Murad City Skin Duo| Beauty

Today’s generation, each of us will never leave behind one of our favourite item, our electronic devices. Do you know electric devices can harm our human body through many ways? Luckily, Murad has launched their new City Skin Duo which consist of City Skin Age Defense SPF 50 and City Skin Overnight Detox Moisturizer to help overcome these problems.

Murad was founded in 1989, it is a pioneering clinical skincare brand dedicated to encourage people to care for them self from the inside-out. They have a 30 years legacy of research and clinical testing as well as 19 unique patents. Murad provides a full range of product that suits for own personal use and for business services such as spa. Their products provides high performance which eventually got the trust of many household as well as business partners.

Do you know what is our largest organ? Our skin. It is also the one organ who would have the first contact with the world around us. By taking care of our skin with the right product, it can helps to keep our skin looking healthy and the organ can do it’s job longer and better.

Women these days aren’t the same as what they are like decades ago. People changes as time passes and so does their roles changes. Women these days work in different environments and eventually working and spending their time outdoor compare to the older generations. This will affect their skin from pollutions, radiations and other bacteria. These is where City Skin Duo comes in and take place in protecting the women skin.

City Skin Age Defense Broad Spectrum SPF 50 PA++++, RM298 (50ml)

We might not realize, but little by little in our everyday life, our skin has been damage by many different environmental aggressors that could cause our skin from aging. Few of the example would include the blue light from our digital devices, infrared radiation from our warming kitchen appliances such as stoves and microwaves, pollution from cars and factories and of course, UV rays from the sun.

Murad has develop their City Skin Age Defense SPF 50 to overcome and help to improve our skin by using multi-active 100% mineral sunscreen that offer a complete protection by shielding the skin from all the 5 factors that I mention above. In addition, the product contains formulas harnessing the power of antioxidant Vitamin C to help prevent and combat the effects of environmental aging.

  • There wasn’t any stickiness after applying and letting it dry for a few minutes.
  1. Shields against 89% of blue light from devices. (Tested)
  2. Protects from 96% of pollution. (Tested)
  3. Polymer Matrix acts like a breathable second skin.
  4. Lutein and Iron Oxide enhance broad spectrum protection, adding defense against blue light and infrared radiation.
  5. Safe for sensitive skin and fragrance free.

City Skin Overnight Detox Moisturizer, RM398 (50ml)

As I mention above, blue light from electronic devices and pollution could cause the speed of a person aging skin accelerate. This is where the City Skin Overnight Detox Moisturizer helps to breakthrough moisturizer that detoxifies the skin overnight from pollutants that have accumulated through out the day. The formula contains Marrunium Plant Stem-Cells to help neutralize pollutants and strengthen our skin barrier while you are asleep.

The Vitamin C that can be found in the moisturizer helps to tone and brighten up your skin to help reduce wrinkles and fine lines. The lightweight cream dissolved quickly into the skin leaving your skin hydrated and left with no greasy or oily stain behind. Not to forget, it also helps in combat and prevent the effects of environmental aging from your skin.

  • The packaging is easy to use as you would not have to worry of having excess cream by just pressing on the container once and a certain amount of cream would come out.

  • Speech were given by the Director of Deacon Medical Sdn. Bhd.

Promotion

Murad City Skin Duo is now available at all Murad store nationwide. You can even get them from their website as well. ❤️

Enjoy 10% off City Skin Duo product by using this code “CITYSKIN” at their official website.

Website: https://www.murad.com.my

acebook: https://facebook.com/Murad.Malaysia/

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

Ocean Seafood Restaurant | Food

Craving for seafood but you have no idea where to head to, if you are an adventurous person and don’t mind traveling a bit far, Puchong has fresh and delicious seafood restaurant that will make you drool. When you slowly start to flip through the menu, you might not even know what to eat as everything looks equally scrumptious.

The place is located at a busy area so you might want to make a reservation before having your lunch or dinner there. Oh, I forgot to mention, remember to pay your parking ticket too!

