The downside of high heels

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Girls who say high heels never hurt, lie. I’m sure. Eventually after an hour or a long day, (depends on how often you wear them) you will experience pain in the ball of your foot. Normally wedges are easier to wear for hours and hours. My feet especially start to hurt when I have to wait or stand for a couple hours. It’s easier if I walk around. I always knew it had something to do with the weight that is on the ball of your feet. But I didn’t know the exact reason. Well, there is a medical explanation for that.

The Royal National Orthopedic Hospital in Stanmore (London) has the first X-ray that makes 3D images of the foot. They helped a lot of English ladies who suffered from foot problems. Continue reading

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Superlooks make-up workshop

superlooks 3I have to admit. I am one of those girls that doesn’t leave the house without make-up. When I was younger I hated it when people saw me without mascara. Nowadays I am a bit more tolerant to what I look like, but I still hate it when people see my face butt naked. Normally I don’t wear foundation or concealer a lot. But I always wear mascara and eyeshadow.

My friend and I love to bid at Vakantie Veilingen. It’s a Dutch online auction website. I love the thrill of bidding on something. The other day my friend saw this great deal for a make up workshop. She bid and got it twice. So we called two other friends, made an appointment and off we went!

Superlooks is located in Diemen (Amsterdam). They give workshops and sell their own make up and brushes. Superlooks is founded by Dorina van der Graaff. She is always loved beauty and fashion. After a couple years working as a fashion-photographer, she decided to start her own make up line. Continue reading

Preservability Sunscreen

zonnecremeI am blessed with beautiful red curls. Typical for a redhead is the white, sensitive skin. Obviously I got that too!
Generally speaking, I love who I am, but if I could change one thing, it would definitely be my skin. I would love to tan a  bit faster and don’t burn that fast. I use gallons of sunscreen every summer!

Most of the time, I use one bottle of sunscreen in 2 1/2 week. I  apply it two/three times a day. I always have to buy a new bottle of sunscreen on my holiday-destination. That’s always very expensive, but absolutely essential, because burning your skin is one of the worst things you can do to your skin. It can increase the risk of melanoma (type of skin cancer).

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Stylecase, after 4 boxes already history

IMG_8375Well… I had a post planned about the new Stylecase combined with their press release. But this morning I got an important email. Stylecase quits. This months edition was the last one.

According to Stylecase, they said: “The past year, we created the Stylecase with a lot of fun aand we are really proud with everyting we’ve accomplished . We regret it a lot, but we have to tell you Stylecase won’t continue. We aim at an excellent quality with a lot of fullsize products. But we can’t manage it with the growing subscribers.” Continue reading

StyleCase: March 2013

IMG_8568Here it is: StyleCase, the march episode! This months StyleCase is all about natural products. This box contains the beautyproducts from dutch tv host Vivian Slingerland. To be honest, I needed to google her. But she is from the daytime show ‘Koffietijd’ and ‘RTL Vaart’. She also writes books for children and is a mother to two kids: Rebbel and Puck.

This box is my third box. I loved the first two but will I love the third one too?


Let’s find out!

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StyleCase – Starsecrets by RTL

IMG_8375Since a couple days ago I have a cold. Stuffy nose, pain in my back, tired, everything. I can’t smell anything, but today that all changed. My second Stylecase arrived. When I opened the box, I could breath again and my headache suddenly disappeared. A very intense and outstanding fragrance.

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Glossybox Christmas Edition

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Probably everyone who reads (beauty)blogs has heard knows the concept of Glossybox.
For those who don’t have a clue: it’s a box with five beauty products for 14.95 each month.

I am a member since november 2012, so a little over a year. At this point I’m starting to get a bit bored and I’m on the lookout for something new. But I was actually a bit surprised this month! 2 fullsize products and some extra’s.

Take a look with me:

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