Esqido Lash review: Unforgettable



I have a terrible habit of tugging on my eyelashes when I’m stressed, and since I’m frequently stressed, my lashes have suffered! As a result, I use false lashes a lot, and I’m pretty good at applying them (I can put them on in a moving train without a mirror now!), but I still hadn’t tried mink lashes until now.

Esqido mink lashes are made from mink, which made me pause and wonder about animal cruelty but according to their FAQ they’re “responsibly sourced” from mink hair that’s been naturally shed. I didn’t read anything about whether the mink were kept in nice conditions, but the mink hairs are gathered in as ethical a way as they can be (no shaving or killing).


I tried Unforgettable, a gorgeous subtly flared design that’s rated a 2 on their volume scale, so they give a bit of va-va-voom without being too unnatural. The lashes came in a gorgeous, durable white case with rose gold accents.

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Asian Beauty Favourites


I am a big fan of Asian beauty products, which I suppose isn’t that surprising given that I’m Asian. Asian beauty products tend to be cute, suited to my colouring and great value. Here are my all-time faves – I’m always on the lookout for more products to try, so if you have any recs please let me know! The …

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Benefit They’re Real Push Up Liner review

I was so excited to try out Benefit’s They’re Real Push Up Liner, which will be released in Australia June 27th. I’m a massive fan of gel liner, but carting a many gel brush around is a massive pain so I’ve been using pencil liner lately (smudge city 80% of the time). What it is: gel liner in windup form. …

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Sportsgirl has been an essential destination on my clothes shopping trips since I was a teen, but their beauty selection has grown in the past few years from a paltry selection, to a droolworthy range that wouldn’t look out of place at a drugstore. Their SG accessories store is also tantalisingly close to Town Hall station in Sydney’s CBD, so …

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Rave review: Benefit Gimme Brow

Brows are such a pain in the arse. I specifically grew my fringe so I wouldn’t have to deal with them. That’s a lie, actually – it’s also because I have a freakishly large forehead, but the brows were a big factor too. And after years of hearing my beauty-obsessed friends talk about how brows are the most important facial …

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Essence Me & My Ice Cream collection: swatches and review

Essence’s newest trend collection is Me & My Ice Cream, a pastel themed collection, perfect for Spring! It’s supposed to be out October, but stands have been popping up in Priceline stores already. First off, this collection contains a cream blush, Ice Bomb ($4.95). It’s a shimmery peachy coral colour – very pretty and flattering on me. The dome of …

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Project Pan Empties #31-40

Yep… still going with my mission to use up all the things! Here are 10 more empties, I’m inching slowly to the halfway mark… 31. Lush Dream Cream – I received this as part of a prize last year, and finally used this massive tub up… just to receive another one at a recent blogger event! It’s very very good, …

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