First impressions from Essence. Is it only high-end make-up worth the hype?

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And I can answer already NO. So many times in my life happened that expensive and luxurious product wasn’t as good as it was promoted. At least me, I like to mix my cosmetic bag with expensive and drug store products, because if you have an amazing product for 3 EUR, why you shouldn’t use it just because it’s not high-end, right?!

So today, want to talk about some products from Essence. I bought everything what you can see in a picture today, and have been using only 1 the same product before. Let’s start with face products and Kabuki brush.

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Essence Camouflage 2in1 Powder& Make-up. High coverage, instant matt and long-lasting. Shade- 30 vanilla beige. Haven’t used it yet normally, just swapped a bit on my hand and on my cheek. What caught my attention when I took it in my hands, that it has a big mirror and looks very delicate. The powder itself is really lightweight and covers quite good. Will see how it will last on my face with a proper make-up during the day. So if you will be interested, let me know in a comments bellow if I should make a new blog post about the long-lasting.

Next one is Essence Satin Touch Blush. Shade 30 satin bronze. Also very delicate and simple packaging. The shade seems also to be perfect for contouring your nose and forehead. On a hand looks very natural and fresh as it has some kind of shimmer (but not too much!). Definitely will give some pretty glow for my cheeks.

Last but not least is a pastel blue Essence Kabuki Brush. I love the colour of it, so didn’t cared about the quality, but when I tried it looked as a decent make-up brush. The bristles are super soft and it should be perfect for bronzing up your face, decolte and neck. Can’t wait to give a normal try for it!

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As I said, before I have tried only one product which I re-purchased again and it’s not first impressions any more. It’s Essence Prettifying Lip Oil with Jojoba Oil. It is very similar to Clarins lip oils and for me personally was the same result for my lips. It non sticky, gives a natural shine and moisturizes your lips. very nice product!

Currently I am obsessed with lip liners so really wanted to try these ones as well. I got in a Shades 07 cute pink (the darker one) and 12 wish me a rose. Love how they describe the shades! 🙂 So, the lip liners are very soft and easy to apply. Just need to sharpen up a little bit more. Seems like it will be long-lasting which is perfect for every day use when it’s not a dark colour.

And the last ones are two lipsticks in a super nice nude’ish but pink’ish colours. Will be so nice for the early autumn to go to work! First one is Essence Colour&Care Lipstick with Avocado ButterShade 03 Life’s my runway. (again the name!! <3) Suuuuuuper soft and velvety lipstick. Has a berry scent and you want to eat your lips! 🙂 As it has avocado butter as well, it should nourish a lot your lips as well and has a buttery shine.
Last lipstick is Essence Sheer&Shine. Shade 12 Candy love. Also very soft and a has kind of a ‘wet look’ finish, both of the lipsticks are non-sticky. More a pinky shade but it feels comfortable on a lips and will go perfectly with my floral dress!

And that was it. To conclude wanna say, that not only expensive and high-end make up is good. You can find great products also from drug store make-up. Especially if you are a student or you are on a budget, it’s great and cheap way to have the products you want and need, test some new ones and obviously save some money as well. Cause for all these products I wrote today, I spent less that 10EUR, because it was under 50% discount and I couldn’t be more happier even that I should really stop buying make-up. But it made me happy equally when I spent less than 10EUR or when I spend 100EUR.

Hope you enjoyed and talk to you soon!
Love,
Enrika xx

Dr. Konopka’s skin care 

Hello my dear readers! Hope you are enjoying this lovely afternoon! Today want to talk shortly about some skin care products from Dr. Konopka’s and it’s in a collaboration with a Lithuanian store Elevita. First time I tried this eye cream in Moscow and I felt in love with the product and design so was really happy to try out some other Dr. Konopka’s products. You can read more about it in  My morning routine post, so there is no need to talk about it more now.

Next product is Face Moisturizing Commage. It’s like a scrub, but a little bit softer. What I like a lot, that you need just a little bit of the product for your face and it removes all the dead skin super softly, without making any redness for your face. It consists of herbal essence 49, chamomile extract, water lily and it’s perfect not only for dry and sensitive skin, but also for a bit oily. If you apply the right face cream afterwords, you can feel the immediate result after 1 time use.

Following next I’m using at the moment Calming Face Cream. Very soft and creamy, so you don’t need a lot of product as well. I love the smell, which is delicate and not strong at all, keeping in mind that it’s all natural. The face cream consists of herbal essence 54 and organic yarrow extract. It’s perfect for oily and normal skin as well. I use it even as a night cream and every morning I can see that i don’t have any dark circles or puffiness on my face. I look fresh and ready to start a new day.

All of the products has a very friendly price, you can see it at Elevita web-shop. I’m already making a huge shopping list, because want to try their shampoos, tonic, hand creams and much more. And all of the products are Vegan as well as 98.9% are natural ingrediants!

Follow me on instagram @worldbyenrika to see more pictures from Elevita shop.

Thank you for reading!
Love,
Enrika

 

March Favorites 2017!

 

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March passed so fast that it is crazy!! And it is my first monthly favorites I am doing on a blog. So  grab a cup of coffee or tea and I hope you will enjoy reading my March favorites!  If you will have any tips for me, leave them in a comment section bellow.

Don’t want to make this post too long, so let’s better start with the first item which is my all time favorite Face Primer Plus (illuminating base) from Estee Lauder.

