Meryl Mägi

Category: BEAUTY

FAVOURITE MAKE-UP PRODUCTS

Time for a beauty post today! It's been a while since I've showed my make-up favourites here and as you know I'm always on a look-out for better fitting, better looking products for my daily make-up routine, because as a blogger I have to have good make-up products on for photos as I'm not a professional make-up artist. I'm not including the ones I have already talked about in my previous make-up posts (find them under BEAUTY category on blog!), but I'm here with some new fresh stuff! So let's get to it: 

(Postituse mahu tõttu on see ainult inglise keeles! Kui on lisaküsimusi, siis vastan kõigele väga hea meelega kommentaariumis! x) 


COMPLEXION



1. Chanel powder blush in tone 72, rose initial - The most sweetest looking blush out there! This tone gives a rosy look on cheeks and I like that Chanel blush allows you to build up the pink, not leaving it too Marie Antoinette immediately and it's a super long lasting one.

2. MAC highlighter in tone A96 -  I picked this one out because Polhem PR told me it was among the most bought make-up products from MAC in Estonia. I always had a yellow undertone highlighter, but this one is a bit rose-goldish and it looks stunning! I completely get whi it's a best seller - it looks luxurious and the shimmer is amazing!

3. MAC Studio Fix foundation in tone NC20 - Recently there was a MAC cosmetics campaign where bloggers were granted a make-up session and in the end everyone received the Studio Fix foundation that suited their skin tone. As I had just ran out of my YSL foundation, the timing was perfect to try something new. It was a little thicker than YSL, but the coverage is amazing and I really like how it looks better in a little darker tone on my face so I can bring the tone down with concealer. Blends very well and besides being thicker, it's equal with YSL in keeping my face clear. 

4. VANI-T mineral liquid radiance - A while back I introduced you to VANI-T self-tanning products, but besides these amazing tanning products, VANI-T also has a little make-up line. This highlighter is perfect for the night out or for bigger events. It's a super strong highlighter that goes well with fresh tan so I apply it under my foundation for some beautiful under make-up glow. The highlighter is sold out right now, but so many amazing make-up products are coming soon that give such a nice additional tan! Keep an eye on www.arabellah.eu

5. Giordani Gold radiant complexion cream stick - this pink complexion stick has become my helper-elf if I want to go for a fresh rosy natural look. Not too strong, but so good and creamy to use on cheeks and eyes.



UNDER MAKE-UP



1. Smashbox Photo Finish foundation primer - Every make-up junkie knows this one. No primer is more iconic than Smashbox one and it was the best news when Smashbox finally came to Estonia! The primer leaves skin velvety soft and keeps foundation in tact the whole day. 

2. Madara Pihlaja glow booster - This is my secret weapon on those days when the face looks a bit down and pale. Immediately boosts and freshens up the face, leaving a super pretty glow under foundation!

3. MAC strobe cream - I have a few of these little testers that I carry with me when I travel or can't bring a lot of make-up with me. For me it works as a primer, because it makes it so easy to apply make-up on and leaves skin so soft and sweet. 



EYES & LIPS



1. NYX Lingerie matte lipstick - I can't tell you the tone right now as I think I left it in a hand bag in Tallinn where I'm currently nooot, but if you are interested leave me a comment and I will let you know by then. It's that matte-Kylie-Jenner-lipstick kind of lipstick and works as Kylie's, but from Kylie's line I couldn't find a tone that purely pink, so this NYX one is perfect and probably my most used lisptick now. I tone it down with a lip liner though. 

2. MAC lipstick in tone Satin faux - Your basic pinkish nude, but in a little darker version for winter. A good MAC lipstick for blondes.

3. NYX soft matte cream lipstick in tone Tokyo - Very extreme pink that only works when I am really tanned, but it's effective and cute, so when toned down with lip liner a bit, it's another perfect pink. 

4. NYX white eyeliner - NYX ALERT hahah! I've tried out a lot of NYX stuff when the store opened and have grown to love some products, but I think I bought most of them in Paris to be honest when I was missing some pink lipstick in my life. This one is a basic white eyeliner than can be from any brand, but NYX does it well for me. It makes eyes so much bigger, so if you want doll eyes then this is the way to do it! 

5. Toofaced better than sex mascara - Also a make-up junkie's basic. This is pure doll-eye material here. Only Lancome is equal, no other mascara is good enough after these two. Nothing more to say. 

6. NYX vivid brights liquid liner in tone VBL08 - This is such a cool girl eyeliner. Works on days when I go for a nude lip and all black/all white outfit for example. I always pair it with the Make Up Store orange-y eyeshadow.


THIS ONE PRODUCT



1. Supermood Egoboost perfect moment beauty mist - Imagine a cool spray that you apply to your face after washing your face in the morning or after doing all your masks and peeling procedures or when you need a cool fresh moisturizing mist on a hot day...yup, that's the one! This thing requires a seperate section because it's my favourite thing in the world right now! I use it everyday under my make-up because it makes me feel fresh in the morning in a second, I can feel the moisturizer work it's magic immediately and it closes the pores and tightens the face. Not even a strong espresso shot can make me look so awake and fresh in the morning!


MORE EYES & LIPS

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1. Anastasia Dipbrow pomade in tone Ebony - Very basic with my make-up junkie favourites here, but this product is genuinely the best brow cream I've tried and this greyish brown tone is perfect with my cool toned blonde hair. Requires a good brow brush, but nothing stays on better than Anastasia brow stuff! 

2. MAC lipstick in tone Velvet Teddy - Another simple good MAC lipstick. This one is a little lighter than the one above and goes very well with the following lip pencil.

3. MAC lip pencil in tone Whirl - Another product from the best seller MAC products in Estonia. Again I can tell why - easy to draw your lips bigger with, goes well with most lipsticks, good for contouring lip and stays on forever. 

4. Anastasia tinted brow gel in tone Brunette - I want this gel in a bit greyish tone now, but this one also proves why Anastasia's brow products are golden. Best one to use when you don't feel like colouring your brows with pencil or cream and just want a brushed tinted look on them with your natural shape. 

5. YSL lipstick in tone 01 - The prettiest red lipstick I've ever tried! Super creamy and fits blondes amazingly! Holiday season perfection! 

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Hope you found some good make-up tips and somethign new to try out! I'm gonna be making one soon when Spring comes and face requires something new and fresh and summer-y! x

MY FAVOURITE VANI-T PRODUCTS




Shop VANI-T products HERE


Hey babes! Today I wanna talk about something that I've planned to tell you about for too long by now, but it's been quite uneasy for me as I had trouble with creating the post. For some time now I've only had my 85mm lens and after making a 15 minute long video for you about VANI-T tanning products, I finally realized my lens cannot record sound, so all that went to waste and I had to figure out a way to bring this post to you guys and well all I could do was this long photo-text post, so I hope you find some good tips nevertheless on how to get the perfect tan!

I met Liis this summer when she opened her proffesional spray tan salon Arabellah in Tartu where she uses only VANI-T products (and sells them there too) and after having used so many self-tanning products by now, I was introduced to a whole new exciting range at the salon. First of all, she does amazing spray tan and her salon looks incredibly cute! I'm always happy to go to hers whenever I need a tan boost quickly without harming my skin, but since I move between Tallinn and Viljandi mostly, I don't get to hop by her salon as much as I wish I could. BUT with the products she shared with me from VANI-T I actually can manage a kick-ass tan on my own too! I've tried all the popular self-tanners one by one and honestly liked them all a lot, but VANI-T is so different in the sense that it is a genuinely strong self-tanner that has a quick and efficient effect. My skin hasn't been really accepting of self-tanners before, but these products really give me a strong tan plus they are all cruelty free products and Australian made. I hope you've noticed that I'm quite tan for winter time (and sadly no vacay) on my photos and this is all thank to the following products I'm gonna introduce. 

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Hei tibid! Täna tahaksin rääkida millestki, mida olen planeerinud juba piinlikult kaua, kuid sellega on nii palju mingeid tobedaid tõrkeid ette tulnud, et mul oli raske postitust ära teha. Mõnda aega on nüüd mul olnud ainult mu 85mm objektiiv kaameral ja pärast VANI-T isepruunistavate toodete 15 minutilise video filmimist sellega avastasin ma, et selle objektiiviga ei saa salvestada heli. Kõik see vaev läks raisku ja pidin leidma viisi, kuidas postitus teieni ikkagi kiirelt tuua ja kõik mis ma teha sain oli see foto-teksti postitus, kuid loodan, et leiate ikkagi ka siit häid nippe kuidas saada ideaalne päevitus! 

