“In ordinary life we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give, and that it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich.”

Current favorites from Mac Lipsticks

“Hi everyone, my name is Xteena and I’m a lipstick addict…” “Hello Xteena..” Now that we’ve got that introduction out of the way.. I’m a lipstick junkie! I think I’ve been collecting and buying too much lipsticks for my own good (until a friend of mine who once stayed in my house for holiday said…


“I would have come for you. And if I couldn’t walk, I’d crawl to you, and no matter how broken we were, we’d fight our way out together – knives drawn, pistols blazing. Because that’s what we do. We never stop fighting.”


“Come with all your shame, come with your swollen heart, I’ve never seen anything more beautiful than you.”


Remember that life’s greatest lessons are usually learned at the worst times and from the worst mistakes.

Korean Beauty Brands I Absolutely Went Crazy For!

So guys, as you know, I just came back from my virgin trip to Korea a few weeks ago, and honestly, I’m already counting down to the days that I can come back there again! I absolutely love Korea! (This is something that if you were to tell the five-years-ago-me, you would have received so…

My Morning Routine

Foundation: Urban Decay Naked Foundation in shade 3.0 It’s not easy finding a foundation that works well for your skin. For me, this foundation works magic. It’s not drying or making my skin too oily, and I’ve tried numerous brands but I find myself always getting back to this one. (Credits) Mixed with Maybelline Babyskin…

Must-Try Face Mask: LUSH

I don’t know what goes inside a LUSH Face Mask (gold? diamonds? pearls?) but it really works for my skin. Here, just take my money already. (Credits) I have a combination skin, and what it means is essentially that my skin is in puberty. (Existential crisis: am I dry? Or oily? GAH, I can’t decide!)…

Another Lovely Weekend

My sisters and I got new phones this weekend and we tell ourselves we definitely need to test those new cameras (yeah right!) Typical weekend for us will be something like this. Grabbing lunch, having our weekly bubble tea (or recently, I’ve been obsessed with the ice coffee from Ya Kun, it’s amazing), followed by…

Let’s talk about: MAC Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolor!

Hello. My name is xteena and I have a problem. Hello, xteena.  Ah yes. Sometimes I do feel like I have an addiction. Everybody says so. My crime? I am obsessed with lipsticks and I can’t stop. Yes ladies and gentleman! I am lipobsessed with lipcolors and recently I have been buying a ridiculous amount of…