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Essence Camouflage 2 in 1 Make-up & Concealer | Review & Swatches

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017
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full coverage foundation essence budget makeup cosmetics review blogger liz breygel
full coverage foundation essence budget makeup cosmetics review blogger liz breygel
full coverage foundation essence budget makeup cosmetics review blogger liz breygel

Essence is one of my favorite budget friendly makeup brands, I`m obsessed with their selection of inexpensive cosmetics, so when I run out of my Palma Christie Ultra BB Cream (review here), I`ve decided to try out  Essence Camouflage 2 in 1 Make-up & Concealer - a very special product that combines foundation and concealer in one cute tube. Essence claims to offer a long-lasting, high coverage effect, hide all skin imperfections and provides a flawless finish – without a mask-like effect. So let`s take a closer look at this magic potion!

Essence Camouflage Concealer has a very smooth texture, quick drying formula and matte finish. It is water based, so I can definitely recommend this product to everyone who has an acne prone and oily skin types. Because of it`s quick drying and opaque formula Essence 2 in 1 Make-up & Concealer tends to emphasize fine lines and dry skin patches, but you can easily solve this issue with a help of a nice moisturizing cream and/or makeup primer.

The coverage is terrific, it covers up all the freckles, redness and blemishes with one fine layer and a little of this foundation by Essence goes a long way! The formula is buildable, so if you need an extra coverage here and there you can always reapply a tiny drop of this product and concealer the problem. Camouflage 2 in 1 Make-up & Concealer is available three shades - `10 ivory beige`, `20 nude beige` and `30 honey beige`. Even though I have a pretty light skin I decided to give a try to a shade called`20 nude beige` - a yellow based light to medium shade.

Overall, I loved using Essence Camouflage Make-up & Concealer, this is a great budget product for people with oily and acne prone skin. It is truly a long lasting and highly pigmented foundation, which does a great job of hiding skin imperfections and dark circles. Even though it does not fill in my large pores, I will definitely continue to use it, but with a nice primer underneath this foundation. 

Lots of love,
Liz

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EOS Visibly Soft Lip Balm `Coconut Milk` | Review

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Friday, June 16, 2017
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dry skin treatment remedies liz breygel blogger recipe eos lip products lip balm
dry skin treatment remedies liz breygel blogger recipe eos lip products lip balm

Who doesn`t love to have smooth, moisturized and beautiful lips? Life seems better and brighter when the lips` skin feels comfortable, even lipstick glides on like a charm. My lips tend to get very dry in summer, so a rich moisturizing lip balm is must have product to me. Some time ago I`ve decided to try out a famous `Visibly Soft` lip balm by EOS brand and today I`m going to share m thoughts with you. EOS stands for  ‘Evolution of Smooth’ and the main mission of this brand is to produce natural lip balms and skin care products rich with vitamins, antioxidants and nourishing oils. These product are paraben and petrolatum free, they are hypoallergenic, dermatologist tested (but cruelty free) and absolutely safe for every type of skin.

EOS `Coconut Milk` lip balm is so so cute! I fell in love with it`s girly pink and white packaging and sweet scent of coconut and vanilla. It is lightweight, small and easy to carry around. The key ingredients of this little sphere are jojoba oil - for a long lasting hydration, shea butter - for a soft and smooth lips and Vitamin E - protection and wrinkle reduction. These ingredient makes EOS lip balm a great natural alternative to all the lip balms containing parabens and artificial colors and flavors. `Coconut Milk` is absolutely clear, so you don`t even need a mirror and you can even apply this lip balm on the go.

Overall, I adore the unique design of EOS lip balms and the ingredient they use for their products. If you aren`t a fan of the packaging EOS also offers an organic Smooth Stick Balms, which come in a regular lip balm packaging. EOS lip balms are super cute, fun and affordable, they feel lightweight on the lips and provide the skin with long - lasting hydration effect. Wondering how to keep your lips smooth and healthy or needing an intense hydrating treatment for your dry chapped lips? Learn how to save your gentle lips with a help of Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask - a special overnight mask that will take care of your lips while you are having your sweet dreams.

