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Tea Lover. Artist. Casual Gamer.

Sunny Singapore. Fanatic for pretty, sparkly baubles. Digital art enthusiast. I’m a casual gamer (Assassin’s Creed, anyone?) but no less a girl who loves accessorizing, makeup and hair – whoever thought gaming and vanity were mutually exclusive? ;)

Learn Flower Hacks and Basic Floristry at A Better Florist’s Flower Jamming Session

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Tired of bland and boring floral arrangements? Why not learn floristry hacks and professional flower arrangement so you can personalise bouquets for your loved ones. I’ve been on a green hobby craze recently and A Better Florist would like to share these exciting activities for all us fellow appreciators out there.

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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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Intro to Tarte Review for Holiday 2016


Intro to Tarte is a Holiday 2016 gift set. The perfect opportunity to experiment with a nice variety from Tarte – I had to grab it! It includes travel-friendly versions of:

  • Drench lip splash lipstick in Living (A nude mauve).
  • Amazonian clay 12-hour blush in Unstoppable (A peachy pink).
  • Lights, camera, lashes™ 4-in-1 mascara.

Let’s jump into the mini reviews & swatches, shall we?

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Skin Treatments: Lasers vs Non-Lasers

When it comes to clinical skincare procedures, lasers are one of the most popular. Almost all of us have heard of them. Some think that they can correct virtually any skin problem. However, different procedures are necessary for different skin problems, not to mention skin types. It’s key for us to take an objective view of laser versus non-laser treatments to make the best choice.

I’ve always been curious about the lasers we hear so much of. What are they really about? Today we have a very informative guest post from NY Laser Outlet. Special thanks to them for sharing this great information with us.

Let’s dive into it!


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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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The Face Shop: Black Label Lipstick Review

the face shop black label lipstick review

The Face Shop is a popular South Korean brand known for their skincare and natural image. The Black Label Lipsticks are part of their permanent line. It’s affordable and oh so creamy, moisturising and beautiful.

Let’s dive in to the review!

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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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Innisfree Longwear BB Cream Review

innisfree long wear bb cream review

After a great experience with the Innisfree Long Wear BB Cushion, I had to put its tubed cousin to the test. After all, if the cushion formula works so well, surely the tube formula would be a promising alternative?

Free from animal ingredients, talc and colourants, it contains Innisfree’s signature green complex that claims to promote healthy skin. It also claims to give long-lasting, matte skin and does not oxidise to a darker shade.

Hmmm! Let’s find out, shall we?

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