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A Malaysian born art/design/fashion/travel/food enthusiast. I am a now a Sydneysider and have have been living here for the last 7 years. Follow me on Instagram and see my works at


An ode to nail polishes

Posted on: September 19th, 2014 by Rena Phuah (No Comments)

image by Zhang JingNa I love nail polishes. I remember buying my first nail polish from this Japanese brand called ZA in sky blue and pinks when I was a teenager, I would only wear them on the weekend and had to reluctantly take the colours off before school on Monday. My addiction then moved on to Revlon’s beautiful reds and cherries. I had a long phase of just wearing pure black nail polish, I remember spending my pocket money on OPI black throughout my late teens and college life. Then went back to dark cherry colours and Chanel Rouge Noir and then along came greige (grey-beige). I had a quick colour affair with mint and peaches. Then last year, I discovered how life changing a perfect nude can be. There is nothing much to describe about nail polishes other than they make me feel complete (besides the perfect eyeliner). I can give up on combing my hair but never not wearing any nail polish. I have a big stash of polishes and believe there is no such thing as owning too many. However, I do recommend taking a break once in a w [...Read More...]

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