Here are a couple of things new to my wardrobe and makeup collection.

1. Denim Skirt
I basically lived in Jeans throughout Autumn and Winter but now that it's getting sunnier and hotter, I no longer want to wrap my legs up in long trousers all the time. I really enjoy wearing denim and this skirt is a great piece that can replace my jeans for the time being. It is timeless and will go with pretty much anything, so I can't wait to create a few different looks with it!

2. Strappy Lace Bra
I love me a pretty bra - which girl doesn't? I've always wanted to get myself a strappy bra because of how lovely it looks peeping out of a basic top. This particular one is from ASOS and it's now the comfiest bra I own. It gives good support, but the nips do show through thin tops since it's not padded. If you've got bigger boobs, I suggest you wear something like a cosy jumper over it, or just wear a jacket on top of your thin top which is what I did the other day.

3. Innisfree Waterproof Skinny Microcara
If you've been a long time reader, perhaps you've seen my old review of the non-waterproof version of this Innisfree Mascara. Although I really like the lengthening effects of that mascara, I never use it because it's not waterproof ... I only wear waterproof mascaras as my eyes get watery all the time (who else tears up after yawning?) I've been meaning to buy the waterproof version since it came out and I am so happy to have finally purchased it. It's time I retired my KIKO mascara anyway.

4. Innisfree Mineral Shading [#8 Warm Hot Chocolate]
I have never ever bothered with bronzers / contouring products but when I saw this, I thought I'd give it a go. This product comes in a few shades and I picked one of the lighter shades, thinking the others were going to be too dark for me. However, this colour doesn't really show up on my face because of how light it is! I do wish I picked a darker colour. Maybe I can use it as an eyeshadow instead.

5. Laneige Waterdrop Tint [Rose Muave]
No words can describe how much I love love love the Waterdrop Tints by Laneige. Last year, I was sent the Peach Coral shade to review and I adored it so much I used it for months on end. I can't believe it took me this long to try out another shade. This one is super duper pretty too and I can see myself using it for a very long time. The Waterdrop Tints are very moisturising and natural looking, I want to buy every single shade.

Did any of these products interest you?
I hit 20 over two weeks ago and here's a photo diary of how I celebrated it. I didn't do anything extravagant but I enjoyed it with my loved ones.

31-03-15: With my family
I wasn't going to be at home for my birthday, so my family and relatives arranged to have a meal as a way to celebrate my birthday
Lunch in a Seafood Restaurant: Muscles

Lunch in a Seafood Restaurant: An assortment of fish which we grilled

Dessert at Patisserie Valerie: Belgium Waffles with Vanilla Icecream

Bad quality selfie with my cousin Jade. People say I look older than her >.<

04-05-15: Day 1 with Samsun
This day was filled with lots of walking, food and different exhibitions
Natural History Museum: Coral Reef Exhibition

Saatchi Gallery

White Cube Gallery

White Cube Gallery

White Cube Gallery - Blurry but I like it

Outside of White Cube - my big round head ;n;

Dinner at Han, a Korean Restaurant: Dumplings 

Dinner at Han, a Korean Restaurant: Tteokbokki, Stew & BBQ

Dinner at Han, a Korean Restaurant: Samsun's Coconut Icecream

05-05-15: Day 2 with Samsun
My birthday actually clashed with Easter Sunday this year, so all the shops were shut and I ended up just chilling...which is pretty much what I do every year anyway. We also baked a Walnut Banana Bread, but I don't have a photo of it
I always bugged Samsun about wanting a baby cactus and he surprised me with a little selection of Cacti. My favourite one is the one with the red top, it's called Ian :P

We took a walk by the river and came across this cute little doggy. We came back the next day to have a picnic as the weather was really nice

We walked by these beautiful blossoms near the river

I still forget that I'm no longer in my teens and the thought actually frightens me a bit. I know that time will continue to fly, so I'm just going to enjoy life and try to make the most of it.
Since January, I noticed that I was gaining a significant amount of weight and I finally put my foot down and started to do something about it.

