Friday, October 6, 2017

I'm super good mood coz I got this beautiful aurora seashell plate for my jewelry ♥.♥ I also got this beautiful grey moonstone necklace and 2 silver rosaries which I totally love! (I will write the reason I have two identical rosaries below...)

I found this beautiful seashell shaped plate at DAISO for only 2$! Amazing >.< It gives off aurora colours when light is shed on it. I've been putting my jewelry I wore for the day and couldn't bother to put away in my jewelry box on this plate. Yet, it doesn't look disorganized; instead it looks aesthetically pleasing. Lurve <3  

I also got this simple, yet beautiful, grey moonstone with 925 silver chain from a private jewelry seller who sells handmade jewelry. I've meant to tell the lady my address for months but kept forgetting it that I got it 2 months after I payed her... :P I love the way it looks dreamy when light is reflected on it. It is a great piece for daily use as it goes with almost any dresses I have.

I was lucky I was able to get this piece, because the seller makes only one or two of each pieces, and they always get sold out as soon as they are posted.... T_T I couldn't get that rainbow moonstone or labradorite necklaces I always wanted to get... I've been waiting years to get them, but none were restocked ever since they were sold out... 😿

I also got this 925 silver rosary bracelets- I meant to just get one, but I ordered the wrong size for the first one and I tried to make it wearable by adding a short chain to one end but I ended up not liking it... So I had to purchase another one T^T Very stupid of me... hehe... But still, I like wearing them so I guess it's okay?? >.< I just got to figure out how to make the smaller one look good even with an extension chain. Maybe I will get a different type of chain for this one. 

I also did a DIY with my old chain bracelet! It was a gift I got from my sister back in high school, and it had white fake leather piece going through the chains, but it got worn out after years of wear... How little white pieces fell off and stuck to my skin felt icky and I decided to give it a new look with any ribbon piece I have. Decided to go with mint since I have enough pink stuff lying around XD It looks lovely and cute, but chic at the same time that I can wear it with my jackets & dresses or semi-office lady looks to make the clothes look not too boring ♦

Sunday, September 17, 2017

I did a iHerb haul this month! I've been meaning to make an order for ages, and here I am! This is my first purchase, and I am very much happy with the service! Although, I had to take some products out due to the weight limit and couldn't order that roll-on perfumes because they can't be delivered to South Korea :(

Oh, well, I can always re-order since they offer free shipping for purchase over 50$ or something. Next time, I'll get that almond oil and tea leaves I didn't get >v<♥

This is what I got from iHerb- I forgot to put the cocoa butter when I was taking the picture ~.~

HURRAW! Coconut Lip Balm

I was surprised when I got this product- I didn't know it was so small (it seemed larger in the images on the website). It smells really, really good- sweet, oily, coconut smell. It feels smooth and moisturizing when used, although the moisture doesn't seem to stay long for me. So far, I'm satisfied with this product but I will have to use it more to see if I want to re-purchase. But I'm happy how this lip balm is organic and cruelty-free 😺

Eco Lips Relieve Softening Lip Balm Cocoa Vanilla Nut

I went crazy and ordered like several lip balms at the same time, but I'm happy with all of the lip balms I got XD This one cost a little bit more than the rest, but it's really cool how its packaging is made out of paper! The faint vanilla scent is pleasant, and leaves the lips smooth and moisturized when used. It's a bit oilier than the HURRAW! lip balm, so it seems to stay on my lips a little longer. It is an organic and eco-friendly product, and I am satisfied with it so far! ♥♥

Carmex Classic Lip Balm, Medicated

This is my first time using a Carmex product, and I can't believe I am using this now!! I love that cooling sensation when I apply this to my lips. My lips tend to get irritated now and then, and applying this lip balm leaves them relieved and soothed :) I will definitely re-purchase it after I'm done with this one!

Sierra Bees Organic Cocoa Butter Lip Balm

Now it seems like I'm obsessed with cocoa... LOL
Organic lip balms that came in a packet of 8. There were so many that I gave some away to my friends at work and my boyfriend ^v^♥ This, too, leaves the lips soft and moisturized when used, though I don't think the smell is sweet or anything. The scent is faint, which is a bit disappointing for me; I was looking forward to a really strong, sweet scent! Oh well, it's good for its money's worth. Good to give out to friends and families!

