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

  • Cleo's Next Top Blogger 2011 Winner: Tammy Lim (Oct Issue)


    Cleo Malaysia October 2011 Issue

    Sigh I gotta say this has been an exciting and memorable experience participating and going through the challenges Cleo Malaysia put out for us bloggers. I'll talk about it in more detail next time coz today is the last day of October, 2011 which means I will have to say goodbye to the Cleo Malaysia October, 2011 issue *sobs waterfall tears*. They feature a two page coverage on me and the contest sponsored by MINI Malaysia and Toshiba. I so proud of myself!!! this is a dream come true for any blogger. 

    Happy Halloween My Readers!

    My Churp Churp is Bewitching Today!

    Uniqlo Fall/Winter Collection LAUNCH At The Newly Expanded Uniqlo KLCC Store

    Uniqlo Malaysia Ambassadors

    Carmen Soo and Fahrin Ahmad

    Uniqlo launch it's fifth and final Fall/Winter 2011 collection last month September, 2011 at Uniqlo KLCC (also recently expanded to serve more customers yay!) The store was closed for a media pre-launch of the new collection which introduces the Fall/Winter collection in black, dark brown, mud, claret, Prussian blue and Russian green (all the fall colors that I love!). The avant-garde blend of poetic, ethereal and aerial forms with enriched, contemporary cotton and precious woolen fibres bring life the elegant, formal, and tailored universe of Fall/Winter 2011 Collection, infused with the know-how of casual wear. Elegantly shaped down-jackets that express a strong couture spirit are smart yet cozy, perfect for a winter cocktail. Dresses are straight cut, space-age style with visible 3D seams. Edgy skirts feature cubic outlines. Cool knitwear adds a splash of vitamin colors. Men's suits created in soft flannel, with special, light-weight tailoring, represent fine craftsmanship and design. 

    introducing the new heat-generating clothing

    the ultimate jeans for comfort and style

          limited edition designer shirts grabs attention

    Anyone going on a holiday to winter/chilly, the new HEATTECH collection will serve you well under your clothes, keeping you warm and snuggy. I remembered when I went to Melbourne to study, it was kinda hard shopping for warm clothes that fits my pocket (after all I was just a student). Now with Uniqlo's debut in Malaysia since Oct 2009, I think many people out there would shop in ease.   For the collection, I am showing some women and men clothing samples and to see more click here Fall/Winter 2011 Catalogue here and don't forget to join Uniqlo's facebook fanpage for upcoming activities and updates!

    Japan’s no.1 fashion brand unveils its Fall/Winter 2011 collection

    Japan’s no.1 fashion brand unveils its Fall/Winter 2011 collection

    UNIQLO’s Fall/Winter 2011 Collection are:

    Relax in warm comfort any time in HEATTECH, a basic item for winter. HEATTECH, which is made of a material that absorbs moisture from the body and induces Heat Generation, reduces the need of ungainly heavy winter garments due to its Heat Retention capabilities. A definite must-have for unlimited fashion possibilities on cold days, allowing you to be more active. To complement the utility ideal for any setting, UNIQLO offers variations to wear throughout the season from early fall to the coldest time in winter. HEATTECH is more comfortable than ever, now coming with a deodorant feature. Experience the warmth and comfort of HEATTECH that you’ve never had before.

    Ultra Light Down
    Say goodbye to bulky winter wear with UNIQLO’s collection of amazing lightweight Ultra Light Down items. The all new and improved lightweight downs feature extremely thin, 20-denier nylon for the material’s surface and a technique that enables direct stuffing of the feathers without using down packs - enabling an even lighter weight, resulting in each down weighing a mere 196 grams! Enter, a light yet warm premium down with a 90% feather mix and a design with a more sculptured form taking wear comfort and enhanced silhouettes to newer heights. *High-quality down with a fill power of 640 is generously used for a down mix of 90%.

