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  • Posted On: May 17th 2018 at 9:30 pm | Add a Comment?
    Categories: Food, Friendship, Makeup, Personal life, Pictures, Reviews, With my NEX

    In my last blog post, I mentioned how I got 2 makeup related events. Well, that’s unusual for me since I am not a beauty blogger or completely into makeup.

    My first makeup related event (on the spree of makeup events) is Chanel Coco Game Center and I went with Geck Keat before meeting the rest of the Randumps clique for lunch. It’s been a few months ever since we last met. I think we last met last December. It’s great to meet them just before my final exam as well. :grin: 

    Chanel Coco Game Center is Chanel’s event to promote their new Chanel Rouge Coco Lip Blush (meant for cheeks and lips). I almost bought it though. Haha, I still got my new lipstick this month though. I went for the Dior Addict lipstick in IT Pink. :smile: 

    Anyway, since it is a game center theme, there are some games to play which of course, I sucked at all of them.

    https://foto-amore.tumblr.com/post/173612943788/so-excited-for-chanel-coco-game-center-do-follow

    https://foto-amore.tumblr.com/post/173625275663/went-to-chanel-coco-game-center-to-play-and-proud

    https://foto-amore.tumblr.com/post/173959858663/cool-gifts-by-chanel-i-would-love-to-have-them

    https://foto-amore.tumblr.com/post/173826529423/hehe-my-friend-won-me-on-2-rounds-of-arcade-games

    Apparently Rayner flew to Perth with Yilin’s family for vacation and none of us knew about it. But he still bought us cute koala bear souvenirs from his vacation. Thanks Rayner! :happy: 

    https://foto-amore.tumblr.com/post/173816875478/didnt-know-that-my-friend-went-to-perth-but-he

    We went Saizeriya for lunch and whoa, we kind of ordered a bit too much too. :stressed:

    https://foto-amore.tumblr.com/post/173845360633/havent-met-randumps-for-such-a-long-time-due-to

    https://foto-amore.tumblr.com/post/173845367768/havent-met-randumps-for-such-a-long-time-due-to

    After lunch, we walked around randomly and I discovered a random book gift…

    https://foto-amore.tumblr.com/post/173927642938/spotted-at-naiise-who-is-interested-to-read-a


    Not something that I would go for but I’m sure some of you will be interested in it…


    Posted On: May 12th 2018 at 4:06 pm | Add a Comment?
    Categories: Insights, Korean related, Personal life, Reviews, Shopping, Skin care

    I was at Kinokuniya and was reading the book on Korean skin care (this one) and got inspired to blog about my own skincare routine. I have blog about it in my previous posts before:

    I’m going to use the same format again. :smile: 

    Day care

    1. Cleanser (I’m currently using Fancl Washing Powder)
    2. Sulwhasoo Concentrated Ginseng Renewing eye cream
    3. Laneige White Dew Ampoule Essence
    4. Laneige Water Bank Gel Cream
    5. Clarins UV Plus Sunscreen (I’m using the tinted version that is only found in USA)
    6. CNP Laboratory Omega Perfection Sun Block (for my neck and arms)
    7. Sulwhasoo Perfecting Cushion EX or Diorskin Forever Perfect Cushion
    8. Belif Sun Powder (optional since I don’t really use it so often)

    Night care

    1. Makeup remover
    2. Cleanser (I’m currently using Fancl Washing Powder)
    3. Any masks that I happened to buy (which is a huge range so I’m not going to list them here)
    4. Sulwhasoo Concentrated Ginseng Renewing eye cream
    5. Muji Light Toning Water High Moisture (My all-time holy grail product!)
    6. Innisfree Green Tea Serum

    Damage*: S$656 to S$661

    *I’m following the prices I found online and not the ones that I actually paid for. I always do my due diligence when it comes to buying the products and where+when to buy them. So what I paid for might be significantly lesser…

    Seems like I should expand on my night skin care regime… 6 steps is probably not sufficient, haha. 


    Posted On: May 12th 2018 at 3:25 pm | Add a Comment?
    Categories: Friendship, Makeup, Other bloggers, Personal life, Pictures, Reviews, With my NEX

    It has been a fun-filled (filled with makeup related stuff) these few weeks. I went for not just 1, but 2 makeup related events! Yay for learning more about makeup and surrounding myself with makeup stuff (without buying them, haha).

