REVIEW: SOFT MATTE LIP CREAM, NYX

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Imi plac la nebunie rujurile, iar cele din seria Soft Matte Lip Cream de la NYX m-au cucerit din prima. Prefer aspectul mat celui lucios, desi e si un mare dezavantaj: uneori aceste rujuri usuca buzele. Va puteti feri insa de problema aceasta daca folositi inainte un balsam de buze. Pentru ca ma rodea curiozitatea am cumparat un set de rujuri, pe care il voi descrie mai jos: I love lipsticks and the Soft Matte Lip Cream collection from NYX was on my list for a long time. I prefer a matte look as opposed to the glossy one, even if there’s a big minus: sometimes you can get chapped lips. You can avoid this by using a lip balm before. I was very curious, so I bought a set of lipsticks that I’ll describe below:

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WALK WITH ME: BUCHAREST IS COOL, POWERED BY ECCO

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Chiar daca Bucurestiul poate parea uneori trist, intunecat, murdar sau plictisitor, tot ramane orasul meu de suflet. Aici m-am nascut, am crescut si tot aici sunt oamenii cel mai de pret pentru mine. Si ce ar fi un oras, cu bune si cu rele fara locurile lui speciale? Acele locuri in care te duci mereu cu placere, unde alaturi de cei dragi ai ras, sau poate ai plans, te-ai distrat pana dimineata si ai invatat lectii importante de viata … acele locuri care fac din orasul tau unul cu adevarat special.

Daca ar fi sa sfatuiesc un strain sa viziteze Bucuestiul, l-as trimite la celebrele noastre obiective turistice, in frunte cu Casa Poporului, centrul vechi, parcul Herastrau, muzeul satului si multe altele, pe care le stiti si voi, dar acum o sa prezint doar locurile mele preferate: Bucurestiul meu cool. Nu e un oras pe care sa il strabati cu masina, sau cu transportul in comun. Cel mai bine e sa vezi Bucurestiul la pas. Pentru aceasta calatorie o sa avem nevoie insa de cei mai comozi pantofi. Eu mi-am ales preferatii din colectia de pantofi sport ECCO COOL pentru femei. Da, chiar daca Bucurestiul nu e cel mai curat oras, imi place albul. M-a cucerit modelul ECCO COOL 2.0, pe alb, cu insertii de material texil, asa ca sa ca sper sa nu ploua cat timp ne plimbam prin locurile mele preferate 🙂 Acum ca ne-am echipat cum trebuie, sa vedem pe unde m-ar conduce pe mine perechea mea preferata de pantofi Cool.

  • Acasa. Nu e cine stie ce, vreo vila impunatoare sau o casa moderna. E un cub pierdut in multimea de apartamente din Bucuresti. Insa e locul din care a plecat drumul meu.
Even if Bucharest can sometimes look sad, dark, dirty or boring, it still remains my special city. It’s where I was born, I grew up, and here are my loved and special ones. And what would a city be without some special places? Those places where you always feel good, where you laughed or cried with your loved ones, where you had fun until early in the morning, and you’ve learned your first life lessons … those places are the ones that make your city special.

If a foreign tourist would ask me what he should visit, I would send him to our famous touristic objectives, the House of the People, old town, Herastrau park, village museum, and so on, you know the list, but now I will write about my favorite places: my cool Bucharest. It’s not recommended to drive in Bucharest or take the bus. It’s best to take it step by step. But for this trip, we’ll need comfortable shoes. I chose my favorites from the ECCO COOL collection for women. Bucharest is not the cleanest city, but I still like white. I love the ECCO COOL 2.0 model, in white, with textile inserts, so I hope it won’t rain during our walk 🙂 Now that we’re comfortable, let’s see where my cool shoes would take me.

  • Home. It’s not an imposing place or a modern one. It’s a lost cube in the multitude of apartments from Bucharest. But it’s the place where my story started.

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SPRING INSPIRATION: LA FEMME

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De cateva zile incoace e din ce in ce mai cald in Bucuresti … primavara nu a venit inca in forta, dar incet – incet ajunge la noi. E vremea tocmai buna sa imi maresc si eu colectia de haine cu ceva lejer, mai potrivit pentru vremea de afara, pentru ca m-am saturat deja de hainele de iarna.

