Thursday, December 15, 2011

Stay Tuned

I've got loads of shits to blog about but I only have a month left in Kuching, of which I'll be spending a week in Brunei, and another week in KL before leaving Malaysia for good. So that means I only have roughly 10 days left in Kuching!

So don't go anywhere, in a month, this blog will be bursting with new posts!

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Movie: Forrest Gump

Source: Google Images
People just don't appreciate the classics anymore. I try to dig up old movies to watch every now and then and I ended up with Forrest Gump. This isn't a movie for people who aren't sympathetic. Haters will hate and they sure as hell will hate this film, and if you don't, then you aren't as much as a hater as you thought you were. :P

The way I see Jenny, the one person who really mattered to Forrest aside from his momma and Bubba, was that she was just like any other girl. Perhaps even purer hearted than others. She had the kindness to ask Forrest to sit with her on that first bus ride - which is what most people overlook. Along the way, her life took a turn for the worse and she succumbed to self destruction. Running away from what could've made her life better. She wanted to suffer and suffer she did. People tend to focus on what they want to see, and most people saw a town slut who used Forrest to take care of her son and got what she deserved in the end. But people overlooked the fact that every one of us are different, who react to things in our own way. Perhaps you know someone who suffered from child abuse but grew up to be a decent person, but I know someone who suffers from virtually nothing and finds misery for herself. Some people are just stronger and others are just weaker, but that doesn't make them any better from the other. A great and simple example would be people who are born into rich families and those that are born into poor families, you don't blame them for what they were born with. If you still don't agree with me then, well, fuck it. We're all entitled to our own thinking and beliefs.

The ending was so poignant, his one and only love lies in the earth or in heaven with god... However you'd like to look at it but the truth is, his life isn't the same anymore and what made (past) him happy just didn't exist anymore even though he still has (present) his son whom he loves dearly. The ending scene made me reminiscent and nostalgic... I think that's how it was supposed to end. He wasn't sure what was happening 90% of the time but he did know that he lost out on some of the most important things in life.

If you're capable of finding beauty in simplicity, you'll enjoy this movie too. I loved it.

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Best Pizza in Kuching

Everyone's definition of what is 'best' or 'perfect' may be different so I will elaborate on my standards.

I do not claim to know everything there is to know about pizzas but according to my taste buds, my definition of the best pizza is one that is thin crust but not so thin that it is literally crust - think Skinny Pizza from Singapore, it's like a huge piece of chalk biscuit with random toppings! THAT IS NOT PIZZA!! Secondly, the toppings must complement each other. Thirdly, the toppings must be in balance with the pizza. Not overly stuffed nor pathetically little. Neither thin pizza with a shitload of toppings or a thin pizza with a thin sheet of toppings are desirable and vice versa.

Ok, on to the best pizza in Kuching... Presenting:

They do deliveries, functions and of course, takeaways.

I am in no way affiliated with Tom's Pizza. I just think that 1. They deserve the free advertising because they make awesome pizzas! 2. Sharing is caring. And I would really hate to see one of the best pizza places disappear like Italiano and Silhouette, my previous pizza obsessions. But! I'm pretty confident that Tom's Pizza will still be there when I come back, maybe even have another outlet or two. xD Look, they have even been featured in a newspaper before!

Anyway, I ordered Pepperoni (RM15) and Hawaiian (RM15); Other toppings which include: Champignon (otherwise known as Button) Mushroom (RM12), Margherita (RM12), Italian Smoked Turkey Ham (RM15), Cheese (RM10) and Ocean Tuna (RM15). Their operating hours are 12 noon to 10pm on Tuesdays to Sunday. You can find them at Da-Light food court near King Center. Keep in mind that they have Mondays off!

Craving for pizza yet?

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Change your eye color permanently.

It's amazing how much vanity we humans are capable of. Even while there are millions suffering from poverty, we continue to indulge ourselves selfishly.

A Californian company, Strōma Medical, has developed a laser that will change brown eyes into blue eyes by removing melanin in the eye.

Sounds exciting, doesn't it? I would love to have blue eyes. But it will only be available to the public a few years from now, and at $5000 per procedure, my dream would have to wait.

Source: DeviantArt

Read more:
Washington Post
The Daily What
Xin Hua
Uber Gizmo
Interview with Dr. Gregg Homer

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

emo me.

"Alcohol is poison. Why do I drink it? Because there is something inside me that I want to kill."

Just a quote I like.

I was talking to my friend about the memories we made together. I remember how we used to always go to his house just to talk and smoke. Funny shit almost always goes down. There was one time we broke a chair. We watched movies there. We wrestled. We farted. We goofed around. It was just good times.

We were like family, the two of us. There wasn't anything we could do that would have pissed each other off, okay, that's a lie. We pissed each other off constantly but always shrugged it off. Haha. I would go to his house at 9am in the morning if class ended early and barge in on him and his girlfriend while screaming at them to wake up. If they didn't, I would jump on the bed. Push them around. We'd always have lunch together. Maybe go to the Spring and buy tickets to a movie for that night with the whole gang. We told each other almost everything. Almost.

We all gathered there before heading out all the time, his house was like our meeting ground.

It was all gone, in a few more months it would've been a year. But slowly, we're going back to how we used to be. Too bad that soon, it'll all just be a memory again.

Good night

Review: Neutrogena Deep Hydrating Mask

Source: Google Images
Retailing at RM7+
I got it at Watsons, during a buy 1 get the 2nd one off 20% promo - I'm a cheapo like that. 

I have never tried Neutrogena though I've heard great things about this brand so I jumped at the opportunity to get 2 pcs of the mask. :D

No alcohol. No perfume. Non-comedogenic. 
Have no idea what non-comedogenic means and I'm too lazy to google it up.

Vitamin C
According to the internet, based on the first thing that popped up: is needed for the growth and repair of tissues in all parts of your body. That's great. And another thing I know about Vitamin C is that it whitens skin! :3

What I think:
It made my skin super soft and supple. I don't think I've ever felt my skin so soft before. But it's kinda big for me. Seriously, who makes all these facial masks? They should come in sizes: Asian, small, medium, big and giant. Lol, no, seriously. Anyway, my skin feels really moisturized although I do not see any brightening effect. I do like it because I feel as though my skins likes it, hahaha! Might repurchase. Not to mention, unlike the Nivea Visage Aqua Sensation Moisture Boost Mask I tried, this one seems to have relaxed my skin, it doesn't feel tight, quite the opposite. Oh, but then again, it comes in dual packaging, and what I mean by that is... The mask is in a foil packet inside a paper envelope type packet. The Nivea one does this too. C'mon, that's so wasteful!

The essence is not runny.
Skin feels rejuvenated and soft and relaxed.

The mask is too big.

I may repurchase this in the future depending on my mood and whether there is anything else that catches my eye. :)

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Hello, people.

