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

  • Luxola De-Stressing Kit Bloggers Giveaway


    how do I spend my weekends?

    I just came back from Bangkok and the trip was sure tiring. For 3 days 2 nights, I was basically hunting down street food with my fiance (it was more of trying to keep him occupied so he won't complain about my need to visit the shopping malls like Malaysia don't have any). From Pratunam to Khao San Road to the upper hill sides of Bangkok, food was everywhere. My legs hurt from walking so much! Not to mention my face was suffering from the constant exposure to the hot Bangkok weather. When I came back, I could see my skin flaking and getting white dry patches from the travel stress. Thank goodness my Luxola De-stress Kit arrived in time! I opened it up to find a face mask and a candle. The two perfect combination of a quickie skin rescue while bathing in the therapeutic scents of sweet smelling lychee flowers.

    A face mask is a blissful way to wake up a tired face and in a few minutes whiles it's working its magic can provide welcome 'time out" from a pressured life. 
    what's in my De-stress Kit?

    In my Luxola De-stress Kit, I was given two "GOLD" products from Australia. A face mask from a brand that I have never heard before so I was really eager to try this since it won the Harper’s Bazaar Beauty Hot 100 2012 award. The face mask is from the brand Alpha-H and the one thing that caught my attention was the name of the product - Liquid Gold Smoothing & Perfecting Mask. Immediately I picture gold cream mask!

    Alpha-H, the award winning face mask

    powerful fast acting dual performance mask

    The packaging looks pretty simple but as always the simplest looking products are usually luxury products with attention to details. For the award winning salon resurfacing mask, I read that it is a powerful mask that should be used once a week only at home. It uses 15% Glycolic Acid to exfoliates dead surface cells, a mini peel to leave the complexion visible more supple, dewy and radiant.
    • 15% Glycolic Acid exfoliates dead surface cells
    • Manuka Honey, Lavender and Vitamin E work to hydrate and plump the fresh new cells

    DIRECTIONS: Dampen face and apply cleanser. Massage over the entire face, avoiding the eye and lip areas, and remove with a warm damp face cloth.

    MOR Emporium Candle Lychee Flower

    The next product, is not new to me! I got to know about MOR candles from Luxola.com last year when they first launch in Malaysia. My first purchase from Luxola is the famed pink beauty blender that was seen in Glee, used by Kurt. I fell in love with the exquisite Emporium Candle housed in a luxurious glass topped with 24 carat gold decorations. When I unbox the de-stress kit, the heavenly scent of sweet smelling lychee flowers, ripe berries, soft powdery florals and a slight hint of Green Forest Woods filled the air! The perfect product for a sensory journey at home.
    • Soy Wax for a cleaner longer burn
    • 100 % cotton, lead free wick
    • Candle burn time up to 40 hours
    • 24 carat gold decal
    • Candle presented in a stunning glass vessel
    • Excellent scent throw

    P.S: The Lychee Flower is always out of stock on Luxola and on Mor website! It's really one of the best selling scents from the MOR Emporium Scented Candles collection.

    10mins in heaven
    home therapy to de-stress

    (highly recommended relaxing spa music!)

    second step is to light up an aromatic candle

    third step - put on your favorite face mask

    I'm using Alpha-H Liquid Gold Smoothing & Perfecting Mask
    with Lavender (no color, no perfume)

    feel the therapeutic scents & healing music
    to melt away stress at home

    feels like 10mins in here with my guide
    image source: India's Top 7 Luxurious Spa

    do I look more relax after 10mins?

    When I used the Alpha-H Liquid Gold Smoothing & Perfecting Mask 100ml RM198.50, I was disappointed it wasn't in liquid gold (haha who am I kidding right, gold cream Liquid Gold actually means the anti-aging range for Alpha-H) but surprised that as powerful as it claims to be, the product gave me an instant lustrous silky soft after wash! The all too familiar scent of Kaolin, a clay used in deep cleansing masks was a tad dry for my dry face after the silkiness passed. It's awesome for those with oily skin. Since the product warns that it uses Alpha-Hydroxy Acid, a mild tingling sensation may be experience (I did experience this on my cheeks! but the tingling sensation went away after a few mins). I don't recommend sensitive skin users to put this cream mask on for too long. Overall, this is a deep cleansing mask to be used after cleansing your face to remove dead skin cells, sebum, dirt that would leave your face feeling clean and brighter. The dryness was played down thanks to the moisturizing ingredients - Manuka Honey, Lavender and Vitamin E which helps to plumped up and hydrate the new skin cells.

