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Beauty Trash Series 1

Beauty Trash (Vol. 1): I just Threw Away these 7 Beauty Products

Hey friends, let’s talk about Beauty Trash today, shall we? I’ll be sharing a list of beauty stuff that I’ve recently trashed or will be disposing soon after publishing this post. Unlike holy grails, I did not succeed in emptying these products. In fact, most of them were barely used. Beauty Trashing exercise is such a waste of money, isn’t it? Such wastage can happen when the product is 1) poorly-formulated, 2) unsuitable or 3) not needed in …

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Cezanne Lasting Lip Color N

Cezanne Lasting Lip Color N – You’ll either love it or hate it

  Who do you count on for honest beauty reviews? Oops…can I raise my hand? It’s been a while since I’ve had to publish a negative review. Today’s review is on Cezanne Lasting Lip Color N. Let me share why I’m a little afraid of this lipstick which I’ve brought back from Japan. In my recent trip to Japan, I bought quite a number of products from Cezanne. Coincidentally, this brand was also brought into Singapore …

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Chifure Lipstick S review

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 for me and another for mom. Does price equate quality? Read on to find out if …

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Shiseido Sharpener 231

Review: Shiseido Sharpener Shows that Brand Name does Matter

  Geared up for another 5-star review? You’ll be surprised how a great makeup sharpener such as Shiseido Sharpener #231 can make life so much easier. How so? A sharpener is 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 I just came back from Okinawa. Just like any …

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Beauty Empties Series 1

Beauty Empties (Vol. 1) – Outstanding Beauty Products

  Let’s talk about Beauty Empties. Do you feel happy when you finish using a beauty product, be it skincare lotions, a pot of eyeshadow or a tube of BB cream? It’s strange, isn’t it? That we spend so much money buying beauty products and yet feel so happy when they are gone. I think it’s because women are fickle-minded when it comes to beauty products and often jump from one product to another and hardly …

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Things to buy in Japan

Top 20 Beauty Items to buy from Japan

  Hey there! Heading to Japan soon? Are you as crazy over Japan beauty items as I do? In this post, I’ll share the Top 20+ Beauty Items to buy from Japan. These items have been reviewed on myBeautyCravings.com and received high ratings of at least 4 stars out of 5. I‘ve personally used each and everyone of these made-in-Japan products and will be repurchasing most of them in my upcoming trip to Okinawa.  

Beauty Products I Regretted Buying

10 Beauty Products I Regretted Buying

Here’s the season for sales! This is the best time to be in Singapore for the annual Great Singapore Sales. If you are heading for a shopping spree soon, pause for a minute because I’m going to share with you 10 beauty products I regretted buying. These products missed the mark miserably for me and were given a star-rating of 2.5 stars and below. I’m sharing this list because I don’t want to see you waste your …

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Innisfree Gel Liner

Innisfree Gel Liner shows us that great product doesn’t need to be expensive!

  Looking for a smudge-proof and water-proof eyeliner? With so many gel eyeliners out there in the market, you must be spoilt for choice. Don’t miss Innisfree Gel Liner as it is probably one of the cheapest that comes with great quality. I’m surprised at how affordable Innisfree Gel Liner is, considering the brand’s popularity (and swept of Korean wave) and how it could have easily commanded a premium if it’d wanted to. In today’s review, I’ll put Innisfree …

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