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Anti-aging products have always played a important role in our skincare routine, and recently when k-beauty brand THE FACE SHOP dropped its latest release which is their brand new YEHWADAM Hwansaenggo Ultimate Rejuvenating range, many were excited; and rightly so because as most of us know, the YEHWADAM series is the brand's signature & premium blending age-old Korean skincare with the healing benefits of herbal ingredients.

THE FACE SHOP's Hwansaenggo Ultimate Rejuvenating Range & What It Is All About
Now if you have been following our discussion about THE FACE SHOP's YEHWADAM series in the past (we will list and link each one them down for you below), you would already know that the brand already has 4 existing collections beneath their belt. However this latest release is THE FACE SHOP's upgraded version of their popular existing anti-ageing product line; and packaged in a brand new plush plum exterior, it also works to restore the balance of the skin to reveal an all natural radiance as well as a brighter and healthier complexion.
THE FACE SHOP's YEHWADAM Series:

YEHWADAM Hwansaenggo Ultimate Rejuvenating Toner | 160mlSo to begin, let's start with the YEHWADAM Hwansaenggo Ultimate Rejuvenating Toner at 160ml. Now this one we really enjoyed because it is very light, instantly plumps up the skin and makes any form of pores disappear! The product also gives the skin a rather healthy oil-and -water balance which is rather nice; and with this it creates a protective film to further hold moisture retention. Plus what was particularly liked about it was that the scent of this is rather fresh too, and if you are in favour of Ginseng leaves and flowers, then this one will give you a refreshing fragrance of that as well.

YEHWADAM Hwansaenggo Ultimate Rejuvenating Serum | 45ml

As for the Rejuvenating Serum that comes at 45ml, the texture of this is slightly thicker than the toner, but what it is is that it is an ultra-concentrated, translucent gold essence that delivers intense moisture and anti-aging benefits to the complexion. We found that after using this religiously for a week plus, it also provides a rather nice firming effect for a plumper appearance which is quite nice, and in terms of utilisation, all you would need to do is to simply apply it to the skin in a gentle drumming effect to promote blood circulation.

YEHWADAM Hwansaenggo Ultimate Rejuvenating Emulsion | 140ml

Now this one was thoroughly enjoyed because it delivers an instant golden glow to the skin. It has aspects of olive and brightening gold pearls, plus the formulation also delivers and locks in moisture while preventing any form of inflammation, which is great for those who have sensitive skin. Plus, not only that, but the sensation of this product is also quite cooling to the skin and upon utilisation, all you would need to do is to pump 1-2 pumps onto your palms and distribute the consistency evenly to the skin.

YEHWADAM Hwansaenggo Ultimate Rejuvenating Eye Cream | 25ml

With the YEHWADAM series eye cream, most of you would probably already know that THE FACE SHOP is extremely generous with the amount and the packaging. Here you would get a 25ml tube (standards are usually between 10-15ml) and formulated with traditional herbs, this eye cream has a balm type texture that is able to reduce fine lines, dark circles and puffiness.

The formulation is mild mind you but is good to the eye contour and free from preservatives, colorants and alcohol. In terms of its usage, go in with an adequate amount with your ring finger and dot around the eye contour and massage with gentle outward movements.

YEHWADAM Ultimate Rejuvenating Cream Special Set

Now if you are looking to give a go at the main products above together with the Rejuvenating Cream (which we will be discussing about below), there is a YEHWADAM Hwansaenggo Ultimate Rejuvenating Cream Special Set that you can check out as well. Inside you would have the toner, emulsion and serum, all at a premium size; as well as their Rejuvenating Cream which comes at full size at a good 50ml. This set is great to bring along for travel, plus you would be able to give a go at the range without breaking the bank too.

YEHWADAM Hwansaenggo Ultimate Rejuvenating Cream | 50ml

In terms to this final one which is the Rejuvenating Cream, it is a rich and balm like texture that renews the skin's youthful radiance. Within it has ceramics to minimise the appearance of deep wrinkles, while the Elastic Emulsifying Technology acts like an invisible rubber band for visibly facial contours. It is however goo to note that with its usage, all you would need is to pick up a pearl-sized amount with its spatula, then warm the cream up between your fingers and massage onto the face and neck with upwards movements.

