Korean Eyewear: Revolutionary and Classic

If you’re a fan of eye-catching accessories, you should visit Gentle Monster‘s site: this Korean offers an excellent of stylish eyewear.

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Sure you’ll be noticed by all fashionistas in town, if you for a walk wearing Pencil Glasses Blue Pen or silver Rocker Fish 02 (g) with black lenses or Nunty 01 (r).

Classic model are very cute too.

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Red sunglasses Heig rd1 and marble Grand Blue mb1 for those who doesn’t see our world clear.

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And I guess Gentle Monster‘s pink Add Moon p1(pm) sunglasses will be extremely stylish addition to Cheap Monday‘s Breeze Double Love Tee with hearts on boobs breasts, Shanghai Tang‘s Quilted Jacquard ShortsMellow Yellow’Sandale Bonheur Rose and Kenneth Jay Lane‘s Multi-color Stones Cuff.

Few thoughts about style and Ottoman Hands jewellery

For me stylish woman is someone who choose the stuff which suits her best doesn’t matter what all those recent trends dictate us. Got chisseled shoulders? Wear wide neck tops and dresses! You fingers are long and and wrists are thin – invest in rings and bracelets. Also you have to wear all your things with confidence and dignity even they cost pennies. If you don’t have this quality you will look like a mule in horse harness (we Russians say “like crow in peacocks feathers”) even in haute couture pieces and posh jewellery.

Why I’m telling all those things? Well, Ottoman Hands jewellery does not belong to Van Cleef & Arpels league, but wearing it you can feel yourself The Queen of Sheba (if you poses that magic quality, of course). By the way, Ottoman Hands jewellery is handmade and inspired by rich and exotic Turkish culture.

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I like Labradorite, Aqua Chalcedony and Rose Quartz Three Stone RingEvil Eye Studs and Gold Dipped Pink Agate Necklace.

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I guess Ottoman Hands Coral Agate Reversed Disc Earrings will look great with Filippa K‘s cute Layered V-Neck Top WhiteRebecca Taylor‘s wide Crepe PantMarc Cain‘s Clutch Bag In Crocodile Look and Magrit‘s Violeta pumps.

Powder to Clean

You get bored with face wash and cleansing milk? Go for cleansing powder!

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Dermalogica‘s Daily Microfoliant with Rice Powder and Enzymes, Papain, Salicylic Acid gently exfoliates skin and brightens pigmentation. Antonia Burrells Luminous Light Polishing Powder with Tea Tree Leaf Extract and Collodial Outmeal kills bacterias and reduces redness and inflamation. DHC‘s Face Wash PowderFace Wash Powder with Protease Enzymes and Honey dissolves dead cells and moisturizes skin.
By the way, cleansing powder is a perfect option for travel – no spillage in your suitcase.
P.S. Girls with spider vains on face: I’m afraid this option is harsh for our sensitive skin.

Imitating lion’s mane

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Good old Soviet caricature

Mother Nature is not fair: she gifted some of us a perfect mane and completely forgot about others (I belong to the second group). Thanks God we can volumize our limp locks with help of comb and hairspray. Countless cosmetics brand promise us that their products will work miracles with our flat hair – all you have to do is choose the one which suits you most.
Here is some stuff ti check.

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Christophe Robin’s (by the way, Christophe is a hairdresser of French beauty and style icon Catherine Deneuve) Cleansing Volumizing Paste with pure Rassoul clay and rose extracts or Aveda‘s Pure Abundance Volumizing Shampoo with acacia gum will clean you hair properly and Living Proof‘s ultra light Full Thickening Mousse and Bed Head‘s thickening spray Superstar Queen For A Day will help you to keep your hair big all day long.

Leather Jacket plays leading role

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Schott’s brown leather jacket definitely belongs to the category “timeless stuff”. Schott’s jacket + Jordache‘s classic jeans Farrah-Hi-Rise Straight Leg + John Fluevog‘s shoes AYN + Lisabag‘s green backpack + Hawkers‘s sunglasses Carbon Black – Emerald One = pretty casual outfit for a stroll in the sity.

About Jayne Mansfield and her wardrobe in The Girl Can’t Help It

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For a long time Jayne Mansfield was for me an epitome of vulgarity but then Kardashian family came in the limelight I saw The Girl Can’t Help It. First I liked her beautiful cosumes created by Charles Le Maire and after I read more about Jayne and change my opinion of her. Miss Mansfield was very intelegent and talented: she spoke Spanish and German, played violin and piano.