Lots of love,
Liz

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Studded PU Leather Backpack by Zaful | Review & GIVEAWAY

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Monday, June 12, 2017
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liz breygel bag review blogger fashion grunge rock gothic backpack
liz breygel bag review blogger fashion grunge rock gothic backpack
liz breygel bag review blogger fashion grunge rock gothic backpack
liz breygel bag review blogger fashion grunge rock gothic backpack

I`m a huge fan of backpacks and rucksacks and love to wear them on everyday basis. Maybe some of you might think that adult backpacks look immature, but I`m found of the idea to place my belongings in one huge bag and having both of my hands free. Recently I had an awesome opportunity to pick a stylish  and practical backpack at Zaful. This year is very special for this store and it`s team and all the customers, because Zaful celebrates it`s 3rd anniversary! To celebrate this special event Zaful hosts a huge giveaway and I`m going to talk about it in the end of my post. And now let`s take a close look at this gorgeous backpack.

The Studded PU Leather Backpack* is made from a special PU material - a kind of polyurethane material that looks and feels like faux leather but with a beautiful shiny appearance. This backpack looks very similar to the famous Michael Kors collection of rhea studded leather backpacks, but it is a lot cheaper and cruelty free. Backpack features silver-embossed decorative studs and a huge amount of different pockets - two big departments for books, clothes and cosmetics, two interior pockets for tiny secret necessities and one secret pocket on the back of the backpack. You can use this secret department to hide your cash, credit cards and documents.

What I really love about this backpack is it`s medium size - it is not a mini backpack where you can`t even fit in your cell phone and not a huge school backpack. But at same time it looks petite, cute and practical. It is very lightweight, an empty backpack weights about 1kg, it has an adjustable (60 - 90 cm) strap length, so you can easily fit this backpack on.

Overall, I`m in love with this backpack, currently it is my favorite item in the wardrobe. The Studded PU Leather Backpack is a day wear versatile backpack and it perfectly goes with both sporty and grungy outfits, holding all my everyday essentials. It is very easy to match this gorgeous backpack with all my day to day outfits. You an easily wear it with sophisticated outfits - ruffled top, leather skirt and a pair of classic pumps, or for an edgy look wear this backpack with thigh-high patent boots, tight bodycon dress and leather jacket. Don`t forget to add few accessories to accomplish your outfit!

Zaful anniversary giveaway, Lucky strike!

Listen up! This is a Zaful extra giveaway only on word-press! We’re celebrating for the our 3rd anniversary and you might be the lucky winner!

1. Follow our  Zaful WordPress blog!

2.  Click on 1 of the image and participate the event, feel free to pick your favorite or the easiest one.

3. Come back to this article, leave a comment in the reply area with : [Your Zaful User name] &[Which event you participate]

How to win?

Every week, we’ll announce a random luck number. The first comment will be mark as 1, the second will be 2 and so on~ According to how many comments per week, we’ll also increase the amount of lucky numbers. It’s time to invite your friends to win a giveaway together!

All winners will receive a $100 Giftcard each.

Date:June 08-June 22

Winner will only be chosen among legit user accounts.

Lots of love,
Liz

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Burgundy Velvet Bodycon Dress

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Thursday, June 08, 2017
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spaghetti strap velvet bodycon long short dress review picture outfit of the day liz breygel
spaghetti strap velvet bodycon long short dress review picture outfit of the day liz breygel

After trying on this gorgeous Lingerie Style Velvet Dress I wanted to get a similar dress, but the one that will emphasize body shape a little bit more. So when I saw this Spaghetti Strap Velvet Bodycon Dress* I immediately fell in love! Of course velvet is a tricky fabric, and you need to choose a correct size, shape and color to make it look classy, but this dress was worth a shot.

