Hair tutorial – how I curl my hair and the products I am using….

^usually it was about the hair style but I kind of liked the outfit so….^

^first I section off my strands and I take those clips to keep them in place^

^I use heat protection spray for every layer befor I start to curl^

^I take out thin strands and comb them befor I start to curl –
always curling with the wand up (I know many might curl with the wand upside down but I prefer this – you have to find this out by yourself – also I am not using the clamp on the curling wand, I just wrap it around and hold it by myself for about 10 seconds)^

^I curl from the back to the front and from the bottom to the top to make sure I don´t forget a hair strand^

^for every layer I already curled I am using haispray so they will hold their shape^

^usually I don´t take a brush to comb through, I just take my fingers which works just fine for me (only brushing through on the second day cause the curls aren´t that pretty anymore then and when I comb them they turn to be pretty waves^

^last step is to use some hairspray to let the curls set in and make them last longer^

^et voilà^

hair clips amazon / Bobbi Brown Makeup Manual / book Lauren Conrad Beauty amazon

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Hi guys,

I have really been into curling my hair lately. There are always different kinds of hairstyles I love and others I don´t but that changes throughout the year or the years. And in fact I am coming back to each hairstyle from time to time.

So in today´s post I am sharing how I curl my hair and which products I use.
I have natural wavy hair which means if I let it air dry after washing it takes about three hours and I get half curls. The curls are half curly and half wavy and that looks pretty dumb. Also my hair looks really frizzy when it dries without any help (I had the prettiest curls as a little girl and also almost white hair).

Curling my hair works best if I start with fresh dry hair. So washing my hair before is a real must. As I have such dry scapl I am using the L´oréal anti-dandruff shampoo series. Since they don´t have a conditioner (which would be available in Germany) I am using an argan oil lotion afterwards and let it set in. I got this hair serum from Logona which makes my hair incredibly soft and silky. The main ingridient is argan oil so it also smells incredible good (and it is under 10€).

Before curling I am using the heat protection spray from GHD or the morrocan hair oil from Lee Stafford.

The curling wand I am using is the Remington keratin therapy pro curl. The barrel only has a diameter of 19 mm which make pretty small and curly curls. But if you comb through them (I only do that with my fingers) after they cooled they are really beautiful.

For the finishing touch I am using the Elnett De Luxe hairspray. This is my favorite hairspray since I was 16.

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My top 8 summer beauty must haves….

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Happy (finally) Friday guys,


if you had the view I am having today you would also think that this post is a little ironic (at least for today). It is raining cats and dogs and it only has 12 degrees so there is nothing about summer and hot days in the middle of August today.

But since we are still in the middle of summer (at least on the calendar) I am sharing my top 8 beauty prodcuts with you today. 

 Beauty products are differing from season to season as the climate and the temperatures change, so your skin and your body has different needs. I have rounded up all items I am currently using.



1. EOS – lipbalm with spf – grapefruit
I have been loving those little round lip balms since I saw them the first time in the US back in 2010. Ever since I have been using them all the time. You will always find one in my bathroom, at my night stand or in my handbag. They have new scents for their summer editions every year and I really like that they include SPF.


2. 4711 – fragranced towelettes 
This is one of my favorite scents for summer. It is such a fresh and light scent. This one is an all time classic and my mom used it when she was a teenager so this brand existst for a really long time now. They also have new summer editions for their perfumes every year. This year I got the towelettes. A package contains 16 pieces and I am using them on the go for a perfume touch up or just for a quick refreshment.


3. Treaclemoon – shower gel these lemonade days
Especially in summer I love the light and fruity shower 


4. Yves Rocher – shower gel grapefruit from Florida


5. Escada – perfume “Fiesta Carioca”
The first perfume I have ever owned was from Escada. It was called “Island Kiss” and I loved it. Sadly it was only for one season but they brought it out again a few years later so I stocked up on this but I am also testing the new one every year and I think they smell pretty similar which make them almost all a pretty hit. 


6. Yves Rocher –  Monoi de Tahiti –  shimmering body oil
I would call this my staple body oil for. I have been using and purchasing this for the 3rd year now and I still love it. Especially for vacation. It just has the right amount of glow and sparkle for tan skin. And the smell is oh so good.


7. Manhattan – pink lipstick color – fun fuchsia
You at least have to have one neon lipstick for summer whether it is a bold pink or orange or a vibrant red tone.


