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Biossance Skincare

 

Lately I’ve been hearing quite a bit of buzz about Biossance, so when the brand reached out, I happily accepted to try some of their best-sellers. This vegan skincare range not only looks for sustainably sourced ingredients, but is also committed to helping protect both our skin & the environment — and that thinking aligns perfectly with mine.

 

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CHANEL Cruise 2021/22 Collection · Backstage Beauty

 

 

This past May 3rd, CHANEL presented its Cruise 2021-2022 Collection, with Virginie Viard once again turning to Gabrielle Chanel’s personal archives for inspiration. Held at Carrières de Lumières in Les Baux-de-Provence (South of France), this former quarry with its towering stone-cut walls, instantly calls to mind ancient Egyptian structures (no? just me?). So totally unique and absolutely impressive … and now I absolutely want to go there.

 

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New skincare: Guerlain Abeille Royale Eye R Repair Serum

 

 

It’s no secret that I’ve been a huge fan of this brand for years; just type “Guerlain” in my blog’s search bar and see what comes up (hint: a LOT). So when this absolutely lovely package containing Guerlain’s latest skincare launch arrived, I was super excited — primarily for the products, naturally … but the accessories really sweetened the deal. By the way, as this is a skincare review you should note that I’ve gone into quite some detail, so grab a cup of coffee/tea, sit back & enjoy!

 

 

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Summer beauty: Sol de Janeiro Bom Dia Bright Cream & more cult faves

 

 

The release of Bum Bum Cream catapulted Sol de Janeiro into mainstream consciousness and it’s pretty obvious why: one sniff of this decadent body cream, and you’re instantly transported to a sizzling Brazilian beach. Following up on that success, the brand has also just launched Bom Dia Bright Cream, and I’m more than happy to continue the vibe + bettering my skin while doing so. “Tall and tan and young and lovely, the girl from Ipanema goes walking, and when she passes, each one she passes goes, Ahhhhhhhhhh” — aka: what I hear in my head after playing with all these products 🎵🎶

 

 

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To try now: Beauty from CHANEL Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2021

 

 

This past January 26th, CHANEL held their Haute Couture Spring Summer 2021 show at Paris’ Grand Palais (the Maison’s venue of choice, I might add) and even with all the Covid safety measures in place, there was clearly an air of joy & unity present. The theme was that of a family wedding where generations all gathered to share the love, while the crowning moment was the bride (naturally), who came in on a white horse … as one does. But despite every single breathtaking look that came down the runway, I was captivated by the effortless beauty — beauty that may have leaned on the minimal style (we can’t compete with the fashion, n’est-ce pas?), but also so very wearable by all.

 

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