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…)
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…)
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…)
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.
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…)