Body care for shower lovers

Leg workout on Monday, followed by hot yoga on Tuesday and 5K run on Wednesday, and so on till the end of the week. A hot, steamy shower after each workout is my favorite part of the day. And if I can fit in 15-20 minutes of sauna or steam room… Oh, what a bliss! As good as hot showers might be for your sore muscles and soul, it is not exactly an everyday bliss for your skin. Due to frequent showers your skin has less time to repair and recover through natural oil production which makes your skin dry and dehydrated. As a result skin starts to age prematurely. Missing just one day of showers is not exactly an option for me, since I workout or do some kind of exercising almost every day, that’s why I rely on my favorite products to lessen the damage as much as possible. The first time I used…
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Things on my list

Time to get serious

The weather is getting colder and the colors outside and on the blog are getting darker. I was a little worried about the Fall season since it is my first as a fashion blogger. So many things to figure out, main question being how to shoot in colder weather? Well, same as in Summer and Spring – you take your camera outside and you shoot. That being said, I only had an accident once so far. My camera fell down because of the strong wind. Fortunately it landed on the side and didn’t damage the lens. Only few scratches. Phew! But I am not taking any more chances and will be using a heavier tripod next time, avoiding windy days as much as  I can. It is a long and heavy wool coat and I hesitated a little bit what to accessorize it with since the coat itself is a statement. Most accessories…
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Witching hour

Am I an adventurous type? Well, if adventurous means summiting Elbrus or trying surfing, YES! Count me in. If, on the other hand, adventurous means buying bold lipstick… Not so much… This lipstick was completely out of my comfort zone, so, naturally, I bought it! As it turned out it wasn’t that scary after all. Keep reading for tips on how to apply dark colors (so it would look stylish rather than “Halloween makeup went wrong”) and to learn what other products I used for this make up. When it comes to lipsticks I prefer to stay in nude/beige zone, light pinks sometimes and rarely reds or burgundy. Getting something of that color is quite an adventure for me. After all if I spend around $20 for a lipstick I’d better use it! But the Halloween is coming up, Fall requires darker colors, naturally, so the risk was justified. To be honest, I am really liking it at the…
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Styling heeled sandals for Fall

  You might be thinking something like “Wait… What? Sandals for Fall? Are you out of your mind lady? ” Well, not exactly. You see, I don’t know about the place where you live but The Midwestern United States has been freakishly warm even in October, which is a perfect reason for me to buy a new pair of heeled sandals. Hey, I got a pretty good deal on those Prada’s as well! Plus I’ve already packed and stored all my summer shoes. Who needs more reasons for buying new shoes?! I know, I don’t. But it is not only me, who’s loving the trend though. Fashionistas all over the glob are pairing their stiletto sandals with wool coats and warm sweaters and I’ve got few ideas for you too! Just keep scrolling. sweatshirt: UNDER ARMOUR // jeans: CALVIN KLEIN // sandals: PRADA (similar) bag: MICHAEL KORS // bangle: SWAROVSKI Although I styled…
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Where my heart is

You might have noticed that I almost completely disappeared from the web and social media in the last month. It was because I was visiting my motherland – Russia, for a whole month. Which wasn’t even nearly enough, to tell you the truth. Although I did plan some blog work for that month and even considered collaborating with few local photographers for outfit posts, it didn’t exactly work out that way, as you can see. To clear the air though, it wasn’t because of my laziness. I don’t get to see my dear relatives and friends a lot, so every minute spent with them is precious. That’s why I put all my plans and blog posts on hold and enjoyed my time with family and friends.     Travel is the only thing you buy, that makes you richer   As much fun as hanging out with my family was, the highlight…
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