autumn beauty products

Today, I’d like to share 10 beauty products that are entering my skincare routine this autumn and that I’m personally very excited about.

SKINCARE

autumn beauty products Vichy The Ordinary

Heating takes its toll on my skin and I often notice it becoming more dehydrated and the pores getting more and more enlarged – almost as if they’re trying to suck all the moisture out of the air? This year, I’ll be battling the dehydration with The Ordinary 2 % hyaluronic acid. This acid is normally present in our skin but we can replace it when we feel that our body cannot hold enough moisture. Don’t forget to lock it in place with an oil based product, be it a cream or a pure facial oil – my favorite right now is Yanumi! I’m also bringing back the Vichy Pore Purifying Clay Mask that comes in this nifty two-use packaging. It contains two mineral clays and I always feel like it sucks the impurities right off my face. I usually buy my Vichy products at the pharmacy.

BODY CARE PRODUCTS

autumn beauty products L'Occitane Terre de Lumiere L'Oreal Mythic Oil

L’Occitane is always present in my skincare. In autumn days, I prefer heavier scents and oily shower gel since I fell they give more moisture to my skin. This fall, I’ll be using the L’Occitane Terre de Lumiere shower gel that comes from the perfume line Terre de Lumiere. The perfume itself is a bit strong for me, but the shower gel and body lotion have a more gentle smell which is very pleaseant. Another product that is always in my routine is the L’Oreal Professionel Mythic Oil. I always apply some to my hair while they’re wet. Ocasionally, I’ll warm a few drops between my fingers and apply them to the ends of my hair when they feel particularly dry. After use, my hair are soft and shiny.

NAILS

Catrice Brown Collection autumn beauty products

If you haven’t had enough of the Catrice Brown Collection polishes on my Instagram, here they are again. These are not colors that I’d wear in the summer but the earthy tones are perfect for fall and winter. I have three out of five shades in the collection – left to right they are 01 Fashion Addicted, 03 Goddess of Bronze and 02 Sophisticated Vogue. The formula is quite thick so one coat will do. I like that because it usually means my manicure will last a bit longer.

FACE

autumn beauty products Golden Rose Paese, Trend it Up, Physician's formula

I like my make-up to be a bit softer in the colder months. Although the Physician’s Formula MuruMuru Butter Bronzer smells like coconut and reminds me of summer, it’s still lighter then most of my bronzers and gives me that slightly sunkissed look. I’ll also be reaching for Golden Rose highlighting stick (Bright gold). This cream highlighter is really soft and blends out beautifully. If I’m going for a more striking look, I’ll apply it twice, but otherwise two gentle sweeps on top of the cheekbones will do the job. Don’t forget – always apply cream products before setting your face, otherwise it can look quite unnatural.

In the summer, I barely use any blush, but now the Trend It Up powder blush (020) is making a comeback to my everyday make-up routine. The formula of these blushes is great, very gentle and blends out nicely. On top of that, the price is great as well. Last but not least, let’s not forget about a good primer. I usually stay away from silicone primers in the summer (since they do nothing for wear time of my foundation), but I tend to like them in the colder months. Paese make-up base is the first one on my list. Paese is a polish brand that’s been impressing me with their products lately and this primer is definitely one of them!

autumn beauty products

LIPS

autumn beauty products autumn lipstick colors

When speaking of autumn lips, I think of darker colors, but I also like to include at least one shade that I can just pop on and leave the building. This time, this will be the job of Avon lipstick (Extreme Mauve) which is a nice pink shade but not too crazy to wear around the office. Among reds, I chose the NYX Gloss (True Red). For special occasions and walks around town, I’ll go for the Catrice by Dawid Tomaszewski in the shade C01. These are great lipsticks for a great price!

autumn beauty products autumn lipstick colors

These are the products that I’m going to be using for the next couple of months. Have you tried any of them yet? I’d also love to hear about at least one product you cannot imagine autumn without. Until next time, stay beautiful!

loccitane revitalizing fresh cleansing scrub

During the summer I often feel like my scalp gets really messy, really fast – even faster than in the winter time. I can confirm that because I spent a week cooped up inside during a recent cold and my hair was still in reasonable shape after a week of not washing it. Otherwise, it gets greasy really fast. If we add the layers of hair oils and sprays, sea salt and other dirt into the mix, it’s instantly clear why a cleansing shampoo such as the L’Occitane revitalizing fresh cleansing scrub should be a staple in every bathroom.

V poletnih dneh imam občutek, da je moje lasišče res nečisto in se umazanija na njem nabere še hitreje, kot poleti. To mi je potrdil tudi čas med nedavnim prehladom – ker cel teden nisem zapustila zatočišča lastnega doma, so bili moji lasje tudi po celem tednu še vedno v sprejemljivem stanju, sicer pa se poleti izredno hitro zmastijo. Če dodamo še plasti olj in lakov za lase, morsko sol in podobno, potem je jasno, da bi moral biti očiščevalni šampon, kot je L’Occitanov poživljajoči očiščevalni piling, stalnica v vsaki kopalnici.