So here is what I got to try:

  • XO海鲜粉煲 XO Seafood Noodle Pot, RM19.90

It contains crab meat, squid, prawn, clams and other treasure that is hidden underneath. ❤️

  • 一支骨 Pork Ribs, RM32

It’s crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. You can eat it with or without rice and it still taste delicious.

  • 瓦煲翁菜Claypot Kangkung, RM12

If you’re planning to order a whole table of seafood, remember to balance up your meal by ordering a plate of vegetables.

  • 姜皇菜园鸡Steam Kampung Chicken with Crispy Garlic & Ginger, RM32

Have you ever tried garlic chicken? Chicken is a usual dish but it’s not everywhere that you can find them with crispy fried garlic to go along with.

  • 香辣奶皇肉蟹(L) Buttermilk Crab (Large), RM55

The buttermilk crab is delicious, but there’s a bit of spiciness. If you don’t like spicy food, I think you can let them know beforehand. There is “Man Tao” (bun) for you to dip in the sauce as well.

  • 咸湿膏蟹 (XL) Salted Egg Butermilk Crab (Extra Large), RM100

Don’t be scared away by the price, because when you see the portion, the crab is really big, fresh and meaty. I like salted egg dishes all the while, so I basically eat almost one whole crab on my own. If there is a lot of sauce, you can pour some on top of your rice, it taste equally good. Just my own suggestion.

  • 铁板泰叁巴三鲜 Seafood Hot Plate with Thai Sambal Sauce, RM25

It’s a bit spicy for me, but I have the urge to eat more. There’s like the taste that makes you want to eat it even though it’s spicy. In Cantonese they call “yao kek”, I guess that’s how it’s spell. Anyway there’s prawn, squid and definitely chilis in it.

  • 佛钵 (虾膏) Yam Basket with Dry Chili Mantis Prawn, RM30

Oh this is one of my favourite. I really love how they cook the mantis prawn. The flavour is just perfect, I think I took quite a lot for myself because it’s just too tasty! 😍

  • 金瓜豆腐 Toufu with Pumpkin Sauce, RM15

A healthy food that is suitable for your whole family. As this restaurant has food for different range of ages.

This restaurant provide lunch set as well. So during weekday, workers would come over for their lunch set as they have a variety of food choices to choose from at a reasonable price range. Here is a picture of the lunch menu:

For every lunch set that you purchase, you are given a chop on a special card. Once you eat there for 10 times, you will be rewarded with a free lunch set of your choice.

Not to forget, they recently came out with additional dishes to be added in to their menu.

So be sure to drop by whenever your free or you’re craving to have something cheap, fresh and delicious seafood at a reasonable price.

Facebook: https://facebook.com/oceanseafoodrestaurant/

Address: 21, Jalan Puteri 2/3, Bandar Puteri, 47100 Puchong.

Contact: +6011-61618981

Operating Hours:

Monday – Friday (11:30am-10:30pm)

Saturday – Sunday (11am-10:30pm)

San Nae Deul | Food

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Do you crave of having buffet for lunch or dinner but afraid the price may empty your wallet? Always have the hesitation of should I go today or another time, moreover that you might not be able to eat a lot but feel like trying out all this dishes from the menu. I think I might just have your back cover for ya! San Nae Deul Bangsar South is your next destination for korean buffet lunch or dinner.

They offer a variety of choices to choose from, whatever you can usually find in a korean restaurant, you will most probably find it here. Their choices comes from Pork, Chicken, Beef to even Seafood. If you are a fan of korean food lover, trust me, you will fall in love with the place.

There are 2 types of buffet to choose from, either Korean Buffet with BBQ or Korean Bufffet without BBQ.

Korean Buffet without BBQ

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This options includes all you can eat foods from the food bar that you can see once you enter the restaurant. They will give you a bento plate like you can see from the picture above. You can fill your plates with all the delicious food that were provided as many time as you like, its buffet after all. Here are some of the foods that you can choose from.

 

Not to forget they have an ice cream machine for ice cream lovers. The machine can be found near the entrance of the restaurant.

 

As for drinks, they have few of Malaysia favourites which includes Lemonade, Orange and Green Tea.

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What makes it special is you can fill the drinks in their special LED light bulb cup. It changes colour continuously which is really popular among teenagers as they love to take picture with it as well as videos and for their social media.

