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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.

That Which We Call A Freckle Is Not A Freckle?

That Which We Call A Freckle Is Not A Freckle?

Earlier this year, I got my first cosmetic treatment done on my face. It was no biggie, I just got some freckles removed. These weren’t ordinary freckles though. They were tiny, dark spots that were raised. As in, whenever I turned my... Lire la suite ›

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I gave up social media for a month. And I got shit done

I gave up social media for a month. And I got shit done

Ok, it was only for twenty five days. And no, I didn’t give it all up. I kept Facebook because I never check it and who cares about Facebook anymore. Instagram and Twitter though… I deactivated them because I had developed an unhealthy... Lire la suite ›

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Even Long Haired Girls Get The Blues

Even Long Haired Girls Get The Blues

My hair is long. Really long. And I’m about to get real with you… It’s not always pretty. In a previous post, I described my indifference and general discontentment towards my hair situation. Yet I remain equally committed to... Lire la suite ›

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MAC Ruby Woo Holiday Set – From 2014

MAC Ruby Woo Holiday Set – From 2014

Laast Christmas! I got me a set, of three Ruby Woo lipsticks, they came in a bag. This year, to save me from tears, I’m gonna write and blog about it!Yes. That was to the tune of Last Christmas by Wham. And I don’t care. So.... Lire la suite ›

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My Everyday Makeup (Doesn’t Include Foundation)

My Everyday Makeup (Doesn’t Include Foundation)

When it comes to putting on makeup in the mornings, there is never enough time!So when it comes to my everyday makeup look, there are only three things I bother with…Concealer. Eyebrows. And Lips. I know what you’re... Lire la suite ›

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Todos Organics, Botanically Infused Coconut Oils

Todos Organics, Botanically Infused Coconut Oils

If you love coconut oil for its all-purpose beauty benefits then you must try Todos Organics!They make lovely coconut oils infused with essential oils. No synthetic chemicals or fragrances, no preservatives and no animal testing. Just all... Lire la suite ›

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Halloween and The Weird Wild Soul of San Francisco

Halloween and The Weird Wild Soul of San Francisco

I thought it would be worthwhile to do a quick blog post about Halloween this year. Because frankly, I had A BLAST.As I said in my previous post, Halloween is my favorite holiday. And this year was especially fun because of two things: 1)... Lire la suite ›

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Getting Spooky For Halloween

Getting Spooky For Halloween

If you know me, then you know how much I love getting spooked!I love reading ghost stories. I’m always on the lookout for haunted places. And I’m a self-professed scary movie cinephile. So it’s no wonder that halloween is... Lire la suite ›

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Makeup, Gender and Identity

Makeup, Gender and Identity

Lately, I’ve been seeing a trend in the makeup industry that reflects a shift in social and cultural norms. And it’s a herald of things that are yet to come.But first. Before I get into that, you should really watch this video.... Lire la suite ›

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Perfectly Imperfect. And… Who Cares!

Perfectly Imperfect. And… Who Cares!

With all my skincare obsession, you would think that I would have the most flawless baby skin in the whole wide world.But nope, not true. I still struggle with blemishes. And I still get the occasional monster pimple. Or two. Usually they... Lire la suite ›

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Turning 30 And Reflecting Back On The Decade Behind Me

Turning 30 And Reflecting Back On The Decade Behind Me

So I turned 30. Hurrah! And I wanted to write a little bit about it because being alive for three decades ain’t just no little piece of pie. I wondered what kind of post I should write to commemorate the big 3-0. At first I toyed... Lire la suite ›

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My Makeup Collection – Asian Brands

My Makeup Collection – Asian Brands

Skincare is serious. And makeup is fun!What I mean by that is that I can’t do without skincare. I can’t not protect, cleanse and moisturize my skin. But I can leave my house without even the slightest bit of makeup. And... Lire la suite ›

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A Tour Of The Beauty Shops In Japantown

A Tour Of The Beauty Shops In Japantown

Previously I had stated that I am “not all that crazy” about asian beauty brands. And I’m still not all that crazy about them.But! I am giving them more of a go. Especially now that I’ve been dabbling more with... Lire la suite ›

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A Sensual Spritz Of Floral Water (Video)

A Sensual Spritz Of Floral Water (Video)

Hey-oh! I made a video! Don’t pee your pants though, it’s just a short teeny clip of me spritzing some floral water on my face.   If it looks like I’m having an intimate experience with my bottle of floral water in the... Lire la suite ›

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Rice Paper Mask By Tony Moly

Rice Paper Mask By Tony Moly

It’s been oppressively hot this week.To help soothe my hot and bothered skin, I used this deliciously cooling Rice Paper Mask.And it was exactly what my skin needed to be happy! The mask is by Tony Moly, a South Korean cosmetics... Lire la suite ›

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Bored. But Committed To My Hair.

Bored. But Committed To My Hair.

I’ve been growing out my hair for years. Years. It’s been growing at an excruciatingly slow snail’s pace.I just want to see how long I can grow out my hair. At this point, it’s already the longest it’s ever... Lire la suite ›

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Japan Trip Highlights – Part 3

Japan Trip Highlights – Part 3

As I reflect back on our trip to Japan, I realize how much the experience has influenced me. Not just in how I constantly want to eat Japanese food now and how I’ve even begun to cook Japanese recipes (I never cook)!Honestly, the... Lire la suite ›

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These days, I’m not sure what I want

These days, I’m not sure what I want

“Perhaps the rare and simple pleasure of being seen for what one is compensates for the misery of being it.” ~ Margaret Drabble Lire la suite ›

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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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