Post Travel Skin Rescue Routine

Now, it’s going to sound really weird: my skin gets better during the trip, probably because it actually likes the change of temperature and humidity (Singapore is HOT and HUMID all day, every day). But when I’m back from travelling, I usually notice my skin has slightly larger pores, more redness, and dehydrated. In short, a bit confused and angry. So the day after returning, I would always go through this post travel skin rescue routine, which doesn’t involve that many products. It has been…

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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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What’s in My Gym Beauty Bag

So started about a year ago, I go to gym quite frequently, like 5 times a week. It became very clear to me quite fast that I need a fully functional beauty bag in my gym bag. When I say functional, I mean I need makeup remover, facial cleanser, toner, eye cream, moisturizer, sunscreen (if I go to gym at day time), perfume, lip balm and perhaps a blush, and a lipgloss if I go somewhere after gym. Is this considered high maintenance? Hopefully I’m…

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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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Some Thoughts on Jennifer Lawrence’s Essay on Gender Pay Gap

Today, I want to take a quick break from all my beauty ramblings and talk about Jennifer Lawrence’s essay. If you haven’t read the news yet, which is all over the internet now, Jennifer Lawrence wrote an essay to talk about the gender pay gap in the movie industry. I read the full essay yesterday, and have to say “Bravo! well said Jen, well said!” As a career girl, gender equality is not an unfamiliar topic, and is something very close to my heart. Not…

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