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AM/PM Routine

My skin has been super super dry and it’s been very annoying. flakey skin on the face is not cute and I was getting really irritated. My friends who are into skincare have been suggesting products and though those individual products didn’t work, a combination of them did.

The Argan oil and Murad products were gifted by Catalina
The rest were from a couple of different people… the two spfs were ones I purchased…

So I always put on the Murad Toner, I then put on either of the oils (Argan and PurOrganic) in the evening before going to bed.

For the day, I put on the toner again, eye cream, spf, AtoPalm and either of the oils.

My skin has softened up and the flakiness has minimized.

My skin felt like sandpaper and now it’s much better!

From left to right:
Murad Professional Eye Lift Firming Treatment

PurOrganic Serum
Argan Wear Oil
Eau Thermale Avène Mineral Light SPF 50
AtoPalm Real Barrier Intensive Care
Ain’t Misbehavin’ Sunscreen SPF 30
Murad Hydrating Toner

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#MustHave @Nike #AirVaporMax

You know I’m a sucker for anything purple Violet.
My dear husband in New York set his calendar to get me the new release of the Nike Air VaporMax sneakers in Violet!!! They come in the pale and true Violet,
I got the true Violet.

Nike Sportswear Wmns Air Vapormax Flyknit

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@OnTheRiseLondon #MustHave

I saw this jacket on Ladies of London. Although her’s (forgot the American lady’s name that had it on) had the patch on the back as well, I’m still overjoyed about my new varsity jacket! 

They have red, blue and gray… in UK sizes. I ordered the small which I believe was 8-10, however my Asian arms are a bit short for it. Still, I’m over the moon about the quality, customer service and expedited service!

This jacket was about $80 + shipping from across the world and I can’t wait to wear it out in public. 

It’s perfect for my closet because I LOVE gray and I love personalized, one of a kind pieces!

Make sure you order yours right MEOW!

Let them know Violet sent you!

http://www.ontherisestore.com

Rainy Days #CozyUp

I don’t usually wear anything in bed, especially when I sleep. However it’s been unbearably cold this winter and I cannot stand waking up at 4:30am freezing my bum off walking to the bathroom in my underoo.

I asked for the CK pajama pants from my Secret Santa with my colleagues and I love them to death! I usually HATE pants when I sleep unless they’re long johns. I had fabric being bunched as I sleep, so the tighter they are the better. The CK ones aren’t super tight, but thin and tight enough where it’s not bothersome.

As for the robe, I like to wear it around the house. Like I said, I am usually just in my underoo, but with the cold weather, I need something other than that!

Women’s Barefoot Dreams Cozychic Robe
Calvin Klein Underwear – Shift Lounge Pants (Grey Heather)

Jersey Sheet Set – Solid – Room Essentials, Heather Gray

Everyday Me @KaiFragrance

I was given a bottle of body lotion (thanks Catalina!) I didn’t care to use it until I ran out of all the other lotions I had. (She always graces me with products). I had it in my car and one day I needed lotion…used it and fell in love.

The scent is of a fresh green meadow. And though that may not sound appealing to most of you… and me neither… it’s a scent you can never get sick of and you smell so clean!

It almost reminded me a bit like the scent at the lobby of The Ritz Carlton Grand Lakes in Orlando…

heavenly

Travel Set
Travel Set

#TylerDay #Football

Tyler’s 2nd to last football game and I had to go since I barely saw him in October. My son is so athletic and quick. He may be small but he is aggressive and loves sports. He dreams to be a pro football player one day and though I may not wish that upon my child, I guess I will support him. My worry will be that he will get hurt and be out of commission for the rest of his life! We’ll see if he likes it in high school. Being small, he may not like getting shoved around when flags aren’t involved.

 

Company’s 5 Year Anniversary! 

LDW is always my birthday and the company’s anniversary party. This time around, I was in town so Bear and I attended the shindig!

My style is emulated from Catalina. She is so generous with all her amazing finds and wants to share with her loves. When she says something is fucking great and I have to buy it, I always do. Her sleek and clean style has always been an inspiration and this dress is one of the reasons why I will always look up to her for her sensibility in lifestyle.

This dress is the epitome of the lifestyle we live.

H&M Silk Maxi Dress (only navy available, however just as great)

Necessity 

I buy them in packs. I love handkerchiefs and believe that every person should carry one.

Especially ladies, a hankie always comes in handy and though you may not like the baby print, this is 100% cotton and reusable so it’s the best. Once it gets dirty, I wash it and have plenty on hand.

When I’ve needed it:

I was at the bar and usually if I grab my own drink I always leave the bar with squeezing my limes and leaving it on a napkin before walking back to the group. When someone (my husband) grabs me a drink, it’s always napkin-less (he still hasn’t learned) so my limes are on the rim of my glass. I then squeeze my limes and leave them on a surface (cause I do NOT want them touching my liquid) and wipe my hands with my hankie.

Another time, I had someone bump into me and spill their drink. The napkins did not cover, so I used my hankie.

In cold areas, my nose runs.

It comes in more handy than you think, you don’t know until you have one how often you reach for it.

If you are interested, I may start selling it on my blog… what do you think?

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