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I’m Hélène, yow will discover me on Instagram at @ielonah. I reside in Paris with my two boys and I work as a digital advisor in a communications company. I assist my shoppers construct their social media presence—content material technique, group administration, social promoting, affect, and many others. What I like about this job is that there is no such thing as a time to get bored! Everything goes so quick within the digital world, so that you’re continuously studying new issues. I additionally adore my group that I work with! There is a really nice vibe—a mutual belief and kindness. It is so essential to need to stand up each morning and go to work.
What I like about working in a communications company is that there aren’t any restrictions or imposed type—I’ve all the time liked taking good care of myself, making myself fairly, and experimenting with totally different types… And it’s a actual pleasure to take action each morning to go to work.
To chill out I hearken to music, I care for my vegetation, I paint, and I tidy up my residing area in order that it is extra soothing visually, and so I can really feel good in it. I care for myself… bathtub with important oils, a facial masks, a physique scrub. Or I am going thrift purchasing. I feel my magnificence behavior should have started throughout junior highschool. The first time I put a black pencil on (as a result of I wished to do it like my girlfriend), should have been throughout seventh or eighth grade. Besides that, I feel I actually started liking and carrying make-up once I found matte lipstick—now I can not reside with out it. Also once I realized just a few primary methods like enjoying with steadiness—very crimson lips however gentle on the eyes, or darkish eyes and nude lips.
I like lipstick. One of my first coup de cœur was definitely the basic Ruby Woo from MAC that I all the time have with me. Then I found the Cream Lip Stain from Sephora and I swear by that now. I like the matte end, the colours, and the long-lasting impact, however most of all their high quality for the value. I examined all the opposite manufacturers which have related merchandise and I’ve by no means been satisfied by any others. My favorites are 39 and 23—nude and brownish tones.
No explicit routine for my hair, I wash it daily—I do know I must decelerate the frequency of washes! And then I let it air dry. For my pores and skin, within the mornings and evenings I take advantage of the micellar water from Bioderma, and I will combine it typically with floral water. After that I take advantage of my daytime facial moisturizer which is aloe vera primarily based. I commonly do masks and I will make scrubs from coffee grounds with coconut oil or candy almond oil, and some drops of tea tree important oil.
I am obsessive about Coconut Balm Dotcom from Glossier. I’ve scattered a number of in other places—in my rest room, my purse, totally different pockets—to verify I all the time have one close by. They’re additionally excellent for shielding and nourishing my lips earlier than making use of my matte lipsticks like a stain lip.
My make-up routine is a bit of little bit of concealer, a line of eyeliner, and a little bit of mascara! For me, magnificence is feeling good with who we’re and radiating that feeling of well-being. Regarding the make-up, I like the concept of enhancing your pure magnificence. I am impressed by ladies who aren’t fearful of asserting themselves, who aren’t fearful of dissatisfying others, however who additionally don’t need to belittle others to really feel higher about themselves.”
—as informed to ITG
This interview has been translated from French and edited for readability.