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Benefit High Beam Face Highlighter

August 31st, 2015 · Nobody Surrendered

It’s 31st August… How time flies! We are heading into September tomorrow! Today is Malaysia’s Independence Day. Enjoy the public holiday everyone! I’m not going to talk anything of this nature in this post. Just going to review this wonderful product I got, Benefit High Beam Face Highlighter.

I’m not sure how much it costs in Malaysia. My sister got this from UK, it’s priced at £19.50. Expensive! Fear not! This small bottle lasts forever as long that you tighten the cap after every use. You only need very little to achieve that glowing skin effect.

high beam creates that natural radiant glow you’ve always desired. It’s a a satiny pink highlighter that creates a young, radiant, fresh complexion on all skin tones. No self respecting make-up artist would be seen without it.

At first, I was quite hesitate to use it because was worry that the glow and the glitter might not be appropriate for normal daily use. After trying it out for the first time, I love the effect I saw in the mirror! WOW! Ever since then, it’s my must-have in my everyday makeup routine.

Normally I’ll just end my makeup with blusher. Now, before going for the blusher, I’ll dot and blend on my cheek bone, brow bone, and nose bridge. So lightweight and easy to blend. Great for any skin tone. Gave a very nice healthy and natural glow, love it when the light hits the areas. Amazing effect too can be seen from the photos. The face no longer looked so flat. Managed to cover up the pigmentation on my cheeks because of the glow.

Sometimes, if I’m going “natural”, no blusher, I’ll just apply this alone. Instant glow! You can also apply this after applying blusher if you want stronger effect. I prefer using it under so that will look more natural.

One application can last me one whole day. Doesn’t fade.

Left: With Benefit High Beam, very little makeup, no blusher. See the cheek bone and the nose bridge? The glow, not flat. Even my colleague was surprised with the glow I have, she thought my skin condition improved not knowing that it’s the effect of the product hehehe… *shhhh*

Right: Without Benefit High Beam, with makeup I normally wear to work taken before I was given with this product.

Great product! I highly recommended it. Price is a bit high but you are getting a great product that can last a very long time, only a little needed. 3 small dots on one side of the cheek bone only. Wonder how long will it take for me to finish the bottle.

Categories: Girl Stuffs · Review It!

MK Classico Caffe

August 22nd, 2015 · 2 surrendered

If you notice, I seldom post about food outlets in this blog recently. Well… Most didn’t meet my expectations, so quite lazy to share here but will be featured in my Instagram and Facebook with short comments. Those deserve it will get another sharing in my blog. That’s how it is now…

MK Classico Caffe (Jalan Tabuan, 93100 Kuching, Sarawak) started operation this year. Saw many people tried the place out came back with good feedback. Been wanting to go since months ago but never get the chance. It’s not easy to park and it opens at 6pm. Finally, managed to pay a visit to the place last night.

The address provided seems to be unclear, it’s not hard to locate. Find Ting & Ting Supermarket, then Borneo Hotel, you’ll locate it.

They have two floors. The ground floor with all the seating configuration for big group. We wanted to go up but when I saw the staircase, I surrendered. I was wearing skirt! Cannot go up! So we ended up sitting at the corner. Just nice for two of us with the amount of food we ordered.

Cafes nowadays like to use this type of interior design, looks like it’s the in-thing now. Brick wall without covering of paint, rugged, and filled with antiques.

Even though we ordered only 2 dishes, they were huge! A bit too much for two of us, 3 would be just nice. Total bill was RM49. Very reasonable.

Left: MK Triple Chips (RM12), so filling! With three types of chips: nachos, sweet potato, and fries. Just order this to share with your friends (2 or 3 of you) if you want to have a catch up, it’s good enough. Split the cost, each only pay RM4! Portion reasonable with the price. Not oily too. Fries and sweet potato sticks were deep fried just right.

