About The Blogger

My name is Tammy Lim and I am an award winning blogger from Top 10 Malaysia Magazine and Cleo Malaysia Magazine. I have been blogging since 2008 and I am also the founder of a local Malaysian beauty & lifestyle community called The Butterfly Project. People often tell me that I'm a wonder woman, but in reality - if it's something you love, you can do wonders.

When I'm not wondering, I'll be on my computer searching for the next fountain of youth or hunting down a fantastic deal. I'm also a shopaholic, wanderluster, spa enthusiast and proud hipster who loves planning special occasions and surprises for her loved ones.
  • Top 10 Female Bloggers in Malaysia Award
  • Cleo's Next Top Blogger Malaysia Award
  • Founder of The Butterfly Project Malaysia

  • Clarins Beauty Fair Reported!


    the battle begins at 10am
    (sorry i took pic at 11am coz war)

    you've 2 pardon my hp camera
    it's very sensitive to movements & d place is pack!

    this is where all the stocks are place
    (submit order form, take number, wait for number, pay)

    this is the place i waited for my number 2 be called

    your battle is over here
    don't forget credit card is only for rm200 above

    Women from all walks of life gather this Friday morning for the battle of skin care goods at Concorde Hotel, Kuala Lumpur (next to Lot 10). I was there at 10am & already a battalion of fighters were formed inside at specific battle areas. Blood was shed on the Cash Table instead where products of limited and individual ranges were sold fast for CASH ONLY. Thank God I manage to grab my 2 last Countour Body Shower Gel by squezing and calling out "SHOWER GEL SHOWGERL?????" to the sales lady. She shouted back:


    I shouted "I'LL TAKE BOTH!!!"

    cash only table
    a range of face, body & cosmetic at this area!

    Cash Only Table
    Right after you go in, on your right is a special corner just for cash only products. The range of products here is extensive and might not be available at other tables in this sale. Thus it is important you spot check this place first. When you found your items, quickly ask the sales lady for the stock. She'll give you a number (and put a tag on your items like a bag depositing counter). Your stock will still be there with your number so go ahead n do more shopping. Other counters are going by order forms, so whoever pay first gets first. Products will not be hold for u.


    {miu is sorting out the pictures and editing them as she blogs!}

    pregnancy kit rm200 (n/p rm295)
    (lotsa people buy i also bought)

    apparently another similar "kit" rm200
    (but no stretch mark cream just big bottle of oil)

    Cleansing Bag RM100
    Cleansing Duo N/D RM100
    Cleansing Duo C/O RM100
    (note that the one with bag also cost rm100 +extra freebies)

    Twice More Shape RM210
    (I share this with Brenda so it's rm105 each)

    Eye Care/Wrinkle Care/Soothing Gel

    whitening detoxifying kit rm55

    super restorative redefining body care rm150

    Gentle Facial Peeling RM80
    Normalizing Facial Mask RM30

    face oil rm100
    available in dry skin or dehydrated

    Energizing Morning Cream RM120

    Relaxing Body Polisher RM80

    empty compact hydra balance powder rm10

    Brush Set RM60

    Cosmetic Table
    (refer to pricelist)

    Cosmetic Table
    (refer to pricelist)

    The Case RM80

    Pink Beauty Colours RM70
    Trio Lip Colour Tint RM110

    Instant Light Coffret RM100

    Instant Light Set RM120

    Mini Colour Quench Lip Balm Set RM60

    Yellow Beauty Set RM60

    Make Up Set RM180

    sparking pencil rm40

    All the make best buy sets/pallete
    Make Up Pallete RM140 (top left)
    Make Up Set RM180 (bottom left)
    Instant Light Coffret RM100 (top right)
    Mini Colour Quench Lip Balm Set RM60 (bottom right)

    The Best Buy Set Table
    (almost habis!)

    Xmas Coffret RM200
    (actually why is this rm200? i bought the same thing last year at clarins institute for rm220/250. Normal price rm308? cheat people? marketing gimmick?)


    men's set RM120

    men foaming face wash rm50

    men's starter kit rm30

    men's skin booster set rm150

    skincare & best buy set section

    ultra matte re balancing lotion rm60

    eye favorite set rm120

    hydra care starter kit rm90
    (sorry not rm100! lol)

    whitening night cream rm50

    ep mist rm70
    one step gentle exfoliating cleanser rm60
    moisture lip balm rm30

    total double serum rm100

    double serum G6 set rm300

    beauty flash balm rm70

    white plus must have rm180

    skin care set rm90 (+lip gloss)

