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Tuesday, 18 June 2019

Painting Party: Raining Galaxy

Hi there! Welcome back to another post for Hearty Party. If you do not know what or who is Hearty Party please do check out this post >>>  CELEBRATIONS BEGIN WITH HEARTY PARTY MALAYSIA

So now that you know who is Hearty Party, I am sure you would've also found out about the Painting Party. Painting Party is basically a fun learn-how-to-paint session that I conduct, on a weekly basis at Hearty Party. For June, our first class was focused and themed around galaxy.


I got to admit that I wasn't expecting compliments to flood in like a tsunami; although our team did notice a few things that we need to improve and upgrade.

These were some of the compliments that our team received:

"It was really fun and easy to learn how to paint"
"The whole class was super cool"
"I love how you've decorated this place"
"You're a really good teacher"
"You made it easy to learn"
 "This class made me want to pick up painting back again"
"The session was so fun"
"Wow, didn't know you guys will be serving so many refreshments"

Honestly, if I wasn't too tired that night, I would have probably cried when one of the students hugged me and gave a compliment. It was really heartwarming and it gave me an amazing boost of positive energy just knowing that I could inspire others to do things they are not used to.

It's really something I have been trying to do on my blog here and now I can even do it in my workplace. Truly blessed!

This whole Raining Galaxy Painting Party came to be with the extreme coordinated energy and mindset of the Hearty Party Team! Sincerely, for me, this is the absolute dream team. Even though for now there are only 5 of us, we still managed to make everything we do, successfully.

A week before the class, we prepared all the decorations and some of the decorations were even being finalised on the morning of the Painting Party itself. It was really a fun process even before the Painting Party started, I swear!


Raja, my colleague, who is the Event Manager of Hearty Party and myself had so much fun creating all the decoration pieces from the hanging galaxy, the backdrop, the chairs, the personalized name tags, table pieces and many more items throughout the week that we didn't even notice our lunch breaks and at times even our off-hours.


And it is safe to say, that the both of us including Aisyah, Admin and Secretary of Hearty Party, we will be having loads more of fun preparing for the second class which is the "Patternfull Delight" Painting Party which will be revolving around abstract and geometric decorations.

After setting up everything for the Raining Galaxy, we took our time mesmerizing or rather adoring our own hard work, all the sweat, climbing up and down ladders, painting, and crafting.

For the Raining Galaxy Painting Party, we prepared a Blue Soda Lemon drink accompanied with a Swiss Roll Cake, Muffins, individual ice cream tubs and a mountain of snacks just to make sure everyone was well fed at the end of the night.

The session did go a little over the time, but as long as everyone was enjoying themselves, we had no issues.

Just as the Painting Party was about to begin, I had to give a welcoming speech and some reminders, which tore me inside out, because I was so nervous to the point that you could probably see my heart beating out of my chest if I wasn't wearing anything.

But the party people that joined the session was so supportive that it killed my nervousness within the first 5 minutes. I am truly thankful towards everyone who were there that night, for that. 💖


Throughout the whole process of explaining and showing how to paint the Raining Galaxy, we also had time to interact individually, just so that everyone could really learn on how to paint their own masterpieces. Some needed extra help in adjusting, so there was I ready to help.

You all should really take a look at their galactic masterpieces! They were all incredible! Do take note that none of them who participated had art background, and yet they still managed to achieve this level of amazingness.


All in all, it was an absolute remarkable night! And I really wish that you too could feel and enjoy the experience in my future Painting Party sessions at Hearty Party.

The next two sessions set for June will be taking place on the;


Theme: Patternfull Delight 
Date: 22nd June 2019 (Saturday)
Time: 10am-12pm
RM130/pax 



Theme: Dandy Land
Date: 29th June 2019 (Saturday)
Time: 8pm-10pm
RM130/pax

If you are interested to book a slot/session please do send me an email at yana@heartypartymalaysia.com

If you are wondering who can join these Painting Party sessions, everyone from all walks of life are welcomed. If you would like to make a Birthday Painting Party Session, a Team Bonding Painting Party Session or anything at all, everything can be made possible. Just drop me an email!

Till the next Painting Party post, do stay healthy and happy!


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Saturday, 15 June 2019

Places To Eat: Pho Street @Paradigm

Hi there, food lovers!

Today, I will be sharing another Vietnamese restaurant that could really treat and quench your Vietnamese cravings! This time, I will be sharing about Pho Street, Paradigm.


