Happy New Year! Top Product Picks from 2014

It has been a great year and as I welcome 2015, I’m just happy to acknowledge the wonderful products that I’ve tested in the past 12 months…

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I’ve chosen the top reviews and products that I’ve enjoyed the most from last year, 2014. And if you’re visiting my blog for the first time, I hope you’ll enjoy the article that you’ve landed on 🙂 


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I can’t get enough of NARS and I can’t even choose just 1 eye product from this brand to be my top 
choice. Nars eye paint has become a daily part of my eye makeup. It’s just so versatile; works as a liner; works great for smokey eyes; works as an eyeshadow…perfect for me. 

Nars Dual Eyeshadow is amazing. It can be used with both wet and dry application, giving more edge on how you build eye effect with just 1 or 2 shades. Every time I use any Nars product, I feel like a pro. 


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I just recently reviewed its Eyeshadow Palette in Acid Brights and I’m really impressed, considering that this brand sells very affordable products. The color payoff is superb so if you’re looking for more impact with your color play, this affordable eye makeup brand is highly recommendable. They have a great range of lovely lipsticks, too!


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Who would have thought that I’d explore loose powder? I’ve been using compact powder and liquid foundation for the past X years but this extremely stylish loose powder is irresistible. Powder texture is perfect and does wonders on the face. 

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I had a total of 3 MAC lipsticks this year (I think) but I loved this one the most. Firstly, I adore the matte red finish of the tube, which is a step sexier than the usual MAC tube. And, of course, the lip color itself is simply kick*ss. Wear whenever, wherever; it adds style to your look. This red shade has shimmer effect and looks even better for evening wear!

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This moisturiser restores elasticity of the skin and stimulates collagen production. It has an unusual color but I love how it works on my face and neck. In just 3 days of using this, there’s a significant result on the texture and suppleness of the skin. It’s a great anti-aging cream!


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This is my perfect companion for the year in my fight against photo-aging. I love the sheer finish, which also makes it great on the face, even with makeup. It has a non-sticky texture and works for both body and face. Affordable, too!


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Every time I use this mask, I just keep falling in love with it again. It’s not surprising at all that a lot of celebrities are also captivated by this product. The immediate effect on the skin is amazing, right after a 20-minute treatment with this mask. It’s addictive but, of course, I put a 3-day interval between uses. Oh, can’t wait to use it again in the next 3 days!


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Sun exposure definitely takes a toll on our skin eventually. It’s a never-ending battle against photo-aging but with the right product, our skin will have better defences and cure, too! This Clinique product reduced my spots effectively, used together with the brightening cream. 


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My husband gave this as a Christmas present in 2013 and I am so in love with it. The fragrance is of floral notes; I love floral notes! And the bottle design is chic, so beautiful to see in my vanity cabinet. 


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I love attending beauty workshops when I get the chance and among the ones that I’ve attended, this is the best one. The event was done efficiently and beautifully. Venue was great, food served was delicious, workshop was fun and educational, guests were treated highly, products are amazing and the Dior & Women’s Weekly team were just amazing. 


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Luxola has really made beauty shopping convenient and fun. I’ve been frequently exploring new brands to try and I still enjoy the feeling of surprise every time I receive a Luxola parcel. The brands they carry are worth exploring, such as SkinInc, Miriness and affordable makeup tools like Sigma and Zoeva. Promotions make Luxola shopping even more irresistible. Service is fast and efficient, why wouldn’t I shop?


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My hair can get very dry and lifeless so I need hair products that provide damage repair and nourishment. I guess my rebounding sessions have made my hair dry and weak. I love this Watsons Argan Oil hair care range, which is also affordable. 


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This brand is simply unique, creative and beautiful. The headband designs and styles range from classy, fun, elegant, simple, colourful, surprising and more. The way Sereni and Shentel brought head piece concepts to life is catchy and captivating. It even has collection for babies, too! When I first saw photos of its different collections for babies, kids and women, I adored the brand. 


