Tuesday, 15 December 2015

Spanish Rose Makeup Tutorial

I saw the Spanish Rose tutorial of Michelle Phan and I always wanted to transform into a flamenco dancer so I felt inspired to do one myself. This is probably my favourite tutorial so far. And if you're wondering who the ah-maaazing singer is in the intro, yup it's me lol. Can I at least have a thumbs up for the awesome singing skills? Thank you xD.

Tuesday, 17 November 2015

Purple eye makeup and matching nails tutorial (video)

Hi guys, here is my first eye makeup plus matching nails tutorial on youtube. I was struggling with the lighting, the focus, my English and nail polish that just wouldn't dry! Just struggling in general lol. But eventually I managed to make a decent video. I'm not 100% satisfied with the outcome but it's the first video so I'm cutting me some slack.

Well here's the video:

I would like to know what you guys think of the video and also let me know in the comments if you have some tips or questions.

Happy watching!

And here are some photos of the look:

Sunday, 18 October 2015

Farfetch Style Reinvention Competition


When Farfetch challenged me to create a blog post styling clothing items from the menswear category and style it into a feminine outfit, I was really excited. I borrow my little brother's clothing all the time, but he doesn't have any feminine items. So I figured it would be a difficult task to make a whole outfit of menswear looking feminine. Well let me tell you, there were plenty of beautiful items that I could use. A whole new world has opened up for me, and I'm even considering to buy something from menswear for myself. 

Now let me tell you a bit more about this look. I came up with the idea to turn a knit top into a dress and combined it with a simple but classy coat. The boots with high heels were amazingly from menswear too and to finish it off I added a black hat for some oomph and a red bag for some color. It's allowed to use one item from the womenswear so I used the red bag.

And last but not least I illustrated a model, wearing the clothing so you can have an idea how it would look like on a female. I love challenges where I can put my creativity into it and express myself in my own way. This was so much fun! Now all there's left to do is fingers crossed!

Illustration by: me. 

Monday, 28 September 2015



So I'm back in the cold, windy Netherlands and still recovering from a huge jetlag. Miami was so much fun and of course the weather was perfect. I'm a sun, sea and beach kind of girl so I wouldn't mind moving to Miami. We had a week to explore the beautiful Miami and to be honest that wasn't nearly enough. We stayed at a new and modern hotel called The Epic, a Kimpton hotel. The perks of being a blogger are the free upgrades and extra's. I got an upgrade to an amazing and huge suite with the most beautiful view. And we got a cabana by the pool which is very pleasant. All you have to do is email them and ask for a collaboration. In return the hotel wanted me to post 3 photos on my Instagram account. It's that simple! Nothing ventured, nothing gained right ;).

Photos by: Thuhien Nguyen

Friday, 11 September 2015

30 is the new 20


When I was in my early 20's, I imagined myself being married and having children before my 30's. Now that I'm 30, single as a pringle and childless I decided to change my mindset. So my goal is to be happy and content with my life. Which I very much am. Also don't overthink and live freely. And as an asian I have the privilege to postpone my wrinkles. Yes we have that sort of power. If it wasn't for my bitch face, I would look 16 xD. Somehow it's still funny how some people have certain expectations of you when you're turning 30. Especially the older generation. Thank god my parents are modern and cool. They don't pressure me to get married and just want me to be truly happy. I know my mom really wants a little grandchild to hold and to love. But she wants me to settle down with the right person. And let me tell you, that's like finding a needle in a haystack. Maybe it's just me, but I don't care. I'm proud to be critical and picky. To be stubborn and a bit bossy. Because when I find my man it's going to be the one. Mark my words!

"That awkward moment when you notice the story has nothing to do with the photos lol xD."

Photos by: Tyler Nguyen