Before I go any further, let me warn you that you will not be able to find Pho Street in Paradigm Mall anymore, as they have closed down. Well, I am not sure if they are closed down, or they just decided to change name or someone bought over that outlet; because right now, there's another Vietnamese restaurant under renovation at the same spot.

*But there are plenty of Pho Street around, although I should remind you to check out whether that outlet you are heading to is HALAL or not. As I have noticed, that majority of the Pho Street outlet aren't HALAL.*

To be truthful, for God knows how many months or years, I have always thought that the Pho Street in Paradigm Mall wasn't HALAL, but then when my best friend, Michelle, took me there for lunch one day, then only did I notice that all the workers were Muslim workers and that their menu didn't have any pork inside. Yes, silly me...I know!

Anyways, it wasn't too late because I have found another Absolute Favourite Vietnamese dish of mine which was the Vietnamese version of "popiah". As my first and last visit to the restaurant, I literally fell in love with their Fresh Summer Rolls with Prawns and Herbs!


It tastes super yummehhhh! How do I explain this in words...give me a sec...

The chewy "wrap" envelopes the fresh prawns, lettuce, carrots and a few other vegetables with herbs. Each bite, gives you like a burst of refreshing, fragrant and an absolute flavourful delight. Seriously, it's something that you'd probably just need to try out on your own to fall in love with.

I, honestly, did not notice if the previous Vietnamese restaurant that I went to, Super Saigon Pho Cafe, actually had this in their menu...but I am really hoping that they do because I can sense that there will be a near-to-the-future visit to that restaurant, thanks to my cravings getting heightened up because of this post.


I also had a main dish which was the Pho Beef Tender Slices. It did taste okay, sadly though, I have to admit that Super Saigon Pho Cafe's beef noodle soup tasted much better. Not sure, if this post is a bummer to you or not, because I am like legit just hyping over 1 single dish, wait not even a dish rather a street snack.

But, I just felt that it was worthy of a mention, simply because I am excited to try and make my very own "Vietnamese Popiah" in the near future, for simple reasons such as, it is easy to make, it does fill up your tummy quite fast, and of course, it is a healthier food choice.

So, till my next Vietnamese restaurant visit, do enjoy all your meals and just be happy!


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Beauty Review: PIXY UV Whitening 4 Beauty Benefit Series

Hi there! Welcome back to another beauty review; this time I will be reviewing the latest PIXY UV Whitening 4 Beauty Benefit series.


Previously, I was a fan and probably still am a fan of their compact powder...it's just that I have another favourite. The one thing that I loved about their previous compact powder was that it gave a really good coverage and it lasted really long.


So how does that compact powder compares to their latest Two Way Cake Perfect Last? I'll be honest...the coverage is amazing! And it really does last longer than their previous compact powder. I am not 100% sure if it is waterproof, but as I tried to wash my face off with just water, it was hardly budging.

It would be safe to say that you could go underwater and still look like you are wearing makeup; at least from my experience and opinion.

There's another blogger friend that also pointed out that the texture of the Two Way Cake Perfect Last is smooth and fine, by which I do agree with her. If you are looking for a compact powder that has a good coverage, you could definitely go for this!


However, there was one product in this series I didn't like. I just wasn't into it, because I felt like it whitened my face 3-4 tones lighter and ended up making me look cakey; that or I was just ready for Halloween.

The product that I am talking about is the PIXY UV Whitening 4 Beauty Benefits Concealing Base. I felt that it was too sticky on my skin which caused the areas that I applied the product to become cakey after the layering of the Two Way Cake Perfect Last.

Not my cup of tea...basically.


Moving on, is the review of the 12 Hours BB Cream with SPF30 & PA+++. I rarely use BB Cream, but this has gotten me really into using BB Creams. I am the kind of person that doesn't like to layer too many products on my face, so using the BB Cream eliminated the process of applying foundation and sunblock.

It has a good coverage and it somewhat felt like it did moisturize my skin as my skin didn't turn oily towards end of the day. My pores didn't even enlarge that much, which is a damn good sign.

I actually did a video on Instagram showing how I applied the products on; you can check it out by clicking this link: https://www.instagram.com/p/Bx10qJCHXKt/

Will I recommend this series? Not the whole thing...just the BB Cream and the Two Way Cake Perfect Last. For those who have been a fan of PIXY products do let me know what do you think of this series, if you have tried it, in the comment section below.

