5 Things I Should Have Taken With Me When I Moved Abroad

It will forever amuse me how quickly time goes by and I cannot believe it has been way over a year since I moved to Shanghai for 6 months.  When I think about my time there I always think about the things I wish I had taken with me that would have made my life […]

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My Current AM/PM Skin Care Routine

I recently got a new job and I have been spending less time taking care of my skin as I settle into new routines and such.  I haven’t been as active as I would have liked to be with my skin care regime at the moment, so here is what I’ve been using recently to […]

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B. Sparkling Water Cleanser Review

Over the last couple of weeks I have been updating my skin care products and trying new things.  Cleansing is an important part of my skin care routine when it comes to removing make-up, dirt, debris and excess oils.    When I was in Superdrug last week I noticed a lot of products branded B […]

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Boots Ingredients Sheet Masks Review : All 5 Types

Earlier this week I was on the hunt for some sheet masks that I could buy in store whilst I wait for the ones I ordered from China and Korea.  I found some in boots for £2.00 which is an okay price but it isn’t great, especially because sheet masks are one use.  I’m used […]

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How To Set Up Your Own Mini Bar Area At Home

It’s Friday!  For a lot of people that means the beginning of the weekend as soon as they’ve finished work or studying.  Maybe they’ll spend the evening with friends or co-workers eating in a restaurant or drinking in a bar?  Perhaps at the cinema with family or a small get together at home? Whisky is […]

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Tea Tree Anti-Imperfection Night Mask Review

If it has Tea Tree in it, I’m probably using it.  I only recently found out about The Tea Tree Anti-Imperfection Night Mask (£12) as I was scrolling through beauty review blogs and I knew immediately that I wanted to to try it.  This night mask is for oily and blemished skin and it leaves the skin […]

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我的美麗日記 (My Beauty Diary) Black Pearl Sheet Mask Review

If you don’t know what a sheet mask is, it is a paper like fabric in the shape of a face that you place over your skin. It has holes where they eyes, nose and mouth should be. The sheet is made paper, various fibres and gels. It is also soaked in nutritious concentrated solutions […]

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Methods & Products I Use to Prevent Breakouts and Reduce Blemishes

We have all experienced the feeling of blemishes pushing their way through to the surface of the skin at some point and if you’re unlucky enough it also happens before you’re about to go somewhere you want to look your best. I have combination skin, so I only use blemish prevention products when I feel […]

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Things You Should Know Before Travelling to China (Shanghai)

Although China has the second strongest economy on the planet it only opened up  to the world in the late 70s when Deng Xiaoping enforced an economic reform.  Since then, millions of tourists have been able to visit China and indulge in its vast history and culture.  China has many great experiences to offer but […]

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Drops of Youth Gentle Foam wash & Liquid Peel Review

I have been using The Body Shops Drops of Youth Gentle Foam Wash (£9.50) and Liquid Peel. (£18.00) Review for almost a month now and I have been amazed with the results of my skin. The Drops of Youth Collection has been out for a long time now and I was reluctant to try it […]

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9 Things I Hate About Shanghai (because I can’t think of 10)

Originally I wanted to begin with 10 Things I love about China but my stay here so far has been more negative that positive so this is what’s coming first.  Honestly, it’s a shame because I came here in 2010 (aged 14) and 2012 (aged 16) and it was an amazing and lovely experience.  I went to […]

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The Pie Society: Home Away From Home

I have been living in Shanghai for over 2 months now and I’ve found that it’s a lot easier to go out for food that are of cuisines other than Chinese or cook at home.  It’s not because that I’m not proficient enough in the language to order the food from the menu but it’s […]

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Afternoon Tea at St. Ermin’s Hotel London

London most certainly is not my favourite city in the world but a Bridal Shower is a special occasion.  Hotels have been one of my muses since I began travelling at the age of 12.  The art and craft that goes into a hotel in order to give you a new experiences has always fascinated […]

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Country Cooking Month #5: Shallow Fried Chicken Burger

I had another craving for fried chicken but this time on a burger and some fries.  Since I have been making a lot of bread recently I decided to make the buns myself. For the bread buns, you will need: Fried Chicken 2-4 chicken breasts (depending on how many people you’re making this for) Milk […]

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