Rice Paper Mask By Tony Moly

September 9, 2015

It’s been oppressively hot this week.

To help soothe my hot and bothered skin, I used this deliciously cooling Rice Paper Mask.

And it was exactly what my skin needed to be happy!

Rice Paper Mask 1

The mask is by Tony Moly, a South Korean cosmetics which recently just opened a store in Japantown, San Francisco.

I’m not all that crazy about asian beauty brands but I am a big fan of paper masks.

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Bored. But Committed To My Hair.

August 31, 2015

braids

I’ve been growing out my hair for years. Years.

It’s been growing at an excruciatingly slow snail’s pace.

I just want to see how long I can grow out my hair. At this point, it’s already the longest it’s ever been in my life.

And yet, I want it to be even longer.

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Japan Trip Highlights – Part 3

August 5, 2015

Japan

As I reflect back on our trip to Japan, I realize how much the experience has influenced me. Not just in how I constantly want to eat Japanese food now and how I’ve even begun to cook Japanese recipes (I never cook)!

Honestly, the trip was eye-opening into how Japanese culture holds great respect for harmony and striving for the ideal, for “the greater good.”

And maybe I’m looking into my experience through love goggles and I’m waxing poetical about a Japanese culture that I want to be true so I invented it in my head.

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