Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Current Favourites!

Hello everyone, how are you all doing? Well I hope! So today's post is somenthing that I haven't done for so long, and it is a current favourites. I don't usually do monthly favourites just because I don't really try that much products in order to have new favourites every month so I'm doing a current favourites which basically consists of all the products and things that I've been loving for the past few months.

Garnier Fructis - Shampoo and Conditioner
Sephora - Hand cream
Revlon - Body lotion

The first product is a shampoo and conditioner, from the brand Garnier, it's a very affordable brand I believe both of them is probably like 5-7 euros and to be honest from all the shampoos and all the conditioners that I've tried I find myself always going back to these two. I have dry hair but it can get oily at the roots and I see such a difference when I use this shampoo. It makes my hair very soft and fresh, and when I blow dry it and style it, it has an amazing feel to it. Sometimes right after taking a shower and blow dried my hair, at the roots it starts to have that greasy feeling which I hate and this shampoo does an amazing job at not doing that.

Second, I've also been really liking this hand cream by sephora it smells amazing, I used it pretty much throught the summer and it left my hands feeling lush since I have pretty dry hands, it also smells like mangos which is a total plus because it's one of my favourite scents (and fruit).

Lastly for this "body care" routine, I've also been really liking the Revlon body lotion. I don't really like to put on body lotion after taking a shower because it takes a long time specially if it is a thick lotion which in that case I will not be using it because I absolutely hate the feeling of sticky skin, and if you're like me you'll love this product because it is very light and you apply it in literally seconds.

Batiste - Dry Shampoo
Equivalenza - Perfume
Catrice - Concealer
Rimmel - Natural Bronzer

Now for the beauty part, I've been obsessed with this dry shampoo by batiste, it is really a life saver for those days that you wake up late and don't have time to take a shower and your hair is getting a little bit greasy, this will seriously leave your hair feeling fresh and smooth.

This next one is a perfume by Equivalenza which is a store that does "replicas" of some perfume brands, this one I can't really tell you what it is because it was a gift but it smells very flowery, fresh and a little bit sweet.

Now for makeup I've used pretty much this whole concealer by Catrice, it is very nice, it has an amazing coverage and a little bit goes a long way, the only down side is that you have to be quick while applying it because it dries quite fast.

Lastly is the Rimmel, Natural Bronzer. I've been using this product every day, it is very natural, it doesn't have a lot of shimmer I would say it's pretty matte on the skin.

Now for the last one it is a book that I'm pretty sure most of you book worms already read, and it is Girl on the train by Paula Hawkins. The one in the picture is the portuguese version and I absolutely loved it, I loved it so much I read it in 2/3 days ahah. I'm also really excited now to go see the movie on the cinema.

This is not really a current favourites because I haven't really tried them but I got them from a store online and I am in love, they're so gorgeous and fell like good quality so I decided to show them to you.

Thank you so much for reading, hope you liked this post, tell me in the comments your favourites at the moment and what you're most excited about Autumn. 

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Saturday, October 8, 2016

Carrot and Cinnamon Cake Recipe!

Hello everyone, how are you all? First I'd like to apologize for not posting for a while, now I'm back with one of my favorite recipes for this season, which is the best season eveeer. Autumn is here, you can start layer your clothes, wear boots, chill days, hot chocolates, halloween and *whispers* christmas is only two months away...

This is a recipe perfect for this time of the year, joined with a hot cup of tea.

60 min, Easy

4 eggs
4 carrots
1 tea cup of sugar
2 teacups of plainflower
1/2 teacup of cooking oil
1 tea spoon of baking powder
1 tea spoon of cinnamon
Powdered sugar

Pre-heat the oven at 180º.
Peal the carrots and grate them. Separate the egg yolks and the egg whites into 2 seperate bowls. Stir the egg whites until a solid consistency, then add the sugar to the egg yolks mix the sugar and yolks until it's nice and smooth, then add the egg whites and beat everything together for a couple minutes for a smooth consistency.
Add to the mixture the cooking oil, little by little white beating everthing together.
Add in the cinnamon and the grated carrots to the mixture and stir everything together for 2-4 minutes.
Finally add in the flower and the baking powder.
Pour everything into a prepared baking tin (buttered tin with plain flower in my case), and put it in the oven for about 35 minutes.
Once cold, add some powdered sugar for some decoration and to add a little bit of extra sweetness.