Now the YEHWADAM Hwansaenggo Ultimate Rejuvenating line will be available at selected THE FACE SHOP outlet and Zalora from July 2019 onwards, but in the meantime, for further information, you can head on over to their THE FACE SHOP's Official Website and Facebook Page for more details.
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Having been created in 1937 by Dr. Crandall, a leading allergist in LA for his wife who had sensitive skin, Physicians Formula is now known as the first fragrance free and dermatologist-tested makeup brand, that has a commitment to product purity and quality. Free of over 500+ known skin irritants, the brand also became a part of the Markwins Beauty Brand in 2012, which is a global leader in color cosmetics, cosmetics accessories and beauty collections.


As for this week, Physicians Formula thus expands its fan favourite Butter Collection, hence introducing its 2 essential eyeshadow palettes in Tropical Days and Sultry Nights, as well as their Butter Lip Creams in SPF15. As for the palettes, each of these features twelve universally flattering eyeshadow shades in both matte and shimmer finishes while for the lipsticks has 6 shades in colours of Soaking Up The Sun, Flamingo Pink, Guava Mama, Samba Red, Carnival and Brazilian Nut.

The Murumuru Butter Collection

Now following the footsteps of its best-selling Butter Bronzer, the palettes are formulated with an incredible creamy and blendable texture; one that is specially infused with natural exotic butter ingredients from the Amazon while managing to deliver good skin benefits at the same time. As always, full breakdown will be listed below for easier reference.

Physicians Formula Tropical Days and Sultry Nights Palettes:

  • Key Ingredients: Moisturizing Tucuma Butter, Cupuaçu Butter, Murumuru Butter Blend & Conditioning Essential Fatty Acids
  • Pros & Cons: Sultry Nights has good pigmentation and the color story is very well done. However each of the textures can be quite different from one another (this applies more towards the metallics), so do take note of that. Tropical Days is very blendable but has a little kickback when applied on the lids. Application can be done both wet and dry.
  • Price Point: RM89.90

As for the lipsticks, each colour features the brand's exclusive good for skin Butter Blend, which is richly moisturising with a lush, cushiony finish. All 6 shades have a glossy, lightweight formula that nurtures and conditions dry and cracked lips with the added sun protection, and as always we have also listed down its further description and breakdown below for easier reference as well.

Physicians Formula Murumuru Butter Lip Cream SPF15

  • Shades: Soaking Up The Sun, Flamingo Pink, Guava Mama, Samba Red, Carnival, Brazilian Nut
  • Key Ingredients: Moisturizing Tucuma Butter, Cupuaçu Butter, Murumuru Butter Blend & Conditioning Essential Fatty Acids
  • Pros: The lipstick is conditioning, very moisturizing, wears well (up to 5 hours with no touch up, with the exception of oily food), has SPF as well as having a soft & buttery consistency.
  • Cons: Now the lipstick itself is a little thick in size and width, so getting precision on direct application might be tricky. Do go in with a lipliner as well as it does bleed a little bit. Formulation is on point but because the texture is really soft, try not to apply too much pressure upon application or it might break off. Packaging wise is good, but do not turn it up the whole way as it would be difficult to get the lipstick bullet to go back down.
  • Price Point: RM39.90 each

Now the Murumuru Butter Collection has already made available in stores and online on Watsons, so definitely check it out. In the meantime, for further details and updates you can head on over to Physician's Formula Official Site as well.
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Earlier today, we visited THE FACE SHOP x Belif x VDIVOV Pop Up Store at the LG, Concourse at Setia City Mall and with this, it turned out to be pretty huge; partly because the designated space had been segmented to 3 main zones featuring the 3 beauty brands under LG Health & Household which were THE FACE SHOP, Belif and VDIVOV, while having some of their best-selling products and range on display.

THE FACE SHOP x Belif x VDIVOV Pop Up Store

Now this pop up store will be at Setia City Mall till the 30th of June 2019 at 10pm, as well as Penang at Gurney Plaza in August 2019 and Johor at Mid Valley Southkey in October. Within you can give a go at each of the brand's individual products and if you would like to make a purchase on something that you like, you can simply head on over to THE FACE SHOP's store nearby to do so as well.

Zone 1: THE FACE SHOP

So as you enter the 1st area which is THE FACE SHOP, the first thing you would see is the Flower Wall Backdrop, accompanied by the the brand's latest YEHWADAM series which is the Hwansaenggo line on the right. There is also a seating area where you can try the products as well as a Spin The Wheel activity where you can win samples, products and more. There is also an area for complimentary popcorn as well which is great and with a purchase up to RM199, you will receive a free Yehwadam GWP Kit and First Serum (50ml) as well as a beautifully drawn caricature.


