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Wednesday, May 23, 2012

The Best Eye Cream For You

Most of us always skip this small area at our face. We always apply on the serum and moisturizer on our face but just ignore our eyes, which also need our attention as well. If we didn't start taking a good care of our eyes now, later on it will become worse. Lines and wrinkles will start to appear as time goes by. It doesn't just popped up overnight, but it is actually started to be visible a bit by bit. Once we started to realize it, it is actually a bit difficult to treat. But still, it can be treated if we keep on applying the right eye cream and keep on massaging it the right way. 

But, not everyone has the same problem at their eyes area. Some of you might have dark circle and puffiness (eye bag) problem, some of you might have lines and wrinkles and some of you might feel tired at your eyes. Yup~ we can see it if our eyes are tired especially if we don't have enough sleep and keep on looking at the computer screen all the time. There are 3 types of eye cream that I would like to suggest here and 2 of them are the one that I'm currently using in my skin care routine.

Mary Kay TimeWise Firming Eye Cream


This one is basically to make your eyes look younger. It minimizes all the fine lines and wrinkles and provide intense moisturization. It makes the skin under your eyes firmer and brighter if we consistently apply it. Sometimes the skin around our eyes are dry, that is why the lines and wrinkles appear and be more visible if we didn't treat it immediately. So this cream helps to keep the skin under your eyes area moisturized.

Mary Kay TimeWise Targeted-Action Eye Revitalizer


This eye cream helps to diminish darck circles and depuff under eyes. Currently, I'm using this and so far so good. No more eye bags but the dark circles are still there, not as obvious as before. I love the packaging as it is a roll-on one, and once I apply it, I'll feel a cooling sensation then my eyes will feel refresh. The cream smells a bit weird for me, sometimes it does smell like lemon but sometimes not. I don't know how to describe it. But, it doesn't smell bad sampai takle nak pakai langsung kan. So, ok la kan. I love this cream and will continue apply it on my eyes everyday hoping that my dark circles will be gone totally. :-)

Mary Kay Indulge Soothing Eye Gel


For those who have tired looking eyes, I recommend to use this soothing eye gel. Looking at the case already make me feel soothing. Hehe. Your eyes will feel fresh once you apply it. It also helps to reduce the appearance of puffiness in your eye area. Try it to believe it!!

Interested to try, do e-mail me at The promotion is still on - buy Mary Kay products worth RM250 above from me will entitle yourself RM20 voucher that can be used for the next purchase.

p/s: Click here for Mary Kay TimeWise skincare details and here for Mary Kay makeup review.

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Fall In Love with Sugarscarf Hijab!!

Me on my 2nd pregnancy with Sugarscarf instant hijab

When I was pregnant my 1st baby I started to think how on earth I'm going to style myself when I wanna go out with my baby. When he was still a tiny little baby, it was easy for me to wrap myself using my favorite tie rack scarf. Then when he was started to crawl, love to put everything in his mouth, always want us to cuddle and hug him, it became difficult for me wearing the scarf. Coz he'll pull my scarf and put it in his mouth, then it'll ruin my look on that day. I hate it when I've to look myself in a mirror again and again to touch up my hijab.

After discharge from the hospital.. Still can look good right?? :-)

Then, I stumble upon Sugarscarf's website, then started bought few instant hijab from them. At that time, I was looking for something that is not that expensive like Ariani or Munawwarah. So, when I first received them, I was fall in love with the scarf right away. I love the material, not too hot to wear in our weather and the awning was made from Thai Silk so it looks kinda expensive. And hey~ it always save my day!! I can get ready in no time, when my baby was crying out loud, I just have to pick him up and then just wear the instant hijab then I'm good to go.. 

5 days after delivery.. :-)

 Wearing my baby is not a problem anymore..
 Don't have to worry on my look coz the hijab will always look good on me.. :-)

Then, after awhile my baby is growing up then I felt like wanna wear the shawl and scarf again.. Owh my~ most of my shawls are from Sugarscarf.. I love wearing them.. Just 3 simple steps then I'm done.. I don't like the complicated way of wearing the shawl.. Being me, simple is good enough for me..Just pin the hijab then put the longer one on my head and walla~ let's go!! Easy right? I love the material and the size is not that small and not that big.. So I can style it anyway I like.. 

45 days after delivery.. :-)

you can make it longer at the front or shorter, its up to you.. :-)

with or without inner I can still style it on my own.. :-)

So far, I don't have any problem buying online from them. Their service is good.. Eventhough some time I got a late reply but I'm one of very patience customers, so I didn't mind waiting.. Always hoping that the one that I wanted are not sold out.. Coz the minute they upload their hijabs, it will be sold out few seconds after that.. Can you imagine how HOT their shawls and hijabs is?

