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3 beauty secret before Chinese New Year 2016

Chinese New Year is on the way, we felt so excited and can’t wait to have more fun gathering with our friends and relatives!  If you’re like us, that means it’s time for some serious diet so that we can cheat as much as we want during CNY. Also, some beauty preparation right now shall be ready as we wish to look great during gathering! Sometimes, we just feel so boring when someone asking: “Why you look so tired?” “Wa, you grow fat now!” “Why you have Panda Eyes, OT always meh?” Bla…Bla…Bla, this is the reason why, we need to plan and fighting for this New Year gathering!

Now, before I start giving you guys tips about dietary, I would like to remind all of you that diets are NOT about losing massive amounts of weights and limitation of food intake, it’s about balancing and eating healthy.With that cleared out, here is the first step everyone should take in maintaining a healthy diet. Throw out all the unhealthy and tempting foods and stock up on greens and fruits instead. This works as great motivation for your family to keep in tip-top shape. And for those of you sweet tooth, swap sugary desserts for delicious seasonal fruits.  Fruits such as grapes and strawberries work great as snacks! Melt down some chocolate to go with your fruits to funk up your snack. Yum! If you do not know what to prepare for your meals, take advantage of all types of greens such as cauliflower, lettuce and broccoli to produce a creative and crunchy salad. Different dressings for your salad are sold in every market, head out and pick some up! Some examples of dressing to create and tasty salad are Balsamic Vinaigrette, Creamy Blue Cheese and of course, the classic Mayonnaise. There are infinity types of salads, go crazy with yours! Eating healthy is extremely important. It improves health, mentality and prevents unnecessary sickness. Make slow changes in your diet and eventually you'll be in the best shape you've ever been. A healthy diet is the key to happiness and fitness. Shop your favourite grocery at Aeon Supermarket or shop that nearby. Make sure to get in hand on fresh stocks as major of the foods I mention above are short shelf life.

Healthy, yummy snacks for this whole month! 

Our skin reflects our health and beauty. You might appear with new dress that looks so colourful, but guess what the truth is; people will focus on your skin condition more than your dress.  Your skin is your outer beauty forever so why not start giving it some good care? Besides, it's CNY and it's time to get skintastic for the festival! Take two showers a day for guaranteed hygiene! Make sure to use lukewarm water instead of steaming hot water. Use body soap and scrub your entire body! Don't forget to scrub behind the ears and under your nails. Try out YOKO Green Tea Spa Salt Shower Bath as it is the mixture of both shower cream and Spa salt scrub together. Superb suitable lazy doll like us during bath time! We should take extra care for the skin on our face as that's the main attraction. The products that I would to recommend for cleansing your face are Klairs Rich Moist Foaming Cleanser and Klairs Gentle Black Deep Cleansing Oil. Some people might not spend much on cleansing products. But, if you often stalking beauty information, you might notice that cleansing play the most important role during skin care routine! They are doing great jobs in removing dirt and oil from your skin. As well as your daily sunscreen or makeup powder, both you need to clean really well so that your skin can breathe during night time. Rinse off with lukewarm water. After cleansing, you might want to close off those pores by toning with Klairs Supple Preparation Toner (if you have better budget) to prevent dirt from getting into them and able to deep moist your skin during day and night time. Superb love the floral scent in the bottle of Klairs toner, it recall my memory like I’m inside luxury beauty salon. If you are looking some budget friendly toner, try Thayers! Superb CHEAP as it only cost around RM52 per bottle.(355ml, which almost double of others X,Y, Z brand) Can’t believe with this price, you will able to try out a historical toner that full of witch hazel and aloe vera. Plus, this is Made In USA! Look at the exchange rate now, this price is definitely a good steal!

Thailand Special - Yoko Shower Care range! Can't stop buying this as the price so reasonable and wide range of flavour!

Klairs! Love this range as the moisturizing ingredient list is so great! Great scent make us feel like SPA!

100 Year Historical Brand - Thayers. 8 flavors to choose, but Rose is the hottest selling!

If you're looking to protect your skin from UV and balancing your skin tone, try out Klairs Freshly Juiced Vitamin Drop. A serum has smaller molecules than cream which means it penetrates your skin more than the cream. They work wonders and guarantees healthy skin! Cover with your favourite cream after this serum to ensure the water being lock into your skin layer. If you ask me to recommend one, let’s try Klairs Rich Moist Soothing Cream as this is a good match for it! Don’t forget to use face scrub at least once a week. It will remove your dead skin and brighten your skin. Of cause, don't forget to throw in some masks in your skin care routine, perharps  a pcs of Klairs Rich Moist Soothing Sheet Mask can be used after scrub. There's a great skin care routine for you! If you have freckles or dull skin problem, try out the highest Vitamin C mask in the market, C20 Natural Vitamin 21.5 Enhancing Sheet Mask, made in Korea. Korean super star secret ?! I love to chill my entire masks inside fridge to keep them cool (not freezer ya!), so that I can refresh my skin, tighten my pore after mask pampering section! Malaysia weather is hot, we need to calm down our skin once a while! You can shop your beauty need from Watson, Parkson store or any beauty kiosk nearby. Recommend a beauty online store that direct import bulk stocks of Klairs/ Thayers/ I’m from/ Skin & Lab/ C20 / Egyptian Magic Cream (all my favourite!) and their selling in superb great price! SHOP : Don’t forget to stalk  their social media too! If you play smart with their coupon code provided, you will save superb lot of money as they often provide discount code, freebies code and give away! Free 2 samples when purchase above RM50, free shipping when purchase above RM70 which really save all girls wallet a lotz!

Now, with all of that done. It's time for some fun...Fashion! We always aim to look our best during Chinese New Year. For me, shopping for CNY clothes is the best pre-festival preparation! There is so much to buy. Tops, bottoms, dresses, shoes, bags, accessories... It is all so exciting! There are plenty of sales around the mall before and during CNY. Since it's only a once a year festival, let's go crazy! Cheong Sams are a big deal during CNY. If you don't know where to get those, try browsing through my favourite online fashion zone such as Zalora, Twenty3,Toki Choi, Room8008 and many more! Uniqlo, H&M, Forever21 and many fast fashion brands that you can name it, take a look and shop with fun!  

Zalora! (use code: NATTA15 to get 15% off, min purchase RM99) Or you have any voucher code from Digi/Celcom that have big discount, use it!!!!

Twenty3. New Fashion Line by local designer! Hm...Red Red waiting us ya!

If you think that wearing traditional wear during CNY is too mainstream, try sequins or florals. Go red as a symbol of luck or gold as a symbol for wealth! If you're wearing plain colors, throw in a splash of red such as a red lip, red shoes or red accessories. If you are out of ideas on what to wear during family and friends gatherings, simply browse through Pinterest and you'll get plenty of ideas. CNY only come once a year. Do it with grace and glamor!