    Sweat Parka and Merino
    Merino and Sweat Parka offer comfort through the Fall/Winter season. They can be worn alone as outer layers during Fall, or as secondary layers during the colder days of early Winter. Made by the best wool in Australian, Merino Wool is extremely thin at 19.5 microns in diameter, so it offers a soft, smooth feel. The wool boasts an extremely fine surface and an exquisite luster due its high gauge. This season’s Merino and Sweat Parka are perfect fits for any style from classic American casual to outdoors, and even clean-look styles.

    Pantene Pampers Bloggers at Vila Manja!


    an amazing day with Pantene
    (I'm sitting with Jone)

    When I read my e-mail, I went "YES OH YES! OH YES!" yeah just like a shampoo ad. Now every girl has the right to go OH OH OH if her dreams come true. Hell I would've stroll down the catwalk and do a hair flip if I could. Yes my ultimate dream has come true all thanks to Pantene's latest and may I say awesome shampoo range, the Nature Care. What's Nature Care? A shampoo made from the best of both worlds, Nature + Science.

    "Delivering on its promise of healthy hair with resilience and fullness, P & G Beauty and Grooming introduces a new regimen grounded in a fusion of science and nature. On this proud occasion, we cordially invite you to be the first to experience the ultimate transformation of your tresses with the all NEW Pantene Nature Care".
    I did a review about Nature Care click here to read about it, absolutely loved it! It's totally different from any of the other Pantene shampoos I have tried in my life. Please go try it and see it for yourself yeah! Now let's talk about this awesome thing that happened to me, no wait to us all! (invited my blogger friends to join me! girly girl Wani, fun and fearless Alie, sweet and shy Esther, chatty and funny Camie!). I also met a new friend and she's a Mummy Blogger! famously known as Little Mama Blogger.

    Who would turn down a pampering day like this! tell me! and boy do I love spa. Since it was to celebrate the launch of Pantene's Nature Care range, the whole spa session was a flower themed girly party just for us! I don't know how Cherry and Jone came up with the idea but you know what, they have never failed to amazed me with it! Thanks for the invitation (love love u girls! *muaks*). 

    Now the flower themed spa session? we had:
    • Flower Tea Spa Treatment
    • Hair Spa (30mins)
    • Body Scrub (45mins)
    • Shower (15mins)
    • Flower Bath (30mins)
    • Lavender Massage (60mins)

    Manja Bath (Hair Spa & Flower Bath) 60mins RM120
    This pampering bath experience begins with a 30-minute scalp therapy before you indulge in our signature baths. Fresh fruits and mocktails are served.

    Green Tea Cocoa Anti-aging Scrub 45mins RM148 
    While green tea anti-oxidant properties protect against free radicals damage to the skin, cocoa has healing properties for chapped skin and protect your skin from the sun. It promotes circulation by increasing the supply of oxygen to and removing toxins from the skin.

    yes this is "mandi" shower

    Lavender Massage 60mins RM158
    A comforting and soothing massage that works gently but deeply into the muscles using continuous strokes, leaving you truly relaxed. This massage is carried out with your choice of aromatherapy oil.

    come manja yourself

    I believe flower bath wards off bad luck

    no need to second guess why we're smiling!

    makan-makan session

    we want more! we want more!
    (Alie, Wani, Camie, Jone, Lil Mama, Me n Esther)

    plusizekitten.com in the media!

    bonding session

    This was a lovely event with lovely people, it made my day wonderful. I'm so coming back to Vila Manja again (in fact I was just there today with Camie! we did the chocolate spa session that cost RM250 per person). Thank you Pantene for the wonderful day! The latest hair care range, I give it a thumbs up. Readers, to find out more about Pantene click here to join Pantene Malaysia Facebook!

    the ultimate day spa

    a unique Asian feel

    manja's unique welcome area

    manja bath

    I tried the hot stone before

    About Vila Manja

    Welcome to Vila Manja, an oasis in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. Inspired by the "MANJA" rituals and traditions of Eastern cultures, Vila Manja offers guests a truly Asian inspired Spa experience. From the moment you step through the doors, the outside world simply melts away. Feel the warm ambience that embraces you as you escape the hustle and bustle of the city to discover an urban sanctuary that elevates pampering to the next level. Vila Manja provides you all that you seek for in a unique environment in which to relax and renew, all within a Villa atmosphere.

