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My visit and Stay in Moscow was so much fun such that while being there for the first time, I planned for my second visit as well. The first time it was not so cold but one had to wear gloves and scarf still.

I stayed around the red square (a city plaza and the central square of Moscow) which made my stay even easier and convenient.

I was fascinated by how the Shopping malls so beautifully decorated are and thus serves not only as a tourist attraction but also as a photo location for those who do their wedding in winter times. It’s a perfect place to shop for those who love luxury stuff and ladies who like very High and sexy High heels.

The ladies there take time to groom and dress up well which reminded me of Kenya. When you dress up well and walk around with your highest Heels or wear your mini skirts/dresses you don’t feel out of place unlike in Vienna( where i am based)

The Food was incredible, I don’t remember getting a meal I didn’t like, not even once. Interesting fact is that most people just associate the country with Vodka but actually there are so many fresh tea blends to choose from also in the bars.
Walking around in winter you will find most people eating ice cream reason being that in winter you enjoy it more since you don’t have to worry about it melting and spilling.

The one thing which is not easy to cope with is the traffic jam, I remember one evening having to wait for a taxi for 30 min plus. The Traffic is so heavy such that there is an extra lane for Government officials and Diplomats only.

The most memorable and best experience, was during my second visit and as I was taking some photos around the red square, some people reached out and asked if they could take a few photos of/with me. Most fascinating was this old couple almost 80 years old, with their grand child. They lived in the countryside somewhere in Russia and apparently it was their first time ever to come to Moscow and also to ever meet an African. They were very pleased and so was I 🙂 we took a few pics with their cute old camera.

They were excited to go back and share the pics with the rest of their family members and the villagers. It reminded me of how excited we would be back in the days (when I was a kid ) when we saw someone of a different race (caucasian) and how we would run and be close to them, touch their skin and hair and just enjoy the magical/miraculous moment.

Public transport was way to complicated compared to Vienna… the train stations are very Beautiful though (way more Be-a-u-ti-ful than in Vienna) I loved Moscow, it’s a place I would visit over and over but not to live 🙂

Decided to try the mani in the shopping malls… It was okay, works for emergency or when one want a quick nail do.. But not really for a treat to yourself like at the spa…

 

 

 

Recall

 

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Hallo there readers,

It’s been ages, I have had an awesome time traveling around the world. It has been a very exciting time rediscovering, reflecting and refining myself. A new era will be unraveling soon in my life in a couple of weeks but before that happens, I just wanted to share this Beautiful 2016 outfits from these lovely ladies at the Vienna fashion week and some of the precious 2016 moments which led to awakening a new world in my life.

Thanks to all who have been part of this experience and to the readers who have motivated me to come back. Stay connected there will be a series of new things soon on the blog.

Ps: make sure to connect on my Instagram page for more photos and also where you get to associate with me in live videos as well 🙂

Till soon……Peace and Love……..

 

 

Many Thanks to the lovely Ladies for letting me take the pics and use them. See you again this Year. XO

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Moisture Hacks

thumbnail_fullsizerenderWhat do you do when you buy those sweet smelling lotions but then you end up feeling like apart from the sweet scent, the moisturising effect is not so much and or its absolutely not there? You start wishing that if only it would give you that silk, soft skin then you would be even more satisfied with it. Well here are a few ways what to do to achieve the full moisture effect .

  • Mix the lotion with glycerine.
  • Mix the lotion with aloe vera gel.
  • Add olive oil, coconut oil, vitamin E oil and or almond oil to the lotion.
  • Buy a moisturising lotion which you know works but smells milder and mix it up with the lotion.
  • Whip some Shea butter, mango butter and or Cocoa butter with the lotion.

You can choose any of the above ways or combine some of them.

You can either do this during the time you apply the lotion on your body or mix it up after you buy it to have it prepared which saves you time and extra work.

