July 3rd, 2018

La Prairie Skin Caviar Essence-in-Foundation

My skin has been simply flawless lately (now, if that’s not a boastful statement I don’t know what is!), and it is all thanks to the new La Prairie Skin Caviar Essence-in-Foundation!  For the first time, La Prairie has incorporated its very exclusive Caviar Water in a start-of-the-art delivery system to create a colour/skincare product to pamper and refine.

La Prairie Skin Caviar Essence-in-Foundation

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May 14th, 2018

Clarins Everlasting Cushion Foundation

I’ve been a little distracted lately… and have been wondering if I have the capacity to continue maintaining this blog.  It is not even about redirecting my efforts to other social media platforms, I think I need to just focus on doing me for a bit.  I had the crappiest Mothers’ Day because my husband wrecked my brand new car; and broke my wrist by slamming it against a window frame.  Tip of the iceberg, but looming in the horizon for a while now.  This blog began as an avenue for me to define myself as more than just a mother and wife at home, and beyond just another employee at work.  Lately however, I find myself struggling to keep up with the pipeline, and having to dig deep to find enthusiasm and joy in the latest and bestest.  The question is, what do we do when the passion is gone?

An unexpectedly heavy introduction to what should be an easy read, my apologies for that.  But let’s say that I’m not ready yet to let go entirely, so I will take this as a nice distraction for as long as I can.  So humor me, dear readers, with some emotional verbage and not-so-philosophical discourse from time to time.  In return, I will aspire to do justice to some products that still manage to impress me in spite of it all.  Today, I have the pleasure of introducing the latest Western-branded cushion that has found its place squarely in my daily routine – the Clarins Everlasting Cushion Foundation!

Clarins Everlasting Cushion Foundation

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May 3rd, 2018

1 year on… next up in achieving Petal Skin with Shu Uemura’s latest Cushion!

Welcome May!  I hope you all enjoyed a nice long extended Labour Day Weekend, or at least got some much deserved rest.  It has been a year since Shu Uemura launched the Petal Skin Foundation [reviewed here] which drapes skin with a poreless translucency complete with a soft radiant finish.  And now to take the lightness a step further and for greater portability, Shu Uemura introduces a brand new Petal Skin Cushion Foundation!

Shu Uemura Petal Skin Foundation

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April 1st, 2018

Empties Vol. 5: Life Updates & Beauty Stories

The first quarter of the year is over in a blink, and now we are accelerating right into summer.  2018 has been a very productive start for me in many aspects of my life, though the ride has been bumpy with several members of my family falling severely ill.  Nonetheless many seeds that were sowed last year are starting to germinate and take hold, so I’m looking forward to a fruitful harvest.  On the beauty side of things, many of the brands that were once so elusive are now launching in Singapore – be sure to follow me on Instagram [@silverkis] to catch my stories on the latest launch parties!  Not everything shiny and new are the best though, I discovered several HG products that I am going to share with you today.

Empties Jan-Mar 2018

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March 20th, 2018

Get Glowing with Sulwhasoo Perfecting Cushion EX, Multi Cushion Highlighter & Powder for Cushion

I’ve fallen in love with Sulwhasoo recently… as a brand it is not new to me, but it is a slow and incremental journey of explorations.  The more I try and further I venture, the more I realize just how much my skin loves Sulwhasoo’s products!  Their skincare is top-notch and extensive (I recommend you check these out); and the brand is now expanding its makeup offerings, starting with the new and improved Perfecting Cushion EX, and a couple more accompanying products!

Sulwhasoo Perfecting Cushion EX Multi Cushion Highlighter Powder For Cushion

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January 2nd, 2018

Steal the Light with YSL Touche Éclat Le Cushion & Glow Shot Highlighter

Happy New Year my lovelies!!  Hope 2018 is off to a smooth start for you.  I finally caught up on all the holiday season crush, and am now circling back to some of the beauty staples that I’ve been enjoying for the most part of the last quarter but never found the time to write a proper review on.  There’s no better way to kick start the year than with lots of glow… with the latest additions to YSL’s famed Touche Éclat line.

YSL Touche Eclat Le Cushion & Glow Shot Highlighter

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