During my last trip to Singapore, I came upon a counter in Watson’s in Ngee Ann city selling a very interesting brand – Yes to Carrots. I’d never heard of it before and there was a whole skincare and body range made with carrots! Yes, the orange vegetable!
I was actually looking for a day moisturiser and contemplated the Day Moisturiser from this brand because it felt light and absorbed well. Besides it is supposed to be paraben-free. (You can read my previous post on parabens)
Yes to Carrots combines vitamins and beta carotene from carrots and other orange based organic fruits and vegetables with dead sea water which is supposed to be rich in minerals. The formulation is light and they are created to be suitable for sensitive skins.
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I recently noticed an advertiser taking out an ad on one of my sidebars recently and checked them out on a whim. The jewellery designer is Anne Dundas from Sydney Australia and something about her handworked designs called out to me. That and her End of Financial Year sale of up to 70% of course!
I was pretty taken with the stuff I saw and purchased a necklace and a necklace/earrings set for a total of AUD61+ (US$60+) inclusive of shipping. Shipping to Malaysia for the 2 items came up to AUD3.85 which I found reasonable. I wanted to show the pictures of what I bought, but they have disappeared from the site! I guess this truly indicates that the designs featured are one of a kind and once its gone, its gone. That’s nice. I’ve never really had a one-of-a-kind piece of jewellery before So, I’ll take pictures when it gets here.
I would say that some of the jewellery is quite cheap after the 70% discount and if you have spare funds in Paypal, its a good way to spend it because she takes Paypal. I don’t get anything for this pimping (she doesn’t even know I’m writing about her!) so nope, I don’t benefit one bit from spreading the word! The 70% off sale is on until June 30.
I wrote once before about experiencing acne from Hair Shampoo or Conditioner. It was a horrible experience which led me to be very careful and wary about changing new hair shampoos and conditioners.
One commentator said that it might be attributed to the Sodium Lauryl Sulfate in the product which I thought possible, yet strange because I’d been using products with SLS all my life. However, since Sukin Organics has a shampoo and conditioner with no SLS and Parabens in their formula, I decided to pick up a set in Singapore to try.
Sukin Organics Purifying Shampoo is SLS and paraben free for those who are particular about these ingredients in their hair care. However, what this means is that this gentle shampoo does not lather up very much. I am very used to hair shampoo lathering up with just one dollop so having a shampoo that feels a little greasy going on is quite strange and I do end up using more than usual to shampoo my shoulder length hair. Continue Reading ►
There isn’t much I dislike from Make Up For Ever. Their products are really top notch and they have a great range of colour selection and I’d happily place them way above MAC in terms of quality and service. Prices aren’t that far off from MAC either. The only difference is that MAC seems to be more of a cult brand probably due to excellent advertising and marketing.
Preaching aside, my review today is on Make Up For Ever’s Sculpting Blush. Make Up For Ever has 2 types of blushes. The normal powder blush which comes in a smaller pan the same size as their eyeshadows, and the sculpting blush which comes in a much larger pan.
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