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    Empties: March 2015

    Remember my big pile of empties from January & February? This time I have a lot, too, and if I keep on using up things at the same speed, I won’t have much to show you in April and May, since all of the bottles will be brand new. In March I decided to finish some of […] Read more…

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    Weekly Favorites #18: Blushes

    Spring is in full bloom, so it’s time to change my reddish blush that imitates the look of rosy cheeks, like I just came back from playing outside in the snow, to romantic hues of peaches and tulips. Here are three blushes that I am obsessing over these days! Milani Baked Blush in Liminoso is […] Read more…

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  • Allure Sample Society March 2015 Unboxing, Review, Swatches

    Allure Sample Society March 2015 Review

    I got a whole bunch of mail after returning from my trip, and Sample Society March 2015 box was one of the packages in the pile. I thought I wouldn’t get to it until April, but looks like I made it somehow! This month Allure curators chose products that will help us to “Lighten Up” for Spring, […] Read more…

  • Birchbox March 2015 Unboxing, Review, Swatches, Mirenesse Glossy Kiss, amika Bombshell Blowout Spray, Etat Libre d'Orange Like This, perfume, Whish Three Whishes Body Butter, Paula’s Choice RESIST Moisture Renewal Oil Booster, serum, skincare

    Birchbox March 2015: Creativity

    Lots of things happened in March this year: my parents stayed over for 2 weeks, we drove to NYC and walked our shoes off exploring the city for three days, then drove to Washington DC and saw a whole bunch of things there, too… It was quite an adventure! Needless to day, I got a lot […] Read more…


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    Weekly Favorites #15

    Did you know that in Russia where I’m from Spring officially starts on March 1st, as in, today? Even though it will take a while for the air and the ground to warm up, there is something oddly comforting about knowing that sunny days are just around the corner. In this Weekly Favorites post I am featuring […] Read more…

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    Quick & Easy Watercolor Nail Art Idea

    Purchased Affiliate Links It’s been a while since I last did a nail post. Truth be told, my digits have been in horrible shape this winter – bendy, weak, and breaking whenever they snag on a sweater or a scarf. As I’m going through early Spring cleaning in my desktop folders, I came across several […] Read more…


  • Mia Mariu Relax Essential Oil Review & Giveaway

    Mia Mariu Relax Essential Oil Review & Giveaway

    I’ll be honest and admit that I don’t do enough physical exercise daily to crash and instantly fall asleep at night [I’m sure those days will be over as soon as we have kids though]. My secret weapon lies in a few drops of lavender oil applied to the corner of my pillowcase, so my mind […] Read more…

  • Gillette Venus Swirl Razor Review + Giveaway

    Let’s Welcome Gillette Venus Swirl to the Family of Fabulous Women’s Razors

    Spring is finally here! Soon I’ll be able to ditch those bulky coats and jeans for something airy and light, like dresses and skirts. Right in time for the unofficial opening of the leg-baring season Gillette released their new women’s razor – Venus Swirl. Gillette Venus Swirl is the company’s most sophisticated women’s razor yet. […] Read more…