Showing posts with label heaven is a place online. Show all posts
Showing posts with label heaven is a place online. Show all posts

Thursday, October 19, 2017

FALL HAIR HACKS ft. eSALON ♡

Hello my loves! How are you all this lovely day? Personally I am so overwhelmed with work and college and that is why I have been m.i.a. Anyways, I'm back with a beauty post! I know you guys enjoy these as much as I do.
Today, I am going to share with you my fall hair hacks. In my circle, it is common knowledge that hair is my ish. I have a ton and it is very long and voluminous. Anybody who needs hair tips and tricks always comes to me and I try not to fail them. I have tried plenty of things and I know what works and what doesn't and I love to help.

Singing in the shower

My first tip definitely has to be about hair washing. In my personal experience, good hair days start in the shower. It is important that you pick a shampoo that suits your hair type and not use just anything that is cheap or your roommates are using. 
Another thing that you need to keep in mind, is not washing daily. I do understand that it's hard not to wash when your hair feels flat and oily and you've only just washed it the day before.
But, hear me out. Washing daily will, yes, clean your hair and your scalp - but it will also strip your skin from its natural oils (that are actually beneficial). 
If you have thick and dry hair, you can get away with washing once a week. If you have normal hair just go for 2-3 times a week and, if you have very thin and oily hair, try to leave a day between washingσ. 
Your hair will be stronger and it you will experience less hair loss.

Rapunzel Goals

When you have tons of long, blonde hair (like I do) it goes without saying that people will call you Rapunzel. And, like I mentioned above, that they will ask your secret for growing long hair.
I think it all has to do with the way you treat your hair. If you use heat on a daily basis (for curls, straightening etc.) you're damaging your hair. Big time. It is only natural that it will get burned over time, grow weaker and have tons of split ends. That is not a cute look.
If you want your hair to grow and be healthy you need to let it rest and embrace it's natural shape. It will thank you after a few months. If you want to use hot tools occasionally, it's fine. Just don't forget to prep with heat protectant.

If none of the above works, you might want to change your nutrition and try to be healthy from the inside out. 

Take a look at more tips at the hack cards that eSalon put together for you guys and don't forget to check out their custom hair dye and learn more about their innovative methods!

What do you guys think about these hair hacks? Let me know your thoughts in the comments below! ♥

Sunday, September 3, 2017

STYLE FILE: FALL SLIDES ♡

Good evening darlings! How are you all these first few days of fall? Can you believe it's September already? I can't. It feels like summer just flew by so fast, but I guess that's what always happens. Anyway, I'm really pumped for fall because I could really use a break from the suffocating summer heat and I can't wait to put together some great fall posts for you guys♥

I also have been dying to go back to fall clothing and makeup. You guys know that I am a sucker for jackets, boots dark lipstick and nails. But, we still have some time till we reach that point. 

For now, we are trying to create transitional outfits that won't let us down while the weather is still hot. Now, the last summer item that I find myself parting with are shoes. I mean, even during the winter you can wear your sandal heels (with or without tights).


In September it's easy to wear jeans and sandals. But, if you want to be more city-appropriate and stylish af, I suggest you opt for slides. These past few seasons they have been all over the place and, even though I was a bit sceptical at first, I have grown quite fond of them. Especially the extravagant ones with the feathers/ pearls etc, since they are the ideal way to dress up a simple outfit. All you need to spice up a total black outfit, is a pair of fun and daring slides. 


Also, since my feet get super cold during the winter, I find that now is the perfect time to wear them. They are trendy, chic, comfortable and quite versatile. You can wear them with jeans, dresses, skirts, shorts and there are so many different styles to choose from. You could go for the leather Gucci ones that are very polished and office appropriate, for the suede camel colored ones if you want to embrace the fall mood, or choose a pair with fur, prints etc if you are feeling playful and adventurous.

Personally, I am very much enjoying my slides! What about you guys? What is your go-to shoe choice for early fall? Let me know in the comments below ♥





























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Monday, August 28, 2017

COCKTAILS & POPCORN ft. SkinnyPop ♡

Hello my loves! How are you feeling now that summer is coming to an end? I am obviously really sad and I feel that it went by so fast but, at the same time, I am so happy for all the experiences that I had and all the memories. Also, I am particularly excited for fall, because September is when we start getting back in schedule and everyone is around again and the weather is nice.

