Some updates about me

February 25, 2013

Hi everyone, I just came back from my baby-moon to the beautiful Hamilton Island recently, and that is my exciting news to share although I am still a bit shy about it! Yes I am over 4 months pregnant now and that is why I have been absent from blogging as my focus has been strictly on my ever-expanding belly. I am a first timer so everything about being pregnant is exciting and anxious to me. There are a lot of physical changes that I am still not used to, such as being a few dress sizes bigger now, with a rounder face and feeling swelling everywhere else. I am also having extreme fatigue and nauseous everyday. These things do not sound glamorous at all, but as most mums-to-be would know I could not be happier with where I am now!

These pictures were taken at the magnificent qualia resort at Hamilton Island. The beauty and serenity of this place is breathtaking, and is perfect for a private and indulgent holiday.


Zimmermann Playsuit

Shades Gucci

Tiffany Bead Bracelet Silver Mini

Hermes CDC

Shoes Jimmy Choo

And here is a very preggo pic of me! My hubby is starting to call me an ‘egg’ now..


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Chel February 25, 2013 at 1:31 pm


so that’s why there’s a dearth of makeup entries!


Shoko February 25, 2013 at 1:52 pm

Congratulations Reika! I am so happy for you! When you mentioned that you had a big news to share, first thing popped up in my mind was you being pregnant … I am 4 months prego also, this one is going to be my 5th child. I’m looking forward to your updates even more! Take care!


Amanda February 25, 2013 at 1:53 pm

hah! I knew it! Congratulations to you and your hubby. You look absolutely lovely, Reika, as always. I hope the remainder of your pregnancy goes easier for you.

Love the playsuit.

On a cosmetics note, I picked up some items from the Chanel Spring line: Joles Contraste blush in Frivole, a beautiful coral. Rouge Allure Velvet lipstick in La Favourite – also a bright coral. Rouge Coco Shine in Monte Carlo (permanent collection). All of which I think would suit you. Chanel’s new Le Volume de Chanel Mascara is amazing, I only wish it was waterproof.

Best wishes from Canada.


Jenice February 25, 2013 at 2:22 pm

Congratulations!! Welcome to parenthood! Do get lots of rest and comfy footwear. Hope you enjoy your pregnancy <3


Esther February 25, 2013 at 2:23 pm

Congratulations! It’s one of the most exciting times in a woman’s life. Enjoy!


SarahP February 25, 2013 at 2:50 pm



Adele February 25, 2013 at 2:52 pm

congratulations :) if you want some great pregnancy blogs to read then try ‘the art of making a baby’ – very very informative & ohdeardrea for lots of kiddie stuff


Lana February 25, 2013 at 3:03 pm

How exciting! Congrats! Best wishes on this new journey…


Flyavsted February 25, 2013 at 3:08 pm

Congratulations! You look lovely as always!


Cindy February 25, 2013 at 3:10 pm

Heartfelt congratulations Reika!
You’ve got a beautiful glow.


gabriella February 25, 2013 at 3:12 pm

There would be nothing more precious and beautiful than expecting a new life !! And being the mom of it :D So proud of you!!


Sophia February 25, 2013 at 3:19 pm

awwww, Reika, congrats! You look super happy and glowing in the pictures! Thanks for sharing!


Lily February 25, 2013 at 3:47 pm

Congratulations!! I’m very happy for you!


Valerie February 25, 2013 at 4:57 pm

Congratulations! The changes your body go through are crazy and it is such an emotional time, I know I’m in my 37th week. I wish you the best of luck and remember to stay positive!


Eileen February 25, 2013 at 5:16 pm

Oh, Reika! Congratulations! That is such wonderful news. Not all pregnancies are easy–for mom or dad–but that wonderful little being that you get at the end is absolutely priceless. I wish you and your family well as you journey down this new life path. Once again, congratulations!


Panglu February 25, 2013 at 5:33 pm

No wonder! Congratulations to you and your husband! You’re now a mommy!
Even if you are gone for a month a two, we will still wait for your return!
Take good care of yourself and embrace maternity. It is a wonderful feeling, so I’ve been told by my older sisters.
You will feel even more beautiful afterwards so stay strong!


Maria February 25, 2013 at 5:44 pm

congratulation Rei! :) you will be a perfect and very chic mum for sure! take care!


elaine February 25, 2013 at 6:25 pm

You look like you’re absolutely glowing! Congratulations, you look fantastic!


jeslynj February 25, 2013 at 6:31 pm

Aww Congratuations, Reika!

You look beautiful and i’m sure you will be a great mother. I miss you blogging but I completely understand you want to take time to enjoy this moment. I hope you’re enjoying every minute of it and best of luck through the rest of your pregnancy!


Modesty Brown February 25, 2013 at 6:35 pm

Congratulations!!! That’s wonderful news. It’s such a special time, full of excitement and nerves. My personal advice is to nap as much as you can without guilt :D


Alexandra February 25, 2013 at 7:09 pm

Congratulations!!! x


onlyfr33b33 February 25, 2013 at 7:38 pm

You look RADIANT! Congratulations ^_^


Tatiane February 25, 2013 at 8:19 pm

Congratulations! You’re a lovely pregnant!


Jess February 25, 2013 at 8:38 pm

Oh, congratulations Reika! I can feel your excitement and happiness! I think I’d definitely feel the same!

You still look amazing, and I love your romper! You are one of those super fashionable mommy-to-bes!


