October 2016 beauty buys: Garnier Fructis Triple Nutrition Double Care Leave-In

I’m in the middle of searching for a ‘holy grail’ leave-in conditioner. I recently came up with a hypothesis that my hair doesn’t like products containing cetyl alcohol and cetearyl alcohol. The problem with this is that they are in 90% of all types of conditioners including deep and leave-in…

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September 2016 buys: Neostrata AquaYouth Anti-Wrinkle Cream

Hi dear people. Anyone who knows me well will know that I love skincare more than makeup. I just feel that if you have good skin, you don’t need a lot of makeup. Now that I am in my mid-thirties, I feel that it is a good idea to start…

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Eyebrow threading 

It’s been a while I did a post on beauty but today, I want to talk about how I like to get my eyebrows groomed: threading.  I remember the very first time I ever got my eyebrows threaded was in 1998 in the United Kingdom. I went for a friend’s…

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My hair: testing out the CWKgirls plates

Although my hair is chemically relaxed, I haven’t done a relaxer touch-up in 3 months. I have been debating whether or not I should stop using relaxers. Anyways, in the mean time, I needed to find a way to handle the two textures: the chemically straightened ends and the new growth.…

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Out and About: L’Occitane

I recently shared my February beauty product purchases. One of the stores I visited was the L’Occitane store closest to my house here in Paris. There were so many lovely skin goodies at the store but I stuck to only two products (L’Occitane shea butter cleansing oil and L’Occitane Immortelle essential water): some…

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Bourjois Paris Blush (in shade 10 Châtaigne Dorée)

Hi lovely people. How is your Saturday going? Two weeks ago, I gave you the lowdown of my February beauty buys. Today, I want to show you how the Bourjois Paris blush (shade 10 Châtaigne Dorée) looks on me. Pros: It is very sheer and good for days that I want…

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Hempseed oil for your skin

Comedogenic rating of hempseed oil: 0/5. For more about comedogenicity, please read “Non-comedogenic oils & butters“. Irritant rating of hempseed oil: ? My face has been noticeably drier than usual in the last couple of months. I’ve got my body staying well moisturized by using avocado oil and my body…

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February 2016 beauty purchases

1. HAND CHEMISTRY Triple-Function Hyaluronic-rich hydrator hand cream. I have been battling with oldish-looking hands and so I started a personal hand boot camp. A photo posted by Inspirationandlifestyle.com (@inspirationandlifestyledotcom) on Feb 4, 2016 at 9:30am PST 2. JEUNESSE DES MAINS Vita citral soin anti tâches crème eclaircissante anti-âge (anti…

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