Beauty Review: IOPE Moistgen Skin Hydration Sample Set

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”

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Beauty Review: Milky Dress Wrinkle and Whitening Eye Cream

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”

The Inspirational Blogger Award

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”

Wander Weekly 01: Afterthoughts on After Laughter

I’m wordless.

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”

Mourning Diaries

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.

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You Deserve Flowers Tag

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”

Beauty Bytes: 5 Easy Steps to Make Your Lipstick Last All Day Long

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”

Beauty Review: Rire Pore Tightening Fresh Toner

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”

Beauty Review: W.Lab Sebum Out Finish Powder

When it comes to loose powder, I am as loyal as a dog to Innisfree No Sebum Mineral Powder. I am head over heels in love with this loose powder since the day I got my hands on it. But as much as I love Innisfree, I always make sure to keep an eye out for other options.

There’s one product that I am currently loving these days and it’s no other than this loose powder from the Korean beauty brand, W.Lab. Continue reading “Beauty Review: W.Lab Sebum Out Finish Powder”

The Book Blogger Test

A few weeks ago, I was nominated by Jess to do the Book Blogger Test. She shares her fun adventures and writes a lot of interesting things on her blog. My current favorite is her blog post on the future of content creators. Make sure to check her lovely blog. Continue reading “The Book Blogger Test”

Beauty Bytes: Trash Talk with This Month’s Product Empties

It’s been almost a year since I first began to take a plunge into the great vast ocean of beauty blogging. And I’m pretty positive that no beauty blog is ever complete without a post on product empties, right? Right! Continue reading “Beauty Bytes: Trash Talk with This Month’s Product Empties”

Beauty Bytes: What’s In My Pouch + Share Your Recommendations

Hello everyone! I know it has been weeks since my last beauty blog update. Life has been on a pretty wild ride lately. But it certainly feels good to finally have the time to sit down, to write and to ram the Internet once again with another blog post.

Continue reading “Beauty Bytes: What’s In My Pouch + Share Your Recommendations”

Homecoming

My head was up in the clouds today: soaring like a lonely flying creature in the gloom of this inclement weather, allowing itself to be blown away by the gust of these stormy skies.

My only source of stillness was the thought of coming back to the university, to that one place in the world I can always come back to and call home. Continue reading “Homecoming”

The Unique Blogger Award

Hello everyone! Last week, I was nominated by Angela for the Unique Blogger Award. She blogs at lifeofangela where she documents her everyday life. She recently hit a thousand followers so make sure to check out her blog and celebrate this amazing milestone with her. Trust me, she is super nice and sweet. Continue reading “The Unique Blogger Award”

In Remembrance of Youth

Weekends are for crashing into bed and tucking yourself beneath blankets; your favorite teenage playlist banging rock music in every corner of the room as if it is some kind of a personal familiar comfort, melting the world of its temporary intimacy and sense.

Weekends are for reminiscing and travelling back in time. Your unmade bed is a space machine and your imagination are wings transporting you to a decade of wander and wild spirited youth. Continue reading “In Remembrance of Youth”