Valentine’s Treats from You to You

Hi Everyone,

With Valentine’s Day approaching, it got me thinking about how grateful I am to feel and receive love every day in different shapes and forms and not just in the romantic way.

As I’m getting older though, I come to realise that as amazing as the feeling of love from and to others might be, true love from ourselves to ourselves is a truly empowering feeling that shouldn’t be ignored!

With that in mind, this Valentine’s Day I have decided to celebrate self-love and why not give me a little treat for it 🙂 These beauties are in my Valentine’s wishlist ❤

 

L’Oreal Paris- Colour Riche Gold Obsession Lipstick 

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This is such a gorgeous shade and it will look SO amazing on a bronzed skin! Can’t wait for the summer to come to try it on. Enriched with Vitamin E and Omega-3 oils, the Gold Obsession collection has the the moisturizing feel of all Colour Riche lipsticks and comes in 4 more shades: Plum Gold, Pure Gold, Rouge Gold and Nude Gold.

 

Jo Malone- Nectarine Blossom & Honey Cologne

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As I mentioned on my previous post, I have been reading Jo Malone’s amazing story which drew me even more towards the brand she created. I recently tried the Nectarine Blossom and Honey Cologne and fell in love with it. Fruity, fresh and sweet this scent is amazing. Being Greek, all its notes bring be back to the glorious summers of my country. Absolutely brilliant!

NARS-Super Orgasm Blush

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Never before has a blush looked so sexy! NARS blushes are iconic for their shades and texture and the Super Orgasm is no exception. A peachy pink with a gold, glittery punch, it has a silky texture and gives a lovely glowing, healthy look to the skin.

Liz Earle-Cleanse & Polish™ Hot Cloth Cleanser Rose & Lavender

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As I mentioned on a previous post, the Liz Earle Clean & Polish Hot Cloth Cleanser has been my favourite face cleaning solution for months now. While gentle and hydrating, it removes even the most persistent make up leaving the skin feeling fresh, deeply clean and rejuvenated like I have just had a facial. Much as I love the spa-like scent of the original Cleanser, the Rose and Lavender fragrance is gorgeous too!

Katie Loxton London-Bag of Tricks Perfect Pouch

I recently discovered the Katie Loxton London products and since then I have spent hours on their website  browsing through the brand’s gorgeous range of products. From scarves to keyrings, candles and greeting cards, there’s something special for every one. The colour of the Bag of Tricks Perfect pouch though, totally stole my heart. And how cute is their Love Heart Coin Purse!

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Love,

Eleni xxx

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Lovely things to start the New Year with!

Happy New Year everyone!

I hope you all had an amazing time with your loved ones and that 2017 will be the year to make all your dreams come true!

I love new beginnings, setting new goals and making fresh starts. January and the beginning of a new year is a great opportunity for me to reflect on the things I achieved and enjoyed the year that just passed, to try a new approach for the things I would like to have done differently and (the most exciting part of it) set new goals for everything I would like to experience in the new year.

I have chosen to share with you some of the things that I’m loving at the moment and will accompany me in this first month of 2017 🙂

Jo Malone, My Story



I find Jo Malone and her approach to life, enterpreunership and the beauty industry very inspiring so when this book got released it went straigh to my to-read list. I bought it in its paperback version in December and started reading it just before the holidays. I was abroad for about 20 days during the holidays though, so I couldn’t take it with me as it was too heavy. I was looking forward to going back to it when I came home this week and I have been enjoying reading it since. The narrative is very warm and direct, so much that you feel like Jo’s sat next to you telling her story. Her journey is truly amazing and this book is one of the most interesting reads I have come across in a while.

Charlotte Tilbury-Matte Revolution Very Victoria Lipstick

MATTE REVOLUTIONI love starting the New Year with a new favourite lipstick. A Christmas gift from one of my best friends, I got the Matte Revolution mini lipstick charms trio and fell in love with the Very Victoria shade the minute I tried it on. I’m not a great fan of nude shades in the winter, I prefer using them when I have a tan but this one is a perfect  taupe  shade that makes the lips look fuller and the rest of my make up stand out. Despite its matte effect, it feels light and hydrating on the lips, it is long lasting and very elegant.

Bluebird Tea Co.-Snowball Tea

I discovered the Bluebird Tea Co. the week before Christmas, just in time to try their amazing Christmas Cake tea. I am now enjoying their Snowball tea flavour which is as great! After a sugar-heavy Christmas Holiday I have decided to stay away from every kind of dessert so this tea comes as a great guilt-free treat! With a delicious taste and scents of chocolate, marshmallowes and coconut , it feels like a comforting hug in a mug for the post Holiday blues.

