Monday, 21 November 2016

Christmas Shopping at L'Occitane

Buying your Christmas presents at L'Occitane is even more pleasant right now! Why?

With each purchase L'Occitane if gifting you with a beautiful Christmas ball filled with gifts (use code "christball" if you are shopping online)

And if you spend more than 25.- you are going to receive one of the super cute Crackers filled with gifts as well (use code "cracker" if you are shopping online)

You can make your Christmas shopping at all L'Occitane stores, counters and at

MAC In The Spotlight

"Radiant skin in a flash, no matter what the ligthing conditions. MAC introduces extened shades of Strobe Cream. Add to the beaming effects with silky, weightless Exta Dimension Skinfinish. Whatever formula you choose, take your place... In the Spotlight."

Everyone knows strobing is currently one of the most popular make up addictions. I love it during summer to highlight bronzed skin, but I also like it on winter, especially during holidays, when it is all about shine, lights and sparkle ;)

MAC In the Spotlight is composed of:

Strobe Cream in 5 shades
A moisturized that boosts the look of dull sking and luminizes with iridescent particles

Extra dimension Skin Finish in 4 shades
A liquid-powder highlighter that gives a luminous, well-defined finish

MAC In the Spotlight collection is now available at all MAC counters and at

MAC Nutcracker Sweet - HOLIDAY 2016

“Leap into a magical land that’s a bit nutty, a little naughty, and bursting with whimsy. Lose yourself in an eccentric kingdom of oversized treats and rosy-cheeked nutcrackers. Twist, turn and tumble deeper into the Land of Dolls. Out story has only begun…”

What a better way to describe MAC Holiday 2016 collection!

I must say that I love MAC limited editions very much, but this time they really amazed me more than ever!

The product line is huuuuuge and the packaging... is the the cutest thing I've ever seen. This is going to be the perfect Christmas present for every make up junkie, and there's no need to wrap it it would be a shame to hide such a beautiful gem ;)

See below a photo selection of MAC Nutcracker Holiday 2016 collection!

Magic Dust eyeshadow in Dance Flowers Dance

Magic Dust eyeshadow in Rabblerouser

Magic Dust eyeshadow in Dark Lullaby

Magic Dust eyeshadow in Pretty Dainty

Pigment in Rose

Eye Kohl in Prunella

Magic Dust Powder in Yum Yum Yum

Lipstick in Kingdom of Sweets

Lipstick in Flamboyish

Lipstick in Leap of Delight

Nutcracker Sweet Cool Eye Compact

Nutcracker Sweet Nude Lip Gloss Kit

Nutcracker Sweet Pink Patent Polish Lip Kit

Nutcracker Sweet Red Lipstick Kit

Nutcracker Sweet Essential Brush Kit

MAC Nutcracker Sweet Holiday 2016 collection is now available at all MAC counters and at

Friday, 22 July 2016

The best product for short hair: Made4Mess by Schwarzkopf

I wear short and messy hair since 3 years, and you can't imagine how many styling products I've tried eversince.

To achieve a messy look there are basically gel, wax and hairspray. None of those I've tried really satisfied me 100%. 

Then I've decided I would try some texturizing products, even though they are not yet so popular in Switzerland.

Luckily Schwarzkopf kindly sent me some new products to try, and you can't figure out how happy I was when I discovered it was about texturizing ones! 

The new range is called Made 4 Mess and is available as hairspray and putty. I like them all, but I've found the hairspray to be my BBF. I use it everyday and I really can't live without it anymore.

The product does exactly what it says:

"create artfully undone styles that last. This texturizing hairspray is the ultimate styling tool for your masterpiece: touchable textures with a casual & natural finish."

As I've just said this is definitely my go to products when it comes to hair and I swear about it!

It is very easy to use, efficient and smells AMAZING! I would suggest this product range also if you have longer hair, to give more volume to the roots.

