Sale Shopping: The Do’s and The Don’ts

I just love a good sale shopping spree! The town is full of bargains at the moment but those bargains can be deceitful. Sometimes there is a reason why an item ended up in sale and sometimes you will find the item of your dreams for half the price. To help you navigate through the racks full of fluorescent florals that hardly looked good on the model, I have compiled a list of the DO’s and the DON’Ts of sale shopping. All rules apply regardless if you are shopping in stores or online.

Photo credits: Snufkin at Stocksnap.io

DO

Plan ahead: Go through your wardrobe and see what you really need. Sales are great for filling in the gaps in your style story and replacing your trusted basics. Look through your calendar for any upcoming events that might require a new outfit. Set yourself a budget.

Buy basics: These pieces are the foundation of your wardrobe and need most often replacing. There is no point paying a full price for them when you can get a full update with a reduced price. I just replaced a bunch of T-shirts. Boring, but we do need them.

Buy classics: These pieces will give you joy for years to come. There are so many lists for the classics every woman and man needs to own but actually you define your own classics. A trench coat is a true classic but so is a biker jacket.

Buy items with WOW-factor: These are the items that make your wardrobe shine. It’s the 3rd stage when building a wardrobe after you have mapped your perfect basics & classics (see points above). These items tend to be pricey and are often made in a limited edition so if you manage to snatch one then you can congratulate yourself. Wear them with denim, flats or a plain T-shirt if the feel too OTT for normal day time use, see point below.

Consider price per wear: This is the real price of an item. The most expensive piece becomes a bargain if you wear it a lot throughout the years. The cheapest item becomes expensive if you wear it only once, or gasp, not even once.

Read the T&C: Check the store’s exchange and return policy. Different rules may apply to sale items.

Photo credits: Porapak Apichodilok at Stocksnap.io

DON’T

Live in a dream: You are not Carrie Bradshaw. You cycle in the rain. You have children. You don’t have time for ironing or dry cleaning as it is. You don’t have a fancy event every week -or if you do can we please hang out?

Buy trends: The trend is usually over by the time the item reaches the sales rack. Buy only if the trend has your name on it. For me it means broderie anglaise and sequins. I wear both trends regardless of the trends.

Go for second best: If the fit is not right or the colour doesn’t flatter your features move on to the next item. A bargain should never make you feel mediocre. Look for sheer excitement and settle for nothing less.

Give up easily: The best buys are worth the browse. If your size or colour is sold out in store it’s worth checking if it’s available online or in another store. Take a photo of the product details to ensure  that you are hunting for the right one.

Buy it just because it’s on sale:
The piece should still fit, flatter your features and fit your life style. Avoid duplicating items in your wardrobe. There are only so many frilly flower dresses that one summer can handle.

Enjoy your sale shopping,
I hope you will find many fabulous things!

-Jenni

Your image consultant with an eye for detail, even when the weather is boiling hot

 

Summer Essentials 2017 by I on Image

In last week’s Friday Style Secrets episode on Facebook and Instagram I invited you to share your summer essentials and later I shared my own favorites that are:

  1. A cotton sundress in a lovely colour or print
  2. Sunscreen that doesn’t irritate your skin, killer mascara and lip gloss with SPF
  3. Sunglasses with an attitude

Inspired by the video I wanted to share with you more summer essentials that I have found for my clients or for myself. Please note that, as usual, none of the links are affiliate links. I am an independent personal stylist and I take no kick backs from shops for advertising their products. I work with all brands from Primark to Prada and my sole aim is to find the best items for YOU. Should I on Image ever be involved in an affiliate program it will be clearly marked so you can make an educated style choice.

 

Here you can watch the video on Instagram and add your own summer essentials in the comments section throughout the summer of 2017!

An unfortunate side note: That turquoise necklace that I am wearing on the video snapped last night and my kitchen was full of beads. I was sad because, besides of it being really nice for the summer, I made it myself a few years ago from two old necklaces (the other one was broken and the other one’s metal parts scratched my skin). I must repair it soon!

 

summer essentials 2017 by I on Image

1. A cotton sundress in a lovely colour or print. This dress will take you from beach to parties. Just change the accessories. Remember to keep it as glam as possible throughout the day. Summer is too short for frumpy. During the day it’s all about the easy breezy summer chic in flat sandals and cool shades. In the evening you can add a comfy wedge heel or platform sandals and jewelry, tons of jewelry. You can belt the dress for a more defined waistline but you can also eat in these dresses, unlike in many other summer frocks that I have seen lately. I have selected only models that are 100% cotton and my strict criteria was that they must allow you to wear a proper bra underneath. I have also sneaked in a plus size dress because I strongly believe that enjoying summer and fashion belongs to everyone!

a) & Other Stories printed cotton shirt dress. Order yours here.

b) ASOS CURVE palm print midi sundress with ruffle. Order yours here.

c) COS Oversized printed T-shirt dress. Order yours here.

