my first BeautyMNL haul

July 31, 2016

Just last week I posted this image on Instagram, teasing what was to be yet another haul post. (I seem to be buying way too much stuff recently.. this will be my last shopping spree for this month.) So today, I'll be showing you my makeup and skincare haul from BeautyMNL! I was already familiar with BeautyMNL through beauty blogs but I hadn't actually used their shop until now, aside from the occasional browsing aka online window shopping. Last week I finally had the chance to try it out for myself and see what all the buzz was about! ヽ(〃・ω・)ノ

Gothic Angel Eclipse Violet *

July 28, 2016

It's been a while since I did a contact lens review, hasn't it? The last one was more than a year ago, I believe! This might be surprising to some long-time readers of my blog—the me of a few years ago would have a new contact lens review almost every other month. The reason why I haven't been reviewing lenses anymore.. well, let's just say my eyes have become more sensitive over time, so these days I've become more careful with trying new lenses. Or at least, I make sure to only have two to three lenses open – one natural pair for normal days, and one or two for days I feel like wearing something cute. A big difference from years ago, when I had at least five (!!) lenses opened at a time.

Even though these days I try to minimize the use of contact lenses (I stick to wearing my glasses if I'm staying at home or just going out for a few errands), I can't completely let go of them as they've already become an important part of my whole look. From time to time, I still look around for new and interesting designs to try. Just recently, I received a new pair to review from LensFlavorsGothic Angel Eclipse Violet Lenses

O-kun Fiesta 2 + Blush Con haul

July 25, 2016

Hey everyone! Today I thought I'd share with you some of my recent fandom-related acquisitions. This is the first time ever that I'm sharing a haul that's not of clothes, makeup, or skincare! To be honest, I was actually wondering if people would be interested in seeing my ACG (anime/cosplay/gaming) event hauls, since I always post about my other purchases anyway. I even sent out a tweet asking about it last night, but before I knew I already had a post drafted and ready to be published the next day. That said, this is totally spur-of-the-moment, but I hope you like it! (ノ≧∀≦)ノ☆

life lately // June & July

July 20, 2016

Hello everyone! Apologies for being MIA again. I've been in a bit of a slump and haven't been able to do anything blog-related recently. I actually have a ton of things I want to write about, but I'm the type that has to feel good to be able to get good results — if I don't feel like doing it 100%, I save it for later. It's just that this time, "later" turned out to be after almost two weeks. Sorry! Here's a quick (yet very image heavy) life update.

© oh my little girl Maira Gall.