Tutvusin Liisiga sel suvel kui ta avas oma professionaalse spreipäevituse salongi Arabellah Tartus, kus ta kasutab vaid VANI-T tooteid (ning ka müüb neid seal) ning pärast mitmete isepruunistavate toodete kasutamist, tutvusin ma taaskord täiesti uudse ja põneva isepruunistavate liiniga tema salongis. Esiteks, tema tehtud spreipäevitus on super ilus ja salong on üks armsamaid, kus ma käinud! Mul on alati hea meel teda külastada kui mul on vaja kiiret päevitus boost'i ilma oma nahka kahjustamata, aga kuna ma peamiselt sõelun Tallinna ja Viljandi vahel, siis ma ei saa külastada salongi nii tihti kui tegelikult vaja läheks. AGA need VANI-T tooted, mis ta minuga jagas, lahendavad selle mure täielikult, kuna saan ise ägeda päevituse endale teha! Olen proovinud paljusid poppe isepruunistavaid ja kõigigia olen tegelikult ka väga rahul olnud, aga VANI-T on erinev just selle poolest, et see on väga tugeva toimega, millel on kiire ja tõhus tulemus. Mu nahk pole väga vastuvõtlik tegelikult isepruunistavate suhtes, aga need tooted annavad mulle kohe selle õige tumeda päevituse pluss need on cruelty free ja Austraaliast pärit. Loodan, et olete tähele pannud, et olen terve talve nüüd üsna pruun olnud kogu aeg (kahjuks ilma ühegi puhkusereisita) fotodel ning see on olnud kõik tänu nendele toodetele, mida nüüd tutvustan.





The Mittens - Tan Eraser and the Tan Glove


I'm gonna start with the tools first since these are really essential for this tan to work it's magic the best. First thing I do 1-2 days before applying the tanning mousse or going to the salon for spray is that I scrub my whole body and face with the Tan Eraser glove under the shower which is so efficient for removing all dead skin and leftover tan and everything you don't want under your new tan. It's really strong so it's better not to do it right before spray tan or the mousse. When this little mitten has done its job and it's time to add the tanning mousse, then I love to use the really soft velvety glove from VANI-T. In Estonian we have this saying "stupid-proof" which I don't know if it exists in English, but it means that even if you really suck at applying tan then this glove will make sure that everything ends up looking well anyway. Blends so nicely and so easy to glide down the skin! Find them HERE & HERE

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Alustan esmalt abivahenditega, kuna need on tõesti üliolulised, et see päevitus tuleks võimalikult ilus. Kõigepealt, 1-2 päeva enne päevituse peale kandmist või salongi sprei jaoks minemist, koorin ma naha täielikult Tan Eraser kindaga dušši all, mis on nii tõhus surnud naha ja igasugu toodete jääkide eemaldamisel. Põhiliselt kõik eemaldab, mida sa kindlasti oma päevituse alla ei taha jätta. See on üsna tugev koorija, sega ei soovitata päris kohe enne päevitust seda teha. Kui see väike kinnas oon oma töö tublilt ära teinud ning on aeg lisada peale päevitusvaht, siis selleks kasutan üht väga pehmet ja sametist kinnast VANI-T'ilt. Meil on ju selline väljend Eestis nagu "lollikindel", mis on täpselt see, mida selle kinda kohta öelda võib. Isegi kui sa ei ole üldse pädev igasugu isepruunistajatega, siis see kinnas aitab päevituse ühtlasena peale kanda, et ei jääks mingeid tugevaid rante ega laike. Kinnas hajutab väga sujuvalt vahtu ning libiseb kiirelt üle naha. Leia need kindad SIIT ja SIIT






The Self-Tanning Mousse 


And we're already down to the most important part of the tan - the mousse! Now this is pure gold. It leaves the tan olive-ish and not orange at all and I think mousse is the easiest to apply from all self-tanning methods. I usually start by applying to legs first with long strokes and then to stomach with circles and then I move up until I reach the face which I apply last with the leftover mousse on the glove. So many ask me if I have to re-apply the product to the glove over and over and the answer is yes, if you want ta proper strong and even tan. However, I'm still on my first product and I think it has more than half of the product left, so it lasts really long! I leave the mousse on my face for 2-3 hours and remove it with a cotton pad and water and then I'll let the rest of the body stay in the product for 6-7 hours usually and then will rinse it off with water, but the foam develops a tan really quickly, so mostly 4 hours would already be enough. Aaaand it's simple as that! It's so easy to use and leaves the most beautiful tan that lasts for 10 days if cared for properly and the care products are the ones I'm gonna introduce next. Find it HERE

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Ja juba olemegi jõudnud põhitegelase juurde - isepruunistav vaht! Vot see on puhas kuld. Jätab naha oliivitooni mitte oranzi ning ma arvan, et vahtu ongi kõige lihtsam peale kanda kõikidest isepruunistavate meetoditest. Ma tavaliselt alustan jalgadest, kui kannan vahu pikkade tõmmetega peale ning siis liigun kõhule, millele kanna ringjate liigutustega ning liigun üles kuni näoni, millel kasutan kindale järele jäänud toodet. Paljud küsivad minult kas vahtu tuleb kogu aeg juurde kindlae panna ning vastus on et jah, kui sa tahad et päevitus oleks tugev ja ühtlane. Siiski olen ma alles oma esimese potsiku juures ja seegi pole vist isegi poolenisti ära kulunud nii et ühest tootest jätkub ikka päris kauaks! Vahu jätan näole kuskil 2-3ks tunniks ning eemaldan vee ja vatitupsuga ning kehale jätan kuskil 6-7 tunniks ja siis loputan veega maha, kuid kuna tegemist on väga kiire toimega vahuga, siis 4st piisab ka täiesti. Jaaa ongi nii lihtne! Vahtu on nii lihtne kasutada ning see jätab super kauni jume, mis kestab õigesti hooldades pea 10 päeva. Hooldusvahendeid selleks tutvustangi kohe järgmisena. Vahu leiad SIIT





Bronzing Custard


Another one I would call pure gold again. The custard is a bronzing body creme that you can build up your tan with day after day until you reach the perfect shade you want. It really doesn't need any products underneath it because it gives such a nice golden glow on its own already, but at the same time it's the perfect moisturizer that keeps the mousse tan strongly on your skin and beautifully bronze. Liis advised me to use an everyday body moisturizer the day after spray tan or the mousse tan and then next day should start using the bonzing custard and then again an ordinary mositurizer and so on, because a little too much of that custard at once could turn tan a bit orange. If I could pick only one product out of all the ones I've tried from VANI-T then it definitely would be the custard, because I love the golden tan it gives so much and it's so good that I can actually control how tan I want to be and where. Find it HERE

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Järgmine toode, mida kutsun puhtaks kullaks. Bromzing Custard on kehakreem, millega saab oma päevitust igapäevaselt tumedamaks üles ehitada kuni leiad täpselt selle jume, mis meeldib. Selle juurde polegi tegelikult mingeid lisatooteid vaja, kuna see üksi juba annab nii kena kuldse jume, kuid samal ajal on ta ka tõhus niisutaja. mis aitab hoida sprei või vahupäevitust tugevalt nahal ning ilusa pronksina. Liis soovitas mul kasutada päev pärast spreid või isepruunistavat mingit taalist igapäevast kehakreemi ning järgmine päev juba custard'i, siis jälle tavalist ja siis jälle custard'i jne., kuna liiga palju custard'i teiste toodete peale võib siiski jätta oranzika tooni. Kui ma saaksin valida vaid ühe toote nendest kõigist VANI-T toodetest, oleks see tõenäoliselt just custard, kuna mulle meeldib selle kuldne toon nii väga ja mulle meeldib, et ma saan hästi kontrollida, kui palju jumet mul peale tuleb ja kuhu. Leia see SIIT




Body Shampoo

This here is another tan-care product that will help you keep your tan fresh for a longer time. Our shower gels usually contain some sort of oils that could erase the tan quicker than it should and a lot of showering will lighten the tan anyway, so this shampoo is here to save you from all that and protects the tan while still well, cleaning you up properly! The smell is so nice and similar to the custard. I think it's really important to have all these tan products with the care ones from the same company because they've been built to fit every product and this shampoo is definitely made for protecting VANI-T tan. Find that one HERE.

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Jäänud on veel üks päevituse hooldamise toode, mis aitab päevitusel kauem püsida - body shampoo. Tavalised dušigeelid sisaldavad igasugu õlisid, mis võivad päevituse kiiremini maha pesta kui peaks ning tihe pesuskäik kulutab päevitust juba ise aina rohkem maha, seega see keha shampoo on selleks, et päästa sind kõigest sellest ja kaitseb su päevitust, kuid samal ajal peseb ka ju puhtaks! Lõhn on sellel nii meeldiv, sarnane custard'i omale. Ma arvan, et on väga oluline, et oleks kõik need päevitustooted olemas ja samalt firmalt, kuna need on loodud just üksteisega sobima ja üks teist täitustama ning see shampoo on kindlasti kohe mõeldud just VANI-T päevitust kaitsma. Leiad selle SIIT

 



Hope you all found some good tips for self-tanning, especially now when we have little to zero sun in Estonia and burning our skin in solariums is just not good enough anymore. For me solariums have always been annoying because I have to go so many times to get a proper tan and it doesn't stay long either, but self-tanners are so easy and finally so highly developed that they don't leave us orange or spotty anymore. VANI-T until now has been the most perfect fit for my skin and the way I like to have my tan. They all smell divine and last really long so I think they would be the most perfect Christmas gift for someone who would love to use them too! For example, VANI-T has lovely all inclusive gifting package that you can find HERE! All the products I've intorduced and more are available on www.arabellah.eu site, which is the official website for the Arabellah Salon in Tartu. You can also buy the products straight from the salon. For spray tan you have to book in advance and it's the easiest to book via Facebook at "Arabellah Spray Tanning" page. I actaully have one more product to introduce to you guys, but I'm gonna do it under my upcoming post about new favourite make-up products, because this is definitely tan related, but doesn't create any itself.

