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Monday, May 16, 2016

My IT-LOOK by Maybelline

The famous IT-Girls of the season gotta be Gigi Hadid, Kendall Jenner and Taylor Hill! Watching them strutting down the runway is such a enjoyable scene, of course not forgetting their glamourous ad campaign and daily style that make girls around the world going gaga over their looks!

Since last year, Gigi Hadid has become the face of Maybelline New York and I would love to re-create her looks with all the Maybelline products! 

The IT-Look by Maybeline

First and foremost, turn your face to a white canvas that you can draw on. This round, I'm using Maybelline's White Superfresh Liquid Powder foundation as the foundation of my makeup. 

Liquid at first, powder finishing.
Good coverage too!

It's super easy to apply the liquid powder.
It does gave my skin white and clean finish. 

After applying brown tone eyeshadow, the line of my eyes were bold by Hypersharp Power Black Eyeliner. 

I'm a big fan of Hypersharp Liner, the one with yellow cap, but this Power Black eyeliner has taken my eyelining game to a whole new level. With just one stroke my eyes are defined precisely with its micro-carbon pigments with the black effect. Totally wow but how easily eyeliner can be done in just few strokes. Did I tell you it is smudge free, so no mess for them killing eyes till the end of the day. 

How can one does not enhance her eyelashes where there's already such intense eyeliner? Found my new love mascara - The Magnum Barbie Mascara which I keep telling my friends how my lashes became dolls-like after two coats of this pink-yellow tube goodie. 

Spot the massive difference before and after?

with two coats, I'm ready to flaunt my voluminous and long doll-like eyelashes

Last but not least, the sexy chic style of Gigi Hadid shall wrap with Color Sensational Vivid Matter Lipstick. 

Rich yet matte in colour, the creamy matte texture of Vivid Matte lipstick let my lip colour does all the talking. Vibrant colour, lips felt moisturized even though it is matte in colour, I love how the my lips become soft cushiony yet sexy vibes. 

And here goes my look for Gigi Hadid's IT-Look! 

I'm ready to take down and conquer the world with my own style!

Thank you Maybelline for your love and being an inspiration for women around the world. The confidence that makeup brings to my life is gonna make good things happen and I'm all set to achieve what I've been dreaming of! Are you?

For More Information:

White Superfresh Liquid Powder - RM29.90
Hypersharp Power Black Eyeliner - RM25.90
Magnum Barbie Mascara - RM35.90
Color Sensational Vivid Matte Lipstick - RM25.90

Maybelline Malaysia Official Facebook Page

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Product Review: Melvita Nectar De Miels

"The world will end if bees extinct." This is a fact reckon by scientists all over the world and has raised concern to public how to conserve a better environment ensuring that bees aren't going to extinct. Without their little help, there will be no flowers, no fruits, no trees, the world will certainly end sooner than we thought it would. 

For Melvita, which literally means Honey (Mel) Life (Vita), the passion for bees, honey and environment inspired Melvita to keep and maintaining a friendly protective environment to both bees and beehives while exploring the healing properties hidden within the golden syrup since 1983. This round, they discovered an exceptional and precious gift of nature that has the power of repairing with instant soothing effect: Thyme Flowers Honey

Melvita launched Nectar de Miels body care which combined with acacia, orange blossom honeys in this new range to heal and rescue very dry and sensitive skin. Its formula can relieve, repair and revitalise, creamy texture can be absorbed immediately into skin without needing long massage.

Nectar De Miels comforting creamy milk and comforting balm

Little did I know, Thyme flowers which are rich in nectar has been used since Roman and Middle ages where they would place Thyme flowers in their houses to purify air and some will put a few sprigs of Thyme flower under the pillow for a good night sleep. Melvita's source of Thyme honey comes from La Sierra de Cebollera which is a nature reserve in Spain surrounded by mountains and nature, the certified organic thyme honey were collected with tender and care for the bees.

The cutting edge medical research on Thyme flowers honey has proven to be a natural antiseptic because it contains high content of Polyphenolis which act as antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial actions to soothes damaged tissues on skin surface. It's also high in amino acid for skin renewal so that tissues heal better and faster, high in glucose to lock down moisture in skin layers  and high in minerals to restore skin cells.