In mod paradoxal, nu imi plac cumparaturile, nici macar mallul care se afla in apropierea biroului meu nu ma atrage. Dar asta nu inseamna ca nu imi place sa ma imbrac bine. Hainele potrivite iti pot schimba total starea de spirit, fie ca vorbim de o zi la birou sau de o seara in oras cu fetele sau cu iubitul. Uite asa, din dorinta de a tine pasul cu moda, dar si din comoditate, de cele mai multe ori prefer sa imi fac cumparaturile online. Imi place sa cumpar de la magazinele cunoscute, in care am incredere. Un exemplu ar fi La Femme. Este un magazin care a trecut testul timpului, pe care eu il stiu de pe vremea cand inca eram la liceu (au avut un magazin pe la Universitate, foarte aproape de locul in care am invatat). Acum s-au mutat de acolo, au ales mult mai frecventatele mall-uri, dar iata ca tin pasul cu tehnologia.

Lately, the weather is warmer in Bucharest … spring is not here in full force, but it won’t be long … It’s the right time to make the switch from my winter wardrobe to the spring one, a bit lighter, more suitable for the weather outside because I’m sick of all the winter layers.

Ironically, I’m not a fan of shopping sessions, I have a huge commercial center right next to my office, but it’s not really my thing. Still, this doesn’t mean that I don’t like to dress well. The right clothes can boost your confidence, either at a work meeting or on a night out with your friends or boyfriend. From my wish to keep up with the latest fashion trends, but also because I’m a bit lazy, came my passion for online shopping. There’s only one catch: I like to buy from a trusted brand. One example is La Femme. It’s a store that stood the test of time, I used to shop here even when I was in high school (they had a store really close to my school). Now you can find them in the crowded malls, but they also keep up with technology.

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MY PRECIOUS

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Ahhh…internetul! Acest loc minunat de unde poti cumpara orice iti trece prin minte. Cum eu sunt mare fan pisici, am ajuns sa cumpar minunatia asta de inel; dupa ce o prietena mi-a trimis link-ul 🙂 Mi-au placut in mod special detaliile, si faptul ca inelul este ajustabil. La ce degete mici am, aceasta este singura optiune.

Miau!

Ahhh…the internet! This magical place from where you can buy anything. I’m a big fan of cats so, following a link shared by a friend, I ended up buying this wonderful ring 🙂 I love the details and the fact that it’s an adjustable ring. It’s my only option for my small fingers.

Meow!

 

 

MY OBSESSION

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Review: CK Obsession

Cu siguranta stiti deja ca am o pasiune nebuna pentru pafumuri. Iubesc aromele si senzatiile pe care le transmit, fie ca e vorba de un parfum mai scump sau de unul accesibil tuturor. De curand am revenit la o dragoste mai veche, CK Obsession. Este un parfum extrem de puternic si dulce, de aceea trebuie aplicat cu atentie si in doze mici. Il folosesc cu drag iarna, vara evit sa folosesc parfumuri foarte puternice. Nu a fost dragoste la prima vedere intre mine si CK Obsession. Imi amintesc ca l-am incercat intr-un magazin si nu mi-a placut deloc; ajunsa acasa, dupa ce mirosul l-a asezat pe pielea mea, aroma m-a cucerit instantaneu si a ramas unul dintre preferatele mele.

La capitolul noutati se incadreaza Davidoff – Cool Water.

For those of you who are constantly reading my blog, my love for perfumes won’t come as a surprise. I love a good scent and the vibes that come with it, no matter the brand or the price. I wasn’t feeling in the mood to try something new so I chose an old love: CK Obsession. A very strong and sweet scent; I apply only a drop and I wear it mostly during the colder months. It the summer the sweetness would be overwhelming for me and my nose. It wasn’t love at first sight; I first tried Obsession in a store and hated it. After I arrived home, I suddenly loved it and it’s one of my favorites now.

And if we’re talking about new entries, I’m also trying Davidoff – Cool Water.

 

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