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Color Processed Hair Do's & Don'ts | Part I.


As someone who has been dyeing her hair since 17 years old, one of the most common questions I get from people is "how do you keep em healthy and shiny despite all the bleaching and the dyeing?" The answer is to diligently treat, maintain and understand when to bleach and what to do after that. I am going to divide this short series into parts so as to not bore you down. For the first part, I'm going to give some tips, do's and don'ts on color processing that involves or requires bleach.

Treat Yourself


The other day I saw an article about how millennials spend more money on coffee as opposed to investing in a resident or whatever other things baby boomers find "useful." While the article itself probably didn't mean to antagonize millennials in any way or form, it does remind me of how most baby boomers tend to dictate us for being "wasteful." As someone who works her ass off every weekday from 9 to 5, I do not appreciate that.

2017 Reading List


Before this, I never really planned the books I wanted to read since I mostly choose based on my mood. Unfortunately, that usually end up with me forgetting books I wanted to prioritize. As such, I've decided to start a yearly TBR list and will feature them on the blog from time to time.

Almond Milk & Honey


Finding the right body products is difficult when you suffer from chronic dry and eczema-prone skin. Most commercial range found in grocery stores are either too harsh, too scented or are packed with sulfates even if they claim to be mild and gentle. And since I'm always on the hunt for a good body care product for sensitive skin, I can't say I wasn't curious when They Body Shop decided to launch a new range dedicated to it.
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