Melvita Nectar De Miels Comforting Creamy Milk
200ml, RM115

This comforting creamy milk I apply every morning is rich and yet fluid in texture. Its fast absorbent into skin layers leave no mess and no greasy feeling, my skin feels moisturised, supple and fresh with delicious thyme honey floral notes mixed. I can feel the difference on my skin changing day to day upon applying this comforting creamy milk in the morning and the comforting balm at night below. 

Melvita Nectar De Miels Comforting Balm
175ml, RM138

This comforting balm is thicker and more concentrate than the comforting creamy milk that I use every morning. I usually apply this comforting balm at night right before I go to sleep. It is extremely nourishing for even the rough areas such as my elbows, knees and ankles. The balm texture is like a layer of cocoon covered on my skin and then acts and absorbed into my skin with a non-sticky finish!

A little side note of what I've encountered with Nectar De Miels Comforting Balm is that I discovered two scratches on me the other day. One small scratch on my knees and one on my elbow, which I suspect I got it from the new bag I held on that day which has a rough lining that both scratches hurt when I shower that night. Before I sleep, I applied the comforting balm on these two scratches and what amazed me is that the next day when I woke up, I hardly felt anything on these two scratches and when I check, the scratches is now healing faster than wounds I had before. Mind blowing and this is how I knew that Melvita's products is definitely working!

Thank you Melvita Malaysia for these bee-autiful skincare and also take extra effort in ensuring that users of Melvita gets the best quality of organic honey products as well as taking care of the environment and ensuring earth's future ecosystem is well-concerned. Melvita insisted producing their products with no paraffin, silicone, PEG/PPG, parabens, ethoxylated products, parabens, chlorine derivatives, synthetic fragrances or colourings and is certified organic by ECOCERT as the standard in organic industry.

Drop by at the nearest Melvita store to learn more about this bee-autiful brand that cares for you, your skin and the environment!

For more information:

Melvita Malaysia Official Website

Melvita Malaysia Official Facebook Page

Sunday, April 17, 2016

Mr. Wolf, Taman SEA, PJ

As you drive along LDP, you probably noticed this signage of Mr. Wolf located at Taman SEA, SS23. With a ground floor level restaurant and first floor cozy lounge bar, Mr. Wolf is howling its existence to diners who are looking for modern-contemporary cuisine at this area.  

Clean and spacious with quirky images, motivational quotes, simple wood furniture interior and swing chairs, it is not hard to notice that chef Bryan Tan and his wolfpack takes their guests seriously as they offer ultimate comfortableness and wanted them to have a great dining experience. Waiter and waitresses are well-trained and very attentive to guests needs. It must've been the oversea chef-working experience of Bryan's that make him willing to go extra miles to ensure guests' satisfaction.

Chef Bryan Tan

Our dining experience was divided into 4 section: Brunch from their brunch menu which is available on Friday and weekends, bar food, mains and dessert. Basically we had our daily 3 meals in one go! lol. So first serve are brunches from brunch menu:

Mr. Wolf Pigbig Breakfast, RM32

Jamon Serrano Benedict, RM28

Streaky Bacon Benedict, RM22

Our lavish brunch from Mr. Wolf wakens our appetite for more! Mr. Wolf Pigbig Breakfast is definitely enough for appetite of two girls! Tonkatsu pull pork on toast which tasted very Japanese, poached eggs, pork sausage, streaky bacons, roasted potatoes, grilled tomato and salad, hollandaise sauce. The roasted potatoes caught me in surprise because it was amazingly good! The truffle sauced Jamon Serrano Benedict is for truffle lover because from afar I can already smell the aroma of truffle hollandaise sauce on the cured spanish ham (white pig) and poached eggs on english muffins. The combination really did surprised me as the taste of truffle blends well with cured spanish ham, poached eggs and english muffins, definitely mood-setting to take down the day with this! Streaky Bacon Benedict offers load of streaky bacon and poached eggs on english muffins but instead of hollandaise sauce, Mr. Wolf uses sriracha mayo to give a hint of spicy-creamy asian taste to this staple western breakfast. 