THE FACE SHOP's YEHWADAM Series On Display:

  • THE FACE SHOP's YEHWADAM Hwansaenggo Range

As listed above, the Hwansaenggo range is the 5th and latest YEHWADAM addition, thus making it a successor to the previous premium Heaven Grade Ginseng Rejuvenating line. However a personal favourite out of the previous collection is still the Rejuvenating Serum because it does wonders for the skin (replenishes moisture really well); hence making the skin more plumped, smooth and healthy.

ZONE 2: VDIVOV

As you walk further down the Pop Up Store, you would notice the brand VDIVOV which actually just came to our Malaysian shores not that long ago. There have  quite a vast makeup line, one that ranges from different formulations of lipsticks and glosses; to foundations, color correctors pressed powders, liners, eyebrow pencils and more.


Here you would find 2 activities, one which you can utilise the products to do an artistic visual face chart in order to win some products, as well as a puzzle too. There are also nicely lighted vanity tables to give a go on the range which is quite lovely as well.

ZONE 3: Belif

Now the zone for Belif is located on the opposite side of VDIVOV, and here they have a nice display of their range such as their Aqua Bomb, Rose Gemma Concentrated Oil and more. We personally enjoy their Aqua Bomb because it is really great and well balanced for combination and dry skin.


In terms to their activities, they have a crane machine located after their display line and here you can give a hand of trying to win complimentary samples from Belif to take home with you. This is a really fun activity that was enjoyed, plus you can give it a go without the need of purchase as well.

VDIVOV Cruiser

With all the 3 Zones done for the Pop Up, VDIVOV also has a cruiser that will be going about and touring the Klang Valley too. It's next stops after Setia City Mall will be at Selangor Dredging on July 11th and Menara Multi Purpose on July 12th, so definitely look out for it.


In terms to its activities, you can snap great pictures with your friends to be printed out, try VDIVOV products as well as send out a postcard to your loved ones. Once you have done both, you can also get samples to take home with you as well. Not only that, but if you participate in the Voice For Yourself Video, you will also be able to receive a full sized complimentary VDIVO lipstick as well.


So if you are around the Setia City Mall, definitely do drop on by as the pop up store will be here until tomorrow, but in the meantime, if you are around Penang in August or Johor in October, do pop on by as well. You can also stay tuned on their Official Facebook Page for further updates.
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Yesterday we headed over to Color Bar by Full House Salon in Singapore to give a go at Joico's Defy Damage brand new hair treatment. This treatment was introduced quite recently in May and has a SmartRelease Technology within its formulation that is able to strengthen, protect and rebuild the hair back to its healthy strands in one sitting.

 Joico's Defy Damage In-House Salon Range

So when we arrived at Color Bar by Full House Salon, we were introduced to Joico's Defy Damage product range; one that came in a collective of 6 items in total. Now in terms to the Salon Exclusive, there are 2 in this category; one which is the Defy Damage Pro Series 1 that is a Bond-Protective Color Optimizer Spray and 2nd which is the Defy Damage ProSeries 2 which in turn is the collection's Bond-Strengthening Color Treatment.

Pro Series Salon Exclusive: (2 Products)

  • Defy Damage ProSeries 1:
    • Ultra-dry bond protector that helps to instantly shield hair from chemical service damage, improve color deposit, and provide greater, more even lift when lightening.

  • Defy Damage ProSeries 2:
    • This is an intensive treatment that helps regenerate bonds and strengthen hair. It also protects the hair from mechanical, thermal and environmental damage.

As for the other 4 products, those are the ones that can be brought home for at home care and they are the Defy Damage Protective Shampoo, Defy Damage Protective Conditioner, Defy Damage Protective Masque and the Defy Damage Protective Shield.

Joico's Defy Damage At-Home Care: (4 Products)

  • Defy Damage Protective Shampoo | SGD32
    • Gently sloughs away dirt and debris without roughing up the hair cuticle or stripping vibrant color.
  • Defy Damage Protective Conditioner | SGD32
    • Helps prevent daily damage, boosts vital moisture without weighing the hair down and instantly detangles.
  • Defy Damage Protective Masque | SGD32
    • Helps to rebuild broken hair bonds, deeply replenishes hair without weighing it down and protectively builds hair's resistance to damage.
  • Defy Damage Protective Shield | SGD34
    • This product gives instant daily protection from damaging heat, UV and environmental exposure. It also makes the hair 4x more resistant to breakage during heat styling and protects against color fade.