    The MOR Emporium Candle Lychee Flower 184g RM131.50, as exquisite looks will never fail to make you feel your money's worth. This candle burns up to 40 hours thanks to its soy wax, burnt on a 100% cotton lead free wick. The sweet smelling lychee flower was fragrant as it is and gave out a light scent during burning. Watching the candle light flickers while listening to the relaxing beach sounds from AROMA for beautiful mind and body, music on youtube made me feel like I was on a luxury spa beach getaway.

    All you need to de-stress is 10minutes with the right music, a scented candle and a face mask that would do wonders for you in a short time. The Luxola De-stressing Kit products is available on Luxola.com/my should you be interested in them.

    bloggers! come win this Luxola De-Stress Kit worth RM340!

    Bloggers! It's your chance to show your blogging skills. All you need to do is blog why you need the Luxola De-Stressing Kit and the two most creative post will win a Luxola De-Stressing Kit worth RM340 delivered right to your doorsteps by Luxola Malaysia! This contest is also open to new bloggers! So don't miss this out.

    Just leave your blog post links here along with your name, follower id & email address. Luxola Malaysia & myself will be reading and each of us will pick a winner to win their very own de-stressing kit to have 10mins of heaven at home.

    Terms & Conditions

    1. Contest begins 19th August 2013 till 11.59pm on 31st August 2013.
    2. Prizes may not be redeemed for cash or exchanged for any other offers.
    3. Each blogger may only submit one blog post per blog website.
    4. Submissions of blog posts must be posted on Luxola Malaysia’s Facebook page 
    5. Winners will be selected by blogger and Luxola Malaysia.
    6. Winners will be contacted via email if selected. 
    7. All submissions may be used for promotional and marketing purposes by Luxola.com
    8. Luxola.com has the rights and reserve to change and rules and regulations of the contest at any given time.

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    1. http://www.arisachow.com/

      Name/ I.D: Arisa_Chow
      Email : arisa1443@gmail.com

      i rather relax in the comfort of my own home then to go to the massage spas :P
      Less one worry is finding transport XDD thanks Tammy!

      1. Hey Lisa! sorry XD I must've not been clear.. this is a blogging contest by Luxola Malaysia! What bloggers would do is to blog about why they need the Luxola De-Stress Kit and they most creative post wins ^_^

    2. Name: Katherine Lau
      Blog post link: http://msksw33tyang.blogspot.com/2013/08/contest-luxola-de-stressing-kit.html
      Follower I.D.: miaomiao
      Email: sw33t.yang@gmail.com

      Thanks to Tammy And Luxola.
      Good Luck everyone!!!

      1. thank you for joining the Luxola De-Stressing Contest Katherine!

    3. i love candles, and i desperately need this destress kit! I don't know why but I think I am experiencing serious stress lately that cause sleeping & makan problems. huhu...

      Name: Jean
      Follower ID: Jean
      Email: purplewardrobe@gmail.com
      Blog Post URL: http://www.j-e-a-n.com/2013/08/destress-home.html

      1. am not sure if I can join this with chinese post? just try my luck, and also i am glad that i can use this contest post to also share with everyone my usual destress method that can DIY at home. =)

    4. Blogged.

      Name: Sherlyn Lim
      Follower ID: sherlyn_cylim
      Email: sherlyncylim@gmail.com
      Blog Post URL : http://sher-lynn.com/?p=1306

      Thank you Tammy & Luxola! :)

      1. Thank you Sherlyn! Are you also on the Butterfly Project community?

      2. Hello Tammy! Is liking Butterfly Project FB page consider as it's community? If yes, then I shall say- Yes, I am! This is my first blog post related Butterfly project. Hehe! Hope it is somewhat 'qualify' for you and client. I Pray... :)

      3. Yeap :) it is.. so simple right? No client here just "friends" of Plusizekitten haha!!!

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    6. Name: Stephie Teo
      Follower ID: 菲stephy
      Email: kaiermy@gmail.com
      Blog Post: http://stephie0607.blogspot.com/2013/08/why-i-need-luxola-destress-kit.html

      Hope to hear you soon!!

