Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Roses Are Pink - Here Are Some Wednesday Links

If you wonder what's with the recent slow-down of posting... 
1. I was a little uninspired as I am clearing out the unfinished reviews clogging up my blogger dashboard .  
2. My bike tiles are flat (the pump is broken), which prevents me from doing after-dinner drugstore trips.
3. My go-to spot for taking glamour shot has been/ is still haunted by a "henna ojisan" (aka an at-least 55 year old man who is trying to land a "submissive Asian girlfriend") who refuses to take hint. Yes, it's the same creep who took a picture of me then put the print-out on my bike. I thought it was funny (in a creepy way) back then, now it's just plain disturbing.

Now back to the post, here are random shots and some links I found interesting.
Pink rose on a sunny day (looks kind of Lancome, doesn't it?)
  Wild purple flowers


Swatches of the new Majolica Majorca Cream de Cheek

Canmake cream cheek clear series - Perfect flush-in-a-rush  

Lancome Sparkling Intoxication Palette (Oh the taupe goodness)

 Three looks with L'Oreal Shine Caresse Gloss/Stain by a Maeda Atsuko-lookalike

A Chinese cartoonist/illustrator on my radar- PP Sama (I love reading her Weibo tweets)

A series of ink inspired by composers - My favorites are Chopin and Tchaikovsky

(Can't believe I just found it) Paganini Concerto for the face


For the readers who understand Chinese - A new series called 100,000 Cold Jokes (I suppose it's the same type of anime like Gintama)

6 comments:

  1. hello my name is kátia!
    I have a blog and I'm from Portugal, I loved to see your blog! Very cute.
    I wonder if you're ever interested in doing a troquinha of makeup products, loved!
    Kisses hope you visit my blog!!

    http://docemaquiagem152.blogspot.pt/

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    1. Hi Katia,
      Thanks for visiting and the offer (I am guessing "troquinha" is a makeup swap/exchange, right? Since I couldn't get anything on google translate) ! Currently I am actually trying to slow down the makeup hauling but I would definitely let you know when I want to tries products from Portugal.

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  2. Just reading about him makes me want to send you over some pepper spray! Hopefully you get your spot back soon, minus the creeping man. I've been seeing a lot on those L'oreal gloss stains too; I've been really into the Maybelline stain glosses so I wonder if the L'oreal ones will be better or worse!

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    1. Actually I have never tried the Maybelline one (I didn't even buy the new shine sensational gloss), maybe I will catch up early next year. Anyway, I hope the L'Oreal glosses comes here before next year (when the beauty club balances zeros back).

      And thanks for the e-pepper spray, the mofo hasn't done anything physical yet because it's a public space in broad daylight (he just tries too hard to invite me to his apartment/dropping his phone number that I never asked for/talk to me like I am from a third-word country and ask me if I was fine because "Oh, you haven't show up for so long...". I could be reading things wrong but I find it disgusting when old white men tries to pick up Asian girls much younger than they are, as if we should be honored or something...

      I think I will just find another spot (the lake is technically right by the apartment complex he lives in) or go there in broad daylight. I still want to get some snaps down now the fall colors are in full swing.

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  3. Been one of your silent readers for a while now. I particularly enjoy your drugstore visit photos. :)

    On the creepy dude... Man! Avoid the guy like the plague!! Also, they do have a sex offender registry online in some states...you may want to check for that address. There was one living down the street where I previously lived and I definitely avoided the house.

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    1. Oh, I guess it's time to buy a new bike bump (doing drugstore trips give me reason to exercise anyway).

      I suppose the registry would work (the system is down at the moment. boo)but I have a feeling that those kind of people (I have been harassed by a handful of old white men verbally and sometime physically) are just close-minded (attributed by the older age)to think that it's OK to go for the much-younger if she is Asian (aka, what they think the so called inferior race), as he was talking to me such a patronizing tone. That's very part is disgusting to me.

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