 

2. Sunscreen that doesn’t irritate your skin, killer mascara and lip gloss with SPF. You will enjoy the summer the most without a sunburn. First, it’s dangerous and aging. Second, it’s as far from chic as can be. So protect yourself. Stay in the shade or use a sunhat. Avoid the frying midday sun (it’s anyway a good excuse for a nap, if your schedule allows).

d) Colorescience Sunforgettable®Brush-on mineral sunscreen SPF 50. Available in 4 shades. Order yours here.

e) Dior Diorshow Iconic Overcurl waterproof mascara. My sister gave the normal version of this mascara to me as a present and I have been a fan ever since. Order yours here.

f) Paula’s Choice Resist Anti-Aging lip gloss SPF 40 in universally flattering pink. Finding a tinted lip product with this high SPF was not easy! Order yours here.

 

3. Sunglasses with an attitude. Nothing quite adds attitude to any style of clothing than a pair of really cool shades. They allow you to go #nomakeup, hide the fact that you skipped your boot camp in the park and drank rose on the pier with your girlfriends until you (almost) missed the last bus (*happened to a friend*) and most importantly prevent you from getting that miserable headache that I always get from being in the sun.

g) &Other Stories colour block sunglasses. Order yours here.

h) Jeepers Peepers unisex visor style sunglasses with tortoiseshell and gold frame and brown tinted lens. Order yours here.

i) Le Specs ASHANTI matte quartz  diamond mirror cat-eye sunglasses. Order yours here.

 

Couldn’t find your style here or hungry for more summer essentials?Book your appointment with I on Image here! If you are short of time ask for our online services available to all locations in the world plus they can be offered with a very short notice. I am also looking forward to shop the summer sales with you, live and online!

Summer just got more stylish!

-Jenni

Your image consultant with an eye for detail, even when the weather is boiling hot

I on Image’s Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mental note to self and y’all: Do not forget Mother’s Day!

What moms really want for Mother’s Day is hot coffee and a lie-in so ticking those two boxes is already great. Add a beautiful bouquet of flowers and a breakfast in bed and you have earned your brownie points. But those who want to take it a notch up (or have been naughty and need to get back in momma’s good books) can take note from I on Image’s carefully curated Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2017. All items can be ordered online and are in the price category “doable”. Hover over each item for information and find ordering details below the gallery.

Happy Mother’s Day shopping with I on Image!

 

 

  1. COS – Large cotton-silk scarf €49. Order online here.
  2. Rituals – The Ritual of Sakura Hand Balm SPF 15 €10. Order online here.
  3. Camps & Camps – Chain necklace 70. Order online here.
  4. &Other Stories – Leather Envelope Card Holder 29. Order online here.
  5. I on Image’s Mother’s Day gift voucher. Order your voucher before Thursday 11th May midnight to be sure to have it in your inbox on time. The voucher can be used for all I on Image’s services and it is valid until 31st December 2017. Choose any amount you want. No refunds. Personalized message available upon request. Purchases and enquiries by email ionimage@gmail.com

Other great ideas are: wine tasting, high tea, tickets to a show or a concert, mani-pedi, massage, a good book, a box of artisan bonbons… Or just that elusive aforementioned sleep!

Happy Mother’s Day!

-Jenni
Your image consultant with an eye for detail

 

 

 

 

 

Friday Style Secrets

You can now follow I on Image’s new video series Friday Style Secrets on Facebook for easy, fun and informative insider style tips

I saw a need for this series because it’s the small things that often have the biggest results. I have deliberately kept the videos short so you can take a quick look during your busy day. All videos are open to commenting so if you have any thoughts or questions, please go ahead and ask in the comments section even if the video is already old. You can see all the previous episodes here.

Welcome to Friday Style Secrets!Today we learn a quick trick on how to make a great first impression.#FridayStyleSecrets #firstimpressions

Geplaatst door I on Image op vrijdag 10 maart 2017

I am also very curious to know what would YOU like to see more. Email your creative ideas to ionimage@gmail.com with subject “Friday Style Secrets” and I will do my best to include your wishes in the new episodes.

