Life of a researcher

The biggest joke of my life is, I actually became an engineer. Wait, it’s not over yet, the greatest one is yet to come, which is….. “I am working as a researcher for more than a year”. Funny, huh? That girl, who barely passed the 4th grade, with two F grades in “English grammar & Literature” in two consecutive term exams (PS: We have three terms in the school curriculum of our country), is working as researcher lol :p Not only that, sometimes she even writes research paper! I think now you can understand why my English is so lame. 😉 How did I come here, it’s whole other different story, which I explained in parts in some articles in this blog. But here I will describe about the life of a researcher:

  • There are so many things in a researcher’s life, and the worst of the worst of them is, “I am supposed to work with something new, that no one ever heard of”. Like, seriously? Even when I am a makeup freak, I never did really buy anything without checking any review, that girl has to work with a new thing? You gotta be kidding me -_- So, the beginning of a any researcher life is all about searching!

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  • Now, when you actually, find some topic, you need to make it work. C’mon, you have to let the world know about your research by writing a paper or an article, huh! 😉 That’s when you realize, even you have a topic, you have no idea, how to make it work!

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aww, poor researcher! 😦

  • Conflict of “what you are supposed to do” vs “what you actually do”.

Research laboratories usually have enough food and free WiFi, which makes them  a perfect resting place. -_-

  • Your parents and relatives will always assume that you are some kinda super hero, who alone is saving this planet by all her research and almost 8 hours of lab duty. Every time you talk with them over phone you will sense their anxiety about how you are managing all these big matter all by yourself and also that how proud they are about you.

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where in reality:

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  • In research life, your Professor is always the boss. And to him/her, no matter how much study you’ve done, you are just ‘JON SNOW’, who knows nothing at all.

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After a long meeting of hearing your work progress and future work plan, his/her reply will be:

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  • The most difficult thing to cope with is when your partner is also a researcher, with a tight schedule. There will be days when he stays in his lab almost 20 hours in a day and comes home only to take rest and you’re like:

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But, no matter how much difficult it is, at the end of the day, life is beautiful and it will always give you a reason to live the best of it. 🙂

Hope you enjoyed the post!

Munira Chowdhury, 16/08/2017

 

 

 

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Get rid of dry patch on the face overnight (oily skin routine)!

Korean weather is really weird and unpredictable. Specially if you move here from South East Asian part, it’s harder for you to get adjusted fully. Most importantly, you have to be really careful, conscious and  maintain a strict daily skin care routine to nurture your skin. Sadly for me, as a researcher, my schedule is really tight and little bit time I get for myself, when I get too lazy to try anything. So, my skin’s fate is on the hands of weather always, if the weather is good, my skin gets better, but if it’s bad, well my skin gets really bad. As I mentioned, Korean weather is weird, so even in summer, my face started developing some dry patches, which were giving me some hard time while blending foundations. I have super oily skin, but still my face is getting dry in some areas! >_< Mostly because of the hot weather we sweat a lot, which makes our skin dehydrated eventually. :/ So, after going home yesterday, I realized, it’s time to stop being lazy for an hour, take some proper care for my skin. So, what I did was following:

Moisture pack: First of all I needed something which will make skin feel moisturized. So, I made a pack with 3 tbsp of plain yogurt, 1 tbsp of honey & 2 tbsp of chick pea powder. Mix them well and put it on your face. Keep it for 20 mins at least and then wash it off.

Gelatin Pack:  This is for dealing with black heads and white heads. Take 1 tbsp of gelatin and 1-2 tbsp of milk, and microwave the mixture for 15-20 seconds. Put them on the areas of your face with black or white heads, like nose or chin area. Keep them till it get dry, till you really feel the dryness. Usually takes 15-30 minutes depending on the thickness of the layers of your applications. After that, peel it off slowly.

Black Charcoal Mask: Now, time to deal with the dry flaky skin. Take a small amount from any charcoal mask, and put them on your face. Keep it for 5-10 minutes. Then clean your face with warm water while rubbing and massaging with fingers. I used Freeman Black Charcoal Mask, you can use whatever is available to you. If you can’t find a mask, just a scrubber will do the job, but you may need to do the massaging for a long time.
At last, finish your routine with a watery moisturizer.  I used It’s skin clinical solution AC moisture emulsion. The picture below is taken this morning, and as you can see, my skin looks quite fresh! And this picture is without any edit or filter.

Other than these, I use a combination of It’s skin clinical solution AC (toner+ calming serum+ moisture emulsion) two times a day, in the morning and in the night.
Hope you enjoyed the post! 🙂

-Munira Chowdhury, 09/08/2017

Let’s get social! 2 minutes read!

Hey guys! It’s been a long time we’ve met here, in our blogging world! So, I want to get social with you in other social networking site! Here’s the list and link of the social media I’m on, please follow me or like my page, and of course drop yours on the comment box, so I can do the same!!!!

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/diaryofabrowngirl/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/beauty_diary_of_a_brown_girl/

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC42htyRusICRqHzq_1gCpzQ

Twitter: https://twitter.com/B_D_B_G

Have a great day, guys!

Munira Chowdhury, 05/07/2017

Perrie Edwards inspired Golden brown smoky eye tutorial (and Tony moly dual stamp eye liner review as bonus!) ^^

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A Messy World

So, we all noticed Perrie Edwards look in Little Mix’s hit song “Shout out to my ex!”. She is already really beautiful and that little star under her eyes surely created a new trend. And so when I saw the dual stamp eyeliner from Tony moly, I couldn’t control myself from buying one lol 😉

Dual stamp eyeliner from Tonymoly has two sides, one with stamp and one with eyeliner. There were three stamp shapes available: a smiley face, heart shape and a star. I loved the heart shape, so I bought that one. Though the tip of the eyeliner is not that thin, so you need to be careful while applying. But the eye liner is waterproof and stays without getting smudged. ^_^

Let’s stop talking and go straight in to the tutorial. This is my first talk through tutorial. I hope you would enjoy the video. Don’t forget…

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Arrange Marriage

A Messy World

I think I’ve said it couple of times writing about arrange marriage, but that just didn’t happen because it’s a sensitive issue in the part of the world where it is maintained, but then I realized not all who lives in that part of the world gives a shit about what a messed up woman like me writes in her blog lol 😛

So, arrange marriage is the the type of marriage where bride and groom are chosen by their families. If the families aren’t much conservative, bride and grooms are given chance to talk to each other by phone, or they can even go for a date, after the wedding is fixed. But not every couple are lucky, still there’s some part of the world, where the girl says “Kabul” (more like saying “yes”), without even knowing what her husband looks like. This is in case of Muslim wedding of…

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Easy violet eyes tutorial with Pony Memebox

A Messy World

So, this valentines’s day, my husband was like, “I’m going to buy you whatever you wish, just name it!” What a great chance to make your husband poor in a minute, huh! But, as I am a good wife, who knows she shouldn’t spend much of her husband’s money, so I took just an eye shadow palette from the outlet of Love, Health & Beauty near Pusan National University. (Be proud of your wife, dear husband! 😉 ) So, the palette is Pony Memebox Shine Easy Glam Eyeshadow Palette. This is a collaboration of the Memebox company with the famous beauty vlogger of Korea, Pony. So, there comes the name Pony Memebox. 🙂

While, thinking about giving a review, I felt like why don’t make a tutorial? So, people can watch me using the palette live and this will give a fair idea about the palette…

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