MAKEUP

Want to know which makeup truly work and which should be avoided? You can find our truthful opinions on a wide range of products from powder and foundation, to mascara, eye liner, lipstick and more. We make an effort to pinpoint pimple-safe makeup as well as those that can potentially clog pores.

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salon de pro

SALON de PRO Hair Mascara is not just great at covering gray hair roots easily (Review)

  Need a quick and easy solution to conceal your gray hair roots? Today, we’ll review SALON de PRO Hair Mascara, a temporary hair dye that I’ve used for a few months and highly recommend. This hair mascara works fast, creates no mess and is great for use in between hair colouring jobs. Read on and I’ll share with you …

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11.11 Singles Day Sales

8 Ideas on what to buy this festive season! (Singles Day & Black Friday)

  Hey peeps, are you all geared up for year-end sales, such as the Singles Day, Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sales? Talking about Singles Day sales, I bet you know that you don’t have to be a single to enjoy the mega offline and online discounts and deals. Neither do you have to break up with your partner to …

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Things to Buy Taiwan

What to Buy in Taiwan? And Which Food to try in Taipei, Hualien, Yilan & Luodong?

  Are you heading to Taiwan soon? Great if you are as I’ll be sharing with you what you can buy from Taiwan, specifically from Taipei and Eastern Taiwan. This Part 2 of my Taiwan Must-buy series is a collection of the things I’ve bought during my third visit to Taiwan where I explored Taipei and Eastern Taiwan such as …

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Cezanne Gloss Lipstick

Why Cezanne Lasting Gloss Lip may be my last lipstick from Cezanne

  I couldn’t resist the beautifully-packaged Cezanne Lasting Gloss Lip even though my first experience with a Cezanne lipstick wasn’t great? “This is a different range and is highly-moisturizing. It totally deserves a second chance!” I’d thought.  And so, I grabbed two colors of Cezanne Lasting Gloss Lip without any hesitation during a shopping spree in Osaka. On the first …

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Cezanne Gel Eyeliner

Review of Cezanne Gel Eyeliner – An Ultra-natural smudge-proof eyeliner

  Cezanne Gel Eyeliner is the first gel eyeliner I’ve gotten from Japan. I was hopeful that I would love it when I saw how smudge-proof it was at the store, but sadly I don’t after using it for the first time. Let’s take a look at its pros and cons and why this Japan-made eyeliner failed to impress.   …

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Kanebo Media Shiny Essence Lip

Love Shiny Plump Lips? Kanebo Media Shiny Essence Lip goes right into your Japan Must-buy list

  Ladies, does a hydrating and crystal-shine lipstick sound appealing? Today, I’m going to talk about Media Shiny Essence Lip, my favorite lipstick haul from Japan to-date. Do you love lips that glow with a healthy lustre, but yet not being too over the top? Would you love a lipstick that works great on dry and sensitive lips? If so, …

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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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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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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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DHC Lip Cream

Review of DHC Lip Cream | Editor’s Favorite Overnight Lip Cream!

  (Update: This post was first published in Aug 2014. I’ve been using DHC Lip Cream for 5 years by now. Read through this original review and check out latest thoughts here. There are so many lip-moisturizing products out in the market. But what if you are just looking for one that you can wear at home or in bed! …

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