Liquorice | MOTD

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As the weather gets colder and the days get darker, the makeup gets darker too. So when I spotted this black lipstick at HEMA, I just wanted to try it out. It’s definitely not a colour I would wear every day, but really cool for a party, or just to try it! Black can make the face very white, so I combined the lipstick with warmer and brown colours, to make it less ‘dark’.

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FACE: Catrice Even Skintone Foundation, Maybelline Fit Me Concealer, Maybelline Matte Me Powder, Makeup Revolution Contour Palette, I Heart Makeup Blushing Heart Candy Queen of Hearts, I Heart Makeup Goddes of Love Highlighter

EYEBROWS: Catrice Eyebrow Powder and Eyebrow Gel

EYES: Catrice Eye Shadow Base and Maybelline Matte Me Powder

NYC Big Bold Mascara and NYC High Definition Liquid Eyeliner Pen

LIPS: HEMA lipstick in 90 liquorice

When rainy autumn days make you feel like dark lipstick, really dark lipstick

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That’s the finished look! I know it’s been a while since I posted, I was just so busy with school. I have a lot of ideas to write about for my blog, just need to work it out and most important have the time, but I will try my best!

At last, I’m very happy with the look. I’m probably not going to wear this on a daily basis, but who knows…

Thank you so much for visiting, have a lovely day! xxxx

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Jeans Jacket | Autumn OOTD

It’s been so long since I shared a post, omg. I’m really busy with college at the moment. Having exams in a week, and I found a place to live in Utrecht so I’m going to move too! So exciting!

A while ago I wandered around in Utrecht with my friends, where we made this pictures. I just love my denim jacket so much! Its really warm, and perfect for autumn. Bought it at Primark for only 30 euros, and wearing is almost everyday since!

Underneath I’m wearing a simple outfit. The high waisted jeans are from H&M and the grey sweater is also from Primark, and I tucked it in my jeans a bit.

To make the outfit extra autumny (that’s probably not a word), I chose to also wear this floppy head from Forever21. 

For shoes I wore some cut-out boots from van Haren. They are very comfortable. Little trick, it can be quite cold and annoying to wear these with bare feet, and socks are visible, so skin colored thights are perfect to wear in these shoes! 

Well, that’s it! A really simple outfit, but very comfortable and in my opinion perfect for autumn. 

Thanks for visiting and have a lovely day xxx

Kinderdijk, The Netherlands | Travel

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Yes, that were a lot of windmills! In the end of the summer, I visited Kinderdijk as a surprise for my mothers birthday. Kinderdijk is a small village in the Netherlands, near Rotterdam. 19 windmills were built there in 1740 to drain the polder, and they are the largest group of old windmills in the Netherlands. They also are on the UNESCO world heritage list and a well-known Dutch attraction.

I do live in the Netherlands, but I’ve never visited it before. It was really nice! It was a beautiful warm sunny day, and the area is perfect for hikes and bike rides. The area is free to visit, but for a small price, it is possible to see the mills from the inside. We bought tickets and it is fascinating to see how the people lived back in the days there! From the outside, the mills don’t look that big, but it is actually quite big! Sometimes they even lived there with 10 people!

We also learned some more about how The Netherlands maintains all the water now, and back in the days. It’s an amazing system and I am just so proud of my country. It’s fascinating to hear about and to realize how good we are with water. Although I’m still quite happy I don’t live in the part where the land is lower than the land, because it would just frighten me as I’m so bad at swimming haha. But still really proud!

Hope you enjoyed it, and maybe even want to visit Kinderdijk yourself. If you want to, you can look all the information on how to get there here xxx

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Unicorn Glam | MOTD

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Omg, can I start with the fact how much I love this look! It’s so colorful. Honestly I wouldn’t wear this on a normal day where I go to school or work, but still, I love it! I loved it so much that I made a youtube get ready with me video for it! Check it out and let me know what you think 🙂

I’m really happy how it turned out, and would love to tell you guys what products I’ve used for this look (as I didn’t show in the video).

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FACE:  Catrice Even Skintone Foundation, Maybelline Fit Me Concealer, Maybelline Matte Me Powder, Makeup Revolution Contour Palette, I Heart Makeup Blushing Heart Candy Queen of Hearts, I Heart Makeup Unicorn Heart

EYEBROWS: Catrice Eyebrow Powder and Eyebrow Gel

EYES: Catrice Eye Shadow Base and Maybelline Matte Me Powder

NYC Big Bold Mascara and NYC High Definition Liquid Eyeliner Pen

LIPS: NYX Liquid Suede in Amethyst and NYX Soft Matte Lipcream in Milan

Pink+purple+glitter = unicorn? 🦄

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That’s the finished look! I’m really happy how it turned out, it is definitely one of my favorite looks I’ve ever created.  And it’s so colorful and out of my comfort zone, love it!

Thank you so much for visiting, have a lovely day xxx

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Yellow | OOTD

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OMG first off: Yesterday was my one-year blogging anniversary. I totally forgot about it, to be honest, the year has gone by so fast. One year ago, I never expected my blog to be like this. I’m so thankful for all the people that follow me and read my blog, thank you so much!

