My Breakfast On-to-go ft MorningShop Malaysia

11.09.2017


If you are reading this in the morning, great! you may start having your breakfast. 
If you're reading this at the end of the day, great! you can now prepare your breakfast tomorrow! 


As many of you know, I'm always on-to-go. No matter what where when, I'm always rushing time. But you definitely don't want to bump into a HANGRY MINNIE, especially in the morning. So here's my recipe for my quick and healthy breakfast! What more when I can shop those healthy products online. YAS. 

MorningShop Malaysia is a website that provides delivery of a variety of Oatmeals, Granola and Cereals. They delivered those two products that I've chose so punctually that I'm amazed! 
Here's the two that I got: 

Price: RM31.80 (500g)
"I personally prefer crunchy texture so I love granola! So this pick was the perfect one for me because it is not too sweet as they use dark chocolate. The nuts are just the perfect combo to fuel me up in the morning too."



Price: RM30 (400g)
"I've had bad experience with muesli so I don't normally go for them but I don't for whatever reason, I decided to follow my instinct and order this instead. Surprisingly, it was super yummy! I know I'll be mixing up the granola with this so I chose the fruity one. This one has a softer texture with some crispy bits which makes it so yummy!"





Now, the long awaited recipe! 
(which is super easy I don't even dare to say it's recipe coz all I do is mix things up LOL)
What you'll need: 
1. Chia Seed
2. Soy Milk
3. Granola/Cereal/Muesli of your choice





I normally separate the soy milk+chia seeds with the granola/muesli just because I like it crunchy. If you like a softer texture, you may leave it for a longer period of time! It's so easy! This breakfast combo literally can last me for 4 hours until my snack time where I just have fruits. 


Go ahead an visit their website! It's so easy to use and every RM150 spent, you'll get RM20 off! 
Here's the website:


Half Moon Eyes Beauty Review ft Althea

11.01.2017


Happy hump day people! We are half way there till the weekend! I cannot wait for the one day I could sleep in a little, and continue hustling. Well, good things only happens to people who hustle right. 

I have A LOT of goodies to share with you. Let's just get the checklist crossed off one by one. 
so first, I got my pink box from Althea once again! Thank you Butterfly community (Tammy especially) for always pampering your girl with these amazing Korean skincare goodies. 

This time specifically, we have Half Moon Eyes products in a box. 


These products are said to help achieve the famous CHOK CHOK (촉촉) look 
(defined as the dewy bouncy fresh boing-boing fresh look)
Let's go through the products as the way I'll use it

1 - Pink Fruity (wash off mask)
"I especially love the cooling and tightening effect it gives! A little tip is to apply toner first and not break the little particles when applying. I love how this is such a suitable item to bring along for travel purpose. Also, my personal tip is to use the sponge to clean it up! OMG life saver. You know like when you use clay mask you have to wash it multiple time to get it off? ugh. Use the sponge! :D "

"If there is one thing I would say about this is that the application gets a little difficult after a few days as it hardens up. So share it with a buddy or use it within 3-4 days after opening it. But overall, a great wash-off mask to have!"



2 - Milk Jelly Toning Essence
(contains fig and silica powder, acts as a 3-in-1 toner, booster and essence)

"As Tammy claims it is a VERY GOOD toner, I had high expectation. It definitely lived up to what it says! So moisturizing! I felt like this is the key product to achieve the chok chok look! So supple and soft my skin like baby butt I cannot *hyperventilating*. Like legit, this thing is awesome posom."

Tip: layer your toner on so that your skin drinks up all the goodness. I definitely see a huge change in my skin by using this technique!




3 - Milk Jelly Moisture Cream 
(says to moisture and strengthen skin)

"I said it in the get ready with me video (linked below!) that it feels light and refreshing. However, if you layer a thicker layer, it does feels like a heavy duty moisturing cream that does not leave your skin feeling oily and sticky. This is an okay product if you are not particular about moisturizer. I use it as a last step to lock in all the goodness I've applied on before, and seal them before sleep."
"
This last step is so important to make sure every drop and penny from your skincare products are well-absorbed!"




My overall verdict: Yes this product did help me achieve my chok chok look! 
Especially the toner! Need to be a crown on that product to highlight it more. I'm almost halfway there (coz need to pat pat multiple layers but iz ok iz worth it sobs)

You may get it at my all-time favorite K-beauty online shop Althea
and specifically for Half Moon Eyes products here for discounted price at RM118 for ALL of the products I've mentioned (with the sponge and cotton pad also!)