Vagabond-Grace Heeled Chelsea Boots

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I practically live in my ankle high boots which means that I make the most out of every pair I buy but I need a new one every January! I really liked the modern design of these boots, especially the nubuck leather details, but what stole my heart was how comfortable they are! I was concerned that they might be tiring because of their considerably high heel (6cm) but they are perfect! I also like how versatile they are as I can wear them at work or dress them down for a more casual look.

L’Occitane-Lavender Foaming Bath

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The best time for me to make plans for the New Year is while having a relaxing, candlelit hot bath. The lavender scent of this bubble bath foam enhances the relaxation experience and is sure to guarantee a good night’s sleep. And as with every L’Occitane product that I have tried so far, it is very hydating leaving the skin smooth and soft.

What are your favourite things in the New Year?

Love,

Eleni xx

November Favourites

I absolutely love November! It’s my birthday month, our anniversary month and this year it also marked the beginning of my big 3-0!

I got thoroughly spoiled by my amazing partner and friends and got loads of lovely gifts. I also had a good excuse to spoil myself with some nice treats!

Here are some of the things I loved the most this November:

LUSH Spa-Synaesthesia Treatment

This is the gift that I got myself for my 30th birthday and I enjoyed every minute of it! I love LUSH, had read about their spa treatments and was dying to try one of them. I had initially booked The Comforter treatment at the Lush Spa in Chelsea. A couple of hours before my appointment though, they called me from the Spa to let me know that the therapist giving The Comforter treatment had called in sick and offered me The Synaesthesia treatment (which lasts longer and is normally £40 more expensive) at the same price. Of course I accepted and thought of it as a Lush gift for my birthday 🙂

I am going to briefly describe the experience here as I intend to write a detailed blog post about it-watch this space. If I had to use one word for it, it would be magical. Stepping into the spa kitchen felt like stepping into a different world, into the kitchen of a cozy cottage in the countryside while the treatment room looked like it was out of a good witch’s house, full of beautiful scents, potion bottles and relaxing music and sounds. My amazing therapist Mona, gave me the best full body massage I have ever experienced in my life and when it finished I felt like I was walking on air. I was relaxed, full of positive energy and feeling that I could achieve anything I ever desired! Walking out to a busy Christmassy Chelsea was like being transported to a different world! I had high expectations for this treatment but the experience exceeded them all and I can’t  wait to try a different one next. Fingers crossed there will be  Lush Spa in Newcastle soon!

L’Occitane-Amande Shower Oil

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Anyone who knows me well knows my love for L’Occitane. For that reason I was over the moon when I got as a birthday present a beauty bag full of L’Occitane goodies! The Almond collection is one of my favourites -the Almond Delicious Soap in always in my bathroom-so the first product to try from my beauty bag was the Amande Shower Oil. Its scent is out of this world, fresh and sweet at the same time. It’s very hydrating and leaves the skin smooth, moisturised smelling soooo good!

System Professional-Silver Shampoo

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I have brown hair with blonde Ombre highlights for a natural look. I love the colour combination but frequently the highlights can turn a little yellowish so the last time I went to my hairdresser’s I asked for a cooler tone of blonde. She then recommended using this shampoo. It’s a bit on the pricey side (£18.95) and as I hadn’t used a silver shampoo before I was a bit skeptical about its effect. I have been using it only once a week (to avoid overpigmenting) for about a month and it has worked really well for my colour! The highlights have come out nicely looking shiny and blending well with my base tone. The shampoo also leaves the hair very soft and hydrated. According to the website the product is great for blonde hair, which is coloured, natural or bleached especially if you do not want to see warmth on blonde or yellow on grey hair as well as for hair with  highlights.

Waterstones-Letters to my Future Self by Lea Redmond

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This was one more of my amazing birthday gifts. I love journaling and the idea of writing letters that will be opened by my future self is very exciting to me. This book includes  12 fold-and-mail style letters with prompts to write about a variety of topics (‘I promise to myself…’, ‘All the things I’d like to try someday’, ‘A pep talk for the future me’). It’s a very special way to reflect on dreams and desires, look into the things you love the most in life, feel grateful for all you have and focus on your most precious values. Postdated to be opened on a certain date in the future, I’m sure the letters will make me very happy and emotional when it’s time to open them.

I could go on forever about my November favourites but I will keep the rest of them for the next posts!

