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Fashion trends will always come and go. But this Autumn, they are classy, a bit sassy, modern but still somehow vintage… they’re absolutely amazing! When I started my shopping spree for Fall I realised that I literally wanted to buy everything (GUILTY!).

I love that simplicity and minimalism are finally back. Have you seen the ‘Back to the Office’ collections? I scrolled and scrolled and kept seeing elegant and stylish items I’d love to wear at least once.

Another thing that I love about this year is that women are finally 100% encouraged to wear suits. Of course, I love dresses, who doesn’t? But I also like to try something new. A suit can make a woman look so strong and confident! It’s amazing how fashion can make you feel, right?

Let’s skip the chit chat and get to serious the business, shall we? You’re here to discover the best 10 fashion trends this year after all! Continue reading and see which pieces you’d like to have in your wardrobe.

1. Cowboy Boots 👢

I’ve recently visited one of the world’s fashion capitals – Rome. Well, I promise you that every stylish woman there owned a pair of cowboy boots! Not only they are extremely comfortable, but they can totally be the statement piece you need to complete your look this Autumn. As I told you before and you might already feel the same, fashion trends usually come and go. However, cowboy boots were also a trend back in the day. I still know people that loved wearing them even if they weren’t as popular as how they used to be.

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I actually believe that these boots were always a classy pair you must have in your wardrobe. Not only you can style them in as many outfits as you can think of, but their history makes them more special.

You can wear them with dresses, leather pants, blue jeans or shorts. You can transform your casual look in a casual chic look in seconds.

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2. White Hats 👒

White hats are also kind of classic. However, people love wearing beige and Earth tones these days. If you enjoy these, I suggest you try to change things a little bit and go for a white hat. If you choose a similar one to the one I’m wearing in the picture, you’ll see how well structured and refined your whole appearance will become.

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Also, white hats are an amazing piece if you want to go for a monochromatic look. Just imagine how beautiful an all white outfit will be in an Autumn landscape.

However, if you plan on going out in the evening you can try a black and white look. The hat will be the cherry on top. After all, accessorising is everything! 😉

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3. Empowering Suits 🔥

I love that this Autumn’s fashion trends encourage women all over the world to wear suits. A suit can easily make you feel confident and powerful. Casual but also very elegant, suits are perfect for any occasion. You can go to office and look fresh out of a magazine and also go out in the evening and feel sexy.

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For example, the suit in the picture is perfect for both occasions. It all depends on how you accessorise it. If you’d like to wear it to the office, you can wear a clean white top underneath. However, if you’d like to wear it in the evening, a lace bodysuit or bralette will look amazing!

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4. Old money vest 🌟

The old money aesthetic is one of the new fashion trends this fall. Therefore, vests are an amazing piece of clothing you can own this Autumn. Vests can also be very casual and warm for cold autumn days. However, you can make your fit look very expensive and vintage if you decide wearing this item.

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Also, you have so many options for outfits. You can wear sweaters, long sleeves, chemises and so many more blouses underneath.

Make your fits look fashionable with a vest like this one.

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5. White shirt 🏳

Shirts have always been a must have! They’re so classy. You can style them with trousers, jeans and skirts of any type.

There are so many options this season – from short ones to long ones; from ruffled sleeves to puffed shoulders. Choose the ones you love and get ready to go back to office.

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6. Silk Dresses ☁️

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You literally have so many options when it comes to silk dresses. I absolutely love how well they can make your body look. There are also many styles you can try with silk dresses. For example, you can wear a long sleeved top underneath and also cover yourself up with a trench coat. I’ve also seen lots of influencers and celebrities that love wearing knee high boots with long silk dresses. You’ll look absolutely stunning and fashionable and your fit will also still be warm enough for the colder days that are yet to come 🙂

7. Blazers ✔️

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I believe dark green looks amazing in the Fall landscape and it’s also a fun & different colour option for a blazer. Elegant and really classy, a blazer will complete your look anytime during Autumn. You can go for a casual fit and style it with jeans and a plain t-shirt. Also, a blazer goes amazing with office trousers and heels. So many options, right?

Also, if you ever decide buying this piece, you won’t have to worry about finding your statement piece because this is the one. You can literally wear an all black outfit and still look very trendy if you decide to put a blazer on. What do you think about this?

