Outfit – Puffer jacket with over the knee boots

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I’m a fan of comfy and warm looks in winter time, it’s very cold in London and nothing better than a warm & comfy outfit.

It’s so nice when in the cold days the sun showing up…. Today was a beautiful sunny day.

For my outfit I chose a puffer jacket with jeans and over the knee boots, to complete the look I put a nice and warm scarf.

Puffer Jacket – lily Mode fashion Boots – Ajvani Jeans – Zara (Hand made) Scarf BelArte

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Hope you enjoyed reading, have a great weekend

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Anita xx

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Simple things in life makes me happy!

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I am a believer of the fact that everyday there is something simple that we can do to make ourselves happy.

Just a smile or someone being nice to me makes me happy, feeling the sun on my face and drink a coffee makes me happy, simple music can make me sing, a simple hug can make me feel better….

Look at the sky, listening to the sound of rain against the window, fresh flowers, going on a road trip, all of this simple things make me feel happy.

I’m a positive person, and I like to surround myself with positive people.

The conclusion… I am blessed because I’m alive….

 

I hope you enjoyed reading about the simple things that makes me happy.

What makes you happy ?

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Anita xx

 

Lips – Application Tips

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I love to wear lipstick and take care of my lips , so today I will talk about lips …..

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Lips tend to dry out because they have no sebaceous glands. Take a toothbrush and brush Vaseline or lip balm into them. This will help exfoliate any dead skin, seal in moisture and act as a primer for lipstick the waxiness works to fill cracks and smooth the lip surface. 

To prevent and treat, apply balm daily ….. 

 – Since lips contain no melanin, they need protection against the sun’s burning rays. So when you are out in the sun, protect your lips with a screen that has a high SPF.

– Use a brush when applying lipstick for a precise look. the brush allows you to get right into the corners without smudging and it ensures that you keep your colour within your lip line rather than smudging it over the edges.

-To achieve a soft, tidy line and prevent bleeding without lining lips, try soaking a cotton bud in liquid foundation, or concealer, and run it around the outside of a already- painted mouth.

– When using a lip pencil sharpen it before use. This not only ensure a precise point but also takes away any greasy residual on the pencil tip and reveals the fresh crayon underneath, making application much easier.

– After outlining the lips with a pencil, use it to colour in your lips, even if you’re applying lipstick on top. This allows colour to wear off uniformly.

-To keep lipstick off teeth, apply colour with a brush and then blot. Hold your finger horizontally between lips and bit down, pulling your finger out to remove any lipstick that colour rub off on your teeth.

– Blot your lipstick with a tissue and then reapply to build up colour and durability.

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No lipsticks is going to look luxurious if lips aren’t well cared for first. Take care of your lips ….. hope you enjoyed this post and have a nice day ….. 

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Anita xx

Avon sun magic tan self-tan bronzing review

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Pleasantly, tropical scented self-tanning lotion complements your skin tone for a sun-kissed glow all year round, in just 1 hour. Doesn’t streak when applied properly, non-staining and fast drying. Contains extracts of skin-firming pomegranate, vitamin E, beta carotene, coconut oil and fennel.

I always had naturally darker skin and it never turned red in the sun whilst getting that ideal bronzy look ….. I like to use self – tanning only on my legs, and I found this one perfect for me.  One pump is enough for my entire leg . I massage the mousse from ankles upwards. Slap and dash, massage and blend – legs done. First thing I noticed is that the mousse doesn’t smell as foul as most self-tanning products. It has a tropical smell, which is a relief. 

Fast drying, mousse which provides an immediate, natural-looking tan for bronzed skin.

Keeps the skin soft, and gorgeous colour for long. 

HOW TO USE

  • Prepare – exfoliate dry skin using a scrub or wash cloth
  • Apply – spray onto hands and smooth liberally and evenly onto skin in circular motions to avoid streaking. Wait until completely dry before dressing or exposing to water.

 

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Everyday makeup

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Glossy lips and a sunkissed glow, sounds like a day at the beach! But why not take a glamorous makeup look and wear it every day?

You can beautifully enhance your natural beauty without going extreme on colours. teh beauty of wearing neutral makeup is that you will feel look and feel like you…..

Here are some of the products I use for this makeup look ;

 

Foundation; Dior skin forever 040

Concealer; Maybelline instant anti age

Powder; NYX HD finishing powder

Bronzer; Maybelline Dream sun bronzing

Eye brows; NYX tinted brow mascara

Eye shadow; Too Face Chocolate Bar palette

Eye liner; L’Oreal super liner Black Lacquer

Mascara; L’Oreal Telescopic extra black

Lipstick; L’Oreal  color rich 214

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Anita xx

 

 

Your skin

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Beautiful skin is essential for making the most of your looks.Without it, all that carefully apply makeup will either go patchy and blotchy, slide into lines and wrinkles or disappear off your face in a shiny oil mess. the simple true is that most of us don’t have beautiful skin. In fact, we don’t even have so-called ‘normal’ skin, with its plump, shiny texture, radiant glow and minimal breakouts. Instead we have dry bits, oil bits or irritated bits, and that means our skin doesn’t always look or feel as good as it should. But the good news is that you don’t have to put up with this. By knowing what kind of skin you have and how to treat it, you can solve your particular problems.