I can still entertain my toddler now and then.. :-)

Now, Sugarscarf has expanding and they have open their own boutique at Shah Alam and I still don't have time to go and have a visit there.. I would love to go there and get myself their yummylicious shawls and hijabs.. If I show you my collection of hijabs, I can tell you 80% of them are from Sugarscarf.. I don't know whether I'm a big fan of Sugarscarf or not but every week I'll be waiting for their updates on their new shawls.. Eventhough I didn't buy it, but I always eyeing for something to buy.. Haha.. 

For those who still didn't know Sugarscarf, you can add them on FB at their page. You can buy online at their website.. Plz do read their terms & conditions first.. And don't forget to go and visit their boutique at Seksyen 7, Shah Alam. You got to try them first to fall in love with them!!

Love Sugarscarf more and more!!

Sunday, May 13, 2012

Fashion?? YES OR NO??

Something veeerrrrryyy interesting to share.. video yang agak panjang tapi tak membosankan.. I wish I was there during the talk.. I love words that Wardina said "Menghijabkan diri dengan kain selendang ini mudah, menghijabkan dalam hati itu lebih sukar".. It is so damn true!!  And another one is "If we feel complete, we don't have to show off" and "Allah akan memberi klau kita mencari".. So, sama-samalah kita mencari keredhaan Allah S.W.T dengan apa cara sekalipun.. :-)

Renung2kan dan selamat beramal.. :-)

Saturday, May 12, 2012

I Want to Win Babywearing Gear for Great Cloth Diaper Change Malaysia 2012 Contest

I started to fall in love in Cloth Diapers when I first read Farrah Rahim's blog.. That was when I pregnant my 1st son, Arsyad.. But then I didn't prepare any cloth diapers for him since he was born coz I've so many issues after I gave birth to him, c-sect, breast abscess, going back and forth to the hospital make me forgot all about these cloth diapers thing.. But, when he was 4 months old I started to think maybe I should give it a try, eventhough not using it for full time at least I did try and see if I can cope with it.. 

Yeah~ at first I found it was so hard to do coz I didn't have enough knowledge on how to take care of the cloth diapers.. I simply wash it with Nappikleen which I didn't know that it can't be used to wash CD coz it has enzyme in it.. And owh my~ it started to leak and I don't know how to do the stripping.. So at that time I just have 6 cloth diapers for me to rotate.. And I almost give up, but then I keep on googling and reading all the tips and infos from other mommies.. 

Cloth diapering has been a gradual learning process for me.. Probably like some of you, I used to think that the concept of cloth diapering seemed nice but a little too hands and gross for me.. I am quite sensitive to nasty poo smells.. Not that anyone likes dealing with poo, but when the time goes by, I was amazed by myself how quickly I got used to it, and it wasn't a big deal anymore.. I became one with the poo.. Hehe.. Okay maybe not, but it became gradually less disgusting to me..

And now Alhamdulillah I started to fully cloth diapering my 2nd son since he was 2 months old till now.. This is the time I realize that how worthy my investment on the cloth diapers that I bought from my 1st son, which I add on my stash bit by bit.. Its just that for newbies like me few years back, there are few things I wish someone had told me about cloth diapering..

  1. That people who use cloth diapers LOVE to talk about cloth diapers - Ask them questions, lots of questions. Ask to see their diapers if possible. You will undoubtedly learn a lot, perhaps more than you thought you needed to know. Nothing beats learning from someone else's first hand experience, you will become more confident and develop a great support network by asking questions. Not sure if you know anyone who uses cloth diapers? Then feel free to join this group Malaysian Cloth Diapering Parents and Cloth Diaper Support Group at facebook. You will receive tons of advice and support from other mommies to help you get started.
  2. More and more diaper styles can equal more confusion - Spending minutes or hours trying to figure out 'now how does this one work' can be no fun for you. So before investing in a full laundry rotation trying every version of every style out can lead to frustration, confusion and unnecessary expense. Why not pick 2 or 3 different styles that sound the most likely to work for you, try those, and then settle the one that works best? You can always try something new while your baby is growing up.
  3. Don't complicate your diaper washing system until you have a problem - Start with the simplest washing system (pre-wash, wash and dry), don't use vinegar or baking soda, and only use half of the amount of recommended detergent. If you have a problem like diaper rash or smelly diapers, then begin the process of troubleshooting and changing your wash system. By starting simple, washing diapers will be easy to do and troubleshooting problems will be much more straightforward process. Then again, you may never have any problems because you kept the wash process simple and easy to begin with!!
  4. There is joy in using cute diapers - We all know the joy of dressing our babies in adorable clothing. But it took me awhile to understand that cloth diapers are actually an extension of baby's wardrobe. Yes, diapers are meant to be functional, but why not make them fun too?? Dressing our son in diaper colors, patterns, and fabrics that appeal to us makes diapering much less stressful and much more enjoyable for me and my husband. :-)
  5. You really don't need to know everything to be successful at cloth diapering - Okay, true confessions!! How much time did you put into learning about cloth diapers when you first got started? I must have spent at least 60 - 80 hours online, reading, finding stores to browse, and becoming entirely overwhelmed and confused. My first purchases were poorly planned despite my attempts at education because I was trying to know everything and try everything. Is this necessary?? Absolutely NOT!! My recommendation is to identify your basic diaper style (prefold, fitted, pocket, AIO or AI2) and then talk your choices and options and needs over with a cloth diapering friend or store that feels right to you. This still takes some time but much less than trying to learn everything! Go slow and steady.. :-)
  6. Buying quality products makes the entire cloth diapering experience better - Quality does not have to be equal to expensive, but rather the top level products within your price range. Investing in quality products makes the whole cloth diapering process better. Buy the best quality products that you can afford. Not sure which one is the best? Don't be shy to ask other cloth diapers' users or go online and join the cloth diaper group. Cloth diaper users LOVE to talk about cloth diapers.
Cloth diapering to me is the best therapy and the best investment of all - change to cloth diaper to change the world! 