My first impression on these products were also mentioned in the video below where I talked about Youtubers I like and how we should be kind to each other more. Subscribe if you haven't already because there's more videos brewing!

I am like my dad

10.14.2017

Hey everyone. Happy Saturday! This morning, I woke up at 9am (which is unusual, I used to wake up pass 11am if there's no work), and started working on my upcoming videos. If you have not, click HERE to watch my new series called "Daily Minnie" where I vlog about what's happening in my life. 

I finished everything in two hours, forgetting I have yet to have breakfast *yiaks*

While my mom was preparing my breakfast, she mentioned my dad will be working in a new company next month. I'm quite surprised but, in a way proud that my dad is still hustling at this point. Also, I find myself like him a lot.

I remember back when I used to tell myself that I don't want to be like my dad. I don't want to be as stubborn as he is. I don't want to have the ego that he has. 
But now, I'm proud to say I'm very much like him. I didn't know how did this happen but by just being who he is, even with flaws, he'd shaped me into who I am, with his influence. 

I'm stubborn, which I didn't realize until Joe pointed that out to me. 
hmm. Ego, yes. The thing I'm trying not to be, but apparently, yes I got that too. 

However, I love hustling, even over the weekends, like now. I'm constantly finding ways to learn, even when I'm out of school. My dad has always been someone that values education a lot, where he 'die die' also will give us the best in education. I think that's the best thing he'd implanted in me where right now, I always want to hustle hard to provide the best education for my children too (not yet ah you all don't panic).

I guess what I want to say is that everyone has flaws, even our parents. But when you let your strength override your flaws, you'll inspire people around you, in the way you've never imagined.

First Impression: Curel Sebum Care Series

9.21.2017


Another Kao's product on your way! Today I'm doing a first impression review on this Curel Trouble Sebum Care Series. It consists of foaming wash, lotion and moisture gel. I'll go through it one by one below! :) 

Curel is a Japanese brand where they aim to provide skincare solution for sensitive skin. They believe they way to help with sensitive skin is to develop highly effective ceramide solution (click here to read more). So they produce  researched based products that is gentle yet effective to people of different ranges.

This range that I’m reviewing  is suitable for sensitive and oily skin. I chose this series because I'm constantly sweating throughout the day. On some days, I need to have makeup on as well. My biggest worry now is my clogged pores which is making them more visible :( 


*all the links are at the end of the post*

 Step 1: Sebum Care Foaming Wash
"I've always heard about foaming wash but I've never tried them. First, I thought they wouldn't be hydrating. But surprisingly, it cleans my face without pulling or tightening my skin too much. In fact, I'm kind of digging the whole pump foam design as it's easy to use and very hygienic! Might be my favorite product out of all.




Step 2: Sebum Care Lotion
"It acts as a toner but has a thicker consistency. I think it's a moisturizing one but doesn't has a very obvious first result, probably need to observe more overtime. I think this consistency is best applied using my hands rather on a cotton pad" 



Step 3: Sebum Care Moisture Gel 
"I really love how the thick yet light consistency absorbs so fast into my skin. I actually added this in my travel bag so I could pop this out after my workout/classes. I prefer patting it softly on my skin to allow it to absorb thoroughly. First time after using I do feel a bouncy feeling. Would be a perfect moisturiser under makeup!"






Links: 
Foaming Wash, Cleansing Gel, Trial kit & Intensive Moisture Cream 10% off promo
*1st September - 30th September 2017*

Available on 11street & Lazada





Long Distance Relationship

8.26.2017

Hello everyone, I'm currently on the train heading to Ipoh. You may or may not know, Joe is from Ipoh and he is still there. I'm back in KL for good right now. So technically we're in a long-distance relationship. I know it's not that far apart anyway, it's just a two-three hours ride but still it is a long-distance one. 

At first, I'm very skeptical about LDR because I'm the kind that need the presence of the other half to feel his warmth and care. We had lots and lots of nights talking about this. On some days I'll even breakdown at the thought of LDR. Like how? 

After lots of discussion and reassurance from Joe (thank you), we (or mostly me), finally come to a conclusion that we must at least try our best. I still don't know how this work, but both of us are doing our best in making effort to visit each other as much as we could. Also, to communicate with each other all the time. The thing is, both of us are busy with work. Our schedules are often opposite which bothers me most, but there's nothing we could do about it, work is work. 

