Sunday, August 31, 2014

ETUDE HOUSE Juicy Cocktail Manicure

I always told myself don't buy any more of the new nail colours in town, yet I
still can't help myself ended up buying not just one but two new sets altogether.

Recently, I have many new Orange colour collection for shoes, clothes and bags,
so I tried on the new Orange colour to pair them with. Haha...sot crazy liao!
This 1st layer colour applied already look presentable like sweet pastel colour that
suits any colour you try to pair with. And you only need to paint it once on nails. 

The 2nd layer is even sexier, sizzling and sparkling with orange shimmer colour
that shines like nobody business. And it's very easy to apply as after I've finished
applied the 1st layer, I can start painting this No.2 colour on my nails already.

Last but not least, if I wanted an obvious Orange colour then I can apply the No.3
colour that shining and glowing like the real persimmon fruit. This colour can really
sharpen your eyes staring it for hours to be daring and stunning at the same time.
If you like it as much as I do, quickly grab it at RM36.90 for Pink and Green set too!

Thursday, August 28, 2014

GUESS Golden Collection

'Dai Bau, Sai Bau, one set Chai Sai' In Cantonese it simply means big packet, small
packet that completes the set. Haha...I bought this golden handbag+wallet set in 2
different shops from GUESS Pavilion after I managed to grab the lovely handbag 1st.
I was busy travelling to Japan in May and Australia in June, I didn't get to shop all
around Malaysia so I'm not aware of this design until that day when I visit GUESS.

It was love at 1st sight with the striking gold colour that attracts my attention. And
I like the design with the flower keychain that's similar to Marc Jacobs design, plus
good quality of fabric inside and many useful pockets. Then I managed to grab the
new wallet from the other GUESS 1st floor shop, feeling totally excited about it as I
love pairing my things that comes in a set to complement my daily wears. 

I remembered Carrie T used to take the same handbag in Pink that I liked which I
told her in Italy, I wanted to buy it but never did until I saw this appealing design
again last July I quickly grabbed it at once. GUESS Fashion is always my favourite
brand in fashion passion, be it for its charismatic watches, gorgeous dresses and its
stunning handbags that got me hooked all the time. Will always support the brand!

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

COLLECTION Does It All Mascara

I took the opportunity to put on the Blue Mascara that I loved so much from Collection cosmetics when Rambo
went for petrol refill at Petronas. Haha...I never waste my time, I quickly swing a single swipe to it and it's done.
'Sexy True Blue', makes me missing my Stila Green Mascara so much and I hope to get the Green one real soon!

I like the soft brush that needs only a single application but the blue stays perfectly stunning on my eyelashes.
Check out this blog too;
for more infos. It's available at F Block and Watsons near you, and remember to stay pretty and happy always!

Monday, August 25, 2014

SWISS LINE Force Vitale Aqua-Vitale Cream 24 – A Bouquet Of 24 Anti-Aging Ingredients

Swiss line has launched the Force Vitale Aqua-Vitale Cream 24, a new generation of moisturizer with a host of 24 ingredients that promises to deliver noticeable bloom for the skin. Thanks to Su for making such a great effort calling me for so many times before and after Hari Raya holiday just to get in touch with me for this blog update. I honestly told her I didn't receive her calls and email at all. When we finally met that afternoon to collect this cream I've loved using for many years already then she told me her email was having some problems. Anyhow, I told her I was very grateful that she really took the initiative to finally reached me for this lovely review. 

Water is a giver of life. Without it, flowers will wilt and human will not survive.  On the surface level, the skin surface, sustaining hydration at optimal level is the first requirement of our skin’s well-being in order to keep age markers at bay. A hydrated skin aids in the preservation of its intrinsic and perfunctory functions of protection by intensifying elasticity, suppleness, and plasticity.  After all, water makes up 70% of the skin and 65% of the epidermis.

The launch of the new Force Vitale Aqua-Vitale Cream 24 marks the dawn of a new path to skin hydration with the recent research on Salicornia herbacea, a hardy costal plant. Research reveals that Salicornia herbacea is able to stimulate the synthesis of natural moisturizing factors to ensure that water is not only drawn to the skin, but remains there.
*Note: The role of NMF (Natural Moisturizing Factor) was first introduced by Swiss line in 1989 with the Filaggrin Defence System

Swiss line has boosted the efficacy of the Force Vitale Aqua-Vitale Cream 24 with botanical extracts, nutrients, vitamins and antioxidants; in an orchestrated action to moisturize, nourish, tone and deliver the ultimate comfort to the skin. The skin will find this deeply moisturizing cream with soft-touch texture an indulgence.