    supra set rm320

    white pus essentials rm200

    extra firming eye duo rm150

    one step cleanser rm60
    ultra firming cleanser rm50

    truly matte kit rm190

    ET Deodorant Spray rm25

    multi mass rm90

    beauty boosters set rm70

    X'mas Coffret Set rm200

    toning at home spa kit rm80

    Par Amour Xmas Coffret rm100

    par amour coffret rm80

    par amour moisturizing body veil rm40

    par amour 50ml rm70

    Par Amour Toujours 30ml twinpack rm70

    Par Amour Toujours X'mas Coffret Set rm80

    PAT's shower gel rm30
    PAT's real heart bath & shower cream rm30

    par amour toujours 30ml rm40

    white plus set rm300

    body & face care set rm210

    skin care set rm70

    relaxing set rm80

    skincare set rm420

    satin finish body oil rm70

    Beauty flash balm + eye revive rm70

    The Price List

    Clarins Beauty Fair 2008
    clarinsmen lip guard rm20
    clarinsmen skin difference rm100
    clarinsmen active face scrub rm50
    clarinsmen active face wash rm50
    clarinsmen smooth shave foaming gel rm35
    clarinsmen total shampoo hair & body rm40
    clarinsmen shave ease rm60

    clarinsmen best buy sets
    skin booster kit rm150
    starter kit 30
    men set rm120

    sun care
    sun wrinkle control cream v/h protection spf30 rm 35
    sun wrinkle control eye care u/protection spf30 rm35
    after sun gel ultra soothing rm35

    body care
    stretch mark control care rm90
    whitening purifying body mist rm70
    multi mass (massager?) rm90
    energizing hydra wear express body lotion rm60
    ed collection limited edition rm80
    ed shower mouse rm30
    et deodorant spray rm25

    body care best buy sets
    tonic weekend purse rm90
    body care xmas coffret rm200
    toning at home spa kit rm80
    pregnancy purse rm200

    skin care
    ultra foaming cleanser rm50
    moisture rep lip balm rm30
    eye revive beauty flash rm70
    wp hp protective whitening day lotion spf 20 pa++ rm120
    ultra matte rebalancing lotion rm60
    e3p screen mist rm70
    one step gentle exfoliating cleanser rm60
    whitening night cream rm50
    beauty flash balm rm70
    blemish control rm35
    thist quenching serum rm60
    total double serum rm100

    skin care best buy sets
    white plus essentials rm200
    line prevention partners rm230
    double serum g6 set rm300
    truly matte kit rm190
    twice more shaped rm210
    hydra care starter kit rm90
    twice more shaped rm210
    eye favourite set rm120
    cleansing bag rm100
    ultra cleanser set rm130
    cleasing duo n/d rm100
    cleansing duo c/o rm100
    white plus must have rm180
    extra firming eye duo rm150
    whitening detoxifying set rm55
    supra set rm320

    par amor (perfume)
    par amour toujours 30ml rm40
    par amour toujours 30ml twin pack rm70
    par amour toujours 50ml rm60
    par amour 50ml rm70
    par amour coffret rm80
    par amour xmas coffret rm100
    par amour toujours xmas coffret rm80
    par amour toujours all rosy hair & body shower gel rm30
    par amour elixir moisturizing body beil rm40
    par amour real heart bath & shower cream rm30

    make up best buy sets/pallete
    Make up set rm180
    instant light set rm120
    fairy tale for face rm50
    the case rm80
    fairy tale for eyes rm50
    sparkling pencil rm40
    fairy tales for lips - copper rm50
    fairy tales for lips - pink rm 50
    the gloss rm45
    pink beauty colours rm70
    yellow beauty colours rm70
    mini colour quench lip balm set rm60
    trip lip colour tint rm110
    make up palette rm140
    instant light cofferet rm100

    make up
    brush purse rm60
    hydra balance powder fdt empty case rm10
    powder blush rm50
    waterproof eye liner pencil rm15
    eye liner pencil rm15
    soft cream eye colour rm10
    le rouge lipstick rm25
    true radiance foundation rm60
    pure curl mascara 25
    mono eye colour (tester) rm10
    eye colour quartet 40 rm70
    retractable lip definer rm20
    colour qunech lip balm rm30
    colour lip gloss rm20
    hydra care powder foundation refill rm20
    true comfort foundation rm60
    UV Plus Total Fit Pow Fdt Refill only rm50
    UV plus total fit pow fdt (tester) rm30
    multi brush rm30
    wonder volume mascara rm25
    wonder length mascara rm25
    eye colour quartet rm70
    lip colour tint rm40
    lip colour tint (Tester) rm30



    How's the Crowd?
    A lot of people by lunch time, morning still tolerable. But a lot of things gone liao before lunch time. They give u a product order form (which is also a price list!) you need to select the product and write how many quantity on it. Keep the form until paying counter, where the Sales Assistant will go take your selected products from their stock place (just behind them) and put them all in a box. You'll be given a number, which they will call out when it's time to pay. You may sit at the waiting area (got chairs). Credit card above rm200 only.

    BEWARE! even if u arrive first, manage to order those limited products but by the time u go n pay IT MIGHT BE OUT OF STOCK. It’s WHOEVER PAY FIRTS GET FIRST, don’t take too long to pay for your orders or ur products will bye bye.

    Cheap or not? well better than buying full price at clarins institutes and counters. Mostly 20-50% off. Sets are like cheaper by rm100 or more. Sets also going off fast as this is the first thing people grab (cute? like pregnancy kit) Skin Care starter sets are popular too. Bad news no member points given ok! But if you spend rm400 above you get a pack of freebies!! (random trial size products)

    MANUFACTURING DATES? I'm quite shock Clarins is selling products as old as from 2005 (and not even that cheap). Don't anybody know that the shelf life of cosmetics/skincare is 30 months? It gets shorter if the products are plant based or natural. Check out FDA on Shelf Life and Expiration Date.

