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Shine bright like a (Kinohimitsu) diamond

What is that one thing that you really fear as you age?

I WORRY ABOUT THE WRINKLES.

Do you know why some women look older than their actual age? Do you also know why women tend to look older than men of the same age?

AND DO YOU WANT TO KNOW WHY I LOOK YOUNGER THAN 34?

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Well, besides living in denial all the time, I drink collagen.

HALAL COLLAGEN BY KINOHIMITSU, OKAYYYYYYY!

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For starters, what is collagen? 

Collagen is a naturally occurring protein which keeps our skin smooth and youthful. Some refer to collagen as the skin’s glue as it gives our skin strength, plumpness, smoothness and elasticity. However, the more we age and the more exposed we are to sun, the more we lose collagen.

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YUP, THAT’S ME CHECKING OUT HOW PLUMP AND ELASTIC MY FACE IS.

(WAH CANNOT ALREADY. MUST KEEP DRINKING COLLAGEN!)

Do you know that women actually lose 2.5 times more collagen than men?!

Here are some factors that may cause us to lose collagen:

  • Hormonal changes during menstruation
  • Giving birth
  • Breastfeeding
  • Menopause

 

SACRIFICES US MUMMIES HAVE TO MAKE, HUH? 

So what happens when our bodies produce less collagen?

  • Thinner skin
  • Dry skin
  • More wrinkles
  • Skin aging

 

YIKES!

 Yes ladies, collagen is key to a healthy skin.

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Want to know why I choose to drink Kinohimitsu Collagen drink over the other brands in the market?

 

HALAL:

Well, firstly, it is halal. All their products are halal, except for their Diamond Nite drink, which is undergoing halal certification. Once Diamond Nite is halal, I am going to drink that one too every night before sleeping!

The one I am drinking currently is Kinohimitsu Collagen Diamond. I take it before breakfast on most days, or on days when I am forgetful, before bedtime.

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Why must we take the collagen drink before breakfast or before bedtime?

 Absorption is always best on an empty stomach. And the best time to repair our skin is always when we are sleeping since skin metabolism rate is at the highest.

TASTY:

The drink is so tasty, it’s almost like drinking your favourite beverage drink. Chill it first in the refrigerator if you want it to be even more tasty. What’s even better is that you can mix your favourite drink with the collagen drink too!

 

SUGAR FREE:

Thirdly, it is sugar free and uses sweetness from fruit extracts.

 

100% NATURAL AND HIGH QUALITY:

Thirdly, Kinohimitsu extracts their collagen from the scales of deep sea marine fishes which explains the quality of their collagen, and the best part? There is no fishy taste!

 

SGS TESTED:

Lastly, it is the only collagen brand that is SGS tested. This means it contains no hormones, no preservatives, no chemicals and no artificial colouring.

Even if you are not a mummy yet like me, it is still advisable for you to start taking collagen drinks. You mean you want to wait till the wrinkles appear, is it? Prevention is better than cure! 

One thing I have noticed after taking Kinohimitsu Collagen Drink is the fact that my makeup stays longer and glides on smoothly. It acts like a natural face primer! That explains why so many of their long time users are raving over this collagen drink!

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Besides all that, want to know the benefits of drinking collagen?

Drinking Kinohimitsu Diamond Collagen not only helps to slows down signs of aging.

It also:

  • Firms up skin for a more lifted look
  • Tightens pores for velvety-smooth skin
  • Lifts up your bust and bum for a more attractive body shape
  • Reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkiles
  • Heals scars and brightens dark spots, pigmentations and blemishes
  • Re-densifies skin dermis for a finely textured and supple skin
  • Seal in precious moisture within skin for lasting retention
  • Lighten skin for snowy-like complexion
  • Strengthens hairs and nails
  • Collagen helps in lubricating joints

I’m guessing not a lot of people know this but do you know that collagen helps in lubricating your joints too? Perfect for working ladies who are constantly wearing heels five days a week at least and for those who experience pain in their joints too! A friend of mine has been experiencing pain in his wrist for a while, and was recommended to take collagen by his doctor. After some time, it did help with the aching and he didn’t feel as much pain in his wrist as before!

YES, EVEN MEN CAN TAKE COLLAGEN!

You should try Kinohimitsu Collagen Men! 

STILL NOT ENOUGH?

 

SERIOUSLY, WHAT MORE DO YOU WANT? LOL.

OKAY, TELL YOU WHAT.

ONLY for my readers:

Purchase Kinohimitsu Collagen Diamond drink out and enjoy 30% off your total purchase!

