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Cuticle work is easy!

Posted on: April 18th, 2016 by Olena 20 Comments



Way back when I was being trained as a beauty specialist, manicure was one of my favorite subjects. I even excelled in my manicure exam with 100 out of 100 marks! It still puts a proud smile on my face when I recollect about it :) I love a nice manicure because I believe it’s a big part of our feminine identity. Nowadays many women go to the nail bars or beauty salons to get a professional treatment, but … Read more

Posted in Nail care, Nail products

La Roche Posay Hydreane Riche

Posted on: April 11th, 2016 by Olena 24 Comments

I have been using La Roche Posay Hydreane Riche as a day cream for over 3 months. It was more than enough to see all the pros and cons of this product and now I am ready to share my impressions with you :)


la roche posay hydreane riche


The package states that this moisturizer is for dry skin, but to my opinion it is good for the skin prone to dryness and also for dehydrated skin. In case your skin is veryRead more

Posted in Moisturisers

Monthly Favorites / 3 Hits and 1 Miss

Posted on: March 2nd, 2016 by Olena 38 Comments

Monthly Favorites February 2016


3 Hits:


Garnier Micellar Water

Monthly Favorites February 2016 Garnier Micellar Water


OK, let’s start classic! After all, what’s a hit list without one of the most popular micellar waters on the market? :) I believe nothing beats Micellar Water by Garnier in terms of an affordable price + a huge bottle + pretty good quality!

The first time I tried Garnier micellar water was last year after I had already tried more expensive micellar waters by Bioderma and Vichy. And you know what? … Read more

Posted in Monthly Favorites

Top Lipsticks – the most raved collections

Posted on: February 23rd, 2016 by Olena 37 Comments

“Top Products” category features highly raved and hot-right-now products.  Let’s talk Top Lipsticks today :)


Clarins Joli Rouge Brillant – Perfect Shine Sheer Lipstick

Top lipsticks - Clarins Joli Rouge Brilliant


I’m a big fan of Clarins brand, as their products are of a good, high end quality, but at the very reasonable price. So, whenever I want to feel luxurious but not ready to splurge crazy money on products, I often reach for Clarins. Definitely, this brand is thumbs up for me!

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Posted in Top Products

Vichy Aqualia Thermal Awakening Eye Balm

Posted on: February 10th, 2016 by Olena 45 Comments

Vichy Aqualia Thermal Awakening Eye Balm


I have been suffering from puffy eyes for the last few years and though I blame mostly hay fever and sinus problems for that, I have also noticed that with age my under eye skin becomes more prone to puffiness in general. For example, if I eat too salty food or I don’t drink enough water during the day it always results in puffy eyes in the morning.

In spite I realize that the problem should be solved by … Read more

Posted in Eye care