My Little Hobby


I have a hobby of crocheting small amigurumi (編みぐるみ), or crocheted/knitted stuffed toys. It’s certainly no secret for those who have seen my Instagram. You might be surprised to know that few people I know in […]

Some Search Tips


As you know, is an extensive database that contains over 1,920 Japanese beauty products — each manually added (and edited as needed) — so finding what you’re looking for can be tricky. The website is […]

Vitamin C, Wait Time, and pH


Do you really need to wait a certain amount of time in between applying vitamin C serum or treatment to avoid different pH levels conflicting? This is one skincare “rules” that have no science backing. If you […]

What’s in My Bag (Early Spring 2019)


A quick snoop through the contents of my bag. Which today is a hefty oversized clutch made with gorgeous Italian leather. I’ve been using more clutches lately because they force me to pare down to the […]

New Self-Discovery


Good God, I’ve changed a lot in the last 6 years, haven’t I? If you told my 2012 self I’d cut all my hair off 6 years later completely on my own accord, I wouldn’t have believed you. […]

What I’ve Been Doing


It has been a month since I last posted something on my blog, and so I thought I’d give you a little run-down of what I’ve been up to this week or so. Apart from […]

What’s In My Bag (Autumn 2018)


There’s something incredibly satisfying about poking around in someone else’s things. It’s so fun and nosy, isn’t it? So let’s delve into my current bag to see what kind of stuff I have floating about. The bag […]

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