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Maybelline’s Great Lash has quite a resume. They are the #1 selling mascara in the US, have been in existence for over 35 years, is in almost all of the beauty hall of fames, (it won Allure’s Reader Choice Award last year) and they even say one is sold every 1.5 minutes … the list [read more…]


Friends… finally. I have been hearing so much about Laura Mercier’s Tinted Moisturizer, that I finally hunted it down and found a small shop in Singapore selling it. I brought my best friend along, and we both tried some on, and immediately went insane – our skin looked absolutely flawless. Safe to say, we both came home with a bottle, with [read more…]


Excuse me while I pass out. This, my friends, in my humble opinion, is what a man should smell like. Prada Amber Pour Homme has got to be my favorite male fragrance in all existence – or at least right now – and I am planning to buy this for every male I know this Christmas [read more…]

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After reading a whole feature about this cult classic product, I realized that this hairspray was not sold in the US and every one’s been dying to try it out! In fact,  says Allure: “The maddening fact that it was difficult to find Elnett in the U.S. has been part of the spray’s appeal.” L’Oreal Elnett hairspray was [read more…]


Is it just me, or is the mineral makeup business booming right now? While most of the brands used to be lesser-than-known cult brands, now major drugstore brands like L’Oreal, Maybelline and Revlon are housing mineral makeup collections. So what’s the big deal about mineral makeup? (For newbies, I’m talking specifically about mineral foundation makeup, as [read more…]


My university is right next to a shopping mall, and if that was not a sign to shop everyday, I don’t know what is. So the other day when I was early to class, (what, go to class early?!), I decided to go to the makeup department to see what was new. And anyone who [read more…]

how to get boho waves

It seems that everyone is wanting to do the whole boho waves, carefree look now-a-days. (And by everyone, I mean me.) Fashion icons Mary-Kate Olsen, Sienna Miller, Nicole Richie regularly sport a messy, bed-head boho waves hairstyle is loved by many – and it’s surprisingly easy to do, especially without heat! Must have: Volume. Having limp hair will [read more…]