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My Updated Sephora Sales Recommendation List

It’s April, Spring is coming or already here for most parts of the world, and you know what else is coming? Sephora mid-year sales! After going through the exercise of extensively reviewing and trimming down my purchase list for the Sephora sales in Singapore, which happened at the beginning of April, I thought it’s about time for me to update my Sephora Sales recommendation list. After all, it’s a bi-annual event that a lot of us are taking very seriously, am I right? Or am…

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Glossier Products I’m Still Using and Repurchasing

When Glossier recently launched Glossier Play, it reminded me how long I’ve actually been in this committed relationship with some of the Glossier products. I have zero resistance every time when Glossier launches a product, which hasn’t been the case with Glossier Play, so naturally I’ve accumulated and tried most products in their line, from skincare to makeup. And years later, here are the ones I’m still using, loving, and may even repurchasing. The Glossier Priming Moisturizer Rich: this has been one of the standouts…

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Drunk Elephant A-Passioni Retinol Cream Review

Let me start by prefacing that I absolutely love Retinol, in my year of testing, exploring and experimenting with different ingredients and hundreds of products (yes, the amount of money I have spent on skincare probably adds up to a substantial down payment for a nice property), retinol has been the number 1 ingredient that brings most joy and positive changes to my skin, period. I’m so obsessed with it to the point that I find it difficult to walk away from any product that…

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My Foray Into Acid Toners

So here is my confession, I have a slight obsession with acid based toners in recent years, because in comparison to all the other countless toners I have tried, they seem to deliver visible difference and one may see measurable results. After many experiments and testing, I’m here to share my top 3 acid toners that range in different strength spectrum, and should be suitable for all skin types. The Pixi Glow Tonic, how can anyone talk about acid toner without mentioning this, really? It’s…

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An Ode to the Olaplex Haircare System

If you are a haircare fanatic, or someone that tortures the hairs more often than you should, you have probably heard of the name Olaplex, which is supposed to bond the broken sulfur in your hair to restore its glory. It started as a commercial line that only sold directly to professional salons, and is often recommended by hair stylists as post damage treatment (be it bleaching, perming, straightening and all the things we do). I was first introduced to the Olaplex No.3 hair perfector,…

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