Fashion & Beauty

  • My Sisley Christmas Wish-List
    My Sisley Christmas Wish-List

    At this point, we have never been so close to Christmas. While Santa Claus is preparing his bag full of gifts, it is still time to think about what would you like to see under the Christmas tree. If you are a beauty lover or a skincare addict, this article is for you. Here are my top 5 must-haves by Sisley Paris that you need to tell Santa to bring you as a Christmas present. 1- Velvet Sleeping...

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  • The Perfect Holiday Season With La Prairie: Our Top 5 Must-haves!
    The Perfect Holiday Season With La Prairie: Our Top 5 Must-haves!

    The Holiday season already started and 2019 is almost over. No matter if this year was a great year for you or not, in any case, you should treat yourself during this celebration moment and one of the greatest brands to do so is La Prairie. The Swiss brand tames its four rare ingredients – platinum, gold, white caviar, caviar – to pay homage to timeless beauty. Here are our top 5 Must-have ...

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  • Yps lackiert Challenge: Sternenglanz & When Colours Collide: holographic and black
    Yps lackiert Challenge: Sternenglanz & When Colours Collide: holographic and black

    Today I've got a "two birds with one stone" mani ( = two challenges with one mani) for you. Yps Lackiert asked for starshine for her last challenge theme, white the When Colours Collide prompt was holographic and black. I started with two coats of Essence Black Is Back and stamped the stars using Color Club Harp On It and Pueen plate 44. One coat of Maniology Smudge Free Top Coat protected the ...

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  • When Colours Collide: Black, silver & gold
    When Colours Collide: Black, silver & gold

    Oh boy, I'm sooo behind wit my blogging. I got a ton of pictures I need to edit and blogposts to write. So let's start here, with black, silver and gold for the When Colors Collide round that ended almost two weeks ago... This color combo screams NYE for me, but that would be way to early, so I went with autumn trees. Two coats of Essence Black Is Back as a base, Barry M. Silver Foil and Gold F...

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  • Yps lackiert Challenge: Cozy
    Yps lackiert Challenge: Cozy

    A new week, a new round of the Yps lackiert Challenge. The prompt is cozy, and this always means one thing for me: time for sweater nails!I used two Maniology stamping polishes for this one. My base are two coats of Woolly, a mauve creme.For the knitted pattern I used Mocha Java, a copper metallic (it turned out quite different than it looks in the bottle. That happens if you don't swatch a pol...

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  • The New Wow: The Most Beautiful Thing You Can Wear Is Actually Confidence​!
    The New Wow: The Most Beautiful Thing You Can Wear Is Actually Confidence​!

    Aging is a very complex process and sometimes the way your body evolves can affect the way you feel. While a good night of sleep and a healthy life help preventing the bad signs of aging, sometimes you need extra help to keep up with a beautiful body and face. “The New Wow” is a new sensation of beauty and a new way of life. From cosmetics fake promises to bad examples of aesthetic Surgery,...

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  • Living Life Smartly and Luxuriously
    Living Life Smartly and Luxuriously

    Many of us want a life that is full of luxury and there is nothing wrong with it. People should want a life that is glamorous and also luxurious. If you like cars, then you would dream about getting the best car for yourself from the best brands or even have a collection of cars in your garage. If you are someone that likes to shop you can have a collection of things in your wardrobe.  It is a...

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  • Yps lackiert Challenge: Poppies
    Yps lackiert Challenge: Poppies

     Today's Rememberance Day in the UK and the Commonwealth, so poppies are today's challenge theme. Rememberance Day is not celebrated where I live (in fact, today's marking the beginning of Carnival season...). No wonder, I'm Swiss and Switzerland has not been part of any war since 1847 (we had a short civil war called Sonderbundskrieg in November 1847). But that's no reason not to think about...

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  • Yps lackiert Challenge: Pünktchenparty
    Yps lackiert Challenge: Pünktchenparty

    Pünktchenparty (dot party) is this week's theme for the Yps lackiert challenge.For this mani I used MoYou London Purple Mouse and Alpine Rain plus some dotting tools. One coat of Purple Mouse as base and then just adding some dots, very quick and easy. As usual, I added one coat of KBShimmer Clearly On Top.

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  • Yps lackiert Challenge: Spooky
    Yps lackiert Challenge: Spooky

    With Halloween nearing, this week's prompt for the Yps lackiert Challenge was spooky. I didn't feel to well last week (caught a cold), so my mani turned out simpler than I originally intended. As base I applied three coats of Born Pretty Store Misty Grey (Earth Tone Series), a grey leaning taupe creme.  Then I stamped on these lovely Dementors (any other Harry Potter fans here?) using black B...

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  • Yps lackiert Challenge: Minimale Eleganz
    Yps lackiert Challenge: Minimale Eleganz

    It's time for the next round of Yps Lackiert with the theme minimal elegance.  This prompt came at the perfect time for me, since I recently had a business meeting where colorful nail polish wouldn't have been appropriate. So I applied three coats of P2 rich & royal, a taupe creme. Then I added a simple plaid pattern on my two accent nails using China Glaze Wood You Wanna? and ÜberChic Pr...

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  • Benefit Precisely, My Brow Pencil - new shades
    Benefit Precisely, My Brow Pencil - new shades

       When you hear about Benefit, what comes directly to your mind? For me, it's BROW! and I guess it's the same for many people. There is no doubt about it, when it comes to brows, Benefit know what they're doing!    The best selling "Precisely, My Brow Pencil" is now available in more colors! In total 12 colors are available ranging from light blond to black with different undertones...

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  • Starry Sky
    Starry Sky

    Do you love starry skies as much as I do? If yes, this mani is for you.I started with three coats of ILNP By Nightfall. ILNP call the color of this polish asphalt blue, a grey toned blue with very subtle teal undertones and scattered holo.For the stars I used Essie Blue Rhapsody and Nicole Diary L-10 plate. As usual, I finished with one coat of KBShimmer Clearly On Top.  ILNP polishes are ava...

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  • When Colours Collide: orange, red & purple
    When Colours Collide: orange, red & purple

    Last sunday ended another round of When Colours Collide, the prompt was orange, red and purple.These colors really scream "sunset" but we were only allowed the three colors, no black, so I couldn't do one of the sunset silhouette manis I love so much. Well, sunset leaves it is then. I started with two coats of MoYou London Pumpkin and then stamped a gradient using MoYou London Purple Mouse, red...

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  • Yps lackiert Challenge: Cut Out
    Yps lackiert Challenge: Cut Out

    The next theme for the Yps Lackiert Challenge is Cut Out.I don't really like cut out manis, since I don't like the look of my naked nails, but well, a challenge is supposed to be a challenge. I stamped with MoYou London Ruby Red and Moyra stamping plate 11 Damask Drapery directly on my base coat. I fixed the stamping with one coat of KBShimmer Clearly On Top and added one coat of Essence Matt M...

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