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best summer reads for beauty lovers

The best reads and news in July

There’s an absolute drought of news right now – it seems like everybody is on vacation and countless PRs breathe deeply and relax. If you don’t lounge around a pool right now but have to sit at a desk somewhere, here’re some great articles and blogposts that will make the day pass more quickly. (Procrastination for the win!)READ MORE

summery beauty favourites in June

Our summery beauty favourites in June (and fave treats!)

It’s summer in most parts of the world, and we’ve broken out the summer staples and new favourites for the season! From perfumes to liquid blushes, from the prettiest eyeshadows to the prettiest lip conditioners, all are tried and tested for those summer days when you want to look great, but secretly can’t be bothered. We also share our ideas for some nice summery treats with you.

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MAC Hint of Colour Lip Oil review

Review: MAC Hint of Colour Lip Oil

MAC recently released four Hint of Colour Lip Oils in Asia, to the moaning and hair tearing of MAC fans outside Asia. I managed to pick one up when I was in Seoul a few weeks ago, and after trying it out for quite a while now, I can say this: You don’t need to tear your hair out over this little tube. Read on for the MAC Hint of Colour Lip Oil review.READ MORE

Zoeva highlighter and eyeliner brush review

Two weeks, two brushes: Zoeva

Believe it or not, I bought my first two Zoeva brushes this year. I know. It’s like I’ve been living under a rock. But as I’m still on my quest for a highlighter brush that suits my needs (have a look at the former installments in this little series and you’ll see what I mean), I picked up the Zoeva 105 Luxe Highlight, and the 312 Detail Liner as an afterthought. I had just bought the Essence Cushion liner I wrote about here, and it seemed like a good point to try a new eyeliner brush. Go on reading for my Zoeva highlighter and eyeliner brush review.

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best summer reads for beauty lovers

Link(love): Favourite blogposts and articles in March

Your monthly news of the beauty world (feat. Kat von D, MAC and Catrice this time around). Also the one where I share my favorite posts and articles about beauty (of course), and everything else. This month, you might have a peek at a feud over snail mucus (really!), how monks tried to cure the plague in the middle ages and came up with a cosmetics line that is still around today (really!!!), why minimalism is stupid and a brilliant portrait of the daily life of various Instagram influencers by Vogue that manages to be neither snidely arrogant nor condescending, but is totally on point. Have a look at my favourite reads lately.

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where to find beauty products in Shanghai

A beauty addict in China: Beauty shopping in Shanghai

There’re many highs and lows in the life of an expat, and while living in Shanghai has many perks, beauty shopping definitely isn’t one of them. Especially not for a die-hard beauty addict. On the surface, it doesn’t look that bad – in Shanghai’s enormous shopping malls, there’s usually a Sephora or drugstore, and there’re also a lot of free-standing stores of the big Western beauty brands, and some Korean ones as well. But. There’re a lot of buts, actually.

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Beauty deals Glamour Shopping Week 2017

Glamour Shopping Week April 2017

Es ist wieder Glamour Shopping Week (GSW), und vom 1. bis 8. April könnt Ihr wieder mit besonderen Rabatten shoppen, bis die Karte glüht. Nachdem wir Euch unsere persönlichen Empfehlungen (hier) und die teilnehmenden Shops (zuletzt hier) vorgestellt haben, mache ich’s dieses Mal kurz und stelle Euch nur noch Shops mit besonders guten Deals vor. Keine “gifts with purchases” und mageren Prozente, die es ständig eh gibt! Hier kommt die Creme de la Creme des Beauty-Shoppings während der Shopping Week! (Mit Click auf das Bild des jeweiligen Stores geht’s zum Store.)

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