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Friday, November 30, 2012

Unboxing Glamourbox November 2012: Reviews and Photos

After a couple of shipping mishaps, I finally received my November 2012 Glamourbox! Inside this super sturdy and ultra lush white box are select full size and deluxe product samples from a variety of internationally-coveted skincare, fragrance and makeup brands. Let’s have a lookie! 

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Real Techniques Starter Set: Review and Photos

I’ve been eyeing Samantha Chapman’s Real Techniques makeup brush line for a while now so when I received the brand’s cult favourite items (the Starter Set and Core Collection brushes), I got completely stoked! The brush set that I’m going to feature today would be the Starter Set so without further ado, here it goes:



Thursday, November 15, 2012

Marks & Spencer Exquisite Eau De Toilette: Fragrance Review

Marks & Spencer Exquisite Eau De Toilette (£7.50) is a fruity floral fragrance for women dubbed as an “exquisite” display of modern femininity. It opens with the irresistible blend of zesty mandarin and sparkling apple juice. The ambered heart unveils an enchanting concoction made from the airy freshness of rose and melancholically romantic aroma of mimosa both resting on a bed of comforting musk and plum.



Thursday, November 1, 2012

Celebrating Halloween: Spicy Squash and Coconut Milk Soup with Shrimp

We never celebrate Halloween (unless you count the drunken college parties rejoicing from a break at school) and this year wasn’t any different. Or that was supposed to be the plan – meaning there isn’t one – until Sandy happened. Worrying about loved ones a continent away is a very stressful activity, and one I have no wish to repeat. To de-stress we cooked something up that will bring the jolliness of Halloween while also exuding that gentle comfort we desperately need. So, without any prior plans and without meaning to, we ended up celebrating Halloween after all with a very scrumptious Spicy Squash and Coconut Milk Soup with Shrimp.




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