Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Lazada GSS Sale and Unboxing of Lazada X Astalift Beauty Box (Promo Code at the end)

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How many of you have shopped on Lazada before? Hands up! 

I have, definitely, on numerous occasions. Watches, clothing, electronics, collagen drinks... whatever you can conceive in your mind, I have done my (window) shopping there. 

I am pretty sure many of you did too!

By now, you'd know you can get all sorts of stuff on Lazada... But DO YOU KNOW? To help you get the most bang for your buck, this year GSS, Lazada has planned out many promotional activities!! 

For the period of 6th-8th June:
  • Discounts up to 90% off
  • Vouchers up to $100 off
  • Crazy Flash Deals every 2 hours
  • Surprise Boxes will be back in-stock again!

The nice folks at Lazada Singapore knows me best, and decided to send me a Surprise Box containing my number 1 passion, beauty products - Lazada X Astalift Beauty Box!

Eager to see what are the stuff in my surprise box? Let's do this!!

Saturday, 20 May 2017

Win Group Tickets to Maybelline Singapore HUGE Beauty Bash of the Year!

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This June, Maybelline Singapore will be holding the single, most important, high-profile beauty bash of the year - #MAKEITHAPPEN PARTY!

It will be a night of fashion, beauty, drinks and music and the expected turnout will be over 1000 friends & fans of Maybelline.

Date: 9th June 2017
Time: Drinks start pouring at 7pm, stage activity starts at 8pm
Venue: Zouk Singapore



Wanna party with me + other celebrity influencers & friends of Maybelline? 

We heard you! I am giving away group tickets of 4 to TWO of my followers and her 3 friends! 

Thursday, 4 May 2017

1st Impresions: L'Oreal True Match Cushion and Color Riche Paris Fashion Week Moist Matte Lipsticks

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L'Oreal True Match Cushion and Color Riche Paris Fashion Week Moist Matte Lipsticks review

Inspired by the runway of Paris Fashion Week, L’Oréal Makeup Designer takes another notch up with the latest 4 new makeup additions: 

  1. True Match Blur Cream
  2. True Match Cushion
  3. Lucent Magique Mono Blush
  4. Color Riche Paris Fashion Week Moist Matte Lipstick


These four products are conveniently packaged in exquisite packaging, and this makes them super travel-friendly. I adore all of them but I am only going to talk more about my number one & two passion - cushion and lipsticks. :)

*Above pic shows how these products reached me in a press kit form (not available for sale in a set though.)

Tuesday, 2 May 2017

Ready for summer holiday with Gaston Luga Backpack

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Gaston Luga Backpack review Singapore

Being a serial wanderluster, a functional yet stylish backpack is a godsend. However, practicality and style hardly goes together...at least not for backpacks. Right? That's what most people would think.

Not after I met Gaston Luga.

Gaston Luga is a Swedish label which showcases an array of Scandinavian minimalist backpacks made for the trendy traveller who doesn't wish to lose that touch of elegance.


Gaston Luga is not the actual name of the designer - Carl Sundqvist is. The story behind the very first Gaston Luga backpack is really interesting - you'd never expect it was remade from a Louis Vuitton! Read more HERE.

Tuesday, 18 April 2017

Get Beautiful Lashes and Hair! Promo for Faithy's Readers - La Reine De Beaute and Hair Studio Flamingo

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Hi lovelies! Happy Midweek! Hope you've had a restful long Easter weekend!

Lately, I have been getting praises for my sakura ash hair colour and my long, luscious lashes. (Thank you all!) Therefore, I'd like to share with you my favourite places to visit for hair treatments and eyelash extensions. Read until the end for readers-only PROMO CODES!

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Introducing Hair Studio Flamingo's newest hairstylist, Takeda-san! 

You all knew that I am a regular patron of Hair Studio Flamingo and you may read my full review of the hair salon HERE.


CHANGE OF MY PERSONAL HAIRSTYLIST to Takeda! Do not be misled by his young appearance - he's got more than 15 years of hairstyling experience in Tokyo before arrival to Singapore!

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Saturday, 15 April 2017

Tips for styling instaworthy flatlay photos feat. marble homeware from Beyond Basic Store Singapore

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If you have been following me on Instagram and Facebook, you'd have noticed my recent flatlay pics seem to have been revolving around marble theme. Guess what? It was totally on purpose. Surprise surprise. Nah.

