My Everyday Glow-Up Smoothie

I never used to be a smoothie kind of gal, because the ones I order outside are usually really thick, which I don’t like. But knowing how healthy smoothies can be, I wanted to give it another shot. I started blending my own instead so I can control the texture, and soon enough, I haveContinue reading “My Everyday Glow-Up Smoothie”

Skincare Tips & Tricks for Beginners (Part 1)

I don’t use a lot of makeup…in fact, I don’t even know what a bronzer or highlighter is. But skincare on the other hand, is my jam. People have all kinds of buying obsessions, and for me it is skincare products. I am by no means an expert, and I am still picking up knowledgeContinue reading “Skincare Tips & Tricks for Beginners (Part 1)”

100 Followers (& Fun Facts About This Blog)

Yassss 🙌 We hit our first milestone!!! Hello City Girl started about a month ago, and I’m super humbled that we now have 100 cute and amazing followers enjoying this blog. It has only been a few weeks but I’ve met quite a lot of awesome people already. I feel honoured that you guys wouldContinue reading “100 Followers (& Fun Facts About This Blog)”

6 Ways Travelling Solo Has Changed My Life

There are certain decisions you make that influence the course of your life. Maybe not a 180% directional change, but it might’ve become significant turning points. Travelling solo was one of them for me. I took my first solo trip back in 2016. I was SO scared y’all. But I wanted to step out ofContinue reading “6 Ways Travelling Solo Has Changed My Life”

30-Day Instagram Detox: What I’ve Learned

Every several months I do a 30-day detox on things that consume most of my time and sanity. Usually it is social media. Ever since quarantine started, I find myself dwelling on Instagram for longer hours everyday. Afterall, there are just so many ‘challenges’ to do! But it came to a point where it startsContinue reading “30-Day Instagram Detox: What I’ve Learned”

The Lockdown Tag 2020

All these tags going around look fun! I want to thank Pooja from lifesfinewhine for opening up the nomination for everyone to participate. Her blog talks about everything from lifestyle to mental health. Her posts are pretty awesome! Rules Thank the blogger who nominated you. Answer blogger’s questions. Nominate other bloggers. Questions Which country doContinue reading “The Lockdown Tag 2020”

My COVID-19 Lockdown Routine: Weekday Edition

Toronto has been in lockdown mode for more than 2 months now. I haven’t seen anyone in person ever since, my boyfriend and coworkers included. I was lucky enough to have a job that allows working from home, but adjusting to it at first was definitely interesting. Now I’m getting into the groove of itContinue reading “My COVID-19 Lockdown Routine: Weekday Edition”

4 Essential Oil Blends to Try

I started using essential oils for a year, but I have quickly fallen in love with them. Mixing them makes me feel like a chemist. It’s fun! Most of my essential oils are from Woolzies, with a few from Young Living and Saje. As a beginner, I only have a small collection because I didn’tContinue reading “4 Essential Oil Blends to Try”

5 Things I Do When I Have a Bad Day at Work

I don’t hate my job, but I also don’t love it. There are times where it crushes my soul completely and I start to imagine how amazing it’d feel to quit on the spot. Today is one of those days. HOWEVER, I refuse to let my bad day carry through to after-work hours. Work-life balanceContinue reading “5 Things I Do When I Have a Bad Day at Work”

Best Netflix Series to Watch During the COVID-19 Lockdown

Ever since the lockdown started, my boyfriend and I have developed a routine. Every night at 10pm, we watch 2 episodes of a Netflix show together (virtually). This has quickly become my favourite part of the day for obvious reasons. I’m pretty happy I was able to binge through shows after shows without having toContinue reading “Best Netflix Series to Watch During the COVID-19 Lockdown”