Some people have told me to stay in Ipoh. But I just didn't feel like I belong to the place. I feel so much happier being in KL. With that said (& I've blogged about this before), I don't want to give up/change my dream because of him. I might feel sour/blame him when I couldn't have the life I want. Plus, I'm really lucky to have such an encouraging boyfriend that'll push me to chasing my life despite wanting me to stay as well. 

Still in the midst of adapting to this. Hopefully it'll end soon, but for now, this is the biggest challenge we'll have to face. Have any of you dealt with LDR? Any tips or thoughts in maintaining a LDR?


Thanks for reading and we'll have some fun content next! 

My Daily Disposable Lenses Story (Bausch + Lomb Biotrue ONEday lens)

8.22.2017

(What's in my makeup bag) 

Hello! My week started off pretty hectic T_T I started my new job, and am preparing for the documents with my new course next year anddddd picking up my part-time job. Thankfully all of these are going on pretty smoothly. PHEW! I do know there's some public holidays going on next week so I IZ VERY EXCITED.

Also, I remember that I've said I'll do a post on eyecare. So far I have not have a day where I could take nice pictures of the content I want. So I'll chunk it separately first. Today we talk about these Bioture ONEday Lenses and how I use daily lenses! 

(Read previous post for eyecare history)



I've been wearing lenses for the past 6 years. 
I started with those 3-months lens to monthly ones then to bi-weekly ones. Now, I've also included daily disposable lenses in my "collection". 

On normal days, I'll still use my bi-weekly lenses. But on special occasions, I'll use daily ones. 
Here's a few situation: 

1. Travelling
The last thing I want while travelling is a pair of tired eyes and the hassle to bring saline solution along. So, daily lenses are my best choice! I love that it's hassle-free and you'll feel comfortable in it too! A lot of times we'll be out whole day hence I wouldn't bring my bi-weekly ones because it'll be exposed to a lot of dirt and germs since we're outdoor long time.  


2. To the beach/pool
If I were to go to the beach/pool and I HAVE to have my lens on (because I legit cannot see T_T), I definitely wear my daily disposable ones. Once I get out of the pool/beach, I'll throw the lens away immediately. 


3. Long-day performances
As a dancer/performers, I'll need to have heavy makeup and lenses on for a long day for preparation. For example during Roots Dance Drama, I had to prepare by 10am and all the way until 11pm. I really didn't want my eyes to suffocate and with that heavy makeup on, my eyes confirm will get irritated (plus I got very sensitive eyes la) 
 


That's that! I've worn the Bausch + Lomb Biotrue ONEday Lenses for the three occasions before (now keeping a pair of it in my makeup bag as backup) and didn't have to worry much. Hehe. I hope you find this post informative! I would like to do more updates and informative posts rather than just products review. 

INFO:
You may get it at most of the leading optical shops priced at RM125/box of 30pieces.

Thank you for reading and I hope you had a great start of the week!

Story Time + Book Review | 这样的距离刚刚好

8.18.2017


Story time! 
Today I'm going to talk about this book that's written by one of my high school junior (Her name is 陈安时), and she's also a writer at Goody25.com! (suddenly have this odd realization of what have I achieved LOL)

Anyways, it's a short and sweet high school puppy love story. It's too cute that I keep smiling the whole time reading it. I've brought it to my Krabi trip thinking it's thin and it's an easy read; also I wasn't expecting myself to like it so much since I've only bought it to support her, BUT I LOVE IT. 
It was a really good conversation starter for me and Joe as well hehe! I read it all when we were stuck in a cafe due to the rain and finished off the book on the beach (omg best feeling ever, can visualize or not)

While I'm reading, I have a lot of flashbacks on my 'first boyfriend' because we're from Chong Hwa as well. I could really visualize what she's writing since she's writing her true story. awwwww. 
So, I'll tell you a little story about my first love back in high school *cringe cringe*


Mega throw back to when I was 15, we were liking each other a lot. So it all started with SMS-ing as well (it's so expensive T_T). 
There's this one fine day, it was a Saturday. I remember it so well because I need to stay back at the hostel while waiting for my parents to pick me up. It wasn't a very happy day because I wanted to hang out with them, but couldn't. 