8. Leather loafers ⭐️

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Loafers are still trending this season. If you ever feel tired to wear heels, but still want to have an elegant look, loafers are your best option. You can style them with most of your office clothes. They look amazing with trousers but also with jeans. Personally, I like how leather loafers look whilst paired with a trench coat – the most Parisian look ever. Put your red lipstick on and be the powerful woman you are.

9. Tweed skirts ❤️

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Chanel set the tone a few years back and showed us the elegance and beauty of tweed skirts. For example, the this red skirt’s fabric is perfect for Autumn. It will keep you warm as much as a skirt can. Personally, I love how confident can the red colour make a woman look. Your fit will be in the spotlight, I promise!

When it comes to skirts, you can also chose either an elegant or a casual look. Remember that it’s up to you and the place you’re heading to!

10. Corsets/Bodysuits 💛

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Well, of course I had to mention corsets. These are like the trendiest pieces this Fall. You can wear them with suits, like in the example above. Also, you can style them with casual and even baggy jeans if you’re going for a simple and comfortable look. These pieces go well with everything and they are a statement piece you need to have this fall!

All things considered, there are many fashion trends you can follow with this Autumn. However, these ten are my favourites. What are your favourite fashion trends this year? Slide in my Instagram DM’s (@notagirlygal) and let me know.

Until next time,

Miss Andrada

XOXO

Fashion accessories have my heart. Especially during Autumn because it’s the perfect season for accessorising and creating innovative looks. You’ll get to rock over the knee boots, printed scarves, elegant hats, leather gloves, trench coats and so many other gorgeous pieces. Oh, I find Autumn fashion so chic & fun because there’s so much variety in terms of outfits, you can wear a new combo every single day.

If you want to know which are THE best fashion accessories to try in 2021, this is the perfect article for you. Let’s discover the must haves of this season.

1. Platforms – still TRENDING!

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Versace, Prada and Schiaparelli helped us remember how cool platforms used to be. Be brave and get up on these boots! You can style them with dresses and skirts for a 00s look, plus your legs will look longer and thinner. Do you remember Bratz? Well, with the right pair of platforms, you’ll feel like the newest member of the gang!

If you want to go for a sharper look, you can try shoulder pads jackets and straight skirts/dresses/pants. If you add a pair of platforms with a linear heel, your look will become more editorial.

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2. Moonboots

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Are chunky shoes the newest trend? 100%. If in the previous heading we talked about platforms, it’s now time to unleash our next trend. I’m positive you might’ve even forgot about … Moonboots!

They were such a trend in the 00s. However, they had a glow down almost immediately and people didn’t like them anymore. However, now in 2021, Moonboots are a trend again. Chanel, Dolce & Gabanna, Chloé and Ottolinger created various variations of the retro Moonboot. Classier and perfectly adapted to 2021, this new concept has been adapted by many trend setters.

Moonboots look great with baggy outfits, skinny jeans and many more combos. Hello, retro chic look!

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3. Hobo bags

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Hobo bags are staying for Autumn! They can make your outfit look expensive in seconds. For example, if you decide to go for a casual look such as: jeans, hoodie and sneakers; a shoulder hobo bag will complete the fit. Equally, you will look stunning whilst wearing it with a white shirt & a skirt. Hello, Instagram followers 😉

These are just some examples that I like, but there are so many alternatives of the Hobo bag, I’m sure you can find the one.

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4. Rectangular Sunglasses – Fashion Accessories

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Rectangular shades are such a statement accessory. You can wear a simple outfit and complete the look with a luxury pair of sunglasses. That way, your look will be taken to the next level in seconds. These Balenciaga ones are my all time favourites!

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5. Statement Rings

The statement rings are one of my favourite fashion accessories this fall. Golden ones especially! They can easily make your fit look elegant and expensive. You can go for thick and gold ones for evenings. They look amazing if you chose a black outfit.

For a sunny day you can chose colourful ones made of resin. They are such a trend on TikTok right now. Also, for work days, you can chose multiple ones that go with the watch you’re wearing.

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All things considered, this Autumn you can try different trends that can make your outfits look so cool without much effort. Just have fun with it and enjoy experimenting with new items 🙂

Until next time,

Miss Andrada

XOXO

Hydrated hair during Summer is quite a goal, right? All the high temperatures, the UV rays you expose your hair to during Summer can produce damage and dehydration to your hair. Trust me, been there, done that. I know how hard it is to make your hair shiny and smooth after a day at the pool. And it’s especially hard if you have dyed hair.

