Month: May 2016

Foodie Adventures: Hard Rock Café’s Hollywood Burger and the World Burger Tour 2016

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God made burgers on a day when people were all feeling sad and he wanted to cheer everyone up. #NotATrueStory but it certainly feel like it is. Just like my friend Pita, I can never say no to a good burger. That’s why we only had one answer to Hard Rock Café’s invitation to check out the World Burger Tour‘s stop in KL – hell, yes!

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Beauty + Skin Care: How I got my horrendous breakout under control

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So I’ve been going on and on recently about how there have been so many changes in my lifestyle recently and how it’s been affecting my skin. It’s been a gruelling couple of months due to these changes but now that it’s gotten a lot better, I’m happy to share with you the details on how I got through them!

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Beauty + Skin Care: 5 Reasons Why You Should Get a Pobling Pore Sonic Cleanser

It’s been a while since I last made a video! Today, it’s about something special – my new, favourite skin care tool! A facial cleansing brush that does the job well without ruining your budget plans for the month! 😉

Hope this review will be helpful to a lot of you who are looking for their own facial cleansing brush. 🙂

More later.

Love,

Carol

*Product sponsored by Althea

Beauty: L’Oréal’s New Identity and Products (Prices, First Impressions)

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Makeup is all about fun and self-expression in my book so I’m totally on board with L’Oréal Paris’ new name and brand direction.

L’Oréal is a trusted brand that’s been around for ages (since 1909!). I remember growing up with it and getting my first ever foundation from their brand years ago. So the rebranding actually came as a surprise – a good one. 😉

They’re now known as L’Oréal Paris Makeup Designer. So what’s behind the longer name?

Don’t just wear makeup, design your look!

The brand is actually encouraging everyone who uses their products to exercise their freedom and self-expression using makeup. They want you to actually design your whole look. It’s 2016, after all.

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Travel: The Churchill War Rooms (London, UK)

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Note: The Churchill War Rooms is part of Britain’s Imperial War Museums. If you want to check out my write up on the IWM London, click here.

Tucked in a corner by the Clive Steps in London is the entrance to one of my favourite stops during our Europe trip. The inconspicuous door  leading to the Churchill War Rooms’ entrance was already modified to make it easier for people to find it. However, a lot of tourists who visit London still walk past it, not knowing what it actually is and not even noticing it.

The Churchill War Rooms is composed of the Cabinet War Rooms and the Churchill Museum. It is an underground complex built under the Treasury building in London that served as Britain’s command centre during World War II. It is where then Prime Minister Winston Churchill spent most of his time, making the most important decisions and plans back then. The complex was abandoned in August 1945 after WWII and was preserved.

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Beauty: Youngblood Cosmetics – Mineral Cosmetics for Flawless Looking Skin

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As far as mineral makeup goes, I wasn’t interested in it. Ever. I was given a brand to try once back when I was working for TV and it made me look washed out on camera. Since then, I shunned the idea of going back to it.

Just a couple of years later, I find myself writing about beauty most of the time and the call of mineral makeup is back and a lot harder to resist. Maybe it was time to give it another go?

Enter Youngblood, a makeup line created by aesthetician Pauline Youngblood who has made a career for herself in Hollywood. She often encountered clients with severely traumatised skin (damaged by aesthetic treatments or harsh products) that took months to go back to normal.

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For people that are going through a healing process for their skin, there are very little makeup options available. So Pauline began working with chemists to come up with a line of cosmetics that are gentle enough even for the most sensitive skin types.

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