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Headband curls vintage hairstyle long haircollage

With all this extra time at home, you can become a masterchef, but you can also become your own personal hairstylist. A few weeks ago I joined a 14-days vintage hairstyle challenge on Instagram (a blog about that challenge and previous vintage hair challenges is coming up soon). Since the most recent challenge I’ve been on a (creative) roll.

I’ve been using my curling iron a lot lately, because I was practicing some more with vintage hairstyles. For me, the curling iron was the easiest and fastest way to create vintage inspired waves. Although I can stand the heat, my hair probably can’t on the long run, so I searched for an alternative way to curl my hair. Read more

Oriental Spice and some Chocolate retro webshop favorites
Oriental Spice and some Chocolate retro fashion webshop collage

When you’ve been around in the retro fashion world, you may know some of the most popular retro fashion webshops at the moment: Topvintage and Succubus. I am a very loyal customer, but there is so much more to discover in retro fashion wonderland. I’ve made a list of my favorite retro style webshops with original concepts and lovely colors. Some I’ve known for a few years, some I’ve just discovered recently As I mentioned in an earlier blog  post, social media is my number 1 source when it comes to discovering (new) brands. Well, research…I usually bump into brands as I am scrolling through de explore area on Instagram. Also interesting if you’re not that retro, but you like to have a few different (colorful) fashion items or accessories.
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musthave lipsticks for every red lipstick addict - besame cosmetics red velvet
Top 5 must-have lipsticks for every red lipstick addict - Besame Cosmetics red velvet

Looking at my dressing table, I can see my red lipstick collection is always growing. I haven’t hit the 50 shades yet, but it wouldn’t surprise me if I actually will have 50 shades of red some day. The best part: I actually use them all on a weekly/daily base. I can imagine that people may wonder: Why would anyone need more than one shade of red lipstick. Aren’t they all the same, but just from various brands and obviously a different price category? Well, no. Let me explain to you why and read about my top 5 must-have lipsticks if you’re a red lipstick fan. Read more