Sharing some of my favorites-July (2021 edition)

Hello My Darlings!How are you?How’s your summer going?July was A LOT(more about it here). Did some hikes(about one of them you can read here). And now,let’s dive into the post.I haven’t done this for some time but here we go…It’s MY FAVORITES OF THE MONTH TIME.

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L’oreal BB c’est magic cream

I got it from my friend, it was the wrong color match for her(in Latvia you can’t exchange cosmetic products) and she was like-You are super pale, here you go. And if you know me, I always love to try new products. So…I loved this one. It’s not oily and doesn’t break me out. The color is not the best match( I have Light), but in the summer it’s good.

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From Martin Luther’s Wittenberg Theses by Meika Roth-Beka and Klauss Enzikat

This was very interesting. It’s a short story of Martin Luther and his Theses that changed the Christian world. It’s a picture book, but it’s not for children(I would say it’s for ages 12 and up). It would be a good supplement for history lessons.

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Sisyphus: The Myth: Episode 1 Review – Dramas Over Flowers

Sisyphus The Myth

I have watched the first 4 episodes,and my mind was blown. It’s so good!Can’t wait to see were the story will go.

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Summer Adventure in “Ceciļu” nature trail

Hello, My Darlings! How are you all doing? This summer I and Boyfriend are having the time of our life traveling all over Latvia. One of the last adventures we had was in Cecilu nature trail near Ieriķi. It was themed by the local legend of a devil and his two wifes’ witches who lived there.

We walked the “short” trail of 2,5 km. And Can say it was hard, because of the heat(it was around 34C ) and mosquitos (thank you God for the spray), but guys…it was sooo beautiful. There was a mini waterfall and a “secret forest house” you needed to find.

To be honest, I wasn’t dressed appropriately(the whole trip was very spontaneous).So the whole hike was in a pencil skirt…at least I looked very cute.

Overall we had a ton of fun and I would totally recommend for you to check it out if you are in Latvia.

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Life Update!-Yes, yes…I’m back writing

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Hello, My Darlings! How are you all doing? So life was busy(like REALLY BUSY). First of all,I applied for a job in a bookstore, had an interview, and got the job. Parallel to that, it was my boyfriend’s birthday and vacation, so we spend a lot of time together(going hiking and surviving the heat, by the way, a post about it will go up tomorrow). So back to my new job, sadly after my first official workday, my health declined. Yeah,my first and last workday overall was good…just my health didn’t agree with it. That’s basically my June and the start of July in two sentences.

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Gliss Schwarzkopf Gliss Supreme Length Shampoo- review

ABOUT THE PRODUCT :

Protection 2-in-1 Treatment

The SUPREME LENGTH range with BIOTIN COMPLEX and PEONY FLOWER specifically designed to serve needs of long hair and removes excess oil at roots and repair damaged hair lengths. Extra Care Hair Care Supreme Length Shampoo is a gentle cleansing shampoo for flowing hair from root to tip. Developed to care for long hair, it is formulated with micro repair lipids, peony essence and keratin serum to repair damage, reduce split ends and strengthen the hair structure, preventing further breakage.

MY THOUGHTS :

I have an oily scalp,but dry ends. So seeing this shampoo I knew I needed to try it. So I did! For a month I tried it and here are my thoughts.

PACKAGING

Pretty simple pink plastic bottle with a black cap. The bottle is translucent,so that’s nice, you can see how much of the product is still left.

QUALITY AND SCENT

It smells amazing! Such a beautiful scent that stays on your hair for hours after washing. The quality is very good.The shampoo is thick and you don’t need a lot of product too really clean your hair(and that’s good).

MY HAIR AFTER MONTH OF USE

My hair feels strong, but not super healthy. It’s a good shampoo, but it’s not my favorite. It did help my scalp with the excess oil. Will I repurchase it? Yes, but only at a discount.

Overall

PROS  
  • long-lasting
  • great for everyday use
  • Affordable
CONS
  • Not a lot of product
  • Packaging is hard to recycle because of the color

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First Beauty haul of the year(NEW SKINCARE)

Hello, My Darlings! It’s New year and I got some new stuff. Some of those products I have already tried and some not yet. Let’s dive into the goodies.

