My week in photos (Week 4)

Happy Chinese New Year everyone! This week, was a bit hectic since I was depressed for a while, my shoulder pains, not enough sleep and sick all combined together. That's why I couldn't able to write my blogpost for yesterday. I just went to see River Huong Pao with my boyfriend's family for fireworks and they were outstanding. A vlog will come very soon! Other than that, nothing really excited happened as I was at home most of the days. 

My long holiday is finally here and I'm super excited. A bit stressed out since I need to finish my 3 assignments during that 7 days though. But, I will try to work hard so that I'll get good marks.

Moana Movie Review

I was anticipating the release of Moana after watching the trailer during November. However, with the graduation and the visiting of my mother to Singapore made it a lot harder for me to make time to watch movies with my boyfriend. After my mother had gone back, I was busy with YouTube, this blog and after one month had gone by, I still hadn't watched the movie yet. Fast forward, I finally watched the movie today since I saw the movie on KissCartoon where I normally watch cartoons. That's why for today's post, I would like to review Moana.

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For movie, I absolutely loved it. It was really refreshing and it stood out among other animated movies from Walt Disney.

The one thing that stood out the most is the animation on the backgrounds. In Moana, the majority of the backgrounds are the ocean but there were few scenes on proper background and I absolutely fell in love with the backgrounds and the animation of ocean when Moana was young. 

Plot wise I'm not sure as I didn't know the background history of Maui and how it is associated with the heart of Te Fiti and the Demigod Maui. So, the plot itself is freshening and it is highlighted among the remaining movies Disney has created.  
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Character designs of Moana are not my style as they are more tanned skin toned with beachy waves hairstyle and men were covered in tattoos. I'm super used to seeing the old Disney movies so, it'll make a few times to get used to the movie's characters. But nonetheless, they are beautifully drawn has it own unique characteristics that stood out individually.

In the case of BGM, I really loved the soundtrack which I embedded below. I completely adore this song and I have been listening to this song for the past few weeks on repeat. 

The plot and the songs make a lot of people curious to take a peak into their culture and I think it is really an interesting way to expand the culture that not many people know. 

Well, overall, this movie isn't a masterpiece for me. I really loved watching it and it does deserve a few rewatches but it is not a movie that lasted in my heart as the Lion King movie when I was young. The overall rating from me is 7.5 out of 10. It is a good watch and I recommend you to watch it. It's refreshing but just not a masterpiece. 



If you want to watch behind the scenes, Flicks and the City has uploaded a video all about Moana behind the scenes with the cast.


Which Disney Animated Movie you loved the most? Let me know! Mine was the Little Mermaid and the Lion King.
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GET THE LOOK | First Day of University Get Ready

Today, I wanted to share with you my get ready video from my first day of university get ready. I did very simple makeup look. FYI, if you have followed my blog for a while, you'll know that I've already graduated from university and if you are wondering why I'm going back to school. It's because I'm now doing Master Degree in my university so, that's why I'm going back to university.

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Are you in high-school or university? Let me know!
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GET THE LOOK | Colourful Glowy Makeup Tutorial

Today, I want to share a video that I did a while back to you. As Chinese New Year is near, this makeup look will be great for a lot of people. My take on this makeup look is more glowy than I normally am used to and you can use this makeup look as an inspiration to create more complex looks. It's really simple to do and it doesn't take a lot of time. This makeup look requires a lot of blending so just blend away~
What are your plans for Chinese New Year? Let me know! Mine is doing all my assignments since due dates are near!

