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Medi Heally Eye on Pack | Home Spa for the Tired Eyes

June 20th, 2019 · Nobody Surrendered

If you use your eyes a lot for computer screen or mobile devices, your eyes can feel tired and the area surrounding it will feel tense. We shouldn’t be looking at the screens for too long but sometimes we just cannot avoid it.


I found Medi Heally Eye on Pack awesome! I could feel my eye area including the forehead relaxed and my eyes were brighter too after using it. Even water retention, puffiness, and dark circle under the eyes are improved. The pack is self heating. Just put it on like wearing an eye mask, lie down on your bed, close your eyes and relax for 30 minutes. I would say to use it in the morning so that you can start your day with a fresh and rested eyes. Do it while you are snoozing 😉 hehehe…

Otherwise, use it at night before you sleep but make sure you remove it before you fall asleep because the heat can go up to 40 degree Celsius. Long exposure to heat might not be good, I’m worry that you might suffer capillary break around the area.


It has quite a fair bit of herbal smell but not too bad. The heat could really last for quite a fair bit. Maybe can use it as a heat pack if the day is cold instead of throwing it away after using it on your eyes.

It has 5 pieces of individually packed eye masks in the box selling at RM28 in Althea. Two thumbs up from me. I’ve restocked this in my recent spree ;p

Categories: Girl Stuffs · Health is Wealth · Review It!

Elizavecca Black Head Solution 3-Step Nose Pack | WARNING! GROSS! Look at those Gunk!!

June 15th, 2019 · Nobody Surrendered

If you are like me who doesn’t like extraction when you go to do facial, why don’t you give this a try.

Elizavecca Black Head Solution 3-Step Nose Pack costs only RM5 per packet(I bought it from Althea) and it works so well! No pain at all. To some people they might feel the pain but I did not feel any at all. One thing for sure, it is less painful or no pain at all compare to doing extraction.

How to use?

After you cleansed your face, use the 1st step. Paste it on the nose area and leave it on for 15 minutes before removing. My face is quite small but it fits me nicely.


Second step, dampened the nose area, I just use the essence inside step 1 to wet my nose. Paste the pink side on your nose. Hmm… I was expecting it to of the same shape as step 1 but it’s not. How come? Certain area didn’t get the chance to be extracted… Anyway, leave it to dry on your nose for 10-15 minutes.

Make sure you hold your skin tout and remove the sheet so that you won’t feel too much pain or tugging your skin too much which is not doing any good at all to your skin. Use two hands! One hand to hold the area nearby where you want to remove, don’t be like many Youtubers who just bloody pulled it off with one hand. Silly!

WARNING! It can be very yucky!! I haven’t do any extractions for God knows how long hahaha…
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Categories: Girl Stuffs · Review It!

Went to Kobe, Didn’t Eat Kobe Beef but Found a Chinatown – Nankin-machi

June 11th, 2019 · Nobody Surrendered

We went to Kobe. It wasn’t planned, it was decided the night before hahaha… That’s how free and easy we were. No plan prior to traveling. Just bought flight ticket and booked hotel. We only decided where to go on the night before or the day itself.


To Kobe we went… We took the train as usual. How we ended up wanted to go to Kobe was because one of our Japanese friends is from Hyōgo Prefecture.


We decided to go to Port of Kobe but did not bother to take any public transport once we reached the station in Kobe, we just walked *LOL* According to the map, it’s not far but hehehe… It’s actually quite far but anyway our plan was to go into shops along the way rather than walked straight there so it’s not too bad.


Since it was already noon, we ended up at McDonald’s haha… People go to Kobe for Kobe beef, we went to McDonald’s instead 😛 Both are pork burgers. We had lunch, rest here, enjoyed the air-conditioning, and for toilet break before we continue walking.


We shopped quite a fair bit in Kobe, how funny can that be ;p Anyway, we walked, walked, walked, and walked based on where Google brought us. We came across a Chinatown looking place, we didn’t even know it’s their Chinatown *LOL* We were like… Are we in Japan or China?


Many shops selling Kobe beef but we thought maybe we could have it for our dinner when we head back to our station instead of at Nankin-machi because we thought it should be easy to find places for Kobe beef anywhere in Kobe. Our main aim at that point of time was to head to Port of Kobe before evening came, we were not hungry too.

Source from Wikipedia:
Nankin-machi (Japanese for “Nanjing town”) (Japanese: 南京町; Simplified Chinese: 南京町) is a neighborhood in Kobe, Japan located south of Motomachi station adjacent to the Daimaru Department Store and is a major tourist attraction. Considered as Kobe’s Chinatown, the area has over a hundred Chinese restaurants, shops, and a Chinese temple dedicated to Guan Yu (関帝廟, Kanteibyō).


See… That’s the thing when you don’t do any research when you travel hahaha… We didn’t even realized we’re in one of the major tourist attractions in Kobe hahaha…


Continue to walk… Walk… Walk… We were a bit regret for walking so far away! *LOL* So tired! We saw the Kobe Port Tower from far and psyched ourselves that we’re almost there hahaha… Finally…


It’s a must to take photo of the tower LOL!! The tourist thing that anyone would do 😛 Hahaha… Next, our plan was to hunt down Be Kobe at Meriken Park.

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Views of the surrounding…


Found Be Kobe! Look at the queue to take photo! 😀 Good thing that with the queuing, everyone got the chance to take photo by taking turn rather than just shove their ass in front of you even though you arrived first. Japan loves to queue! Hehehe… It’s my first time encounter a queue to take photo of a landmark hahaha…


Just quickly took few photos, kind of shy to pose in front of so many people and took such long time to take photo. The queue kept getting longer and longer!


