I have mentioned before that skincare has become really important to me. Especially since last year I am paying more attention to my skin and it’s needs. I am now in my mid twenties and the last months I notice a change in skin structure and feel my skin is slowly maturing. How I notice this? Fine lines start becoming visible and when I do have a breakout, scars don’t go away so easily. Before, an acne scar would be minimal in a few days and now it takes longer.

Although my skin is slowly changing I still suffer from acne as I mentioned. Therefore I also pay more attention to my nutrition these days. So my skincare routine is partly about what I eat and products that I use. I also know that my acne is also due to my bad sleeping and stressful periods.

In regard to make up, I have pretty much the same routine for a while now. I tend to stick to neutral colours and I don’t buy make up that often. I mostly buy make up to replace a product that I finished. This doesn’t mean that I don’t like make up. It’s simply not my ‘’passion’’. I love watching make up looks from fellow bloggers and I really admire the talent. Also, I just love looking at and swatching make up.

In this post I’ll be sharing my current beauty wishlist that includes both skincare products and make up. As I am a big fan of French skin care brands, it is no surprise that the majority of my skincare wanna haves is from a French brand. Hope you have fun reading this post and perhaps you might want to add some of these to your wishlist!

Clarins Multi Active Nuit

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In December I dedicated a post to my skincare routine. I mentioned that I was using a Clinique night cream that I wasn’t so crazy about and that I wouldn’t be buying it again. The plan was to use it till I finished it. I nearly finished this night cream (finally) and will buy a new one soon. I am going to give the Clarins Multi Active night cream a try. I am already using the day cream and eye cream from this line and it works really well for me. It is a premature wrinkle line so perfect for the current changes that my skin is going through. What I like about this line is that it is fresh and hydrating that absorbs quickly.

Bioderma Sensibio Miscelar Water


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This is the miscellar water that people rave most about. I want it!! I forgot to purchase it when I was in Paris. I can also buy it online here in The Netherlands but it is way more expensive unfortunately. I might order a small one at first to try it. Has anyone tried it?  Plus, does anyone know where I can buy it in Europe apart from France? (Spain, Belgium, Germany perhaps?)

Embryolisse Lait-Crème Concentré


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I have read so many good things about this cream! It is supposed to be really rich and hydrating and all purpose. Sometimes I really like putting something creamy on my face as a recovery or when I have dry skin.

Balmain Repair Mask
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How I love Balmain hair products! I have had this mask before and it leaves my hair so soft, smooth and shiny. I want to repurchase it. I also have the sea salt spray from the brand (very good). Not to mention the wonderful smell of the whole line.

Caudalie Purifying mask
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Currently I have a period of terrible skin. I know this is due to the fact that I don’t sleep well. I have a lot on my mind and am currently going through a stressful time. Hello Acne! I have got to know about Caudalie in articles about French skincare. When researching the assortment, I discovered that they sell a few face masks which I would love to try now that I have this bad skin.

Now over to the make up wanna haves!

MAC Cosmetics Soft and Gentle
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This must be the most famous highlighter there is. I currently have two highlighters and that’s why I haven’t felt like buying another one as I like my make up collection to be minimalistic. However, every time I see someone writing about it or wearing it, I can’t help but want it! I still have a gift card somewhere so maybe..

Real Techniques Brush set
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Some of my brushes seem like they are ready to be replaced. I want to invest in good brushes without going bankrupt. The ones from Real Techniques seem to match my price/quality criteria. Let me know if you have some Real Technique brushes and if you would recommend them (if so, any in particular?)

Too Faced Peach Blur Finishing Powder
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The powder claims that it leaves a flawless photoshop effect on the skin. That sounds like magic to me. I also read that it smells like peaches ❤ How amazing is that! Unfortunately, I’ll have to wait to try it when I visit Sephora.

Hope you enjoyed reading this beauty related post! Although I know I am not a beauty blogger or expert, I like writing these kinds of posts too from time to time 🙂

Let me know in the comments what is on your wishlist and your holy grail in regard to beauty products that I should definitely check out!

Bisous,
Valerie

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