Month: September 2016

Beauty + Skin Care: The Therapy Range by The Face Shop (Review)

The Face Shop, The Therapy First Serum, The Therapy Moisture Cream, Moisturiser, Serum, Skin Care, Beauty, Review,

Hello, blog! I’ve missed you! Do you still remember your owner? ????  Goodness, I feel like such a bad mother abandoning this space just like that for a few weeks.

Life happened again. Surprise, surprise. I am notorious when it comes to spreading myself too thin and it’s my blog that usually suffers first. My apologies, blog. Mommy loves you! I’ve been away cos of all my work as a freelancer (did you read my Forbes article on Vivy Yusof yet?) and because of something exciting that my friends and I are working on. ????You guys may get news of what it is by tomorrow so do stay tuned. ????

But wait! This blogpost’s purpose is not about me making excuses! (Even though I start most of my posts with that.) It is, however, about something that’s also quite exciting as well – but we’re gonna be hopping off to the skin care department for this one. ????

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I’m here today to talk about The Face Shop‘s latest offerings for people like me who are deathly afraid of premature skin ageing. I’m now in my late 20s and the big 3-o is coming in just a couple of years. Before I hit that age, I would like to be fully prepared, thank you very much! Enter – The Therapy range!

It’s The Face Shop‘s line wherein science meets nature. It uses a European formula that contains 135 hand-blended recipes that vary in botanical ingredients. You’re basically purchasing history right there.

They sent me two products to try and I’m gonna be giving you a quick lowdown on each:

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Travel: Why You Shouldn't Miss Visiting the Houses of Parliament (London, UK)

UK, UK Parliament, Big Ben, Travel, Europe, London, Britain, England

UK, UK Parliament, Big Ben, Travel, Europe, London, Britain, England

Touring the Parliament wasn’t originally on our schedule as we were quite unaware that it’s actually easy for people go inside and have a look. When we arrived in London, however, Alvin found out that since we were there during the session break, we could sign up for an audio tour! We booked our tickets just a day before and got slots! #WinningInLife

We have this sort of luck during our travels, you see. A similar thing happened in Japan – but that’s for a different post.

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Travel: The HMS Belfast (London, UK)

HMS Belfast, Travel, London, UK,

HMS Belfast, Travel, London, UK,

Just dropping by to make a quick post about the HMS Belfast – one of the attractions in London we went to and really enjoyed!

It’s part of the UK’s Imperial War Museums (IWM). We visited 3 out of 5 during our trip and you can find the posts here:

I wasn’t really able to take a lot of photos inside the ship since I was busy trying not to fall into trap doors or make a wrong step while climbing up and down ladders. Note to self: The life of a sailor definitely isn’t for me. This, despite my obsession over the Navy’s gala uniform and how I would look in it.

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