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My name is Tammy and I've been blogging for over 8 years now. I started blogging because I wanted to share my beauty hauls and lifestyle experiences. I'm also a pro-consumer, which is probably the fire in my life.

This blog is now happily written by the cutest couple you've ever seen. Gareth's Irish while I'm Malaysian. We met in the most unexpected way possible and since then have been in a loving relationship. He loves to eat, drink and try new exciting things (even extreme sports) while I love the quieter things in life, like spas, massages, shopping and beauty! But we have something in common, we both love travelling.
  • Top 10 Female Bloggers Msia
  • Founder of The Butterfly Project Malaysia
  • Winner of Cleo's Next Top Blogger Msia

Royal Selangor's Jelly Making Workshop


Royal Selangor's Jelly Making Workshop @ Breast Cancer Awareness

Hey everyone! You’re all invited to Royal Selangor's jelly-making workshop, which is happening this October. It’s not only fun, but it’s a great way to do your bit for charity. 
For only RM200, you can have fun making jelly and also enjoy scrumptious afternoon tea. You can also take home your very own pewter jelly mould, designed by UK’s Nick Munro. Most importantly, RM70 from your participation fee will be donated to the Breast Cancer Welfare Association.

Date: Saturday, 10 Oct 2009 & 24 Oct 2009
Time: 3.00pm - 5.00pm

Venue: The Royal Selangor Visitor Centre Café.

Private workshops on other days can be organised for groups of between 20 and 30 pax, but this is subject to availability. The sessions can also be customised according to your specific requirements. For enquiries and bookings, please call Letchumy at: +603-4145 6345 or Maria at: +
603-4145 6237, or visit the nearest Royal Selangor retail store.

I'm definitely going to join, I spoke to Mr. Subari & Mr. Jeffri at Curve's Royal Selangor Shop and they showed me the pewter jelly mould and the jelly making recipes! I really like to have my 1st pewter and use it for making jellies for my party/pot-lucks/dinners! The nice guys told me that if I could get a group of people to join, we can have our own private workshop on selected dates! Well I don't think many of you would fork out rm200 to join this workshop just to learn jelly but bear in mind the jelly mold is already rm160 & it's royal selangor pewter (great for kitchen show-offs & ice breaker), there's lunch & rm70 goes to charity. On top of that you learn how to make jelly which is something easy I know, but I'd really like a hands on workshop. Anyone interested please leave your emails here? if we have a group of 20 pax, we can have our own private workshop! otherwise I'll be joining the other workshops!

Shu Uemura Red Juvenus


Shu Uemura launches the red:juvenus anti-aging line

Did you know that your resident shopaholic queen was invited to the Shu Uemura's Red Juvenus Workshop alongside Paris B, Beetrice, Emmagem & Skindeco at Mid Valley 2 weeks ago? yes! no kidding! and what's the red juvenus u say? Well sisters, the red:juvenus is the latest breakthrough in skincare technology by Shu Uemura to prevent the first signs of aging. Ok I can hear screams and denial now! who's that saying no no I'm not aging? coz sisters we all start aging at some point and it's never too late to take care of skin! how? by prevention of course! (cheaper than botox alright).

What are some first signs of aging?
dull skin, loss of elasticity, and fine lines)

  1. pores around nostrils are open vertically
  2. in the morning, it takes a while for the pillow trace on cheeks to disappear
  3. in the evening, skin complexion around the eyes/mouth becomes obviously uneven
  4. although overall skin condition tends to be oily, some spots suffer from dehydration
Throughout Asia, it is believed that a balanced flow of energy is vital in maintaining beauty & health. As we age, exposure to harmful UV rays & environmental stresses causes oxidative damages & alters communication between skin cells, interfering with skin's essential flow. As a result, first signs of aging such as skin lumpiness & dullness start to appear. Shu uemura focuses on the flow of 3 essential elements - energy, water & nutrients that help to keep skin supple, firm & radiant.

shu uemura, the key to vibrant, radiant skin.

red:juvenus goes beyond prevention
to visibly correct signs of aging

IT'S SO RED! yes girls if u pass by any Shu Uemura shop, you'll be captivated by the power and energy of the red juvenus (if not u would be staring into the red like I have for the past few weeks). Empowered with Phyto-Red Energy Complex, the red:juvenus is designed to protect against free radicals and vitalize skin cells by enhancing the flow of essential elements for youthfully, radiant skin.