Now we find this treatment to be pretty unique; mainly because not only can it be utilised during chemical services, but it also can be used alone to strengthen, smoothen and moisturise the hair. A normal treatment like this can be done in about an hour and 15 minute sitting and the results are pretty immediate as well as can be seen below.

The Process with Joico's Defy Damage Series

In terms to its process, the first thing that is done in the treatment is using the Bond-Protecting Color Optimizer Spray. This is applied on dry hair to protect it from any chosen chemical or styling service that will be done after. It also gives your current tone a boost of vibrancy which is really great too.


Right after, we have the Defy Damage ProSeries 2 to help nuture and regenerate the bonds to strengthen the hair. This will be gently applied to the strands for a while, then rinsed off; following a two time application of the Defy Damage Protective Shampoo to take away any form of dirt or excess oil on the scalp. Next would be the conditioner to give the hair moisture, while smoothing down any form of texture without weighing it down. (You can also opt for the masque for the at-home care once or twice a week)
Interesting facts about the Joico Defy Damage Range:

  • Free of Sulphates and Silicon.
  • Can be used while doing styling or chemical treatments as well as by itself.
  • Its SmartRelease Technology is a one of a kind lipsome delivery system and has 3 powerful protectants which are Arginine (a smart bond molecule to help strengthen the hair), Protective Lipid (first line of defence to help prevent thermal, chemical, styling and UV Damage) and Moringa Seed Oil (rich source of antioxidants, Vitamins A and E to boost shine and softness)
  • Gives increased volume to the hair.
  • Immediate results.

Something that we found to be pretty amazing about this treatment, is that even with a normal blow-dry, the shine, the smoothness and the overall healthiness of the strands was such a huge improvement from what the hair was an hour or so earlier. We have to say that the technology that Joico has done for this range is just mind-blowing and even feeling the texture of the strands felt different and this was in a good way, because the overall wellbeing of the hair felt much refreshed, lifted and more regenerated.


On overall, the treatment is definitely one that should not be missed and Color Bar by Full House Salon did a splendid job by boosting its best results as well as patiently explaining the steps and being really kind and friendly throughout the entire process, thus elevating the experience (thank you Samantha). Plus having fully tried and tested the Joico Defy Damage, we also can reaffirm the results below as well.

The Results with the Joico Defy Damage Treatment:

  • 80% Less Breakage
  • 5X Stronger Hair
  • Increased & More Even Lift
  • Evens Porosity for Better Color Deposit
  • Maintains over 90% of Coloraturas Vibrancy
  • Immediate Results
  • Leaves the hair very soft with a healthy shine

Now if you are wondering about the retail of the treatment, it varies depending on the length of the hair, but if you have a bob or even a shoulder length hair style, the retail would be around SGD60 per treatment. So if you would like to give a go at it, you can make a visit to Full House Salon or Color Bar by Full House Salon (they are right opposite one another in Tampines Central; details will be listed below) or check out their Official Facebook Page. You can also follow Joico's Official Facebook Page as well for more updates.
Full House Salon Details:

  • Address: 510 Tampines Central 1, #01-250B Singapore 520510
  • Hours: Monday - Friday: 11am -8:30pm | Weekends: 10am - 8pm
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Taking care of my strands have always been an important aspect for me to maintain, and its partly because I color my hair quite often. Now I have always been quite particular with the kind of home-care hair products that I use daily because as most of you know, when you have color, it tends to wash out easily if you do not utilise the right products.

Amino Mason | What It Is About

Thus with that being said, let me bring your attention to Amino Mason, which is a Japanese botanical hair care brand that came to my attention sometime last month. Now this brand is quite universally branched out already and is ranked as a top-selling haircare brand in not only Japan, but both in UK and in the USA, and now with it finally being brought over to Malaysia.

