Saturday 28 December 2013

An Epiderme Sponsored Review

Here's to another sponsored review, this time with EPIDERME~ (⌒o⌒/)

" Originated from the USA,

EPIDERME has dedicated itself to the relentless pursuit of creating innovative products by utilizing the latest and most scientific 'green', organic, safe and natural ingredients and technologies that provide a perfect skin care solution. From this passion for excellence, we promote optimum result to every skin perfectionist."

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After some consultation with EPIDERME regarding my skin type, these are recommended if you have combination and acne prone skin like me.

In sample size tubes are the Brightened Up Cleaser,Perfect Daily Exfoliation Gel, Advanced Aqua Gel and an actual size Skin Cell Repair Essence.

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With these step-to-step regime, EPIDERME promises optimum results in three weeks!  *impress*

Plus, EPIDERME products are Paraben-free! FYI, paraben is a preservative used in cosmetics/pharmaceutical products and has nasty side effects like allergic reactions and it is believed to cause breast cancer. So EPIDERME's products are very safe to use.

There's more!

" EPIDERME products are highly concentrated products based on spring water. It contain approximately 10 times more biologically active substance than ordinary skin care solutions which can quickly and effectively cope with cosmetics problem. When using EPIDERME you will not only get quick cosmetic effect but also psychological satisfaction because the result will be practically immediately."

Here are EPIDERME's 4 steps to a perfect skin!

Step #1 Brighten Up Cleanser

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The cleanser is of rich golden liquid gels that works effectively to brighten and moisturize your skin. To use, leather it with tepid water then massage all over face and throat, twice a day.

My face feels super clean after using this. Would have liked it more if it doesn't have this one odd scent..

Step #2 Perfect Daily Exfoliating Gel

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This Perfect Daily Exfoliating Gel is formulated with Pineapple Extract, Cucumber Extract and Witch Hazel Extract to help minimize dark spots and wrinkles. Exfoliate about 3 times a week for 2-3 minutes until small pieces appear before washing off.

Compare to the Brighten Up Cleanser, this one is mildly scented and I thought it smells somewhat like tea tree oil. Not sure if it's just the combination of all the 3 different extracts but I somewhat like it.

Step #3 Skin Repair Essence

I super like serums/essence so was super happy when I get to try this ❤ Moreover, one of my favorite mostly because it works in making my skin feels much more smooth after using it for a while.

Some more contains Seaweed Extract which gets rid of redness, inflammation and besides improving sensitive and roughness of skin! Besides, it activates and protect your skin cells and preventing the cells from being destroyed by UV rays. Google it up and you'll find Seaweed extract helps your skin in many many other ways too.

For RM192 for 30ml, it can last close to 5-6 months. Mine's pretty much used up already that's why no picture LOL

Step #4 Advanced Aqua Gel

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Next is the Advance Aqua Gel which is a highly moist gel which repair besides increasing collage production. That's because it is formulated with coenzyme Q10 which fights free radicals and reduce wrinkles.  Furthermore, the gel also improve skin elasticity and tightness. Use it twice daily, but avoid the eye area.

It is actually much more of pink guava color but because of the lighting it turned out more orange.. This one is mildly scented which. It absorbs really quick and after few minutes I felt as though my skin feels slightly more tighter. So impressed I could actually feel the effect so soon after applying this gel!

If you're interested to try these products out yourself, go check out

EPIDERME's Website.

 You can purchase any EPIDERME products from their website and payment can be made via credit cards or online banking. Free shipping too~! (・∀・)♪

Thursday 19 December 2013

Doraemon: My Childhood Memories

Went on a date with Doraemon~ (// v //)


Ok not. Actually was at the

100 Doraemon Secret Gadgets Expo

 at Viva Home last Sunday~♪


Super huge fan of Doraemon and it's one of the first few comics I was reading(besides Sailormoon and Cat's Eyes).

Super missed them all but Doraemon was our(siblings and I) favorite and we had like almost every single books including the one-book Doraemon and friends adventures. No kidding! Because we read them over and over till secondary school, most of the pages/cover were really worn out. Then mom decided to have them recycle after the comics started pilling up.. (;Д;) But we still have a lot of them now hahaha

Anyway, yeah, back to Doraemon expo topic.

Here are some photos from the expo. Don't wanna be such a spoilsport for those who haven't been there since the expo will be till March 2014

Here's a Dokodemo/Anywhere Door~


The original Doraemon~

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Many, many Doraemons!

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The original script of Doraemon @ the comic section.

