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can you layer SPF protection?

Ah, sunscreen. By now you should know that sunscreen is one of the ultimate skin care tips and must-dos. It’s vital in protecting your skin from the sun’s harsh rays and helping in not only sun cancer prevention but also signs of aging such as dark spots, wrinkles and dryness. However, a common misconception about [read more…]

beauty glossary a-z

Friends, just a quick one today, but I am so excited to let you guys know that I have completed my Beauty Glossary page – a page of beauty terms you may be wondering or things you need to know. With 100+ beauty terms already (and I’ll keep adding more), I explain everything from makeup techniques [read more…]

look good in photos

Believe it or not, there is an art of how to look good in photos (just ask professional models), and if you tend to be a bit camera shy, look no further. Here are some tips on how to look good in photos. All About the Angles The most flattering angle is taken from slightly [read more…]

phone causes pimples?

If you’re a cell phone owner, take note – our precious phones are one of the dirtiest things we can rub against our faces, and can cause some serious zits, breakouts and other nastiness. Think about it: We press our cellphones against our face, touch it all the time with our dirty fingers, and the [read more…]

Bobbi Brown BB Cream review

There are a few reasons why Bobbi Brown’s BB Cream is one of the better ones on the market – at least from a Western beauty brand. (I haven’t tried any of the famous Asian ones yet, which is surprising.) You may remember my post, Are BB Creams Bad For Your Skin? and know that I’m [read more…]

vani-t mineral lip glaze lipgloss review

I was first introduced to Aussie mineral makeup and natural self-tanning brand, Vani-T, just a few months ago while freelancing at an Aussie owned salon, and I am so glad I did. Lipglosses will never go out of style in my opinion. While matte and ruled the land the last few years, I am slowly [read more…]


It’s believed that the way your feet feel determines the well being of your whole body. … And with aches, corns, blisters, muscle spasms, calluses, bunions and just general pain, heels can be one heck of mood spoiler. (Cue the flash backs of me sitting at the curb of the road, the ball of my [read more…]