Good to know: The series is also available for my Instagram using fans under hashtag #FridayStyleSecrets

I am really enjoying making this series for your benefit. Hope you like it as much as I do!

-Jenni
Your image consultant with an eye for detail

FAQ at I on Image

You have questions, I have answers. Welcome to FAQ at I on Image!

1.Who is your typical client?

My typical client appreciates that your image is a powerful form of self-expression and has great impact on how you feel about yourself. They lead busy and versatile lives and want to dedicate time for their friends, families and personal development. They value self-care and are eager to invest in services that make their lives easier.

2. How do the online sessions work?

On popular demand I on Image offers now also online sessions via Skype, WhatsApp or regular call for a lower hourly rate. This option is ideal for those who prefer to have the consulting from the comfort of their own home or office. Online personal shopping has become increasingly popular due to the conveniency of the webshops being open 24/7. Please note that the items and the delivery cost need to be either pre-paid on I on Image’s account of paid by yourself upon checkout. I can arrange fitting sessions at your location and returns on your behalf but those will be charged at regular hourly rate as they involve travel, parking etc.

You can learn more about what is happening during each of I on Image’s services here.
IMAGE CONSULTING
3. Is there a minimum number of hours per appointment?

Yes. I on Image has a 2 hour booking minimum. The optimal duration of one appointment is somewhere between 2-4h. Anything more on one go starts to get quite intense and of course I don’t want to  exhaust you. We can always book a second session on another day. Rome was not built in a day and the same applies to your image. Your booked services will be invoiced after the session and they are calculated in half hour increments. If your session lasts only 1.5h you will still be invoiced for 2h. You can also pay by iZettle if you mention it in advance, make a prepayment on I on Image’s account or pay by cash. A copy of an invoice will always be provided for your records.

4. Do you make BEFORE and AFTER pictures?

Only if you want me to. Most of my clients are uncomfortable having their pictures on the internet, especially the before pictures, and I hated the idea of trying to convince them to do it. Many of my clients prefer anonymity and confidentiality and I want to fully respect that wish. Also everyone has their own unique style that reflects their one-of-a-kind personality. As a professional I understand how to make you shine and look like the best version of you without the need to copy something that is not speaking volumes on you.

PERSONAL SHOPPING

5. Is there a minimum budget for your clients?

No. I work with all budgets and all brands from Primark to Prada. It’s still wise to plan a bit ahead and give the topic some thought to avoid overspending and buyer’s remorse.

6. How do you determine which shops to take a client?

Having worked in fashion retail myself I am quite picky about where I take my clients. I always want to offer an inspiring and pleasant experience for you and to be able to do that I weigh the following aspects:

  • Your wishes: This is where it all starts!
  • Location: I consider distances between shops so that your time is not unnecessarily wasted on travel
  • Shop staff: This is self-explanatory. They just need to be good.
  • Shop selection: I follow my favorite shops actively so I know when it’s the best time to visit them.
  • Shop’s overall experience: I love shops that look nice and display their items well. Clean fitting rooms are a must and big plus if they serve drinks, offer tailoring services and home delivery.

PERSONAL SHOPPING

7. What if I hate shopping?

Majority of my clients find shopping a daunting task and some will exclusively shop online with me for this very reason. Some of my clients have told me that after shopping with me they actually enjoyed shopping because they enjoyed the end results so much. However some will always hate shopping and I fully accept it as long as you agree to try the things on.

8. But what if I love shopping?

I just love shopping with clients who enjoy it as much as I do! Some of my clients who love shopping don’t always know how to pick the best pieces for themselves so hiring me enhances their shopping experience and overall look. Some of my clients just love to have someone shop with them and sometimes they are shopping for an event or a job so important that having a professional with them makes them feel more secure and satisfied about their choices.

Hear it from my amazing clients here.
Claim the ownership of your image today and book your appointment here.

-Jenni

Your image consultant with an eye for detail

I on Image Shops at I am Eva

It didn’t take long for I on Image to find a new obsession for 2017: Shopping at IamEva on Willemsstraat 171 in charming Jordaan in Amsterdam. I met the owner Eva Puerto Pastor through a Facebook group, she invited me to see her store and so I went. Next thing I know I was trying everything on. See my best IamEva looks in photos below.

