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November 16, 2014

How to grow longer lashes NATURALLY with castor oil

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Hi guys! After 6 months of using one amazing eyelash treatment, I'm super excited to share it with you. So, the one and only magic ingredient of this treatment is 100% natural castor oil!



November 11, 2014

Summer flashback with a Gibson roll

Hey guys! What's your favorite go to hairstyle when you have just 10 minutes to glam up? For me it's Gibson tuck from this hair tutorial. You can watch it in French or in Russian as well :) It's so versatile that you can easily wear to any formal or casual event. With or without accessories, depending on your style and occasion. This time I wore it an a super casual way :)

November 08, 2014

Casual fall look

It got really cold in Paris and I thought I wouldn't cycle till spring 2015... but the temptation was bigger than me! And a bit of sunshine was really promising :)


November 01, 2014

The last warm day

Summer decided to make a return today and I decided to celebrate it with a beautiful braid from this hair tutorial! :) My boyfriend and I went went cycling around Bois de Boulogne (a beautiful forest near Paris) and that's where these pictures were taken.

October 23, 2014

Cute Halloween hairstyles: Frozen's Elsa, Daenerys, Disney Princess, Fairy, Angel, Mermaid

What are you going to be for this Halloween? :)
In this post I collected all my recent hair tutorials that might help you to complete your cute Halloween look :) And for more inspiration, check out my post from the last year.



October 03, 2014

My birthday look

Hi guys! Another birthday has crept up on me and even though I didn't organize any massive celebration, I glammed up for a romantic dinner with my boyfriend :) So here's my entire look.


September 23, 2014

Essie Pro manicure + Contest

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It's been a while since I had my nails done professionally, and it was quite a pleasure to get a manicure at Pro&Vidence last week. I decided to test their new Essie Holiday collection and picked this sparkling golden nail polish applied over a nude base coat. I needed something glamorous, versatile and *importantly* something that would cover my 3mm false nails regrowth lol

3 weeks ago I've applied gel nails to make a smooth transition from short to long natural nails and I don't plan to re-fill the gel. I just want to let my own nails grow under it and I'll file off the gel once my nails are long enough. So nail polishes with a non-uniform texture are a perfect solution for such a transition period since they mask the edge between false nails and your own ones :)


September 11, 2014

Everyday hairstyles for medium/long hair. Quick, cute and easy!

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In this post I collected my recent hair tutorials on quick, cute and easy hairstyles for everyday, for long hair and medium (shoulder length) hair. Let me know what's your favorite look :)

September 07, 2014

Fall makeup tutorial: Summer don't go!

Here comes another bright makeup tutorial that I often turn to when I'm in the mood for a splash of color and want to make my eyes pop. It's something I like to wear to match bright statement elements of my outfit  - shoes, a belt or a bag. Or when I want match a color present in my dress to make my entire look even more complete.

Say Hi to Sunny, my baby cockatiel :)

September 04, 2014

My top 10 beauty products: Hair, Makeup, Skin, Nails favorites

Hey everyone! Today I'll share with you my beauty essentials aka hair, skin, nails and well being products I can't live without :)




September 03, 2014

Frozen Elsa's hairstyles tutorials: big braid and updo

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In this post I collected all my hair tutorials inspired by Frozen's Elsa, including her coronation updo and all sorts of big voluminous braids. Do you want more? ;) I think of filming another version of the updo, this time with a french fishtail braid (not a reversed one!).

August 31, 2014

How to grow your hair longer/thicker and stop hair loss, faster!

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In my new video I share with you my scalp oiling routine. Hope it will help you grow thicker, longer and healthier hair faster. I show you how I apply Burdock root oil extract and Castor oils directly onto my scalp and what results I achieved after 18 months of such a treatment. I noticed a significant improvement in my hair thickness, while many other girls often experienced faster hair regrowth! :) My favorite burdock oil is Evalar (репейное масло Эвалар).



Both Burdock root and Castor oils have similar benefits for your hair. Providing nutritional support to hair follicles, they are used to

  •  combat hair loss,
  •  reduce and reverse hair thinning, 
  • promote thicker hair, 
  • improve hair strength, shine and body, 
  • condition your scalp.

Scalp oiling won't affect the hair that you already have, but they deliver important nutrient to your hair bulbs so that new hair is thicker and healthier. Just take a look at my braid! 18 months ago, my hair was so thin that I thought I'd do literally anything to make it thicker. So I committed to this entire scalp oiling routine. Ever since my hair has grown out ~10''/25cm and the base of my braid starts to look relatively thick. Well, let's be realistic: I'll never have properly thick hair, but at least it's getting "normal/average" instead of "terribly thin". Yay!

