Busy schedule, festive season and travelling are not an excuse for me to skip my exercise routine. I exercise on my own pace and time; usually I do some light yoga and stretching at home, sometime workout at the gym or short run around my housing area. I need to exercise to keep my sanity hehehe… with all my work and blog related datelines as well as family demands sometimes I make me want to explode but exercise helps to release my tension and I feel good after I sweat it out. It has been two weeks I am wearing the Moving Comfort for Neubodi Active Urban X-Over and Neubodi Active Haute Slim Pant during my workout.
Hello 2014! Let’s kick start a new year with a new me. Well, should I say that I look younger now, my level of self confident increasing lol. I am feeling great because this is what every women wish for. I am sure some of you that have met me at the events, gatherings or see my pictures through my Blog, Facebook or Instagram; you might noticed that my skin is now glowing, fairer, my face is slightly sharper and all these makes me look younger right. Actually in early Dec 2013, I did my first Thermage treatment sponsored by Solta Medical, a global leader in medical aesthetics at the Damansara Heights Wellness Clinique, Kuala Lumpur. The procedure was done by Dr. Kuljit Singh, a friendly and experienced doctor in both general practice and medical aesthetics.
This festive season Kenny Rogers Roasters (KRR) spread the joy and prosperity by introducing Kenny's Teriyaki Chicken Set and Take it Home Feast. Kenny's Teriyaki Chisken is unlike the convetional teriyaki chicken that we usual eat. It delicious and savoury chicken whole leg, marinated in a special teriyaki sauce with oriental herbs and spices and baked to perfection.
Hi! Hi! Oh Chinese New Year (CNY) is less than 2 weeks so how is your preparation so far? Have you completed your CNY shopping, spring cleaning, house decorations, groceries and the list goes on… When I look at my CNY checklist there are a few tasks I have not complete yet. Anyway, last Saturday morning before I go to Jusco for my CNY groceries, I managed to squeeze in sometime to attend Kose & Sharp Pre-CNY Beauty Workshop at Fresca Mexican Kitchen & Bar, The Gardens Mid Valley. Well, I had a good time together with friends while learning skincare, makeup and also hair styling tips.
Huat Ah! How many lou sang you have already? As of now, I only have like 6 times lou sang including this Pork-sperity Chinese New Year Lou Sang at Chicago Rib House @ 1 Utama Shopping Complex. That day we tried the Porkalicious Joy Luck Set and I'm craving for their Spare Ribs.
Sennheiser MOMENTUM [Sound x Style] serries was launched in conjuction with the new opening of Sennheiser New Concept Store in Kuala Lumpur last week. The new concept store is an ideal setting to showcase Sennheiser full range of headphones and earphones for both the casual listener and serious audiophiles. Sennheiser state-of-the art headphone amplifiers will be available, along with the MOMENTUM Ivory that was unveiled at CES Las Vegas this month.
Gong Xi Fa Cai! Few more days to Chinese New Year (CNY), how are you feeling now? As for me, I definitely can feel the CNY vibes and excitements kicking in with the upbeat CNY songs playing and also the CNY TV commercial (TVC). PETRONAS ushering the year of the Wooden Horse with the cheerful Young Hearts web film and TVC as their 2014 Chinese New Year communication campaign.
I hear Wedding Bells… During Christmas and New Year Gathering a few friends broke the news to us that they are going to get married soon. One of them is my best friend, Marlene who is working in Sydney with her fiancée but will host their wedding here, in Kuala Lumpur. She is happy and excited because at last she found her man and going to start a family soon. But at the same Marlene is panicking, she is now busy with her project in Sydney and will have to travel back and forth KL to arrange her wedding ceremony. So a few of us decided to help her, that’s what friends are for. I was browsing the net looking for some information about wedding aha! I came across Wedding Idea.
Lenovo Vibe X Smartphone equipped with powerful front and rear camera enables sharper selfies and a high resolution beveled edge glass display. This latest member of Lenovo’s premium smartphone range packs sleek and stylish design with intelligent performance and a vibrant viewing experience; thin and light. Lenovo’s Vibe series is a showcase of the company’s capabilities in smartphones and advancement in PC Plus – a term Lenovo uses to describe the connected environment, including tablets and smartphones.