      1. thanks for joining the contest! good luck Stephie :D

    7. Name :Siti Rohaida
      Follower ID :Kisahsidairy
      Blog post :http://kisahsidairy.blogspot.com/2013/08/luxola-de-stressing-kit-bloggers.html

    8. Name: Lerler Chan
      Follower ID: Lerler Chan
      Blog post: http://ganqingdexin.blogspot.com/2013/08/why-you-need-luxola-destress-kit-luxola.html
      Email: lerler87@gmail.com

      Thank you for sharing de-stress kit with us.^^

    9. *yay yay* I want something for destress. Well, I'm really not so happy about August la but gonna feels better after winning some pressies, pressies can make one happy right? Kan Kan?? Teeheee!!

      Name: Bendan
      Follower ID: Kahmon
      Email: yippy_yappy@msn.com
      Bloglink: http://bendan.me/?p=20121

      Thanks Tammy! <3

      1. :((((( I know.. u been saying August is a bad month for u..... hope things become brighter... today is September already

    10. Name :Carene Cheang
      Follower ID :A DROP OF SNOW
      Blog post:http://lovewinter19.blogspot.com/2013/08/luxola-de-stressing-kit-bloggers.html

    11. Name: Jacinta Chong
      Follower ID: EVERGREEN LOVE
      Email: jacyntacsy@yahoo.com.my
      Blog link: http://jacyntacsy.blogspot.com/

      1. Why I need Luxola Spa Kit blog;


    12. Dear Tammy & Luxola.com,

      Thank you for organising this giveaway. My entry as follows:-


      Enjoy reading and let me know about it.


      Edazz Lucinda

      1. Email address: edazz.zmi@gmail.com
        Name: Edazz Lucinda
        Blog: http://edazz-beautylicious.blogspot.com

      2. Dear Edazz,

        You're welcome dearie, i hope you have fun blogging about how you de-stress!

    13. Name: Anne Lee
      Follower ID: Miss N
      Email: anne_juicy@hotmail.com
      Blog: http://annejuicy.blogspot.com/
      Permalink: http://annejuicy.blogspot.com/2013/08/reasons-to-get-my-hands-on-luxola-de.html

      May I know whether is there a rafflecopter to fill in?

      1. no rafflecopter this time ^_^ i thought it would be nice to straight away comment for this round haha

    14. Name: Tan Hui Ying
      Blog post link:http://mytoypalace.blogspot.com/2013/08/self-pampering-to-destress.html#more
      Follower I.D.: HUIYING TAN
      Email: rilakkumapalace@gmail.com

    15. Blogged!! =)

      Name: Shasha Sekharan
      Follower ID: shasha sekharan
      Email: shashasekharan@gmail.com
      Blog Post URL : http://shashasekharan.wordpress.com/2013/08/25/luxola-de-stressing-kit/

      Thank you Tammy & Luxola! :)

      1. resubmitted the link hun =) http://shashasekharan.wordpress.com/2013/08/31/luxola-de-stressing-kit/

      2. i got it shasha!! thx for joining, me & Luxola will be reading your blog!

    16. Hello Tammy!

      Thank you Luxola and Tammy for bring us this opportunity.

      Name: Lau Ker Yi
      FollowerID:Ker Yi Lau
      Email: keryicanboleh@gmail.com
      BlogLink: http://keryicanboleh.blogspot.com/2013/08/time-to-relax-with-luxola-destress-kit.html

      Thank you so much Luxola and Tammy

    17. Thanks all for joining this blogging contest! It is now CLOSED :D yay.... finally! Stay tune for next week when I announce the winner with Luxola!


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