Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Muse by Watsons x Cremorlab Blogger Event ❤

It's a beautiful Sunday. The last week of June was amazing. I had the opportunity to meet up with my blogger friends again week after week. My life's seriously getting awesome apart from work. :P Some of you might think that I don't like beauty products based on what you have read in my blog because I do not share my beauty haul in my blog. Apparently you guys are wrong because I have a lot of beauty products at home to the extent that I have one tv console which has two huge shelves to put all my beauty hauls. If  you guys don't believe in me, it's ok. I will show you a photo of my beauty products in those shelves one day. :P

Anyway back to the topic. I was honored to attend this Cremorlab event organized by Muse by Watsons all thanks to Butterfly Project Malaysia. It's always hard to find parking space around this time at Sunway Pyramid especially on weekends. I left home around 1.30pm and managed to get a parking space (an illegal one :P) around 2.10pm. By the time I walked to the shop, the timing was just right. (:

I met Kah Mon and Furfer right in front of the shop and three of us registered ourselves at the registration counter. Miss Amanda Gan, the manager of Muse by Watsons was already there to greet us with her sweet smile. (: This outlet carries a lot of brands which comprises of Burt's Bees', Mary Quant, Biotherm, Clio, Cremorlab and lots more.

While waiting for the rest of bloggers to arrive, this is what we girls normally do - selfie! :P

A photo of myself on the left and with Arpita on the right. 

Dr Koh Chuan Keng, a consultant dermatologist gave us a short presentation on importance of hydration on that day. There's only a few registered dermatologists in Malaysia and you can check out the registered dermatologists at www.dermatology.org.my.

Dr Koh shared with us some of the tips for external hydration to the skin. For example, cleansers, scrubs, hydrating masks, and moisturisers (day and night). It is important to provide hydration to the skin. When choosing the right moisturiser, the 'day' moisturiser should be lighter and used to prep your skin for even make up coverage while the 'night' moisturiser should be heavier and penetrate deeper into the skin to obtain long-term hydration. Do make sure that it is not oil-based and is very gentle to skin with no perfume or colour.

Other than that, if you have dry patches eczema, avoid putting on make up. Try to avoid foundation on dry patches as it will become flaky and delay the healing of the skin. Try to apply moisturisers first before putting on light make up. Look for good mineral make up in the market and consider light powder to cover up the blemishes.

A token of appreciation was given to Dr Koh by Miss Amanda. 

The Secret to Well-Hydrated Healthy Skin 
- Moisturisers - using gentle cleansers, mask etc are important
- Drink plenty of water,
- Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables
- Exercise to keep your body fit (3 times a week with 30 minutes per session at least)
- Be happy (not just physical, mental emotional and spiritual well being)
- Sleep well

Miss Amanda gave her short presentation on introduction of Cremorlab. 

After the short presentation by Dr Koh, Miss Amanda, the Brand Manager of Muse by Watsons presented the short slides of Cremorlab. Cremorlab is nature's gift of science which is rich in minerals, including a high concentration of vanadium and germanium. T.E.N. gives clear, translucent skin and enhances firmness.

- Concentrated hydration
- Improvement of dryness
- Protection of skin
- Supply of nutrients
- Purification of pores and skin surface
- Balance of skin moisture and oil
- Enhancement of softness
- Relief of stressed skin conditions
- Reinforcement of elasticity
- Alleviation of skin damage

All the bloggers were listening to the slides presented by Miss Amanda attentively. 

T.E.N which stands for "Thermal water therapy, Eco energy and Natural Nourishment" is the key ingredients in Cremorlab products. T.E.N. comes from the thermal waters of Geumjin, a region in Korean's Gangwon Province, which was created during the Permian period of the Paleozoic era following crustal movements. Famous for its richness in minerals, T.E.N. comes from pristine water sources 1 100 meters underground and has given birth to a cosmetic line with exceptional hydrating powers.