Speaking of nice weather, there is nothing I enjoy more than outdoor celebrations. Fall is the perfect time to do such a thing since it's not too warm nor too cold and it's very befitting if you want to celebrate new beginnings or just see your friends again after the summer break. 

Now, there are numerous things you could do, from picnics to game nights to cooking mexican food with friends-which is my favorite. But, they all most certainly include alcohol. I don't particularly enjoy any booze other than wine (yay for rosé ♥), so cocktails really save the day when it comes to drinking something else. They are also much more boujee, fashionable and ladylike ;)



If you are like me and you can't quite understand those people who drink whiskey neat, then I am sure you are going to love the cocktails that my friends from SkinnyPop put together. I think there is one for every taste and they also propose some pairings with their uniquely flavored popcorn! I think the White peach Sangria one would taste divine!

I don't know about you, but I am dying to try out these cocktails and combinations at my next get-together with friends! What about you guys? What is your go-to drink for occasions like that? Let me know in the comments below ♥

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

BLOUSE SHIRT WISHLIST ft. ZAFUL ♡

Hello my darlings! Are you enjoying the last days of summer in your trendy blouse shirt from Zaful? I'm just trying to relax and recharge and get some vitamin D before I get back to my hectic everyday schedule. To be honest though, I'm kinda excited to see what the new season has to offer ♥

One of the reasons I like the early fall is the weather. It's not too hot nor too cold (most of the days) and you can do a lovely mix and match with your summer and your fall clothes and be stylish af. I feel like one key element in most closets this time of the year, is the shirt. Not only it is very classy and, without a doubt, a timeless staple, but it's also quite versatile.

You can wear it in so many different ways, with jeans, shorts, chinos, skirts and even on it's own as a dress. You can layer it with a sweater or a stylish jacket or use it as a cover-up for the beach. The possibilities are endless and you could say that a shirt is a safe bet when you are in doubt.

Thus, I teamed up with Zaful to share with you some of my favorite shirts from their website! 
(click on the images to visit the website and buy the items)

They also have a big Back to School promotion and I would totally advise you to check it out! 
Let me know your thoughts on those shirts in the comments below and don't forget to visit www.zaful.com ♥
And check out their blog:
Stay tuned for more! ;)

Saturday, August 12, 2017

EVENT PLANNING ft. PAPERLESS POST ♡

 
Good morning loves! How is August treating you so far? I've been sick for days but my cold is slowly subsiding and I am ready to seize the last days of summer!♥

Here, in Greece, summer equals a long pause when it comes to parties and events since everyone is pretty much scattered across the country on vacation. But, as fall approaches, people start making plans again to welcome the new season. Thus, I teamed up with Paperless Post, a company that helps you create online and paper stationery that reflects your individual aesthetic, to share with you some tips regarding events and planning.

If I am invited to a certain event, I always like to plan ahead. You need to check your schedule, RSVP (check out some lovely stationery here) and make any necessary purchases. The invitation will usually state the dress code (casual, formal etc.) and you must stick to it. I start by browsing my closet and checking to see if I have any outfits appropriate for the occasion and, preferably, something that I haven't worn to an event before. If I don't, I will go out and buy something and I will choose some pieces from my mum's recent jewelry line to go with it. If it's a birthday, a baby shower or a wedding, you must also take the gift into consideration.

If I am hosting the event (which I love to do) I like to pay attention to every little detail. Date, guests, food, music, decorations... As for the invitations, it depends on the type of the event. If it's something informal and I'm only inviting close friends, I will probably design the invitations by myself and send them via email. If it's more formal and the guest list is larger, I will order my invitations online and send them the traditional way.

Lately, online invitations have been extremely popular and for good reason. It's a fast, easy and very millennial way to communicate with your guests and friends and there are so many different options to choose from. Take Paperless Post, for example. They have collaborated with designers such as Kate Spade and Oscar de la Renta to provide you with stunning online cards and invitations. They have so many beautiful designs that I find it difficult to pick a favorite.

I will definitely use them the next time I'm planning an event, especially if it's related to fashion. In this business, looks matter more than anything else and you need to stay true to your style and manifest it in any way possible. From your clothes to your work and even your invitations. In my experience, a good invitation can make it or break it for any event.

If you are interested in digital cards and invitations, I highly recommend you to visit www.paperlesspost.com and check out their amazing stuff! 

Let me know your thoughts on event planning and invitations in the comments below ♥
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