The Only Eyeshadow Palette You Will Ever Need

.. is Wicked Dreams by NYX.   I used to love wearing eyeshadows with colours. Now, I like a more subtle and neutral look, although sometimes still with hint of colours. A month ago, I was delighted to find NYX store in a local mall. I’ve been a fan of NYX for a long time, and for the longest time, I could only find them at our local drug stores. I went in the store and saw so many exciting things I have never seen before, one of them is this Wicked Dreams palette. Take a look at this palette. … Continue reading The Only Eyeshadow Palette You Will Ever Need

July 2017

I’ve thought long and hard about writing and eventually posting this, because, what would it do? What you might not know, writing about my mental health struggle helps me. Creating self-portraits that capture my emotion helps me. July 20th, 2017, 9:30 am. I was scheduled to see my psychiatrist (let’s call him Dr. P) for the second time. I just started a new antidepressant so he needed to know how things were going. He was late, very late.. On the same day, I was meeting my therapist half hour later. I ended up seeing her first. First thing I told … Continue reading July 2017

Eid 2017, A Reflection

This is a little long overdue post. Last Sunday was Eid, and I haven’t taken the chance to wish a Happy Eid to anyone who celebrates. Happy Eid!! I salute those who were able to fast fully – no matter how long. And to those who were unable to fast fully for whatever reasons, I am thinking of you. In fact, I am one of you. This year has been extremely difficult. I have been unwell mentally and physically, and because of that, my faith and belief suffered. I went to counsellors and opened up to some close friends, trying … Continue reading Eid 2017, A Reflection

Who, me?

    A little bit about me. My name is Ragil. I was born and grew up in Indonesia and moved to Canada 8 years ago. I met my Canadian-born husband on the Internet and he brought me here. I also love travelling. Every year I go to Indonesia to see my friends and family – I get homesick if I don’t. My parents are the most loving person that believed in me and let me do everything I wanted. This led me to a 3.2 GPA in university. I studied business, but sort of wanted to be a lawyer. … Continue reading Who, me?