Budget Beauty : Cheap and good?

Products reviewed or featured are usually mass consumer products which are affordable for many. Perceptions of affordability can differ from person to person and from one product category to another. Most of these products can be found at pharmacies or drugstores and I will rate them accordingly.

Last month I showed you my new purchase – the Hada Labo Hydrating Makeup Remover. I got it purchased from Singapore and I initially thought it was a cleansing oil. Turns out it isn’t. Not quite anyway. The Hada Labo Gokujyun Hydaring Makeup Remover is like a gel in texture. Its transparent (its the bottle […]


Today’s a public holiday here in Malaysia where I’m based (in case anyone has missed that LOL!) because its our National Day or Independance Day. And in the spirit of patriotism here are some brands which are homegrown and the noteworthy items I have tried from them (in no particular order). Do note however, that […]


Tamagohada sounds all cute doesn’t it? Until you realize that “tamago” means “egg” in Japanese. Then you start to wonder – what’s this about eggs and Hada Labo? Don’t worry about getting salmonella poisoning – no eggs were harmed in making the Hada Labo Tamagohada AHA/BHA face wash The reason its called “Tamagohada” (I’m guessing) […]


The L’Oreal Touche Magique concealer was a firm favourite of mine – it was one of the first concealer/highlighters I’d ever used and it was affordable and worked well. And then it disappeared off our shores. The link will take you to my original review in 2007. Many years later, its back! With new packaging […]


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