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Charles & Keith has been great on my feet. I love their designs, I love the material and my feet love their shoes. I often get sore feet or some discomfort with other brands but not from C&K. Their shoes are durable, lasts long and stylish. I enjoy wearing wedges and C&K has one of the best collections that change every season. The bags are worth buying, too. 


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I’m a shoe-aholic and I also enjoy shopping shoes for my son. Stride Rite is the best brand I’ve bought for him. The shoes last very long, even the washable ones after regular washing. It’s very comfortable and my son enjoys wearing them. 


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Wine is one of the few addictive things in life that I enjoy and I particularly love Wine Talk when it comes to looking for or buying wines. Wines are easy to find and order online via its website, and the wines will be delivered straight to your doorstep. Simple and easy. 

So these are my top picks from 2014! I am looking forward to more products and services to try this year. 2015, let’s make it even better, more exciting and more fun!


Exfoliate to Smoother Skin with Soap & Glory Flake Away

Do you use a body scrub at least once a week? You must check out this S&G item…

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I received a set of Soap & Glory products last Christmas from my sister-in-law and I really loved the contents of this set. It was just last week when I started using its Flake Away, a body scrub made of brown-color suds. 
Like some ladies, I also forget or get lazy at times to use a once or twice a week product. But did you know that using a gentle body scrub to exfoliate is very important in maintaining healthy and smooth skin? Applying moisturizers or lotion regularly will not work as efficient as they could when we don’t exfoliate. The challenge is that our skin continuously develops dead skin cells. These dead skin cells remain as additional layers that block nutrients from moisturizers to reach the skin. We need to slough it off; otherwise our skin will look dull, rough, unhealthy or simply old. Now, we don’t want that, right?

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So I’ve learned to spend a few minutes once or twice a week to use a good body scrub. This Soap & Glory Flake Away is just great for me. I love the scent, which leaves a trail of fresh fragrance (what S&G calls Original Pink fragrance) on the skin after bathing. 

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I love that that the scrub easily melts on the skin after a few circular motions, making scrubbing easy and convenient. Some scrubs take long to work or don’t melt at all. Maybe some people like that but I prefer the Flake Away suds. 

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My skin feels smooth and supple just right after my first use. It’s getting addictive for me but I limit use to twice a week. Great to use on the entire body and works on the feet, too! Between you and me, it feels nice to use this on the butt area. I have smooth, lovely skin over there after use.
What it is:

A superhero strength skin smoothing body polish with shea butter, sweet almond oil, peach seed powder, sea salt and sugar. Transforms your scaly legs from reptilian to radiant. Scented with our Original Pink™ fragrance. 
How to use:
  • Apply a handful of Flake Away on to damp skin.
  • Massage in circular motions until most of the grains are gone. 
  • Rinse well, pat dry and apply body glossing oil or moisture butter.

(Careful! Avoid application over irritated skin or abrasions, as salt scrubs can sting.)  
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I love using this after my Salvatore Ferragamo shower gel. 

Where to buy in Malaysia: Sephora Outlets
But if you are going to Thailand, you might want to check it out at Boots because they have bigger sizes and better prices or promos, too. Just remember to check it in with your luggage if you buy more than 100ml variants. 
Happy scrubbing!
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Get connected to Soap and Glory via Facebook:
Or check out their website at:

The Body Shop Honey and Beeswax Hand and Foot Butter


Lovin’ this butter on my skin;  it’s a great body moisturizer especially at night  

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Here are 2 of my The Body Shop favorites at the moment: Spa Wisdom Hand & Foot butter and my Chocomania Lip Butter. But today I’m just talking about the hand and foot butter.


Nowadays, I really pay attention to moisturizing not just my face and neck but also my body. Aging takes its toll on other parts of the body, too, so I must make sure that I try to get most of it taken care of well.