The Aqua-Vitale Cream 24 joins the Aqua-Vitale Serum 24 in the Swiss line Force Vitale range for a complete cream and serum regimen. The Aqua-Vitale Serum 24 is an intensive moisture surge to comfort the skin and to kick-start a revitalization process.

The Force Vitale Aqua-Vitale Cream 24 is a 24-hour drench of hydration and nourishment for the skin, thanks to the action-packed power of the Aqua-Vitale 24 Complex and the Alpine Bio Extracts.

Aqua-Vitale 24 Complex
The Aqua-Vitale 24 complex is an active derived from 24 different nutrients, including water binding agents, anti-fatigue plant extracts, energy and oxygen boosters, vitamins, trace elements, and anti-oxidants among them. They are added for their ability to promote healthy, rejuvenated and hydrated skin. The complex performs three main activities on the skin – Hydration, Boosting Energy and Radiance and delivering Antioxidant function.

Hydration – Owning to a recent research on Salicornia herbacea (a hardy costal plant), Swiss line scientists have created an entirely new approach to skin hydration. The plant was found to have adapted to soil with very high salt content by developing water and ammonium ion transporters. Swiss line scientists have leveraged on the transporting ability of the plant to not only support the natural moisturizing factor action but also counteract the loss of urea levels in the skin, which they have termed TEUL (Trans Epidermal UREA Loss).

Boosting Energy and Radiance – An extract obtained from the bark of the South American Chilean tree helps to lighten and even out skin complexion by preventing the activation of tyrosinase, the enzyme responsible for the synthesis of melanin.  The extract, combined with stabilized vitamins A, C and PP, helps to improve the texture and smoothness of the skin, thereby maintaining an overall look of healthy skin while zinc, copper and magnesium help to stimulate cellular metabolism.

Antioxidants – Powerful antioxidants that work on a 24-hour cycle are incorporated into the product to fight free radicals during our waking hours and scavenge oxidants during our sleep repair hours. It includes rice and pomegranate extracts which boost antioxidant and skin protection action. The rice extract delivers strong moisturizing properties and sun-damage protection.  Pomegranate extract acts to remarkably reduce oxidative stress on the cellular level (DNA protection).  A good dose of vitamin E is added to improve skin resilience and prevent damage caused by radiation.

Alpine Bio Extracts
The Force Vitale Aqua-Vitale Cream 24 contains a bouquet of concentrated organically grown Swiss Alpine plants; edelweiss, daisy flower, yellow gentian and coltsfoot.  These provide antioxidant, re-mineralizing, purifying and brightening properties.

Edelweiss Extract - Edelweiss has antioxidant and DNA protective properties. It also delivers anti-inflammatory effect. This plant develops strong protective metabolites as it grows at high altitudes and has developed a resistance to strong UV rays.

Daisy Flower Extract - Daisy flowers help to fight pigmentation disorders and dull complexion, ensuring an even skin tone.  They influence the biochemical pathways involved in melanin darkening, owing to their bio-available polyphenols (powerful plant antioxidants) and their reduction of tyrosinase expression.

Yellow Gentian Extract – Yellow Gentian is renowned for its moisturizing, softening and soothing virtues. Gentian also contains purifying, toning and astringent properties, as well as remineralizing and antioxidant actions.

Coltsfoot Extract – Coltsfoot is used for its moisturizing, regenerative and soothing properties.  It also contains purifying, exfoliative and astringent properties owing to its organic acids and tannins.

The Force Vitale Aqua-Vitale Cream 24 can be applied day and night, over the face and neck.  It may be used after FV Aqua-Vitale Serum 24 for best results. The Swiss line Force Vitale Aqua-Vitale Cream 24 is retailed in a 50ml jar at RM498.  The Swiss line Force Vitale Aqua-Vitale Serum 24 can be purchase in 30ml acrylic pump bottle at RM538.

Swiss line products are available at over 50 Cheerful Beautique member beauty salons nationwide, including Energy Day Spa at Great Eastern Mall (Ampang) and Damai Sari (Mont’Kiara). For the full list of Beautique member locations, logon to

About Force Vitale
Swiss line launched the Force Vitale collection in the year 2000. The collection is an exquisite range of products inspired by the Alpine ecosystem. It combines potent botanical extracts with proven efficacy together with powerful natural antioxidants to visibly smooth, moisturize and protect the skin against the signs of premature aging.