Amalaki, Pomegranate & Lycopene Capsule 2X

Phyto-Red Energy Complex is a combination of cherished red phyto-ingredients - Amalaki, Pomegranate & Lycopene Capsule 2X (tomato?) which unlocks the secret to the restoration of firmness, vigor & youthfulness to the skin.

The red: juvenus line includes:

Vitalizing Refining Lotion rm145 – A light feeling textured lotion that contains Hibiscus Flower extract helps to renew and refine the look of skin’s surface. Spreads quickly for deep penetration into skin layers, to retain moisture content. Skin feels moisturized, looks energized, smooth, refined and radiant. Use after cleansing.

Intense Revitalizing Concentrate rm240 – A vitalizing, translucent gel concentrate that contains the highest concentration of the Phyto-Red Energy complex within the range. Skin looks energized and with the help of Dipeptide, elastin fibers are protected and the loss of skinelasticity is limited. Use after the lotion.

Vitalizing Retexturizing Emulsion rm240 – A retexturizing emulsion that enwraps skin with long-lasting moisture. Skin surface becomes refined and smooth. Enriched with Meadowfoam Seed Oil and Hyaluronic Acid, the emulsion softens and plumps the skin with moisture. Use after

Vitalizing Retexturizing Cream rm240– A retexturizing gel-cream that nourishes and hydrates the skin with selected lipophilic agents such as lecithin and cholesterol. With Meadowfoam Seed Oil and Hyaluronic Acid, the cream comfortably spreads on the skin and envelopes it to keep it soft and moisturized.

Vitalizing Line-Reducing Eye Essence rm145– A gentle eye essence to reduce the appearance of fine lines, first wrinkles and dark circles. Enhanced with caffeine, the eye essence helps promote a healthy looking glow. Its fresh, light texture leaves the delicate eye area moist and smooths without a filmy residue.

My favorite would be the Vitalizing Refining Lotion. I was pleasantly surprised that this toner did not sting/tingle @ my sensitive cheeks! I highlighted this to the Make-Up Artist who was conducting the workshop. It was a noteworthy item to be pointed out as I don't encounter much toners that don't irritate my sensitive cheeks after use! (irritate = sting/tingle/redness).

the Make-Up Artist Mr. Frederick Ng
(demo on how to find your foundation shade)

Besides the red:juvenus skincare, I was also given the opportunity to try 2 upcoming products from Shu Uemura. I cannot reveal what the 2 items are for now! but I'm so excited to have been one of the first few to try it and I can't wait to attend this Saturday's Shu Uemura Make-Up Workshop @ Sunway Pyramid where I will be seeing Mr. Frederick Ng again!

Red Juvenus Roadshow at 1utama

the promotion

If you can't wait to go try/get your hands on the red:juvenus products, check out One Utama where Shu Uemura is having a red:juvenus roadshow promotion where if u spend RM350 & above to receive a 7pc Red Juvenus travel set & a choice of either a complimentary facial or A4 makeover potrait. Now I wonder if you have a choice between getting a facial or makeover portrait which one will u go for? I'll probably go for the makeover potrait! (u know i'm such a makeover junkie). Update: if you're a Shu Fanatik! be sure to check your mail! I received my newsletter that entitles me to complimentary red:juvenus trial samples! (valid from 7th Sept, 09 onwards while stocks last).

Laneige Beauty Fair

LANEIGE Skincare & Cosmetics Beauty Fair.

