October Beauty Favorite

October has been a great month for me:  finally decided to start my own blog (yay!), got lots done at work, enjoyed a whole week of clear blue sky in Sydney, and had a crazy yet pleasant beauty shopping spree – though my wallet would disagree. Cannot believe we are officially at the end of 2015 now, it’s both exciting and scary that the holiday season is literally just around the corner. Anyway, enough rambling, it’s time to share my favorites throughout the month. Nars…

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Recent Favorite Lip Combo

When it comes to my lips, I’ve been quite fancy recently, if I may say so myself. Usually, I would just dab some lip balm or grab an “my lip but better” lipstick (discussed here) and dash out of the door. But I’ve been really into the lipstick + lipgloss combo – lip liner is still a one-off occasion for me, I’m just too lazy in the morning. Two of my favorite combos are: Lipstick Queen Lip Pencil in Nymph + Nars Lipgloss in Chelsea…

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A Rather Large Bobbi Brown Haul

I’ve been on a self-imposed “no makeup purchase” restriction for the past couple of months, and have been doing it quite well. (*Of course, I saved the money and divert the energy to skin care buys, a Shopaholic’s problem!) So when I receive the email from Tangs (a local department store in Singapore) that says I can pick any given day on Oct to enjoy 12% rebate, I thought it was time to retreat myself. I went in with the intention to just get the Bobbi…

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My Everyday Lipsticks

I’m not overly obsessed with lipstick, at least that’s what I thought, until I started counting how many lipsticks I have in my Muji acrylic case. For someone that’s often not bold enough to wear bright or out there lip colors, is X a bit too much? Or maybe it’s not? Anyway, I thought I would share what are the lipsticks I pick up on daily basis: Marc Jacobs Eat Cake: This has got to be my favorite, most used, well loved lipstick. This whole…

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Packing Makeup for Business Trip

Because of my work, I do travel quite often, usually once every other month. And if there is one thing I have learned through all the travels, that will be how to pack a compact makeup bag. When I first started packing makeup for travel, I would always over-pack. For example, I would bring 5 blushes for a week (yes, I have a serious problem with blush), multiple lipsticks, and way too many eyeshadows. In my head, I was planning to create different looks every day…

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