makeup

Skincare Review: Glossier by Didier Young

We now live in a world where we value a lot of things based on its instagrammable value. It is started off with gorgeous locations covered in wisteria or pretty lavender fields in Provence but it eventually made it to the food realm with its rainbow bagels and unicorn cakes. As such it should come to no surprise that other brands took notice of the instagrammable trend and started creating brands that have strong aesthetical identities for millennials to relate to. In the recent years we’ve seen our fair share of sparkles, unicorn drops and mermaids but one brand that truly managed to create a cult following based around its aesthetic is undeniably Glossier.

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Travelling: Ten Beauty Products I Could Not Live Without by Didier Young

As we all know by now, I love skincare.  Growing up, my mother always put such a big emphasis on properly taking care of our skin, whether it was with the constant reapplication of sunscreen when we were at the beach or going to see the dermatologist when I got my first zit. I was lucky to have her guidance in figuring out which types of products I needed and she was always quite generous in making sure that I was fully stocked up in skincare. The more I aged, the more products I started adding to my daily routine but as I am getting myself ready to embark on a two week trip to Europe, I realized that I couldn't travel with all the products that I love. As such, I decided to narrow it down to ten products, new and old, that I simply couldn't live without.

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Best Concealers for Men (and women) by Didier Young

Physical appearance often plays a big role in our day-to-day life. We pay close attention to the way we dress, to our mannerisms and to the shininess of our shoes. For women, makeup has played a great role in their way of shaping the World’s perception of them and recently, men have also been jumping on the makeup bandwagon. The trick to male makeup is to create a skin that looks natural and even but without appearing lifeless. We do not require extravagant eyelashes and highly pigmented eyeshadows and hence the emphasis would be solely on our skin. I will be starting off this small makeup series with one of the key items to possess: a good concealer.

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