18.11.19

The Body Shop Christmas Collection 2019


Alright you guys, its that time of year when the festivities rolls around, and hence for this end year, The Body Shop is aiming high with their brand new gifting collection featuring 3 exclusive seasonal ranges for this Christmas season.

8.11.19

Guardian Debuts Korean-Inspired Lucky Boxes for Singles Day 11.11


To celebrate Singles Day, Guardian Malaysia is debuting their Korean-inspired Lucky Boxes nationwide this 11th of November 2019. This is in conjunction with the launch of Botaneco Garden's new Camellia and Rice Oils hair and body care line as well.

7.11.19

5 Things To Do If You Visit The UK



When you travel to a country that blends thousands of years of history with a vibrant modern culture (and a great deal of natural beauty), you can't see and do it all. But choosing a range of options that gives you a bit of everything is possible, and a sampling of the UK will help you feel like you got a taste of what the country's like as a whole. 

6.11.19

Herbal Essences Bio: Renew in Partnership With The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew


Nowadays consumers are increasingly adopting natural haircare products into their daily routine, and the more that they are to be free from chemical preservatives and additives, the better. Thus with Herbal Essences bio: renew which if the only haircare brand in the world with real botanicals endorsed by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew- the brand continues to partner with RBG Kew to bring cutting edge botanical science to its lineups of shampoos and conditioners in Malaysia.

5.11.19

Guardian Malaysia Launches its Limited Edition Guardian Tokidoki Travel Series


Alright you guys, Guardian Malaysia has officially collaborated with the internationally iconic lifestyle brand 'tokidoki' and thus is launching its very own Guardian Exclusive tokidoki Travel Series at discounted prices starting from the 31st of October up till 31st of December 2019 at all Guardian stores.

4.11.19

The Train To Busan Horror House Experiences finally arrives at Resorts World Genting


The month of October was a rather exciting one for all, but for Resorts World Genting, it was all the more so, for they had officially introduced their Train To Busan Horror House Experience; timely enough for Halloween!

15.10.19

The Face Shop's Yehwadam First Serum | What You Need To Know


THE FACE SHOP 's Yehwadam series has been one of my absolute favourites over the years, and being a big fan of serums in general, I am always on the lookout to combine the benefits of the two; one being anti-aging, while the other being revitalising.

14.10.19

Crème De La Crème Introduces its brand new beauty ice cream


Since its debut less than 6 months ago, Crème De La Crème (CDLC) is already very well known for its artisanal ice-cream and iconic petits gâteaux. Aimed with a singular mission to create the best artisanal ice cream for Malaysian (with 100% all natural, fresh, premium ingredients and no preservatives, artificial flavourings or colourings), CDLC has also remained faithful to its promise to continually excite its clientele.

11.10.19

Sustainable Beauty Brand Natura Launches In Malaysia


Alright you guys, beauty brand Natura which is the global cosmetic brand founded in Brazil in 1969 has officially launched in Malaysia through their grand opening of a pop- up store in Sunway Pyramid.

10.10.19

Nippon Paint Malaysia 'Spark Diwali Joy' Workshop


A few weeks ago, my husband and I attended a media workshop for the upcoming Diwali season held by Nippon Paint Malaysia. Nippon Paint, as most of you know is known to be one of the leading experts in color and coating solutions, and hence for this particular Spark Diwali Joy Workshop, we were encouraged to go hands-on and explore our creativity to makeover our spaces for the festive season.

9.10.19

diptyque Lucky Charms Holiday Collection 2019


Since it is coming to the year end, we are pretty sure everyone is looking forward to the upcoming holiday season, and with gifting in mind for loved ones, Diptyque has just introduced its brand new upcoming winter launch and that is its Lucky Charms Holiday Collection for 2019.

8.10.19

H&M launches its 2019 Fall Collection


For Fall 2019, H&M has recently launched its latest collection featuring outerwear, tops, bottoms, dresses and jumpsuits inspired by the themes of the life outdoors and bohemian romance. It's overall range certainly has something for everyone and while exclusively curated for those living in countries with year-long summer climates.

7.10.19

6 Tips for Solo Female Travellers to India


Traveling to India as a solo female traveller may seem daunting, what with all the reports of assaults, groping, and “eve-teasing” that happen in the country’s streets. While these reports may be true, they are often sensationalised by the media. Fortunately, the news doesn’t seem to stop women from traveling to the country. In fact, female foreign tourist arrivals to India is on the rise, with over 4 million visitors traveling in 2017, up from 3.5 million during the previous year (CEIC Data).