5 Best Shounen-Ai Mangas that You need to read ASAP

Shounen-ai mangas are getting more and more popular due to fandoms and the adaption of certain shounen-ai/yaoi (BL) anime that causes the fujoshi(girls who love BL) and fudanshi(boys who love BL) to go overboard with their imaginations. Therefore, today's topic is about my best five shounen-ai mangas that you need to read ASAP.
People tend to mistake with Shounen-ai and Yaoi/BL altogether. Shounen-ai is mostly based on the emotions that the main character felt when he fells in love with another person from same gender. Shounen-ai tends to not having sex scenes in the manga whereas Yaoi manga does. Yaoi manga are mostly for adults above 18 years old but people under 18 can read some of the shounen-ai mangas. Therefore, take caution if you are reading one.
This blogpost is a list of manga purely categorised in shounen-ai.

5.  Yamette Kudasai, Mabushii Desu 

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3. Koimonogatari

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2. 23:45

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1. Komatta Toki Ni Wa Hoshi Ni Kike!

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These are my best of the shounen-ai mangas so far in 2017. Have you read them? Let me know!~

xXx: The Return of Xander Cage Review

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This is my second movie review and I'm thrilled to talk about the xXx: The Return of Xander Cage. My last movie review was not satisfactory but I am super pumped about this one.


Today, my boyfriend and I went to see the Triple X movie. We were both fans of Vin Diesel and excited to watch this movie. Well, let's say I got sucked into the show the entire time. I normally don't really enjoy stunts that look fake but whenever Vin Diesel does it, he does it quite nicely.

I didn't understand some of the concept of this movie because I've never watched the old one before so I don't know the timeline on what happened previously. According to IMDB, the story line is that Xander Cage was supposed to be dead but he is set on collision with warrior Xiang(Donnie Yen) and his team to recover the pandora box, known to be the very powerful weapon. The plot line to me is pretty simple and easy to catch up since there is no proper back story. The story to me is that Xander Cage was called back to look for Pandora's Box and he and Xiang needed to race to get Pandora's Box.

Visuals to me is pretty normal. The things that stood out to me the most are the action stunts. Knowing Vin Diesel and Donnie Yen, they really can perform a great stunts and makes you suck into the movie. Others, pretty normal. There are some jokes that really cracked me up. All the actors preformed really well though. It's just that Vin Diesel and Donnie Yen just shined a lot in this movie. I really liked the Deepika's jokes. She is funny and can perform some action stunts pretty well. For Nina Dobrev, I find she doesn't fit with the team. My boyfriend told me that Nina is like a fried egg in the ice cream haha. Don't get me wrong, I like the way Nina performed in this show. It's just that her role doesn't fit with the team since she cannot fight properly when in danger.

Sound system wise, I really liked the soundtracks in this show. If you want to listen to the soundtracks, you can go to this site and listen to them. The song that I really enjoyed is by The Americanos called In My Foreign.


Overall, it is really good show to me. I couldn't understand all the hate this show is getting but for me, this is a good show to watch if you have nothing to watch or you really liked the first movie. My rating for this movie is 7 out of 10 because firstly, I love Vin Diesel and Donnie Yen, secondly, you can watch this show without watching the prequel and thirdly, the action stunts are really good and the music is dope.

My Week in Photos (Week 3)

I can't believe it's already week 3 of the year. This week, I tried making tteokbokki (Korean rice cake) and I went swimming with my boyfriend during the weekends. It was fun but I got sore muscles since I was struggling in the water a lot haha. This week was fun and now from next week, I'll have to start studying a lot often since my assignment 1 due dates are coming veryyy soon.

What's your week like? Let me know!

Top 5 Products of 2016 that I can't live without

It's time for my top five favourite products of 2016. I discovered the products during 2016 and I've started using diligently everyday for the past year. I absolutely love these products. So, today I want to narrow down the products and share with you what I've been loving for the past year. 

Becca Champagne Pop

During the past year, Champagne Pop is the only makeup item that I have been using daily non-stop and I'm in love. One fact is that I love Jaclyn Hill and another, it really makes my skin glow. I'm absolutely in love with this product and I'll be continuing using this product till it is finished. 

