#SingleShadowSeries: As You Wave by Colourpop

Summer’s officially here! A few weeks ago, my man and I had the most wonderful trip to Maui for his birthday. Maui was a tropical dream, and to put the cherry on top, a perfect place to escape from the windy Bay Area. Prior to our trip, Colourpop conveniently had a major birthday BOGO Super…

You Have The Time. You Just Have To See It

I recently wrote an article on time management for the Optimal Living Daily podcast to surface our awareness for this particular sentence we tell ourselves every day: “I don’t have time” — as referenced in my previous post on the 24 Things I Learned to Live By. A huge thank you to Justin and the…

Sequoia JACL Scholarship Reception 2018

A little over a month ago, I applied for a scholarship offered by the Sequoia Japanese American Citizens League (JACL). They highlighted the importance of applicants to have demonstrated passions in education, community service, civil rights, and cultural plurality. I have been binging in the personal development department and have applied my learnings in my…

Makeup Look: Tartelette in Bloom Palette

Was really happy with the fact that I got to be a lil’ more adventurous with my day make-up! Tartelette in Bloom has been one of my favorite eyeshadow palettes to experiment with for two years now. The packaging is gorgeous; the smooth poppy red and violet paint strokes were one of the major reasons…