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Go to Sleep with Club Cosme Suppin Powder

September 18th, 2019 · Nobody Surrendered

People have been raving about Club Cosme Suppin Powder for years. I saw it in Taiwan in 2017, almost bought it. Then, in 2018, saw it in Japan again, so decided to get it. It is said that you can wear it to sleep, no need makeup remover, just wash your face as you usually do in the morning.

This facial pressed powder’s key functions are reduce the size of open pores, to brighten & reduce face oiliness. It has Hyaluronic acid and collagen that moisturize skin and improve skin texture.

It can let you achieve that no-makeup look. So far, I never use it to bed because I just cannot bring myself to do it *LOL* even though it stated that it is not makeup but skincare product.

I do use it when I go out at night as my face powder instead of using the day-time face powder with UV protection. When I reached home, I will remove it with makeup remover. To be fair, that’s because I did apply blusher, highlighter, and draw my brow, hence makeup removal is a must to do.

When I do my video recording, when I’m just too lazy to put on full makeup, I would use this powder too. It can give you that smooth skin effect on camera without the need of filter ;p

The puff is huge and soft! I really like the puff. The smell is a bit too strong though. If only it is fragrance free. Do not throw away the layer of plastic separating the powder and the puff so that you can keep the product clean for longer.

The powder is not exactly transparent. If you have darker skin, it will show. Only suitable for those with fair skin.

I’m pretty much sitting on the fence on this. It does work in reduce oiliness, reduce the look of pores, and brighten the skin but the smell is just too overwhelming.

In summary, I don’t use it daily. Only use it when I go out at night and when I’m too lazy to do full makeup for my video recording. I don’t use it during the day because there is no UV protection ingredients in it. If you want to use it during the day, make sure you apply sunscreen before that. Ensure your eye area too are protected from harmful UV ray.

Should you buy? It’s really up to you. No harm to try it out. If not mistaken, it’s available in Watsons now.

Categories: Girl Stuffs · Review It!

[Vlog] Ep 19: Osaka 8D7N Summer 2019 | New Series Coming

September 13th, 2019 · Nobody Surrendered

Some of you might have noticed that I was away for awhile in August. I went to Osaka again!! Truth to be told, I was quite reluctant to go but thinking that I still have the Japanese Yen which I didn’t spend last year, still have the transport card with some money in it, might as well go again. Furthermore, the flight ticket and accommodation were cheaper than last year too. Why not? At the same time, I was thinking of the content for my YouTube channel (https://bit.ly/lovebellbelle), this trip came just in time 😉

Stay tuned!! Hope to see you soon! Please subscribe if you don’t know mind. It means a lot to me 🙂 Hope I can reach at least 100 subscribers before 2019 ends.

Categories: Going Places · Land of the Rising Sun - Japan

Ocipala(S1/Pt11), Paiseh(S1/Pt12) – Sarawak Chinese Slang

September 8th, 2019 · Nobody Surrendered

Finally back form my Japan trip. If you don’t know yet, I went for an 8 days trip to Osaka last month. Here’s two more episodes of my Sarawak Chinese Slang series on Youtube.

Check out the rest of the video in my YouTube channel (https://bit.ly/lovebellbelle). The series is ending really soon! New one will be on the way! Please subscribe if you don’t know mind. It means a lot to me 🙂 Hope I can reach at least 100 subscribers before 2019 ends.

Categories: Sarawak Chinese Slang · Vlog

Try Something Different at Nando’s #CubaStyleBaru

September 4th, 2019 · Nobody Surrendered

Nando’s is famous for their PERi-PERi chicken. Every single time when I’m there, I would order PERi-PERi chicken with sides. I don’t think I ever order anything else. I guess that’s what most people would do too. This time, I’m going to share with you the various styles of how PERi-PERi chicken can be served in Nando’s.

Left: Saucy Chicken Bowl (RM15.90) is great if you want something comforting, you can consider having this. The chicken meat is served in a bowl loaded with tomato and PERi-PERi sauce(you can choose your favourite flavour of the PERi-PERi sauce). You can have it with either Portuguese bread or Mediterranean Rice.

Right: The Cataplana Orginale (RM29.90) is a rice-filled showstopper on its own, great for sharing. It is served in an authentic copper dish with PERi-PERi chicken, grilled vegetables, Mediterranean Rice and special Cataplana Sauce.