    Anyway, I shall blog on my last makeup event (the most recent one) first…

    I saw Larry’s Instagram post about how he has tickets for his 3INA makeup event and immediately went to ask him if he can give me the pair of tickets. It’s awesome that I got it and I went with Rui Yun. :smile: It’s my first time attending Larry’s makeup event. For those who don’t know him, he is one of my favourite makeup artists whom I followed on social media. He’s based in Singapore and his makeup trends are very much influenced by Korean. Well… makeup + korean beauty = Sakura’s favourites. Haha. I’m glad that I got a chance to see him in action and learned some useful tips from him. Like how I should blend my eye brow makeup much better to make it look natural. Eye brow makeup is important to frame your face, k? Haha. :happy: 

    https://foto-amore.tumblr.com/post/173610648198/celebrating-my-1000th-post-on-the-treble-story-and

    https://foto-amore.tumblr.com/post/173703108973/missed-the-event-dont-worry-there-is-always

    I haven’t been 3INA store cause it looks pretty expensive. Turns out that it’s not very expensive. In fact, it’s quite affordable and is similar to drugstore brands’ pricing. I love it that they have 24 shades for their foundation. Not sure about the formulae/quality but having 24 shades is pretty good!

    https://foto-amore.tumblr.com/post/173767159918/wow-look-at-the-range-of-24-shades-of-foundation

    https://foto-amore.tumblr.com/post/173800408563/wow-so-many-lipsticks-do-follow-lihotography

    Will I buy 3INA cosmetics? Well, maybe yes? But I need to finish my current makeup items first! Hahaha. :smile: 


    Posted On: March 17th 2018 at 2:50 pm | 2 Comments
    Categories: Food, Friendship, Personal life, Pictures, Reviews

    I went to Hansul – Korean Dining Bar with Rui Yun yesterday. Well, someone recommended me and we were supposed to go. Well, life goes on and obviously we never went there in the end. I’m glad that I still get to try it in the end though. Will I go back there again? Nah, the food quality is just not worth a second try.

    https://foto-amore.tumblr.com/post/171954008453/my-first-proper-korean-food-after-i-came-back-to

    We ordered the army stew and the potato cheese pancake. I have never seen a potato cheese pancake and Rui Yun was saying that it is like rosti. So we end up trying it. It’s not that bad but oh well, it’s not something that I would order again.


    Posted On: January 21st 2018 at 5:16 pm | 8 Comments
    Categories: Food, Friendship, Personal life, Pictures, Reviews

    It was 23 degree celsius last Sunday. This Sunday, it became 33 degree celsius. 10 degree difference in a span of a week. :sad: I am not sure if I prefer the cold weather of 23 degree celsius or just the hot weather of 33 degree celsius. Can I have somewhere in between? :disappointed: 28 degree celsius is very much preferred. #SakuraPreferredWeather :happy: 

    I met Huiling 2 days back (Friday, 19 January 2018) and the last time we met was around 1 year ago (the pre-CNY period). Seems like it has became a tradition and we are determined to break it this year. Haha, definitely need to meet up with her more often.

    Original plan was to have Beauty in a Pot for dinner but silly/naive me forgot to reserve a seat so by the time I do a walk-in, they said that the next available slot is at 1030pm. Eh, I did a walk-in at 745pm and I have to wait for a few hrs just to have my dinner?! Erm no thanks. :crazy: 

    So we went to 49 Seats for dinner instead. It was recommended by Huiling and whoa, she has good recommendations! The food was nice and the environment is pretty chill too. I’m not a picky eater so I am good with most food options. :smile:

    https://foto-amore.tumblr.com/post/169953238238/awesome-food-recommended-by-my-friend-and-thanks

    Huiling ordered smoked duck pasta while I ordered tom yam seafood pasta. Both of us went for meal set which gave us soup of the day (mushroom soup) and iced lemon tea. We also ordered the salted egg popcorn chicken to share too. Lucky Huiling got the 30% discount (maximum discount) when she spun the wheel of discounts too. If it was me, I doubt I will be getting any discount… That’s how “lucky” I am when it comes to getting discounts… :stressed: 

    The interior design of the place is also pretty cool too! Just look at the cool decorations on the wall (see below for the photo)!

    https://foto-amore.tumblr.com/post/169953614338/cool-wall-decorations-do-follow-lihotography-for

    Will I go there again? Yes definitely for a relaxing TGIF meal or weekend meal. :happy: 

    However, if you are a picky eater and wants superb western food, I wouldn’t recommend you to visit 49 Seats.

    So after we had our dinner, I went to get one of my favourite chocolate milk tea with pearls from Koi before we embark on our walking HTHT (heart to heart talk) session. It’s nice to walk and chat at the same time. It’s even better to have a Koi drink on my hands while doing that. :happy: Life’s simplest pleasures aren’t that expensive. I also clocked quite a number of calories and step count on my Apple Watch as well. Yay for a healthier lifestyle! :grin: