Current Favorites, Mini Haul, Life Update and General Rambliness!

16/06/2014

Current Favorites, Mini Haul, Life Update and General Rambliness!

To say that I haven't been feeling much like blogging lately would be an understatement: over the past three weeks I've experienced a nasty flu, an herpes outbreak on my upper lip and, well, the usual monthlies…
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A Question For My Readers: Why Do You Read Blogs?

26/05/2014

A Question For My Readers: Why Do You Read Blogs?

One of the things that most bloggers often neglect in my opinion, is to put themselves in their readers' shoes and see things from their perspective.

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Current Makeup Obsessions!

28/04/2014

Current Makeup Obsessions!

It may have taken me longer than usual to update my everyday makeup bag to a more... spring-friendly version, but you know me and my love for my tried & trusted nudes and neutrals, right?

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Cellulite: The Eternal Battle!

25/04/2014

Cellulite: The Eternal Battle!

Hello everyone, my name is Tina and I'm not ashamed to admit that I have cellulite! And despite it not being that big of a deal that it affects my bikini shopping habits, it's very much there and it can well dr…
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YSL Pivoine Crush Palette In All Its Spring Glory?!

YSL Pivoine Crush Palette In All Its Spring Glory?!

Unless you're one of this blog's most recent readers, you'd probably already know a couple of things about my... makeup addiction: a) I'm a sucker for pretty packaging, especially limited edition releas…
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L'Oreal Skin Perfection: A Difficult Skin's Perspective!

24/04/2014

L'Oreal Skin Perfection: A Difficult Skin's Perspective!

Being someone that has always had to deal with a very challenging skin type and one that's tried a vast number of products that dοn't quite deliver (if they don't matters worse, that is) I take most skincar…
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New Glosses In Town: Maybelline Color Elixir!

21/04/2014

New Glosses In Town: Maybelline Color Elixir!

Despite owning a hefty amount of lipstick, I'll always be partial to a good lipgloss: I just can't resist the overall "juicy" effect they provide the lips with!

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Trying out the Konjac Sponge!

20/04/2014

Trying out the Konjac Sponge!

Way back in the day, facial cleansing was a finger-only business. Then came the muslin cloths and the face brushes (machine operated or not), but now, the latest trend goes by the name of "Konjac Sponge".

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NARS Final Cut: Love Blush & Descanso Satin Lip Pencil (swatches included)!

NARS Final Cut: Love Blush & Descanso Satin Lip Pencil (swatches included)!

As soon as the first NARS Final Cut collection swatches emerged online, I knew I had to get my hands on a couple of things... both of them inevitably falling under the "tea rose" description! :)
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Handcare: Not Just A Winter Thing!

18/04/2014

Handcare: Not Just A Winter Thing!

Take a moment to consider just how much you use (and possibly abuse) your hands during the course of a day and I bet you'll immediately realize the importance of proper handcare!

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Love. Yourself. First.

09/04/2014

Love. Yourself. First.

Not too long ago I had the pleasure of watching a film called "Mary and Max", the plot of which forms around the unlikely pen-pal friendship between Mary, a girl from Australia, and Max, a forty four year old…
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Nails Du Printemps 2014!

Nails Du Printemps 2014!

Brace yourselves people, for this is the girliest & most feminine nail polish post on All the Vanity of all time! I must be currently experiencing some sort of identity crisis, because, with the exception of white,…
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The battle of the face oils!

06/04/2014

The battle of the face oils!

Over the past few months, face oils have developed into a bit of a "thing" where skincare is concerned and all the more beauty devotees (not just bloggers & YTers) are incorporating them into their daily r…
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March Beauty Favorites!

March Beauty Favorites!

Not having anything all that exciting to report for the month of February, I thought I'd skip February altogether (a usually short & rather dull month anyways) and head straight to the March edition!
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Haul o' clock!

17/03/2014

Haul o' clock!

Yup, you guessed it right: as the title very uncreatively suggests, it's "Haul" time! Or "Post Haul" time shall I say, as these are all beauty items that I've accumulated over the past coupl…
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Winter Empties: the (very) extended edit!

10/03/2014

Winter Empties: the (very) extended edit!

