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Category: Asian Beauty

Beauty for Babes Over 40 - Pt 1, Makeup for Your Face

March 28, 2018
Be Warned - EPICALLY VERBOSE POST Ok, first of all, i use the term "Lady" in relation to myself very liberally - i swear like a sailor when i drink, and i haven't read Emily Post. But, you get my meaning. I AM, however, a huge fan of Audrey Hepburn - so maybe that counts for something. ANYWAY, the main point of...
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Revisiting Tatcha's Eye Serum (after changing medication - no hives!)

March 20, 2018
Some time ago, i tested out Tatcha's Deep Hydration Firming Eye Serum. I had high hopes for this product, because the heavy-hitting ingredients are things that my skin usually loves; camellia sinensis leaf, silk extract, and my HG skin saver, the Gollum Root - i.e. Panax Ginseng extract, which features heavily in...
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Two K-Beauty Toners I Love For Stressed Out Skin - and a Moisturizer, Too

February 26, 2018
Happy Monday, Kumquats! I know, i've been quite lax in my postings of late - i haven't been feeling my best, so i've been quietly testing out a couple new products while my skin and I are trying to get back into shape.  The one good thing about testing out products when i'm ill and struggling with autoimmune...
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Monday Blues (and pinks) in Review - Dior Electrify 5 Couleurs Palette

February 5, 2018
Sometimes, i am compelled to buy an eyeshadow palette because the colour combo is so outlandish. Take the Dior 5 Couleurs Eyeshadow Quint Electrify; with the baby-pink and duck-egg blue combo as the focus of this palette, it's kind of like putting a co-ed nursery circa 1955 on your eyelids.  Both are colours i...
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I FINALLY Touched Up My Roots - So i Did A Sunday Makeup Look! With Lots of Peacock Blue From Tom Ford & Chanel

January 28, 2018
Apparently my plans to loaf in bed and eat chocolate all day were not to be - because when i looked in the mirror this morning, i was just far too appalled to take it laying down anymore. My roots were just unconscionable - they had gone beyond fashionably grown out and had wandered into Nancy Spungen...
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Marilyn Monroe FoTD with a little makeup history; Plus Tom Ford Ruby Rush Review and More

January 25, 2018
Inarguably one of the most beautiful women in Hollywood was the late Marilyn Monroe.  In the 1950's, she represented an ideal of beauty that people aspire to even today; with her seemingly effortless sex-appeal that somehow still maintained an aura of innocence which nobody has been able to emulate since. A...
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Monday’s Sick Day - Hydrators for the Face, Chanel Les 9 Ombres for the Eyes, and Chicken Soup for the Soul

January 23, 2018
Oh, please - this was me yesterday, trying out the new Chanel Les 9 Ombres Palette (notice how my pink eyeshadow matches my pillowcase?) and Charlotte Tilbury lip. Today, you don't even want to know how i look...but you will. Keep reading. Well, it’s finally hit me – whatever this nasty bug that’s been...
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What Big Eyes You Have...Friday FoTD! NARS, UD, Tom Ford, Perfume, and More

January 19, 2018
It's come around again, my little Kumquats - Friday!  I like Fridays, because it marks the beginning of the three day stretch when i become inspired to do something with my makeup other than my usual cat-eye and bright red or pink lip. Today, i got pretty complicated - for me, anyway.  I kind of went with fall...
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