29. september 2016

Preview: Essence Midnight Masquerade TE

I know the preview of Midnight Masquerade and the Little X-Mas Factory from Essence is already out since August, but I didn't want to post it before. I thought it was way too early, especially for the Christmas one. Since Midnight Masquerade will be available in October and November, now it's a good time to post a preview. The Christmas preview comes at the end of October.

Preview: Essence Midnight Masquerade TE


The clock strikes midnight! With the new trend edition “midnight masquerade”, essence invites you to an extraordinary masked ball in October – November 2016. Products in mysterious colors like red, black and lavender ensure a mystical look. The ultimate stars of the night are the two duo ombré lipsticks, eyeshadows with a foil-effect and a black eyeshadow base that can also be used as a kajal. The breathtaking ornament mask creates a particularly mysterious look. Meet me @ midnight – with essence! 

1. Nail polish: Midnight manicure. Two red tones with a semi-matt latex finish as well as midnight blue and black with a multi-chrome glitter effect are the must-have polishes at the masked ball. Available in 01 meet me midnight, 02 black cats wanted, 03 a vampire kissed my neck and 04 the walking red. 

2. Effect eyeshadow: Dark shadows! The eyeshadows in copper, midnight blue and violet are based on black as well as metallic pigments to create an innovative foil effect. Available in 01 keep your midnight secret, 02 spooktacular night and 03 witching you were here. 

3. Nail & cuticle tattoos: Spooky nails: thanks to these exciting tattoos for the nails and cuticles! An easy application without water – each image is simply applied by pressing it onto the nail. Available in 01 party at the haunted house. 

4. 2in1 intensifying base & smokey kajal: Witches welcome. The black eyeshadow base in a pen-shape intensifies effects and dark colors as well as making eyeshadow last longer. It can also be used as a kajal for waterproof smokey eyes styles. Available in 01 zombies not allowed. 

5. Liquid skin illuminator: Glow for the night! The liquid highlighter gives the face and body a subtle shimmer. Available in 01 sitting, waiting, witching

6. Ornament mask: Keep your secrets! The mask made of soft fabric with an ornamental style gives every girl a mysterious and dramatic look. Suitable for all face shapes. Available in 01 from mask till dawn. 

7. False lashes: Batgirl-eyes! These bat-lashes ensure an extravagant look! Reusable and includes glue. Available in 01 the dark night rises.

8. Duo ombré lipstick: Obscure ombré. The lips are framed with the black lipliner and then colored-in with the liquid, matt texture in red or dark red to create trendy ombré lips. Available in 01 dance till dawn and 02 bloody marry me.


Thank you for reading!

26. september 2016

Empties #8

Himalaya Herbals Purifying Neem Face Wash, Gentle Exfoliating Daily Face Wash & Gentle Exfoliating Apricot Scrub

Himalaya Herbals Purifying Neem Face Wash, Gentle Exfoliating Daily Face Wash & Gentle Exfoliating Apricot Scrub
I got this Himalaya samples at SummerMBeauty blogger event. I took them with me to the seaside, since they are a perfect size for travelling. I find the Face Wash very similar to Balea's that I always talk about. Lately, I have noticed Balea's one dries my skin a bit, and that's not the case with Himalaya. Daily Face Wash I have used every couple of days and I liked it, it's very gentle. Exfoliating Apricot Scrub smells exactly like Apricots, it has a strong scent and it is quite harsh on the skin.

21. september 2016

Trend It Up Haul


You probably know there is a new brand in Slovenian DMs called Trend It Up. German bloggers always talked about their nail polishes, so I was very excited to finally see the brand in DM. I wanted to get so much more products, but I decided on four. I bought two nail polishes, a matte lipstick and a matte lipcream. 

18. september 2016

Magic Planner

Magic Planner

Remember last year's post about this gorgeous planner? Well, this year it's even more amazing. Magic planner has improved a lot. They added a hard cover, the spiral is stronger, the paper is thicker... This year there will be two versions, a school planner (September 2016 - September 2017) and one for the whole year 2017. There are also three different designs, black, gold and colouring one, which you can see on their Facebook page. At first, I didn't know which design to choose, first I wanted the colouring one, then the black one, at the end I went for a gold one, for a little colour in my life.

