removing unwanted hair #getreadyforsummer

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There’s many ways to remove body hair, and you just have to find the one that best works for you. I’ll present you five different ways to get rid of unwanted leg hair.

Shaving

It6ea1202ceb818633aba2667671332358‘s the fastest way to remove your hair, but it only gives short-term benefits as the hair is only cut off from the surface and  it takes about two days to grow back. And the new hair is usually darker and harder than natural hair. Oh, and it’s also a cheap way to remove hair.

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This method has also short-term benefits because the hair takes around 4-5 days to grow back. The main “problem” is that it may be messy so make sure you have enough time. An advantage is that it’s not painful and the hair becomes thinner.

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To be able to do it at home you may need to practice a few times and it might be painful. But on the other hand it softens the hair and lets you have hairless legs for a month. It’s also inexpensive. But be carefull with ingrown hair.

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More or less the same as warm wax, the main difference is that the estheticienne rips it off without strips. For me only groins were painful, but some people find it really sore. You get a soft skin for a month, and after a few times this period of times gets longer but it’s more expensive than doing it at home.

Laser:

This it’s the most expensive method to remove ipl2your hair but after a few sessions (between 5 and 10) you’ll never have to worry about your hair ever again. Before going to your appointment make sure to apply an anesthetic cream (the one recommended by you estheticienne), it may be expensive but it’s worth it. Withe the cream it didn’t hurt at all, and a friend who didn’t use it said that the laser was really painful.

This is my sum up of all the methods to make your decision even easier:

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Travel post: Vienna

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Vienna is the city of music ♪ and it’es the capital of Austria, wich is situed in the center of Europe in the South of Germany.

  • Attractions

Vienna State Opera: probably the most famous opera house in the world. It’s located in the center of Vienna. The building was destroyed by a bomb during world war II, that’s why decorations don’t look very luxury as other european opera houses. You can take a guided tour on the morning, or watch an Opera in the evening from 4€ to 265€.

St. Stephan’s Cathedral: catholic church situated in Stephansplatz (In the heart of the city). It’s easly recongnizible from anywhere within the city, thanks to the colorful roof. It was also severly damaged during WWII.

Schonbrunn palace: there are many palaces in Vienna, but my favourite is Schonbrunn, it’s quite similar to Hofburg palace. This barroque style palace used to be the summer residence of the Imperial family. Mozart played for the first time to the Hofburg family in the Hall of mirrors at the age of 6. Franz Joseph, the last emperor, died here. Many famous people has walk through the french gardens, as Napoleon. The Vienna Zoo (wich is the world’s oldest zoo) is part of the gardens, and there are also a few labyrinths you shouldn’t miss.

The Prater: it used to be the hunting area of the imperial family, and nowadays it holds an amusement park. Don’t forget to get in the ferry wheel to have some lovely views of the city.

The Art History Museum: located in the museum quartier, it’s probably one of the best museums in the world. The museum holds an impressive collection of Egyptian and Greek art as well as a great collection of European works, as Dürer, Velazquez, Bruegel…

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  • Food

Wiener Schnitzel: you can have one of pork or  veal cutlet battered, and it usually comes with potatoes smash and a little salad, and I love it!

Sachertorte: the original one is from Sacher Hotel. It’s a chocolate cake with apricot jam. Perfect for chocolate lovers.

Apfelstrudel: it’s a cake made of apple, sugar and raisins, it’s personally my favourite cake from Vienna.

Neapolitan wafer: from Manner it’s a chocolate-cream sandwich biscuit, the chocolate has hazelnuts, so it tastes like nutella.

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Liebster Award

Sorry for not posting for a while, i’ve been quite busy with school, I’m really sorry but I’ll do my best to keep writing each week this year (btw Happy New Year).
So E for Elle nominated me to Liebster Award

The rules are:
Thank and link the person who nominated you
Answer the questions given by the nominator
Nominate 11 other bloggers (who have less than 200 followers) and link them
Create 11 new questions for the nominees to answer
Notify all nominees via social media/blogs

my stuff

1) What is something about you that not wouldn’t be expected?

Thats a hard question, I would say that I can speak fluently 4 languajes (and English is not my mother tongue)

2) who is your favourite band/artist and what song?

My favourite singer is Taylor Swift, I would say I like all of her songs but right now I listen on repeat is Blank Space but the song that I like the most is Fifteen.

3) What were your job aspirations as a child?

I wanted to be teacher, I think everyone has been trogh that phase, but this year I really need to decide what Im going to study and I don’t know I still have a few months to make up my mind.

4) Cold or hot drinks?

Definitly cold. I love any soda or a frapuccino.

5) Whats in your handbag?

My phone, lipstick, headphones, my purse and then depending on where I’m going I’ll take something more. I try to keep my bag organized.

6) If you were stranded on an island what would you take with you (only one item)?

My computer because you can basically do anything with it (if it has internet connection), like talking to my friends, social networks, watch movies and series….

7) Snog, marry avoid? Selena Gomez, Miley Cyrus and Kylie Jenner

Snog none

Avoid Kylie and Miley

Marry Selena Gomez

8) Any beauty secrets?

Most of my beauty tricks are things I saw on the internet. But my beauty trick to be ready to go out in less than a minute is blush, I use a light pink from Sephora, and I apply it from my ear to the top of my cheek.

9) Favorite place and why?

Besides my city (Barcelona). It’s so hard to say one place: New York made me fall I love, Paris will always be my favourite destination…. But I would say Boston it’s my home away from home, where I have my second family and my favourite little sisters

10) Favorite flavour ice cream?