I believe every one of us out there wants her hair to look like a shampoo ad, right? Well, this Summer I’ve discovered the secret for that: Morroccanoil! As long as you maintain your hair fresh with the right products you’ll have no problem in achieving a hydrated hair. Continue reading to uncover my newest routine.

Moroccanoil Hydration set

This Moroccanoil Repair Set is all you need! All the products come in a cute travel bag making everything really aesthetic. These are the only four products that you really need: hydration mask, conditioner, shampoo and a hair treatment.

All of these items are rich in nutrition, offer smoothness and are made to keep your hair frizz free. You can use them on every type of scalp and hair. Also, I promise their scent is incredible. Plus, you’ll see results after the first use. How amazing, right?

The First Step

Before entering the shower brush your hair. You can then abundantly wet it. After your hair is ready, use the Moroccanoil Shampoo. Massage your scalp and take your time. After you’ve cleansed your hair entirely you can rinse it. Make sure you’ve cleaned all the product in it.

The Second step

After you’re done with shampooing, gently squeeze the excess water in your hair. It’s now time to apply the conditioner. Apply the product from the mid-length to the end of your hair. Make sure you’ve applied it and leave it on for 2-3 minutes (I try to do a little meditation whilst I’m at it because my patience is 0). After the time has passed, rinse your hair well and get ready for step three.

The Third step

Your hair is now super clean and you can continue with your normal shower routine. Once you’ve finished, dry your hair a little with on old T-shit (avoid towels as they dry your hair out).

The Fourth step

You can now apply a small amount of the Moroccanoil Treatment to your towel dried hair. Don’t apply it to the roots. Use the product from the mid-length to the ends of your hair. After you’ve finished you can style your hair however you wish.

This hair routine really helped me get through this Summer with healthy and hydrated hair. The heat has always been quite problematic to my hair, therefore I love my newest hair routine. Being able to look this fresh has a great impact on my mood and way of being. Believe it or not, but these products have made wonders for my hair.

Have you tried them? What is YOUR hair routine? Slide in my Instagram (@notagirlygal) DM’s and let me know.

Until next time,

Miss Andrada

XOXO

I’m obsessed with Summer bags! Since a while now, I started to focus on more premium brands and chose to shop more ethically instead of getting cheaper bags that last about a season or two. The following bags are trendy now and will continue to be seasons to come, so they’re totally worth it! 😉

1. Cross body minis

They are so classy and elegant. They can go with both day & night outfits. For example, this DKNY cross body is immaculate. The details are stunning, and I just love the fact that it’s black and fits with almost everything. Take a look at the details, look how pretty and professional they are. Go for a bag like this and make your outfit look expensive in seconds. Moreover, the gold details are amazing for this Summer; just imagine how pretty they would look on tanned skin. Eeeek! I’m in love!

2. The Tote Bag

Oh Marc Jacobs, you’ve successfully amazed me again. I simply love this Tote Bag. Its simplicity makes it perfect for a day out. However, I like the fact that it can be worn during the evening too. You can casually style this bag and make it look amazing. All I have in mind when I look at this bag is a white monochrome outfit. A pretty dress, a statement hat, some sandals and this beauty of a bag putting everything together. I don’t know if you can read my enthusiasm, but I’ve decided that this is one of the Summer bags I need in my wardrobe!

3. The Snapshot

Marc Jacobs just won’t let us down this Summer. Pretty and minimal, this snapshot bag is the key to a casual night out. You can only fit the necessities in it. It’s actually a benefit because you won’t carry too many things with you. Also, its shape can make a fit look so interesting. I believe that even if it’s black and quite simple, it also looks like a statement piece. I can imagine myself wearing a black classy jumpsuit accompanied by this bag. How pretty right?

4. Picnic Mini Tote

This pink Picnic Mini Tote bag from Guess is making me dream of relaxing days! It’s perfect for a brunch, a casual day out, events during the day, literally everything. Even if you can easily style it with jeans, I believe this bag is made to be worn with dresses. The simplicity of the bag offers you the possibility to choose the most detailed dresses; which is nice considering people tend to wear more colourful clothes during Summer. This Mini Tote will make your fit look chic and trendy even if you didn’t feel like dressing up!

