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Shiseido Sharpener 231

Review: Shiseido Sharpener shows that brand name does matter

Did you know that a great makeup sharpener such as Shiseido Sharpener #231 can make life so much easier? How so? Isn’t a sharpener, well, just a sharpener? How different can sharpeners be? Well, I thought so too until I tried Shiseido Sharpener #231. My immediate thought was, “Why didn’t I buy it earlier?”  Some of you may know that …

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Dr. Ci:Labo Aqua Collagen Gel

Dr. Ci:Labo Aqua Collagen Gel is so good it’s definitely worth the price tag

Dr. Ci:Labo Aqua Collagen Gel is so good it took me just one week to fall in love with this Japan-made moisturizer. This is an exception rather than the norm because I normally need more time to confirm a product’s goods and bads. For instance, after 3 months of testing, I’m still unable to confirm whether Melano CC Essence is …

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Gly-Luronic Acid Serum

MUAC Gly-Luronic Acid Serum | Pimple-free complexion that’s smooth like a hard boiled egg

MUAC Gly-Luronic Acid Serum is a great skincare product I’ve discovered in 2016 and am still using it now in 2020. If you are looking to achieve younger-looking skin and pimple-free complexion, check out this review. Did you know that Gly-Luronic Acid serum is my go-to pimple-buster? It kills pimples fast while helping me achieve firmer and more radiant skin at the …

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Off! Insect Repellent Spray

Most Useful Product of the Month: OFF! Insect Repellent Spray

Now that we are homebound and going slow on makeup and fashion pieces, there’s one product that I would use everyday – OFF! Insect Repellent Spray. Yup, we’ve officially entered the mosquito season (in Singapore). Dengue fever is on the rise too! I’m so glad I bought a large bottle of OFF! Insect Repellent during my last visit to Malaysia …

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salon de pro hair color

Salon de Pro Hair Color – Cheap & effective against random gray hair clusters

All thanks to Covid-19 pandemic, I haven’t visited a hair salon for 8 months. Luckily, I have with me a very handy at-home hair dye – Salon de Pro Hair Color. It’s unique application makes it cost-effective and a breeze to cover random gray hair clusters. If Salon de Pro sounds familiar, that’s because I did a review on its …

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Nivea Extra Whitening Skin Therapy Serum

5 Years Later and still loving Nivea Extra White Repair & Protect Essence (REVIEW)

Updates (2020): Nivea Extra White Firming Serum has been rebranded as Nivea Extra White Repair & Protect. I’ve tried the newer version and have included updates to this review.  Hooray! We have another affordable body sunscreen in the market that we can use on a daily basis. If my earlier review of Vaseline Healthy White Serum didn’t convert you into …

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Media Brow Pencil LB-1

Review of Kanebo Media Brow Pencil: Best Brow Product I’ve used in Years

I’m so glad I picked up Kanebo Media Brow Pencil when shopping in Japan. It’s such an impressive piece. In fact, this is the best brow pencil I’ve tried since my favorite Lancome Le Crayon Sourcils was discontinued. I’m so glad to have found a good replacement, and am even more pleased that it comes at just a fraction of …

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Clinique Dramatically Moisturizing Lotion

I didn’t like Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion in my 20s, but now I do!

Within one week, Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion+ (DDML) restored my dry and irritated skin to a flake-free and supple one. This basic lotion that I didn’t like in the past is now one of my favorite moisturizers. I’m even rating it a 5/5 which means I would definitely be repurchasing it.  When I received the Clinique Holiday Set two …

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Things to buy in Malaysia

25 Things to Buy in Malaysia (2020): A Singaporean’s Perspective

What are the things worth buying from Malaysia? As many of you know, I travel to Malaysia frequently, at least twice a month. Over the years, I’ve figured out what are the stuff worth lugging back to Singapore. Obviously, with Singapore being the most expensive city in the world, many things may seem worthwhile to bring back from Malaysia, right? …

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Best Beauty Products 2019

16 Best Beauty Products & Services of 2019 (Plus Christmas Gift Ideas)

Hi all, ready to see the 16 Best Beauty Products & Services reviewed in the whole of 2019? These top reviews have received a rating of at least 4.5 out of a 5-star rating. I think these make for great Christmas gifts for your loved ones. Check them out!     Best Beauty Products of 2019 The Best Beauty Products …

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