The Honeybee Gardens Rock the Smokey Eye palette comes with four shades that are perfect in creating the basic smokey eye look. To be honest, I didn’t know what to do at first. I had never tried creating or wearing a smokey eye look before. But the very basic selection of colors made it surprisingly easy — of course with the help of a few YouTube tutorials, ha!
Aside from checking my email, twitter, blog facebook page and instagram accounts on my phone (and I wonder why I’m late for work everyday?), looking at myself in the mirror is one of the first 3 things I do in the morning.
There are mornings when I greet myself, “Hey there, gorgeous!” On most days, it’s just a plain “Oh, hello.” But there are also mornings when I can’t even recognize my own reflection — and it’s not because of a bad hangover. Of course, that affects my general level of happiness for the day. But that’s not where my mirror affair ends.
While everyone cheers for Earth Day, let me reminisce Earth Hour. A few weeks ago, I received a lovely Earth Hour press kit from Apivita Singapore. It was delivered to my work place while I was out for a break. When I came back, my colleague who received the package for me told me that he placed an incredibly fragrant paper bag on my desk.
True enough, as soon as I opened the paper bag which contained Apivita’s 100% Natural Wax scented candle, one of their best-selling products, I was greeted by an invigorating citrus scent. It’s a mix of pure essential oils: orange, cedarwood and clove; and it was divine. It’s how I half imagined Olympus, the home of the gods in Greek Mythology, to smell like.
I’m a sweater. Not an American jumper but a person who sweats… quite a lot — When it’s hot, when it’s cold, when I’m nervous, when I’m excited. I also want to smell nice. Or at least not smell bad. And these two things can sometimes be at odds with one another.
Not wanting to douse myself in chemicals and unknown ingredients, I’ve tried lots of organic deodorants with varying success. Then I discovered that making your own deodorant is ridiculously easy. Seriously. And it works even for a renowned sweater such as myself.
This is going to be a quick one. In case you’re feeling like your lovely lady lumps behind are going way down south, you might want to go back to basics: do squats and lunges.
I am naturally thin. I don’t mean I’m thin in the ‘Victoria’s Secrets Model’ kind of thin but dangerously almost ‘Olive, Popeye’s sweetheart’ sort of thin. So as you can imagine, my flesh-deprived backside definitely needs every push-up there is.
I read once that if I wanted thick hair, Ayurveda or the traditional & holistic approach to wellness that originated from India is one of the best areas to look for answers. Currently, Skin Apotheke is the only brand I’m using that focuses on Ayurvedic principles. Luckily, it carries haircare products, too. So during last year’s Cyber Monday sale, I snagged myself the Ayurvedic Amla Hair Oil and the Gorgeous Hair Rejuvenating Pre-Shampoo Mask.
Three words drew me to try the ila Face Oil for Glowing Radiance: glowing, radiance and PINK. Well, the hot pink-colored box sure was enticing! And seriously, who doesn’t want ‘glowing radiance’? So after half a year of procrastination, I closed an eye at the S$155 price tag and just bought it. Glowing radiance, here I come!
When I received an invitation to join a #greenbbloggers collaboration post, I freaked out a bit at the idea of compiling and sharing my ‘Repurchase List’. With so many products I’m loving now, I had to force myself to shrink the list down to a chosen few or I’ll end up with a long, boring grocery list even I will be too lazy to write about.
So what did I do? I grabbed my alarm clock, set it to 1 minute and listed any product I’m loving that came to mind within the time limit.