Hey! If you visit Suria KLCC I am sure you will not miss the magnificient Longest Chinese Horse Painting at the concourse main stage. This painting was created to welcome 2014 Year of Horse and celebrate Chinese New Year (CNY) at Suria KLCC. The painting by renowned horse painting artist James Phua is recognized as the Longest Horse Painting in Malaysia by The Malaysian Book of Records.
Sometimes we, women worry and think too much. Whenever we wanted to do something or make any decision we tend to think and think of all the possibilities, what are the consequences and etc…. Haiyoh!!! If you wanted to do something or make a change in your life please go ahead after all you only live once. Well, before you execute your plan you should also make a Calculated Risk during the Process of Decision Making. Once is all done then you can focus on your execution and stop thinking or worrying about it anymore. Don't let what you can’t do interfere what you can do. Don't let negative thought conquer your mind.
There is an ancient Chinese proverb Horse bring Victory this means . 2014 is the Year of Horse, therefore we also expect lots of success and happiness throughout the year. This year Pavilion KL is once again ensure a magnificent kick start of 2014 Lunar New Year with ‘688 Trail of Fortune’, featuring the largest gathering of 688 Fortune Horses to share abundance of wealth, success and triumph.
When I got back from my China trip just before Christmas, I felt that my skin a little bit itchy and rough especially on my arms and calves. Perhaps this is due to the dry and cold weather in China and then hot wet weather in Malaysia. I am glad that I got these 4 bottles of ENCHANTEUR Paris Body Serum & Body Lotion; All-in-One Whitening Body Serum SPF24++; Triple Whitening Body Lotion; Firm & Repair Body Lotion and Light & Fresh Body Lotion just in time to rescue my skin. Each of these products caters to my skin different needs. Skin is the largest organ of our body so nurture and care for our skin is crucial to maintain our skin moisture and youthfulness.
Sometime I wonder how celebrities achieve the flawless and radiant look in front of the camera. Aha! now I know some of the makeup products and steps to achieve that type of look from Laura Mercier. Recently, Laura Mercier sponsored makeup Artist Stephen Sollitto created a Chic and Flawless 1970s-inspired makeup look for Amy Adams, who won the Golden Globe 2014 for Best Actress (Musical or Comedy) for her role as Sydney Prosser in American Hustle. In addition, celebrity makeup artist Mai Quynh exclusively used Laura Mercier on actress Reese Witherspoon.
Hey! This Chinese New Year (CNY) we are going to have our reunion in the States, we are leaving this Friday. Looks like every CNY my family & I will be visiting different relatives’ in different country. Last year was Australia and the year before was Hong Kong. Hopefully next year will be in Malaysia. I prefer to celebrate CNY in Malaysia because traveling during festive season is not so pleasant. The flight, accommodation and food will definitely cost more and most of the places are crowded. Since we are leaving this Friday, last weekend I invited some of our close friends over to my place for a simple Chinese New Year Reunion lunch.
Hello Sunday! I want to scream because it is less than 2 weeks to Chinese New Year and I still have so many errands pending. Anyway, let’s do something to cheer up here I have 10 pairs of I, Frankenstein movie passes to giveaway. This movie is release on 23rd Jan in Malaysia. The Gothic action-thriller I, Frankenstein will takes you into an ongoing war between vigilant gargoyles and ferocious demons over the souls of humankind.
Music therapy can heal people with Alzheimer disease. Is it true? Well music has power, the connection can be exceptionally strong that listening to a tune long after the occurrence evokes a memory of it. Spring Chorus tells the story of Uncle Tang Fu Xiang, a father of five who is diagnosed with the Alzheimer’s disease at the age of 65. His condition becomes increasingly worrisome with his unstable emotions which cause him to behave like a child.
Introducing the latest Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Cream Intense Hydration for drier skin types. This is suitable for the skin type like mine. The new formulation provides improved 24 hour hydration and leaves skin looking visibly smoother. Clinical results demonstrated significant improvements on visible skin dryness in just 7 days. Very dry skin, sometimes called xeroderma or asteatosis, is a common skin condition. It is characterized by a lack of the appropriate amount of water and lipids retained in the superficial layers of the skin. Skin suffering from dehydration struggles to preserve optimal moisture reserves.
