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How to: Contour for the Perfect Selfie with Manhattan INSTA products

Manhatten Insta Contouring

Is taking selfies a skill – can you actually learn how to take the perfect selfie? Well, I say absolutely yes! Funnily, I already took selfies when I was 14 years old with my Mum’s big digital camera and uploaded them on my MySpace profile… yup, I guess I always had a thing for social media, haha. But back then, however, nobody called these kind of pictures “selfies” … until this word was invented and suddenly selfies became a thing. On YouTube you can even find video of girls teaching you how to take the perfect selfie. But don’t worry guys, it’s not rocket science – that’s why I am showing you today how, even as a beginner, to take the perfect selfie with only two ingredients: 1) The right lighting, and 2) Manhattan INSTA products for contouring and highlighting!

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Exploring the Trend: Perfume Layering with Emporio Armani Stronger with You/Because Its You

Emporio Armani Because Its you

I love having a signature scent. A scent that reminds people of me. One that makes friends and family say Ranim, this totally smells like you. Then you know that you own that scent! Actually, this is not so easy to achieve. There are a couple of super popular perfumes out there that just everybody seems to have. And even though you might say that the same scent would smell differently on different skin, some perfumes are just too recognizable and strong to develop that uniqueness. Continue Reading

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Backstage with Wella Professionals and Berliner Modesalon at Berlin Fashion Week

Backstage with Wella Professionals at Berlin Fashion Week

“Only 20min until rehearsal! Guys, you need to be ready by then!” says one of the trend coaches of the Wella Professionals team backstage before the show by Antonia Goy.

The stress that designers experience right before they showcase their new collection during fashion week is pretty intense – I’m sure most of us can imagine that. Working half a year on a collection and having only 10 min to present it to the world is definitely nerve-wrecking. However, we do not think that much about all the other people involved in creating the perfect look for the runway. Dressers, stylists, make-up artists, hair stylists… of course they too must be pretty much under pressure! Continue Reading

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How to Protect your Hair from the Sun’s Damage during Summer

When I was a kid, my hair used to be almost blond during the summers. I remember my Mum cut one small piece of my blond hair in order to keep it as a proof for when I get older. She still has it wrapped in a piece of cloth I believe. Too funny.

The reason for my unusual blond hair was that every year my family and I went to spend the summer in Egypt – obviously with my hair being exposed to the strong sun the whole time. Continue Reading

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Aveda Experience Center Opening & Introducing Pramasana

Last week was a great one for Aveda – on May 18th they opened their very first Experience Center in Germany, of course it had to be in Berlin, at Hackeschen Höfe.  At the same time, they introduced a new product line called Pramasana Scalp Care. So basically I’m just going to divide this post into two parts, telling you a bit more about these two great happenings of which I was happy to be part of. Oh, if you are not familiar with Aveda yet, read my other posts here, and here or visit their website.

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Beauty Update 2017 – My favorite Beauty Products

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Beauty favorites

It’s been a while my friends since my last beauty post – so it’s time for an update! In fact, I’ve been researching a lot of products during the last couple of weeks and months, mainly focusing on skincare products for my face. The reason being that during autumn and winter 2016, my skin went back to puberty, breaking out heavily in parts of my face where I never used to get breakouts. So today I want to share with you what has worked for my skin, plus some of my favorite hair and make-up beauty products!

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