We are all mirrors.

" Relationships are catalysts for growth. In them we rise to a certain level of integrity. In them we face our fears. We see ourselves in other. As motions crystallize we have the potential to embody the unique beauty, like a fleeting snowflake. The heat radiating from our connections  can melt an icy heart. It can bring the vigor of life and create purpose, where it was once lost. Our love is the light at the end of the dark night of the soul. Yet we often mistake the other for the source of love. We glimpse love in the other to be able to see it in ourselves. When love is remembered as our true nature, consciousness flowers and attachments are redefined. This is when true relating can begin and this is how love soars in the skies of freedom and acceptance.

                                                                                         - Meagan Moon and Evan Rock -

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photos by fantastic Tanya Yatsenko

Let's just be who we really are.

Family.

Life greatest blessing. A group that dreams, laughs, plays and loves together. Those whom you can always count on. Always present, not only in the good times. The most precious gift.

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photos by super fantastic Tanya Yatsenko

Green Beauty Crush: Andalou Naturals

 

Hello beauties, 

I'm coming to you with a review about my favorite organic, non-gmo, vegan, fair trade and cruelty-free skincare Andalou Naturals.  I've been using it for about five months now every single day and it has done WONDERS for my skin. Besides stellar ingredients, these lovely products are even friendly to your wallet! :)

Since I moved to Dubai, I've been a fan of the Himalaya brand. My only concern was that most of their creams are for fair complexions and let me tell you that nobody from Slovakia wants to have a white skin when you have summer all year long!  We LOVE that sun touched cappuccino tone! After 33 years of your life, you'll definitely start to see some unpleasant changes on your face. I wanted to try everything beauty gurus were raving about, so I decided I desperately need the Porsche of the skincare La Prairie. I've tried the Anti-aging Rapid Response Booster,  Cellular Swiss Ice Crystal Cream and the Cellular Eye Contour Cream for a couple of months, and yes, my skin looked better, but for that price, I was hoping to have skin smooth like using an Instagram filter.  Once I realized I'm going to have a baby, I switched to all natural and organic cosmetics, because most of the products also contain parabens, PEGs and artificial fragrance, stuff you want to avoid while pregnant. That's when I said au revoir to sinful pricey creams with nasties and I landed back to earth. You know pregnancy is a wonderful time for most women because it not only gives you some really nice volume in the right areas (from cup A to cup C, you know what I'm sayin;)) but it also gives you a wonderful glow. Your skin is just flawless and you can finally shake your hair like a Victoria's Secret goddess on a shoot for Sports Illustrated. 

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After giving birth to my baby girl, my skin was ravaged with acne and hyper pigmentation.  After searching and trying on zillion creams, I stumbled upon this organic shower gel with mandarin - vanilla scent and I nearly collapsed. Finally, I've found something organic, natural and beautifully smelling! And the ingredients in this shower gel were completely natural and organic. In case you are curious:) (Aloe barbadensis juice*, aqua, helianthus annuus (sunflower) oil*, vegetable glycerin, capric/caprylic triglycerides, glyceryl stearate citrate, cetearyl alcohol, xanthan gum, citrus reticulate (mandarin) and vanilla planifolia extracts*, oenothera biennis (evening primrose) oil*, sodium alginate, butyrospermum parkii (shea) butter*, prunus armeniaca (apricot) oil, theobroma cacao (cocoa) butter*, malus domestica (apple), solar vitis (grape) and vaccinium myrtillus (bilberry) fruit stem).

Ok, so let me tell you about their products I'm currently using because you need to try them too and I'll seriously buy you a coffee if they'll not work for you!

Apricot Probiotic Cleansing Milk

After using this milk my skin feels like my baby's bottom hahaha. So smooth! As a fulltime mama I occasionally wear make up so this milk works perfectly for me. But if you are a make up diva, you may have a problem removing water resistant make up. 