5. Jacquemus

This miniature bag is literally everything. I can see it with a minimal outfit, but accompanied by statement jewellery. I love how simple, buy still elegant it looks. After all, we all need a piece like this in our wardrobe. You can style it easily even if we’re talking about day or night. It’s an easy and smart choice. Actually, this bag inspires me to dress street casual. What do you think?

6. The Straw Bag

When it comes to Straw Bags, you won’t have to search for designers. Why? You might ask. Well, Straw Bags are often sold in different shapes and models by people that handmade them. The internet is full with these type of bags. They look wonderful if you’re going out on a hot day of Summer. Moreover, just imagine what a wonderful and fashionable outfit you can create for a beach day if you chose this type of bag as an accessory. I simply love this aesthetic. It will make you look natural, chic and feminine.

All things considered, I am a Summer bags fanatic but it’s nothing wrong with that (at least I think that). Bags are such beautiful and feminine accessories and I love how they can change an entire outfit.

Which one is your favourite and how would you style it? Slide in my Instagram DM’s (@notagirlygal) and let me know.

Until next time,

Miss Andrada

XOXO

It’s time for some more women empowerment! You find it hard to chose the perfect swimsuit? Well, I’ve come with a the perfect solution: ideas of swimsuits for every body type. I believe everyone’s seen those perfect bikini pictures on Instagram. Let’s get you ready for a fashionable Summer! Also , if you feel like needing other Summer tips and tricks you can now check my latest women empowerment articles .

Continue reading for some inspo and get ready for your next holiday! Just imagine yourself sipping a Martini by the pool and looking flawless!

1. Triangle Shape

Usually, if you have a triangle shape body type, your chest is smaller and your hips are wide. Therefore, you can look for something with a bit of coverage on the top. For example, bows and prints can create the illusion of a bigger chest. Also, you can go for bra tops or push up. Remember that your body is perfect the way it is. If you have a smaller chest, embrace it! The bandeau tops look amazing on you!

You can go for this amazing set from SwimSociety. The shape of the top won’t highlight your smaller chest. Moreover, the bikini is really flattering. Your hips will look amazing due to its V shape.

Also, the Gia bikini set from noire_swimwear is perfect for a small chest. The top will flatter your body shape and these bikinis are such a trend this year.

2. Inverted triangle shape

If your upper body is larger than your lower body, you probably have an inverted triangle body shape. There are so many swimsuits that will flatter you, maybe you just didn’t realise it yet. However, you can go for a bikini with ruffles for example. It will give the illusion of a bigger lower body. Add volume to your hips with the right bikinis and chose a simple top.

For instance, a Brazilian bikini is always welcomed for an inverted triangle body shape. A Brazilian bikini will make your behind look more toned. This haute_swimwear set really does the job.

However, if you are looking for a swimsuit, you can also check infsd.swimwear . This swimsuit, will not only accentuate your beautiful chest, but will also give the illusion of wider hips.

3. Rectangle shape

If you have a rectangle shaped body, the high waisted bottoms will do wonders for you. Making your waist look tinier and your hips wider, these bottoms will help you achieve the perfect Summer fit!

You can try this set from noire_swimwear. It’s not only extremely fashionable, but the bottoms and top will do the work for your rectangle shaped body.

However, if what you are looking for is a swimsuit, noire_swimwear also has an alternative. The belt on this swimsuit will also help you achieve the same illusion of a tinier waist and a wide lower body.

4. Hourglass shape

If your upper body is almost the same size as your lower body and your waist is tinnier, you have a hourglass body shape. Therefore, you have many options to chose from.

Considering your body shape, you can wear the basic bikini and top set without worrying. For instance, this SwimSociety set is a perfect example.

However, if you’re looking for a swimsuit. You can also chose something with details such a belt. This type of swimwear will accentuate your waist and will make your body shape look enchanting.

5. Diamond shape

If you have a diamond shaped body, you can emphasise on the chest in order to draw the attention from the belly. There are so many options. Remember to love your body the way it is and if you ever feel down, you can just check my other women empowerment articles! All bodies are perfect!

If you’re going for a set, you can chose a top that draws attention. For example, this top from kalkstore has such an interesting shape. Another bonus point is the V shape. It will accentuate your chest, just like we wanted!