Hope you liked this post, tell me if you've tried it or not and also tell me what's your favourite recipe to do in Autumn. 

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Monday, January 18, 2016

My Pamper Routine

Hello everyone how are you all doing? Well I hope. So for today's post I decided to show you what I like to do when I'm feeling a bit down or just simply want to relax a bit and take good care of myself for a couple hours, and that is a pamper session. I love to do this at least once a week, I think it's very important to take some hours out of your schedule to take care not only of your body but also your mind. Here are some pictures of what I like to do, and I'll talk you through all of them. Hope you like!

 First of all I like to tidy up my room, light up some candles and turn on my fairy lights, this is a very importante step for me because I like the feeling of having my room all nice and tidy, and cozy with all the candles and fairy lights.
The candles that I'm using smell like vanilla and others like apple and cinnamon, which are my favorite scents.

And of course we can not miss a nice hot bubble bath, it's so relaxing to chill in the bath with a few candles, either reading or listening to your favorite tunes, whatever you feel like it. 
In my bath I used some bath minerals and a bit of shower gel to create some bubbles. What is a bath without bubbles am I right?

Next I like to take a proper shower, because I can never feel 100% clean with a bath. I use my shampoo and conditioner and then a serum for the ends of my hair.
For my body/face I use my every day routine products, which are:

Dove - body lotion
NativaSpa - Handcream
Avéne - cleansing face gel 

After all this I put on my onesie and go either watch a movie, or do whatever I'm feeling in that moment you can just do whatever it relaxes you, for example: read a book, eat or bake some cookies/cakes, do your makeup or watch tv, it's your time and you should do what makes you happy.

Alright, I hope you liked this post, and I'd love to know if you like to do this kind of pamper sessions, and what you do in yours, leave a comment below telling me, I'd love to hear from you, thank you so much for stopping by! 

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Sunday, January 10, 2016

Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe


  • 100 g of sugar
  • 90 g of melted butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon of milk
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 200 g of wheat flour
  • 170 g of chocolate chips (I use a whole milk chocolate bar)

How to:

  • Preheat the oven to 175ºc.
  • Cut the chocolate bar into tiny little cubes.
  • Beat the butter, the sugar, the melted butter and the vanilla extract together until it's all blended.
  • Next, add to the mixture the milk, the flour and the chocolate.
  • Now, with a spoon take some of the mixture and pop onto a lined baking tray. Mind the space between them because they grow a little and spread.
  • Finally, pop them in the oven and let them cook for 15 min, until they are slightly golden and you can see a brown color appearing under the cookie. 
  • I usually don't leave them until they're too golden cause they tend to get harder when you take them out of the oven, and I like them a bit more gooey. 

Alright, I hoped you liked this little post, I decided to bring something different and it's a recipe that I've been using for quite some time so why not share with you. Let me know in the comments some of your suggestions or even if you are going to try this out. I would love to know, thank you so much I hope you have a lovely week.

