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VIENNA: GELeration pedicure at Topkapi salon

GELeration pedicure by Jessica Cosmetics

For about 6 months now, I’ve been getting regular gel pedicures. I know that gel polishes have been around for a few years, but for my hands I get sick of the same color after about 5 days, so I only tried it once about 3 years ago and didn’t like it. However, for my pedicure, I always have the same super dark red, so last year in September I decided to treat myself to a shellac pedicure….

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NEW IN: bits of happiness

Tom Dixon Candle "London"

I feel that any time you come home after a long trip, you appreciate your surroundings a bit more than before you left. Personally, I love the feeling of the first breakfast back home, visiting your favorite flower shop again, grabbing coffee on a lazy Sunday and watching the sun set over a beautiful skyline, that we get to call home. Since we left early on the 26th of December, I didn’t really have any time to enjoy my wonderful presents right after Christmas – so when we came home this weekend I finally had time to really take everything in, get things situated in our apartment and enjoy my own personal bits of happiness….

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LOVING: new knuckle-bling

Delicate Rosegold Knuckle Ring

Generally speaking, I would consider myself a pretty positive person and usually I can find some good in everything. BUT the sun still hasn’t shown up … you guys, seriously, I could cry! Mexico is so beautiful and there is so much we wanted to explore and see, but it has literally been raining every day except for a sunny afternoon on Thursday, and Sunday when it finally stopped for a bit around noon….

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LOVING: a few current favorites

www.nu3.at "Die Nährstoffexperten"

As you guys know, I have a few beauty products that I am literally addicted to, including my beloved Kiehl’s bb cream, MACs studio fix skin finish and the “pink leopard” bronzer by Too Faced (which unfortunately no longer exists, but the sweetest Anna managed to steal one from her mom’s cosmetic bag for me ♥ you guys have no idea how happy that made me!!). I’ve been using these products forever and am still super happy with them….

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