Clinique Pop Lipsticks

Tuesday, 8 December 2015

The Best Festive Hot Chocolate

Monday, 7 December 2015

December Beauty Essentials

Tuesday, 24 November 2015

There are Autumn/Winter essentials and there are December essentials. Those two are very, very different things. Even though I won't be going to any special party this month (I prefer the blankets and the good films), I do love to make myself look all christmassy. That means: sparkly makeup, glittery nails and a red lip!

Red lipstick

Clinique Pop in Berry Pop
I love the Clinique Pop collection! The range is so wide, there are basically enough colours to pick from for every time of the year. The colour berry pop is the perfect dark red for me. It reminds me a lot of Rimmel By Kate in 107, but this one is a lot more moisturizing. At the moment I can't wear the 107 because my lips are just too dry. The Clinique Pop lipsticks actually feel nice and soft on my lips, but have a great staying power as well. 

Bourjois Rouge Edition 12H in 34, Cherry my cherie
This beautiful red colour just screams Christmas to me. The formula of this Bourjois lipstick is also very nice and moisturizing. 

Autumn in Amsterdam

Friday, 16 October 2015

My First Experience With Yankee Candle

Saturday, 10 October 2015

September Favourites

Sunday, 4 October 2015

Hey everyone!

Can you believe it's October already? I can't believe how quickly time goes. September was a very busy month for me. After three months of summer holidays it was quite difficult for me to get back into the whole studying routine. I still don't feel like I'm on top of things, but I'm trying not to freak out about it and just enjoy my favourite months of the year :). 

 I bought quite a lot of new beauty products this month, but there are also a lot of old favourites I've already talked about a million times. Hope you enjoy!

Autumn Beauty Essentials

Friday, 18 September 2015

Changes in the weather ask for changes in your beauty products. When autumn begins I love to change up my makeup looks. I tend to go for a darker lip, a bronze eye and warmer toned blushes in the autumn/winter months. 

These products are my absolute autumn essentials.


Apple & Flower Picking

Wednesday, 16 September 2015

I've been working at a tea room at a social care farm (a farm where people with disabilities work) for over four years now. I know it's a beautiful place where you can do lots of different things, like apple picking in autumn, strawberry picking in summer, flower picking and just walking around and enjoying the beautiful Dutch nature. But, because I'm always working at the tea room when I'm there, I never actually get to do these things. So last week I decided it was about time that I would take my camera and go to this beautiful place as a visitor, not as an employee. I asked my little nephew to come with me and on a beautiful Wednesday afternoon we finally went. 

Favourites of Summer 2015

Monday, 14 September 2015

Hey everyone!

I'm back after quite a long time of absence. The start of uni kind of kicked in. I always get a bit overwelmed by everything I need to do and it always makes me feel very stressed. But now that everything has gone back to normal it's time to start blogging again! 

Because we're almost at the second half of September (can you believe it?) I guess we can say summer is officially over. Not that I'm sad about it, because I am super excited for autumn and winter. September-December is without any doubt my favourite time of the year. Prepare for lots of blogposts with autumn in the title!

But for now, here's my last summer-related blogposts. Since I haven't done any monthly favourites over the past few months, I thought I would show you my summer favourites. These are my absolute favourite products and random things from the beginning of June until the end of August. 

Review: Origins GinZing Energy-boosting moisturizer

Wednesday, 5 August 2015

Exploring Around Lake Geneva

Monday, 3 August 2015

Long Car Journey Essentials

Thursday, 23 July 2015

Hey everyone,

I've seen many articles and videos about in-haul flight essentials, but I know not everyone goes on holiday by plane. I'm actually going to the French alps with my parents and my brothers tomorrow by car, which is about a 1000 km drive. Our back seat is not particularly spacious, so I can only keep a minimum number of things with me during the ride. These are my essentials - the things I need to have with me on the road.

Inside My Holiday Makeup Bag

Wednesday, 22 July 2015

Hey everyone!

