Dienstag, 30. November 2010

My new Homepage ;o)


I ordered a domain and a homepage package to update and practice my HTML knowledge :)
It just got unlocked and I´m eager to start and put some content on it!

P2 LE from 2006 "Game on!"

This polish is from a World or European Soccer-Championship LE several years ago. It´s red with a little glitter in it.

Montag, 29. November 2010

100 filme

Auf Enie´s Blog gefunden: Die 100 erfolgreichsten Filme.
Ich bin kein großer Filmfan, aber ich mag Listen :)
Markiert hab ich die Filme, die ich gesehen habe.

01 Avatar – Aufbruch nach Pandora 2009
02 Titanic 1997
03 Der Herr der Ringe: Die Rückkehr des Königs 2003
04 Pirates of the Caribbean – Fluch der Karibik 2 2006
05 The Dark Knight 2008
06 Harry Potter und der Stein der Weisen 2001
07 Pirates of the Caribbean – Am Ende der Welt 2007
08 Harry Potter und der Orden des Phönix 2007
09 Harry Potter und der Halbblutprinz 2009
10 Der Herr der Ringe: Die zwei Türme 2002
11 Star Wars: Episode I – Die dunkle Bedrohung 1999
12 Shrek 2 – Der tollkühne Held kehrt zurück 2004
13 Jurassic Park 1993
14 Harry Potter und der Feuerkelch 2005
15 Spider-Man 3
16 Ice Age 3: Die Dinosaurier sind los 2009
17 Harry Potter und die Kammer des Schreckens 2002
18 Der Herr der Ringe: Die Gefährten 2001
19 Findet Nemo 2003
20 Star Wars: Episode III – Die Rache der Sith 2005
21 Transformers – Die Rache 2009
22 Spider-Man 2002
23 Independence Day 1996
24 Shrek der Dritte 2007
25 Krieg der Sterne 1977
26 Harry Potter und der Gefangene von Askaban 2004
27 E. T. – Der Außerirdische 1982
28 Der König der Löwen 1994
29 Indiana Jones und das Königreich des Kristallschädels 2008
30 Spider-Man 2 2004
31 2012 2009
32 The Da Vinci Code – Sakrileg 2006
33 Die Chroniken von Narnia: Der König von Narnia
34 Matrix Reloaded 2003
35 Oben 2009
36 Transformers 2007
37 New Moon – Bis(s) zur Mittagsstunde 2009
38 Forrest Gump 1994
39 The Sixth Sense 1999
40 Fluch der Karibik 2003
41 Ice Age 2: Jetzt taut’s 2006
42 Star Wars: Episode II – Angriff der Klonkrieger
43 Kung Fu Panda 2008
44 Die Unglaublichen – The Incredibles 2004
45 Hancock 2008
46 Ratatouille 2007
47 Vergessene Welt: Jurassic Park 1997
48 Die Passion Christi 2004
49 Mamma Mia! 2008
50 Madagascar 2 2008
51 James Bond 007: Casino Royale 2006
52 Krieg der Welten 2005
53 Men in Black 1997
54 James Bond 007: Ein Quantum Trost 2008
55 I Am Legend 2007
56 Iron Man 2008
57 Nachts im Museum 2006
58 Mission: Impossible II 2000
59 Armageddon – Das jüngste Gericht 1998
60 King Kong 2005
61 The Day After Tomorrow 2004
62 Das Imperium schlägt zurück 1980
63 WALL·E – Der Letzte räumt die Erde auf 2008
64 Kevin – Allein zu Haus 1990
65 Madagascar 2005
66 Die Monster AG 2001
67 Die Simpsons – Der Film 2007
68 Terminator 2 – Tag der Abrechnung 1991
69 Ghost – Nachricht von Sam 1990
70 Meine Frau, ihre Schwiegereltern und ich 2004
71 Aladdin 1992
72 Troja 2004
73 Twister 1996
74 Indiana Jones und der letzte Kreuzzug 1989
75 Illuminati 2009
76 Toy Story 2 1999
77 Bruce Allmächtig 2003
78 Shrek – Der tollkühne Held 2001
79 Der Soldat James Ryan 1998
80 Mr. & Mrs. Smith 2005
81 Die Rückkehr der Jedi-Ritter 1983
82 Charlie und die Schokoladenfabrik 2005
83 Gladiator 2000
84 Der weiße Hai 1975
85 Hangover 2009
86 Mission: Impossible 1996
87 Pretty Woman 1990
88 Cars 2006
89 Matrix 1999
90 X-Men: Der letzte Widerstand 2006
91 Das Vermächtnis des geheimen Buches 2007
92 Last Samurai 2003
93 Tarzan 1999
94 300 2007
95 Ocean’s Eleven 2001
96 Pearl Harbor 2001
97 Men in Black II 2002
98 Sherlock Holmes 2009
99 Das Bourne Ultimatum 2007
100 Mrs. Doubtfire – Das stachelige Kindermädchen

Donnerstag, 25. November 2010

Essence * What do u think? *

The polish from Essence "What do u think?" is a salmon orange. 
It is not too flashy but yet colorful.