In today's post, I'm just going to show you some photos of what I ate in the past week. I only photographed my most decent looking meals. If you're interested in my diet/exercise routine, let me know and I'll make a post about it in the future.

Breakfast:
Onion Bagels topped with Tomato Pesto, Cheddar & Rocket Leaves and a glass of Juice (Banana, Beetroot & Strawberry) with Chia Seeds

Breakfast:
Smoothie (Strawberry and Banana) with Granola that has dried berries and nuts

Breakfast:
Yoghurt (Mango, Passionfruit & Papaya) with Fruit (Strawberries & Melon) and Chia Seeds

Breakfast:
Yoghurt (Mango, Passionfruit and Papaya) with fruit (Strawberries & Papaya), a Handful of Granola and Chia Seeds with a glass of Pure Grapefruit Juice

Lunch:
Salad (Lettuce, Rocket Leaves & Avocado) with Salmon

Dinner:
Rice (Brown & Red grains) with Chicken and Vegetables cooked in Oyster Sauce (Mushrooms & Celery)

Lunch:
Salad (Rocket Leaves, Cucumber & Avocado) with Garlic Butter Prawns

Just like the YSL Lip Oil, these Bloody Tint Oils from Holika Holika are a new type of product that colours your lips while keeping them well moisturised.



(Left to right: Bloody Vampire, Bloody Berry & Bloody Orange)

There are five different shades available and I picked up 3 from Jolse's online store, as they had a 2+1 offer (buy 2 get 1 free). These were mentioned in my most recent Korean & Western Beauty Haul (click here to watch it if you haven't already). I've heard that they're very similar to the YSL Lip Oils, but I personally haven't tried the ones from YSL yet, so I cannot compare. Prior to using these, you need to give them a good shake to combine the two liquids together. Otherwise, you'll only have oil and a small amount of colour on the doe foot applicator (which btw, is very cushiony and useful). 

Bloody Vampire is a dark red shade with a hint of brown and no matter how much I shake it, the oil and tint won't seem to mix properly and that bugs me a lot. However, the tint still works properly. Bloody Berry is a pretty vibrant pink and it's my most favourite shade out of the three (click here to see a swatch of it on my lips). On the other hand, Bloody Orange is a bright orange (well, duh) but I don't think it suits my skin tone so I haven't worn it out yet.

These lip tints have many pros and cons. First of all, they're very easy to apply but they do tend to run through the lines of your lips and 'bleed' because of the super runny oily consistency. However, you can simply swipe it away with your finger/tissue before it sets. Secondly, you have to wait a little while for the tint to dry, but once it's set it doesn't leave a layer of oil on your lips and it makes your lips feel really moisturised. The product transfers the first couple of times especially if your lips touch something wet (like when you drink water), but it doesn't transfer after you give your lips a gentle wipe/pat with a tissue. The Bloody Tint Oils are extremely pigmented and they smell really nice too (the scent fades after a little while though, so don't worry too much if you dislike scented things).

The biggest problem I have with this tint is the bitter taste! The first time I licked my lips after snacking, I was disgusted. Bleh. The taste seems to stay for a very long time as well and I hate it so much ... but I've kind of learnt to not lick my lips when I have the tint on. Another problem is that removing the lip tint is a huge nuisance (I guess it's an advantage & a disadvantage). The first time I wore the Bloody Berry shade, it lasted for about 3 and a half hours before it started to come off. It became patchy on the inner parts of my lips, which was not a pretty sight. However after wearing it a couple more times, it seemed to be okay...?

So I guess I have a love/hate relationship with these lip tints. Since it's spring time now, I don't think I will wear the Bloody Vampire shade much. I'm still not quite sure about Bloody Orange, I'll have to try wearing it differently I suppose. 

Have you guys tried any lip oils before? If so, do you like/dislike them?