Owh~ btw, this entry is for the contest by Great Cloth Diaper Change (GCDC).. I hope I can win one of those babywearing gears. Mommies~ come and join this contest! if you want them too! Click here for more info about the contest. The last date will be on 20th May 2012 before 11pm. 

You can participate via blog or facebook. Just create a blog post or facebook note with title "I Want to Win Babywearing Gear for Great Cloth Diaper Change Malaysia 2012 Contest" and you must include this sentence and finish it with your own unique meaningful ways, "Cloth diapering to me..." OR "Dunia lampin kain moden buat diriku.." (not more than 30 words of your own words). 

Thanks to all the sponsors Snuggbaby and Big Eyes Shop.

Good Luck~

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Hukum Bacaan Dalam Al-Quran

Something to share.. Selamat beramal~ :-)

Friday, May 4, 2012

Fashion Muslimah: Trend & Hukum

Very interesting topic.. Semoga kita dpt mengubah diri kita ke arah yang lebih baik.. InsyaAllah

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

5 Months Old Farrel

Dah dekat nak masuk 6 bulan baru nak story pasal Farrel masa 5 bulan.. Sorry yer sayang, mama tak sempat nak duduk lama2 depan laptop.. Nanti mama ingat2 balik apa yg Farrel dah pandai buat masa 5 bulan ek? Bz taking care both of Arsyad and Farrel sometimes make me forgot your milestone darling.. So sorry dear~ I'll try my best to remember every single thing kay.. Hehe..

Now, Farrel dah 7.2kg and panjang 65.5cm.. Berat la jugak mama nak dukung, so my ring sling sgt la berguna ketika ini especially bila nk jemur baju.. Farrel dah master bab2 meniarap ni.. He can easily roll over left or right then back into his position balik.. He can also lift up his bum a bit but then still cannot move forward.. Everytime angkat punggung sendiri for sure terbalik ke tepi.. Haha..  But then Farrel boleh berpusing 360 degrees.. Different from Arsyad dulu yg mmg dh boleh move himself forward masa 5 bulan.. 

Farrel sgt suke buat bunyi.. Pokpekpokpek sorang2 then tiba2 diam, tertido rupenya.. haha.. Just like his big brother.. He loves to play all his soft toys, Dino is one of his favorites.. He always envy with his big brother's Ultramans.. Haha.. Tu pon sbb Arsyad slalu tunjuk depan Farrel and selalu tak kasik Farrel pegang.. Farrel suke masukkan semua benda dlm mulut.. Tudung mama, baju mama pon nk gigit skali.. Hehe..

Alhamdulillah, his sleeping routine is still the same.. Takde masalah sgt mlm2, just bgn untuk minum susu je.. Skrg dh pandai klau mama bersiap2 nak kuar Farrel dah excited dah.. Kaki for sure tendang2 tangan terkapai2 nak suruh org angkat.. Hehe.. Klau mama buat2 lupe amek, Farrel trus nangis.. Haha.. Anak mama sorang ni sungguh murah dengan senyuman.. Ckp sikit je trus senyum.. Sejuk hati mama.. Hehe 

Ni je yang sempat taip at the moment.. Later, I'll story more about both of them.. Dah lama tak cite pasal Arsyad kan?? Asyik Farrel je, Arsyad takde plak.. Later insyaAllah.. Till then~

my precious!!

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