Author Archives: Maestra

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Nuxe – Reve de Miel lip balm

Nuxe Reve de Miel lip balm

Nuxe Reve de Miel lip balm is one of THE lip balms out there. At least that’s what A LOT of beauty gurus say. Since I had very dry lips during this winter I had to try this miracle worker myself. This is how it looks like. It comes in a jar, which isn’t the most hygienic or practical thing. ...

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Engaged, married … it’s a boy!

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Wow, it’s been literally months since my last post. There has been a lot going on in my life in the last year (and a half). I wanted to write a brief post just to let you all know why I’ve been more or less MIA in the past year. First there was this insanely romantical proposal … … followed ...

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Shopping time in Croatia

Pastel Supergloss, Eveline Super Long Lasting Liquid Lip Tint

While enjoying the summer at the Croatian seaside I got a bit curious if there are any interesting products for me in the Croatian drugstores. I visited Kozmo, DM and Bipa. Bipa was disappointing since the Rimmel display was almost empty. Although Kozmo and DM do not carry Rimmel I found some other nice things there. I bought Aussie and ...

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Favorite hair products of Summer 2013

Favorite hair products- Summer 2013: Aussie

My hair is long reaching the mid of my back, dyed (ombre), wavy with dry ends. My scalp is sensitive and if I use a harsh shampoo I get itchy scalp with something that looks like dandruff. All that means that I cannot just use whatever products and my scalp and hair need special attention. Here are my favorite products ...

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Illamasqua in Slovenian drugstores

Illamasqua event SLO

Finally it happened! Illamasqua is now sold in Slovenia! It is available in drugstores called Muller. I am sure you are all familiar with the brand and the amazing works of Alex Box. The brand was introduced to the Slovenian market today at a lovely location and here are some photos I took … We have been writing about Illamasqua’s ...

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Revlon – Lip Butters (review, swatches)

Revlon Colorburst Lip Butter: Sugar Frosting, Cupcake, Lollipop, Peach Parfait

Oh, the Lip Butters … everyone loves the Revlon’s Lip Butters and people went nuts about these little babies over a year ago. Moisturizing lipsticks or colored lip balms. A revolution?!? I had to find out myself. I bought my first two Lip Butters over a year ago in the States. A lot of the shades were sold out at ...

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Catrice – new products for Spring 2013 (review, swatch)

Catrice new products: Spring 2013

Catrice is bringing new products out for Spring and Summer 2013. This is my review about some of the new products. Eyebrow Filler – Perfecting & Shaping Gel Naturally tinted Eyebrow gel, suitable for eyebrow colors. The fibers fill in small gaps – for dense and perfectly shaped eyebrows within seconds. I’ve never had a product like this, so I ...

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