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Want to know which skincare products truly work and which should be avoided? You can find our truthful opinions on a wide range of products from eye cream and moisturizer to UV screen and cleanser. We make an effort to pinpoint pimple-safe products as well as those that can potentially clog pores.

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Japan Must Buy 2019 (Horizontal S)

Top 30 Skincare and Makeup to Get from Japan (Updated in 2019)

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  Love Japan Beauty Products as much as I do? I’ve spent the past few days updating the Japan Must-Buy List and I’m so glad to share that we now have 30 Freaking Awesome Japan Skincare and Makeup in this 2019 list. There are more to be added as I continue to test the new batch of products that I’ve hauled back from Okinawa. Even after 6 months, I’ve yet to try all of them because …

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25 Things to Buy in Malaysia (2019): A Singaporean’s Perspective

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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? Well, what I’ll do in this post is to recommend things that are not just cheap, …

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Suncut Super Waterproof UV Protect Gel

Is Suncut Super Waterproof UV Protect Gel really waterproof?

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  Hey guys, here’s another product from Japan that I wanna share with you today – Suncut Super Waterproof UV Protect Gel. So far, I’ve tested it under intense sun exposure when hiking in Taiwan, and swimming at Kuala Lumpur hotels during my latest getaway. Want to know if it works and whether it’s really waterproof? Let’s scrutinize Suncut Super Waterproof UV Protect Gel and examine its pros and cons.   More about Suncut Super Waterproof …

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Timeless Hyaluronic Acid Serum

Review of Timeless Hyaluronic Acid Serum

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  I’ve been struggling with dehydrated skin ever since I entered my 40s and have tried many moisturizing products, including Timeless Hyaluronic Acid Serum. As a 100% pure hyaluronic serum, this humectant is supposed to do one simple and yet important task, that is to keep the skin hydrated.  However, I find it puzzling that online reviews of this basic serum can differ so much – from a low 2+ to a high 4+ rating – depending …

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Super Beauty Holy Grails 2019

SUPER Beauty Holy Grails (Updated 2019) | 12 Beauty Products I can’t do without

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  Hi all, it’s me again. I’ve just spent a beautiful Saturday afternoon updating my SUPER Beauty Holy Grails. You can read this post to know how important these SUPER Holy Grails are to me and how most of them have been emptied umpteenth times. Read on to see what these products are. :)   Super Beauty Holy Grails: I can’t live without these 12 Beauty Products! The first Super Beauty Holy Grail list was published …

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Dermalogica Stress Positive Eye Lift

These Dermalogica Skincare Products Perfectly Nourished My Face in Cold Taiwan

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  I itched all over in Taiwan due to cold rash but my face was perfectly nourished, all thanks to Dermalogica skincare products. In today’s post, I’ll share the skincare products that had accompanied me in my 9 full days in Taiwan.  In case you wonder, this is not a sponsored post and it’s also a rare occasion that I’m reviewing samples. I normally refrain from talking about samples as the quantities are often too little for me …

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Beauty Empties Vol 2

Beauty Empties (Vol. 2) – Check out 14 Skincare and Makeup I’ve Emptied!

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  The last time I published a post on Beauty Empties, I only had seven items to show. Today, I have made a marked 100% improvement – I’ve emptied a whopping total of 14 Beauty Items. Not a lot, I know. But it’s really high by my standard. How did the sudden efficiency come about? Well, it was a deliberate effort to focus on using just one product from each product category, as far as I could …

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Clinique Smart Night Custom Repair Moisturizer

Clinique Smart Night Custom Repair Moisturizer | My Favorite Moisturizer of the Year

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  I’ve been using Clinique Smart Night Custom Repair Moisturizer for a year and am ready to share my favorite night cream of the year. There’s only a month left to 2018 and I doubt I’ll find another better night cream by then. Who would potentially like this night cream? If you have dry or dehydrated skin, be it due to colder climate or ageing, this nourishing night cream may interest you.   More about Clinique …

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