Have a lovely and very Christmassy week every one!

Love, 

Eleni xxx

 

HoHoHo! The most festive beauty products this Christmas!

It’s the most beautiful time of the year… Yes, Christmas is approaching and I am getting all excited about the decorations, the parties, the holidays and of course all the limited edition Christmas lines of the beauty brands that I love. See below my favourite festive beauty products this Christmas.

Too Faced-Grande Hotel Café Beauty Box

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This is my favourite product from the Too Faced Christmas in New York collection. The packaging is cheerful and colourful and brings back memories from the doll houses I used to have as a child. It contains three Christmas coffee scented palettes (Peppermint Mocha, Gingerbread Coffee, and Eggnog Latte) , two blushes, a bronzer, and a deluxe size of the Better Than Sex Mascara.  The shades in the palettes are all beautiful and with a Christmas coffee scent! What else can a coffee/beautyholic ask for?

Soap & Glory-What a Cracker! 

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A beauty addict’s twist to the original Christmas crackers, the Soap & Glory “What a Cracker” Christmas box comes with 6 beauty crackers each with a popular gift inside:

CLEAN ON ME™ Creamy Clarifying Shower Gel 75ml

CLEAN, GIRLS™ Body Wash 75ml

THE SCRUB OF YOUR LIFE™ Body Buffer 50ml

THE RIGHTEOUS BUTTER™ Body Lotion 50ml

HAND FOOD™ Hydrating Hand Cream 50ml

HEEL GENIUS™ Foot Cream 50ml

Googles “how to win at pulling crackers”…

Jo Malone-Christmas Ornament 

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The perfect decoration for this year’s Christmas tree, this Jo Malone ornament contains a luxurious Peony & Blush Suede Cologne and a refreshing Grapefruit Body Crème making it an unforgettable festive gift.

Charlotte Tilbury-Matte Revolution Mini Lipstick Charms

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This beautifully designed festive kit includes 3 travel-size Matte Revolution lipsticks of the following popular shades: Red Carpet Red, Amazing Grace and Very Victoria. It’s the perfect gift for the Christmas party season!

The Body Shop- Vanilla Chai Festive Tin

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This beatifully designed Christmas gift set from The Body Shop contains 4 products fromt the bath and body Vanilla Chai range that smell deliciously sweet and festively spicy.

  • Vanilla Chai Shower Gel 60ml
  • Vanilla Chai Body Butter 50ml
  • Vanilla Chai Body Scrub 50ml
  • Vanilla Chai Body Lotion 60ml

Nails inc-Nail Candy Gift Set

Nails inc Nail Candy Gift Set

This stunning candy cane packaging includes some of the most gorgeous festive shades for the party season:

St James – pillar box red

Grosvenor Crescent – deep aubergine

Royal Avenue – red and gold glitter

Belsize Road – gold and pale pink glitter

Enjoy your Christmas beauty-shoppinng!!

Love,

Eleni xxx

 

Autumnal Face Care

Hi Everyone!

I hope you had a great Halloween weekend 🙂

It’s a Sunday afternoon and I’m all snuggled up on my sofa with the company of candles and a hot hazelnut coffee listening to Thriller so everything feels and smells like the heart of Autumn.

Now I don’t know about you, but I love spending my Sunday evenings getting ready for the new week by investing in my beauty routine- nails, face masks and all that jazz!

As the weather is getting colder I feel even stronger the need to keep my face protected and hydrated. So here are my favourite face-care products of the season:

Liz Earle Cleanse & Polish™ Hot Cloth Cleanser

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I got this product at my visit to the Glamour Beauty Festival back in March but I started using it only recently as I was using other cleansing products which I had in my beauty cupboard. I love starting my day with it as it has a very spa-like feel to it. It comes with 2 pure cotton cloths and smells beautifully of Eucalyptus, Rosemary and Chamomile. It has a very soothing effect to the skin and leaves it looking fresh and radiant.

9 to 5 Lush Cleanser

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This is my go-to cleanser for taking the day and my make up off as soon as I come back home and put my PJs on. Enriched with  almond oil and dove orchid cleansing milk, it is very gentle to the skin, perfect for removing mascara without disturbing the eyes (always a challenge for me), very moisturizing and of course as with all Lush products it has an amazing scent!

