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Spruced: The Affordable Luxury Spa Experience

Spruced: The Affordable Luxury Spa Experience

It’s been a while since my last visit to the spa. And like most, my reasoning isn’t out of the ordinary: I simply don’t have the budget to visit the spa as much as I’d like to. Of course, by…

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Silicone Sponges vs. Sponge Blenders

Silicone Sponges vs. Sponge Blenders

I have always been such a simple girl when it comes to makeup. It’s been almost a decade since high school when I abandoned eyeshadow and concealer, so my makeup has always been minimal. With my simple makeup routine, I…

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My #1 Secret to Reducing Oily Skin (That’s Actually Free)

My #1 Secret to Reducing Oily Skin (That’s Actually Free)

Acne has no singular cause, and many of its culprits range from poor diet, allergies, inflammation, to poor skin care. Unfortunately for me, it’s my body chemistry and dietary allergies. During my esthetician days at the spa, it was tough…

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The Best Holiday Go-To Look: Classic Reds and Cat Eyes

The Best Holiday Go-To Look: Classic Reds and Cat Eyes

One of my favorite things about December is dressing cozy and of course, red lipstick. I normally use Sephora’s Rouge Cream Lipstick in Passion Red together with NYX Lipliner Pencil in Cabaret, but I wanted to try out a brighter…

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Forever Young: The 10-Step Korean Skincare Guide

Forever Young: The 10-Step Korean Skincare Guide

As an Asian girl with a lot of Asian friends, it was always a mystery to me how my friend’s moms seemed to never age. I’ve definitely seen my friends mature as we’ve grown up, but their moms managed to look exactly…

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