Blossoms

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For a long time, I wondered if Diptyque skincare products were as subtile as their fragrances and my answer is YES! I also feared that they weren’t efficient even if they’re quite expensive. I recieved some samples of skincare products a few months ago and just fell in love with this face oil. Infused with flowers and plants, its scent is divine and it will provide you a good hydratation. I use it just before sleeping and massage my skin (I clean it before of course). This moment is even more pleasant when you’re exhausted after a long day and you just need to treat yourself. By the way, if you don’t know how to massage your skin, here’s a good video by Into The Gloss.

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Do Son is perfect for spring days. Tuberose, orange blossom, pink pepper and musc: a perfect combo! It’s like a refreshing dive in flowers. Have you ever tried it? What do you think of Diptyque?

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Beauty bag

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What’s currently in my beauty bag?

The double Wear Estée Lauder foundation: These last few weeks I watched a lot of videos on youtude (thanks holidays!) and I heard a lot of positive reviews of this foundation, so I decided to give it a try. This foundation is a VERY GOOD product, it covers everything and I like the texture a lot. It also lasts for hours. The only negative point is that it doesn’t have a little end-piece, so you can’t really control how much you use and you waste it… Anyway, I highly recommend it to you!!!

The Clarins Instant Concealer: I’ve already talked about it in another post, but it has become my favorite one, I use it everyday! If you dark circles like me this one is for you.

The Diorshow iconic mascara: My absolute favorite was the Lancôme Doll Eyes. I also heard a lot of positive comments on this one so I decided to try it and WOW! I really like the curve brush and it catches all your lashes, makes them thicker and longer.

Rose fusion nailpolish by Chanel: a sparkly grey with pink shades, which is wonderful. Not too kitsch and not too loud.

Kiehl’s ultra facial cream: I have a very sensitive skin which is also very dry. I bought it maybe 2 months ago and I use it everyday, every morning and sometimes at night, or I use an oil. This product is really efficient, I love it.

Fresh lipbalm: I bought the mini version of the lipscrub and the lipbalm in limited edition to give them a try, and they became essentials! Every Winter I used to have very dry lips, but not this year thanks to them.

Coco Chanel fragrance: I loooooove this scent. I first wear it 3 or 4 years ago and every year I purchase it again for fall/winter. It’s made from ylang-ylang, orange blossom and mandarin.

Chanel compact power: I think the perfect powder! Quite expensive but it lasts a long time. Unfortunately I’ve broken the little mirror in it.

Rouge coco in « Mademoiselle »: a nude pink shade, I also wear it almost everyday. You can wear it with a intense eye make-up, it would not be too much.

And what’s in yours?

Winter essentials

It has been a while I didn’t post anything, I was essentially focusing on my instagram account. So I decided to present you some of my favorites products these last few weeks, even if I already posted these pictures on instagram.

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I always wanted to purchase the Diorific collection which is a limited edition you can buy every year, before Christmas period. I chose the lipstick is the shade « Diorling » a beautiful red, a bit dark which is perfect for festivities, and it goes perfectly with the nailpolish.

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The « ambre » diptyque candle is just amaaaazing. The scent is so addictive and it’s the perfect wintery scent for your home. Also very natural in comparison to other brands.

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I’m so in love with this vintage tea set I found on etsy (lorabelle vintage shop). It’s called « Un hiver à Paris » and is from the 50s!

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I recieved this gorgeous book for Christmas. Megan Hess is a famous fashion illustrator and worked with several luxury brands. She decided to focus on the life of Coco Chanel, her work and impact on fashion industry. The drawings are gorgeous, I highly recommand it to you!

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As you can see on my pictures, I love golden shades and I love YSL products for their quality and packaging. This nailpolish is just gorgeous, I feared it might be a little kitsch but the color is subtile. The tray is from Zara Home and the earrings from Zara (a birhtday present which I loove).

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These two products are just perfect for your lips. The lipbalm is sooo moisturizing, I use it every single day.

Favorites

 

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YSL arty ring. My favorite one, I wear it everyday. I recieved it for my birthday a few years ago.

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Dior Blush « cocktail peach » – Dior nailpolish « Dune ». The earrings are not the Tribal earrings by Dior, they’re an imitation I found in a cute little shop in Strasbourg. Notebooks are from the Musée d’Orsay.
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How wonderful is this bathbomb? I almost don’t want to use it. It’s apple scented, I found it in a shop « Beauty success ».

Red coat

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Red is a beautiful color for autumn and winter outfits. I bought this coat 2 years ago at Zara, more than 50% off, a real bargain. I used to wear it a lot, and I realized a few days ago that it was waiting in my closet. Coats are my weakness. I could have coats of every color and every textures. As I already mentioned in one of my articles, my dream coat is a Maxmara one, maybe one day! The dress is also from Zara, we can’t see it but it has beautiful sleeves, with swiss muslin. The bag is my favorite one, a Sandro bag I bought a few years ago, I love it.

Dress: Zara – Coat: Zara (old) – Necklace: H&m (last year) – bag: Sandro (old) similar similar – Shoes: Jonak (old)

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Rose

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Every winter, I usually wear Coco by Chanel. After 4 years, I wanted to change, to find a more uncommon fragrance. A few weeks ago, I discovered « Datura noir » by Serge Lutens. Incredible is the word. Very feminine, subtile, not too sweet. The datura is a hallucinogenic plant, which bewitch you. I swear, you’ll be addicted to this fragrance! I’m totally in love.

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I was dreaming about these Météorites pearls by Guerlain for a long time. I decided to yield to temptation when I saw them 20% off. The packaging is just gorgeous and they smell so good, they’re violet scented. Honestly, I don’t see a radical change when I use it, it illuminates the skin but it’s not out of the ordinary. I’m also very interested by the foundation which seems to be, at the contrary, very efficient.

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This Chanel lipstick is very dark, like an old red wine, almost purple. The shade is « élégante ». What do you think about it? Would you dare to wear dark shades?

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Finally I’ve tried Kiehl’s products! At first, I was a little bit disappointed by the scent of the Ultra Facial Cleanser which is a bit chemical. But it works so well! My favorite cleanser was the Clarins one I mentioned several times but this one leaves your skin fresh, clean and silky smooth. You don’t have an impression of dry skin after using it. Moreover, you don’t need a lot of product so it must last a long time. My skin is really dry these last weeks so I also bought the Ultra Facial Cream and I looove it. Very nourishing, not sticky, melting, it’s a pleasure to use it. The packaging is very simple and I like it.

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