Friday, June 30, 2017

[UNBOXING REVIEW] The Butterfly Project turns 4!

Butterflies celebrating The Butterfly Project's 4th Birthday!
Hmm, lets see. I'm really not sure on where to start, but I can't thank mamasan enough for letting me a part of the Butterfly team. So thank you mamasan for bringing me up and guiding me through by telling me whats right and whats wrong in the blogging world. But really at the end of the day, with the Butterfly Project, I've learned that its important to always be true to yourself when writing a blog post. The Butterfly Project is a bloggers community in Malaysia and I'm proud to say that I grew up with this community. #proudbutterfly

Whats a birthday party without dessert gais?
To celebrate this milestone, the butterfly project threw not one but TWO birthday bashes to celebrate this achievement of growing so strong. Too bad I had to miss out on the first one, but I wouldn't miss the second birthday bash for the world! It was actually really nice to be gathered with fellow blogger friends, being able to make new friends and of course to really be surrounded in a community that shares the same passion.

Photobooth by Glitz & Glam
And the prints are just gorgeous!
Present at the event, we had a lovely photo booth by G&G Studio booth and the photo box prints are really something to brag about and it really did attract a lot of attention, especially during arrival. Being in a room filled with bloggers, we really had to coordinate our time by taking turns to really spam the photo booth. hehe. Why? Because it wouldn't be complete if we didn't bring back some photos to keep when we head back home. PLUS, with super high-quality photographs being printed out almost instantly, it really got our heart pumping which excites our imagination of being creative with the photo booth. Be sure to check them out at for more deets.  #propsprovided by #gngstudiobooth

With fellow blogger friends, smiles everywhere!
We were all seated in a cozy corner provided by Hello Deer, Uptown PJ and despite the parking issues normally held in Uptown PJ, thankfully it was easy to park at Starling Mall. The dress code during the day was pastel and what was even more exciting was that there was a party contest going on where the top 10 best butterfly party makeup will win NYX Gifts worth RM150 each! YASS! Not sure if you love my look, but it had a little bling to it to match my pastel attire.

From left: Syafiqahxoxo, mua, Sydney, Innanie and Mira Citcit
With all the excitement going around, we were told to be seated and we had a welcome note by Leonard followed by a Birthday Box Unboxing Session with Sydney. Yes, I said Birthday Box Unboxing. It literally felt as if it was my birthday, OMGGGGG! It was actually really exciting as the Birthday 'Bags' were placed on our seats and to find out that it was SO HUGE that everyone started peeking even before the event officially started. Opps #guilty. Now, if you're looking forward to finding out on what's inside, scroll away as I'll be sharing with you some magical stuff I found during the unboxing session. YAS!


Here's a little sneak peak of whats inside.
Just Waderlustthings | Unicorn brushes! 
Unicorn Eye Make Up Brushes | from Wanderlust Things
Now for the real deal! Whats in my Birthday Box? First up is we have some wanderlustthings which i got myself some unicorn eye makeup brushes (told you its filled with magical things inside). According to a little pamphlet i got in my bag, it says that these brushes are made from the finest unicorn hair and a strong unicorn handle which will guarantee to make any girl feel magical. EEPPP! Managed to also check out their site, cause i wanted to get the unicorn face makeup brushes to match my eye makeup brushes. Hehe. These retails at RM89 only and you can always check out for more #wanderlustthings. (BIRTHDAY HINT if you don't know what to get for me during my birthday) Hehe.

W.Lab | Pocket Shadow Palette In Blooming | from
Next would be something i actually got myself is a W.Lab Pocket Shadow Palette in Blooming which i personally already have, and if you want one for yourself you can get it from! I swear the shades are perfect for summer/autumn feels and how can you not love the fact that it comes in 10 beautiful shades! I will be doing a separate review on this, so if you're tempted to get this for yourself, I'll show you different kind of looks that you can do with the palette of magic. This retails at RM90 and i believe that its super affordable for 10 shades (that's RM9 per shade guys!). So worth it!

Matte Suade | Orked Cosmetics
Also got myself some really chic liquid lipsticks by Orkid Cosmetics, our very own Malaysian-grown brand. This is by far the first time I've heard about Orkid Cosmetics, but I AM IN LOVE! Its actually a halal beauty brand that has been created by a local blogger and their mattes are just gorge! I honestly don't think that these are the only colours available, but i must say that the shades that I've received are just jaw-dropping. Review coming right up!

Big Eyes Magnifier Mascara | 1028 & Liquid Eyeliner WP Super Black | Dolly Wink
I also received a Big Eyes Magnifier Mascara by 1028, and a Liquid Eyeliner WP Super Black by Dolly Wink too! 1028 is a new brand to me, but we all know how good when it comes to quality on Dolly Wink products. I'm actually currently using Dolly Wink's eyeliners, and I'm super thankful to be receiving this just before I purchased a new one. I'm also pretty curious about the mascara, so I'll let you know all about it once I get a chance to test it. Thank you butterfly project!