However, if you’re more into swimsuits this infsd.swimwear piece is amazing. The V neck is perfect for your body shape and the little black line will make your waist look smaller in no time!

6. Rounded shape

If you have a rounded shape body, balconette bras and high waisted bikinis will be your ally. There are so many options you can try. Also, you can chose any colour or print you like without worrying.

If you are looking for the balconette top and high waisted bikinis set, you can try this beautiful pieces from SwimSociety.

However, if you want more coverage, you can consider trying a swimsuit that hides the belly and accentuates your beautiful curves. You can never go wrong with a little belt! This piece from SwimSociety is the perfect example.

All things considered, I believe every single body shape looks amazing if you know how to dress properly! Emphasise on your beautiful curves and chose the perfect swimsuits for this Summer! If you have other examples, feel free to DM me on my Instagram account (@notagirlygal ). And don’t forget: women empowerment is the key!

Until next time,

Miss Andrada

XOXO

Let’s talk about Summer perfumes. Each and every one of us have that one scent that make us feel absolutely beautiful and powerful. Today, I’m sharing with you the story behind mine. Keep on reading.

As you guys know I’m very much into woody and earthy scents in the winter and sometimes in the Summer too. However, from time to time I like to change things a little bit just to keep it interesting. 

I recently came across this gorgeous feminine scent ‘Queen of Seduction’ by Antonio Banderas. It goes perfectly with the mystery and magic lights of Dubai. Also, it makes me feel powerful and like I can conquer the world. I feel like I will always associate this scent with my Dubai trip and it will be forever close to my heart.

Queen of seduction notes – Summer perfumes

This gorgeous perfume was created with the following special notes. 

Top notes: Grapefruit and Raspberry

These top notes offer a fresh touch to your powerful scent. I don’t think I own any other perfume to present these, but I surely like the combination between them and the base notes. However, it’s a winner for me! 

Middle notes: Peony, Jasmine, Iris, Pink Pepper

Jasmine and Iris based fragrances are usually very seductive. I couldn’t say less about our hero perfume today. There’s something sexy about it that I really love. 

Base notes: Suede, Cedar and Amber 

Of course, there wouldn’t be a perfume that I like without amber and suede! I mean, you know how much I appreciate an oud or an Earthy scent. 

Who is this Summer perfume for? 

This perfume is for women who want to feel strong and feminine at the same time. Power and strength are not only masculine traits from my point of view. The more confident you are in yourself, the closer you will be to your goals. It’s pretty simple. Moreover, I strongly believe that more women should feel more empowered that they can actually achieve everything they put their mind to. Besides having the right mindset, there are some other things that you can do such as wearing the right perfume. 

Where can you find the Queen of Seduction? 

This empowering scent can be found on Notino UK at a very affordable price. Get yours and start exploring your powerful side. 

Now tell me, which are your favourite Summer perfumes?

Lots of love,

Miss Andrada (NotAGirlyGal)

Let’s talk about Summer dresses 2021 baby! As the Spring season has arrived, so did the new trends. It’s now time to complete our wardrobes with the trendiest dresses, the most delightful colours & prints and the most feminine cuts. I’ve put together a selection of 7 dresses that you need to be wearing this Summer at the beach, while sipping cocktails on a terrace and while dancing the night away. Let’s have a look ⚡️

1. Pink ruffles

This one’s an Instagram eye catcher. As a debut attire, we have this cute ruffle dress. I really like this one because its puffy sleeves give it such a distinguished look! You won’t feel too much like a doll because it’s quite short – the perfect combination between sexy and sweet. Plus, your legs will look incredibly long.

You can literally wear this dress on so many occasions during summer, from brunch to a walk in the park; this dress fits perfect for everything.

The trend firstly appeared long time ago. And guess what?! It obviously came back. Ruffles are a big part of the whole boho chic aesthetic. Therefore, if you loved the boho chic period somewhere in 2012, now it’s the perfect time to get one of these dresses. TikTok also had a great influence over the ruffle dresses. The cottage core aesthetic, which gained popularity and attention due to many TikTok users, is also perfect for ruffles!

2. The polka dot dress

Moving to the another one, this beautiful polka dots dress has won a well deserved place in my list.