Walls February 25, 2013 at 10:00 pm

Congratulations to you and your husband! That is great news, and it is understandable that you would be taking time for yourself and your baby rather than concentrating on your blog (although I, for one, miss your posts!). And you definitely don’t look egg-ish in those photographs. Take good care!


Becca @ The Beauty Sample February 26, 2013 at 12:55 am

OH MY GOODNESS how exciting! Congratulations, Reika! You make one very glam mommy-to-be!! And wow, that place is gorgeous–lucky you! :D


H February 26, 2013 at 1:02 am

Aw, I’m a little sad about this since it means a lot less posts from you. :( Guess I should delete your blog from my bookmarks list.


Janice February 26, 2013 at 1:40 am

Congratulations to you and your husband!!! Wonderful news to hear. You still look gorgeous as well.


Petrina February 26, 2013 at 1:50 am

Congratulations Reika! You are absolutely glowing :) enjoy your pregnancy and get lots of pampering!


Renee February 26, 2013 at 1:54 am

First of all, a very BIG BIG congratz to you and your husband!! You must be so excited. I’ve suspected & I am so happy for you! :)

You’re still as gorgeous as ever! Wishing you a smooth pregnancy & healthy baby. Hope to see some updates on your journey to the bubs. xx


Jessica February 26, 2013 at 2:14 am

Hi Reika,

Congratulations. Eat well and take good care of yourself!!


Joey Chong February 26, 2013 at 3:51 am

Congratulations Reika!!
You look as gorgeous and you have that pregnant glow =)
Take care and enjoy the process xoxo


Polished Pinay February 26, 2013 at 5:34 am

Congratulations Reika! You’re as blooming as ever!


Debby February 26, 2013 at 5:38 am

Congrates, Reika! I love your blog and feel so happy for you!!


faye lu February 26, 2013 at 10:58 am

congratulations! super exciting news. wishing you lots of love and happiness during this very special time … LOL @ your husband … ‘egg’ =)


Reika February 26, 2013 at 11:13 am

Thank you, thank you so much for all of your best wishes!! I am very touched :) And I will try my best to update this blog on a regular basis.


Ling February 26, 2013 at 12:49 pm

Congrats Reika!!! You must tell us everything!!! Xxx


Cindy February 26, 2013 at 4:02 pm

Oh my gosh, you are so stunning and positively radiant. Pregnancy becomes you :)

Enjoy the moment and I’m 100% sure that you will be a terrific mum!! Congratulations to you and your husband!

Take care



Therese February 26, 2013 at 4:14 pm

Congrats and take care!! I knew you were pregnant or was to be, cannot forget the bum-brush entry! Now you can fullfill the dream of yours to rub your face in a baby’s bum;) I adore my lil’ one and the first pregnancy is always special <3


Aminah February 26, 2013 at 5:44 pm

Congratulations Reika! I’m sure this a very special time for you and your husband.Ahhhh,all the best! >:D


Kassia // The Neemly February 26, 2013 at 5:47 pm

Wow, congrats Reika!! Amazing news. :D


Huma February 26, 2013 at 6:25 pm

Congrats I’m a first timer and 3 1/2 months, the nausea should go away soon I hope, can’t wait to take a babymoon either! :)


Monica February 27, 2013 at 2:19 am

Congratulations Reika! :D Best wishes for you!


birkie February 27, 2013 at 6:32 am

Congratulations! you are one of the prettiest to-become-mums I have seen in a while and I cannot see any puffiness in your face at all…I hope you had a brilliant time on the pre-baby-holiday and enjoy the (even more) beautiful hair that pregnacy will give


Tine @ Beautyholics Anonymous February 27, 2013 at 8:13 am

Haha I guessed correctly! Congratulations Rei. Exciting times ahead! :)


Claire February 27, 2013 at 3:58 pm

Reika, that’s wonderful news, I wish you all the bestand happiness :) Congrats my dear <3


Ra February 27, 2013 at 11:17 pm

Reika, what’s the nail polish on your toenails in these pictures? Thank you.


Reika March 1, 2013 at 11:39 am

Chanel provocation :)


Kate February 28, 2013 at 1:19 am

Congratulations, Reika! You look absolutely divine, as usual :D


Elaine February 28, 2013 at 2:18 am

Congrats my dear!!! That’s wonderful news!!! Take care and talk soon :D


Thu Tran February 28, 2013 at 3:28 am

Congrats on your news! I have to warn you though. I am also pregnant (in my last trimester) and since I cannot buy clothes, I bought lots and lots of skincare and makeup instead!!!


Catherine (@bcrueltyfree) February 28, 2013 at 5:44 am

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!! You look absolutely glowing.


elliade March 2, 2013 at 7:56 am

congrats! Still looking as gorgeous! love your “babymoon” :) )


Shari March 2, 2013 at 12:46 pm

WHEEEE! Congratulations Reika! Ive just given birth last month too :) First time mom here also. Very hard, overwhelming to take care of a newborn but most certainly very fulfilling and rewarding as well!! I hope you enjoy your pregnancy!! :) Eeek, congrats again!



Angela March 5, 2013 at 3:50 pm

Congratulations! I guess you’re planning to wear heels till the very end, lol!


mulberrytea March 7, 2013 at 1:41 pm

Congrats! Great idea to take a babymoon BEFORE the baby comes :) Hope you get over the morning sickness and nausea quickly!


Annie March 10, 2013 at 9:33 pm

Congratulations! You still look gorgeous as always !!!!! ;D


Amy March 19, 2013 at 8:22 am

Wowwwww Congrats to you Reika also your family ^^


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