Hi everyone! Just wanted to drop a little note to wish everyone a great 2015!
Ive actually been away for the past week on our annual ski trip, so thanks to all who commented on my prescheduled posts, i’m sorry that i haven’t been able to respond – having too much fun!
Anyway 2014 started out feeling like one of my worst years ever – work was a disaster, a lot of horrible backstabbing people around me, a few times i really wanted to break down at work.
But, now that its at an end, it seems like its turned out quite well actually. Because i was upset at work, i took 9 short trips and long vacations to get away. Because of all the bad people i met, i also made a few true friends who fought with me. Because of how i was so upset about my situation, i finally pluck up the courage to leave the place that ive been saying i would leave for years.
And now, my bf just proposed. 🙂
So, on hindsight 2014 has turned out to be a smashing great year! Theres a reason why everything happens; look on the bright side and if something really hurts you, do something about it – it might be the perfect opportunity to change for the better!
So, once again, i hope everyone will have an amazing 2015, stay safe, be healthy and happy, and be true to yourself!
My third Colorbox from Memebox… and I suspect it will be the last. Let’s just get on with it because these colorboxes are really making me pissed off with Memebox. But, I must say that this is the least annoying colorbox out of all 3 that I’ve bought.
I bought this as a value set with the Memebox Colorbox #4 and Memebox Colorbox #5 – I only had to pay one standard shipping for 3 boxes with free upgrade to express shipping. The shipping date was fixed on 16 December and I received this on 23 December. The set of 3 boxes cost me USD30 (with a buy 2 get 1 free deal), plus another USD6.99 for shipping from Korea. Individually, it’s priced at USD15, plus another USD6.99 for standard shipping.
I can’t even begin to say why I bought this – brain was not working, too many things on my mind. Shopping is a great therapy! Also, I love jewel tones so just that word suckered me in.
I bought this as a value set with the Memebox Colorbox #4 and Memebox Colorbox #6 Pastel Hues – I only had to pay one standard shipping for 3 boxes with free upgrade to express shipping. The shipping date was fixed on 16 December and I received this on 23 December. The set of 3 boxes cost me USD30 (with a buy 2 get 1 free deal), plus another USD6.99 for shipping from Korea. Individually, it’s priced at USD15, plus another USD6.99 for standard shipping. Continue reading
I never planned to do this but somehow December has become a month of unboxing, particularly for Memebox. But I promise that these will slow down soon – Memebox has not been launching many new boxes so that’s part of the reason, the other part is that I am feeling alright now so I haven’t been shopping like a mad woman anymore so I’m not expecting too many boxes coming my way after December. Meanwhile, please bear with me and let’s see what’s in the Electric Brights box!
Maybelline Baby Lips lip balms are one of my favourite tinted lip balms in the market, so when I saw these Electro Pop versions popping up in stores, I had to grab one. There are 6 shades available in total, with only 4 being sold in Singapore, but I have enough Baby Lips to last me a few years so amazingly I managed to exercise some restrain and only picked up the purple one in shade Berry Bomb.
The LookFantastic Beauty Box is fast becoming one of my most highly anticipated mystery beauty boxes of the month – I felt that the last two have been really well curated, with great products and good value for what I paid. The box cost me £15 inclusive of shipping, approximately SGD32. Let’s see if this month’s box continued to be great!
I lived on my own for 4 years in London – 3 of which as a student, and 1 as a working adult. For the first year, after paying rent and buying groceries, I had barely anything left. I didn’t even take public transport, instead walking everywhere because I would rather spend that money on food and trips. I used to look at my friends and wonder if they get a lot of pocket money given their lifestyles. But after awhile, I realised that my finances weren’t actually that tight! I had a fair amount of allowances, my parents paid for my school fees, so there was no reason that I had nothing left at the end of the month!
I realised that I had no clue where all my money was going. So I decided to write down every single cent I used. I started off with a little notebook where I penciled in every purchase, no matter how much or how little it costs. I quickly found out I was buying 3 quid Lattes once or twice every single day; it doesn’t seem like much but that’s nearly 30quid in one week, which as a student it’s ridiculous. Back then, 3 quid can get you a full meal set from Subway. I also have a thing for pretty pens and papers, which on their own are pretty cheap, but nobody buys just 1 pen or 1 piece of paper – so it all adds up.
Another random beauty box that turned up on my door recently – like I mentioned in a previous unboxing post, I bought a lot of beauty boxes during a period of time that I felt really down and shopping was all I did. I really had no idea why I bought some of these…! From the theme of the box, I was expecting some charcoal products, or some ingredients that are black in colour, or something to get rid of black heads. Let’s check it out!
I don’t usually go for cute themes or cute product items because I am a ‘little’ too old for such stuff or be seen holding them, but I was a little depressed back then when this box was out, and I bought everything in sight, which explains why I bought a lot of boxes with themes that I wouldn’t usually get. My house is now overflowing with so much products that I will have to sleep on top of my beauty products soon. Anyway, let’s get back to the box!
I’m going to apologise right now but there will be a ton of unboxing over the next few days – I have a mountain of beauty boxes that suddenly all arrived at the same time! It’s like Christmas came early for me, I love opening up these mystery beauty boxes to find out what’s in them and try them all out but hopefully it won’t be too boring for you readers!