In terms to its home-care products, there are two ranges to Amino Mason, one which is their Moist Care Series for dry to normal hair, and the other which is the Smooth Hair Series which is for normal to oily hair. Now my hair is pretty well balanced and not overly dry, so hence what we have here is the Smooth Hair Series consisting of their Whip Cream Shampoo  and their Fruits Cream Treatment.
Products & Verdict:

1. Amino Mason Whip Cream Shampoo | RM59.90 for 450ml: (Lemon, Rose Honey and Raspberry)

The first thing you would need to know about all Amino Mason products is that they are free of silicon, sulphate, mineral oil, artificial dyes and petroleum based surfactants. What this shampoo does however is that it makes the hair manageable, repairs damage and gives a smooth and soft finish to it. What I personally like about it though is that it has the fragrance of a peony rose bouquet, does not weigh down the hair and give a refreshing lightness to it which is quite nice. For reference, my hair is slightly longer than the standard shoulder length, so I appreciate the lightweight feel that the product gives to the strands.


2. Amino Mason Fruits Cream Treatment | RM59.90 for 450ml: (Lemon, Rose Honey & Raspberry )

As for the Smooth Fruits Cream Treatment, this product also focuses on repairing damage to the hair, smooth the strands and to overall make them more manageable. Both products have botanical and proprietary amino complex formula that heals and hydrates the hair for a smooth finish and in terms to its utilisation, this product is best used after shampoo and a small amount goes a long way for it to be massaged gently to the end of the strands.

For someone who is constantly on the lookout for good affordable products, I would have to say that Amino Mason does quite a lovely job in keeping my strands in check. Plus because its formulation does not consists of sulphates, silicon and more, I also find that it manages to maintain the strand's color pretty decently too.

As for its accessibility, the products are now exclusively available at any Guardian Malaysia stores which is great because in case you would be in need of a quick stock up, there is easy accessibility to them too. In the meantime, if you would like more details and updates on Amino Mason's Haircare Range, you can visit their Official Website, Guardian Online or check out their Facebook Page as well.
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Over the last week, Mamonde's brand ambassador and Korean actress Park Shin Hye came to Malaysia to officiate the grand launch of the Mamonde Red Energy Recovery Serum at Watsons stores nationwide.

Now the Red Energy Recovery Serum is a premium product by Mamonde that focuses on skin ageing as well as to recover and revitalise exhausted skin in order to bring it back to its best condition. It has 2 key ingredients within which are pomegranate and Blossoming Energy; and with this the serum creates smooth and supple skin that glows from within by strengthening the skin's moisture barrier while promoting the skin's turnover cycle.


 Now what is good to note is that The Blossoming Energy; derived from a 28 year study of flowers is Mamonde's latest innovation, and is a special active ingredient that helps to boost the skin's energy. It has thus been developed to become the core ingredient for the Red Energy Recovery Serum, thus bringing forth properties that boosts skin's energy and return it to its healthiest state.


Thus with Mamonde Malaysia having expanded their sales channels to over 50 Watsons Malaysia store nationwide, the launch of Mamonde into Watsons is in line with Amorepacific's global partnership with A.S Watsons Group to widen its distribution platform for both online and offline. Hence having launched at selected Watsons stores, the Mamonde's Red Energy Recovery Serum is now available in 30ml for RM130. It is also available on Watson's online website.
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When it comes to deciding where to travel for your next trip, it can feel like an impossible choice. We get it. In fact, it would probably be easier for us to write about the destinations we don't recommend you travel to. But we're not taking the easy way out! We've done the research for you. Here are our top four destinations to travel to before the year is out.

New Zealand

No matter what time of year it is, there are always plenty of reasons to travel to New Zealand. Whilst summer is the most popular time to visit, we recommend visiting in either fall or spring. The weather is still pretty good in these seasons, but you'll miss the bulk of the summer crowds.

Both spring and fall are perfect for hiking and exploring the beauty of New Zealand's national parks - without hordes of tourists. If you visit in spring, between the months of September and November, you'll be able to take advantage of daylight savings. This means extra daylight for longer hikes, where you can spend time taking in the scenery as well as the gorgeous spring blooms.

Cambodia

South East Asia is full of wonderful destinations for your next trip. Our personal favourite for 2019 is Cambodia. This country has something for everyone, making it the perfect location for those who can't decide what kind of trip they're looking for.

It has miles of glorious beaches, vibrant nightlife, history, delicious food, fascinating culture and friendly locals. In his 'The One Thing'blog series at 1Cover, Ben Groundwater also recommends that Phnom Penh should be top of your places to visit. Although many tourists skip Cambodia's capital, it has a lot to offer if you're willing to spend some time discovering the city's hidden gems.

