Haus of Gloi Yule and Reverie 2013!

29/12/2013

Haus of Gloi Yule and Reverie 2013!

If you've been around over the past couple of years, then chances are you've picked up on my love for Haus of Gloi products: the inspired scents and the great-quality textures always make me go back for more!

N…
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Holiday Reds: Korres LE "Vintage Red" Collection for A/W 2013-2014!

27/12/2013

Holiday Reds: Korres LE "Vintage Red" Collection for A/W 2013-2014!

The final installment in my Korres mini review series for A/W 2013-2014 will be today's post on the "Vintage Red" Collection. I deliberately left this one last: I couldn't think of a better time to ta…
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My Christmas Nails: Revlon By Marchesa Nail Art 3D Jewel Appliques!

26/12/2013

My Christmas Nails: Revlon By Marchesa Nail Art 3D Jewel Appliques!

Post-Christmas greetings everyone! Hope you had a lovely chill day, filled with joy, food, and, why not, pressies (if you exchange presents on Christmas in your country)!

Things were quiet on the.. vanity front these …
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A 2-in-1 body scrub? Meet Sephora Express Body Scrub & Mask!

19/12/2013

A 2-in-1 body scrub? Meet Sephora Express Body Scrub & Mask!

Up until recently, I believed that exfoliants could only exist in one of two categories: manual or chemical (and never the twain shall meet, so to speak). It had never occured to me that a scrub could be both - or, rat…
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And the "All the Vanity Holiday Giveaway" winner is...

18/12/2013

And the "All the Vanity Holiday Giveaway" winner is...

Apologies for the belated announcement you guys! So, without any further ado, the winner of my Holiday Giveaway is...
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Korres LE "Romantic Nude" Collection for A/W 2013-2014!

05/12/2013

Korres LE "Romantic Nude" Collection for A/W 2013-2014!

Accoring to the... beauty forecast for A/W 2013, the "no makeup" makeup look is one of this season's biggest trends, making nude and beige tones a definite must-try. This, was something that didn't go…
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All the Vanity Holiday Giveaway (closed)!

01/12/2013

All the Vanity Holiday Giveaway (closed)!

I  truly can't find the words to properly introduce this giveaway to you guys, that's how intense my excitement is!!! It's about time I held a proper giveaway on here, and I figured that December 1st, which…
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November Beauty Favorites!

November Beauty Favorites!

Happy December everyone! Can anyone believe that we're nearing the end of 2013? Because I sure can't! Regardless, we just put November behind us, so you know what that means: time to share with you my beauty fa…
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Is L'Oreal's Micellar Water a dupe for the Bioderma one? Here's the proof!

26/11/2013

Is L'Oreal's Micellar Water a dupe for the Bioderma one? Here's the proof!

By now, I think we all know that drugstore brands have a habit of releasing dupes of popular higher-end beauty products, and, undoubtedly, we love them for it. But what does a dupe make? That's what I'll be exp…
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Korres LE "Winter Gloom" Collection for A/W 2013-2014!

25/11/2013

Korres LE "Winter Gloom" Collection for A/W 2013-2014!

Classifying the weather here as gloomy would be an understatement: in fact it's been so dark and rainy lately, that yesterday I had to turn on the lights at 2:30 in the afternoon! And, that, to me, seemed like the …
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"What's In My Shower" Tag!

24/11/2013

"What's In My Shower" Tag!

The latest "tag" that's been making the rounds, is the "What's In My Shower" tag, and, since the lovely Irene from Blushing Loves tagged me to do it, I simply had to oblige!

Now, I have no c…
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The Body Shop Camomile cleansers: my picks!

The Body Shop Camomile cleansers: my picks!

Among the many products that I try out each year, a certain number of them don't make it on the blog, and, in most cases that's not because they don't deserve the mention, but mainly because my fickle brain…
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Fall 2013 Empties!!!

17/11/2013

Fall 2013 Empties!!!

I  normally don't hold on to empty products, not even for blogging purposes (I'm more of a "use up & chuck away" kinda gal), but seeing as some of you requested more "empties" posts, I t…
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The puzzle of Vitamin C serums - CSI Vitamin C + 12% Youth Serum review!

14/11/2013

The puzzle of Vitamin C serums - CSI Vitamin C + 12% Youth Serum review!