For kids, the petroleum Jelly is just perfect. If you want only natural products you can whip some Butters ( last bullet point) and add some vitamin E oil, coconut oil and aloe vera gel. Use essential oils for smell/fragrance.

At the moment, when am at home, I use the Palmers cocoa butter which is a real deal when it comes to hydration and moisture. I don’t add any extra ingredient to it. For travelling I have my Victoria’s secret (mango temptation)  mixed with glycerine and vitamin E oil.

 

If you have any other way/ idea on how you do the moisture hack, feel free to share it by commenting or send a p.m 🙂

………Peace and Love………

She’s Back

img_0227Hi guys, it’s been Ages…

Before I even ask how you all have been, I would like to apologise for being away for so long.There was so much going on, from travelling and exploring some places I have never been to before including Russia the worlds largest country, rearranging and reorganising the apartment and many other things. I had some posts already prepared for you guys but I never managed to post them as I also had problems with the laptop and after getting a new one, for some reasons I couldn’t log into my Blog. Anyway so is life right? Sometimes everything is perfect and some times we encounter challenges. What is important is not to give up but to keep going.

There is so much to share with you, especially from my travel experience and some other interesting places here in Vienna (One being actually where am writing this post from) It feels so good to be back after such a long time and its even more fun making this post by a fire place and as I enjoy the Beautiful view of Vienna 🙂

Oh for the beautiful ladies from the Vienna Fashion week 2016, I will still repost your photos. Your outfits were really stunning.

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I would like to thank my faithful readers and followers who have been asking about the Blog and told me how much they were missing it. I am finally back guys. You are Amazing you gave me the strength and hope to focus and work on coming back.

See you around dear ones…..

 

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img_1166……….Peace and Love……….

Meet Celrielle

Celrielle

Hallo readers,

Hi everyone, a warm welcome to my blog. My name is Celestine Nasaka: a daughter, a sister, a mom and a friend. I enjoy cooking (my friends and family swear that I am a very good cook) I am a naturalist especially when it comes to my Afro hair and skin products. Most often than not, I make my own hair and skin products. I will be sharing some of them with you along the way. I am a big DIY (Do It Yourself) lover, I like to try out and construct a few things in my free time. It can be something as simple as decorating a picture frame to something a bit more complex like designing and sewing an outfit for a Party/Function.

Outfit, bag and shoes designed by me.

Outfit, bag and shoes designed by me.

Dancing is something else I really like to do, at times I teach the Kenyan folk dance from the Abaluhya community called Isikuti and the chakacha dance from the coastal part of Kenya and some parts in Tanzania.

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Casual outfit selection at the Wienerin

I have always been passionate when it comes to fashion. My friends have always told me to do something about it. For instance: venture into modelling, start my own fashion line or a Blog. I was not so sure if I could really do any of the above, I would come up with something to justify why it would be impossible, until the “WIENERIN” finals. In the competition we tasked in selecting our own casual and dinner outfits. Competing with such Beautiful and creative ladies was not easy. I was however positively surprised by the yells and claps I received when I hit the runway. After the show I got many positive remarks regarding my outfit and my style in general.

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Finally, here I am! Second runners up in the “WIENERIN (the number 1 of Austrian monthly women’s magazine) cover model 2016 Finals” that was founded in 1985. Isn’t it amazing! It does not matter how long and what it took for me to finally figure out that I can do this. Anyway, I am planning to trot with you all the way. I am who I am because of you (my fans) guys.

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Sometimes in life you really need to have people around you who believe in your abilities a little more than you do. A special thanks to Patricia and Joyce I can now do what I really love, they helped me to overcome my fears, trust my niche to completely believe in myself and get started.

I hope you had a nice read. See you around. xoxo Celrielle

About the Blog

This is a platform for Celrielle (Celestine) a Kenyan living in Vienna (Austria) and a second runners up in WIENERIN cover model 2016 finals. Her vivid Fashion style is a Blend of her exotic roots incorporated with the western style which she wants to share with the world.