That put me off the brand a little, but when I received the Huda Beauty Mauve Obsessions Palette as a GWP,…

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Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer in Oil Free

This blogpost contains affiliate links. Please read disclaimer. Years of teenage and then adult acne have left me with a lot of discoloration, and even though my skin is now better than it ever was before, I tend to wear some kind of face base when I leave the house. Back in the days I would go for full coverage, most likely looking like I was about to step on stage, but nowadays I prefer a light hand, putting concealer to good use.     Just give me a natural…

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Quick makeup for mothers

I often get asked why I wear make-up on a daily base. After all, I spend most of my days at home, looking after the Little Bean and typing away on my laptop. So apart from the postman stopping by, who should care? Well, it is simple. I do. Putting on make-up gets me started, the same way a quick shower and brushing my teeth does. I feel put together, ready to conquer the day, ready to get something done. Of course, I by no means put on a full…

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The leaking miracle – Garnier Miracle Skin Perfector All-in one BB Cream

Featured in the last installment of New In (read here), Garnier BB Cream Miracle Skin Perfector for oily and combination skin was what I wore on my face the last weeks to give you a thorough review. Garnier BB Cream Miracle Skin Perfector in light Daylight, not blended.     Here is what Garnier claims: “Our oil-free BB cream blurs pores and imperfections, evens skin tones and boosts your natural glow. Contains SPF 20 for UV protection, ultra absorbent perlite + mineral pigments. Non-comedogenic, oil-free. Immediate results: Gives a radiant matte…

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