Floral Hydro Mist & Long Lasting Liquid Eyeliner | Mamonde
Another brand that I love would be something from Mamonde where we got ourselves the Long Lasting Liquid Eyeliner (cool! Another eyeliner) and a Floral Hydro Mist (which I personally have in my current office). I swear I cant wait to give their Long Lasting Liquid eyeliner a go, so if you want me to do a review on it, please give me a heads up! The floral hydro-mist, on the other hand, is a MUST HAVE! One of my favorite mist of all times and there's no regrets if you ever decide to get this.

NEESYA Cleansing Set
Aloe Vera and Hadabisen's Moisturizing Face Mask 
I've also gotten myself some skin care from Neesya, a cleansing set, a tub of aloe vera and Hadabisen's moisturizing face mask extra rich in 5 pieces (cause one is never enough). With my skin as tanned as ever, its about time i start going back to Neesya to provide my skin a natural glow. I've already own a few sets of Neesya and i honestly love the results. I have yet to try the Hadabisen, so stay tuned for my review on that. hehe. Since its a moisturizing mask, i might use this at times when my skin is extra dry. Speaking about dry, i think its great to know that i got myself an Aloe Vera Soothing Gel from Pax Moly too! I can only say too little about the benefits of Aloe Vera, so i would really say that this is a must have item at home as well.

UV Defense, Hydracalm Sleeping Mask and Hot Body Shaper Cream | Clinelle
Clinelle has always been a trusted brand to me, and its exciting to find the Clinelle UV Defense SPF50, the Clinelle PureSwiss Hydracalm Sleeping Mask and the Clinelle Hot Body Shaper Cream in my Bag. I have no doubts on their products, but among the 3, I'm honestly looking forward to see how the Clinelle Hot Body Shaper Cream works. YAY! Will be using this during my gym sessions, and I'm hoping that it would burn the fats that i have gained over the months. boohoo. #reviewcoming right up!

Adidas Climacool | Adidas
I was actually surprised to also find something from Adidas in my bag too! Got myself the Climacool Shower Gel and the Climacool Deodorant. I don't know about you, but despite being a female, I'm actually rather fond of the male version of the climacool shower gel and deodorant. It has a really sporty fresh scent, and a sniff of this can actually be rather relaxing after a long workout at the gym. I don't know about you, but i believe that this can be a great item to give as a gift too if you're clueless on what to get. Hehe.

Gifts from Photobook Malaysia!
And to end our event, we got a little gift from Photobook Malaysia to treasure our memories in a hardcopy souvenir. They actually provided us with The Simple Book 6x6 Hardcover and a 50x4R prints. I know that living in a digital world may not require physical photos to be printed, but call me old fashioned cause i still love the idea of having hard copies as memories. Kinda give you more feels to your memories no? Hehe. Did you know that Photobook Malaysia has a photobook app now? Yep, thats technology for you by Photobook Malaysia. Really cant wait to try this out!

Top 10 best make up winners!
Made it to the top 10 gais!
I know it might have been too much to read about, but i have to say that it was one of the MOST amazing parties I've attended. There was also a pastel fairy make up contest happening the event, and guess what?! I'm in the top 10 best makeup attendees! Who really knew i had it in me? Hehe. So yes, on top of that i won a little contest too with some amazing blogger friends. Its actually pretty sad that i never really got the chance to take some photos with the rest of the bloggers, but getting to see them is always a priceless moment.

Group photo before leaving.
And that about it for my Unboxing Review. How awesome is it to be a butterfly with the butterfly project? Hehe. It's a great moment to remember and I look forward to the butterfly project in having more events like this to give chances to new caterpillars and butterflies as we grow together to be ideal bloggers in life. Once again thank you for reading my blog post, stay tuned for my full write up on the items mentioned above. Hehe. xx

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

[JUNE Blog Detox] My Fave Sheet Mask | The Butterfly Project

My June fave mask,  Activa Double Action Double Miracle of White
Finally made some time to have a Blog Detox with a bunch of other bloggers from the Butterfly Project cause we never really get to talk about the normal things in life with all the things happening in the world. Now, just to clarify to you a few things, this post is no way sponsored and the mask is an item that I decided to purchase and use on my own will. So yes gais, this is all me. And being in The Butterfly Project community, we were given the challenge to talk about our favorite sheet mask.

