Isabel JarnstromStyle and Beauty Blog


Skrivet av Isabel Järnström 21.11.2018

My skin is a high-maintenance snob that only feeds on specific products. Give it something that's not considered worthy and it rebels. These skincare saviours literally saved my acne-prone, oily, problematic skin.

Skinceuticals Blemish + Age Defense - after using this oil-free, exfoliating serum for 4 weeks, my despicably enormous pores were refined and tighter = smaller. AHA, BHA and dioic acids are the heroes in the serum and made sure that my pores "shrunk." The blemishes and inflamed skin I had before I started using it have gone on a hopefully permanent vacay.

Skinceuticals Daily Moisture - this is my one and only for my oily complexion. Even if my skin never gets dry, not even during minus degrees, I use a proper moisturizer to maintain and improve its condition. Like the serum, this one also minimizes pores. I believe the duo combined are the reason behind my now nearly invisible pores. Botanical extracts, algae extracts and Vitamin E are the key ingredients that nourish, hydrate and protect skin from environmental stressors.


Body Soufflé

Skrivet av Isabel Järnström 14.11.2018

A creamy treat for the body! Smells like divine vanilla from a French bakery - upon application and after. I also like the consistency - like whipped cream that is easily absorbed and doesn't smell too overwhelming. The pretty packaging also makes it suitable for a shelfie picture. 


Ingredients: Vitamin E, meadowfoam oil, shea butter and Babassu oil are composed to nurture and add moisture to winter dry skin. 


Body Soufflé

Style Advice

Skrivet av Isabel Järnström 13.11.2018

A simple style advice: If you're tired of your neutral, one-coloured fall/winter jacket or coat, remove the belt it comes with and replace it with a belt that adds a twist. Whether it is a belt that's embedded with gold details, logos or text prints. 

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Triple Cleanse: How To

Skrivet av Isabel Järnström 09.11.2018

Vare sig du tvättar ansikte med rengöringsservetter eller dubbelrengör med din favoritrengöring lägger du kanske märke till att det finns sminkfärg och smuts som vägrar försvinna, hur mycket du än rengör. Speciellt om du är en flitig användare av foundation, puder eller annan basmakeup är det svårt att få bort allt som sitter kvar. Även om du använder en bra rengöring. Då kan en 3-stegs-rengöring funka – så gör du:

- Börja med att tvätta ansiktet med ett rengöringsbalm för att ta bort smuts och makeup. Skölj sedan med vatten och fortsätt till steg två.

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 Elemis Pro-Collagen Cleansing Balm / Hydropeptide Soothing Balm / Dermalogica Precleanse Balm


- Använd valfri rengöring, vare sig det är en gel-, mjölk- eller skumrengöring. Kom ihåg att ha din hudtyp i åtanke!

Skönhetstips: Du kan med fördel använda en rengöring med syra i, som ger din hud en mild peeling och tar bort döda hudceller. Hej, lyster!


Exuviance Purifying Cleansing Gel / Medik8 Pore Cleanse Gel Intense / Peter Thomas Roth Glycolic Solutions Cleanser / 
Leegeehaam Life Cleansing Foam


- Slutligen, applicera micellärt vatten på ett par bomullsrondeller för att ta bort de sista spåren av makeup, smuts och fett.   



Verso Skincare Micellar Water / Codage Micellar Water 




You may have cleansed your face once using a cleansing wipe or even twice with a proper cleanser, but still see stains from your foundation land on the cotton pads once you investigate how clean your face really is.

Truth is, if you’re a lover of foundation, powder or anything else that sits on your face all day, it can be hard to get rid of all the dirt, oil and makeup. Not even if you cleanse thoroughly using a reliable cleanser.

That´s when a triple cleanse routine can help you:


- Start with a cleansing balm. Massage it onto skin to remove excess oil, dirt and makeup. Wipe away the product and grit to prepare for step two. 

- Cleanse your face with a cleanser of your choice, keeping your skin type in mind! It can be a milk, foam or gel cleanser.

Beauty advice: Use a cleanser that contains acid. It will give your skin a gentle exfoliation and remove dead skin cells. Hello, glow!

- Lastly, remove the last traces of makeup, dirt and oil using a cotton pad that’s soaked in micellar water.



Skrivet av Isabel Järnström 08.11.2018

To me, black can never be boring. If you ever feel that way, play with different types of fabrics and silhouettes, and throw in some jewelry. It's as simple as that. 



Skrivet av Isabel Järnström 07.11.2018

Fall essentials. Getting my style fix from Styleby's thick, new FW -18/19 issue. Playing with luxurious fall eyeshadows. Tan and gold rings adding shine to the darker days. Keeping it cool with my Old Céline-inspired shades.



Skrivet av Isabel Järnström 06.11.2018

I've never been fond of scarves. At least not of tiny ones that fail to provide my neck with the warmth it craves during the cold and hard fall/ winter times. But when I found this one, a neat 100 % leather scarf from the Styleby x Wera collaboration, I couldn't resist claiming it as mine. Whether I was convinced by my mum's persuasive ways or the countless editorials my eyes feasted upon in the latest Styleby magazine, it doesn't really matter. I got it, and love it. And it's now my perfect fall accessory. You can find it here



Skrivet av Isabel Järnström 02.11.2018

During Halloween we say yes to scary makeup, scary costumes and scary parties. But what we don’t want is skin that give us the creepers. That’s why I’ve picked out a few Halloween-inspired skincare saviours for the ones who don’t want a canvas bathing in fake blood and glue.


Exuviance Detox Mud Treatment

Active charcoal, 3 types of mud and NeoGlucosamine act as powerful deep cleansers, removing impurities, dirt and oil while exofliating and refining large pores.

For all skin types. Ideal for acne-prone and oily skin.



Decleor Bi-Phase Caring Cleanser & Makeup Remover

Floral waters and botanical oils come together in this calming and nurturing two-phase cleanser. Suitable for all skin types.



Babor Rejuvenating Face Oil

Colder degrees result in drier skin. Infused with black rose oil, macadamia nut oil and almond oil, this face oil will give your skin a well-needed hydration boost. 



Peter Thomas Roth Pumpkin Enzyme Mask

If your skin looks tired and lifeless, or your pores are clogged, this enzyme peel should be the only pumpkin you stuff your face with this Halloween. Pumpkin enzyme, AHAs and aluminium oxide crystals work together to remove dead skin cells and give your skin lustre and new life.



Grown Alchemist Hydra-Repair + Intensive Day Cream

Camelia, rosehip oil and essential fatty acids moisturize, soften and stabilize your skin’s moisture levels. Ideal for thirsty skin.


Skrivet av Isabel Järnström 31.10.2018

"Books are a uniquely portable magic" - Stephen King. Could not have said that better myself. I'm currently losing myself in Atticus' beautiful world, allowing his words to transport me to places I can never visit outside my head.


 Atticus - The Dark Between Stars


Skrivet av Isabel Järnström 27.10.2018


The details make the outfit. They always do. In this look I adore the belted bag, which can be styled in two ways. Either used for its purpose - being a bag to keep your cash, keys, nude lipsticks or whatever item you want to store in it. Or as an eye-catching element. That being the buckle.

Another thing I'm obsessing over this fall is leather on leather. While you certainly can go all in and rock it head-to-toe, it's more interesting if you throw in other fabrics for contrast. Especially if you choose to wear an all-black ensemble.