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Merchandise section got rainbow color Doraemon!!

Super kawaiiii~~ O(≧▽≦)O

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Doraemon stamp on the back of our hands.


At the cafeteria, there are dorayaki, memory toast and latte with Doraemon design on the surface some more!


Bought some dorayaki to nom but think they tasted a bit... weird/artificial/too much preservative? Tasted better ones before.


Didn't spend much on the food there. Instead, we got photos of ourselves popping out of Nobita's drawers in Nobita's room by the photographer there. That was RM20++ for every printouts that comes together with frame. I think it's worth so much more it ❤

If you don't want to spend on those, there's also this one photo booth with props provided you can camwhore as much as you like there.

Me nomnomnom-ing the memory toast (prop) happily↓


Don't forget to check this expo out while you can.

And thank you for dropping by! Oyasumi~~ (,⌒▽⌒ /)

Thursday 5 December 2013

@ Sushi Hinata

Haro~!  MIA-ed for a while because was busy with studies though I'm almost finish with that in another week or two. But this aside first~

Out of the blue the sachou decided to have another dinner so off we went to Sushi Hinata so I finally have another quick topic to write about hahaha.

We had this Hinata Set that comes with a 5 course meal. I looked it up and apparently it's a version of a traditional Japanese full course meal. Freaking awesome!!

First meal_this daikon in yuzu(?!) soup and sashimi. My first prawn sashimi experience! So happy I get to try something new ❤


Friend had this Teriyaki fish as a substitute for the sashimi because she don't take raw food. The chef decided on this ↓ for her. How thoughtful!


Later that night we had sashimi sushi and hers was substitute with unagi I was so jelly... ( ; A ; )

Chawanmushi's next on the menu~~ In such a cute porcelain tea cup!



Opened the lid thinking it's just a normal chawanmushi but was surprise to find that they're different 'cuz there's some soup on top that made it so flavorful.

Yummiest chawanmushi ever!!

I was like how how how they make this??! Then my friend suggested I marry one of the chef so that he'll cook for me everyday WTF  (= ___ =)

And then, and then! Sashimi sushi~!


( T▽T /) *choirs of angels singing*

Fish with teriyaki sauce and jellyfish(?!) and mini potato _ another best!


Desert's pretty simple_slice of pear and persimmon in a flower bowl.


I realized that Japanese seems to like their dessert in small sizes... If it's me, I can eat like one whole pear and another persimmon after dinner. Glutton me LOLOL

OK, That's it for nau~~ ヾ(*^▽゚) Jya ne~

Sunday 27 October 2013

Bon Appetit~!

(added more pics 3rd Nov 2013)

Have you (Malaysians-lah) had French cuisine before? I haven't until 2 days ago! Suddenly the sachou decided he wanted to try and brought us all along for another company dinner!  So we had a 5-course French cuisine at La Vien En Rose, a French restaurant at the heart of KL ohlala~ヾ(@⌒▽⌒@)ノ

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Other photos taken from a colleague's hp taken by le me or colleague~

For starters, we had this super flavorful lobster soup.。.:*☆


... with bread.


For my second meal, I chose foie gras. Very creamy but foreign to me.

Later that night I kinda felt bad for it. I mean.. the poor goose was force fed for its liver!

(;へ:)No more foie gras for me.


My other colleagues chose escargot and potato salad. I got to try some ohohoho. Awesome stuff!! Never knew snails can taste so nice. I know it may sound disgusting but really, gotta try them!




(The two photos above taken by a colleague. So pretty!!)

In between meals we drank red wine:))

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Kampai!! lolol


Third course_errr petuna tuna? I don't remember what's it called already :/



With mashed potato and beans with carrot and smoked duck as sides.


Cheese platter next~ With bread and red wine of course!




Was so stuffed by then already but there's always an extra space for dessert, like usual (⌒▽⌒)~❤


Just realize this photo resembles a weird-looking face LOLOL

That's all for nau~ Gochisousama deshita~!


Sunday 13 October 2013

Food @ Semenyih

2 weeks back my parents came over to KL and together we went to have dinner at Semenyih. So here's just some foodporn from that day~

I forgot to bring my cam along and used my hp so the photos are crapped (>д<)

But I assure you they're awesome, affordable stuff I don't seem to find anywhere near my place... Some more it's going to be a while before I can eat proper home-cooked style food (;へ:) It's takeout most of the time cuz I'm sick of my own cooking *sigh*

Sliced pork with salted fish~


 Steamed fish_yummy stuff!