I'm almost going on holiday to France and I absolutely can't wait! Since I find it really interesting to read people's posts and watch people's videos about what is in their travel makeup bags, I decided I would show you as well. 
Some of you might think I take a lot with me, which essentially is true. If I would go away for only a few days I wouldn't take 25% of the amount I'm taking now. But I'm going away for two weeks and I just love to try out new things when I'm on holiday.

Outfit: Summer Walk in the Forest

Sunday, 19 July 2015

Photo Diary #1 - Tourists in Our Own Country

Recent Beauty Purchases

Saturday, 18 July 2015

Over the last couple of weeks I've been buying quite a few beauty products. I've been trying them all out for a while now so I thought it was time to show you what I've got and what I think of them!

H&M Brushes Reviewed

Friday, 17 July 2015

Hey everyone,

A couple of months ago I bought a couple of H&M brushes with the idea of reviewing them for my blog, but I completely forgot about it until just now. So, it might be a bit late, but here it is!

Outfit: A day at a theme park

Thursday, 16 July 2015

Hey everyone,

Last week I stayed with one of my best friends to have a little holiday in our own country. One of the best things we did that week was visiting Walibi World, the successor of the Dutch Six Flags. I've never been in so many rides on one day before and I absolutely loved them. I think you never get too old for rides. 
I wanted to wear something comfortable, so I went for a pair of jeans with a nice top and a fake leather jacket. Because we had to walk all day, I wore my New Balance trainers. They really are the most comfortable shoes ever! To make the outfit a bit more fun I wore a lot of bracelets.

Heat-proof Makeup Look

Thursday, 2 July 2015

Summer Skincare Routine

Monday, 29 June 2015

Hey everyone!

It's been over a month since I uploaded my last post. The end of the college year really required all of my time. But I've passed all of my exams and I can finally say it's summer vacation! I'll tell you all about my first year at University in another post. 

Last December, I wrote this post about my skincare routine. Everything I used back then was under €10. This was the first proper routine I ever used. I noticed huge differences in my skin, so I became a lot more interested in skincare. I wanted to try other things and wanted to see if they worked even better. Now, a good six months later, I've experimented a lot more with skincare and found some products that I really love and will keep purchasing. 

This is my summer routine. I've been using this routine for the past couple of weeks and I'm sure I will be using it in the upcoming summer months as well. The products are very lightweighted and cooling, so they are perfect for summer. 
There will be separate reviews of the majority of the products on my blog soon, so keep an eye out for those!

My first attempt at film photography

Friday, 15 May 2015

As I've mentioned before, my granddad recently gave me his old analogue camera. I couldn't wait to take my first photos with it, so when my family and I went to Belgium at the beginning of May, I decided to experiment a lot. I developed the first 36 photos, and they didn't turn out all that bad! I edited them a little bit, just to make them a little bit brighter and give them some contrasts. Here are some of the photos I took! 

A Wooden Watch

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

I love watches. My granddad is a clockmaker and my dad and my brothers also have a growing collection of watches, so it's probably in my DNA. So when I received an email from a brand called JORD a couple of weeks ago, my heart started to beat a little faster.

Review: Catrice Luxury Nudes Nail Polishes

Wednesday, 6 May 2015

Top 5 Tuesday: Everyday Wear Lip Products

Tuesday, 5 May 2015

Outfit: A Day in Brussels

Monday, 4 May 2015

Maybelline the Falsies Mascara Review

Wednesday, 29 April 2015

Spring Primark Haul 2015

Tuesday, 17 March 2015

Do you know that feeling when you're thinking about something and you just can't stop thinking about it until you've done it? That's what I had with Primark today. The idea to go to Primark after uni came up in my head when I was in the train on my way to uni this morning. And, 14 hours later and €59 lighter, I have a haul for you!
I was really suprised with the amazing things they had. Normally I don't really buy clothes at Primark, but their quality keeps improving. 

