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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

chill-out tips for anxiety

The chill-out routine that’s better than a bath

A while back, we were contacted by esalon to write a post about our chill-out routine, and I thought it’d be a nice idea. I had it all pictured out – a fluffy piece, like I was a chick lit heroine. You know the one: hot bath, wine or tea, soothing music, candles, the works. And then it dawned on me that I couldn’t write that. Fluffy pieces are totally fine. I read a lot of beauty blogs because it’s relaxing. Posts that pretend there’s not another care in the world apart from the latest limited edition eye shadow palette and the best skincare for your skin. But…READ MORE

five quick and easy ways to get better skin

Five easy ways to get better skin

I’ve struggled for years with my quite temperamental skin, and from the first skincare adventures to to the somewhat settled state my skin is nowadays, I read voraciously about the topic. Here’re some things I picked up along the way: my easy ways to get better skin!READ MORE

Beauty news and the best reads in November

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

working together on two continents

The secret to working together successfully – best tips and apps

The twindly team lives literally all around the world. So how do we do it? I’ll tell you our best tips and tricks to work together – on a project, however short- or long-termed – that helped us a lot. These are helpful for all kinds of working situations – if you’re working in a team, are a freelancer, or just trying to find some good apps that’ll help you to stay organised – I’ve covered it all.READ MORE

decluttering tips for people who hate decluttering

Why I hate minimalism and 5 decluttering tips for people who don’t declutter

Hi, my name is Dorit and I hate minimalism and this whole declutter trend. I like buying stuff. I like owning stuff. I like having options. (Have a look at my pantry and you’ll see what I mean.) When it comes to makeup, I have way more than I can ever use up. Luckily, I also have a Room of My Own (read it at some point in your life, it’ll be worth it) and can store it easily. Luckily, too, my SO does support me and isn’t that kind of infuriating male that goes “why do you own that much makeup?!”. Nevertheless, once a year I like to go through my whole collection. Read on to see why, how and my decluttering tips for people who hate decluttering.

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how to repurpose skincare products

What to do with skincare products you no longer like

There’s nothing worse than realizing that a skincare product you bought is no longer working. Or maybe you’re just no longer into it, have found something better or it was kind of a fail from the beginning. What to do? Barring the possibility of returning it, I found some ways to repurpose unloved, yet pricey products you can’t stomach to just bin.READ MORE

how to feel and look better when you've got a cold

How to feel (and look) better when you’ve got a cold

Is everybody sick right now? It totally looks like that. I came back from my fun trip to Seoul with a cold of death ™ that knocked me out for about a week, during which I lay moaning on the sofa. Here’re my three top tips how to feel marginally human again when you’ve got the worst cold in history.READ MORE

how to pair lips and cheeks

Three lipstick and blush dream teams that work

I do have my makeup routines. I guess everyone has. The looks that always work, the fallback looks when you’re feeling crap or if you’ve got 10 minutes left. And then you break out of your routine, and start to wonder – does this new lipstick work with this look? How about this blush, does it work? How to pair lips and cheeks, dammit?READ MORE

Tutorial mineral foundation with spf

Why mineral foundation is great in summer (plus a beauty hack)

I tend to wear mineral makeup with SPF when it gets hot. I’ve combination skin that gets shiny very quickly in the heat. Generally, while liquid foundations break down really quickly in those conditions, mineral foundation doesn’t for me. If you’ve got dry skin, though, that might be different. But I found the perfect beauty hack for a super quick and easy application that’s great for all skin types.READ MORE