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    Jalan Damai, Kuala Lumpur
    Bungalow 41 Jalan Damai, Off Jalan Tun Razak,
    55000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan,
    Tel: +6 (03) 2161 5418
    Fax: +6 (03) 2161 5417


    Dermalogica Christmas Gift Sets (first time!)


    Merry Christmas From Dermalogica!

    Dermalogica fans, you're going to go ga ga over these Christmas Sets! This is the first time that Dermalogica has packaged their range of popular products into 5 gorgeous festive gift sets! Each gift set features winning combination of products suited to individual preferences and skin concerns, making it a perfect present to give! (and receive hehe). Check out the gifts below!

    Skin Smoothing Cream Set n Super Rich Repair Set

    Skin Smoothing Cream Set n PreCleanse Set

    Dermalogica® Power Rich Set

    Dermalogica® Skin Smoothing Cream Set, for those who cherish healthy soft complexion. Suitable for all skin-types, these products are most effective when applied day and night. Retail price at RM268.00 (WM) and RM278.00 (EM).

    Dermalogica® Super Rich Repair Set, For those concerns with the effects of aging. Suitable for pre-aging and aging skin. Retail price at RM 308.00 (WM) and RM 318.00 (EM).

    Dermalogica® Skin Smoothing Cream Set, for those who cherish healthy soft complexion. Suitable for all skin-types, these products are most effective when applied day and night. Retail price at RM268.00 (WM) and RM278.00 (EM).

    Dermalogica® PreCleanse Set, for loved ones who treasure the freshness of clean skin. Suitable for all skin-types, these products are most effective when applied day and night. Retail price at RM 168.00 (WM) and RM 92.00 (EM).

    Dermalogica® Power Rich Set, not only has a combination of products carefully selected by dermatologists to regenerate aged skin, but also comes in a royal purple jewelry box. Suitable for pre-aging and aging. Retail price at RM 688.00 (WM) and RM708.00 (EM).

    Celebrate Halloween this year with Bisou Bake Shop Tombstone Cupcakes...Boo!

    My Bali Plan


    Bali Map Travel Spots
    (thx to Jessica!!!)

    Been spending some time reading and researching on places to go (not to missed out) and what to eat in Bali from Lowyat Forum (just search Bali). I think I am almost set with my schedule except for the missing link in Day 2 where I am trying to slot in a full day tour after dumping my luggages at Royal Kamuela Villas & Spa (Monkey Forest).

    Pray and Love Bali

    Day 1: Arrival n Romantic Seafood Dinner
    7.30pm Bali Airport / Jimbaran Seafood Dinner / Purik Manik Cottages (Ubud) Driver Found Rp270k

    Day 2: Ubud n Uluwatu Sunset Tour 1/2 Day
    Ubud Market / Ubud Palace / Monkey Forest / Royal Kamuela Villa Spa / Padi Field Tengalalang / Sukawati / Uluwatu Sunset (IDR 3K) +  Dance / Jimbaran Seafood Sunset

    Day 3: Full Day Bedugul Tour (pick up 9am)
    Mengwi Temple / Taman Ayun Temple / Beratan Lake (IDR 10k) / Tanah Lot Sunset (IDR 10k) / Meslati Tanah Lot Seafood Cliff Dinner

    Day 4: Rest, Relax n More Shopping
    Fee and Easy / Spas / Villa Airport Transfer 6pm / Bali Airport  (9.55pm flight)

    Bebek Bengil Replied My Email On Smoke Duck!

    version 4 update *lol*

    Uluwatu Sunset or... 