Applying was easy, and because I didn´t want to wait until the second layer is dry, one coat was enough for me. Next time I think I will use 2 coats though, because with one coat the color is still a little transparent.

The polish stayed on my nails for 5 days without any chipping which is really great! (I don´t use top or base coats because I have to remove my polish on the weekends for work anyway.)





Dienstag, 23. November 2010

I won! (Tea&Tiger)

I have been lucky in winning several giveaways - I wish I would be as lucky in "winning" a job offer.

I won this lovely stuffed tiger along with a book and stickers about tigers in a giveaway from WWF.
If you like to know more about tigers and how to help save these beautiful big cats, look here:
http://www.wwf.de/themen/kampagnen/2010-das-jahr-des-tigers/
(German)
http://wwf.panda.org/what_we_do/endangered_species/tigers/
(International)




 
On Facebook/TeeGschwendner I guessed right - the little Mainzelmann was waiting for the new Winter Apple Tea, and therefore I won a package of it along with 3 samples. I haven´t tried it yet but it smells very yummy.

Montag, 22. November 2010

Heymountain *Evergreen Cream Soap* [Review]


In my recent Heymountain Haul I ordered this soap called "Evergreen".

This fresh green soap is a Christmas Special this year. They also have several other products in this range.
I love pine and forest scents! I also have Yankee Candles with the scent of pines.

100g of the soap cost 5,24€. It´s not a cheap pleasure, but definetely worth it: Good ingredients, no animal testing and charity donations.


Why "Creamy" Soap?
Heymountain says: "They contain little soap and loads of moisturising, skin-friendly butters and oils and they are full of wonderful essential oils and scents to activate all your senses. Due to their richness, they are excellent for cleaning dry skin or problem skin."

I say:
The soap is quite soft, especially after receiving the fresh package. It is wrapped in plastic foil, so it keeps its moisture and softness.If you don´t like that, you can keep it without its wapping.

The outer layers dissolve quickly with water, so it´s a nice feeling to wash with this soap. It foams a little. I usually use shower gel with a puff, but sometimes I like to "pamper" myself a little more and use products like this.

After using it I don´t have to use a body lotion at all. I have normal skin, though.


It´s a great product, and I will definitely buy more Heymountain Cream Soaps! :o)
 

Ingredients:
Aqua, Rapsöl (Brassica napus oil), Sheabutter (Butyrospermum parkii butter), Kakaobutter (Theobroma cacao butter), Sodium Palmate, Sodium Cocoate, Sodium Chloride, Glycerin, Candelilla cera, Sodium Hydroxid, Fichtennadelöl (Picea excelsa oil), Kiefernadelöl (Pinus sylvestris extract), Parfüm, Thymian (Thymus vulgaris herb), Trisodium Dicarboxymethyl Alaninate, Benzyl benzoate, Coumarin, Butyl phenyl-methylpropional, Limonene, Cl 13015, Cl 42051.






Mittwoch, 17. November 2010

I won on Beauty with little Sheeps´ Blog :o)


I was lucky to win a wonderful prize on the blog "Beauty with little Sheep".

The prize included an Essence stamping set, an Essence nail polish and eyeshadow, Lush Karma and Fresh Farmacy, samples, Swiss chocolate. All the things I really wanted to have, especially the stamping set and Fresh Farmacy!

I started practising stamping the same evening ;o)


Montag, 15. November 2010

Good for Stomach and Skin: Heilerde - Healing Earth

I am sick today, it´a cold with headache and muscle pain, so I chose this post for today ;)


 
Heilerde/Healing Earth is a favorite product of mine.

Healing Earth is loess/loam. It´s made of naturally powdered special rocks and it is very fertile if used for plants.


It consists of: (  thanks, leo.dict.org and the Luvos homepage ;)  )
  • Silikat (silicate)  42 %
  • Kalkspat (calcite) 19 %
  • Dreischichttonminerale (clay minerals) 16 %
  • Feldspat (feldspar) 16 %
  • Dolomit (dolomite) 4 %

...and it contains many minerals and microelements like calcium, aluminum, iron, copper, zinc, and others.
 












