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Friday, July 25, 2014
Mega Jxx Wrap

So a few days ago, I started this crazy thing for wraps.
Came up with my own recipe (definitely not pro), but still, it tasted SO GOOD.
Can't wait to share my own recipe on the blog!




Sunday, July 20, 2014
SELF-THOUGHTS

I don't know about you guys, but this is what I get myself to do every week.
Self-Reflect.
It is important that we make time for such sessions for ourselves once in a while,
because sometimes, more often than not, we get so hung up looking for praise outside of ourselves,
when really all that matters is that praise comes from within.

It's also good to jot down on a little piece of note, or even better on a notebook.
Then count 12 months down the road, when you read back, you'll actually laugh or smile about it.
It's really therapeutic like that.




Thursday, July 10, 2014
BANGKOK - 24/7 CRAVINGS
















I've been to Bangkok for countless of times - for both work & leisure, and until now I still haven't gotten sick of it. Each time I go, there are always new spots and cafes for my friends and I to explore.
Travelling to Bangkok is as easy as crossing the borders from Singapore.
Can't wait for my trip to Bangkok next week. It's calling for meeeeeee....!

Oh, and hit me up on my e-mail, if you need any recommendations.
I've also decided not to be long-winded and blog about Bangkok,
because I really don't see the need to.





Wednesday, June 25, 2014
TOP 1 HANDMADE NOODLE

Forget about your typical soup based handmade noodle.
This is the real shit man.

I have tried so many other DRY Hand-made noodle, but nothing beats this one man.
It's the seasoning, it's all in the seasoning bro.

And I'm so thankful that Top 1 Handmade noodle isn't far from my place.
Phew!

TOP 1 HANDMADE NOODLE
#04-44, Beauty World Centre,
144 Upper Bukit Timah Road
(it's within a hawker center on the top floor)

Closed on Alt. Sun,
Daily: 9.00am - 8.30pm




Monday, June 2, 2014
POWER BROWS
I don't know about you, but most men/boys are comfortable with the idea of ‘grooming’, nowadays.
& therefore we're all pretty sure that any guy would have known the importance of a nice looking pair of eyebrows!
Our eyebrows do not only accent the face and contribute to attractiveness, they also convey a wealth of emotional expression!
Unfortunately for me, I do not have very thick and bushy brows!
Thus, ever since last year, I have been investing in an brow pencil to fake a pair of thick and bushy brows!
I know, for a guy to be using a brow pencil, it's extreme! But I don't have much of a choice, do it?
With the pretty non-existent pair of brows I have on my face,
it's just awfully disturbing!



But luckily, I was able to re-design my ugly brows by The Prestige Eyebrow & Lash Specialist!

The Prestige Eyebrow & Lash Specialist
Pacific Plaza, #03-08, 9 Scotts Road,
Singapore 228210

Phone - 6733 3369 / 6733 3379

Website - www.PrestigeEyebrow.com

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/PrestigeEyebrowSpecialist

A little info about The Prestige!
Newly opened on the third level of Pacific Plaza at unit #03-08 is a luxury beauty parlor which specializes in
Eyebrow embroidery, Eyelash extensions and other related treatments for both men and women.
It is also the very first beauty parlor that specializes in Men's eyebrows!

Stunningly and lavishly decorated in velvet red and shiny gold,
the entire shop oozes opulent grandeur as though one has been transported back to the days of the "Roman Empire"
where royalty enjoy being pampered from head to toe.
Similarly, customers are treated like royalty and given the utmost attention and best treatment service.
They pride themselves with their highly skilled treatments to leave customers
feeling fully satisfied for having transformed to a more beautiful "new" person.

I was really skeptical at first, because if you are a guy & you decide to do something with your eyebrows,
the people around you will notice, and you might be mocked at for doing something so 'feminine' to your face.
But heck! I knew I needed a pair of powerful looking brows, badly!!
Thus, I did my research on them, and asked Sara (their lady boss) countless questions!
I did my homework, & because I didn't want a pair of brows to look like I had them drawn, or even look 2D-ish,
Sara assured me time and again that my brows will never turn out that way!




So... I went ahead with it!
Eyebrow Embroidery Enhancement for Men.
Men Power Up Eyebrows Creative - from $588/$888 (3/5 Sessions)
Men Power Up Eyebrows Colouring - from $888/$1288 (3/5 Sessions)
Natural Hair-like Strokes specially designed for MEN (I SWEAR THIS IT GOD DAMN TRUE)



My ugly pair of brows :(


Before everything started, Irene and Wendy showed me several photos of their other clients who had their brows done!
And so this photo was actually when they drew two different eyebrow designs for me, one on each side, and I had to choose which eyebrow design & shape I'd prefer.
That of course, is with plenty of advices from both the seniors!
Because they drew two different kind of designs for me, masculine & a little more friendlier and feminine one!




This was the more friendlier & feminine one which I rejected!


So after deciding the brow design, they applied Crystal healing gel (15 minutes of wait) for numbing, so that the treatment would not hurt.