8. Korres –  red vine sun protection spray for hair 
I had been searching through a lot of local drug store for a sun protection spray for my hair but I was really disapointed that I only found one and the smell was just disgusting. So I went online and got this spray from Korres. You can use it right after washing your hair but also when it is dry. It is developed in Greece so it might be perfect for Germany cause we don´t have as much sun as they do over there. Haven´t used it only a few times since I got it so I might do a full review in my next favorites. 
(this product isn´t in the picutres cause it arrived a few days after shooting)

Yankee Candle – summer peach

As I am a candle hoarder and looking for new scents every season it is no surprise that I had to try out this summer scent. And peaches are one of the less fruit I really like.

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L´oréal Paris – Elvital Planta Clear Anti – Dandruff for itching and hurting scalp….

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Hi guys,

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since I can think back I always had issues with my skin. I was suffering from Neurodermatitis when I was a baby/child. It has gone away to 95 %. I still have some areas where my skin gets dry and itchy sometimes that is why I am not using every drug store lotion I find. I always need a product which gives me the best hydration to prevent the spots from getting dry and start to itch.

About 2 months from now my scalp started to itch from using the wrong shampoo and conditioner and I also got dandruffs. This is nothing you want to have especially not for Spring when you can´t wear hats anymore. Maybe this came from my current shampoo or from the humidity changing so rapid from Winter to Spring. So I did some research online and I found a product I haven´t heard before. I knew the Elvital hair products from L´oréal but that they had this line was totally new to me.

I am now using the Planta Clear series. I got the shampoo with a calming effect (they have 3 different types) and a 7 day scalp lotion (this is a spray with different ingrdients).

They offer three different shampoos. One to freshen up, one to calm down and one to balance your scalp. I am using the one to calm down my scalp cause that matched my needs the most. Maybe some day I can switch to the fresh one. The scent is great. 

Another thing I am using is the seven day scalp lotion. This is a spray with different oils and other ingredients in it. First I was a little speptical because I thought this would make my hairline greasy but it really doesn´t and my hair is smelling so fresh. Those two products work really well for me and the itching has totally stopped. I am really glad I found this. 

Thanks for stopping by. 
Take care. See you.

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Monthly favorites February….

Hi beauties,

it is already another months over and our first trip this year is coming closer everyday – I am so excited – but first things first there are some products I would like you to introduce which I really enjoyed using this month.
Es ist schon wieder ein ganzer Monat um und unser Urlaub kommt immer näher – ich freu mich ja schon so unglaublich. Aber jetzt kommen wir erstmal zu meinen Lieblingsprodukten aus dem Monat Februar.

Book – New York – Through a fashion eye
This may be the coolest book I have ever seen. Almost every page is illustrated so pretty and creative. I just bought it because I wanted some coffee table books I am interested for my bart cart project (upcoming soon) so I browsed through amazon and put some other books in my cart so the website suggested this one too and I took it cause I loved the cover and the golden pages and I was interested in the story too. I am reading this books they are not only for decoration but after reading they totally are cause who would let those pretty books rot in an old bookshelf – unseen and full of dust.
 Dieses ist warscheinlich eines der coolsten Bücher das ich je gesehen habe. Eigentlich habe ich es in erster Linie nur bestellt da ich ein paar Dekobücher für ein neues Projetk in gold und weiß wollte aber es war ein Treffer auf ganzer Linie. Das Buch ist voll illustriert auf jeder Seite mit wirklich wunderschönen Modezeichnung (ich hab mich gleich ganz inspiriert gefühlt). Es ist wie ein moderner Reiseführer aufgebaut. Natürlich habe ich es durchgelesen. Ich lese die anderen Dekobücher ja auch alle. Aber einige von denen – wie dieses eben – sind einfach zu schön um in irgendeinem Bücherregal zu verroten. Die müssen präsentiert werden.


 

L´oréal Paris Detox face mask
I became attentive by a few pics I had seen on Instagram as I am following their page and I went to my drugstore to have a closer look. There are three different face masks – one for detox, one for peeling and one for claryfying your skin. I took the Detox one and I have to admit I first was sceptical cause of the color. It looks really funny on your skin but it helps a lot. My skin feels so fresh so and clean afterwards.I am using it two times a week. They request to use it three times a week but I don´t have time for one more evening. 
Auf dieses Produkt wurde ich über ein paar Bilder aufmerksam die ich auf Intagram gesehn habe, da ich deren Seite folge. Danach bin ich gleich mal los zur Drogerie und habe mir das näher angesehen. L´oréal bittet drei verschiedenen Geschichtsmasken an. Eine Detox-Maske, eine Reinigende-Maske und eine Peeling-Maske. Ich habe mich auf Grund der Wirkung für die Detox-Maske entschieden, aber ich muss wirklich zugeben das ich wegen der Farbe am Anfang etwas skeptisch war. Es sieht echt lustig aus auf der Haut und ich muss sagen es wirkt ziemlich gut. Wenn die Creme bereit zum abwaschen ist, ist Sie getrocknet und hellgrau auf der Haut. Der Geruch ist richtig gut. Sehr angenehm und pudrig. Ich mache zweimal in der Woche eine Maske, empfohlen wäre dreimal aber so viele Abende bleiben mir nicht über das ich dafür Zeit hätte.


