A week or two ago, I had the chance to be invited to visit the new concept store of Melvita, which was opened in 1 Mont Kiara shopping mall about a month ago, which was a relocation from KLCC.

Melvita 1 Mont Kiara

Hello brand new shop!

Melvita Beauty Oils

Upon entrance, you are welcomed by the 3 humongous oils in test tubes. They are their signatures of Melvita.

Having tried a couple of their oils, I must say my favorite has to be calendula. Unlike rosehip or avocado, it’s one of the lightest oils and it doesn’t have much scent to it.

Something worth a mention here is also the greens on the wall, it’s actually preserved mosses, and carefully pinned to real tree bark.

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Having battle with dry skin for years, I have tried numerous hydrating products in hope to have a THE ONE for me.

Unfortunately, nothing really has worked for me after second bottle.

Aveda Balancing Infusion Botanical Treatment for Dry Skin

Here’s my current favorite hydrating ‘serum’ – Balancing Infusion – Botanical treatment for dry skin.

My first bottle was given to me by Rinnah, and I loved it! And yes, loved it enough to purchase a second bottle.

It’s housed in a glass bottle with drip. It’s very secure and definitely no leaking from the bottle.

It has strong floral scent, and it smells really ‘potent’.

Aveda Balancing Infusion Botanical Treatment for Dry Skin Instructions

It’s main ingredient is patchouli and ylang ylang. Patchouli essential oil has anti-depressant and anti-septic effects, while ylang ylang has calming and soothing effect, and usually has strong flowery fragrance.

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Every morning, my routine before heading to work is – wakeup, bath, breakfast, then dash out of house. I don’t usually put on make up everyday, but at the minimum, I have blusher and lipstick on. My lipstick application is usually done in the car, particularly at the traffic lights (if lucky), otherwise it’s on […]

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Over the weekend, I hopped to KL Convention Center just for Hakuhodo to pick up one brush…and of course, I picked up more than what I intended. And it got me thinking, I am actually on a brush frenzy lately. Here are all the additional brushes to my collection in just 2 months! My first […]

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