The wide structure makes it easier to wear – your dress won’t be blown by the wind for sure. The dress can adjust its aesthetic value and enable you to wear it both on day and night time, obviously wearing the right shoes and accessories.

Considering how much prints are in trend right now, polka dot dresses are also a must try for 2021. Moreover, you can feel vintage and trendy at the same time!

3. Yellow pastels

This pastel yellow dress is such a jewel. The base of the dress is a yellow veil material in light tones which show off any pair of shoes you will choose.

My recommendation would be to wear it with a pair of colourful sandals, in order to spice up your fit. Don’t forget to wear it with confidence, cause I’m 100% sure you’ll rock it!

This type of tulle dresses are just perfect for any type of garden party or for more formal occasions during the day.

You can for sure see pastel yellow and green on every celebrity’s instagram at the moment. Pastel yellow bags, tops, vests and now dresses. Amazing, am I right?

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4. Pin-up inspo?

This green piece is definitely inspired by pin-up fashion, but it’s made relevant to our new age. Everything about this dress goes perfectly with the idea of a sunny day!

Energize yourself with some vitamin D and choose this dress for a girly, refined look. Perfect for a brunch, this type of dress will help radiate with positivity and happiness!

Also inspired from the cottage core aesthetic, these type of dresses are mostly worn by the teen influencers! You can check out Addison’s Rae instagram for more similar looks.

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5. Milky way

How could I forget the silky white dress? Silk dresses are for sure a trend this Summer and let me tell you, a silk white dress goes perfectly in the night scenery. The colour will accentuate your beautiful tan.

Moreover, its simplicity brings out so much elegance and refinement. You can accessorise it with pearls and gold jewellery. Your aesthetic will certainly glow while wearing this amazing summer fit.

These beautiful satin dress is for sure one thing Kendall Jenner would wear! Minimal and sexy, the white satin dresses became a trend immediately.

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6. Tiered midi dress

Imagine yourself visiting your favourite city. This dress is for sure one of the best fits in order to look fashionable, but still be comfortable! Its shape makes the dress so refreshing and perfect for summer.

Moreover, you can style it with mostly all types of sandals. Straw accessories, such as bags or hats, go perfectly with the beige colour of the dress. This type of accessories will also bring the look a summerish sparkle.

If you’ve ever followed influencers that love exploring and travelling a lot, you’ve probably seen these type of dresses a lot. They are such a trend now if you are up for some adventures!

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7. The desert dress

When it comes to summer dresses 2021, my last but not least recommendation is THE desert dress. I like to name it this way due to the many editorials that presented this type of dress in a desert scenario. The great part about this type of piece its that the dress itself is spectacular, therefore you won’t even have to accessorize it if you don’t feel like it.

Moreover, you can literally wear it everywhere and you’ll look just like a desert princess! Try it out and let me know how you’ve styled it.

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All things considered, this Summer will be for sure great from a fashion point of view. I literally can’t wait to see what trends are going to emerge! Slide into my Instagram DMs and let me know which dress was your favourite one!

Until next time,

Miss Andrada

XOXO

Creating and developing a self-care routine is crucial in maintaining a strong relationship with yourself. Actually, being able to take care of your body and to treat it as your temple is quite therapeutic.

A good self-care routine can also help you become more self-confident. You will feel better in your own skin and more empowered to action your day.

How to create your own self-care routine when you’re busy?

If there’s one thing that I completely understand nowadays, it’s how challenging can be to balance your career with your life & well-being. However, it’s SO important to take some time out just for yourself. If not, you’ll soon feel like you’re running a marathon. It’s actually OK to have leisure time and to use it however you like.

Your self-care routine shouldn’t take too much of your time actually – if time is a constraint for you. For example, you can start by paying attention to you when you wake up. Your skin will need hydration, you might want to take a shower, do anything that feels refreshing. With a great morning routine, your day will flow with positivity and your productivity level will increase significantly.

You should also dedicate a bit of time for your self-care routine before you go to bed . Therefore, even if you’re busy you can save one or two hours per day only for your self-care 🙂

My updated skin-care routine

I’m into more organic and more natural products lately. I was able to find some very exciting organic brands on the Notino website, so I had to try them for myself and share my experience with using them today.

First of all, I run a warm bath and apply a sheet mask. Actually, running a warm bath does wonders from time to time. It will relax you and set the a calm mood for the night. You blood will flow easier and you will be able to breathe much better. Moreover, it can also improve your immunity system, because the higher temperature is killing bacteria.

