€10 Challenge: Etos

A while back I went on my second €10 challenge at the Etos. I have always been a big fan of the store brand and with their affordable prices it made the perfect opportunity for another challenge.

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Room for Thought: Are We Trying Too Hard?

Summer is slowly coming to an end (although it could be argued that it never really started in the Netherlands) and our bottles of sunblock are being swapped for course syllabi. For me this means that the start of my Board year is approaching which is paired with the increased amount of plans in my schedules. Moreover, this year I will be receiving my B.A. Diploma for my Bachelor in the Arts, write my thesis for my other B.A., working at my job, joining the Education Committee, taking two courses each block (or try to do so at least), work on my blog and still function as a Etos Social Ambassador. The reason why I mention all of these things is not because I want to brag but because last week the Volkskrant posted an article about the increased pressure on students to manage many different commitments at the same time. Are we trying too hard?

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Diana Leeflang Stationary Line

As some of you may know I am not that good with following other Bloggers/Vloggers. I have a few blogs which I do read repeatedly but most times I totally forget. One vlogger that I do follow is the Dutch Diana Leeflang, also known as DisforDazzle. I love watching her vlogs and I think her and Alex just make the cutest couple ever. A while back she announced that she was launching a Stationary Line at the Dutch Kruidvat stores and as soon as I heard the news I knew I just had to check the items out.

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Wednesday Reviews: Bioré Pore strips

I have to say that I have been blessed with clear skin. Every now and then I find a lost pimple on my face but other than that my skin is soft and problem free… well mostly. The one problem that I do have are those pesky blackheads on my nose. For years I used Nivea Porestrips but a while back Dutch stores started to carry these Bioré ones and after reading a few promising reviews I had to try them for myself.

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Fit Girl Diaries of an Unfit Girl

It was probably a Sunday morning because most often these things tend to happen on Sunday morning. I come from a semi-athletic family of which most have a deep felt passion for running. Save to say those genes skipped me and more than often I feel as if I am the Snorlax of the family. However, somehow they managed to persuade me into doing something I would never consider possible…

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Summertime Solutions: Skin Hydration

Summer is in full swing and while the weather has not been as lovely the past few days in the Netherlands, it is still reasonably warm. At least warm enough to dread lathering my body with bodylotion to get rid of the desert pattern of dry skin on my legs. Luckily for me, I found a solution to my little problem.

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Summertime Solutions: Salt of the Earth

While Summer brings nice weather, lovely temperatures and great days spend having drinks in the sun, not everything about Summer is that great. There is the issue of body hair (if you are like me and unable to act cool enough to go through Summer without shaving), sweaty odours when the temperature rises and dehydrated skin, just to mention a few. Which is why I will post one article every week to give you some tips how to survive and make the most of this Summer. Today? Let’s tackle the issue of body odour.

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