Comfy Sweaters Time

It is officially sweater`s season! I got two very cute sweaters from Rosegal so I decided to share with you.

From Rosegal reached out to me and sent me these items for free. I got one blush pink sweater and one in army green, both of them got details on the back. The shipping took around 15 days which was very fast considering that the package is travelling from Asia. Each one of the sweaters was packed separately, folded and put nicely in a small plastic bags. Both pieces look exactly as on the website.

Blush in Pink 

I just love this colour! It is so girly and flattering, I really like how it suits me. I got this sweater in the size M but I think size S will be better. The sweater is more on the thicker side and it is very soft, it has a very low cut on both neck and back which makes it very feminine. I decided to pair it with blue wash denim and very soft makeup. Let me know what do you think in the comments down below 🙂

Sweater: Rosegal, Jeans H&M

Army Green and Leather

The second piece I got is in army green, for me this colour just screams autumn. The sweater is again on the ticker side and I think it looks great with leather pants and sneakers. For my makeup I chose soft eyes and burgundy lips.

Sweater Rosegal, Leather pants TopShop, Sneakers NIke

P.S: Do you like my autumn looks? Do you have any favourite online shopping websites?

xoxo,

Gabrielle

Halloween Wishlist

Since it is almost time for one of the best holidays – Halloween, I decided for one more time to cooperate with Rosegal  – on their website you can find a lot of fun stuff and some great inspiration for Halloween. So I decided to create my wishlist.

For my first look I chose this witch costume and I think dark eye makeup, very pale face and some dark or red lipstick will make the look complete. Like you can see you can choose either to show your hair or not to so it doesn’t require any special styling.

And the second look I really liked is just a simple outfit which you can wear if you aren’t into the costume thing. I can see myself wearing this combo on a party or also during the day just for fun. The first piece is this gorgeous midi-skirt  and this cute black and white corset . I prefer to complete this look with flat shoes and a small bag. I think some red lips and black eye-liner will be just a perfect fit.

P.S: What is your idea for Halloween 2017? Share with me in the comment section down below.

xoxo,

Gabrielle

Rosegal Swimsuits – Throwing back to summer 2017

xoxogabrielle_1It is raining all day and the only thing I can do today is thinking about summer. It was lovely to receive a nice reminder from Rosegal which I even had the chance to wear on the beach! The Rosegal team was sweet enough to send me two swimsuits – one in gorgeous burgundy colour and the other one in cute pink nude shade.

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Braided Criss Cross Straps Bikini in Wine Red Colour

From those two I really like the burgundy swimsuit better. I like the colour and the cut is also nice. It  is very comfortable and it looks more expensive than it actually is. The top is not padded but I don’t have a problem with that.

And the second one:

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Scalloped String Bikini in Pink Colour

This one is really cute, the thing I like about it is the long strings. The colour is super nice and it makes your tan pop even more.

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Don`t forget to use the discount code RGEN for some $$$ off the price

P.S: Tell me which one do you like better!

xoxo,

Gabrielle

 

Old Town of Chora Naxos, Greece

Naxos is the biggest of the Cycled islands and one of the most underestimated Greek islands. It is not that famous like Mykonos, Santorini or Rhodes so that makes it perfect for a relaxed vacation. Naxos has its own beauty – sandy beaches, small villages and mountain hills.

Chora (also known as Naxos City) is the biggest city on the island, it is situated on the west coast of Naxos. The Old Town of Chora is located in the city centre, close to the harbour and it is the most visited place on the island. The tiny streets are hiding a lot of picturesque spots and breathtaking panoramic views.

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My two favourite places in Chora are the streets of The Old Market, following them you will get to  The Castle.

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The Old Market is the perfect walking area, with its narrow streets and nice shops where you can find unique handmade souvenirs, jewels, clothes. There are also a couple of good restaurants and coffee shops where you can try some of the greek dishes and drinks.

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naxos_xoxogabrielle7The Castle (Kastro) was built in 1207, when Marco Sanudo conquered Naxos and established the Duchy of Naxos (also known as The Duchy of  the Aegean). The Castle had three gates – but only two exist today – The Strong Gate (Trani Porta) and Paraporti. While walking through the streets of the Castle area you can visit  the Venetian museum, Tower of Crispi, the Catholic Cathedral, the School of Commerce, the Archaeological Museum.  For me It is one of the most relaxing and charming places, it amazed me with its tranquility and atmosphere. A part from the most popular touristic sights I found my own favourite spots.

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xoxo,

Gabrielle

One afternoon in Apollonas Naxos

Apollonas is an old pretty small fishermen`s village located on the northeastern coast. The distance from the capital is around 35 km and on the way from Hora to this picturesque village you will enjoy  beautiful landscapes and view over the sea.

 

 

Apollonas is very relaxing place and it has its own charm. You can enjoy the beach or just go for a walk around the costal area. There are also a couple of restaurants and cafeterias where you can take a rest and enjoy some of the local dishes and drinks.

