Beauty

AFFORDABLE MORNING SKINCARE ROUTINE

Welcome to my affordable morning skincare routine! It is an updated version from my previous article, day time skincare routine. I have experimented with other products in the meantime, and now I can proudly say that I have found what works best for my skin type.

MORNING SKINCARE ROUTINE

The three main steps of my morning skincare routine have remained the same: cleanser, serum and moisturizer. But the products have changed.

All the skincare items mentioned in this video are from BebeTei. It is my favorite place for health and beauty shopping. They have a wide variety of products, and the prices are super affordable. One visit once every 2-3 months and I have everything I need for my morning and evening routine.

I have a normal skin type, slightly oily on my nose. I do not have any sensitivity, acne problems or scarring, so I have rarely experienced issues with skincare products.

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Fashion, YouTube

A CHILL SATURDAY VLOG

Recently I’ve been trying to become more social – I know, perfect timing.
I used to be the ultimate introvert. My weekends were all about reading and relaxing at home. It was so annoying when people asked me out, because going out would mean less time for my books and hobbies.

But after completing the course The Science of Wellbeing on Coursera, I have discovered the benefits of socializing. I have started to actively search for people to talk to, and it has noticeably improved my wellbeing.
At the moment I am building the habit of going out with at least one person every weekend.

A chill Saturday

Last weekend, all of my close friends have purposefully and mercilessly abandoned me. Nobody was available to go out with me.

After a little bit of complaining for two hours on Friday night, I took the decision to have a “me day” the next day. And this is how a chill Saturday was born.

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pina colada smoothie recipe
Cuisine, Health, Living Green

PINA COLADA SMOOTHIE RECIPE

BACK WITH A DELICIOUS PINA COLADA SMOOTHIE RECIPE!

Since so many of you guys appreciated my delicious Mojito smoothie recipe, I have decided to also share with you my new pina colada smoothie recipe!

I have always been a huge fan of pineapple. 😁 I love adding it to fruit salads or even eating it straight out of the can. Therefore, in order to keep things interesting, I have decided to also add it to my smoothies. This is how this recipe was born, and believe me guys, I was simply mind blown by how delicious it is!

Without further ado, here is the recipe for two (big) servings:

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Alexandra Bulac photo shooting in Bucharest
Fashion

SILVERLIGHT – PHOTO SHOOTING IN BUCHAREST

The University Square (Piața Universității) has become one of my favorite places for a photo shooting in Bucharest. Maddie and I took these pictures in October, and I am super excited to finally share them with you!

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best sushi in bucharest
Cuisine, Places

WHO MAKES THE BEST SUSHI IN BUCHAREST?

ARGENTINE STEAK & SUSHI – THE BEST SUSHI IN BUCHAREST

This is one of the best places that I have ever been to, so I just have to review it here on the blog.
If you are following me on Instagram, then you probably already know that I have visited the restaurant on Friday. And the first thing that I can tell you is that they have the best sushi in Bucharest, at least from what I have tasted so far.

I have had sushi from two other locations in Bucharest: Sushi Terra and ZenSushi. These two are similar in price and quality of the products. Both of them are really nice and cozy places, with high-quality food and services. But I would say that Argentine has the absolute best sushi in Bucharest, noticeably better than the two locations mentioned above.

argentine steak & sushi herastrau
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Alexandra Bulac
Fashion

FADED – PHOTO SHOOTING AT AFI COTROCENI

This is the second part of our photo shooting at Afi Cotroceni, from the first day of the 5 DAYS OF FASHION challenge. I have already published the first part of the project a while ago, under 5 DAYS OF FASHION – DAY 4: SHOPPING DAY. I have received incredible feedback on those pictures, both on my blog and Instagram. Thank you guys so much for your support, your insights really help us a lot! 😃

Photos: Mădălina Spoială

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Beauty

LASH BOTOX AT MARY’S TRICKS

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Lash Botox

Lash botox, lash extensions, hair dyeing, gel nails. I have never been a fan of these beauty procedures. They never clicked with me.
I have seen great results at my friends over the years, indeed. But I never took the time to try any of them.

Am auzit de Lash Botox din pură întâmplare.
Nu sunt fană a procedurilor de beauty. Manichiura cu gel,
părul vopsit și extensiile de gene nu mă atrag. Nu le-am testat, în ciuda rezultatelor frumoase văzute la prietenele mele.

But I have to admit that I was excited when Mariana from Mary’s Tricks contacted me. Because she invited me to her beauty salon for the Lash Botox and Henna Brows procedures. So I said, why not? After all, it is the perfect chance to see what it is all about.

Însă am fost foarte entuziasmată când Mary m-a contactat. M-a invitat la salonul ei, Mary’s Tricks, pentru procedura Lash Botox. Am spus: de ce nu? Este momentul să aflu despre ce este vorba.

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Beauty

GLITTER MAKEUP AT BEAUTY DISTRICT VICTORIA

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I have always wanted to write about a makeup look in my Beauty section. And I am extremely excited to finally be able to do it! Even though I promote and support natural beauty, makeup is a beautiful form of art. And it is also a lot of fun! Moreover, makeup should be used in order to enhance the natural beauty of a person, not hide it.

De mult timp îmi doream să scriu despre un look de makeup în secțiunea de Beauty. Și sunt foarte fericită pentru că în sfârșit am această oportunitate! Deși susțin frumusețea naturală, sunt de părere că machiajul este o formă frumoasă de artă. Acesta trebuie folosit din pasiune, și nu pentru a ascunde chipul unei persoane.

Cristina Toma, makeup artist

I have met Cristina Toma at GLAMOUR Street Fashion Show 2017. She is the makeup artist who did my makeup for the event. Last week, she has invited me to be her model, which was an offer I could not refuse.

Am cunoscut-o pe Cristina Toma, makeup artist, la GLAMOUR Street Fashion Show 2017. De atunci am ținut legătura pe Instagram. Săptămâna trecută m-a invitat să îi fiu model la machiaj, și desigur că nu am putut să o refuz. Continue reading

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Fashion, Motivation

WHAT OTHERS THINK OF YOU IS NONE OF YOUR BUSINESS

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Caring about other people’s opinions is the biggest obstacle to your happiness, and the thing that will constantly draw you back and keep you from progressing in life. And why is that?

Glad you asked.

So many people these days, especially teenagers and young adults, tend to suppress their desires and even their true personalities because they fear of what other people would think about their actions. “What will my mom say?”, “What will grandpa say?”, “How will my classmates feel about me doing that?”. All of these are frequent and seemingly harmless obstacles, small thoughts which make you question your most genuine wishes and sometimes determine you to give up on some things, ideas or even precious passions of yours, because you are worried that your definition of “right” does not correspond to theirs.

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Fashion

THE PLAID SHIRT

From what I can remember, as soon as I purchased every item of this look during the summer, I knew that I would pair them in this exact outfit. I have ALWAYSSS wanted a red plaid shirt, because it is a timeless piece, and my mother agreed, but not in the good way. She said that it is old fashioned and that she had one herself when she was my age, but I bought it anyway, because I knew that there are endless ways in which you can wear this item.

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