Cremorlab has no paraben, no mineral oil, no paba, no petroleum, no benzophenone and no artificial colouring in their products. 

T.E.N Values
Rich in Minerals 
- 300x higher than thermal waters from other regions in Korea and abroad.

A Golden Ratio of Calcium and Magnesium for Optimal Absorption
- 200 to 300x higher than other thermal waters in Korea

Vanadium and Germanium-Rare Minerals in T.E.N.
- T.E.N. are germanium (known to purify blood) and vanadium (known for lowering cholesterol and blood sugar).

A High Concentration of Potassium
- Most thermal waters in Korea contain about 1 mg of potassium per 1 liter, T.E.N. contains 205 mg per 1 liter

One of their star products is the Mineral Treatment Essence (RM129 for 270 ml). It is formulated with Cremorlab's T.E.N. thermal water to provide a total solution for hydrating, brightening, smoothing pores and fine lines, and improving the skin's resilience and texture. This paraben-free, artificial color-free, fragrance-free and denatured alcohol-free formula leaves your skin healthy, radiant and revitalized.

Posing with the Mineral Treatment Essence from Cremorlab. 

I seriously can't wait to try out their Mineral Treatment Essence. Oh ya by the way, you will also get a complimentary treatment regime travel set worth RM50 with every purchase of RM200 and above in Muse by Watsons too. 

Cremorlab Travel Kit is free with every purchase of RM200 and above.

Refreshments were served to fill up our hungry tummy. Eheh. :P The cupcakes were too pretty to be eaten and I love the cheese tarts. *yum yum*

Chocolates were served too. *nom nom* 

Skin analysis can be done at Muse by Watsons. I tried the skin analysis and turned out my skin was not looking good at all. Everyone had been saying that I have good skin but if you look at my face closer, you will notice that I have pigmentations on my skin. T.T

Fish was doing her skin analysis too. 

You can see red color bar on the texture part. This shows that my skin do not do regular exfoliation which causes the skin to have uneven texture. There's bit of grease secretion on T-zone area. Complexion test results was not good because I have slightly dark skin color and I need to do skin whitening properly and put on sun protection regularly. As for pigmentation, skin has to avoid from excess ultraviolet irradiation to reduce pigmentation. On the phlogosis / inflammation test results, it shows that I have a sensitive skin and the function of angiotelectasis is bad and stratum corneum is harmed. =/ Lastly, as for the pore test results, it showed that I have normal pores which shows that I have done the proper skin care methods. 

Green line shows the perfect skin while the red line shows the results of my skin analysis. 

Overall, the skin analysis was ok. I just had to do regular exfoliation / scrub on my face to ensure even texture and put on more sun protection to protect my skin. 

Anyway, check out some of the photos taken during the event. (: 

A photo with Shasha. (: 

Us with our lollipops. :P 

A photo with Miss Amanda and Kah Mon. (: 

Group photo with Dr Koh and Miss Amanda. (: 

Thank you Muse by Watsons and Butterfly Project Malaysia for the invitation. I enjoyed myself with my friends that day. For your information, Cremorlab is now available exclusively at Muse by Watsons, Sunway Pyramid (LG1.59 Lower Ground One) and selected Watsons stores

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[Giveaway] L'Oreal Paris White Perfect Total 10 Cream ❤

Hello readers. I am back again! How's your long weekend? Mine was okay. It's going to end soon anyway. Sigh. Time flies! =/ I am pretty sure that all of you have heard about this new L'Oreal Paris White Perfect Total 10 Cream and wish to try it out?

Don't worry! All you have to do is to sign up at www.lorealtotal10.com to receive a L'Oreal mystery gift and free sample of L'Oreal Paris White Perfect Total 10 cream! :D

On the lighter note, I am giving out 10 bottles of L'Oreal Paris White Perfect Total 10 cream to my readers courtesy of L'Oreal Malaysia. Are you guys excited? :D

I personally have tried this product before and you are welcomed to read my review here. Before I start off with the mechanics of the giveaway, let me briefly explain how this White Perfect Total 10 Cream works on my skin. (:

With this whitening cream, great skin is easy to achieve with just one product packed with 10 multi-action whitening and oil-control benefits. 

