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Hello Stranger by Connie De Alwis Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty   Hi. It's been a while. This time a lot longer than ever before. 4 months, to be exact. Why didn't I give any notice? To be honest, I didn't think I'd be gone this l ... Read on »
What's In a Beauty Box? by Connie De Alwis Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty To quote Forrest Gump, "Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get" Let's be honest -- surprises are fun! The anticipation and excite ... Read on »
Getting Fit: Part 1 -- Finding Motivation to Eat Healthy by Connie De Alwis Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Finding the motivation to lose weight is a piece of cake. You know, the moment when you've gorged down a large piece of cake packed with cream and icing... Then, th ... Read on »
Update: New Glasses + Recent Haul + Random Photos by Connie De Alwis Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty After almost two weeks of not blogging, I've finally gathered the mood to sit myself down in front of the computer and write. Not surprisingly, I'm missing several ph ... Read on »
Review: Shiseido Perfect Refining Foundation by Connie De Alwis Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty When it comes to makeup, Japanese brands are generally not my cup of tea. I make a face at the sight of shimmery eyeshadow palettes and pastel blushes. So, for Shisei ... Read on »
Earth Day Special Double Tutorial by Connie De Alwis Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Happy Earth Day! In conjunction with Earth Day, I have for you a wearable green eyeshadow tutorial. Though I wore it for daytime, it's also appropriate for a night e ... Read on »
Getting Fit: Salad-free Diet by Connie De Alwis Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty  Mashed quinoa and pumpkin + beef steak cubes + broccoli Whenever a person wants to lose weight (in the cases of most ladies, it’s all the time), they’ll build t ... Read on »
Review: Urban Decay 24/7 Shadow Pencils by Connie De Alwis Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Cream eyeshadows are not everyone's cup of tea -- They require a certain skill to blend, they're less forgiving of mistakes and they run a high risk of creasing. Ye ... Read on »
Three Looks: Picking Inspirations by Connie De Alwis Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty  Please ignore the hair. I'm going through an awkward growing out stage. While my quick work makeup routine is nearly perfected, every now and then I like spendi ... Read on »
Review: Clarins Whitening Velvet Emulsion by Connie De Alwis Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty   In my 4 years of blogging, this is probably the 4th version of the Clarins White Plus HP Sea Lily Enriched range that I've encountered. Every year, Clarins looks in ... Read on »
Getting Fit: Finding Time to Exercise by Connie De Alwis Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty "I have no time to exercise" is probably one of the most commonly-heard reasons to not exercise. Yes, we're all very busy be it with work, family, school, etc. A ... Read on »
Review: SilkyGirl Hi-Definition Waterproof Mascara by Connie De Alwis Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty SilkyGirl is one of those brands that I wouldn't spend more than 5 minutes looking at. It's not because I'm a brand snob but the mere sight of the tacky packaging is ... Read on »
Tutorial: Peek-a-Rainbow by Connie De Alwis Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Hey peeps! I finally uploaded the video tutorial (about time!) of the Rainbow Liner look. It's not an exact duplicate of the first attempt but the way it was created ... Read on »
Getting Fit: 6 Diet & Fitness Myths by Connie De Alwis Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty   Hands up if you’ve heard of the following myths before As a female, I shouldn't do strength training as it will make me look bigger and muscular.  Doing 100 ... Read on »
Any Plans for the Weekend? by Connie De Alwis Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Finally, it's the weekend! Work's gonna take up some extra time next week so I'm making the best out of my weekend. I already have a few things lined-up for the next ... Read on »
"Connie, you look tired..." by Connie De Alwis Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty After 9 hours of uninterrupted sleep, this is as "well-rested" as I can manage. I'm aware that I "look tired". If I hear someone say that to me one more time I'm gonn ... Read on »
Getting Fit: Diet Planning by Connie De Alwis Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty That’s a somewhat typical Malaysian diet. That's a total of 3600 calories. It took me awhile to realize that to lose weight, what I need to do is not go on a die ... Read on »
Triple Reviews: Washable Mascaras by Connie De Alwis Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty A, B or C?  Time and time again, you've heard me moaning about non-waterproof Western mascaras and how most of them don't work on my lashes (except ONE ). It did ... Read on »
Getting Fit: Fitness Planning by Connie De Alwis Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty   The fact is, exercise alone may not help you lose a significant amount of weight yet it plays a very important role in helping to increase your metabolism, burn off ... Read on »
Look: Peek-a-Rainbow by Connie De Alwis Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty   I love colors! <3 You should've known that by now. Sadly, being a "working professional" I tend to go for neutrals, occasionally sneaking in the dark green or dark ... Read on »