beauty   skincare

facetory four ever fresh: first impressions!

I don’t do beauty subscriptions. I used to in the past, and I found them to be a waste of money. I won’t lie though, it was really exciting at first! I liked getting a range of new products to try out. But I quickly found that I wasn’t even interested in the products to begin with, and most of them would lay unused. I think I just know what I like – I mean, my base makeup and skincare has barely changed in three years, and the only thing that does is my eye makeup and lipstick.

Buuuut, I saw someone on Snapchat not too long ago talking about Facetory, a Korean sheet mask subscription service. It piqued my interest since it’s such a niche category when it comes to subscriptions, and the results from sheet masks are pretty straightforward. It comes in a package of four “drugstore” masks (four-ever fresh) or seven higher end ones (seven lux). I got the four-ever fresh package since I don’t use sheet masks (or any masks tbh) often. Continue Reading

beauty   skincare

current skincare routine

This is my current skincare routine, as so graciously highlighted by the title. I don’t change my product selection often, but I made a Glossier purchase last month and a few of those items have crept into my everyday routine. I’m not particularly good at masking, either (though I did subscribe to a Korean sheet mask box and the first one is coming in sometime next week!!). For reference, I have super dry skin that’s just a tad oily on the nose. Sometimes it flakes around my t-zone in the winter, but overall it’s not problematic or acne-prone. Continue Reading

bullet journal

bullet journal week 2

Bullet journals seem to be very popular right now! I kind of had a bullet journal early last year but it was quite plain and boring and was more of a to-do list than anything. So seeing the bullet journal trend popping up, I thought I’d give it another shot with a more creative twist this time. Continue Reading


hi, hello

So here I am again.

If you’re a long-time follower of my blog(s), you already know that I have a proven track record of never being content with what I have on my blog, deleting a bunch of stuff, and starting all over. To be honest I wasn’t going to continue blogging, but I had a short conversation about blogging with Tannya and well, I missed it. I miss keeping up with my blogging friends and I kind of started to miss blogging itself. So maybe this time around, I’ll create something that I can keep for a very long time.