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Kat Von D Favorite Makeup Products

Being a makeup lover and living in Italy sometimes is difficult. Beauty brands don’t launch here at the same time they launch everywhere else. Eventually, beauty brands start planning their Europe domination and we finally have access to them. For example, I still buy Carmex and Burt’s Bees products only in the UK, and a few years back I ‘d get…

Clicquot In The Snow

Clicquot In The Snow: A weekend of champagne and snow in Courmayeur with Veuve Clicquot   It started snowing really late in Italy this winter, and it has been like this for the past years. If you don’t believe in climate change just talk to the tourism office anywhere in northern Italy. They’ll explain, how the ski slopes resemble more to the green fields…

Narciso Rodriguez Fleur Musc

Narciso Rodriguez Fleur Musc

A few fashion brands have managed to create a cult following of their fragrances as big as the following of their style, and Narciso Rodriguez is one of them. The fragrance line has had a winning formula presenting the notes of musk in different ways for each scent.  For this Spring the new release is Narciso Rodriguez Fleur Musc, a soft but…

head and shoulders shampoo lisci e setosi

Head & Shoulders Smooth and Silky

All winter I tried to do different hairstyles to the hair with the latest hair trend: braids. The main problem was dandruff, a scalp condition that I never had before living in Milan. One evening I shared this problem among friends and we reached to the conclusion that the smog levels in Milan, and the fact that we have always focused…

A day in Florence with Quattropiume

Have you ever wished you could design your own bag? For sure I have. Now that wish has become true thanks to Quattropiume, the latest luxury accessories brand born in Florence from 4 friends who wanted to give everyone the chance to design their dream bags.  Making this little dream of mine of designing my own bag was the reason of…

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…

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,…

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…

Travel style with DELSEY

Travel Style : 3 Countries 1 Delsey Luggage It is exciting organizing a whole month of travels, but when the moment comes and you see that every trip fits together perfectly it is time to prepare your luggage in a smart way. Criss-crossing from Milan to New York to Tuscany and then to Qatar with only one piece of luggage…

Wedding Skincare with Darphin

After an overnight flight from New York to Milan, a train to Florence and a 2 hour trip by car I finally reached Val D’Orcia for my wedding shoot with the talented Anna Ambrosi. I had just 1 hour to get ready and remove any jet lag sign from my face, but I wasn’t worried given that I had a…