Archive for May, 2013

NEW Clarins Body Lift Cellulite Control


clarins Body Lift Cellulite Control

A couple of weeks ago, I was delighted to receive a surprise parcel from Clarins Singapore and it contains a new body contouring product that targets early and stubborn cellulite. Normally, I will not be thrilled when receiving body slimming product however this new product really got me excited and I’m so eager to try it out! It is the new Clarins Body Lift Cellulite Control.

Yes, the word “Cellulite” caught my attention! Well, I can’t wait to get rid of those ugly cellulite on my thighs! Cellulite on the thighs and hips are hard to remove, even when I try exercising more and improving my diet.

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Benefit Cosmetics Bronze Of Champions, Do The Bright Thing & Primping With The Stars Makeup Kits


benefit eyeshadow kits

Recently, I was super delighted to receive a surprise parcel from Benefit Singapore. Upon opening my parcel, my immediate reaction was ‘OMG! So many products! WOW!’ Many thanks to Benefit Singapore for the lovely products! Muack!

Benefit, a San Francisco-based fun lovely makeup brand, offers one of the best makeup kits in the market. These makeup kits, be it an eyeshadow kit or cheek, eye and lip kit, are great for those who want to try a few of their products at the same time. The products and colors are specially selected to help achieve the perfect finish!

benefit makeup kit

In this post, I will only feature 3 of the makeup kits – Bronze Of Champions, Do The Bright Thing & Primping With The Stars. I will feature the rest in my upcoming Benefit post.

benefit cosmetic makeup kit

Each kit comes with an instructional ‘Tips and Tricks” mini booklet, including a mirror, that gives tips on applying these products and achieving a perfect finish.


Do The Bright Thing – S$50

Benefit Do The Bright Thing Makeup Kit

Do The Bright Thing, a best and brightest total-face makeup kit, comes with luminous bestsellers that help brighten up a dull complexion for a healthier looking, glowing skin. Retailing at only S$50, it also includes a They’re Real! Beyond Mascara and a Bad Gal Liner Waterproof Eye Pencil to open your eyes with sexy definition.

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K-Palette Improved 1 Day Tattoo Real Lasting Eyeliner 24H (Waterproof Super Black)


k-palette 1 day tattoo real lasting eyeliner 24h

Two months ago, I’ve received an invitation to try out the latest K-Palette Improved 1 Day Tattoo Real Lasting Eyeliner 24H (Waterproof Super Black) which was officially launched in March 2013! Many thanks to Japalang for the product. :D Available in 2 colors – SB101 Super Black and DB101 Deep Brown – this new improved version is retailing the same price as the previous version, at S$19.90.

K-Palette Improved 1 Day Tattoo Real Lasting Eyeliner 24H (Waterproof Super Black)

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Receive 7-Day Complimentary Lancôme NEW Advanced Genifique Youth Activator Concentrate Trial Sample


Génifique Youth Activator, a worldwide legend since the launch in 2009, is a pillar and an iconic product of Lancôme.

new advanced lancome genifique youth activator concentrate

On 1st May 2013, Lancôme is proud to introduce the NEW Advanced Genifique Youth Activator which is believed to be the biggest launch this year.

new advanced lancome genifique youth activator concentrate

Product Profile

Inspired by 14 years of research in gene science and 9 patents covered until 2029, Lancôme’s new Advanced Génifique repairs and activates 10 signs that define a youth­ful-looking skin. Enriched with a biotechnology derived ingredient and exclusive self-loading dropper, each drop now delivers almost 40% more active ingredients than before. Fresh and more wrapping than ever, it absorbs instantly to create a replumping, cocooning sensation, leaving the skin soft-as-silk with fullness, firmness and bounce. See it, feel it, visible results in just 7 days.

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AFC Japan LipoDOWN 2 – My First Slimming Softgel


Recently, I was invited to review a new slimming supplement from AFC Japan. And I was given two different slimming supplements to choose from – LipoDOWN 2 or ActiveSLIM. This new slimming range is 100% natural and safe fat burning formulas.

AFC LipoDOWN 2 targets sedentary lifestyles with little exercise, helping to maximize fat burning round the clock for effective fat loss, inch loss and weight loss.

