Monday, 28 September 2015

Movie Review: The Scorch Trials

Saturday night I went with my sister Marijke to the movie Maze Runner the Scorch Trials. Last year I went to the Maze Runner and had no idea what the movie was going to be like. I had no idea it was a series because I’d never heard of the books before. So when I saw it with my other sister Inge last year I was so angry that again I was tied to a series. I mean, I was then bound to: The Hobbit, The Hunger Games and the Divergent series. And now this one again?! But I’m very glad I went last year and this Saturday I went to the Scorch Trials.

Source: IMDb
The movie started and there is no time to get into the movie. It literally is: the cinema gets dark and it starts. No time to think. The first movie ended with the helicopter and this movie starts at that point. No introduction, so I strongly recommend to watch the first movie again before you go and see this one if you don’t remember the story very well after a year. 

Then there are like a thousand scary moments in the film. I’m not a hero, especially when I’m watching a movie I’m the most scared person in the cinema. And my sister is just like me, and we both joked we were on special ‘jump’ chairs. Because we kept being scared and we jumped up in our chairs of shock moments. We joked a lot about it, because of the constant tension (is that the right word?) in the movie.
We both loved it so much. My sister got some clues that I missed through the movie but explained to me later. And really I love this movie. I want to see it again and again. I’ve seen the Maze Runner for like 4 times and I think I’m going to watch the Scorch Trials a lot also.

But I love the movie and how the actors acted. The pain, fear and the loss of some persons I could feel. I’m totally devastated by some things in this movie. Oh and can Dylan O’Brien get evem hotter? Really that's a big plus for me in the movie ;) So I hope to see him as Thomas and the rest of the Gladers next year on the big screen! I can’t wait and hate that I have to wait so long again for the next movie. I’ve told myself, I let myself surprise by not reading the books. I like to read the books afterwards and watching the movies first. I know, that’s weird. I do it sometimes. Not always. But with this series I'm doing it.

I really recommend this movie to everyone. And if you haven't seen the Maze Runner. Go watch it. I loved both movies and was completly drawn into to the movies and didn't hear anything around me because I was so focused which is a really good thing!

Have you seen the movie? Did you like it too?

Xx Rianne
Monday, 21 September 2015


Lately I’ve seen a lot of these hairbands called: invisibobble. And my brother’s girlfriend is a hairdresser and she was always wearing them too. So I got curious about it and asked if I could borrow one. Because they’re a bit expensive and I thought: ”if it doesn’t work and I buy it, it would be a waste of my money”. So after a week I was very happy about the results. I noticed that after I had worn the hairband that the ‘bobble’ in my hair wasn’t that visible than when I had a normal hairband in my hair. So I bought a box with these special hairbands.

Now after almost a half year I’ve found out that: yes, it does make the bobble less visible. But: no, it doesn’t disappear. Also, I’ve got very thin hair and when I wear the hairband my hair is going in the ‘bobbles’ of the hairband. Which makes it impossible for me to take out the hairband without pulling 50.000 hairs out of my head. So at first I was so happy that I didn’t have that horrible bobble in my hair. But at a second thought, I’m not that happy about it anymore. I’m scared that I go bald.

I still use it though, because they look better around your wrist than a normal hairband. Because when I took a normal hairband of my wrist I always had a red mark of the hairband that had been way to tight around my wrist. When I grab this invisibobble hairband it doesn’t have those bad marks.
And most of the time I’m playing with the hairband when I’m bored. Really, that invisibobble hairband never gets boring. I keep stretching it and then trying to pull it together to make it as small as it was when I got it out of the box. I even pulled the hairband once over my head to see if it could fit. And it did go over my head and I had made a choker necklace! It was a little too tight though, so I wouldn’t recommend doing that. ;)

So as you heard this hairband isn’t really good for in my hair and I barely use it for my hair. But I always got it with me to play with and to pass time when I’m bored. So it still has a good working for me. Maybe not what it’s been made for. But I found my own way to use it!

In the photo the hairbands are just out of the package. I've got one that is stretched out and that I always use. But because the light was very bad today I couldn't make a good photo. I'll upload a photo tomorrow or wednesday of the stretched hairband that I use and play with.

Do you also have invisibobble? Do you have the same problem as I have or does it work better for you? Let me know in the comments below.

Xx Rianne

Here's the photo as promised. This invisibobble is strechted out a little although I've seen much worse. It does fit around my wrist very well and this is my favourite one to play with!
I had to use a lot of extra filters to make the photo bright because the light isn't very good in the evening. So that's why it's a bit blury.

Saturday, 19 September 2015

Life Update

So lately I've been very busy. I've got an internship at the biggest newspaper of the Netherlands. And as you can imagine, that is crazy and it makes me feel a lot of pressure about the articles that I have to write. It is fun though, I learn a lot and I’m allowed to do some cool stuff. Still it takes up a lot of time and I have to make long days and long travels.

So that's what I've been up to these past three weeks actually. But what I’d love to tell you is that yesterday I got the chance to meet Randy Fenoli. You know him from the TLC program Say Yes To The Dress. (Do I even have to tell you that?!) I didn't interview him but I helped carrying the camera and had to write a ghost article. That is like writing an article but it never gets published. So my coordinator can look at it and help me getting better at writing. So I was pretty nervous about that!

Randy is a very kind man. When we came in he shook our hands and we all got greeted by a 'Hello beautiful'. Then we introduced ourselves and he could not pronounce my name right. My name is 100% Dutch so I don't really mind that it goes wrong. It’s just hard for people who are not Dutch to say my name. I always say: it's something like Rihanna, the singer. He apologized like three times but  I said that it was all right. Then we quickly started with the interview and because we only had half an hour it was soon over. I mean, that half hour felt like two minutes.
Randy also showed us his book and now I want it so bad. I'm not getting married soon, but who doesn't want tips from Randy about finding The Dress or just dream about their wedding!