Sierra Bees Bumpy Road Salve

I got this because I get bruised very often (my bad for being careless, I guess). Frankly, I don't expect it to have any effect, but I've been using it just as a salve, and it's good so far. I don't know if I will re-purchase it, though. I will have to finish it off to see.

EDIT: Wow, it made my bruises go away faster! I've also been using it on my cuticles, which softens them. I think I will buy this product after I'm done with the one I have :3

Now Solutions Cocoa Butter

This is 100% pure cocoa butter multi-purpose moisturizer. I got this to use on my body & hands. It's hard so I have to scrap pieces off to use, although it isn't much of a nuisance for me. I just enjoy every moment of using is because it smells so sweet ♥ I had a strong desire to eat it, and my dog, too, since he comes running towards me, trying to lick my hand whenever I use this product! Totally love it ♥ Not only that, it leaves my skin smooth and soft, and I'm definitely going to re-purchase once I'm done with it.

Now Foods Solutions Avocado Oil

I got this to use on my face and hair, although I don't think it's a great oil for hari. It does make my skin smooth and soft, and feels very moisturized (yet oily). I'll have to use it up to see if it works for my skin. If it does, I'll put it up on my re-purchase list! So far, so good :D

Now Foods Solutions Apricot Oil

I got this to use as cleansing oil; since it is 100% pure apricot oil, it feels healthier than other cleansing oils with chemicals in it. Yet, the oil feels too thick and does not spread well on skin for a cleansing oil, so I might have to get another type of oil for this purpose and use this just as a moisturizer. Or maybe I could use it on my hair? @v@ Anyhow, I'm overall satisfied with it as well!

Now Foods Solutions Hyaluronic Acid Firming Serum

I got this to use under my eyes, and still waiting to see the results. I will edit this post later when I do!

EDIT: Honestly, I don't know about firming my skin or wrinkles (though I don't have wrinkles yet... hehe), but I love how my skin feels moisturized from deep inside; most of the moisturizes I used before just made the surface of my skin moisturized and it would feel bit too oily after some time, but this product doesn't! A definite re-purchase for sure!

Acure Moroccan Argan Oil

It is organic, cruelty-free argan oil, and I am so happy that I got this product! It moisturizes my skin and leaves them smooth and soft, and furthermore, it is absorbed very quickly for oil. It is rich in vitamin E and protein, so I'm looking forward to its effect :3 So far, I'm happy with the result!

Nubian Heritage Shea Butter Soap Lavender & Wildflower

I love this soap! It is organic and smells amazing; it cleans off the make-ups on my face, and my skin feels smooth & moisturized afterwards. I love how it comes in a box with no separate packaging, while the Korean soaps I used to get always came in either double or triple packaging, which is a total waste! It is definitely going on my re-purchase list ♪

Everyday Minerals Matte Base Rosy Light

I haven't used it yet, will edit this part once I do!

EDIT: Okay, my first time wasting my money at iHerb.... BLECH XP
Applying this powder just makes my skin seem uneven on the surface. No natural, healthy glow or anything, and it doesn't cover very well. I have no idea what to do with it... :0

Artisana Organics Coconut Oil Virgin

This is my first time buying coconut oil, and I am extremely happy that I got it! 😻 It smells sweet and tastes good ♥ I take one spoonful of coconut oil daily, and put it in my salad & spaghetti, which tastes wonderful! It says it can be used to moisturize skin as well, but I haven't tried yet XD

Simply Organic Parsley

Uh... what is there more to say? Organic parsley XD
I got this to sprinkle over my spaghetti! Looks better, tastes better! And it comes in a glass bottle, which looks more pretty :)

Now Foods Magnesium Citrate

I got this for my bones. I keep getting bruises, so I hope I can see some effects!

Now Foods Cranberry Caps

I got this since it is good for urinary health! Cranberry caps worked wonder before so I've been taking them. Hope this one is good, too!

Healthy Origins Vitamin D3 10,000 IU

Uhh... I got this because it was on promotion x.X
It's vitamin... Vitamin is suppose to be good for you.... I guess...? I hope to see some effects... If not, oh well.

