“I got new STUFF” haul

hotHello, my darlings! How are you? Finally, here in Latvia, we got a real winter (with snow, ice and -20 C*).That means shopping for warm clothes and skin care stuff(because my skin is acting up in this weather).And today I want to talk about the skincare/makeup I got recently. Almost all of them I have tried those few days,so Let’s start!

 

Makeup

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Maybelline Dream Matte bb with salicylic acid

in the colour 03 light

It was my first time seeing it in a new design. I like it more than the original one FOR SURE. The colour match is okay for me, not perfect, but at the same time, not the worst( I think it’s the same exact colour as the light/medium was).Overall I’m happy with this product.

 

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essence Camouflage full coverage concealer

When I was browsing our local drugstore essence stand I found this pretty cool concealer that I have never seen before. The price was great (a little under 3 euro) so I got it in the colour 10 nude (sadly the 05 was sold out).It has a pinkish undertone, covers undereye circles and small imperfections pretty well. Stays on all day. The colour match is much better than most “light” drugstore concealers(on my skin). I really like it.

 

SkinCare

 

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Beauty Formulas charcoal clay mask

I haven’t tried anything from this brand, so this is my first product from them.This mask smells really good. I like the consistency and I feel like it does help with the oiliness and imperfections of my skin. It was cheap(under 2 euros with my discount card).Really happy and glad that I got it!

 

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Himalaya Herbals Purifying Neem Mask

This is my 3rd time repurchase it , so you can tell that I like it a lot. It’s a great mask for oily skin, would definitely recommend.

 

Body/Haircare

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Green Pharmacy Shower Gel with strawberries and mint

You know the smell of wild strawberries that you can find just in the forest?Well, this smells exactly like that and I love it!

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 Syoss Full Hair 5 Extra Strong Hold Fullness & Volume Hair Mousse 250ml

With my new haircut, a hair mousse is a must! Right now I have love/hate relationship with this one, but I just started using it so maybe in the future I will change my mind.

 

Tell me in the comments, What is the last makeup/skincare thing you got?Did you like it?

That’s it from me 

Till next time

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10 Valentine’s Day Questions tag

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Hello my darlings, It’s the day of love …The Valentine’s day! Whatever you are single or in a relationship, it’s always nice to celebrate love with your loved ones. Because I don’t have plans today, (but I really wanted to post something today)I decided it would be a good idea to do a tag. So after some googling, I found this cool tag(10 Valentine’s Day Questions tag)Let’s get started….

 

What is your favourite Valentine’s Day treat?

Anything chocolate, when I think about Valentine’s day and treats I always think about chocolate.

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Sweethearts or chocolate covered strawberries?

Can I have both?

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What was your favourite Valentine’s day memory?

Eating cake because Valentine’s day is my parent’s anniversary

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What movie would you rather watch on Valentine’s Day: Pretty Woman or You’ve Got Mail?

I haven’t seen either of those movies so I will say The Ghost of Opera

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Which restaurant would you prefer to go to for Valentine’s Day date?

I’m not picky…Anywhere with pizza is nice.

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What would you do on your perfect Valentine’s date?

I haven’t really thought about that ..I guess just spending time with my loved ones

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Red or pink lips on Valentines Day?

Red!

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What is your ideal Valentine’s Day date outfit?

Something comfortable ,but cute..like dress or a cute top with a skirt

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Homemade or store-bought gifts?

I’m getting a gift?

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Would you wear your hair up or hair down for a date night?

Down..I think it looks cuter

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Tell me what are your plans for today?

That’s it from me 

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My mini Book Haul!

tenor (9)Hello, my darlings!Today I want to talk about all the books I got these past months(don’t worry I didn’t get much). I had the worst reading slump(and just overall inspiration to do anything was very low)  in the last 3 months, but now I’m back, reading and reviewing and just feeling happy and healthy!So I got some books as a Christmas gift and some I just got myself.Let’s start with the one I’m reading right now(everything else is still unread).

