Xin Lin (avatar)
updated 2 years ago

strawberry nose πŸ˜žπŸ“ / Sephora haul

Changed an avatar and now this looks even more like me πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚


This is so fun and funny at the same time lol

But what isn't funny is it is 616am now and I can't sleep OMG

So I now have a bugging question that's been stuck w me for the longest time since puberty hit me:

How do I get rid of persistent white heads on my nose?! 😭

I have been having them since FOREVER OK and NOTHING over the past decade has ever worked...NOTHING.

Some things like facial extractions, nose strips, peels work temporarily but after one week it goes back to square one. I just have very enlarged pores on my nose and they are literally what people term "strawberry nose"

This is my face right after a wash + scrub just now. It is especially horrifying because I was traveling for the past 1 week and all the dirt, dust, pollution and what not. All clogging my pores up my forehead is also bumpy...

But this nose issue is a stubborn one!!! Have been around for YEARS OK.

Everyone also say I got good skin but when I see my nose I beg to differ. My consultant/therapist at Caring Skin (been w them for over a year) told me that it is very hard to permanently remove all of them because my skin is so dry that it becomes v hard to extract in a sense??

I have been so lost. Need to moisturize + purify at the same time but I am just a ζ‡’ε₯³δΊΊ omg. Is it really true that δΈ–δΈŠζ²‘ζœ‰δΈ‘ε₯³δΊΊεͺζœ‰ζ‡’ε₯³δΊΊπŸ˜…πŸ˜…πŸ˜…

Does anyone know of any "miracle" products? Or any treatments that work??πŸ˜€

This is the only "issue" I have with myself about my complexion la. I'm not even that troubled w my ever growing EYEBAGS or super dry skin. Everyday I learn to be thankful that my sensitive and dry skin stays "undisturbed" except for my strawberry nose :(

I've also tried many many nose strips hmm and currently I'm using this! By xurrently, I do mean like RIGHT NOW. it is plastered on my strawberry nose at 625am LOL

bought this from Japan and alr finishing it alr. But this is also only a temporary solution!

This is me. Since I am so awake I am going to do a bit of work. Really so much to clear. End of traveling and holidays = back to reality.

Updating my scheduler and filling my dates up and feeling tired even before all the events are here LOL BUT it is better to have them filled than empty because if not my bank account also empty :( πŸ˜…πŸ˜…

Also been rethinking about a lot of things and priorities so hmm.. I hope I will make the right choice for myself!

Today's outfit to Sephora ION launch at b2! Thanks to my 2 friends for bringing me along and sharing your vouchers w me πŸ™†πŸ™†πŸ™†

@emmtann @brenwho 😊😊

Everyone see me first thing sure say "omg you became damn dark!"

It is true because I really got tanner plus now my hair colour damn gross cos it faded to some yellowish brown... Need to fix a hair date w salon De choix soon πŸ˜‚

My appointments w them always never work out BECAUSE TWICE I was down w stomach flu during my appointment. Same for caring skin πŸ˜‚ it is about time. My hair is drier than grass legit.

Omg and my first time trying the far East salted egg pork IT IS SO GOOD? Met Quek for dinner cos he interns at town and I was clearing my work (it is never-ending help) at town too.

It is so good leh. πŸ˜‹ salivates πŸ’¦πŸ’¦πŸ’¦

Here's what I got from Sephora today! (I thank Emm and Bren for being my sponsors HHAAHAHA)

From top left in clockwise direction
1. Tarte x grav3yardgirl Swamp Queen Palette
2. Kat Von D studded lipstick in Lolita (because the liquid one was sold out sob)
3. Stila perfect me, perfect hues in medium/tan
4. Tarte 12hr Amazonian clay blush in Tipsy

Actually the only thing I really wanted to get was a blusher because I don't have one that I can readily reach out to!

Tarte blusher in Tipsy.

