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Paula

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Simple eye and hot pink lips

Saturday morning, and I’ve already cleaned the house, walked the dog, did few loads of laundry and can catch up on the magazine reading (I’ve been hoarding them for months, been so busy I hadn’t had time to read them) and maybe even find some time to watch few Harry Potter movies (I’m an absolute Harry Potter geek, if you didn’t know already). Feels so good to finally relax after a tough week. While I work on a new post,…

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Smashbox Photoready BB Cream

Here’s a product that I’ve been dying to try: Smashbox Camera Ready BB cream. It comes in five different shades: fair, light, light-medium, medium and dark. I went with shade “light”, which was a bit darker than I would expect but since my face is lighter than the rest of my body, it works for me. Price? $39.00. What I like: it leaves the skin feeling very nice and smooth, evens out the skin tone; it’s moisturizing; it has spf…

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Grays, nudes and purples

Fall is almost here, and that means saying goodbye to hot pink and neon nails. Although in my opinion, just as there are no rules in makeup, there also aren’t any in nail art ;) It’s  no secret that I’ve always been obsessed with nailpolish and nailart. Back in high school, I would do my friends’ nails all the time (I myself always rocked french acrylic tips, all done at home) and I rarely get professional manicures, because I myself…

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Recipes

Super green smoothie-easy & healthy

Today I bring you a super healthy and super delicious smoothie recipe! What you will need: a bunch of baby kale (about 2 cups) a bunch of spinach (also about 2 cups) one banana few strawberries (depending on how sweet you want your smoothie, if you want it to be more sweet, add more strawberries, they can be both fresh or frozen,  no need to remove the stems, they’re edible) about a cup of blueberries (fresh or frozen) about a…

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Recent skincare favorites

In the last few couple of weeks I came across few skincare products that really impressed me. Number one has got to be Mario Badescu’s Buffering Lotion. It’s an overnight treatment formulated especially for deep, cystic blemishes and it works wonders. It has a very watery formula (it contains: Deionized Water, Isopropyl Alcohol,Sodium Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Hydrolyzed Serum Protein, Hydrolyzed Yeast Protein,Pyridoxine, Niacinamide, Panthenol,Propylene Glycol, Allantoin, Biotin). I use a few drops on the area that I want to treat…

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