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Contouring is Out, Strobing is In

I was never a fan of contouring. I tried doing it but I still think that it is not for me. Well, I just found out that there is a new (but not really that new) makeup trend which I like more. It is called “strobing” .

“Strobing? What is that?”

Strobing is the opposite of contouring. Instead of using dark shades of makeup to sculpt your face, you use shimmery products to illuminate your features and give you a natural glow. To make it easier for you, it is the same as highlighting. However, with strobing, it gives the look of having luminous skin that comes from within. This makeup technique makes you look more youthful and radiant.

How did I find out about strobing? I received a newsletter email from Glamourbox about Strobing 101. Let me share it with you… 😀


You could also refer to this tutorial as well. 😀

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How to Achieve a Fresh, Clean Look

How do I achieve my own fresh, clean look? Super easy! 😀

But first, let me show you two contrasting looks that are equally beautiful.


a fresh, dewy finish – This look is achieved by using a BB Cream.

park shin hye

Park Shin Hye
(picture taken from the KDrama Stars website)


a clean, matte finish – This look is achieved by using a matte powder.

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Carrie Underwood
(picture taken from the Superdrug Look at Me website)

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BDJ Box Bruno Mars Challenge Day #14

There are lots of beauty tips out there. You may just spend the day browsing over the Internet and find hundreds of advice in which you can learn how to apply makeup, how to take care of your skin, how to use certain products, etc. But what do you think is the best beauty tip you have ever learned?

For this post, I would share with you the best beauty tip that I learned from my best friend – my husband (which would answer the BDJ Box’s Bruno Mars Challenge Day # 14). It is not exactly a beauty tip. It is more of an advice on how to see things in life.


(picture taken from the BDJ Box Facebook page)

They say that in life, you will experience moments when you will feel that you are on top of the world and there are times when you will feel that you cannot anymore take so much problems. It is in these times when you are utmost grateful that you have your loved ones right beside you. If you are happy, they are happy for you too. If you are sad, they are the ones comforting you and lifting your spirit up. For that, I am grateful and happy that I have them in my life. So, what’s the beauty tip? Be happy. 😀

Here are just some of the simple reasons why I am happy for the life that I have today:

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