Dr.Organic Moroccan Argan Oil Facial Oil

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Now let me confess that this product was bought in a panic. I’m turning 30 in a month you see, so when my friend Maria came to visit me a couple of weeks ago we got talking about the time that is passing by and our skin that needs anti-aging support . Soon after, we found ourselves at Holland & Barrett looking for a magic potion to keep us young forever! This facial oil is enriched with Moroccan Argan oil which is a rich source of vitamins, antioxidants and essential fatty acids that promise to naturally build up the skin’s anti-aging defenses. I couldn’t tell you whether it actually works when it comes to anti-aging, but I can tell you that I really enjoy massaging my face with it just before going to bed  at night as its oils have a relaxing effect on me and I wake up in the morning with a super soft, hydrated skin.

Clarins Eye Revive Beauty Flash

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With ingredients including rose water, lily and white tea extracts this eye cream promises to  smooth the eye contour area and diminish the fine lines around the eyes. I have only used it for a couple of days as I had some samples of it in my cupboard and not a full sized product. I have to say though, that even in such a short period of using it I noticed a difference in the puffiness under my eyes and the area around them felt smoother.

Victoria’s Secret Sugar Scrub Lip Smoother

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My lips are one of the first parts of my face that feel the weather change and start chipping around this time of the year. One of my favourite products to reverse this effect is the Victoria Secret lip scrubs. I have the older version of the product that comes in a pot and looks like this Image result for VICTORIA'S SECRET NEW! Sugar Scrub Lip Smoother

but I’m sure that the new version of the product is as good. Using sugar crystals, it gently exfoliates the lips and conditions them with a blend of coco butter, vitamin E and jojoba oil. All that if you resist licking your lips as it smells and tastes great!!

*I know this is not face-care related but as I was on the Victoria Secret website I got browsing through their new lingerie lines. How gorgeous is this bra from their Beautiful line?!

Love,

Eleni xx

 

My best friend’s wedding

Last month I experienced one of the best and most emotional days of my life celebrating the wedding of one of my dearest and closest friends. She was the most gorgeous bride, the groom was equally handsome and the atmosphere both during the ceremony and the wedding party was relaxed and full of love.

To honor my friend, I wanted to look at my best so I had chosen carefully all the make up products that I would use on the day. I don’t know if this happens to you too but often when I try a new make up style at home in my pajamas I end up looking fabulous, my bed is so impressed with me! When I try to achieve the same result just before a big event though, a little clown is staring back at me in the mirror! Fortunately this time everything worked smoothly and my make up survived a hot night, 7 hours of dancing and staid in place up until 6 o’clock in the following morning that I went to bed 🙂

These are the products I used:

Estée Lauder Double Wear Foundation

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I had read numerous reviews raving about this foundation and I had also tried a sample of the product that made me fall in love with it instantly. So when it came to choosing the right foundation for the wedding, I had no second thoughts on which one to go for. This product is perfect for special occasions like this as it offers great coverage and a flawless, almost airbrushed effect; it just doesn’t fade away!  It feels much heavier than the type of coverage I’m used to though, so I am using it only for nights out and similar events as I prefer something lighter for everyday use.

Benefit Hoola Bronzing Powder

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I have been using this bronzer all summer long as it gives such a warm, healthy, sun-kissed look! I’m always cautious when it comes to bronzing powders as some of them can make you look orange but the Hoola shade is matte and looked great both before getting a tan and after my summer holidays. I also loved the brush that came with it which doesn’t happen often with brushes that come with the product packaging.

NYX Cheek Contour Duo Palette Ginger & Pepper

 

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Although this is supposed to be a contouring palette I used it just as a blush and highlighter kit. I loved the colours and especially the highlighter is one of the best I have ever tried! Classy glow rather than extreme contouring, just as I like it!

Chanel Rouge Coco in 426 Roussy

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Chanel lipsticks are my favourite when it comes to special occasions make up as they stay in place for hours while they are still hydrating and light on the lips. As I was wearing a coral/peachy dress I wanted a lipstick that would be suitable but still stand out and the Roussy was the perfect shade for it!

NARS Lip Gloss in Gold Digger

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I wanted to add a little shine to my lips so the NARS Gold Digger lip gloss was perfect for the job! Its texture is great as it’s long-lasting for a lip gloss and hydrating without feeling sticky. The shade is subtle but make the lips look fuller.

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Other products used: Laura Mercier primer, Naked Smoky Palette, Revlon Ultra Volume Mascara, Benefit Goof Proof Brow Pencil.

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What are your favourite make up products for special occasions?

Love,

Eleni xx

Summer Beauty Favourites

Hello everyone!