About the outfit, well college has started, autumn is coming (my favorite season), and around this time I just love to wear comfy big soft sweaters. It’s also still that time of the year that by noon it is just way too warm for a sweater, but oh well at least it’s comfy. So when I saw this sweater at Bershka I just had to get it.  First I saw the pink one, and a friend of mine got the yellow one, and I loved the color so I decided to get both. For me the yellow also just screams autumn, I love it. And it is so big, soft and warm!

For the ultimate comfortable outfit, leggings are the best, but to make it a bit more like I’m not wearing my pj’s, I combined it with this black jeans with gaps at the knees from Primark. The black All Stars with studs are from Converse.  I really like the combination with high All Stars with pants though, need to wear that more often!

I’m really happy with my new sweater(s), they are perfect to wear to early lectures when you just want to lay in your bed, cause they are so comfy!

Thank you all for reading, and again for supporting me and my blog for one year now. I just still can’t believe, it doesn’t feel like a year! I guess time flies when you’re having fun blogging?

Have a lovely day xxx

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The Czech Republic | Travel Diary

This summer, I’ve visited the Czech Republic. Two weeks long, we’ve explored this beautiful country. Prague is, of course, the capital, but there is much more to do and see besides that! Especially if you love nature, it is perfect to take long walks through the woods and visit lots of castle ruins.

Bohemian Paradise

Our accomodation was really close to the bohemian paradise, so we’ve spended a few days hiking there. It is really big, and there is lots so see. The landscape is mostly hills, sometimes harder to walk, but most of the times it’s more flat and easy to walk. Besides these extraordinary looking rocks, there are also loads of beautiful castle ruins!

Castle on the hill

The Czech Republic is rich of castle ruins. And they are all so worth visiting. Most of them are on top of a hill, so you have to climb, but the castle itself and the view is so beautiful. We visited two. The first one one the photo was quite big and you could visit all the towers. It reminded me of Rapunzel! The other castle on the picture was really a ruin, the two towers were the only thing left! For both castles we had to pay entrance, but it was around 2 or 3 euro, really cheap!

Prague

The capital Prague is of course worth the visit. I’ve visited it last year with friends, and it was so fun to explore the city again! It is by far one of my favorite European cities. There is so much to do and to see and the ambiance is so relaxed.  I actually didn’t take much photos, so if you want to see more you can check out my blogpost about Prague from last year!

Highest mountain of the Czech Republic 

The highest mountain of the Czech Republic is in the north of the country. It is 1603 meters high (and yes we’ve walked all of it, it was hard but I was really proud we made it) and on top of it there is the border with Poland. So on the one side you see Poland and on the other you see the Czech Republic!

These were defintely the highlights of this trip. But we also just relaxed at the pool, eat delicous food and our car decided to stop working. Gladly they managed to repair it, what was really hard because they barely speak English haha. But I had a great time there.

Thank you for visiting xxx

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Soft Pink|MOTD

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Recently I wrote something about the beautiful eyeshadows from KIKO. One of the colors was this pretty soft pink. It is so perfect for a natural soft pink look!

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FACE: Maybelline BB Cream, Maybelline Fit Me concealer, Maybelline Matte Me Powder, Makeup Revolution Contour Palette, Freedom Blush Palette

EYEBROWS: Catrice Eyebrow Powder and Eyebrow Gel

EYES: Catrice Eye Shadow Base and Maybelline Matte Me Powder

  • Crease – Almond Truffle Too Faced Chocolate Bon Bons Palette
  • Outer V – Bordeaux Too Faced Chocolate Bon Bons Palette
  • Eyelid – KIKO Smart Eyeshadow in 18
  • Inner Corner – Satin Sheets Too Faced Chocolate Bon Bons Palette

NYC Big Bold Mascara and NYC High Definition Liquid Eyeliner Pen

LIPS: Essence lipstick in 07 Natural Beauty

Quick soft pink look, close up pictures soon!

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That’s the finished look! I love how it is so girly, but still very natural. Sadly summer is almost over, and I have to wait a few months to wear this look again (as I love darker colors for fall). But I’m really happy how it turned out!

Thank you for visiting and lovely a nice day xxx

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Denim skirt | OOTD

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It’s been so long since I posted something, I am so sorry. I was busy with working, didn’t really feel like blogging and I also was on vacation with my parents for two weeks. But now I’m back and I’ve finally found the time to blog.

I would like to show you one of my favourite outfits I’ve worn this vacation in the Czech Republic. This day we were visiting the capital Prague.

It was really warm that day, so I was really happy that I chose for my denim skirt. After my little trip to Budapest, I fell in love with my denim dress and decided I needed a skirt too. It’s so comfortable, and as I said in this post too, I never like to wear summer beach clothes in a city, I just don’t feel that’s right, even if it’s boiling hot. The beautiful denim skirt is from Bershka, and I believe it was around 20 euro, so that’s really affordable.