100 Roses Floral Toner

After I cleanse my skin with the milk I spread the toner on a cotton pad and I rub it gently over my skin, you can also spray it if you want to, and it just feels so refreshing. It's uper hydrating, it's excellent for dry, aging skin. Plus the rose-fruity scent is really nice, so there's that!

BioActive 8 Berry Fruit Enzyme Mask

The mask is an absolute dream, it smells heavenly, like some kind of a very fruity mix. When you put it on your skin it feels more like a moisturizer, and it's like you're soaking your skin with vitamins.  Once you put a nice layer on your skin, you just let to sit it for 10 minutes. It does dry down but it doesn’t feel stiff. Then you rinse your skin with cool water. My skin looks and feels so good, that I can't even describe it. So if you have a sensitive or dry skin, this is perfect for you.

Super Goji Peptide Perfection Cream

Beyond the fact that the ingredients are so incredibly solid, this cream melts into the skin without ever feeling greasy or heavy. If you love a light and hydrating cream with light fresh berry scent this will be your new Holy Grail.

Resveratrol Q10 Night Repair Cream

I've never been a fan of night creams because they were greasy and they kind of like clocked my pores, but this one is so smooth, light and so hydrating.  I put it on my skin and my skin just drinks it off.  It's definitely the best night cream I’ve ever tried plus the price is great.

Mandarin-Vanilla Body lotion

If you haven't smelled this mandarin-vanilla body lotion yet, you haven't officially entered the upcoming spring/summer body lotion game. The scent yumilliciously fruity. I use this every day and it leaves my skin soft and moisturized and nourished.

Pros: vegan, non-gmo, organic, fair-trade, cruelty-free

Cons: plastic packaging

 

This review is not sponsored and I'm honestly loving and praising this brand because it's awesome and does miracle to my skin.

Smooches xxx

 

  

 

 

 

Simple things.

I just had one of those precious days at the beach.  Nothing is better than enjoying friends, feeling a wonderfully relaxed vibe, sand between toes and watching an utterly beautiful sunset. Pure magic!

I found myself dreaming and thinking about the simple, yet most beautiful things. How grateful I am for everything in my life. The ups and downs, the glitter and the rainbow. The truth is that if you make a conscious decision to be happy with all what you have, who you are and where you are at this very moment, you will experience the gifts that are so enriching, that your life will feel like the miracle it actually is.

Beauty lies in small things:)

 J'adore Joem Aldea and APIRFOTO for this dreamy edit!

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Mind, body and spirit.

I had this amazing yoga shoot with Joem and his sweet wifey Brenda again. On the way to the beach we saw hundreds of rabbits chewing grass in the backyard of some royal family. These sheikhs nowadays are really creative:))Surfers were riding the sunset waves, I was practising my yoga postures, the salty breeze was playing with my hair. Everything was just too perfect. After the sunset we moved to a park under the trees and I nearly lost myself in a present. I’m really so hooked on yoga and these conscious moments of happiness. What fascinates me the most about yoga is how I feel after a session.  I can flex every individual muscle in my body.  And my mind is suddenly clear as a crystal ball. At the end of the day I felt yoga high. I got amazing sleep, and as I’m writing this now my mind feels super clear and my body feels great.  When you start to treat your body with care, you reap all the positive benefits, like being high for a really long time, having clearer mind and you build mindful habits. You should give it a try babes. Really. 

 

 

 

 

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leggings - DHARMA BUMS,  top - TONIC, ohm necklace : all available at (yApparel)

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top and leggings - TONIC (yApparel)

 

Loving the yoga stuff from yApparel!  The owner of the shop is a super nice yogi girl and trough social media she made the yoga community in Dubai easily accessible to everyone who loves yoga as much as I do. Thank you Dina! ;) The shop is located in Jumeirah Centre on Beach Road.  Aside from a superb customer service, they have the coolest yoga mats, funky patterned leggings, gorgeous tops and oh so beautiful Buddha accessories!