All posts tagged: essentials

Two Clinique Repurchases +Mini Reviews

I don’t think I’ve actually clarified what my favourite skincare brand  is but if you were to ask me, I would definitely mention Clinique. It all started with one product that one of my good friends recommended to me a few years back (FYI, it’s the Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel…) and ever since, I have gradually tried more products from them. It’s still a modest amount but enough to say I love the brand – I have yet to find a product from Clinique that I don’t like so much. Shall we start? In short, I repurchased the Take The Day Off Cleansing Balm and the All About Eyes Eye Cream. Topped with this, Debenhams were doing a 10% off AND when you buy 2 or more items, you receive a freebie kit. It was too good of an offer to not take up! In the freebie kit, I received: All About Eyes Eye Cream (7ml) * Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion+ (30ml) Superdefense Daily Defense Moisturizer SPF 20 (7ml) Superdefense Night Recovery Moisturiser (7ml) High Impact …

Play: How I Use #Colour in My #Wardrobe (and some hand-picked options!)

Colour is absolutely fundamental to my fashion wardrobe, my design mentality and visual inspirations. It is the first thing I notice when I go shopping, very shortly followed by texture and feel. I always think about colour/fabric palettes, and how well one goes with the other even when unconsciously dressing oneself in the morning. My mind is able to make an instinctive decision somehow, when it comes to wear. There is always at least one pop of colour and so below are ways to incorporate different quantities of colour in as little as a lipstick or as much as a coat. Dare to try I say, you only live once. (L-R) Yellow Knit: H&M, Red Bucket Bag: TK Maxx, Long Yellow Purse: Kate Spade, Patchwork Jeans: Pull&Bear (L-R) DIOR Lip Glow in Pink, MAC Lipsticks in ‘Brave’ and ‘Patisserie’, Essie Nail Colours in ‘Ballet Slippers’, ‘Spin the Bottle’ and ‘Mint Candy Apple’ (L-R) Gray-blue Toned Stretch Skinny Jean: H&M, Gray Stretch Skinny Jean: H&M, Distressed MOM Jean: Hollister, Patchwork Jean: Pull&Bear, Black High-Waist Skinny Jean: Miss Selfridge Tip: If …