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I love it not only because it makes my skin smooth and perfectly prepares my skin for foundation application, but my skin becomes radiant and healthy looking. You can also wear it alone, because it will hide all the pores and impurities if you have it on your skin. Your skin will glow very naturally even under a thin layer of foundation.

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Next this month favorite is Diorskin Forever foundation. It gives your skin a light matte finish, but also with a healthy glow. If you will use it daily, it will reduce the pores from your skin, which is perfect if you are having a breaking skin. What I love mostly about this foundation, that it is so easy to find the right shade as it has 28 in total. It last for almost all day and your skin does not feel tight. It will give you a second skin feeling for sure. For me to reach the perfect finish was using a damp beauty blender and not the brush.

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Talking about the brows, I have 2 favorite products for them. One is a tinted brow brush from Nyx and this Brow Luminizer from Eylure. It has 2 endings, one of them is matt-nude shade and another end is a highlighter. Not too thick, not too light, perfect for everyday use to enhance the light of your eyebrows. Also it makes all the make up to look more set up and cleaner.

 

  Continuing with the face, I cannot not to mention this amazing and budget friendly Strobing Make Up Shimmers Kit from Wibo. I got it as a present from my mum after New Years, and as you can see from two highlighter shades I was using it a lot. If you apply it in a morning it will last for all day long and will give you an amazing highlight, which you can also use under eyebrows or as a shadow palette if you like a shimmery eyeshadows. It blends very easily, comes with a compact brush and a wide mirror.

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Last, but not least is creamy Rouge Allure Gloss from Chanel, in colour 137 Super Nude. It’s an intense colour lipstick but on the lips looks like a lip gloss. What I love mostly, that it is a long lasting gloss, it stays on your lips for soo long, without drying your lips, as it has a hydrating formula as well. Even if you have a meal or drinks while wearing this lip gloss, you will still see the contour line around your lips.  Shade perfectly fits for every day use and even for the evening if you add a lip liner.

So that was my March favorites, hope you will like it and talk to you soon!

Love,
Enrika

My new and favorite skin care routine

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When I feel that the product is amazing I don’t need to wait a month to make a review. And about these 3 beauties from L’Oreal  I can talk all day long.

First, I have bought a Pure Clay Illuminating Cleansing Gel.  It really does make my skin glow. Removes all the impurities and dirt, but what I like mostly about it, that it smells amazing and after you wash your face it feels so clean. Not all the cleansing gels has the feeling of cleanness, and in my case I like this a lot.

I use it every evening before I go to sleep and in a mornings which helps me to wake up. If you are having a no-makeup day, you will need only your moisturizer on your skin and a smile on a face, because your skin will be glowing and luminous.

So after I was so happy about the cleansing gel, I decided to buy more products and give it a try. Remembering that I wanted a new cleansing milk and my skin toner was almost empty.

Rare flowers packaging and smell bought me so fast! Haha 🙂 When I came home, all I wanted to do was to remove my makeup and try the new products. Starting with the Cleansing Milk which is enriched by calming rose and jasmin extracts was sooo soft on a cotton pad, that I repeated cleaning my makeup twice! 🙂

In a beginning I was quite sure that it won’t remove mascara perfectly, but guess what?! It did, and it was super easy and fast and I was using just a little bit of a product.
It would work even if you are wearing a waterproof mascara.  Another thing what I love is that, after removing the makeup my skin is not feeling dry. Opposite it feels moisturized and sooth.

I guess, you can see already that I am a weirdo when it comes to cleaning the skin, but the last product  I want to tell you about is a Purifying toner. It perfects the makeup removal, softens the skin even more and simply it is a perfect way to end the cleaning routine. It has the same ingredients, it even fits for dry and sensitive skin. And I can guarantee that you will go to sleep with a moisturized,clean, healthy and a glowing skin.

Now it’s only 2 products which I want to try but can’t find anywhere to buy it in Denmark is from the same Rare Flowers category, is a cleansing gel and a makeup removal cream.
If any of you have seen it in Denmark, please let me know in a comment section bellow.

Thank you for reading,
Enrika

 

Mixa Anti- Imperfection. Sensitive skin expert. EN-LT text

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Hello my beautiful friends!
This time I am so excited to share my ideas and opinion about these products! It’s a french brand which is an upcoming boom in the Baltic countries. It is a second line I am trying out ( You can reed more about it. It was anti-redness line, more about it read it HERE ) and can say, that this one I liked much more than the previous one. Continue reading “Mixa Anti- Imperfection. Sensitive skin expert. EN-LT text”

What is in my makeup bag on the go?

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Hello my beautiful friends!

I was too busy again last week but that’s why I wanna share the most favorite and asked topic- what is in my makeup bag for every day? What do I carry with me in my handbag and if I need to have a lot.

Wanna share my favorites at the moment which are always with me. My current favorite make up bag is from Victoria’s Secret and I simply love it! So pastel, pretty and girly. Continue reading “What is in my makeup bag on the go?”

Facial Cotton Cloth. UK’s No.1 Apricot Scrub and Cleansing Milk.

Hello my Beautiful Friends!
I’m so happy that found some energy to get out of my bed and write another review for you,dears! I realized that if you are wearing your pijama all day long, you will procrastinate also all day long! 😀 Even if I am not going anywhere today (it’s way too cold and seems like it will rain) I change my pijama to more appropriate clothes for work ( by work I mean- sofa, laptop and a cup of coffee 😀 ), applied some make up and here we are, reading another review. Continue reading “Facial Cotton Cloth. UK’s No.1 Apricot Scrub and Cleansing Milk.”