Cosmetics for winter 2014/15: Niina’s Choices

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About a year ago I shared a couple of products that I’d discovered last spring. So I thought to myself: “I should write the second post in this series” and this time it’s going to be about cosmetics and instruments, which I’ve been digging this winter.

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How to Take Care of Long Hair?

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Finally. I’m letting you in on ALL my secrets: how to get absurdly long hair, how long does it take, how much does it cost and is it even worth it? All the answers, to do and not-to-do list and some product tips inside this post. You’re welcome. Continue reading

Eye Make-Up Inspiration for New Year’s Eve

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With the New Year’s Eve just around the corner, I’ve decided to share a couple of eye make-up looks with which I’ve been experimenting lately. Don’t expect any full-on step-by-step tutorials, because, as you know, I’m not a make-up artist myself, but I’d love to tell you about some great new products and easy-to-repeat-at-home techniques that will get your creativity going in anticipation of the biggest party of the year. Continue reading

Best of Glossy Box 2014

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GlossyBox might be one of the smartest beauty-inventions ever. It brings you the feeling of a Christmas Eve. Every month, all year round. The joy of opening the pink box is almost as big as the thrill of exploring new cosmetic products. Some of them you’ve never heard of, others – would have never bought, some were on your wishlist for ages but never came around, and others are just being launched. With 2014 coming to its end, I’ve decided to look back on the 11 pretty boxes I’ve received so far and tell you everything about my favourite discoveries. Continue reading

Best of Beauty Pie

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Today we’re celebrating Beauty Pie‘s one year anniversary and bringing back some of our best posts. It was en eventful year filled with lots of beauty discoveries, new products, lifestyle improvements and other amazing things. Out of 140 entries we made in the past 365 days, each of us chose three that we particularly liked writing or reading (but most likely both). We hope you’ve been enjoying the ride with us so far and we can’t wait to hear what posts were your favourite. Continue reading

Best Mascaras According to Aline

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Being a real Russian at heart, I rarely leave home without dressing up and fixing my make-up (if you’re not familiar with Russian tradition of looking gorgeous, you should visit my motherland one day and count how many girls on heels you can spot in one minute: on a Tuesday morning… in a subway). To say the truth, I won’t even take out trash without looking in the mirror and making sure that the hair looks all right. However at the same time as much as I fear being under-dressed, I hate over-dressing and wearing inappropriate amount of cosmetics. My no-matter-what-essential-kit consists of just two products that I put on every morning, even if the world is coming to an end or I’m in an extreme hurry. Those are a perfect-matching tone and an eye-opening mascara.
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How to wear a lipstick?

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As I’ve already told you, I’m a big fan of bright lipsticks. It turns out, I’m not alone. Full-time good friend of Beauty Pie and graphic designer at Swedish makeup brand Make Up Store – Emelie Sundberg shares my passion for a great lippie. We decided to put our forces together and collect six most important beauty tricks that will help you master the science of wearing bright lipstick.

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