 

Korean Buffet with BBQ

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This is what you can eat if you include BBQ, the meat choices includes chicken, pork and beef. There is just plainly meat available or you can choose the meat that are marinated as well. For me, I really like their marinated meat. Not to forget, the marinated meat with curry is delicious. Trust me. After eaten once, you would order a few more plate not knowing if you will get over it. All BBQ set comes with a free plate of cheese for you to dip in.

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Feeling hungry yet?

 

So for the BBQ set, you will get to enjoy everything that I mention above. It includes the food bar from fried chicken, fried mushroom, korean pancakes, rice cake, kimchi fried rice, korean glass noodle and many more. You also get to enjoy an unlimited plate of different meats that you can pick from the menu. BBQ set meat have to be place order through their friendly staff as they want to keep the meat fresh, so when the customers order they will only take it out from the kitchen and serve it straight to your table.

Price 

Lunch ( 11:30am – 3:00pm )

Korean Buffet without BBQ

【MON- FRI】Adult : RM 19+ Child : RM 10+ 

【SAT- SUN & PUBLIC HOLIDAY】Adult : RM 25+ Child : RM 15+

  • comes with more than 30 food dishes to choose from

Korean Buffet with BBQ

【MON- FRI】Adult : RM 39+ Child : RM 20+

【SAT- SUN & PUBLIC HOLIDAY】Adult : RM 45+ Child : RM 25+

  • comes with more than 30 food dishes to choose from 
  • free 1 plate of cheese for each table (additional cheese is RM5 per plate)
  • 10 choices of meat to choose from for BBQ

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Dinner ( 5:30pm – 11:00pm )

Korean Buffet without BBQ

【MON-SUN】Adult: RM 25+ Child: RM 15+

  • comes with more than 30 food dishes to choose from

Korean Buffet with BBQ

【MON-SUN】Adult: RM 45+ Child: RM 25+

  • comes with more than 30 food dishes to choose from 
  • free 1 plate of cheese for each table (additional cheese is RM5 per plate)
  • 14 choices of meat to choose from for BBQ

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  • Please note that dining time is only 90 minutes 
  • Kids price are only applicable if the child is around 4 – 10 years old and height below 120cm
  • Kids who are below 3 years old can eat for FREE
  • There will be an additional 10% service charge of your total bill

Special Rewards

All dine in customers have a special chances to walk away with a trip to Jeju / Seoula brand new Samsung Galaxy S8 and Cash vouchers. At the end of your dining experience, customer will get a chance to fill up a form to join their lucky draw. Each month 13 lucky winner will stand a chance to walk away with dinning voucher worth up to RM1000. Every 3 months, there will be a draw for a lucky customer to walk away with a brand new Samsung Galaxy S8. Lastly will be the grand prize which the winner would get a pair of ticket for 2 to travel to Korea for a 5 Day 4 Nights trip.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/SNDMalaysia/

San Nae Deul Branches : http://bit.ly/2rmo2uk

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Luxella.com | Beauty

Konichiwa! Sorry for being away for almost 2 weeks as I was on vacation at Japan. The weather there was really hot because Japan is currently having Summer season. Anyways back to the point, today I would like to introduce to you Luxella.com, a Japanese beauty brand.

Luxella.com was founded by a young entrepreneur name Kaylee Lim. The main purpose for her to start up this brand is to let the world to have access to high quality product that are made originally from Japan itself. They pick their formula and ingredients carefully by having to go through lots test on their product. They are certified by using organic ingredients and uses product from some of the best factories from Japan. Their product comes with the Ecocert icons which means organic certified, while unlike some products out there who claims to be natural but their ingredients contains a lot of chemicals. Luxella.com is a startup that was graduated from MaGIC’s ASEAN accelerator programme Cohort 3.

On August 1, Luxella.com has a private event for their official launch to introduce their Japanese Beauty Philosophy. In this event, the differences of Japan made products was highlighted. The event was held at QuadArt, it is an art gallery that comes with a rustic oriental setting. Luxella.com pampered their guests with a wide range of products to try and test on themselves, not only that, they even provide complimentary manicure service session by using their Ueba Esou Gofun nail polish. Luxella.com was honored to be able to invite media, brand partners as well as representatives from Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO).

