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Huxley Secret of Sahara Range Review

Lately when it comes to skincare, I have been having a fondness for k-beauty brands; partly because most of what I have tried has fared really well on the skin, and the effectiveness of the products in the long run has made my textures more smoother and better than before.


Going Beyond Scentz | A Selection of Luxury, Affordable Fragrances Made With Love


This holiday season, many of us are looking forward to the upcoming festivities of merriment with our families and loved ones; and even though the CMCO period is still in place, Christmas preparations are already well underway. However as goes the new norm, many of us are discovering new things by shopping online and for this Holiday season 2020, we would like to introduce to you all Beyond Scentz, which is an exclusive fragrance brand that offers a range of luxury fragrances at an affordable price.


Plant Origins Good Night Sleep Aromatherapy Gift Box Review

It has been a very trying year for most of us in 2020, and many of us are thus facing restless nights due to working endlessly from home or even from worries that crop up in the middle of the night. Needless to say it has been a very stressful few months, and the lack of sleep because of it or even its quality has undoubtedly been compromised which of course is a growing concern.


Should I Wear White Gold or Yellow Gold?

No matter the reason for investing in a beautiful piece of jewelry, you cannot go wrong with gold. Gold jewelry has been used for thousands of years and continues to be one of the most popular and highly sought-after forms of jewelry today. However, when choosing gold jewelry, it is important to know the differences between the different types of gold available. 


Market Regulation: Can Misleading Beauty Product Claims Get You in Trouble?

In the modern world, beauty care is considered an investment. People expect providers of beauty products to deliver the results they promise. While this is true, there are still brands that are not doing what they claim. 


Sulwhasoo Wear Your Fantasy Holiday Limited Collection

Come end year, its the season for love, joy and gifts- and what better way to celeb rate the festive season than with limited edition collections; and thus with Sulwhasoo, which is Korea's leading luxury beauty brand, the brand launches its "Wear Your Fantasy Holiday Collection" that features some of the most intricate and fantasy like illustrations. 


Origin Superior Coolmax Latex Pillow Review

Being at home due to a movement restriction order during this CMCO period has not been easy, but as most of us are being indoors and keeping safe, working from home has thus become the new norm. So with that being said, the usual 9am-6pm routine is no longer applicable due to the longer work hours, however we have to ensure that we are getting enough sleep and downtime to maintain our health and wellbeing during this trying time.


Fanbo Compact Powder in Pancake Gold Review


Due to the heat and humidity in Malaysia, most of us are in search for good makeup products that will last us throughout the day. Of course, good bases are what many of us are in search for and as such, finding a good layer to match our skin tone and type is what covers the foundation of it.


Tiger Street Food Virtual Festival

We personally don't think we have every seen a virtual experience as cool as this before and Tiger Beer has made all this possible by not only giving us the world's first fully-immersive 3D online street food festival experience but to also assist 88 street food vendors during these trying times.


Mentholatum Melty Cream Lip Review


Now having dry lips,  I am no stranger when it comes to having multiple lip balms in my bag to ensure that I have well moisturised lips throughout the day. However I have never heard of a Melty Cream Lip formula before, so when Mentholatum recently launched this range, I found out that it was actually the first in its market that has like its name states; a melting like texture.


BiO-LiFE® reVitiz Results & Overall Review

Alright you guys, it has been a full 3 month since I first started out with BiO-LiFE® reVitiz and if you all have read through the last post (which I will link here), you would know that the product is in summary, a health supplement from BiO-LIFE that has a 4-in 1 formulation of essential nutrients to help revitalise and strengthen the strands from within. 


Jack 'N Jill Cloud 9 'Bite-Tarik-Senyum' Movement

In these trying times, sometimes a simple gesture goes a long way and thus with the aim of lifting spirits to reassuring others, JACK 'n JILL Cloud 9 marks World Smiles Day today on the 2nd of October 2020 with a movement to share smiles across Malaysia. 



For as long as I can remember, I have always been a very big fan of beauty tools. This is mainly because they clean the skin quite thoroughly to refresh and rejuvenate it but they are also super gentle to use. Additionally, really good releases have been coming up lately too, especially ones that work on ion+ aspects, which needless to say intrigues me quite a bit.

However as most of us know, these tools can be quite costly from time to time, so if you are looking for budget friendly finds, this one from ANLAN may peak your interest.