A new way to capture

Tuesday, 10 March 2015

A few weeks ago my granddad and I were talking about photography. He told me he found it amazing that you can fit thousands of photos on a memory card, while formerly you could only take 36 photos on a photo film. I said that I would actually really like that, because you really have to think about the moments you find worth capturing. He asked me if I would like to have his analogue SLR. I obviously didn't have to think twice about that question! I honestly didn't even know he had such a cool camera, probably because, to his own words, he had been lying in a drawer for over 10 years. But now it's in my possession and it's going to be used more than ever! My granddad even bought me new films and ordered special batteries that go inside of the camera, how sweet!

Next week, after my classes, I'm going take the train to Amsterdam and experiment lots with my new love. When I have my first film developed, I will doubtlessly share the results with you!

♥, Annemarie

Today on my face #1 - Light spring makeup

Monday, 9 March 2015

Maybelline Colour Tattoo Review

Sunday, 8 March 2015

Hey everyone!

Meet my newest obsession: the Maybelline Color Tattoos. I was thinking about buying one for quite a long time, but I always found them a bit too pricey. When I saw there they had a 1+1 free deal for Maybelline products at our local drugstore, I immidiately went there to buy two of them. I didn't have to think a second about what colours I wanted to have, because I spotted Pink Gold and On and on Bronze, which I both absolutely loved. Within a minute I had left the store again. 
After a bit of experimenting with the Color Tattoos, I went back later that week to buy a white (Infinite White) one as well, just to use as an eyeshadow base. 
Read my experiences with this eyeshadows here!

Tumblr Spring Inspiration <3

Wednesday, 4 March 2015

Hey loves,

At the moment I'm at the stage where I'm completely done with winter. After Christmas and New Year's Eve the only thing I could think of was spring. I can't wait to go outside without having to wear a million layers. Take lots of (blog)photo's, visit nice cities, sit on terrasses, eat icecream, wear floral dresses, have picnics in the parc... Until it finally starts to feel like spring, I will be wandering around tumblr with a blanket around me searching for spring pictures. Here are some of the beautiful pictures I found! You can find my full tumblr page at 

♥, Annemarie

50 facts about me!

Friday, 20 February 2015

Hey there! I've been blogging for over 7 months now and I realized you don't know much about me as a person yet. To get to know me a bit better, I decided to do the 50 facts about me tag. So here are 50 random about me!

1.       I was 14 when I first travelled by train. We had to be in there for 5 minutes for a school trip.

2.       Before an exam period everything has to be tidy, including my wardrobe and the boxes underneath my bed.

3.     I drink my coffee with lots of milk because I don't like the tast of coffee itself. 

The Best Part of Working Out... (Workout Clothes Haul)

Wednesday, 18 February 2015

... is to buy new workout clothes, right?!  I've signed up for a 12km run in May and am trying to run 3 times a week. Therefore I needed some more workout clothes!
Because I didn't want to spend hundreds of euros (let's be honest, we'll have to wait and see if I'm gonna keep doing this), I went to They have a really good sports selection and I bought quite a few bits from there. Some of the clothes are even from the sale, how great is that? I can't wait to go for a run in this functional but fashionable workoutfits!

My Healthy Favourites

Thursday, 8 January 2015

One of my New Year’s Resolutions (and of ¾ of all human beings) is to eat healthier. I’m not the worst unhealthy eater, but there’s always room for improvement. Yesterday I went to the local grocery store with my mum and bought lots of fruits and vegetables. When we got home, I immediately made us a delicious smoothie. For lunch I made us a delicious avocado toast with egg on top of it. Because this two easy recipes are my absolute favourites, I thought I would show you how I made them. 

December Favourites

Saturday, 3 January 2015

And that was the end of december. And the end of 2014. I really can't believe how quickly time goes. But a new month means a new monthly favourites post! There's a lot of red in this one, but what else would you expect around Christmas?

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