• Beauty,  Travel

    WHAT TO PACK BEAUTY-WISE

    I’m going on my next trip very soon, so I thought about showing my skincare and toiletries essentials. This list doesn’t change much whether it’s just a weekend break or a longer vacation. I will say that the choices of products have been made so that it takes the smallest space possible (I decant a lot of things to travel bottles, and use these), but still keeping my routine. For my go to makeup you can check this post. FACE To remove the makeup, I recently bought the makeup remover cloth from Primark. It works like a charm and is such a space saver! Just wet it with some warm…

  • Beauty,  Skincare

    MY GO-TO BODY LOTIONS

    Just because bare leg weather is officially gone it doesn't mean us girls should neglect moisturising. I get very dry skin in winter, and the stockings and tight trousers don't help (I imagine you're the same!). Over the years and especially after having lived in Turkey for one year (where the weather is supeeeer dry and the water terrible) the skin on my legs started cracking and flaking - I neglected it for a while and it took me over two years to recover with the help of a dermatologist. Do not make the same mistake! Moisturise and drink plenty water! Below are my favorite moisturisers, including the one that…

  • Beauty,  Skincare

    MORNING SKINCARE ROUTINE

    As promised, here is my morning skincare routine. Mind you I do not use all of these products every single day, I sometimes rotate them or others just keep it simpler - it depends on how much time I have in the morning. In case you missed my previous skincare post, note that my skin is combination/normal and that my main concerns are congested pores and sensitivity. My skin is also eczema prone and very textured, which I hate but still haven't found a product that can help me with that. In addition to using all these products (and trust me, I keep it simple...) I try to eat healthy…