You can find Schwarzkopf got2b Made4Mess products at all Schwarzkopf retailers. I got my new one today at Coop City at CHF 11.50


Thursday, 21 July 2016

Perfect nails for 12 with Gel Couture by Essie

We all know, gel nails and UV nail polish are the best solutions if you are looking for a longlasting result. At the same time I know a lot of people that prefer to change nail color more frequently, or others that don't want to spend time at the nail salon every 3 weeks.

As you may know I make my nails myself and I feel the need to change the color each 1-2 weeks. I use UV nail polish or regular polish as well. And I'm very happy to see that more nail polish brands are working on providing consumers with nail polishes that last more and more.

One of my favourite brand ever, Essie, has just launched its Gel Couture collection. This product range feature 28 colors and a top coat, and it claims to last up to 12 day without chipping or fading. This might be the perfect solution for those who don't want to go to the nail salon but like to have perfect nails for more days. 

I've tried this line myself and I'm very impressed with the quality of the product. First of all I really like the new packaging, so sleek and elegant, much different from the "classic" Essie bottle (that I also like very much). I find the new bottle very "ergonomic" and easy to grab/hold. The brush has also been improved and makes the job much easier. When it comes to the nail polish the consistency is perfect and very easy to work with, neither too runny nor too thick. Essie suggest to put 2 coats of nailpolish and one of top coat, and this is what I did.

The result was perfect, the pigments are very intense and the coverage is amazing. I've removed the nailpolish after 12 days and it was still good looking (I have acrylic nails under it).

I would highly recommend this product range, for your hands but for your feet as well, where I think the nail polish last even longer!

Here are some pics of the Gel Couture by Essie:


Friday, 27 May 2016

A beautiful day with Sephora

Can you imagine my face when I got the news that Sephora was opening its first shop in Switzerland?? Probably not (lucky you...), but let me tell you I was extremely happy about it!

In line with all beauty junkies around the world I've always been a great fan of Sephora. I live not too far from Italy and I often go to Milan. Everytime I go there I never fail to pay visit to Sephora indulging in a beauty shopping spree :D Can you imagine what happens when my Sephora Black Card gives me a 20% off?? That is my ultimate fulfillment :D

But let's go back to Sephora Switzerland!

Last Thursday I had the chance to join the official opening of the first Swiss Sephora's Shop at Manor Geneva. Yes, because as you may already know, Sephora has teamed up with Manor to launch their shops in Switzerland. I personally like this choice very much, and I'm sure it will be a very successful collaboration. Manor is very well known for providing the greatest products and services to all Swiss people since so many years. I think that Manor is part of each Swiss cititenz's life in some way. I would consider it a staple in our country. Therefore I'm really happy they've decided to join Sephora in this adventure!

The event was amazing and perfectly organized. We had the chance to preview the shop, take pictures and chat with the key figures. It was also possible to try some of Sephora's services, such as a brow restyling at Benefit's Brow Bar, or a personalized make up at Nars.

At 5.30 PM the first Swiss Sephora's shop was open to the public.

Sephora has brought to Switzerland 22 brands, 12 of them with the Made in Sephora's brand. Super popular brands such as Too Faced, Marc Jacobs, Tony Moly and Burberry (for the full list read below) are now available in our country!

Brands at Sephora full list:
Benefit, Burberry, Cellu Cup, Clarisonic, Foreo, Glam Glow, Lipstick Queen, Made in Sephora, Make Up Forever, Marc Jacobs Beauty, MercyHandy, Nars, Peter Thomas Roth, Rexaline, Sleek, StriVectin, The Curve, Tony Moly, Too Faced, Urban Decay, Vita Liberata. 
In 2016 Sephora is planning to open 6 other stores in the French part of Switzerland. In the near future they will also consider to open stores in other regions of Switzerland.  

If you don't live near Geneva don't worry, Sephora is now online and you can can buy everything HERE 

I've really enjoied being at this great event, I took many pictures that you can see below. I've also received a huuuuuge goodie bag that it will take all my life to try all these products :)

I would like to thank again Manor and Sephora for inviting me, I had a great time! XoXo

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