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Easy quick makeup look for work or travel

Quick tip: Easy 5 minute makeup look (for travel, work)

Recently, I’ve been in a lot of situations when I simultaneously wanted to look somewhat polished but had both limited time and only a limited amount of makeup products on hand. (This routine works great when you’re travelling!) I found an awesome trick that solved both quandaries. Easy quick makeup look for work or travel – jump right in!READ MORE

beauty fun facts

Beauty fun facts!

I don’t know about you, but I always get a huge kick out of a good fun fact. Maybe it’s just because I’m a geek and love geeky stuff, but I just love to know when yoghurt was invented and why the Romans print SPQR on all their gully covers. And because we’re all beauty geeks around here, I want to share asome totally important beauty knowledge with you every once in a while, so you can blurt out at parties with what the old Egyptians dyed their hair. Fun, right? Let’s dive right in.READ MORE

November beauty favourites

November beauty favourites

So here it is, the year’s least loved month – November. In dire need of something to cheer both us up, we found some pretty fantastic beauty products that made the month a bit more bearable!READ MORE

Holy grail makeup

Holy grails I buy again and again – makeup edition

My makeup stash might be a tad bigger than other people’s, but even I, Miss Never-Hit-Pan, have some makeup staples that I buy again and again. Unsung heros, the ones that might not look special or seem must-haves, but are – they’re the little helpers that help make me look good – in short, my holy grail makeup products.READ MORE

Makeup products every girl needs

Makeup products every girl needs (no matter how old you are)

Maybe you’ve never been into makeup. Maybe you weren’t allowed to use makeup until you’re a certain age. Maybe you’ve a job where you should put on some makeup, but haven’t ever done so before. No matter why, we’ve got you covered with some product recommendations that are easy to use and some pointers how to actually use them (and how to decide what product is for you). If you’re still wary of the whole makeup thing, don’t be – the following tips are for you turning into the very best version of yourself! Without further ado, here’re the best makeup products every girl needs!READ MORE

April Beauty Favourites

April’s beauty favourites!

Without further ado, here’re Astrid’s and my beauty favourites for the month of April! From old aquaintances to new loves, each of us identified our most used and most loved products, and we think you might like them, too. Have a peek!READ MORE

Bioderma Hydrabio Eau de Soin SPF30 Moisturising anti-UV mist – a review + giveaway

Imagine, a moisturising spray without any alcohol or perfume that has a SPF 30 that you can apply OVER your makeup. Yes, indeed, over makeup, so making it ideal for days when you wear a full face of makeup and can’t re-apply sunscreen without making a big ol’ mess about it or risk insufficient protection. And if you find yourself a bit shiny, or your eyeshadow smeared a bit in the heat, you can actually re-apply your makeup of choice over it. A dream, you say? NO! It’s Bioderma Hydrabio Eau de Soin SPF 30 (UVA and UVB protection).READ MORE

My summer face: Makeup products that hold up well during hot days

I don’t know about you, but for me summer’s all fine and dandy until I’ve experience that icky feeling of makeup melting off my face. Europe was recently hit by a proper heat wave – here in Germany we had around 40°C/104F – and while I enjoy this kind of weather while I’m on vacation and lounging at the pool, having to conduct your daily life in this heat was challenging. Especially if you’re loving makeup and can’t think of what makeup to wear during extreme heat.READ MORE

Travel makeup part 2 – download our packing list (& what I packed for my winter trip)

I’m going to Iceland quite soon and thought I’d show you what I’m going to take with me and what helps me to determine what to take. Of course, I’ll apply everything I mentioned in the first part (it’s here, btw), but then we at twindly headquarters came up with a super handy downloadable and printable packing list you’ll find below! So that’s helping me a lot. READ MORE