Dupe Alert: Urban Decay and LE Essence

[:en] I love lipsticks. The only thing I need, when I don’t want to wear a full face of makeup (and my skin isn’t acting up) is mascara and lipstick. One of my favorite lipsticks ever is from Urban Decay and I first fell in love with it through an…

The C-Word

[:en] “My illness is not terminal, and every single day of my life I am grateful for that. (…) You are relieved I am not dying. I am, too. But when did cancer become the standard by which we judge every illness? When did we reduce every illness to two…

Dear May… Life Update #1 2017

[:en] Today is the 1st of May. I still haven’t gotten used to not working on holidays. Welcome to the grown-up world! Today we had a yummy breakfast in our balcony – the weather is finally good enough for us to sit outside! And even though my trustworthy weather app…

This was the ABCstar 2017 – Austrian Blogger Conference

[:en] This past weekend was full of adventures and I must say, I’m still a bit “flashed” from all of it. The ABCstar Conference took place in Linz and brought a wave of Bloggers to the city. If you want to know what I thought of the conference and what…

5 reasons why Lisbon might NOT be the coolest city of Europe

Earlier this month, CNN published this article on their website called “Lisbon might be Europe’s coolest city; here are 7 reasons why“. As someone who spent almost two decades in the city, I can assure you Lisbon is far from being the coolest city in Europe. Want to know why?…

New in: makeup for spring

[:en] Those of you who have been following the blog for a while know that for the most part I always use the same makeup product. However, I still like to try out new products – especially when it comes to foundation, because I always have issues finding “the” perfect…

Accessory heaven at Peek & Cloppenburg

[:en] in friendly cooperation with Peek&Cloppenburg As you know, I finally bought my beloved Michael Kors bag last Summer. I bought it at Peek & Cloppenburg in the Passage in Linz and I have to say, it was a score! I was simply lucky, to be honest, as I went…

Total cover Infaillible – L’Oreal Paris

[:en] Total cover Infaillible – L’Oreal Paris Last month the lovely ladies from Les Factory Femmes presented the new Total Cover palette from L’Oreal Paris and then gave away four of them. Guess who won one of the palette? I had never really won anything before this and I really wanted to…

Plus Size Outfit: Resting bitch face

[:en] Resting Bitch Face There is something I’ve known all my life, even when I didn’t know what it was: I have a resting bitch face.  Yup, that’s right. Seriously, just check the pictures below of the new Plus Size Outfit!  All my life I heard things like “are you mad?”,…

Heatless curls

[:en] Heatless curls My hair is extremely straight, but as things go, I love to have myself some curls. However, having to use heat regularly is not good at all for my locks.  My solution? Make some curls, without using any heat. It’s easy and your hair will definitely thank you…

The thing about bloggers

[:en] The thing about bloggers Being a blogger is now “in“. These are the prerequisites to be a successful blogger. Or: the thing about bloggers. According to the Kurier all bloggers look the same, you can’t even talk about individuality, because blogger don’t know what that means.  Our apartments all look the…

Plus Size Outfit: Out of your comfort zone

[:en] A few weeks ago we met with some friends for lunch in Linz. I wanted to take outfit pictures and already had this outfit on the back of my mind for a while. However, it did not really go the way I expected it to. Does this also happen…