Few of the main companies that Luxella.com is working with includes Ueba Esou, HerbEAU and Ecott Cosme. All these products can be purchase on Luxella.com. It was hand picked by the owner for their natural, high quality organic ingredients as well as their high manufacturing standards. It is a place where you can find Japanese drugstore brands at a more affordable price range with the latest and best selling brands in Japan’s cosmetic innovation.

There was a special guest which came all the way from Japan, Mika Tsuneyoshi. She is the representative of HerbEAU, a high quality organic skincare brand with cutting edge technology all the way from Nagasaki, Japan. She was invited to a panel session along with the founder of Luxella.com Kaylee Lim. Ms Tsuneyoshi shared her knowledge on the concept of organic clean beauty with all the invited guests, whereas Ms Kaylee gave an insight of her business and the Japanese beauty market platform.

  • Mika Tsuneyoshi

Do you know there are actually differences in both Japanese and Korean skincare products? Japanese skincare products focuses more on simple, natural and prefer in using organic ingredients to have a minimalistic approach. On the other hand, Korean skincare products focus on producing trendy product lines at a fast pace and include multi-step skincare routines by using a wide arsenal of products. Japanese believes that by using lesser steps in the daily routine with just a simple but powerful ingredients product will do.

Another special guest was Dr Bejit Ideas, PHD in BioChesmistry. He is also the Medical Director of MI Innovation Lab, Tokyo. We get to learn about his research on centenarian (which is more than 100 year old) skin of Japanese women. The ingredients that were use for the process of fermentation and extraction of anti-aging skincare is Biwa fruit. Biwa all in one gel from HerbEAU is in partnership with SSC Skin Clinic. It is the largest skin clinic that can be found in Nagasaki, Japan. They have an average of 300 patients a day as the product they uses are formulated to cater to the skin of their patients.

Why choose Luxella.com? They are the only platform that have access to some of the Japanese product from those companies that I mentioned above. Do you know there are a lot of Japanese product that you could not get your hands on them outside of Japan itself? Japanese business are very particular to who their product goes and sell to, it is because they want to ensure the same quality can be maintain before selling them and partnerships with sellers. It’s not a day or two to earn their trust, it could be a week, a month or even a year. So why not grab this opportunity to try out the Japanese products that can be purchase through Luxella.com?

In the official website, Luxella.com presented a well-made video that was produced in-house and everything that was shot. The video presentation featured the brand Ueba Esou at their headquarters located in Kyoto, Japan. With the visual aids provided, the brand’s philosophy and history was shown elaborately. A testing session was also prepared for the guests where they can tryout exclusive products for themselves which comes along a lucky draw and marked the end of the private launching.

Brand Details

Ueba Esou is the oldest paint company in Japan (from Kyoto). They use traditional ingredients and modern methods to make Gofun Nail Polish – a water based, natural nail polish that is free from odours and is water permeable. ‘Gofun’ is made from crushed scallop shells.

HerbEAU’s star product is an all-in-one Gel which is using a world first patented ingredient made from organic BIWA(Loquat). A product that is meant to replace toner, moisturiser or even serum. It is made from Biwa fruit in Nagasaki and has many healing properties. It was formulated by dermatologist & pharmacists from SSC (Shinohara Skincare Clinic) & French Biologist Dr Bejit Ideas(PHD in BioChemistry, Chemistry Nobel Prize 2003 nominee).

Ecott Cosme Organic has a wide range of products created with raw ingredients from 47 prefectures of Japan. Products are created with ingredients such as wasabi harvested from the Miyage prefecture to rose petals from Shimane. But the cleansing and foam products are the most unique – it gently cleanses and removes makeup in one step  – perfect for saving time. It is also safe to use this cleanser on lash extensions.

Website: https://luxella.com/

*Some of the picture are taken by their official photographer Cayden. All right reserved to their respectful owner.

