Food

Easy Congee Recipe

Happy Friday!!! You made it to the end of the week before the weekend, woohoo! I know I’ve been uploading quite frequently. I mean, just yesterday, I uploaded a post about how to make my molasses drink for cramps! But, since I’m not 100% back to normal (I still am experiencing painful indigestion), I wanted …

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Food

Get Rid of Menstrual Cramps With This Drink

Hi everyone! How are you doing this afternoon? 🙂 I wanted to come on here and share a drink with you that I make for when I’m dealing with painful cramps during “that time of the month.” This is kind of like an “emergency post” in case you’re dealing with what I’ve been dealing with …

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Skin Care

My Evening Skincare Routine

Happy hump day! You made it through half of another week *thumbs up*! <3 Today, I introduce you to my evening skincare routine. Firstly, let’s start with the fact that our body sheds millions of dead cells every single day, not just at night when we’re asleep. So don’t think that our skin renews itself …

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Journal

Starting a YouTube Channel

I’ve had a YouTube Channel since 2008, so basically when the internet world really started. There was KevJumba, HappySlip and Michelle Phan, the 3 people I first subscribed to (in that order). Watching their videos combined 2 things I’m the most drawn to: comedy and beauty. I religiously watched every upload of theirs and when they …

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Skin Care

Review: Lee Ji Ham Vita Propolis Ampoule

Happy Saturday! Tonight, I bring to you my review of the LJH Vita Propolis Ampoule, a staple product in both my morning and evening skincare routines for brighter, plumper and hydrated skin. I ordered my very first bottle of this back in April and was using it until 3 days ago when I finally couldn’t …

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Rough Beginning

As with anything you do, there’s always a beginning. My parents want to put my “self-discovery” year in this way: “A temporary hiatus from teaching.” If you read my bio on my About Me page, you know that I put my teaching career on hold for at least this year because I needed a change. …

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Food

What I Drink in the Morning for a Healthy Gut

For the past 2 and 1/2 weeks, I’ve been on a lifestyle/food/drink challenge (among several other challenges I’ll address in future posts, so stay tuned for those!). My stress levels are always high and obviously, in turn, my health suffers. Whenever I stress out, there are times when my stomach churns, there’s an occasional burning …

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Skin Care

Midweek Skincare Detox

One more day until Friday, woohoo! This post would’ve been more fitting for a Wednesday, but I wanted to show you what my skin looks like the day after doing a midweek skincare detox. If you have a combination skin type, it’s recommended to exfoliate and use a clay mask at most twice a week. …

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Skin Care

Ready to Glow in the Morning

Happy first day of the week! How’s your day going so far? It’s a sunny day today in Queens. I’m basking in the glory of the sunlight in my poorly lit bedroom. I have to go through the whole works to get some sunlight in here! But, when I do, I see the orange glow …

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Skin Care

First Impressions of 2 OSEA Malibu Products

To celebrate the last day of Labor Day Weekend, I thought I’d come on here to share with you my first impressions of a cleanser and a serum from OSEA Malibu! I didn’t participate in their Labor Day promo, but they were so gracious to contact me via DM on Instagram with a code for …

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