Hope you enjoyed this long post and happy tanning! x

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Loodan, et leidsite endale mõned head nipid isepruunistavate jaoks, eriti praeguses null päikesega Eestis ning teades, kui kahjulik solaarium meie nahale on. Minu jaoks on solaariumid alati olnud pigem nuhtlused, kuna ma pean minema nii palju kordi, et mingigi korralik jume peale saada ja see ei püsi ka kaua peal, kuid isepruunistavad on palju lihtsamad ja kiiremad ning on arenenud piisavalt, et ei jää enam oranziks ega laiguliseks kergelt. VANI-T on siiani olnud minu naha jaoks ideaalseim klapp ja täpselt seda tooni nagu mulle ka meeldib. Kõik tooted lõhnavad imehästi ja kestavad kaua nii et ma arvan, et tegemist oleks ühe ideaalse jõulukingiga just inimesele, kes hindaks üht head päevitust! Näiteks on VANI-Til kokku pandud üks vahva kinkepakk, mis sisaldab kõike vajalikku ja mille leiab SIIT! Kõik tooted ja rohkemgi on saadaval www.arabellah.eu veebilehel, mis on Arabellah Tartu salongi ametlik veebileht. Tooteid saab osta ka otse salongist. SPreipäevituse jaoks tuleb aga ette broneerida aeg, mida saab lihtsalt teha Arabellah salongi FAcebook'i lehel nimega "Arabellah Spray Tanning". Tegelikult on mul üks toode veel, mida teile tutvustada, aga see kuulub rohkem meigikategooria alla, seega kuuleb sellest mu tulevases postituses praegustest lemmik meigitoodetest. See on küll päevitusega seotud, kuid ise ei loo seda.

Loodan, et see pikk postitus andis head infot ja rõõmsat päevitamist! x 


HISMILE




HiSmile Teeth Whitening Kit - HERE 


Hi y'alll! Can't help to start this blog post once again with mentioning how damn busy September is every year! Before heading to MAx&Co store opening party, I decided to take the time to tell you a little about the whitening kit I tried out a little back. It's from HiSmile and it contains a whitening kit, 3 gels and the introduction paper. The whitening itself was really easy as it only took a few seconds to apply the gel for both lower and upper teeth and only 10 minutes for daily whitening, so it was perfect to add it to my morning routine. The hard part was cutting down on coffee and tea though as I have low blood pressure and really need my caffeine, but I wanted to do this the right way. It took 6 days as you use half a gel in one day and it's recommended to do 6 days in a row. So I did! The first question I got was "does it make teeth sensitive?" and well, I have had experience with whiteners that do make teeth really sensitive and I was really scared to try HiSmile because of that too, but to my surprise it didn't hurt during the process nor are teeth sensitive now. It feels perfectly safe and no need to worry about any pain! Aaand I guess it's to the results now. You get this little card where you can check how white your teeth are before and after. They say it should be at least 6-8 shades lighter after use, but in all honesty, mine turned out 3 shades lighter, which is amazing consiering I had no trust in the whitening kits before. I'm really happy I went through with this and after getting a proper tan with Vani-T products (blog post coming soon), I felt really super pretty after! 

Let me know in the comments if you have tried HiSmile yourself and how the result was! x 

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Hei kõiiik! Pean ka taas seda blogipostitust alustama faktiga, et septembrid on ikka nii hullupööra töökad igal aastal! Enne kui suundun Max&Co esinduspoe avamisele võtan pisut aega, et rääkida teile natuke ühest hammaste valgenduse komplektist, mida hiljaaega järele proovisin. Komplekt on brändilt HiSmile ning koosneb valgendavast väiksest apapraadist, kolmest geelist ning õpetuskaardist. Valgendamine oli väga lihtne, kuna geeli lisamine ülemiste ning alumiste hammaste jaoks võttis vaid mõned sekundid ja valgendamiseprotsess ise 10 minutit, seega oli see ideaalne hommikurutiini lisamiseks. Raskeim osa oli loobuda kohvist ja teest, kuna mul on madal vererõhk ning väga vajan oma igapäevast koffeiini, aga tahtsin siiski asja teha õigesti. Kogu protsess võttis 6 päeva, kuna päevas läheb pool geelist ning üldse soovitatakse teha need 6 päeva kohe üksteise otsa, et parim tulemus oleks. Nii ma ka tegin! Esimene küsimus, mis teistel tekkis oli, et "kas hambad muutuvad õrnaks/valusaks ka?" ja kui aus olla, siis ma olen katsetanud varem hammaste valgendamismeetodeid, mis on teinud hambad üsna valulikuks, seega kartsin HiSmile'i alguses kasutada samal põhjusel, aga minu üllatuseks ei teinud see absoluutselt haiget valgendamise ajal ega hambad pole ka õrnad pärast kõike. Tundub, et HiSmile on väga turvaline kasutada ega pea muretsema valu pärast üldse! Jaa tundub, et oleks aeg mainida ka tulemust. Komplektiga saab kaasa sellise väikese kaardi, kus saab võrrelda oma hammaste värvust enne ja pärast kasutamist. Nad ütlevad, et hambad peaks olema 6-8 tooni valgemad, aga ausaltöeldes märkasin ma ainult 3 tooni, kuid see on ka super tore, kuna mul pole varem palju usku sellistesse vahenditesse olnud. Hea meel, et selle protsessi läbi tegin ja pärast ilusa jume lisamist Vani-T toodetega (kirjutan nedest peagi blogis) tundsin end ikka väga väga ilusana! 

Andke mulle kommentaarides teada, kas olete HiSmile'i ka ise kasutanud ja kuidas tulemus oli! x 

MON GUERLAIN




Wearing Guerlain's newest perfume Mon Guerlain with mon chéri Marii



I was walking down Champs-Elysee in Paris in May and the lovely girl in the Guerlain shop sprayed a little of the new perfume 'Mon Guerlain' on a piece of paper for me. I liked it at first and just put the paper in the shopping bags and forgot about it. I took one of the shopping bags on a flight with me and when I was unpacking I was wondering 'Where is that amazing smell coming from!?'. Found out soon it was the paper in the shopping bag having such a strong scent so many days after and it was sooo divine I just had to have this perfume on me. Soon after me and Marii got the change to take home a bottle with us from Kaubamaja Ilumaailm in Tallinn and we are both captivated ever since. The fragrance consist of lavendel from Provence, jasmine from India, sandalwood from Australia and Vanilla Tahitensis from New Papua Guinea and is inspired by the stunning Angeline Jolie. The perfume is set to celebrate today's femininity and that is exactly how I felt about it when I first smelled it. It's feminine and sophisticated, but also playfully sweet at the same time. It's hard for me to describe the scent with a few words as it is fresh and sweet at the same time. It could be an everyday fragrance and it could be 'the special occasion' perfume I know a lot of you girl love to have. I feel everyone could find themselves loving both the scent and the beautiful bottle it's in. I love to have it on display whereever I go, since I am a girl who loves minimalistic, simple beauty and that is exactly what Mon Guerlain represents for me. 

I am not usually blown away by perfumes as I don't have wider knowledge on them, but it was very hard to deny Mon Guerlain and when picking a new perfume, I just know when it's the right one. I feel excited, powerful and beautiful when spraying it on and that is why it's for me, it's my Guerlain. If you wanna test it out and know what I've been talking about so highly, then head to Kaubamaja Ilumaailm in Tallinn that has a wide range of Guerlain products, including Mon Guerlain. 

By the way, my gorgeous floral dress is from Dry Lake! 