 

Vicotria´s Secret Body Mist – Total Attraction
So this is no surprise as I am craving Spring so bad. This has a sweet and flowery scent I just need this to get through my day with all the cold and snow arround me.
(Doesn´t make it better that most of the blogs I am reading already shoot sunny Spring outfits).
Also dieses Produkt war nicht wirklich eine Überraschung für mich selbst, da ich mir den Frühing so sehr herbeisehne. Dieser süßlich und florale Duft hilft mir dabei durch die leider immernoch frostigen Tage zu kommen. 





Flower bag tag from H&M
And we keep going with my Spring cravings. I got this little bag tag with two flowers from H&M and I love it. I gives your bag such an exquisite touch. Maybe that´s because of the color combination of this beautiful blush color and black which makes it look so expensive.
Und weiter gehts mit Frühlingssachen. Diesen Taschenanhänger habe ich bei H&M gefunden. Ich finde er gibt jeder Tasche einen edlen und exklusiven Look wegen der Farbkombination. Der helle roséton geparrt mit dem schwarz und dem gold lässt das ganze etwas teurer aussehen.


 

Phone case in glitter pink
I love everything that glitters and sparkles (Florian can tell you) so this was no suprise that I got this phone case for my mobile. I found this on amazon and the had such a variety on phone cases so it took a while to choose this one. I had several others I saved for later but I ended up buying this one and I am happy with it. It is flexible as it is make from silicone but it really protects your phone and this makes me feel safe because I drop it a lot. Oops.
Seit ich ein neues Handy hab bin ich auf der Jagd nach der perfekten Hülle. Da ich alles liebe was glitzert und funkelt musste es natürlich eine solche sein. Ich habe diese auf amazon gefunden und ich muss gestehen, dass war weder ein leichter noch schneller Kauf da es dort eine riesengroße Auswahl an ähnlichen Produkten gibt. Mit der Hülle die ich jetzt habe bin ich ganz zufrieden. Sie ist aus Silikon und so robust wie flexibel. Außerdem war es auch dringend an der Zeit eine neue Hülle zu besorgen da mir das Handy schon paar mal runtergefallten ist. 

 L´oréal Paris nailpolish Color Riche Le Vernis
 I haven´t used the nailpolish from this brand before but sometimes you have to step out of your comfort zone and try out new things (that goes for everything not only cosmetic items). I was searching for some other color shades and I wasn´t so happy what other brands had currently in their assortment so I went with L´oreal and I gotta say I love it. Not only the really nice packaging, the polish is great. It covers pretty good, it dries really quick and it lasts a long time. 
Vorher habe ich nie einen Nagellack dieser Marke benutzt, aber manchmal muss man eben raus aus seinem vertrauten Umfeld und sich was trauen (nicht nur auf Kosmetikartikel bezogen). Ich hab mich umgeshen bei anderen Marken und war nirgends so ganz zufrieden mit den Farben aus deren Sortiment und bei L´oréal gab es einige schöne Farbtöne. Und meine Entscheidung hat sich auch noch als sehr positiv herausgestellt. Die Lacke decken sehr gut, trocknen schnell und halten lang. Ein Gewinn auf ganzer Linie. Und wie cool ist die kleine Flasche.
Colors I purchased:
556 Grenat Irévérent
660 L´Or
550 Rouge sauvage
 and last but not least and maybe you call me crazy….
Tricolor block heel sandals
 It is everything but warm outside but I couldn´t resist. I purchased this oh so beautiful pair of sandals way upfront before I get any chance to wear them but I saw them on the bonprix website and fell in love immidiately. 
 Es ist alles außer warm zur Zeit aber ich konnte nicht widerstehen (obwohl das Tragen dieser wohl noch in weiter Ferne liegt). Ich habe dieses so tolle Paar Sandalen von bonprix erstanden mit einem supermodernen Blockabsatz und einer absolut chicken Farbkombination.




 
Are there any products you already knew or want to try ?

Thanks for stopping by.
Take care. See you. 

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