Check your expiration date of beauty products.

It’s time to update my beauty bag. As you know that beauty products do expire, so I’ll take some time to check my beauty basics and throw out the old ones, and replace them with new ones. I include here the basic guideline about Beauty Products and Expiration Dates.

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You know your makeup and skin-care items won’t last forever, but for how long are they good? Check out this guide. Remember ladies, expired beauty products will affect your beauties. So read this and hope it will help you.

Anti-aging and acne treatments:
– Three months to a year. Antioxidants are easily oxidized, so be on the lookout for any changes in color.
Body lotion:
– Two to three years, particularly if it’s in a pump container.
Shampoo, conditioner, and shower gel:
– About three years.
Bath oil:
– One year.
Sunscreen:
– Check the package for an expiration date.
Mascara and liquid eyeliner:
– Three to four months. Make sure you’re diligent about replacing these items to prevent contamination and infections.
Eye and lip pencils:
– Three to five years. Sharpen them before each use as a way to preserve them and keep them clean.
Lipstick and lip gloss:
– Two to three years.
Foundation:
– About two years. Most bottles are designed to last that long. And if you don’t use it, chances are you didn’t love it to begin with.
Perfume:
– About two years. To get more mileage out of a perfume, resist the temptation to display a pretty bottle on your vanity. Instead, stash it away in a cool, dark place.
Nail polish:
– One year.
Hairstyling products:
– Three to five years. Most are alcohol-based, which helps preserve the formula.
Bar soap:
– Up to three years.
Shaving cream:
– About two years.
Deodorant:
– Up to two years.

By Marissa Fox
Credit from: realsimple.com

On my stereo this month!!

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Best known for her interpretation of Hallelujah, this British recording artist and songwriter was exposed to music at an early age. She shot to stardom after winning the fifth series of British television series, The X Factor in 2008. After the success of her debut album Overcome, her big and strong voice continues to soar effortlessly in her second album. Heartbreak On Hold holds a different feel as compared to her first album. It gives out a light upbeat feel that is mixed with a hint of rave-style synths. Our favourites are Let It Go, Oh La La and What Money Can’t Buy.

For Him..

Women are attracted to men with good skin. The iconic SK-II Facial Treatment Essence is now available for men, catering specifically to their skin You’ll see the difference in your man’s skin – its texture, radiance, spot control, wrinkle resilence and firmness. Great skin is the best acessory for a well-dresssed man.

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Moisturizing Cleanser, RM219.00, SK-II MEN

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Eco Tools Environmentally-Inspired Bamboo Make Up Brush Set

Taking care of yourself and the environment never looked better.

-Bamboo handles have a low impact on the earth’s resources, since it is a highly sustainable plant that can grow up to 4 feet daily.
-Animal-free taklon bristles are made from soft and pliable synthetic hair.
-Metallic ferrule made from recycled aluminum cans.
-Reusable pouches printed with plant-based ink.
-Utilize resources that minimize the negative impact on the environment.
-Small, but smart, way to help do your part to make the world a greener place.
-As an added bonus, the brushes are professionally designed to maximize beauty and minimize effort.
-Gives skin a flawless finish while giving your spirit peace of mind.

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Free delivery within Peninsular Malaysia.
RM8 (East Malaysia)
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Dressing Right To Look Effortlessly Chic..(Do’s & Dont’s)..

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(From How to dress my body?)

Matching shoes, belt and handbag
Throw this old fashion ‘rule’ out! Instead, opt for different colours and textures that make your outfit stand out.

Loose-fitting pencil skirts or pants
To look crisp and stylish in these wardrobe staples, these garments must fit your body well, your hems and fit around your hips.

Oversized, tailored men’s shirts
Fit is everything! Big shirts only hide your body and make you look bigger than you really are. If you like some space, choose a feminine cut, such as a tailored blouse that shows some silhouette.

Twinsets
These are matching sets of cardigans and tops that may look matronly than coordinated. For a better option, pair your plain cardigan with a printed dinner garment or vice versa.

Get The Look: Kate Middleton’s Makeup..

Q: What makeup does Kate Middleton use and how can I recreate her look?

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A: The Duchess of Cambridge is known for her natural beauty, but reportedly spends over £30,000 a year on her beauty regime which includes facials, blow-dries, makeup, manicures and professional tans! Bobbi Brown is Kate’s favourite makeup brand while Karin Herzog is her preferred skincare. Here is the list of the actual products she uses on a regular basis:

• Bobbi Brown’s Long-Wear Even Finish Foundation with SPF15

• Bobbi Brown’s Sheer Color Lip Gloss

• Bobbi Brown’s Creamy Matte Lip Color

• Karin Herzog Professional Cleansing Cream

• Karin Herzog Vita-A-Kombi 1 Day and Night Cream with AHA

Kate’s makeup is ultimately all about keeping it simple while enhancing your best features, and is something you can easily recreate at home. Here’s how you can achieve her au naturel looks. If you want to get a Perfect Makeup In Just 8 Minutes click the link now for free makeup tutorial online. I’m using this tutorial too.

PRAWN AND ASPARAGUS ROLLS

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Preparation time
20 Minutes

Cooking time
15 Minutes

Serves
3 – 4

Ingredients
10 stalks asparagus
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
4 – 5 cloves garlic,
roughly chopped 500g shelled prawns, halved lengthwise
Salt and pepper to taste
1 spring onion, sliced thinly
4 – 5 Chinese rice rolls (chee cheong fun)

Method

Peel the lower ends of the asparagus stalks and cut the asparagus into 3cm lengths.
Bring a small pan of water to the boil. Cook asparagus for 2-3 minutes. Drain well.
Heat olive oil in a medium frying pan and cook garlic till it is just beginning to colour. Add prawns and sauté till they are pink and firm. Season to taste with salt and pepper, add the spring onion and remove from heat.
Scoop the filling onto the rice paper rolls, roll up and serve.. nyuummy.

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