Up to 70% Discount on products!!

1-4 October 2009
Level 4, Personal Shopper, Parkson Pavilion

big thanks to my readers Doroshi & Sweet/Warehouse Sales for this info

Walk For World Pink


It's not too late to be charitable and do something about Breast Cancer! The Walk for Pink is still open! get your entry forms online at Estee Lauder Malaysia's website (click here). They closed the entries on 14/9/09 or upon reaching 1.2k participants! I'm guessing it's not 1.2k yet! Also in conjunction with October being the Breast Cancer Awareness month, there's events & activities just right below here. FYI after the Walk for Pink, Menara KL will light up in PINK for the entire month!

get your pink ribbons from participating counters!

Clinique's Meet The Experts Skincare & Make-Up Workshop

Malaysian Women's Weekl OCT Issue

Need advice on how to take care of your skin? In partnership with Clinique, The Malaysian Women's Weekly invites you to meet the experts and learn what's best for your skin. Whether you're concerned about dullness, uneven skin tone or blemishes, let Clinique's dermatological solutions tackle your concerns - gently, efficiently, and scientifically. Of course everything's allergy tested, 100 percent fragrance-free, so you know it's good for your skin. Plus, you'll also learn the best make-up techniques from Clinique's National Make-Up Artist, Hurry Sign up now!

Programme Highlights:
  • custom-fit consultation by Clinique Experts
  • Hands-on skincare session
  • Hands-on make-up session by David Ooi
  • Refreshments
Date: Nov 7, 2009 (Sat)
Time: 10am - 12.30pm
Venue: Sim Darby Convention Centre (SDCC), KL
Fee: RM30 per person (fully redeemable).

*each participant receive a door gift from Clinique worth RM200-00.

How to Sign Up? Buy Malaysian Women's Weekly and start filling up & sending your form! There's still seats! In my previous posts, I mention the contact number to call, but no reservation allowed. You can call in to inquiry about the workshop though. So who is going? let me know coz I am going.

BTW I don't think there is any lrt near this place, it's the SIME DARBY CONVENTION CENTRE yap don't be mistaken with other Sime Darby places. Here's map for you :(

Sneak Peek: Kiehl's Rare Earth Deep Pore Cleansing Masque

Kiehl's Rare Earth Deep Pore Cleansing Masque
Review Coming Up Soon!

And also the latest Kiehl's Sunflower Color Preserving Hair Care range catered for color treated hair which is coming out in October, 2009. I was lucky to be given the chance to try the hair recovery pak (hair cream masque), shampoo & conditioner and boy does it smell great! (in fact too great that my bf is complaining the whole room smells like peach fruit). I actually had a hair spa this morning before attending the Origin's Be The Change event at Gardens. Did anyone smell my hair?

Kiehl's Sunflower Color Preserving Hair Care Range

Sneak Peek: Origins Be The Change Event


Origins Store in Gardens, MV

Origins Be The Change Event
(at Gardens Concourse only by invitation)

The Greenest Man On Earth & Me

My favorite Celeb Xandria Ooi & Me

and plenty of pics with my readers!
(especially love the origins hello backdrop so much fun to take pics!)

everyone gets a Origins Goodie Bag!

sampler pack & promotional card

the Origins Eco-Bag that's on sale RM36

I also got goodie bags from my readers!

thanks to dear Taysir who just came back from honeymoon
gave me souvenirs & the latest Benefit Shangri-La lipstick!

to my secret admirer, thank you for this mini lip Gap gloss!
(i like pink thank u!)

to my first moon cake gift from uncle frog!
thanks for the cute box and moon cake!

Will be blog... maybe.. I don't know.. u think I should? why.. stay tune.. maybe blogging later! or tonight! when I am free! see how hot the response is first!

