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Beauty blogger in Milan, Italy writing about makeup, skin care, fragrances and spa experiences. Collaborations include MAC Cosmetics, La Mer, Sephora, Salvatore Ferragamo, Marc Jacobs and more.

Spring Fragrances

When spring knocks on the door it is time to switch wardrobe, makeup, and fragrances. If you are a fragrance collector like me, the latter will be on the top of your list. But if one fragrance at a time is how you roll, then here you have 9 new Spring 2017 fragrances to choose from. This time I’ve also included…

Winter Beauty Wonderland

It’s essential to switch skin care products from season to season because our skin reacts differently to temperatures.  In winter we can’t follow our standard beauty routine because we are busy battling dry skin and chapped lips.  Here is a list of winter beauty products that will have you covered.  Winter Beauty Care for Your Hands Face D Instant Lifting Hand…

MAC Cosmetics for Teatro Alla Scala

In the times of Greek and Roman theater actors wore masks to portray their characters, that is because they hadn’t discovered makeup yet. Nowadays theatrical makeup is an important art form that shapes characters and gives depth to the performance. So it was no surprise when MAC Cosmetics announced last December that it had partnered with La Scala opera house in…

Valentine’s Day with BOSS The Scent

One of the most searched phrases regarding gifts online is ‘ What does it mean gifting a fragrance? ‘ When I was a teenager I had heard that gifting a fragrance brings the relationship to end because the relationship would fade like the scent. It was the same for gifts like a watch that meant that the relationship would end once…

Dolce Gabbana Beauty Baroque Night Out

The countdown is over, we are all ready to start the celebrations. Here I was practicing on of the makeup looks from the latest Dolce Gabbana Beauty collection. The name Baroque Night Out calls for a party look, but I tried to do a less shiny look trying to go for something more subtle that would be great for the 25th…

Gift Guide for the Holidays

    Holiday Gift Guide I’ve grown up in a family that celebrates everything as far as there is food, gifts and getting together involved. There is no other month in the year like December, bringing together multicultural celebrations and becoming also a teachable moment. This year I learned that the pagans used to celebrate Yule the winter solstice and…

Jo Malone London: The Art of Gifting

If anyone knows how to do Christmas, it is Jo Malone London. They know how to make festive dreams coming true. I’ve been obsessed with their perfumes and candles since the time I was living in London, and finally a few years back it opened also in Milan.  They have managed to make art out of their fragrances through fragrance combining,…

The warmth of fall fragrances

With each new season comes with a new wardrobe and with a new wardrobe comes a whole new world of fragrances. Start making those Christmas wish lists ladies because this year we have some really good fall fragrances… Tom Ford Les Verts Tom Ford spoiled us this year ladies! Instead of just one new fragrance, we have a whole new line…

Skin care and Makeup for Fall

Fall is in the air! And just like our wardrobe, our beauty routine must change as well in order to take on the harsh drops in temperature and keep our colors trendy during the holiday season. From the oil cutting serums of summer to the creme de la cremes of lush hydrating creams we go, breaking out the exfoliating brushes…

Fashion Week 7 Days 7 Fragrances

Fashion week has started and I have prepared all the looks for the days ahead. I love to wake up in the morning see how I feel about my closet and then decide what I’m going to wear. Dressing up takes me 1 hour of thinking and going around the room and 10 minutes of actual picking clothes, shoes, accessories…

My Blend Review

I’m back from 2 months of travels and I need a holiday to recover from the holidays. I took a skin diagnosis with My Blend recently that analyzed my lifestyle and things got real. So starting from September I’m tweaking a few things in my day to day while relying completely on my new creams and boosters to do the rest….

Jet Lag Tips with Darphin

One month of travels in 3 continents seems like a dream but it might have easily turned into a nightmare if I hadn’t managed the physical difficulties of changing time zones while flying. Fighting jet lag isn’t that difficult if you follow just a few travel tips regarding food, water, and skin care while up in the air. Jet Lag…