Visit IamEva at Willemsstraat 171 in Amsterdam or iameva.eu

 

Eva is from Barcelona and I have a thing for the cool and quirky Barcelona style since forever. Two of my friends from the fashion school moved to Barcelona in the late 90’s and I spent some really good times in the city, including Millenium. It was lovely to see how Eva managed to bring the vibe I love to Amsterdam and make it all work so well. She also sells gift items and loads of incredibly cute stuff for children but of course my eyes were all on the fashion. Here are my best picks for you! All 100% I on Image proof styles that would look amazing in and out of the office.

 

  1. This ese O ese mohair and glitter jumper in blush pink is my favorite. It’s so soft and the shade is so flattering! Love the 3/4 sleeves showing a little wrist and the subtly open round neckline. The arrow bracelet and the long Chanel-style necklace with charms are also from the shop. The jeans are my own throughout the story. More about the shoes below…

2. Y’all know how impossible it is to find heels that walk well and are not too delicate for Amsterdam (think cobble stones, cycling, weather…). Well, I am delighted to announce that the search can now end. IamEva has brought these super comfortable Eight & October Mary Janes from Barcelona to Amsterdam. They are classic but with a twist of cool. They come in gorgeous reddish brown that looks amazing with our beloved denim and the fringe is just about right. Baby soft sand colour ese O ese jumper with very deep V-neck and scarf are also from the shop.

3. The Eight & October Mary Janes also work well toughening up this otherwise delicate outfit combining an ese O ese mohair and glitter jumper in icy blue and Papillon Rebelle tulle midi skirt in a matching shade. Note about this skirt: It’s done really well! The shops are at the moment full of tulle or lace midi skirts that to my great disappointment have a too short, too tight or a cheapily made lining that rides up your thighs al day driving you mad. Amsterdam based Papillon Rebelle makes theirs oh so lush and full. I can see this style work well also at an Amsterdam style outdoor wedding that requires something gorgeous, a little bit warm but never too stiff. Just add a kilo of bling -and do something about your hair. Mine was on a busy mum ponytail that day as I didn’t think I would end up in a spontaneous fashion shoot!

4. Here you have more ese O ese loveliness: The basic white top worn under is easy to miss as it feels light as a feather against my skin. I am always looking for simply amazing basics and this brand definitely has a few keepers. Stock up before they sell out! The long jacket is also by ese O ese. I like to push the sleeves up to make my look more feminine and a bit nonchalant. I am wearing another pair of Eight & October Mary Janes in here with red, white and blue accents. They were a match made in heaven for the red clutch and blue feather necklace, both from IamEva.

Thank you for having me Eva and hope to go all crazy on fashion at Iam Eva soon again!

Get your personal shopping fix at IamEva with I on Image.

Book today here or by email ionimage@gmail.com.

-Jenni
Your image consultant with an eye for detail

I on Image’s Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

I have a confession to make: I am secretly a hopeless romantic. I am not big on commercial holidays but when the chance to celebrate love comes knocking on your door I always end up thinking: “Well, why not”. There is enough misery in this world so why not indeed create a little rose dusted magic where you otherwise wouldn’t find it, well at least not without an effort.

To celebrate Valentine’s Day tomorrow I have collected my favorite romantic picks for you -handy with next day delivery from De Bijenkorf. Leave this article casually open on your browser or go give a bold hint to someone who needs a little help from Cupid.

  1. L.K. Bennett CASSANDRA Metallic Pink Leather Tote. Just general gorgeousness and therefore a must-have. We all fell in love with L.K. Bennett pretty much the same day than we saw the first photos of Duchess of Cambridge and the feeling is still going strong. The brand makes classic and sophisticated London style better than any other brand. Order it here.
  2. Sisley IZIA Eau de Parfum 30ml. My favorite perfumes are often rose scents and this one is no exception. It’s a sophisticated feminine floral with notes of rose and musk. Order it here.
  3. Camp & Camps Teardrop Earrings with Pink Swarovski Crystals. I find teardrop the most elegant earring shape and much more grownup than admittedly cute heart shape.  Dutch Camps & Camps makes wonderfully wearable jewelry in a good price range. Order them here.

Bonus tip: Wake up your loved ones with these mini heart shape omelettes. Decorate with fresh berries -and if life allows accompany with a mimosa.

If diamonds are not your thing, mini heart shape omelettes are the next best there is. #family #valentines #lovemyboys

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

XXX

-Jenni
Your image consultant with an eye for detail

I on Image meets Karigar

Last week I had the pleasure to meet face-to-face with Kanak Hirani, co-founder of Karigar.  I saw Kanak for the first time last summer when she gave a powerful speech at Spark 2016 in the Global Female Entrepreneurship Panel. We met at the brand’s showroom in the heart of Amsterdam and I was delighted to learn more about the amazing journey of their products empowering artisan communities that produce their amazing weaved products meeting the urban aesthetics and style. On this cold winter day, that started with half of Amsterdam being without power, we spoke about style, wellness and female empowerment under lovely and warm Karigar merino wool capes.

