Seoul Day 1-3 (Myeongdong, Express Bus Terminal, Nami Island, Petite France & N Seoul Tower)

 

The Seoul trip last month was kind of impromptu and I had only bqooked tickets and accommodation a month before so it was pretty pricey but the chance to just escape from all the crap down here was simply too alluring. And there was no regrets at all though travelling with the little one was really quite a headache.

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Our hotel was right smack in Myeongdong, also known as the beauty shopping street because there are so many skincare and cosmetic shops around. Here you can find Etude House, Innisfree, The Face Shop, Nature Republic, Olive Young and the list goes on. Many K-beauty fanatics like to come here to shop for their beauty supplies, which is probably cheaper only if you buy in bulk. However, with the convenience of online shopping, I can noticed that I could easily get the same items from online platforms such as Qoo10 which ships from Korea at around the same price too. So shopping wasn’t exactly a top priority for me this trip.

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My Favorite Beauty Gifts For Christmas According To Your Budget

 

Christmas is a mere 10 days away, if you have not done your Xmas shopping then it’s time to get busy. Here’s a list which I have come up to aid you in making that all too important decision in picking out the right gift for your friends and family. But be warned, since this is a beauty blog, I’ll focus on more girly beauty items.

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Etude House Dreaming Swan Collection

 

I am so in love with the Etude House’s Ballerina themed collection, the result of a wonderful collaboration with international high fashion illustrator Kerrie Hess.

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Featuring the all-time favorite Precious Mineral Any Cushion which is probably the BEST cushion foundation by Etude House. I can’t stop gushing about how great the the coverage is, that natural glow it gives out and how it keeps the skin feeling hydrated despite long hours of wear. Seriously, I could go on and go. This is definitely my MUST HAVE and HOLY GRAIL cushion compact foundation. Continue reading

Etude House’s Color In Liquid Lips

 

Received these sometime back but only had the time to try them out today. You would have probably seen them in stores if you are an Etude House fan. These lovely lipsticks from Etude House boasts of long-lasting colors while providing full hydration on your lips. It has a smooth-sliding texture and comes in a total of 20 hot spring colors.

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Etude House Precious Minerals Moist Any Cushion & Other Goodies

I’m a huge fan of the Etude House Precious Minerals Any Cushion because it gives me the coverage I need without any heaviness while giving me a dewy and natural look. So imagine my delight at the launch of the new Precious Minerals Moist Any Cushion with moisture being its key property to keep face hydrated all the time even in extreme dry weather.

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Happy Lunar New Year 2015 – OOTD

Dear readers, it is the Chinese lunar new year and I would like to wish you all a blessed & prosperous happy new year, filled with lots of love, happiness and joy. Also, good health to one and all, after all, health is wealth.

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Here’s how my CNY 1st day went…

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Etude House Arctic Aurora Colors

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Here’s presenting the Winter 2014 Arctic Aurora Colours Collection. I’d received these gorgeous eye colors from Etude House some time in Dec last year but had only managed to try them out recently.  Check out the adorable winter-theme inspired names for their shade sand the super sweet packaging. I love the heart-shaped imprints they have on the eyeshadow itself too.

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Festive Nails With Etude House’s Play Nail Polish

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Achieving gorgeous festive nails for this Christmas is made easy with all that gold and glitter from the Etude House’s Play collection. Here we have a wine red shade that is perfect for a base color which compliments both the gold glitter nail polish as well as the green and red confetti nail polish. Continue reading

5 Beauty Products I’ve Received Which I Love So Much That I’ve Bought Them Again

As a beauty blogger, I often get samples and even full-sized products to try out. I usually do not blog about the ones which don’t really tickle my fancy. While there are those which are so good that I have purchased or plan to purchase them once the samples which I’ve been given are all used up.

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Currently, these are my top 5 picks which I love so much that I have repurchased them.

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[Review] Etude House Princess Happy Ending & Wish Lips Talk Lipsticks

If you have been following my blog, you would have read about the nail kit from the Etude House Princess Happy Ending for Jasmine. The Etude House Princess Happy Ending collection comprises of the 4 Disney princesses; namely Snow White, Cinderella, Belle from Beauty & the Beast and not forgetting, Jasmine from Aladdin. Each Princess collection consists of cosmetic items to recreate the princess’ look.

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