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24

April

TWENTY

0104 HRS

Early Mother’s Day Treat!

Dated mummykins for a spa date the other day and we decided to book an appointment with Spa Club (previously showcased pictures of their spa boutique here) to try out their massage treatments.  Spa Club is located conveniently at Beach Road, which is just opposite Shaw Tower and beside purvis street. Happy to find out that there is also a spacious carpark situated just around the corner so that makes the location even more accessible ;)
 
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We were welcomed with a hot towel and a cuppa freshly brewed ginger tea.

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We had the option to choose the massage oil that we preferred as well, depending on what we were looking at i.e stress relief, relaxing etc.

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With mummykins <3

It was my first time at Spa Club so we had a quick tour around the place, visiting the rooms and facilities..
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We had the couple room to enjoy our treatment ;)

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Besides massages, Spa Club offers other services such as facial and slimming treatments. You can view their full menu here!

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Gotta love the beauty corner at Spa Club!

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The resting lounge.

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One of the highlights of Spa Club would definitely be the shaved ice mountain. A bucket of ice with a cold towel will be provided when you enter the steam bath room and this helps you to feel more hydrated and comfortable under the heat.

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Soaking in the jacuzzi with cut fruits, snacks and drinks!

Thumbs up for the service because the therapist attended to us was really patient and thoughtful and both mommy and I had a really good pampering time there. Definitely a weekend well-spent and a spa date was perfect for some mommy-daughter bonding time <3

Spa Club is having a mother day's special and from April 22nd to 31st May, you can get to enjoy these treatments with your mom! Do book your appointment early to avoid disappointment ;)
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16

April

TWENTY

0404 HRS

Pure Colour Envy Shine

SPONSORED POST

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Guess what came in the mail the other day!

I always think events, anniversaries, functions and wedding dinners give us a reason to unbox/open a brand new set of make up, even though we might not have finished using the old sets – at least for me heh. #alwaysfullofexcuses So talking about that, I just attended a dear friend's wedding last week so that was a perfect time for me to test on these new Pure Colour Envy Shine Sculpting Lipsticks from Estée Lauder!
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Thanks to the Estée Lauder team, I received four of the 16 cool and lovely shades namely (from left to right) to try:
1. 410 Mischievous Rose
2. 320 Surreal Sun
3. 110 Nude Angel
4. 210 Graceful

Kinda into all kinds of pink hues lately so my favourite shade of the lot would be the one on the extreme right – 210 Graceful. More pictures below to show you the shades!

You are probably thinking what's special about the Pure Colour Envy Shine Sculpting Lipstick, and as the name sounds, the highlights of this range are the shiny texture and that it is able to sculpt your lips naturally, smartly. The shine feature illuminates, sculpts and defines your lips, making them look fuller and at the same time, shiny for long hours.  As for the sculpting feature, it introduces an advanced true vision technology which encompasses innovative sculpted pigments to provide colour that is multi-dimensional, giving your lips a sculpted look. With the Shine and Sculpting features, we will be able to have our lips shaped with a uniform layer of brilliant, fresh color with a high-shine finish.

Pure Colour Envy Shine Sculpting Lipstick range is developed with hyaluronic acid which helps to attract, capture and seal in moisture for continuous hydration! The lips will definitely feel softer, smoother, more supple and stay continuously moisturized throughout the day – especially for most of us who spend long hours outside at work.

Apart from the above mentioned, you'll be happy to know that the Pure Color Envy Shine Sculpting Lipsticks are designed specially for Asian women, with colours that are complement most of our skin-tones and enhance/brighten our complexion ;)

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What I like about the Pure Colour Envy Shine Sculpting Lipstick is that it is housed in a new, enviable sleek, slim, luxurious lipstick case and additionally, it has an innovative magnetic closure. The latter helps to close the case perfectly, conveniently and most importantly, securely with a click. My old lippies somehow have caps that fall off easily when put together with my other beauty products and many a time, the lippies stained my entire pouch plus other products and I had a hard time clearing that up!

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The lipstick shades were all very intense and I tested out three of my favourite shades amongst the four as these three shades are what I would wear on a daily basis!

Prepared for the wedding dinner and have gotten ready with full makeup except lippie. More below – showing you the three shades that I've tested out ;)
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Pure Colour Envy Shine Sculpting Lipstick:
320 Surreal Sun

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As the name sounds, the sun word says that it has a tinge of orange/coral hue and it sure does! When I was much tanner, I used to enjoy using orangey pink lippie and blusher as they gave the illusion of a tanned, glowing sunkissed skintone. Pink didn't blend in well for my dark skintone back then. Have stopped tanning for years so now I'm slightly fairer and from time to time, I still enjoy using orangey pink hues (but perhaps slightly more towards the pink like this 320 Surreal Sun shade) for make up especially for beach vacations as I think they can still be very helpful to create a sunkissed skintone!

Pure Colour Envy Shine Sculpting Lipstick:
210 Graceful

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The K-Pop craze has got me interested in all things pink and especially pink lippies! After trying out these three shades, this 210 Graceful pink shade is my favourite out of all and I think it gives the skintone a contrast. Furthermore, I feel that it makes my not-so-fair skintone fairer!