The Right Approach: Not Exfoliating and 15 Other Hair Removal Mistakes to Avoid

Men and women have been removing unwanted hair for centuries and continue to do so today. Ancient Egyptians used pumice stones and tweezers to accomplish this task, and people have discovered several new methods since then that help with the removal of hair. Regardless of which method a person uses, however, men and women make certain mistakes again and again. How can a person avoid these mistakes while achieving the look they desire? 


Natura Celebrates Its 1st Year Anniversary in Malaysia

Recently Natura Malaysia celebrated its very 1st year anniversary in Malaysia and to officially launch it, the brand also celebrated it's very first flagship store at Midvalley Megamall KL as well. Notably this is Natura's 1st store in Asia and thus signals the beginning of Natura's international roll out too.


Accessories To Consider to Make Your Outfits Look More Stylish

When you are getting ready and trying on your outfits, you might feel that something is missing. To make your outfit complete or to give a bit more style, you should consider adding some accessories to your outfits. Some people prefer hats while others focus on handbags as their accessory of choice. Below, we are going to look at some of the best accessories for 2020. Read on to get some tips on how to make your outfits more stylish.


A brand with a purpose | Smateria Review + Giveaway!

I have always had a deep appreciation for upcyling and repurposing products, because not only does it breathe new life into materials, but it also minimises wastage and gives the product a new purpose. Now a lot of you know that I also practice this aspect quite a bit in my home as well, which is why when I first heard about Smateria, I was literally all smiles for I was actually very delighted to be coming across more brands that were doing these ethical practices.


A Guide to Wearing Workout Wear

The global trend for fitness and good health has changed a lot of people for the better, and whether you practice yoga or get into extreme workouts, you will need suitable clothing. When engaging in any extreme physical activity, you must always ensure that your assets are kept tightly in check, yet the fabric needs to stretch and allow your skin to breathe.


An Eco-Friendly Korean Haircare Line | BEYOND Deep Cooling Hair Care Series Review

Lately, with more eco-friendly products being displayed on shelves, a lot of us have been more conscious on what we utilise to pamper ourselves with. The same aspect goes for our haircare needs and as such, here we have the BEYOND Deep Cooling Hair Care range to discuss today.


Melano CC Vitamin C Brightening Gel | Does It Work?

Now I have been on the hunt for a good Vitamin C moisturiser and when I came across this one from Melano, I was a little hesitant, partly because its consistency was a gel; and from my experiences from the past with gel moisturisers, they do tend to leave my skin with oil seeds which I do not like.


Giving A Watch: What It Means To Different People

Watches have been firmly entrenched in society for a few hundred years, and in various forms, the watch has always been a valued accessory that is both functional and attractive, and when you plan to give a special person in your life a timepiece, this can have different meanings in other cultures. Here are just a few examples of how the gift of a watch is viewed around the world.


Sharing the fun and kindness with JACK 'n JILL ROLLER COASTER

Alright you guys, JACK'n JILL Roller Coaster is back again with yet another fun campaign to motivate Malaysians to play apart in their society. The Roller Coaster Share the Fun, Share the Kindness Contest 2020 is an initiative aimed at empowering consumers to share the fun and share the kindness with children’s homes.



Yesterday, Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, marked the 9th Anniversary of its award-winning precinct Tokyo Street at a festive celebration attended by the Japanese community in Malaysia. Since its launch on 29 July 2011, Tokyo Street has showcased the beautiful culture of Japan to Malaysians and visitors of Pavilion KL and the mall was the first to offer a dedicated precinct celebrating Japanese culture, arts, retail and food.


Schwarzkopf Professional Launches its Castor Seed Cleansing Oil & Mediterranean Finishing Oil

Strongly believing that the ultimate beauty starts from within, Schwarzkopf Professional knows that true beauty is more than a pleasing look, for it is also the essence of a person's inner harmony radiating through the outside. Thus coupled with the shift regarding the importance of physical and mental wellbeing, this would also mean that consumers are now seeking out premium experiences with lasting benefits, ones that are more often than not, focused on personal time and is an escape from hectic, daily routines.


Strengthening Your Hair From Within

As most of you know, over the years, I have always stressed about the importance of haircare on this platform; and the main reason for that is because most of what is being discussed, does stem from past experiences where I had poor haircare management from the very first time I had coloured my hair.