AFC ActiveSLIM targets active lifestyles who want to boost fat burning efficacy and shed stubborn flabbiness during workouts for slimmer body, improved body definition and shape.

afc japan lipodown 2

Since I’m not an active person and I hardly exercise anyway, I eventually decided to review the LipoDOWN 2. It is recommended for those with :

  • Excess stubborn fat on multiple body areas
  • Sedentary lifestyle with little exercise


Product Claims

LipoDOWN 2, a new improved formula developed by Nihon Preventive Medical Laboratory Japan, is enhanced with 200% more fat burning prowess than LipoDOWN. It is particularly helpful for those with sedentary lifestyles and is clinically proven to work at the cellular level to shrink massive fat cells and increase fat metabolism for maximum fat burning round the clock.

afc japan lipodown 2

Apple Hong, an ex-Mediacorp artist, is the ambassador and is also the AFC LipoDOWN 2 user.

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Showcasing Latest Beauty Products at Watsons Beauty Day Out “Spring Colour Report 2013″


watsons beauty day out

After a successful Beauty Day Out media event in 2012, Watsons has recently held another Beauty Day Out – Spring Colour Report 2013 – in February 2013 to showcase a wide selection of the latest beauty products that have recently been launched and most are exclusively available at Watsons Singapore.

Products range from cosmetics, hair, skincare and inner beauty oral supplements. New exclusive brands were also been introduced such as Elite Models Makeup, Eyemasing and Rock Beauty. And some of the Watsons’ exclusive brands that were also been featured in Spring Report 2013 include Candy Doll, Heroine Make, Aqualabel, Senka, Dr. Wu Clinical Skincare, GLOW™ and Brand’s@ InnerShine@.

I’m not too sure if you are aware of this – Watsons, Asia’s largest health and beauty retailer, has been the No. 1 pharmacy/drugstore brand in Asia for 4 consecutive years from 2009 to 2012. Watsons Singapore has now more than 100 stores located islandwide, with more than 30 pharmacies located in its key stores.

watsons beauty day out

watsons beauty day out

watsons beauty day out

I was glad to being invited to this Beauty Day Out – Spring Colour Report 2013 media event in February 2013 that was held at 7 Adam Park.

Alike last event, the invited guests were divided into groups (about 5 – 7 guests) and were guided with a representative to tour around the ‘counters’ at the big event hall at level two.

heroine make watsons beauty day out

heroine make

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Review – Yves Saint Laurent Top Secrets UV Shield High Protection UV Skincare SPF 50 PA++++


Do you know sun damage is the No.1 cause of premature skin aging? Even with low-intensity exposure to UV rays but in a long-term, it will still cause significant aging of the skin eventually.

Nevertheless, sunscreen is ultimately the most important skincare product I can’t leave without whether I’m in or out of home. And it is absolutely necessary during the timing from 10am to 4pm, even on a cloudy day.

Yves Saint Laurent Beaute Top Secrets UV Shield High Protection UV Skincare SPF 50 PA++++

Recently, I was being introduced to a new sunscreen by Yves Saint Laurent and what got me excited about this product is the PA++++! It is the Yves Saint Laurent Top Secrets UV Shield High Protection UV Skincare SPF 50 PA++++. It is a new addition to its Top Secrets collection and was launched in April 2013.

Yves Saint Laurent Beaute Top Secrets UV Shield High Protection UV Skincare SPF 50 PA++++

Wow! PA++++? This is the only sunscreen I’ve came across that is formulated with the highest PA++++! So far, the highest PA rating we can find in most sunscreens is only PA+++.

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Kiehl’s Introduced Powerful Wrinkle & Pore Reducing Cream and Powerful Wrinkle Reducing Eye Cream


Now in mid-40s, apart from pigmentation; wrinkles and loss of elasticity are other signs of aging I’ve been trying hard to fight off in the recent years. Though wrinkle is a common sign of aging but I actually could have minimized the look of wrinkles if I have taken good care of my skin when I was younger. I applied nothing at night, not even a moisturizer and I did not apply any sunscreen in the day too until I was in my early 30s.

