October 7th, 2017
We are counting down to the final months of this year… isn’t it unbelievable? Work has been insane lately, because of course, all the transactions have to drop at the same time. It’s definitely been a very productive couple of months, and I’m excited to share this bumper crop of #empties.
May 27th, 2017
It is always nice to receive gift boxes from Fresh, because the packaging is always done tastefully… and still having seen it before, I swooned a little when I unravelled the recent drop. I’m not your typical girlie-girl who squeals over everything rose, but I really enjoy it in my skincare. And when I saw actual rose petals floating languidly in the bottle, I fell in love right away with the new Fresh Rose Deep Hydration Facial Toner!
March 19th, 2017
Last year, Origins introduced a novel new range of products targeting matured skin that has lapsed into a sleeping state of senescence and is no longer functioning optimally. And now, to complement the Three Part Harmony range (first introduced here), Origins has added 2 new products – a luxurious Foaming Cream-to-Oil Cleanser and a new Soft Cream. I actually took both of them with me on my 2-week long trip to Germany last January in the midst of winter, and have also tested them again back home in tropical Singapore… and I’d love to share them with you today!
September 13th, 2016
Life has been all sorts of crazy lately, and when something comes along that can help simplify my routine, it instantly finds a place in my life. No matter how busy or tired I am though, I always make sure to take care of my sensitive skin, so it is very important to me that the products I use are gentle yet effective. And ever since I tried out Simple Micellar Cleansing Water and Cleansing Wipes, I have been hooked.
September 12th, 2016
I’ve had a relatively bane-free adolescence, and my skin woes thus far had revolved around sensitivity due to dryness, eczema and the occasional zit or two. The last bottle of Mario Badescu Drying Lotion that I bought was from 2014… which gives you idea of how infrequently I needed it. But since the beginning of this year, my skin has taken a dramatic turn. You may have heard me lamenting it on several occasions here in the context of skincare, and I was determined to find the “cause” of the breakouts. It has taken me months to finally admit that those pesky zits that keep popping up and refusing to go away are not just the random hormonal/dietary insurgence, much less the result of inappropriate skincare, but a perpetual state of adult acne. The change in mindset has set me on a course to figuring out how to get things under control, and I am in the midst of rebalancing my skincare routine to learn to live with my adult acne. So, today I would like to share with you 5 basics that have made it into my daily life!
August 15th, 2016
I always get insanely excited when I get to check out new La Mer releases, and this month there are not just 1 but 2 new products to discover! It feels a little bit back to basics perhaps, but I think we all need a bit of #skincare recharge before moving into the fall and winter seasons. Expanding on its significant facial cleansing range of products, La Mer now introduces the La Mer Cleansing Micellar Water. And the brand’s beloved range of moisturizers is seeing a reformulation… with the new La Mer Moisturizing Soft Lotion.