I have always been very safe when it comes to my makeup. I tend to choose very muted and safe colours, and more than often, I come across as under dressed than over dressed for special occasions. I have this worry of over dressing and looking like a clown somehow; strange, but very real in my irrational train of thoughts. Lately, however, I have decided to make little changes in my makeup kit. I have decided to be more adventurous and venture into colours I have never tried before.
I bought myself a pack of earplugs that are designed for sleeping over the weekends. And I have to say, my sleep have been restful indeed. I am quite a light sleeper and used to be really sensitive to the sounds around me when I’m asleep. Because my work hours are not the typical 9-5, I sometimes wake up at 9 or even 10am if I have nothing on early in the day. But as the rest of the world bustles from as early as 7am, I find myself waking up to noisy neighbors or random sounds from outside on most mornings. Needless to say, this usually render my mornings not so pleasant and grumpy. And so, I have decided to try using ear plugs instead of admitting defeat to the sounds around me in the mornings!
My hair has been long for as far as I can remember. And because of that, I prefer using hair brushes to combs as they remove tangles without tugging my hair too much. Now, this might sound really disgusting to you but I have only begun cleaning my hair brushes a couple of years ago. I didn’t clean them previously not because I am a disgusting and unhygienic woman, but because I had no idea we were supposed to clean them. So I’ve always just replaced my hair brushes with new ones whenever they looked old and dirty.
We all apply our skin care products on a daily basis using our hands but have you thought that your hands, specifically your palms and fingers, can make a difference to the performance of the products? So let’s go back to the basics on how to optimize our skin care products using our bare hands today. These are really simple tips without need for fanciful gadgets.
It seems that some of the Chinese magazines are loaded full of beauty tips. No wonder they are so popular! Anyway, I was reading one from Hong Kong while at a hair salon recently and was quite pleased to find many useful and interesting hair care tips. Good thing I can read Chinese characters quite well and so I am able to understand most of the tips. Here, I’ll share five simple tips that I’ve found to be very relevant.