    Perfume? i did not buy, i would advise not to, as manufacturing dates are from 2005/2006. EDT don’t last that long, if u buy 3-4 years old i cannot guarantee how long your fragrance will last. The sales girl told me perfume can last 5 years (so your perfumes are already 3-4 years old hello).

    My buys:
    Pregnancy Kit (no i am not pregnant!) manufactured date (06)
    2 x Contour Shower Gel 200ml RM40 each! (05/07)
    Face Lifting X 1 - rm105 manufactured (07) yes!

    my lovely shower gel

    bought wrong kit!
    i thought i bought the one wih the massage oil
    (got the one with strech mark control instead)

    the freebies!
    (random pack with 4 freebies inside given for purchases above rm400)


    1. i hope you are not like pak lah, like, "no you are not pregnant" and then tomorrow give birth!!

      if you are not pregnant, why buy the pregnancy test kit? must ask boi2 not to be so careless!!!

      so, the shower gel cheaper than your normal purchase price lah? good for you.

    2. haha well the pregnancy set has:

      body scrub with bamboo powder 200ml
      stretch mark control 200ml
      (both cost under rm200 each on retail)

      and travel size:
      huile 'tonic' body treament oil
      energizing emulsion
      beauty flash balm

      packaging is a nice grab bag with cute rabbit soft toy!

      i was tellin this girl i chatted with that it's call pregnancy kit bcoz they can't name it "Fat Girl" kit (or Fei Poh Set)right! haha

      AND YES i got the LAST TWO CONTOUR Shower Gel ! MUAHAH 1/2 price each!! (that's like after they open for sale already so many ppl grab! last 2 i get..phew)

    3. hi miu! My frend help me to get this purifying whitening body mist, the bottle underneath will write the manufacture's date rite?? mine is E10202..aiyoo means yr 02?? wahh still can use or not?? :( *wanan cry di*

    4. OHH no no that one not manufacturing date. If u check the bottom/side/somewhere there is a sticker label that says:

      diimport dan diedarkan oleh blablabla tel bla bla

      MFG: Sept 06 <-- that's the one.

    5. Oh is outside the box!! hahah is oct 06. phewww...thank god..

      I bought the multi blusher hor..no dates one...in plastic cover one...tat one on the surface got tiny tiny drops of oil wor. Can still use??

      And i also bought the clear lip gloss. aiyo duno can use not..now i so scared. :|

    6. haha lucky ah u! if 02, i ask u burry ur thing liao.

      multi blusher no date ah ? :( oil will suface after a long period of storage. Still can use, but i hope ur skin not sensitive type.

      these cosmetics can last very long if "untouch" and store properly. Once u use, last few months only (bcoz contaminated with air n germs). For old stocks, maybe u need to worry about the quality, how lasting it is.. after apply, and if u have sensitive skin better dun use.

    7. Miu, thanks ya!! jst now lucky u teach me how to see the date.. or else tat one already in the tong sampah di. aiyoo..thank god. i tot my rm70 burned!! haha

      Ok...now my heart "relax" di. :) thanks.

    8. but don't buy products that is manufactured for 2-3years without caution yeah. No safe u know.

    9. Miu,

      wow lots of pics!

      the staffs there didnt want us to take pictures coz afraid we got proof about their sales gimmick, like so called original price 308 but actually 220, n it seems thats a huge discounts they are OFFERING to us!



    10. wah MEL u very familiar about FOMCA?

      ish.. i live so long in msia i duno what is fomca.. ok la i know through school books only haha. Wait, u complain before is it? I have lotsa complains also about other warehouse sales products also!!

      err... R U FROM FOMCA u sound like HERO now!!

    11. hi Miu!! the link FDA on shelf life..mascara use for 3 mths can discard??!! Somemore i seldom use mascara worr, 3 mths very fast leh.

      Oh...i wanted my frend to get me hand and nail treatment from clarins. Do u see them there??

      Do check out my online shopping blog,having SALES now.http://doroshi-onlinecloset.blogspot.com

    12. haha it's a guideline nia..

      if u store n use properly can delay a bit. They worry germs grow u know.. coz we r full of germs (HAHAH)

      hand and nail treatment no see leh.. either all finish grab at Cash Table? I went in at 10am already few things gone (like shower gel left 2 only)

      wah ur sales i saw, nice the miss sixty mini skirt. U bought from today at armada??

    13. no la...i bought it in london long time ago..and i seldom wear tat mini skirt..so is very new..so am selling it lo. :)

      Did u grab anything from miss sixty?? I didnt even hear the news abt this sigh. :( guess i miss tis one.

    14. i avoid hush puppies sale, too many people and usually what i want can't find n no size.

      this thing old fashion/stock i dun really buy..

      but cosmetics/perfume, not like people know which season it is n some smells are classic.

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