Stay Fit and Beautiful with Black Sesame Seeds

Hei Zhi Ma Hu (黑芝麻糊) or Black Sesame soup is a very common Chinese dish. My mom told me that Chinese cuisine is famous for its health and beauty benefits. Besides from exercising, consuming the right nutrition is very crucial … Continue reading

Skin Updates

I was always blessed with skin that couldn’t break out no matter what. I ate a lot of spicy food, sometimes had bad sleeping habits and I never really took skincare seriously. Even puberty got nothing on me and my skin. however, just like anything in life, if you don’t take care of it, it will go bad. This past year I have had my ups and downs with my skin and I want to share my tips with you all. Hopefully it’s helpful!

I got a part time job at a sushi restaurant in December 2014. This is when my skin started breaking out badly! For starter, I got put on a crazy schedule working 35 hours a week for just a part time job! And my hand constantly touched food, cleaning detergent and what not. I did have a very bad habit of touching my face often, which worsened my skin as I transferred all of the bacteria onto my skin! Also, my manager was giving me a hard time at work so I wasn’t happy working there. In short, dirty environment and stress contributed to countless pimples on my face 😥 For the first time in my life, I understood how people felt about acne.

Fast forward to January. I moved to another sushi restaurant to work and I couldn’t be happier. Even though the stress at my new workplace wasn’t apparent, I still broke out. I then figured that maybe it was the food I ate at the restaurant. Oily and greasy food with least amount of vegetables contributed to my breakout. Now after 2 months of constant breakout, I decided I needed to do something about it to change my skin health!

I took 3 weeks off work, I started to invest in skincare products (reviews coming soon!) and my skin couldn’t thank me enough for it! 🙂 Even though I still have some blemishes from the breakout, my skin is very smooth and bright. I also don’t break out anymore, hallelujah! ❤

In conclusion, when your skin isn't behaving as you wish, you have to pin point what activities you do on a daily basis that contribute to the problems, and you have to be brave enough to break that routine or actively seek for a solution!

Have a great week, my awesome readers! I can't wait to share with you more tips and tricks on beauty :*

Much love,

Carol ❤

Rinoa Heartilly’s Makeup Tutorial

This is probably gonna be the easiest pic-torial you have ever seen 😛 I wanted to make something super duper easy for you to follow, so I’m not gonna bombard you with tons of pictures if I can cram it all in one ^_^ So here it is ❤

Rinoa is known for her droopy and big puppy eyes, along with her full brows and slightly pink lips. And we can’t forget about her flawless, glowing complexion. The picture will show you the products I used to achieved this cute makeup look 😀


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Click on image to view in full resolution 😀

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Makeup 101: The Ultimate Guide to Eyeliner / Cách kẻ mắt đẹp

Hi everyone 🙂 We all know what they say: ” Eyes are the windows to the soul”. With the proper use of makeup, you can enhance your eyes and experiment new looks 🙂 The magic about makeup is that it’s not permanent, hence, you can have fun and take on different personas according to your moods 😀

If you’re new to makeup, don’t worry because I got you covered. In this video, I will show you how to line your eyes using different types of eyeliners and how to keep your eyeliner stay put all day long 😀

Enjoy my loves 🙂

Feel free to leave any request you have so I can make a video for you 🙂


Sophisticated Makeup for Work and Job Interview (Viet Subs added!!!)

A simple yet sophisticated look never fails to leave behind a lasting impression. Whether you are at work or going to an interview, I will show you how to look classy but not overdone. And I also decided to make Viet subs for my videos from now on so that Viet ladies can watch and learn from them too! (If only I know Chinese more…sigh)


Cách trang điểm đơn giản mà thanh lịch luôn luôn để lại dấu ấn khó phai. Trong video này, mình sẽ chỉ bạn cách trang điểm đẹp và hợp với công sở hoặc phỏng vấn xin việc.

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My Brother’s Journey!!!!

The designers and the judges

The designers and the judges

I cannot be happier to announce that my elder brother, Bobby, has made it to the top 12 finalists of Project Runway Vietnam!!!! This reality show is originally from America to find the best fashion designers around the nation.

My brother has been blessed by GOD’s Grace and our family is thrilled to watch his journey 🙂

No matter what the result is, I am always content and I know that this is indeed nothing else than GOD’s love for us!

“Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.” – Mark 11:24

the male contestants. My brother is the one sitting with a bow tie.

the male contestants. My brother is the one sitting with a bow tie.

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Colourful & Fresh Spring Makeup Look



Spring time is bright and beautiful thanks to the vibrant colours of nature! I love to capture spring time colours on my face by creating a fun and fresh make-up look 🙂 In this tutorial, I’m going to show you how to look festive for the season. Continue reading

Easy Purple Smokey Eyes Makeup

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Purple is my all time favourite colour. It represents romance, elegance and femininity. It is not difficult to achieve a smokey eyes makeup look with a hint of purple 🙂 There are many versions of purple smokey eyes makeup. In this tutorial, I’m bringing to you my own version and it is fairly easy. I hope you enjoy!

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Skincare Series – Part 4: Skin Problems & Treatment

My skin under sunlight

My skin under sunlight

Onto the sequel of my skincare series, I’m bringing to you a few common skin problems as well as some of the treatments I would suggest to you 🙂

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