Pure Colour Envy Shine Sculpting Lipstick:
110 Nude Angel

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I kinda like how natural this shade is, yet giving your lips a glossy healthy finish. This is the most natural shade amongst the four but it is also the lightest shade – which I think some might prefer a more obvious colour. But this to me is good for days when I prefer to keep my makeup light and simple or this can be great for events whereby you go for the dark, fully lined eyes and balance out the heavy eye makeup by having a nude shade on your lips!

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The Pure Colour Envy Shine Sculpting Lipstick is priced at SGD$45 each and is available at all Estée Lauder counters. You can click HERE to check out the store locator ;)

Hope you enjoyed the entry and last but not least, you can also join in the fun and win yourself a gift set with SGD$100 worth of Estée Lauder products! What you have to do is:
- Wear your favorite Envy Shine color
- Take a photo and upload it to Instagram
- Hashtag #LipstickEnvyShineSG 
- From now till 30 April 2014.

10 lucky ladies will be chosen and announcement of winners will be on Estée Lauder's Facebook page  on 10 May 2014. Do join in the contest and you never know you might just be one of the winners!

14

April

TWENTY

0704 HRS

A Quick Update

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Attended the Nine West Private Summer'14 Preview a couple days ago and I love their Summer outfit hues this season! Nine West just brought in their first ever fashion line and you can spot a mixture of bold, striking shades for most of their designs. Will be back to share more in details with pictures!

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Since we are on the topic of clothes and such, I would like to introduce one of our local accessory labels -  Rivière Accessories.

Rivière accessories
was launched about a year half back and has been well-received by the public with its statement pieces. It specializes in unique, exquisite chunky statement necklaces and love the big bold gems which are perfect to play up simple dresses. Rivière accessories also offers a wide range of other accessories such as bracelets, earrings, bags, clutches as well as accessories for your tablets!

Here are some of their latest designs:

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Rivière Accessories is offering 10% discount to you guys, just quote 'Beatrice10' upon check out. Promotion ends 30th April 2014.
Shop: http://riviereaccessories.com/

13

April

TWENTY

0604 HRS

Chicken Up

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Had a date night with pooties at Chicken Up a couple of days ago because we were craving for Yangnyeom (Korean Seasoned Fried) Chicken! Was recommended to this place by a couple of Korean friends residing in Singapore as well a friend of mine, Dominic who was taking up Korean language course back then (and he was introduced by his Korean teacher or something). He told me that this place is popular amongst the Koreans here in Singapore and since we wouldn't be going to Korea anytime soon, we thought we had to pay this place a visit to satisfy our Korean Fried Chicken craving!

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What I thought was really interesting was the Watermelon Soju (SGD30) – which came in the above form. Basically it was watermelon juice mixed with Soju so it tasted sweet – we both loved this drink!

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Spicy boiled chicken soup.

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Soy fried chicken.

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Original Yangnyeom chicken.

We had the buffet (SGD27.50/pax) which came with one serving of spicy boiled chicken soup and free flow fried chicken. In my opinion, the watermelon soju, soy fried chicken and the spicy boiled chicken soup were the best but the others were mediocre. Meal was good but wasn't that satisfying for us and in fact, I thought four fingers serves better soy fried chicken! Wouldn't recommend for ladies to go for buffet here because we had about 4-5 chicken each and we were so full by then.

As usual, company was awesome so it was a great night nonetheless! <3

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Outfit for the date night ;)

CHICKEN UP
#01-01, 48 Tanjong Pagar Road
Phone: 63271203
Opening Hours:
Sun – Thu: 17:30 – 02:00 
Fri – Sat: 17:30 – 03:00

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And whee!! I'm a happy girl today because I just received a pair of the super gorgeous limited edition 'Cherry Blossom' New Balance ML999 which was just launched in stores yesterday! 

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Photos from http://www.nicekicks.com/2014/03/03/new-balance-ml999-cherry-blossom-pack/


Chose the peach pink pair and this is probably my favourite New Balance lifestyle pair sitting in my shoe-drobe right now. Love the soft design of this model, the pastel hues and this design is definitely very apt for the term 'Cherry Blossom'! Personally think Grey is also one of the most versatile shades of all time and can't wait to mix and match them with my outfits – thank you so much, Merli! <3

P.S: This design is available at all New Balance Concept Stores, Leftfoot and limited edition stores ;)

10

April

TWENTY

1204 HRS

MSN TVC

Whoop yay! The MSN TVC is out so I'm able to share the snap shots captured behind the scenes previously- although this might be pretty backdated heh.

Great thanks to Hanni, I had a chance to be cast and lucky me got the opportunity to work with an absolutely brilliant director Jay Soo, an efficient team/crew and not forgetting, MSN. This has gotta be one of the fastest shoots ever, everything was extremely well-planned and I guess that helped to speed up the entire filming process. Got to know these four macho guys (above) and if you find them familiar, you'll know that they are the special ones performing at USS: The Waterworld stunt show every week- the show where we get to witness a tidal wave of death-defying stunts, along with impressive thrills and spills from real explosions of fire! I guess that explains their body build and you can see more of their swift moves in the MSN TVC below ;)

More shots taken behind the scenes:
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Reporting time was 5am and the team was so kind to prepare coffee and breakfast for us all <3

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With Hanni – Thank you ;)

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That's Director Jay Soo in Blue ;)

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And the final TVC ;)

MSN: Do You Know? (60s) from Jay Soo on Vimeo.

And tonight, I'm #thankful ;)

Goodnight, y'all!