- Instant glow
- Fairer skin
- Even tone
- Anti-dark spots
- Anti-shine effects
- Anti-pollution anti-UVA
- Anti-UVB
- Anti-oxidation
- Anti-oiliness effect

    L'Oreal Research has developed an advanced formula that combines 3 Vitamins (E, B3 and C) known to act in skin layers to help control melanin. DERMO-SHIELD complex to help protect the skin from several causes of darkening. As you can see from the photos below, the skin instantly glows and even out my skin tone.

    Alright! Giveaway time! All you have to do is to go to my Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/janiceyeap88 in order to join this contest. (: 

    Readers will have to comment on the picture. You will have to tag one friend and list 5 things you like about your friend. Your friend will need to reply to that comment with 5 things your friend like about you in order to complete the contest.

    It's pretty simple right? Giveaway begins now from 29th July till 11.59 pm on 10th August 2014. Join now and good luck guys! :D #lorealtotal10

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    Saturday, July 26, 2014

    [Review] Shokubutsu Japan Original Sakura Whitening Shower Foam ❤

    Shokubutsu Japan Original shower foam comes in 4 different variants that are enriched with 100% plant extract that gives plant nourishment onto skin. Additionally, each variant comes with a pleasing long-lasting plant infused fragrance.

    Floral Delight - Soft and Supple
    Shokubutsu Floral Delight with Iris Oil helps balancing moisture on skin naturally making it soft and supple.

    Orange Peel Sensation - Firm and Vibrant
    Shokubutsu Orange Peel Sensation with Orange Peel Oil gently cleanses and re-energises skin with its vitamin goodness while helping to make skin firmer and vibrant.

    Green Tea Harmony - Rejuvenate and Renew
    Shokubutsu Green Tea Harmony with Green Tea extract helps replenish the nutrients onto skin and rejuvenate skin for renewed radiance.

    Green Freshness - Revitalize and Shine
    Shokubutsu Green Freshness with Grapeseed extract helps protect skin from premature aging and returning it to its revitalized skin.

    I was more than happy to lay my hands on the Shokubutsu's newest variant to its Japan Original range -  Shokubutsu Sakura Whitening Shower Foam.

    Today, with profound technology advancements, researchers of Lion Japan discover the Triple Power of Plants formula in Shokubutsu which helps cleanse, restore and nourish that works in restoring radiance for a healthy lively skin.

    Shokubutsu Japan Original shower foam is made of 100% Plant Cleansing Ingredients which promises pure, mild and gentleness on the skin. Nuka Oil (Rice Bran Oil) is an anti-aging secret of Japanese women that contains Oryzanol and Vitamin E, a natural source that is rich in antioxidants that help skin restoration for a lively radiance.

    The shower foam is enriched with Japanese Sakura Leaf extract which helps to whiten skin leaving it fairer with a renewed radiance. Shokubutsu Sakura Whitening is faithfully pure and natural making it highly suitable for all skin types.

    The smell is refreshing and stays for long even after my bath. I love the smell which put me into a relaxation mode. The texture of the shower foam is slightly creamy and you do not have pump out a lot of the shower liquid as it will produce enough foam for the entire body. No sticky sensation will be felt after the bath and it's easy to be rinsed too. 

    On the other hand, I can't see much changes on the whitening effect as my body is quite fair to be noticed. However, on the arms and hands part, I do notice slight whitening effect on those parts. (: 

    The Shokubutsu Sakura Whitening is one product not to be missed. Shokubutsu Japan Original Sakura Whitening is now available at leading outlets near you in three different packs – 250ml handy pack (RM6.50), 600ml refill pack (RM8.95), and 700ml Family Pack (RM14.90).