Left: This is the usual 1/4 flame-grilled PERi-PERi chicken with 2 sides (RM22.90). Need me to say more? We all know this very well.

Right: If you are looking for something without meat or as a starter, you can order Caesar Salad (RM16.30), it can be very filling for small eater to have this alone.

Left: If you don’t want the usual 1/4 flame-grilled PERi-PERi chicken because it’s too big or just like chicken wings, you can order 4 Wingettes and Drumettes at RM11.90.

Right: The new PERi-PERi Cheesy Chips (RM11.90) is very flavourful and addictive. The chips are topped with tomato and corn and smothered in unique PERi-PERi cheese sauce.

This is another new addition to the menu. Crispy Cheese Burger, Pita or Wrap priced at RM19.90. The crispy cheese is really nice. The burger, pita or wrap is filled with PERi-PERi flavoured chicken/veggie patty with a bit of fresh salad and crispy cheese. The crispy texture and the taste of the cheese with succulent chicken/veggie patty is quite unique.

Left: Espetada (RM36.90 with 1 side) has been around for ages but many people didn’t know about it. You can try this next time instead of the usual chicken. The succulent cubes of chicken thigh are sandwiched between roasted capsicum and lathered in your choice of PERi-PERi flavour.

Right: Chicken Salsa Bowl (RM15.90) is great for rice lovers. The juicy chicken tenders and a unique mix of salsa filled the top of the Mediterranean Rice.

There’s always space for desserts! The Caramel Cheesecake and Red Velvet Cake are definitely something to look forward to. Each slice is priced at RM11.90.

Lastly, don’t forget about the drinks. Aside from the Bottomless Soft Drinks (RM7.50), you can go for something different, Nando’s Designer Drinks at RM10.90. There’s Mango Fresca, Sparkling Apple, Citrus Iced Tea, and Tropical Fruitea.

Next time, #CubaStyleBaru ok?

Categories: Food Porn · Uniquely Kuching

[Vlog] 6D5N Penang – Ipoh – Cameron Highlands Road Trip (July 2019)

September 1st, 2019 · Nobody Surrendered

[Day 1 – Thursday, 25th July 2019]

  • Kuching to Penang with Air Asia AK5437, departed at around 22:30.
    Did you know that Air Asia has direct flight to and fro Kuching from Penang? It’s been around for ages but many didn’t know about it. 14 flights a week!
  • Check in G Suites at Mansion One (57-11-13, Mansion One, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, George Town, 10050 George Town, Pulau Pinang)

[Day 2 – friday, 26th July 2019]

  • Breakfast at Hot Bowl White Curry Mee (58-C, Jalan Rangoon, 10400 Penang).
  • Drove from Penang to Ipoh.
  • Lunch at Restoran Delicious (37-45, Lorong Taman Ipoh 1, Taman Ipoh selatan; 31400 Ipoh, Perak) for lunch. *Typo in the video
  • Drove from Ipoh to Cameron Highlands.
  • Check-in Imperial Court Apartment (Brinchang, 39100 Cameron Highlands, Pahang), can fit 10 pax in it. Free WiFi and parking available.

[Day 3 – Saturday, 27th July 2019]

  • We brought our own breakfast to Cameron Highlands.
  • Visited Cameron Lavender Garden(59, Brinchang, 39100 Brinchang, Pahang). Spent 1 hour 15 minutes there.
  • Then, it rained. We had to go to Cameron Square for lunch instead as we’re traveling with a toddler and a baby.
  • Lunch at Xin Teh Bak Kut Teh(Lot G-18(B), Cameron Square, Jalan Aranda Nova,Greencow, 39100 Brinchang, Pahang).
  • Then bought a Cendol cheesecake from Strawberry Cottage(Lot G-13, Cameron Square, Brinchang, 39100 Cameron Highlands, Pahang). It was awesome! Tasted great, beyond our expectations.
  • Went to MR AISU Ice Cream Cafe(C-G-29, Barrington Square, Jalan Golden Hills 1, Taman Cameron Golden Hills, 39000, Pahang), only opens on Friday and Saturday. Another outlet(No. 5, Gerai Berhampiran Pasar, 39100 Brinchang, Pahang) opens daily except Wednesday.
  • When the rain stopped, we went to Brinchang Weekend Night Market(only available Friday and Saturday) for a walk. It is just opposite MR AISU.
  • Dinner at Delicious & Happiness Kitchen(No.16, Bawah Jalan Angsana 1, Brinchang Point Cameron Highlands, 39100 Brinchang, Pahang)

