Friday, May 27, 2016

Innisfree, Thank You For The Encouraging Words!

Taking a step up, innisfree totally made it in my list of beautifully packaged products that actually works. Well, okay maybe not all their products are fantastic. Before this, I have tried a couple of their skincare products and it was alright, it works fine but it wasn't anything that I would shout it over the rooftop. Their makeup products though, are magnificent. The colours are brilliant and overall worth the price.

Monday, May 23, 2016

When Teh CHAM Lee... Almost Korean Drama.

YOU WILL WANT TO WATCH THIS! The long awaited video. A number of our friends have been asking to watch this particular video. If you are wondering, we took this video with a GoPro Hero 4 Silver on a fake but very useful gorilla tripod that I bought off Lazada Malaysia. It was all taken in one scene, no flip up screen and no checking for angles. We really had no idea how the final scene happened, looks like can pass as Korean drama. Everything was just so right without us knowing. It was a blessing.

Friday, May 20, 2016

SK-II GenOptics Aura Essence & Spot Essence [Review]

I have been testing this out since March and even have my skin checked before and after to see how it improves my skin. I do have the full intention to stick to both these products till the day I do my "After" skin check but unfortunately one of these products just didn't really work out for me. With these new releases, it's truly a love-hate relationship.

First of all, I will have to applaud the beautiful yet simple packaging of the GenOptics range. It's sturdy, classy, very complimentary to any girls' vanity. Just like most SK-II products, it has a luxurious feel to it.

SK-II GenOptics is a new skincare series that targets current and hidden spots and darkening caused by UV, hoping to give you a radiant aura for years to come. It says to empower women in their 20s to maintain their radiance. Of course, it's always better to start young. Even if you don't see them now, it doesn't mean that they are not there. There are a lot of hidden spots, hidden darkness, and issues that are just waiting to surface if it's not properly taken care off. When the time comes for it to appear, it won't be an easy deal to rid it off.

Of course, sunscreen still plays a huge role in prevention but sometimes, when you are out all day, you'll never know when your sunscreen wears off. They always suggest us to reapply but really, how many of us actually do that especially when we have makeup on? Thus, this is the next step of prevention.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Hits & Misses: Sorabee Balancing Line + BB Cream [Review]

I was on a hiatus last week due to my assignment dues and thesis proposal presentation. It was quite a week. Though, I'm back with a one brand hits and misses post, this time reviewing the Sorabee Balancing Line skin care and the Sorabee Perfecting BB Cream. I've been using most of these products for a good month or more now and here's what I think about them.

A brief of the Sorabee Balancing Line skincare, it aims to rebalance sebum control, smooth and even out skin texture, and provide a day-long shine-free complexion. I believe all of the products in this line have sea star collagen ingredient in it and they say it's suitable for people with acne skin, huge visible pores, oily and combination skin type. I have dry skin, so let's see how this works out. I'm usually a bit weary about products that are inspired by the sea because the products are commonly gel in texture that leaves me feeling uncomfortable, itchy and sometimes even cause my skin's rashes to reappear, for example, I can't use Biotherm because of the ingredients. It's really unfortunate because I really wanted to like it due to Leighton Meester being the ambassador of the brand. Oh well, this really just proves that skincare is a really personal thing.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

KOSE Sekkisei White BB Cream [Review]

KOSE is famous for their sekkisei lotion, which is a whitening kinda toner that doesn't really work well on my skin. To be honest, most of KOSE products doesn't work well on my skin. I personally think it's some of the ingredients in KOSE that my skin can't seem to tolerate. Though, I still do use the sekkisei lotion as a mask but rarely, probably about once every 3 months. It's pretty much till almost never because the lotion is really strong in scent and does sting my skin a little. Of course, I'm hoping it to be different for the BB cream.

Sunday, May 1, 2016

My Stay With TrupCotel!

*Important Notice: TrupCotel is now known as Haftarent ( 

I was invited by TrupCotel to review one of their service apartment last month and I stayed at the Mercu Summer Suites KL, Malaysia. It was definitely a long needed break and at the same time, I needed a place to shoot a few of my YouTube videos that I personally don't think my current house is conducive for me to get them done. Also, aside from that, if you are wondering, this is the place where I got engaged! 

So many people asked Dexter and I where did we took our "Engagement Photo" where we had the beautiful KL Tower as our background. It was self shoot with timer at the balcony of this apartment. Dexter was sneaking enough to pick my work + holiday days to propose to me when he found out that the apartment had quite a view while shooting our #TehChamLee 3-Ingredient Nutella Mug Cake video. :D :D :D 

Engagement story will be in another blogpost (Check out the proposal blogpost here), coming back to TrupCotel, they are a one-stop property to tenant matching service that aims to ease the rental process for young executives. They provide rentals with a minimum length of lease of 1 week with no additional payments and no 3 months upfront deposit needed. You can rent fully furnished apartments with one price that includes monthly rent, utilities, free WiFi, free weekly housekeeping and access to building facilities. 

Here's a tour of the apartment!