    Disclaimer: Photos taken above are not edited and the product was sent to me for review purposes. However this does not affect my judgement in the review in any way and all opinions expressed are solely my own. 

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    [Review] Rilax Zzz - No. 1 Best Selling Sleep Supplement ❤

    *Alert: This is an outdated post. =/

    Since it's a long weekend. I decided to clear off some of pending posts (some of them are in my draft folder for a long time and I forgot to post it on my blog) Sorry about that. Few months ago, I received a big parcel from LiveLife Sdn Bhd. Thank you Miss Betsy for the pretty packaging! (: Was happy to see a pretty parcel wrapped in nice wrapping paper and gold colour ribbon to match the wrapping paper. So pretty! :D Removed the wrapping and here's what I got from here: 

    Rilax Zzz - No. 1 Best Selling Sleep Supplement. (:

    Seriously it was my first time hearing sleep supplement as all these while I only heard health supplement but not sleep supplement. This box of Rilax Zzz comes with a free contoured sleep mask too.

    When I unpacked the box, I saw the purple sleep mask which is my FAVOURITE COLOR and a box of 30 capsules of Rilax Zzz. Rilax Zzz actually help to experience a good night sleep, so that the next day when you wake up, you will feel refreshed and ready to start your day. You will get Contoured Sleep Mask (worth RM38) for FREE when you purchased this Limited Edition Rilax Zzz 30s promotional pack.

    This contoured sleep mask is as light as a feather, slim-line and very stylish, the relaxation mask is a moulded contoured sleep aid that offers full comfort without any pressure to the eyes. The mask features concave eye pockets to keep the sleep mask away from your eyes and to allow free eye movement during REM sleep. It's so comfortable you'll forget you're wearing it. This contoured sleep mask is available in BLACK, BLUE or PURPLE.

    - Blocks light to assist with relaxing and falling asleep 
    - Uniquely shaped to allow free eye movement during REM sleep. 
    - Helps to reduce tired and puffy eyes after waking up
    - Lightweight, soft and comfortable 
    - Adjustable strap fits most head size

    This sleep supplement is safe, natural and scientifically proven. It contains two clinically proven, award-winning all-natural ingredients in a unique formation that claims and promotes healthy sleep, Lactium and L-Theanine.

    Lactium is an natural-occurring peptide found in milk protein that has relaxing and calming properties. It mimics the properties found in mother's milk, thus inducing the same state of calm that a baby enters after a feed. 

    L-Theanine is an amino acid found naturally in green tea leaves that promotes an alert state of relaxation without drowsiness. It improves sleep quality by allowing our mind to fully relax and recuperate. 

    - Non drowsy
    - Non habit-forming
    - No after-effects
    - No memory loss
    - No weight variation
    - No toxicity

    Don't worry about having this supplement as it contains two clinically proven, award-winning all-natural ingredients in a unique formation that claims and promotes healthy sleep.  Rilax Zzz is suitable for anyone who is looking for a safe and natural way to get a restful night's sleep without unpleasant after-effects. Other than that, it is also suitable for anyone who may be having difficulty getting to sleep, difficulty staying asleep, under a lot of stress which may affects the quality of his/her sleep and sleep problems related to aging, shift work or jet lag.

    With Rilax Zzz, it helps to improve sleep quality, fall asleep and wake up refreshed, no after-effects (no morning grogginess) unlike sleeping pills, calm the nerve and mine and help to relieve stress.

    Directions for Use:
    For better sleep, take 1 - 2 capsules one hour before bedtime. Being a natural functional good product, some people may need to take 1-2 capsules for at least 2 weeks in order for Rilax Zzz to begin regulating their sleep quality.