EDIT: I think I'll save this for winter LOL

Now Foods Essential Oils Lavender

I got this to use when making my own hair conditioner! I saw a DIY hair conditioner on YouTube, and all I need is apple vinegar, water, and 1~2 drops of lavender oil! I'm really excited and can't wait to make it! I hope it works! ovo♪

NaturVet Tear Stain Supplement 

I got this for my dog, Gureumi, and have been giving him one daily. He seems to think it as a snack and loves it! Honestly, I couldn't really see the difference and whether it is effective or not, but I guess it is since my boyfriend says so. I'll have to wait for a month and see if it's worth my money to re-purchase.

Nature's Answer Perio Brite Coolmint

I bought this because it says it has natural ingredients and brightens the teeth, and also because it was cheap. It was cheaper than those toothpastes with chemicals in it! I will get another one after finishing with the one I have ✨

EDIT: It was my first time using an organic toothpaste, and I think it's okay so far. It is too spicy for me, though! x_X

Eco Tools Five Piece Travel Collection

I needed to get smaller brushes to carry around in my bag because I apply my make-up when I'm on my way to work @.@ I love how it has wooden handles (bamboo) and a cute mini-pouch that comes along! The brush hair feels smooth and quit firm, so it seems okay for me. I'm curious why it comes in a plastic package when it says "eco-tools". Maybe not entirely eco-friendly...?

So... this is it for my iHerb purchase review! I will edit the parts I haven't written properly once I get to use more of these products! Totally love iHerb 😍 I plan to make another order once I get my paycheck XD 

Friday, June 2, 2017

It's been a long time since I've posted anything here.

I've been working here for over 2 months now. I wish I could post about good, new things in my life, but life doesn't always go my way.

Well, I'll say that I really, really like my team.

Every one is nice and kind.

It's just that sometimes I'm not doing well at work, and there are these mean girls I don't really know their names of from other teams that are trying to make my life at work miserable. I know many Korean women can be really bitchy, and there are nice ones, too, like my friend in my team. That's why I try to ignore the bitchy ones most of the times, although what they do just gets to me sometimes.

So... yeah, I'm not fine.

Monday, March 27, 2017

I know there are winners and losers when it comes to competition, although it does break my heart to see the crestfallen faces of losing teams. It would be ideal if everyone gets a round of victory once, but the world of competition is a harsh, critical one. You win or you lose, and there's no yielding victory to your rivals. I understand that, and it's amazing to see certain teams in winning streaks due to their outstanding performance in tournaments. But still... it makes me feel bad for the bottom teams, especially teams that have been in losing streaks and haven't come up with good split scores. AND I don't appreciate people slandering bottom teams for no reason just because they didn't win against the giants. Pointing out how they are doing bad and saying things like they are 'worst team ever' won't help them play better but bring these players down to depression, affecting their next game performance. I'm sure that encouraging them and rooting for them will instead help these players overcome such hardships they are encountering at the moment. Or at least free themselves from a losing streak. After all, they really are best players who can play better than any of those who trash-talk on an online community.

Keith on what today means for EF and the struggle he's faced: 'All the negative feedback I received impacted me a lot as a player'

"...I dug my self a hole, and every time we lost, the hole kept getting bigger and bigger to the point where it was so hard to climb out,"

"I was a no-name rookie, and people didn't respect me at all. And I thought about it, and I came to the conclusion that I'm at the same point right now. People don't respect me, that's how I feel. So, I played like I had nothing to lose. And I'm glad we came out with the win."

It's so sad and heartbreaking to see him holding back tears during the interview ;_; I can't imagine how disheartened he must feel now. I am truly glad that they got that win, and I hope he can ignore all that flaming from online communities and focus on winning, though above all, I hope that he can gain joyous experience from playing as a pro gamer in this split 💧

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

I came to quickly share a good news- I got a job at Inven as a game reporter & translator! >_<❤ I'm so happy! Hehehe.... 😆
It's just the perfect job for me since I love games and translation is one of my interests... I'm so glad that things worked out fine in the end! It was good that I didn't fret and waited...


Friday, March 10, 2017

I've been around watching Glee series lately- I can't believe it's been years since the first season came out! Their mash-ups are still amazing to listen to, and that's basically everything I've been listening to this week. I just love Santana, Artie, and Finn's voice, they just have the right voice ❤ I just wish Cory (Finn) was still here to sing more =( His voice was great and he was so cute T-T (Now it's makes me more sad that I have to write that in past tense). I just absolutely loved him singing 'It's my life' with Artie!

