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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

The White Outfit

I have been living in black and white this summer. They are easy to wear and to style.

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I choose white pencil skirt and a classic white tee pared with coral flats and clutch. I like the combination between neutral colours like white and black with some pop-up colours like coral or blue. This white combo can be dressed down with sneakers or dressed up with heels.

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Details: skirt Nly One ; t-shirt Esprit ; shoes Benetton;

P.S: Let me know how do you style white?

xoxo,

Gabrielle

 

Summer Beauty Essentials

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Skin Protection

It is so important to put a sunscreen on your body and especially on your face. For your body you can choose a little bit lower protection but for your face I suggest you better go 50 SPF or up. It will prevent wrinkles and over pigmentation. It will give you a nice soft skin and your tan will be even. There are so many products out there – from lotions to sprays, without smell or with that beachy smell and little shimmery pieces.

In the moment I use Hawaiian Tropic Sunscreen SPF 30 for my body. It is a very hydrating and absorbs very fast, also doesn’t have that sticky effect. It smells so good and it has little shimmery pieces which makes your skin looks very shiny and fresh. For my face I use a baby sunscreen SPF 50.

Hydration

Even you have been wearing a sunscreen you still need some body lotion to hydrate after being under the sun. Lately I have been in love with Yves Rocher`s Body Lotion with Coconut. It is very affordable and it smells like heaven! Also it is really nice texture and absorbs really good. For my face I use La Roche Posay Oil Free Mattifying Moisturizer and it is very good choice for oily skin.

Blotting Paper

Like I said my skin is a little bit oily so when I am wearing make up it becomes really shinny (and it is not in a good way!) so blotting paper helps you to get rid of the oils and doesn’t mess up your make up. I use NYX Tea Tree Blotting Paper and I definitely recommend it!

Hair Care

You definitely don’t want to leave your hair without any protection. So you can choose some hair spray with SPF in it. And don’t forget conditioner and masks so it can recover from the sun. Lately my favourite hair product is Batiste Dry Shampoo. I touch my hair all the time and my roots get oily very fast. So the dry shampoo for me is  a must! It doesn’t leave any colour on your hair like some other products do. It smells good and it is very affordable.

Scrub

Don’t forget to exfoliate your skin. It will make your skin softer and it will remove dead skins, making you feel fresher and cleaner. If you use self-tanning products or you are going to the beach either way exfoliating will make your tan looking better and more even. I like to use exfoliating gloves or body scrub for my body. And gentle exfoliating scrub for my face. There are a lot of brands and they all work the same way.

Lip Balms

Lips are also important in your skin care routine. I love Burt`s Bees Lip Balms. They are made all by natural ingredients. Constantly making your lips hydrated and soft. They are coming with different kind of smell and are very affordable. My favourite is Vanilla Bean!

P.S: Basically those are my summer must have beauty items. Share with me yours down below in the comment section

xoxo,

Gabrielle