    Kintanami Volcano? on a Wet Season

    I opted out from the Kintanami tour :( since it's such a rush and that it's November in Bali which means WET SEASON = RAINING = CLOUDS = RISK of not even seeing Kintanami volcano at all after traveling up there. So scrap Kintanami, going to enjoy Ubud and go for 1/2 day tour Uluwatu Sunset + Jimbaran Seafood again.

    Mango Tree Spa by Loccitane

    While googling for best spas in Ubud, I came across Kupu Kupu Barong Villas and Tree Spa which features luxury price spa menus overlooking padi fields and beautiful themed rooms. The amazing thing is this is a spa house is using Loccitane products! The spa is called Mango Tree Spa by L'occitane. Omg so wanan go n try but the prices is "luxury"!

    Fancy Winning a La Senza iPhone4 Casing & RM30 rebate?


    For La Senza fanatics out there! There's nothing better than to complete your La Senza love by winning an La Senza iPhone 4 case and RM30 sassy rebate! To find out more about this contest and event just click the poster above! See u girls there!

    Burt's Bee Awareness Walk Campaign 30/10/11

    Burt's Bee Awareness Walk Campaign

    I am going to join the Burt's Bee CSR project this Sunday! It's a fund raising campaign to raise funds for The Orang Utan Island Foundation (OUIF), Bukit Merah. The mechanics of raising funds includes:

    a) In all Burt’s Bees stores they will be selling RM10 cash vouchers which customers may use to purchase Burt’s Bees products. Every RM10 sold, Burt’s Bees will be donating RM10 to the OUIF

    b) Awareness walk on 30th October 2011

    Anyone interested can register at any Burt’s Bees stores i.e. in The Curve, Garden’s MidValley, Sunway Pyramid, KLCC from now to 30th October 2011. Participants will receive a goodie bag (on that day after reporting) worth RM100 which includes burt's bees merchandise, Tshirt, certficate of participation, fitness first free pass.

    Date of walk : 30.10.11 (Sunday)
    Time of walk : 7.30am
    Location : Outside Fitness First, The Curve (Starting point)
    Distance : 3.5km
    Tickets : RM30, RM25 goes to OUIF, RM5 processing fees

    Tan Sri Mustapha Kamal (EMkay land and OUI CEO) Susana Chung (Director of Belmonde Corporation) will be there to officiate the walk. There will be lucky draw prizes to be won including 2days1night stay @ bukit merah laketown resort, Burt's Bees hamper worth RM100 and RM200.

    L'Occitane Malaysia Christmas Holiday Preview!


    Don't forget to like the Loccitane En Provence Malaysia Facebook page! the lucky 1000 fans picked will get the Loccitane Holiday Charm & Aromachologie Hair Care Trial Kit Free!!!

    Shiseido Make Me Beautiful Contest! Win Prizes Be A Star Be Beautiful!


    SHISEIDO Make Me Beautiful!

    Last Friday was awesome. I was invited for a makeover at Shiseido's Make Me Beautiful event at Mid Valley Megamall which went on for a week. It was a working day, so I wasn't feeling too awesome for a makeover. However I thought maybe this time I should ask a friend, Terince and capture her experience. Thanks to Vincent Tan (VT) for being my photographer that day (his photos are awesome). I can feel the excitement that Terince went through, from blah to wow in an hour. A picture is worth a thousand words so I'll let these photos do the talking, let me know if you can't wait to be beautiful with Shiseido :)

    make me beautiful campaign

    before nervous and shy

    a makeover transformation awaits you

    let your natural beauty shine

    pucker up darlings!

    almost there says Patrick, Shiseido Color Artisan

     hair transformation, any minute now


    the Make Me Beautiful Package
    (Patrick and Terince)

    Did your jaws drop? I didn't believe my eyes either. This is one makeover session you shouldn't miss. We only got a makeover but if you purchase a RM200 Shiseido voucher for the Make Me Beautiful Contest Makeover Package, you'll get the full star treatment plus super duper value sets for RM150 (worth nearly RM300 and over)! Check out what you'll get below:

    • A Shiseido Make Me Beautiful Contest Form
    • A RM180 redemption voucher for Shiseido products
    • Skin Consultation by Shiseido Beauty Consultants
    • Full Makeover by Shiseido Color Artisan
    • Professional Hair Styling
    • One instant A4-sized portrait
    • An attractive door gift
    • Priority to purchase exclusive value buy sets!