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Jalutasin mööda Champs-Elysee tänavat Pariisis, kui üks naine Guerlain'i poes pihustas nende uut parfüümi 'Mon Guerlain' paberitükile ning andis selle mulle nuusutada. Mulle meeldis see väga ning panin paberitüki ühte ostukottidest ning unustasin selle lihtsalt ära. Võtsin ühe shopingukottidest endaga lennule kaasa ja kui ma kodus parasjagu asju lahti pakkisin imestasin, et kust küll see nii imeline lõhn tuleb!? Peagi leidsin, et see tükike paberit ostukotis lõhnas nii tugevalt veel mitu päeva hiljem ning see oli nii erakordselt hea, et ma pidin selle parfüümi endale saama. Üsna pea saime Mariiga võimaluse võtta pudelikene endaga Kaubamaja Ilumaailmast ning oleme sest ajast saati sõltuvuses sellest lõhnast. Parfüüm koosneb Provintsist pärit lavendlist, India jasmiinist, Austraalia sandlipuust ning Uus Guinea 'vanilla tahitensis' ning on inspireeritud kaunist Angelina Jolie'st. Parfüüm sümboliseerib tänapäeva naiselikkust ja see on täpselt, mida see endast ka mulle kujutas, kui seda esimest korda nuusutasin. See on naiselik ning uhke, kuid samas armsalt magus. Mul on väga raske seda lühidalt kirjeldada, kuna see on värske ning magus korraga ning mõnele võib see tunduda kui igapäevane lõhn kuid mõnele kui 'tähtsa sündmuse lõhn'. Tean, et paljudel teil on ka selline lõhn kapil alati olemas. Usun, et suurem enamik leiaks midagi endale nii selles lõhnas kui ka pudelis, mis seda sisaldab. Ma panen selle alati nähtavale, kuhuiganes ma seda kaasa ei võtaks, kuna mulle ääretult meeldib minimalistlik, lihtne ilu ja täpselt seda Mon Guerlain kajastabki. 

Ma ei ole kunagi olnud parfüümidest vaimustuses, kuna ma ei oska neid ilmselt hinnata piisavalt, aga omale lõhna valides ma lihtsalt teangi kohe, kui olen selle leidnud. Kuidagi põnev, tugev ning ilus tunne on seda peale kanda ja just seetõttu ongi just see parfüüm minule, see on minu Guerlain. Kui sa tahaksid seda samuti järele proovida ning mõtled, miks ma siin nii pikalt seda ülistan, siis Kaubamaja Ilumaailmas on suur valik Guerlain'i tooteid olemas ning nende hulgas ka Mon Guerlain. 

Muide see imeilus lilleline kleit on pärit Dry Lake brändilt! 

BEAUTY PRODUCTS TO TRY OUT



Hii all! I'm so happy today, so I figured I would spread some beauty tips with that emotion since who is sad when talking about beauty stuff anyway? I started my morning off by going to 'Kosläpp' in Skurup, which is when they release the cows after a long winter on the farmland and they jump and run around with joy. I recommend this to everyone to see haha, but here it's easier since in Sweden they make a big event out of it. Then Elise and I went to pet baby goats and one of them climbed on my lap and sniffed me and that was enough for a dose of happiness for the day. After that we headed to Lund to study at a cafe and from that happy-goat-cow-dose emotion it was so easy to write so much into my Bachelor thesis yay! But back to beauty talk now haha.. Here are photos and descriptions of the stuff that I recommend you to try out this month. Hope you find something new and exciting for yourself! 




1. Urban Decay Naked Ultimate Basics Palette - I was on a look out for a Urban Decay large palette as you know, they are one of the most known and use ones. I was going to choose between Naked 2 and 3, but then I noticed the Basics one there. One look at the colour choice and I was sold. It has all the colours that I use and so many pretty shades of nude as well. My most used ones are purple, pink, this reddish-orange and yellow and this palette just has it all. Plus it stays on long and has a super great pigment. Such a must-have!

2. Smashbox Eye Primer - So if you want your eyeshadows to stay on from morning to late night and to make them 5 times more pigmented on your eyelid than normally then that's the go-to product. A girl at Kicks recommended this to me, it was a bit pricy by looking at its size, but now I know that you only need to use a teeny tiny portion and eyes are primed. This thing does exactly what it says on package and I'm never changing it. 

(By the way, that gorgeous rose gold watch is from Wilhelm Bergman!) 




1. Beauty Blenders - Every respectable make-up bag contains one and you all probably already own one-two, but I decided to go further from using the classical one and also tried out the little ones that I now use for eyebrows, eyes and other narrow areas on my face, and I also tried out the Beauty Blusher, which is a medium and made for a blush. They are all in daily use for me and it's natural to carry around 3 different sized 'eggs' now. I also has the change to try out the Beauty Blender cleanser named Solid. It makes the sponge cleaning quick and effortless and it keeps them looking fresh, new and soft! 





1. Supermood Egoboost Facelift Serum - When that product was described to me together with its friend Eyelift serum it made me laugh since they said it's gonna pull your face so tight that you can feel it. I don't feel it thank god, but as I tried it the first two times, I couldn't see the difference between my tired morning face and after using this. I kind of left it on the side from my daily make-up routine, but then one day I gave it another go when going to the gym and I checked the mirror like 2 minutes after and bam, I looked so tight and fresh in my face! Now I've been using it daily ever since and I don't know what happened, but it suddenly works? Still not feeling the tightness, but it's really visible around eyes and cheeks. 

2. It's Skin Ye Effector - I heard a lot of good things about this one and saw it's sold out in a lot of online stores, but I wasn't really sure what it did more than boost something with yeast, but I tried it on anyway and eventhough I don't recognize any other effects, it's a super great primer! Somehow after applying this on my face, make-up blends and sticks A LOT better. If anyone knows what the actual effect should be, comment below! 

3. Supermood Youth Glo Radiance Serum - This again does what it says - makes the face glow. I use it together with the Egoboost one and I just love how good it smells and feels on face. Just a little perfect glowy thing. 





1. Focallure Silicone Sponge - I was really curious about the sponge, so I had the change to test it out real soon after. It blends nicely and is really easy to use, but it's probably only me who doesn't love the feeling of silicone rubbing face. Nevertheless, I use it everytime I run out of any liquid product because this one makes your products last two times longer as it absorbs zero product, saves every drop and is so easy to clean. One sponge should last many many months. 

2. GHD Advanced Split Therapy - We got to test this one out after a Polhem event and it's something I really recommend for everyone! What it does is that after washing your hair, you apply a little on your ends, then blow dry and then straighten your hair, and after that the ends feel sooo smooth! They look healthy even when they aren't really (that's me after another bleach) and they help to keep the ends straight and to straighten them faster if you don't have GHD perfect straightener that is (I don't). Love it!




1. Egoboost Beauty Chocolates - Saved the weirdest beauty product for the last! The creator of Supermood is an accomplished Finnish supermodel who longed for her own beauty line and she created everything that she missed from other beauty products. The line is quite new and there are so many exciting products to try out because she really seems like super talented at creating these. I also tried the Beauty Mist of her series, but I couldn't show it here due to handluggage restrictions (aka the mist is at J's place in Tallinn), so I'll introduce that later in summertime. But but one of her most interesting products is the chocolates. She is said to love chocolate so so much, so she decided to create beauty chocolates that either make you get a great dose of beauty sleep or give you a youthful look due to the ingredients that people lose from their skin when getting older. I gave the chocolate to mom since well I don't need it yet, but I tried both of them out. Their taste wasn't my cup of tea and you probably have to eat a lot of those to see some result, but hey, how fun is to try out beauty stuff like that!? 

MY TANNING ROUTINE WITH VITA LIBERATA



Golden olive tan by Vita Liberata products. 


Hey all! I've been waiting to post this here for a pretty long time now. Before Tallinn Fashion Week I had this idea to try self-tanners for the first time and after a long 'research' I realized Vita Liberata sounds like the best options, even more since I'm a beginner at this. So I met up with lovely Reelika at Decoris Showroom who introduced me to all of Vita Liberata natural tanning products and let me know how to use them, so I can be a pretty good quide to you guys now if you would like to try out Vita Liberata products as well, but have any questions. The following will be my personal quide as how I like to use them and what I think of each of the product, so let's go! 

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Hei te kõik! Ma olen päris pikalt plaaninud juba seda postitust siia teha. Enne Tallinn Fashion Week'i hakkasin mõtlema, et peaks ka lõpuks need isepruunistavad ära proovima ja pärast pikemat 'uurimustööd' jõudsin järeldusele, et Vita Liberata oleks parim, mida proovida eriti kui olla algaja selles. Nii siis kohtusin ma armsa Reelikaga Decoris Showroom'is Tallinnas, kes tutvustas mulle kõiki Vita Liberata looduslikke päevitustooteid ning seletas täpselt kuidas mida kasutada tuleb, seega saan ka teile siin olla päris heaks nõuandjaks, kui tahate Vita Liberata tooteid järele proovida, aga juhtub mõni küsimus enne olema. Edasi räägingi oma perosnaalsest kogemusest, kuidas mulle meeldib neid kasutada ja mida ma igast tootest arvan, seega let's go! 


Pre-Tan and Moisturizer




Before the tanning process make sure to shower and properly scrubby scrub to avoid any changes of uneven spots. After that make sure to moisturize, especially elbows, knees and heels as these are the really dry spots usually and if you have any certain dryness anywhere then have it there too. I use the Vita Liberata Moisture Boost, but I am sure any other good moisturizer would do the trick as well. I just prefer to use the same brand one as this probably is more specialized in making the tan look good. 