Till the next post, be beautiful both internally and externally!



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Monday, 10 June 2019

Celebrations Begin With Hearty Party Malaysia

We are at the middle of 2019 and I would like to make an announcement that I have made a big leap in my career to where celebrations begin with Hearty Party Malaysia.

 

Since a year ago, I have been juggling multiple jobs and as contracts expired along the way, I had to find ways to keep my head above water. Of course, this also meant working at companies which weren't anywhere near my dreams or goals.

Thankfully, all that changed with the grace of Allah and connections that I have made back when I was actively modelling. My now boss, Nicholas, called me up about a month ago to visit his new company, Hearty Party; that's where and when everything took a turn to the right path of my dream job.

As you all know by now, or if you are new to my blog, I am an art lover. Everything and anything that has some sort of connection to art, I will always put my 200% in it. Same goes to 'writing/blogging' as I see it as a form of art; an art of communicating and inspiring.

My dream came true, when I was hired as an Arts & Crafts Manager at Hearty Party Malaysia. Yes! I finally get to not only create props and decorations for events but I also get to conduct art classes, or what we prefer to call our session as Painting Party.

It's not a typical Painting or Art Class, simply because we legitimately throw a mini party themed with the subject matter. You probably won't even feel like it's a class! There will be music, a room fully decorated according to theme; that you can bet that it would be totally Insta-worthy, lots of paint and plenty of fun people.

P.S: No artistic or painting skills needed to join in on the fun. Like I said, we will be playing with paint and I will be there to guide you. 

If you are wondering, this is how I know how much I love my current job at Hearty Party Malaysia; The minutes and hours would just fly by, as our team plays and preps for the props and decorations. It's an absolute amazing feeling.

Now, I  would really love to share this joy with you by giving you a little more information about Hearty Party that could really come in handy when in times of need.

Let's start from the top, shall we?

So...Hearty Party Malaysia is a company that truly believes and lives up to its name by inserting the "party spirit" into the hearts of everyone who walks through our door.

Services we provide at Hearty Party Malaysia

1. Event Space


We have 4-floor event spaces ready to be filled with you and your party guests. Our highlight floor is, of course, the roof top garden (3rd Floor) which is a semi outdoor event space. The kind of parties, workshops and even product launches you can throw here are endless!


Going down one floor (2nd Floor), we have a classroom-like event space that works perfectly for a workshop or even a cozy intimate group gathering.


On the 1st Floor, there are a lot of fun and exciting 'props' to play with; as there are rotating  showcases, arrange-to-suit-your-need showcases, a neon room and a little play area for the bachelor/bachelorette's night.


For the Ground Floor, although usually used as a greeting space, it can also be turned into a mini gathering spot for a smaller group. There's also a really cool Balloon Bar that will surely bring out your inner child!

2. Props Rental


Besides renting out our space for variety of events, we also provide props renting services. If you'd like to rent, perhaps, our tables and chairs, or our themed decorations, or our huge teddy bears and etc, you are more than welcomed to do so. Heck! We even have a gorgeous bath tub that you could rent!


And yes! We have a lot of other props that you could definitely use for your own home-made-party.

3. Workshops

Just like my "Painting Party" sessions, Hearty Party also warmly invites brands and companies to do their own product launch or even team bonding workshops at our space. You can also conduct your beauty workshop, art shows, pet day, yoga class and the list of events goes on and on.

If you are wondering what other events that can be done at our space, then allow me to burst some ideas in here:

Movie Night, Hens Night, Product Launch, Yoga Class, Food Truck Festival, Press Conference, Proposal, Wedding, Magician Show, Stand Up Comedy Show, Birthday Party, Tea Party, Mini Pool Party, Pyjama Party, Halloween Party, Art Classes, Flower Arrangement Classes and etc.

Now, that's a whole long list of events, give a thumbs up in the comment section below if you managed to read all of that in one breathe. 

Our Location


We are located at Setia Alam; just Waze or Google "Hearty Party Sdn Bhd"

Now, I know many of you would have flinched at the word "Setia Alam" simply because it feels far away. Trust me, I travel from Petaling Jaya to Setia Alam using NKVE every day and it only takes me 20 minutes or less to reach Hearty Party Malaysia. 