 

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YOU WANT?

FOLLOW THE SIMPLE STEPS THEN.

 

STEP 1:

LIKE THIS BLOG POST

STEP 2:

Shop HERE HERE HERE for the Collagen Diamond series and quote Etranglexkino to get 30% off your total purchase!

 Only valid till 31st May 2015!

OKAYYYY, SINCE MOTHER’S DAY IS COMING, I HAVE SOMETHING SPECIAL FOR ALL MY READERS!

Time to get lucky, either for yourself or your beloved mother!

WHO LIKES TAKING SELFIES?

 Okay time to take a selfie, but this time you must pose with your mother!

JUST LIKE MY MAK AND ME!

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PEACE, NO WAR! You also can take a selfie with your mother, okay?

2 grand winners will stand a chance to walk away with one year supply of Kinohimitsu Diamond Series and a set of Goldheart Diamond Pendant each (total worth $2,000)

3 consolation winners will walk away with Kinohimitsu hampers worth too.

Contest ends on 10th May 2015, 11.59PM.

Here’s how to participate!

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Instagram

  1. Follow us on Instagram @KinohimitsuSG
  2. Like our contest post
  3. Share a selfie of yourself and your mother and tell us what is the BEST BEAUTY TIP your mother has shared with you.
  4. Tag us at @KinohimitsuSG and hashtag us at #KinohimitsuSG and #KinohimitsuCelebrates

*Accounts have to be made public to be eligible for this contest

Facebook

  1. Like Kinohimitsu Singapore (https://www.facebook.com/KinohimitsuSingapore)
  2. Like the post
  3. Share a selfie of yourself and your mother in the comments part of the contest post and tell us what is the BEST BEAUTY TIP your mother has shared with you.
  4. Tag two of your friends in the post
  5. Share the post on your Facebook wall

 

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Here’s wishing all the beautiful mummies out there a very Happy Mother’s Day!

 

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Why so FREE?

Usually when you go shopping, you will try the product first before buying and make every purchase value for money, right?

Wouldn’t it be fun if the same thing applied to online shopping as well?

Well, maybe it is possible.

INTRODUCING TO YOU SAMPLE STORE 

 

Sample Store is the first & top tryvertising platform in Singapore that offers FREE samples and FREE membership!

 

WHO DOESN’T LIKE FREEBIES???!!

This is how Sample Store works.

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SEE? EVERYTHING IS FOR FREE ONE!

Registration? FREE

Select samples of your choice? FREE

Delivery? FREE (for the FREE samples only!)

And the best thing is, you get to choose whatever samples you would like to try once you sign up as a member!

 

So I received my samples few days back in this cute packaging!

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Say, I have redeemed all these samples already!

 

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SO MANY!

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LOL.

 

And I am so going to redeem more samples.

Say, I am intending to redeem this.

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And this.

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This one perhaps.


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And maybe this too.

 

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What am I saying?

I CAN REDEEM ALL FOUR AT THE SAME TIME!

 

Yes, that’s right. How Sample Store differentiates itself is the very fact that they allow their members to redeem whatever product they would like to try before delivering the samples to the customers, without any delivery charges! As mentioned earlier, the free delivery is only applicable for FREE samples!

Once you have received the samples, all you need to do is to rate and review the products you have redeemed before you can redeem more free samples in future! Fair enough? And by doing so, other members can study the ratings and reviews which will then give them a better idea on if they should purchase the product or not.

MUMMIES, THEY EVEN HAVE A NEW SAMPLING CATEGORY FOR KIDS!

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YOU CAN REDEEM MUSIC CLASES, KIDS GYM, MATH CLASSES, COOKING CLASSES FOR KIDS, AND MORE!

I was browsing through Sample Store the other day and I chanced upon the free trial baking lessons for kids offered by Genius R Us. Cupcake lesson and cookie lesson, to name a few. So I was thinking, why not redeem that for my girls since the March holidays are here anyway?

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Check this out.

The retail price of the workshop is actually $45, but if you redeem it, your kid will get to enjoy the trial class for free. Only $10 is needed for material fees!

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Here are some of the ratings from other members with regards to the baking classes conducted by Genius R Us.

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Decision making has never been this easy!

TEMPTED ALREADY?

SIGN UP NOW FOR FREE AND BE AMAZED YOURSELF HOW SAMPLE STORE WORKS!

 

Who knows, I might just read your reviews at Sample Store in future before I decide to purchase a particular product.

I will also be going to the Sample Store’s event on 5th April because there will be lots of activities and services provided for the family! And if you are celebrating Easter Day, this is an event you need to attend!

