9 Days Okinawa Itinerary

9 Days Okinawa Itinerary: Things to do in Okinawa (Part 1)

Deep blue sea, white fluffy clouds and awesome great views everyday! That’s how I would describe Okinawa. I’ve recently returned from the sunny island and would like to share with you my 9 Days Okinawa Itinerary. You’ll see me visiting tourist attractions as well as places off the tourist map. My 9 days in Okinawa were so fulfilling. There was not a single day when I wasn’t wowed by what I saw or did. From snorkel-friendly beaches …

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Kimage Tiong Bahru Digital Perm - 2 months

REVIEW: Digital Perm at Kimage Tiong Bahru (Part 2)

  You’ve read about how I was acutely bored with my decade-long unchanged hair style that I allowed a random hairstylist from a random hair salon to snip off my hair. You can read more about my hair transformation (Part 1). Today’s post is a formal review of services received at Kimage Tiong Bahru.  I’ll reveal my friends’ reactions to my new hairstyle (it’s a big one by the way!) and the goods and bads of …

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Kimage Hair Studio (Tiong Bahru)

How Kimage Hair Studio (Tiong Bahru) Transformed My Decade-Long Unchanged Hairstyle (Part 1)

  How desperate can one be to walk into a random hair salon and request for a random hairstylist to chop off her chest-length hair – a hairstyle she has kept for more than a decade? That’s me that I’m describing and the random hair salon was Kimage Hair Studio (Tiong Bahru). I was extremely desperate and walked into the hair salon without making any appointment. It was an impulsive moment. LOL! Want to know why I …

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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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Typhoon in Okinawa

How Typhoon in Japan Disrupted My Travel Plan (And Lessons Learnt)

“Warning. Typhoon will hit Okinawa on 1 July!”. That was the message my airbnb host sent me a day before I was to check out of his residence and make a two hours drive from north to south of Okinawa. My checkout date happened to be on 1 July, the day Typhoon Prapiroon was forecasted to hit Okinawa, Japan. How ‘lucky’! Growing up in Singapore where typhoon has never been able to reach our shore (thank god!), I …

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Banana Boat Ultra Protect Sunscreen SPF 80

Holy Grail Sunblock – Banana Boat Ultra Protect Sunscreen Lotion SPF 80

  I’m surprised that I haven’t written a review on Banana Boat Ultra Protect Sunscreen Lotion SPF 80 although I’ve emptied so many tubes, probably one tube every beach holiday. It is definitely my holy grail sunblock when it comes to activities involving intense sun and water exposure.     I have never ever gotten a burn when I have my green tube of Banana Boat SPF 80. I feel sorry that I’ve left it out …

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mBC Reader Survey

What content do you enjoy reading on myBeautyCravings?

Dear Readers, This post is about you and what you like to read on myBeautyCravings. I hope you can spare 2 minutes in a super-short survey to let me know your preference. This will help me better-design my content to suit your needs. Help me out, won’t ya? Only 5 “tick tick” questions (survey link here).     Help me Create Better Contents for You I started myBeautyCravings four years ago thinking that it would be …

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Japanese Room with Futon

11 Tips You Need To Know When Choosing A Hotel in Okinawa

If you are thinking of where to go for your next holiday, why not consider Okinawa? It’s a charming island in South Japan that rewards you daily with turquoise water, abundance marine life, yummy seafood and delicious meat. Most importantly, it’s a great place to load up on beauty products (oops, pardon me!).   Hope I’ve gotten you excited! To make travel planning easy for you, I’m sharing with you 11 tips that can help you …

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