Althea 2nd Birthday Products Review | Beauty

The long awaited unboxing is finally up! In my last Althea's 2nd birthday post, I mentioned that I would do a separate post for their activities as well as the products that I got from Althea. So, like most blog posts where usually both the activities during Althea Birthday last month along with the unboxing are included in one. I would prefer to do it separately. So without further a due, let me start showing you what I've got.

I got myself a total of 15 items 🙈. Aren't you curious what or how I can get 15 items with just RM150? Here are the items,

1. Witch Pouch Shadow For Eyes, RM10

I got myself SD-3 Venus Blue. Witch Pouch eye shadow comes in 5 different shades. Royal Golden Beam, Pink Of Moon, Venus Blue, Spring Connection and Glam Brown. Not what I expected, I was expecting the colour to be more vibrant, but after using twice. The colour is very light, suitable for beginners to start with. But this is my own opinion, for people who does not like dark colours, this might not be the best option for you.

Pros

  • Suitable for beginners as the price is reasonable.
  • The box provides step by step instructions on which colour to be used first at which area of your eyes.
  • The colour gives a hint of glitter on your eyes which makes your eyes sparkle.
  • Small and convenient to bring around in your purse/bag.
  • Inclusive shadow tip for users.
  • There are 5 different colours to choose from.

Cons

  • The colour is very light compared to what they have shown in the picture.

Overall Rating: 3/5

2. Apieu Sugar Melting Tint, RM18

I got myself OR01 Orange Cupcake. Apieu melting tint comes in 4 different colours. Apple Sorbet, Rose Macaron, Peach Pie and Orange Cupcake. One of my new favourite lip tint, it is something different from the usual tint. The colour is vibrant and it helps to moisturize your lips.

Pros

  • The colour is very vibrant.
  • It does not dry up your lips, instead it helps to moisturize your lips in secs!
  • Price is fairly reasonable.
  • Long lasting as the colour would stay on for few hours.

Cons

  • Does not have the twisting function. This product have to keep clicking for the lip tint to come out.
  • After clicking it out, unable to keep it in. (be sure not to click too much)

Overall Rating: 4.5/5

3. Yet Clubpartra Waterproof Gel Pencil Liner, RM15

I got myself Real Black. It comes in either Real Black or Real Brown. My first time getting a gel liner which is in pencil type. I usually stick with the brush liner as it is simple and easy to use. But after trying it out a couple of time, it does have its own benefits compare to the brush, like you can slowly adjust at your eye areas without worrying you would mess it up. If it's Brush type, once the tip of the brush touches your skin, it will definitely leave a mark.

Pros

  • Very light compare to the previous brush liner I use.
  • Comes with a sharpener to sharpen your gel liner once it's bland.
  • Waterproof, which means say good bye to smudge eyeliner.
  • Can be used as eyeliner by blending it in right after applying.

Cons

  • If users doesn't close the cap properly, the creamy texture of the gel liner would fade and it will be rougher to draw.

Overall Rating: 3.5/5

4. Pure Smile Choosy Lip Pack, RM3.50

I got myself Fruit Mix. All 5 different flavour has it's on benefits in improving different purpose. It comes in Fruit Mix, Herb, Honey, Milk and Peach. The packaging itself it's cute. For people like me who often having dry and crack lips, I was always told by my mum to apply lip balm 24/7. Luckily after I try out Pure Smile Fruit Mix. It really does helps in improving my lips condition. Extra bonus is I got to take funny pictures of me with the funny big lip. 👄

Pros

  • It moisturizes your lips instantly.
  • Convenient to bring around for traveling as we often get cracked lips when we travel around cold country.
  • It contains collagen, vitamin e, hyaluronic acid and jojoba oil.

Cons

  • None for as far as I can think of.

Overall Rating: 3.5/5

5. Secret Key Sweet Glam Two Tone Glow, RM27

I got myself 03. Juicy Orange. There are 3 colours to choose from Lollipop Pink, Chic Red and Juicy Orange. I love using 2 tone lipstick, it gives my lips a gradient effect. What I like about this product is you can use it for both a daily light make up look or a heavy dinner make up look just by playing with the colour. For a simple daily look, I just have to swipe once over my lips and poof, it's done. As for the dinner look, I just have to swipe it across my lip for 2-3 times, there you have a brighter and more vibrant colour.

