My lip balm addiction

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My lipbalm addictionHello, my name is Joana and I’m a lip balm addict.
This is not my average blog post, but since I live surrounded by my beloved (and essential) lip balms, I though it would be nice to share it with my readers. This is my current collection — I guess we can call it like that — of five different lip treatments, each one used in different occasions and for different purposes. Continue reading

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Naked 3 – the rose addiction

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Rose gold yes, this trend is still strong with me.
My newest addiction to my rose gold collection is the Naked 3 – the latest in the Naked department. When it came out I knew it was the right palette for me, but took me a while to finally make up my mind and go get it. I usually stick with the basics when it comes to eyeshadow (guess what? Naked Basics is my favorite thing in the world!) so buying 12 eyeshadows at once was kind of overwhelming for me.

I’m learning what looks I can pull of with it, and so far I have 5 favorite shadows:
#2 Dust – with little pieces of glittery gold
#3 Burnout – the perfect light rose gold shade
#5 Buzz – shimmery pink
#7 Nooner – matte, almost taupe rose
#9 Factory – deep & shimmery, with a purple/brownish tone

urban decay, make up, rose gold, naked 3 palette, swatches, make up brushurban decay, make up, rose gold, naked 3 palette, swatches, make up brush, maybelline, 24 hour color tattooAs a base I’ve been usually the Maybelline Color Tattoo in Pink Gold — I mean, can we get a better combination than this? The palette also comes with 4 primer samples, and although each one can be use several times, I’m saving those for the long nights out.

Are you still into rose gold as much as I am? Leave me a comment with your opinion about this post, and whether if you would like to see more about makeup products or even a tutorial?..

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What’s in my beach bag?

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Hello guys! My holidays are over, and I might not go to the beach again this year, so I’m showing you what’s in my beach bag! This is a tag that’s been around all summer, and I find interesting to see what people consider essential for a day at the beach. I try to bring the less I can, because obviously I don’t like carrying a heavy bag with me all day. Last week I used my black H&M backpack (from the men’s department).

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Olá! As férias estão a acabar, e como posso não ter outra oportunidade de voltar à praia, achei boa ideia fazer agora um post sobre o que levo no saco de praia! É uma tag que tenho visto desde que começou o verão, e acho sempre interessante ver o que as outras pessoas consideram essencial para um dia na praia. Eu tentar levar o mínimo possível, e desta vez o que usei foi a mochila preta da H&M (Divided, do piso de rapaz). Espero que gostem, e comentem com os vossos indispensáveis para a praia! ;)

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New beauty routine: fighting the pores!

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I’m not big on beauty posts, but this one I just had to share. When I came back from my vacations at the beach, I decided to start a new face routine to restore my skin from the previous damage – my pores were huge! Since I don’t have acne anymore, my main focus on the last years is on fighting the pores and get a smoother complexion, but they didn’t get any better until. This time I decided to commit – for real – on cleaning my face every morning and night, and these products are giving me the results I wanted! Continue reading