Far be it from me to analyze the importance of Vitamin C in one's skincare routine: a ton of skincare experts out there have already praised its many benefits, which include a brighter complexion, free radical elim…
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And then some: more beauty purchases!

07/11/2013

And then some: more beauty purchases!

Apparently, my recent beauty haul, didn't exactly quench my thirst for new beauty stuffs! Truth be told, I did need some face masks and some hair products, but I couldn't say no to a little something extra (as …
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All The Vanity on Facebook (no more?)!

06/11/2013

All The Vanity on Facebook (no more?)!

As I'm sure many of you already know, All The Vanity has a presence on Facebook, in fact so far it's had two: a profile and a page. Unfortunately, managing both timelines is impossible for me at the moment, so …
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OPI Fall 2013 San Francisco Collection: My Picks (w swatches)!

OPI Fall 2013 San Francisco Collection: My Picks (w swatches)!

Being the nail polish hoarder that I am, I rarely get excited these days by new nail polish releases: I usually already own a similar enough shade, so I find it a lot more sensible to "shop my stash" and use …
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And the winner of the Sephora "Happy Birthday" Palette is...

04/11/2013

And the winner of the Sephora "Happy Birthday" Palette is...

Time to announce the winner! And the Sephora "Happy Birthday" Palette goes to...
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October Favorites!

October Favorites!

October flew by here on All the Vanity, and November didn't exactly greet me with the best intentions, as I'm fighting a hellish chest infection at the moment (I literally feel as though a huge hand is squeezin…
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October Glowbox & current disappointment...

17/10/2013

October Glowbox & current disappointment...

Those of you that have read my Beauty Box reviews over the past few months, probably know that I'm a huge fan of Glowbox and that I rate it as the top subscription service in its category, an opinion which I still …
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Recent Beauty Purchases!

13/10/2013

Recent Beauty Purchases!

Seeing as many of you requested more haul posts on All the Vanity, I, naturally, had no other option but to oblige! Now, despite me trying to harness my beauty spending habits and shop my hefty stash more effectively, …
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Mini Birthday Giveaway: Sephora "Happy Birthday" Palette (closed)!

11/10/2013

Mini Birthday Giveaway: Sephora "Happy Birthday" Palette (closed)!

At my recent pit-stop at Sephora for a quick body scrub/eyeshadow fix, I was greeted with a very pleasant surprise at the checkout: a little makeup palette to celebrate my birthday, which is this month! But, since my m…
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Korres Face Scrubs Pt. 2: Pomegranate Cleansing Scrub & Olive Stones Deep Cleansing Scrub

08/10/2013

Korres Face Scrubs Pt. 2: Pomegranate Cleansing Scrub & Olive Stones Deep Cleansing Scrub

Seeing as I'm still experimenting with skincare products, in an effort to finally find the best and most well-rounded skincare routine for my skintype, I decided to put the remaining two Korres face scrubs to the t…
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Style Post: My Most Worn Earrings!

06/10/2013

Style Post: My Most Worn Earrings!

How is everyone this Sunday? I know I dread the beginning of the upcoming week, so I thought to myself "why not talk about something pretty and sparkly to cheer me up"? Naturally, there's no better way to…
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Tag: 5 Product Makeup!

Tag: 5 Product Makeup!

One of the tags that's been making the rounds lately in the beauty community is the "5 Product Makeup" tag and, in the rare occurrence that you're not familiar with it already, it basically suggests t…
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Venom free snake print nails (OMG Nail Polish Strips Review)!

30/09/2013

Venom free snake print nails (OMG Nail Polish Strips Review)!

Even though autumn has well and truly settled as I'm typing these lines (i.e. brrr), my nails are not quite ready to jump on the fall nail polish bandwagon: my greiges and vampy purples will simply have to wait a w…
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On the wishlist!

On the wishlist!

September was a rather dull month on the beauty front: between a luurvely reaction to my newfound all-natural, yet high-tech skincare approach and the many days spent indoors stressing about... well, everything really,…
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What's in my September Glowbox? (Glowbox Σεπτεμβρίου)

10/09/2013

What's in my September Glowbox? (Glowbox Σεπτεμβρίου)

I don't think I'd be exaggerating if I said that Glowbox is the most hot "beauty-in-a-box" subscription service here in Greece at the moment: each month's box is carefully put together and it featu…
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Going Out Makeup Look: "Cranberry Cool"

09/09/2013

Going Out Makeup Look: "Cranberry Cool"

Even though I haven't been out and about past sundown a whole lot lately, I thought I'd share with you the makeup look that I usually go for, when I do: a mix of cranberry, dark blue, pink and pale lilac. Yet an…
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Dry skintypes rejoice: That's Better Face Lift Face Mask!

