October 31, 2018

[Monthly Project] #24 Massive Unboxing (feat. Wishtrend, Althea, Hermo and BarbieEyesLand)

Monthly Project (October 2018)

#24 Massive Unboxing (feat. Wishtrend, Althea, Hermo and BarbieEyesLand)


Hello peeps! Welcome back to another episode of Monthly Project.

I haven't done many online beauty haul sharing or even unboxing here on my blog. And this time round I'm going to bring them all to you - full force in one shot. Are you ready for this? :D


Monthly Project; Massive Unboxing (feat. Wishtrend, Althea, Hermo, BarbieEyesLand)


In this blog post, I will be sharing with you my recent online purchase on Wishtrend, Althea, Hermo and Barbieeyesland.

If you are wondering like "how you do online purchase", "where to purchase", "is the website trustful", "how to get freebies" and etc, scroll down as I will breakdown to you in a minute. ;)


October 29, 2018

[Place of Interest] Discovering Sabah @ Sabah Art Gallery

Hello everyone! :)
Join me today as I am bringing my friends from Kuala Lumpur to discover Sabah.


My uni-friend, Emmy, is very talented in arts and design.
Ever since I knew her 7 years ago, she wows me many times in her unique creativity in colouring and handcrafts. Absolutely a colorful and cheerful person.
She personally requested to visit the Art Gallery, and it's not hard to think why.


Opened since 1984, Sabah Art Gallery has been promoting arts and crafts,
be it created by local or international artists,
hence becoming an excellent platform to nurture and groom local talents.


Discovering The Artistic Side of Sabah @ Sabah Art Gallery


- Address : 14, Jalan Shantung, 88300 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.
- Operating Hours : 9AM - 5PM

October 27, 2018

[Review] CP-1 - Salon Color Treatment (Red Brown)

Hello everyone! :)

When I posted this on Instagram earlier this month, some showed interest on this hair color treatment product, which motivates me to quickly pen it down and share this with you on the blog.


Review; CP-1's Salon Color Treatment (Red Brown)
CP-1's Salon Color Treatment (Red Bown) | 씨피-원 살롱 컬러 트리트먼트 레드 브라운 | 50ml

Read on to find out does this hair color product works. :)


October 24, 2018

[Review] Innisfree - My Real Squeeze Mask (Green Tea) Year 2018 ver.

Hello everyone! :)

I think I have been talking about Innisfree's sheet mask ever since started this blog. I would love to feature more sheet masks from them because they are really awesome! It caters to my skin request.

The "My Real Squeeze Mask" series has been in the market for years now, so Innisfree went and repackaged them, giving them a "new face".


sReview; Innisfree's My Real Squeeze Mask Green Tea Year 2018 version


Do they still got what they have? Read on to find out! :)

October 21, 2018

BTS (SUGA) - Trivia 轉 : Seesaw





From BTS' Album "Love Yourself 結 - Answer".

SUNMI - Siren





From SUNMI's Album "WARNING".

October 20, 2018

[Restaurant] Atas dinner @ Laundrolux

Despite I have been here several times for lunch,
it is my first dinner here at Laundrolux, Api-Api Centre.
So excited for tonight's dinner!!


Atas dinner @ Laundrolux


- Address : 3, Lorong Api - Api 1, Api-api Centre, 88000 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.
- Operating Hours : 10:30AM - 2:30PM, 6PM - 10:30PM
- Contact : 011-5182 5661


In fact, it is meant to be the joined birthday dinner for mum and meeee :3
Spent by my dad (heh).


Apparently, they serve different menus at different hours.
Didn't see anything from the lunch menu appears in tonight's dinner menu.


When we are done with ordering,
the staff served us with hot buns, potato and tomato buns respectively,
going in with balsamic vinegar and olive oil.


Appetizer @ Laundrolux


Particularly, it is my first time tasting bun made of tomatoes.
That's quite interesting.
Both texture of potato and tomato buns feel the same, only the taste.
But neither one has overpowering taste.
I enjoyed the taste of warm homely food.


We are accompanied with soothing music while waiting for the mains to be served.
It did took quite a while, but I guess good food worth the wait??


- Pan Seared Salmon served with fresh salad and tartar sauce-

Pan-Seared Salmon @ Laundrolux

Pan-Seared Salmon @ Laundrolux

Pan-Seared Salmon @ Laundrolux


You can taste the freshness of the salmon!
Everything is cooked just nice, especially the salmon fish skin.
If I must say, the salmon meat itself is little bit dry (not juicy enough),
but it can be compliment by eating with the sauce.
Not enough sauce? You can always ask for more.


- Australian Grass Fed Sirloin served with asparagus and mashed potato -

Australian Grass Fed Sirloin @ Laundrolux


Australian Grass Fed Sirloin @ Laundrolux


Australian Grass Fed Sirloin @ Laundrolux


Cooked medium to well, this could be the best sirloin I ever had (so far)!!!
Even now I'm looking at this while penning down my blog post,
I'm drooling inside (gawwww)...