Photo from instagram vrouw_nl

My internship is for 5 months. I try to post as often as I can. But it’s very busy and all. I’ll try to keep my promise: every Monday a new post!

What have been up to these weeks?

Xx Rianne
Monday, 14 September 2015

Top 10 Favourite Nail Polishes

Since I’m so in love with nail art and nail polish I thought it would be nice to tell you all about my favourite colours. I’ve made a top 10 and it’s not that I love the number one more than the number 10. I love all the colours equally as much.

1. Peachella by Rita Ora Rimmel London

I love this colour because it’s such a different and soft colour. I’ve worn this colour a lot this summer. When Rita Ora launched these pastel coloured nail polish line my eyes fell on this colour and I just had to buy it. I bought it and I loved it as much as I thought I would. One thing: I use three layers of nail polish until I think I’ve got good results. But then the colour is as bright as you can see on the photo. If I do one or two layers I still can see my nails through it and I hate when I see that. So when polishing my nails with this colour I make sure to have a lot of time to let my nails dry.

2. China Glaze Boho Blues

This colour I bought in Luxembourg this year. The colour is a bit lighter than sky blue and a bit darker than baby blue. And that what I liked about it. I haven’t had a blue like this one so that’s why I added it to my collection. At the moment I’m wearing the colour on my toe nails and it looks really happy because it’s also very bright.

3. Max factor Nailfinity Wine Red

This is a colour that I barely use. This is also one my very first nail polishes and I don’t want it to go empty because I haven’t seen this colour in the shops anymore. This red is a deep shiny colour and love how much it sparkles on my nails. It really catches attention. What surprises me the most is that this nail polish hasn’t dried out and I think I’ve got this nail polish for like 6 or 7 years. I mean, that’s very good quality!

4. Ciaté Fashionista Sister

This is such a weird colour but I love it because of that. It looks kind of red but I also see hints of purple in it. I mean when it’s on my nails it looks different than in the bottle and the colour is so deep and dark. It also make it looks like I’m wearing fake nails but they’re my own nails with this nails polish on it. Some people even asked me about it if these were my own nails or not... a wonderful effect this polish has, don’t you think? On the photo it also looks more purple but in real life it looks like red in the bottle.

5. Peggy Sage Fuchsia Diva

I bought this colour also while I was in Luxembourg. I had never heard of Peggy Sage before so I was really excited when I walked into a shop that had a whole wall of her nail polishes. I had a really hard time choosing which colour I wanted to buy. But I have a love for colours like purple and fuchsia. So when I saw this colour I loved it instantly. But at home when I put the colour on my nails I thought it was more fuchsia then it actually is on my nails. My nails look redder than the fuchsia colour in the bottle. But still the colour on my nails looks beautiful and the coverages is really good.

6. MUA Plum Noir

I don’t use this colour very often because I’ve a lot of purples and I like to wear this one as a base coat for the’ Fur-Effect’ that I bought at the same time. Because I use it for the Fur Effect there is also some fur in the coat because of re-applying. And applying fur makes a lot of mess and that’s why I don’t use for just one colour on my nails. It looks weird when there are bobbles or fur on my nails when it’s not supposed to be there. You can see my Fur-Effect nails in this blogpost and then you hopefully understand why I love this colour so much, because I love the Fur-Effect with this polish under it.

7. NYC Lavender Cupcake

Again a purple colour. But this one is very different. I like how light and cute this colour is. Look only at the name of this one. ‘Lavender Cupcake’ is a name that I just have to love. I love this colour but because it’s going to be autumn in a few weeks I like darker shades. But when it’s spring and summer I wear this one a lot. I’ve this colour for a while now and starts to dry out a little. :(

8. Tanya Burr Riding Hood

I’ve wanted a Tanya Burr nail polish for sooo long! Since she released them I was so excited and loved the reviews I read. And then I was in London, as you might know, and I wanted to buy so many things. And I didn’t have enough money so sadly I only bought one colour of Tanya’s nail polishes. I really hate myself for not buying more colours because this red is fab-u-lous! I mean, it’s called Riding Hood of course based on little red riding hood and Tanya knows what she is talking about. With red she means red. Very deep red and one layer is enough to cover my nails completely. I use two layers because the red gets so much deeper and that’s what I love so much about this polish.

9. Candy Crush Rimmel London

I know these are 5 colours but I always wear them together as one matching nail polish. The colours are so happy and I like the effect the ‘crushed candy’ has. It looks so much like summer and normally when a new collection of nail polish is released I don’t buy them all but when I saw this I just had to buy them. When I apply these colours I do at least two or three layers before my nails are fully covered. So it takes a while before my nails are dry. When I put these on my nails I always make sure I’ve got enough time so I wouldn’t smudge them. Also, the yellow colour chips of the first after like 2 or 3 days. But the other colours stay for almost a week.

10. W.I.C. by Herôme 101

This green is a kind of weird colour. I barely wear it because I don’t like it on my nails normally. But when it’s Christmas I always create Christmas trees on my nail and this the best green I’ve ever bought that matches so good with the green of a Christmas tree. So it’s a weird choice for being in my top 10 list but because it’s my tradition to create Christmas nails every year by using this colour it just has to be in this post.

Note to this review about my favourites: I’ve used at least two or three layers of nail polish to get these colours. Because I think than the nail polish is at its best and brightest and also the colour covers the best then. Also, sometimes you see that my fingertips are very shiny. After using the remover a few times on my nails my fingers didn’t like the liquid very much… So my skin started to react weirdly to it and it looked like my skin was that one of a snake which wasn’t very pretty. So I put lip balm around my nails to protect my skin.

Xx Rianne