Right: Great striploin steak with very affordable price, RM25. I’ve not eaten any steak in Kuching for years because I’ve been disappointed by all of them, paying double or triple of this price, yet getting lousy steak. When I saw this on the menu with the pricing, I was thinking, what the heck, craving for some beef steak… It’s so cheap, even if it turned out bad, still not feeling so bad. What to expect with such price right?

When it came, too much sauce, I scrapped it to the side, however ended clearing up the sauce from the plate because I love the black pepper sauce, so different from the typical ones you get in Kuching. Instead of eating the sauce with the steak, I drizzled it on the mashed potato. Oh yummy!

The steak was so tender and not thin, it’s about one inch thick and bigger than my hand, almost melt in the mouth. Heavenly!

RM25 ONLY! Hello!?!? I was expecting something pathetically thin, dry, and hard yet it came out totally opposite. I requested medium. Worth every single penny. If I’m paying RM40-60 for this quality I don’t mind at all but sadly many places charging this price served bad steak. Kudos to MK Classico Caffe. Hopefully the quality will maintain.

I do recommend this place, will definitely go back to try other food next time.

Categories: Food Porn

Few Hours in Putrajaya

August 18th, 2015 · Nobody Surrendered

Pardon the wrong way of writing Putrajaya in the pictures :P I don’t know why I kept thinking Putrajaya is 2 words. I only realized it now. Oh blur to the max!

Got the opportunity to visit Putrajaya. First time here.

As what I was being told… Lots of space and very hot. Indeed!

My impression on this place is that it does not enough “life”. This place is just building, building, and more building; space, space, space, and more space. A very “cold” place to be.

Anyway, just a brief introduction of Putrajaya, source from Wikipedia… How lazy am I? *BLEK*
Putrajaya is a planned city, 25 km south of Kuala Lumpur, that serves as the federal administrative centre of Malaysia due to overcrowding and congestion in the Kuala Lumpur area.

Will just let the photos do the talking now. I have nothing much to say about this place. See how deserted it is?

Lastly, night view… Took this after dinner. The place is practically deserted at night because it’s an administrative area.

After dinner, we just drove around the place and went back to Port Dickson.

Done with my work trip post. Finally! :P

Categories: Going Places · Putrajaya

Melaka River Cruise

August 9th, 2015 · Nobody Surrendered

The trip last month to Port Dickson gave me the opportunity to go to Melaka for a short day trip. My second time visiting Melaka but my first time going on the river cruise. All photos and video taken on the cruise.

Look for the the river and you will find the cruise at Muara Jetty. I didn’t pay for the ride so I’m not sure how much. Foudn this online, I assume it’s still valid.

Non-Mycard holder:
Adult = RM 15.00 Child = RM 7.00

Mycard holder:
Adult = RM 10.00 Child = RM 5.00

The tour is 45 minutes with commentary.

Kampung Morten is a traditional Malay village and living museum. One of the attractions you’ll see on the cruise. Didn’t come here during the last trip.

You’ll go under a lot of bridges, all with its own unique architecture.

Took a short video of the ride.

Finally got this post up. I’m so tired… Have a great week ahead.

Categories: Going Places · Melaka

Kuching Festival 2015

August 1st, 2015 · Nobody Surrendered

Yesterday was the first day of Kuching Festival 2015, happening at Dewan Masyarakat located at Padungan. Went there to look for dinner with my parents.

Never went there on the first day, this year is the first.

Walked, walked, walked… It rained! Luckily not heavy and we had our umbrella with us. Apart from the usual stalls you see every year, there’s surely some new stalls, and a lot of new ice cream stalls! Goodness! It’s more like ice cream fair than food fair. All sort of ice cream from hand crafted ice cream, to popcorn ice cream, to gelato, to yogurt, to macaroon, and more!

These are some stalls we tried, yakitori and pizza.

Before we headed home, fireworks lighted up the sky, the rain had stopped too. It’s been awhile not coming so close to one. It was the launch last night. Normally they will do it on Saturday night, the 2nd night but this time on a Friday night, the first night.

Have fun at Kuching Festival! I usually will go there about 3 to 4 times a week hehehe…

Categories: Food Porn · Uniquely Kuching