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

  • Cellnique Paramedical Mother's Day Special Gift Sets


    need gifts ideas for Mother's Day?

    Mother's Day is around the corner so if anyone is looking for a gift you can check out Cellnique Paramedical's Mother's Day Special Gift Sets retailing at RM238/set. It is a 4 piece gift set. This package is perfect for moms who's goin on a holiday next weekend since the products are travel friendly. There's cleanser, toner, serum and one (1) piece face masque.

    The Butterfly Fundraiser Walk Story


    the story of how the butterfly walk fundraiser came about
    (this pic is drawn by msbulat)

    The things I do for my community includes organizing impromptu events just because an idea fell from the great blue skies onto my head. Well okay that's not what happened but yeah this is how the Butterfly Fundraiser Walk came about. It was in a car ride with Illy who is already in the last trimester of her pregnancy, her romeo husband and her charming brother. We were just talking about how we can raise funds to build our community website. The website we have now is good but we are looking to make it awesome for our community, called The Butterfly Project. It is a community where female bloggers who share the same passion can come together and experience activities together.

    Aussino Stock Clearance Up To 80% Off


    Aussino Stock Clearance 25 - 27 April, 2014

    Aussino is clearing their stocks and this means woohoo I can change my bedsheets finally! I saw their 1Utama store cleared out like crazy few weeks ago. When I finally go in there's nothing much left! The duck feather quilts, the pillows, the high thread count bed sheets. I didn't think I would get the chance to see the sale again until I chance upon this poster on facebook so I'm going to check it out if I can this weekend.

    Aussino Stock Clearance Up To 80% Off
    Date : 25-27 April 2014
    Time : 10am - 6pm
    Venue : Syopz Mall, Taylor's University Lakeside Campus

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    Tollyjoy Mother's Day Giveaway

    Plusizekitten X TollyJoy Mother's Day Giveaway

    "Mother's Day is a celebration honoring mothers and motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society. It is celebrated on various days in many parts of the world, most commonly in spring. (e.g., April–May in the northern hemisphere, October in Argentina, but northern hemisphere spring, May, in Australia). It complements similar celebrations honoring family members, such as Father's Day and Siblings Day." - wikipedia

    Malaysia's Largest Clothes Buffet 2014


    all you can get clothes in a bag for RM60

    I bet you have heard about "clothes buffet" before right? It's quite a popular event where you only pay RM60 entry fee and receive a ziplock bag (empty one) and start hunting for as many clothes as you can to stuff it in within 15minutes. The best part? you get to keep whatever you manage to stuff into the bag! I can imagine practicing at home trying to figure out the best way to stuff more than 20 pieces of clothing into a ziplock bag without it breaking.



    please help find my iphone 5 putih

    Readers & friends, I lost my beloved iphone 5 putih in a  red white taxi taken from Curve to TTDI between 7.53pm on 10th April, 2014. I was so tired and hungry, I carelessly left it on the seat while digging up money to pay for the taxi fare to a Malay taxi driver (I didn't check name etc or taxi number plate). I usually would look back on the seat to see if it left anything but on this night, I just wanted to get home and eat after a long day of meetings and rushing proposals.

    I enable Lost Mode on Apple's Find My Phone (cool right) yesterday and the phone once it's online would be locked and tracking of location would be enable. I see that my iphone has changed name from Tammy's Iphone to Fadzilah. I guess the person who found my phone is name Fadzilah.

    If you have friends name Fadzilah or know someone who has found my iphone 5 putih please do contact me at tammylci@gmail.com. Reward given if return.
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    Kose SEKKISEI Lotion Mask Giveaway


    wanna win a Kose SEKKISEI lotion mask pack (2pcs)?

    Hola! Today I'm going to share to you my review on using the Kose SEKKISEI lotion mask. Apparently it's the best whitening product with instant whitening effect! Don't you want to try one too? Well I am trying one today :) see! You can achieve deep translucency with the power of oriental plant extracts, even for dull skin by using the SEKKISEI lotion mask. It's a lotion that creates fine-textured, hydrated “snow-white” skin. 

    put the lotion mask on for 5 - 10 mins

    Product information:

    Based on a “beautiful translucent skin recipe” containing items carefully selected out of approximately 100 types of oriental plants. A lotion that creates fine-textured, hydrated, translucent skin like snow, using the hydrating power of gentle oriental plant extracts.