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Enne päevitamisprotsessi tuleks käia pesus ning korralikult igaltpoolt koorida ja koorida, et vältida igasuguseid võimalusi laiguliseks muutuda hiljem. Pärast pesu tuleks kindlasti kreemiga niisutada, eriti just kandasid, küünarnukke ning põlvi, kuna need kipuvad tavaliselt olema kuivemad kohad ja kui kuskilt juhtub veel olema kuivem, siis kindlasti sinna ka korralikult niisutavat kreemi. Mina kasutan Vita Liberata enda toodangut Moisture Boost, kuid ma usun, et mõni teine hea niisutav kreem on ka selleks super hea. Ma lihtsalt eelistan kasutada sama brändi oma, kuna eeldan, et sellega on meldud otseselt isepäevitava peale kandmise peale. 


Gloves




A bit about application products as well. I have two Vita Liberata self-tanner gloves, a big one and a small one for the face. These can be used with the mousse, the oil and the 10-minute tanning lotion. For the powder I recommend kabuki or blush brushes and for the body blur a foundation brush is the best one. 

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Natuke ka asjadest, millega päevitust peale kanda. Mul on selleks kaks Vita Liberata kinnast, suur ja väike näo jaoks. Neid saab kasutada nii vahu, õli kui ka 10-minutilise kreemi jaoks. Puudri jaoks soovitan kas kabuki või puudripintslit ning body blur'i jaoks on parim lahendus jumestuskreemipintsel. 


Self-Tanning Mousse



After the moisturizer it's time for the main stuff - the self-tanning mousse. As I tested the self-tanner for the very first time, I didn't dare to try the darker one so I used the medium (big white one). What I immediately loved was that I could actually see where I had already put on the self-tanner as Vita Liberata has pigmented mousse for that. I used the big glove for that and after you feel there's no product left on the glove, just squeeze it in your hand and you'll get more. With the leftover mousse on the glove, I covered hands and feet and face as you don't want these to get overtly covered. As the mousse leaves no spots I did that before sleep and went straignt between my white sheets and by morning I had such a nice golden olive tan! It's so dummy proof it's funny, I had no uneven spots on my body! Can't wait to try a bit darker mousse since I would like a bit more extra somtimes. The mousse tan should now last 1-2 weeks. 

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Pärast niisutamist on aeg asuda põhi asja kallale - isepruunistav vaht. Kuna ma katsetasin isepruunistavat päris esimest korda, siis ma ei julgend kasutada seda tumepruuni tooni vaid kasutasin keskmist (see suurem valge). Mis mulle kohe hullult meeldis oli see, et ma nägin kuhu ma seda peale kandsin, kuna Vita Liberata isepruunistavad sisaldavad pigmenti selle jaoks. Kasutasin peale kandmiseks suurt kinnast ja kui tundus, et kindal enam toodet väga järel pole, siis tuleb pigistada seda käes ja tegelikult on veel päris palju järel. Sellega mis kindale järele jäi tõmbasin üle jalalabad, käed ja näo, kuna neid väga suure kihi alla katta ei taha igaksjuhuks. Kuna vaht ei jäta plekke, siis kandsingi kõik peale nne magamaminekut ning ronisin otsa valgete linade vahele. Hommikul ärkasin nii ilusa oliivi tooni kuldse päevitusega! See on nii lollikindel, et naljakas hakkab. Mul polnud ühtegi ebatasast laiku kehal! Ei jõua ära oodata, et proovida juba seda veel tumedamat tooni, kuna vahest tahaks natuke ikka rohkem seda päevitust ju. Päevitus peaks kestma nüüd 1-2 nädalat. 


10-Minute Tanning Lotion 




On that picture you can somewhat see that the colour of the products is very olive'ish, which in my opinion is just the most prettiest tan as it won't leave you orange in any way and fits everyone. So I decided to give my medium tan a bit of a more boost and use the 10 minute tanning lotion on top of it the next day. I left it on for 15 minutes for a bit stronger tan, but didn't apply any on my face, hands or feet anymore. After 15 minutes I rinsed everything off in the shower and could see the result in about 5 hours, especially strongly on my back and stomach as these parts normally tan the strongest on me anyway. The result was again goldenish oliveish but a bit stronger pigmented. This one is super good if you want a quick fix and don't want it to stay on too long. 

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Sellelt pildilt on näha, millist tooni VIta Liberata tooted üldiselt on, sellist oliivikarva rohkem, mis minu arvates ongi ilusaim toon päevituseks ning sobib kindlasti kõigile. Otsustasin siis anda oma keskmisele vahutoonile pisut lisa boost'i ning kasutasin 10 minuti isepruunistavat kreemi selle peale järgmisel päeval. Jätsin selle peale 15 minutiks, et tuleks pisut tugevam toon, kuid ei pannud midagi näole, labajalgadele ega käelabadele. Pärast 15 minutit loputasin duššiall kõik maha ning tulemust sai näha juba 5 tunni pärast umbes, eriti tugevalt kõhul ja seljas, mis mul tavaliselt ka kiirelt päevituvad. Tulemus oli jätkuvalt kuldne-oliivikas, kuid pisut tugevam. See on super hea toode, kui tahad kiirelt jumet peale saada, aga ei taha et see super kaua peal kestaks ka. 


Body Blur




Living the robe life while cooking my 10 minute tan here haha and showing you my most favourite product, okay second most favourite. Eventhough the mousse does the main trick, this thing is just unbelievable here. If you open VIta Liberata Instagram and see those comparison pictures with legs where one of the legs is pale and the otherone looks like it has been dipped into a golden shiny sea of unicorns then that is this product right there. As I didn't have time to do the self-tanner routine before fashion week, but I still wore something really open, then I decided to cover my chest and stomach with this one. Using the foundation brush, I covered these areas twice with the body blur, as you can always regulate how dark you want it with layers. It looked so amazing! I got an incredible glow on my skin and face (mixed it with my foundation as well) and I was so tan instantly! This can be used as make up as well and basically anywhere you want and it doesn't require a lot of drops to cover areas. As you can see from the photo below, I had the tan on and wore a bright white suit that of course got a lot of brown stains on it, but as Vita Liberata products are all organic then it came off really simply with one wash. This is something I am never gonna give up anymore!

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Pildil elan hommikumantli elu küpsetades oma 10-minutilist jumet haha ning näitan seejuures ka oma lemmik toodet, okei teist lemmikut. Kuigi isepruunistav vaht tegi ära põhitöö, siis see siin pildil on uskumatu asi. Kui avada Vita Liberata Instagram ning näha seal neid võrluspilte, kus üks jalg on tavaline kahvatu ja teine kõrval oleks nagu kastetud kuldsesse läikivasse ükssarvikute merre, siis see toode täpselt seda teebki. Kuna mul polenud aega isepruunistavat vahtu peale kanda enne fashion week'i, kuid mu outfit oli ikka päris avar, siis otsustasin kanda dekoltee ja kõhu sellega üle. Kasutades jumestuskreemi pintslit, kandsin need kohad üle kahekordse kihiga, kuna sellega saab reguleerida kui tugevat jumet tahad kihtide arvuga. See nägi nii imeline välja! Nahk helkis ja säras nii näol kui kehal (segasin seda pisut jumestuskreemiga ka kokku) ja ma olin kohe nii pruun! Seda saab kasutada kui meiki ning igal kehaosal ja samalajal ei nõua suurt kogust. Nagu on näha alloleval fotol, kus mul see päevitus peal on, et mul oli seljas lumivalge pükskostüüm, mis muidugi sai üsna pruuniks seespoolt pärast üritust, aga ühe pesuga tuli kõik ilusti maha kuna tegemist ikkagi 100% orgaaniliste toodetega Vita Liberata puhul. See body blur on miski, mida ma ei jäta enam kunagi endale ostmata! 




Tan by Vita Liberata Body Blur.


Bronzing Mineral Powder




And here it is! The second favouriiiite! This mineral bronzer is something brand new that Vita Liberata has come up with and I got to test this one thanks to both Polhem Showroom and Decoris Showroom. So this one is magical. I have the medium colour so instead of just contouring my face with it that I would do if I had no tan on, I like to cover my whole face and neck with it so it matches the rest of my tan. So after applying this like a normal bronzer, this one actually stays on you for 5 days! Amazing right?? I put a little extra on cheekbones and forehead too. The key is that you have to apply it on something liquid like a moisturizer or foundation, otherwise it won't work. The colour is really beautiful and it fits me so well. Again something that I will never stop buying haha, this one is just the most ideal thing for Summer as I don't get tanned easily on my face. 