Japan

If you love sport, head to Japan later this year in time for the Rugby World Cup. It’s the first to be held in Asia and the perfect opportunity to enjoy some sport as well as taking in some of the delights Japan has to offer.

Each of the host cities will be linked by bullet train, making it easy for you to explore the country at the same time. The host cities include Shizuoka, a city at the foot of Mt Fuji, and Oita Prefecture - described by the Rugby World Cup organisers as a "nature lover's paradise". Over 70% of the area is either forest or volcanic landscape - and it has access to the Beppu hot springs, which produce more hot spring water than anywhere else in Japan.

Cook Islands

If you want to switch off and relax, head to the Cook Islands. They are located in the South Pacific, between French Polynesia and Fiji, but remain relatively undiscovered by tourists. Private islands, white sand and turquoise lagoons - what's not to love?

You can fly to Rarotonga from Auckland, Sydney, Fiji or LA, where you'll be able to get a connecting flight to your chosen island.
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I have always been a big fan of incorporating active ingredients into my skincare routine, and because of this, The Body Shop's Carrot Cream Nature Rich Daily Moisturiser fits the bill because not only is it straightforward and effective; but over its usage over the past two weeks, I have noticed that it has made a significant improvement on my skin.

What Is It & What Does It Do?

So what exactly is it about this product that makes it unique? Well for starters, this moisturiser is vegan & cruelty free; and thus is enriched with 97% of ingredients of natural origin. The formulation is also cream based, and it has a 72-hour hydration to nourish the skin naturally to provide a healthy and youthful glow with organic carrots and Community Trade organic aloe vera from Mexico.


Now in terms of application it is quite straightforward where only a coin sized amount is all you would need to apply over the whole face. We would however recommend using it at night just so the product can give you its full benefits; but if you would want, you could also utilise it just before doing your makeup too (during your makeup prep), because the product does bring a nice, natural glow to the skin.


As for its packaging, we are definitely in favour of it being travel friendly at 50ml, and since it comes in a squeeze tube, the dispensing aspect of it is straightforward as well. However kindly do note that the scent on this is a little strong and might linger after applying it on the skin (that is if you are wearing it on its own), so if you are not a big fan of carrot scents, we do recommend trying the product out in store before making a purchase.


On overall after using this, we found that the skin had a significant improvement over the past two weeks, especially in certain areas which were found to be rather flaky - but now have became more evenly textured, well moisturised and plumped. It is definitely worth its RM72 price tag as the product did all it was claimed to and more; hence as to why The Body Shop Carrot Cream Nature Rich Daily Moisturiser deserves a thumbs up on our end.

In the meantime, the Carrot range has already been made available in all The Body Shop stores; both online and offline, so if you would like to check them out, do head on over to The Body Shop's Official Website and Facebook Page for further details.
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Now snacking is considered to be quite a tricky subject, and whether it is considered to be comfort food to some, or even as an unhealthy habit to the latter, 2019 definitely marks the day and age where we combine the positive aspects of the two; which is why for today's topic, we would like to introduce to you a brand called Signature Market, which is an online marketplace for organic and healthy snacks.

Signature Market & What It Is All About

So the first thing that you would need to know about Signature Market is that they are a local homegrown company that sends over freshly made and natural healthy snacks to your doorstep. Each of these are made without any preservatives or addictive and are organic as well.


Now the company was founded by Edwin Wang and John Cheng in September 2014 and is the 1st online marketplace in Malaysia that focuses on natural and organic products. There are over 200 types of items to date; featuring nuts, trail mix, dried fruits, wholesome cookies, gourmet snacks, cereal, granola bars, coffee, tea, oats, muesli, rice, noodles, organic seeds, beans and more; plus Signature Market also has a section for babies and kids, home and health, as well as beauty too.


As for the assortments on our end, we had a good mix of trail mixes, nuts, dried fruit and more. A personal favourite was the Salted Vanilla Cashew Crumble which was splendid to have in between bites after lunch (it was really good) and the Cranberry Blackcurrant Mix during breakfast. We should also give a huge kudos to Signature Market for their packaging, for each of these have a resealable option, which is really great too.


Now as mentioned previously, the Cranberry Blackcurrent Mix was another favourite of ours for it was a nice addition to any form of oats and muesli as it had a natural sweetness to it which helped bring out the flavour of the overall dish once it was soaked in with milk. Another way that you can go about it, is to have it be enjoyed with yogurt, which when mixed in between tasted really good as well.