This dress is wonderful, I never felt so good wearing a tight bodycon dress. It is made from a soft stretchy velvet and it feels very delicate and comfortable to touch. The color is a mixture between red wine and cold burgundy shades and I think it perfectly suits brunettes. This shade of red is a classic for festive days and crazy night out parties, but I also think it will work for other special occasions. The dress covers my knees, but I`m pretty short girl (5,4ft) so it might me a little bit shorter if you are taller. 

Burgundy Velvet Bodycon Dress retails at $20.99 and on my opinion it is a great price for such a lovely dress. The quality of the fabric is outstanding - it is super soft, stretchy and the color is appealing. Don`t forget to check out the whole range of velvet tops, skirts, pants and even velvety lingerie at Zaful. Velvet is one of the most luxurious fashion trends this year and it is a perfect night out material. Zaful is celebrating it`s 3rd anniversary and as a gift every fashionista will get up to 90% off every anniversary item or you can buy any cute summer dress and a swimwear just for $13. Click the banner below to start the journey and I`ll talk to you very soon! Hugs and kisses :*

Velvet Shirt Dress

Zaful anniversary giveaway, Lucky strike!

Listen up! This is a Zaful extra giveaway only on word-press! We’re celebrating for the our 3rd anniversary and you might be the lucky winner!

What we would like you to do:

1. Follow our  Zaful WordPress blog!

2.  Click on 1 of the image and participate the event, feel free to pick your favorite or the easiest one.

3. Come back to this article, leave a comment in the reply area with : [Your Zaful User name] &[Which event you participate]

How to win?

Every week, we’ll announce a random luck number. The first comment will be mark as 1, the second will be 2 and so on~ According to how many comments per week, we’ll also increase the amount of lucky numbers. It’s time to invite your friends to win a giveaway together!

All winners will receive a $100 Giftcard each.

Date:June 08-June 22

Tip: Winner will only be chosen among legit user accounts.

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Lots of love,
Liz

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Vintage Black Dress OOTD

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Tuesday, June 06, 2017
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little black dress classic vintage retro ootd fashion liz breygel
little black dress classic vintage retro ootd fashion liz breygel

Lately I`m so into vintage: all those classic dresses, corsets, books and even tea cups together with Emilie Autumn music inspire me to change my view on fashion and even on my lifestyle. Vintage inspired apparel is truly a timeless fashion trend and you can never go wrong by choosing a vintage looking outfit and shoes. I always wanted to own a classic vintage inspired dress. That`s why I started a very special quest at Dresslily online fashion store. After a long hours of searching, I managed to find a perfect vintage inspired dress - elegant, simple and sleek.

The Keyhole Vintage Black Dress is beautiful in its modest simplicity. The dress features few keyhole cut outs - one on the collar and each of the sleeves has one keyhole as well - a very classic adornment. It has a classic A line silhouette - a style line for apparel in which the dress fits at the shoulder or the skirt at the waist and gradually flares out to a wider hemline, causing it to resemble the letter A. This famous clothing silhouette was invented by Christian Dior in the 1950s. This vintage inspired black dress is made of textured fabrics, very soft and pleasant to touch.

There are so many interesting dresses, swimsuits, jewelry and even shoes in the vintage section of Dresslily website. At the moment they have a massive mid year sale, so don`t forget to use a special code MIDYEAR2017 to receive up to 75 % off your favorite fashion item. Wondering how to wear vintage inspired outfit to make it look comfortable and relevant? Check out my Vintage Trend Is Coming Back! and learn more about vintage fashion and how to wear it. Stay charming and beautiful and I`ll talk to you very soon :*

"Modesty: the gentle art of enhancing your charm by pretending not to be aware of it." - Oliver Herford

Lots of love,
Liz

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5 Books That Will Make You A Better Person

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Sunday, June 04, 2017
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Reading is the safest and the most relaxing way to learn important life lessons. That`s why today I gathered five engaging books that will help you to become a little bit better and teach you some important truth.  These books are not about self - improvement or personal development, these are the books that will teach you how to love, respect be loyal and even how to hate through the life and action of others. Each author in my list has a very special way in revealing the truth to the reader. Some are gently, soft and poetic, while others are rough and direct. But I hope all the books from my list will leave you with many experiences and emotions. I would love to erase my memory and reread all of these five books once again.

