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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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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One way to overcome the fear of failure

I am preparing for an exam and sometimes, it feels so overwhelming. To tell you the truth, I sometimes get scared that I won’t pass the exam. It is such a big exam and I need to pass it like yesterday. I was however feeling fearful, distracted and unmotivated and…

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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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