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Makeup lesson 6 and 7: the test exam

Hi girls, It was my test exam this lesson. I thought it was very exiting. Fortunately my good friend Mieke could be my beautiful model this time. First a little personal story about Mieke. Mieke is a very fun and energetic person and loves to undertake all kind of things. She studied pharmacy and worked […] Read more…

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Tips for blush on a long face

Hi friends! I haven’t blogged for a week because of a trip to Israel. I just was not able to blog there. To my good fortune I found an other model for my fourth makeup lesson, my friend Annika. She works at the municipality of Amsterdam and was off on that specific Monday. Within this organization […] Read more…

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Brows and Lips with Nienke as my model

It has been the third lesson already. This course is going mega fast. I really try to enjoy and learn as much as I can. It’s easier for me to arrange models these days… I know now to approach flight attendants or mom’s on maternity leave. Friends or friends from friends, they all love to […] Read more…

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A new plan. Will you follow me?

Hi girls, It has been a while since my last blog. There were some unexpected changes in my life, but I believe these things have happened for the best. I had to make a few heavy choices. For now I am not living in Israel anymore but I have returned to The Netherlands. I also […] Read more…

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Balmain hair extensions review

Hi girls, Remember, I posted a link a while ago and mentioned my brand new purchase: memory hair by Balmain. I did a mini Balmain hair extensions review without wearing the extions. I bought it in a big department store, the Bijenkorf, well-known by the Dutch girls among you. I forgot to explain why it is called memory […] Read more…

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Surinamese slow cooked beans recipe

Normally I make this dish by heart, so it was a little challenge for me to write the recipe down. My parents taught me to prepare this slow cooked beans recipe. It’s a real Surinamese dish. The smell and taste are amazing. I often prepare this dish for friends and I got so many requests […] Read more…

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Amazing cheap hair extentions by Balmain…

Hi girls, I went to a big department store, the Bijenkorf, well-known by the Dutch girls among you. In this store, I saw a separate corner of Balmain with hair dresses (hair extensions) and other hair products. Before that I only associated Balmain with clothing and didn’t even know that they also produce hair extensions. […] Read more…

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Delicious paste with yellow curry ingredients

Hi all! This week I will show you how to make a delicious curry paste. To make it a healthy and extremely tasty curry paste, I will make the curry paste from scratch with yellow curry ingredients. What I love about this dish are the colors, the smell and the taste of all ingredients coming together […] Read more…

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Contouring face with makeup

Hey girls, remember my earlier post about some purchases I did at Il Makiage? Well after I tried the makeup in the shop I decided to swap them. I found the mineral powder too shiny and I found the foundation way too orange in daylight. Sometimes the artificial light in a store can completely mislead […] Read more…

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How to make an easy banana cake from scratch

Hi all, Every day the same oatmeal or cereal for breakfast can be extremely boring. The banana breakfast cake can bring some fun in our breakfast routine. It’s not only a tasty breakfast, but also a healthy snack for any moment of the day. Ingredients for 4 persons to make an easy banana cake from […] Read more…

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Tongue scraping benefits

Hey girls, tongue scraping is part of my daily routine. I do it in the morning and evenings before I go to bed. My aunt taught me to start with it when I was 14 years old. She told me that it has to do with Ayurvedic practices. According to Ayurvedic practices a thick and […] Read more…

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good smoothie recipes

On this lovely Friday I want to share with you my morning rituals. I love to make smoothies in the morning. That’s why I want to share with you some good smoothie recipes. I often make a mix of veggies and fruit. It depends what I have in my fridge and what season it is. Currently […] Read more…

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Interview with Health Coach Janneke van der Ven

Hi friends, it’s time to meet Janneke.   Janneke is a certified health coach, health blogger and team manager at an international company. She currently lives in Tel Aviv (Israel). Janneke is my good friend, and has lived in Israel for 3 years now on a partner visa. After her and and her boyfriend sadly […] Read more…

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New make-up purchases – review

Hi my friends!   I wanted to share my shop experience with you all at the Il Maquillage store. I was not familiar with this brand before, and had never bought anything there until I recently bought some new make up. I was looking for a shape kit which they did not seem to sell […] Read more…

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How to make a beetroot salad with mayonnaise

Hey all, so this is my favourite salad: beetroot salad with mayonnaise. It is super low budget and extremely tasty. In the Surinamese community in the Netherlands this salad is really popular. It has such a happy colour and is very easy to make. This salad has no gluten. So now I will teach you […] Read more…

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Quick Laser Hair Removal Facts

You might have heard all about laser hair removal. There are, after all, plenty of claims out there that it is the best way to get rid of unwanted hair for good. But before you sign up for the procedure here are some quick laser hair removal facts you should know. The basics of how […] Read more…

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What are retinoids?

I have been asked to share the informative graphic below. It made me curious about Retinoids, Retinol and Treninoid, so I looked it up. What are Retinoids? Retinoids are a derivative form of Vitamin A. There are different types of Retinoids which might sound familiar to you, such as Retinol, Retinoic acid and Treninoid. What […] Read more…

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What day is it in Israel?

Another post this time. A very personal update instead of a post about skin care or make up. On July 18 2013 I left The Netherlands to live with Yaron in Israel. After travelling to Isreal back and forth for years. Yes it was sad when I left, but I needed to do this to […] Read more…

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Simple quinoa meal: low carb lunch for work

I’ve made an incredible tasty low carb lunch for work as I was a prisoner in my own house last week. Ow girls… When comes to the weather, it was not a pleasant week last week. There was a sand storm sweeping across the Middle East and Israel was completely covered by this sand cloud. […] Read more…

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