I do suffer from flaky arms and legs once in a while, mostly because I’m lazy or rushing during the day to apply lotion after bathing. I only have enough time to do this at night, before going to sleep. I’ve been using body butters before going to sleep because it works well in moisturizing the skin overnight, especially since we sleep in an air-conditioned room. 

Thanks to The Butterfly Project, Tammy, Illy and the rest of the sisters, I received this Honey and Beeswax Hand & Foot Butter during one of our activities as an Instagram contest prize, together with other stuff. Yay!  

The Body Shop
SPA Wisdom Africa
Price: RM75 for 125ml
Made in Thailand
Life after opening: 12 months 

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This butter comes in a transparent jar with airtight cover, making sure it is protected and will last longer. The jar reminds me of food container and I know that I can recycle the jar after I finish the product. Nice reusable packaging.

I love the butter texture that spreads easily on the skin. Since it is a body ‘butter’, it definitely leaves a film of butter moisture so I won’t recommend this if you’re going out on a sunny day, unless you have ultra dry skin. But this is perfect for night use and you’ll wake up to smoother, softer skin all over your body. 

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Feels and smells great on the skin!

Give it one sniff and you’ll fall in love with the serene, sweet scent. It’s actually delicious, like something I can eat (well, I restrained myself from attempting to). I apply it at night on my arms, elbows, legs, knees, feet and on my son’s feet. It’s so easy to fall in love with this butter!  

What The Body Shop says:
Pamper your hard-working hands and feet with rich hydration from an intensive moisturizing treatment with skin softening ximenia oil from Africa that will leave skin feeling soft, supple and subtly scented with our traditional Spa Wisdom™ Africa fragrance. Particularly effective on hardworking hands and feet or any very dry areas such as elbows and knees. Best for all skin types, particularly those with very dry skin.

This rich, buttery cream is inspired by African tribal spa rituals. It cares for hardworking hands and feet, and dry elbows and knees.
  • Moisturises
  • Leaves skin feeling soft and smooth
  • Ideal for hands, feet, elbows and knees 

The HEART Inside
Our Community Fair Trade beeswax is sourced from Guide D’Espoir in Cameroon. We work with Guide D’Espoir (meaning “Guiding Hope) because they produce some of the highest quality beeswax in Cameroon, have a strong commitment to ethical and fair trade principles and are also investing in the development of the beekeepers and their associated communities. Our trade helps provide regular employment and fair wages to approximately 1,000 beekeepers, and so benefits their household members and dependents too: about 10,000 people in total! To find out more, visit our Community Fair Trade section. We source our Community Fair Trade honey from Bezamar in Ethiopia. The honey is made in the Bale Eco-Region, where hives are handcrafted from locally grown bamboo. The raw comb is harvested and the honey is separated, filtered and tested for quality. These traditional methods promote strong, healthy bees and deter logging. To find out more, visit our Community Fair Trade section.  

Where to buy:
All The Body Shop outlets nationwide

Stay connected with The Body Shop Malaysia, visit their FB page at:
Or visit their online shopping portal for convenient and easy beauty shopping at:http://www.thebodyshop.com.my 

   

Egyptian Magic Cream – Why do celebrities and models love this?

There must be a good reason why this cream seems to be the rave of a lot of Hollywood celebrities and models…but I have to try it for myself
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Is it really possible for 1 cream to solve concerns on the body, face, lips, eyes and hair? I’ve heard of all-purpose cream for making salads and desert, or all-purpose flour for pancakes but an all-purpose skin cream? Hmmm, this is new to me.
My first question was, why “Egyptian”? I checked the jar, it is not made in Egypt; it’s actually made in the USA. The answer lies in the rich, influential history of the Egyptians when it comes to body care and skin care. The Egyptians are probably the most abundant in ancient practices for beauty and cosmetics. As early as the time of the pyramids or even before that, the ancient Egyptians used soaps that contain olive oil for their cleansing rituals. They also used honey to moisturize their skin and protect it from the arid climate. The scorching heat of the sun and windswept sands caused a lot of skin problems and infections for them so the Egyptians put very high importance to skincare regimen. And men even rubbed oils on their hair to fight baldness and promote hair growth!

