Cannot Resist The Curls (Review of the Irresistible Me Sapphire 8 in 1 Curler)

I have typical straight Asian hair but mine is not thick but rather quite thin. To build some body into my hair, I’ve done almost everything and tried many, many products. I’ve even gone down the perm route at a few points in my history. Yes, perms. Remember the Toni home perms of the past? Yep, I had that done a couple of times way back when. These days (thankfully), I am less inclined to have a ‘permanent’ curl and tend to do the curling myself, and am currently favouring the beachy, big loose waves look.

When I had the opportunity to test out a curling iron with 8 wands (yes, 8 wands!) from Irresistible Me, I said yes. After all, eight different types of curl sounded intriguing. Officially, the curling iron is called the Sapphire 8 in 1 Curler. The wand comes with 8 different ceramic, tourmaline infused, interchangeable barrels: 13mm, 19mm, 25mm, 32mm, 18/9mm, 25/13mm, 13/25mm and pearl.


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Now that was some blogging break!

Holy smokes, I knew it had been a while since I posted last but nothing since April? Is anyone reading this anymore? I hope so. I spent my break reflecting, regrouping and refocusing. Now I’m ready to reinvent LipstickRules – and myself. It’s a new day, and a new beginning and I hope you’ll join me on my journey!



Mani of the Day: Essie’s Fun in the Gondola


I was looking for a pastel nail polish colour and Essie’s Fun in a Gondola caught my fancy. I didn’t think I had anything quite like this dusty pink in my collection so it ended up in my basket.

It’s such a pretty colour. This creme polish applied beautifully — just two coats were needed. It is very opaque and smooth to apply. I didn’t experience any streaks.

I didn’t read any reviews on this prior to purchase but I was curious after I applied it to my nails. It seems like there’s some debate on whether this is the same colour as Essie’s Fundola Gondola which is described as a ‘soft, creamy mauve.’ Maybe it’s named two different things in different markets? Anyone know

Well, regardless of what it’s called, I know a winner on my hands since I can’t stop admiring my nails 😉

These Bobbi Brown Lipsticks are Hot!

IMG_7523Winter has finally gone away in my part of the world. Something that cheered up during that last stretch was Bobbi Brown’s Hot Collection. The collection includes an eyeshadow palette, lipsticks, blush palettes (I bought one which I will share soon!), and three Art Sticks: Hot Pink, Hot Berry and Hot Orange. The Art Sticks are HOT!

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A Burst of Coral!


Over the winter, I wholeheartedly embraced the vampy lip from the dark reds to the berry tones. But there’s something about the change in season that makes me want to wear corals and the lighter pinks. I have a bunch of products that fall into this colour family, and I’ve slowly started to bring them out. This one from Maybelline fits the bill.

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