As you walk to fahrenheit88 you’ll feel Blossoms of Happiness with this CNY 2014 decorations mainly focus on traditional elements infused with a plethora of contemporary colors through lanterns, giant cherry blossoms, 3D Chinese zodiacs and a life-sized floral prosperity horse.
I would like to wish all my friends and followers Happy Thaipusam and Happy Holiday. Many Tamil Hindu devotees and tourists celebrate Thaipusam in Malaysia at Batu Caves today. Thaipusam festival is to commemorate the occasion when Lord Parvati gave Lord Murugan a Vel "spear" so he could vanquish the evil demon Soorapadman. Lord Murugan or Kartikeya is the Hindu god of war and victory. Lord Murugan is Commander of the gods; son of the Lord Shiva and Lord Parvati, his brother is Lord Ganesha.
Hi! Hi! I have 10 pairs of HER movie passes to giveaway. HER is release today on 16th Jan 2014 in Malaysia. HER is an original love story that explores the evolving nature and the risks of intimacy in the modern world. There are lots of ideas in HER about technology and the world we live in, the isolation that it can create as well as the connections it creates, and the way we’re changing as a society. Are you curious about HER?
Chinese New Year just round the corner. Are you ready to welcome the year of Wood Horse with energy and enthusiasm? I was busy like a bee running around during the public holidays and weekend preparing for Chinese New Year (CNY). Well, it was tiring but I am happy and excited to meet my friends, cousins, relatives and family for reunion. Just can’t wait to see them again, usually we only get to meet some of them during CNY reunion because some of them have migrated abroad or busy with their work and family. So how is your preparation for CNY?
I know finding answer to skin problems is frustrating especially for those with sensitive skin, dehydrated (like me) or suffer from certain skin conditions like eczema. My skin feels dehydrated I started to concern about the fine lines that start showing on my face. Notice more age spots, especially after you come indoors from a sunny day? Always trying to cover the scars left over from your last bout of acne? You’re sensitive to most face care products due to your eczema? I tried have Organic Aid Skincare the active ingredient is wheat germ. What do you think?
Go Girl Go! I got this Bag of Love beauty bag some time ago but I misplaced it and could not find it in on my shelf. Few days ago while I was tidying up my room I found it in one of the makeup box. I am not sure how it ended up there. I love this beauty bag because it had mini Levi’s jeans tote bag and Panasonic Pocket Doltz Toothbrush. That month is all about giving respect to girl, because we, girls give life; nurture souls; feed hungry mouths and calm angry pouts; clean and toil; sacrifice; decision maker at home and at work; bread-winners; role models; make a difference; cast votes; choose their leaders; speak up and make it work. This Go Girl Go Bag of Love Levi's is best for the busy girls out there.
Hey it about 2 more weeks to Chinese New Year. 2014 is year is the Year of Wood Horse so it’s time for us to embrace the endurance and speed like a horse. In spirit of the Chinese New Year, adidas CNY pack joins celebrations with exciting new renditions of the Pro Conference Hi, Tech Super and Superstar 80s shoes.
Morning! I received this big and heavy beauty box life few days ago. Aww!!! When I opened it’s a real Special Surprise. I love this MIVVA Special Blogger Beauty Box - Christmas Edition. All of them are full size and also the products that I will use. The products are all from KAO Malaysia, there are Liese and Biore.
Last week, I tried out this simple yet affordable Za True White Ex. This whitening series is also moisturizing and works gently on our skin. The star product for this series is the True White Ex Essence Lotion which contains triple whitening ingredients 4MSK, APM and Vitamin C essence. The Za True White Ex consists of 6 products such as True White Ex Cleansing Foam, True White Ex Toner, True White Ex Essence Lotion, True White Ex Day Cream, True White Ex Night Cream and True White Ex Exfoliating Clay.
