Category Archives: makeup

9 Beauty Tips from Taiwanese Celebrity Makeup Artist Kevin 老师

    I recently attended the media coverage of BeautyMaker’s launch of several new products, namely the limited edition packaging of the Matte Cushion Foundation, the new Honey shade of the same foundation range and a totally new product, the Bye Bye Oil.   Taiwanese celebrity makeup artist, Kevin 老师 was present to grace the […]

Be an Expert: How to Define Sparse Brows with Ease Using Brow Mascara and Brow Powder

  A photo posted by Roxanne Chia (@theskinnyscout) on Aug 6, 2016 at 4:05am PDT   I wasn’t born with gorgeous Cara-esque brows, but like many girls out there who have the same problem as me, that doesn’t mean I can’t fake it. For years, I’ve tried my best to create natural-looking brows that won’t […]

Wednesday Musing on Beauty Blogs & Instagram Check: Are They Still as Reliable?

    A while back, makeup artist and beauty blogger Renee wrote a blog entry asking if beauty blogs could still be trusted. In recent months, or maybe years, blogging has been put in the spotlight for the right and wrong reasons. Bloggers making a decent living out of sponsorships, non-disclosure of said sponsorships resulting […]

My Travel Beauty Essentials: Makeup Edition

    We’re in Jeju today, and what a wonderful time to be here! Being overseas for a short time means you should always only have with you your travel beauty essentials, things that you would naturally reach out for when time allows for it. I’ve brought along some of mine, and thought it would be nice […]

Tip of the Day: How to Save on Makeup (Part 2)

    I wrote an article some years back on how you can save on makeup, and it’s right on the blog here. Nevertheless, I recently rediscovered this topic and found that many of us still do need some help when it comes to spending properly on beauty-related products and services. Here are 7 more […]

Tip of the Day: How to Get Perfect Brows

    Brows never used to be my forte, especially since I have close to none. But that doesn’t mean I can’t create presentable ones. I came up with this list of points to note when it comes to your brows, and I hope they will help you manage yours.   1. Get them professionally […]

Rave & Review: The Mirenesse Forbidden Ink Auto Lip Liner Duet in Crazy Coco

    So in between preparing for lectures, minding my own business (literally), catching up on some Neil Gaiman (Any fans out there?), napping, Nordstrom-ing and Pilates, I’ve also been trying my very best to find out where I can buy more of this product. I’d received the Mirenesse Forbidden Ink Auto Lip Liner Duet […]

Take Some Time Off to Radiate Your Beauty From Within

    Pardon the one-week absence from the blog. Glad you stayed. I’ve been so bogged down with everything that’s going on in my life, that blogging simply had to be put on hold for a while – with regret, of course!   As I’m typing this this evening, I’m home alone at my parents’ […]

Wednesday Musing: How Far Would You Go to Get What You Need?

    I recently bought this Sara Happ “The Lip Crayons” Limited Edition Set online because it was Sara Happ and limited edition. Without thinking to first read reviews on Beauty Bay, where I bought my items from, I made the payment and excitedly waited for the package to arrive.   When it didn’t arrive […]