Disclaimer – I have oily acne-prone skin, so what works for me, can not work for you.

1.NEUTROGENA Skin Detox 2-in-1 Clay Wash Mask

I’m pretty happy with this one! As a daily wash, it has a nice cooling effect, easy to clean the face. As a face mask, this one is very interesting. It doesn’t dry on the face, the cooling effect doesn’t stop until you take it off, and even after that you still feel the tingling. Overall a nice product. 

2.Garnier Pure Active Charcoal Peel-Off Mask 50ml

Ehhh…..I have mixed feelings about this one. Yes, I have tried it just once, so maybe my opinion will change. The problem is- it doesn’t peel off properly. If you didn’t put a generous amount on the area, it a pain to take off…But it does clean out the pores on the nose amazingly.

3.RdeL young profi palette eyeshadow 

Very shiny, easy to swatch, has a light perfume scent. This was a gift, so still haven’t played with it really.

4.eco laboratorie argana hair oil

This works more like a hair mask than anything. Nice scent, lots of product, still have to try.

5.SVR Sebiaclear Gel Moussant 200ml

Nice face wash, nothing special. Light scent, gentle wash, helps with acne. It doesn’t contain alcohol or parabens. Suitable for sensitive skin.

6.Garnier Eye Makeup Remover 2 in 1 

I know I know, everyone has tried it…but this my first eye makeup remover from Garnier. It has no scent, not extra greasy(and that’s good). Will see how I like it.

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It’s New Year and I’m overwhealmed…(I’m back!)

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Hello My Darlings!How are you all doing? I’m so sorry for being away for some time..but First of all…Happy NEW YEAR!

Hope this year started amazingly and all of your wishes will come true.

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Let’s talk a little bit about Why I was away.  So…the short answer- I got overwhelmed with everything. The cases of Covid-19 in Latvia are in all time high and our government decided to do a total lockdown,yes we had a lockdown before…but this one was(and still is) much more stricter and they announced it a day before it started, one of the big “deals” was that all stores will be closed and you could buy just the essentials (like groceries) until 13.February…overwhelming gifs | WiffleGifSo you can imagine what happened that particular day (a week before Christmas). But…it wasn’t the end (of course…why should it be?!)A day before New Years eve…we got a CURFEW.Like…no one can be outside after 22:00 at night and before 05:00 at morning. For like a week…And at the same time my everyday life was very GO GO GO .You can imagine how hectic it all was and still is.Marilyn Monroe pouring champagne. celebration gif | Marilyn monroe gif,  Marilyn, Marilyn monroe

 

But on the brighter note – This was the first New Year I didn’t spend with my family ,but with my boyfriend(and yes…I have a boyfriend…very unexpectedly…like REALLY UNEXPECTEDLY) and my friends and family really outdid themselves this year and got me some really cool stuff for Christmas(post coming soon). Basically December and the start of January was unexpected ,hopeful and busy.

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December Bullet Journal- yes,I’m doing it again!

Hello, My Darlings! How are you all doing? Hope this week started amazingly. So…I’m doing it again. Guess Bullet Journaling is my new hobby now. I tried Buju for the second time last month(you can find it here) and it really worked for me.

Let’s see my spreads for the month.

Disclaimer – I’m bad at art
TITLE PAGE

This month my theme was Christmas! I’m so excited about Christmas…you have no idea. So for the title page, I decided to do Christmas trees and little snowflakes.

THE SPREAD 

For the weekly spread, I decided to do minimalistic Christmas lights. I really liked how it turned out.

Christmas Gift List 

Christmas is near…and of course, planning gifts is important. How you can see I’m already writing something in those little tags.

KDRAMA-TRACKER

I did this Kdrama-tracker last month and it worked A-M-A-Z-I-N-G-L-Y! I loved keeping track of everything I watched.

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Aliexpress Haul “everything under 5 euros”

Hello, My Darlings! How are you all doing? Finally, my orders from Aliexpress are coming in, most of those are Holiday gifts for my friends and family. If you don’t know AliExpress is a popular online store for buying products at much cheaper prices than Amazon and other similar services. Everything is under 5 euros, so very affordable!

