April 25, 2017

About Authenticity on Instagram

Finally, the annual Coachella weekend in Indio, California is over and all important blogger and Instagram-Famous girls, invited by Revolve to celebrate the hottest parties or not, travelled to Palm Springs to take relaxed hippy dippy photos on the festival. Coachella is not about music or arts anymore, it is all about the fashionistas' outfits. Fringes, boots, ruffles or lace is what you wear and the whole world has to see it on Instagram. 
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April 22, 2017

Do that Strobing like a Pro

When I first heard of strobing as a new makeup technique I was like: Well, another beauty trend that I don't need. I am pretty sure you all heard of it and know the idea behind it. However, if you have not noticed: Strobing is basically highlighting without heavy contouring. Today's post is how to get the glow for a subtle look that does not look too sweaty.
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April 19, 2017

Dare to Dream | Procida, Italy

The first time I saw a picture of Procida -  the smallest island in the Gulf of Naples - I knew I had to visit this place that looked nearly too beautiful to be real. I love the way the pastel colored houses are carved into the cliffs. Procida will remind you of Santorin or Samos. No wonder, its architecture is Greek from origin. When visiting Procida bring your camera, it is the most picturesque place I have ever seen. Also, try out one of their famous Pescherie, since Procida used to be a fishing settlement. To get there take the ferry service from Naples, Capri or Ischia, it does not take much time. Also, Procida is an ideal place to explore on foot. Definitely worth a one-day excursion!
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April 14, 2017

My experiences with ADD-PLEX

Olaplex is the most hyped beauty innovation of the last months. The three step system rebuilds broken hair bonds while coloring. Olaplex seems to work miracles on hair. Nevertheless, the treatment has its price. Add-plex is the latest hair invention that can be found in drugstore. It is claiming to work as Olaplex, but is way more affordable. The cheaper Olaplex alternative consists of one Rebuilder and a Booster that you both mix. You can either add Add-plex to your hair dye or use it as a conditioner. Since I do not dye my hair I tested how it works as a repairing treatment on my hair.
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April 9, 2017

Stripes, Pink Flowers and Golden Hearts

Spring with all its blooms and blossoms is finally around the corner. So, goodbye scarves and boots, it is time for summery clothes ☺ For this outfit I decided to wear a simple striped H&M blouse in a different way, as seen on the website Fashiioncarpet that is written by Nina from Munich (make sure to check out her blog, it is awesome!): Instead of wearing the sleeves in a regular way, I was just bringing them to the front and making a knot. If you have a blouse with those extra-long trendy sleeves, you can even make a cute little bow. I absolutely love this idea, it makes a simple blouse more extravagant. I love dressing down such girly outfits with distressed jeans. My favourite pair is by Zara. 
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April 5, 2017

Why to not buy fake and go for the real brands

When I went to Naples last week I was staying in a hotel near the main station. People sell fake bags on blankets near train stations in nearly every Italian city, but Naples has a really crazy market full of Chanel bags, Prada sunglasses or Gucci loafers in its old town, which is busy all day long. You will not be able to buy a brand-less bag or a pair of sunglasses without a fake logo. 
But, let us distinguish a fake product from something that was inspired by a high fashion brand. A fake to me is something that copies a brand's designs and logos or tags with the attempt to make it look as one from the original brand, whereas an inspired product has the brand's own logo.
Who really wants to buy fake luxury products? For me, there are several reasons why I would rather buy from the real brands than fake:
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