I on Image: The journey of companies from past to present always fascinates me. Tell me about Karigar’s journey to what the brand is representing today.

Kanak: We built Karigar really from scratch. My experience is in journalism and sales and my business partner Sindhu Holla has a strong background in finance and sales. I am the people person and Sindhu is good with numbers. In 2013 we launched the brand Pashm. We very soon noticed that to be able to run a profitable brand the traditional Indian designs and vivid colours needed to be adjusted to the European market and taste. That is when we brought in the element of design and hired our 3rd business partner, designer Jolijn Fiddelaers. And so in 2014, Karigar as we know it today, was born.

I on Image: You told me that the word karigar means artisan in Hindi. What is your brands relationship with Indian artisans?

Kanak: India has a very rich textile heritage and Sindhu and I are both of Indian origin. Our brand is shape-shifting this heritage by translating traditional skills and techniques into contemporary handmade products. We work with many artisan groups across rural India and help empowering them through their work and ability to keep their craft traditions alive.

I on Image: We briefly spoke about the non-excistence of copyright laws in India. What other challenges does India provide?

Kanak: Finding the right artisan groups is the key. It takes 14 people to create one Karigar product. We have been to India ourselves to train the artisans to use the right techniques and colours, and educated them on our brand vision and our high quality standards. We are proud of our artisans and each our product comes with a Talking Tag that tells their story.

I on Image: This cape is just amazing, I don’t ever want to take it off, especially not on this cold day. What other products you have?

Kanak: Our first product was our wool-silk stole that was launched on Dutch Design Week with our company in 2014. Next year we set up a really successful crowd-funding campaign to fund our popular merino wool cape that you are now wearing. Our latest addition to the collection is our merino wool unisex scarf. All our products are yarn-died and the maximum batch size is 25 items per loom. Our items sustainability comes from their long-lasting, high quality and multi-functional qualities.

I on Image: I saw! The cape can be worn 17 different ways. I very much like the idea of a multi-functional product and can see it answering many of my client’s style dilemmas: an extra layer on chilly days, limited luggage kilos during business travel, wish to conceal tummy/hip area in a stylish way, keeping pregnant belly warm, breastfeeding discreetly… As an image consultant and a personal stylist I am answering these questions on a regular basis but also helping my clients to get the most out of their wardrobe and budget. Multi-functionality also responses to the wish to live with less items that bring them the most joy.

On this video Karigar designer Jolijn showshow to wear your Karigar cape:

I on Image: What is your vision on Karigar’s future?

Kanak: Our focus will remain on fashion. We want to bring one innovative product per season and keep on making beautiful wearable items for our customers to enjoy for years to come.

I on Image: Thank you very much for having me Kanak!

I have selected my favorites from the collection for you. To order www.karigar.nl

Stay warm and stylish everyone!

-Jenni
Your image consultant with an eye for detail

Season greetings from I on Image

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Dear customers and fans,

Thank you very much for the amazing 2016! It would have not been the same without you. Here’s to another year of impeccable image, magical wardrobes and memorable personal style.

This year I wanted to donate time instead of money, like I did last year, and I was honored to have the opportunity to host a workshop for Empower Amsterdam, a local organization that is empowering job seekers to help themselves. It was a lovely way to give back to our wonderful community and to support small non-profit organization making a difference in this city that we now call home.

I am also spreading an important message from the organization I volunteer for since 2014, Amsterdam Mamas. Read what I am kindly asking for you to do here in my Facebook post.

I on Image wishes you and your loved ones

a Merry Christmas

and

a Happy New Year 2017!

With love and gratitude,
Jenni
-Your image consultant with an eye for detail

All I want for Christmas… Makeup Edition

In the end of November I had the pleasure to visit Mineralissima showroom and factory in Hoofddorp. I was welcomed by the founder of the company Finnish Kati van Riet who showed me around and told me her story as a beauty entrepreneur. She fell in love with mineral makeup in the US after noticing how well it suited her extremely sensitive skin. Returning from US she realized there was nothing similar available in The Netherlands and so she decided to start her own mineral makeup line Mineralissima in 2008. The business was first operating in her living room and eventually grew to cover wholesale along her popular web shop. She also has a few employees who make the products and ship the orders. The products are sold all over the Europe and her Facebook page Friends of Mineralissima has almost 7000 likes. Today all Mineralissima products are vegan and all ingredients are sourced from certified EU sources. All ingredients are also certified for not being tested on animals.

