The Beauty Spotlight Team Round-Up for 23rd August, 2015


This week on Instagram

1. The real teal.

2. Kissa came down with bronchitis/pneumonia last week. Fortunately she is almost good as new now!

3. Coral runs my life!

4. Great news for fellow oil enthusiasts: Darphin is launching 8-Flower Nectar Oil Cream.

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Beauty Influencer’s Sunday Column Vol.14: ​​It’s All in the Name


Good morning, beautiful people! In this week’s Beauty Influencer’s Sunday Column, we are talking about how we came up with our blog names. Since Mostly Sunny was an impulsive project, it took me less than a minute to settle on the name. Most people probably put in more effort than that! Without further ado, read about how our blog names came into being. If you have a blog, I’d love to know how you came up with the name. If you don’t, what do you think you’d call yours if you ever start one?

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Darphin Melaperfect Works!

Darphin MELAPERFECT Anti-Dark Spots Perfecting Treatment, Darphin MELAPERFECT Skin Tone Brightening Moisturizer SPF 20 photos, review, ingredients

I was asked by a reader a while ago whether some people are more prone to dark spots than others. Without going into detail (there are different types of spots), the answer is yes. You could notice a difference depending on your ethnicity (East Asians, such as myself, have a propensity to develop hyperpigmentation), genes, lifestyle, and so on. In my experience, it is easier to find good brightening products than the ones that lighten existing spots. *Darphin Melaperfect Anti-Dark Spots Perfecting Treatment and *Darphin Melaperfect Skin Tone Brightening Moisturizer are wonderful rare examples of the latter!

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#5forFriday: Top 5 Fragrances for Summer 2015

favorite summer fragrances 2015

Regular readers might have noticed I’ve been skipping #PerfumeMonday for a couple of weeks now. The reason is simple: by now I am saturated with summer fragrances and I am content with what I own, but the weather hasn’t cooled down enough for me to test anything more potent yet (unlike makeup, I don’t seem to have transition fragrances). That’s why I thought I’d feature my top 5 fragrances for summer 2015 for this week’s #5forFriday[Read more…]

Burberry Eye Colour Cream Brings Subtle Glowy Goodness!

Burberry cream shadow photos, swatch, review, look

I owe Burberry Eye Colour Cream an apology: not only did it take me quite a while to finally write this review, I initially thought the formula doesn’t work for me at all. As it turned out, a little primer and gel liner are enough to make the formula stay put. Without further ado, here is the final verdict on *Gold Copper, *Pink Heather, and *Dusky Mauve[Read more…]