Pros

  • A simple single lipstick that can give you a two tone gradient effect.
  • The shades would eventually moisturize your lips.
  • Can have different results depends on how many coating you use on your lips.
  • The price is fairly reasonable for a two tone lipstick compare to other brand.
  • It colour its very long lasting.

Cons

  • Even though it's long lasting but the colour would fades to a lighter colour after 4/5 hours depending on each individual.

Overall Rating: 3.5/5

6. Yet Don't Worry Mask Sheet, RM2

I got myself 2 type this time, Oil Control and Wrinkles. 3 types to choose from which include Nutrition, Oil Control and Wrinkle. I am always on the hunt for masks from different brands, so I came across this and it's cheap! So I have to give it a try. To my surprise, this mask really helps to moisturize my face and gives me a better and brighter complexion the next day. So sometimes do not choose things based on the price but the quality. I try out the oil control mask and gave the wrinkles mask to let my mom and grandmother try, they really loved it too!

Pros

  • Really affordable price for everyone.
  • Cute packaging that is available to bring around for traveling.
  • Suitable for all ages.

Cons

  • I realize it always goes out of stock on Althea. 🙈

Overall Rating: 4/5

7. MisshaThe Style 4D Mascara, RM16

Got myself a new mascara because my previous one does not really suits me. After using a few times, I like how it give my lashes volume without any agglomeration (like a clump of black gelish liquid on your lashes). Most importantly it does not stick all your lashes together, it can helps to separate your lashes nicely. For a waterproof makeup, it's quite convenient as it is easy to remove with makeup remover.

Pros

  • Really affordable price for a mascara.
  • Does not clump your lashes.
  • It's waterproof, so it does not smudge easily.
  • After applying it gives off a natural look.

Cons

  • None

Overall Rating: 4.5/5

8. Pure SmileJuicy Point Pad, RM3.50

I got myself Lemon. For the Fruit selection there are five different fruit pack to choose from. Cucumber, Kiwi, Lemon, Orange and Strawberry. This point pad is like a mini mask that you can place it at a certain part of the area only. For example if you only want to apply it at some part of your face but do not want to waste the whole mask, this could be something you're looking for. Can be used on face, hand or even your leg. It contains 10 pieces per pack.

Pros

  • Easy to use and can apply at the specific areas.
  • Comes in a ziplock bag.
  • Comes in 10 pcs which you can use for a few times.

Cons

  • Does not smell like lemon, and it has an odour.

Overall Rating: 3/5

9. the SAEM Saemmul Real Tint, RM15

I got myself #1 Red. Few colours to choose from which includes Red, Orange and Pink. You must be thinking where is the real picture of the product. I apologize for the inconvenience, because while I was trying it out and bringing it along with me for about a week plus, some how I think it fell out from my bag somewhere. So.. 😭 I am so sorry, but I really love this product. It had a nice and sweet scent when you apply it on your lips. It lasts really long on my lips.

Pros

  • It has a sweet smell whenever you apply.
  • The colour is very vibrant.
  • Cute packaging with reasonable price.

Cons

  • For my lips, the result has a little uneven effect, my bottom lips looks more vibrant than the upper lips.

Overall Rating: 4/5

10. Tony MolyNew Delight Tony Tint, RM11

I got myself Cherry Pink. There are 3 colours to choose from which is Cherry Pink, Red and Orange Cha Cha. This would be another favourite of mine. It does have abit similarities with the previous tint in the sense of sweet smell and colour. What makes it special and different from others is you will not mess up the top of the lip tint. It comes with something that builds in inside the bottle which prevent excess liquid from the tint stick.

Pros

  • Vibrant colour that is long lasting.
  • Sweet scent when you apply on your lips.
  • Price is reasonable

Cons

  • For my lips, the result has a little uneven effect, my bottom lips looks more vibrant than the upper lips.

Overall Rating: 4.5/5

11. Secret KeyTattoo Eye Brow Tint, RM20

I got myself 02. Cafe Mocha. The available colours are Cafe Latte, Cafe Mocha, Choco Frappuccino and Espresso. Love how the tint works as I only needed to apply twice a week on my brow. It can last up to 4-5 days for me. The colour would get lighter each day as I use makeup remover daily. This could really help to save lots of time by spending lesser time in drawing your brows everyday.