They said Diamond is girl’s best friend and I believe it. Women and jewellery is hard to be separated and now we see more and more men also into jewelry. I attended the Atelier Fine Jewellery Tea Party at the Malaysia International Jewellery Fair Spring Edition 2014 (MIJF SE 2014) yesterday. The fair is from 11th to 14 th January 2014, 11am till 7pm at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC Hall 5). The limited edition, unique and glamorous pieces of fine jewelleries are set to melt jewellery lovers from across the globe.
New Balance will debut their latest themed 574 pack, Stadium Jacket in 1st Quarter of 2014. The new style is an updated take on the classic varsity jacket that exemplifies the 1990’s trend of team-inspired apparel and outerwear.
Review: Cyber Colors x Filip Pagowski Gentle Eye Makeup Remover & Grapefruit Purifying Cleansing Oil
When I reached home after a long and tiring day, all I wanted to do is go straight to my bed and sleep. But no I will never do that, why? Please take note, do not sleep with your makeup on, it is damaging for our skin. No matter how tired I am, I never skip to cleanse my face, brush my teeth and shower before I go to bed.
A good hair day makes every girl feels great and confidence don’t you agree with me. Hair is women’s crowning glory and asset that is why women are willing to spend hours and hundreds to make sure their hair look gorgeous. But sometime we overdo it by excessive styling, colouring, perming or it could be our everyday routine like brushing, blow dry and pollution that caused hair damage. Recently Dove introduces the latest Intense Repair Range that gives 10 times Stronger hair.
We know that every woman’s figure is unique. But no matter how fantastic we look, women still feel imperfect and there is always a “little issues” here and there. We will try every means to look flawless. I am one of them as you can see I hardly wear body hugging dress especially the bottom hugging. You will usually see me wearing dress with flare bottom or jeans. This is because I feel shy that my lower body is heavier. Arghh… I hope I can wear body hugging dresses and cheongsam this Chinese New Year. Last week, I went to Triumph for YSIOA shape test and fitting session at the same time try out their Shape Sensation shapewear.
I am not sure how many of you have experience this Full Moon & New Moon Vibrational Gong Healing. Few weeks ago, I attended and experienced the unique blend of powerful mind-body-spirit healing in a special Full Moon & New Moon Vibrational Gong Healing session with Dr Lennie Soo as she addresses deep-rooted fears, phobias and anxieties at BE Urban Wellness in Damansara Heights. This session is all about Yoga, Hypnotize & Vibrational Gong Healing.
This week I guess is my giveaway winners announcement week. Yesterday I just announced the Taobao SEA Online Shopping Giveaway Winners and today I have another giveaway winner announcement to post. Still remember I blogged about Sally Hansen & Nicole by OPI Nail Workshop & Giveaway before New Year and I am a hopefully the winners will love all the nail colors.
Running on Nike… How do you feel? the Flyknit Air Max combining a revolutionary Flyknit upper with iconic Air Max cushioning, is now available worldwide. It offer runners a lighter, more flexible and ultra-cushioned ride and are highlighted by a two-color faded airbag. Air Max shoes have become the epitome of running performance and style.
Yuhuu! One of my favourite skincare products is cleansing oil. Usually I use cleansing to cleanse my makeup, mascara and waterproof makeup then follow by cleansing foam. Double cleansing is inevitable to make sure all the impurities are cleanse before applying the rest of the skincare products. This month I discovered Laneige Fresh Brightening Cleansing Oil and Laneige Perfect Pore Cleansing Oil to address different skincare needs and concerns.
Yahuu! Yesterday I received all the items that I purchased from Taobao SEA. I engaged 4PX as my international freight forwarder and their service was super fast. Imagine I consolidated my stock about 9kgs in their warehouse (via online) on Friday 3rd Jan noon and on Monday 6th Jan morning I received my stock. Everything is according to my list and there is no damage. Super happy! Online shopping memang syoik! Remember, before Christmas I blogged about Taobao SEA Online Shopping and Giveaway of RMB 500 for 3 winners. I am announcing the 3 lucky winners...
