Monthly Archives: September 2010

Makeup: One of the Joys of Being a Girl

So as gossipy mothers do, Mum and a friend were chatting, and her friend made a comment to the effect of “My daughter says she doesn’t need to wear make-up because she’s got confidence, [and that’s all she needs]” and … Continue reading

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Targeting the Chinese Male

One thing that struck me during my retail visits in China – hell, it struck me even just walking around and seeing the ads everywhere – is this: beauty brands, consumer products companies, ad agencies…are all clamoring for the attention … Continue reading

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The Beauty Benefits of Mooncake (Part II)

I wrote a post not too long ago extolling the beauty benefits of the traditionally rich, cholesterol laden, but oh-so-delicious mooncakes, in honor of Mid-Autumn Festival. See: https://beautifullyinternational.wordpress.com/2010/09/08/mooncake-season/ Now that Mid-Autumn Festival has come and gone, I wanted to share … Continue reading

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Beauty Tips For Every Blood Type

On my way home from Chinese lessons last week I stopped by the supermarket to buy a can opener and dish soap (not actually the easiest thing to find). On my way out, I picked up a Chinese fashion mag. … Continue reading

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Home Sweet Hong Kong

Ah, stepped off the plane and back into a land where I have access to Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and other fun things. It’s nice being home, and already I have my eye out for those interesting, quirky, beauty differences that … Continue reading

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The Beauty Obsession of a Nation

One of the reasons China is such an exciting beauty market is because there are so many women that have yet to form regular beauty habits and simply aren’t used to using make-up the way we’re used to seeing in … Continue reading

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Chinese Foods For Better Beauty

We all know that beauty comes from within. And it’s literally true: what you ingest is manifested in your health, your physical appearance, and thus, as a result of the two, your demeanor, carriage of self, and spirit. The Chinese, … Continue reading

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