Hilton KL Launches Pink Hope Afternoon Tea In Collab with The Estée Lauder Companies Malaysia


For the month of October, Hilton Kuala Lumpur created the Pink Hope Afternoon Tea, a CSR initiative in collaboration with The Esteé Lauder Companies Malaysia. The all-pink three-tier afternoon tea was especially created for this campaign, where both the sweet and savoury pastries are infused with berries, and beetroot, rich in antioxidants and known for their cancer-fighting benefits. The focused ingredients choice is a reflection of Hilton's Mindful Eating pillar, drawing from the changing dietary trends to offer and F&B experience that supports a healthier lifestyle and helps sustain engagement during meetings and events.

30.9.19

Neutrogena Deep Clean Foaming Cleanser Review


When I first heard about a cleanser that can remove 99% of micro-pollutants, I honestly was like 'what, really?' Now you guys all know when it comes to pollutants (especially in the hazy weather that has been happening over the last few weeks) it has been really difficult to control its exposure to the skin. SPF could only do so much, but when the skin cells are exposed to these pollutant claims, the changes in it can be quite rampant; whether it is in terms to its oxidative stress, sebum secretion rate, inflammation, collagen and even elastin levels.

5.9.19

Nano Singapore | Vitality Formula & Digestive Wellness Formula Review


Whenever it comes to supplements, I have to say that I am pretty selective; and this does not only apply to its intake, but also with the type of boosters that I choose from. Now most of you probably already know that I do enjoy taking collagen boosters from time to time because it does help with my skin and overall wellness, but there is another sort that I was recently introduced to which I happen to find rather interesting (hence we will be discussing today), and that is a Vitality Formula that helps with stamina and immunity, as well as a Digestive Wellness Formula that helps to support the breakdown of carbs and fats.

30.8.19

Why are Mooncakes So Expensive?


On the 15th of August in the traditional lunar calendar, people all over the world hold a celebration known as the Mid-Autumn Festival in different forms. One of the most common things you will find during this festival is mooncakes.

Murad City Skin Age Defence Broad Spectrum SPF50PA++++ Review


In our tropical weather, I have always found that the most important step to any skincare or makeup prep has always been sunscreen. I honestly can't stress the importance of this enough and being an avid use of sunscreens myself, a couple of my favourites that are often my go to are usually in between Japanese skincare brands Anessa and Shiseido.

5.8.19

The Body Shop Ginger Range Review



In the past month, The Body Shop had recently released their brand new Ginger Bodycare Edition consisting of 4 products; which was their Shower Gel, Body Scrub, Softening Body Butter and their Ginger Body Yogurt. Now the ones that we have in hand are the top 3, with the exception of the Ginger Body Yogurt, hence we will be delving a little more into that, so to begin, let's start the review off with The Body Shop's Special Edition Ginger Shower Gel first.

1.8.19

H&M X Ariana Grande Sweetener World Tour Collection


Alright you guys, this Summer 2019, H&M drops a brand new Sweetener World Tour Collection for Ariana Grande fans all over the world. The collection will be available in-stores and online from the 1st of August onwards and consists of an entire capsule of t-shirts, cropped tops and bags.

16.7.19

THE FACE SHOP Yehwadam Hwansaenggo Ultimate Rejuvenating Range Review


Anti-aging products have always played a important role in our skincare routine, and recently when k-beauty brand THE FACE SHOP dropped its latest release which is their brand new YEHWADAM Hwansaenggo Ultimate Rejuvenating range, many were excited; and rightly so because as most of us know, the YEHWADAM series is the brand's signature & premium blending age-old Korean skincare with the healing benefits of herbal ingredients.

3.7.19

Physicians Formula Expands its Murumuru Butter Collection


Having been created in 1937 by Dr. Crandall, a leading allergist in LA for his wife who had sensitive skin, Physicians Formula is now known as the first fragrance free and dermatologist-tested makeup brand, that has a commitment to product purity and quality. Free of over 500+ known skin irritants, the brand also became a part of the Markwins Beauty Brand in 2012, which is a global leader in color cosmetics, cosmetics accessories and beauty collections.

29.6.19

THE FACE SHOP X BELIF X VDIVOV Pop Up Store at Setia City Mall


Earlier today, we visited THE FACE SHOP x Belif x VDIVOV Pop Up Store at the LG, Concourse at Setia City Mall and with this, it turned out to be pretty huge; partly because the designated space had been segmented to 3 main zones featuring the 3 beauty brands under LG Health & Household which were THE FACE SHOP, Belif and VDIVOV, while having some of their best-selling products and range on display.

27.6.19

Joico Defy Damage | Damage Prevention & Color Perfection


Yesterday we headed over to Color Bar by Full House Salon in Singapore to give a go at Joico's Defy Damage brand new hair treatment. This treatment was introduced quite recently in May and has a SmartRelease Technology within its formulation that is able to strengthen, protect and rebuild the hair back to its healthy strands in one sitting.

