September 2014: Monthly roundup


You might’ve noticed I’ve been posting more often this month than usual. It was intentional – I consider September a fresh start of the year instead of January, because fall is my favorite season ;) So what’s up: I was seriously low on energy in the beginning of the month, making too much comparisons, and thought about being single again. All is well when I was reminded by this quote. Other than that, I’ve just been eating a lot of good food, especially during my recent weekend escape to Bali (see Instagram). In the meantime, catch up on your Stillwater reading, and while you’re on it, have some classics playing in the background. Enjoy!



♥ health + wellness


♥ beauty + style


♥ eats + trips


♥ buzz + culture





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Fruits for glowing skin


If you know me by now (and follow me on Instagram), you know I’m a serious fruit queen. Thanks to my mom, I grew up loving fruits and munching on them everyday. It’s always been one Fuji apple a day, but ever since I moved back to Jakarta back in 2012, I’ve been enjoying tropical fruits much more regularly than ever before. Well, turns out they’ve got some serious benefits for the skin.

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September 2014: Link love


Note: It’s the last weekend of the month – time to brew your cup of joe and run through the best links from the Web. For the runner girls, you’d be familiar that it’s marathon season. For every other woman, it’s time to upgrade our wardrobe and switch to new skincare routines. Then, for you special folks who spend evenings reading by the nook, you’ll be welcomed with massive releases this fall. I can’t deny – this is officially my favorite season of the year. What’s not to love? Enjoy the links I favorited through September:



1. Estée Lauder spokesmodel Liu Wen writes about changing beauty ideals[Vogue]

2. 23 productive life hacks you can use every day to save time. [Thought Catalog]

3. Slow way, way down – and other tips to enjoy moving on your feet. [HuffPost]

4. Bento inspiration: 37 unbelievably cute Japanese style meals. [Pulptastic]

5. According to Facebook data: The 100 most influential books ever. [Mashable]



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via HuffPost / Vogue / Thought Catalog / Pulptastic / Mashable