Spanish women are the Europeans most concerned about marks on their faces and 71% of them report having skin spots.

This according to the IPSOS / CAUDALIE study conducted in 5 European countries, Germany, Spain, France, Italy, Portugal with 2,500 women between 20 and 60 years of age, between December 2014 and January 2015.


A few days ago in Madrid we attended the press presentation of CAUDALIE Vinoperfect.


 As we can see in the study, light and skin spots are a major concern.

So CAUDALIE created:



The secret of both products is viniferine, the most powerful antioxidant from the vegetable world and corrector of blemishes.

Many years ago, in the vineyards, women applied vine sap to their faces and hands to remove and prevent stains and to illuminate their skin.


Vinoperfect GLOW SERUM ANTI SPOTS is the No. 1 treatment for blemishes sold in pharmacies since 2008.

Unlike other depigmentation products, this is not aggressive or photo sensitive. It can be used for day and evening before applying sun cream or moisturizer.

It provides a luminosity that is noticeable from the first application and gradually decreases blemished skin. The ideal way is to use it with the PERFECT SKIN FLUID COLOR FPS20 Vinoperfect.

My skin is clear with freckles so I have to care for my face to avoid blemishes, especially with the arrival of summer. I am using the two products together and the results are great.


CAPACITY: 30 ml.

P.V.P. RECOMMENDED:  47.10 €


This new product fixes blemishes thanks to its special formula. It works well with the serum, as a powerful blemish remover for amazing skin.

Contains hyaluronic acid and Viniferina and thanks to its light-reflecting pigments it blends into the skin and perfectly fits with skin tones.

Oil-free texture unifies and covers irregularities. Available in two shades, one for lighter skin and another for medium to darker skin. In my case, although I have clear skin sometimes I use medium tone for a little more color.


CAPACITY: 40 ml.


For sale in pharmacies.


 Have you tried any of these products by CAUDALIE Vinoperfect? What do you think?

Grey and white look

For today´s look I have chosen some of this Spring-Summer season’s trends (ethnic style, gladiator sandals and a fringe skirt).




White fringe skirt from SFERA and ZARA belt.


Gladiator sandals from ZARA.


From one outfit create different styles by changing accessories, adding a belt, necklace, sandals or different bag.


Ethnic style or a little more sophisticated with this bronze bag from BIMBA Y LOLA and wedge sandals.


What do you think of today’s look? Have a great sunday!

Summer Breeze Facial Treatment by Schrammek Kosmetik

Last week just before the long weekend, we went to Le Petit Salon to try the new facial treatment Summer Breeze by Schrammek Kosmetik.


In summer it is very important to take special care of the face, neck and hemline, where exposure to the sun is more intense and where it’s possible to prevent sun spots and wrinkles as well as get a uniform and lasting tan.


The German cosmetics company Schrammek has designed a treatment specifically to prepare and maintain perfect skin during summer: SUMMER BREEZE.

The treatment consists of 4 steps:


Step 1: Prepare the skin for treatment to remove makeup with aloe vera mint oil cleaning gel that refreshens and calms the skin and tones with a smooth lotion with a licorice root.


Step 2: Peeling with enzymes of papaya and pineapple, that helps to remove dead cells, stimulate celular renovation and helps to fix and maintain a lasting tan.


Step 3: To hydrate the skin, apply a serum of hydraulic acid that hydrates deeply and smoothens lines of expression. Together with the algae mascara, it allows strengthening of the skin against solar radiation.


Step 4: A final massage with the cream and apply Global Defense SPF20, a revitalizing cream that protects the skin from UV and IR rays.

Duration: 50 minutes

Price: 70€ (depending on the center)

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Sunday´s look

Today’s look is very comfortable based on a blue jumpsuit as the main piece. Easy to combine with accessories to create different looks.

The jumpsuit has been very popular for a few seasons and again this Spring-Summer 2015. This jumpsuit from ZARA.

While these days have been warm, with lower temperatures I wore the jumpsuit with a beige leather vest.

The Accessories: a small purse that you can wear hanging by its chain or as a clutch, by See by Chloé.

Sunglasses by Sheriff & Cherry and makeup from the new collection from Clarins from a recent post.









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Sojasun brunch event in Madrid

Sojasun recently showed us their pop up store Sojasun Home to present their soy products, cultivated in France using spring water.


A gourmet brunch was prepared by Samantha Vallejo-Nájera, accompanied by a short play by Dario Facal and his school Work in Progress.


Samantha Vallejo-Nájera, prepared for the occasion five courses, whose recipes can be found on at based on five types of vegetarian dishes.


Beverages (soy bean with calcium, chocolate, vanilla and rice based).


Prepared dishes (Indian soy burger, tomato and basil, chopped vegetable, scallops).


Accessories for cooking (cream and tofu etc.).


Desserts (vanilla delight, chocolate, caramel).