Pros

  • Tint can last up to 4/5 days depending on each individual.
  • Easy to use and save time in drawing your brows daily.
  • The colour looks natural on me.

Cons

  • None

Overall Rating: 4/5

Hope you enjoy reading this review. Please note that all the review are based on my own opinion, different individual might have different opinion on the item. Once again, thank you Tammy for giving me this opportunity to review the following items that I pick out myself. 💕

Sekinchan | Travel

Life in the city has been absolutely amazing, as you drive along the highway, you'll see skyscrapers with amazing structure and designs that gives a panoramic view of the cities in Malaysia. But sometimes our eyes tend to feel blurry by looking at structures above our shoulders and greenery is all we need to feel better from it.
Isolation, escaping from the bustling environment, peace, lush greenery, and captivating view of mother nature, it all best describes a small town known as Sekinchan. 

Sekinchan is a small town located in Sabak Bernam, Selangor, Malaysia. This town highlights a wide and breathtaking view of the paddy fields which acts as a major rice producing area in Malaysia. In the month of June and December, the lush paddy fields turns into gold yellow which indicates the farmers that it is ready for harvesting.

At the Sekinchan Paddy Field itself, visitors can cycle along the tracks and visit factories that showcases how the paddy plants are processed. One of the most well-known paddy processing factory is PLS Marketing (M) Sdn Bhd (or Kilang Beras Rakyat Sekinchan Sdn Bhd) which allows tourist to learn more about the paddy fields and purchase the "pearl rice" that is famous among tourist that visits Sekinchan.

Are paddy fields the only reason why tourist visits Sekinchan? Of course not. There are many more amazing places and fresh seafood available too. Before I go any further, obviously a one-day trip to Sekinchan is never enough. Some may find it difficult to find a place to stay in Sekinchan as they call it a "small town", but you will be amaze by the number of hotels and unique places they have built for tourist like you and me to spend more than a night in Sekinchan.

Here are a few Unique Sekinchan Hotel that can be found using Traveloka leaving a great and memorable experience living in Sekinchan:

# Container Hotel/Farm Ville Café and Homestay

Compact rooms which promises a memorable living experience with an outdoor pool. Colourful picnic tables , benches and roof-top terraces gives a perfect visual of the mesmerizing sunset that links to peace and harmony greenery living.

# Padi Box Homestay 
Perfect for a relaxing family getaway living with spacious and affordable rooms which provides TV for entertainment and free-Wifi as you are able to update your live experiences in Sekinchan. Get your cameras ready to capture magical pictures as their structure and wallpaper focuses on colourful elements.

With Traveloka , you are able to find hotels or home stay even in small towns like Sekinchan. Not only it is convenient, but cheaper rates are available when you book using their app . They assure to all users that have a secure online transactions and no hidden charges as "What You See is What You Pay" when using Traveloka app.
Now that you've gotten yourself a place to stay, let's move on to more tourist attraction places in Sekinchan. Not only agriculture,  but Sekinchan is also known as a fishing village where fresh seafood can easily be found too. Don't miss out the "Seafood Street" where food retailers in Sekinchan prepare fresh and scrumptious seafood dish. These are a few famous restaurants in Sekinchan:

1.  阿娇海鲜饭店 Restoran Cha Po Tion  
Address: 170, Jalan Sungai Labu, Taman Seri Sekinchan, 45400 Sekinchan, Selangor, Malaysia

2. Loong Hua Seafood Restaurant  
Address: 73, Lorong Tiga, Pekan Sekinchan, 45400 Sekinchan, Selangor, Malaysia

Finally, take a boat at the jetty or drive down to an out of sight beach in Sekinchan known as Redang Beach. What's better than watching sunset at the beach with your loved ones that you won't experience in the city! Put your feet in the sand, run through the waves and capture those moments with your family or friends.

Have a wish that you have not fulfilled? Stop by the "Wishing Tree" and make a wish at one of the most attractive place in Sekinchan at the Redang Beach.
As the quote says, "Make A Wish Come True." 