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Ja siin see on! Mu teine lemmmmiik! See mineraalpuuder on midagi uut Vita Liberatalt ning tänu Polhem SHowroom'ile ning Decoris SHowroom'ile sain ka lõpuks seda testida. See on nagu mustkunst. Sain proovida keskmist tooni seega selleasemel, et sellega lihtsalt nägu kontuurida (teeksin seda ilma päevituseta), katan ma sellega kogu näo ja kaela, et see mu praeguse päevitusega hästi sobiks. Peale kannan nagu iga teist puudrit, kuid pärast meigi eemaldust püsib selle jume veel 5 päeva! Super lahe eks?? Ma panen natukene rohkem seda põsesarnadele ning otsaette ka. Muidugi asja võti on see, et seda tuleb kanda niiskele pinnale ehk siis niisutava kreemi või jumestuskreemi peale, muidu see ei toimi. Värv on hästi ilus ning sobib mu näole. Jällegi midagi, mille ostmisest vist ei saa enam kunagi loobuda, sest see on ideaalseim asi suveks, eriti minu näo jaoks, mis ei taha üldse pruuniks minna. 




Make-up with the Vita Liberata mineral bronzer. 


Dry Oil Self-Tanner




So this one I haven't tried yet, but I know I'm gonna be using this a lot when it possibly, probably, hopefully gets warm here in Summer. I'm gonna let you know once I've tried it, but I would like to try it seperately from my current tan. So this dry oil is different from all the other VIta Liberata products as it has SPF in it, so it's meant to portect you from sun, but at the same time you stille can be tan. This is especially good if you're like my boyfriend who is not allowed to be in the sun too much but he does love his tan haha! This one is like body blur as you can build your tan up with layers, depending exactly on how dark you want it. Another thing that is just sooo useful to have in your tanning routine and it smells really nice too!

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Seda ma kahjuks pole jõudnud veel proovida, kuid kindlasti kasutan seda siis kui loodetavasti, ilmselt siis kui on soe ja suvine. Annan teile teada kui olen selle järele proovinud, kuna tahaksin seda praegusest päevitusest eraldi katsetada. Nii siis see kuiv õli on teistmoodi kõigist teistest Vita Liberata toodetest, kuna sisaldab SPF'i, mis tähendab et see kaitseb sind päikese eest kuid saad ikkagi olla väga päevitunud. See on eriti hea just siis kui sa oled nagu mu peika, kes ei tohi päikese käes kaua olla, kuid tahab ikkagi pruun olla haha! See on nagu body blur, kuna päevitust saab üles ehitada kihiti täpselt nii palju kui pruun olla tahad. Järgmine asi, mida on lihtsalt nii kasulik omada ning lõhnab väga hästi ka!



Hope you found this tutorial useful and if you happen to have any questions ask ahead in the comments! I will be happy to help you with any questions that may pop up! Also I truly and really recommend these products if you are a beginner, since they are really easy to use and the results are so wonderful! You can read more info from the Vita Liberata website, where you have video tutorials and all the info! 

Thanks for the long read babes! Happy tanning! x

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Loodan, et see juhend oli teile igati abistav ning kui tekkis ükskõik milliseid küsimusi, siis kommentaariumis vastan meeleldi kõigele! Ma tõesti väga soovitan neid tooteid just eriti neile, kes pole varem isepruunistavatega kokku puutunud, kuna nad tõesti on väga kergelt kasutatavad ning tulemused on imelised! Rohkem infot leiab Vita Liberata Eesti lehelt SIIN, kus on ka väga vahvad õpetusvideod üleval. VIta Liberata tooteid leiab Decoris SHowroom'ist Tallinnas, TanTan salongist ning paljudest kauplustest üle Eesti. 

Aitäh pika lugemise eest armsad! Vahvat päevitamist! x



CHIA HUMARA



Chia drinks by Chia Humara


I located the chia drinks under Beauty category since chia seeds are so good for your appearance and health! 

I was on a look-out for something new and exciting when in Hemköp one day and found these chia drinks on the shelf. I decided to give them a try since obviously chia seeds are the best thing, and I loved them so so much that I just had to give them a shoutout. Fortunately, they liked my enthusiasm and sent me a few boxes of these, so now I was able to try out each taste yay! The drink gave me so much energy like a red bull does and it's so good to drink it knowing it's only good for you! 

The super drink Chia Humara comes in so many different tastes like apple, strawberry and pomegrenade, ginger and beetroot, mango and passion fruit and is sold in ICA, Hemköp, CityGross, COOP, LIFE and Convini all over Sweden. The drink gives you more protein than an egg, more calcium than milk, more omega 3 than lax and more fibre than porridge, I mean how good does that sound!? 

It fills your stomach quite well, so it can be used as a pre snack or even as breakfast. I know the sound of a seed drink might soudn a bit weird, but it's really flowy and has a lot fruit juice in it, so it doesn't feel like oatmeal or so. I used to say that my favourite one was the strawberry and pomegrenade one, but it's actually the one with ginger and beetroot now that I finally dared to try it haha! I don't like beetroot, so I was really curious about this one, but it's perfect and even more perfect than the other ones! 





So make sure when you visit Sweden (or are in Sweden) to give a try to this amaaaziiing thing! Can't express enough how much I love it and it's a valuable part of my everyday now!

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Postitus on inglise keelne, kuna tutvustan kahjuks ainult Rootsis müüdavat chia seemne jooki Chia Humara'lt. Soovitan soojalt see imeline jook järele proovida, kui Rootsi satute! Annab energiat, toidab ning maitseb imehästi. Kuna tegu on chia seemnete ning puuviljadega (s.h ingver ja peet), siis annab see jook väga palju juurde tervisele ning välimusele. Seetõttu on ka postitus paigutatud Beauty kategooria alla. Rohkem infot eesti keeles saab minult kommentaarides! :) 

POLHEM SHOWROOM




Photos from Polhem Showroom (Iphone).


On Friday (when everything went wrong) I visited the Polhem Showroom for the first time and managed to leave home my camera's SD card, so here are some phone snaps from my visit. I got familiar with all the brands there and picked out my favourites. For example, It's Skin products, Henry London and Daniel Wellington watches, Madara skin products, Vero Moda and Esprit SS17 collections, Flint hair and dust-removal-rolls (or how do you call them in English?) and Tamaris shoes and many many more, because they had so many beautiful and interesting new things at show! I also brought home a huge goodie bag, so I can start testing all the products and if I really like something, I will of course let you know in the BEAUTY category soon! I'm especially excited to try out It's Skin YE Effector (available at Kaubamaja e.g.) and Smart Day Cream by Madara (also available at Kaubmaja). What I really love already are the Batiste dry shampoo, classic Beauty Blender with a new light pink shade, Bon Bon lingerie eye mask and Tangle Teezer round brush. Known but super good must-have products! I would be able to show a little bit more from the showroom, but since everything went wrong that Friday anyway, then my phone didn't store half of the photos I took because of full memory...sighh. But from the photos I managed to save you can see some exciting things like It's Skin eggshell cleansing foam, fun Tamaris patched sneakers and the super beautiful Oriflame make-up collection. 

Thank you Polhem for the invitation and readers, stay tuned for some reviews! x

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Reedel (sel päeval kui kõik valesti läks) külastasin Polhem'i SHowroom'i esimest korda ning suutsin koju jätta oma kaamera mälukaardi, seega siin on mõned telefonipildid minu külastusest. Tutvusin kohapeal kõikide brändidega ning valisin välja oma lemmikud, nagu näiteks It's Skin nahahooldustooted, Henry London'i ja Daniel Wellington'i kellad, Madara nahahooldustooted, Vero Moda ja Esprit'i SS17 kollektsioonid, Flint, Tamarise jalatsid ning paljud paljud teised, sest seal oli nii palju lahedaid ja ilusaid uusi asju minu jaoks. Tõin koju ka suure 'moonakoti' ning hakkan neid asju vaikselt järele proovima ning kindlasti kajastan oma lemmikuid ka BEAUTY kategoorias peagi! Olen eriti põnevil, et proovida järele It's Skin YE Effector (saadaval Kaubamajas) ning Smart päevakreemi Madara'lt (samuti saadaval Kaubamajas). Mis mulle juba praeg ueriti meeldivad on Batiste kuivšampoon, klassikaline Beauty Blender uues heleroosakas toonis, Bon Bon Lingerie silmamask ning Tangle Teezer'i ümar hari. Teada tuntud, aga super head kindla peale tooted! Oleksin saanud pisut rohkem showroom'i näidata, aga nagu kõik muu, mis reedel valesti läks, siis kustutas mu telefon ise ka pooled pildid ära, kuna mälu oli täis...oeh. Kuid fotodest, mis ma päästa suutsin on näha väga lahedaid asju nagu munakoorega meigieemaldaja, vahvad Tamarise piltidega tossud ning super ilus Oriflame'i meigikollektsioon.

Aitäh Polhem kutsumast ning mu lugejad, jääge ootama arvustusi! x

NOVEXPERT



Novexpert Milky Cleanser, Hydro-Biotic Face Cream and Comforting Face Mask

Find them HERE.


