Saturday, February 19, 2011

Beauty Interview!


01. How many times do you wash your face daily?
I was my face twice a day

02. What skin type do you have?
I have combination/oily and usually dry in the winter

03. What is your current facial wash?
- Avene Cleanance Gel Cleanser
- Vichy Normaderm Gel Cleanser

04. What is your current facial toner?
- 100% Pure Peppermint toner
- Garnier Pure Toner

05. Do you exfoliate?
yep and I use St.Ives Apricot scrub and Missha's Aqua Peeling Gel

06. What moisturizer do you use?
- 100% Pure Pomegranate Moisturizer with SPF20 (morning)
- Vichy Normaderm Night (night)
- Naruko Niaouli & Tea Tree Night Gelly (night)

07. Do you use eye cream?
yep, I use 100% Pure caffeine eye cream (day) and Mario Badescu's Hyaluronic eye cream (night)

08. Did you ever use Pro-Activ?
yep, I used it when I was younger... in my early teens and it worked but dried out my skin a lot

09. What do you do for your acne?
I use Vichy's anti imperfection spot treatment and Mario Badescu's drying lotion. I am also using the Naruko's Tea Tree Night Gelly and serum to help my skin calm down and reduce redness =p


01. What foundation do you use?
I use Essence's Soft &Natural Makeup (European brand), but I used to use Etude House's Goodbye Trouble BB cream

02. What concealer do you use?
I use Maybelline's Mineral Power concealer

03. Do you use loose or pressed powder?
I like to use pressed powder... currently using Physician's Formula

04. Do you know your undertone?
I'm still not quite sure but I believe I am either cool or neutral ><

05. What do you think of fake eyelashes?
I think they're fun and can really make your eyes look beautiful but I haven't used them yet =p

06. What brand of mascara do you use?
I don't really use mascara... I use The body Shop's clear lash/brow gel for special occasions =p I get a reaction from using black mascara... I've tried Maybelline and Lancome so far in the past

07. What makeup tools do you use?
I don't really use much... just my mini kabuki for applying pressed powder and a blush brush for my blush =p I always use sponge tip applicators for my eyeshadow or my fingers ^^

08. Do you use pencil or liquid eyeliner?
I like to use liquid eyeliner but I rarely wear eyeliner lol

Friday, February 18, 2011

awesome hounds-tooth

Redid my nails yesterday and I love the design and colour combination. I was originally going to do the houndstooth design in white but I'm so glad I decided to try purple lol. I love it <3

For the base colour, I used Priti Polishes 'St. Catherine's Lace' one of my favourite colours <3 it's my only Priti Polish at the moment but I would love to own more of their polishes. They're great and organic.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011
great website ^^ especially for when you are sleeping

and I just made a simple animation from my Design poster >>
It plays continuously forever.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Zipia Cape

I am loving this cape from Zipia. I also love the sweater and beige skirt on the right =p

and this is what I have been doing in school >>

Naruko Skincare!

I purchased the Naruko Lavender Peeling Gel & Brightening Serum, Niaouli & Tea Tree Serum and Night Jelly. The person from BeautyEshop also gave me a sponge as a free gift =p yay. I've never really used a sponge for makeup or anything so not sure what I'm going to do with it for now. I have combination/oily skin and I also have some post acne scarring from pimples -.- so I'm hoping the Lavender line can help with that.

These are the main ingredients for the Lavender Peeling Gel. lovely <3 tons of natural ingredients and anti-oxidants for the skin.

I love their packaging as well. Very eco friendly as you can unfold the boxes and there are different patterns in each one. I made the green box from the Night Jelly in the first photo =p ^

The Niaouli & Tea Tree Serum. I didn't take a picture of the Lavender Brightening Serum, similar packaging.

and finally the Lavender Peeling Gel. Can't wait to try this one <3

Monday, February 14, 2011

Updates. Happy Valentine's Day!

I'll be posting about Naruko's skincare tomorrow, so excited! =p I did a painting late last year... this is just a picture from the process, but the painting is almost done... just too lazy to finish it and need the time and patience -.-

and this is one of my latest nail designs ^^ snow leopard inspired. Have been snowing here in Canada the past week and this is what I came up with lol =p

and this is a picture I took in January after coming back from the Netherlands. They have Primark there so I found this beautiful clutch for only 9euros o.o and they have handbag sized magazines... not fair lol

This is just an update post =p since I haven't been posting for a long time ><

oh and hope you all had a lovely Valentine's Day <3

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Spring loving...

I am loving the new H&M Conscious Collection which will be in stores in April <3 the skirt from the far right is from Love the style and colour =] I don't think I would wear it often though so I'm not sure whether I should get it or not... it's $26

I also recently purchased my first leather handbag from ^^ I love the colour and the size! I'm quite petite so the size is quite lovely. Not too big or too small... fits my body frame. The tassels are really cute as well =p I got the bag for around $60 while it was on sale and free shipping! <3

Wednesday, February 09, 2011

Missha Super Aqua Peeling Gel

omg I haven't posted in forever >< anyway I have been on Tumblr lately and just abandoned this blog >> I ran out of my Mario Badescue Whitening Mask and wanted to try peeling gels. This gel is supposed to help remove the dead skin cells on your face and brighten up the complexion as well.

The moment I started rubbing this onto my face, clumps of white stuff started forming and wanting to fall off... assuming they are the dead skin cells themselves. Well I had quite a lot lol =p I did notice my face being a bit brighter and was a bit smoother but I'll have to use this several more times to see if I like it... I think it's okay for now =p

I really liked my Mario Badescue Whitening Mask... it made my skin feel moisturized and also made my skin appear very bright and pretty =p but I like to try new products so if nothing else works as good, then I'll have to purchase it again some time =]

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