About Swiss line
Swiss line, a revolutionary, anti-aging Swiss skincare brand with both a consumer and professional range, combines a proud heritage in the field of cellular therapy, a paramedical approach to beauty and a penchant for innovation. Behind the Swiss line name lies a heritage of the highest standards in cosmetic treatment.

Swiss line has established its global anti-aging science and product strength in the market with star lines of products such as the CELL SHOCK range; the CELL SHOCK WHITE range; the FORCE VITALE range; the WATER SHOCK range and the AGELESS PURITY range.

Swiss line is founded by Prince Michael Massalsky in Switzerland more than 20 years ago. Extensive, ongoing research involving top Swiss skincare specialists leads to the advanced formulas based on botanical ingredients. Rigorous product development and formulation techniques guarantee that only those products delivering remarkable immediate and medium-term results carry the Swiss line name.

All Swiss line by Dermalab products are developed and manufactured in Switzerland in accordance with the highest Swiss quality standards. All treatment products are dermatologically and safety tested, non comedogenic (do not block pores or cause acne) and screened for potential sensitizers and irritants. For more information on Swiss line, log on to

About Cheerful Beauteepro
Cheerful Beauteepro was established in 1983 as the marketing division for the Cheerful Group trading company supplying cosmetic products and beauty equipment. Operations in Malaysia first started in Kuala Lumpur in 1988. Within a year, business flourished and another branch in Singapore was established. Today, Cheerful Beauteepro has a partnership of more than 100 Beautique Members (Beauty Centres) nationwide with expansion plans in the future. Cheerful Beauteepro is the sole distributor of Swiss line products in Malaysia. The company has also established a successful marketing and distribution line for Carole Franck, Dr. Rimpler, and Isabelle Lancray beauty products.

Everyday Is A Brand New Day

Buddhism always taught us to live each day with good thoughts, positive enough to recharge us to lead a healthy, happy life with our loved ones. Everyday when I wakes up feeling refresh and energetic in the morning, I would just lie on the bed for awhile pondering on the important things I need to complete today and attending those events that I'm passionate about. After I have a better picture of the daily tasks I need to do, only then I would quickly wakes up to thank my 'Guan Yin Pu Sa' and 'Amituofo' for a beautiful day ahead of me. Everyday I'm grateful to both of my beloved Boddhisatvas, clasping both of my hands with total humbleness I'm thankful that I'm able to wake up gaining much with no pain, no sick and happily living up my life with utmost sincerity.   

I remember the last few years, Rambo's best buddy PA's brother(looked exactly like PA) was in his prime 20's just got stable in his Insurance career, married with a son and he's also a nice guy, had a stroke of his life that took his life away at once. God is always testing us sometimes, actually stroke can be cured depending on the individual's mental and physical strength, with necessary treatments and supplements helping along. Just like my Uncle Gudeh who got stroke in his 50's that stopped him from pursuing his music career as the leader in 'Tung Tung Chang' group for many years liao, but he's able to live up back to his normal life until 65 years old.

From lying on the bed, my uncle was able to walk back and lead his normal life then. That night when I attended PA's brother funeral, I went for awhile just to lend our support and caring spirit to our best buddy after giving the 'Pak Kam' money(Chinese custom). I really don't like to attend all this kinda funerals as it only makes me feel very uneasy and sad about it, esp. seeing a young guy who's supposed to live up his life enthusiastically with his family. God didn't even give him a chance to say goodbye, or at least to be hospitalised for a period of time to leave his last wishes to his family. Such a sad, true real story. 

My friend Chariz also told me last year, her super-wealthy Boss's son in his 20's who got himself hospitalised for a year liao due to a freak car accident during CNY, is still lying on the bed with advanced technology that cost her Boss hundred thousands dollars bill to keep him breathing, living up till today. But he never wakes up, until today after about a year plus liao. She told me, her Boss is super rich and have tried so many ways liao to help him to come back into our reality world, even trying out all the whatever Chinese kinda superstitious ways and Christian group praying for them also ended up to no avail. 

Such a pity, esp to the mom who have sacrificed so much for him, 'Yeong Dou Hui Gam Dai' (raised him up to a big boy) and have been loving him so much with all the luxuries showered to him but she had to endure such a sad ending story like this. I did asked Chariz if they're doing any bad deeds that can end his life like this, she told me not really. Then, I told Chariz to get them the 'Ping On Fu'(Safety Amulet) to put under his pillow and never stop praying for him everyday. I did that all the time, every time I visit anyone in the hospital uncles. That's what she can do, at least to lend her support for the family besides visiting him from time to time. 