Left: Saw the Mosaic Big Ferris Wheel located in Harborland. Was tempted to walk over there but we did not, was too tired, all we wanted to do was to find the nearest train station to go back to our hotel. We didn’t know what’s that building too! Haha… Apparently it’s a shopping and entertainment district between JR Kobe Station and the waterfront of Kobe’s port area. Now that I’m doing this post, then I know… Hahaha!

Right: While we walked through some old shops, we came across this sculpture, Girl on Dolphin(here’s the coordinate 34°41’8″N 135°11’6″E). We didn’t even know where we were!


We finally went back to the train station and decided to have our dinner there. Thinking that we might be able to find a restaurant serving Kobe beef but sadly there was none… Oh well… We just settled our dinner at one of the eateries. We had sashimi don(¥810) and beef don(¥810). The menu was all in Japanese, we just ordered based on the photos and some kanji in sight ;p We added miso soup & pickles for an additional ¥100 and shellfish soup & pickles for an additional of ¥150.

There you go… After dinner, we took the train back to our hotel. It was so tiring, we walked soooooo much! That’s the end of the story why we didn’t eat any Kobe beef when we were in Kobe *LOL*

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

[Vlog] Ep. 12: New Series Coming | Sarawak Chinese Slang

June 6th, 2019 · Nobody Surrendered

I’m in the process of coming out with a new series for my YouTube channel 😉

Please subscribe to my channel at Lovebellbelle so that you can be updated with the new episode of the series 🙂

Categories: Bulletin Board · From My Angle · Sarawak Chinese Slang · Uniquely Kuching · Vlog

A Day Trip to Arashiyama, Kyoto, My first Cold Soba in Japan!

May 31st, 2019 · 3 surrendered

Back to Osaka trip post. We went to Arashiyama at Kyoto for a day trip. We took the train of course.


The views from the train ride.

Wikipedia:
Arashiyama is a district on the western outskirts of Kyoto, Japan. It also refers to the mountain across the Ōi River, which forms a backdrop to the district. Arashiyama is a nationally designated Historic Site and Place of Scenic Beauty.

Thanks to our Japanese friends who brought us here. I never know such place exists ;p Hehehe… Simply because I did not even do any research before going to Osaka hahaha!!


It’s so pretty! I’ll let the photos do most of the talking. It was summer 2018, it’s pretty hot! However, when we were there, it was overcast and it rained. The rain wasn’t heavy, just drizzling. This made the air even more humid.


Arashiyama has so many tourists! It’s summer, hence we didn’t bother to rent kimono, not even a yukata. It’s so hot even with my singlet and a skirt. I would have rent one if the weather was cooler.

Our first stop was the famous place for soba noodle in this district called Yoshimura (Japan, 〒616-8385 Kyoto, Ukyo Ward, Sagatenryuji Susukinobabacho, 3). The exterior doesn’t look like it’s a restaurant. You really need to do reservation, the queue is quite long! It’s located in the historical site where the Meiji period Nihonga painter, Manshu Kawamura, resided. You get to see awesome views and landscape here while dining.

The noodle in the photo is Ika Soba(¥1,278).


Left: Condiments for soba.

Right: This is where I had my very first cold soba in Japan. I love cold soba! I like my soba this way. Also, it’s my first time to learn that the soba water is meant to be drank with the sauce. Almost did a boo boo to pour the sauce away when my friend wanted to pour the soba water into my sauce cup. Something new learnt. Never in my life that Japanese restaurant in Malaysia served me that!! Hmm…

The photo above is my soba set(Arashiyama-Zen), it was one of the biggest set. It cost ¥1,482. It came with cold soba, rice topped with dried young sardine, buckwheat seed salad, and Kyoto pickles.


Left: The rice is from the Arashiyama-Zen set that I ordered, just want to show it up close. Noodle and rice in a set, that is so filling but not overwhelming because cold soba is quite refreshing and taste “clean”, it won’t burden your taste palette so you do not feel icky like as if you have too much of strong flavoured food.

Right: This should be Kyo-no Yasai Soba(¥1,278) if not mistaken.

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We then walked around. There’s so many souvenir shops, ice cream shops, local produce shops, and eateries.


Beautiful views around. There’s countless shrines in this district too.



Tenryu-ji Temple which is ranked as the city’s five great Zen temples.


Left: A random eatery where the steam came out from the chimney caught my attention.

Roght: The famous Arashiyama Bamboo Grove. I didn’t take much photos here because too many people around.



There’s a shrine inside.


There’s so much to see but we didn’t have that much time. Before we called it a day, we bought ice cream! Many unique flavours but we opted for soymilk skin ‘yuba’ flavour(¥300), the cream coloured one is certainly not available elsewhere. It’s basically soymilk ice cream, very creamy and smooth, not too sweet too. I would love to try the bamboo and cherry blossoms but too bad I couldn’t eat that much! The ice cream is huge!


Before we called it a day… We went to Kimono Forest for a quick look. Love those fabric in the pillars which are made with fabric dyed using the traditional Kyo-Yuzen technique that can be seen on Yuzen Kimono in Kyoto. There’s around 600 pillars! Not many tourists here though because many people didn’t know about it. It’s very pretty at night when the pillars are light up but too bad we couldn’t stay till sun down unless we stay a night in Arashiyama. I would recommend you to at least stay a night or two here, it’s very different from the big city.


Man! The view is just breathtaking! I’m speechless! We just sat there at the river and enjoyed the view.


One last photo…

Stay tuned to see where we go next.

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