Apologies for the radio silence the last couple of months! Looks like I have returned to my student years this summer as I decided to take 2 exams and have spent every minute out of work preparing for them! One is out of the way but have one more to go so bear with me..

I might have been running around trying to find time for everything, but I did manage to squeeze some time to get my hands on some lovely, summery, colourful beauty products that cheered me up 🙂 All of them smell, look and feel like corals, and sandy beaches, fruity cocktails and sun cream and have made my long wait to my summer holidays much more tolerable. These are my favourites:

KIKO MILANO Velvet Passion Matte Lipstick in Beige Rose

I love the colour and creamy texture of this lipstick and I think it’s going to look even better with a proper tan. It’s smooth like a lip butter and it smells amazingly like cocoa. I really like the matte finish of the lipstick but if I want to add some shine to it I apply some KIKO Super Gloss in 116 Pearly Pink over it.

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O.P.I. Nail Lacquer in ElePhantastic Pink

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I’m all about coral shades for my nails and toes for Summer and this O.P.I. pinky-coral nail polish is my favourite this year. It’s applied very easily, dries quickly and shines like gel nail polish. This little treasure will be travelling with my on my holidays!

KIKO MILANO Mirage Lip Stylo

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I love the glamorous golden hourglass packaging of this lip stylo and its magnetic closure. It gives shine and feels more like a gloss than a lipstick which is great for summer. Doesn’t last for ages  and needs to be reapplied after a couple of hours  but it’s great for its price.  I have it in which is a lovely fuchsia.

Lush Black Stockings Body Tint

Now let me tell you I’m bad with self-tanning. The only thing I can pretty much manage (and love) is the Garnier Summer Body Gradual Tan Moisturiser. But when I saw this little heart at Lush I thought I’d give it a try. It’s perfect for a night out, I use it for some glow on my arms and legs and it gives them a lovely bronzed shine. It’s very easy to apply but wouldn’t use it for a full body tan. And of course it smells great like all lush products.

Missguided Bondage Dress by ASOS

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Not a beauty product but this has to be my favourite dress this summer! I love the shiny pink colour and the way the material hugs the body curves. Will be my go-to dress for many nights out!

What are your favourites this summer? What should I ABSOLUTELY pack for my holidays this year?

Love,

Eleni xxx

 

The Happiness Tag

Hi everyone!

I hope you all enjoyed your weekend :)

Some time ago I was nominated by the lovely Leanne to for the happiness tag.  Leanne has one of the sweetest and most inspiring blogs so if you haven’t already ,go visit her blog; you will fall in love with her writing.

It’s taken me ages to do this post because things have been pretty busy lately but I loved doing it as finding happiness in my every day has been my main focus this year!

So these are the things that need to be done:

  • name 5 things that make you happy 
  • name 5 songs that make you happy 
  • choose 5 nominees to complete the tag

5 Things that make me happy:

  1. My lovely boyfriend. He is always there for me to support me, make me smile and love me unconditionally. I love spending my days with him.
  2. My family. I’m so grateful to have grown up in a family full of love and affection. We are and have always been a team and I wouldn’t have managed without their love and support. Talking to them and spending time with them makes me happy.
  3. My amazing friends. I know everyone loves their friends but really I have the most amazing friends in the world! Gossiping, dancing, talking and laughing with them always puts a smile on my face.
  4. Books. Reading a good book is one of my favourite things in the world. I feel like a live many different lives through the books’ characters which I find very exciting.
  5. Shopping. I love makeup and fashion! Going shopping and trying on clothes and beauty products never fails to cheer me up 🙂

5 Songs that make me happy:

  1. El mismo sol-Jennifer Lopez/Alvaro Soler
  2. On the Top of the Word-Imagine Dragons
  3. Tourner Dans Le Vide-Indila
  4. Superheroes-The Script
  5. Don’t Stop Believing-Journey

And my 5 nominations are:

Be happy everyone 🙂

Love,

Eleni xx

 

 

Drugstore Beauty Stars on a Budget

 

Hi Everyone,

Things have been pretty busy lately  so I’m always looking for things to keep me going. Now most times these things involve my lovely partner, close friends, a hot bath or a good book.  But hey, I am a material girl so little beauty stars can also make my day 🙂

I have been paying some visits to Boots the past few weeks and I have discovered some brilliant beauty products that are also on a budget, so win-win!

Collection Lasting Perfection Concealer 

Several bloggers and vloggers have been writing and talking about how good this product is so I was intrigued to try it especially given its budget price. And I have to say that I’m smitten. I love the way it matches my skin as most concealers give me a reverse-panda look and it provides great coverage without feeling too heavy.

