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INSTAGRAM COLLABORATIONS

Watch what I had to post this week as an Instagram Influencer.

As I am talking about my collaborations with brands, I have to disclose this post as an ADVERTISEMENT.

The views and opinions expressed are my own. The products were received as free samples.

#1 Facts about me

Hi guys!

I wish you all a happy new year! May this year be even better than the previous!

Today I wanted to introduce myself to you. Once you realize that you and only you can choose what you are going to post on social media and that only you can control what kind of a person people are going to see on your social media and blog channels – it’s a mind-blowing realization. (Visit me on my Instagram account sabixsm) I know this sounds funny but I realized that the things I post actually represent a totally different person. That’s why I wanted to tell you a little bit more about myself .

Did you know that being a happy optimistic person can be a blessing but also a curse? Let me tell you more…

So today, I’ll unravel my mind to you and present to you one fact about me (for starters).
I bet you didn’t know that I’m actually the same type of person as the “Sunny Day” girl from season 8 “Scrubs”. I literally laugh and smile all the time, when I’m happy, when I’m nervous, when I meet new people even when I’m scared, I’ve got that nervous cracking laugh. Even writing this down makes me smile because now I realize what kind of a freak I am.


And the saddest part of it all is that laughing was very much a problem a lot of the times. In school, people told me I had to be high to laugh that much – which also, made me laugh more.


HAPPY NEW YEAR!


Later on, meeting parents of my former boyfriends was really weird. One time, I was so joyful and happy – I just thought everything worked out fine, although they were analyzing me the whole time which made me a bit nervous (which, of course, made me chuckle) – according to my former boyfriend, the only thing they said about me was “she sure laughs a lot”. But not in an approving way.

Stuff like that happened really often as people would act more serious around me like they were trying to say “get your shit together”.

But although all of that happened, they didn’t get me down. I don’t care, I’m an optimistic, kind and helpful person, that’s just who I am. And there were many times when laughing and smiling was the right thing to do.

I’ll never forget one friend of mine saying: “Sabina, you always laugh at my jokes, around you I almost feel like I’m an interesting person.”. He told me that I actually help him build up his confidence. And that’s how he has built up mine.

LUSH Christmas Edition Bath Bombs, Lipstick and Perfumes


Hi everyone!

It’s me again and this time I’m introducing to you an Influencer Edition Video! 🙂
I got invited to the Lush Influencer Showroom where I was introduced to the new Christmas Edition Bath Bombs, Lipsticks and wonderful Perfumes.
I’ve talked to a lot of people on Instagram about Lush products and the reflections on the brand are divided into positive and negative!


What do you think? Please share your opinion in the comments below and follow me on YouTube and Instagram for more!


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VEGAN/VEGETARIAN BRAND

The brand advertises itself as vegan/vegetarian, freshly made cosmetics with natural ingredients. I would say that the ingredients are MOSTLY natural but they do consist of fillers and preservatives. Also, I do advise girls to be careful with the bath bombs, since a lot of people told me that they can mess up the pH values down there. But I think that this happens with any bath cosmetic product, shower gels etc. if not used properly.


PRODUCTION IN CROATIA

A really cute thing I’ve found out during the visit to the Lush Christmas Editon Introduction is that the production for Lush Austria is held in Samobor, Croatia – a very cute small Croatian city near Zagreb – which means that they really rely on cruelty-free practices since they use honey, yogurt and eggs from farm animals that live freely and happily in Croatia’s farms “We’ve been fighting against animal testing for more than 30 years because we don’t believe in cruelty to animals: not for food, not for clothing and definitely not for cosmetics.” 

On the other hand, Croatian labor is cheaper so its a win-win for them. 😀


NAKED PRODUCTS!

They produce cosmetics without plastic packaging! You can choose between two options for lipsticks: the lipstick in plastic sleeves – they recycle their own products and reuse the plastic for the lipstick sleeves, also you can buy the naked lipstick refill – a refill for used up MAC lipstick sleeves. Also the CINDER Shower Gel seen in the video above is one of the NAKED products.

Once again, there’s a corporate decision behind everything and not having plastic packaging also means cheaper production (but no lower prices?!) – still, I’m fine with that, as long as they keep on recycling and reducing plastic packaging – let’s help mother earth!


THE PRODUCTS SMELL AMAZING!

Let’s be honest, the products really smell amazing! And some of the favourites were turned into perfumes and perfume oils! How cool is that?

I’ve received a sample from the Calacas Spray Perfume which you can also see in the video above. It has a wonderful sweet lemon scent, but I do not recommend it for everybody since my boyfriend says that I smell like a freshly washed bathroom.


THE CHRISTMAS EDITION

Santa Bomb Bomb is the bath bomb I received as a sample ans it smells amazing! It consists of two bombs, one for the body and the other is the head – vanilla, cocoa and bergamot oil. He’s sitting on my desk and my whole room smells like heaven because of him. Thanks Santa!

Other Christmas edition products – Snow Fairy Sparkle Jar (NAKED Sparkle Oil!! The pink star is made of cocoa butter and filled with sparkling powder!! How cool is that? But watch out – mine melted in my bag the way home and the powder spilled out 😦 That sucks.

Snowman Bomb Bomb, Princess Bomb Bomb and many others which you can also see in the video above!

Hope you liked the post, if so please leave a comment below and of course, if you have any questions, do not hesitate to leave a comment or contact me!

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

ADVERTISEMENT – I was invited to the Lush Austria Influencer Showroom as an Instagram Influencer and received free product samples from Lush Austria.
The opinions are my own.

Ideal of Sweden |Phone Cases and other Accessories

Hi guys!
Who hasn’t seen these beautiful designs on Instagram yet?

I know I have, that’s why I was so happy when I got my freebie from Ideal of Sweden, for promoting their 50 % discount on Black Friday purchases.

The trendy phone cases, wallet cases and other accessories  from Ideal Sweden are just irresistibly beautiful, that’s why I wanted to share with you the discount code SANTA50 with 50 % discount off your purchase (which I got with the delivered phone case).

It is valid until December 31

Enjoy babes!

Ideal of Sweden
The Blue Marble Design

This is not a paid advertisement. I got the phone case as a freebie.

Hairfinity, for longer hair. Sounds great, but is it?

 

Hello babes, it’s me again.

A few months ago, I got a couple of products from Hairfinity. The brand promises sugar, spice & everything nice, but does it actually work? Read about it in this article.

I’ve got a few free products from Hairfinity during their Instagram Campaigns – the CLEANSE AND CONDITION KIT and the HAIRFINITY Healthy Hair Vitamins
and I wanted to share my opinion on those products, with you. Like any product, there are some pros and cons to it, so let me start with the pros: Continue reading “Hairfinity, for longer hair. Sounds great, but is it?”

The Journey Begins

Hi guys! Thanks for joining me!

Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton

I’ve finally made up my mind and decided to post my very first blog post.

I never was much of a writer, I didn’t even write blog posts in my teenage years when it was considered a ritual for the cool kids. So don’t expect too much from me and my abilities to express my thoughts in a professional manner.  All I can give you  is

Continue reading “The Journey Begins”