Review: Kristin Ess Hair Care Products

It’s been quiet for a while on my blog but I’m back with a raving review about the amazing haircare and styling products by Kristin Ess –  the stylist behind Lauren Conrad, Lucy Hale, and Jenna Dewan-Tatum. Being an avid TheBeautydepartment.com reader and long-term follower of Kristin Ess‘ Instagram profile (and now also following the Instagram profile of George – her dog), I was stoked when I heard that she will be launching her own haircare and styling product line. Read More

The Best Beauty Advent Calendars For 2017

Brace yourself, it’s Christmas season already! While you’re probably still at pumpkin carving for Halloween, it’s sure also time to think about advent calendars if you want to get one for yourself or for your loved ones. Read More

Review: Redken Clean Maniac

We’ve all heard about micellar face cleanser, right? But what about micellar hair care? And what even are micelles? Let me tell you very briefly: Micelles are tiny molecules that attract impurities like excess oil and dirt. They work well when used in skin care formulas, thus the industry took it one step further and used it in hair care products too. Read More

Superfood For Your Face By Youth To The People

Let’s be realistic. I’ll never get that summer skin. Ever. But not only tanned skin needs to be taken care of, my snow-white skin needs to be nurtured thoroughly as well. Recently I travelled to New York and spent some truly wonderful days in this amazing city. Of course I also went shopping. A lot. Since I’m very interested in trying new products, I came across the brand Youth To The People (or in short: YTTP) that has its origin in California. Read More

Gift Ideas For Her

Gift ideas under CHF 50

It’s this time of the year again. Time to light up your houses with moody lights, to stroll through Christmas markets and drink mulled wine and to get your Christmas presents for your loved ones. Hence I put together some fun gift ideas for the ladies that cost less than 50 Swiss Francs. Stay tuned for more to come! Read More