Destiny can be change, provided you have truly striving your very best to cultivate good deeds all the time. In fact, many times I gave out the 'Liao Fan's 4 Lessons' books to my mom, bro-inlaw to read it and master it, they told me such a thick book they couldn't finish it and everytime they read it, they fell asleep. Haha...Aiyo, such a waste I told them. I have read the thick book for so many times yet I still come back referring to it all the time because the magic of happiness lies deep inside the contents of this book. You only need to read this book to succeed in life, to stay happy and living up the life you wanted to change all along your life.  

You know why sometimes people who worked hard like a Bull for so many years, yet they're never successful in life and never have enough to cover their families' expenses. There are many, many reasons when you wana discuss about this topic. But let's take an example of a real life experience that's happening in our circle of life. My sis told me one of her wealthy Lady Boss surrendered one of her beauty business this year due to the 'Pandai punya government' that got her so fed-up, she rather use the money to enjoy her life better by buying a new Rolls Royce car that cost RM1.3 million. She showed me the picture, "Wow, dashing cool car!" I said and she totally agreed with me on that. 

When I told her the salary for his driver given about RM2000+ was too less, she said after giving him additional allowances plus other perks can come up to RM3000. Somemore driving a Rolls Royce, give him such a low salary not very tally with the status, I added again. But then she told me her expenditures for her lifestyle is too high like a mountain already, she needs at least RM150,000 to cover up all the expenses of bodyguards, kids' International school fees, luxury home while waiting to sell her KL Bungalow for 2 years liao still no buyers yet at this time of economy, and with all the lavish parties thrown by her every now and then. And it's not easy to maintain a big business here in Malaysia, when things can go grey instead of black and white rules set by these people. 

Rambo also told me that night after a friendly gathering with all his buddies+only Rose of me, where he said that he can feel how hard SA's position standing in building this passion business with the tycoon in the games of business. They have invested about RM2 Million dollars in the business, but they expect to get back their capital with an impressive report through him. And I explained to him, 'Emm San Fu Yau Dim Dak Sai Gan Choi' that means if you don't go through the never-ending hardships, how can you expect to reap the fruits of prosperity. In fact, you should be proud of yourself after you succeed to achieve your goals and dreams in 'Pak Sau Hing Ka', through your own efforts and independence to achieve success. Many of my rich, wealthy friends also worked their butts up to reach where they're standing high now.

That's why I always told him no need to be jealous or envious on others who have a big car or big house since he can afford to own it now too. Behind the happy face of PA who drives a brand new Mercedes Benz, he had endured so much hardships and sweats to be standing pridefully here today. Obviously, Rambo is happy for his good buddy because all of them came from very humble beginnings for 20 years already, and they deserved to live a happy life after all the hardworks of planting their gardens with much love and care. I'm sure God have two big eyes to see that and granted them the good fortunes they have cultivated over the years. 

Everyone have their own choices in life to determine what kinda life you want it to be, as long you're happy at the end of the day. But in the midst of achieving your dreamy goals and glory, you're not supposed to step, harm and hurt other people along the journey. Sometimes, why some friends told me they're not happy and satisfied with some of my friends who achieve success, living up a grandeur life because they have intruded into their privacy and stepping onto their tails. The reason being when you're stuck in a competition or games, you don't have to win everything or 'Bolot' other people' chances to win that title. If you're destined to win, you will win the title provided you have did your very best to dress for the occasion. 

Just like the Avon Instinct Party, I have dress-up as a Leopard Lady and won the best-dressed award without having to fight/compete with anyone to win the title. 1st of all, when you plan to attend all the events, never expect too much from anyone to be biased for you. Just attend the event with an open mind and open heart to enjoy the party with your loved ones, and if you win it because you really stand out from the rest then you totally deserves to be the best of the best. With this kind of win, the Chinese used to call 'Yeng Dak Gau Guong Wing' only then you can stand prideful of the win with much respect from others. Never ever steal other people's limelight just to win something that you want so desperately, leave it to the natural flow to go through the flow like a river. Amituofo!

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Avène D'Pigment Workshop

In Europe, women over 25 are particularly concerned with dark spots and patches. The problem increases with age because after 40, 1 woman out of 3 is concerned with women of over 50 got affected* by the harmful UV rays.

Hyperpigmentation refers to localized or widespread dark spots. There are several sorts; 
These are smooth dark spots with clearly delimited edges, that appear in areas exposed to light. They are due to repeated exposure to the sun and increase with age. The spot darkens, takes root in the papillary dermis and thickens in the epidermis. 

Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation
These are residual hyperpigmented spots that persist after various dermatoses have healed(acne, infectious and inflammatory dermatoses). They are particularly frequent in dark phototypes and after exposure to the sun.

Phototoxic reactions
Certain cases of hyperpigmentation can be caused by phototoxic reactions to perfume or certain medication.

This type of hypermelanosis is a response to 2 factors: hormonal stimulation and UV radiation stimulation. It corresponds to pigmentation patches on the face that are benign but can become very unsightly and are accentuated by sun exposure. Melasma is mostly seen in women (only 10% of melasma cases are men) and dark phototypes (III to VI), especially women of Asian, hispanic and North African origin. 

The contours of the spots are irregular; the pigmentation is symmetrical. Melasma is found on the forehead, cheeks, temples, upper lip and sometimes the chin. Its colour is not usually uniform, ranging from ocre to blue and even black. Development is slow and chronic and can last 10 to 20 years.

These pigmentation problems are disfiguring, unsightly and often difficult to come to terms with. Avène Dermatological Laboratories NOVATION develop expert skin care in the treatment of epidermal Hyperpigmentation. 

This skin care product is the result of the dermocosmetic transposition of a pharmaceutical* preparation with recognized efficacy. The challenge taken up by Avène to offer a trio of skin lightening active ingredients that are both effective and well-tolerated.

Avène Thermal Spring Water is naturally soothing, cooling and anti-irritating. Avène Thermal Water, a spring declared to be of “Public Interest” since 1874. 

A skin care line based on the water, developed for the most sensitive or intolerant skin. Protect and prevent dark spots with rigorously selected innovative ingredients by international experts who are having years of expert knowledge in the field of dermo-cosmetics.

Formulated to minimise the risk of allergic reactions, Avène is tested under dermatological control with gentle formulas and textures developed to comfort sensitive skin. 

To get up close with Avène Malaysia, check them out at

Friday, August 22, 2014

LifeCell The World's 1st All-In-One Anti-Aging Treatment Cream Review

First and foremost, I would like to extend my sincere thank you wishes to LifeCell Chloe and Gladys, not forgetting Yivon who connected us all in this 14 Days Challenge at the very 1st place. I was so busy for my Autumn/Winter Project last July with many new projects in hand for the Japanese market this year of 2014, they patiently waited for me for about a month to accept their generous offer. I was glad I finally made it that fateful afternoon as I have better, clearer picture of what LifeCell brand is all about after the great meeting with Chloe and Gladys. I have heard and read so many good reviews of this 'The World's 1st All-In-One Anti-Aging Treatment Cream' from all over Facebook and magazines, that tempted me so much wanting to get my hand to try on it asap. 

This cream was inspired by Nobel Prize-Winning research, a sophisticated blend of highly advanced anti-aging ingredients formulated at clinically effective levels that drives the LifeCell revitalization process. I'm always the kinda person who loves to keep updating myself with the latest and advance technology in beauty, health and wellness. Such a coincidence, fate has brought us together in this circle of beauty aficionados where Yivon shared my blog with her new company recently and they decided to invite me to take up this 14 Days Challenge. We finally meet up after many great attempts to meet with much efforts to start on this beautiful journey of anti-aging new breakthrough that is suitable for my age of 38.

In science, gravity force is bound to happen naturally in life, no matter what you do and how hard you've tried to prevent it. Same goes to aging where I usually practise holistic kinda wellness to age gracefully and beautifully, without having to suffer in pain to gain in the name of beauty. I was very excited to try it but I have informed Chloe that I would only start the anti-aging journey on the 1st-14th of August 2014. 1st time when I applied it on my left side of face, I put on this much and I can felt that my skin was lifted up one side up. 

When Rambo took pictures for me, he asked me why my left hand side of the face look lifted up so much like imbalance like that. Haha...I explained to him that I only applied it on one side of my face only and leave the right hand side using other brand of skincare. This is the 1st, extraordinary challenge I've never tried before, so I remained totally cool going through it. The next other days, I applied the cream in lesser portion than the 1st time as to prevent myself from feeling too tight and uplifted just like the 1st time magic show.

On the 7th day application through the challenge, my skin near the laughing lines and my left cheek begin to experience some light peeling with rough patches of skin flaking out bit by bit. I told myself to stay calm and cool about it until the end of the 14 days challenge. After the 10th days, those rough patches have smoothen back to normal skin that look like a new reborn skin. I like to feel and touch my baby smooth skin after the 14 days beauty journey just to feel 'song'(great) about it. The reason why I wanted to test this challenge on my left hand side is because of the stubborn, long laughing line that seems to get deeper and longer this year of 2014.