 

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The Dracula Dossier

by James Reese

About the book ; Author of the New York Times bestseller The Book of Shadows, James Reese returns with a remarkable feat of literary invention. In The Dracula Dossier, Reese combines real historical figures and events—Bram Stoker, Walt Whitman, Jack the Ripper—with glorious speculation in a tour de force of suspense fiction that races non-stop through Victorian London. Bestselling author Michael Connelly raves about The Dracula Dossier, calling it, “a damn good thriller…that had me mesmerized from chapter one.”

 

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Big Miracle

by Tom Rose

About the book ; Now a major motion picture starring Drew Barrymore, Ted Danson, Kristen Bell, Tim Blake Nelson, John Krasinski, and Vinessa Shaw—an account of the dramatic rescue of three gray whales trapped under the ice in Alaska in 1988.
Set in Cold War–era 1988, Big Miracle tells the real story behind the remarkable, bizarre, and oftentimes uproarious event that mesmerized the world for weeks. On October 7, an Inuit hunter near Barrow, Alaska, found three California Gray whales imprisoned in the Arctic ice. In the past, as was nature’s way, trapped whales always died. Not this time. Tom Rose, who was covering the event for a Japanese TV station, compellingly describes how oil company executives, environmental activists, Inupiat people, small business people, and the U.S. military boldly worked together to rescue the whales. He also tells the stories of some of the more than 150 international journalists who brought the story to the world’s attention. The rescue was followed by millions of people around the world as Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev joined the forces of their two nations to help free the whales.

 

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The White Princess (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels #5) by Philippa Gregory

About the book ;When Henry Tudor picks up the crown of England from the mud of Bosworth field, he knows he must marry the princess of the enemy house—Elizabeth of York—to unify a country divided by war for nearly two decades.But his bride is still in love with his slain enemy, Richard III—and her mother and half of England dream of a missing heir, sent into the unknown by the White Queen. While the new monarchy can win power, it cannot win hearts in an England that plots for the triumphant return of the House of York.Henry’s greatest fear is that somewhere a prince is waiting to invade and reclaim the throne. When a young man who would be king leads his army and invades England, Elizabeth has to choose between the new husband she is coming to love and the boy who claims to be her beloved lost brother: the rose of York come home at last.

 

 

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Stone Maples

by Lena Eltang

About the book ; A detective story that takes place in a fiction small town in Wales.The mysteries of the witchy pension, the cool breeze of the Irish Bay, the Welsh ancient legends, the love story ranging from passion to hate, a mysterious death, which probably was not at all…It is the book of mind-lace, whose heroes change masks and mix their feet so masterly that discovering the secrets of the past for them is as important as understanding the present meaning.

 

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A New Cookbook (Latvian culinary heritage)

About the book ; This one is a pretty cool little book with old recipes(from 1935)that were originally in one of that time cookbooks…And It’s all written in this old Latvian(and I love it)

 

 

 

 

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Those are all the books I got!

Tell me in the comments what was the last book you got?

That’s it from me

Till next time 

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Gliss Kur Fiber Therapy review

 

giphy (4)Hello, world!Today I want to talk about amazing “set” that I got for Chrismas from one of my dear friends.I have used all of those products religiously for a month and here are my honest thoughts on them.If you don’t know ,I do dye my hair a dark brown colour every month  (so..you can guess my hair is a little damaged ) .Let’s start!

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Gliss Kur Fiber Therapy Shampoo 

About the product: Gliss Kur Fiber Therapy Shampoo provides visibly improved hair quality. The formula with omegaplex reconstructs damaged compounds in the hair fibers to strengthen the inner hair structure. The hair fiber is protected against future damage by heat-styling or colouring for a long time.

My Thoughts: This is almost empty so you can tell that I liked it. It did make my hair feel clean and healthy, but..it’s not the best one I ever used.Overall a nice shampoo for damaged hair

3-5-stars

3,8/5 stars

 

 

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Gliss Kur Fiber Therapy Conditioner

About the product:Gliss Kur Fiber Therapy provides perfect combability and spoiled overstrained hair. It reconstructs microbonds in the hair fibers thanks to the innovative formula with Omegplex. This protects the hair fibers from damage caused by heat styling or coloring for a long time.