                                Martin Eden
                               Novel by Jack London
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“But I am I. And I won't subordinate my taste to the unanimous judgment of mankind”

This was one of the first books by Jack London I`ve read. A very romantic and beautiful novel about a young sailor from working class who is struggling to become a writer and to win the heart of a girl from high society. I was fascinated by Martin`s enthusiasm and his passion for knowledge. He is definitely a great example of a person who is trying to become better, pursuing his blue dream. The ending of the story is sad and a little bit shocking, but absolutely understandable. I want to recommend this to everyone, especially to those people, who are still tying to find their place in the world. READ THE BOOK→

                                       Nineteen Eighty-Four
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“Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.” 

I know this book might sound a bit cliché, but it is a must read for everyone. Nineteen Eighty-Four is a British dystopian novel written by talented writer George Orwell and originally published in 1949 about life under a constant surveillance.This fiction has a lot of truth between lines and if you are a person who lived far away from Soviet Union, but want to imagine what was it like to live under a strict governmental machine of total propaganda, repression and humiliation you need to read Nineteen Eighty-Four without any doubt. While I was reading this book I was thinking about our past and how many things it has in common with the present. I was thinking about the country I`m living  and other countries surrounding me. And of course I was thinking about the future of the humanity, do we have a chance? READ THE BOOK→

martin eden ninety eighty four bad company A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings The Mountain That Loved a Bird book reviewA Very Old Man with Enormous Wings
Short story by Gabriel García Márquez
“His huge buzzard wings, dirty and half-plucked, were forever entangled in the mud.” 

First time I`ve read this book at school and I remember to like the story very much. Gabriel García Márquez combined two absolutely opposite literature genres fantasy and realism in one masterpiece. Story starts when a very poor family finds an old man with huge wings who have crash-landed in their yard. The author does not explain this supernatural event, he does not open up to the audience a character and personality of an angel. He simply leaves this to the readers mind and everyone can decide for themselves who was this mysterious old man with wings. READ THE BOOK→

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In Bad Company
Book by Vladimir Korolenko
“Better to have a piece of heart in the chest, than a cold stone.” 

I doubt my readers have ever heard about this book and the author Vladimir Korolenko, but I couldn`t leave this book without attention. In Bad Company can also be translated as Children Of The Underground is a tragic story fulfilled with sadness and truth. Book events took place at the end of 18th century in a small Polish town. Author demonstrates an everyday life of two boys from polar families - a family of main judge of a city and family of beggars. This story is sincere and it definitely leaves a very pure and kind print in everyone's heart, I wish I`ve read this lovely story at school. READ THE BOOK→

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The Mountain That Loved a Bird 
Book by Alice McLerran 
“I am Joy, and I have come to greet you.” 

Colorful and emotional book written by Alice McLerran and featuring the most beautiful illustrations by Eric Carle. The story is about a little birdy named Joy and how she healed and brought back to live a broken lonely mountain. Every words in this book is saturated with love, loyalty and hope. Even though this book is not lacking in sad moments, but I think you can definitely read `The mountain that loved a bird` with your little kids, since it will teach them to love nature and always believe in happy endings. READ THE BOOK→

This was my personal list of five interesting books that will make everyone better. Please let me know if you`ve read any of this books and if you agree with my list. Don`t forget to share your favorite books, that helped you to learn some lessons. Do you have a Goodreads account? Add me as friend and let me know your reading taste, I`ll talk to you again very soon!

