DIY Facial Oil Blotting Papers in 3 Steps

Got a lot of leftover packing tissues from gifts during the holidays? Or from all the online shopping you did recently? Or maybe while “shopping off-line”, i.e., in-store and came across disposable paper toilet seat covers during your potty breaks in between? Move these papers from your trash and into your make-up bag by turning them into facial oil blotting papers. What you will need … Continue reading DIY Facial Oil Blotting Papers in 3 Steps

7 Surprising Ways you may be undermining your Sun Care and Sun Safety

Growing up in an multi-Asian household, the idea of having deep dark tan has never been an appealing summer look that I wanted to work on. Friends and colleagues tend to chuckle when they find some Asian women wearing those “Darth-Vader-like” visors or holding an umbrella out on a bright sunny day. In most Asian cultures, we really care about our appearances. One aspect for … Continue reading 7 Surprising Ways you may be undermining your Sun Care and Sun Safety

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3 Things that I wish I knew about Owning a Clothes Steamer

Sigh. It’s been several weeks and I finally gave up on resuscitating my Rowenta Precision Valet garment steamer. I am deciding whether to leave it in our communal laundry room for someone to take or to pass it along to someone who is patient enough to run water through it to descale further. I bought this Rowenta steamer when Target was still around in Canada … Continue reading 3 Things that I wish I knew about Owning a Clothes Steamer

Chic Shock Collection in Vinylux and Shellac

Preview: CND Spring Chic Shock Collection in Shellac Gel Polish

I was invited to check out the latest Spring colours in CND’s Chic Shock the Collection at Onyx Aesthetics in Gastown Vancouver earlier this March. The set of four bold shades serve a full dose of dainty yet edgy vibes. The fashion and beauty world has been overtaken by a new wave of youthful energy that nods to modern urban street chic and CND™ is … Continue reading Preview: CND Spring Chic Shock Collection in Shellac Gel Polish

Love and Romantic Gifts

Valentine’s Day Gifts for Romantic and Sensual Couples

From silly to seriously romantic – here are gift ideas for romantic couples. Bath Bombs These bath bombs are adorned with red and white sprinkles and a conversation heart made from polymer clay that will float in the tub. You can have your own “Chandler and Monica” bath scene at home. Buy it on Etsy Earthly Body 3-in-1 Suntouched Candles Gift Set Light up the … Continue reading Valentine’s Day Gifts for Romantic and Sensual Couples