Guest List for Origins Be The Change Event


This Music Video Makes Me Happy!
(has nothing to do with Origins)

ATTENTION everyone who has submitted their name for the Origins "Be The Change" event is now confirmed under the invitation list. The event starts at 3pm-5pm at Gardens, MV this coming Sunday 27/09/09.
  1. Tammy Lim
  2. Von Von
  3. Candy
  4. Wing
  5. Wing sister
  6. Wing sister
  7. Lim Ming Yang
  8. Pigita
  9. Alexis Chik
  10. Hoo Fui Yim
  11. Fatin Hami Feisal
  12. izzatul shima
  13. Joey Tan
  14. Aki Choo
  15. YT Lim
  16. Mok Chek Foong
  17. Yong Chea Yee Diahann
  18. Yong May Lian
  19. Hazlina Bt Shaik Md Noor Alam
  20. Muhamad Faisal Bin Jamal
  21. Arwen Lim Sheau Wen
  22. Venugopala Rao Kandula
  23. Heronterron
  24. Abby
  25. Selene Seow replaced by Fariza @ waternymph
  30. NameManwinder Kaur
  31. Yunny Hasfaniza Hussain
  32. Dorothy Cheoy
  33. Crystal Lai
  34. Donna Marie Sitimol
  35. Kho Foong Ling
  36. Nurul Husna Abu Samah
  37. Meor Muhammad Yunus
  38. Charmaine Tan
  39. Zatul Natahain Bt Md Thahir
  40. Adam Gaffey
This is only the guest list, those who had received their invitation by e-mail please note your confirmation from the organizers. Kindly note that I will not be sms-ing everyone on this confirmation coz I am broke.

Origins Be The Change Event



Be The Change

Be The Change is set to be held on 27 September 2009 in The Gardens Mall, Kuala Lumpur.

This event aims to raise awareness and to educate the public on the dire state of the environment, and to show what YOU can do to help preserve the environment. To find out more about the event, and how to secure an invite, click here. Prior to the event, on 25 and 26 September 2009, there will be a two-day photo exhibition which is open to the public. The photos that are displayed at the exhibition come from a photo competition starting from 19 August 2009 to 11 September 2009.

Stand the chance to win some amazing prizes by submitting your photograph to us showcasing environmental issues that Malaysia faces these days. Photographs can be of any topic concerning the environment, be it the haze, the floods, deforestation etc. Surprise us. A panel of judges will be selecting a Top 10 of all the photographs submitted and the winner will be announced during the Be The Change event on 27 September 2009 in Concourse, the Gardens Mall in Kuala Lumpur.

  • A two-day photo exhibition on environmental issues in Malaysia on 25 and 26 September 2009.
  • Exclusive talk by Matthias Gelber who was awarded 'The Greenest Person on the Planet' in 2008 by a Canadian organisation.
  • Opportunity to make an environmental pledge with invited local celebrities including Mix fm announcer Sham, whom will also be the emcee for the event.
  • Prize giving ceremony for the best photograph and the runner ups.
Guests will also receive an exclusive Origins goodiebag at the event.

Photo taken at Jalan Semarak by Ariff Bin Ahmad Tajuddi
Photo taken in Alma, Penang by Ha Chee Wei

Photo taken in Sabah by Kim Chong Keat

Photo taken at Tajung Sepat by Wong Loke Cheng

Photo by Syaharil Bin Amin of Sabah

Photo taken at Batu Caves by Rene Lim

Photo by Stephanie of KL

Photo by Stephanie of KL

Photo by Michelle Yip of PJ

Source Of Info & Images: Be The Change Blog

So who's invited to go? let me know? coz I am going & would like to meet you girls ^_^ btw my favorite photo from the contest is this! which one is your favorite?

Photo taken in Sabah by Kim Chong Keat

be the change

Photo Exhibit: 25 and 26 September 2009 (open to the public) from 10 AM to 10 PM
Event: 27 September from 3 PM to 5 PM (via invites. Click here for more info)
Venue: Concourse, The Gardens
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