Lots of love,
Liz

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Lime Crime Velvetines | Review & Swatches

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Friday, June 02, 2017
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vegan cruely free liz breygel beauty makeup blogger lime crime matte lipsticks brand review
vegan cruely free liz breygel beauty makeup blogger lime crime matte lipsticks brand review
vegan cruely free liz breygel beauty makeup blogger lime crime matte lipsticks brand review

Hi sweetheart! How are you today? I`m not a huge fan of glossy and glittery lipsticks and lip glosses. I prefer to use matte finishes on a daily basis, even though matte lipstick is complicated to maintain. That`s why in my first summer blog post I`m going to review and talk about two gorgeous matte liquid lipsticks Velvetines by Lime Crime. I`ve stumbled across these lippies while purchasing `Opals` - a highlighting palette made for unicorns and decided to try them out and share my thought with you.

Lime Crime is vegan and cruelty free makeup brand and it is famous for its cute and fun packages. Velvetines come in a classic lip gloss packaging - frosty glass tube with a spongy applicator inside. The applicator is small and dome shaped, for an easy and precised application of a product. Velvetines by Lime Crime are a matte liquid lipsticks and they dry to a flat matte finish. This finish is tend to emphasize fine lines and wrinkles, so I recommend to apply Velvetines on a well moisturized and polished lips. They have a pleasant creamy consistency, more on a runny side. It is very easy to apply and work with the texture, though if you find it hard to control you can always use a synthetic lip brush for application.

I purchased two amazing shades - `Rave` and `Cashmere`. Rave is a bright magenta shade, described as `electric lavender`, but Cashmere is definitely my favorite. It is a very soft and `muted` purple brown shade and it reminds me of a very dull, rainy day. It doesn`t look so amazing on my picture, but believe me it is a very beautiful and unique color. Both shades have a very yummy scent of vanilla chocolate. Once these lippies dry , they have the softest and smoothest texture. Vevetines are smudge proof, and you can wear them all day long with no worries and touch ups!

Overall, I loved Lime Crime`s Velvetines! They are the most resistance and unique lipsticks I ever owned. The whole collection is incredible, there are so many gorgeous shades, starting from a soft nudes for an everyday makeup and finishing with black velvet shades for a crazy night occasions. I enjoyed the smooth application, incredible color pay off and the extremely opaque formula. Velvetines is a dream of a lipstick junkie and I`m so excited to try more colors from this collection.

Have you tried Lime Crime`s Velvetines?

Lots of love,
Liz

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Emerald Makeup Tutorial | May Birthstone

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017
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Hi guys, I`m back with a new step by step makeup tutorial and this time I was inspired by beautiful Emerald, a birthstone of month May. Emerald is a symbol of rebirth and love, this stone is very rare therefore precious. The color of emerald stone is breathtaking, it reminds me of an ancient green forest - deep, mysterious and noble. If you look closely at a raw emerald stone you see all the shades of green, from light pistachio to a dark basil. This color is perfect for the end of spring - warm and bright May. Emerald makeup will look especially beautiful on blue, green and gray eyes.

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1. Start with an eyeshadow primer - apply it all over your eyelid and blend with a help of your finger. Eyeshadow primer will help our color to last longer and look bolder on the skin. Give this product some time to set down and absorb into the skin and continue the makeup.

2. Fill in your eye brows using an eye brow pencil or an eyeshadow, as you prefer. Start to apply a satin white eyeshadow all over the eyelid, this will make the application of a pencil easier. Now it is a time to create a V shape on the the centre of the eye lid. Don`t worry if the shape turned out to be a bit messy, you can clean the edges later. Fill in the eye lid with the same black eye kohl, leaving a V shape unfilled.

3. Blend the pencil with a help of small and soft synthetic brush. Create the same V shape form on the lower lash line, but make it a little bit smaller. Start to apply an emerald green eye shadow on the top of  an eye kohl.

4. Apply a minty green light eyeashadow with a soft satin finish in the center of the eyelid, filling in the V shape. 

5. The next step is to put a black eye kohl on the upper waterline. Curl the lashes and apply a few coats of your favorite mascara. To finish up the Emerald Makeup apply a dramatic eye lashes and it`s done.