Jimmy Choo Perfume

Another product that I put in my monthly favourites a lot. I cannot explain how good the scent is. It smells very nice with a hint of sweet yet spicy with floral nodes in. I highly recommend you to go to Sephora and give a good sniff. I also have the roll-on version as well. That's how much I love this scent.

First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Intensive Lip Balm

I tried it once at Sephora and I was amazed by how good the product worked on my lips. My lips survived the eight hours of horrible airplane ride aka desert for my lips. It moisturised my lips amazingly and I was shocked to see that my lips were not chapped whenever I applied this lip balm. The price is a bit high but it is a very good investment I think. 

Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Concentrate

Ahh, Kiehl's... I still cannot spell the brand name properly. I feel really bad though. It's because I have been writing about it, talking about it non-stop. I should at least spell the name properly already. I read the reviews that some people didn't feel a difference after using this product. I don't think so though. Well, I feel that you can't see that much of a difference but my skin is definitely radiant, supple and hydrated whenever I use this product in the evening routine. The price is high but I really like this product. If you go to the counter and ask for the sample, they are more than willing to help you and give you the sample to actually try it out if you are on a budget but wants to try the product. 

Sukin Certified Organic Rose Hip Oil

Organic Rose Hip Oil is very good for uneven skin tones, scars and it has loads of vitamins for anti-aging and moisturising properties. My skin looked more radiant whenever I use this product and it quickly became one of my products that I can't live without. Since Sukin is a drugstore brand, mainly can be found at Watsons, the price is affordable. Highly recommend you to try it out and your skin will thank you for it. 



So, these are my top five products of 2016 that I can't live without. What are your favourite products that you can't live without? Let me know!

Where to find plus size clothing in Yangon

I'm definitely a newbie when it comes to clothing and fashion styling. I'm more of jeans/pants and a t-shirt kind of person and I definitely don't have good sense in style to talk about on my channel and on my blog. That's why normally my blog is mainly considered as a lifestyle blog where I talk about lifestyle and some beauty stuff, reviews of movies and anime that I'm watching and my travel photo diaries. But today, I really want to talk about where to get plus size clothing in Yangon, Myanmar since I was born/grew up in Yangon and finding plus size clothing is really difficult to find in Yangon rather than in Singapore.

When it comes to clothes shopping in Yangon, I mainly go to Taw Win Centre or Junction Square where there are several different fashion stores that sells plus size items. So, today, the shops that I mainly go to in Yangon are shops from Taw Win Centre or in Junction Square but mainly in Taw Win Centre.

Pretty Lady

This is the shop I mainly buy my jeans from and I always go back to the shop because of their quality and affordability. The jeans that they sell are good quality and they are very affordable. I recommend you wash the jeans beforehand because of the dye but other than that, the quality itself are outstanding. The size that I always for myself is 34 and they have loads of sizes for most of the plus sizes bodies. 
Pretty Lady
Address: #2080, level 1, Taw Win Centre, Yangon
Phone: 09-7300 9803, 5107698, 5104247

GGYY & M21

I love purchasing clothes from this shop. If you have a certain style, this shop may not be appeal to you. My mother like those Taiwan fashion where there are quite a lot of laces with loads of jewel for more outgoing looks. Pricing is around midrange and the quality is good.
GGYY & M21
Address: #3003, Level 2, Taw Win Centre, Yangon, #2084, Level 1, Taw Win Centre, Yangon
Email: ggyy.win@gmail.com

XXL Fashion

XXL fashion is the fashion store in the basement where it has more of clothes that I really enjoy. Their clothes are young, hip, and easy to style since most of them are casual wear clothing. They also have pants and jeans but I love buying casual clothes from them.
XXL Fashion
Address: #B005, Basement 1, Taw Win Centre, Yangon

Estrella

Estrella is another shop that has clothes for all generations. It has clothes for youngsters like me and clothes for my mother's age. My mother loves to shop in this shop where she bought quite a lot of her clothes that she wore during her trip to Singapore.
Estrella
Address: #2029, Level 1, Taw Win Centre, Yangon
Phone: 01-8600111(Ext: 2029), 09 2640 9080 540, 09 7830 9554