Of course as mentioned above, Signature Market does offer more than just that; like their gourmet snacks which consists of their Multi-Grain Wavy Chips, Premium Soft Pistachio Nougat and Salted Egg Potato Chips and more; but if you would like to have something for tea- time, they also have something to accompany it, like their Finest Crunchy Almond Biscotti. This one was an absolute delight to have, for it was not too overly sweet, tasted delish, extremely crunchy and was very nutritious.


As for the price point for each of these products, do note that they are really affordable, for the retail ranges from RM4 to less than RM50 respectively; and this includes the household supplies and the beauty category too. Not only that, the website and its layout is extremely user friendly, plus the purchase and checkout progress is pretty straightforward and smooth, which is a huge plus point. Not only that, but once the order is made, the delivery is very quick too.

On overall, the experience with Signature Market was a really good one, and we would definitely be coming back for more. In the meantime, if you would like to have a look at what they have, you can always check out their Official Website for more details, and if you would like to know on more updates (they usually have really good monthly promotions) you can log into their Official Facebook Page as well.
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Sunway Lagoon has always been a rather nostalgic experience for me, partly because I had so many great memories back there when I was a kid. Thus returning to the theme park almost two decades later with my little one was definitely  a special yet surreal moment; but  it would be one that I would return to time and again, because it laid so many good memories between us as a family.

Sunway Lagoon Nickelodeon Raya

This particular Raya season was a unique one, partly because it was celebrated with everyone's favourite Nickelodeon characters, happening this 25 May till the 9th of June 2019. This includes SpongeBob SquarePants, Patrick Star, Dora the Explorer, Boots and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, who will be making appearances along the way to mix and mingle with the crowd.


Now if you are wondering how to get to the Nickelodeon Lost Lagoon, you needn't worry, for the friendly Sunway Lagoon staff would pass you their Park Guide Map to navigate you through the theme park. However there are two ways to go about it; one is if you enjoy nature walks, you can go through their Wildlife Park- one which has a jungle trail, bear enclosure, the white Lion kingdom, tree top terrace, a pet village and more.


However if you are more for extreme sports or water activities, you can head over through the Sunway Lagoon's Extreme Park which has Kayaking, Flying Fox, Beach Volleyball, Bungy Trampoline and etc. Either way, both routes will be able to get you to the Nickelodeon Lost Lagoon.


On our end, we decided to head on over to the Water Park area to look at some water activities which we knew our little one would enjoy. So much so that when we headed to Surf Beach, she quickly ran over to the water and had a splashing good time. We also decided to pop on over to the souvenir shop as well to get the little one a couple of new swimwear outfits, for the designs there were really cute, plus the price point was very reasonable too.


So once all that was done, we headed on over to the Nickelodeon Lost Lagoon, and you guys, first off the place was huge. There were Nickelodeon-themed activities for the little ones, plus for those who enjoy Dora the explorer, you can also make your way over to the Explorer's Campsite and have a challenge of a test of knowledge with a collection of fun and educational Dora and Boots puzzle games.


However if you are looking for a little something fun with SpongeBob Square Pants, you can also revel in merriment of bubbles with him at the SpongeBob's Bubble blowing Playtime to see who can catch the biggest bubbles.


For those who enjoy a little more action activity, you can also have a true ninja experience with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles with their Shuriken Kids Challenge, plus there is also a giant tipping bucket to tip over and splash everyone with green slime at SpongeBob's Splash Adventure too.


However if you are looking to capture some memories with your family, there are tons of Nickelodeon Lost Lagoon's Insta-stops located through the park to capture the moment, and with this you could also stand a chance to win the Sunway Lagoon's 4-To-Go package. Plus to add into it, Sunway Lagoon will also be giving away up to 150 Call for Celebration Fun Passes where 30 lucky children will be selected daily from 5-9 June to participate in the Nickelodeon Lost Lagoon's Call for Celebration Parade for a once in a lifetime moment as well.


On overall, my family and I throughly enjoyed the experience and I personally was extremely happy to see my little one running around everywhere and experiencing different things in extreme wonder and delight. So be sure to get you friends and family to join into the fun this holiday season, for there are special school holiday packages for it of either FAMFun (2 Adults, 2 Children) at RM502 and 4-To-Go (4 Adults) at RM552.

In the meantime, for further details, do call Sunway Lagoon at +603 5639 0000 or visit their Official Website and Facebook Page for more information.

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