After breakfast, we were served with bar food which I heard they go beyond the ordinary when serving bar snacks which made huge impressions to a lot of guests.

Deep Fried Baby Crabs, School Prawns with Chilli Lime Dressing, RM15

Tiger Beer Battered Soft Shell Crab Buns wth Kimchi Mayo and Caramelized Onion, RM12 per bun

Baby crabs and school prawns snacks when dipped in chilli lime dressing refreshes my taste bud immediately. It's crunchy and yet tasteful texture is superbly appetizing, definitely wanted a drink or two to go with this dish. Their soft shell crab slider is TO-DIE-FOR! No joke. I've never had soft shell crab slider this mouthwatering and pure satisfaction with each bite. Its crispy soft shell crab paired with soft bun with slight tangy kimchi mayo sauce and caramelized onion is a perfect combo which approved by all the foodies that night and is highly recommended. I want one now!

After some hoohaa bout the bar food, here comes the mains of the night:

Pan Fried Hokkaido Scallop, Cauliflower Puree, Avruga Caviar, Aojiso Truffle Dressing, French Bean and Quinoa

Crispy Skin Salmon, Edamame, Somen and Mentaiko Sauce

Slow Roasted Chicken, Tomato Jam, Black Funghi and Beanshoot Salad, Fried Quinoa, Grilled Baby Corn, Curry Leaf infused Buttermilk Sauce

Braised Char Siew Pork Belly, Crispy Pork Hock, Nahm Prik, Pickled Papaya and Cucumber Salad

Sous Vide Pork Loin, Sautéed Mix Mushroom, Kimchi Vegetables, Soft Boiled Eggs, Coriander Jus

The bold combinations when it comes to the mains shows Mr. Wolf offer something more than ordinary. Juicy big Hokkaido Scallops is covered with truffle dressing and cauliflower dressing that each mouthful of scallops delivers the smoothness blend of both combination, it is appetizing and fulfilling with quinoa and french beans. Crispy Skin Salmon Somen is definitely for the salmon and mentaiko sauce lover like me. It is rich and creamy, dip the fresh and crispy salmon into the mentaiko sauce and with every spoonful of somen, it taste like heaven melted inside my mouth. So yums!

Slow Roasted Chicken looks like your ordinary chicken rice but it's not. The chicken meat are juicy and tender and the combination between tomato jam and curry leaf infused buttermilk sauce is something new to my taste bud. Pair with tummy-filling quinoa, it is the chicken rice from the west! Braised Char Siew Pork Belly comes in a whole thick block of pork belly which is marinated and braised well, each slices cut from the block is mouthwatering and I could really swallow the whole block of char siew just by myself. The Nahm Prik spicy thai sauce added an excitement to the taste of char siew and of course, how could I forget to mention the crispy pork hock that is so uniquely done. Last but not least our mains of the night came to and end with the Sous Vide Pork Loin which is a lil bit well done in my opinion. For my own prefence I prefer the Char Siew Pork Belly than the pork loin.

A meal isn't done yet without any dessert, and we were presented with the latest addition of Mr. Wolf's menu - Nutella Doughnuts. Crispy crust on the outside and soft texture on the inside, filled with load of Nutella which burst inside your mouth. It is a "surprisingly" delicious dessert that will left you wanting for more!

Nutella Doughnuts

You can load more nutella and salted caramel into your doughnuts before you pop them into your mouth!

It was a wonderful meal time at Mr. Wolf all thanks to the alpha from the wolfpack - Chef Bryan and his team that satisfied our hunger and stuff us with the bold combination of modern-contemporary east-meet-west dishes. Definitely took my taste buds on a roller coaster ride! If you feel wanting more, or up to a second round, the wolf den just one level above will always welcome you!

Good time, Mr. Wolf.

For more information:

Mr. Wolf Official Website

Mr. Wolf Official Facebook Page

5, Jalan SS23/11 Taman Sea, Petaling Jaya, 47400, Malaysia
(Closed on Mondays)

Friday: 11:00AM - 02:30PM
Saturday - Sunday: 10:00AM - 02:30PM
Tuesday - Sunday: 06:00PM - 10:30PM

Tuesday - Sunday: 05:00PM - late

Call. 03-7886 1098