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Good morning world =)

I’ve been trying a lot of different products for the last 6 months, trying to pin point what is going to become my everyday routine.  These products above has been the ones I reach for everyday, and I’m very happy with every single one.

1) Garnier BB Cream – I have been reaching for this “BB Cream” over my other foundations because it is super light weight and gives me the coverage I need for a daily foundation.  I wasn’t really sure about getting a drug store BB cream, as I’ve heard and read from some bloggers that it’s not as great as the Asian branded ones. BUT the western companies have really stepped up their game. (I’ve also tried the Maybelline one, verdict, don’t like.)

2) Urban Decay – NAKED – need I say more?  I have both NAKED and NAKED2 and I love them both.  I like to use the shade “NAKED” as an all over the lid, and “DARKHORSE” in the outer lid to give it some depth.

3) NYX (Bourgeois Pig) – I’ve been using this blush for a very long time. I always seem to come back to it after trying others.  It really looks nice with my skin tone (SUPER fair), so it gives me the perfect rosy cheeks ^^

4) Physicians Formula (Eye Booster) – LOOOOOOOOOOOOOVE this eyeliner. If you are a fan for liners with the thin paintbrush tips, you would love this also.  It has become my holy grail!! (replacing my Dollywink)  It does say there is a serum to boost your eyelash growth, but to be honest I cant see that my lashes have gotten any thicker or longer, that’s the only false hope you will get with this liner.  Other then that, it gives the perfect winged liner and super easy to use.

5) Milani (Abstract) – I’ve only recently started to use products for my eyebrows.  I’ve never seemed to be able to find a good colour for the brows only because I was constantly changing my hair colour.  But I have kept my hair my natural colour, which is dark brown/black. And one of the browns in the palette really works well for me. Its a powder so I do use an angled brush to apply. (any suggestions? I’ve also tried the “Kevyn Aucoin” – eye brow retractable pencil, its really good but $$$ expensive)

6) Maybelline Color Whisper (Who wore it red-er) – Current favourite lipstick.  Very moisturizing.  Very smooth.  Long lasting.  Everything I would want in a lip product. ^^

I also wear mascara, but its constantly changing.  What is your everyday makeup you reach for?

x o x o  Linder

Long weekend away ..

The past weekend was a Long Weekend here in Australia. We had a public holiday on the Monday for “Queens Birthday”. YAAAAAAAY. It was also my “2 year anniversary” with my boyfriend =) So it was prefect timing for us to do something fun and relaxing, as we both have been working really hard and crazy hours.

We decided to have a mini getaway, that wasn’t so far away from home. We decided on the Gold Coast. And we decided to stay at…………………………………….. ” PALAZZO VERSACE”

It is beautiful. The best hotel I have stayed at. The service is great. It really does make you feel like a millionaire =) I love everything about this place. From the people to food to all the little details they put into making your stay a very memorable one.

This is the room that we got to stay in. I was expecting this. I thought it would be a very basic small one.

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whats a 5star hotel you have been too?

x o x o Linder ♥

Liebster Award !!

Thanks to “Fairytales and Coffee” for nominating me for a Liebster Award !! ^^

Now to the rules:

1) Post 11 facts about yourself

2) Answer the questions the tagger has set for you and create 11 questions for people you’ve nominated

3) Choose 11 people to give this award to (with fewer than 200 followers) and link them in your post

4) Go to their page and tell them

5) Remember, no tag backs

11 Facts about myself:

1. I am obsessed with the color GREEN!!! I am one of them people who will try to get everything green ahahah.

2. I have one younger brother.

3. I am the most amazing circle of friends.  I love them all for being here for me with everything thats happened in the last 2 years of my crazy, drama filled life.

4. I work in the Dental industry.

5. I hate summer.  I love winter.

6. I am slowly getting very involved with makeup and fashion MORE then usual.

7. Before going to bed every night I ALWAYS youtube. ^^

8. I can never sound mean or angry UNLESS it’s the boyfriend ahahah sorry babe I love you, you know that.

9.  I am Vietnamese but keep getting asked if I am Chinese, japanese and even Filipino one time…

10. I only hate 3 people.  Hate is a very strong word.

11.

Question from Fairytales and Coffee =)

1. What is your favorite book? Anything mystery and thriller. I LOVE reading and most nights when I can’t get to sleep I would be reading a book to help me fall asleep.

2. Do you still read fashion magazines, and if you do which is your favorite one? If you don’t, why did you stop reading them? hmmm I don’t really anymore.  Unless it’s at a hair salon/doctors/dentist surgery in the waiting room.  I stopped because I tend to just read blogs adn watch youtube videos AND just buy whatever I feel comfortable wearing and looks good on me.

3. What is your biggest skincare concern? PIMPLES!! and dry flakey skin *shivers* I struggle with these two problems especially when the season is changing, and it makes me feel ugly. (>_<)

4. If you had to choose: Britney or Christina, and why? Britney Spears.  I love her.  Always have even when she went through her crazy phase lol.