25.6.19

Amino Mason Japanese Haircare & Why You Should Know About It


Taking care of my strands have always been an important aspect for me to maintain, and its partly because I color my hair quite often. Now I have always been quite particular with the kind of home-care hair products that I use daily because as most of you know, when you have color, it tends to wash out easily if you do not utilise the right products.

24.6.19

PARK SHIN HYE OFFICIATES THE GRAND LAUNCH OF MAMONDE'S RED ENERGY RECOVERY SERUM AT WATSONS


Over the last week, Mamonde's brand ambassador and Korean actress Park Shin Hye came to Malaysia to officiate the grand launch of the Mamonde Red Energy Recovery Serum at Watsons stores nationwide.

20.6.19

4 Destinations To Travel To Before The End Of The Year


When it comes to deciding where to travel for your next trip, it can feel like an impossible choice. We get it. In fact, it would probably be easier for us to write about the destinations we don't recommend you travel to. But we're not taking the easy way out! We've done the research for you. Here are our top four destinations to travel to before the year is out.

19.6.19

The Body Shop Carrot Cream Nature Rich Daily Moisturiser Review


I have always been a big fan of incorporating active ingredients into my skincare routine, and because of this, The Body Shop's Carrot Cream Nature Rich Daily Moisturiser fits the bill because not only is it straightforward and effective; but over its usage over the past two weeks, I have noticed that it has made a significant improvement on my skin.

31.5.19

Experiencing Sunway Lagoon Nickelodeon Raya


Sunway Lagoon has always been a rather nostalgic experience for me, partly because I had so many great memories back there when I was a kid. Thus returning to the theme park almost two decades later with my little one was definitely  a special yet surreal moment; but  it would be one that I would return to time and again, because it laid so many good memories between us as a family.

30.5.19

Signature Market | Healthy & Organic Snacks Delivered To Your Doorstep


Now snacking is considered to be quite a tricky subject, and whether it is considered to be comfort food to some, or even as an unhealthy habit to the latter, 2019 definitely marks the day and age where we combine the positive aspects of the two; which is why for today's topic, we would like to introduce to you a brand called Signature Market, which is an online marketplace for organic and healthy snacks.

27.5.19

Laneige Cream Skin Refiner Review


So today we are going to be discussing all about Laneige's Cream Skin Refiner, and you guys this product has only hit the beauty market several months ago, but it has already been making waves for its great results within the community.

Now one the main reasons that this product has been getting raved about is because it is described to be a lightweight toner but delivers a strong hydration aspect to the skin like a cream moisturiser. This is definitely a new technology with Laneige and since I have been using it regularly for the past two weeks, let me share with you guys my thoughts and the overall breakdown on it.

14.5.19

THE FACE SHOP Ink Lasting Glow Foundation Review | What You Need To Know



Over the course of 2019, the dynamic of foundations have changed; and with most people now going for a more dewy and healthy look, the beauty industry has been following up, thus curating more glowy yet natural finishes for the public.

13.5.19

The Body Shop Cactus Blossom Exfoliating Gel Body Scrub Review


Recently a new release from The Body Shop came upon my desk, and this time it was a body care line from the brand's all new ultra fresh Cactus Blossom range. Now the product that I will be discussing today would be on their Exfoliating Gel Body Scrub, but in the collection there are a total of 5 products, which I will be listing below, together with each of their individual retail and size.

10.5.19

The Body Shop launches its Scents of Life Collection


This week, The Body Shop launched its latest fragrance range called Scents of Life that consisted of 5 different scents in the format of Perfume Oil, Eau De Toilette and Body Mist. Now this is a collection of 15 scents altogether and this new release also allows its customers to mix and match the scents to create their very own personal scent too.

9.5.19

Thank You Farmer Skincare | Miracle Age Collection


Over the course of last week, we attended Thank You Farmer's Back To Nature Workshop and we were thus introduced to the brand's newly launched Miracle Age line. Now from what we know is that this K-Beauty brand has been around for awhile and having over 8 existing lines under its belt, this new addition focuses on vitality, radiance and firmness of the skin.

6.5.19

Hey, Babe Skin Pre-Makeup Oil Full Review + Breakdown


So for today's topic, we are going to be talking about a new skincare brand called Hey, Babe Skin. Now this is a homegrown brand and over the course of last month, they had recently launched their pre-makeup facial oil that you see above, which reduces oil production with makeup and combats oily complexion as well. It can be used as a primer before the application of makeup and it also can be incorporated as part of your skincare routine.