Personally, I'd rather travel the distance with clear traffic than to travel to a nearer place but gets stuck at multiple jam spots and traffic lights.

Just do me a favor and don't let that fear of distance overcome your excitement to join in on the fun. 

Contact Us

If you are interested to know more or even to make a booking with us:

💖Give a call or Whatsapp to Vincent at 017-3378182
💖Or you can drop your inquiries or bookings here: emailus@heartypartymalaysia.com

I know that was a very long introduction to Hearty Party, but I am truly delighted that you've made it this far; because I am totally excited about my new journey and I am really hoping that I can bring all of you along with me.

For me, art has been an outlet for everything! Art is like my therapy and I strongly believe that it can benefit you as well in ways that you may not even have the slightest thought that it will affect your life. 

So let's share our positive and empowering moments together. I sincerely hope to see you at my Painting Party sessions in the near future.

Till the next post, celebrate every morning like it's your birthday!









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Friday, 24 May 2019

Join My Art Giveaway

Hi there! Welcome back. Today, I would like to invite you all to join my art giveaway. It's been awhile since I have done any giveaway and so I thought it would be only fitting to throw a quick one this weekend!

For this very first round of my art giveaway I have decided to hunt down for 7 lucky winners to get their hands on my 20cm x 20cm Black Pearl Ring Pours which usually would cost around RM88 each.


I would say that while making these Black Pearl Ring Pours I have definitely learned a lot on how to make ring pours come out the way I would like it to; so you can definitely anticipate even more awesome ring pours in the future.

To join my Art Giveaway all you have to do is:

1. Follow both my Instagram handles @absoluteyana and @hand.decokl
2. Tag a friend or two in the comment section below THIS POST (multiple entries, have a higher chance of winning)
3. Simple as that! The 7 winners will be announced on Sunday 26th May 2019.

If you are wondering, why would you need a small canvas in your household, well let me tell you that they make a really good aesthetic enhancer for the small areas; like the study table, beside your bedroom plants, double it as a backdrop for your collectibles and it can also work very well as a prop for those who take lots of pictures with beauty products.

Also, it would really mean a lot to me as the giveaway would somehow show me that there are people who really enjoy the art I make and I would also feel really blessed to know that there are people who would love to have my art pieces incorporated into their homes.

Since we are on the topic of Ring Pours, I have also made another series of Minimal Ring Pours, which can be bought in sets of 3, 6 or 9. For your info, the canvas size of the Minimal Ring Pours is also 20cm x 20cm each.


Set of 3: RM200
Set of 6: RM400
Set of 9: RM600

You can email me at absoluteyana@gmail.com if you'd like to purchase the Minimal Ring Pours or you could even send me a request of any kind of painting styles that you would like to add into your home.

That's all I have to update for now, regarding my artistic side...so till the next post, stay healthy and happy!



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Monday, 20 May 2019

Althea A'Bloom Launch Party & Collection Review

Hi there! Welcome back!


Today I will be sharing a post about Althea A'Bloom launch party and collection review. In April 2019, I was actively attending a few beauty events and this was one of it. As you all know by now, that I am a big fan of Althea; almost all of my beauty supplies are bought from there.

If you are new to my blog, a warm welcome to you, and if you didn't know about Althea or the fact that I am absolutely in love with Althea products and their endless promotions, then do allow me to briefly introduce Althea to you.

Althea is basically a one-stop shop for all of your K-Beauty needs. Previously, Althea was just an online platform that you could buy your favourite Korean-branded-beauty-products, but after a few years down the line, Althea started to produce their very own line of products; and just recently, a new sub-line of products which we will focus on in just a bit.

I will be honest, I have literally tried all of their own product line, most of them are hits for me. Except for one product which was the Althea Fixer Cream, this specific product was a miss for me, just because it didn't go well with my skin composition/type. It always caused me to have breakouts, so I stopped using it.

Anyways, if you are also into K-Beauty products, I'd highly suggest for you to click on this link https://my.althea.kr/ - there's a lot of promotions and awesome deals to be grabbed.

Now, let's get straight into the Althea A'Bloom Launch Party!

The A'Bloom launch party a.k.a Althea Angel Tour, took place at Softsrve Ice Cream, Dessert & Balloon Bar, Plaza Arkadia. It's my first time even entering a Softsrve outlet, so I wasn't too sure what to expect, but no regrets as I was happy with the food, desserts and drinks that were served.