[Day 4 – Sunday, 28th July 2019]

  • Check-out Imperial Court Apartment.
  • Brunch at Restoran You De Chi (can’t find the address in Google hmm…), same row as Harmony Inn(No 10a, Jalan Angsana 3, Brinchang, 39100 Brinchang, Pahang).
  • Drove back to Ipoh.
  • Check-in Prima Condominium Ipoh.
  • Dinner at an unknown Chinese restaurant in Ipoh ;p Was tired and was busy entertaining a toddler hahaha… So I didn’t bother to take much photos or video.

[Day 5 – Monday, 29th July 2019]

  • Check- out Prima Condominium Ipoh.
  • Go to Concubine Lane for snack. The place is hard to find parking, we ended up parking at a private car park where we were charged RM5 for 2 hours. Do go there on weekdays before 11am to avoid the afternoon sun which can be very hot and also avoid the crowd. The earlier you arrive, the better chance for you to secure a parking. It took us quite awhile to look for parking.
  • Ding Feng Tau Fu Fa aka Concubine Lane made up of 3 streets but we only went to 2 because there’s really nothing much, the most happening is at is the Concubine Lane aka Lorong Panglima. Wife Lane and Second Concubine Lane has some wall paintings and decorations for photo opportunities and without the crowd.
  • We took a break at Cups & Cubes Cafe(No 10, Jalan Panglima, 30000 Ipoh, Perak) for Assam Laksa, just to try it out.
  • Then we moved to Concubine Lane Tau Fu Fa(8, Jalan Panglima, 30000 Ipoh, Negeri Perak) for Teocher Tau Fu Fa. Not bad! Not expensive too.
  • We then walked to Market Lane aka the Second Concubine Lane for a quick photo. We didn’t go to Wife Lane.
    Went to Chooi Yue Dim Sum(2, 4 & 6, Tingkat Taman Ipoh 12, Taman Ipoh Selatan, 31400 Ipoh, Negeri Perak) for dim sum lunch.
  • Before heading back to Penang, we went to hunt for some durians. After the durian feast, we continued our journey to Penang.
  • Stopped by Xing Fu Tang Bukit Mertajam(13, Jalan Juru, Sentral, Juru Sentral14000 Bukit Mertajam, Pulau Pinang) for milk tea break.
  • Continued driving to 77 Bali Bali Cafe(Sungai Dua, Penang) for dinner.
  • Check in Econtel Queensbay(64, Persiaran Bayan Indah, Bayan Bay11900 Bayan Lepas, Pulau Pinang). OMG! It’s just opposite a music lounge. If you need to sleep, you really don’t want to stay here. The music and singing was loud till you could feel the vibration in the room. You thought you were inside the lounge -.-” music didn’t stop until after 1am.

[Day 6 – Tuesday, 30th July 2019]

  • Check-out Econtel Queensbay.
  • Brunch at HK Boy Cart Noodle(Unit 73-1-1, Ideal@The One, Jalan Mahsuri, 11950 Bayan Lepas, Penang).
  • Off to IKEA(752, Persiaran Cassia Selatan 8, 14110, Lebuhraya Bandar Cassia, Penang) we went. Did some shopping spree here *LOL* I didn’t buy anything until for the past 5 days because there’s really nothing that fancied me.
  • Before heading to the airport, we went to Design Village Outlet Mall(733, Jalan Cassia Barat 2, Bandar Cassia, 14110, Penang). Bought nothing because it’s all too expensive because was comparing it to the UK ;p
  • Headed to Penang International Airport for McD dinner and to go back to Kuching with Air Asia, AK5436, departed at around 18:30.

Welcome back to Kuching, Sarawak.

I hope you will find this post useful in helping you to decide where to go when you’re in Penang, Ipoh, and Cameron Highlands. We didn’t go to many places because we have a baby and a toddler with us. It was also raining at Cameron Highlands.

Next trip… Maybe Sabah. Might just look around for pakej percutian ke sabah. That would save me all the troubles in planning for the trip *LOL*

Categories: Going Places · Pahang · Penang · Perak · The West Side