Tag Archives: Cosmetics

China Elle Presents Global Beauties

In the October supplement of China ELLE, there was a pretty interesting article that seemed appropriate for discussion on this blog. It was a feature on “Global Beauties” – essentially, an investigation into beauty practices unique to each country. The … Continue reading

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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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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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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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