My Thoughts: I loved this conditioner.It really helps my hair to feel ”alive”,look shiny and..no slip ends!(shocking ,I know!)With this one a little goes a long way.

4-stars

4/5 stars

 

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Schwarzkopf Gliss Fiber Therapy Repair-Leave in-Oil Spray with OMEGAPLEX

About the product: The repair revolution with OMEGAPLEX The formula with groundbreaking OMEGAPLEX reconstructs damaged compounds in the hair fiber to strengthen the inner hair structure. Nourishing oil for shine and suppleness Restoration of the hair micro bonds in the hair fibers Application Shake well before use! Spray directly onto your dry, or towel dry hair. Do not rinse!

My Thoughts: My favourite product in this “set”.I just love how my hair feels and looks after I use this.I did use it right after I dyed my hair and my hair felt alive and smelled nice (and that’s a big thing because my hair dye smells awful).Overall a great leave-in product if you have overprocessed hair.

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5/5 stars

 

Overall Impressions 

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I liked it!All the products smell like caramel (Yummy), are very hydrating and really do what they claim to do.Hair feels smooth and healthy.But I felt like using just those products left my hair get oily faster(but that’s kind of expected from those kinds of products for very damaged hair).Overall would recommend you to give it a try if you bleach ,dye or use a lot of heath on your hair.

 

 

Tell me in the comments,What is your favourite shampoo and conditioner?

That’s it from me

Till next time

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The ‘I Never’ Book Tag!

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tumblr_mxe06sf8xd1sdo33qo6_r1_500Hello world!I’m back reading again…I was in such a big reading slump for 3 months, awful right?!If you don’t know I’m a big book nerd,I love to read and write about books. Today I thought it would be fun to do a book tag!I haven’t done them for some time, so let’s get started with The “I Never” Book tag!

Questions 

“I never read that!” Name a book that you’ve never read, that everyone else has.

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The Selection (The Selection #1)

by Kiera Cass

Everyone and they’re Grandmother has read this book…and I don’t really want to read it,because of 1.It’s a series and 2.I don’t really like ”harem” type of stories.(But Guys the cover is beautiful,I will give you that)

“I never read anything so awesome!” Name your favourite book.

My all-time favourite book is My Ex From Hell (The Blooming Goddess Trilogy #1)by Tellulah Darling.But My favourite book of this year (for now) is

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The Cruel Prince (The Folk of the Air #1)

by Holly Black

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“I never thought I would get through that.” Name a book that you didn’t like, but powered through it anyway.

am…I just DNF them right away,so I don’t have any book to write here.

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“I will never finish that!” Name a book or series that you don’t plan on finishing.

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Divergent (Divergent #1)

by Veronica Roth

The first book in this series was good, but ..that’s basically it!I have seen and read reviews about this series, and it goes downhill from the first book…so I don’t want to finish it giphy (2)

“I will never regret reading that.” Name a book you read solely on a recommendation that you ended up really liking.

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When Dimple Met Rishi

by Sandhya Menon

This book was EVERYWHERE when it came out, so I got myself a copy and I don’t regret it a bit.

“I would never do that!” Name a relatable book character who made choices you didn’t agree with or did things you would never do.

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Cam Girl

by Elliot Wake

Lot’s of things in here I would never do…

“I never wanted to admit it.” Name a book that you were embarrassed to say you read or were embarrassed to carry around with you.

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The Truth about Porn Star Boyfriends (Porn Star Boyfriends #1)

by Sunniva Dee

Well…You can kind of guess why this is a little embarrassing

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“I never read anything so heartwarming.” Name a book or a series that really touched your heart.

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All I Ever Need Is You (Seattle Sullivans #6)

by Bella Andre

I just love The Sullivans series,makes you believe in love and miracles!

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“I never laughed so hard!” Name a book that made you laugh out loud.

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My Ex From Hell (The Blooming Goddess Trilogy #1)

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“I never could’ve made it through childhood without it.” Name a favourite childhood book or series.

