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Beauty 101: A Classic Holiday Red Lip

I am officially getting into the festive spirit and this year I am doing all the cliché activities: From attempting to build a gingerbread house and going ice skating with friends and family to decorating our Christmas tree. I already have my fairy lights scattered all over the place and I am absolutely loving it. So, why not keep it just as classic with my holiday makeup this season? To do so, I decided to go for a classic red lip…

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Peru Travel Diary: Machu Picchu

A highlight of our trip to Peru was definitely exploring the Machu Picchu ruins. They are part of a highly sophisticated ancient Incan city located in the midst of mountains at an altitude of 2340 m above the sea level.There are two mountains directly surrounding the ruins. Montaña Picchu is the higher mountain while Huayna Picchu is more famous since it is often pictured in the background of photos. We decided to hike up Montaña Picchu while we were there, which…

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Letters from Sevda: To New Beginnings

Exciting news: I moved to London to study a fashion business degree and I am beyond excited. The last three weeks have been a whirlwind of getting lost, running around like crazy and trying to take in as many impressions as possible.There is so much to explore and do that it can be a bit overwhelming at times but finally, I feel like I have settled in or rather gotten used to the fast pace. Getting out of your comfort…

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Peru Travel Diary: Arequipa & Cusco

It is finally time to share some of my impressions from the Peru trip I took with my sister. This is the second post in my ‘Peru Travel’-series following our adventures and showing the different places we visited. The first post in the series showed our itinerary and gives a more general look at our trip. For this post, I decided to write about the cities Arequipa and Cusco because we stayed in these places for the longest time and got…

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Beauty 101: DIY Eyebrow and Lash Serum

Eyebrows and lashes add definition to the face and can make a big difference in ones appearance. For all of you that lack in this department I am presenting you with an Eyebrow and Lash Growth Serum that aids with hair growth and helps you achieve healthier and thicker hair. Read on to find out how to make your eyebrows and lashes grow fuller faster. What you’ll need: Castor Oil/ Ricinus Oil Coconut Oil Ozonated Olive Oil 1 Aloe Vera…

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Letters from Sevda: My Peru Itinerary

3 days ago I turned 21 which is just crazy and time has been flying ever since spring. I spent the day in Paris with my family and had a hectic but great time over there. Right now, I am in Istanbul and checking in to update you on a recent travel adventure: Peru. Me any my sister went to Peru for three weeks during May and explored the beautiful Peruvian landscapes, the local cuisine and experienced the culture first…

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Beauty 101: My Olaplex Experience

Two weeks ago I took a huge step: I got my hair dyed for the first time. The result is a summery ombré look that looks very natural. Before I got it dyed, it had been quite dry and some split ends were starting to show. Since I was scared of further hair breakage, I was looking for a way to change my hair colour without damaging my hair too much. That’s how I stumbled upon Olaplex and the amazing before and…

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