A try on 18th century hair

Today I’m back with a little picture series on how I tried out an 18th century hairstyle. First of all: Those pictures were taken pretty spontaneously so please excuse the background and my weird faces. First of all: Pomade and Powder. After many, many tries to make authentic 18th century pomade with leaf lard and […]

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Carnival in Venice (and why I had to leave early)

My trip to venice started on friday evening (21st february) because my parents and I were taking the Nightjet from the ÖBB (austrian railway service) from vienna to venice. I’ve never been travelling with a Nightjet so this was new to me and I’m torn wether I liked it or not. We chose the sleep-cabin […]

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Beauty recipes: Liquid rouge

I already mentioned in my American Duchess – Beauty review, that there are many rouge recipes out there and since I personally cannot recommend the recipe they shared in the book, I wanted to share an alternative with you. All of the ingredients I used are safe to use on your face but the recipe […]

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Beauty recipes: 19th century Cold cream

Last year I came to a point where I was super disappointed in my hairstyle-skills with modern products. I have very long hair which does not hold a curl at all and is also very slippery. I can do my 18th and 19th century make up with modern products without thinking twice but I still […]

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