But thank God LifeCell has help to shorten and lighten it back to my usual laughing line. I'm grateful that I have cultivated some patience and much discipline to wait for 14 days long to see the tremendous result with LifeCell Anti-Aging Treatment Cream. Now I know why the celebrities, royalties and beauty experts have sworn in their real life stories/testimonials that they only need this LifeCell Treatment Cream to see obvious result in keeping their skin healthy and pretty. Only one cream is sufficient to give such wonderful good results, now I believe it too because I have seen it myself!

During this 2 weeks challenge, that Sunday night my sis Toto told me I looked slim and having tight skin on my face. Haha...she didn't know I'm actually on a 14 days beauty journey hoping to achieve a firmer skin with LifeCell, but Rambo knew as he told me he can see the obvious uplifted skin on my left side compared to the right side of my face almost everyday. I would say it's an effective cream that can work wonders for women who are experiencing sagging skin, having dull and dehydrated skin like me, as the cream is easy to absorb into my dehydrated skin like water, yet leaving my skin velvety-smooth like a baby. 

Gladys have been keeping track with my daily updates on this challenge by asking me from time to time if I've experience any allergy reaction, redness on sensitive skin or feeling tingling sensation. Actually, my skin is considered normal skin, sometimes I do face some sensitivity reaction but for this LifeCell Cream, I only experience some tingling sensation that I kinda enjoy feeling it sometimes as I know that this cream is doing its amazing job for me from within. I believe it works like a repair cream for me, as after the 14 days period it actually revitalised and rejuvenated my dull skin to a new-reborn skin.

I know the price of RM689 can be costly for many as some may not invest so much for the name of beauty, but I think it's totally worth it to pay this price for a youthful, beautiful skin for beauties who can afford it and willing to pay for the name of beauty.  To me, I rather use an effective cream, applying it on my face and neck everyday religiously to maintain a beautiful, youthful skin rather than to inject Botox on my face. I have no comments to others out there who opted for Botox injections as I believe everyone have their own choices to look pretty in their own ways, by all means go for it if it really makes you happy. 

But for my family+friends who usually asked for my opinion in staying pretty always, I usually recommended them to age gracefully by going through a healthy journey like this with me. At the end of the day, as long everyone is happy in a win-win situation achieving our golden dreams together wonderfully, life is worthy to live beautifully and joyfully together. To get up close with LifeCell Malaysia, check them out at or 

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Life's Good Thoughts

Buddhism teachings is meant to teach and guide us the right ways to live a happy, fulfilling and content life without stepping, hurting or harming the others. Recently, many of my friends have been telling me how heartbroken they can be due to the competition and jealousy from others who are not happy for their success in life. Well, I listen to their stories and I told them to ignore them, delete them and move on to their future plans. 1st of all, you need not respond to them in any manner but to stay calm and cool about it. No matter what you do, say and share, there must be someone who will get jealous, have something bad to say and couldn't cope with your success. It's their negative thoughts and pessimistic vibes that's battling with them inside, so you need not get involved in any of the conflicts with them at all. 

In this world, there are so many beautiful and wonderful people around where you only need to get your positive vibes to attract those good people spiralling around you. Just last Saturday at Kose Event, I managed to meet two beautiful ladies who told me they always see me at certain events and Jane even mentioned to me she remembered I was wearing the Green Top with the Green Flair Skirt at K-Beauty Event in Hyatt Hotel. I was not aware about that. In fact, when we exchanged mobile numbers to keep in touch with each other only I realized that she had send me a friend request on Facebook last 2 weeks ago but I didn't have the time to confirm her yet. I promised her I will confirm her by Sunday. She took a selfie for 3 of us having great times together and tagged me through Instagram. Now I know who she is, she's a sweet, pretty mommy that I'm glad to get close with.  

Early in the morning that Saturday, I have attended the Melvita event with my friend Grace and met my other friends there. I left early after redeeming the RM30 cash voucher for Melvita products as I need to attend another Kose event at KLCC in the afternoon. Ju Li wazzapp me asking where I was as she didn't see me there where I told her I have left after the event ends and I don't like to be late for my next event. Grace wanted to join me so badly but she was not selected for this event so I need to go alone, yet I still find the chance to have fun meeting new friends at the event. Life is 'Yuen Wat'(round and smooth), it's natural sometimes we need to walk the path alone and stay independent with total confident to lead a happy, fulfilling life. 