Lo and behold, it's time for another rendition of "Empties"! And a pretty overwhelming one at that: I doubt I've ever made as big a dent in my beauty stash as this time ever before (pats self on the b…
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Fear Not The White Eyeshadow...

16/02/2014

Fear Not The White Eyeshadow...

...for it's as lovely and wearable as the rest of them! Seriously, think about it: why keep those white eyeshadows only for highlighting purposes, when they can be used all over the lid as well?
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Apivita Creamy Face & Eye Foam Cleanser With Olive & Lavender: a review!

15/02/2014

Apivita Creamy Face & Eye Foam Cleanser With Olive & Lavender: a review!

One of the most popular and raved-about products by Apivita (certainly within the Greek beauty community) is undoubtedly the Creamy Face & Eye Foam Cleanser With Olive & Lavender.

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Fuchsia Pink Ombre Nails: not just for Valentine's Day!

13/02/2014

Fuchsia Pink Ombre Nails: not just for Valentine's Day!

Valentine's Day a.k.a. the "holiday" that people love or love to hate, is coming up tomorrow and since I actually made an effort with my nails this time, I thought I'd share with you my not just for V…
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Pai First Impressions: Organic Skin Care Sampling Set!

Pai First Impressions: Organic Skin Care Sampling Set!

Somewhere along my extended quest to finally discover the skincare routine that best works for me, I came across Pai.
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The 10 clans of blogging...!

01/02/2014

The 10 clans of blogging...!

Image Credit @Sergey Konyakin/Stockfresh

I never expected to start writing this type of post today (in fact I was planning a cool-toned makeup look), but man, the amount of blogging drama that I keep seeing every few da…
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January Beauty Favorites!

31/01/2014

January Beauty Favorites!

I'll begin this post with the cliche of all cliches: "I can't believe just how quickly this month went by", but only because, well, that's the ugly truth!
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Fresh Faced with Fresh Line's Beauty Masks!

Fresh Faced with Fresh Line's Beauty Masks!

Keeping up with my efforts to get the best possible skin I can, my appreciation for all-natural/no-nasty-chemical skincare brands continues to grow.
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The Weekend Mani: My Attempt at a Half Moon!

26/01/2014

The Weekend Mani: My Attempt at a Half Moon!

One of the most popular nail looks that have reached classic status over the decades is the Half Moon Manicure:
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Beauty Comes From Within | Guest Post by Alexis Meads

24/01/2014

Beauty Comes From Within | Guest Post by Alexis Meads

Talking about beauty products is always fun and exciting, but more often than not I wonder whether this whole beauty spiel makes us miss the forest for the trees.
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Everyday Beauty Desk Essentials?!

22/01/2014

Everyday Beauty Desk Essentials?!

A common trait among beauty enthusiasts is that they tend to keep a few (or... well, more than a few) makeup and skincare products on their desks at any given time.
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The Makeup Bag Update! #1

21/01/2014

The Makeup Bag Update! #1

Every so often, and mainly at the beginning of a new week, I try to change up the contents of my makeup bag, depending on the mood I'm in and my upcoming schedule.
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Spring 2014 Beauty Wishlist!

20/01/2014

Spring 2014 Beauty Wishlist!

I  know what you're all thinking at this very moment: "We've barely passed mid-January and she's already compiling spring wishlists"? Well, yeah, guilty as charged. See this is what happens when
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Collective Winter Haul!

02/01/2014

Collective Winter Haul!

Even though I try my best to keep my beauty purchases to a minimum, curiosity, along with the recommendations of some very enabling fellow bloggers (wink, wink), always get the best of me in the end!

So, here's wha…
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The Midas touch: L'Oreal Color Riche in 845 Platinum Chic!

The Midas touch: L'Oreal Color Riche in 845 Platinum Chic!

Seeing as I shared with you all my Christmas manicure a couple of posts ago, it was only fitting to follow up with the New Year's Eve version. This time, I went all out (even more so than last time) and picked the …
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A... more personal "Happy New Year"!

01/01/2014

A... more personal "Happy New Year"!

Happy 2014 everyone! May the new year mark a new chapter in your lives, one filled with health, happiness, courage, laughter, prosperity, love and everything else your hearts desire! :)

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