With the theme that Althea was going for, with the whole introduction of their new line A'Bloom, the whole place was very well set up by Softsrve and Brrloon. It kind of felt like a pop-up Althea A'Bloom store; if I were to speak truthfully.

Besides me, there were probably more than 50 Althea Angels (ambassadors of Althea...Yes and I am proud of it), which honestly turned up the "literal" heat of the store. So much so that I eventually took off my knitted cardigan.

There were a lot going on in the party and I am so lost with words because I don't know where or what to begin with. But since I've already mentioned Softsrve, I am just going to continue with it because I would like to personally thank them for filling up my tummy with really yummy ice-cream, waffles, simple finger food (by which kept having me going in for multiple seconds) and a thirst-quenching soda drink.



Also, thumbs up for having to deal with the crowding Althea Angels; I know it wasn't easy to scream on top of your lungs to get our personalized orders to every single one of us. But, nevertheless, you all did an amazing job at accommodating us!

The party kicked off with a few speeches from the members of Althea Creative Communications Team, and immediately after a very loud cheer, every Angel dispersed and was off to the beauty stations to try out products and to take beautiful pictures of the whole line up.

Before I jump into reviewing the beauty products, I would also like to mention that there was a pop-up Althea A'Bloom Retro Kitchen which gave us, Angels, the chance to personalize our own Althea Petal Velvet Powder by hand-decorating them.

This is how my "icing skills" came to be...


Do you like the outcome of it?

Okay okay, party launch activities will be put aside for now, so allow me to jump straight into the A'Bloom Collection.


Of course, everyone was extremely excited for the (I would say) hero product which was the Meringue Puff. Unlike the other beauty blenders around in the market which mostly are tear drop shaped, Althea's A'Bloom beauty puffs are meringue shaped. 


They have two different sizes to their Meringue Puffs, one which they call it a Giant Meringue Puff while the other smaller ones are called as Baby Meringue Puffs. The Baby Meringue Puffs actually comes in a set of 3, and I would say that they function exactly the same as the Giant Meringue Puff only smaller in size.

The thing about these puffs is that when placed in a bowl of water or when it has been placed under running water, it doubles in size. This, not just, elevates its cuteness but it also helps to put on makeup products on our face more easily, smoother and making our makeup last longer throughout the day.

If you did not know this, one of the beauty hacks that most Beauty Gurus in the industry does, is to wet their beauty blenders/puffs/sponges/whatever you name it, and only after that use it to apply foundation or other beauty products on to the skin, because it is highly believed (and proved) that it helps to get the products onto your skin more effectively and it holds in your makeup for a much longer period.

Now, I have tried using the Giant Meringue Puff to put on my foundation, once without water and once with water, clearly when the Meringue Puffs are soaked in water it really helps to sort of makes sure that the product goes onto my face rather than getting all soaked up into the puff itself.

It was also much easier to blend the foundation to my skin which I felt good about, however, I got to be honest with you, that the puffs does absorb (probably half?) the foundation. So, you are only getting like half of the product on your face. 

This is purely, my opinion, I've seen others who have posted their videos using the Meringue Puffs and it seems like it does a better job for them, than for me. So, I might be doing something wrong or the kind of foundation really dictates the outcome? I don't know exactly why, but I will be doing a full video review on it (very soon!) so that you can judge it by yourself.

I think I would prefer to use the Baby Meringue Puffs, because I feel like the Giant Meringue Puff is quite 'giant' for my face. I also want to point out that the shape of the puffs makes it easier to cover areas of your face even at the corners and 'deep area'. So that's a plus point for me.

The texture is really soft on the skin, it almost feels like you are using a silk puff to blend in the makeup. When the puffs are filled with water, obviously, they increase in size and weight but also it's not as soft/easy to squeeze; making it a really good stress ball too lol. On the contrary, when the puffs are dried up, it is very easy and much softer to squeeze.

Like I've mentioned earlier, I would be doing a full video review/makeup on my Youtube channel with all the Althea products, so do stay tuned for that.


So, that's that...now moving on to the Althea A'Bloom BHA Blackhead Blaster. I have seen many people doing video reviews on it, and it works (for them at the very least). I have yet to try them because like I said, I really want to do the full video review and so I am trying to make sure that I don't "loose" all my blackheads just yet, at least until the video review.