"I missed the part where that's my problem."

I was rewatching Spiderman when that quote jumped out at me.

That's the problem with people, sometimes they don't understand that their actions - or inactions - will directly - or indirectly - cost others.

"Sometimes we are held responsible for the things others did. So bitch please think before you act!" I tweeted this some time ago about (name deleted) who I thought was my friend, someone who calls herself my best friend. In all honesty, I knew what kind of person she is. She is not a dependable person, she frequently lies and exaggerates, but I still thought of her as my friend because we were always there for each other. We understood each other even though we are total opposites and overlooked each other's flaws. I always assumed she was true to me. I guess life bitch slapped me real hard when it turned out that she was just a selfish, insecure little attention whore who really doesn't give two fucks about anybody at all. Lots of people told me to be careful of her, even more disliked her and some even told me to cut off all ties with her so I guess I got what I deserved for not listening to them. To you: Fuck you. I gave you too many chances because I believed in you and you know you fucked them all up.

If I knew how to contact you, I won't be blogging about this now. But I know you read my blog and since you don't reply my facebook messages or have the decency to pick up my calls, here it is just so I can get it out of my system. Goodbye and good riddance.

Edit: 30 March 2012 //

I've come to accept that people come and go. Even those closest to you will hurt you. Some friendships were not meant to endure and I'm no longer bitter about it because there really is no point. Time heals all wounds. Her name has been deleted because fuck it, that's what she is to me. A nameless person; another stranger.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Drinking Games

Went to Executive last night for the first time since it was bombarded a few days ago. This is Kuching, gangster city. Don't piss anyone off. LOL. Anyway, I learnt a new drinking game! Seriously though, who the hell comes up with these drinking games? They make people look retarded, are slightly challenging and the more you play, the more you drink and the more you drink the more you lose! But then again, that's what makes it so fun!

The games I know so far are:

1, 2, clap
The rules are really simple, nobody can say 3, 6 or 9 and have to substitute it with a clap. Anyone who lags for more than 3 seconds has to drink, anyone who says any of the 3 numbers has to drink, anyone who claps/says a number before their turn has to drink and anyone who claps when their number is not 3, 6 or 9 has to drink. The furthest I've ever gotten to with my friends is 100+ HAHA suckers. Another optional rule is that everytime someone loses, they go in the opposite direction. Example: A says 1, B says 2, C claps, D accidentally claps so he drinks, and when he starts from 1, it'll be C's turn to say 2 instead of E. You get the drift?

It's a game that's played in mandarin, so one person says “一只青蛙” and another says “掉进水里” and the third says "dooomp", then continue with “两只青蛙” “掉进水里” "dooomp" "dooomp" till someone messes up. If it's 5 frogs, then there has to be 5 "dooomp"s, each "dooomp" spoken by a different person.

It's the game I know of as the dice game which was played in Pirates of the Carribean, you can think of it as cheating or you can think of it as being smart, but either way, it's a game of luck. Google it.

Ji Gu Bang
This is something like scissors, rock, paper, but the thing is, you do it twice. So let's say A chooses rock and B chooses scissors, you do it again but A has the upperhand because he won the first round so if during the 2nd round, both chose paper, B loses and has to drink. It's usually played with two hands although 1 would suffice. This is a 1 on 1 game.

1, 2, 3
Everyone can only choose 1, 2 or 3 with their fingers and the total is added up and you start counting from one person. Let's say there's 5 people playing, A and B chose 3, C and D chose 2 and E chose 1 which totals up to 11 and you start counting from A, the loser is A. If the total is 12, the loser would be B and vice versa.

5, 10, 15
Everyone can only opt to go with 5 or 10. Let's say there's 3 people playing, A shouts 10, chooses 5, B chooses 5 and C chooses 0, B loses (if going in clockwork). If B shouts 0 and everyone chooses 0, C drinks. If no one guesses the correct digit, then the game continues till someone does.

Dice number
Usually played with two dices. One player calls a number and the amount of beer to be drunk by the loser, whoever gets the number loses. So if he calls "double, half glass", anyone who gets double has to drink half a glass. Or if he calls "5 and 6, one sip" whoever gets 5 and 6 together has to drink one sip. Get creative with this game! You can even say one red and one black, any sum bigger than 8 or whatevers.

5 glasses
You get 6 glasses and one dice and lotsa beer. The rules are, you have to fill or drink from the glass of the number you get. So if you rolled 5 and the 5th glass is empty, you fill it to your heart's content. Anything from a drop to a full glass. If the glass is already filled, you have to drink it no matter the amount. This is by far the kickest game ever. The optional rule is, you have to fill a glass before your turn is up. Imagine if all 6 glasses are filled and you have the worst luck that night. HAHA.

Clap clap
This is the game I just learnt. You slap your thighs twice and point to your opponent and say "yo" and slap your thighs once and point to any random direction. If both players point in the same direction, both has to slap their thighs once and point to each other and say "yo" whoever doesn't or does a wrong gesture loses. Again, another 1 on 1 game. This left me bruises on my thighs so people, don't get too excited! Lol...

See the little purplish black dots? :\
This is the last 1 on 1 game I know. You start off by sandwiching your hand with your opponent, so it's your left hand, his right hand, your right hand and his left hand. You slide out of the position (signifying the start of the game) and you clap twice before throwing rock, scissors or paper. If the both of you choose the same thing, clap twice and throw again till someone wins/loser and then you clap twice and point to a direction (up, left, right, down) if the loser follows your direction, he loses. If not then you replay the game till someone loses/messes up. If you're slow, do NOT try this game, because you will lose and lose and lose...

Geez, I know more drinking games than I thought. Anyway, the above are those that I frequently play and love. *^^* Share your drinking games too!

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Movie: In Time

Source: Google Images

I really like the concept of this movie.

Time = Money therefore the new currency is time. It brings a lot more meaning to "手上的钱" (cash in your hand) because it is proudly displayed on your arm. Oh, but did I mention that time also equals to how much time you have left to live? So money = time = life. I love it! It's brilliant!

I caught this on its premier but I didn't get around to blogging about it... I wanted to blog about it though, the above paragraph was actually written right after I watched it. It was my raw response. I loved the concept of the movie, but it could have been better.

Some say it's like a futuristic Bonnie & Clyde, but since I've never watched Bonnie & Clyde, I'll liken it with Fun with Dick and Jane with a little of Robinhood and a whole lot of sci-fi. The Island also comes to mind because of how the privileged is taking from the helpless, the poor, the weak, the ignorant and in turn choose to be ignorant about the suffering of others 'below' them.

It's about an average somebody (could be you) who suddenly wound up with a lot of something he should not have (could happen to anyone) and what happens consequently. He's nobody special, but someone who had an opportunity most will never get. The opportunity to change everything.

