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Monday, August 14, 2017

Sad day + skincare addict!

The anniversary of my older brother's death is today, and even though it's been 9 years already, August 14 is still a pretty hard day for me every year. He was 17 when he died in 2008, so he would be 26 if he'd be alive today. I still think about him often, and I can't help but wonder if he'd be married by now, or if he'd have children. It feels a bit weird that my last memories of him are from when he was 17 (a lot younger than I am now), as he will forever be my big brother.

So because today is a sad day for me, I got the day off work to relax, which I'm very grateful for :) I figured I'd share some of my newly purchased beauty products!

As some of you may know, I'm a huge Chanel skincare fan. I bought the Chanel Hydra Beauty Micro Serum not too long ago, and I can't rave enough about how much I love it! At €115 for 50 ml, it's definitely a bit on the pricier side. But because you only need such a tiny little amount each time you use it, it lasts a really long time, and that makes it worth it to me.

Unfortunately I've run out of my Hydra Beauty Gel Crème a while back (also from Chanel), which is my favourite day cream ever. So when I was shopping for some beauty products a couple of days ago, I decided to pick it up again :) To be honest I only needed a new jar of Anastasia Dipbrow Pomade, and the cream I mentioned, but as you probably already expected of me, I left the store with a few more items, haha.

1. Hydra Beauty "Micro Gel Yeux" eyecream
2. Hydra Beauty Gel Crème
3. Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Pomade in "Taupe"
4. Hydra Beauty hydrating mask

Have you ever used Chanel skincare? What are your favourite skincare products?


  1. Do you have that under copy + paste 24/7, or do you just always write the same words over and over again? Seems exhausting!

  2. So sorry to hear about your brother. I think I remember you mentioning him before. I'm glad you took the day off and spent it on some things that you enjoy.

  3. Good to take the time off and just remember the good times with him while enjoying your day.

  4. Amei seus protudos, são lindos demais!
    Acho chique demais essa marca Chanel, pena que aqui no Brasil é caro. =/
    Beijos. ♥

    Diário da Lady

  5. I do hope his sweet memories will keep you strong, today and always. Warm greetings and best wishes.

  6. I don't think I've ever seen my wife with any

  7. Thanks a lot :D

    I love skin care products too but I've never tryed Chanel :( I use a lot of market products!

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  8. I'm so sorry to hear about your brother, be sure to treat yourself kindly as you remember him :) On a different note, these Chanel skincare goodies are beyond dreamy!

  9. Também odeio!

    Sinto muito pelo seu irmão.

    Bom, adorei os produtos!

    Ótima sexta!

    Beijo! ^^

  10. Sorry about your brother. Sad that he was so young.

    I've never yet tried any of Chanel's product but made a list from here to take on my next shopping trip. Thank you for sharing these.

  11. I can't imagine that a pain like that ever goes away, no matter how much time has passed. It's good of you to honor him, though, and to treat yourself a little, too. Cheers to that!

  12. I'm sure your brother is watching all over you...((((hugs))))

    PS Have never tried Chanel skincare but I've always loved the line's makeup, so I'm sure these products are just as amazing:)

  13. Thank you very much for your visits, I love your last post!!!kiss

  14. I'm so sorry for your loss - it must be such a painful day for you and your parents every year. It was a good idea to treat yourself and Chanel products are one of my favorites too!
    Sending lot of love to you and your family,
    Julia x

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  16. oh so sorry to hear about your brother! what a tragic loss, but so wonderful that you always keep a memory of him in your heart. <333
    be blessed!

  17. Oh sweetheart my best wishes and support to you

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