My top Beauty Tools of 2019…

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Hello and welcome back to my blog,

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since I haven´t done much to review the year of 2019 I decided to at least share my favorite in 2019 discovered beauty tools with you. They all have helped me tremendously in getting ready everyday and overall made life a lot easier.

So I am starting right away. 

Top 6 Beauty Tools of 2019

One Step Hair Dryer Brush // I have seen the Revlon one step hair dryer brushes all over and everybody who was testing it was quite satisfied so I finally wanted to order one for myself and guess what – they had been sold out everywhere I looked so I went on amazon and found this dupe version of it for a much better price and I love it. I can´t tell if it has the exact same amount of power but it looks very similar and the end result is the same. I always hated to dry my hair after washing it and went to bed with wet hair an uncountable amount of times which ended in really bad hair or still wet hair the next morning. So this tool definitely makes my live easier and it does it quick too.

Mini Fan // This helped a lot to dry my setting spray after doing my make-up and I use it every time. Saves a lot of time. 

Remington Hot Rollers // I had these for a  few years not but started using them again a lot this year. They are the easiest way to get a lot of volume into your hair that stays the day. 

T3 Curling Wand // I actually got this for Christmas last year and it has been my most used tool ever since. I curl my hair once a week and my curls last about 4 to 5 days. The wand has three different barells but I only used the middle one so far. This product is pricey but in my opinion it is totally worth it. 

LED Make-Up Mirror // Great tool if you are doing your make-up in dark spaces or in the early mornings were there is no light at all. I have a very similar version to this mirror and use it daily. It runs on batteries but they last pretty long. It has a touch screen and also comes with an extra mini mirror with a 10 times enlargement.

Jade Roller // A jade roller is the perfect tool if you want to depuff your eyes in the morning and also get the eye cream in really deep. If you store it in your fridge it is even better for your under eye area as the cold helps with the swelling and shrinking your pores. They are super affordable but of course you can also get the crystal versions for a lot more money. They look cute but I honestly doubt that they have a different effect.

Most of the pieces are off from amazon which means they are in for prime shipping. I am going to do another tops from 19 post regarding my personal best beauty products for you.

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My experience with Jackie Giardina´s #31daylipstickchallenge…

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 Hi you guys, 

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in the month of December I participated in Jackie Giardina´s #31daylipstickchallenge on Instagram and it was just what I needed. She has done it before and I wondered if I could be this consistent a whole month especially now that I am home already waiting on the baby. This was perfect cause it gave me a reason to dress up everyday and not wear my Christmas pj´s through the whole month of December all day every day. Also I have worn some lipstick colors I bought some time ago but stopped using for some reason. This is the main reason of the challenge to use the lipsticks which aren´t usually your first choice. Perfect for me as I own tons of lipsticks but tend to wear the same ones a lot. I think I did a pretty good job. My challenge contained a lot of different red shades as it was Christmas month and I also love a rich red color. 

I joined in on day 5 cause I haven´t noticed it earlier and I think it is really cool that everyone who wants to can participate. I am definitely going to join another round if there will be one. All of the lipsticks I used are linked under the pictures or in the widget below.

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NYX Matte Lipstick – Perfect Red

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Bare Minerals Gen Nude Matte Gloss – Friendship

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MAC – Velvet Teddy

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MAC – Rebel

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Sephora #lipstories – A Little Magic

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Bare Minerals Bare Pro – Blackberry

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L´Oréal Paris Color Riche – Mahagony Studs

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Manhattan – Spicy Red

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Maybelline – Burgundy

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MAC – Ruby Woo

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MAC – Persistence

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Bare Minerals – Panko

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L´Oréal Paris – Paris Cherry

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Maybelline Super Stay Ink Crayon – Hustle in Heels

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artdeco – truly love

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MAC Retro Matte Liquid Lipstick – To Matte with Love

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MAC – Cosmic Comic

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Dior Addict Lipstick – New Look

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L´Oréal Paris Isabel Marant – La Butte Marshall

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L.O.V – Jurate´s Ruby

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MAC Retro Matte Liquid Lipstick – Burnt Spice

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MAC – Whirl

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NYX Matte Lipstick – Strawberry Daiquiri

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Bare Minerals – Nutmeg

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L´Oréal Paris Color Riche – Stone

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Maybelline Sensational Spices – Pink Salt

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New Years Eve Hair Tutorial – go big or go home….

