Archive for August, 2013

A Surprise Gift From BRAND’S To Beat The Haze & Maintain A Beautiful Skin


brand's bird's nest with rock sugar

Recently, I was pleased to receive a surprise parcel from BRAND’S and it contains a box of Bird’s Nest with Rock Sugar. Each box contains 6 bottles (in 68ml) of Bird’s Nest.

The recent haze condition, highest 3-hour PSI reading at 401 (I think), has wreaked havoc on our body and pose serious health risk especially for those with lung disease or respiratory illness. Wearing N95 mask or stay indoor is an ideal option however we can’t avoid the haze completely as most of us will need to commute from home to work on the weekdays anyway.

According to Traditional Chinese Medicinal teachings, bird’s nest has been known to help cleanse the lungs, regulate the respiratory system and strengthen the immune system. In addition, bird’s nest has the ability to promote health and maintain a beautiful skin.

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Origins Multi-Masking Workshop Event With Best Selling Masks In Asia


Everyone has different skin types and each skin type will require different care. For example, you might have acne on your forehead and nose areas but dry skin around the cheek areas at the same time! Hence you will need different masks to treat different skin conditions.

origins masks

A while ago, I’ve attended the Origins workshop event to try out a range of masks that target to different skin issues; and to preview their latest No Puffery Cooling Roll On For Puffy Eyes.

Different masks were specially designed to target to different skin needs such as Out of Trouble mask (minimizes oil), Drink Up™ Intensive Overnight mask (quenches skin’s thirst) and Clear Improvement® Active Charcoal mask (clears pores).

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MAKE UP FOR EVER Sepia Blue Fall/Winter 2013 Collection


MAKE UP FOR EVER has recently launched its Fall Winter 2013 Collection, inspired by the women of the 50s’ and is embodied a look best represent the sensational, glamorous icon of elegance with a style that is both vintage and modern.

The BLUE SEPIA Collection – S$75

make up for ever blue sepia

Recently I was glad to receive a Blue Sepia palette, many thanks to MAKE UP FOR EVER Singapore.

For this Fall/Winter 2013 Collection, Dany Sanz, the Creator and Artistic Director of MAKE UP FOR EVER, has chosen a deep, intense and luminous peacock blue that is embraced by stunning sepia tones including copper fawn, coffee, light pink, espresso and metallic taupe.

make up for ever blue sepia

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[Contest Ended] SK-II Facial Treatment Essence Giveaway Result – Congratulations To 3 Lucky Winners!


Thanks to all readers who have participated in the SK-II Facial Treatment Essence Giveaway Contest! Three lucky readers have been randomly picked (using and each of them will win a full-size bottle of SK-II Facial Treatment Essence in 150ml!

And the winners are …..

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Giorgio Armani NEW Luminous Silk Foundation (with Review) & Flash Lacquer Crystal Shine Gloss


DFS Galleria Singapore is glad to introduce two latest products from Giorgio Armani Beautynew improved Luminous Silk Foundation and new Flash Lacquer Crystal Shine Gloss – that are available exclusively at the DFS Scottswalk store.

Luminous Silk Foundation, a multi-award winning icon of the Giorgio Armani Beauty, was first launched in 2000. A bestseller since its creation, Luminous Silk Foundation now comes in a renovated formula designed to reveal a woman’s inner light.

“Flawless, professional make-up begins with a luminous, natural looking complexion. By blending Luminous Silk, any woman can find her perfect skin tone, while adding radiance and correcting any imperfections.” – Linda Cantello, International Make-Up Artist for Giorgio Armani Beauty

Product Profile

Luminous Silk Foundation features exclusive Micro-fil™ Light Technology with micronized pigments, pearls and spherical fillers to ensure that colors remain pure, and textures weightless, for infinite blending and layering. Airy oils allow easy application while a mineral gel provides evenness, hold and luminosity. The Luminous Silk formula is enriched in Glycerin, giving 8-hours hydration and extreme comfort to the skin. The fine, translucent Micro-fil™ texture allows easy layering, offering just the right amount of coverage and color for a flawless complexion.

Luminous Silk Foundation offers a tailor-made complexion that reveals every woman’s natural glow. A light architect to fit all skin tones types (porcelain, light, medium and golden) and for all skin tone nuances from yellow to pink.

Do continue reading as I will be sharing my review on this latest foundation below!

The Luminous Silk Foundation, priced at S$73, will be exclusively available at DFS Galleria Singapore from 1 July 2013.

Flash Lacquer Crystal Shine Gloss

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[Contest Ended] Get A Chance To Be One Of The 3 Lucky Readers To Win SK-II Facial Treatment Essence (in 150ml) Worth S$168 Each


It’s giveaway time again!

