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Bloggeuse de beauté américaine qui a vécu à Paris, il y a une fois. Je suis obsédée par la beauté. Surtout le soigne de la peau. Et je crois que la vraie beauté doit commencer dans la tête. J'écris en anglais, mais je garde toujours l'amour que j'ai pour Paris et l'esprit nomade. ❤ Meow.

Japan Trip Highlights – Part 2

Japan Trip Highlights – Part 2

On to the second part of our trip in Japan! May is supposed to be a good month to travel in Japan because the weather is still pleasant enough.But as we moved farther south and farther inland, the climate became noticeably hotter and more... Lire la suite ›

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Pa Pa Pa Parasol Parade

Pa Pa Pa Parasol Parade

‍I got this parasol from guess where?! A country where people are obsessed more with the idea of staying pale than any other insidious effects of the sun… Japan of course! This parasol affords UVA/UVB protection. Because not all... Lire la suite ›

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Japan Trip Highlights – Part 1

Japan Trip Highlights – Part 1

Wow! It’s been over a month since we came back from our Japan trip and it’s just now that I’m finally sitting down to blog about it. As someone who grew up obsessed with anime and Japanese culture, I’ve always... Lire la suite ›

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How To Travel Light When You Are A Cosmetics-Obsessed Hoarder

How To Travel Light When You Are A Cosmetics-Obsessed Hoarder

First of all… why are we still having to play this game of squeezing our liquids in tiny bottles and jamming them in litter sized ziplock bags?Come on. Why did this ever have to be a thing? And even after this recent bust on the TSA, why... Lire la suite ›

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San Francisco Bike To Work Day

San Francisco Bike To Work Day

Today was my first time riding my bike to work! Yeah! It also happened to be Bike To Work Day throughout the SF Bay Area. Because I’m a cautious cat and highly sensitive to inner city pressure, I had waited for this very day to make... Lire la suite ›

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Jealous Of Roses. Current Obsession: Rose Flower Tisane

Jealous Of Roses. Current Obsession: Rose Flower Tisane

I’m currently obsessed with everything roses.I’ve had this gnawing desire to start snacking on rose petals. I think the opening scene of Fando y Lis may have been my trigger.Or it started long before that, with my obsession... Lire la suite ›

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New Products In The Ziba Shop!

New Products In The Ziba Shop!

Hello my darlings!I finally got my butt in gear and updated the Ziba Shop with new items! Hooray!You may notice that the lineup is heavy on waters.You’ll find plenty of micellar waters aka magical water and floral waters aka holy... Lire la suite ›

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How I’ve Been Staying Healthy These Days

How I’ve Been Staying Healthy These Days

I’ve been so focused on beauty products lately. But of course, there’s a lot more to beauty than cosmetics! Consider the energy and vitality that you radiate. No amount of makeup or skincare serums can hide your snotty face... Lire la suite ›

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Leona DIY All Natural Body Butter Kit

Leona DIY All Natural Body Butter Kit

For the holidays, I received this fun package of ready to make all natural body butter! This is the first I’ve come across something like this.Leona is a brand that specializes in Hand Craft Kits of all-natural personal care... Lire la suite ›

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A Daytrip To Bodega Bay

A Daytrip To Bodega Bay

I haven’t really spoken much about life in California. I love California because there’s so much beautiful nature everywhere! Even city life isn’t that far away from a natural escape. Whether you feel like running off to... Lire la suite ›

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Eyeliners: The Art Of The Fine Line

Eyeliners: The Art Of The Fine Line

Drawing cat eyes has always been such an ordeal for me. It’s a ritual which involves closing my doors, clearing clutter off my desk, taking a deep breath… and going crAY-zy! Usually it’s frustrating and a major timesuck.... Lire la suite ›

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The Most WTF Valentine’s Day Postcard I Ever Found

The Most WTF Valentine’s Day Postcard I Ever Found

Many years ago, I found this postcard in one of the dusty papetries in Cameroon. WTF, right? "Je ne pense qu'à nous" - I only think of us. If your relationship looks anything like this, you may need to rethink your life… Happy Weird... Lire la suite ›

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Current Skincare Favorites

Current Skincare Favorites

My skin has been looking much better these days.I think it’s majorly to do with giving up a certain vice that I’ve previously hinted at…But it also helps that I have an amazing collection of skincare products at my disposal!... Lire la suite ›

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Try This On Yo’ Face! Tanaka Facial Massage

Try This On Yo’ Face! Tanaka Facial Massage

Here is a beauty practice that doesn’t require spending any money.Facial massage is an ancient technique that has a rational basis behind its application.Adding facial massage to your daily beauty routine can help with the... Lire la suite ›

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And Onward We Go!

And Onward We Go!

2014 was a lovingly wrapped parcel of a year.So many wonderful things happened. Not just in terms of experiences and reaching new milestones in my life.What I’m talking about is my soul.I’ve made peace. With who I am and who... Lire la suite ›

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A Touch Of Éclat! Touch-Expert Advance Multi-Corrective Concealer – By Terry

A Touch Of Éclat! Touch-Expert Advance Multi-Corrective Concealer – By Terry

Having dark under-eye circles is honestly something I try not to be too bothered about. A lot of different factors can cause dark under eye circles (see post Dark Eyes Can Be Mysterious). It can be a combination of dehydration, excessive... Lire la suite ›

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Finding My Forever. Matte Lip Color by Kevyn Aucoin.

Finding My Forever. Matte Lip Color by Kevyn Aucoin.

  This is the lipstick I wore for my wedding. I loved the color first before I realized how à propos the name was. Forever Matte Lip Color by Kevyn Aucoin is the perfect pink. Perfect in the sense that if lipsticks came out of a crayola... Lire la suite ›

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The Best Kind Of Skincare

The Best Kind Of Skincare

The best kind of skincare is the simplest kind of skincare. I know that. But somehow, in preparation for THE big day, I’ve allowed my skincare routine to go all topsy turvey. I fell into the trap of quickly switching from one product... Lire la suite ›

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My Truest True Love: Rose Floral Water

My Truest True Love: Rose Floral Water

Simplicity In Skincare Nothing embodies simplicity and beauty in skincare like a pure rose floral water. Floral water, more generally known as hydrosol, is the condensate water left over after extracting the essential oils from flowers... Lire la suite ›

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Much Ado About Weddings

Much Ado About Weddings

If you are planning a small and simple wedding, here’s what you need to know… Everyone will try to make it into something more complicated! There is truly no point trying to make others happy and fit their mold of how your... Lire la suite ›

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