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Let’s dive into the goodies!

VPB S32 earphones

The best cheap earphones I have ever got! This is my second order from this particular store, so I have already tested those earphones and I can say…those are heavy-duty(I’m not gentle with my earphones, so I change them regularly), and the sound is pretty good. In this order, I got one pair for myself as a backup and one for my brother as a stocking stuffer. The shipping was super fast too, A little over a week to Latvia.

Men’s Autumn Summer Socks 

Another stocking stuffer for my brother. I know it wasn’t intentional, but the little color stripe looks like a Latvian flag. That’s the main reason why I got this pair, and the price was amazing(around 0.80 euro). Quality is pretty good, definitely stretchy cotton. Would recommend!

Cotton Christmas Socks

Aren’t those cute?! Super affordable and super cute. To be honest, I got the cheaper Santa socks, but they send me those …I’m not mad about it. Shipping was fast, the quality is okay. I paid 0.56 euro.

925 Sterling Silver Leaves Long Tassels Earrings

This is a gift for my mom. She loves silver jewelry, and those looked like something she will enjoy. It was an 11.11 deal and I paid around 1.33 euro I think. The quality is amazing and it came with a pouch and a cloth to polish earrings. Very happy with the purchase. The shipping was a little over two weeks to Latvia from China.

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I’m trying bullet journaling…(again)

Hello, my darling! How are you? How’s November treating you? So…I’m trying bullet journaling, yes, it was a mess last time(here is a post about)…but I’m learning from my mistakes and I’m doing it again. Let’s see my spreads for the month.

Disclaimer – I’m bad at art

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Title Page

For the theme, I decided to go with Rain. I could go very patriotic for November(It’s Latvia’s independence day in November), but I’m not good at drawing so decided to go with something more…easy.

 

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The Spread 

Decided on boxes for the weekly spreads with little clouds on them….Isn’t it cute?

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Instagram spread

This is not only for November, but this year(and maybe the next). It’s a growth tracker for Instagram(my bookstagram you can find here).

 

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Kdrama-Tracker

If you didn’t know, I love Kdramas…and I watch a lot of them. This is a great way to keep track of everything I watch(and it’s cute…). It works amazingly and I love this idea.

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Accessories from AliExpress – haul

All the goodies I got!

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Hello, my darlings! I’m back to you with a haul, an Aliexpress haul to be exact.If you don’t know about Aliexpress,that’s basically like eBay but safer in my opinion. I got a bunch of little stuff(and have some more coming, so will definitely do a second part). Everything is under 2 euros, so very affordable. Hope you enjoy it!

Everything I got with my own money and the links are not affiliated.

Big Size Velvet Bow Hair Clips

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The price I paid -0 97 euro

Shipping was free

I’m in love with this bow! It’s sooo cute, and so well done. It’s pretty big and feels really secure in my hair. Overall very happy!

RscvonM crystal hoop earrings

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The price I paid -0.82 euro

Shipping was free

When I first saw them I thought they are made of glass or something similar, because those earrings catch the light very beautifully. But no…it’s the good old plastic and I’m not mad about it. The quality is okay, are much lighter than they look and that’s amazing! Overall great earrings for the price.

Rabbit Ears Hair Scrunchie

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The price I paid -0.89 euro

Shipping was free

I got this as an experiment. I don’t like scrunchies, but this looked soooo cute on the model. And what can I say…I LOVE IT!!! This looks so cute on me. Definitely a favorite.

Two Color Cabochon Earring Base
and
CLEAR CAMEO GLASS Cabochons

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The price I paid for earring base(mix 10 mm)- 0.69 euro

The price I paid for clear glass(24 pcs,10 mm)-0.78 euro

Shipping was free

I got both of those from the same seller, shipping was super fast at this time and I really appreciated it. The quality isn’t the best , but for the price I’m okay. I got those to make some cute earrings as Christmas gifts for my friends, if you would love to see a “tutorial” definitely tell me in the comments down below.

 

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