Coffee at night. ☕️ Sometimes you can’t see the wood for the trees. I forgot about my favorite scrub months ago and today when I was about to throw away the coffee grounds it hit me like a ton of bricks: nothing feels and peels that well like good old coffee grounds! My friend! How could I forget about you?
Here the situation: coffee scrub can be gentle too - if you choose the right fineness of grinding. For me and my sensitive skin it has to be finest fine. I use it as a body scrub too. My skin is the softest afterwards, I feel full-body massaged and relaxed by the warm coffee scent that lingers in the bathroom. Every body lotion just glides on your soft skin afterwards. Plus it’s a hundreds of years old ritual, all natural and doesn’t contain any microplastics that you pour into the sink. In its elegant old fashioned style I swear I feel all its fanciness!
Swipe for the after-peeling result. I made the pics after my night routine (it’s past 3 a.m. here). And because the whole face photo is blurred and I couldn’t manage to look nice on the other 347 pics (the hand 💁🏻🤦🏻♀️), you get to see the pores and hairs of my zoomed and not filtered half face in the third pic. You’re welcome. #coffescrub#coffee#coffeetime#skincare#skincarelove#skincareobsessed#peeling#coffeepeeling#facescrub#skincarelove#skincarecommunity#coffeeart#coffeeatnight
So, my @caudalie order finally arrived (we had some mailman issues).
I was inspired by my mother to get the #vinosource Crème Sorbet Hydrante. A sorbet-like gel cream that melts on your skin and contains grape water, camomile and antioxidant polyphenols. It has hydrating and calming properties and is also hypoallergenic.
I’ve been eyeing this Vinosource Huile de Nuit Nourrissante for months. It is a rich night oil with 6 active oils: grape, jojoba, sesame, palmarosa, sunflower & rose oil, with omega 6 and vitamin E that is supposed to repair and calm the skin.
🍇🥀🌱🌿🌻🍇 I also got the Eau de Beauté aka Beauty Elixir but spritz-spritz and it burnt my sensitive skin right away. I passed it on to my bf because his skin seems to like it and he can be all fancy misting his face behind these instruments, microphones and computers. 🍊🌱🍇💨 You can swipe for the ingredient lists. #caudalie#vinosourcesorbet#frenchskincare#skincare#skinstagram#selfcare#skincareobsessed#oil#grapes#vinoinmybellyvinoonmyskin
@paparecipe_official Bombee Ginseng Red Honey Oil Mask Pack. The sheetmask that everybody already tried except me. 🙋🏻 Like the most of you I love the Papa Recipe Honey Mask and wanted to try the other variations so badly! Now, right on time for the 7th day of both the #autumnmasking and the #hpskincarechallenge mr. postman brought me a papa recipe-package. Themes of this muddy Friday are “Honey” and “Amortentia - or the product that you love the smell of”. This was very easy to combine. Trying out the Ginseng honey mask I can also tell that the typical papa recipe oriental honey scent is present. This one in particular has an additional ginseng scent to it - not too strong, just a side note. Beautiful.
My combination skin loved every minute of the 40 min wearing time and after letting the essence sink in, my skin was soft, hydrated and glowy without being oily therefore it didn’t need further hydration steps.
The product I ADORE the scent of and really can’t live a day without for 12 years now is my all time favorite perfume by Chanel, ✨#cocomademoiselle💫.
Btw this #harrypotter#skincarechallenge got me all in the mood of reading all volumes, thanks @gingersisterskin. And because fall. So. “Mr. and Mrs. Dursley of number four, Privet Drive, were proud to say that they were perfectly normal, thank you very much.” 🤸🏽♀️🙇🏻♀️📖 #potterhead#skincare#paparecipeginsenghoneymask#paparecipe#paparecipemask#skinstagram#sheetingbeauty#tiaskincare#sheetmask @smscott @visceralstardust
Another sheetmask from @beautyinhanguk that fits in a #skincarechallenge: the #autumnmasking challenge hosted by @smscott & @visceralstardust. Theme of day 6 is “Citrus” and the Centellian24 Madeca Derma Mask II is just fantastic! Citrus ingredients are bergamotte (a hybrid of sweet lime & bitter orange), orange & grapefruit. Then it has jasmine, olive, lavender, rose flower, geranium and sunflower oil. It also contains extracts like asparagus, cantella, algae, and rice & soybean protein as well as copaiba balm. It has just everything you can think of. BUT: it doesn’t contain sodium hyaluronate or hyaluronic acid, Yay!!!! 🙌🏽
As you can see I masked with my students. We have music school holidays, but I like to do some workshops with my ladies now and then. This workshop however also turned out into a little spa workshop. You can never start too early with skincare right?
Back to this mask. It was wonderful. Also it had an elegant and subtle citrus scent (but no citrus aroma will ever beat the noble scent the gesgep sheetmask had)! My skin was moisturized to the fullest and we went on working with glowy skin.
@shereenmeiyee, again, you’re doing such a magnificent job! Honestly. Can’t wait till your shop reopens! 😘🌺 #sheetingbeauty#cantellian24#sheetmask#skinstagram#sheetmaskaddict#tiaskincare#skincareregime#skincare
Day 4 “⚡️👓” | #hpskincarechallenge by @gingersisterskin combined with day 5 | #autumnmasking by @smscott & @visceralstardust “tree”.
I bought those UV-proof glasses in Pula, Croatia this year. Can you see the cute “diamonds” on each cat eye glass? 😍👌🏽
The sheetmask I’m wearing it the @gesgep Preparing Mask I got in my #bespokebox by the beautiful @shereenmeiyee that rocks her marvelous shop @beautyinhanguk.
