US vs UK: National Lipstick Day Deals at MAC Cosmetics

Okay folks, it's National Lipstick Day, and the deals are flowing in all over the world. Okay, let's be honest. The best ones are in America. I'm getting emails from my American accounts letting me know that I can get a free lipstick at MAC stores and retailers (including Bloomingdales, Macy's, Nordstrom's) and select ULTA's…

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Etude House Sunprise Sunscreen SPF 50+ {Review}

I sweat. I sweat a lot. It's why makeup in the summer has almost always been a no-go for me. It's also why I don't look forward to summer. Sweating profusely on your face isn't cute. Growing up in California, I can vividly remember giving up on wearing makeup during the hot days of summer.…

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Porcini Mushroom and Cavolo Nero Linguini {Recipe}

This bowl of deliciousness is actually a pasta I randomly made out of necessity for lunch one day. It was the day before we went for our weekly shop, and the fridge was looking sparce. I was out of most things except for a bit of cavolo nero (black kale) and leftover raw red bell…

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Fresh Faced Friday: Eyebrows on Fleek πŸ’πŸ½πŸ–Œ

So I’ve been blessed with pretty decently shaped eyebrows, (thanks Mom and Dad!) but even I need a little extra. So what do I use to make my eyebrows on fleek? Nothing but Anastasia Beverly Hills’ Dipbrow Pomade. ABH has made herself a name in the makeup industry by making her name synonymous with amazing…

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Tasty Tuesday: The Sukuti Life Part 2: Nepali Sukuti & Butternut Squash Stew Recipe

When I think of Nepal, I obviously don’t think of it as the most non-Nepalese do. Though born and brought up in America, thoughts of Nepal remind me of intimate memories. Flashbacks to singular moments that held more importance than I realised at the time.  These memories include my Maternal Grandmother’s hands; walking alongside her,…

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MOTD! [Products + Pics]

MOTD: makeup of the day! So today, I did my face. Here are the following products I used: Eyebrows: Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow in Dark Brown Eyes: Benefit “They’re Real!” push-up liner in black for the cat eye. Waterline is MAC’s Fascinating. Lower lash line is lined with Tease and corner is lightly highlighted with…

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Hair Toning w/AJ {Salon Valenti}

Hi all! I updated my hair a bit. As I haven’t found the perfect UK salon, I have been stubbornly holding out and not cutting or colouring my hair while in England. I literally refuse to go anywhere except for Salon Valenti in Fremont. Which means life can get tough. Hair needs regular maintenance and…

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Happy Lhosar!

Tashi Dalek! Happy Lunar New Year to all my friends of East Asian descent.  The other day was our annual Tibetan New Year celebration at the Lama family’s house. These are the most wonderful people I know. Truly. Kind, selfless, genuinely loving, and absolutely wonderful company. Every year they open their house to friends and…

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My first Paint Night!

So last night was my first paint night. Definitely fun and interesting! I am not an artist because the only thing I can paint is my eyeliner and eyebrows! πŸ˜‚ Still, I had so much fun! My friend Sim organised the event for 7 of us, and we had an absolute blast. Here’s a picture…

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Cookie! (My dog)

Here she is, my little old lady. Meet Cookie, my 9 year old Pomeranian. Well, she’s more like my parents Pomeranian now, but I love her to bits and miss her when I’m not around her. I would have brought her to England with me, but one obstacle was in front of another and ultimately,…

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