After I’ve done elimination diet (you can read full post all about it here) I’ve found out that processed white sugar wreaks havoc on my body, especially when I eat a lot of it on a daily basis. My skin starts looking extremely dull and dehydrated, I get small irritation spots on my cheeks, develop sleep issues and fatigue, and gain water weight. Once I cut sugar out, I go back to normal within a week.
I won’t be talking about ‘avoiding’ or ‘cutting down’ on sugar and foods that are high in sugar – these ‘tips’ are frankly useless. ‘Stop drinking soda’ won’t help you – you know already that soda isn’t healthy. I’ll tell you my personal legit and practical strategies that really work for me and help me minimize sugar intake. As always, no bullsh*t here. Let’s start!
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So the other day I’ve been going through Zara clothing rack and the quality of many items I’ve looked at seemed very subpar, especially for that price tag.
I don’t have a problem with affordable brands for low quality – they don’t charge that much for their items. It’s the brands that offer poor quality at high prices that really frustrate me as a consmer. That’s not to say that Zara and other brands in this market offer only poor quality items or that I’ve gotten only negative things to say about these companies – it’s their business strategy and their decision, same as it is my consumer decision to buy them or not. I’m writing this post because I’m convinced that consumers deserve the best quality for their money. Here’s a list of 7 common things that brands save money on and basically make customers pay more than the item needs to cost. Let’s start!
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I’ve stumbled upon a post by Floating in Dreams answering this tag and decided to do it too because the questions are just so darn interesting! It was really fascinating to think of the brands that represent my current makeup aesthetics, brand loyalty, consumerism in beauty, and ‘choice fatique’. You’re welcome to do this tag too!
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The concept of vertical line in Kibbe’s system has to be one of the most curious ones, but integral to using the system in the first place. I’ve decided to devote a whole post to it and share my own understanding of the vertical line in Kibbe’s system. Without further ado, let’s start!
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I sometimes go through my makeup boxes and drawers to declutter what I no longer use and when it comes to this palette, I know for sure I wouldn’t dare to throw it away. I don’t do full eyeshadow looks that often (my go-to is just bronzer in the crease), but when I do, I always reach for this palette. It’s got basically all matte eyeshadow colors I need, from very light peachy color to black. I’ve decided to dedicate a post to this beautiful little guy – one of the most valued makeup items I have.
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It’s finally time to devote a post to this toner from my favorite K-beauty skincare line – ETUDE HOUSE Moistfull Collagen Facial Toner. As you might know from my post about 5 game-changing skin care strategies, toner is an absolute must-have item in my skin care routine. This kind of toner is meant to hydrate the skin and help other products that go on top penetrate the skin better. In this review I’ll tell you about my experience after using this toner for around 6 months and describe what each ingredient in this product is there for. Let’s start!
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Today my blog reached the first 100 followers and I want to take this opportunity to thank you, each and every one of you, for taking the time to read my posts, leave your likes and comments! My blog isn’t about reaching specific follower numbers to me – it’s about sharing things I find useful or interesting with all of you, it’s about every reader of my blog. Just a number doesn’t reflect how amazing you guys all are! At the same time, reaching 100 followers is a great opportunity to celebrate a milestone and express my gratitude and excitement! From the bottom of my heart thank you for joining me on my creative journey!
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Greetings on this beautiful spring day! If you’ve read my post about 10 ways to look expensive on a budget, you know that I appreciate the power of accessories a lot. It refers to the accessories such as buckles, buttons, and eyelets as well as jewelry, of course!
When I saw this jacket, it seemed completely perfect for me in every sense, except for the detailing and accessories – buttons, buckle, and eyelets. When I got the jacket, I finally was able to take all the measurements and start looking for the right accessories. Who even thought of putting those silver metal accessories on a warm tone olive jacket? I just had to fix it! Come with me on a small crafting journey and see how changing accessories can jazz up the look of a simple jacket!
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Hello and welcome to the new post category of my blog – monthly movie recap! I’ve made full reviews for a few movies, but there’s many more that I watch, but don’t write full posts about them for one reason or another, which is why I decided to introduce this format. I got this idea from a chat I’ve had in the comment section to my post about Motherless Brooklyn movie with the gorgeous fellow blogger from ASpooniesMakeupBag (check her blog out – she’s extremely talented!) – thank you for inspiration, darling 💕 In these posts I’ll go through the movies I watch during the month and this will be my way of making a movie diary and recording my impressions and feelings about different films. I’m also incredibly excited to share my thoughts with you and hear from you about the movies I’ll post about!
By the way, there will never be any spoilers in these recaps!
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