07/09/2013

Dry skintypes rejoice: That's Better Face Lift Face Mask!

For the past few weeks I've been on a mission to completely overhaul my skincare routine, a task that has proved to be somewhat tricky: it's hard to stick to the stuff that you know work for you, while being on …
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The newest lip news from The Body Shop!

05/09/2013

The newest lip news from The Body Shop!

If you follow the latest releases in the beauty world, you might have noticed that The Body Shop have really stepped up their game in the past few months: first came their Camomile cleansing range (future post to come)…
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Dove Almond Cream and Hibiscus (Guest Post by Blushing Loves)

02/09/2013

Dove Almond Cream and Hibiscus (Guest Post by Blushing Loves)

So, today, I'm lending my blog to Irene from Blushing Loves, one of my blogging friends since, well... the very beginning!

Irene has been in it for the long haul and her blog always manages to stay fresh and on top …
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Korres Face Scrubs pt.1: Wild Rose Exfoliating Cleanser & Thyme Honey Cleansing Scrub

27/08/2013

Korres Face Scrubs pt.1: Wild Rose Exfoliating Cleanser & Thyme Honey Cleansing Scrub

When it comes to Greek pharmacy skincare, the face scrubs and face masks from Korres are among the most popular products, and with good reason: they come in convenient, travel size-friendly 16ml tubes and usually cost …
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Curating my fall 2013 wardrobe...

25/08/2013

Curating my fall 2013 wardrobe...

I don't know about you, but the last days of August never fail to put me in an autumnal state of mind: I can't wait for the hot days or the mosquito-ridden nights to be finally over, so that I can fully focus on…
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Maybelline Seashore Frosts FOTD!

03/07/2013

Maybelline Seashore Frosts FOTD!

Seing as Seashore Frosts was the one shade that stood out to you the most from my Maybelline Summer 2013 LE Color Tattoo post, I thought it would be a good idea to come back with a quick FOTD with it.
Turns out "q…
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Reviewing a cult one: Aquolina Pink Sugar!

02/07/2013

Reviewing a cult one: Aquolina Pink Sugar!

Even before I began my beauty blogging endeavor, I remember reading rave reviews about Aquolina Pink Sugar, a popular, yet, hard to find perfume, that managed to reach cult status over the years.

And even though I kind…
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Tattoos for Summer 2013 by Maybelline!

30/06/2013

Tattoos for Summer 2013 by Maybelline!

One of the many consequences of beauty blogging is hunting down collections that were never released in your country. 
Case in point, the Maybelline Color Tattoo Limited Edition range for the Summer of 2013. Now, I'…
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Impromptu The Body Shop haul!

27/06/2013

Impromptu The Body Shop haul!

It's only natural for a stressed out beauty blogger to drown their sorrows in some beauty hauling, non? :)

Well, this time, I headed straight to The Body Shop, and, namely their skincare and bodycare section: the c…
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Casual Denim OOTD (Sammydress jeans)!

25/06/2013

Casual Denim OOTD (Sammydress jeans)!

You know me, I don't really stray away from my denim, regardless of the weather! 
And one of my favorite pairs as of lately, has been this one from Sammydress.com: it's got a great dark wash, it fits surprising…
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Out with Google Reader, In with Bloglovin!

23/06/2013

Out with Google Reader, In with Bloglovin!

As most of you probably already know, Google will terminate their Google Reader service, starting July 1st, 2013. Which means, that, if you're among the ones that are using Google Reader as your blog reader of choi…
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June Glowbox (Glowbox Ιουνίου) review : Do we have a winner?

20/06/2013

June Glowbox (Glowbox Ιουνίου) review : Do we have a winner?

Keeping up with the beauty subscription box trend, I thought I should give another contender a try, before I dismissed the whole thing (or, so I thought anyways).

And, having just heard about Glowbox and its higher-end …
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