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Urban feature: behind the scenes ‘hits & misses’

Sephora photoshoot Urban feature: behind the scenes hits & misses

So here’s Renee and Mag with me at Sephora on Tuesday morning, being dolled up and waiting to have our photos taken for the Urban feature. I actually wanted to take some behind the scenes shots but ended up too engrossed in conversations with the makeup artist and hair stylist and later on, being too shy to pose for pictures. Anyway, the clothes I wore were prepared by Urban. I have no idea what sort of look I took on, but if I added a headband and a cigarette holder, I could possibly pass off as a flapper. Heh.

No buying of shoes during the Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year Taboos No buying of shoes during the Chinese New Year

Those who celebrate Chinese New Year know that they actually have 15 days to celebrate the festivity. So Chinese New Year is not officially over till 17 February. There are a whole load of superstitions and taboos to be observed during this period and so today, I’ll discussed some pertaining only to the interest of women.

Chinese New Year: happy nibbling to all VivaBellas

Chinese New Year Chinese New Year: happy nibbling to all VivaBellas

If you’re a Chinese, you must be celebrating Chinese New Year like me here, which is marked by new clothes, reunion dinners, lo hei, mandarin oranges and red packets. Because I was working till Tuesday, and I’ve been rather busy, I didn’t really have time to buy new clothes this year. But I do have some new pieces and one of them is a cheongsam that you see here. I’ve tried it on once and my hubby said it made me look older. I think the reason he said that is because it reminded me of my sister-in-laws who are always dressed in cheongsams during this festival. Well, I’ll be taking some pictures and I’ll post them up some time later and you tell me okay?

Welcome the new: have a beautiful 2011!

IMG 8187 Welcome the new: have a beautiful 2011!

A new year is upon us soon and have you got your goals all set? Well, one of my beauty goals in 2011 is to move on to use more natural and organic makeup as I’ve not been able to do so this year. So if you’ve got any good recommendations, do keep me posted k? Anyway, I’ve been so busy that I haven’t got time to change my nail colors yet! So let me leave you with three of my favorite entries this year to enjoy: