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  • Got Thinning Hair? Don’t Worry, I Can Help You

    In partnership with Aveda My hair seems to have changed in the last few years, from thick and curly to thinner and straighter. I don’t know the cause, but I started to notice it more after giving birth to Red Bear. And it became most evident to me when I was doing sports- suddenly my […]

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  • Beauty Review: 4 Cushion Compacts to Try

    The latest popular items in the world of cosmetics are “cushion compacts”, the miraculous liquid dispensing make-up pads. Not only do these products even out skin tone and cover up blemishes, but many of them also provide Sun Protection Factor (I really love it!), while giving you a nice glow at the same time. I […]

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  • Holiday Hair Care: Skip a Wash

    I wonder if you are the same as I am? If I sleep with wet hair at night, the next morning I always suffer a big headache! During holiday season, this becomes a real issue for me — more parties and events and hosting, and they are mostly at night. I normally like to remove […]

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  • Black & White & My New Favorite Red Lips

      I admire people who can pull off the nude lips look.  I can’t — I look sick or pale when wearing nude lips. There are so many red lipsticks I have, from a lot of different brands, I can’t even count how many I have!  Recently I found this one — Lancome ‘L’Absolu Rouge’ Hydrating […]

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  • Life Style: Me Time

    For the last couple days, I had my family visiting me in the U.S. from China.  It was really great to see my family and we enjoyed showing them around L.A.  On the other hand, I ended up very exhausted — cleaning, cooking, and showing my family around really tired me out!  I’m not complaining, of course, because we […]

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  • Beauty: Essentials That Got Me Through NYFW

    This year, I attended Aritaum‘s Beauty and the Brunch event at their new store in Korea Village (Flushing, NY) and learned a lot from their Brand Educator, Brenda Hong, She gave me some advice on how to look young and fresh on a hot and busy day. These are some key notes: 1. Less is […]