    Selfie with the contoured sleep mask before I began to sleep. :P 

    Selfie #2 :P

    I have trouble getting to sleep especially when I am under a lot of stress. I can't sleep much during the night and this caused my skin conditions worsened day by day. Sometimes I would wake up in the middle of the night and I could not continue sleeping after that. The worst part that I need to go to work the next day. *sigh*

    When I first tried this supplement, I feel good and so much relaxed. I feel so relaxed each time I consumed the Rilax Zzz.  I seriously love the after-effect because my body feels refreshed and I don't feel tired like usual days anymore. (: One thing I love about Rilax Zzz is because it does not have any negative side such as headaches or lack of mental clarity following a night's rest. Even at higher doses, Rilax has no sedative effect. People who take Rilax feel more relaxed and sleep better or fall asleep easier at bedtime. I can remain awake and attentive if there is a need to.

    Some of you might be worried that this sleep supplement is addictive. It's actually not addictive at all. This Rilax Zzz only provides a safe way to get a restful night's sleep without worrying about addiction or after-effects. Try Rilax Zzz yourself and I am sure that you will love it. :D Rilax Zzz 30s is priced at RM108.00 with a FREE Contoured Sleep Mask which worth RM38. For more info, check out at www.plincco.com.

    Disclaimer: This product was sent to me for review purposes. However this does not affect my judgement in the review in any way and all opinions expressed are solely my own.

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    Tuesday, July 22, 2014

    BCL BFF Makeup Party! ❤

    Last Sunday I took the opportunity to attend a makeup party organized by Mandom Corp with my BFF, Li Chuen with all the beauty bloggers. Mandom invited Hiroki-san who flew all the away from Japan to teach us some makeup tips by using BCL products. *yay*

    BCL which stands for Beauty Creative Lab has carried out a lot of brands such as Browlash EX, Makemania Data, ClearLast and Tsururi.

    They also brought it the new Baby Smooth range which will reach Malaysia pretty soon. One of their products is Baby Smooth Skin Clear Peeling Gel which works to have brighter skin after one application. (: I seriously can't wait to try this out. (:

    Baby Smooth Skin Clear Peeling Gel (Coming Soon) 

    As for Tsururi range, it is a pioneer of face care series specializing in pore problems.

    Hiroki-san taught us two look that day which are Cool Beauty and Japanese Idol. Cool Beauty would give some mature and defined look while Japanese Idol would be based on something more natural

    While waiting for other bloggers to arrive, Hiroki-san applied foundation and powder on model's face before applying makeup. 

    Hiroki-san showed us two look by applying Cool Beauty on my left side and Japanese Idol and my right hand side

    I am using ClearLast Natural Cover Pact -  01 Natural Ocher (: 

    Since Hiroki-san started off with the face powder and foundation already, so I pat on some ClearLast Natural Cover Pact on my face too before proceeded with eyebrow application. ClearLast has very cute puff and pink casing which most girls love to. :D ClearLast is best known for its excellent face powder. A base makeup series delivers long-lasting clear skin. 

    After putting on the face powder. Sorry about my dark eye circle. T.T 

    Hiroki-san then proceeded with eyebrow application. There were some tips taught by Hiroki-san for both Cool Beauty and Japanese Idol look. For the Cool Beauty look, the eyebrow has to be applied sharper at the edge and soft with straight eyebrow for Japanese Idol look. 

    Eyebrow application for Cool Beauty (Left) and Japanese Idol (Right) 

    For Cool Beauty look, Browlash EX W Eyebrow Pencil and Liquid was used. It's a double end eyebrow to create defined-looking eyebrow. 

    Browlash EX W Eyebrow Pencil and Liquid - double end eyebrow

    For natural-looking eyebrow, Browlash EX W Eyebrow Gel Pencil and Powder was used. It's a new item in the market and it has both tips with pencil and powder for eyebrow usage. 

    Browlash EX W Eyebrow Gel Pencil and Powder (New Release)  

    Below are the photos of the bloggers busy applying their eyebrow. 