The cute pink top is from H&M, I bought it on sale though, so it was around 7 euro. It’s a bit cropped and fits perfectly with the skirt. I really like the top.

For shoes, I chose my silver Birkenstocks. I thought they went really well with the combination, and they are very comfortable. Sadly they were still quite new, so they gave me some blisters…

The small bag is from Primark, it is so perfect I bring it to almost every occasion where I need a small bag. It looks really small, but it fits a lot.

So that is the outfit. I am planning to write a little blog about my vacation in the Czech Republic, so stay tuned for that.

Have a nice day xxx

 

Where to eat: Budapest | Best(ies) Lunch

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Recently I visited the lovely city Budapest, Hungary with my best friend. A while ago, I posted this post, where I came with the idea to try out new restaurants and write about it. Of course, we did that in Budapest too!

4bro downtown

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The first restaurant where we ate is called 4bro downtown, after looking it up on the internet I discovered it is actually a night club too. Our hostel was across of a little street where this place was. Actually, the whole street was full of cute places like this!

We both ordered the club sandwich, we just came out of the plane and were really hungry. It was really good, the sandwich was quite big and filled with vegetables, egg, and chicken. Very tasty! The sandwich came with these tasty potato fries, whom also was really good.  The price for the sandwich was alright, but the rest of the food was quite expensive for Budapest I think.

The ambiance at 4bro downtown was also great, the only disadvantage was that the music was really loud. We just couldn’t hear each other talking, what was quite annoying. But we had a great lunch!

0.75 bar & bistro

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In the evening we had dinner at this place called 0.75 bar & bistro, where they mostly served tapas and wine. The restaurant was on the square where the beautiful St Stefanus Basilica was.

We both didn’t order tapas, I went for the goulash soup and Gaby ordered a salad. My goulash was really nice, I loved it! Also, I had this really tasty drink, elderflower lemonade, it was so good! Afterwards, we had some cocktails, Gaby had a mojito and I had a watermelon cocktail. I really enjoyed this dinner.

The restaurant was nice, they had good food and drinks. Also the staff was alright, something went wrong with our order but eventually they fixed it!

Trattoria Gozsdu

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Our last dinner we ate at an Italian restaurant, in the same cute street as the 4bro downtown.

The restaurant was really nice, and they had this beautiful quote on the wall saying: “If life hands you lemons, make limoncello”. That’s the spirit!

Gaby ordered this lovely pasta, and I went for the pizza. And it was so good! They also had a wide choice of wines, I ordered a Hugo and got a really nice looking glass with lemon and mint leaves.

I really liked this restaurant. The food, staff, and ambiance were amazing!

Actually, I like all the places where we ate! The only disadvantage of eating in Budapest, what I also experienced when I was visiting Prague last year, is that they include the service cost in the bill. They add 20% of the bill to it. Mostly it isn’t a lot, but I find it quite annoying that they push me to pay a service cost and that I can’t choose for myself if I want to give them a tip or not. But that’s all :). It was funny though, Gaby and I calculated the bill of the last restaurant and came to the conclusion that we had the exact amount of Hungarian money left to pay it in cash, and then there was the extra service cost. Oh well.

We had a great time and some love dinners. If you’re in doubt to visit Budapest, it is totally worth it!

Have a lovely day! xx

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Mermaid Vibes | MOTD

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This look is totally something different from what I normally wear for makeup, but I love it! Last week I bought some new colors at KIKO, you can read about that here. Immediately I wanted to play with all the colors, they were perfect for a mermaid inspired look!

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FACE: Catrice Even Skintone Foundation, Catrice Liquid Camouflage Concealer, Maybelline Matte Me Powder, Makeup Revolution Contour Palette, Essence Silky Touch Blush in 20 Babydoll, I Heart Makeup Goddes of Love Highlighter

EYEBROWS: Catrice Eyebrow Powder and Eyebrow Gel

EYES: Catrice Eye Shadow Base and Maybelline Matte Me Powder

  • Crease – KIKO Smart Eyeshadow in 29 (blue)
  • Eyelid – KIKO High Pigment Wet and Dry Eyeshadow in 84 (green). Used it dry over the whole eyelid, and wet on the middle part.
  • Eyeliner and Inner Corner – KIKO Eyetech Look in 112. Used it as a eyeliner.

NYC Big Bold Mascara

LIPS: KIKO Intesly Lavish Lipstick in 01

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That’s the finished look! I’m really happy how it turned out. Actually, I wanted to film this look, but if your head is constantly out the view, it’s not going to work of course. Need to stick with blogging I guess. Maybe in the future, we’ll see.

Also, to be updated on my makeup looks, follow my other Instagram! I recently opened a new makeup related account. I will post photos from my looks there, that you can later expect on my blog!

Little close up video of my mermaid look. Tomorrow on the blog!

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Mermaids do it better 🐚🐬. SOON ON THE BLOG!

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Thank you for visiting and have a nice day! xxx

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