So good, so tender, so fresh.
Every component of this dish compliments each other.
Well, it does come in a higher price tag, but definitely worth the try!!!
100% recommend!!


Overall my dining experience here is 7/10.
Why? Actually we have ordered another main and dessert too.
But they were just so-so, compared to the earlier dishes aforementioned.
Particularly, the Sago with Gula Melaka was so disappointing;
I tried them before in the lunch set menu, so I can tell it's different.


Thank papa for the birthday dinner treat!!!
What a blissful night with fam~


Have you been here before?
What do you think about the food here?


Anything you recommend that I should try?
Lemme know in the comment box below.

October 19, 2018

[Cafe Hoping] Salmon poke bowl dinner date @ In a bowl, Biru Biru Cafe

Last night I went for a dinner date with Justine.
So thankful that we made it yesterday and it was a tick on my wishlist. ☑️


Salmon poke bowl dinner date @ In a bowl, Biru Biru Cafe


- Address : 24, Lorong Dewan, Pusat Bandar Kota Kinabalu, 88000 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.
- Operating Hours : 11AM - 12AM
- Contact : 012 - 272 7116


Read on to find out more about this cafe! :9


October 18, 2018

[Review] Itibiti - Yogurt Mask Pack + First Impression

Hello everyone! :)

Guys, if you haven't notice (anyway imma telling you now anyway 😂), I have been uploading mini blog post on Instagram starting this October!

If you haven't check out my Instagram, here's the link!

For those who have followed me, probably you've already seen this post about me sharing my first impression on Itibiti's Yogurt Mask.


Review; itibiti's Yogurt Mask Pack + First Impression
itibiti's Yogurt Mask Pack | 이티비티 요구르트 마스크 팩 | 25 ml


Haven't come across that? No worries! Scroll down to read on my story!

October 15, 2018

[Cafe Hoping] With Myra @ October Coffee House, Latitude 6

Myra is a beauty blogger whom I met on Instagram earlier this year.


Despite the fact that she blogs about beauty stuffs most of the time,
she is very much into cafe-hoping too! (fun fact) ☕


October Coffee House is a good place to start for our cafe-hoping journey.
I am always fond of this cafe because of its name "October".
Cute and easy to remember.


Cafe hoping @ October Coffee House, Latitude 6
Cafe latte


Of course there are much more reasons to love this cafe.
It serves aroma coffee and its environment is very "gathering-friendly".
Nice and cozy.


Actually this is the second time I met up with Myra.
First we went to the newly opened Sephora Suria
and Myra showed me "a whole new world" about skincare and cosmetics.


Myra has been blogging on beauty products for more than 5 years now,
she is EXCEPTIONAL knowledgeable, both Korean and European brands,
and I just had the feeling that she is a "walking beauty dictionary"! Seriously..
Feel free to check out her blog myrabeautydiary.com


We spent the afternoon mainly discussing on skincare and beauty stuffs (as expected heh).
From sheet masks, to product ingredients, to our blog / IG plans for the coming up months...
You can definitely expect collaboration in the near future!


As I was saying that I'm into Innisfree's Green Tea Seed Serum,
much to my surprise, Myra kindly offered me her stash and also gave me some freebies too!
Omomomomomo


Innisfree's Green Tea Seed Serum and My Real Squeeze Mask (Green Tea), Laneige's BB Cushion (Whitening) SPF50+ PA+++ No.23 Sand (trial)


  • Innisfree's Green Tea Seed Serum 80ml
  • Innisfree's My Real Squeeze Mask (Green Tea)
  • Laneige's BB Cushion (Whitening) SPF50+ PA+++ No. 23 Sand (trial)

Can't wait to try them out asap!!!


It was such a lovely and fruitful gathering!


Do stay tuned for our first collaboration soon!
(psst it will be on sheet masks, for sure 😜)

October 14, 2018

Oct 13 My first ever eyelash extension experience

What's up October? :D

It's my birthday month, so I'm thinking of pampering myself with an eyelash extension beauty session. Well, we are always about being fabulous, aren't we? :p


Le Boutique, Wisma Sabah


Continue to read on and there's an awesome offer disclosed in the end of this post. ;)

October 13, 2018

[Review] LaF - Water Bomb Ampoule

Hello everyone! :)

We all know that we human need to consume at least 8 glasses of water to fill the quench within. But most of us (busy working people) fail to do so (I'm one of those T.T).

About skincare, we tend to talk A LOT on hydrating our skin, keeping it moist and supple at all time. Why? It is crucial because it is the FOUNDATION of skincare before you tackle on other aspects, (i.e. acne, whitening, anti-aging and so on).


Review; LaF's Water Bomb Ampoule
LaF's Water Bomb Ampoule | 라프 워터밤 앰플 | 30ml / 1.0 fl. oz.

Read on to join me on exploring new moisture ampoule in town and find out whether it fills my skin inner thirst. :)


October 10, 2018

[Restaurant] Giant Pizza @ Coco-Joe's, Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa

Hello everyone, welcome back to my blog!