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Tips for oily skin 

  • Only cleanse twice a day.
  • If shine still slips through, blotting paper is great for mopping up excess oil.
  • Ensure all your products – even your makeup – are oil free.
  • if you get painful red spots. a little lavender oil dabbed on the skin will help reduce inflammation in minutes.

Your key products  – Foaming cleanser ; Oil free moisturizer; Blotting papers; spot stick ….

Tips for Dry skin  

  • Only cleanse your skin once at the end of the day. This will remove dirty and grime but will prevent further drying, in the morning a splash of water and some moisturizer are all you need.
  • Exfoliation is essential for dry skin.
  • Never expose your skin to really hot water, it dries out parched skin.
  • Never dry your skin completely. One of the best ways to hydrate dry skin is just to pat it with the towel after washing, then apply moisturizer to seal in that extra moisture.

Your key products – Creamy cleanser; Exfoliating scrub; Rich moisturizer; Facial mist; Moisturizing mask.

All the skin care in the world won’t help if you don’t tackle the factors that destroy your skin.

  • Protect your skin from the sun 
  • Don’t smoke (Is very bad for your skin)
  • Stress affects the skin in numbers of ways ( try not to stress) 
  • Sleep well 
  • Drink at least 2 liters of water per day 

 

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Summer makeup tips

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The summer is here in full swing ! The scorching heat and sweat tends to mess up the makeup. Runny mascara, bleeding lipstick, smudged eyeliner! Sounds frustrating right? This is why it is important to follow some simple tips  to avoid it from melting down. So, today I bring to you some such ways to keep your makeup last longer ….

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Cleanse, tone and moisturize your skin and use a protection sunscreen to help lock the makeup in…..

Priming your skin before you apply your makeup will prevent your blush or foundation from melting off when you spend time under the bright sun. Apply primer to clean skin and allow it to dry before adding foundation or powder. You can also apply your foundation with a dampened makeup sponge to allow it to go on sheer without looking thick and cakey. Use even strokes and allow it to dry before applying powder or a finishing spray for a matte look.

You may opt to use a serum since they are lightweight by nature, and one of the ways to Apply makeup for summer, is to use lighter foundation, preferably powder ones for oily to combo skin and liquid for dry skin. If you put plenty of it, there are chances it would peel off sooner, so be light with your application.

Best Summer Makeup Tips You Must See

  • Use light translucent powder this is going to be hit look for summers.
  • Light shades of bronzer on cheek bones gives you an instant glow.
  • Use light brown or nude eye shadow to give them a natural look.
  • Wear sunny bright blush which is going to be easy with your outfits
  • Colors such as golden green, earthy tones can be used with brown mascara to give that extra edge.
  • Use water proof make up.
  • Apply lip balm to protect your lips from the heat and the damage of the sun rays.
  • You can increase the volume of color,vibrant shades of eye and lips but do not go in shiny and shimmer brigade.
  • Consider altering with oil free formula during the summer months.

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Anita xx

Skin care necessities

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As human, you come packaged in material that’s light, tough, elastic and waterproof. Your skin protects your body against the world…..

For some, achieving perfect skin seems impossible, but good skin is achievable. It simply takes work! With a bit of knowledge, your skin will look better – and be healthier – than you ever thought possible….

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As you know, there is no good makeup without good skin. Makeup should enhance your natural beauty, not mark it. Taking responsibility for your skin, means getting into a proper regime and looking after it correctly each and every day. The better you take care of yourself and your skin, the better you look……

 

Sleep and water are essential to great looking skin 

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My favorite bronzers

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Today I want to share my favorite bronzers , They are matte and quite similar in shades…. These three are the ones I use more.

Elizabeth Arden 

Maybelline 

Makeup revolution 

Elizabeth Arden Bronze colour Intrigue ; 

A versatile, soft-shimmer dual-tone bronzing powder that leaves a healthy, sun-kissed glow on the surface of the skin, eliminating the need for harmful exposure to the sun.

The texture of the compact is very fine and hence it blends really well……

Maybelline Dream Sun Triple Bronzing powder ; 

For instant natural looking, sun kissed perfection. Three multi-tonal bronzing shades create your unique sun kissed look, all year-round.

The best thing about this product is, it has 3 shades in one container. You can either combine all the shades using the brush by swiping it around the sides of your face…..

Makeup Revolution London ultra sculpt & contour kit; 

The palette brings three different products – a matte bronzer, a highlighter and a shimmer blush.

This is a nice kit for contouring, highlighting and bronzing. I totally love the texture of all the products and how smoothly they blend on my skin.

What’s your favorite bronzer ? 

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Anita xx