Kati showed me proudly her newly launched pressed mineral makeup products: foundations, blushes and eye shadows. I was very excited to get to try the next addition to her mineral makeup family: 2 shades of eye liner pencils, 4 shades of lip liners  and 3 shades of brow pencils. The pencils will be launched before Christmas and being tiny they of course make fantastic stocking fillers.

These were the products I tested. Clockwise from left: Pressed mineral blush in Beautifully Bare, pressed mineral foundation in Nellie, pressed mineral eye shadow in Vanilla Latte, mineral eye liner (coming soon!) and mineral lip liner (coming soon!)

 

1.Pressed mineral blush in Beautifully Bare
This blusher has an amazing amount of pigment so don’t be fooled by this paler than pale looking shade. I first mixed it up with one of the foundations. I love a pale a blusher as I tend to apply it always too generously and end up looking like an extra from Moulin Rouge the movie. This one gave my cheeks my desired fresh looking flush without being too obvious. A big plus for it not having any glitter in it as I can’t stand any glitz in my daytime blusher. All in all a beautiful everyday basic for pale blondes. Brunettes will look amazing in the darker shades.
To order: http://www.mineralissima.com/pressed-mineral-blush-beain utifully-bare.html

2. Pressed mineral foundation in Nellie
Finding a foundation that stays put all day long is a real challenge for me and I am a little obsessed about this topic. I loved Mineralissima loose mineral foundation (shade 2.0 for the winter and shade 2.75 for the summer) but the pressed version is thicker and stays on for longer. Go easy on the first layer to avoid looking cakey. You can then add another layer or two on areas that need more coverage. I also applied it gently under my eyes to cover the obvious signs of fatique. After the test I decided that maybe shade Nellie is a bit too dark for my pale December face so I onboarded a lighter shade Amelie. In the spring I will start mixing the two of them together until I have a bit of colour again. I always advice buying two shades of your favorite foundation and mix your own customized shade with the brush.
To order: http://www.mineralissima.com/pressed-mineral-foundation-nellie.html

3. Pressed mineral eye shadow in Vanilla Latte
This eye shadow has a beautiful rich texture and an elegant subtle sheen to it. A shade like this is a great everyday basic that combines well with the darker shades of the series. It has an incredible amount of pigment and competes in the same series with way more expensive products. A must-have in every beauty bag for all eye colours.
To order: http://www.mineralissima.com/pressed-mineral-eyeshadow-vanilla-latte.html

4. Mineral eye liner in black
This is a wonderfully soft and creamy eye liner pencil that glides on easily for a defined gaze. It stayed neat for the whole day when used together with pressed mineral eye shadow mentioned above and pressed mineral foundation mentioned above as a base. I like multipurpose items and was delighted to hear that this pencil can also be used on the inner rims of your eyes for a sexy holiday party look. If you really want to make your eyes pop then also rim the upper inner rims of your eyes. It’s tricky but worth the effort. Makeup artists swear by this trick and no professional smoky eye is made without this addition. Get practicing your steady hand now.
Coming soon!

5. Mineral lip liner
This lip liner pencil has the same beautiful soft and creamy texture as the eye liner pencil above. I had forgotten this 90’s beauty essential for years and only started wearing a lip liner again after this summer inspired by Victoria Beckham who apparently swears by it. I bought recently many that were either too dry or too hard. I want my lip liner to be so soft that you could also colour the rest of your lips with it for amazing staying power. This definitely gets my vote and I am looking forward to get to wear the rest of the shades as well.
Coming soon!

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At the moment Kati is dreaming about a scrumptious mineral lipstick collection. She has been browsing for a lipstick press to be able to add this beauty essential in her collection that will be launched in 2017. I can’t wait to get to try them on! I am also looking forward to see the brand new Mineralissima showroom opening in 2017. In the meantime you can get to the festive spirit at Mineralissima’s online Shopping Night on Friday 9th December 19:00-21:00 when you get 15% off all the products. They also do gift vouchers that are always a hit among makeup lovers. Tip your secret Santa off by sharing this article or leaving it casually in plain sight.

Life just suddenly got more beautiful!

-Jenni
Your image consultant with an eye for detail