Then we sms-ed as usual. 
"where are you" 
"at the hostel, waiting for my parents to come pick me up :("
"what time are they coming?"
"in another few hours I think"
...
"where are you? I'm here" 

yeap, he walked back all the way (we got no car ok so everything is full effort one haha). We were walking on the jogging track and having some great conversations. I forgot how many rounds we walked. Then out of a sudden he held me hand and yup... there you go (so drama)
We basically had to let go of our hands whenever we reach in front of buildings, and hold hands again whenever we reach the back of the building. LOL. It's so funny and ridiculous. 

This little cute yet funny relationship lasted for almost a year and a half. We moved on. To be honest, he was a really sweet and funny guy. We're in good terms and it's something that I would think back and still laugh at those little funny moments. 

Hope you're having a good week so far! I'll be back in Ipoh this weekend for work and coming back again for work T_____T Sometimes I ask myself why make myself so tired but let's do this! We can do this! *hypnotizing myself* 


Surrounding yourself with the right people

8.16.2017

I'm trying to pick up writing as a habit of mine so I'm trying to write everyday. If not, every other day. A lot say blogging is dead but I don't believe so. It still consist a bunch of people who likes creating content and writing. For whatever reasons, I still love this little passion and I don't want my blog to be overcrowded with products reviews/collaboration. 

Today we're touching on the topic of surrounding ourselves with the right people. I was away from home and away from the crowd that I love for about a year. Being away from them didn't seems like a big deal UNTIL I'm back. 

I could see how big of the difference it is. I was working hard far away yet I do not have a couple of people that I meet every now and then where we share and inspire each other. Don't get me wrong, my colleagues there are amazing as well! But because of our working schedule and job scope, it is seldom we get to hang around and meet up. As time passes by, I didn't know I was drowning into a very boring routine, which I did not like at all. 


This evening, I met up with my two best friends and we literally just talked for 3 hours! It's nothing like gossips (well, a bit la here and there we're girls ma), but I feel so much inspired and motivated right after. When you surround with people that are encouraging (AND HONEST TO YOU), you'll feel pumped up. I'm having so much courage in what I want to achieve now! 

At this age, I've learned to discard people from my lives. Not that I'll confront them and say "bye I gtg let's not contact"; I'll distant myself from people that I constantly feel demotivated and down when I'm with them. Even if it breaks my heart to do so, it's necessary for my wellbeing and mental health. It's important to take care of yourselves first. 


That's it for today. It's midnight and I have to wake up early so, good night! 
(p/s: I'm thinking what to call this kind to chit-chatty post. Suggestions?)

First Impression | Barbie Eyesland

8.13.2017


Hello y'all! I just got home from Ipoh and am settling down but! I remember I promised to give you more on my FIRST IMPRESSION series, so let's get this done! 

Today we're touching on contact lenses. Let me brief you on my eyes situation:
I have a rather sensitive eyes. So all of the doctors and eye care professional advice me not to use colour contact lens. A few years back I had a very serious eye infection from Viper challenge because of the long hour dirt and germs exposure to my eyes. IT WAS A HORRIBLE EXPERIENCE. I thought I was going to go blind T_T therefore, I'm extra careful with eyecare. 

Since I've distance myself from color lenses, I've never really purchased them unless they are sent to me. I genuinely review them as I know how important it is to take good care of your eyes! so, here goes!


These color lenses are from Barbie Eyesland. I love how they packaged it with thorough instruction.  These color lenses are also made in Korea. I'll give a detailed review for the brand at the end.





COLOR 1: OH MY MOON GREY 14.5mm
" I LOVE THESE! I just love how it gives a very mysterious feel my look and it instantly spice up all my selfies! I put on a warmed tone eye makeup just to balance the coolness the grey. But, really! I love it so much!"



COLOR 2: OH MY DARLING BROWN 15mm
"This really did enlarged my eyes without giving too much attention. For a subtle look, I paired it with a slightly pinkish eye makeup so it gives a more playful look to it."



COLOR 3: OH MY CRYSTAL VIOLET 14.5mm
"I've always love violet/pink contact lenses as they give a very lovely vibe to the look. I went for violet and it instantly make the look more interesting. I just put on eyeliner and mascara to keep it simple."



||Overall review||

Comfort: With my eyes background, I got a little irritation on my eyes. Probably because it doesn't enough water content which is something I look heavily on. I usually wear contact lenses for long hours (sometimes more than 8 hours which I know, I'm not supposed to), so these were a little drying. 