Yogurt (plain, with pulp and pieces of fruit, a creamy source of fiber).


Have you tried Sojasun products?


Light colors look

A few days ago we told you about our visit to Casa Decor and here is my look from that day.
Although this week the weather has changed dramatically and the temperature is now around 34 degrees, a few weeks ago the weather required a jacket and long pants.
Favoring these colors, light blue, yellow, white and gold.
A white shirt that combines with everything is always a nice option, this one is from Suite Blanco.
Skinny elastic pants in light blue, ZARA.
Yellow jacket with black borders by Suite Blanco.
Yellow bag, ZARA.
Personalized pendant from Beaprincess.
Comfortable shoes for a non-stop day, UNISA gold colored wedges.
Send us your favorite looks. Thanks for your comments!! 🙂

Clarins Makeup Summer 2015

 Aquatic Treasures– The new Clarins makeup collection inspired by the depths of the sea and its turquoise waters.

 The seabed, hidden treasures in pink, gold, beige or green tones with a shiny effect.


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Clarins proposes for this summer more luminous skin, iridescent eyes and natural lips with a touch of brightness.


Ombre Iridescent

Clarins Laboratories have developed three shades with a “cream powder” texture, an iridescent blend of soft focus pigments and bamboo powder for a highly durable results.

Ombre Iridescent delights the gaze with a veil of shine during the day and high color intensity at night. Eye makeup adapted to your needs. A flux formula applied easily (with the fingertips), for a uniform and bright color.

02 Aquatic Green




Visage Poudre Soleil

For the face, Visage Poudre Soleil, provides a tan effect with a touch of brush, available in 4 matte colors (for light skin, tan or brown). A beautiful compact with mirror and dark print.

– For pale skin:

1. Pass the brush by the 4 shades insisting on top. 2. Apply evenly across the face.

– For dark or tanned skin:

1. Pass the brush by the 4 shades insisting on below. 2. Apply evenly across the face.



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Truly Waterproof Mascara

A deep and mysterious look with the new intense black or green eye mask. Soft for the eyes containing orange flower wax and olive squalane providing a protective barrier against humidity, sea water and the sun.

The brush adapts to the natural curve of the eyelashes, for more elongated lashes. 12 hours without leaving dark spots under the eyes.


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Crayon Yeux Waterproof

Ultra-resistant to water and humidity, Crayon Yeux Waterproof is used to fine-stroke  eyelash, or to get more intense as kohl pencil inside the eye. It remains unchanged from morning till night.



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Eclat Minute Illuminatrice Teint Base

To complete the sunny effect, Clarins created two new limited edition shades, one for pale skin and the other for brunettes. You can get hydrated skin with a bright appearance and flexibility.

Hydrated skin thanks to the soft-focus pigments that optically hidden wrinkles and imperfections.

As I already told you in the presentation of  Clarins Spring Makeup the makeup and treatment products contain a complex air pollution control that fights against skin aging and loss of brightness. It consists of vegetable properties and is continuously improved to adapt to the environment.

A formula half makeup half treatment with a soft scent of jasmine that leaves your skin feeling fresh.







Casa Decor is the interior and lifestyle exhibition reference in Spain.



This year Casa Decor celebrates its 50th edition. A total of 2.013 projects, 2.449 professionals have changed 241.736 square meters of a historic and unique building in Madrid, Barcelona and Valencia.


Casa Decor displays real products placed in spaces decorated by top interior design professionals.


Some of the new features this year are located in the Malasaña, one of the most authentic historic neighborhoods of the capital and organizing cultural, social, informational and charity events.


Besides this edition they include an art gallery, where visitors can buy paintings, sculptures and photography of young artists and established artists.


Casa Decor Design Store, design objects for the home, performed by young promising designers.



Today the building belongs to the company Veganarcea that, following Casa Decor, plans to rent the property as offices.




The courtyard is covered by a glass structure, fastened by steel beams to create a large skylight that allows light to penetrate each floor.




On the third floor there is a terrace with balustrades, from the original remnants of the building, overlooking Calle La Palma.



Each floor of about 500 m2 has a different arrangement of spaces, but linked by a unifying element: the large central courtyard with skylight, recovered from the original structure, begins at the first floor and continues to the fourth floor.




From April 30 to June 7.

Open daily from 9am to 21pm (Sundays and holidays included).

C / La Palma, 10 Madrid

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Vichy pants

For dinner this week at El Columpio, I chose this look with check Vichy pants, one of the trends this spring-summer.


We’re only the beginning of May and the weather is warm during the day, however, at night it’s still cold enough to need a jacket (ZARA).


Beige check Vichy skinny pants are very comfortable and easy to mix and match (ZARA).


With the pants I wore a basic white t-shirt and a large beige jacket (ZARA).


Gold glitter shoes to dress up the look (BYLARIN).


The complete look.