Helllooo helllo, been a long time since I've posted something into the beauty category, but wait no longer since my every-winter-so-dry skin presents a  whole new range of products that it loves so much! I've heard so much good about the French beauty product range called Novexpert and now that I recieved the three things, I can comfirm they are really seriously good quality and advanced products that you can actually feel a difference with. So I'm gonna go ahead and talk more about each three more below!

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Tere teree, on möödas pikk aeg viimatisest ilukategooria postitusest, aga enam kauem ootama ei pea, kuna mu talviti-super-kuiv nahk tahab teile esitleda päris uut nahatoodete sarja, mis talle nii nii meeldivad! Ma olen varem juba palju head kuulnud tollest Prantsuse nahahooldusbrändist Novexpert ja nüüd kui mul need kolm toodet kasutuses on olnud, võin kinnitada, et tegemist on tõesti ülimalt kvaliteetsete ja uudsete toodetega, millega on tegelikult ka erinevust tunda. Seega allpool räägin kõigist kolmest ka lähemalt!





1. Milky Cleanser - I've always found micellar water a bit easier to use, but this hydro-biotic milk cleanser changed my opinion. It's as easy to use, as it requires no scrubbing, is gentle on my eyes and well, it just smells so pleasant too. I am no expert of skin care, I just like what works on me, and since I've noticed that magnesium is really good for me in every way, then I was happy to find this in my new cleanser as well.

2. Hydro-Biotic Face Cream - I kind of hate mornings to be honest, but I am really excited to put this cream on so it has made my mornings just a little better (yes, my mood can be changed by material things too). This one is a slighlty greasy product as it is directly made for dry skin, but it doesn't feel bad, but feels like velvet, just as it says on the package. It does its magic as it fixes the dry under make-up and contains magnesium as well. Oh and the scent...yes. 

3. Face Mask - I've only tried it once, so I have to use it a bit longer to tell if I like it a lot, but I really love the things it contains like pomegranate, coconut oil, shea butter, etc. (check them out on the website above). I am sure it does sooo much good for my skin and it's a really relaxing mask to put on. It's 100% natural, has no particular scent to it and fits all skin types. Its aim is to calm down redness and moisturize, so that sounds super good! 




1. Meigieemalduspiim - mulle on alati tundunud, et mitsellaarvett on kuidagi lihtsam kasutada meigieemalduseks, aga see piim muutis mu meelt. Seda on samuti väge kerge kasutada, kuna kratsima ei pea, on õrn silmadega ning lõhnab ka väga mõnusalt. Ma pole eriti suur nahahooldus spetsialist, mulle lihtsalt meeldib kõik, mis minu peal toimib. Seepärast ongi mul väga hea meel, et see piim sisaldab magnessiumi, kuna ma märganud, et magneesiumisisaldusega asjadel on alati väga hea toime mu puhul. 

2. Hydro-Biotic Näokreem - Mulle ei meeldi hommikud absoluutselt, kui aus olla, aga ma olen väga põnevil selle peale kandmisest iga päev ja see teeb mu hommikud natukenegi paremaks (jah, ka materiaalsed asjad teevad mind tihti rõõmsaks). See toode on pisut 'rasvasem', kuna selle sihtgrupiks on ikkagi kuiv nahk, kuid ta ei ole nagu selline raske vaid sametine, täpselt nagu pakendil kirjas. Teeb oma võlukunsti, kuna nahk pole kuiv meigiall enam ning sisaldab samuti magneesiumi. Oh jah see lõhn...mhm.

3. Näomask - Ma olen seda jõudnud vaid korra proovida nii et ma peaksin seda kasutama pisut veel, et öelda, kui palju see mulle meeldib, aga see sisaldab igatahes väga põnevaid asju nagu kookoseõli, rukkilill, granaatõun, shea või jne. (vaata lähemalt veebilehel). Usun, et see teeb mu nahale hullult head ja see on samuti väga kerge ja mõnus peale kanda. Mask on 100% naturaalne, sellel pole mingit erilist lõhna ning sobib kõikidele nahatüüpidele. Peaks leevendama punetust, ärritust ning niisutama - kõlab ju super hästi! 


BEAUTY FAVOURITES






Hey girls! As I know some of you have really liked the "favourite beauty products" posts, so I'll try to create one for you guys often and it's easy cause new favourites come along and I get a lot of recommendations myself too. So this time it's not only hair or make-up, but a mix of all kinds. Hope you will find this post useful and well, let's get to it! 








Make-up is probably what I love changing the most, so here are the latest new finds. 


1. Clinique Redness Solutions with SPF - to be honest, I used that one more during the Summer, because of the SPF. This foundation-like creme reminds me of CC cream, it's lighter than a normal foundation so perfect for hotter days and coverage is great!


2. Pupa Bronze Palette - I regret not having an opened photo of it here, but it consists of 4 different shades and an introduction how to make the best out of them when contouring. The colours match my skin so well and there is also a highlighter in the mix.


3. Clarins Lip Perfector - I know I know, I've already reviewed that one, but now I got a shade lighter from the cruise ship. It's still light pink, but has more of a brownish undertone. Definitely better for Fall!


4. Pupa Eye Pencil - Basically I could add here which ever Pupa black eye pencil. I think I've tried them all and they are all super good! Pigment is really strong and it stays on so well.




 



Here are two treatment products I've loved for a long time now and both are recommendations from others who have gotten great results from aswell. 


1. Franck Provost Expert Nutrition Masque - I use hair masks a lot and this has been my favourite for a couple of years now. Sometimes I use it as a 3-minute mask in the shower, instead of conditioner, and sometimes I leave it into wet hair overnight and wash it off in the morning. Hair is super silky after using this and smells just as good as the mask and for a long time. 


2. Eveline 8 in 1 Nail Care - So the story behind this is that I went to my friend's party and since I hadn't seen my friend over such a long time, I got blown away by her SUPER long nails. So when I asked how the hell did she grow those, she told me about this nail polish. I immediately bought this for myself, but you need to use it exaclty as they describe, otherwise the result will be slow. So I managed to somehow keep up with the routine and my nails grew soo fast and they were really strong. So hard to believe when you've had fragile nails all your life, it's like some miracle. Now I bought a new one after breaking my nails again and I can again see it already work it's magic. 






And lastly, I have a really good quick make-up removal tip for you.


1. Make-Up Eraser Cloth - so I had the chance to try this out and I wasn't really sure this could actually work, but this amazingly soft thingy actually removes make-up so easily! Of course I still prefer to use micellar water daily, but this is so perfect when you have to stay over at someone's or travel. I used it on my latest cruise ship trip for example. Much more convenient to have this little cloth than a bottle of micellar water and pads and all that. How it works is that you make it wet, swipe your face with it and wash it, that's it. Really. 



THE KONJAC SPONGE




The Konjac Sponge





Beauty poooossstt! I never knew about skincare sponges until we bought two face sponges straight from divers in Rhodes. After that I discovered how soft these make my face feel and how well they cleanse off leftover make-up that your micellar water might not wash off. Now I got a gift from Konjac Sponge and I tried out their all natural sponge developed from the Konjac plant. It's completely vegan and comes in many different ranges - for oily skin, for dry and so on. 


The sponge is silky soft when wet, deeply cleanses skin and the delicate eye area, refines pores, removes water-based make-up and works with or without cleanser. The sponge leaves the skin radiant and rejuvenated, is suitable for sensitive skin and is colouring and additive free. Sounds great, right?


So what I have done so far is removing make-up with micellar water and then rub my face with the sponge and I also like to use the sponge in the mornings to freshen up my face. I don't know why I don't dare to remove full make-up with it, maybe afraid to ruin it haha, but I will try it towards its life-span end (it lasts up to 3 months usually). You have to take good care of it though. I can assure it leaves my skin very soft after use and removes all the make-up bits I have left so it has found its sure spot in my bathroom from now on! 


For more info about the sponge click HERE


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Ilu postituuuuus! Ma ei teadnud varem midagi näohooldus käsnadest kuni me ostsime kaks taolist käsna otse sukeldujatelt Rhodosel. Pärast seda avastasingi, kui pehmeks need mu näonaha teevad ja kui hästi nad puhastavad näolt üleliigse meigi, mida mitsellaarvesi kätte ei saa. Nüüd sain kingi Konjac Sponge'i tootjatelt ja proovisin järgi nende loodusliku Konjac'i taimest valmistatud käsna. See on täiesti vegan ja tuleb mitmes erinevas variandis - rasusele nahale, kuivale, jne. 


Märjalt on käsn siidiselt pehme, puhastab sügavuti nahka ja õrna silmaümbrust, vähendab poore ja eemaldab ka veekindla meigi olenemata, kas kasutad lisatoodet juurde või ei. Käsn jätab naha särava ja noore, on sobilik õrnale nahale ega sisalda värvaineid ega lisaaineid. Kõlab hästi, eks?