There are 2 ways of using it: internally and externally.

I bought it for internal use, since I had some problems with ma stomach. It was probably because of coffee. I don´t drink coffee anymore, and now I´m fine.
It has no specific taste, it just feels a little sandy between your teeth ;)

I like to make face masks with it: Just mix a little of the powder with a very little bit of water. Don´t use too much water, it will be too liquid! Healing Earth is good for oily skin. It takes the sebum away and clears the skin.

I just read that you can also use it -dry- for sunburn, wounds and itchy skin.
Also rheuma and muscle pain can be treated with a compress with Healing Earth and water due to better blood circulation.

I personally like to pour a small amount of the powder in my bathing water, in addition to the usual bathing products. I don´t know if it helps, but it certainly doesn´t do harm.





Samstag, 13. November 2010

Very sad ;-(

Something very sad and terrible happened this night: In our local zoo there was a huge fire. All the "pet" animals, like ponies, goats, and donkeys died. There are 26 dead animals. Their neighbors, hippos and elephants, could be saved.
I often walked over a bridge which is close to their enclosure and watched them. Hoofed animals are my favorites, especially goats. Now all of them are dead. This is so sad ;-((((

Mittwoch, 10. November 2010

China Glaze *Spontaneous*

The color of China Glaze "Spontaneous" is a darker lavender cream.
Its finish is very shiny.

It is not bright outside so I had to use a flash for the pictures. The color comes out good in the second picture, but there should be a bit more yellow undertone in it.




I applied 2 coats, one coat was still a little transparent. After 3 days there´s no chipping yet.

I like this polish!Very pretty color and shine!!

Dienstag, 9. November 2010

My favorite fall perfume: *Vanillary* by Lush

At the moment we have mostly what you can call a "Golden" October - cold, but sunny.
I have the right perfume for this weather: the Vanillary solid perfume from Lush.


Lush says: The sweet and sensual real vanilla and jasmine absolutes are supported by the burnt caramel-like scent of tonka bean in this delicious perfume. Vanillary is a grown-up gourmand. Its character really warms and develops on the skin and you'll get many compliments wearing it.

I haven´t gotten any compliments yet :o(

But I can verify that it is a very warm and delicious scent. It is a gourmand note, but it is not too heavy, too sweet, or a "headache smell".

I never noticed any jasmine in it. Actually it doesn´t smell like "the" typical vanilla either, like you would expect a scent with the name "Vanillary" to smell. (But this is Lush, so nobody should be surprised ;)  )
Caramel and toffee adds a "darker" note to the sweet vanilla. It makes me feel warm and comfortable.

The best way to use such a solid perfume is not to rub it over your finger or wrist (as I tried it first). Instead I use my finger nail to scratch a little bit of the mass off the rest, and apply this on my wrists.

The scent stays long on my skin and I love to put my nose close to it and I also love the way it stays in my sleeves.


Ingredients:
  • Organic Jojoba Oil (Simmondsia chinensis),
  • Castor Oil (Ricinus communis),
  • Candelilla Wax (Euphorbia cerifera),
  • Perfume,
  • Titanium Dioxide,
  • Vanilla Absolute (Vanilla planifolia),
  • Jasmine Absolute (Jasminum grandiflorum,
  • Tonka Absolute (Dipteryx odorata),
  • Vanilla Pod Powder (Vanilla planifolia),
  • Hydroxcitronellal,
  • *Coumarin,
  • *Benzyl Cinnamate,
  • Iron Oxides.
(I copied the ingredients from the Lush website. They are the ingredietns of the new product which is a stick. I still have the old one in the metal tin)

    Freitag, 5. November 2010

    Donnerstag, 4. November 2010

    Vacation Pigs

    I had two guinea pigs on vacation last week. They are very cute ( like all guinea pigs are :o)  )
    They have a big cage which was standing in the middle of our sleeping room. 

    If we had a bigger apartment I would take care of more guinea pigs from an animal help organisation, but at the moment I take animals of people who go on vacation and want their little ones to stay with someone who has some knowledge about them.




    Dienstag, 2. November 2010

    Orly Purple Velvet Matte



    I tried one of my new swapped polishes, my first from Orly. I like the bottle and the design, it is very nice. It is also my first matte polish.

    The lacquer is easy to apply, but doesn´t stay pretty for more than 3 days.

    The purple is a little darker than it appears on the picture, it is a very nice color.