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let’s talk brows.

In all honesty, I never really put much effort into my eyebrows until about 2 years ago. I have fairly light brows, which allowed me to go without plucking or waxing for most of my life. Looking back at old pictures now, I wish I would have been a bit smarter back then … My face looks so washed out compared to now. Not without reason are brows often considered the frames for pretty eyes, which makes it important to keep them groomed and in the right color. It is amazing how much of a difference the tiniest adjustments can make. For about a year now, I’ve been getting my brows waxed at the brow bar by Benefit here in Vienna, and also have a few little helpers to keep them in place and in the right color throughout the day.

Head on over to the beautystories blog to find out all about my favorite products for groomed eyebrows!

products for groomed eyebrows | Bikinis & Passports

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BEAUTY TALK: strobing

Currently, it seems that everyone is raving about a new beauty trend called “strobing”. After years of contouring as the big thing, we’ve now moved on to strobing, which is basically the exact opposite. Instead of making the dark places in our face even darker, we’re now focusing on the lightest parts by enhancing them with highlighter. As someone obsessed with my shimmer brick by Bobbi Brown and all sorts of highlighter, this is one trend that I don’t want to miss. Which is why I did a bit of research and put together a post for beautystories with my favorite highlighting products, which areas of your face to focus on and a short video of how I like to go about strobing. Click through to see the post!

 Douglas Beauty Talk: Strobing Make-Up Trend | Bikinis & Passports

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BEAUTY TALK: Invisalign Update #2

It has been 3 months since I started my Invisalign treatment for my teeth, and I have been getting a ton of emails and questions in regards to how it has been going for me. About time for another post, I would say! For today’s update, I wanted to focus on my personal first impressions. Right now, I feel like I am at a changing point as to where the aligners have become so natural to me, that I don’t even really think about it anymore. So before I get too used to them, I wanted to jot down my experience from the first few weeks and share it with you.

Invisalign Review: First Impressions | Bikinis & Passports

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CRAVINGS: Beauty Newbies

Do you guys currently have any beauty products on your wishlist? Is there anything that you’ve been drooling over for ages, but just can’t get yourself to spend the money? Well, welcome to the club! There are a few items, I’d love to try and possibly add to my daily routine. However, me and my skin are so picky when it comes to products, that I always have to think twice about giving something a try. For example, I once got an amazing concealer from Asia, put it on super excitedly and got a rash within hours. None-the-less, I wanted to share some of the things that are currently on my (beauty) wishlist with you guys today – maybe you’ve tried something and can help me make up my mind?

Cravings: Beauty Newbies | Bikinis & Passports

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