Each pack comes with 2 types of mask
I actually stumbled upon this mask when I was in Mersing, Pahang during a business trip and since traveling can be pretty stressful sometimes, I was in need of some cleansing at night when I settle down. The nearest pharmacy from where I stayed was actually Watsons Malaysia, and I don't know why, but when I saw the Activa Double Action Double Miracle Of White, it really got my attention! It's not a brand that I'm familiar with, but since it was the only one that caught my attention, I told myself, why not? So I got a few packs of it and decided to bring it around with me.

Some facts and descriptions of the product
Each pack of Activa Double Action Double Miracle Of White comes with 2 masks, one featuring the Black Peel-Off Mask and the other the brightening mask. At the back of the mask, it actually says that i get to experience the dual results of instant fairness! With 5 highlighted benefits, I have to say that it's hard to resist. It actually claims to eliminate toxins, unclogs and refines pores, brightens and lightens skin, provides nutrition and elevates skin renewal process. Too good to be true? Well, lets find out!

1 | Black Peel-Off Mask 

Activa | Miracle White Black Peel-Off Mask
Texture comes in a liquidy form
First up would be the Black Peel Off Mask, and I guess I have to admit that this was one of the reasons I got it. Black Peel Off Mask is a current trend in the beauty world, I just had to get my hands on it! And since I got it this has been designed as a double detox where it unclogs pores by attracting dirt. At the same time, it also enhances blood circulation to effectively remove accumulated toxins.

Apply it on skin and leave it on for about 20 minutes or till its fully dry
Check out my black heads gais!
Upon applying it, I guess I had to leave it on for about 20 minutes to wait for it to fully dry up and the feeling of peeling it off is just satisfying! You can even see the black heads sticking on the mask which really cleared off my pores almost instantly. After the Double Detox action, its time to give our skin a chance to absorb good nutrients.

2 | Brightening Mask

Activa | Brightening mask
Once your detoxing session is done, its time to provide some nutrients that the skin needs. according to the package, it says that the miracle white whitening masque is made out of natural herbal extracts to provide the skin with optimal nutrition for skin repair. YAS, just what my skin needs. It claims to lighten uneven skin tone, dark spots, blemishes, and scarring (but we all know that is usually long term results). What the heck, gave it a go and I have to say that I love how relaxing the smell is.

This mask even covers your eyes too, provided if you want to cover your eyes
Like any mask, there's not really much to talk about when it comes to the texture of the mask, but I have to hand it to ya that it's actually pretty good. I love how it feels on my skin, and it really does moisturizes my skin effortlessly (which is basically all I need from a sheet of mask). Upon removing it after applying it on for about 15 minutes, I have to say that it did close up my pores and it also did give my skin a slight glow.


And the after results, smooth skin granted!
And after about almost 40 minutes of my DIY pampering session, I have to say that I love the results! Personally speaking, I think the highlight of the mask is the black peel-off mask, but as a combo, it compliments each other really well. So no complaints. Would I repurchase? YES! I have no complaints on the product as it doesn't leave my skin feeling irritated and the fact that my skin feels clean after application. It only retails at about RM15 from Watsons Malaysia Stores, which I got it at about RM11 at the time as it was on sale. Thank you for reading and I hope you enjoyed reading my blog post. Do leave me a comment if you need to know anything else xx

GET YOURS HEREWatsons Malaysia (click here) 

[REVIEW] Whitening Cream | G9Skin White in Whipping Cream

Hey, guys, you may think that working on an island is a dream job but here's the ugly truth. You imagine walking by the beach in the evenings and getting a dip in the open sea when you can, and when you head to bed and wake up the next day, you realize that you're sunburned. I honestly don't mind pulling off the 'tan' look, but at times when I'm off to an event or to a wedding, I would expect at least my skin to look brighter after a few weeks (which usually I don't achieve sadly). Thankfully, I found a whitening cream that spreads on my skin naturally and in this post, I'll be writing a little review on how good it is. Scroll away!

The Whitening Cream is by G9Skin and other than having a really cute packaging, it also has a super cute title which is called the White in Whipping Cream. As you can see, it comes in a milk box carton which I found adorbs, and when you flip it around, you'll see all Korean words as the instructions. I wasn't as worried when I got this, cause I assume that it doesn't take instructions to tell you how to use this. Easy peasy. The packaging also comes with an expiry date at the back too!

When you unbox the packaging, the actual product actually comes in a 50g tub containing white 'whipping cream'. I love how it has a proper cap that protects the cream with a little lid so that it's easy to pull it open (as some cream tubs don't have covers that as convenient) and as expected, the content is as white as snow! I would highly recommend you to use a spatula to scoop out the content like I did to maintain hygiene of the product.


Now, upon testing it, I was actually a little skeptical about the formulation ending up too white on the skin but surprisingly it works pretty well! I did a hand swatch and I was really surprised that when in contact with skin, the cream would turn into water droplets within seconds! Apparently, it contains hyaluronic acid which provides long lasting moisture and at the same time leaves your skin feeling hydrated with a natural glow. Truth be told! But I warn you that you may not be required to use too much on your skin, which also means that this product is good to last you for at least 2 months if worn daily.