Hmm, have few of those. Mary Poppins is on the list as well as Astrid Lindgren books

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Tell me in the comments, What is the last book you have read?

That’s it from me 

Till next time 

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January Favourites!

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Hello, my darlings!It’s the end of January, the first month of 2018.Where does the time go?! January was a really chill month for me, lots of quality time with my brother watching Get smart (it was still celebration season in our household)so you can imagine how much food I had eaten, and I’m already failing my new year’s resolutions…Who’s with me on this?(But I do try to get better).But we are not here to talk about me failing, but about my January favourites…Let’s start with that!

Beauty Favourites!

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Focallure Blush
This month I just loved this blush. It’s so pigmented and has such a lovely finish on the skin, will definitely buy more colours.

Gliss Kur Fiber Therapy

This was a Christmas gift from my lovely friend Alina, and I totally love this. I have used this “set” for a month straight…and my hair is very thankful. It feels smooth and healthy, give it a try if you have very overprocessed hair and need to make it more alive.

FAVORITE TV SHOW

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Get Smart

Bumbling Maxwell Smart, Agent 86 for CONTROL, battles the evil forces of KAOS with the help of his competent partner Agent 99.

FAVORITE BOOK

The Alien Prince: Kovos (Clans of the Ennoi #2)

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As the heat between them grows, so does the threat of war. 
Prince Kovos of the Ennoi knows a loveless, but politically advantageous marriage will end the decades of bloodshed his people have endured. Kovos’s plans for peace go awry when a human woman interrupts his betrothal ceremony – by declaring she’s already his Bonded mate! At the sight of her enticing beauty, logic leaves Kovos. He can’t focus on petty diplomacy or his boring duties when all he wants to do is claim what is his. 
Years ago, Kovos saved nine-year-old Jenna Harlock from human trafficking mercenaries. By re-entering his life, she jeopardizes his fragile peace accord. Despite her fear of aliens, Jenna’s childhood crush blooms into something she ran from her whole life: love. But she can’t give her heart to Kovos. His enemies have her sister. If Jenna doesn’t assassinate the prince, her sister dies. 
Jenna has to trust her alien prince if they are to have any hope of unraveling the sinister plot threatening everything Kovos has built. If they fail, they will lose more than just their happiness – they’ll lose their lives

FAVORITE SONG

Tell me in the comments , How was your January?

That’s it from me

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Aliexpress Haul part 2!

gH1ad80Hello, my darlings! I hope you all are having a great week so far. This week we are having SO MUCH snow, even right now we are having a strong snowstorm. Today I’m back with another part of the Aliexpress haul. How I said earlier, I did go a little crazy on the  11.11 sales(I still have stuff that is on the way)…..No regret!Let’s start with the Haul.

 

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BIOAQUA 8pcs Collagen Lip Mask

Those I got for my mom as a gift. She really liked the eye patches from Aliexpress, so I wanted to give her something new (but similar to that) to try. The lip masks came pretty fast( in 2 weeks), on the other side of the packaging there is a list of ingredients(all in English).They do give the effect they are claiming to give (plumper, hydrating lips).Overall for the price they are great.

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KISS ME New Statement Earrings

My favourite jewellery piece right now!I just adore those earrings, they look so good with my new haircut(you can check it out how they look on me here.)I’m VERY happy with those!Will definitely get more stuff from this brand in the future.

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POP Holder

Guys!Seriously, why I didn’t buy it sooner?! I love it so much!!!!Finally, my phone feels more secure in my hand,.And it was just 0.80 euro cents !!!Totally recommend.

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BAISPO 400Ml Self Stirring Mug

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I got this pretty cool mug for my brother, who is too lazy to stir the sugar in the tea.So I thought this one would be a great joke and a handy thing for him.And I was right, he loved it.The Idea is you just push the yellow button and its stars stirring for you. It works on 2 AAA batteries. The mug came with a lid, in an original box(all in English), all is working and still looking great (It’s now used constantly for a month straight)

Tell me in the comments, What is the last thing you got from an online store?

That’s it from me 

Till next time 

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