Max Factor Ageless Elixir

 

I am so impressed with this 2 in 1 foundation/serum! I am not sure its anti-aging formula actually works (I like to think it does) but it is bloody amazing as a foundation! Its velvety coverage is flawless yet so light on the face and it smells so good! It also has an SPF15 which is always great. Real gem and will be definitely repurchasing!

Collection Illuminating & Reviving

Eye Primer

Now I have to admit that this is the first eye primer I have ever used!!! I know right?

I just wasn’t sure it was an essential to my beauty regime but reading more and more about them as well as the fact that I was trekking my eye shadow all the way down to my chin after 8 hours in the office, made me decide it was about time to get one.

I had made my research and was going for an Urban Decay one. But then I tried the Collection concealer mentioned above and was so impressed. So I thought, “what if I can get an equally good product at a much better price?” As I said this is my first primer so can’t really compare it to anything else but I for one am well and truly impressed! It enhanced the pigmentation of my eye-shadows massively and they stay in place for hours! Love it.

L’Oreal Paris Super Star Mascara

I am very picky with my mascaras. Veeeery picky. And this has a lot to do with the fact that my eye lashes haven’t been gifted with either length or volume. Add to this an unfortunate case of cutting my own eye lashes-don’t ask!- and you’ll get where  I’m coming from. So being impressed by a mascara doesn’t happen very often. In fact, the first time I tried this mascara I wasn’t very happy with it. It’s great for length OK, but what about volume? I don’t want my lashes to look like a daddy long legs! But then  I tried it on again, this time being patient enough to apply the product properly and that was when the magic happened! This super star gives lovely long eye-lashes that don’t clump together, stays put for a long, long time but it’s not a nightmare to take off-always a plus.

What are your own drugstore must haves these days?

Love,

Eleni xx

 

Good Hair Days are Happy Days!

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Hi everyone,

I have been #blessed with wavy hair which means a) not one day is the same as the next one b) I’ve got hair with a temperament worse than mine (and I have quite the temperament!) and c) I need LOADS of time if I want it to look tidy and neat!

I also have highlights which makes them quite dry and I go to the gym quite a lot which means straightening them often goes out the window as it’s pretty much pointless.

Given all the above I really appreciate hair products that make my life a little bit easier! So today I have selected to show you the little warriors that fight the battle with my rebelling hair on a daily basis 🙂

STEP 1: Shampooing – Aussie Luscious Long Shampoo

I have to admit that I first bought an Aussie shampoo just because of their amazing summery scents. And then I fell in love with their moisturizing texture. I have very long hair which makes everything a little bit harder so this one works miracles when it comes to keeping them soft and untangling them.  I also love the way my hair smell after using.

STEP 2: Conditioning – Aussie Miracle Shine Conditioner

I could never think of just shampooing without using a conditioner as I would end up with a bird’s nest instead of hair! This conditioner is another essential in my routine as it leaves my hair so soft and glossy! It also smells divine and I can actually comb my hair after using it! Win-win.

STEP 3: Combing – Thick and Curly Tangle Teezer Brush

I actually only bought this brush yesterday-my first Tangle Teezer brush- and I can’t believe it took me so long to try it! This is such an AMAZING product! Anyone with thick/curly hair will understand- brushing it can be painful !Big time! I tried this brush after washing my hair yesterday and it didn’t pull it for a moment! It managed to untangle my hair so easily, so much faster and pain-free. I’m in love.

STEP 4: Nourishing – OGX  Argan Oil of Morocco Penetrating Oil 

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I have written about this product before as I have been using it for a while now. As I mentioned, the ends of my hair tend to be quite dry so this is perfect for restoring them and giving them a silky feel. I only need to apply a very small amount of the product for smooth, soft hair and I love the fact that it doesn’t feel heavy or greasy at all-always a risk with this type of products. Smells great too 🙂

STEP 5:Straightening – ghd Straight and Smooth Spray 

 

So sometimes I take the big decision to straighten my hair and I certainly need a little help with it! I use this spray just before blow drying my hair and it’s great for making it less frizzy, protecting them from the heat and making the straightening effect last longer. It’s also very lightweight.

STEP 6: Styling –  REDKEN Fashion Work 12 Spray

This hairspray is great for both curly and straight hair styles. It leaves the hair in place for a long time and it’s enriched with  Vitamins C and E to protect the hair.

How do you tame/style your hair?

Love,

Eleni xx