Tonight we are going to flash back to June earlier this year,
to a relaxing dinner night-out at Coco-Joe's,
located in Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa.


Are you excited? :9
Are you hungry???


Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa


Do scroll down and find out more about this dinner experience, looking at this magical sunset!

October 7, 2018

[Restaurant] Dinner @ The Chubs Grill, Plaza Shell

Yesterday we went to The Chubs Grill for classic American dinner.


People are showing much love to this restaurant,
and as a curious "cat" (referring to myself), I just outta check it out to find out why.


Dinner @ The Chubs Grill, Plaza Shell


- Address : Plaza Shell, Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, Pusat Bandar Kota Kinabalu, 88300 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.
- Operating Hours : 11AM - 10:30PM
- Contact : 016-227 1839
- Serves pork


Do mind that this restaurant is in high demand.
It is like the "hotspot" in town nowadays.
People come in groups to celebrate events, hang out with friends and enjoy good food.


Feel free to walk in, but do allow some time for the staffs to assign you a table.
Or, you could come at off-peak time, avoiding traffic and disappointment.
Or, you could make booking in advance.


Feeling random today, we walked into the restaurant without booking at around 6PM.
There were already people occupied dining area at ground floor.
Hence, we were assigned to 1st floor where there are still many vacant tables.


This is an American restaurant,
so you can expect pizzas, steaks, chops, pastas and etc.
Yummm my favourite!!


Let's jump right into our dishes tonight, shall we?


- Signature Pork Ribs RM39.80 -

Signature Pork Ribs @ The Chubs Grill, Plaza Shell


The pork ribs come with a salad side with thousand island dressing and potato side.
The pork ribs are tender and juicy as it seems, nicely smoked and coated with BBQ sauce..
Just YUMMMM :9



- Pork Lasagne RM25.80 -
Pork Lasagne @ The Chubs Grill, Plaza Shell


Lasagne is always my favourite when I go American diner.
But it's rare to find the pasta with pork fillings here.
Every single bite is full with juicy minced pork and melted cheese.
Totally my type of indulgence!!!



- Papaya Milk RM11.80 -

Papaya Milk @ The Chubs Grill, Plaza Shell


I can taste actual papaya puree inside the drink, like literally!
That's 100% original - so thick and creamy.


***


Overall, I would rate my dining experience here 9/10.
Since it was our first visit to this restaurant, we are unfamiliar with the menu,
and the staff who took order unfortunately failed to explain to us when we approached her.


Although the food price range is above average,
food wise, it is 100% satisfied.
Tough customers, like my dad, he said it was value-for-money.


Have you been here before?
What do you think?

October 3, 2018

[Review] SNP - Fruits Gelato Moisture Mask Coconut

Hello everyone! :)

A big shout out to my Insta-and-now-real-life friend, Myra. We managed to meet up recently and she is super-informative about skincare and makeup stuffs (check out her blog www.myrabeautydiary.com)!

It's such a pleasure to do shopping with her, especially she personally had tried on soooo many sheet masks (you should check out her IG @myrabeautydiary to see her collection). and she hand-picked this sheet mask for me to try.


Review; SNP's Fruits Gelato Moisture Mask Coconut
SNP's Fruits Gelato Moisture Mask - Coconut | 25ml


October 1, 2018

Something I'm annoyed by Huawei AI camera function (Nova 3i)

Just to share something different today with you all. :) Nothing serious.

Recently I have bought myself a new smartphone, just before SST launched in 1 September. (talking being a cheapskate :p)

It wasn't an easy decision. I was having a hard time choosing between Samsung and Huawei. At the end, due to my budget, I went for Huawei Nova 3i which was just launched a few days before I purchased.


Source: Google



To be 100% honest with you, the sole reason why I hesitated to go in with Huawei is because its camera function.

As you should have know by now, I take lots of photos for blogging purpose. I do not have a DSLR or whatsoever. All I depend is phone camera, and this function is crucial when it comes to purchasing a smartphone.

I do notice many smartphones are offering AI camera functions. Samsung as well. However, Huawei's AI effect is just speechless. :/

Okay let the photos do the talking. Herein I would just like to share a few shots for you to differentiate between on and off AI camera mode.


off (left) vs on (right)


off (left) vs on (right)


off (left) vs on (right)


To be fair, there are hits and misses with their AI camera mode. After 1 month using this phone, I rather taking photos with its AUTO mode and keep the AI mode OFF. With this, photos came out with more natural color finish. If you really wish to enhance the photos, you can always do with photo editing apps, i.e. PhotoGrid (my current favourite; super easy for photo editing amateur like me), VSCO, B612, Meitu and etc. I believe you know much more than me. :3

Nope, I'm not satisfied with its camera function, but anyway I will deal with it for at least 2 years from now. :') By the way, other phone functions are pretty good; for instance, face-lock function (log in within second), battery life, 128GB storage..

Just for your reference. Bye for now.

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