10 thoughts I have on the angry vegan movement and its negative online community



If there is one trend that has been gaining a lot of attention it is definitely the vegan lifestyle. As much as I admire vegans and their cause, there are a lot of aspects of the vegan online community that I find more negative than positive. Veganism is said to be beneficial for your health, the animals, the planet, and is pretty much represented as 'the perfect lifestyle'. Here are 10 of my thoughts on the attitude of the vegan online community. You might consider some of these bullet points nitpicking, but I find vegans do nothing but nitpicking when it comes to criticizing meat eaters.

All 24 Essence longlasting lipsticks⎜My recommendations + Swatches



Following up on my previous posts where I discussed all the nude lipsticks from Essence Cosmetics I also want to talk about my passion for the Essence longlasting lipsticks. They have released 24 so far and they've proven to be a great success. I've loved the longlasting lipsticks from the very start, some shades more than others, here are my recommendations.

4 Tips For Blogging With A Cheap Camera



Not everyone can afford investing in top notch blogging gear and guess what, it's not necessary. Blogging with a budget friendly camera is totally do-able, I've been doing it for over 2 years and with great pay-off. Here's my advice on how to blog with a cheap photo camera.

Essence 'The Beach House' Trend Edition



Essence Cosmetics has gone all out for the Summer season releasing a new collection in June called 'The beach house', inspired by clear blue skies and the endless open space of the ocean. The trend edition offers accents of aquatic turquoise and petrol, sandy shades, off-white and pink as well as coral as contrasting colours create a light, summery makeup look. It carries everything from a sun-beach-tan highlight to four gorgeous nail polishes with maritime effects to ensure you're all set for that effortless and beachy style.

Blogpost Ideas That Did Exceptionally Well



As a blogger you don't really get to pick and choose which articles will blow up the analytics on your site. Of course keeping yourself informed about the kind of content that is popular on your blog is important but some posts just happen to do really well when you least expect it and that with only a minimal amount of self promotion. Here are 4 blogpost ideas that did exceptionally well on my website.

How I Manage To Stay Lean Without Exercise



I grew up loving sports. I did horseback riding, ballet, contemporary dance and finished a 4 year education in Physical Education and Sports where I nearly had 10 hours of exercise a week, ranging from gymnastic classes to swimming to ball games. Now at age 25, I haven't practised any sports in years except from a couple hot flow yoga classes, I absolutely hate going to the gym, and I still manage to keep my body at a healthy weight, here's how.

Garnier Ultimate Blends Delicate Soother Oat Shampoo, Conditioner & Cream Body Wash



Garnier's Ultimate Blends (Ultra Doux) shampoos have truly been growing on me in the past years. After dealing with oily hair issues for absolutely ages I finally found a range of shampoos that are a great fit for my thin, greasy, blonde hair. The Delicate Soother Oat line is a fairly new addition of the brand and immediately caught my attention in the drugstore. It's especially designed for people with fragile hair and a sensitive scalp. It's suitable for every day use and is infused with oat milk and rice cream for healthy, nourished and protected hair. The formula is calming for the skin and paraben free. I found the matching body wash as well, so here's a complete review of the range! 

Essence Cosmetics Nude Lipsticks: swatches, comparison and my recommendations



It's no secret that I adore Essence Cosmetics' new lipstick range. I own every shade released (limited editions aside) and have reviewed more than half of them on my site. In this post I want to talk about the old and new nude lipsticks Essence has released and tell you which ones I consider absolute must haves