Valentine’s Treats for Yourself

all ‘Valentine’s treats’ products available via lookfantastic* The Ordinary Natural Moisturizing Factors + HA* via the lookfantastic Beauty Box February*Baylis & Harding Jojoba, silk & almond candle available via Sowas Will Ich Auch Valentine’s Day for the Heartless True or not, my friends tell me I have no heart. It might be because films like La La Land leave me feeling pretty cold and I feel more than meh about Valentine’s Day. (Hey, just because Ryan Gosling is in it, doesn’t mean the story was good, ‘kay?) It might just the talk of a single lady who has yet to experience true romance –like tap dancing with my bae under the sunset–, who knows. Yet, while I couldn’t care less about Valentine’s Day as such, I do like the ‘romantic’ spirit. I mean, beautiful flower decorations everywhere, pastel-coloured pictures all over Instagram? Winter blues be gone! It’s also another excuse to…

The Difference of Freshness – Nuori Skincare

Vital Foaming Cleanser | Perfecting Facial Oil NUORI* I can never say no to trying new skincare! Especially when a brand completely speaks to my aesthetics, like NUORI does. I know, I know, you are not supposed to choose your skincare regime based on its looks, but I’d be lying if I said their minimal packaging didn’t catch my eye. In the case of Danish skincare brand NUORI, however, the packaging reflects what NUORI is about: maximising efficacy & purity with their focus on freshness. Pure products – 100% free from preservatives and other synthetic additives. The Truth About Shelf Life I was baffled when I lay eyes on my NUORI products (isn’t baffled just a great word to describe surprise?). What’s a “Start using by…” date?  Of course, NUORI is aware of how foreign such a date seems to us, so everything is explained on the packaging. Instead of the usual, “use within 6…

January lookfantastic Beauty Box 2017

I remember how I loved buying lucky bags when I was a child (if I found the right translation for “Wundertüten”…). I would tear the bags open the instant I left the store with my parents, impatient to see what wonders are hidden inside. Now years later, I feel as if I’m transported back to that magical time, whenever the door bell rings and the post man delivers the latest lookfantastic Beauty Box.

Nude by Nature: Green Beauty

A few months ago ASOS invited me to try out Nude by Nature, an Australian beauty brand they started stocking. To be honest, the first thing that captured my attention was the beautiful rose gold packaging and the elegant design of the brushes. They really stand out in my make up drawer! Though, Nude by Nature is not just about looks (pun intended!), what really differentiates them from other cosmetic brands is their promise to provide high-performing natural formulas that are 100% cruelty free and PETA certified.