Tag Archives: blush

London beauty buys: Maybelline

For the past three weeks I’ve been almost on a mission: to check the best UK beauty buys and focus on the brands and products which are not easy to find somewhere else, especially in Italy. I prepared for the … Continue reading

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The oldest in my collection tag

I don’t know you, but I review my own stash quite frequently, trying to clear up things, decide what I really need to buy and what’s absolutely old and needs replacement. Solicited by Annie’s recent tag today I’m showing you … Continue reading

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The make up bag

Have I ever let you sneak peak a little into my make up bag? I don’t think so…Probably because I usually don’t carry much make up with me when I go to work, apart from a lipstick and mirror. But … Continue reading

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Travel beauty bag #Bolzano

Christmas markets are one of the most typical traditions of South Tyrol. The air is filled with the smell of hot spicy wine, apple juice or other fruit punches that play with the rich buttery scent of fresh made waffles. … Continue reading

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The trend: Pantone’s Marsala

If you haven’t been living on Mars, you’ll know that every year Pantone creates the fashion color palette, among which it chooses the color that will represent the next 12 months to come. Last year shade it was Radiant Orchid. … Continue reading

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Enfant terrible

I can’t help loving and wearing cold pink make-up. Once an illustrator I work with told me pink is the color of teenage. Not of childhood, as I expected. But of teenage. ‘Cool!’ I thought. At the end, I like … Continue reading

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Winter essentials 2014

I’m so excited to share with your this post, about the Winter Essentials 2014! It features all the typical seasonal products, from make up trends, down to skincare treatments and fragrance, filtered through my very personal experience and perspective. Thanks … Continue reading

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New and loved blush

According to my blog archives, over the past three years I’ve been purchasing and re-purchasing cold-rose blushers from French brands only. Odd, isn’t it? To be honest, in my country brands such as Hourglass, Tarte, Bobby Brown, Charlotte Tilbury, Kevin … Continue reading

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La vie en rose

Quand il me prend dans ses bras Il me parle tout bas Je vois la vie en rose The light of a Pink is not necessarily a ‘spring-time color’.ย  Whenever he takes you in his arms, you should be able … Continue reading

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Chic October on the shelf

I can’t believe I almost spent one month ‘silent’, with no updates on my Chicfirst! And as a new month started, it’s time, though with a big late, to publish my usual monthly showcase of favorite / recommended products. So, … Continue reading

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