    1. Balances out the skin’s moisture levels, preventing dullness, roughness, and pimples caused by dryness, as well as redness caused by sunburn from sunlight, or by the sun’s reflection in snowy areas. 
    2. The cloudy white lotion blends instantly into the skin, just like melting snow, creating fine-textured, plump skin. With a refreshing, light sensation, the lotion leaves the surface of the skin feeling silky smooth, yet hydrated. Your skin regains its natural pure translucency down to your pores. 

    Can be used on your face, neck, body & mask.

    the 3 key ingredients of SEKKISEI lotion mask

    Made from Oriental Plant Extracts, here are the benefits of each key ingredients mentioned above:
    1. Coix Seed Extract effects such as increased metabolism, whitening, moisturization and prevention of skin roughness.
    2. Angelica Extract have disinfectant, whitening and moisturizing effects.
    3. Melothria (White Lotus) extract suppress melanin production has whitening effects on the skin.

    Benefits of using SEKKISEI lotion mask:
    • Translucency
    • Penetration
    • Moisturizing
    • Zero Pores
    • Whitening
    • Smoothing
    • Firming
    • Relaxing
    • Evenness

    how to use the Kose SEKKISEI lotion mask?

    Step by Step Instructions (if applicable):
    1) Pour SEKKISEI Lotion into cap until it reaches the line.
    2) Put the mask into the cap.
    3) Allow mask to absorb lotion till it puffs up.
    4) Unfold the mask and place onto clean face for 5-10mins.
    5) Remove Mas, tap the excess into the skin until it is absorbed, no rinsing is necessary.
    6) Voila! Skin is now fair, radiant and translucent like SNOW.

    spot any differences? I can see my face is brighter!

    Upon opening the SEKKISEI lotion mask pack, I pulled out the lotion mask dripping with essence!. It was all over my keyboard (because I usually blog while wearing a mask haha). I quickly wipe my keyboard away, don't want it to get any whiter than it already is yeah?. It looks like any other sheet mask and has a faint baby scent which was quite relaxing. I position the mask on my mask, it fits quite nicely maybe due it being made for Asians :) other sheet masks tends to be too big or too wide. I leave the lotion mask on for 10mins to let my face absorb the goodness of the ingredients.

    After 10 mins, the lotion mask is practically dry. My face must be real thirsty!. I inspect my face and I could see that my skin was noticeably brighter and softer. Though I can't say if pores can disappear just by using this lotion mask. There is a considerably amount of firmness felt on my cheeks. I am glad I don't feel any tingling sensation or itchiness after using this lotion mask.

    jeng jeng jeng, who wanna try this whitening mask?

    Now I know everyone is doing the giveaway, I just thought my readers should not missed out the chance as well. The more the merrier right? Who knows you can win from here! Nuffnang has given me 24 KOSE SEKKISEI Lotion Mask Packs to giveaway. Each pack contains 2 pieces of mask you can use. All you need to do is leave a comment with your name and e-mail address on this post. Nuffnang will e-mail the 24 winners for prize collection at Nuffnang office.
    1. What are the 3 main ingredients used in KOSÉ SEKKISEI Lotion Mask?
    2. Name ONE of the benefits of the KOSÉ SEKKISEI Lotion Mask. (Any 1 out of the 9 benefits)
    The first 24 readers to comment and answer correctly will win! woohoo.

    are you the Cinderella?

    P.S: Did you join the KOSÉ Cinderella contest? They are going to announce the winners soon! Check out www.facebook.com/kose.malaysia and the KOSÉ Cinderella contest here. The Cinderella will win RM15,000 cash, one year supply of SEKKISEI products, a trip to Japan (2015) for SEKKISEI's 30th anniversary birthday party and be featured on magazine as a cover girl in a magazine!

    The SEKKISEI Lotion can be purchase from any Kose outlets in Malaysia at 200ml RM170 / 360ml RM260.