5. If you have to choose: Shakira or JLo, and why? JLo and I honestly don’t know why. Just because.  Shakira hasn’t made any hits recently and JLo has some pretty good songs out at the moment.

6. Favorite female or male model? Female-Mirander Kerr / Male-Tyson Beckford

7. Cosmetic brand you would take to a deserted island, and why? Sunscreen.  I don’t want to be crispy and peeling.

8. Cosmetic brand you would pull the plug on? (Bury never to be seen or heard from again). I honestly don’t know about this one… because a lot of brands have BAAAAAD products BUT they also have products that are also good… So I cant pull a plug on any practicular cosmetic brand… UNLESS!! people duped them.  Then its fake.  Not cool.

9. If you could only use one makeup product for the rest of your life, what would it be, and why? Fake lashes.  They make such a difference with OR without makeup.  I love them.  I wish my natural lashes were like crazy dramatic and full. sighs..

10.  Last movie you saw. At home. Hunger Games.

11.  Iphone, Android, or Blackberry?  For sure Iphone.  I cannot live without it.

My 11 Questions ^__________________^

1. What else are you doing besides blogging?

2. What is your favourite foundation of all time?

3. Name 3 Cosmetic brands that you absolutly LOVE

4. What is your dream job?

5. What is your favourite color? And how and why did you start liking it?

6. What is your favourtie TV show?

7. Cosmetic brand you would take to a deserted island, and why?

8. Do you shop online more or Shopping malls?

9. If you could only use one makeup product for the rest of your life, what would it be, and why?

10.  Last movie you saw.

11. What is your dream/goals for 2012?

Who I have nominated (9)

ok. I don’t know how to check how many followers people have…. =( soooo sorry.

http://courtneyem.wordpress.com/

http://fionasfavoritesforhumans.wordpress.com/

http://nazaka.wordpress.com/

http://iamsmitten.wordpress.com/

http://skyekur.wordpress.com/

http://theworldaccordingtoayounglady.wordpress.com/

http://shoprightnow.wordpress.com

http://nicolechanel.wordpress.com

http://helenefashion.wordpress.com

http://thefancylady.wordpress.com

http://comehellorhighfashion.wordpress.com/2012/0

W I N T E R & dry lips.

Hello World !!

It is currently W I N T E R here in Australia.  It is freeeeezing >< I believe that it may be the coldest it has been for a very long time.  AND that it started getting cold before winter offically started, so it was I think begining of May.

So the point of this post is to share with you my remedies to get rid of them ugly, horrible, uncomfortable and embarssing “DRY LIPS“.  I honestly get them all year round its depressing.  I need to have a lipbalm with me at all times.

My bestfriend last christmas gave me a lip product that I believe has improved my dry lips DRAMATICALLY !! its the Lush Lip Scrub.  ( I have it in Bubblegum )

I know you can make your own one because its very easy and Lush uses marjority natural ingredients anyway.  Its only sugar, jojobo oil and flavour, something along those lines.  I love it.  My bestfriend also recommended me to use a specific lipbalm after that I haven’t heard off until now.  Its “CARMEX“.  I though it was such a weird name for a lipbalm but when I youtubed this product, apparently I’m very late into this Carmex trend lols.  I have it in the squeezy tube (its more hygienic) and original flavour (I can’t seem to find the Cherry flavour but I would like to try).

Lush + Carmex = Aaaaaaaaaaamazing lips. So soft and kissable and no complaints from the boyfriend ^^ (even my boyfriend uses it hehehe)

BUT when I’m in a rush and can’t do this in the morning (is when I normally use it), I will normally just use my soft toothbrush and gently scrub em.  Does the same thing pretty much but it doesn’t make me lip feel soft because there isn’t any jojobo oil SO it doesn’t feel as nice.

What do you guys do?

x o x o Linder ♥

feeling naked

Good morning world !

I was in a rush this morning to get to work on time.  I hate these cold winter mornings, so don’t want to get out of my warm cosy bed ><  This morning I felt like I had to do 10million things in like the 15mins I had to get ready.

I got to work.  Prepared the sterilization room.  Came to the front Office and sat down ready to do my morning paperwork.  Tucked my hair behind my ear.  And then realised… I forgot to wear my earrings.  I literally gasped and panicked LOL.  Its a MUST have before I leave home!!! I still can’t get over it now as I’m typing this.  My ear feels so naked =( and my outfit feels incomplete.

Another thing that I would hate myself for forgetting would be my phone.  You can’t do anything.  I hardly remember anyone’s number except my boyfriend.  It’s amazing how much we relay on technology these days.  Especially the mobile, as you can do so many things on it.  Not only communicating but web, games, bank, take spontaneous photos and so much more.

What would be something you guys feel naked without?

x o x o Linder