Hey! Just before Christmas I got myself a few dresses from Whitesoot Online Fashion Store in Malaysia. On the 1st day of 2014, I posted an Instagram picture wearing a demure and elegant Monaco Blue Royal Engagement Dress attending mamasan Tammy’s birthday party at Haagen Dazs, Soho KL and I received quite a fair bit of compliments about that dress from Whitesoot. Recently, I like to shop my dresses online and other stuff like handbags, shoes, accessories and presents too.
Jom! Beli & Berumrah contest was held during Raya season from 15 Jun to 15 August 2013. Just purchase any product of Nona and Ori worth RM15 and above in a single receipt at Mydin. Total of 3786 submissions received from 27 Participating Mydin wholesale and supermarket throughout Malaysia. Congratulations to all the winners of Jom Beli & Berumrah bersama Nona, Ori and Mydin.
This is my first time trying Sachajuan hair care products. Thanks to Kens Apothecary for sending some Sachajuan Shampoo and Conditioner sachets and also the Sachajuan Hair Repair deluxe size sample. I have tried the three items all and I like the Sachajuan Hair Repair the most. Its an intensive hair treatment with Ocean Silk Technology for damaged and stressed hair, it promotes cell regeneration and lends vitality and strength.
Opppss! Received this Bag Of Love Rock On November Beauty Bag before Christmas and now only have time to post it up. I always find that Bag of Love never fail to attract me with their functional bag be it cosmetic pouch, small bag or clutch not only that their samples are usually useful for me. The products in this month’s bag are geared towards making you look your most gorgeous at parties.
It has been a while I did not blog about Korean Drama, recently too busy with the festive celebrations, traveling and also my work. I hardly have time to watch Korean drama. Usually I watched it when I am blogging, you know women are quite good in multi tasking. Today is about the series called Your Lady. Although an orphan, Lee Eun Soo (Lee Yoo Ri) is an optimistic woman who never loses hope when faced with difficulties. Kang Jung Hoon (Park Yoon Jae) is the son of the CEO of Manbok Company, where Eun Soo works as an intern. As you can predict what will happen after that lah… the rich tycoon son fall in love with the poor beautiful and kind orphan lady.
Last week I went to Iwate Food Fair @ AEON Bandar Utama to replenish my Japanese snacks, some dried seafood and instant noodles. Got myself a few packets of seaweed, dried anchovies and others stuff. Iwate Prefecture is the second largest prefecture in Japan after Hokkaido, located on the north-east of Japan’s main island of Honshu.
Hey! It is a trend to change our hair color according to the season? I see an explosion of hair colours on the catwalks as well as on the streets. Women have become more bold and daring to try out intense colours like reds, coppers, intense browns, nude hues and violets. With fashion taking on bolder trends like colour blocking, mix and match prints and neon shades. L’Oreal Paris Excellence Fashion Hair Color is perfect for the woman like us who wants to stand out and be bold, hair goes high fashion, super brilliant, and more intense.
Himalaya Herbals Clear Complexion Whitening Face Wash, Face Scrub and Day Cream
I just try out this Himalaya Herbals Clear Complexion Whitening skincare range. It has been introduced in the market for quite some months ago, now only I have the time to try and blogged about it. Basically, Himalaya Herbals Clear Complexion Whitening range consists of Face Wash, Face Scrub and Day Cream.
I have been wearing this Neubodi Active Flexi Bra for my yoga. It’s time to stretch, sweat and strike a perfect pose especially after all the celebrations and indulgence. The Neubodi Active collection, consist of Flexi Bra, Haute Slim Pant & Haute Slim Capri. The Neubodi Active Flexi Bra gives me the support and comfort that I need when I do my workout.
Welcome 2014 the year of Horse! Last week I just tried the Chinese New Year Menu at Tai Zi Heen Restaurant, Prince Hotel & Residence KL. This year the dishes are relatively modern or somehow fusion twist however some main traditional dishes still maintain.
Hi! I received this Bali Bali Sandalwood Natural Soap from MaskSlim when they sent me a Christmas Box. This delicate handmade is intensely moisturizing and infused with pure essential oil with the blend of Sandalwood.
I would like to wish all of you
Happy New Year 2014 Wood Horse
Start your new year with determination to achieve your dream, you can do it and just do it ~ Yes! you can. Put the past unhappiness behind. You only live once so make the best of it.