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My 5 Rules to Make Beauty Products Affordable

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I talk about money and currency all the time – things that are valuable; that has value. Beauty has value as well, and this post is all about that.

Makeup and skincare are something I took up seriously early on, but never really mastered. I’m still navigating this world. Some women are really good at it, and I salute them. If you don’t, it’s worth trying – wearing makeup (or at least good at grooming) may help you to earn more money, according to this research. There is financial benefit in being more attractive, so why not? Worth noting: the effect is similar to men, albeit a smaller boost.

I have 5 general rules when it comes to beauty. It may help you, it may not, but this is what helps to make beauty affordable to me.

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Telemarketer sales tactics you should know (by an ex-telemarketer)

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When I was 17-18, I worked as a telemarketer for about 3 months. For an outsourcing company, on behalf of a major insurance provider. I can’t remember the name of the insurance company, or even the product name now. That’s weird, because day-in, day-out, I repeated the same script in hundreds of cold calls.

I earned at least RM3000 per month in those 3 months. This was the point in my life when I knew I could do sales.

Here are some telemarketer sales tactics, and tips for you to resist them.

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Hack: Get cheaper prepaid in Malaysia

EDIT 7 Oct 2015: As of time of writing, Shopback offers 10% cashback on Qoo10 purchases, not 12%. Still, 15% savings is still not bad 🙂

EDIT 12 Dec 2015: There’s an ongoing promotion – be among the first 150 to use Mastercard, get double the cashback!

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This hack involves a couple of things, but if you use prepaid, this is going to BLOW your mind. I’m going to help you save 17% off your prepaid cost!

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How sex workers on Tumblr help to prepare me to become a first-time entrepreneur

This article was also published in Vulcan Post and The Financial Diet!

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In case you didn’t know, Tumblr has an active sex worker community. They are the escorts, the strippers, the elite companions, the cam girls, the fetish models, the professional dommes and subs, the sugar babies and the spoiled girlfriends, the aspiring trophy wives, to name a few in the wide spectrum of what the community considers to be a ‘sex worker’.

omg *dies*

Fascinated with these women who are unapologetic on being sexual service providers, I followed a few… and was quickly blown away by their wit, charm, charisma and least of all, beauty. They are businesswomen, plain and simple. Here are some things they taught me, which helped me to prepare to be a first-time entrepreneur:

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