Cherry Blossom Season

A few weeks ago, my bestie Alissa and I went on a girls-only trip to Washington DC and happen to catch the cherry blossom season! Previously, I only experienced such abundance of beautiful blooms in New York, during yearly Sakura Matsuri Festival—a day-long celebration of Japanese culture. But in DC cherry blossom season has a completely different meaning. Instead of…
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New Beauty Releases

Top 15 Lip Balms of All Time

Chapped lips are not fun: you can’t really wear a liquid lipstick without having a “desert lip” look, not to mention that dry lips just feel uncomfortable. That’s why I mention in the blog times and times again that I have at least one lip balm or lip treatment in each of my bags, jackets, as well as all over…
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Currently Coveting

Anastasia Beverly Hills Soft Glam Palette – Review and Swatches

What’s your favorite eyeshadow brand? I know, it’s a tough question—but judging on how many Anastasia Beverly Hills palettes I have in my collection (read: each and all since ABH Modern Renaissance Palette) I definitely have a thing for ABH shadows. Keeping that in mind, there is no surprise why I purchased ABH Soft Glam Palette the moment it hit…
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Blending In or Standing Out?

I feel that it’s a major blogger achievement when I happen to find a location that perfectly matches my outfit. And it’s not only about adjusting the shade of your purse to asphalt, but rather wearing a print that somehow connects with the background. Like this affordable but such cute dress I picked for my trip to Washington DC—don’t you…
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La Mer Moisturizing Cool Gel Cream vs Moisturizing Cream

Ever since I posted an announcement about La Mer’s newest cream launch, I keep receiving questions about this product. Some of you wonder how new La Mer The Moisturizing Cool Gel Cream compares to the original La Mer Moisturizing Cream formula. People asked if I would recommend using both of those products together and whether any of them are worth…
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