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D’EASTER WONDERLAND:

DATE: 5th April 2015
TIME: 10AM to 6PM
LOCATION: Downtown East D’Marquee

 

AIYOH SO NEAR TO MY PLACE! HOW CONVENIENT! WHY SO SWEET ONE, SAMPLE STORE? 😀

AND NEED YOU ASK?

OF COURSE ADMISSION IS FREE! DUH?

But just some insider info for you here. If you sign up as a Sample Store member now and RSVP to the event, you will get to enjoy more perks.

SIGN UP NOW!

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How to choose?

BAM! WHAM! I AM 33!

Thank you to the one above for giving me the opportunity to blog for yet another day. I have such amazing blog supporters, it’s almost surreal! Sometimes, I do feel like I am living the dream.

AM I THAT GOOD OR WHAT? 😀

Okay laaa, don’t want to talk big. Such a turn off. 

But really, isn’t it amazing to be appreciated while you do what you love doing? Think about it.

As a mature woman of 33 years (trying to sound as serious as possible here), I have finally realized that processed carbohydrates and sugars are super urghhh! I need to feel heaps better, without all the crappy food. I am working on that as I am typing this.

SAY NO TO COKE. SAY YES TO PLAIN WATER!

 

(If you can read this teeny weeny portion here, the last time I had coke was at…. 1.30 am.)

Sorry lar, we ordered McDees for supper. 

LOL. 

Okay relax, diet starts tomorrow. I have learnt to not get so worked up over everything and anything like I am a cantankerous ball of nerves or something. So what if I drank coke the night before? It was a silly mistake, get over it. That’s the thing of the past. We are moving on now.

“What’s supposed to stay is gonna stay and what’s supposed to go, will go.”  

Which brings me to the next point – self discipline.

I NEED MORE SELF DISCIPLINE. I SUCCUMB TO TEMPTATIONS WAY TOO EASILY!

BUT HEY, COKE WITH LOTS OF ICE  ONCE IN A WHILE IS ALWAYS SO NICE. 

You know, if there is anything that I should give myself credit for, then it will be my ability to enjoy my own company nowadays. I have been taking baby steps to do the big stuff on my own on days when my husband and girls are working. Do not get me wrong, it is always nice to catch up with friends over lunch or tea but I cannot be possibly doing that like all the time. I need some time on my own too to do things that I like doing or to run my errands like finding the perfect pair of sandals (which I have yet to find until now) or trying out the different lipstick shades over at the M.A.C counter. But the one thing that I still truly enjoy doing will be reading while enjoying my mocha frappe at Starbucks, which will only work if I am alone.  That is more or less my idea of a perfect afternoon.

Anyway.

Thank you so much for the overwhelming response for my recent blog giveaway –

FANS WITH BENEFIT (COSMETICS).

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Frankly, I had such a hard time narrowing down the entries to the best three. My goodness, I am still stuck at the best eight entries, in fact. I do not know how to go about doing this, because I would really love to choose all of you as the winners instead! But then again, my mother does not own Benefit Cosmetics.

LOL.

So do you know what I am going to do now?

GET YOU INVOLVED AND PUSH ALL THE PRESSURE TO YOU INSTEAD!

Gosh. I am just so smart sometimes.

I am going to  put up the TOP 8 ENTRIES for the blog giveaway and all I need you to do is to read all of them before casting your votes for your favourite entry! Can do? Sure can one!

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I teared while reading all the above entries emailed to me, you know? How not to? Now you tell me how to choose?

Ready to vote? You have until 7 March 2014 to choose your winners! 

NAH! VOTE NOW.   

 Your votes are safe with me.

I promise I will tell not tell the whole world even if you vote for your own entry. All of the above chosen entries are already winners to me, anyway. It’s just a matter of whether your face will shine like oil or not, that’s all. No biggie. 

LOL.

Don’t forget to LIKE this post if you want yet another blog post from me! <3

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The Flash Sale!

Are you a self-professed makeup junkie like me?

LA DIAMONTE will be having their Flash Sale on 30 November 2013.

FLASH WHAT?

No, no, don’t get too excited. I don’t think they are going to flash themselves. You wish.

LA DIAMONTE will be bringing in 100% authentic makeup products from leading brands like Maybelline, Covergirl, Revlon, NYC, Elf and many many more at highly discounted prices!  One brand you might want to check out during the Flash Sale will be La Femme, which according to LA DIAMONTE, is a highly raved brand by tons of makeup gurus on Youtube! La Femme is affordable and very suitable for women of colour due to its highly pigmented blush. Congrats to LA DIAMONTE for acquiring reseller rights for La Femme in Singapore!