    What's the Make Me Beautiful CONTEST?

    attractive prizes awaits you

    A contest where you submit your makeover photo to Shiseido and be in the running to win fabulous prizes from the sponsors above and a chance at being featured in Female, EH! and Nuyou magazines and on SMMB website, www.shiseidomakemebeautiful.com. Online voters will also win prizes! Check out the prizes below:
    Grand Prize for Winner Category A & B
    • A year worth of Shiseido products (worth RM10,000)
    • 4D/3N Hong Kong Holiday Package for 2 pax (worth RM7,000)
    • Shiseido Professional Hair Care products (worth RM3,000)
    • Bimba & Lola products (worth RM2,000)
    • An Ipad 2 with WIFI 16GB (worth RM1,500)
    • Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Single Serve Beverage Machine, Kaldi (worth RM980)
    • Free 6 months subscription for either one magazine - Female or Nuyou or EH! (worth RM66)
    • Media Coverage in Female, Nuyou & EH!
    2nd Prize for Winner Category A & B
    • A year worth of Shiseido products (worth RM5,000)
    • Shiseido Professional Hair Care products (worth RM2,000)
    • Bimba & Lola products (worth RM1,500)
    • Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Single Serve Beverage Machine, Contata (worth RM880)
    • Free 6 months subscription for either one magazine - Female or Nuyou or EH! (worth RM66)
    • Media Coverage in Female, Nuyou & EH!
    3rd Prize for Winner Category A & B
    • A year worth of Shiseido products (worth RM3,000)
    • Shiseido Professional Hair Care products (worth RM1,000)
    • Bimba & Lola products (worth RM1,000)
    • Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Milk Frother (worth RM280)
    • Free 6 months subscription for either one magazine - Female or Nuyou or EH! (worth RM66)
    • Media Coverage in Female, Nuyou & EH!
    • RM800 worth of Shiseido products
    • RM300 worth of Shiseido Professional Hair Care Products
    • RM500 worth of Bimba & Lola products
    • RM800 worth of Shiseido products
    • RM300 worth of Shiseido Professional Hair Care Products
    • RM500 worth of Bimba & Lola products
    • RM800 worth of Shiseido products
    • RM300 worth of Shiseido Professional Hair Care Products
    • RM500 worth of Bimba & Lola products
    • RM1,000 worth of Shiseido Professional Hair Care products
    • RM500 worth of Bimba & Lola products
    Runners up (x6) for Category A & B
    • RM500 worth of Shiseido products
    • RM200 worth of Shiseido Professional Hair Care Products
    • RM200 worth of Bimba & Lola products
    10 Prizes per location will be given out, based on combination of the Prizes below.
    • Shiseido products worth RM100
    • Shiseido Professional Hair Care products worth RM100
    • Bimba & Lola - 20% Discount vouchers
    • Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf - FREE 4 boxes of tea capsules with purchase of any single serve beverage machine

    you could be the winner (4 more locations to go)

    Make Me Beautiful Locations

    Make Me Beautiful Campaign

    6 locations until December, 2011

    a makeover, a contest and a chance of a lifetime

    More information from Shiseido Make Me Beautiful website & Facebook. Click to read! Many thanks to Seeing is Believing (you know who u are), Terince my makeover model, Vincent Tan the awesome photographer and friends who joined to witness the makeover transformation at Shiseido Mid Valley Megamall.

    To contact Vincent Tan jiun200@hotmail.com and see his portfolio
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