The thing about this movie - and the reason why I put it off for so long - is because of the major questions that needed answering and the movie never addressed them. Questions such as how does the system work? Why was this system implemented, when? People like to understand, and this movie failed to give that satisfaction. However, if you're able to look past all that and make up your own theories, go ahead and give this movie a spin because if you're reading my blog and liking my thoughts, chances are you'll enjoy it as much as I did and it may also be the movie that kick starts your brain into overdrive.

It made me think about who was right and who was wrong. Who's the hero and who's the villain? And then I realized, nobody is. Everyone is selfish. The system was probably implemented for the greater good and as the timekeeper said, 'He is harming the very people he's trying to help' or something similar along the lines of 'causing more harm than good'. The timekeeper was merely doing his job, Will was doing what he thought was right, even Sylvia's father was trying to do the right thing. In an alternate universe, a.k.a our present time, if someone was caught breaking the law (destroying the system), he'll be sentenced to jail and possible death. Will should be the criminal. But you know how this movie mindfucked me? It got me thinking about our governments.

Review: Bio-Essence Tri-Action Aqua Boost 7pcs Trial Kit

So one day, I was minding my own business at Guardian when a lady asked me how old I am. Seeing as she's a promoter for skincare, I asked her how old do I look based on my skin. She said 25 and explained that my face looks very dehydrated. I was freaking horrified! But offended at the same time so I walked out and went to Watsons and bought this set. Don't get me wrong, Watsons always is and always will be my first choice, but I browse Guardians sometimes and buy things that Watsons doesn't have.

I bought this is a trial kit for RM25.90. There are 7 pcs in total, which include:
- Complete Cleansing Milk 8g
- Cell Renew Essence 5ml
- Hydra Nourishing Lotion 8ml
- Complete Nourishing Sleeping Mask 10g
- Active Nourishing Emulsion 15ml
- All-Day Hydra Nourishing Cream 8g
- Intense Eye Cream 3g

I didn't really know how to go about using this 7pcs 6-step regime, so I googled and it let me to Bunny chan, thanks for your review and information! Btw, if you guys wanna read a different review from someone who knows their thing more, I suggest you read her review.

My review:

1. Complete Cleansing Milk
The moment of truth. I believe a cleanser can tell you a lot about a product. Its texture, scent, effect and not to mention it's the FIRST thing you'll use from a line. I disliked the smell at first scent. It smelt like men's perfume to me, but personally I tend to lean towards sweet perfume so yea. It is a very slippery and light cleanser - I'm more used to thick, creamy cleansers like Hada Labo's Tamagohada. This does NOT lather well, I like foamy cleansers and this just disappeared before I was even done massaging it into every nook and cranny. At the end of the day I felt like I was washing my face with water. But when I was done, my skin felt silky, like there's a film of protection on my skin.

2. Active Nourishing Emulsion
Nothing much to say here, it's a toner! It's supposed to prep your skin for the other goodies you'll be feeding it with. It absorbs fairly quickly, a few pats after applying it onto your face would do.

3. Intense Eye Cream
The promoter that said I looked 25 told me my eyes had horrible eyebags and that wrinkles are starting to form *gasp* so I hoped that this would be my ticket out of 25-ville but it did nothing. And if I got this into my eyes, it hurts. C'mon people! Make sure any eye products you make have a tear-free formula!

4. Cell Renew Essence
This kinda reminds me of Hada Labo's lotion/toner except it's slightly more runny and it absorbs far quicker.

5. Hydra Nourishing Lotion
A light moisturizer that helped me hide my dry skin. I have dry skin around the corners of my mouth and lower cheeks, so this really helped me hide it. Slightly runny. Did nothing to keep the oiliness at bay. I have very oily skin and this acted as an oil booster.

6. All-day Hydra Nourishing Cream
I actually prefer this over the lotion. It feels creamier and more moisturizing because it isn't runny. And it doesn't leave my skin as oily as the previous lotion.

7. Complete Nourishing Sleeping Mask
This totally blew me away... Because it did NOT do what I thought it would do. I wake up in the morning with a film of stickiness on my skin. That is not what I want to wake up to. I expected silky, supple skin but this is my first sleeping mask and maybe sleeping masks are supposed to be sticky?

All in all, I would not be repurchasing. It was a disappointment because I expected well moisturized skin equaled less oil. I have just proven that this is not a fact. Oily people, you do need to moisturize but it does not mean that the more you moisturize, the less oily you become. And dry skinned people, well, you need a lot of moisturizing. But, I'm no expert, just going with experience.

Good luck to you in your endeavors.

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Drunk people tell the truth???

The Culprit
Who the fuck came up with shit like that? Now here's the thing, you can barely talk coherently, you can barely balance yourself cos the whole fucking world is made from jelly, so what makes you think that you are able to THINK what the truth is, and then say it?

Drink drink drink!
Look, it's just easier to tell a lie.

"Are you drunk?"

Because you don't want to go into detail about what the fuck happened. Hell! You don't even know what happened in the first place! Or its just because you still believe that you're sober, your brain still thinks that you're still capable of functioning but the truth is, you're wasted as hell.

So, if your state of mind is already in denial about your current state, why the fuck would you think that you are going to be honest?

If alcohol was a truth serum, then why don't police use it on suspects? And why do you think that the chick you brought home last night is not as hot as you thought she was? Even your subconscious was lying to you so...

Think about it. :) I lie like a mothafucka conman when I'm drunk. Don't trust anything a drunk person tells you.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

STDS - Don't think that it won't happen to you!

Let's make ONE thing clear: The only way to be safe from STDs is if you do not have sex. At all. No, not even oral or anal. You may be protected if you use a condom but even then, only if you used the condom correctly and it does not have any defects. 

Some common misconceptions about STDs: 
1. You will only get STDs if you fuck prostitutes.
This is a complete lie. Whoever made this up was just trying to keep you away from prostitutes. The truth is, you can get STDs from anyone; yes, even a virgin. Either parents of a virgin could be HIV positive and passed it on, girls can have a yeast infection and she can pass it on to you. So the conclusion is: It can happen to anyone! Note: ALL STDs CAN BE PASSED ON FROM MOTHER TO CHILD. 

2. STD = AIDS. 
No! No! No! AIDS is a STD caused by HIV but STD does not equal AIDS. You can say you're sick if you have cancer, but you can't say you have cancer because you're sick. So you can say you have an STD if you have AIDS, but you can't say you have AIDS because you have an STD. There are several types of STDs which I will elaborate on later. 

3. I have only slept with 2 people in my life and therefore I am safe from STDs!
See point 1!!! Another thing to think about is: Imagine if you've had sex with 2 people, let's call them A and B, A has had 3 partners who were virgins, B has had 10, and those 10 each had 2 which were virgins, maybe one of them lied and has actually been with a prostitute before and that prostitute has had 200 customers. So add it all up and you have fucked a total of 236 people! Think about it. 

