Category Archive: Beauty

Lancôme Beauty

Hello, Zürich! Yes, Swiss Guy and I are back in town and here to stay. Since our late arrival on Thursday evening we’ve been busy with friends, family, paperwork and all that good… Continue reading

Creme de Corps

As dermatologists, skincare gurus and overly aware internet beauty freaks will tell you, your skin changes over time. Aging, seasons, lifestyle changes all play a roll in the health and happiness of your… Continue reading

The Eyes Have It

So, fellow exam-revision-procrastinators. Can we talk about methods to actively avoid studying? Obviously my go-to is shopping which my recent trip to Zara proves. However today I was in desperate need of new makeup. Desperate.… Continue reading


  My cousin is an artist. This is a canvas painting – yes, an actual painting – of me that she did almost seven years ago. (Wow, just having to count the years… Continue reading

French Pharmacy Beauty Haul

Okay, so we’ve all had these moments, right? It’s late. You’ve had one a few drinks too many, for instance, and you get home. Your New Year’s resolutions dictate that you will remove all… Continue reading

In my makeup pouch

Keeping it minimal with: Perricone M.D. No Foundation Foundation Fair YSL Touche Éclat Dior Diorshow Blackout Mascara Boots No 7 Lash & Brow Perfector Clinique Quickliner For Eyes in Roast Coffee Dior Diorific Lipstick in… Continue reading

Travel Essentials

Travel Essentials by lepetitmatin featuring a chain pouch

The Red Lip

Nothing like a classic red lip, non? I’ve only recently purchased my first ever red lipstick. From Dior, naturally. I am still getting used to “the look” (it’s a bit fussy, and you… Continue reading

Veni Vidi Vichy

Wouldn’t it be awesome to wake up after a crazy night out, having slept less than the recommended eight to nine hours, but still have your significant other say to you “Wow, your… Continue reading

Beauty Easter Eggs

“If I could offer you only one tip for the future, sunscreen would be it.”     These opening lines of Baz Luhrman’s Sunscreen Song are definitely the best advice, beauty or otherwise, you’ll ever get.… Continue reading

Berlin Street Style: A Guide to Urban Chic

  A few days ago while strolling down Zürich’s Bahnhofstrasse, basking in the glorious sunlight and sipping on a soy latté, and doing some very crucial window shopping (only window shopping, but mentally… Continue reading

Sunday Night

Kiehl’s Haul

If there’s one thing that you should always treat yourself to then it’s quality skincare and beauty products. Sure, you can go to the department store and shell out a lot of money… Continue reading

Tabletop #1

Stacks on stacks on stacks

Magazine love is an intense love. Buying, collecting, and stacking them until the piles tower dangerously on your shelves and Ikea LACK side table. And if you have an extreme paper addiction, it… Continue reading