Product that will change your hair care routine *** Izdelek, ki spremeni rutino nego las

loccitane revitalizing fresh cleansing scrub

This year, I chose the L’Occitane revitalizing  fresh cleansing scrub (150ml, 23,50 €). It’s a cream scrub with particles of sea salt. I apply it directly to the scalp and really rub it well in so that the sea salt can improve the microcirculation in the scalp. Then, I add plently of water so that the product foams and I wash the rest of my hair with that foam. It can be used before shampooing or instead of a regular shampoo.

Sama sem letos izbrala L’Occitane poživljevalni očiščevalni piling za lasišče (150ml, 23,50 €, trgovine L’Occitane, spletna trgovina, Nama in Maxi). Gre za kremni piling z drobnimi zrnci morske soli. Nanese se ga direktno na lasišče in dobro vmasira v kožo, saj ta zrnca pospešijo mikrocirkulacijo lasišča. Nato je potrebno izdelek kar dobro zaliti z vodo, da se speni in ga lahko razporediš čez cele lase in umiješ še te. Uporablja se namreč lahko pred šamponiranjem s klasičnim šamponom ali namesto njega. View Full Post

 

Grazia Beauty Awards 2017

Leto je naokrog in revija Grazia je ponovno podelila “lepotne nagrade” najboljšim lepotnim izdelkom. Verjamem, da žirantke (dr. Metka Adamič, Ajda Sitar z bloga Ajda’s, lepotna urednica Grazie Alenka Birk, Alenka Mirt (ki je sedaj pravzaprav Alenka Kesar), Martina Vrhovnik, Ana Gregorič in Bernarda Marovt) niso imele enostavnega dela, saj so morale preizkusiti na desetine izdelkov. Verjamem, da ste glasovale tudi bralke in s tem pomagale izbrati svoje najljubše izdelke. Pogledamo, kateri so zmagovalci in za katere izdelke sem glasovala sama? V vsaki kategoriji spodaj sem z rdečo barvo označila svoj izbran izdelek, z zlato barvo pa zmagovalni izdelek. Če je zmagal izdelek, za katerega sem glasovala tudi sama, potem rdeče oznake ni in je samo zlata.

Hvala reviji Grazia za prijazno posredovanje informacij o zmagovalcih in čudovitih ilustracij zmagovalcev, v katerih lahko sedaj uživaš tudi sama.

MAKE-UP KATEGORIJE

Izdelek, ki spremeni življenje: nominirani so bili Artdeco Liquid Camouflage tekoča podlaga, Catrice HD Liquid Coverage, Vichy Dermablend 3D korektivni puder ter Essence Prismatic Rainbow Glow osvetljevalec (kratka ocena te čaka *tu*, trenutno pa ga lahko osvojiš tudi v moji nagradni igri na moji Facebook strani).

Grazia Beauty Awards 2017

 

Party šminka: nominirani so bili Artdeco Ombre lipstick, Essence Shine Shine Shine lip, Catrice Ombre Two tone lipstick, Bourjois Rouge Edition Velvet, Isadora Twist Up Matt lips in Clinique lip pop mate.

Grazia Beauty Awards 2017

Za popoln ten: nominirani so bili Artdeco set korektorjev Colour Correcting stick (4 svinčniki), Essence Instant Mat Setting Spray, Catrice Light&Show contouring blush, Max Factor Miracle Touch, Bourjois healthy mix, Rimmel Fresher skin, Isadora Cover up foundation in Vichy dermablend korektivna podlaga.

Grazia Beauty Awards 2017

Za uau trepalnice: nominirani so bili Artdeco maskara Color&Care, Lux Factor eyelash serum, Essence The False Lashes mascara Extreme Volume & Curl, Catrice Rock Couture maskara (mojo objavo si lahko prebereš *tu*), Max Factor false lash epic, Rimmel Wonderful maskara, Bourjois Volume reveal maskara ter Isadora Built Up Extra volume maskara

Grazia Beauty Awards 2017

Izdelek za nohte: nominirani so bili Artdeco instant repair, Essence colour boost, Catrice Soft Blossom, Rimmel Super Gel, Isadora second nail, Zoya fast drops in Catrice Iconails (mojo objavo si lahko prebereš *tu*).

Grazia Beauty Awards 2017

All in one izdelek: nominirani so bili Artdeco 3v1 fixing spray, Essence my must haves palette (mojo objavo si lahko prebereš *tu*), Catrice The Nude Blossom eyeshadow palette (mojo objavo si lahko prebereš *tu*) ter Isadora BB krema.

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