Olive Bella Jewelry Giveaway

Wednesday, March 22, 2017





Today’s giveaway is from Olive Bella, a New York-based handcrafted jewelry line that I adore. All of Louise's designs are inspired by nature and the outdoors, making them incredibly wearable, yet still stylish and sassy. Her entire line is created to make you feel and look beautiful no matter where the day takes you.

This week, Louise is offering one lucky reader a chance to win one of her designs. The awesome part: the winner can choose their favourite piece from her entire shop! Personally, I'm beyond smitten with those zodiac constellation necklaces and these minimal bar earrings - just imagine wearing them with a top knot this spring:) Plus, don't even get me started on those bracelet bangles - swoonworthy!

For a chance to win, you should be a follower of exPress-o, please visit Olive Bella Jewelry shop and tell us which jewelry piece you'd pick. As always the giveaway is open worldwide. The winner will be chosen at random next Monday morning. Good luck! xo

For extra entries:
Re-tweet the giveaway, follow Olive Bella Jewelry on Instagram, like Olive Bella Jewelry on Facebooktag a friend on Instagram,  follow Olive Bella Jewelry on Pinterest, follow exPress-o on Instagram, join the exPress-o group on Facebook, follow exPress-o on Twitter and please make sure to leave a separate comment for each entry. Also, please include your email address, so I can contact the winner. Thank you:)

Zesty Take on a Bath




Feeling a bit blue this Wednesday morning? Here is something that might just make this hump day more bearable. Tonight, after you finish work, stop by a shop and pick up a few zesty grapefruits, lemons and oranges. Slice them, and make an evening bath of them. I did exactly that last night and boy oh boy, what a treat it was! Psst: I added some dried lavender as well, but I bet that a few fresh eucalyptus leaves would be perfect too!

P.S: Remember this?
P.P.S: A super snazzy GIVEAWAY Wednesday is coming up later today!

(Photos by Emily Blincoe)

What Women Do When No One Is Watching

Tuesday, March 21, 2017








Totally awesome!

A little under two years ago, Sally Nixon started a project called '365' where she challenged herself to create an illustration a day for a whole year. The inspiration was her own life and all the simple routines that she and many of us go through daily.

The aim of this rather adorable project is to show the natural side of women and prove that nowadays filtered and staged womanhood is not real or true. So the whole project is based on women doing their everyday things like eating in bed, passing out on a sofa after a long day or brushing their teeth in the shower to save time.

Basically, it’s an ode to us girls and all little things we do when when nobody’s watching. Lovely, isn't it?

P.S: GAL!
P.P.S: Women + food.

(via deMilked)

Go-To Snack




What have you been snacking on lately?

Me? Well, for the past couple of weeks, I’ve been making those dark chocolate dipped mango bites on repeat, with no guilt what-so-ever:) They take about 20 minutes to whip up, they are healthy, since mango and black chocolate is good for you and they are really (really) good!

Try them, here is the full recipe...

P.S: How to fuel your day.
P.P.S: Also, yogurt cherries.

(Photos by Nutritionist In The Kitch)

Spring Trend: Kitten Heels.







Speaking of shoes, if you're not into the tomboyish sneaker-look, you should totally invest in a pair of sassy kitten heels instead! According to Vogue, they are the comfiest heels around that also look incredibly stylish with pretty much everything. Personally I love them with a simple pair of jeans and a crisp shirt.

Thumbs up or down?

P.S: Swoon!
P.P.S: City backpacking.

(Photos by/via Who What WearStyle Close-UpThe August DiariesLA Cool and Chic and Style It Up)

Choco-Mint Dry Shampoo

Monday, March 20, 2017

If you're addicted to dry shampoo, but eager to swap it for a more natural version, try Adina's 3-ingredient recipe! Oh my goodness, it not only works great, but also smells all fresh and peppermint-y:) It's a gem!

P.S: And this.
P.P.S: Plus, this unusual beauty trick that works.

(Photo by Adina Grigore)

Springtime






Happy springtime everyone!

I know that we still have a ways to go before we get some proper spring weather, but boy, oh boy, it’s good to feel the shift in the air, isn’t it? So in the spirit of a brand new season, here are a few tiny things I’m looking forward to do in the next few months:

Wearing bits of pink with my go-to stripes, eating asparagus on repeat, indulging in grounding, making this cake tonight, chasing sunlight shadows around the flat, drinking rosé on the balcony, taking sunset walks, remaking this lilac body oil and filling our home with every single spring bloom around:)

Your turn...

P.S: Also, how to dress like a true Parisian this spring.
P.P.S: And, spring reboot.

(Photos by/via TheresaJo JeadingtonLindsey OckerSimply Nicole)
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