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5 Years into Blogging – Reflections, Achievements & Future Directions

Hey, myBeautyCravings just turned 5 today. I still remember how I was sitting in a cafe located near my ex-workplace and brainstorming the name for this website. How time flies! 5 years may sound short, but hey, it’s one-third of my working life. :) Today, I thought it’s a good time to share some current thoughts (struggles & dilemmas) and …

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Chifure Lipstick S

REVIEW: Chifure Lipstick S hydrates your lips without hurting your pocket

  I couldn’t believe how cheap Chifure Lipstick S was when I saw it being sold at Aeon Rycom Mall in Okinawa. It was elegantly displayed alongside other well-known Japan brands such as Shiseido, Kanebo and Integrate. At ¥350 (before tax) for a Japan-made lipstick, Chifure Lipstick S was unarguably a steal. I couldn’t resist the temptation and grabbed two – one …

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Ookini Osaka Hotel

7 Budget-Friendly Hotels in Osaka & Around That I’ve Stayed In (Review & Favorites)

Need ideas on where to stay in Osaka? Today, I’ll show you 7 budget-friendly hotels in Osaka (& around). These are hotels I’ve personally stayed in and are priced between S$80 to S$130 nett per night for 2 pax* (as at time of my booking). Hotels in Japan are known to be small and expensive. Hence, this price range is …

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Astute Medical Centre Facial Harmony Program

Review: Astute Medical Centre tightened my Saggy Skin with its Facial Harmony Program (Part 2 – Recovery & Results)

  Hi guys, you’ve seen me gone through the Facial Harmony Program by Astute Medical Centre. To recap, this anti-aging treatment can be described as a liquid facelift because it makes use of botulinum toxin and filler to give saggy face a natural lift. Today, I’m going to share with you my recovery journey and most importantly, the results. Must-read: …

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Ki Castle Japan

15 Days Osaka Itinerary: What to do in Osaka & Around? (Part 1)

Some of you have asked for recommendations on the things to do in Osaka. You ask, I give. :) Check out my 15 Days Osaka Itinerary which offers not just inspirations on places to visit in Osaka, Kobe and Kyoto. With the help of a rental car, you’ll see us ventured out to cute manga-theme towns, dipped in public hot …

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Squats Exercise

30-Day Slim & Fit Challenge – Let’s do it together!

Hi all, today is the first day of July and I’ve started a 30-Day Challenge on impromptu. What’s this challenge about? Well, I have failed in my previous attempts to resume my regular exercise and healthy diet. Therefore, this challenge is all about keeping slim and fit in the right way. Just look at some of the food I’ve consumed …

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Facial Harmony Program at Astute Medical Aesthetics

Facelift with no downtime? Check out Facial Harmony Program by Astute Medical Aesthetics

  A facelift with no downtime? Today, I’m going to share how this Facial Harmony Program by Astute Medical Aesthetics succeeded in shaving at least 5 years off my age, instantly! First of all, I like to commend Astute Medical Aesthetics & Laser Clinic for supporting honest reviews. I was invited to try out the Facial Harmony Program with no …

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Osaka Kansai Airport Limousine

Why Choose Osaka Airport Limousine Bus Over a Train for Osaka Airport Transfer?

  How do you get between Osaka Kansai Airport and Osaka City Centre? One way is to take the Osaka Airport Limousine Bus. Today, we’ll share how we made use of the bus to bring ourselves and our multiple pieces of heavy luggage from Osaka Station to Kansai Airport. Now, although we use this Osaka Airport Limousine Bus on our …

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Project B Collagen Powder

15 Great Skincare, Makeup and Supplements emptied in 2019 | Product Empties (Vol. 3)

  Another half a year has gone by since I last shared my Product Empties. Make a guess how many products I’ve managed to empty in the first half of 2019. It’s 15 full-sized products. Whoa! That’s a lot by my standard. I’m so proud of myself! Heh! I’d deliberately forced myself to finish a beauty product before moving on …

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Pretty ladies in Japan

I’m Missing Japan Badly. Here’re 11 Things I Love About Japan and I know you would too!

I’m missing Japan badly and want to share with you 11 things I love about Japan. Do you want to make a guess what they are? Why am I planning a revisit to the land of the rising sun even though I’ve been there four times already? Did you say Kawaii stuff? Indeed, Japan is known for its “cute” culture. …

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DHC Color Lip Cream

What I thought of DHC Lip Cream after 5 years (Incl. Swatch of DHC Color Lip Cream)

  Hey guys, let’s talk about one popular beauty product from Japan – DHC Lip Cream. I first reviewed this product in 2014. Since then, some things have changed. For instance, they now have tinted ones – DHC Color Lip Cream – which I’ll show you the swatch in a bit. I’ve also found out a few cons of this …

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