Just like a spa pampering session, it was supposed to be a relaxing and rejuvenating treatment to destress, meditate and revitalised our body, mind and soul to perfection, and it's actually fully recommended to go solo for that. Only after the reviving session ended, we are then free to have bestie moments with family/friends around chatting and laughing out loud for hours, served with good food too. Haha...recently my good friends have been calling me out for tea session also, we have so many topics to talk about until 'Kai Tiong Emm Tuin' but then somewhere, somehow I need to stop the session by 9pm because it's not safe to go back late at night now esp. for the ladies.  

Even that day my good friend EK wanted to spend more time with me by asking Rambo to go back 1st, but then I told her better not as I was worried about her going home alone late at night. It's really not safe nowadays with all the bad crimes going on. She has been asking me if I missed her much as for the past one year, she was kinda been grounded in life to take care of her children and she missed having all the fun with me at the events. I replied her, "Of course I missed you a lot but family definitely comes 1st." Obviously, I understand her situation because I'm also a nanny to my dear Charmers so I knew what she's going through in her life. Usually, she's the one who's more active than me attending all the beauty events and asking me to come along with her almost every now and then.  

I told her to stay patient for another few more years before she can enjoys life again. But still from what I see on that Friday fateful night, she enjoys her life too by taking me to the dance floor with her for the dancing session. I was dancing with her for awhile, then I told her to go ahead dancing with the group so I can take more pictures for her. I waited for her until the end of the party, usually I would leave early like my other friends who have left the scene liao. But for her, I did my very best to wait until she's fully satisfied having much fun at the party only we leave together. She even presented me her own-made craft of a lovely Pearl Bracelet that night where I kept it nicely in my vanity drawer and hope to wear it real soon. 

Life is really that simple, to live well and rejoice of having a good life ahead of you with loved ones and good friends that treasure you a lot. Not everyone can be happy for you, wana stay hip and chic with you but if you make the effort to find that someone special for yourself, it's a privilege for both of you to be able to enjoy life happily and pretty together. But 1st of all, you need to have that kinda good vibrations of having the good auras, charm and beauty of being a good/kind person. If you don't, don't blame the others for not liking you just because you think you're better or superior than others. Don't blame others for not respecting you for who you are because at the very 1st place, did you really respect the others the same way you expect them to be? 

Always ask and reflect who you are before you try to judge the others. Life doesn't revolve around you in this world only, but many other people who also think they're special too. Everyone is their own superstar, diva in them and feeling special in their own shoes, that's what they think. To be able to love and support the others, you need to be strong in cultivating your mental strength and capable enough to uplift the others to be the best of the best. In Buddhism teachings, always think good+do good, 'Shuo Hao Hua'(Say good things), purify your mind and not to do any evil to lead a healthy life everyday, then you'll be happy everyday. It seems too easy to say it, but to practice it before you preach, it's never an easy task to follow at all. 

It takes a lot of courage, perseverance and determination to do it. The minute you remember to do it today, but you tend to forget about it again tomorrow because life is so full of greed, anger, ignorance and arrogance among the uncivilised people. They think they're so great they do not need to learn about moral, religions and what life is all about, that's why they always failed in life and they always put the blames on others, get jealous all the time and hoping the bad consequences to happen to others which only befalling them because the laws of attractions doesn't happen in that negative ways. It only happens when you're powerful enough to send it through positive thinking+manners. 

That's why the old saying did mentioned why only the fortunate people always get what they wanted in life, they lived happily ever after and still living their dreams with grace and glory because they asked for it and they're grateful enough enjoying what they have in life. Some people may get what they wanted in life for the time being, but if they're not happy for others who live a happy, comfortable life and always get jealous about others without trying to improve themselves, ended up they will not be happy very soon and going to drag the other negative members into her sucking lives with her as losers. 

So be extra careful in choosing your friends to like you for who you truly are without having any needs to explain who you really are because at the end of the day, you only need to stay happy, pretty and healthy in life with good people around you plus good karmas surrounding you. Life is fair, good and smooth to be true so live it really well!                                                                                  

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Tea Goodness 2

The tea history has existed long time ago since thousands years ago, originated in China during the Shang Dynasty as a medicinal drink. There’s a documentary show by this 8TV channel where the host got so excited when he reached to one of the many high peaks of the Great Wall of China, besides getting inspired following the trails of tea history in China. He reminded me so much of my experiences hiking high up the Great Wall of China together with my colleagues+our pride certificates too. I totally understand his feeling of feeling totally on top of the world as I’ve been through that kinda exhilarating experience before back when I was younger, healthier and stronger at age 25. with 38 years old baggage in me, I'm kinda slow and lazy to train my stamina for that again.    