Because if this Blackhead Blaster is really good as what others have said, then I am afraid I won't have any blackheads to show on the video.

For now, I am just going to share my first general thoughts on the Blackhead Blaster. One, its scent is a very familiar one because the Tea Tree Oil in this product is definitely prominent. At first, I thought it was a smell of a detergent but it quickly made sense that it was the Tea Tree Oil scent.

The texture is very smooth...like no joke it glides on my skin (back of my hand) effortlessly! And yes, it does come off black on your skin. I am not sure how the others got the product to look so prominently black on their skin because I have glide it like 5 times, back and forth, but it doesn't appear to be that black.

So, once again I can only confirm this when I do the video. But not to worry, it won't stain your face. That I can guarantee.


Next in the line up of products under A'Bloom is the 4 different types of sheet masks that has absolutely adorable taglines. Like I kid you not, the person that came up with these taglines deserves  the "2019's Best Puns" award.

These are the names on the sheet masks, Water-Me-Long, Avo-Cuddle-Me, Sparkle-Me-Bright and Ac-Me-Peach. As you might have guessed, these 4 types of sheet masks focuses on 4 different main fruit ingredient which is the watermelon, avocado, lemon/lime and peach.

I have not opened any of the masks just yet because I only have these four that was gifted to all the Angels during the A'Bloom launch. I totally missed out on the special promo during the launch on Althea's website itself, which I am really bummed out about, but I guess I would just have to wait to "re-stock" when the masks are available back again.

FYI: The last time I checked their website, sometime last week, all of these sheet masks were out of stock. It was like Thanos needed the masks so badly till he just snapped his finger and all of the masks were out of the website.

You may not know this, but I am struggling to not open any of the sheet masks yet just because I really want to make that video, it's been a really long time since I have uploaded any videos on my Youtube channel, so I feel like I owe it to my followers. Hence, why I have to go through the agony of not 'unboxing' the masks just yet.

If you are wondering what are the prices for all of the products that I have mentioned above, I will list them down here with their respective store links, so just in case, you can go ahead and purchase them right away after reading through this post.

A'Bloom Giant Meringue Puff (1 piece) : RM8.00
A'Bloom Baby Meringue Puffs (3 pieces) : RM11.00
A'Bloom BHA Blackhead Blaster (8 gram): RM16.00
A'Bloom Moisturizing Watermelon Mask (1 sheet) : RM2.00
A'Bloom Anti-Blemish Peach Mask (1 sheet) : RM2.00
A'Bloom Brightening Lemon Lime Mask (1 sheet) : RM2.00
A'Bloom Nourishing Avacado Mask (1 sheet) : RM2.00

Also, I just want to point out that there is a reason why I have been producing very less posts on my blog, but I will probably talk about it in my next post. I hope that after this I will be able to focus on producing more contents on, not only, my blog but also for my Youtube channel, Facebook page and Instagram.

I just really, got to sort out a few things first and hopefully I will be more organised and able to produce more contents that benefits or at least bring something fresh on to the table for you.

That's all for my post about the Althea A'Bloom Launch and a (partial?) review of the collection. Till the next post, do stay healthy, pretty and happy.









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Tuesday, 14 May 2019

Celebrating Butterfly Project Malaysia 6th Birthday Party

OMG! Butterflies, unicorns, mermaids were all truly showered with blessings last month as Butterfly Project Malaysia celebrated their 6th Birthday Party with the official hashtag #butterflyturns6. So, if any of you would love to bless your eyes with the beauty of other butterflies just find them through that hashtag. 

It was my first time ever attending a birthday party that themed with the most beautiful Garden of Spring. And I kid you not, that most us looked like we were ready to walk down the wedding aisle that day. 

This never-ending celebration was made possible with the utmost efforts and dedication by Tammy Lim, one of Malaysia's top Beauty Blogger. Tammy is very well known in the beauty community, and more often than not, we, her underlings, refer to her as Mamasan. For me, especially, I always title her as Mother of All Butterflies / Mythical Beings.

Of course, credits and applause needs to be given to the butterflies themselves too, simply because each and everyone of us whom attended the party had to chip in to secure the venue. Truth be told, I was initially worried if there will be a hitch with everyone coming together to make this event happen. But I was extremely happy when I saw so many Butterflies all fluttering in. Go Butterflies!

