The Things I Covet: Cushions

I’ve never been one for full-face makeup. The most I ever do is glide on some lipstick and head out the door, ain’t no one got time for primers, foundation, eyeliner, eye shadow, brows, mascara, etc. I’m actually so behind with makeup that I just got into liquid lipsticks two months ago. So, needless to say, I am no expert in this area.

But I want to change all that. I want to turn over a new leaf and learn how to use makeup! I’m in my mid-twenties and feel like I’m playing catch up to people who’ve mastered cat-eye’s and how to properly cover up acne at age fourteen. Meanwhile I’m still over here trying not to mess up my lipstick application (darn you thin lips!). Continue reading

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LuLuLun Sheet Masks: What’s Up With All the Damn Colors! Part 3


Scented Variety Edition


This post is part of a series of LuLuLun sheet masks. Check out the previous posts here: [Pt One] [Pt Two]


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Quite a few of the previous Lululun sheet masks already have certain scents in them. The Hokkaido mask for instance smells of Lavender but the selling point was the fact it was based on the Hokkaido island, not its scent. These masks however are marketed around the fact that they have a particular scent. I almost called this selection the “Floral” Variety Edition as two out of three of them are floral scents. Damn citrus had to ruin my flow, yo. So what makes these masks so different? Let’s start with the outlier; Yuzu.

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LuLuLun Sheet Masks: What’s Up With All the Damn Colors! Part 2


The Regional Series


This post is part of a series of LuLuLun sheet masks. Check out the previous post here: [Pt One]


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My favorite editions to be honest. The Regional Series are so beautiful and the collector in me is dying to try them all. So far Lululun has four Japanese locations: Hokkaido, Okinawa,  Kyoto and Tochigi. On top of those four however, Lululun also has a special Hawaii special edition mask! Let’s begin with Okinawa. Continue reading

The Things I Covet: Nails for Summer 2015

Another semester of school has ended. No more will I have to deal with the day to day drab of waking up early, driving my tired ass to a class I don’t care for, and dealing with people who don’t seem to understand the world doesn’t revolve around them (“whaaat!??!”). No, all that is thankfully in the past. The worst part about every semester, at least in my experience, is having to give up wearing nail polish for three months. Not like I wear nail polish too often but between all the projects (did I mention I was an art student?) and just no time to do anything extra but the basic skin care necessity I can manage, my nails just don’t get any attention!

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Such a sad sight. ;^;

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B-Quickie: Holika Holika – Golden Monkey Glamour Lip 3-Step Kit

Let me preface this post by stating how much I dislike monkeys. Seriously, I just don’t trust the little buggers. I also find quite a few of them to be quite ugly. Apes too. And chimps… What is the difference anyway? I never found out, not like it matters much to me, I dislike them all the same.

What was this post supposed to be again? Oh yeah, the Golden Monkey Glamour Lip 3-Step Kit!

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LuLuLun Sheet Masks: What’s Up With All the Damn Colors! Part 1


The Originals


This post is part of a series of LuLuLun sheet masks. Check out the other posts below!


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Lululun is pretty well known in and out of Japan, though I do not know too much about its popularity in Japan, I do know that I am starting to see Lululun masks popping up when I shop online! I never really dabbled in Japanese face masks in my Asian Beauty journey but I am very interested in these “daily masks” from Lululun. I mean I don’t know of any other brand that has a mask created with the intention of someone wearing a new one everyday. That kind of product intention is what interests me the most from these masks.

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Review: SkinFood Parsley & Mandarin Toner

Recently, I realized my toner was about to run out and my first reaction was, “Oh man, I need to do a review before it’s fully gone!” then “Oh, I should buy a new one.” Blogs, man~. It’s a lifestyle that takes over~.

All jokes aside, my toner is going to run out and I’m kind bum about it because it has been treating me nicely for the duration I was using it. So, the back story of this toner goes back to around August 2014.

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Review: Face Shop – Lovely Me:ex Petit Cheek Stick

A few years ago I walked into my local The Face Shop just to browse around and see what they had. I did not know that that day I would walk out with the cutest little thing imaginable. The Lovely Me:ex Petit Cheek Stick! Check out the product shots below:

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Lassie’el Night Miracle Mango Mask

[Warning! Joy’s bare face pictures below! Proceed with caution. :c]

If you haven’t noticed in the past few months, mangoes have taken over!! They’re attacking the city of Los Angeles as we speak! Causing havoc and leaking juice everywhere! A bit of an exaggeration but it really does seem like lately mangoes are everywhere. In your juices, foods, and now beauty products. And I LOVE it! The more mango the better.

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