Asian Skincare Products: Olga’s Favorites

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At first sight, Asian skincare seems pretty complicated. There is a whole world of new types of products and sophisticated application techniques that make their beauty rituals completely different from the European. You’ve probably read about ten-step Korean beauty routine and imagine Asian beauties religiously lying down for hours with sheet masks all over their bodies filled with snail, starfish and snake venom extract, caviar, ginseng and tomato stem cells all at the same time. Well, that’s basically true.

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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

Boys Favourite Grooming Products

Best grooming products

This is Beauty Pie’s favourite category, because we get a chance to give back to you for all the support and care we receive. For every 100 likes on our Facebook page we ask five of you to share with us your most loved beauty products. This time, as there’s Men’s Day approaching in Russia, we talked to five boys representing Argentina, Korea, France, Sweden and Russia about their favourite grooming products. Great gift inspiration and a confirmation that boys and girls are not that different. Continue reading

Favourite Nourishing Creams

Best nourishing creams for the winter

This is Beauty Pie’s favourite category, because we get a chance to give back to you for all the support and care we receive. Every 100 likes on our Facebook page we ask five of you to share with us your most loved beauty products. This time we’ve asked five girls from Canada, Estonia, Sweden, USA and Russia to tell us about their favourite nourishing creams for the winter. Here are the results: Continue reading

Review – Avène Hydrance Optimale Légère

It’s hard for me to find a good moisturizing cream for everyday use. Some days my skin looks shiny, and on others – flaky. I find it gets even worse when I try something new and instead of a promised matte effect, I get a layer of fat on top of my skin that makes my foundation crumble. To this day, I have yet to find an ideal day cream for myself, but have come quite close with Avène Hydrance Optimale Légère (Light).

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Benefits of Coconut Oil

As women, it’s very important that we have certain beauty products at our disposal at all times – whether it’s a favourite lip stick, hand moisturizer or leave in conditioner. They seem to give us a sense of fulfillment and comfort in our hectic everyday lives. My beauty must-have is the wonderfully versatile Coconut Oil. I can only begin to tell you the many uses for this powerhouse and I’m starting to believe that Coconut Oil is in the process of taking over the world. Seriously.

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