Aesthetic: All three colors are amazing! I'm so in love with the grey one especially! Makes me look so much like angmoh haha! If it has a higher water content, I would definitely wear these all the time!

Price: RM25 per pair. How much can I ask for! For the price, I would say it is a good pair of lenses!

I would wear them to make my look more interesting if it's just for a short event but if I have a whole day of events, I'll go for my bi-weekly or daily disposable ones. I'll do an eyecare video/blogpost soon! But for RM25 per pair I would definitely repurchase to wear it for fun (for short hours) just to spice up my look. hehe


Where to get: 
Contact: Wechat / Whatapsps📞 011-33333010


(collab)

What's next?

8.10.2017

Hey everyone. You might have know that Roots Dance Drama has finally come to an end. I'm so grateful, and it's beyond words. I wake up everyday feeling like it was a dream, yet I've accomplished such an amazing project with so many talented people! While I'm contained with so much joy and gratefulness, I'm also busy with the transition back to KL. 

A lot of you asked me: What are you going to do next? 

I don't really know. I know what I want, but I don't have a solid answer yet. 

However, I don't feel as fearful as I am when I came down to Ipoh a year ago. 


This one year experience has taught me that, it's ok to not know what's gonna happen next. 

To be very honest, I was training my dance, and practicing so much before this. I always thought it was just an outlet for me to relieve stress, and it was just a hobby. I never know dancing would bring me this far. Before coming to Ipoh, my only idea was to try out different career options. But throughout the one year, I've met great people, the special someone, and also fulfilled my dream. 

I'm sure Roots Dance Drama is not end but a beginning for me to do more. 



First Impression | Swissvita Anti-Acne Solution

8.08.2017


大家好!我又要用中文和大家分享护肤产品啦。如果你是长期读者,你应该懂这个品牌了。
Swissvita的美白产品介绍之后,我来和大家分享他们的抗痘产品啦!


 促销包装:ALLYOUNG website 
促销价格: RM280


现在一一为大家介绍产品吧! 

首先大约介绍我的皮肤状况。由于上个月都熬夜忙舞台剧以及搬家时间,饮食及睡眠状况真的很糟糕T_T。虽然痘痘状况没有以前那么糟,但还是会冒出来。

SWISSVITA ANTI-ACNE SOLUTION

单价:RM80 
“个人觉得这个洗脸霜是膏状的很特别!少少份量已经可以起很多泡沫。无酒精无香精无塑化剂的特征也让我安心的用。很多时候痘痘的起因是因为皮肤残留污垢,所以好好洗脸才是王道哦!”


单价:RM115
“我个人认为这个是一个很好的抗痘产品。但是如果皮肤偏干又有痘痘,那我就建议用这个方法:在有痘痘的地方敷上这个化妆水。由于是抗痘产品,它会稍微干,所以我局部敷上,痘痘显然少了!我特爱它有美白暗淡皮肤的功能,又有个一石二鸟的产品啦!”



单价: RM135
“又有serum介绍啦!不知道是不是产商们都知道我爱serum所以都会把他们寄过来,哈哈!Anyways, 这个大概是我的最爱,因为它很香!但是绝对不是香精的味道,而是tea tree oil的味道。众多所知,tea tree oil的功效就是抗痘。它真的很保湿!❤️ ”

今天的介绍就到这里啦!我现在正在努力安排部落格和影片上载的时间表。如果有什么建议,就留言让我知道哦!谢谢你们的阅读。更多关于产品的资料,可以到facebook查看 :)




(collab)


What am I up to?

7.20.2017

So... first, I went to Krabi with Joe. It was amazing.

then I came back, and I was bombarded with lots of work.




especially ROOTS Dance Drama preparation. We're counting down to less than a month to the day. 


oh, not forgetting we have Uprock coming in a week. But I'm glad we are having the buddies from Australia back here! 


well, if that is not hectic enough, I have a bunch of blogposts pending.Image result for stress pull hair gif

and surprise surprise, my health started to blink the red light in two weeks straight. 
Image result for sick gif

but all is good, we're back in good condition!

but also, in a midst to get prepared to head back to KL, for good.

So let's just conclude I'm having a roller coaster month and it's not going to stop until August.
wish me luck!


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