4. You cannot get an STD from someone who doesn't look infected. 
Do you really need me to explain this to you? Just because you can't see it doesn't mean it isn't there. It's a disease for christsake, do you have microscopic vision?! On the other hand, what is abnormal? You may not even know what a STD looks like even if it shat in your face. 

5. Someone with an STD wouldn't be having sex in the first place. 
The problem is, many people with STDs do not know that they are infected. Most STDs are silent, they do not show any symptoms at all until it is too late and you will feel perfectly healthy as you continue infecting other people! :) 

6. I will not get an STD from oral sex. 
Lies, all lies! Where are you getting your information from? You can easily contract herpes, gonorrhea and syphilis from oral sex and if you have an open wound in your mouth, you may also contract HIV/AIDs. 

7. I'm homosexual, so I am safe from STDs. 
STDs can spread from anyone, to anyone. NOBODY IS SAFE, no, NOT EVEN YOUR DOG. 

Different types of STDs:
1. Herpes 
There is no known cure for herpes due to the fact that most people do not know they have herpes until it is too late. It is contracted through skin to skin contact, like touching someone's sore (I don't know why you would want to do that) or kissing someone with a sore (again, I don't understand why anyone would want to) or engaging in sexual activities. The virus is not airborne and it is very fragile so don't worry about catching it from a toilet seat. Herpes has an incubation period of 2-20 days but keep in mind that sometimes the symptoms can be very mild or not be there at all. Herpes will come and go as it pleases, but it will stay with you forever. The only way to know for sure? Get checked!

2. Crabs
This is not a bacteria or a virus, it is however, lice. You know, like the ones you find on your dogs. You get them from having sex with someone who has crabs or sharing bedding/clothing/toilet seat with someone who is infected. The symptoms usually appear within 5 days and look like tiny flecks of dead skin. It is easily treated, with over the counter medicated shampoos and creams. They can only live about 72 hours without a human host so seal your whole goddamn house for 72 hours and lock yourself in the toilet lol. 

3. Syphilis
Transmission through sex or direct contact with a sore, it's incubation period can range from 10 days to 3 months. It is easy to cure in its early stages but it may not have any symptoms and can develop into something potentially dangerous. But USUALLY, you will develop one or many small, painless, red sores called chancres where the infection occurred. It will disappear in time but if left untreated, you'll develop stage 2 syphilis. The 2nd stage is a red rash which will also go away without treatment but will develop into stage 3. You will continue to have syphilis even though you do not show any signs. This stage can last for years and years but when it resurfaces it may take your life. So be safe, if you're sexually active, go get checked!

4. Gonorrhea
This typically shows up after 4-6 days of being infected, but can stay in your body till up to 30 days without any symptoms... Then again, 50% of women with gonorrhea do not show any symptoms anyway. However, symptoms include: pain while peeing, discharge from vagina/penis, pain during sex. This disease may be cured easily in the early stages but it an evolving disease, so sometime in the future - if scientist do not find a new cure - it may become an incurable disease. If left untreated, it could lead to infertility and/or death. 

5. Chlamydia
Chlamydia is known as the "Silent Epidemic" because (say it with me now!) it may not show any signs until it is too late. But the known signs are: pain while peeing, discharge from penis/vagina, abdominal cramps in women, sensitive testicles in men. It's incubation period is 7-21 days but most will not show any symptoms at all! If left untreated, you don't die (thank god for one that doesn't kill) but it may cause sterility and/or blindness. The good thing is, it can be treated with antibiotics! 

People fear this the most because they think it promises a slow death. It has an incubation period of 10 years. It is spread by transfer of blood or bodily fluids. You can even get it from getting tattooed with an unsterilized needle. The truth is, you can have HIV till the day you die a natural death and not suffer from AIDs, however if you have sex with multiple people, you are exposing them to HIV and they may develop AIDs due to your irresponsible, ignorant behavior. Another thing to keep in mind is that: there is absolutely NO CURE!!! 

7. Genital Warts
Do you want to see a cauliflower growing on you? Well this is the disease for exactly that. The warts may appear days or years from when you first contracted it. No cure, only treatment available. Please google pictures for this STD because I swear you'll get goosebumps and stop having sex for a year. Mwahahah!!

Yeast Infection 
This is actually caused by an imbalance of bacteria and yeast in a woman's vagina. It's usually caused by antibiotics, dirty/non-cotton underwear (so girls, change your undies often!), chemicals (say no to douches and scented pantyliners), hormones, diets, condoms... Anything that will disturb your natural balance of bacteria. It's very common and easily treatable but highly itchy. Men may contract yeast infections from women and show no symptoms so if you've tried everything but keep getting yeast infections, I suggest you pull your hubby to the doctor. You may have infected him and now he's repeatedly infecting you without knowing it. 

If after all the above, if you're still not convinced and are not going to get tested if you're sexually active, well here's a big fuck you for being an arrogant jerk! Ignorance is not bliss, it's dangerous. An ignorant arrogant asshole is the worse thing that can happen to humankind. So please educate yourself and others around you. For a more in-depth understanding of STDs, please click on any of the links below: 

Remember that it's always better to be safe than sorry. STDs are diseases, it is not judgement. It's nothing to be embarrassed about. People have to stop thinking that only 'dirty' people will contract STDs because it's NOT TRUE. A partygirl could sleep around with 1000 people and not get infected whereas a straight As student who never breaks any rules may, even if he has only slept with one person. STDs do not care who you are, whether you are a slut or a nerd. It doesn't give a shit how old you are. It doesn't care whether you are rich, poor, fat, skinny, ugly, pretty, handsome, white, black, yellow, green. IT DOESN'T DISCRIMINATE SO NEITHER SHOULD YOU. 

I am no professional, neither do I claim this post to be 100% factual. To make mistakes is human so excuse any mistakes but please rectify me in the comments box below. We don't want to be spreading misinformation! If in doubt, check with your doctor or consult the internet. Thanks for reading and remember, sharing is caring.

Edit: 14/11/2011

Sure, they are all very fuckable and sexy...
Source: Google Images

... But what if they give you this?!

I don't want to contaminate my blog with pictures of infected genitalia, so click the link above and scare yourself shitless! :)

Monday, October 24, 2011

Switch Re-Opening at Spring

There it is, right smack between MPH & Poppies. It is more spacious and strategically near a toilet! :P There are more choices including Beats by Dr. Dre, cute accessories (the gold chrome phone for iphone is to die for!) and many more. Go and check it out for yourself! The first 50 customers get a goodie bag that either consists of an ipad or iphone casing, t-shirt and iphone bumpers in a recyclable bag, so next time you go shopping, use the recyclable bag and say no to plastic bags!

