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Month: November 2016

The cold seriously dries out the skin and our most sensible parts are the lips and hands. Let’s now focus on the hands.  Moisturizing your skin is even more important if your skin peels.  If you are like me, always forgetting your gloves, you will love these products. FR Le froid peut sérieusement endommager la… Read More »

With Christmas around the corner, I can’t help but think of holidays and be nostalgic of my trip to Vietnam.  If my photo diary has enticed you to visit this beautiful country, here are five places/things you must do’s/see. FR Avec Noël qui approche, je ne peux pas m’empêcher de penser aux vacances et être nostalgique de… Read More »

Black is Still the New Black

  I love wearing BLACK. There are good reasons why black remains the color of choice.  Black is a timeless, chic and subtle.  If a black outfit is boring, the culprit is usually the clothes itself or the accessories with it.  Here is how I style an all-black attire for an urban and playful look. Sometimes… Read More »

Eat Me, Lausanne

  Lausanne may be a small provincial town but boasts of an international outward-looking spirit.  The Eat Me restaurant is testament to this spirit, serving the “world on small plates” dim-sum or taco-style.  I would often walk by the restaurant and see it crowded.  It was only recently that I went in and tried their 8-course… Read More »

  What Products For A Strobing Effect Ever heard of “strobing“ or that “strobing is the new contouring“?  Strobing is basically just another term to describe highlighting.  While contouring is about enhancing and sculpting your face shape, strobing is about working up a dewy, shimmery and youthful glow.  Here are a few ways of achieving the effects of strobing… Read More »

Lacking inspiration for that original and personal Christmas gift to get for your close friends or family?   Here are 5 Xmas gift ideas that would definitely put a big smile to the lucky recipient’s face.   L’Occitane box sets. L’Occitane offers such a broad range of composed sets to please every taste, ranging from perfumes, hand and body care, and… Read More »

Little Treasures For Every Day

  My girlfriends and I were talking about how we would wear jewelry everyday but hardly ever put on really nice “serious” pieces.  By this, we meant the ones with noble materials such as gold and diamonds. It may be because of their prices, or more likely because they may appear too opulent (and make us look like… Read More »

Beauty Talk #2: Pep Start !

  Last Wednesday’s Beauty Talk was about my favorite fragrances.  This week’s focus is on a range of beauty care products that are supposed to help you get-up-and-go – Clinique’s appropriately named “Pep-Start” line.  It has 5 products and I recently tested the two moisturizers and the 2-in-1 exfoliating cleanser.  I would say they did work… Read More »

Winter trend : Layer Up !

  Now is the time to layer up – to stay warm or to look cool.  This is how to layer up like a pro. Layering is a game of endless combinations to achieve a casualness that is actually studied.  Simply putting one clothe over another can easily go wrong and end up with you… Read More »

Juicery 21, Zurich

Healthy food options in Switzerland are still few and far between.  Juicery 21 is one of them in Zurich. It is a small place with a studied industrial interior look. There is also a charming small terrace (too bad it was cold when I went). As its name suggests, Juicery 21 is essentially a juice bar best known for their cold-pressed juices… Read More »