 Sizzling Japanese tofu hot pot~



ヽ(*´∀`*)ノ✶゚ฺSo stuffed on that day LOL

And so after that, I was driving happily back home but almost ran over a dude (-___-;)

Don't get me wrong, I wasn't speeding! In fact, I was sorta driving at snail-phased (alright, walking-phaselah) because we were driving through really narrow lanes. And this dude was not paying attention because he was checking out his phone after getting off his car...(so-o NOT advisable to do that, peeps!)

So when he noticed us, got a shock, collected himself and made a i-got-hit-by-a-car pose_hands up with weird facial expression(think Miley Cyrus sticking her tongue out at the opening of her show at the recent VMA).

What's more, he did that TWICE before walking off laughing! By then we're laughing so hard in our seats already ROLF. Awesome dude.

So yeah, it was a good day (⌒▽⌒)~♪

Sunday 29 September 2013

Hada Labo Double Lotion Review


I'm back with yet another Hada Labo review~♪ Finally bring myself to review them. Apologize for dragging this for so long already. Gomen!

Today I will be reviewing TWO of Hada Labo's top selling lotions: Hada Labo Super Hyaluric Acid Moisturizing Lotion which has record of one sold every 4 seconds AND Hada Labo Arbutin Whitening Lotionthe number 1 top selling whitening lotion in Japan!

Jyan~~ Both my Hada Labo lotions ✶ฺ.ヽ(*´∀`*)ノ✶゚ฺ

Hada Labo lotions <3

It's been over 6 months since I've started using them along with other Hada Labo's products_ the cleanser, moisturizing lotion, BB cream and makeup remover.

Yeapie~ Tried almost all of the Hada Labo products already! I love most of them but find daily usage of the cleanser kinda breaks my skin. You can read my review I wrote previously in this link TamagoHada's AHA+BHA cleanser and if you want, here's another review on Hada Labo's Air BB Cream (・∀・)

Let's get started!

Hada Labo Super Hyaluric Acid Moisturizing Lotion

The key ingredient for this moisturizing lotion lies in an ingredient called the 'Super Hyaluronic Acid' that boosts moisture retention.

Below are snapshots taken from Hada Labo's webpage depicting the moisture locking mechanism to give you a clearer idea on how these amazing ingredient works.

ingredient story

Plus the newly improved formula has not one, but THREE types of Hyaluronic Acid!

Each targets the skin in different level,  with the new Nano Hyaluronic Acid to penetrate deep into the skin "leaving it hydrated inside out".

3 types of hyaluronic acid

And now here's how the moisturizing lotion looks like ↓

It's a colorless liquid with thick consistency that becomes slightly sticky when apply. To use, pour some on the palm of your hand and spread it all over the face. Then slap it all over your face for even application.

I find it takes a lot of slapping in for the lotion to be absorbed. Some reviews I read advise to use just a small drop or two for faster absorption though I don't mind to just take my time and let the lotion works its magic ( ⌒o⌒)~♪

~ ♥ ~

Hada Labo Arbuting Whitening Lotion

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The key ingredient for this whitening lotion, besides the Hyaluronic Acid and Vitamin C is the ingredient called 'Arbutin' that helps fight off dark spots.

Here's the illustration on how Arbutin works:

Hada Labo Arbutin ingredient

The whitening lotion_a milky white lotion which feels much 'lighter' and has a faster absorption rate compare to the moisturizing lotion ↓ Application method same as the moisturizing lotion one, btw!

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Both lotions are available at Watsons and Guardian. At RM45.90 per bottle, it is affordable because of the generous amount that can last you for months! I've read reviews saying this lotion lasts up to 6 months but for me, I think it'll take at most 3-4 months to finish a single bottle.

Mine lasted a little bit longerlah since I've used them alternately, though the whitening lotion less frequently these days for fear of further breakouts... I'm still in the middle of trying to get rid of pimples and scars from my recent one...(;へ:)

That aside, the moisturizing lotion is my favorite among the two and I somewhat like the bouncy-feely feeling from patting the lotion onto the face ❤

Would I buy them again?

Super Hyaluronic Acid Moisturizing lotion, DEFINITELY! Arbutin Whitening lotion. Maybe *shrug* Didn't quite find the 'special factor'...

Ending this post with a video on how to apply the Hada Labo Super Hyaluronic Acid lotion to get the maximum result:

Thank you for reading! Till next time~ ヽ(*⌒∇⌒*)ノ

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