Being one of the invited bloggers, I got a goodie bag too! So now I have iphone bumpers, iphone casing, iphone housing... All I need now, is an iphone! I have actually been collecting pink items for my future iphone. Some people just don't understand my need for pink, so let me explain: I don't mind spending the extra money on a color I like because life is short and we shouldn't live unsatisfied. If I had a black blackberry, I would be unhappy every time I look at it and I use my phone a lot therefore I would be unhappy a lot, if my laptop wasn't pink, I wouldn't like to use it therefore it would be neglected and therefore a waste of money, I never liked staying at home till I painted my room pink lol seriously and imagine if my clothes weren't pink... Sorry for digressing!

Back to the topic: Switch! The pic above was taken during the Fruit Ninja competition. A young boy walked away the winner. The highscore was only about 250. Next up, they had a Treasure Hunt which Denise and Ari were crowned winners with an iPod Shuffle each!

Kids ♥ Apple!
This is the first event I covered and I was really shy about it because I didn't know how I should go about covering an event and it gets quite intimidating when you have seasoned photogs snapping away right beside you. Haha! But it was a great experience and I hope I would be able to cover more events in the future!

Friday, October 21, 2011

Camwhoring with a DSLR!

This is shameless, I know. But you're only young ONCE, and you'll never get back TODAY. We should appreciate what we have (even if it's makeup-enhanced) because you never know when it'll be GONE.

Let me digress for a lil bit: I feel old. I feel like a 16 year old trapped in an aging body. ZOMG noo!

But, here's to being 21 years, 6 months & 2 days old!

This mini, self absorbed photoshoot was taken especially for a contest on facebook. First prize is a Fujifilm Instax Hello Kitty Mini 25s, RM200 and 5 pairs of Bliss Barbie contact lens. Second prize is a Fujifilm Instax Mini 7s White, RM150 and 2 pairs of contacts. Third prize is Fujifilm Instax Mini 7s Pink and a pair of contacts.

I'm wearing Vivian 3 Tone grey contact lens. I absolutely love Vivian 3 Tone. It is going to be my signature lens from now on.

I really want the Pink or Hello Kitty one! Vote for me if you can but I won't hold it against you if you won't, I know how annoying "VOTE FOR ME!" people can be.

But if you don't mind making a girl happy, click here and like the Facebook Page, and then click here to like my picture! I will appreciate it even MORE if you share the link around! Thanks!

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

I salute my Dad

Sometimes I feel that his kindness and generosity is boundless.

A taxi which was parked by the roadside turned into the main road without noticing my father's car and took off the paint on one side. My father let the guy off after reprimanding him because he felt pity for the taxi driver who was trembling in fear, had no cash or a hand phone.

I would've taken down the taxi's car plate, the driver's ic and company and gone to the company to see if they were insured against this kind of thing. But my father probably didn't want to cost him his job or cause him to suffer any serious consequences because my father assumed the driver could not afford it.

But in this world of liars and cheats, I would've at least made sure the taxi driver is really poor and incapable. If he really was, then, I wouldn't make such a big deal out of it cos accidents happen and there's no point in forcing a person with no excess money to pay for something you can afford easily.

What would you do?

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

DotA Map Hack!

You know what pisses me off the most about DotA? MHers and n00bs!

MHers, it is unfair what you do and if I ever meet the person who created DotA Map Hack I WILL SLIT HIS THROAT! What is the POINT in playing DotA if you're gonna cheat? You're all just losers and cowards.

n00bs, now I don't care if your DotA skills are horrible because I'm lousy at DotA too. But DO YOU KNOW that SOMETIMES, when you try to hide in the forest and your hiding skills aren't that awesome, you may be ACCIDENTALLY seen by the opposing team? DID YOU KNOW THAT?! It doesn't mean we are MHers, it means that YOU ARE AN IDIOT FUCK for THINKING that. And FYI, there are WARDS too, so if you're farming and suddenly you're attacked, BUY A GEM BEFORE ACCUSING PEOPLE OF HACKING! Thank you. Oh, and YES, there is an item called GEM which enables you to see the opposing team's wards, bombs and even *gasp* heroes that are invisible! Betcha didn't know that.

Oh GOD, the many times players have pissed me off by their ignorance and arrogance. There's always that ONE guy on either team that is so goddamn noisy.

"Lag! Fuck you host, turn off your porn!" 
Porn was replaced by MH because of some fucking coward that couldn't stand losing! 

"Waaaa! $*%(&@ MH!" 
This usually happens when you kill someone who was hiding, invisible or any idiot. 

"Of course you win laaaa, you MH!" 
This is what ALL sore losers say. They just wanna find an excuse for their loss. It's like the loser who couldn't get the girl, and accusing any guy who succeeded in chasing her of cheating. Sorry, I couldn't find a lame reason because I honestly don't know what go through those losers' head. 

I usually don't give a shit about people like that, because I know that dogs will bark back at dogs. But this is me complaining about the barking dogs. If you lose, lose with dignity! Who cares if the opposing team is using MH, they know and you know. Winning with MH doesn't make anyone a winner, and accusing people isn't very nice. So...

Hell yea...

Oh and it really makes my day when my team tells the opposing team that they have just been pwned by a girl. 100% of the time, they don't believe us until we stand up to leave.

Source: Google Images

Monday, October 17, 2011

Movie: Real Steel

SPOILERS, so don't read this post till you've watched the movie and when you have, come and leave your comment below. ;)

Source: Google Images
It was epic! It blew my socks off!

No, I can't care less about the graphics although obviously good graphics is a plus (PUI YOU SORCERER & WHITE SNAKE PUI!) but the emotions in the movie was so darn realistic. It reached out from the big screen and touched my little cold heart.

When I first saw the little boy, Max, played by Dakota Goyo, I was like 'mini Justin Bieber so peh!' but when I really got into the movie, wow. The scriptwriter made a character I like, I mean normally I hate little annoying kids but he's a charming little annoying kid. He's earned himself some hate on IMDB and critics/idiots called him egoistical (b/c of the mic scene) but honestly, he's a kid and he acted like one! He was insulted that Zeus' people wanted to buy Atom and he doesn't know any better! Geez. What is WRONG with you online losers? Go out there and take a breath of LIFE. Although, if I were his dad, I would've slapped him and snatched the mic back before he could choi su (challenge/pick a fight) with Zeus. Other than that, I have nothing to say about Charlie - by Hugh Jackman - cos come on, who doesn't love that gruffy old man? I've had a crush on him ever since I watched X-Men. I kept willing myself to become a mutant so that he and I could be together. If I were a mutant, my power would be to control time. If I was dying, I could undo my oncoming death - thus not fearing death - and I can kill people I hate repeatedly until I get tired of it or I could torture them by dragging out the time, making an hour last a year. I can even relive my favourite memories over and over again! Ok enough with the nonsense and on to the review.

