May 27th 2015

My May Tunes

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Photography By Mike Afsharian


Right before I closed my old blog and launched my new website I started a really cool monthly serie of my favourite tunes. Music is truly a huge part of who I am as a person and sharing my favourite songs will not only promote some amazing musicians but you’ll also get to know me on a whole deeper level. I hope you enjoy my current faves!


1. Alina Baraz & Galimatias – Show Me 2. Salt Of The Sound – Dwell Among Us 3. Oh Wonder – Livewire  4. Bon Iver – Holocene (Kyson Remix)

May 26th 2015

Reviewing Clinique

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  • Clinique Age Defense BB Cream – BB stands for Blemish Balm and is an Asian-inspired trend. The concept of a BB cream is simple – It’s a treatment-based tinted moistruizer, that evens out the skin tone. Clinique jumped on the BB hype, which I’m only glad they did – cause this has become my favourite everyday face routine. The consistency is thick and creamy, but it can feel a bit dry as it’s applied. Make sure you’ve done a proper skin care routine and that your face is fully moistruized before applying so your skin won’t flake. On the Clinique website, they say that the coverage is medium to high. That’s a bit of an exaggeration. This will only provide enough coverage to blur minor imperfections. But if your mainly struggle is redness like myself, the Clinique BB cream will definitely get the job done. Price: 245 DKK, available in 3 shades.
  • Clinique Moisturising Chubby Stick - This balm is an absolute wonder product. It is creamy and soft, feels amazing on the lips and it has such a gorgeous and very lightweight colour pay off. It’s not too pigmented but yet buildable and is therefor the perfect stick for everyday use. If you’re looking for a stick with more colour pay off, Clinique also created “the intense” version of the Chubby Stick. But the best part about this lipbalm is how moistruizing it is. If you’re someone who’s struggling with dry lips, baby girl this chubby stick is your destiny, cause this product contains shea butter & mango butter which is proven to work miracles on dry skin. My Chubby Sticks are in the colour 13 Mighty Mimosa & 09 Heaping Hazelnut. Price: 175 DKK, available in 16 Shades.
  • Clinique All About Shadow 8-Pan Palette – This is quite an impressive little guy. It has such a gorgeous pigmentation, and it is completely dummy safe – cause you can’t mess up with these shadows since they’re buildable and SO easy to blend. There’s no crazy colours in this palette, they’re all sheer to mat and you can use them for every occasion. It’s a nice little thing to have in a makeup collection, but I would recommend this palette to a girl who wants some pretty neutrals in good quality, yet nothing too crazy or unique. The staying power is also fantastic, even without a primer it’ll last all day. The packaging is beautiful and works almost like a mirror, but be careful – cause it can easily get scratched. Price: 425 DKK, available in 5 different colour themes.
  • Clinique Superbalanced Foundation – The Superbalanced foundation is called the “smart” makeup and is supposed to add moisture to the part of your skin that needs moistruizing and then absorb oil in parts that are oily – which it truly does. It has a really lovely creamy texture and is super easy and quick to blend. My favourite part of this foundation, is it’s beautiful coverage which is light to medium. It has a mat finish without being too mattifying and once it’s applied it leaves the skin looking extremely fine and natural. The only thing I absolutely hate about this product is the packaging. It’s a glass bottle, which I don’t really mind but it makes it less travel friendly. It has a top with no pump, so you have to just like pour the foundation out which makes it really hard to control the amount of product you want and it’s not the most hygienic applicator. This is a foundation made for people with a combination skin type. You can also get it in a powder formula which I haven’t tried. Price: 255 DKK, available in 10 shades.
May 25th 2015

The Reason of My Absence

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My life has been one heck of a rollercoaster lately. When I got back home from an amazing cruise, my mum met me with some terrible news. The story itself is too long and too complicated for me to even write down. But she got incurably lung cancer. My mum is my rock, the most beautiful flower of them all. It has always just been her and I and I can’t even imagine a life without her. She loves hard, fights hard, do everything a 100% – and I am so proud of her. She also made me who I am, and for that I am thankful as well. She’s such a star, always shining bright – and she has taken these news so well. She’s positive, happy, sees this life completely different. With so much more passion and joy. Me on the other hand, I can only admire her for her beautiful spirit. I am completely shattered. Broken into a million of pieces. My mum who I always thought would hold my hand forever, she all of sudden won’t – and there’s not even a single thing I can do about it.

I also feel extremely alone in this process. I don’t really talk to anyone about my feelings. Not cause I see it as a taboo, just cause it’s really hard. It’s easy to talk about the good parts you know. But as soon as it gets too close, too sad, too real I just build a wall up so no one really gets to me. But here it is.. Here’s my true colours. It’s okay though, everything will be okay. It just felt really good to let it all out.

May 23rd 2015

Cruisin’ with Instagram

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As you might recall, I – together with my fellow Blogger friends Nana & Patrick went on an amazing cruise experience with Celebrity Cruises. Here’s a little throwback through my Instagram. I always post a lot on instagram and it’s also a great way to keep updated with my newest blog posts, you can follow me @ LisaKastleen.

The ship we went on is called Celebrity Reflection and it’s an extremely freaky scary huge ship that you can easily get lost on, which makes it even more amazing and fun. I definitely recommend this way of traveling to everyone. You don’t really have to do much, there’s tons of fun activities on the ship and when you wake up for a new day, you’re in a new country.

You can like the Scandinavian Celebrity Cruises FB page by clicking here.

May 23rd 2015

Marc Jacobs in Sephora, Scandinavia

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I freaking F*%& can’t contain my excitement.. Sephora finally launched some good old’ Marc Jacobs Beauty in Scandinavia. Hell YES! I’ve only been waiting.. idk hm YEARS for this day to happen. Obviously i’m a little late with the news *hint* not owning a computer – but in case you missed the talk of the talk, I thought I’d quickly share it with you guys.

The beige lipstick is their Sheer Lip Gel in the color 110 Role Play. The Black lipstick is their Lip creme in 234 Core Cora and the Lipliner is in the color Honey Bun, which is a beautiful pink nude. And before I call this a day, let’s quickly take a moment to appreciate the even more AMAZING packaging. Aaaaaaaaah!