By far, this is the best Butterfly party! Each party organized tops the previous one. If you are also a budding beauty blogger, I would highly suggest for you to join the BUTTERFLY COMMUNITY...there's just so much of fun experiences and opportunities that awaits all its members.

Like I've mentioned earlier, the theme was Garden of Spring, just think of a chic goddess floral wedding vibe and the main colours were nude, soft pink, grass green and white. Coincidentally, I had a sea green/teal gown, without hesitating I decided to wear that for the Butterfly 6th Birthday Party.

Because my gown was pretty plain, I decided to go a little extra with my makeup. Inspired a little bit by Pony's Coachella makeup look, I created my own version of a 'mermaid' goddess.


How do you like my makeup and overall look?

I feel like I blended in pretty well with the whole event's theme and decoration, speaking of which, the decorations that were done by Avantgarde Blooms and The Blossom Balloons, and I must say they did a great job at it! Just look around...you will be mesmerized by the beauty of the floating balloons and the blossoming flowers at every corner.


Seriously, if you were looking for wedding theme inspirations, just keep scrolling through; you'd be amazed by the whole setup.

Before the event even officially kicked off, Butterflies were already receiving so many gifts! Our designated seats were beautifully decorated and prepared with multiple gifts from the sponsors and also from the Mother of all Butterflies too! 


Mamasan Tammy, prepared a simple yet beautiful necklace and handmade all the corsages for the Butterflies. There was also a birthday box that was filled with Yves Rocher products, a cute flower wand acting as our selfie prop that was made by The Blossom Balloons, an individual birthday cupcake with a candle by Jom Party, a handbaked and handdrawn sweet macaron by Macarons by Madeleine and a flower crown kit by Avantgarde Blooms.

Like I said, there were plenty of gifts for us Butterflies all thanks to the generosity of the sponsors.

Our Birthday party kicked off with a continuous wave of laughter thanks to Malaysia's funniest comedian, Joanne Kam. This was my first encounter with Joanne, and I'd highly recommend you to buy a ticket to any of her future shows. Trust me, you'd be laughing your ass off, especially if you dig sexual contexts. You are in for a dirty treat, for sure.

I don't feel like it's right for me to share any of her jokes here, just because I am confident that I won't be able to convey the joke as well as she did. Hence why, you should get in touch with the real deal, herself.

Oh! We weren't the only ones that were receiving all the goods, for making a special comedic appearance, even Joanne Kam was showered with multiple gifts by all the sponsors.

Right after, there was a short but sweet speech by Tammy herself; thanking everyone who attended and even the sponsors who put in a lot for us, the butterflies. She also took some time to brief us about all that went down before the event, what was about to take place during the event and what we need to get down to business to after the event.

Us, Butterflies, got the chance to upgrade our chic floral goddess look by adding our very own floral crown with the guidance of Avantgarde Blooms's queen herself, Emi Goto. 


I was surprised at how the party quickly turned into a flower flee market when all of us were asked to pick our own favourite bunch of flowers that were prepared by Avantgarde Blooms. Everyone were busy picking up their own set of flowers and meticulously creating their own versions of flower crowns at the dining table.

How do you like my crown? I did a reverse crown as I felt it would look more sea-creature like; just like the axolotl. 

These were some of the other floral crowns that were customized and created by the Butterflies. 


Aren't they all just so pretty? Both the queens and their crowns, I mean.

What's a party without a variety of food, right? Well, we were in great luck as Mamasan got in touch with Lydia, the founder of Jom Party. Jom Party literally filled the long buffet table with not only yummy finger food but also took some time to make sure they were beautifully presented too.


My favourites were the cheese spread and bread sticks, pasta in a cup and the grilled garlic breads topped with seafood spread.

Also joining in the food and beverage section was a special pop-up booth set up by T-Sticks Malaysia. Now, this is for the tea lovers, because gone are the days of tea sachets, tea spills, using a spoon to stir tea. 


Each and every one of us Butterflies got to smell-test their variety of T-Sticks and essentially picking out our favourite flavour/scent to be brought back home. My instant favourite two were the Minty and Fruity ones. Although I had a really strong pull towards the Minty one, I felt like it was meant for a once-a-week-wind-down tea session, hence why I went for the Fruity one, so that I could enjoy every day while spiking up my energy.

What makes T-Sticks different from other tea-producing companies? The fact that you'd simply have to tear off a clear plastic cover and then place the T-Stick into your cup of either plain/cold/warm/hot water and watch the tea fuse out of the packet. The packet itself also doubles as a stirrer so you need not take out another kitchen utensil just to make your perfect cup of tea.