    Jess got her help from Hiroki-san. 

    Kah Mon learnt on how to draw based on Hiroki-san's tips. (: 

    Hiroki-san taught us the next step - application of eye shadow. In this step, we used Makemania Data Gradation Tip Shadow to apply for both of the look. For the Cool Beauty Look, darker shadow (Bronze Brown) would be used to create more defined and mature look while lighter colour (Light Brown) would be used to create natural looking like Japanese Idol. 

    Makemania Data Gradation Tip Shadow comes in two colours - Bronze Brown and Light Brown

    As you can see from the model's eyes below, there's difference between the application of eye shadow for both looks. Cool Beauty would create smokey eye effect while the Japanese Idol would not. 

    Next step was the eyeliner application. For Cool Beauty, Browlash EX Water Strong Liner (Deep Black) was used while Browlash EX Slim Gel Pencil was used for Japanese Idol. I am in love with the new Browlash EX Slim Gel Pencil as it glides smoothly on my lids making it easier to be drawn on my eyes to create natural look. 

    Browlash EX Water Strong Liner (Top) and Browlash EX Slim Gel Pencil (Bottom) 

    Hiroki-san taught us on how to apply eyeliner on Cool Beauty and Japanese look. As you can see from below, Cool Beauty would have a winged liner and black eyeliner would be used in this case. As for the Japanese Idol look, you can see that brown colour is used and no winged liner at the corner of the eyes. (: 

    Another new product in the market is Browlash EX Perfect Mascara and Eyeliner which has very cute pink packaging and it has both mascara and eyeliner in one. I find that this product is convenient for us nowadays as I did not have to bring extra eyeliner or mascara with me especially when I am travelling. 

    Browlash EX Perfect Mascara and Eyeliner - Mascara (Black) and Eyeliner (Glittery Brown) 

    Application of mascara would be next. Volume and curl mascara would be required for Cool Beauty look. Japanese Idol look only emphasized on volume mascara. Browlash EX Washable WP Mascara and Volume Lash Fiber were used to create more volume on eyelashes for Japanese Idol look. Browlash EX Washable WP Mascara is waterproof yet washable and it can create thick and curl eyelashes. With Volume Lash Fibre, it has 200% voluminising thick to create more volume. *excited* 

    Browlash EX Washable WP Mascara is coming soon in the market. 

    Browlash EX Volume Lash Fiber in Volume Mascara

    Meantime, for the Browlash EX Perfect Mascara and Eyeliner, the mascara is used to create Cool Beauty for some cat eye look. (: 

    Difference on the eyelashes for Cool Beauty and Japanese Idol look. (: 

    For the final step, Hiroki-san put on some lip gloss and brush cheek for final looks. Orange blusher was used on Cool Beauty and pink blusher was used on Japanese Idol look. (:

    Model with her final look. :D 

    After the workshop, it was time for some girl talk and photo session (as usual. hehe). Mandom also gave each of us polaroid photos to bring home for memories. Here's a polaroid photo of my BFF, Li Chuen and I. (: 

    Polaroid photo with cute holder. :D 

    Selfie #1 (Credit to Angeline) 

    Selfie #2 - Li Chuen, Angeline, Yumi and I. (Credit to Angeline)

    #selfie session with Hiroki-san too. :P (Credit to Angeline) 

    Angeline, Yumi and Li Chuen looking cute in the photo. (: (Credit to Angeline) 

    Group photo with Hiroki-san. (: (Credit to Angeline) 

    Last but not least, a before-and-after photo of my BFF and I to end this post. :D

    My BFF, Li Chuen and I. (: 

    Thank you Manoah and Mandom for the amazing beauty workshop with BCL Malaysia. For more info, check out BCL Malaysia Facebook: www.facebook.com/bclmalaysia. These products are available at SASA or Watsons outlets. Have a nice day everyone! :D 

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