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How to style a 20s look

How to adapt a style to your personal look – 20s makeup

Once a year, I go to a ball. A proper ball. They always have mottoes, and this year, it was ‘The Golden 20s’. I was ecstatic at first – who wouldn’t love to dress up as Daisy from The Great Gatsby? So I got a dress, shoes, jewellery… And then, so I thought, came the fun part. The makeup. And it got slightly complicated. Read on for my easy 20s makeup look how-to!READ MORE

November beauty favourites

Neat November beauty favourites

Ufff. It’s December, people! In all the madness of end of the year stuff that happens, as usual, I haven’t been really playing around with makeup as much as I would’ve liked. Nevertheless, my favourites may be basic, but they’re truly great, proving that in many cases, good things come in unassuming packages. (There’s a joke somewhere in that sentence, but I’m tired, in my robe and didn’t have enough coffee yet.) Astrid’s faves, though, bring the proper festive cheer. Anyways: MAC! Holiday collections! A proper gem of a foundation! Sponges?

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Beauty news and the best reads in November

Beauty news and the best reads in October

The most important stuff that happened in the beauty industry, brilliant blogposts and eye-opening articles: The truth about reviews! Your perfect lipstick! Urban myths! Outlet malls! Mormons?! Let’s jump right in!READ MORE

Beauty news and the best reads in November

Spreading the (link)love – July’s best blogposts and articles

I’m the first to admit that I spent the larger parts of the month wishing I was on some kind of vacation and being vastly envious of everybody who lazes around the pool right now. And between travel posts and instagram stories there seemed to be nothing going on in the blogosphere at all. In the whole blogosphere? No! 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