Jack' n Jill Cream-O celebrates 'Ekstra O-Some' Malaysians

As it is nearing Merdeka and Malaysia Day, JACK' n JILL Cream-O has dialled up the celebrations with a tribute to 'Ekstra O-Some' Malaysians who are our frontlines.


According to Dermatologists | Is Sunscreen Safe to Use?

Getting sufficient vitamin D is excellent for your skin, as it prevents premature aging. Your face and other parts of the body become smooth thanks to the sunshine. If you need to bask throughout the day, you need sunscreen. This way, you will get the utmost protection from UV rays. However, that begs the question, is sunscreen safe to use?


Effective Ways to Genuinely Say You're Sorry

Life can be strange, a never-ending chain of occurrences, as our lives entwine with others and that can sometimes lead to a problem. It might be spilling your coffee on her tablet, or worse, denting her car, or even forgetting her birthday (perish the thought!). When you really have messed up, you need to find a gift that will have the desired effect, which is to demonstrate the depths of your sorrow regarding the unfortunate incident. Here are a few ideas for that perfect gift to show just how sorry you are.


Hilton Garden Inn KL | Rooftop 25 Bar and Lounge Introduces New Signature Dishes

Two weeks ago, we were introduced to Hilton Garden Inn KL's brand new menu with Rooftop 25 Bar and Lounge, where it featured an array of amazing comfort food to complement the scenic views of the Kuala Lumpur Skyline. There was a good mix of traditional Malaysian favourites to exciting fusion delicacies, plus the menu also takes on a mix of western and local flavours to pair well with Rooftop 25 Bar and Lounge's beverage listing as well.


Summer Essentials Picks with The Face Shop

Summer is now in full effect, and as such, beach holidays are a thing; and whilst everyone is soaking up the rays and vibes from the sun, sand and sea; it would also be good to bring along some essentials as well to protect your skin too.


Elevating Your Snacking Experience with Jack 'N Jill Calbee

Alright you guys, JACK 'n JILL Calbee is currently hosting an Elevate Your Snacking Experience At Home contest for you to stand a chance to win amazing treats.


Maniqure Nail Salon Review | Custom Gel Nail Art

It has definitely been awhile since a good nail appointment had been done, for throughout the time of MCO and CMCO, the 3 month wait period had been a rather restricting and trying time for most. Nonetheless, with the recent ease of restrictions, businesses have been picking up and personally it was found most comforting to finally feel safe going out in the new normal. Especially when we all need a good pick me up now again to feel a bit better about the situation.


Sustainable Beauty From The Amazon | Brazilian Beauty Brand Natura Opens Its Very First Store in Asia

Alright you guys, Natura has officially opened their very first store in the whole of Asia at Midvalley Megamall! Now our radar has actually been on Natura for awhile, and it is not only because this Brazilian beauty brand has been around for 50 years, but its mainly due to the fact that its line of  products are eco-conscious, 100% vegan & sustainable too.


The Face Shop Yehwadam Hwansaenggo Rejuvenating Radiance Line Review

The Face Shop Yehwadam series has been a rather constant feature on our site, and while a huge part of it is because of its amazing anti-aging products, the primary reason still remains that it is also due to the effectiveness and visible results that the products do give to the skin as well.


Beauty Must Haves When Wearing A Face Mask

In the new normal, a lot of us are having to adapt to new circumstances, and other than social distancing, one of the main ones is having to wear a face mask whenever you go out in public. Now this of course has become a daily routine in this pandemic, but with everything that is going on, always remember to always care for yourself and your needs, even if it were to take a mere 5-10 minutes out of your day.


Invest In Your Skin With Beautine

The basics of skincare always goes back to the items that we utilise on our skin, and while it is a common practice to use every day face or bath towels for it, there always tends to be the risk of our skin being exposed to various forms of bacteria which at the end of the day can result in skin problems.


Starbucks Malaysia Raya Favourites 2020

With the latest COVID-19 pandemic sparking a national Movement Control Order (MCO), Starbucks has released some of its Raya favourites as well as its gifting opportunities raging from a line of beverages and merchandise.


Advanced Protection with AcéMD & Why You Should Know More About It

So we all know that with the recent global pandemic of Covid-19, there has been a demand surge for Hand Sanitizers, Masks, Wet Wipes and such. However, it has also come to the attention of many from the public that certain suppliers have also been increasing their revenue by marking up their price points for these products as well.