Very close by is also the 10-metre tall statue of Dionysus which is worth the visit. It is impressive huge piece of art of its time. While you are there you can also enjoy the gorgeous view over the village.

 

 

P.S: There is nothing better than exploring new places! Have you been to Greece?

 

xoxo,

Gabrielle

L`oreal Pure Clay Illuminating Cleansing Gel Review

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After I have been using L`oreal Pure Clay Detox Face Mask, I was very excited to try out some of the face washes from the same line. Again they are three:

  • L`oreal Pure Clay Glow Scrub (the red one) – 3 pure clays + red argae – cleanses, brightens and exfoliates;
  • L`oreal Pure Clay Purity Wash (the green one) – 3 pure clays + eucalyptus – cleanses, purifies and mattifies;
  • L`oreal Pure Clay Detox Wash (the black one) – 3 pure clays + charcoal – cleanses, removes impurities and gives glow.

I decided to try the black one L`oreal Pure Clay Detox Wash because I really liked the face mask.

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“Missing your skin’s glow? Pure Clay Illuminating Cleansing Gel from L’Oreal Paris makes skin feel fresher, brighter and shinier. The cleansing gel is enriched with a combination of three specially selected types of clay and coal for deep cleansing. Dirt, impurities and makeup are removed so skin can experience radiant glow.”

                                                    L`oreal Paris

Packaging 

I really like the packaging, it is easy to use and to store. It is 150 ml which makes it too big for a hand luggage but you can always use the small travel-sized cosmetic containers if needed. The colour is also nice, it looks like a good quality product.

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 Texture 

The colour of the gel is black, the texture is very light but a little bit goes for all of my face. I put a small dot of the gel on my Face Brush and it makes a lot of foam. I think this cleansing gel will last a long time. I really enjoy the smell, it is the same like the smell of the face mask.

Ingredients:

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 3 pure clays + charcoal

  • Kaolin – A highly effective clay, known to absorb impurities and excess sebum;
  • Montmorillonite – Rich in minerals, a clay recognised for helping to eliminate imperfections;
  • Ghassoul – A pure clay highly concentrated in minerals, renowned to help clarify complexion;
  • Charcoal – Acts like a magnet to “draw out” impurities.

My opinion 

I definitely love this face wash, I had tried  a lot of different ones and my number one is La Roche Effaclar Cleansing Gel. I can say that L`oreal Pure Clay Detox Wash can compare with it. It is a very good quality product and it is very affordable.   I enjoy the smell and the result afterwards – my skin is clean, soft and smooth, the feeling is great!

P.S: Have you tried some of the L`oreal Pure Clay Face Wash Gels? 

xoxo,

Gabrielle

Sunday Afternoon – Aktaion in Naxos

I have found Aktaion Pastry Boutique two weeks ago when I went out for a walk. This is one of the cutest and most Instagram-ish places in Naxos.

There are two Aktaion Pastry Boutiques under the same name in the city. But the one I recommend is in the city centre close to the harbour because it is easier to be found. And also the view is very beautiful, you can take a sit outside and just enjoy the sea and the ships going in and out of the harbour.

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Photo Credit : Facebook

Address:
Ππεριφερειακός, Νάξος 843 00
84300 Náxos
Phone: (0030) 2285 026111

You can have a coffee as well as some other hot drink. But of course don’t skip those heavenly sweet treats. My favourite ice-cream is the Macaron one which you can see on the photo below.

https://www.facebook.com/aktaionaxos/2Photo Credit : Facebook

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You can also choose from a huge selection of French Macarons. Not only a pleasure for the eyes but also super delicious 🙂

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More Info: Aktaion Official Site

P.S: Do you like Macarons? Which one is your favourite?

xoxo,

Gabrielle

June Favourites

I am in love with this season, it is just my favourite time of the year. The sun is shinning, the skin gets darker, the hair gets lighter.   Pure happiness is to sit somewhere watching the sunset and the sea. During this time of the year I don’t use a lot of makeup, but I definitely try to stick to a good skincare and hair routine. I tried a couple of new products and I really loved those ones:

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Face Wash

I bought those two products – L`oreal Skin Expert Pure Clay Illuminating  Cleansing Gel and Garnier Fresh Clarifying Wash with Green Tea. I was really excited to try the first one because I have been using the clay face mask from the same brand. I love both of those face washes and I use them everyday. If you want to read more about them let me know in the comment section down below.

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Take Care of Your Hair 

I got the chance to try out Moroccan Oil Extra Volume Shampoo and Conditioner, and I really like them. They make my hair very soft, smooth and light. I like the smell and the texture isn’t oily or heavy. I want to repurchase the real size products.

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Cute Nails

I got a couple of new nail polishes since now I decided to take a small break from the gel-nail polishes. I really like those coral/ watermelon colours.

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Bronzing powder 

A must-have in my summer makeup bag! This one is from Essence –  Sun Club Matt Bronzing Powder. It is in shade 02 Sunny.

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P.S: Have you tried some of those products? What are your current favourites?

xoxo,

Gabrielle