I like emotionally realistic movies, movies that has logic, that makes sense. And this movie has that. It isn't too unbelievable and it doesn't try too hard to tug at your heartstrings, it seems to do so effortlessly and that's what captured me. Not to mention Hugh is hot. Some of you may argue that no real father/son talks like that, well guess what? What evidence do you have? I can say that there's a pink unicorn floating somewhere in the universe and you can't say I'm wrong cos you can't PROVE THAT IT DOESN'T EXIST! Buahaha, oh the cleverness of me. I actually stole that from my brother, but he originally said kettle and not a pink unicorn.

To be fair though, there is one major glitch. Robots are a fairly dangerous thing I'm surprised no one has died from any robot accidents. How about people using robots for personal reasons? Obviously it doesn't flow with the plot but I was just wondering... HOW THE HELL DID THE GOVERNMENT APPROVE OF CIVILIANS HAVING ROBOTS?! Ok, shush now.

Movie critics can pick at a movie to pieces but a movie is to be enjoyed. So all in all, despite all the "this is a shit movie" comments, I absolutely enjoyed it and you should at least give it a chance.

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Shills Luxury Chocolate Mask vs Daiso Charcoal Mask

It's really frustrating when you aren't naturally born with perfect skin. I have GUY friends with better skin than I do (CURSE YOU) and I envy them secretly. LIFE IS SO UNFAIR! So girls like me have to go that extra mile to have unhorrible skin. My scale is: horrible, unhorrible, ok, good, perfect. LOL. We will probably never achieve that perfect baby smooth/soft skin every girl wants but what to dooooo!

Rant aside, today I'm gonna compare two peel-off masks which are Shills Luxury Chocolate Mask and Daiso Charcoal Mask.

First of all, I waxed my face with Nair facial strips, I do this because I believe this will help strip away any buildup/dead skin/open up clogged pores. Then to make sure my face is clean, I used a gentle scrub. Next, I use Nature Republic's Blackhead Scavenger Oil Peeling Gel to further open the pores. After that's done, I applied Shills Luxury Chocolate Mask on the left side of my nose and Daiso Charcoal Mask on my right.

Shills is alot stickier whereas Daiso is more runny. Both is super hard to wash off, so make sure you don't get any on your clothes/hair. I apply the mask over a sink so that anything that drips off can be wiped off with a tissue easily. Shills smell like chocolate (duhhh) and Daiso has more of a soapy scent to it. I'm not that particular about scent so long as it doesn't smell like shit. Once dried, Shills looks like it has better coverage whereas Daiso kinda dries with holes. Daiso dries into a paper-like mask and Shills dries into a more stretchable plasticky mask. Lol I'm really bad at describing stuff like this.

Left: Daiso Right: Shills

I don't know why that happens, and it looks pretty freaky, but if anyone does, leave a comment below. ^^

After about 20 minutes, the moment of truth!!

Daiso wins!
Daiso truly and remarkably extracted all the gunk and opened clogged pores. With gentle squeezing, I was able to get even the most stubborn blackheads out! Shills did extract some blackheads and sebum but it didn't work as well as Daiso. However, Shills is less painful to remove but it did leave some discoloration, so the left side of my nose is now darker than the rest of my face. D: But I think it's due to the Nature Republic Oil because this has never happened before. Sidenote: I used Daiso on the rest of my face because Daiso wasn't as hard to get out of the tube, and it was easier to spread.

Final results from my personal blackhead exterminator routine: I have NEVER felt my nose this smooth before as blackheads on the nose run in the family. For the first time in my life, I feel as though my nose is actually clean! Please note that I made the above routine up myself, I am no professional and I'm pretty sure what I'm doing to my skin is super harsh so please do not follow my steps. If you do and anything happens to your skin, I will not be held responsible!

Your advice/opinion would be greatly appreciated so don't forget to comment!

to all you ladies out there

every single month we have to suffer discomfort and inconvenience, our hormones take over control and we become raging monsters.

If you can find that one guy who will tough it out (no, I don't mean IGNORE; I mean a guy who can be patient with you throughout this period of time lol pun!!) and comfort you, take a moment to realize this: Not every guy will understand or accept why ladies become crazy once a month, so for one to overlook this... Appreciate him. :) He's truly a man - because men are logical animals, for them to overcome that need for logic and to understand their loved ones even without comprehending, what more do I need to say?

Dear Guys,

It is scientifically proven that PMS exists! It occurs every once a month and usually happens right before a period. Symptoms can be anything from: pimples, bloating, tender breasts, clumsiness, constipation or diarrhea, food cravings, headaches, confusion, fatigue, emo-ness, highly irritable, aggression, jealousy, insecurity, mood swings, lethargy, etc. If you are able to be understanding boyfriends and be less demanding/more caring, that would help a lot and one day your girl will thank you for it.


Friday, October 7, 2011

Find your perfect hairstyle!

It's really hard to find that perfect hairstyle isn't it? Especially when 'perfect' does not have a universal definition. What is perfect to you may not be perfect to someone else. Check out this constantly updated website on all kinds of hairstyles, haircuts, hair colors and lots of it! Took me ages to find this awesome website so here I am sharing it with all of you who are interested!

The name of the website is Rasysa and it's in Japanese - If you have google chrome, you can translate the page into whatever language you want, and you will be able to find hairstyles based on length, color, cut, image, face shape etc - but if you don't or you can't be bothered, click on the following links for easy navigation:

Based on length:
Medium length
Super short

Sharing is caring! I hope you guys found the above useful. :) Feel free to skip ramblings below.

When I started to cut my hair alone (mom used to be the decision maker lol) I didn't know what kind of cut I liked or wanted so I always let the hairdresser do his thing, as long as he kept the length cos that was the only thing I was sure I wanted. But over the years, I started to be more aware of what I liked (thickness) and what I didn't like (thinned or overly layered hair!) so here's a guide to help you so that you don't get a haircut you're unsatisfied with. I know I was often unsatisfied because I wasn't specific enough or the hairdresser cut off too much or thinned my hair too much or the worst of all, tried to dictate my look eg: Cut your hair like this, that, blah, because it's the IN thing now. It's THE fashion. Fuck you and your fashion, do I look like a fashion zombie to you? Why the HELL would I want a cut that's the same with every other person?! Make sure you TELL the hairdresser EXACTLY what you want, because if you're not sure, he would be unsure as well!

So on to the most basic long hairstyles:

Thick or Thinned?

One length or long layers?

I'll blog about layers in a different post because there are many different kinds of layers, the above is generally known as long layers.

U-Cut or V-Cut?

Leave a comment below!

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

iphone 4s vs iphone 5

People, it doesn't really matter if your name is Tom, Dick, Jack, Rose, Mary or Belle. Cos it's just a freaking name!