Then, I add this bath foam from Natura Siberica to the running water for it to lather. It smells divine and leaves my skin so soft. I highly need the hydration right now as I’m currently on my Roaccutane treatment. If you have dry skin, you have to try this.

Up next, I wash my body. This body wash – Fiora Siberica from Natura Siberica is very different from all the products I have used before. At first, it smells very strongly as straweberries, then it fades away. And that’s a GREAT aspect – it means it’s truly organic. As the label states – its ingredients are 99% organic.

When I have more time, I apply a body scrub too. This one smells so nice as honey & cinnamon – it reminds me of a sweet shop. Also, scrubbing your body is very beneficial – it will improve your circulation and it will also help in removing dead skin cells from the body’s surface.

After I dry my skin with a fluffy towel, I apply a hydrating body butter which is highly needed for me these days. I love the Rich Siberian White Body Butter by Natura Siberica as it’s VERY heavy. The benefits of using body butter are many but my favourite one is how well moisturised your skin is after you’ve applied the product.

In the end, I love the smell of the Dolce & Gabbana The One perfume. Therefore, I spray it on my wrist before I go to bed.

All things considered, having a self-care routine is really therapeutic. I love spending time with myself and I believe everyone should focus more on themselves, at least from time to time. What is your skin-care routine and what tips do you have for mine?

Until next time,

Miss Andrada 🙂

XOXO

Disclaimer: Blog post sponsored by Notino. As always words and opinions are my own.

Today I’ve prepared some of my favourite at home beauty tips for you.

Taking care of your face and your skin is so important these days due to all the pollution that surrounds cities and UV rays. Therefore, I’ve come up with 5 face masks you can make at home. I must admit I’ve tried most of them and for me, they made wonders.

I’ve always enjoyed sheet face masks and the miracles they do, but from time to time it’s good for our skin to receive something more natural. All the recipes contain natural ingredients, therefore even if you try the mask and it doesn’t work that well for you, there is no harm!

Get your ingredients ready and let’s do an amazing facial treatment at home 😉

1. Cucumber and Aloe Vera Hydrating Face Mask

Ingredients:

– Cucumber

– Aloe Vera gel/serum

Recipe:

1. Cut half of your cucumber into small slices

2. Mix them in a blender until their consistency becomes watery

3. Add two tablespoons of the aloe vera gel and blend again

How to apply?

Once you finished the mask itself, apply it evenly on your face and keep it on for about fifteen minutes to half an hour. Then, rise it off with water until your face is completely clean. Dry your face with a smooth towel and you’re hydrated!

The recipe is great considering that the cucumber has cooling properties and that the aloe vera works incredibly well in healing your skin and in the anti-ageing process.

2. Strawberry and Yogurt Hydrating Face Mask

Ingredients:

– 3 Strawberries

– Greek Yogurt

– Honey

Recipe:

1. Blend the three strawberries with a mixer until their consistency is smooth enough

2. Add two tablespoons of greek yogurt and mix

3. Add one tablespoon of honey and mix

How to apply?

After you’ve finished preparing the mask, apply it evenly to your face. The amount of time you leave it on for depends on how dry your skin actually is. Leave it on for ten minutes if your skin is dry and fifteen if your skin is oily.

This mask is has strawberries which contain vitamins and antioxidants and yogurt which is great because it exfoliates the dry skin.

3. Honey and Avocado Hydrating Face Mask

Ingredients:

– 1/4 of an avocado

– 2 tablespoons of honey

– A half of a tablespoon of cider vinegar

Recipe:

1. Add all of the three elements in a bowl and mix them until the consistency of the masks becomes smooth.

How to apply?

One of my at home beauty tips is to apply a thin layer of this mask to your clean skin. Let it on for about 10 minutes and the rinse it off with warm water. For the mask to provide visible effects you should try at least two times a month.

This masks composition is thorough considering that the avocado is great for hydration, the honey is a cleanser and the cider vinegar is a toner.

4. Pumpkin Hydrating Face Mask

Ingredients:

– 2 and a half tablespoons of pumpkin purée

– 1 tablespoon of honey

– 1 and a half tablespoons of lemon juice

Recipe:

1. Add the pumpkin purée in a bowl

2. Add one tablespoon of honey and mix them together

3. Add one and a half tablespoons of lemon juice and mix until all the ingredients are blended together

How to apply?