Because my skin is a fucking bitch and doesn’t tolerate tea tree i decided to use a mask with ingredients that can fall of a tree. And because I desperately wanted to use this mask. Look how pretty and elegant the packaging is! But if you take a closer look at the ingredient list you see that there’s plenty of fruit oils in this mask: olive, lemon, orange, grapefruit! And it smells also kind of citrusy but in an subtile and elegant way, not the toilet cleaner citrusy way. I caught myself moving my face like a weirdo just to take a sniff of this fine scent. No sheetmask I’ve ever tried before smelled that way!
The essence is milky and sank in immediately when I spread it on my hands. The fit is simply great.
So this mask lasted for 45 mins while it was still wet when I took it off. My face was moisturized and happy after that mask! No sticky residue but a plump face.
Day 5 of the hpchallenge is “treat your lightning bold” which means “best product for scar treatment”. Well, I don’t have acne scars but I do have huge scars around my nose and above my upper lip because of my right sided cleft. The upper lip scar was 22 yrs old when it got cut out because it pulled on my lip and made me look like a lioness. Now I have a new one that will be 12 yo in Feb, same as her twins around the nose.
So. I can tell you that -for my scars- neither stuff like BiOil nor some fishy smelling prescription gel creams really works. The cuts are too deep. Not that I’d care because I know my face with scars since I know about myself: #iwokeuplikethis 💁🏻 #tree#gesgep#gesgepsheetmask#skinstagram#skincare#sheetmask#sheetmaskaddict#tiaskincare#sheetingbeauty#skincareregime#skincarechallenge#potterhead
Day 2 | tea | #autumnmasking by @smscott & @visceralstardust |
am piggy head sun moon lake black tea instant repairing mask.
I already tried one piggy head sheetmask when the beautiful and genuine @seoul.fleur was so kind to send me one. It was the green tea purifying mask which I found great and therefore I bought the whole set.
This sheetmask had a lot to repair though. My face started burning after a few minutes. I was like “okay this too shall pass” but this shit kept on burning that I almost fainted! I managed to have it on for 15 min (I know! Why tho?!) but I checked if it gave me some irritation. Which it didn’t.
The essence also dropped down my décolleté. 🙄
After I took off the mask the burning “sensation” continued. I had to wipe away the essence that was on my face. My face is numb now. Great.
My face looked dry and dull. On went the Stratia Gold on my skin. Like 10 pumps of that shit!
I feel like the grumpy skincare cat but at the moment I hate skincare. Because nothing I choose seems to suit my face. 😒
1st day of the #autumnmasking challenge by @smscott & @visceralstardust | theme: 🎃. This TooCoolForSchool Pumpkin Sleeping pack was the only pumpkin thing I had at hand. And it was gross. I never hated something so deeply from the bottom of my heart like I hate skincare that gives me pimples. My skin isn't happy at all and I saw that after a few minutes. Had to wash off my routine and start all over. 😑 #pumpkin#pumpkinmask#motd#kbcommunity#skincarecommunity#abcommunity#tiaskincare
It's premiere day!
Tonight we'll be standing on the stage of a sold out theatre, playing some sweet soul music at a play called "SoulKitchen" with wonderful actors. Till the end of the year we'll be doing this 1-2 times a week. 🎭
I enjoyed masking in this sweet and thrilling ambience before heading to the theatre. I adore the silent hours before heading to a gig. The little habits you get. Putting on some make up. Choosing the dress you'll wear. Shoes. Make your hair. Pack your stuff. Cursing on the nail polish that you always put on too late and end up with nails like a 5 year old. Remove the nail polish. The whole process is like a personal mojo you're building up haha.
So this mask. Espresso Revital Ampoules Mask by Double&Zero for day 29 of the #maskmadness by @maskaddict, @mapletreeblog & @miirushop which is coffee break themed. Somehow the packaging suits my orange hair and black blouse perfectly, although I look like a 19th century witch with the mask on - perfect theatre outfit I'd say. ⚡️👌🏽😂😂😂
The scent is rather Irish coffee which reminded me of looking forward to the amounts of alcohol I'm about to drink tonight at the after show party. You have to be positive right?
It was drenched in essence and the coffee scent lingered while the alcohol scent disappeared. I left this mask on for 20 mins and it was still wet. Same for my face. It took an hour until everything was absorbed. Lots of patting. But the hour of having a wet face was worth it because you'll get rewarded with a nice glow.
I got this mask in my July #7luxbox by @myfacetory #sheetingbeauty#coffee#coffeesheetmask#coffeemask#doublenzero#kbcommunity#abcommunity#tiaskincare#smotd#sheetmaskaddict#skincare#kbeauty
#maskmadness | day 28 | vegetables
This Black Truffle Aqua Mask by H.lab will probably burn the hell outta my face because H.A. is on the fifth place but I had to try a truffle mask finally! Truffle! I love that shit on my food!
This mask was in the @myfacetory July #7luxbox.
It didn't smell like truffles (thank God!), rather like a normal sheetmask.
After 15 mins of wearing the sheet was still wet but I took it off. My skin was tacky for hours - just kidding. 30 mins. No breakouts or redness. But a mighty GLOW! Glow power! 🙌🏽 This was my morning mask at 1 pm and if you're rushing, this would not be the best mask to use because it needs lots of patting and time to absorb. But if you have rehearsals at 4pm and therefore plenty of time before your next appointment like me - go for it! #sheetingbeauty#truffle#trufflemask#trufflesheetnask#hlabkorea @___h.lab #happymasking#kbcommunity#abcommunity#kbeauty#koreanskincare#sheetmask#smotd#tiaskincare