The iphone 4s comes with: (If you're a real geek, check out gizmodo!)
- GSM & CDMA compatible 
- Better camera (8MP, 1080p Full HD) 
- Siri (a virtual PA - I can't wait to get my hands on her, she sounds like someone I wouldn't be able to live without; read more about it on giz here and here)
- Stalkers application (called 'Find My Friends', it technically shows you where your friends are; my dad would really love this, might even force me to install this oh my god IS PRIVACY DEAD IN THIS WORLD?! But if you're interested, give this link a nice fat click: CLICK ME)
- Faster processor, nicer graphics (2x faster, 7x better graphics)
- iOS5 (click!)
- iCloud (& click!)
- iMessage (a bbm ripoff with no extra shit like BIS services etc, can also be used on Touch so it's totally free as long as you have Wi-Fi WHICH MAKES IT BETTER THAN BBM SO THERE)
- Better battery life (8 hours talk time on 3G, 14 hours on 2G, 6 hours 3G browsing and 9 hours Wi-Fi browsing)
- Better call quality (dual antennas; more here)

Anything I missed?

Anyway, I guess the connection between the name (iPhone 4s) and the audience's disappointment is that... Well, we wanted a different design! No offense, but iphone 4 is ugly as shit. 

Overall, there is nothing exceptional. There could be so much more Apple could've expanded on. Just know that you're up against lots of competition now, Tim Cook! You better get your game on. It's been 16 months, dude! We were hoping for our socks to be blown away~ But who knows?! Maybe we just need time to digest and process the information before it's awesomeness sinks in, so give it a few months, and everyone will be singing its praises. 

Like they say, beggers can't be choosers. I may still want you! At least you fixed your 'no-signal' problem, gave us Siri, upgraded everything and iMessage! May even say goodbye to BB. Dilemma!! If only you came out in a different, sleeker, prettier design... 

Sunday, October 2, 2011

Review: Nivea Visage Aqua Sensation Moisture Boost Mask

Source: Google Images

Retailing at RM8+/-
I got it at Watsons!

Boost Skin's Moisture by 15x
What a boastful statement! But nonetheless, it was what drew me in to buy it since I do not normally purchase Nivea brands (had a horrible experience with their deodorant). The mask left my skin feeling very soft and supple, I was quite surprised at its instantaneous effects! When I woke up in the morning the next day, my face was completely free of shine, meaning that my face was hydrated throughout the night by Nivia's Aqua Boot mask. Amazing! But! The only downside is, it hydrates SO much that I had water retention in the morning. D: Seriously, my face was all puffy. Is this even possible?!

No alcohol. No perfume. No color. 
Just like what everyone wants to see on any skincare products. :D

Ginseng & B Vitamins
I can't find anything related to ginseng and skin, but I'm guessing that something which is good for our health must be good for our skin too! Vitamin B improves our skin's ability to retain moisture and has anti-aging effects. It can also lighten our skin (triple yay!)

What I think:
I did not like the way the mask is created, it has more-than-enough slits and doesn't really cover my entire face. My nose bridge is quite high, so in order to cover my whole nose, my eye area had to be deprived of this intensely moisturizing mask. In regards to the design of a mask, Garnier's Perfect Fit & Relax Whitening mask is still my favorite. My skin felt kind of tight after using the mask though, not sure why that is.

The essence is not runny or diluted.
Skin feels rejuvenated and supple!

The design of the mask.
It has soooo much essence that it felt like such a waste to throw it away! :(
Water retention! ><

Massage mask essence into your skin after you've taken it off to absorb all the goodies! Don't let it dry naturally as that might dry out your face esp if you're in an air conditioned room! No point it intensely hydrating your skin just to have the moisture sucked out mercilessly.

I may repurchase this in the future if there are no other cheaper alternatives. :) 

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Review: Nasi Lemak 2.0

Namewee retweeted my tweet! :D

Disclaimer: These are all my thoughts and I do not claim to be right or wrong.

Source: Google Images
Our Malaysian Film industry has never been anywhere near good, hell, it wasn't even anywhere near watchable. To be fair though, I have only watched Red Curse & Possessed before I gave up completely on Malaysia's local films. But people kept asking me if I've watched Nasi Lemak, and many more raved about how funny it is. I'm not sure if people actually realize the hidden meanings Namwee has planted in the movie. The humor, I feel, is only to soften the blow of racial discrimination, parodies and sarcasm.

But to be honest, I was really blown away by the cinematography, I was expecting some cheap shots and unprofessional takes coupled with even cheaper effects, if any. That aside, I can not stop looking out for little tell-tale signs that Namewee isn't quite done with poking fun at Malaysia yet. Apparently, he isn't going to quit anytime soon and I hope he never does! He is very sarcastic, and hides his messages well so it's pretty much open to how you perceive it but here is my list of things I think he referenced in his movie...

Hidden Meanings/Parodies: (Do not read if you do not want spoilers)
Nasi Lemak 2.0? One may wonder why is it 2.0 when there isn't even a 1.0. If you aren't Malaysian or if you don't follow Malaysian politics, let me enlighten you on Bersih 2.0. It is basically a rally pushing for clean and fair elections. You can read more on that on wiki.

The scandal that the restaurant's CEO was involved in is in reference to Malaysia's latest sex scandal. You can read about it on Malaysians Must Know The Truth.

There is a great big sign that says: 'Thank you for not throwing your rubbish here' and you can see how much garbage is littered just below the sign. Open to interpretation, one could say that Malaysia always pass new laws but none of them are properly reinforced or it could be a stab at Malaysian mentality. Post a 'No smoking' sign and people will smoke like nobody's business.

Blackouts. I am not sure if West M'sia suffers frequent blackouts, and I'm pretty sure it was just a coincidence but East M'sia recently experienced long blackouts. More on the Star.

We all mind our own goddamn business because we don't want to bring trouble onto ourselves. I digress, but if there was a car accident, everyone would rubberneck around the accident and try to memorize the carplate number so they buy TOTO/4D (the lottery).

The lady with a young handsome boyfriend from China. How many times have you seen old men with young, China girls? There is nothing more to add on top of that. Aside from how the lady may be a mockery of girls in Malaysia. Full on makeup and contact lenses every day and always anehing in public. Muak muak!

Policemen in Malaysia are corrupt and bias. The nasi lemak stall is left un-harassed but the old Chinese lady's stall is not. On top of that, they are fearful of their actions BECAUSE they are not honorable.

Drug use. The happy guy you see laughing like an idiot and rolling like crazy is not there just for kicks, you know. Malaysia is not Amsterdam but it might as well be.

Japanese wannabes, there are none (that I've seen) in Kuching except cosplayers... I'm sure anyone reading this can think of a blogger off the top of their head that fits this criteria though. ;D I don't think it's a bad thing, I mean, we are one big rojak family! There are also English-speaking wannabes and all sorts of wannabes so I don't think it's anything to worry about. Hell, there are even whites who wanna be blacks.