Let me know what's your own experience with scalp/hair oiling in the comments below! :)
If you know some other oils that can be used for scalp oiling to accelerate hair regrowth and make your hair thicker, I'd love to discover them :)

Check out my recent videos:
✿ My hair care routine
YouTube Scam and good news





August 30, 2014

Clinique Sonic System brush and 3-Step skin care review

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It's been around 2 months that I've been testing Clinique's latest innovation: a purifying cleansing brush called "Sonic System" as well as their 3-Step system for combination/oily skin.

Makeup removal is the most important part of my skin care routine. I have quite a sensitive rather oily skin and whenever I don't give it proper cleaning (for example, when I'm travelling or - VERY rarely - go to sleep with my makeup on), it IMMEDIATELY breaks out. It's also prone to those very hard to eliminate "under the skin" spots.... I'm not sure what are they called in English?? These little guys can be a real nightmare, so I do my best to prevent them from attacking my skin.  Clinique's Sonic System brush brought my makeup removal routine to the next level! And combined with their 3-Step system from oily/combination skin, I can enjoy soft, spotless skin that is smoother than ever :) Even my pores look tighter!




August 08, 2014

Dreamy backlit photoshoot ft. Mr. Cat

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Some time ago I saw some amazing glowing photos and got really curious if it was photoshop or not lol... I asked my friend (and my favorite portrait and wedding fotographer in Paris) Ian Holmes what were his thoughts about it. He told me that the photos were real, and the trick was in mysterious back lighting. The other day we met and had an improvised photoshoot :))






Just take a look at those pics below, I still can't believe they're "real" lololol

June 23, 2014

They're real! Liner, Mascara and Remover by Benefit

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Hi guys! Let me introduce you the latest innovation from Benefit Cosmetics: They're real! Push-up Liner. It's the first gel liner in a pen. Yay!!!



"If Easy was a Crime, she was guilty" - tells us Benefit :)

June 22, 2014

Purple Shampoo for blonde or bleached hair

If your ombre, highlighted or bleached blonde hair has gotten a bit too brassy for your taste, purple shampoo can be your life saver! Unlike expensive toners that cost a fortune yet wash out really quickly, a bottle of a purple shampoo will last you for months toning down any brassiness (yellow or orange undertones) the moment you spot it.


June 18, 2014

False lashes for beginners

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Hi guys! If you’re intrigued by the entire false lashes thing, but didn’t get a chance to play around with them yet, today I’m going to share with you all my tips and tricks on how to apply them. 


June 05, 2014

Style Battle at L'Oreal Professionnel

Hey beauties! I'd like to start this post from thanking all of you who supported me at Style Battle Competition organized by L’Oreal Professionnel to celebrate the new line of their hair styling products, Wild Stylers - great sprays and gels to add texture and body to your hair. Thanks to everyone who voted for me, I WON THE COMPETITION and now I'll be invited for a fashion show during the next fashion week in Paris. I still don't know whose show it is going to be, but I'm really excited to find it out :)) SO THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU! LOVE YOU! :))))
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So if you missed my video on YouTube, Style Battle was a hair fashion event where 4 french beauty bloggers including myself were invited to try out 8 most trendy hairstyles this summer.

May 15, 2014

Night of Hairstyles - La Nuit de La Coiffure

Hi everyone! Today I'll share with you my super exciting experience at the first Night of Hairstyles  (La Nuit de la Coiffure) organized by L'Oreal Professionnel in Paris on May 14.



100 awesome hair stylists and 1000 lucky girls (including myself) were invited to try the most trendy looks of the season including messy braids, beach waves and Hairchalk. The event took place at Pavillon des Champs Elysées in a club-like atmosphere. A box of candies and a glass of champagne to get the hair party started, and let the good times begin!

May 08, 2014

My hair care routine, color and diet

Hi guys! This post is a response to one of your most frequent requests to share with you my hair routine from start to finish and give you some tips for growing healthier hair. All my favorite products are listed below. The conditioners that I use are all great for dry, damaged, blonde or colored hair.  Applied only to the dry ends, they'll minimize their splitting and help you get longer hair faster (since you won't need to trim split ends that often). They can be also used to tame frizzy hair. Though if your hair tends to be oily and flat, these products might be a bit too intense for you.

I listed all the products that I use below the video!



Love you,
Lilith.

 
 
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