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A battle with sensitive skin

February 13, 2018
Beauty Skincare illustration Alessia Landi Al Draws watercolor

I am annoyed by a lot of stuff, but only very few things piss me off as much as my sensitive skin. It’s a total bummer: I get rough dry patches when it’s too cold, itchy rashes, pimples when I eat salami (salami is the enemy) and sunburns as soon as Spring comes around. I spend more time trying to figure out how to calm down my skin than any other daily activity. When I started exercising my skin literally…

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Beauty on board

January 4, 2018
Alessia Landi beauty fashion illustration Al Draws make up skincare in-flight review ink digital

Since I moved to Singapore, my skincare routine has become very complicated. I am surrounded every day with commercials of beautiful ethereal Korean models seducing me towards an ageless world made of serums, toners, essences and creams (for the eyes, for the face, for the lips, for the top of your nose and whatnot). How could I resist it? Spoiler: I couldn’t. So now every morning I need to get up 20 minutes earlier just to do the whole 7-steps Korean…

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A mindful beauty routine

May 23, 2017
Alessia Landi Beauty Illustration Fashion Illustration skincare watercolor Aldraws beauty routine

Months ago, my therapist suggested me to do mindfulness meditation. I started to see her because of my anxiety issues so I thought hell yes, this sounds like a great idea. So I downloaded that Headspace app. I went up on the hill of the park behind my office in my lunch break – sounds super zen right? – I sat down, launched the app and waited for the magic to happen. I almost fell asleep. It was so BORING.…

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