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Bond No. 9 Fire Island perfume review

"Imagine freshly baked skin, doused with a coating of premium Euro-sunscreen then warmed up by a midday siesta by the beach – and the sensual stirrings of a body in heat.” No, this is not an excerpt from a romance novels - it’s the premise of Bond No. 9's fragrance Fire Island, said to “summoned forth (read more...)

sunscreen myths and facts

Sunscreen. Very, very important always, but especially in these upcoming hot summer months, since we're talking all about summer beauty tips. Unfortunately there are a lot of confusing information about how to use them, so here, I debunk some sunscreen myths... Sunscreen Myth #1: Dark skin doesn’t burn, so we don’t need sunscreen. Unfortunately, all complexions can (read more...)

make sweat proof foundation

I think it's time for another summer beauty tip! (Although, this one can actually be useful year-round, especially if you tend to find that your foundation doesn't stay on. Which I think is fairly common where I live - it's hot, hot and hotter all the time.) Because as you may have experienced, sometimes foundation, humidity and sweat (read more...)

how to lighten hair with lemon juice tips

My best summer beauty tip of all time, is probably this one: a super easy tip on how to lighten your hair with lemon juice naturally, safely and cheaply. This is something I've personally been writing about and sharing with friends and family for years and years, and it's how to lighten hair with lemon juice. Lemon is a natural bleach, and (read more...)

best cruelty-free beauty products

As you might know from Beauty Brands That Don't Test on Animals (or just in general), I'm a huge animal lover and the topic of cruelty-free makeup & beauty is important to me. However, it is tough to remain cruelty-free in everything, and the laws of animal testing, if you know anything about it, is so complicated that at (read more...)

The beauty industry, especially the skin care industry, is starting to overload with products - some might feel a little overwhlemed with what is available on the market today. Serums, scrubs, night creams, eye creams, day creams, this-and-that creams ... Don't know about you, but I'm confused! However, no matter what new 'miracle cream' comes (read more...)

clinique chubby stick nude foundation singapore

Clinique really hit the jackpot a few years ago when they launched the Chubby Stick Intense Moisturizing Lip Color Balm, a lip color packaged in a chubby little crayon. They are super cute, incredibly easy to use, and the formula; fantastic. I think I’m on my 9th Chubby Stick, and I highly recommend them. So it’s probably (read more...)