Simple ways to de-stress step by step

Recently I’ve been working so hard and was under so much pressure that one day at the end of 3rd month of almost-no-days-off/crazy-working-hours marry-go-round I’ve found myself being so stressed out that even a pair of new shoes wouldn’t help the situation. Well, maybe if they were Louboutin… No, probably still no. Not being able to workout and let all that negative energy out made everything even worse. I couldn’t change the situation at that point but what I could do was to survive it without nervous breakdown. Just making a little time for myself and using these few tricks to relax helped me more then I’ve expected. Now I do this “sacred ritual” at least once a week. Not because I am stressed but as a reminder that inner strength comes from a peaceful mind.   CREATE RELAXING ATMOSPHERE Turn down the lights, light up your favorite scented candle…
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That’s my gems! (J.Crew jewelry)

Jewelry and I were never friends. If you don’t count those crazy teen years when you would wear anything to stand out in the crowd. But when I finely came to my senses I couldn’t find anything that would satisfy my taste and my budget. Cheap jewelry never got me excited. My meticulousness kept getting on the way. I’ve expected to see some serious craftsmanship that you probably could only find in fine jewelry. And since I’m not anything close to Queen Elizabeth my “all or nothing” attitude was getting me nothing. Until I walked in J. Crew store one day… Probably only a lazy person haven’t seen the picture of Robert Downey, Jr as Iron Man in a nice suit with his hands wide open looking sharp as hell, range of mountains in the background… Remember that picture? That’s me when I’ve discovered J.Crew jewelry. It spoke to me (not…
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Simple outfits made fancy. PART I

They say never start an article with a question but let me do it anyways. When you think about the most basic outfit what does come to your mind? I bet most people would answer “jeans and a t-shirt”. It doesn’t get anymore simple and comfortable. It’s an outfit for any occasion: lunch with friends, movie night, a date, grocery shopping (yes, for some it’s an occasion, thank you very much!). As good as your beloved pair of jeans make your butt look and your favorite t-shirt shows off all your hard-earned biceps it gets boring. But just by adding few pieces of clothing and accessories to your outfit can transform it into something totally different! So here’s the 1st post in “Fancy It Up” series where I will be talking about how to style everyday simple outfits. I hope you guys enjoy! LUNCH WITH GIRLFRIENDS All you need for this…
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Cool it! (Caolion Premium Hot & Cool Pore Pack Duo Review)

 I got really excited when Sephora got Korean brads in their store. Having read couple of years ago that Asian skincare industry is ten years ahead of Western industry I’ve decided to find out more. There were couple of products that I liked but what really caught my attention was Caolion’s Premium Hot & Cool Pore Pack Duo. I’ve been battling my blackheads and oily skin for awhile now so I thought it might be a good addition to my array of “weapons” against large pores and not-so-perfect skin. After checking every ingredient with EWG chemical database (yep, I’m nerdy like that) and making sure that this product was safe to use I’ve decided to give it a try. This pack consist of two mask – first one is a detoxifying clay mask with charcoal that extracts excess oil and residual makeup that clogs your pores. You apply it for 5-10 minutes and wash…
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