Calling out all SK-II lovers, here’s an irresistible giveaway I beg you wouldn’t want to miss!

sk-ii giveaway

SK-II Singapore is going to pamper three of my lucky readers for a crystal clear skin with its iconic Facial Treatment Essence! Three lucky readers will each get to win a full-size bottle of Facial Treatment Essence in 150ml that is worth S$168 each! Woof!! Many thanks to SK-II Singapore for sponsoring this irresistible giveaway! <send flying kisses>

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Special Edition August BellaBox +
April – July BellaBoxes


I’ve received a few BellaBoxes over the past few months but I didn’t get to blog about them lately. My bad again! So here I’m sharing with you all the BellaBoxes at one go, starting from August 2013 to April 2013. <grinning>

Each box is specially designed with a theme and I must say I really love the latest Special Edition August BellaBox very much!

special edition bellabox august 2013

special edition bellabox august 2013

Instead of the solid red box, BellaBox has worked with a designer to create this peranakan-designed Special Edition August Bellabox! This collector’s box is specially designed in celebrating Singapore’s National Day!

special edition august bellabox 2013

special edition august bellabox 2013

special edition august bellabox 2013

This August Bellabox contains (from left) a packet of Wotnot Facial Wipes, my LIFE INC. TEAISM brew sachets, Enavose FloraComfort Micellar Cleansing Water in 30ml, Tri-Aktiline Plus Deep Wrinkle Filler sachet, ModelCo Cheek & Lip Tint, HARNN Hand Cream and Brilliant 2-Step Gel Patch.

special edition august bellabox 2013

The box also contains vouchers and free pass including the 2x session passes for True Yoga.

special edition august bellabox 2013

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Benefit Cosmetics NEW Stay Flawless 15-Hour Primer


In August 2013, Benefit Cosmetics launched the new Stay Flawless 15-Hour Primer that acts like a magnet to lock on your foundation for 15 fresh & flawless hours!

benefit cosmetics hello flawless custom powder cover up

benefit cosmetics hello flawless oxygen wow

benefit cosmetics stay flawless 15-hour primer

This new foundation primer, the latest addition to its Hello/Stay Flawless line, is uniquely designed in an unconventional packaging, yes in a swivel up stick!

Product Profile

Flawless works overtime! Benefit’s instant PRO-long primer acts like a magnet to lock on your foundation for 15 fresh & flawless hours. This invisible stick primer glides directly onto skin for optimal wear and a natural finish. Go longer. Stay flawless!

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Yves Saint Laurent Fall Winter 2013/2014 Makeup Collection


Yves Saint Laurent Beauty is launching their latest makeup collection – the Fall Winter 2013/2014 Collection – and I’m super delighted to receive two beautiful eyeshadow palettes, a new Blush Radiance and a Rouge Pur Couture from the new collection recently! Many thanks to Yves Saint Laurent Singapore for the lovely products!

yves saint laurent palette city drive classy pure chromatics N21

I must say I actually can’t take my eyes off the colors upon first peek on the palettes! It was love at first sight! Super loved them so much! :D Foreground: (Limited edition) Palette City Drive in Classy. Background: (Asian edition) Pure Chromatics 4 Wet & Dry Eye Shadows N21.

Yves saint laurent blush radiance No.10 autumn fall 2013 collection

Yves Saint Laurent Blush Radiance now comes with a new packaging. It has a new compartment for the brush. And the brush is bigger too. Old packaging at the background.

Yves saint laurent blush radiance No.10 autumn fall 2013 collection

This Blush Radiance No.10, retailing at S$55, is one of the two latest shades launched in this Fall Winter 2013/2014 Collection.

yves saint laurent palette city drive in classy

The eyeshadow palette case for the limited edition PALETTE CITY DRIVE in CLASSY (on the left) looks stylish and bold! Love it! The one on the right is the PURE CHROMATICS palette case.

yves saint laurent palette city drive classy

I love this limited edition PALETTE CITY DRIVE in CLASSY very much! Especially the silver color! The colors can be used dry for a soft, natural look or they can be used wet for a darker, more bold look. I like to use them dry. It is priced at S$88.

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Kiehl’s Wants You To TRY BEFORE YOU BUY!


Did you know Kiehl’s pioneered today’s customer service industry 92 years ago?

The company behind sampling continues to revolutionize the industry.

It is unknown to many that Kiehl’s, the 161-year-old skincare purveyor, holds a unique position as an early pioneer in customer service — which has not only been studied by Harvard Business School, but also has inspired the service models seen in some of today’s Fortune 500 companies. In today’s consumer culture, when purchasing skincare products, 76.8% of female consumers wish they had access to more expert advice and more samples Kiehl’s has been sampling since its days as an old-world pharmacy “Customers made pilgrimages from around the world to the original Kiehl’s flagship store in New York’s East Village, where samples were handed out liberally to any customer.” Harvard Business Review, 2005

“We don’t sell our products, we share them. We want you to be 100% satisfied.”

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