Saturday, November 15, 2014

Shopping at MGP and VGY :)

I have always been skeptical when it comes to online shopping because I am kind of a little paranoid over paying for everything and if my parcel gets lost - there goes my hard-earned money...

Through time, I learned that when you are staying in a small little town with practically nothing, you would have to revert to online shopping in the end. At the time when I wanted to get just a piece of decent dress for an event, I couldn't get anything and it ticked me off.

Now, after a few years of doing online shopping locally, I finally developed a little bit of extra courage to shop at least from Singaporean online stores. Seriously, it takes more than courage because of the exchange rate and everything..,

In the end, I gave in to my desire and I actually did shop...

My first ever Singapore based online store - MGP Label.

I totally fell head over heels in love with one of their rompers that I finally made up my mind to perform my first ever purchase from Singapore online based store - Lorena Skorts Romper.

I wanted to get it in black but I guess I wasn't fast enough - I was left with teal as my last alternative. Well... yeah, I kinda bought it... I gave in to temptation.

I remember, I was a little worried especially when it comes to postage from Singapore to Malaysia but MGP made it so brief!

The parcel got to me in less than 5 days! I told stupid sister how crazy it was because I certainly did not expect the parcel to get to me within 3 days.

My purchase was made on Sunday night and the parcel was delivered on a Monday morning and it got to me on Tuesday evening.

How fast is that?!

Here's a picture of me in the romper!

I know I don't look as slim or pretty as the model but don't judge me. Everybody is born different and there is no perfect somebody in this world.

My next purchase from Singapore online store was VGY Store.

I totally fell head over heels in love with their Enya Chiffon Slit Maxi when I saw so many pretty pictures of the dress...

The dress was calling out for my name like literally and I had to get it... LOLX!

However, it was a little difficult for me to make purchase at that point of time because VGY Store did not accept credit cards. I had to get my BBF in Singapore to do an online transfer to the store but for all the effort - it was worth it because the dress is really beautiful!

With VGY - the parcel actually got to me a little like 2 weeks because it wasn't posted using registered post. I remember I was so worried over the parcel because that dress costs close to RM150 with international postage.

I was so, so excited to try out the dress because I remember seeing so many pretty pictures already and I was dying to see how the dress fares on my fat body. LOLX!

Despite not being slim enough, the dress does look a little flattering on me - it even covers the bulging tummy =.="

In the end, the 2-week wait was quite worth it actually. LOLX!

If I am not mistaken, VGY has new colours added for this piece of gorgeous dress. If there are places where I could go to, I would get more of these but sadly, in the small little town, even when I wore this dress for a wedding reception, people thought I over-dressed.


Anyway, I'm gonna end this entry here now.

Have a blessed weekend.

Sunday, October 19, 2014

CCM NEW Flat Top Foundation Brush

Hey, girlfriends!

I guess I really have been practicing MIA these days. My apologies. Work has been so, so hectic and I am caught up with so many things these days.

Anyway, to cut the long story short, I am going to review the new CCM Flat Top Foundation Brush.

I received this brush in the mail more than a month ago and was thrilled. I couldn't wait to try it out because CCM told me that this flat top foundation brush is the upgraded version of their previous brush and they have promised a better quality brush!

The brush comes with a brush net, something a lot of us would appreciate :)

This time around, CCM has really done a good job on the whole package. Comparing to their previous flat top brush, the new one is denser and of course, the CCM logo is imprinted instead of pasted on the handle.

I have practically spoiled the old one but unwilling to throw it away because I had loved it so much. I guess you can pretty much see that the bristles on the older brush are coming out by now. Thank you for serving me well throughout the last two years or so.

Now, the first thing that I did upon taking the brush out of the net was this!

I went crazy over the soft bristles. It feels so, so dense and at the same time, soft! Right at the time, I knew I would be enjoying this brush more!

Well then, let's take a look at my two-cent.

What I like about the new brush

  1. Soft and dense bristle :)
  2. Sleek, classy and timeless packaging
  3. Travel-friendly due to its short handle
  4. The brush picks up product very well - blending is hassle-free!
  5. Application is effortless, giving smooth finish without creating foundation streaks!
  6. Easy to get to the sides of the nose :)
  7. Affordable and available locally in Malaysia - it's RM55 only!

Honestly, what is there not to like about this brush? I mean, from the packaging to the quality of the brush, there is nothing else I could ask for especially since I have been meaning to look for a good foundation brush for quite some time now.

One last picture at the performance of the brush.

I guess with this brush, I can safely say that, CCM, you've done a good job!

Head over to Colours Cosmetics Malaysia's website to get this brush now!

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Life is a roller coaster

August has been the most hectic month for me this year. Most probably it's because I have been traveling a lot during that month so, I practically had no time to update my blog at all.

Talking about traveling - yes, I went back to KL for 5 days and 4 nights just because I've really been missing that place so much.

This time around, I have really enjoyed my stay and I totally acted touristy because for once, I did not want to feel like owning the place. In fact, I just wanted to be a tourist. Well, that kinda explains all the touristy pictures.

My brother was being exceptionally nice this time around and he treated us for a great dinner at Lemon Garden @ Shangri-La Hotel.

The main attraction for the buffet dinner was the big lobsters!

I couldn't stop eating!

That was the moment when I suddenly realized #dietfailed again. LOLX! Life is cruel - at the time you are thinking of losing weight, everyone will tempt you!

Even the desserts were exceptionally nice over there!

Again, I took a lot of touristy pictures at the hotel just because it's Shangri-La! LOLX! Don't worry, I will not be showing you all the pictures :P

Or maybe, one is enough?

Besides that, I also met up with my best friends in KL during my short stay there. I was so, so happy to see them!

When I saw them, all of a sudden, it struck me, why did I make the decision to return to my hometown to work when my best friends are in KL and my life pretty much revolves in KL? Haih... sometimes, right, I just feel like I've made a wrong decision to move back.

Well, that's a story for another day...

So, after coming back from KL, the next day, I flew back to KL to transit to Bangkok. I know it sounded crazy but well... we do crazy things sometimes.

My traveling partners!

 I was so happy to go back to Platinum Mall, seriously! There are just so many things to browse around in that mall and everything is so, so cheap over there!

If you'd ask me, I'd tell you Bangkok would be the place you'd have to visit if you plan to shop until you drop. Everything in Bangkok seems so cheap!

Even the people there are friendly!

Finally, went I went to Chatuchak this time around, I got to try out the infamous coconut ice-cream!
The ice-cream was divine!

Please don't judge me!

I have never tried anything that tasted better than that ice-cream!

On top of that, this time around, I made it to Pattaya as well. I remember, my girlfriends and I actually thought of going there in 2009 but that time, we were unable to do so due to the riot thing going on in Pattaya.

The beach was seriously beautiful and heavenly. I wish I could retire there one day.

Perhaps, I should consider marrying a Thai.


Finally, traveling ended at the end of August! So many things have happened during that month and I finally came to understand yes, a lot of things happened for a reason. For the reason, one has to be thankful that he or she is still breathing.

Sure enough, sometimes, things may seem hard and you feel like giving up.

Before you give up, think back on the reason why you have embarked the journey - pray hard for God's assistance and guidance.