Royal Princess

Well, this is the only store my mother always buys her clothes for the past few years. She seems to really enjoy clothes from this shop and to be honest, I'm not very keen on the style. But I just want to share that this shop also sells plus size clothing. The style that Royal Princess sells is more of a Taiwanese Fashion where I enjoy more of a laid back casual fashion so I don't really buy from this store that much. But, whenever my mother goes shopping, this store is the first shop she always goes and she really enjoys the fashion from Royal Princess.
Royal Princess
Address: #3018, Level 2, Taw Win Centre, Yangon
Phone: 01-8600111 (Ext: 3018), 09 5019445, 09 4931 5624
So, these are my findings on plus size clothing in Yangon, Myanmar. If you know more of where to find plus size clothing, please comment down below. Let me know where I can find plus size clothing in Singapore if you know any.  

University Resolutions | What I plan to do for my Master Degree

As I'm writing this post, I'm in the class for Managing Under Uncertainty learning about the Eight Stage Decision Making Process Model and our lecturer talking about the assignment that will due in a few weeks. See how much I'm paying attention to the lecture. Knowing myself, I still haven't started any kind of assignments that is available which is like all the modules.

Having a three month gap after I have finished my Bachelor Degree waiting for my certificate and my graduation ceremony, I had a pleasure of procrastinating and watching anime day by day. That comes with a certain problem of me getting very lazy and forgetting my studies from my lectures previously.

I want to have a fresh start when doing my MBA starting from January and I want to start doing certain things that I couldn't do during my Bachelor days. There is only one problem. I'm the laziest person that I've ever encountered in my life and I lose interest very easily. So, I'm not sure how I will survive my one year of university studying a Master degree on my own.

That's why I want to have some simple university resolutions to help me study things properly and hopefully have good grades on my own without relying on any other people.

Never miss a class

I have a tendency to miss classes whenever I don't feel like going on the day so my attendance during my Bachelor years were always in red. I always get warning letters from school that I miss school a lot. So, this year, unless I'm getting hospitalised, I want to go to classes everyday and just listen to teacher(which I'm not doing that properly now haha)

Start the assignments early

I'm always the type who write their assignments last minute. My record for doing my assignments last minute was starting one 2000 word report 4 hours before the deadline. FYI, I managed to finish that assignment in 4 hours and I got a Credit on that assignment. 

Read the textbooks

I never really read the textbooks during my Bachelor degree. It's not really required to read textbooks then. Now, it's required to read textbooks since textbooks explain much more details and examples for us to understand.

So, this is my university resolution. I didn't add anything else unrelated to studies such as spend less money or interact more with people because even though it is part of my university life, it is not part of my studies. I got this idea form Erin's post about her college resolutions and decided to write something in my own way.

What's your plans for your university/school resolution? Let me know! 
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Assassin's Creed Movie Review

This will be my very first movie review and I'll try not to spoil anything for you to enjoy. The opinions are solely my own and I was excited when I watched it and then I blog/review about the outcome whether I enjoyed it or not.
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Today, I got class during the afternoon and normally my boyfriend is at work. But today, he took medical leave due to coughing and sneezing non-stop. He waited me at school to eat dinner together and for some reason, we ended up watching Assassin's Creed movie at Film Garde Cineplex at Bugis+.
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To be honest, I wasn't that excited to watch this movie because I never really play the game and don't know the plot. But, I heard from my friends and the hype they had so I decided to give it a go. Well, the outcome.....

Not that great actually. The worst thing was that I fell asleep during the movie. I'm the type of person who never really fall asleep during movies, no matter how tired I am.

The plot line was so jumbled. It contains a lot of raw information that is not being translated well for the audience to understand well. It was like a recap of all the chapters into one movie. If I knew the plot line and played the game, maybe I'll like it more but since I was a mere amateur to this movie, I couldn't comprehend the situation quite well.

