Beauty

Natura Siberica Shampoo Review

Natura Siberica shampoo & conditioner for colored and damaged hair

 

My demands on ethical and quality standarts of beauty products have increased over the past 2 years. Before I purchase a cosmetic product, I explore its brand’s philosophy, origin, ethical values. More information about production process is provided, more trustful it becomes in my eyes. There still remain loads of drugstore or even dermatological brands which are owned by magnate companies concentrating their low-cost cosmetic production in institutes with animal testing or other unethical practices (haven’t been abandoned in some places yet, e.g. China).
I would like to share thoughts about an organic beauty brand with a very interesting story and admirable all natural production.
It is Natura Siberica, cosmetics of wild herbs and flowers. I have already published an unboxing video including my first impressions on Natura Siberica products. You can watch it to see my complete experience with Natura Siberica haircare line. (more…)

Remington Iron that Curls & Straightens

Remington Pro Sleek & Curl review

I got a new hair styling tool as a Christmas gift. It is Remington PRO Sleek & Curl and I love the way it treats my hair.
Until know I owned just the classic straightener which was great but I tried using it for creating curls for a couple of times.
I didn’t fail but it used to take too much time and effort. (more…)

My Body & Mind Christmas wish list 2017

MOST PRODUCTS FROM THIS BEAUTY COLLAGE ARE AVAILABLE AT NOTINO

 

Every year I prepare some ideas on Christmas beauty gifts so here is my Christmas wish list 2017. I always pick products which I personally love and which I have had good experience with already.

As some of you know I was working at Notino eshop for a couple of years which was not only a great working experience for me but there was even funnier part of it – getting to know the assortment. Imagine seeing the beauty offers every single day. No one would resist shopping! Now after all the opportunities to try out new things, I can say that I know what to pick among the huge amount of beauty consumer goods, and also, what I don’t want. (more…)

How I Get Wavy Hair without Heat

Photo from my video How I Get Wavy Hair Without Heat

 

Most of my beauty reviews on Chic Cocktail blog are focused on hair care products which actually corresponds to my obsession with hair styles, or more specifically hair color, experiments. I need to admit that I really have gone through a couple of different hair styles in the past years. You can even see the proof in my post ‘My different hairstyles’. Altogether with my main passion, which is fashion obviously, I can see the picture of me quite clearly. Once I’m all dressed up and my hair is fine, I feel good. My makeup is a secondary issue. A healthy diet and calm mind is my best skincare. If my skin in in good condition, I do not burden it with makeup, usually. My mornings are all about my outfit, accessories and the hair! (Well… ok, plus eyebrows and mascara). (more…)

Lavera Organic Skin Care Review

As my diet is green, I also use organic skin care only. At the moment I am testing Lavera Basis Sensitiv anti wrinkle day cream with Q10 coenzyme. In my video Lavera Basis Sensitiv Q10 you can see me unboxing and applying the cream for the first time. Now, two weeks of daily usage, I can share my thoughts about the Lavera Basis Sensistiv Q10 cream. Learn more in my full review below.

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A Quick Peek at Laser Hair Removal

In my recent post Smooth legs with sugar paste I shared my experience with sugaring hair removal technique which I have been myself practising at home. This is definitely not where my exploration in hair removal techniques ends and thus I would also like to share some facts about even more effective technique to remove hair which is laser hair removal. So, let’s take a quick peek at some useful findings about laser hair removal.

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Olivia Garden Round Brush for Big Waves Hair

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If you have long hair, you will agree with me that sometimes it’s difficult to find new loose hairstyles. The natural style of my hair is something between straight and a little wavy and since it is particularly not definable, it also looks like that if I don’t style it. I’ve been straightening my hair a lot and sometimes I’ve also been curling it with my flat iron. Recently, I fell in love with big waves hair style. (more…)