Stracciatella, for the ones who don’t know its cream with bits of chocolate.

I really don’t know who to nominate because the ones I wanted to nominate are already nominated, so noone is nominated.

Beach Bag Essentials

Summer days are comming and we are all looking forward to spend those sunny days by the beach. So here are my beach bag essentials to make your day a perfect beach day.

Obviously the most important thing you need is a super (cute) beach bag:

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I personnaly love totes, they are perfect to bring with you everything you need.

EAST stripe beach bag, $41,89.

 

 

 

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But if you are not really into Totes you can take a backpack too.

 

Bluefly backpack, $25,00

 

 

glassescasesYou should never forget your sunglasses on sunny days, to protect your eyes and to look even cuter when sunbathing. And when you go for a swim you should always keep them in a sunglasses case.

Accesorize Kamiile Cat blue sunglasses, $29,44.
Accesorize sunglasses case, $10,81.

 

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If you want to spend all day at the beach (or just the morning) is important that you keep yourself hydrateted. Water is a must, but it’s always good to try something new.

Iced coffee to-go, $30,00 (pack of twelve).

 

 

 

phoneIf you don’t want to leave your phone at home you have to protect it from water and sand, so the best choice is a phone case.

“Beach Don’t Kill my vibe” Juicy Couture Iphone Case, $27.

 

 

Few things you can’t forget about:

Mean Girls

Today April 30th is the ten anniversary of Mean Girls. And guess what? It’s wednesday!! So today’s post, as you may guess, it’s about this movie, that btw today I’m wearing Pink.

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So if you’re from Africa why are you white?

You smell like a baby prostitue.

You can’t sit with us.

That is the uggliest effing skirt I’ve ever seen.

She asked me how to spell orange.

I’m not like a regular mom, I’m a cool mom.

Joking. Sometimes older people make jokes.

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What people think about Regina?

Regina George is flawless.

She has to Fendi purses and a silver Lexus.

I heard her hair’s insured for 10,000$.

One time she met John Stamos on a plane. And he told her she was pretty.

I heard she does car commercials in Japan.

Her favourite movie is Varsity Blues.

One time, she punched me in the face. It was so awesome!

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DIY: Room Decoration

What you need: 

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It’s really easy you just need to find a free space in your room (like your closet door, or your door). Then out the adhesive tape on your photos. See the pic. Do the same for all the pics and then simply stick the photos where you want. I choosed the side of my closet, and I mixed them in different positions . You can also write with a marker under the pictures.

 

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Beauty Routine of a Victoria Secret model

Behati Prinsloo is a longtime Victoria Secret model and a natural beauty advocate, TeenVogue talked to her  about her daily beauty regimen. Behati is the face of the brand’s newest fragrance launch, Angels Only, a fruity floral scent with notes of apple blossom, freesia, and violet.

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8 A.M.: “After waking up, I wash my face using Luzern Pure Cleansing Creme. This is a brand whose ingredients are all organic and not drying. Then I follow up moisturzing with Luzern lotion, and if I need extra freshening up, I’ll add with a mist of Santa Maria Novella’s Rose Water. It instantly makes you look awake, which is nice. I always make sure to finish with SPF 50. I usually treat myself to a monthly facial, but I also love masks. And for body lotion, I usually use Nivea or just plain coconut oil. Lately I’ve been in need of a hint of color, though, so I’ve been using Victoria’s Secret Beach Sexy Self-Tanning Lotion!”

8:30 A.M.:I don’t really wear much makeup on a daily basis—I keep it minimal. I wish I could give myself a cat eye, but I fail every time! Instead, I keep it simple and natural. I love using RMS Beauty Living Luminizer, CoverGirl mascara, and By Terry’s Baume de Rose with a bit of Victoria’s Secret Lip Sheen on top. If I have any redness, I use RMS Un-Cover Up to conceal it. I really love fragrance, though, so I always spray my favorite, even when I’m not wearing makeup. I usually mix it up between Victoria by Victoria’s Secret or their new scent, Angels Only.”

9 A.M.: “Like my makeup, I keep my hair simple. It’s either down or in a ponytail. I use Aveda to wash, and sometimes I’ll spray with Redken Nature’s Rescue Sea Spray. If my hair ever feels dry, I’ll use a tiny bit of MoroccanOil. If I’m working back-to-back, I’ll shampoo daily. If not, I do it every other day. I don’t use it all the time, but my favorite product is Oribe Dry Texture Spray. It’s a dry shampoo and a texturizer in one, so it’s easy to use.”

 10 A.M.: “My exercise regimen changes depending on my schedule. When I have a shoot or a big job coming up, I try my best to work out four or five times a week. It’s important to mix things up, so I’m trying different workouts all the time. Right now, I’m doing yoga with a personal instructor and I love it! I also do Pilates, strength training, and some hiking. I love my VSX sports bra and leggings, and I stay hydrated.

6 P.M.: “If I’m going out at night, I might use a pencil to make my eye a little darker and smokier, but I usually just stick to my normal daytime makeup. If it’s a special event, I get to work with a lot of different hair and makeup professionals, so thankfully I’m in their hands! The one thing I do prefer is to keep my hair down and parted in the middle with beachy texture. The Oribe spray is really perfect for that. I don’t change up my fragrance at night, I’ll just reapply some more. Plus, a good manicure and pedicure is essential!”untitled

 


 

Article by Teen Vogue