The kiss. This is a straight out lash at Malaysian censorship. On a side note, I believe that being a Muslim country and therefore having many restrictions has made us bitter towards Malays. We have to accommodate Muslims and it has made us intolerable towards them especially since Malay favoritism is well known throughout the country. The government can easily rectify this by separating movies into 'Halal' (censored) and 'Non-Halal' (uncensored)! ;)

Personally, I think that racism is overrated. Seriously, people get so worked up over nothing. If only people can stop being so critical and just accept things as they are. Learn to laugh at yourself. Black people scare the shit out of me, but you (black people) don't have to get offended, you can always opt to laugh at my ignorance or freak me out even more to laugh about it later. But I'm not encouraging racial discrimination I'm just saying that people tend to be ultra-sensitive about anything racial related. It's so childish. Imagine kids on the playground, baby John calls baby Tim fat and says that he doesn't want to play with him. Tim the victim cries and reports John as a fat-sist. Now nobody can call baby Tim fat if they don't want to be a fat-sist, and they have to play with him even though he's fat and people don't like his fatness. Does it hurt to be called names or excluded just becos you're fat? Please, grow a pair. I'm not against fat people cos you all fat people out there will probably be like pah fat who cares, you're only slim cos you don't know how to enjoy food. Well, I'm so offended, how can you be such a slim-sist and assume that just cos I'm slim I don't enjoy food? So the vicious cycle continues... But ok, seriously, it doesn't freaking matter. It's not fair, but since when has life been fair? It doesn't matter if you're Indian, Malay, Chinese, Malanau, White, Caucasian, blahdeeblahblah, but you'll all discriminate against who's uglier, poorer, more ill-mannered etc etc. Racism manifests itself in many different terms but it's really just judgement. Humans are very judgmental creatures. See, I'm even judging us.

Back to the movie, I think that it tries too hard. Both the guys (one high on e and the one that kept acting like a dog) are too damn annoying to be funny in the least. Not to mention the crude sex jokes were very unnecessary, but could Namewee be testing Malaysia's censorship? All in all, this being Namewee's first movie, I think that I can be generous enough to oversee it's flaws since it exceeded my expectations with the cinematography, acting, hidden meanings and thought provoking instances such as 'Malaysia against China'. I have struggled with this myself, I am proud to be Chinese, I love China history and I embrace my heritage but when it comes down to it... I am Malaysian!

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Review: My Fave Cosmetics

I'm gonna do a review of my favorite products to date. I'm actually quite fickle and not really much of a makeup guru, so take my review with a grain of salt. :D All images are taken from the websites of its respective brand.

Canmake Cream Cheek in 08 & Cream Cheek in 07

08 a cream blusher in a very sweet light pink with slight shimmer, which is why I bought it, actually. I buy anything that's in a shade of pink (baby, pastel, light pink) that appeals to me regardless whether I need it or not. And as for its shimmer, which girl can say no to a little bling? 07 is warm, coral shade. If you compare it with 08, they are total opposites because 08 has more of a cold undertone to it.

Ok, on to the review: 08 is my very first cream blusher but I had no problems putting it on. I have tried both fingers and blush brush to apply and I find that using your fingers is easier. It's more controllable therefore making it more natural. You may accidentally go overboard with a blush brush. The best way to apply cream blush (which I why I now LOVE cream blushers, I used to overload or put too much product on one cheek with powders) is to use your middle finger to pick up the product and press your middle fingers together and when you're sure both fingers have an equal amount, just gently pat it onto your cheers and blend! You get perfectly equal blushes on both cheeks! :D 08 was listed best seller in Cleo if I'm not mistaken. I really like the vibrant yet natural glow and its staying power. Will definitely get more Canmake cream blushers... Too bad Kuching doesn't have Canmake. T^T I bought 07 on my next trip out of Kuching, the orange shade really put me off because I am a very pink-oriented girl... But I think that orange is supposed to be more suited for darker skin (read: me). I got it and a ABSOLUTELY love it! 07 is my go-to everyday blusher. It is so natural and I can use put it on with eyeliner and something for my lips and be done with it. 08 tends to wash me out a little, so I have to go heavier on the makeup. If I HAD to choose between the two, I would take 08 because I can't be disloyal to pink. But given the choice of having both, believe me when I tell you that I will probably have to repurchase 07 more than 08.

True White Plus Two-Way foundation and Skin Beauty Two-Way foundation

I bought both of these foundations in shade 21 (for comparison and also because you'll get the free compact case if you get a pair) and I really love these foundations. Why? Well, I have used BB creams (skin79 super+ beblesh balm, shills super magic bb cream) - they leave my skin dull and I dislike its smell, liquid foundations (stage picture perfect shade 06, maybelline clear smooth minerals in no.2 shell beige, diorskin nude) - are usually very slippery and I don't like how heavy liquid foundation is, other powder foundations (I have tried most drugstore brands) - makes my face very oily because they are very drying. But ZA's foundation (both of them) are brightening, oil-controlling, light but with good coverage - of course keep in mind not to PILE it on, just one or two soft-handed applications would be enough or else you WILL look like a ghost! It evens out my skin tone with just one application, I don't even need to use additional makeup to feel pretty! I don't see a big difference in the two different lines, though according to the promoter I bought from, True White is supposed to whiten skin over time and Skin Beauty is supposed to control oil so I use Skin Beauty in the afternoons and True White at night hehe! Although shade 21 is supposed to be 'yellowish', it gives me a nice, translucent healthy glow - which I have been looking for. I will continue purchasing this until something else comes along that is proven to be better than this. I honestly adore it. This is the only foundation that has ever worked for me.

L'Oreal Glam Shine Strawberry Sorbet #50

Before anything else, please let me say this: I AM SO FREAKING UPSET THAT THIS HAS BEEN DISCONTINUED. DAMN YOU, L'OREAL! DAMN YOU!! I am a lipgloss/stick/balm/anything junkie, I have a whole drawer dedicated to storing lipstuffs and let me tell you this: L'Oreal Glam Shine Strawberry Sorbet is by far my favorite among Maybelline, Benetint, Ettusais, Stage, Bourjois, Kanebo, Revlon, Canmake.... you get the idea. Even L'Oreal's other Glam Shine lines do NOT make up for this at all. I especially hate the L'Oreal Glam Shine 6 hour formula. It makes my lips peel. Have no freaking idea what they put it in but it has a very sticky sticky texture and peels my lips off while still being sticky *shudders* did anyone have the same experience with the 6 hour L'Oreal Glam Shine? Comment box below, let me know!

Back to the Strawberry Sorbet. Le sigh! How do I start complimenting this beautiful, one of a kind lip gloss? It is the most beautiful milky pink I have ever come across. Most pinks are either too lavender or too peachy but this is the absolute smack-in-the-middle perfect milk pink! It is gorgeous in the bottle but sadly, it comes out not as opaque as I would like. It is very subtly shiny made up of the tiniest shimmers.

If anyone can direct me to a website that sells discontinued products or if they know where in the world I can find strawberry sorbet, please comment below!