I often get the feeling that many people still underestimate the value of positive thinking and optimism. Some even think it’s similar to brainwashing: even if you managed to convince yourself that everything is and will be great, it wouldn’t get you anywhere, it’s all just pretend. How sad… Fortunately, psychologists have gathered lots and lots of data to show that a positive mindset makes a huge difference and leads to measurably more achievements and other good stuff. Here’s why: […]
No make up, just bare skin The original no make up make up look I think everyone looks younger in their natural state and good skin is a prerequisite How often do you guys go out with zero make up? Edit: the girl in pic no 3 is a very young Angelina Jolie, no 4 is Charlotte Free, no 6 Gemma Ward, no7 Ashley Smiths and no 8 Anja Konstantinova. does anyone know the names of 1,2 or 5? *all […]
Spring’s coming soon! It must….. Let’s not lose faith. Instead, think about warm weather, your spring wardrobe and the perfect complementary beauty look. I’m thinking air dried hair, little make up, cool nails and perhaps some aqua tips :)
The weather in London is still at least a month away from being spring-y, but at least the Spring/Summer collections have hit the shops! I like to plan my wardrobe a bit before each season and the first step is to collect pics that inspire me in some way and identify themes. Here is a preliminary mood board of the things I want to wear this spring: *images from freepeople, style.com, connected to fashion, 5 inch and up, stylorectic, LeHappy, […]
“It is wisdom to know others; It is enlightenment to know one’s self.” BEING SHY IS NOT THE SAME AS BEING INTROVERTED In this post I want to talk about a psychological topic that is not very well understood by most people, namely the difference between shyness and introversion. Being an introvert myself, I know what it feels like when others misunderstand my behaviour as shy or aloof and I cringe when my introvert friends try to make themselves act […]
Ear cuff from Topshop Clutch from some little shop on Brick Lane. Nail polish – Rimmel Green Grass I realised I own a lot of jewellery made from sea shells. I can’t wait for summer to wear them all in their natural habitat :) natural hair Have a great weekend!
As much as I love to wear statement colours on my nails, sometimes I prefer neutral colours, usually when my outfit is colourful enough. But with neutral I don’t mean boring! A little shimmer or glitter in a base colour like gold, silver or black is fun, and still goes with every outfit. These are my favourite sparkly neutral polishes at the moment: China Glaze Tinsel Town – A really unique colour, silver glitter in a gun metal base. This […]