15. september 2016

Born Pretty Store Matte Top Coat

Born Pretty Store Super Matte Change Surface Glossy Oil Nail Polish

Last month I got a chance to collaborate with Born Pretty Store again. They sent me three products and today I am going to talk about their Super Matte Change Surface Glossy Oil Nail Polish. It comes in a classic round glass bottle, that is all matte. You get 15ml of product in the bottle and it costs $3.99. You can get it here. The brush is straight cut and easy to work with.

12. september 2016

Birthday Wishlist

I know everyone is saying this, but I can't believe how fast time is going. I'm going to be 20. I don't know if I'm weird, but time goes by so fast, sometimes I have to think how old I actually am. Let's go to the post. For my birthday I had to make a wishlist. I little disclaimer, I won't buy all of these products for my birthday, but I will treat myself a little with a few of them. For the rest of them, they will be on my wishlist for the next couple of months.

Birthday Wishlist

1. Sleek I-Divine Eyeshadow Palette in A New Day
We finally got Sleek makeup iIn Slovenian Müllers. I have never had anything from this brand, but I have heard a lot of good stuff about their eyeshadow palettes. I picked the palette in shade A New Day, because it's a mix of matte and shimmery shades, also the shades look lovely.

2. Trend It Up N°1 Nail Polish 110
3. Trend Iz Up Soft Matte Nail Polish 010
We also got Trend It Up in our DMs. I can't tell you, how excited I am for some new brands coming to Slovenia (Sleek, Trend It Up, L.O.V. and some more). The first nail polish looks perfect for autumn and winter. I love wearing red and dark red nails over that time. The second one is a nice rose matte shade, I just hope the formula is nice too.

4. Sleek Highlighting Palette in Solstice
This palette is absolutely gorgeous. I only have a few highlighters, so this would be great for my collection.

5. Trend It Up Ultra Matte Lipstick 420
       I haven't read much about Trend It Up lipsticks, but I still want to try these matte lipsticks, in particular, the shade 420, I just love a good nude lipstick. I think Trend It Up also has matching lipliners to the lipsticks, so I want both, a lipstick and a lipliner.

6. Sleek Matte Me Ultra Smooth Matte Cream in Birthday Suit
7. Trend It Up Ultra Matte Lipcream 065
I have heard some good things about Sleek's lip creams and I had to put Birthday Suit on my WL. I probably won't get both, the one from Trend It Up and this one, I will probably just buy the cheaper one, that's Trend It Up and see how I like it.

8. Physicians Formula Happy Booster Glow & Mood Boosting Blush
9. Physicians Formula Glowing Nude Blush
I have been adoring Physicians Formula blushes on Mateja's blog and I wanted one for quite some time now. If I ever have too much money, I will probably buy one.

10. Maybelline Lash Sensational Mascara
This is on my wishlist for a couple of months. I have seen only good things about it. I love most of Maybelline's mascaras and I haven't bought one in a long time.

Birthday Wishlist

11. Batiste Dry Shampoo Dark & Deep Brown
I had Batiste Dry Shampoo once before on my wishlist, but I haven't bought it yet. It is kind of expensive and I heard you use it up really fast. But I am thinking for some time that maybe for my birthday I will finally get it.

12. Balea Aqua Augen Roll-On
I loved every product I ever had of Balea's Aqua line, so I thought I would try this one too.

13. Eucerin Dry Skin Intensive 10% w/w Urea Treatment Lotion
I talked before that I have very dry skin on my upper arms and that my dermatologist recommended me La Roche Posay or Eucerin lotion with Urea. At that time I thought I would save money and I bought one from Balea for not even 2€, but I don't think that one is really good. I want to try this one too, to see if it's better.

14. Balea Feuchtigkeits Haarmilch Pfirsich & Cocos
I have heard about this on a german youtube channel, but I can't remember on which one. The girl was really impressed by it, I wanted to get it, but then I forgot about it. Now, I have found it on the Balea Website and I remembered to put it on my wishlist.

15. Garnier SkinActive Oil-Infused Micellar Cleansing Water
I have seen a lot of bloggers talking about it, also Slovenian bloggers, and they mostly like it. I am that person who has never owned a Garnier Micellar Water, so I hope I will have a chance to try them soon.

Do you have any of the products mentioned? Would you recommend it or not? Thank you for reading!

