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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


Beauty Essentials: Christine Dominguez

Posted on: April 1st, 2014 by Rena Phuah (2 Comments)

Christine Dominguez, 29 Health and wellness writer, nutrition student and blogger at Health Is My Oyster Being a long-time acne sufferer, I spent most of my teenage years  up till my mid-twenties trying to find beauty products that would help my blemished-prone skin. Like many people with acne would know, it was a socially crippling experience and I spent a lot of money on all different products: cleansers, facial scrubs, oil-free moisturisers, facial extractions (not to mention all the makeup!). Looking back, I wish I’d known that I didn’t need to go to extreme measures. I found that cutting out processed foods, taking care of my stress levels, and changing my lifestyle did more for clearing up my acne than anything from a bottle or a session with a beauty therapist ever did. But that’s not to say I don’t love to use makeup or still go for facials. I have a few staples that I’ve been very loyal to, but I try to make sure what I put on my face, especially skincare, is as natural and skin-friendly as possible. Cetaphil Gentl [...Read More...]

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