In fact, everytime I shared my Beijing holidays with my family and friends, they’re all so keen to plan the same kind of my trips up there and they did. Back home, they told me such a great holiday trip they had there and hope to travel Beijing again. My German friend also got so jealous when I told him I actually went Beijing again when we met for lunch that day. Haha…I told him no need to get jealous about it but to make sure he plan it now to make it happen as soon as he can. When Sis Toto told me she was afraid of the height but really wish to climb it in her next trip there, I told her I don’t mind to travel to Beijing again and hope to climb up to one of the highest peak together, if there's any chance.  

Tea was first introduced to Portuguese priests and merchants in China during the 16th century. Tea has since became a popular drink in Britain during the 17th century where the British 1st introduced tea production, as well as consumption to India in order to compete with the Chinese monopoly on tea. Back to the today’s reality world of China, if you have travelled to China very often like me you’ll know that the Chinese really know how to do their business successfully in every parts of China, from the rural areas to the urban areas. They're survivors everywhere, there's no doubt about it. Not only they brain-washed you 1st with their health benefits by taking different kinda tea that can help you to relax or detox, for beauty purpose or longevity means which can cost you thousand of dollars in a small can/casing only. 

Then they would offer you many kinds of attractive gifts like a set of traditional Chinese Tea Set with dragon lights, usually to attract the tourists and they ended up buying it just for the gifts itself. I think the gift they offered for the tea lovers is worth it because it cost about a few hundred RM in retail price and it's nice too. A few of them have prepared themselves to Kunming, Dali, Lijiang tour to buy that few thousand dollars of Oolong Tea(Black Dragon) in Ringgit Malaysia, not only in RenMinBi cash, as they are the tea lovers for many years already. That’s why sometimes why so many people love going to China because they’re actually looking forward to shop in China, besides touring around China.

Our China trip may have cost us RM3000+ for a traveller, or if you're going to Jiuzhaigou can cost you about RM5000+ with another local flight inclusive, but usually they ended up using RM8000-20,000 per couple with all the shoppings done at the end of our China trip. In fact, my pretty friend actually enjoys the tea ceremony with the pretty Chinese ladies teaching us the right ways of taking tea in a more lady-like manner. The men can drink in whatever style they wanted to if they’re not into following the tea rituals at all, but the women need to follow the strict ways of taking the tea in the right/correct ways as we're destined to be born with gentle gestures like a  lovely lady.

Usually, all of us would laugh out loud having good times, great taste together during this tea intimate session among the group members for hours before the luxury lunch. They would served us yummy, healthy snacks like ‘Gui Fa Gou’(Osmanthus Flower), one of the famous snack for the Qing Dynasty Emperors, not forgetting some fruits or vegetables pickles, biscuits and candies taking along with all different kinds of teas. One of my friend Cat who told me she's planning to travel to China again as she really enjoyed the tea ceremony+shopping so much, somewhere somehow this tea experience really hit such a great impact for many of us. 

To me, I have travelled to China for so many times already since I was 20 years old started from Shenzhen, China and even Guilin also I have travelled there two times liao, I lost count how many times I have enjoyed all this tea ceremonies before. I still enjoy having the tea session all the time because every parts of China that I have travelled, they have different kinds of teas originated from different parts of regions in China. Even now in USA, people there are getting inspired and trying to adapt the Chinese culture by enjoying the premium Chinese tea and playing Mahjong in English version by using the same Chinese-styled 'Flowers, East, West' when they threw the tiles out. Haha...not only the famous 'Modern Family TV Series' featured many of the ancient Chinese culture, nowadays I watched 'The Listener TV Series' from Canada also like to share the Chinese culture about Mahjong, Feng Shui and the famous Chinese language they're trying to learn to speak now. 

They loved the Chinese culture so much, there's a demand for something about China they wanted to show off in their TV series too. It was interesting and inspiring at the same time. Obviously, everyone should know that the green tea is not originated from China but they're still producing it and selling it if there's any request from clients as they will not 'Fong Go', slipping any chance of losing any of the tea business to any parties but it's definitely not my choice in green tea as I prefer the authentic Japanese Green Tea from Japan only. If you're planning to travel to China soon, make sure you plan to attend their special tea ceremony to learn more about the tea history, tea table manners and the tea health benefits to get you started in getting close to China 1st. Then you can start your shopping spree fun times with your family and friends with all the bargaining skills you have in mind and finally, enjoying those memorable memories you'll never forget for the rest of your lives. Viva China and enjoy your favourite tea everyday after your daily meals!