Happy birthday to all my lovely beauties born in May. Emerald is one of my favorite stones and you are lucky to have it as your birthstone. I hope you liked my Emerald Makeup tutorial, please don`t forget to let me know what you think of this makeup look and follow my blog for more birthstone makeup tutorial. Hugs and kisses :*

Lots of love,
Liz

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MAC `Beauty Marked` Eyeshadow | Review & Swatches

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Saturday, May 27, 2017
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liz breygel mac cosmetics eyeshadow beauty makeup review
liz breygel mac cosmetics eyeshadow beauty makeup review

Good day everyone! As a loyal fan of a dramatic smoky eye and it`s variations I know the importance of a good eyeshadow. You can create the most beautiful smoky eye makeup using only one shade, if your eyeshadow is well - pigmented and perfectly blends on the skin. MAC single eyeshadow in shade `Beauty Marked` is a perfect companion of any dramatic look, so let`s find out how good is this product in action!

`Beauty Marked` by MAC is matte black eyeshadow with a fine red glitter. It is not very pigmented, so I prefer to use it over a good eyeshadow primer or black eye kohl. The texture is a little bit chunky and dry, but the finish is bold and sophisticated. On the official MAC Cosmetics website `Beauty Marked` single eyeshadow is described as a black - red color with pear sparkles and velvet finish. However, the color looks a little bit different than in the pan, it is less sparkly and the color is more on a purple side than red. 

Overall, I really loved `Beauty Marked` - the formulation of this eyeshadow is great, it is easy to blend and it is very long lasting. To tell the truth, I expected a bigger punch of a color, but with a decent eyeshadow primer the color pay off is quite good and I haven`t experienced any fall out. Each single eyeshadow by MAC carries 1.3 g / 0.04 oz of a product and retails at $16, you can check out the full information other MAC products on the official website here. Thank you so much for reading my review, I`ll talk to you very soon!

Lots of love,
Liz

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Bobby Pin Eyeliner Hack Tutorial

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017
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Hi everyone! Creating a beautiful and neat winged eyeliner can be very tricky at times, especially for beginners. There are tons of step by step makeup tutorial with detailed instructions that teach us easy ways to do winged eyeliner. For instance,  lately a bobby pin eyeliner hack went viral on Instagram and Facebook. That`s why today I wanted to try out this eyeliner cheat myself and find out if it really works.

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1. All you need to put on an eyeliner with a help of poppy pin is a liquid or cream eyeliner and a bobby pin. If your pin is flat on the end, try to bend the ends away from each other, creating a larger angle.

2. Start by applying your makeup - fill in your eyebrows, prime the eyelids and apply eyeshadow. Skip mascara and false eyelashes, it is better to finish this step after the eyeliner.

3. Apply a small amount of liquid or cream eyeliner on the end of your bobby pin, this trick will also work with a highly pigmented eyeshadow and even eye kohl. 

4. Lightly lay a bobby pin on the outer corner of your eye, the line should be heading in the general direction of the end of your eyebrow. The straight part of a pin goes on the bottom lash and angled part to the top lash line.

5. Finish the winged eyeliner makeup by filling in the triangle. Use a black eye kohl to fill in the gaps between the lashes and to tight line the waterline.

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That`s how you create a winged eyeliner makeup with a help of a bobby pin. I liked how this trick works, the finished look is neat and pretty. If you messed up the process you can always clean the lines with a help of concealer. Please let me know in the comments if you have tried a bobby pin eyeliner hack yourself or maybe you have a better eyeliner tips.

Lots of love,
Liz

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How To Cure Dry Skin? | Skin Care Tips & Remedies

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Saturday, May 20, 2017
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With the sudden weather and temperature change my skin tends to suffer from dehydration, dullness and mild irritations. Sometimes the situation can get even worse after a hot shower and a usage of shower gels and cleansing products on a daily basis. The only thing that seems to fix the problem and revitalize the skin is a special skin care routine for dry skin. Today I wanted to share with you some simple tips and remedies, that help me to keep my skin healthy and hydrated.