Nii, mina olen siis siiani kasutanud käsna nii, et eemaldan esmalt meigi mitsellaarveega ja siis hõõrun nägu Konjac käsnaga üle, ning lisaks meeldib mulle sellega hommikuti oma nägu üle käia, kuna see teeb olemise kohe värskemaks. Ma ei tea, miks ma pole julgenud veel proovida sellega täismeiki eemaldada. Võib-olla kardan selle ära rikkuda haha, aga eks ma proovin kindlasti järgi siis, kui selle eluiga lõppema hakkab (käsn on kasutuskõlbulik umbes 3 kuud). Selle eest tuleb aga head hoolt ka kanda. Võin kinnitada, et käsn jätab naha väga pehmeks pärast kasutamist ning eemaldab meigijäägid ilusti näolt, seega on see toode leidnud oma kindla koha minu vannitoas! 


Rohkem infot Konjac Sponge'i kohta leiab klikates SIIA

VÄIKE KINGITUS LUGEJALE - GIVEAWAY





// This post is in Estonian only due to a giveaway.


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Hei vahvad! Mul on teie vahel välja loosida üks imehea turbašampoon argaaniaõliga Aestilt! Tegemist on siis eestimaise toodanguga, mis lõhnab (ja lausa näeb välja) nagu turvas ning proovisin koos emaga (kellel on täiesti teine juuksetüüp) selle ka järgi ja mõlemad jäime super rahule tulemusega. Juuksed olid kohevad ja väga väga pehmed ning püsisid vähe kauem puhtad kui tavaliselt. Tegemist on väga kvaliteetse pudelitäie Eesti loodusega, seega üks väga vahva kingitus, mida võita endale või oma sõbrale/kaasale! Argaaniaõli on mu üks vaieldamatuid lemmikuid, mis on läbi aastate aitand hoida mu juuksed terved, kas õli kujul või just šampooni sisaldusena. Šampppn valiti ka Anne&Stiili ilulemmikuks aastal 2015. 


Rohkem infot Aesti turbašampooni kohta leiab SIIT.


Nüüd siis aga loosi juurde. Et osaleda pudeli Aesti šampooni loosimises kirjuta selle postituse kommentaaridesse 'Osalen' ning oma e-mail. Loosin šampooni välja 10 päeva pärast!


Palju edu teile! <3




LET'S DISCUSS MAKE-UP






Hey guuuys, hope you had a fantastic Midsummer! I spent mine with my two best friends at Pühajärve and spent the next day sunbathing on the lake. The party was a lot of fun, got to see Inna live whose songs I've always enjoyed during summertime. Now I decided to come visit Joonas in Tallinn, so I'll be here until 30th. As I'm waiting for him to get back from training to go to the beach, I figured I should show you my new make-up favourites again. Have discovered a bunch of those lately, in addition to my fav make-up posts HERE and HERE. So here come my Summer make-up recommendations for you:




1. I discovered this little blunt brush, finally something I can contour eyebrows well with. No idea why I haven't found this one before, such a helper elf. 

2. Yves Saint Laurent Touché Eclat foundation - I know I recommended this one in another post, but the foundation now has a new formula that is as light on the skin as the old one, but has even better coverage. The beautiful glow still remains, now it's just even better! 

3. Another thing I only recently discovered and now can't survive without is the make-up fixer. I bought the Pierre René one. I don't know how I went to parties and events without it until now..I mean you need your make-up to stick on your face for the whole night, right!?

4. Aaand finally tried out the Beauty Blender products I recieved from Beauty Blender Estonia. I will soon post more about those on blog, but these little fellas are so helpful!

5. Urban Decay Naked concealer...I mean...WHAT IS THAT? I love it so so much, it is hard to get and rare and I totally understand why. Perfect coverage, perfect light yellow shade for my skintone, perfect in every way basically! A must have!

6. Then I felt like having a pinkish orange eyeshadow tone to use for shading on the eyes and as a fun colour during Summer. Also saw it on many of my favourite bloggers, mixed with brown eyeshadow. I got my perfect orange tone from Make-Up Store

7. Of course I didn't stop with Candy K by Kylie Cosmetics and also got a bit more pink and light shade Koko K. I think these lip kits need no more hype, everyone already knows how gorgeous these are. So addictive!

8. And lastly, the matte hydrating primer by Bioderma I like to use under my foundation, you can find more talk about the new Bioderma products HERE.




Hope you found those tips helpful and gave you some cool new products to test out! Gotta run now, so let this be in English only this time! x





BIODERMA










So was happy to be invited by Bioderma Estonia to meet the older and newer products of Bioderma. I only had heard of the micellar water, as it is highly recommended everywhere, but had no idea they have so many interesting products for skin and hair! The micellar water is great, does it job quite smoothly.


So I got to test out the shine-control moisturiser, which is my new favourite to use under foundation, because my skin tends to get shiny after wearing foundation for a longer time and this moisturises and takes away the shine at once, I mean how great is that!? Definite favourite of the bunch!


Then I tested out the moisturising radiance booster, which I would probably appreaciate more during Winter time when my skin gets really dry, but right now I like to tip my nose in it haha. Definitely gonna cover up my face with it on make-up free days because it has SPF30 in it to protect my face from direct sun.


Then I got to test out two additional products due to my quiz win haha. The Nodé shampoo is kind of like water in a bottle, but is actually so good for your scalp and gives you a bit of shine. I only got to test it once so I don't know about longer period, but I do know it smells like nature and freshness, I love it! And in addition to shampoo I got this cute brush. Such a handy wide brush!


It was nice to hear about the products in the beautiful atmosphere of Tuljak restaurant! Gonna be excited to try out other Bioderma products. Definitely gonna keep an eye on them from now on in pharmacies all over Estonia! 


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Mul oli väga hea meel, kui Bioderma Eesti kutsus mind tutvuma vanemate ja uuemate Bioderma toodetega. Ma olin varem kuulnud ainult Bioderma mitsellaarveest, mida oli igalpool soovitatud, aga mul polnud aimugi, et Biodermal on tegelikult nii palju huvitavaid tooteid nahale ja juustele! Mitsellaarvesi on väga mõnus, teeb oma töö ilusti ja kergelt ära. 


Sain veel järele proovida läikivuse vastase niisutaja, mis on mu uus lemmik asi jumestuskreemi alla, sest mu nahk läheb väga kergelt läikima, kui jumestuskreem on kauemat aega peal olnud. See toode võtab ära selle läikimise ja niisutab samalajal veel nahka ka, kui hästi see veel kõlab!? Täielik lemmik Biodermalt!


Siis proovisin järgi sära anda niisutaja, mida ma ilmselt hindaksin veel rohkem talvel, kui mu nahk kipub kuivem olema, kuid praegu meeldib mulle väga oma nina sellesse kasta haha! Kindlasti katan kogu näo sellega meigivabadel päevadel, kuna see sialdab SPF30, mis kaitseb nägu ilusti päikese eest. 


Jaaa tänu viktoriini võidule sain katsetada paar toodet rohkem haha. Nodé shampoon näeb välja nagu vesi pudelis, aga on nii hea peanahale ja annab juustele sära ka väheke. Ma ei oska pikaajalist review'i siia kirjutada, kuna olen testinud vaid korra, aga saan kindlalt öelda, et see lõhnab nagu värske loodus ja I love it! Ja lshampooniga koos tuli see vahva juuksehari, väga mõnus lai!


Oli vahva kuulda nendest toodetest ilusas Tuljaku restorani atmosfääris! Ootan põnevusega, kui saaksin veel järgi proovida erinevaid Bioderma tooteid, seega hoian neil silma peal apteekides üle kogu Eesti! 





WORK OUT WITH SKINNY COFFEE





Get your Skinny Coffee HERE




So last month I used the 28 day skinny coffee program next to my gym routine and eventhough I had to take lesser amounts of coffee because of already being pretty skinny, I loved how it made me feel very clean and energetic and I am very sure it helped to shape my body even more. That's why I'm starting another 28-day program as soon as I get my gym card here in Estonia. Time to achieve all the body goals! 


Read more about Skinny Coffee from my blogpost HERE. To get your Skinny Coffee use to 20% off discount code MERYL20 on their website! 



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Nii, eelmine kuu jõin siis Skinny Coffee't oma tavalise jõusaali rutiini kõrvale ja kuigi ma pidin jooma pisut vähem, kuna olen juba piisavalt skinny, siis ikkagi meeldis mulle see puhas tunne ja energilisus, mis ma kohvist sain ja kindlasti aitas see kaasa mu keha ilusamaks 'voolimisel'. Seepärast alustangi uut 28-päevast programmi Skinny Coffee'ga kohe, kui saan oma jõukakaardi siin Eestis tehtud. Aeg on kõik eesmärgid täita taaskord!


Loe lisaks Skinny Coffee kohta mu eelmisest postitusest SIIN. Et saada oma Skinny Coffee programm kasuta nende veebilehel allahindluskoodi MERYL20, et saada 20% alla!