    Dove School of Skindulgence Instagram Contest


    Siti Suhaila Abd Hamid, Brand Manager & Chong Yen Nee,
    Brand Manager of Skins Category of Unilever (M) Holdings Sdn Bhd
    launched the Skindulgence Facebook campaign

    The best thing that ever happened to the Butterfly Project Community early this year was being able to experience what it takes to being able indulge ourselves. In a recent study by Dove body wash with 108 women between the ages of 18 - 35 years old, time and money are one of the obstacles in taking care of themselves.  Dove then launched the Skindulgence campaign to encourages women out there to pamper and take care of themselves everyday in the best affordable way possible right in the comfort of their own home via the three pillars - eat right, stay active and pamper yourself.
    the community for beauty & lifestyle bloggers

    50 butterflies (blogger members of The Butterfly Project) were invited then to the Dove "home" at The Apartment, Curve on 25th February, 2014 to participate in the School of Skindulgence where each group got to learn how to eat right, stay active and pamper themselves right in a home setting workshop. It was a clever way to send the message through and everyone had a great time learning how to stay healthy by making their own meals at home, staying active with easy to do exercises without needing to subscribe to a gym and pampering themselves using Dove which is better than milk thanks to key ingredient NutriumMoisture. What it does besides moisturizing our skin baby smooth is that it also replenishes the goodness lost during bath says Dove's brand manager, Siti Suhaila Abd Hamid.

    Here's a glimpse of the amazing School of Skindulgence workshop session at The Apartment, Curve. Scroll to the bottom to find out how you can win a 3 day 2 night Island Getaway just by practicing the three pillars at home and sharing it on your instagram for 21-days.

    members of The Butterfly Project ecstatic about the launch 

    of course everyone got to bring back Dove

    I'm wondering what they're talking about

    as many as 50 butterflies turned up that night 

    we had cards that tells us which group we belong to
    (each group to experience a pillar session)

    each pillar has its own designated themed setting
    eat right - cooking workshop, stay active - garden exercise
    pamper yourself - a bathroom setting

     fancy taking selfies in this bathroom!

    the cooking workshop was the best

    valuable health & exercise tips to take care of ourselves

    Unilever Chefs sent to teach us to cook healthy
    (we made two recipes that night to bring back home)

    we made chicken salad & edame soba yum!

    21 days of eating right, staying active & loving yourself
    1 Mar – 30 Apr 2014

    Now here's the interesting part about learning all this tips and tricks. Everyone went back armed and ready to blog about the Dove School of Skindulgence Campaign which is a instagram contest. The challenge was to share everyday for 21days photos of ourselves eating right, staying active and pampering ourselves. Each photograph shared on instagram must come with it's designated hashtag #skindulgence #eatright #stayactive #betterthanmilk. All contest information can be found right on the Dove Body Wash Facebook Fanpage. What we need to do is register and pledge to practice the three pillars for 21-days and all  instagram photographs shared will be automatically tracked via the hashtags to appear on a cute daily / weekly report book on the app.

    The contest is opened to everyone who has instagram. It's so easy to join, just commit to a picture a day for 21-days based on the three pillars and you might just be one of the 10 lucky people going on that Island getaway trip to Krabi (Grand Prize). Not only that, every week there will be three winners announced on Dove Body Wash Facebook Fanpage with the best pillar photographs shared.

    the last day to pledge is April 10, 2014

    Want to be one of the top 10? Here are some tips:
    1. Start as early as possible. Because there are weekly prizes to be won along with the Grand Prize.
    2. Try not to miss any of your daily Skindulgence activity. You can’t turn back time!
    3. In our books, eating right isn’t about having a specific diet. It’s about moderation, and listening to what your body wants. If you want that block of chocolate, go ahead! Just balance it out with some exercise. And speaking of exercise…
    4. It’s not just about spin class at gym twice a week. It’s a change in lifestyle. Take the stairs, not the escalator. Need to talk to someone in your office? Skip the intercom, and walk up to them!
    5. You don’t need to take a photograph of yourself showering with Dove (it’s a little too much skin and definitely illegal in many countries). Just pose with your Dove body wash as proof, before or after your shower.
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    Paul Penders Skincare Review


