Friday, December 19, 2014

Fitspiration #2: recipes and good food

Hello everyone! 
How have you guys been doing? I'm back with a second "Fitspiration" post. I like seeing some food inspiration every once in a while, it keeps me motivated to eat clean and healthy.

Of course, I tackle some lifestyle subject sometimes and so I thought I'd share this with you guys too! This post includes some smoothie recipes, super foods and of course inspiration to eat healthy!

Click to enlarge the pictures! Have fun!
















Thursday, December 18, 2014

Perfect Christmas make-up look.

Hello everyone!
 Today I have a little photo tutorial for you. This is the Christmas make-up look I will be wearing. I hope you enjoy my post!


I started by applying my Essence I ♥ stage eyeshadow primer.

 

After applying the eyeshadow base, I started to apply a light brown colour in my crease. I did this using my blending brush. The colour that I'm using is from a MUA palette called "Ever after" palette - which is a palette full of nude matte colours. I find that this palette always comes in handy!


Then I went on to my MAC palette. I used a small brush to put "Espresso", a brown eyeshadow, in both my inner corner and outer corner.


As in every make-up look, you shouldn't forget to blend your eyeshadows. You can keep building the colour up. I applied some black eyeshadow, blended out and applied some more. You can make it just as intense as you want to.


After applying the black eyeshadow to both corners of my eye and blending it out, it's time to put some colour on the "naked" part of my eyelid. I decided to go for my MAC "Melon" pigment, but "Rose" looks really good as well. Festive!

MAC "Rose"
MAC "Melon"


The next step is applying eyeliner and mascara! 


And that's the finished look! 
I hope you like it! Let me know what you think! 




Fitspiration #1: body

Hey guys! A little while ago I told you I ran the 6 km. It's not a big achievement, but everyone has to start somewhere.
Eversince, I got the "fitness bug". It's not about losing weight for me, it's about getting healthier and fit. I've been saying for a long time that I want to get fit but I never really keep going. 

 

Right now I've been working out for about two weeks - 5 days a week and even though it's hard to continue if you don't see results immediately, I am determined to keep going. 

 

I looked up some inspirational pictures and I thought I'd share them with you. I made it into a series rightaway because there are so many things that inspire me. Not only "body", but also "workout", "food", that kind of stuff. 

Basically, they're just pretty pictures but they make me want to get healthy! I hope they do thesame  to you!



Have a good workout!


Source: Pictures are from Tumblr.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Fall make-up look ♥

I tried something new. I'm not a big fan of change, but sometimes I try something new. That's exactly what I did with this make-up look. I decided to make it a little darker and a little more wintery/smokey than I normally would.

It might not seem that dark at all in the pictures, but just remember that my pictures are taken in front of a huge window, so it's normal for my make-up to look a little bit lighter.

 

As always, I used some of my favourite shades by MAC for this make-up look. "Texture", an orange toned eyeshadow that I normally never use on my eyelid but I did today. I really like the results too! It's a little darker, but hey, it's December, we're allowed to wear a little bit of dark make-up sometimes.

In my crease I used "Bronze", followed by "Espresso" and just a little bit of black eyeshadow from my MUA "Undress me too" eyeshadow palette.
As usual I did my signature eyeliner! The liquid eyeliner and the mascara I like to use are by Essence.


Do you like this look? Would you wear it?

Have a good day!

Monday, December 15, 2014

Stunned.

 

I am stunned. Absolutely stunned.
I really surprised myself! About 10 days ago, a friend of mine asked if I didn't want to run 6km with her.
I said "yeah sure" (trying to be sarcastic) but she took it seriously and she seemed so happy - I really couldn't get out of it anymore. I'd feel so crappy breaking her heart. I always say that you shouldn't make promises unless you can keep them.
So I had to keep my promise. And I did. Last Friday night, with only 7 days of practice, I ran 6km. I'm still absolutely shocked!

About 5000 people participated!
Sure, I wasn't the fastest runner, but hey, I did it!
I'm still doing better than everyone else on the couch, right? That's what counts. And it was for "Think Pink" as well, which is an organisation again breast cancer, which makes me feel even better about running the 6km.
I might even do it again (but with more practice).
I know a lot of runners don't think it's a big deal, but everyone has to start somewhere. I started here, with 6km. And I'm absolutely stunned.


Have you ever done something you thought you'd never do?


The first and last picture are from Tumblr.