After my home renovations last year, I was constantly on the lookout for pretty home decoration to beautify my home. My preferred picks are always along the colour themes of either feminine pinks or minimalist whites.

When I saw marble trays at the mall, I was immediately allured to them! I mean, who wouldn't? However, marble slabs are pretty heavy weighing a few hefty kilos and it was pretty inconvenient for me to lug them back home by myself, so I kept putting off the idea of marble-shopping.

Then I turned to online shopping... it was a total game-changer due to its delivery option!

Was comparing between some available options and honestly, there weren't too many in Singapore yet. And I was pretty picky about my marble decor. The ones I saw instore at the local mall were a little too greyish.

So when I saw the range of clean, white and beautiful marble range from Beyond Basic on their website, I was ecstatic!  

Monday, 3 April 2017

New York Travelogue and Travel Tips, From a Singaporean Perspective


New York Travelogue and Travel Tips by Singaporean Blogger

Spring 2017 has arrived.

But the beautiful snowy Winter scenery of New York City has yet to fade in my memory....

Just want to share some tips on travelling in New York before I totally lose the momentum of blogging about this trip. Sorry folks for the delayed post - it is already Spring season now; hopefully when you get to travel to New York next Fall, this can come in handy. In fact, what I share will probably be universally useful, no matter which season you decide to visit the Big Apple. Also, I can't seem to find much informative, comprehensive, right-from-the-heart personal sort of travel blog posts about New York, especially by Singaporeans!

Similarly to my London Trip post, I'll be happy to send you a printable full copy of my personal travel notes for NYC; so email me!  Do keep in mind it is far from a professional itinerary - just some very real, raw (read: messy) notes that I refer to while in NYC.

MY TRAVEL NOTES

New York Travelogue and Travel Tips by Singaporean Blogger

I spent about 6 nights in New York, and 2 days of being 36000 feet up in the air.

Flights from Singapore to New York are horrendously long, especially when there is a transit stop, like my flight (Total flight time inclusive of transit = 24 hours. Zomg). My flight was as usual, by Singapore Airlines (SQ26), with a stopover at Frankfurt. You can choose to stay overnight at Frankfurt hotels before embarking on your NYC adventure... unlike us; but too bad we did not have the luxury of extended annual leave.

Anyways, whilst in NYC, most of the time I stuck around Manhattan and the furthest I went was Brooklyn and Bronx. No time to explore out of NYC definitely; not even a day to visit Long Island.

Accommodation: Times Square, Hilton Hotel

As you probably know me by now,  the words I'd normally use to describe my preferred mode of travel are "safe", "comfortable", "travel-in-style" and "touristy"...perhaps sometimes borderline "luxury". I don't do backpacking; nor am I super adventurous. So yep, I stayed at a boring Hilton chain hotel...which is NOT AT ALL boring to me. In fact, calling the heart of the forever-vibrant Times Square your home for 6 nights is nowhere near boring.

New York Travelogue and Travel Tips by Singaporean Blogger
 
Check out my view from the hotel room! 

I was put up at a room on level 36, I think. New York City is the King of Urban Jungles worldwide - no other city does skyscrapers like NYC! Hence, whichever hotel you stay, I bet you get a view not too far from mine.

New York Travelogue and Travel Tips by Singaporean Blogger

Some traveller once commented on a TripAdvisor: "Don't go to New York for Applebee's, unless your home doesn't have one." Well, embarrassed to say this...but yeah, Applebee's has yet to grace the sunny shores of Singapore, so Applebee's I shall devour!! Can't help when my choice of residence is just right next to the said restaurant!

New York Travelogue and Travel Tips by Singaporean Blogger

Weather: -10 degree celcius to 5 degree celcius. Rain, Snow, Wind all present.
Attire: FULL WINTER GEAR with inner wear designed for subzero degree weather!

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We met with a snow storm which killed several people in a night! It was on the news. We didn't even know it was that dire, and just continued with our travel plans. How adventurous (when I was just saying how safety-conscious we were! LOL)!!

SAFETY TIP: Please check the weather forecast EVERY MORNING before you head out during deep winter in January! Stay indoors during the storm!

FOOD : CHEAP EATS

My travel partner is not into fine dining, so we mostly ate meals that cost below SGD40 for each person.