Why Skincare Is More Important Than Makeup

When I was a teenager, it was normal to have acne on your face, and at the time I had an average amount of acne and blemishes in my T-zone. If I am wearing makeup, it is mostly mascara and eye shadow. I don't own a foundation, because if you wear too many products on … Continue reading Why Skincare Is More Important Than Makeup

The Good And Bad To-Do List For You Skin

Skincare is an important part of taking care of our body, the way we eat healthy foods, drink water and exercise. If you think back to your teenage days you might recall going through the stage of having acne. If your skin has quite a lot of blemishes, wearing makeup can slow down the process … Continue reading The Good And Bad To-Do List For You Skin

New Zealand Cruelty Free Beauty Brands

New Zealand has many amazing cruelty free, vegan and organic skincare brands. For the sake of this article, I will focus on cruelty free brands (although many of these are vegan and organic too). When I was living in Australia, there was also an awareness of ethical brands and the ability to choose cruelty free … Continue reading New Zealand Cruelty Free Beauty Brands

5 Skincare Beauty Secrets From Taiwan

Many people will relate to the need to protect the skin from the sun, rather than exposing it in the sun during long periods. It's a general beauty standard in Taiwan to keep the skin clear and bright. I do think a good balance of Vitamin D is important too. However, taking good care of the skin … Continue reading 5 Skincare Beauty Secrets From Taiwan

You Don’t Need To Wear Makeup To Feel Beautiful

There are many articles online that have titles a long the lines of "How to look good without makeup" and that makes me feel all kinds of discomfort of what messages are being communicated to women and young girls growing up. This might seem hypocritical and I cannot deny I put makeup on days where I … Continue reading You Don’t Need To Wear Makeup To Feel Beautiful

How Do People Treat You When You Wear Makeup?

I love makeup, like many other women and men who wake up in the morning and feel like putting makeup on. However, as someone who doesn't wear makeup often, I have noticed some subtle ways people may treat you when you are wearing makeup compared to when you don't. The ones close to me couldn't treat me any … Continue reading How Do People Treat You When You Wear Makeup?

Naruko Apple Seed Tranexamic Acid Spot Line Refining BB Cream (Fair Skin Tone) Review

Firstly, I am quite a sunscreen addict and am hesitant to use BB cream more than 3 times a week. It's a personal fear of mine to break out as my skin is alas on the oily side. However, I was given the Naruko BB Cream from a family member, and have used it for just … Continue reading Naruko Apple Seed Tranexamic Acid Spot Line Refining BB Cream (Fair Skin Tone) Review