You see the black thingy there?
It's actually the dye which creates the hair-like strokes that will be embroidered onto the skin
to create a natural appearance!


The embroidery process! & you see that lady up there?
She's Irene Teo, who is the 1st eyebrow specialist in Asia that specialises in “Men’s Power-Up Eyebrows”.
If you noticed, most of the powerful men in the world have really thick, dark and bushy eyebrows. It enhances a male’s credibility and authority.
Powerful and attractive men like Tom Cruise, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Andy Lau, etc, have really thick and dark eyebrows.
Their thick and bold eyebrows makes them look more much more manly.
So there I have Irene, who did the whole embroidery and coloring process for me
so that I'll have a pair of thicker and fuller natural looking eyebrows
which is deemed as lucky when it comes to Feng Shui!

Pssst...! The luckier you are, the richer you'll be, or they say, more girls will flock around you!

Okay a little more on the process!
Unlike the traditional permanent makeup (tattoo) where green colour pigment are deposited to fill a brow which appears unpleasant and unnatural,
The Prestige uses a range of Black, Dark Brown, Light Brown and Grey colour shades that will match your skin and hair colour!


Got to let the color set for another 10 minutes before wiping it off!

The entire process is really very comfortable! I swear there wasn't any pain or bleeding.
It did not even feel like an ant-bite!


Tadah!


Super happy with my brows! They look really natural!
(I SWEAR TO GOD)
The red swelling part will go away after a few hours!


Irene & I! I cannot be anymore grateful to have her do my brows!


HONESTLY HONESTLY HONESTLY, I HAVE DONE A LOT A LOT OF HOMEWORK BEFORE THIS TREATMENT!
I have seen some of male friends who have done their embroidery treatment elsewhere,
& they did not turn out as nice as mine. (They even agreed!)



So, I really got to thank the family at
The Prestige Eyebrow & Lash Specialist for having me,
and taking such good care of me!

And the best part here!
Quote "JORDUS LIM" to enjoy 15% discount at The Prestige Eyebrow and Lash Specialist at Pacific Plaza #03-08.
1st in Asia to specialize in Feng Shui and Men's Power Up Eyebrows.
Call 67333369 for your free consultation!



The Prestige Eyebrow & Lash Specialist
Pacific Plaza, #03-08, 9 Scotts Road,
Singapore 228210

Phone - 6733 3369 / 6733 3379

Website - www.PrestigeEyebrow.com

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/PrestigeEyebrowSpecialist




Monday, December 30, 2013
ALMOST PERFECT BROWS

A handful of you have actually emailed me on my brows.
It's something that I have wanted to get it done for the longest time,
can't wait to share it in the next entry soon!

Meanwhile, check out my eyebrow sponsor's video!





Tuesday, December 24, 2013
MEOW MEOW MEOW




My recent trip to Bangkok,I paid a visit to an extremely delightful relatively huge Cat-themed cafe hidden along the alleys of Sukhumvit Road!
I have never been a big fan of cats, but boy... my face lit up immediately when we entered!
Hehe, it's definitely one of the many cafes you have to plan in your Bangkok itinerary!


We were told to take off our shoes, & wash our hands the moment we stepped into the cafe for hygiene purposes.



Look at the decor, our mouths just couldn't stop going "Fwah! Fwah! Fwah!"
There are two separate sections to this Cat Cafe-Club, the front part is where all visitors got to wash their hands
before entering, and where owners send their cats for grooming!


And... then we entered the cafe, we were even happier! There were too many cats, all over the place!



They even have a little playground for the cats to roam freely, and play!

The cats are allowed to be on our tables, but we were not allowed to feed them,
or else we'll be fined!



Just look at their faces! You'll want to cat-nap (kidnap) all of them home!


This one looks like the Macintosh Snow Leopard! Hehe! Can qualify as the next Apple's OS ambassador!
Snow Kitty~!



He's my favourite, because he kept going through the things in my bag, played with me,
& even slept inside my bag! Butttt... I had a hard time removing all his fur off my bag!

Okay, now to the food part... variety is not that wide though. However they're pretty good with their brewed teas!



Some brownies, served with Matcha Green Tea Ice-Cream on the side.


Non-Alcoholic Tiramisu! Okay, they are seriously not that fantastic as I thought they would be.
But, definitely affordable, say SGD$6.00 per serving?
We did not really have much of a choice as well, we couldn't possibly sit around and just play with their cats
without ordering anything. Heh!



The next time you're there, just order ONE DESSERT & probably a drink!




Honestly, it was pretty hard to find this place, as it was quite "hidden from sight".
Just hop onto a cab and tell the driver to head to Sukhumvit Soi 53,
& when you're along that street, just get the driver to SLOW down, and look out for these two!


Orrrrr... alternatively, just call the cafe & get them to direct the cab driver!

PURR CAT CAFE CLUB (BANGKOK)
Phone:+66 2 108 3604

Closed on Tuesdays








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