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Tuesday, December 29, 2015

My Room Decoration

Hello everyone, how are you all? Hope you all had an amazing Christmas with all your family and loved ones and that all your wishes came true this year. Recently I changed my room, before I had a single bed now I have a bigger one and the furniture is also changed, so with that I decided to take some pictures for you and show you how my room is now decorated. It is really my dream bedroom, it's basically all white, gray, black and silver, but mostly white as you can see in the pictures. It's something that I've always wanted to do, it's very clean looking, and with all the candles and fairy lights makes me never wanting to leave my room, it's so cozy. If you are interested, almost every furniture that you see is from ikea (my bed is not), but if you want to know any specific item you can ask me in the comments and I'll gladly reply and let you know everything about it.
Let me know in the comments if you guys like the decoration, or let me know what's the color theme in your room, I'm quite experienced in that since I've had my room orange and red, then pink and white, then purple and brown and now it's like this ahah, quite a change.
Hope you liked this post, and I'll see you very soon with a post I'm working on. Enjoy the rest of this year and thank you for reading. x

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Saturday, November 14, 2015

Dark Lips

Hello beauties how are you all on this lovely saturday evening? Well I hope! Today I was just playing with my makeup and ended up doing a look that I usually never go for, which is a dark lip. I know it's so simple and it's not even a big deal, but to me it kind of is because I usually never use dark lipsticks, not that I don't like it, because in reality I love it, it's just that I never found any that really suited me or that I felt comfortable wearing but I actually do like this one. Since I like it why not do a blog post about it?

This is the Sephora retractable lip liner in 06 deep red. It is a lip liner that I bought some time ago because it was in sale but never really had the courage to use it since it was such a bold color and it was too difficult for me to feel comfortable with such dark lips.
But... since it's Autumn and it's time to use all these lovely autumnal colors I decided to give it a try and don't feel so scared of stepping out of my comfort zone and I really like it. It's the perfect lip color for this season and it goes with pretty much everything. With this look the makeup that I use is very minimalistic so that all the attention goes towards the lipstick since it's such a dark color. Foundation (Rimmel), bronzer (avon) and blush, eyeliner (essence) and a few coats of mascara (essence). I also recommend before applying this lip liner applying a lip balm so that your lips are smooth. It helps with the application because this lip liner can be quite hard to apply without a lip balm.

I hope you enjoyed this post it was different from any other that I've ever done on my blog but I hope you liked it anyway. Comment down below which lip color or lipstick is your favorite, I'd love to know it. Thank you so much for reading 

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Friday, October 30, 2015


1. What signifies the start of Autumn for you?
Autumn is my favourite season it's in all honesty the best of the best. It's the season you can layer up more clothes without being too cold and you can start wearing scarves and more dark colores such as black, grey, burgundy, brown, deep reds and greens, you can wear boots and beanies, I could go on and on. Rainy and cold autumn days also mean: movies, blankets, fairy lights, cozy pajamas and hot chocolate or popcorn hmmm. And it also means that all my favorite festive days are coming.
2. What is your favourite Fall scent?
My favorite fall scent is of course apples and cinnamon, it has always been my favorite and it hasn't change.
3. What is you favourite Autumn colour?
I don't have just one favorite color for Autumn, but if I have to say one I know I'm going to be super boring and plain but the truth is that black is my absolute fav, an all black outfit, some boots and a cozy tartan scarve, I'm good to go. But I also do love burgundy.
4. What is your favourite Fall drink?                                                                     
My favorite fall drink is either hot chocolate or a really hot coffee with milk or capuccino as you may call it, it depends on my mood.       

5. What TV show, new or old are you looking forward to this Fall?
I'm not really into watching TV so I can't really give an answer but the TV Show that I'm actually now watching on my computer is "America's Next Top Model cycle 22". Any of you guys watching it too? Who's your fave? 
6. What is your favorite Fall fashion trend?
I'm not really about following the trends, but I've been LOVING seeing outfits with those kind of long (about the knee) blazers if you know what I mean? I believe their called duster coats for women, I don't know. But here's some pictures of kylie Jenner wearing them.

7. What is your favourite frugal Autumn activity?My favorite Autumn activity is just going on little waks with a hot drink watching all the leaves falling, the naked trees and the fairy lights on some people's windows already for Christmas. 
And that's about it I hope you enjoyed this little tag and that it made you feel very autumnal and cozy. Thank you for reading