Your face should be clean and dried when you apply the mask on. You can use your fingers or a special brush, but make sure to apply it evenly. Let it sit on your face for about ten minutes then you can rinse it off with some warm water.

The pumpkin contains lots of fruit enzymes and will help in removing the dry cells off your skin. The honey is a healing ‘tool’ and the lemon juice contains antibacterial agents and Vitamin C.

5. Avocado and Banana Hydrating Face Mask

Ingredients:

– 1/4 of an avocado

– 1/3 of a banana

– Honey

Recipe:

1. Add the avocado and blend it until it becomes smooth

2. Add the banana and blend until the consistency of the mask is creamy

3. Add the honey and mix the ingredients one last time

How to apply?

Another one of my at home beauty tips is to apply this mask also as a thin layer due to its creamy consistency. Leave it on for about ten to fifteen minutes the rinse it off with warm water.

This face masks is one of my favourites due to its nourishing and hydrating properties. The avocado is an amazing healer and great as an anti-wrinkle product. The banana helps with moisturising the skin and the honey reduces inflammation and it’s high in antioxidants.

All things considered, enjoy a glass of wine and some time for yourself while keeping all these great DYI face masks on. Once you wash them off I bet you will probably have a much more hydrated skin and a better mood.

Which is YOUR favourite home made face mask?

With love,

Andrada x

Today I will share with you the best Spring 2021 make-up looks. From a simple and plain look to a vibrant and colourful one, this Spring, everything is possible ✨

Make-up in 2021 is so much more than just a touch of beauty. You can express yourself through make up whilst completing your look for the day. Embrace it and once you step in a room, you’ll be more radiant than ever – that is the power of good make-up.

Because this Spring the beauty industry has so many new trends you can try, I have put together the ultimate list with the best Spring 2021 make up looks.

Your Face Makeup

Before I start my list, we must take into consideration how different the times we live in are at the moment and how the trends changed over the years. In 2016 you used all your foundation bottles, lots of white concealer, bold contour and defined brows. Well, in 2021 the game has changed a lot.

Therefore, everyone goes for a more natural and glossier look these days. In the list below I will present you 5 different types of Spring make up. However, this paragraph is especially reserved for the face makeup due to its massive change and how natural it is now. You will also find the new trends for eyeshadow and lipstick below.

First of all, before you start your makeup don’t forget to apply some SPF 50 to your face – a must for anti-wrinkles and pigmentation! You can continue with a primer of your choice but I can suggest you try a shimmering one.

After these two important steps, you will start applying foundation in a small quantity and complete the look with a bit of concealer. Even if some time ago no one liked using blush, in 2021 I feel that you have to. Apply the blush and the contour considering your face shape and what points out your beautiful features. When it comes to your brows, you can try the soap brows trend or just draw them in a natural way. Complete your look with mascara or some foxy fake eyelashes.

1. Monochromatic

Be confident and risk it all with a monochromatic look. You can start with a radiant pink eyeshadow and use the exact same colour on your lips. This look is taken out of a fashion editorial , therefore you will look different and electric once you’ve finished your make up.

2. Bold Blush

Try blending some blush on your cheeks, temples and underneath your brow bones. This trend will make you look just like a spring fairy and will totally enlighten all of your face and features out in a natural and charming way. The best Spring 2021 make-up looks continues!

3. Gold Glitter Lids

After applying some brown toned eyeshadow, cut crease your lids and apply some powerful gold glitter pigment. Your whole face will brighten up and you will still look like a fashion icon this spring.

4. Add a bit of sparkle

This glitter trend created actually one of the best Spring 2021 make up looks. After you put on a base of nude eyeshadow, you should apply some glitter primer and then apply those wonderful little rhinestones that will level up your look for the day.

5. The nude lips are back

The nude lips are back and better than ever. The only thing you’ll have to do in order to complete this look is to line your lips with a nude lip pencil and then apply some gloss over. This look is not only easy to recreate but it is also such a trend and an inspiration for casual Spring days.

All things considered, these were the best Spring 2021 make up looks that I recommend you to try. Have you tried these trends and which one is your favourite?

Until next time,

Andrada xx