    let me introduce you to Paul Penders skincare products

    Today I will be sharing my thoughts on the Paul Penders skincare range that was given to me for review during my trip last month at Langkawi. Read about my Paul Penders Langkawi experience here, it explains what the brand is all about. Paul Penders skincare range contains LevensESSENTIE Gold® - a mixture of 22 certified organically grown herbs, a traditional formulation which is the pride of Paul Penders. Here are the steps I follow for my Paul Penders skincare regime for the past 3 weeks, it starts with:
    1. Cleansing
    2. Toning
    3. Moisturizing
    4. Protecting (if you're going out)
    5. Weekly treatment using ICT

    Guardian's My Date with Beauty 2014

    The Great Guardian Makeover 2014
    yesterday at the My Date with Beauty with Illy

    Since 2008, Guardian has been organizing this fun makeover event called The Great Guardian Makeover every year to make women look not only good, but feel good too. This year, they called it "My Date with Beauty". It's not a public event, shoppers has to spend min. RM20 above including one participating brand in a single receipt to be entitled to one makeover ticket at RM10 to join The Great Guardian Makover. Each makeover ticket entitles you to a makeover session, a photo session and a goodie bag. Over 1,500 shoppers took part and boy I didn't want to miss this out too since I have been going since 2008.

    My GoGirl Review & Giveaway


    what's pink & new in Malaysia?

    Here's an interesting review for my readers today. When I first got the e-mail to review GoGirl I go what the **** is it? I did a fair bit of reading on GoGirl's website and was throughly impressed by the thingamajig. Not only it's in pink it's something that I could use during emergencies when there is no real clean bathrooms around. When I say real, I mean real proper bathrooms where there's flush, toilet paper, no signs of brownies anywhere (yes I shall call them brownies for now) and clean toilet bowl to sit on.

    Shizens Stand Firm Stay Firm Online Photography Contest


    STAND FIRM STAY FIRM Photography Contest

    Since ancient times, women inner strength can only be seen through their roles of giving birth to new life, taking care and protecting their family. But as time passed, women began demonstrating their capabilities in undertaking more responsibilities, raising a family as well as being part of the workforce and contributing to social welfare. As evolution enhanced the confidence level of every woman allowing them to showcase their inner strength, they still recognized the importance of physical beauty and strived to maintain their outer beauty through various means. - Shizens Malaysia.

    Kiehl's Ultra Light Daily UV Defense SPF 50 PA+++ UVA GIVEAWAY


    u think I put on a lot, but that's really just 50cents coin size haha

    Prevention is better than cure, that's what my family believes in. My mother, sister and myself love the Kiehl's Ultra Light Daily UV Defense SPF 50 PA+++ UVA. It's non-greasy, dermatologist tested and helps protect against pigmentation and premature skin aging. A little goes a long way for this product, I only need a few dabs to cover my face! It's creamy but upon application it melts away, smoothens and disappears from sight. I have dry sensitive skin and so far I like the moisturized protection this product gives me.

    Shop Online Now Loccitane Malaysia

    congratulations on your opening L'occitane Malaysia

    Good news for L’OCCITANE shoppers because now you can shop online at L’OCCITANE E-Commerce site which is officially launch today with many exciting promotions. However I went to play around with the site and I am confused as the next pokok taugeh as to how to shop there. On first look it doesn't look like a e-commerce site. There is no buy button or shopping cart. I loggin via facebook under account and I can see that there's the usual shopping account window. I guess they're not ready yet but hey if they are, here's the promotions :)
    • Free Shipping with any purchase except soap (until 30th April only. On first May onwards, free shipping is only offered for purchases above Rm200). Standard charges apply for purchases below RM200.
    • Free Gift Wrapping
    • Free RM20 voucher ( redemption starts in May, with purchase of RM100. Will be added automatically in customer’s shopping bag)
    • Free online gift with purchase above RM200
    • Early Bird Special – free thermal flask for first 50 customers with purchase above RM100

    You can visit the website here loccitane.com.my.
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