Change Your Routine

First of all you need to find a reason why your skin suffers from dehydration. Harsh water, soaps, drying facial cleansers can cause dry and itchy skin. Are you drinking enough water? The health authorities commonly recommend eight 8-ounce glasses, which equals about 2 liters of fresh and clean water per day. Keeping the water balance is essential for glowing skin and don`t forget about healthy diet. Feed your skin with a diet that includes dark chocolate, salmon, and other fatty fish, oranges, mangoes, and carrots.

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UV Protection


Dry and damaged skin can`t protect itself from from the harmful effects of UV rays. Do not forget to get a nice sunscreen, that will gently care about your skin, ensuring long-lasting and strong protection from the sun. Ever heard about all natural sunscreen? I was shocked when I found out that a sunscreen can contain only natural ingredients and still prevent sunburns and skin damage. For instance Natural Sunscreen by Maple Holistics contains only Aloe, Cocoa Butter and water, but does it`s job perfectly!

Natural Oils

For the best result try to apply a generous amount of natural oil on your skin right after the bath or shower. Don`t dry the skin with a towel, but instead apply an oil directly on a wet skin. Applying natural oils creates a special seal that prevents moisture and vitamins from escaping. Natural oils, including almond, coconut, avocado and jojoba not only help your skin to stay hydrated, but also nourish it with a huge amount of vitamins.

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maple holistics liz breygel beauty skin care lifestyle blogger

For the days when my skin feels especially dry and dull I like to use a Pure Apricot Oil* by Maple Holistics. Apricot Oil is one of the best remedies that helps to cure dry skin. It is rich with Antioxidants, Omega-6 Fatty Acids and Vitamins A,B,C & E - essentials elements for a helthy and smooth skin. Apricot Oil (also called apricot kernel oil) is a very thin and lightweight product, that`s why it absorbs deeply into the skin, nourishing it from the inside. Unlike other oils I`ve used before, Pure Apricot Oil by Maple Holistics does not clog my skin and does not live greasy residue. It has no additives and a special cold-press extraction method allows for more vitamins and minerals to remain in the final product. Paula Begoun, an author of a famous best seller “The Complete Beauty Bible,” mentions in her book that a pure apricot oil has a lipid content very similar to our skin. That`s why when the skin is dry, itchy and irritated, apricot kernel oil helps to reestablish lipid amount, healing and soothing the skin.

Exfoliate

Dehydrated skin tends to get sore, tight and patchy. Even though exfoliation can be uncomfortable at this period, it is very important to find a mild exfoliator that will remove dry patches and revitalize the skin. There are plenty of skin scrubs on a beauty market, but you can also find good remedies right at your kitchen or local grocery store. Add a little bit of a fine oat meal to your Greek yogurt or avocado and you good to go! Yogurt will gently cleanse the skin with a help of lactic acid and avocado will moisturize it. Learn how to make your own Avocado Face Mask according to your skin type here.

Lots of love,
Liz

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Highlighter Palette For Unicorns | Hi Lite `Opals` by Lime Crime Review

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Thursday, May 18, 2017
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lime crime highlighter liz breygel blogger review swatches pictures
lime crime highlighter liz breygel blogger review swatches pictures
lime crime highlighter liz breygel blogger review swatches pictures

Lime Crime, the Vegan and cruelty-free beauty company has recently launched a brand new highlighter palette, inspired by opalescent stones, mystical unicorns and holographic rainbow. And today I`m super excited to review it for you! Highlighting palette by Lime Crime comes in a very pretty cardboard holographic packaging with magnetic closure. If you are holosexual and love all things opalescent, you will fall in love with the it! I can`t stop admiring the design of the packaging, even though I`m not a big fan of holo.

