It’s been ages since the last time I placed an order at Althea Korea. It was mostly because I was trying to use up my mountain pile of skincare stash before plunging into a new… More
So what (mis)fortune has brought me here on the blog on a weekday, spending the hours before bedtime trying to come up with pretty much a nonsensical blog post about my recent online purchases? Ha! The truth is, there’s ten million sad things running through my mind right now and no matter how much I try to reinforce the fact that they are trivial and unimportant, the more I am taken aback by the way they smother me. Continue reading “The Internet is a Treasure Chest and Here’s What I Found”
Hello everyone! Let me begin by saying how much I miss blogging and how much I hate the fact that I am not able to put up content on this blog consistently. But hey I am a firm believer that everyone can find a way to do what they love to do if they truly love what they do (wait what?) so here I am, cramming and crunching on a deadline, and squeezing a quick review on It’s Skin Power 10 Formula Whitening (WH) Effector in between the crazy schedule. Continue reading “Beauty Review: It’s Skin Power 10 Formula WH Effector”
Hello everyone! I’m so glad to finally be able to sit down and write a beauty review today. Continue reading “Beauty Review: Skinfood Black Sugar Wash Off Mask”
For the longest time in my blogging venture, I have never felt the urge to post any of those “life update” entries where people share the latest stories about their life, mostly because I believe that I do not owe anybody an explanation for my life and that nobody really cares about what’s really going on.
All of us look back to a certain time in our lives, seeking for the same turbulence of the New Year celebration and trying to relive the excitement we once had as a child, but finding instead that all of our attempts only lead us to a place where it is silent and calm.
Welcome to the world of adulthood.
Nothing breaks my heart every end of the year than parting with my beloved planner.
One thing I know for certain is that the holidays in the blogging world is never complete without blogmas, a special blogging tradition featuring Christmas-themed blog posts which usually run from the first of December up to Christmas Day. Continue reading “All I Want for Christmas”
Hello everyone! Today, I am going to share my thoughts on these sample-sized skincare babies from IOPE’s Moistgen Skin Hydration line. Continue reading “Beauty Review: IOPE Moistgen Skin Hydration Sample Set”
We all have our shortcomings in life and mine is that I’m always unwilling to invest in an effective (however expensive) eye cream despite the fact that caring for the eye area is one of the most important aspects of skincare routine. Continue reading “Beauty Review: Milky Dress Wrinkle and Whitening Eye Cream”
It’s Sunday and I have plenty of time on my hands so I figure I am going to post a blog award today. Honestly, I miss writing these kinds of posts and I miss spending time with people in this blogging community. And since I have some free time today, I’m gonna catch up on these blog awards. Thanks soobxblog for the nomination even though I am months behind haha. Continue reading “The Inspirational Blogger Award”
But even in the retreat of words, even in the absence of expression, the throbbing pulse of my thoughts pound me down like a hammer to an iron nail. So here I am, struggling to compose letters into words, words into sentences, and finally, sentences into a sensible set of ideas, obsessions, sadness, and tears. Continue reading “Wander Weekly 01: Afterthoughts on After Laughter”
Some things are hard to write about. After something happens to you, you go to write it down, and either you over dramatize it or underplay it, exaggerate the wrong parts or ignore the important ones. At any rate, you never write it quite the way you want to.
When the world gets tough, I come here to my little home of a blog to find a certain brand of comfort which no other place can provide. Here, I find silence as I watch my sorrows surrender to this overwhelming force of stillness and grace. Here, I heal from the violence of the world outside. Continue reading “You Deserve Flowers Tag”
Nothing stays put these days. People, relationships, money, clothes—everything just keeps wearing off and disappearing. But that doesn’t mean your lipstick should too.
Thankfully, taming your lipstick is no rocket science. In today’s blog post I am going to share five classic easy steps on how to make your lipstick last all day long. Continue reading “Beauty Bytes: 5 Easy Steps to Make Your Lipstick Last All Day Long”
So happy to finally have the time to blog again. Today, I am going to share my thoughts about this interesting toner from the Korean beauty brand, Rire. Continue reading “Beauty Review: Rire Pore Tightening Fresh Toner”