For the visual and CG effects, the only thing I didn't like was on the lighting situation. The movie gives off dark, gloomy and muddy situation where it looked like they used a lot of smoke and "yellow tint" to make the atmosphere more dramatic and gloomy.

For the sound system, I really liked the music that they had. They used a lot of dramatic orchestra music and I really enjoyed it. It was super loud and dramatic so if you don't like loud music, you might not enjoy the sound effects.

Overall, I couldn't understand the message they were planning to tell, there were holes in the plot that needs to be fixed, I couldn't understand why the director focuses a lot on the flying bird and it seemed like they used the flying bird as a transition from one scene to another on purpose. The sound effects are good for me so overall, it was a normal okay show. I give this show around 5.5 out of 10 and if you want to watch it, I put the trailer below for you to enjoy.

Did you watch Assassin's Creed? or Did you play Assassin's Creed before? If so, what do you think? Let me know in the comments.


Blogging Space

It's been a while I update you on my blogging space since my last one was a few years back. During these years, my blogging life was in a rollercoaster and now I can finally say that I'm loving my blogging life. I'm still trying to cope with my Master Degree since it has already been two weeks since I went back to university. When you read my previous blogging space, you'll see that my previous blogging space was a lot neater and more minimal. Well, it's because I gained a lot more equipment during the past few years for my university. 
I bought my MacBook Pro when I first came to Singapore and at that time, I thought my Mac was the only computer needed for university. Little did I know that I needed a more specific laptop, aka Windows laptop to do my programming. If you are wondering, you can bootcamp my MacBook to Windows for programming. Well, I tried that for a couple of months and during that time, it was a disaster for me. Just FYI, my MacBook has a 128GB of storage so when I bootcamp, it hanged a lot just because my computer can't handle bootcamp properly. After a while, I gave in and bought a Windows laptop with my savings at an IT show. 

During my last two trimesters, I decided to purchase a screen for my programming as I needed to reference my codes a lot often during coding and having a second screen made me a lot easier to code and do assignments properly. 

Now, after I have finished my Bachelor Degree in IT, I usually write my blogs mainly on my MacBook since I use my Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom mainly on my Mac and I mainly edit my videos on my Mac as well. 

Whenever I write my blogposts, I always like to light a candle for more cozy feeling. I'm loving the Bath & Body Works' Papaya Sunrise as it gave a very fresh fruit scent in my room. 

I usually do my coursework on my Windows computer to do my assignments. Other than that, I use my Windows computer to watch shows and anime while writing/editing photos or videos on my Mac. 

That's it for my post for today! What are your blogging essentials? Let me know!

My Week in Photos (Week 2)

Week 2 of my week in photos. Since this is my second week back to school, I've been struggling to actually study and do assignments. I've been enjoying my scenery from school though. My new school is located in Central area so, it's very near Marina Bay Sands and the Esplanade so the views are awesome just to take photos with my phone and without editing them at all. 

December Favourites 2016

Happy January everyone! If you have been following my blog, first of all, thank you for reading my blog. I'm very happy that you have been reading my blog and please do comment if you have anything you want to share to me. Second, even though this is not the first Thursday of the month to write this post as written in my blog schedule, I still wanted to share this since last week Thursday was the day to upload my What I got for Christmas post and the video below got postponed to this week.
December was a chill month for me as I tried to publish my blogposts every day but I managed to publish 14 posts during the month. December was the month I fell in love with blogging again and it was when I decided that I want to try writing a blogpost everyday in January which I have been doing so diligently. Let's start with the favourites. I have around five products that I really love during last month.

Jimmy Choo Perfume

This is definitely my scent of this year! I'm loving it every single time I wear it. Can't say much about it since I cannot really explain the scents but when you go to Sephora, please go give a sniff to this perfume. It's so amazing and I'm sure you'll fall in love with it.

Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturising Gel

Another thing that I can't live without. I've been using this moisturiser since my birthday last year since this was a birthday present from my land lady and I've been using every day after washing my face. This is part of my skincare routine and I'm in love. It doesn't clog up the pores, break me out and it is good for oily/combination skin like me. If you have dry skin, there is also another version of this moisturiser for dry skin. 

FAB Ultra Repair Instant Oatmeal Mask

I finally finished using this product this month and I find it really amazing for pick me up skin. Sometimes, my skin get really dry during the night so I tend to use it as part of my night time skincare routine just to moisturise my skin a bit more. I love the scent of it since it really smells like oats and I love the way it moisturises my skin. So, highly recommended. 

Premier by Dead Sea Premier, Exfoliating and Cleansing Facial Gel

Oh, Premier Dead Sea line, I bought this product just to try it out and when I actually bought it, I kinda hated this product. It was really gentle and I couldn't feel the exfoliating the skin enough. Now, I have the whole new obsession to this product. As I mentioned before, this exfoliating gel is really gentle on the skin so I use it every other day to gentle exfoliate my skin. It smells fresh and I can feel the moisture when I finished using this product. I highly recommend this product.

Queen Helene, The Original Mint Julep Mask

Queen Helene, the best product for tightening my skin and lifting my skin. I love this product as this masque tightens my pores and removes the impurities out of my pores leaving me with tight, pore-less appearance. I'm currently using the Innisfree one so I'm not planning to purchase again any time soon but I'll definitely repurchase again in the near future. This product is my most favourite product out of this December faves and I can't highly recommend enough.


So, these are my December favourite products. What are yours? Let me know!

6 Anime movies from Winter 2017 that I'm super excited about

Well, I wanted to put this list in my 7 Anime from Winter 2017 that I'm looking forward to but I thought it will be overloaded with lots of anime for this season and hence I'm writing another post just for the movies that will come out in Winter 2017.

Sword Art Online Movie - Ordinal Scale - POST


Kuroshitsuji Movie - Book of Atlantic


Kuroko no Basket - Last Game


Kurotetsujou no Kabaneri Soushuuhen 2 - Moeru Inochi


Kizumonogatari III - Reiketsu-hen


Trinity Seven Movie: Eternity Library to Alchemic Girl


7 Anime from Winter 2017 that I'm looking forward to

Since it is time for Winter 2017 anime, there are some anime that I'm looking forward to. I usually watch all anime that come out each season, I tend to look at the seasonal chart and look forward excitedly even before the anime come out. Therefore, today, I want to share what Winter 2017 seasonal anime that I'm looking forward to.

Ao no Exorcist: Kyoto Fujouou-hen

Masamune-kun no revenge


Kuzu no Honkai


Chaos; Child


Super Lovers 2


Spirit Pact


One Room



So, these are the ones that I'm looking forward to this Winter 2017. What anime are you watching now? Let me know!

Current Foundation Routine


These days seem went by super fast as I'm attending MBA in my university. MBA is tough! As I thought! These days, there are no more playing time and I'm stuck to either doing work, editing a few videos to schedule upload them and some time for my blog.

As days gone by, I seems struggling on writing blog posts every day like I used to. Writing blog posts became a tough thing to do as I do everything on my own from taking photos for my blog to sit down and write them.

I feel so ashamed of myself trying very hard to cope with time management and actually being productive with the time that I have without exhausting myself. MBA is tough as I said before. It requires a lot more reading than my BIT and I suck at reading textbooks. I wonder how I'll go but 9 days in January, I'm really struggling to manage my time.

I'm greedy when it comes to making quality content instead of just putting of something just to fill the daily quota (ashamed to say that it is something like what I'm doing right now) but sometimes I hope you will forgive me for not having proper idea on what kind of topic that I want to write daily.

So, for today, I want to share my current foundation routine that I've done a while back. I hope you enjoyed it and I wish to see you again soon in my next blog post.

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