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I think one of the main reasons Jayne didn’t get recognition she deserves is that she didn’t meet her Pygmalion director or producer who would take a proper care of her career, like Carlo Ponti did for Sophia Loren. That’s why in her filmogrphy very few high-profile movies and The Girl Can’t Help It is definitely on top of this short list.

Jayne Mansfield wardrobe in this movie is an excellent inspiration for those girls with enviable hourglass figures.

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The decoration on Jayne’s hips makes her moves even more sexy.

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Jayne holds 2 bottles of milk close to her famous assets – without a doubt directer and screen writer Frank Tashlin had a perfect sense of humour.

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Jessica Rabbit borrowed her red dress from Jayne wardrobe (and peecaboo hair style from Veronica Lake).

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Yellow outfit transforms into a swimsuit,

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all you need to do is to take off a skirt.

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Blouse + pants + wide sash = perfect cocktail outfit.

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Jayne in brown.

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Jayne in red (those straps make decolletage more sophisticated and draw extra attention as well).

 

For those who want to play a Snow White

Flawless fair complexion is a precious gift from Mother Nature and your parents, but unfortunately it doesn’t last forever. Sun and time leave frecles and dark spot on our skin, so if you want to be Snow White Forever invest in SPF and brightening products, which suits your skin most. Here is some of them.

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Clarins‘s Vital Light Day Illuminating Cream has lightening Spergularia extract in it’s list of ingredients and Garnier‘s Clearly Brighter Brightening & Smoothing Daily Moisturizer enriched with exfoliating Lipo-Hydroxil Acid (LHA) which helps to even complexion. Both products contain SPF15.
And if you prefer to use consentrated stuff check SK-II’s GenOptics Spot Essence based on high-tech Spot Resist Complex and Biotherm‘s serum Liquid White Spot Focus with Red Algae Palmaria.
But be realistic and don’t expect miracles: all cosmetic products can’t change your skin tone or completely erase spots only even or make it less visible.

Hide & Heal

If you’ve never seen a glaring pimple on your face, don’t worry soon or later you will get it (yes, my sense of humour is weird). But seriously, even those lucky ones with healthy smooth skin time to time fighting with blemishes and pimples. Medicated concealers with Salicylic Acid will help you not only erase those spots but heal the skin.

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Clinique‘s Acne Solutions Clearing Concealer and Cover FX‘s Blemish Treatment Concealer contain 1% Salicylic Acid, Neutrogena‘s SkinClearing Blemish Concealer – 0.5%. In order not to spread bacteria apply them with makeup brush. e.l.f.‘s Concealer Brush will cost you almost nothing (1USD to be exact), M.A.C.‘s 195 Concealer Brush – little bit more (25USD).
By the way, after covering spots smart girls wash their tools in soapy water (clean brushes = clean skin, you know).
Please, note that all these magic products will be useless and even harmful if you have a severe acne. In this case you have to visit dermatologist, otherwise playing a doctor you will make your skin condition worse.

Make it dry

Dry shampoo is a girl’s best friend when girl has oily hair or has no time to wash it. After applying this magic product don’t forget to massage your hair thoroughly otherwise you can turn your roots will grey (you don’t want to look older than you really are, right?) or dusty like your just came back from the desert.

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Lush‘s No Drought contains cornflour and citrus oils (lemon, grapefruit and lime), Klorane‘s Dry Shampoo with Nettle and rice starch absorbs oil in the blink of an eye. Batiste‘s stuff from Hint Of Color line will help you to refresh your hair colour and Lee Stafford‘s Original Dry Shampoo will be a bright spot in your bathroom.

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If you are a fan of luxury products check Oribe‘s Dry Texturizing Spray with extracts of ginger root, kiwi and mango – it helps you not only to get rid of oil and lift your locks but soften and smooth them. Shu Uemura‘s Volume Maker brush lifts hair roots too and look very cute.

Colourful Geometry

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It seems to me, Peuterey‘s pretty cotton pullover Busara will look stylish with Nikkie‘s grey Skylar Skirt, Cole Haan‘s black&white Jagger Saddle Oxford shoes and Rag & Bone‘s bright Compass Crossbody bag.