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  After testing many facial skin care products this year, here is a selection of my favorites suited to my skin type (mixed with oily T-zone, also sensitive and acne-prone).   Best Of Facial Skin Care   Roger&Gallet launched the “Aura Mirabilis” line this year.  I use the “Beauty Vinegar“ as my staple toner every… Read More »

  Remember the 7 Hand Care Products to Brave the Winter ? For Christmas I asked one of the brands I talked about, Akyado, to give you the chance to try out their ultimate hand care set. It includes, the Pine Hand Soap, Chai Peeling, Biscome Limited Edition and Frozen Yogurt cream, Milk Flower interior fragrance, cuticule oil… Read More »

  What Products For A Strobing Effect Ever heard of “strobing“ or that “strobing is the new contouring“?  Strobing is basically just another term to describe highlighting.  While contouring is about enhancing and sculpting your face shape, strobing is about working up a dewy, shimmery and youthful glow.  Here are a few ways of achieving the effects of strobing… Read More »

Beauty Talk #2: Pep Start !

  Last Wednesday’s Beauty Talk was about my favorite fragrances.  This week’s focus is on a range of beauty care products that are supposed to help you get-up-and-go – Clinique’s appropriately named “Pep-Start” line.  It has 5 products and I recently tested the two moisturizers and the 2-in-1 exfoliating cleanser.  I would say they did work… Read More »

“Backpacker beauty” sounds indeed like an oxymoron. Though backpacking is about travelling light (and in the rough), this city girl thinks you needn’t have to forego skin and beauty care. To keep my backpack light and trim, I did however have a hard time selecting my toiletry essentials (because every product seemed to be). I… Read More »

  The spring weather so far is nothing to write home about.  An eternal optimist, I am already preparing myself for a gorgeous summer.  In fact, I have a few trips to warm destinations lined up that I look forward to sharing on the blog.  Do you also have your Summer beauty essentials ready in your beach bag?… Read More »

There are no bad beauty treatments. Products simply have different results on each skin type. My complexion is sensible to the weather, prone to acne and redness, and with an oily T-zone. I am lucky to work with amazing brands that regularly send me new technologies to respond to my needs. Let me highlight a… Read More »

Winter Beauty Routine

JavaScript is currently disabled in this browser. Reactivate it to view this content. Many of you have asked me about my beauty routine. To start with, I have a combination (sensitive and oily) skin which is also acne-prone. Thus, the products I use may not work for everyone. You will do well to ask for… Read More »

Curious as always, I just couldn’t resist testing Aesop cosmetics after all the rave reviews I have been hearing. It took only one product (Gerianium Body Scrub) to get me hooked as a loyal customer. My sensitive skin makes me naturally skeptical or apprehensive about trying new beauty products. Once I find something that suits… Read More »

Blaastyle x Kiehl’s

Hey guys, I am super duper excited to get you onboard a project I am working on with the US cosmetics brand, Kiehl’s. You recall that I went to Zurich a few months back to visit the Kiehl’s store. I was pampered by their staff with a skin analysis and then given samples that best… Read More »