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Some of the products that will be sold on that day:-

– Revlon, Maybelline and covergirl foundations for as low as $12!

– Highly raved monistat face primer

– Real Technique Brush sets

– Sonia Kashuk Brush Sets

– La Femme blushes (Huge variety of shades with testers)

– Revlon, Maybelline, NYC, Wet n Wild nail polishes at 3 for $10

– Zpalettes for as low as $16!

– Maybelline Lipsticks and eyeshadows for $6 only!

– Face powders from various brands at $8

I tried out the Wet n Wild nail polish on my Nadyas, and I was impressed that the nail polish took so fast to dry! And the colour is really vibrant and nice too! Really suitable for little girls and big girls like me who simply do not have the patience to wait or stay still for more than five minutes.

And oh, flash the following coupon during the Flash Sale to receive a Maybelline Mascara FREE!

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SO CLICK HERE TO RSVP IF YOU ARE ATTENDING THE FLASH SALE! 

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Get Your Sparkle On.

I grew up to Barbie™.

And I am so pretty sure almost every girl grew up to her too. Don’t lie.

So when I got the tickets to watch Barbie™ Live! yesterday, of course I was one happy girl.

YUP, GIRL.

DID I SAY ANYTHING WRONG THERE? 

 

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Actually, I was informed about the free tickets like two weeks ago. I excitedly told everyone around me like Tatek and Nurul. In fact, I told almost everybody..all except for The Nadyas! I figured I would surprise them on the day of the show itself.

Oh believe me, it was pretty hard for me to keep secrets from my girls, especially if the secret involves something which I know for sure they will like. All I told them was,

“Mummy has a secret for you girls. You will know what it is on Tuesday, 10 September!”

Of course they tested their luck almost every single day prior to the big show. You know how super curious kids are. Oh let’s not even mention kids here because even I am one super curious person. I will not feel at ease until I know what the secret is. So do not ever EVER try to tell me a secret halfway. It’s either you tell me all, or you do not tell me at all. My curiosity will not only kill me, but you as well. Just saying. LOL.

And so they went…

“Mummy, please just whisper to me what the secret is all about.”

“Mummy, is the secret Universal Studios?”

“I know what the secret is! But I cannot tell you!”

“Is it already Tuesday? What day is it today?”

CANNOT TELL. CANNOT TELL.

CANNOT TELL!!

I thought I had it all nicely planned. I THOUGHT.

Yesterday, hours before the show, I put this up in my Instagram.

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And right after I put it up, I placed my handphone on the table and forgot all about it. Suddenly, I noticed that Sharleez had that super shocked expression on her face. Oh-oh.

“MUMMY, OH MY GOD I AM SO SORRY I READ YOUR INSTAGRAM. I KNOW THE SURPRISE ALREADY. SORRY MUMMY.”

URGHHHHHHH. SO MUCH FOR THE SECRET AND THE PLANNING.

Believe me, Sharleez felt so bad about finding out because she knew just how excited I was about revealing the surprise to them. Great. What’s next, right?

“SHARLEEZ, JUST KEEP QUIET AND DON’T REVEAL IT TO YOUR SISTERS. OR ELSE, WE WILL GO STRAIGHT HOME.”

Yup, I whispered that to her. I was actually sort of threatening her. No way would she spoil it for me. LOL.

Finally, it was time to reveal when we went to MBS BOX OFFICE to collect the tickets. Imagine how exhilarated my twins were. They were so pleased with me. My ego got higher. I kept asking them to thank me. Such a great feeling of satisfaction, man. LOL.

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So anyway, it’s still the September holidays, and Barbie™ Live! is still showing until 14 September 2013.

How to get them tickets? CLICK HERE! 

Tickets are selling at :

VIP – S$125 (includes photo opportunity with cast) A Reserve – S$95  B Reserve – S$75  C Reserve – S$55  D Reserve – S$35

We truly enjoyed the entire show. Barbie™ teaches her best friend Teresa™ to be brave, believe in herself, and embrace the power of true friendship through lesson learned from her Princess movies like Swan Lake, Princess & the Popstar, and Mariposa & The Fairy Princess. So if you and your girl(s) have been following all of Barbie™ Princess DVDs, then you will feel really connected watching Barbie™ Live!

And no, I totally did not feel like a bimbo watching Barbie™ Live!

It’s not just about the good looks in this so-called perfect world because according to Barbie™, nobody is perfect.

NOT EVEN Barbie™.

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