Hope everyone enjoyed reading my post on Sekinchan, Sabak Bernam, Selangor, Malaysia. A small town where experiences can't be replaced for it's originality and beauty.

Traveloka Website: https://www.traveloka.com/en-my/

Sekinchan Hotels: https://www.traveloka.com/en-my/hotel/malaysia/area/sekinchan-108391

*All pictures are taken from google. All rights reserved to their respectful owners.

Althea Petal Velvet Powder | Review

I presume most of us owns a loose powder. Occasionally you might even have one in your purse or beg for touch up. I am also quite certain that if you are one of my frequent readers, you might already know Althea is famous for selling different brands of Korean beauty products. After the birth of Althea about 2 years back, they have finally decided to launch their very first product, Althea Petal Velvet Powder.

From the name itself, you might have a rough idea on how the packaging might looks like, what colour the packaging might be or even have a guess what is the main ingredient in it just by the name. Packaging? Hmm… most loose powder comes in either a big or small container, so it should be something similar as well. Unless it comes in a more creative way that you can spray your loose powder out of a spraying container. Haha gotcha! I am just kidding, let’s move on. Althea boxes are usually Pink, so most probably for their first ever product it will be pink as well. As for ingredients, most probably they have althea flower as one of their ingredients.

 

  • Tada! This is how the packaging really looks like.

Glad to be one of their pioneer to receive the product and use it. So why did they come out with Althea Petal Velvet Powder instead of any other cosmetics? In my own opinion, I think even though you’re a beginner or an expert in the makeup industry, your first impression and how you look is very important. You don’t want to turn up with flawless eyeliner, brow that is on point but your face looks oily and with make up that melts after a few hours. This is where Petal Velvet Powder comes in, this powder helps to sets your makeup as well as leaving your skin looking flawless. They infused Althea seeds oil to keep sebum production on bay without drying out your skin. This means a fresher, more radiant looking you!

  • What I received from Althea 💕 Their signature box along with tiny flowers and leaf, a slice of air dried orange and lime along with a cute plastic print out of @altheakorea Instagram account, how cute 🙈 Most importantly, Althea Petal Velvet Powder.

So do you know what the powder is made of? Powder + Pure Natural Ingredients = Non Chemical Product which is good for your skin 🌺 So WHY Petal Velvet Powder? Their Powder are made with micro-fine particles, which would make your pores visible 🎊 to invisible. (shrinks the pores) Let me summarize the benefits for you :

  • Makeup Setting & Long Wearing
  • Micro-fine Particles & Soft, Smooth Texture
  • Natural & Cruelty-Free Ingredients
  • Sebum Control & Pore Blurring

Do you know how does an Althea flower looks like?

  • Althea Flower

Why include Althea flower in the powder? You may be wondering why this flower apart from thousands of others, it is because the flower’s seeds consists full of antioxidants that can protect our human skin barrier from dehydration. What’s more? It invigorate the skin for a beautiful complexion.

How to apply?
Pick up product with a brush or puff provided and gently sweep onto skin

Colour:
Translucent

Price:
RM 16

My opinion ~
I really love the packaging, even though it only have their logo on, but it looks classy. Sometimes with too much design on it will looks quite messy. It is small and light, suitable to bring around as it can fits straight into your bag or purse. The scent of it, it has a light Althea flower smell. The smell wasn’t too heavy which I think it’s perfect. After using my the powder on my face I can really see the difference, my pores was minimize. Lastly would be their puff, it is so puffy and soft.

As for what I think they can improve would be the size of the packaging. Instead of only having one size, why not come out with a bigger size as well which is suitable to put at home. It will be easier to apply compare with the smaller size puff. Next, I think they should come out with a skin colour puff. After using just once, my puff from white turns brown. =( It was cause by the layer of foundation on my face before applying the powder. I think if there is skin colour, user wouldn’t realize it and will feel much more happier when using.

Thank you Althea for the product. Really love it. 💕 My final rating for this product would be 4/5. 🌟 You can purchase it from the link below.

Althea Website: http://my.althea.kr/petal-velvet-powder