How to be a Successful Plant Parent

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Do you enjoy plants, but fear killing them? Or have – gasp – killed some and believe you have a black thumb? Then this is for you!

The past year has been an adventure with many different species of plants. Indoor gardening has quickly become my beloved hobby. When I met friends and people who appreciated plants, but were facing issues, I was thrilled to help. It has been a learning curve for me too. I hope this guide helps you.

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3 Curious Reasons to Own Plants

3 curious reasons to own plants

Greenery is therapeutic. Slices of nature in the urban jungle bring warmth among cold concrete and steel. I’ve been fascinated with indoor gardening for the past year, plants simply add so much to a space. What better way to create your own slice of haven, than bringing house plants into your daily life?

Yet, we are not here to discuss the conventional benefits of plants. Are you experimental? Curious? A self-proclaimed mad scientist? Here are 3 reasons for you to flex those green thumbs!

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Catrice Velvet Matt Eyeshadow Review

catrice velvet matt eyeshadow review

4 Words: Love at first swipe! Creamy, velvety smooth and deliciously pigmented. I had always skipped over these unassuming Catrice Velvet Matt Eyeshadow pans in the drugstore. The one time I touched them… oh my. I knew I had to grab them to share.

Let’s dance into the review and swatches!

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Innisfree Green Barley Cleansing Cream Review

innisfree green barley cleansing cream review

Innisfree is a well-known South Korean skincare and makeup brand, known for their Jeju-inspired lines of natural, “green” products. Tree hugging goodness, anyone?

Cleansing foams tend to strip moisture from our skin. If you’ve ever experienced dry, flaky and tight skin after a foam cleanser, you know what I mean 😉 One solution? Cleansing creams.

Anyone else have a hard time finding good cleansing creams? After serious searching, I found this gem. The Innisfree Green barley Cleansing Cream has been my go-to everyday cleanser the past few months. I’m stoked to share this find!

Curious? Let’s check it out!

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MAC Casual Lip & Cheek Colour Review

mac casual colour lip & cheek colour review for your amusement

MAC Casual Lip & Cheek Colour is a creamy, emollient blush and lip colour all in one. The shade For Your Amusement appears warmer coral pink in the pan, but is actually a cool-toned, pastel pink when swatched. It claims to be non-sticky, lightweight and dewy. Hmm, can a blush that feels like a gloss really do all that?

Let’s dive in and see how it performs!

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Sleek Enchanted Forest Palette Swatches & Review

I’ve been dying to try Sleek’s palettes since they took the beauty realm by storm.

The Sleek Enchanted Forest palette is a new release, fairytale inspired – oh my! – and each colour is has a name I’m sure many of us can relate to. Inspired by fairytales and enchantment, it’s filled with mauves, dreamy blues and earthy tones. It features a good balance of light and dark shades, shimmers and mattes.

How does this pretty little thing perform? Let’s find out!

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Catrice Luxury Nudes Soft Matte: 01 White & Bright

Catrice Luxury Nudes Soft Matte White and Bright Swatch

The Catrice Luxury Nudes Soft Matte: 01 White & Bright is a fresh, clean white matte nail polish. True to its name, it is elegant and softly matte with a subtle pink sheen. There’s something touchable and marshmallow-y about the finish. Mmmm~

“Matt” and “Matte” are both correct, depending on which side of the world we are on. We use “matte” here in Singapore.

Let’s see how the formula performs!

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5 Summer Makeup and Beauty Essentials

Summer Makeup& Beauty Essentials Biore Maybelline Innisfree BifestaAs if a tropical island can’t get hot and humid enough, we’ve been enjoying (not really) a very sweltering summer. It’s virtually summer all year round in Singapore, but this time of the year means more intense summer weather: Heatwaves, blaze and sweat. 

As a citizen of eternally hot, humid summers, allow me to recommend 5 summer beauty and makeup essentials, tried and tested!

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Bifesta Cleansing Lotion Review

Bifesta Cleansing Lotion Review

Been using Bifesta Cleansing Lotion makeup remover for over a year. I rarely say this, but Bifesta is hands down the best I’ve ever used. It is oil free, colouring free, fragrance free, paraben free and alcohol free.

I can’t rave enough about the formula. However they made this, they made it right!

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