Monday, 23 May 2016

Suqqu Frame Fix Foundation Lightness SPF 30

In UK, I think Suqqu is most known for their cheek brush because it’s almost a staple in Lisa Eldridge videos! Closely behind are their Liquid Eyebrow pen and their moss green eyebrow powder. But no one really talks about their other makeup items nor their skincare… Recently I was in the market for a new foundation and feeling spendy, so I popped into Selfridges to try their Frame Fix Foundation Lightness SPF 30, and it’s a whopping £58! (eeek..!)

Friday, 13 May 2016

Sunday Riley's Luna Sleeping Night Oil


Inside Lily x Anna Cult Beauty Box, Sunday Riley's Luna Sleeping Night Oil is probably the most exciting product for me.

I have been intrigued by Luna Oil since it first came out… I love the name – Luna sounds mysterious, and the blue tinted oil looks interesting! “Will I turn into a Smurf?!”

Friday, 18 December 2015

A Nespresso Coffee Machine for Christmas? #CoffeeWithCurrys

For any coffee lovers, the best Christmas present is probably a quality coffee machine, so that to enjoy a fresh cup at home every morning. My top choice has to be Nespresso. I own their smallest machine called Magimix. It was around £80, very affordable price tag, with coffee capsule averaging about 30p each. I love my machine so much that you could imagine my excitement when I was  invited by Joes Blog to attend the Nespresso x Currys event. 

Sunday, 29 November 2015

Life Updates and Snapmas 2015

Hey, how’s everyone doing?

I could not believe how quick the past few months have gone! I originally planned to have a month off from blogging to get re-inspired and to settle into my new job. And before I realised, we are almost in December!

Tuesday, 4 August 2015

Summer Holiday Starts now!

It's time to start a summer vocation!

Not that I am going away to anywhere.. August is my last month to be with my current company, which I have work for the last 10 years! It's not easy to leave to the job after such a long time, but the time has come to move on to the next challenge.

So I have decided take a break from blogging to settle life, I need to refresh myself and get inspired again...

Wishing everyone a great summer and I will see you all again in Autumn with a fresh start!

With love,


P.S. I will still be active on instagram @forksandbrushes for general updates in life!

Friday, 10 July 2015

Paper Library : Marks and Spencer’s Stationery Department

Marks and Spencer is known for their pretty yet affordable greeting cards and beautiful wrapping papers, but did you know that they have a proper stationery department too? I certainly don’t! Not until I came across it at Westfield White City.

Tuesday, 7 July 2015

(It’s Probably) The only UK planner stickers shop on Etsy – EllieBeth Designs UK

As a planner addict, Etsy is THE place to go (online) to buy all washi tapes and stickers. Tons of shops are selling all sorts of designs and colours, never short of choices. However, the problem for me is that I live in the UK, and 99% of these Etsy shops are in America. Despite each sticker sheet is priced reasonably, the total often shoots up when adding the shipping costs on, which to me, it makes every order just a bit too expensive. And of course it’s the time that it takes from the ordering date to the date the stickers actually arrives, the whole process probably takes about 4 weeks (2 weeks production and 2 weeks shipping). Like now although it is only the beginning of July, I have already placed orders for August Kits (ideally September Kits too), because if I order any July Kits, by the time they arrive, July will be over! These issues just frustrate me, a lot!

One day I stumbled across EllieBeth Designs UK on Etsy! The first (and probably the only) UK planner stickers shop that I can find!! There might be more out there but EllieBeth is the only one that I have came across so far.