Budget Friendly Fashion Finds

It has definitely been awhile since we have last discussed and spoken about budget friendly finds, so today's topic is going to be covering some fashion favourites and key pieces that we have come across and taken a shine to during this MCO period.


NESTLÉ LACTOGROW® Celebrates International Day of Happiness by its ‘GROW HAPPY’ Campaign

Alright you guys, we have some wonderful news for you! In conjunction with International Day of Happiness, NESTLÉ LACTOGROW® is currently having their 'Grow Happy' campaign!


Paul Immigrations Reviews | Your Guide to Achieving Singapore PR

Now are you the sort who has been living in Singapore for a couple of years on a work permit, and you wonder what’s next? After all, all those years of CPF funds that you could have possibly saved have now become a missed opportunity. As you would know, these are some of the concerns that aspiring Permanent Residence applicants have asked, or more so those who have probably tried the application process themselves but were unsuccessful due to some missteps in the procedure. Hence as to why, this is where Paul Immigrations comes in to fill the gaps for a smooth and hassle- free PR application. So first off, who is Paul Immigrations you ask? Well to put it simply, they are an immigration consultancy firm that specializes in the application of Singapore PR. Thanks to the expertise and knowledge of their consultants, they have thus maintained a high success rate over the years since 2016. The firm is based in Singapore.



Alright you guys, here is something fun to kickstart the week. Jack 'n Jill Roller Coaster is launching a FUN-TASTIC day campaign to thank Malaysians for being awesome snackers. Now the idea behind this launch is to simply 'spread the fun, spread the gifts'' by encouraging everyone to share the enjoyment and keep the fun rolling. Hence the best way to do it is having a dedicated celebration to simply have fun while snacking on the amazingly yummy and fabulous flavoured potato rings.


NoMakeNoLife Japanese and Korean Beauty Box Review

Now it has been awhile since we have last heard about beauty box subscriptions, so today we are going to be taking a look at an nmnl box! Now if you are wondering what it is, it simply means NoMakeNoLife and it is a Japanese and Korean beauty box that contains up to 8-10 items of cosmetics, skincare, beauty tools and more.


My Beaute Village Opens in Pavilion Kuala Lumpur

This February 2020, My Beaute Village has officially launched it 6th outlet at the 1st floor in Pavillion Kuala Lumpur. Having a total retail space of 1,300 soft which we have to say is pretty huge, the location has been designed to meet the beauty needs of today's generation.


Celebrating CNY at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel KL

As we all know, Chinese New Year is the occasion to spend some quality time with family, friends and loved ones. It also promises a fresh start for prosperity, success and fortune as well. Plus for this Lunar New Year, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel KL also will be having an all day dining buffet at its restaurant, Makan Kitchen from 20th of January to the 8th of February 2020.



To ring in Chinese New Year, Fahrenheit88 is now celebrating their 'Bloom In Beauty' from the 4th of January to the 9th of February 2020. Inspired by beautiful peonies that symbolises femininity and peace, pink peonies also further represent luck and fortune. Thus during this festive occasion, you can now discover beauty from a host of incredible makeup and skincare brands at the newly opened, largest Sephora in Malaysia and Play Up Advance; and to look great from head to toe to welcome the New Year.


Celebrity-Inspired Jewellery Trends To Consider

Celebrities begin trends and fashions that many people follow, whether with clothing or accessories like jewellery, and if you would like to know what jewellery the A- Listers are wearing this year, here are a few pointers.


UHU Drives the Market with Innovative Products for Creativity and Everyday Solving Essentials

Over the last month, Faber-Castell Malaysia recently had introduced UHU's latest innovative products, with each targeting at a specific usage and target market. Plus with its latest expansion into the extreme repair adhesive product category, UHU now commands a significant market share in the Malaysian retail adhesive market.


De-stressing your skin with The Face Shop's Green Natural Seed Antioxidant Range

Recently I have been feeling very overwhelmed due to the holiday season, and with a lot of things in life, stress is beginning to look like the main suspect as to why my skin has been digressing lately. Now there are other factors that do contribute to this of course like lack of sleep, loss of appetite and even sometimes having frequent headaches, but there does come a time where I do need to take a step back and really evaluate on how I do things and thus change my lifestyle for the better.
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