Pearls on purple

A few months ago I found this beautiful, old pearl necklace in my mom’s jewelry case. It’s as vintage as you can image and I love it. So I decided to find a look that would go well with it and went for deep purple lip and the classic, pin-up style cat-eye. I think pearls are the most elegant pieces of jewelry, don’t you agree? Love, Ana

How I straighten my hair without a flattening iron

I usually get bored with hairstyles really quickly so going one day for curls and the other for pin straight hair is something that happens frequently with me. Since my hair is kind of thin, I try to avoid using flattening or curling irons as much as I can. Instead I do the following: I use hair products which have been formulated for straight hair and then blow dry my hair straight using a large barrel brush and the coolest heat setting. It may take a little longer but the results will be just as good. I use an anti-frizz serum after washing, then

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Simple summer makeup with a pop of color - orange lips

When this summer started I had no idea that it was going to be so busy. I had a schedule and everything, but still, there was much to do (business wise) that I really couldn’t update the blog as frequently as I initially wanted. Since I’ve been receiving requests for a while to do a really simple summer makeup, today this is exactly what I’m going to show you, a simple look featuring bright orange lips that you can achieve in 5 minutes flat. Tutorial images are below the description. Step 1. Do your flawless skin routine or simply apply some BB cream

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sakura inspired makeup

I’ve just finished wrapping up my latest photoshoot and there’s a little surprise coming up for you shortly (can’t wait to show it to you guys!). My (not so) latest obsession is browsing around Kayture‘s blog. I love Kristina, I just can’t stop looking at those amazing pictures of hers! So, if you don’t know about her, head over to her blog, you’ll be instantly in love. She has a gorgeous eye for fashion and her travels around the world are truly inspiring. I’m sorry I have to keep it short today, I have a really tight schedule, so here’s my latest

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Beauty and fashion blogging tips and trick with examples part I setting up your blog and photography 101

Since I’m both a graphic designer and a beauty blogger it seems only fitting to share some of the tricks of the trade with you and maybe give you a few ideas on how to make the best of your blog. In this first part I’ll talk about the basics of setting up a blog and a few tips on how to take better photos. A few days ago I invited the lovely Gemma Rose (aka Gem) to participate in this special post and, lucky me, she agreed for her blog to be featured! So, without further ado, these are my tips and

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10 things you dont know about me featured image

Let’s get a bit more personal today. I realise I haven’t told you too much about me and I think it’s time you get to know me a little better. Here we go! When I started this blog I was way too shy to expose myself, so if you go back to earlier posts, you won’t see any pics of me. What a change self-confidence makes – even if it’s just a tiny bit. But we’ll discuss that in a future post. I am a cinephile. I just love movies, mostly older ones (the 60’s, the 80’s and the 90’s are

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