A little late to the Glossier bandwagon but they recently restocked Generation G in all colours. Glossier does not ship internationally (yet) so I used my usual forwarder to ship my order to me in Singapore. Shipping within the US took 10 days despite the expected 5-8 days delivery timeline. My order came with super cute stickers which I promptly stuck on my phone cover!
Here’s my incredibly noob attempt at swatches of the Glossier Generation G colours. The colours from top to bottom are Like, Cake, Crush and Jam.
It feels very much like a tinted balm. The coverage is sheer but buildable. Crush and Jam are definitely much darker and you don’t really need to put on that many layers. Lip colours tend to be quite high maintenance – I always feel the need to check to see if there are smudges after eating and/or drinking. With these, I didn’t feel the need to do so. In particular, I liked Like and Cake for a casual “no-makeup” look on weekends.
I also ordered the milky jelly cleanser which smells like a thousand roses! It was absolutely glorious and I would definitely order it again.
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See Part 1 here. I was on my lunch break and thought I’ll just pop by Chanel to look at the sale items.
I tried this top with the matching skirt and thought it was such a cute outfit. I like how it can be worn together as a set or with other pieces which makes it a lot more versatile. The skirt also has pockets which I also love so I bought the top and the matching skirt (sorry bank account).
Here are some pictures of the top and the skirt from the past weekend!
Ways to scare your husband part 1: send him pictures of some Chanel hangers during your lunch hour. See Exhibit 1:
Ways to scare your husband part 2: send him pictures of Chanel paper bag post purchase. See Exhibit 2:
Reveals with better pictures to follow soon!
This is what I ordered through Book the Cook option available on Business Class during our recent trip to London:
SUPPER : Chargrilled soya beef
The starter was a prawn salad. I don’t eat prawns but the pomelo was very refreshing. I also had garlic bread which is always good.
From the name of the dish, I expected more of a soya sauce flavour to the beef so I thought that was lacking. I probably wouldn’t order this again.
BREAKFAST : Fish congee
This does not look like much but this was my favourite dish. There’s nothing quite like porridge to warm your stomach during a long flight. The fish was firm and fresh and the condiments of ginger, spring onions and shallots made for a very tasty porridge. I will definitely order this again.
LUNCH : Lobster thermidor with asparagus and potatoes
The starter was beef and chicken satay which was very good.
The lobster is a very popular dish and frequently recommended on travel forums. The dish itself is fine and they are generous with the serving size. I did think it was too heavy for a long plane ride where you will sit and watch movies for hours and partake of no physical activity whatsoever.
BREAKFAST : Pad thai noodles
I pre-ordered this but was still very full from the Lobster and did not eat it so no picture of said pad thai noodles.
SNACK: Instant noodles
Of course, as I did not eat my pad thai, I got quite hungry after and ordered instant noodles as a snack. Say what you must about instant noodles, but they really do hit the spot when one is hungry. The instant noodles was topped with meat and vegetables which made it nominally healthier.
So much is said about the Singapore Airlines Business Class product. I really do think it is excellent. The seats are large and roomy and fold down to a flat bed which makes for very good sleep. I slept an uninterrupted 6 hours on our way to London and arrived feeling extremely rested. You will also receive a fast track pass upon arrival in Heathrow which allows you to clear immigration through the special fast track lane which is just the best!
The Nam Hai is one of those resorts which take your breath away, right from the onset. Upon check-in, you will get an incredible view of three consecutive pools and the coast line with its white sand and blue waters.
We stayed in a one bedroom villa. As the villas are arranged in a horse shoe configuration, you would get a view of the coast line regardless of which villa you were in. Of course, the three bedroom ocean view villa would place you right by the glorious coast!
And yes, that is a bathtub in the middle of the room! Our villa was large and airy. Amenities wise, the mini bar was complimentary with soft drinks and beers. There was also the usual Nespresso machine and assortment of teas.
The food in the resort was delicious. This was a beef salad I ordered more than once during our stay. The greens are grown in the resort’s very own garden.
It was a short but good getaway for us. If you are looking for a beach destination away from the maddening crowds at other popular beach destinations in South East Asia, Danang is definitely a great choice.