Here is one of my fav Glee mashups: Thriller/heads will roll, sung by Artie, Finn, Rachel, and Santana, though personally, only Artie's voice seem to stand out :P

I wish Artie got more solos... Then I'd listen to them repeatedly... heheh XD

Here is another fav song of mine: The Fox

Glee is ❤.

Saturday, March 4, 2017

 I've been trying to do several things at the same time lately- look for a job I like, write resumes and make translation samples, prepare for another TOEIC test (now that my old test score is invalid), and work on my novel. So far, nothing seems to progress to my liking. I can't help feeling anxious and frustrated. There's so much I have to do, but I can't bring myself to do anything because I'm too depressed. My bf tells me to take it easy because things will eventually work out in the end, but I just feel I can't wait long enough for that. 

I know, if I made my mind up to it, I can get a job as a teacher, but I really don't want to... XP I like children and they bring me smiles and joy, but at the same time, I get easily tired and frustrated when teaching them because I can't get them to understand the way I did. I have to admit that I am not a teaching material- I really suck at explaining things, and am rather impatient, which shows on my face. Also, there's a feeling that if I give up and get a job in teaching, I'll end up stuck doing it for years and years, and not be able to do something I enjoy for the rest of my life. It sounds ridiculous, but it's just a bad feeling I can't get rid of... 

Anyway, I've trying to find a good story worth translating on FictionPress, and came upon my old stories I uploaded when I was a middle school student. So embarrassing! XD Once I recover my password, I'll set that story to private. 

Other than FictionPress, I've been browsing Reddit for good, bed-time horror stories to translate, and there's tons of interesting stories. I've never set my foot in this part of internet, so it's kind of a cultural shock for me, haha... 😄

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

I made a video on IMO: The World of Magic! I made a new level 1 mage on Siras, Turtle Z (Global Server). The name is 'NDiamond'.

IMO: The World of Magic is a free mobile mmorpg made by COM2US. You can pvp, farm bosses, fight for your side (Siras or Lanos) on battle fields, and make new friends! 😃 Here's the link to it. The game supports English, Korean, and Japanese.

There are 3 classes in this game- warrior, ranger, and mage. Each class has its own pros and cons, though mage is my favorite! 😻

Warrior is a tank, and has high armor points (defense) and hp. They can hold out for long in combat, and easy to train once they learn 'Sweeping Strikes' (a skill that deals damage to multiple monsters at the same time). They may need a healer to party with when training so that they can save expense of buying health potions. And it's fairly easy to get warrior item on the black trader (where players can buy and sell) because usually there are so many. Warrior is strong against rangers, though not so much against mages (of course, it depends on the gear and level in some cases).

As for ranger, rangers can kill their opponent very quickly with multiple damage. Rangers can solo in training, and quite fast, too. More quick in dealing damage to boss monsters, so they are good in farming. Ranger items are easy to get on the black trader. Rangers are strong against mages.

Lastly, mage. Once again, my favorite! >_< Mages don't need much money in early stages as they can act as a healer in a training party, and save gold from buying mana potions. They also don't need good gears (wand or armor) since all they have to do is give heals to the warrior. But once they level up, they will need a lot of gold to buy items because mage items are so expensive on the black trader. Not only that, they are kind of vulnerable to rangers, though they can buy time to either deal damage or escape from warriors by freezing or stunning them (or use fear if you can).

I would always choose a mage because I love to party with warriors and heal them, rather than solo-train.

Anyways, this is my first video on my character! I'll upload more as I play :D

By the way, this cute avatar above was made by Salya ♥

Sunday, February 12, 2017

I finally found a good program for editing videos- Vapmix provided by Vapshion! There one thing, though- I didn't know it takes so much time and effort to edit a 40-minute video, and takes forever to upload on YouTube. So I guess I'll need to figure out how to cut unnecessary parts in my game videos and make it spiffy! 

Apart from that, Alaina from Little Pixel Factory made me this really cute button and I love it ♥

 It was so sweet of her 😻 Thank you so much, Alaina! 

I made a new account on League of Legends NA server, the summoner name is 'NightxDiamond,' in case there is anyone who'd like to play with me! Heheh >v< ♪

Saturday, February 11, 2017