Real colour is a little more coral. I tried to make the colour closer to real life. I tried. Hahaha

It is a very wearable shade for tanned skin girls like me! Blusher shades that look good are like bright pink but I use them for shoots la. Usually i don't put blusher but sometimes, when I feel like putting on some for a different everyday look, I don't have one to reach out for. All the blushers I have since young are BRIGHT RED/PINK. sorry I grew up w the stage πŸ’ƒ

So happy to lay my hands on one of these blushers because I've been eyeing on it but always δΈθˆηš„ spend the money. This cost $49 and on thrifty days this can last me 1 week of meals and transport you know!! πŸ˜…

Broke fresh graduate must learn to manage finances well. But anyway point is I'm so happy I bought this I really hope it doesn't disappoint 😊

Wah, first swatch of this Lolita and it was love at first sight alr! No wonder even the tester for Lolita for the liquid lipstick also missing at the counter HAHAHAH

Brenda said this shade has been highly raved online so wow maybe that's why! I try my best to read a little on makeup trends but I don't follow them closely cos I don't wanna shop impulsively online.

Personal achievement so far is I do not own a single colourpop/Kylie lip kit lip color πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

Out of sight out of mind!!!

This stila palette feels like heaven to me because it is pretty much catered to your skin tone so I don't have to deal with shades meant for fair girls πŸ˜‚ wanted to get medium/fair but Emm straight away tell me don't lie to myself, I am confirm plus chop medium/tan HAHAHAHAHA

hopefully this can be a palette I can bring on the go for work cos it is a very portable size!!

Lastly is the swamp queen palette!!!

We got a palette each hehe yay! Actually I don't know what is swamp queen or which collaboration is this I just thought the colours looked damn pretty!!!!

Then Emm and Bren gave me a quick crash course on who and what and all πŸ˜€ sometimes living in my own cave is good, I spend lesser money because it is so tempting to buy chio palettes after palettes!!!!

My weakness is... pretty palettes and leotards (in the past) and shoes LOL

Yayyyyyy ζˆ‘εͺζœ‰δΈ€εΌ θ„ΈπŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜…πŸ˜…

To think of it, the last time I bought like "western" makeup brand is actually like black Friday sale? I always buy from ELF cos damn cheap and I also quite like their pigmentation and it is long wearing too.

Korean beauty has took over my makeup collection at home so it feels good to lay my hands on these "dream" items πŸ˜‚

Day 204

Friday, 22 Jul 2016

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ffionaa (avatar)

ffionaa have you tried Tony moly strawberry 3 step nose pack or the saem 3 step clear nose kit?

2 years ago

misschewmh (avatar)

misschewmh Hey you could consider trying a leave on BHA exfoliant from Paula's Choice! :)

2 years ago

offtheshoulder (avatar)

offtheshoulder Pore strips cause your pores to enlarge overtime. Try cosrx whitehead aha

2 years ago

whatchewdoing (avatar)

whatchewdoing I have the same problem!!! Hope you find a solution soon :-(

2 years ago

withakiss (avatar)

withakiss Maybe try a clay mask after using the pore strips so that it'll draw out impurities and keep the pores clean for longer. πŸ€“

2 years ago

mikomxy (avatar)

mikomxy Taiwan's sexylook strawberry black/whitehead remover set? But i found formula 10.0.6 three times sublime help reduce whiteheads and having "make-up free" days helps a lot as well.

2 years ago

brenwho (avatar)

brenwho You Laneige ambassador no meh? HAHAHA and I think @emmtann was the one who said Lolita was highly raved online because hor.... Idk what is Kat Von D HAHAHAH

2 years ago

nightskies (avatar)

nightskies Which stall/shop exactly at FEP for the salted egg pork?

2 years ago

meishqinyaoorgary (avatar)

meishqinyaoorgary Not a beauty expert but I'm sure if u go to those skin Doctor they will also say need to apply those products consistently to see any form of effect. Every body is different and will produce different Level of oil and reacts differently to dirt and all these. If lazy then really nth much u can do to these problems one cos ur body will jus fall back to what it is used to do

2 years ago

stopthepretence (avatar)

stopthepretence @ffionaa ahhh I saw the saem one before but didn't try! have you tried before??:) @gracexchew I'll consider!!thank you!! 😊 @offtheshoulder yeah I usually don't use them as often maybe like twice a month.. damn scared the pores enlarge even more LOL @whatchewdoing if I find a solution I will share w you!!! 😊 @withakiss I use innisfree volcanic clay mousse! but wa it is too drying on my skin sometimes but really clean damn deeply HAHA

2 years ago

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