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Hello friends,

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welcome back to my blog. It is New Years Eve tomorrow and if you are still searching for a big and beautiful hair style I got you covered. I love curls in my hair and they usually last me for days so it is also super convenient. Spending 15 minutes on my hair and it lasts for about 4 to 5 days but this hair style I am sharing today is a little more time consuming. It takes about 35 minutes just to curl the hairs, no cooling and styling time added. 

But if you want extra volume and a hairstyle to impress I would say this is for you – go big or go home am I right 😉

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I start with clean and dry hair. You can straighten it before curling if you want but I don´t think it is necessary. 

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I part my hair in different sections about 7 (it depends on how thick your hair is and apply heat potectant spray on every layer. I am using the curl hold spray from ghd. It is supposed to support your curls to last longer and also protects your hair from the heat. After combing my hair through I start curling my hair. 

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These are the hair clips I am using to hold every individual curl. I got them off of amazon. They are sold in sets of 50. I used about 65 for all of my curls.

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For this style it is super important to curl really small sections of hair. About 1 cm thick but not more. That is why you have a ton of curls at the end. It also gives you the most volume. I am using the T3 Whirl Trio curling wand with the smallest barrel. I always hold my curling wand upside down and wrap my strand of hair away from the face. Hold if for about 10 seconds and as tight as possible.

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Loosen the curl and let is slide down the wand. Then hold it until you can lay your wand aside.

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Clip it immediately as long as it is hot and and don´t uncurl your strand of hair. It has to cool down first. Repeat the same for your whole head is what takes the most time but the more acurate you are working here the better the curls look and hold in the end.

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That´s how it look after you are done curling. Let them set and cool for about 20 to 30 minutes. If you haven´t done your make-up before that is how I would use the time.

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After removing all the hair clips this is what it looks like before combing through.

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I didn´t use a comb or brush at all. I just used my finger to comb through my hair as the curls stay tighter like this. Also adding a volume spray or hairspray or a combined product like the one I got from bed head is a must. I keeps your curls in place while they are still looking bouncy and natural.

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We are going out for an early dinner tomorrow and then head home straight after because Chloe is terriefied of the fireworks and I wouldn´t want to leave her at home alone. Also I am super tired in the evenings as the bump grows a lot these days so we are enjoying a low key New Years Eve.

Wishing everybody a great celebration and see you.

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Beauty Addict Christmas Gift Guide…

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Happy Friday you guys,

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I got my nails done for Christmas today (have a look at them on my stories) and it started snowing while I was at the salon so I am in the ultimate Christmas mood today. Currently sitting on my sofa writting this post with my lit Christmas tree and sippin´on a hot chocolate.

Since we are under 2 weeks away from Christmas I am sharing my penultimate gift guide on the blog today. I haven´t done as many as last year but I think the 19 gift guides are a lot more interesting cause they are different from a lot of the main guides that are around.

But of course there is one oldie but goodie – the beauty gift guide. I love to have a look at other beauty gift guides to see what the other blogger would recommend gifting in the beauty section.

silk pillow cover / one step hair dryer / mini ventilator / set of velvet pearl headbands / Wet Brush / checkered make-up pouch / T3 Whirl Trio / benefit make-up set / L.O.V I´m more than Gold eyeshadow palette / MAC Lucky Stars lipstick kit / MAC prep+prime primer / Rituals gift set 

I really love everything beauty related and more than anything trying out new products. There are a bunch of things from this gift guide I already got (mini ventilaor, silk pillow case, T3 Whirl Trio, Rituals Set, Wet Brush, Mac Primer, L.O.V eyeshadow palette, one-step hair dryer, velvet headbands) and love and would gift anytime and also some I would like to get. Just a little hint if my husband is reading my blog 😉

Check back for a whole lot of more christmassy blog posts any day.

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