3.5.19

Guardian X Naelofar Summer Collection Tote Bags for Ramadan


This week, GUARDIAN Malaysia unveiled its Nature Beauty, Red Blossoms and Floral Serenity Tote Bags for its Exclusive Summer Collection for Ramadan. What makes them special is that this collection was designed and inspired by none other than actress, presenter, model and entrepreneur Miss Neelofa, who is also the owner of one of Malaysia's leading contemporary fashion brand, NAELOFAR.

27.4.19

The Body Shop Earth Day Plant Giveaway



This week, The Body Shop celebrated Earth Day by giving away 1,000 saplings at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur. This was the brand's 5th year in giving away free saplings; collaborating with Free Tree Society to encourage the public to commit to a greener environment.

10.4.19

Earth Day | Bare For Bare Recycling Initiative 2019


Alright you guys, we are right in the middle of the month of April and celebrating Earth Day is thus a big part of it. Hence in conjunction, Bare For Bare which is an all natural body cared and hair care brand from Singapore is doing their very first recycling initiative from the 1st to the 30th of April 2019. In the meantime, if you would like to know more about the brand, you can link it here as well. So how does the recycling initiative work?

29.3.19

Mamonde Pang Pang Hair Shadow Review



Whenever we tie our hair back to do a sleek ponytail, the first thing that comes to mind is usually the hairline. For whether it is too thin, receding or even has too much of space in the front; a good coverage product is always great to have in hand to assist.

28.3.19

Mamonde Vital Vitamin Essence & Cream Review


Over the last month, Mamonde released its latest Vital Vitamin Essence and Vital Vitamin Cream to the beauty market; and an interesting fact is that they are amongst one of the first Korean brands out there to fully utilise multivitamins in its products.

27.3.19

L'occitane Free Your Hair Pop Up Store


Alright you guys, so L'OCCITANE is currently having a 'Free Your Hair' pop up event this month, where you can get to experience expert consultation & complimentary hair and scalp diagnosis to know the right hair care to utilise on your strands.

26.3.19

Stephen Webster London x Habib Dynamite Collection Preview


Over the last week, Habib, which is Malaysia's premier homegrown jeweller had Stephen Webster (Founder and Creative Director of Stephen Webster) come for a brand visit to Malaysia in line with the brand's new Dynamite Collection.

25.3.19

Huygens Paris launches in Malaysia


Parisian skincare brand HUYGENS has finally launched in Malaysia and we couldn't be more excited for it. After all, this organic beauty brand offers 100% cruelty free and clean products, plus the whole range is made exclusively in France.

24.3.19

Weekends at THIRTY8 Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur | Afternoon Tea Buffet


So yesterday we headed over to Grand Hyatt KL to spend some quality time with the family and to try out their restaurant THIRTY8's delectable afternoon tea buffet. Located strategically on the 38th floor, the restaurant has an impressive 360-degree city view which opens up to a beautifully well designed space.

22.3.19

A Non-Invasive Way to Treat Hyperhydrosis| Dermadry Total


Living in a warm and humid climate like ours, most of us are probably used to sweating profusely; whether its from a simple jog in the morning or even during midday as you walk out for a meal during lunch break.  It's not something of an inconvenience mind you, but more so that our body is acting and regulating our body temperature naturally towards the environment around us.

18.3.19

The Body Shop Celebrates 25 years of Community Trade Partnership for their iconic Shea products


Earlier this month, The Body Shop hosted a golden event to celebrate 25 year of Community Trade partnership for their iconic Shea products.There were a lot of fun activities that were shown during the day on how to utilise the new Shea Butter at home as well as getting a first hand experience at the Shea Hack and Tips station; while getting a good hand pampering at the Hand Pampering station.

15.3.19

Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser | Does It Really Work?



When you struggle with dry skin, it becomes a constant back and forth between finding good skincare products that can work best for it; and ones that would have a solid balance to not be overly concentrated but gentle to the skin.

5.3.19

By Terry Launches its Lip-Expert in Matte & Shine in Kensapothecary


This week, BY TERRY launched its brand new Lip-Expert which is a range of liquid lipsticks that was inspired by the ever alluring Parisian woman. The line is a perfect balance of extravagant and natural, effortless and sophisticated, modern and classic; plus the Lip-Expert collection allows women to create statement looks in a single stroke of Matte and Shine. In other words, it is the ideal choice for those who enjoy their signature shades or would like to play with different styles.

4.3.19

Collistar Idro-Attiva launches at SaSa Malaysia


Over the last week, Collistar introduced its latest line of skincare which is its next generation hydration range called Idro-Attiva 72 Hours Detox Hydration. This new skincare line combines the powerful antioxidant and detox action of Italian Peony with a boosted and long-lasting moisturising and plumping approach.
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