Hi Lite `Opals` Palette features a trio of mesmerizing highlighting powders to fit every skin complexion. The official names of the colors are - Pink, Gold and Peach. The colors are very beautiful, but I can`t say that they are unique. I`m sure these shades are already been released by other makeup brands before. All three colors are iridescent, they beautifully reflect the light thanks to the tiny sparkly particles. I like that `Opals` doesn’t cake or flake during the day and it doesn`t accentuate large pores and fine lines. My skin is pretty pale and it tends to look grey and dull with highlighter on it,  but not when I`m using this highlighter palette for unicorns ♥‿♥

The formula of all three colors is very smooth and silky, the colors are easily glide on the skin and seamlessly blend into the skin. If you like your highlighter to be bold and blinding you can build in the color by applying more coats of a the product. Lime Crime claims that these colors adapt to your skin tone and last all day long. I like to dust a small amount of the powder on the highest point of my face - under the brow bone, above my cheekbones, on the bridge of my nose and a bit on my chin. For the brightest results try to use this palette over a primer or foundation - it will make the product to stand out more.

To every fan of strobing trend and unicorns I will definitely recommend to try out this palette. It is available on the official Lime Crime website in two different versions - cold `Opals` (pink/gold/peach) and a warmer version `Blossoms` (warm gold/lavender/sunset). Both of these palettes are non greasy or gliterry, so if you have an oily skin type, you will also appreciate this palettes. Thank you so much for reading my blog post, don`t forget to shine bright and unleash your inner mystical unicorn  

What is your favorite highlighter at the moment?
Lots of love,
Liz

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Perfect Eye Enlarging Lens / Joypop Sweetheart Circle Lens Review

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Monday, May 15, 2017
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blogger before and after doll big eyes makeup liz breygel tutorial
blogger before and after doll big eyes makeup liz breygel tutorial
blogger before and after doll big eyes makeup liz breygel tutorial
blogger before and after doll big eyes makeup liz breygel tutorial

Lens Info
Diameter: 14.8 mm
Water Content: 38%
Base Curve: 8.8 mm
Life Span: 1 year
Country of origin: South Korea
Price Includes: 1 pair (2 pcs) + Bonus Case

Hi everyone, how do you feel today?  I have a brand circle lens review for all of you today  and they were sent to me by lovely store by Maple Lens - a Malaysia based online store specializing in providing colored contact lenses and other products. Today I want to talk about Joypop Sweetheart 3 tone Green* circle lens, that provide an awesome enlargement effect and perfectly blend into a natural iris color. These are my second pair of lenses that I have received from Maple Lens. You can check the first review that I did for them here! these dolly eye lenses came in a cute pink drawstring bag made of the softest velvety material and you will also receive a cute circle lens case to store your lens. 

Pattern & Enlargement

My eyes are naturally dark brown and there is a black ring of color around the iris. Joypop Sweetheart Green Lenses beautifully blend with my natural eye color, so I can definitely recommend it for everyone who has brown and green eyes. Green and black pattern reminds me of a watermelon -vivid and bold, but at the same time they aren`t unnatural. And the enlargement effect is just crazy! EOS Green circle lenses have 14,8 mm diameter and the make my eyes appear super big and dolly. 

Comfort 

These are an everyday circle lenses, so they are lightweight and thin. I haven`t experienced any discomfort or redness while using Joypop Sweetheart Green circle lenses. They are super soft, and even though my eyes tend to get a little bit dry, few drops of a moisturizing eye drops help to solve this issue. I experienced a mild difficulty while trying to apply and remove them, but it is just because of their large diameter. 

Overall

Joypop circle lenses are adorable and they make my eyes look huge and cute. I love how they blend in with my natural eye color and how they feel. If you are into `living doll` like eyes, you will definitely love these circle lenses. And as a person who loves to try new stuff and experiment with appearance I really loved wearing these lenses. Don`t forget to check out the whole Sweetheart Tone series on  the official Maple Lens website. Hugs and kisses 

Lots of love,
Liz

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