I feel like it's a perfect solution for lazy tea lovers like me. 😉

Lastly, allow me to give out a special shoutout to Yves Rocher for being so generous not only to me but also to my followers, as we were able to enjoy 50% discount on a single receipt of product purchase from any of the Yves Rocher outlet.


The discount was like a cherry on top of a cake, as Yves Rocher had already gifted us with 3 full-sized products; an Anti-Pollution Detox Micellar Shampoo, an Hydra Vegetal Ultra-Fresh Cleansing Gel and a Concentrated Shower Gel.

As I make my way to close this beautiful event, I would like to thank, once again, Yves Rocher, T-Sticks Malaysia, Avantgarde Blooms, The Blossom Balloons, Jom Party, Joanne Kam, the Butterfly Project Community and, the biggest thank you, to Tammy Lim for making our Birthday Party the most precious event in the year of 2019.

Here's to wishing that the community will continue to blossom beautifully. *Cheers*





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Monday, 13 May 2019

JOUI, The Women's Premium Sanitary Pads

Hi there ladies, yes, this post is dedicated to all the beautiful ladies that drops by to my blog. Men, don't worry, you can stay and read on too because nothing says sexier than a man who knows how to take care of his lady.



Today, I will be introducing you to JOUI, the women's premium sanitary pads. No...no...this sanitary pads aren't bling-ed up the way you are thinking rather it is about its premium packaging that can not only turn heads of the curious minds but still attends to your womanly needs in the most discreet way.

What am I talking about? Well, have you encountered a situation where you have to sneak out your sanitary pads and quickly hide them in your pockets before anyone else notices it? I have, one to many times, in fact.

With JOUI, you don't have to shy away because unlike other sanitary pads, this pads are packaged in individual packets. And believe it or not, at first I thought it was some tea packets by the looks of it.

This is how each packet look like...

Talk about premium and convenient to carry around, right?!

Now, you tell me if this doesn't look like some food/beverage packaging. These 3 premium packaging also differentiates the purpose of the sanitary pads. Pink (small) packets are pantyliners, white (medium) packets are for day time and black (large) packets are for night time.

Okay, time to spill the beans, who here avoids changing their sanitary pads in public areas like when you are at the mall just because you find it to be a hassle to throw away the used pads? I am totally guilty of it...and this totally sucks; more importantly unhygienic and unhealthy for Miss V.

Once again, JOUI takes that worry out of our hands as the packets themselves acts as a disposable bag for the sanitary pads. So, it won't look (and feel) unpleasant for the next person that is about to use the bin.

Warning T.M.I : Like seriously, why would you just roll your sanitary pad without any tissue or paper and just dump it into the bin? I know and understand that every woman have to go through the Niagara Falls of Hell on a monthly basis, but we don't need to see each other's blood bath.

The reason why JOUI emphasized on the packaging part of sanitary pads is because removing individual sanitary pads from the usual brands' packaging isn't as hygienic as you think. All the usual brands doesn't fully seal individual sanitary pads but JOUI does. And that for me, is another winning point.

For JOUI sanitary pads itself, they have a soft and slim cotton surface, which actually makes you feel like you are almost-not-wearing anything. It is very airy too! In terms of absorption, I would say that it does the job quite brilliantly; I know this because I had my monthly fair share of hell just a week ago, which allowed me to personally test the new sanitary pads in town.

Oh! Before I forget, another winning point is that JOUI sanitary pads have Cozeft Technology which promotes 5 benefits like nano silver, negative ions, analgesia, rejuvenate cells and far infrared. These are too scientific for me to explain, but all I know that JOUI sanitary pads are perfect to use even for those who have skin sensitive issues (down there).

You can check out their website for more info but before I end my praise for JOUI, please do make sure that you are following JOUI on their social media accounts as they will be officially launching this premium sanitary pads on the 17th May 2019 and if you invite fans to register at their website, you will be able to get a 1 month set worth of supply from JOUI! (Terms and conditions applies, of course!)

JOUI Official Website: https://www.myjoui.com/
JOUI Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JouiOfficial/
JOUI Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/myjoui/

Bonus: JOUI literally stands for "Joy of using it"...so let us all be a fearless and a proud woman with JOUI.


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