I am a Nipponophile. I enjoy Japanese culture to a certain degree. I enjoy it so much that my skin care and makeup routine is Japanese inspired. I watch NHK World often, and one of the shows I look forward to is the show named "Japanology Plus" hosted by Peter Barakan. Japanology Plus presents insights … Continue reading Japanese Skin Care: An Insight
I have been blessed working with VMV Hypoallergenics since 2012. Most of my work cane be seen in their stores, online and on their in house magazine called InSkin. Here are the covers so far... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RLffT-o01Ow
Usually for casting calls, it's advised to wear light makeup because the casting agent and advertising agencies want to see a talent in his / her natural state. Often times, some models go to casting calls with heavy makeup on; to the point that they don't match their photos . Unfortunately they get passed on … Continue reading No Makeup Look for Castings
I was living with my grandmother in our humble little apartment when I was 21. She was half paralyzed and suffered from breast cancer. She spent most of her time watching movies from the 50’s. She’d watched them over and over. There were times I would watch a film with her or I’ll be doing … Continue reading 50’s Inspired Make-up Look
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vJiQw37rvl8 Sun damage is one of the primary causes of photoaging in skin. Leading to wrinkles, pigmentation and uneven skin tone. Let's avoid these by wearing sunscreen everyday based on your current life style. To read my blog entry about sunscreen, click here. ~ I am seen here using VMV Hypoallergenics Armada Sport SPF 70. … Continue reading Skin Care 101: Always Use Sunscreen
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VojTtJ7JrFQ Here's a short video on how I spot conceal a blemish. Products used: VMV Hypoallergenics Red Better Spot Corrector. This is a non-drying acne balm that tones down redness and fights against inflammation. Using this product doesn't make my blemish turn dark, which by the way is an indication that it got burnt. Remember … Continue reading Makeup 101: Spot Concealing
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zkt4n-g7HiM For healthy and kissable lips, use lip balm! ~ I'm seen here using Chapstick. To read more about what other lip products I use for work or on myself, click here. ~ If you are interested to read more about what skin care products I use, click here. Say hi on Instagram!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SCCNJLkGRWA The skin under the eyes is considerably thinner than that from the rest of the body. That's why signs of aging appear earlier under the eye area than in other parts of the face. Using an eye serum daily, helps in reducing fine lines, puffiness and discoloration. I can skip moisturizer, but I never … Continue reading Under Eye Care 101: Use Eye Serum