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Bloggeuse de beauté américaine qui a vécu à Paris, il y a une fois. Je suis obsédée par la beauté. Surtout le soigne de la peau. Et je crois que la vraie beauté doit commencer dans la tête. J'écris en anglais, mais je garde toujours l'amour que j'ai pour Paris et l'esprit nomade. ❤ Meow.

Leona DIY All Natural Body Butter Kit

Leona DIY All Natural Body Butter Kit

For the holidays, I received this fun package of ready to make all natural body butter! This is the first I’ve come across something like this.Leona is a brand that specializes in Hand Craft Kits of all-natural personal care... Lire la suite ›

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A Daytrip To Bodega Bay

A Daytrip To Bodega Bay

I haven’t really spoken much about life in California. I love California because there’s so much beautiful nature everywhere! Even city life isn’t that far away from a natural escape. Whether you feel like running off to... Lire la suite ›

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Eyeliners: The Art Of The Fine Line

Eyeliners: The Art Of The Fine Line

Drawing cat eyes has always been such an ordeal for me. It’s a ritual which involves closing my doors, clearing clutter off my desk, taking a deep breath… and going crAY-zy! Usually it’s frustrating and a major timesuck.... Lire la suite ›

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The Most WTF Valentine’s Day Postcard I Ever Found

The Most WTF Valentine’s Day Postcard I Ever Found

Many years ago, I found this postcard in one of the dusty papetries in Cameroon. WTF, right? "Je ne pense qu'à nous" - I only think of us. If your relationship looks anything like this, you may need to rethink your life… Happy Weird... Lire la suite ›

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Current Skincare Favorites

Current Skincare Favorites

My skin has been looking much better these days.I think it’s majorly to do with giving up a certain vice that I’ve previously hinted at…But it also helps that I have an amazing collection of skincare products at my disposal!... Lire la suite ›

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Try This On Yo’ Face! Tanaka Facial Massage

Try This On Yo’ Face! Tanaka Facial Massage

Here is a beauty practice that doesn’t require spending any money.Facial massage is an ancient technique that has a rational basis behind its application.Adding facial massage to your daily beauty routine can help with the... Lire la suite ›

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And Onward We Go!

And Onward We Go!

2014 was a lovingly wrapped parcel of a year.So many wonderful things happened. Not just in terms of experiences and reaching new milestones in my life.What I’m talking about is my soul.I’ve made peace. With who I am and who... Lire la suite ›

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A Touch Of Éclat! Touch-Expert Advance Multi-Corrective Concealer – By Terry

A Touch Of Éclat! Touch-Expert Advance Multi-Corrective Concealer – By Terry

Having dark under-eye circles is honestly something I try not to be too bothered about. A lot of different factors can cause dark under eye circles (see post Dark Eyes Can Be Mysterious). It can be a combination of dehydration, excessive... Lire la suite ›

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Finding My Forever. Matte Lip Color by Kevyn Aucoin.

Finding My Forever. Matte Lip Color by Kevyn Aucoin.

  This is the lipstick I wore for my wedding. I loved the color first before I realized how à propos the name was. Forever Matte Lip Color by Kevyn Aucoin is the perfect pink. Perfect in the sense that if lipsticks came out of a crayola... Lire la suite ›

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The Best Kind Of Skincare

The Best Kind Of Skincare

The best kind of skincare is the simplest kind of skincare. I know that. But somehow, in preparation for THE big day, I’ve allowed my skincare routine to go all topsy turvey. I fell into the trap of quickly switching from one product... Lire la suite ›

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My Truest True Love: Rose Floral Water

My Truest True Love: Rose Floral Water

Simplicity In Skincare Nothing embodies simplicity and beauty in skincare like a pure rose floral water. Floral water, more generally known as hydrosol, is the condensate water left over after extracting the essential oils from flowers... Lire la suite ›

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Much Ado About Weddings

Much Ado About Weddings

If you are planning a small and simple wedding, here’s what you need to know… Everyone will try to make it into something more complicated! There is truly no point trying to make others happy and fit their mold of how your... Lire la suite ›

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Of Spontaneous Road Trips And Magnetic Poetry

Of Spontaneous Road Trips And Magnetic Poetry

Celebrating love is fun and sweet. It should be done every day. Not just on Valentine’s Day. But yesterday’s Valentine’s was perhaps one of the best I’ve ever had! When Oliver got back from his business trip from... Lire la suite ›

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3 Different Micellar Water Products & A Blind Test

3 Different Micellar Water Products & A Blind Test

Many people still have no clue as to what makes micellar waters so special. But I am obsessed. In a previous blog post, I detailed the science behind micelle molecules. It’s actually quite fascinating, so go forth and read up on The... Lire la suite ›

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The June Bracelet. Wearable Skincare Technology, A La Française.

The June Bracelet. Wearable Skincare Technology, A La Française.

Of course the French would invent a bracelet that measures your exposure to the sun so that you can get guidance on how to prevent premature skin aging. Although it has not yet been released, the June bracelet by Netatmo made its... Lire la suite ›

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An Open Welcome To 2014! And A Quick Recap Of The Past Year.

An Open Welcome To 2014! And A Quick Recap Of The Past Year.

Happy New Year, dear Ziba readers!!! 2013 was a fantastic whirlwind of a year that brought about so many amazing things: - The re-design of the blog. - The birth of my wonderful nephew Noah. - Traveling to Amsterdam. - Leaving Paris and... Lire la suite ›

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The December 2013 Goodeboxe

The December 2013 Goodeboxe

YUM. That’s the unifying theme of this month’s Goodeboxe. Every product was chosen with sensuous self-satisfaction in mind. The curators of Goodeboxe nodded in acknowledgement to the Holiday season. Then cheerfully put... Lire la suite ›

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The November 2013 Goodebox

The November 2013 Goodebox

Moving right along! Here is a quick glance at my version of the November 2013 Goodeboxe. The November 2013 Goodebox 1) Pure – Sensitive Skin Soothing Complex. This is a multitasking cream that’s “perfect for picky... Lire la suite ›

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Discovering Ayla, A Beauty Micro Shop in San Francisco

Discovering Ayla, A Beauty Micro Shop in San Francisco

Last night I attended a charming and intimate holiday soirée hosted by Ayla, a small beauty shop in San Francisco. The event featured a one-on-one skincare evaluation, dark chocolate squares for nibbling, light sips of champagne, and a... Lire la suite ›

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Lucy, We’ve Got Some Catching Up To Do!

Lucy, We’ve Got Some Catching Up To Do!

It’s happened. In a short space of time, I’ve managed to accumulate quite a bunch of stuff. I am now at a point where I am taking in way more beauty products than I am writing or talking about. Let me show you what I... Lire la suite ›

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