As a verdict, I'd say that it really does brighten your skin almost instantly, but it doest not leave you with permanent results ( personal opinion after using about a week ). It's a great product to have if you want an instant boost of having brighter glowing skin after being out in the sun a day before. I usually would apply this after toner and moisturizer which helps even out the cream when applying on skin. To enhance the cream, it would be best when you apply makeup to make it look more natural on the skin.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

[REVIEW] SAFI SHAYLA | Syampu Wanita Bertudung

Hi, guys. I've always wondered whats the difference between normal shampoo and shampoo for those who wear scarfs on their head. There's no term that says only those with a scarf has to wear this shampoo, so I decided to look into it to really understand the difference. We all know that our hair is like a crown and because of this metaphor, we always give a little extra care to our hair to ensure that it stays healthy and shiny. But I'm assuming that it takes an extra mile to really care for your hair when it's covered in a scarf.

SAFI SHAYLA is no stranger to me as I've seen it in major pharmacies and supermarkets, and I'm proud that it's a trustable homegrown brand to many Malaysians in Malaysia! Go, Safi! And to bring the brand up a notch, they've decided to create a shampoo that is specially catered for people who wear headscarves all day, to provide the nutrients that your hair needs. I'm aware that it has been out there for a while now, but 2017 is the first time I really noticed that they've evolved shampoo to a whole new level. With 8 varieties being available in stores, I've decided to try three of their variants featuring Itchy Scalp Control, Black Healthy Shine, and Hair Fall Control Shampoo to compliment my SAFI SHAYLA Hair Conditioner.

SAFI SHAYLA | Itchy Scalp Control 

First up is the Itchy Scalp Control Shampoo. I've worn a scarf during weddings especially and I admit that the struggle is real when it comes to itchy scalp when your head is all covered. But of course, even when I'm not wearing a scarf, my head does have those itchy moments especially when it's out in the sun for too long. This particular shampoo has been designed to reduce itchiness and I have to say that it feels good as it contains argan oil and menthol, leaving your scalp smelling fresh and cool. THIS IS MY ULTIMATE FAVE!

SAFI SHAYLA | Black Healthy Shine

Next would be the Black Healthy Shine Shampoo which I believe emphases on making sure that your hair is shiny and smooth to last you the whole day. I personally find this shampoo suitable as a smooth and silky shampoo as it functions to keep your hair shiny, healthy and manageable. As much as it says that its Black Healthy Shine, despite the bottom part of my hair being colored, it still works like a charm on keeping my hair looking fresh and feeling fresh. And to me, that's all that matters.

SAFI SHAYLA | Hair Fall Control

Hair fall can be a serious issue, especially when you're always out in the sun and going through tons of stress. I seriously have hair fall issues and I'm thankful that after losing so much hair during my showers, I'm still not bald yet. HAHA. I got this in a special Flexi Pack which you can refill any shampoo bottle that you have at home while being eco-friendly. (Cause save the world!). This particular shampoo actually helps to reduce hair fall because it contains protein to strengthen your hair. I've been using it for over a week now, and it claims to reduce 80% of hair fall. Not too sure if its 80% but I do see a reduction to the floors at home.

SAFI SHAYLA | Hair Conditioner with multivitamins

Not a fan of hair conditioner, but it's hard to resist when it makes your hair smells like flowers. Mmmhhmm, I ain't kidding! This conditioner has been designed to provide your hair with freshness and to also condition your hair after you shampoo. I love the fact that it doesn't smell like chemicals and the idea that I only need to use this once a week! I would usually leave it on for about 1 minute then wash it off. Super amazed that despite only conditioning once a week, it would keep my hair soft and smooth throughout the whole week!


Despite it being a shampoo brand for those in hijabs or in scarfs, I can confidently understand the reason why. Those in hijabs usually would require extra care especially when your head is all covered. And with SAFI SHAYLA, you can guarantee that your hair smells of Habbatus Sauda (a flower) and also provides your hair with the nutrients it needs. Perfect! Despite not wearing a hijab, I would have to say that I love the results! It leaves my hair smelling fresh from day to night and it's labeled as safe and pure, which I assume that they use natural ingredients possible to make this.

Of course, it would be one of the most suitable shampoos for those in hijabs, but I wouldn't say that it limits to only those in hijabs. *wink* And that's all from me! A personal preference to me would be the Itchy Scalp Control and Hair fall control which i have scheduled my hair wash routine to take alternate turns on which shampoo to use. Hehe. Thank you for reading my humble post, and be sure to check out their social sites if you want to keep yourself updated with SAFI SHAYLA. xx