Welcome to The Fruit Compote, the place where I’ll be putting my thoughts in, mainly beauty-related. Although, anything is possible at this moment, really.
Why the name, you say? Aside from being a complete hard-head not wanting anything literal, I thought this was very fitting. The word “compote” itself simply means a mixture. The fruit represents myriad of objects, including the color of my lipsticks and my skincare stash.
I love skincare and makeup. Clearly, skin first. I curate my skincare routine to suit my skin’s needs that can change in a blink of an eye. Seriously, I can grow a blemish in a few hours within the day. Hence, the mass amount of products with different purposes and levels of potency. I’m taking every detail to the T. I do believe skincare is an investment intertwined with heck a lot of commitment. If you’re looking for instant results, then look somewhere else. But if you’re in it for the long run, let’s walk together.
Most of the time, I source out my selection overseas, because the local offerings still aren’t good enough. It’s tough when you’re being offered pretty much the same thing for years. I don’t want my hands to be tied that way, so I go out to different lengths at getting them. I need to have a chemistry with a product before making a purchase and it’s not the easiest thing, but it’s always fun. I like having standards and that’s how I acquire a “taste” in sifting through millions of products to procure what I want.
I created this blog as an outlet, fruit of my thoughts. And yes, that is a major-pun intended. Taking care of my skin has changed my life and the way I appreciate myself. By sharing it, I have also found new friends and opportunities along the way. So it’s only natural if I received PR samples from time-to-time. But I give you my word that it will not affect the way I write. My opinions will always be honest.
There’s the Disclaimer section that I encourage you to read.
You can take a look at my previous writings over here at FemaleDaily.com. Do check it out though, so you can prepare yourself about what’s to come.
Grab a bowl!
P.S. I’d describe my skin as combination/sensitive, oilier in T-zone + cheeks and normal everywhere else. Lots of hyperpigmentation and spots. Prone to dehydration. Redness and sudden tiny blemishes are a common scene. Hates being under the sun for prolonged time. Actually, I minimize being exposed to it as much as I can. My skin can get itchy easily because of it. More often than not, hormones and environment play a big hand in the way my skin behaves.
Location: Jakarta Indonesia
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