Over the past few months I have often been reaching for rather masculine looking T-Shirts, even from my boyfriend’s wardrobe. And no, not only for chilling on the sofa, but to actually combine with my daily outfit. I think a baggy top with super tight pants can look really cool and laid-back.
Some weeks ago my friend, photographer Theresia Pauls, asked me to wear this lovely red T-Shirt from Grana for a photo shoot. Of course I was thrilled!
I really like Theresia’s style because of the vivid colours and brightness. And red lipstick and top were perfect for a grey winter day in Norway.
My favourite snack these days is this delicious healthy sandwich.
All you need for it is a slice of rye bread, 1 sliced avocado, cherry tomatoes and if you like, you can top it off with both a tea spoon of olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Sprinkle some pepper and sea salt over it and you are done.
This is really easy, absolutely healthy and the best thing is, you won’t be hungry for hours.
Recently one of my wardrobes favourites has been my new top from Gina Tricot.
I have always loved tops with messages and the Gina Tricot ones are particularly comfy to wear and easy to match for any occasion.
I have worn it with high heels on nights out and with sneakers and jeans at daytime.
In this case I have chosen something in between: A black skirt and oversized cardigan with medium heel ankle boots.
Time has gone so fast. After 5 wonderful days in England we are back in Norway. Was so nice to spend all day outside in mostly sunny weather. Cornwall is full of beautiful beaches and beautiful jewellery. As a belated Christmas present I received a pair of really stunning silver earrings from Pure Silver Design.
It’s our third day here in Cornwall and it has been absolutely beautiful. The weather is amazing and so is the view from the house we are staying in with some friends.
After a boat trip to Falmouth we will be back in St Mawes tonight to celebrate New Year’s. We haven’t planned too much. We will just cook dinner, have drinks, and play some games. Sometimes it’s those chilled out New Year’s Eves that are the best.
Let’s be honest here – most guys are not too much into skincare. And my boyfriend is not any different. But when I told him he could test the Marina Miracle range for men, he was up for it right away. Probably because he had heard me rave about her products for weeks.
And guess what: Suddenly I saw him coming out of the bathroom with a big smile every day, proudly patting his face. And here is what he thought about the products. (Oh yes, Marina Miracle does work miracle for men as well!)
The Marina Miracle for men daytime 100% Natural Active Face Oil gives you a refreshing feeling for the day ahead and leaves you feeling energized. It keeps your skin moisturized all day without feeling oily as it soaks in very quickly.
The Marina Miracle for men night time 100% Natural Reload Night Serum has a soothing fragrance which will give you a good night’s sleep and it is just as mousturizing. It leaves the skin feeling really soft.
Oh, what a wonderful city Copenhagen is! Can’t believe it took me so long to come here for the first time. And if you haven’t been here yet, just pack your bags and go!
It is full of beautiful old buildings, nice restaurants and the nightlife is not so bad either. You can definitely feel the Scandinavian vibe along with a certain unique and slightly alternative style.
Will tell you more about my trip very soon. For now you can see some pictures from last night.
What I love about London is that there is always something new to discover, no matter how many times you have been there before.
I absolutely love sightseeing and think London’s history is so interesting that I could do the most popular tourist places again and again.
But especially when you are among English people who have seen everything multiple times and when the obvious spots are too busy during Christmas time, it is nice to just hang out in the centre and look for presents.
Here is my mini guide for a short gift shopping weekend. I hope you enjoy!
Although the Norwegian winter has been a bit lazy so far (as in no snow and quite warm), it gets really windy and chilly once the sun has set. Especially if you are walking along the coast.
This means I don’t leave the house without an oversized scarf and a wool hat anymore but my absolute favourites are my classic Norwegian mittens. They are handmade and 100% wool and I can tell you my hands have never been this warm in winter.
The tree is up and decorated. Can’t believe Christmas is in two weeks and the year is almost over. For the first time in 5 months I will be going home to Germany and I can’t wait to see friends and family and drink “Glühwein” at the Christmas market.
What are your plans for the holidays? Have you decorated the tree yet?
Last week I took a little photo tour with the amazing photgrapher Theresia Pauls. Having some red on me that day, she matched me with the perfect lip colour by Dior.
I have always been a fan of their lipsticks and glosses but was kind of hesitant to use orange undertones. I thought this colour would go much better with dark hair but I quite liked this one. This bold look is something that I probably wouldn’t normally wear for daytime but it’s perfect for a night out.
The rest of Theresia’s photos are coming soon! Meanwhile you can check her out and book her via tpauls.com
I’m just quickly checking in to wish you all a happy first Advent! Can’t believe Christmas time has officially started. Today we are going to a small Christmas market in the oldtown, maybe have some hot chocolate and look for presents.
What are you doing today? I hope you are having an amazing Sunday!
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As many of you know already, I have been a big fan of Marina Miracle ever since I bought her face oil. After getting the opportunity to test her other products, I can assure you they are just as miraculous!
So this is how it all started: The Herbal Face Oil made my skin glow after only two days of using it and I was hooked. It is (like all Marina Miracle products) 100% natural, suits all skintypes and has anti-aging features. I use it every morning and evening before applying my moisturizer and sometimes, when I’m in a hurry, even mix it with my moisturizer which works just as well. The skin doesn’t feel greasy after using it but simply soft. Especially in winter I find it tricky to find the right skincare for me as my skin tends to get dry but products that are too rich make me break out. So I was more than happy to see that Marina Miracle’s Face Oil is just the right amount of moisturizing and makes occasional spots fade even faster.
Now let’s take a look at my new products. The Argan Night Serum with AHA is exfoliating, moisturizes the skin and promises to tighten the skin. So I guess I’m too young to say anything about the tightening effect but I can definitely say that my skin looks more radiant and pores are less visible, probaly due to the fact that this serum removes dead skin cells and renews the skin. As recommended I used it about 3 nights a week on cleansed skin. I absolutely love it!
The Eyelash Serum is the product I was probably most curious about. We all know lash growth serums but an eyelash care that you apply directly to your lashes was completely new to me. After using it every night for the last few weeks I wonder why I had never thought about eyelash care before. I use oil on my hair to make it stay shiny and grow longer, so why not do the same to your lashes? The serum promises to prevent lash loss and make lashes grow healthier and stronger with several vitamins and argan oil. A pleasent immediate effect of this serum is that lashes look more shiny and darker (which is particularly nice for us blondes). It seems that this effect lasts longer and longer now, not only right after applying it. My lashes actually appear a bit stronger and healthier and more visible even without mascara. When it comes to lash products, you usually have to wait for a few months to see the full effect as lashes stay on your eye for around 100 days before falling out and re-grow. So I will keep you updated!
Oh, and a little tip on the side: Marina also has a skin care range for men, just in case you are looking for a Christmas present for your boyfriend or husband.
It’s nice to stay in sometimes, especially during winter time. The first Christmas lights are up and we have been watching some classic movies. Has anyone seen “The 7 Year Itch” with Marilyn Monroe? I love all her films!
What did you get up to? Hope everyone is having an amazing Friday night!
I started my day with a delicious apple pancake. I tried out a healthy low calorie version of pancakes by preparing it without sugar and eggs. You can actually make a good dough with only milk, flour and a tea spoon of honey, just be sure to mix it well. I sliced up a small apple and added the pieces onto the liquid dough in the pan.
Instead of whipped cream I added a light sour cream and topped it off with honey and some walnuts. Delicious!