I first noticed mild fine lines on my forehead and lower eyelid areas during my late 20s. It didn’t bother me much at that time and without realizing it, these fine lines (on my forehead) eventually turned into wrinkles after I reached my late 30s. Hence I will strongly advise you to start an anti-aging regimen if you have not. It’s never too late to start one even if you’re only in your early 20s. Here’s something for you!

kiehl's powerful wrinkle & pore reducing cream

kiehl's powerful wrinkle & pore reducing cream

Understanding the top concerns of women are fine lines, wrinkles and pores, Kiehl’s chemists offer a new approach to addressing these key concerns, and proudly introduced the highly anticipated Kiehl’s Powerful Wrinkle & Pore Reducing Cream and Powerful Wrinkle Reducing Eye Cream, which are officially available from May 2013 onwards.

A couple of weeks ago, I was glad to be one of the first few bloggers to preview Kiehl’s Powerful Wrinkle & Pore Reducing Cream and Powerful Wrinkle Reducing Eye Cream.

kiehl's powerful wrinkle & pore reducing cream

The preview event was held at The Fullerton Bay Hotel @ Collyer Quay. What a lovely venue with a spectacular view!


Kiehl’s Powerful Wrinkle & Pore Reducing Cream – S$80 / 50ml

kiehl's powerful wrinkle & pore reducing cream

Kiehl’s Powerful Wrinkle & Pore Reducing Cream, powered with Copper PCA and Calcium PCA, is said to reduce the appearance of wrinkle and pores for a smooth skin complexion in as little as 4 weeks! It is claimed that this wrinkle-fighting reducing formula is clinically demonstrated to significantly improve elasticity by 32% and texture by 26% within 4 weeks.

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A Little Surprise From BRAND’s


A while back, I was pleasantly surprised to receive a lovely maroon and black chiffon wrapped gift parcel from BRAND’s Singapore. Many thanks to BRAND’s Singapore for the special gifts!

It contains BRAND’s new supplement Sesamin with Schisandra Extract, The Body Shop Organic Cotton Rounds and The Body Shop Lipscuff. Both Body Shop products are specially selected based on my liking and they are actually my favorite and must-have products. So sweet of them! :D

brand's sesamin with schisandra extract

BRAND’S®, a leader with more than 170 years of rich experience in health nutrition, has developed a health supplement to help protect liver, eliminate free radicals and maintain a healthy blood lipid profile for a healthy liver.

For optimal liver health, BRAND’S Sesamin with Schisandra is a scientifically proven supplement that harnesses the prowess of Sesamin and Schisandra to promote liver detoxification. Thanks to its holistic approach, the supplement harnesses the prowess of Sesamin and Schisandra to activate the liver enzyme system as well as liver cell regeneration. Sesamin is an antioxidant that purges the body system of harmful substances, while Schisandra complements it to protect the liver and maintain liver health.

An all-natural ingredients, Sesamin makes up only 0.5% of a sesame seed.

Beneficial for :

  • Ideal for those who lead a stressful lifestyle, suffer from lack of sleep or drink alcohol regularly
  • Helps to purge the liver of toxins and promote overall liver health
  • Powerful supplement containing Sesamin and Schisandra which are scientically proven to improve liver health

Do visit BRAND’s Facebook Page or website for more info on BRAND’s products.


Perricone MD Blue Plasma, a Daily No-Peel Peel


Perricone MD Blue Plasma

Perricone MD, a cosmeceuticals brand founded by Dr. Nicholas Perricone in 1997, has recently launched a daily no-peel peel product and it is the new BLUE PLASMA. This non-acidic daily peel for brightening and radiance, is scientifically formulated to deliver the benefits of a more traditional peel, without the side effects.

For years, Dr. Perricone has warned against the use of harsh chemical peels and abrasive exfoliators as methods to unveil new skin surface. Whether administered in spas, doctor’s offices, or purchased over the counter, their effects are not potentially damaging short term, but can impact skin’s long-term health. In addition, traditional peels can be acidic and work by “assaulting” the skin surface to get results. They essentially burn the skin off, attacking both dead and healthy skin cells, that often leads to redness, irritation and sensitivity. Scrub-like exfoliators create micro-tears on the surface, making skin more thin or fragile over time.

Upon spending years researching alternatives that deliver the same surface benefits without causing damage or irritation to the skin, Dr. Perricone created BLUE PLASMA.

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