Hey you!

This year I am celebrating my 10 year blog anniversary! 🥳 

Wow! Such a long time and so much has changed! I have moved 3x during this time. I have gotten older and ... wiser? Maybe! Here is my very first blog post!

A couple of my blog highlights:

2013 I wrote my - to this day - most read article (more than 376K views): How to get free makeup and beauty products!

2014 I was featured by SheSpeaks, Sheknows, The Hub and Lucky Magazine.

2014  I started a YouTube channel and my most watched video is "How to get rid of frown lines between the eyes" (with more than 357K views). My second most watched video is "How to remove a mole yourself" with 274K views- btw a fantastic trick that really works. I have today 17K subscribers.

2015 I became "the face of dermaflage" (a topical silicone filler to fill in flaws such as frown lines or scars- read more about my photoshoot). Back then I used it only for special occasions but today I use dermaflage every single day- I pay myself for it and I am no longer sponsored! I was also named 1 out of 100 Popularizer by Glamour Magazine.

2017 I published my first book that sums up all the tips I have, on how to get free beauty products (which was in the Amazon Bestseller list)! My blog became one of the Top 100 Beauty Blogs worldwide.

2018 I was named one of the Top 25 Beauty Bloggers over 40. I was featured in VoyageATL Magazine.

2019 I was named an TOP Fohr Influencer. My blog was named Top 15 Generation X Blogs. I was also named Top 25 Over 40 Beauty Youtubers

2020 I was featured in BestSelf Atlanta

2021 I was featured in Huffpost!

2022 I was featured in CanvasRebel! I also joined proudly the team of SHEMEDIA COLLECTIVE.

Currently very popular on my blog: 


My next journey will be trying out the Dr. Pen microneedling device and sharing with you the long term effects. I am honestly excited about this and hopeful. Read here about my strategy.

A couple more numbers:

I have written now 1326 blog articles.
This blog received now more than 5.2 Mio visitors total.
I have 31K followers on Instagram.
I have 17K subscribers on my YouTube channel and 41K on my German YouTube channel.

Thank you so much for those of you that are visiting my blog regularly. I wouldn't be here without you! Let's get old together lol.

FAQ Frequently asked questions:

1. Which hair color do you use?

(This is by far the question I get asked most often!) I use for many years L'Oréal Paris Superior Preference Permanent Hair Color, 9.5A . My natural hair color is dark blonde. I usually apply it only on the roots, or just do some random highlights.

2. How do you take care of your nails?

I am very blessed with healthy nails and haven't changed a thing in my nail routine since many years. I have my must-have nail products listed here!

3. What is your skin type?

I have combination skin: an oily T-zone, but I am very dry around my eyes. My cheeks are pretty normal. I have forehead lines and wrinkles, crow´s feet around my eyes. Hey, I am  not in my 20s anymore! ;-) Sometimes I get breakouts- it used to be on my forehead, but these days I notice they are more on my lower cheeks (like almost where the neck begins) and my chin. I don´t have sensitive skin (my skin care routine).

4. Which foundation do you like best that doesn´t enhance wrinkles?

I really love the Wander Beauty Nude Illusion Liquid Foundation, a weightless, fluid foundation formulated for full coverage with a natural, radiant finish. I am also a big fan of the Urban Decay
Hydromaniac Glowy Tinted Hydrator Foundation, a long-wearing foundation infused with kombucha filtrate and marula oil for 30 percent more hydrated skin, medium coverage, and a glowing finish. Lastly from the drugstore I think highly of the L'Oréal Age Perfect Radiant Serum Foundation, formulated with SPF 50, Hydrating Serum and Vitamin B3.

5. Which concealer doesn´t crease?

Concealers are a hassle once you get those darn fine lines and wrinkles! They all crease somewhat but I like currently the Too Faced Born This Way Super Coverage Concealer because it has super high coverage (I try to use only a tiny amount). On days were I do not have very dark circles, I like to keep it light with the YSL Touche Éclat All-Over Brightening Concealer Pen.

6. What are your beauty must-haves?

I have my favorite products all listed in my Amazon store here- from skin care to hair care and a couple of makeup items too. These are only true loved items that I have purchased many times and love since years.

7. What camera do you use?

Since March 2018 I am using the Canon EOS Rebel T6i and absolutely love it! It blurs automatically the background and you can easily transfer photos to your phone (with Wi-fi!)! It can do it all! Macro, Portrait- it doesn´t matter. Even if the light situation isn´t right- the camera fixes it! Recommend highly!

8. Where are you from?

I was born (and lived for 30 years) in Germany before I moved to the U.S.

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