08. september 2016

Essence Blush Ball 10 Peach Candy

Essence Blush Ball 10 Peach Candy

In my Summer Makeup Favourites I said I will soon have a review on Essence Blush Ball 10 Peach Candy on my blog. I prepared the whole post and then I completely forgot about it. Today I finally have it. When I saw a promo for Essence's new products for Spring and Summer 2016 these Blush Balls immediately caught my eye and I had to put them on my wishlist. One day Natalija from Dominur sent me a package of Essence and Catrice goodies and you can imagine I was most excited about this blush.

Essence Blush Ball 10 Peach Candy

Blush Balls by Essence came out in their Spring and Summer 2016 collection. There is three color choices right now: 10 peach candy, 20 strawberry candy and 30 cinnamon candy. I got sent 10 peach candy, which is perfect for summer. It comes in a white plastic packaging with pink writing and a clear plastic cover, so you can see the shade of the blush.

Essence Blush Ball 10 Peach Candy

I just apply the blush directly to the cheeks and I blend it with my fingers. It has a powdery texture and blends really well. It leaves your cheeks looking healthy and glowy, like you have a little bit of highlighter on. I wanted to include a picture how it looks on me, but I just can't capture the color with my phone, it doesn't really show up on my cheeks, even though I applied a lot, I think I need more practice with face shots. However, I did include a swatch on my hand.

Essence Blush Ball 10 Peach Candy

Essence Blush Ball 10 Peach Candy

In conclusion, I love it, it is adorable and makes my cheeks glow. It also stays on for the entire day. I hope Essence releases some more shades. I know Catrice now also has them, so I will have to check them out too.

Do you have these Blush Balls? Do you like them? Thank you for reading!

*This product was sent to me

05. september 2016

Izola Photo Diary

Izola Belvedere Photo Diary

Izola Photo Diary

Izola Photo Diary

Izola Photo Diary

Izola Photo Diary

Izola Photo Diary

Izola Photo Diary

Izola Photo Diary

Izola Photo Diary

Izola Photo Diary

Izola Photo Diary

Izola Photo Diary

Izola Photo Diary

Izola Belvedere Photo Diary
A view from our room

Izola Photo Diary

Izola Belvedere Photo Diary

In the middle of July my boyfriend and I went to Izola and I wanted to share some pictures with you. If you don't know, Izola is an old fishing town on the Slovene Riviera. It is my favourite vacation destination in Slovenia. I came here once or twice when I was little with my family, and now for three years I have been coming here with my boyfriend. I adore it, those narrow streets, architecture and beautiful beaches. If you are interested, we were staying at Belvedere hotel. Let me tell you, this hotel is on a hill and it was a workout to go up and down a couple of times a day. Overall, it was a great experience. I took most of this pictures the day we got there, the first day was cloudy and windy, so the pictures are not the best. Plus, I don't own a fancy camera, they are taken with my phone, but I still like how most of them turned out. 

Have you visited Izola before? Thank you for reading!

01. september 2016

Avon True Color Eyeshadow Quad Mocha Latte

Avon True Color Eyeshadow Quad Mocha Latte

I think this is my last more summery post this year. I can't believe how fast the year is going. I still remember New Year's eve like it was last month and now a new one is just around the corner. Anyway, enough of me rambling, let's go to today's post. I'm going to talk about a palette from Avon, that I got at SummerMBeauty blogger event. True Color Eyeshadow Quad Mocha Latte comes with four neutral eyeshadows. I already reviewed one of Avon's True Color palettes, called Au Naturale here. It's the same black shiny packaging, that's very sturdy. It also has a mirror inside. It comes with a double sided foam applicator, that I don't use.

Avon True Color Eyeshadow Quad Mocha Latte

Eyeshadows go on smoothly, they are a little dusty, but not chalky. Their pigmentation is good, but it's not the best, especially for the lightest shade. My favourite is the third shade, perfect for more autumn weather. I love how it makes my green/blue eyes pop. It also has some shimmer and surprisingly I love it.
They did last longer on my lids than Au Naturale, but my lids are oily and now when it's hot outside, they started to crease in a couple of hours. Maybe if I tested them in colder months, it would be better.

Avon True Color Eyeshadow Quad Mocha Latte

Avon True Color Eyeshadow Quad Mocha Latte

Overall, it's a great palette for travelling, it is small, it has a mirror, it comes with an applicator and has four neutral shades. But I will have to test it out in colder months to see if eyeshadows will last longer.

Thank you for reading!

*I got this product at SummerMBeauty blogger event

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