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There is no doubt that the rituals of ancient Egyptians still apply as reliable science for skincare today. The use of certain oils and honey are very beneficial to the skin and even hair. Isn’t it amazing how the ancient tradition still is a relevant practice at this age and time?

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6 Natural yet Powerful Ingredients inside Egyptian Magic Cream


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And so I opened my Natta Cosme box containing a carefully-bubble-wrapped Egyptian Magic Cream. The box itself is filled with paper shredding to absorb impact and protect the product from shock. It also contained tip cards indicating how to use the cream and more information.

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I excitedly unwrapped and unsealed my new Egyptian Magic Cream, looking forward to know what the celebrities are raving about. The cream itself reminds me of petroleum jelly, but the Magic Cream is more solid and not very sticky like the former. The color is of light yellow wax, without fragrance or scent. It just smells of clean, fresh oil.

How do you use it?
Step 1 – Scoop out the balm
Step 2 – Gently rub the balm on your palm
Step 3 – Apply on desired area
Just to show you how the product looks like (I didn’t rub on my palm), I scooped a small amount onto the back of my hand here. At first, the product itself seems very solid but once it gets in contact with the heat of your fingers, it will melt naturally. 

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Upon rubbing it onto the skin, here you can see that my hand has a film of moisture. The Egyptian Magic Cream is a great solution to those with dry, chapped hands. I’m the type of person who constantly needs hand cream, especially after washing my hands or the dishes or any activity that involves getting my hands wet. My hands easily get dry but applying this magic cream on my hands at night before going to sleep does magic!
  
Of course I gotta try it on my legs, too! Since it claims that it can be used on the body, I have to test it. I also tend to have dry skin on my legs and it can get very itchy and uncomfortable. But applying EMC on my legs calms down the discomfort and moisturizes my skin well. If you apply it during the day in this tropical weather, it might feel a bit oily so I use it at night before I sleep. We use air conditioner in our room so I really need to apply body lotion to bed. And the Egyptian Magic Cream does a great job in keeping my legs (and arms) hydrated through the night.

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I also apply it on my son’s feet before he sleeps and it makes his feet even more kissable!

You can try applying it on your face, too. The Egyptian Magic Cream provides an instant hydration and gives the skin a healthy glow. Here I applied it on my face right after washing. No toner, no serums, no moisturizer. Just the magic cream. Make sure you just apply a thin film. 

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Left: Right after washing, no skincare
RIGHT: With Egyptian Magic Cream on bare face

I didn’t need much convincing to understand why celebrities and models love this product. It’s really amazing, I discovered 8 great benefits from the Egyptian Magic Cream:
  1. It’s multi-purpose! You can apply it on
  2. a.     Eye area
    b.     Lips
    c.      Neck
    d.     Arms
    e.     Legs
    f.      Hands
    g.     Feet
    h.     Hair
    i.   Face
  3. It contains all-natural healing ingredients. Olive oil + honey + royal jelly + beeswax + bee pollen + propolis in 1 balm.
  4. It’s a great moisturizer, making it a powerful anti-aging balm that works on several areas of the body and face.
  5. It can be used on children, too!
  6. It’s a travel companion. Since you can use it on almost everywhere on the body and you can use it on your kids, it’s simply convenient to bring the Egyptian Magic Cream with you.
  7. If you love to go swimming, it’s a great after-sun lotion to soothe the skin and sunburns.
  8. It simply works it magic. You’ll wake up to hydrated skin in the morning.
  9. It gives dry hair an instant shine. 
Some tips:
  • If you plan to use on different parts of the body, you might want to separate the balm into few containers, probably a small jar for eye area, a mini jar for the lips, a jar for face, a jar for hair use, and a jar for body.
  • For optimized results, dab appropriate amount on the area and follow with gentle massage to allow the balm to be absorbed faster into your skin.
So who are some of the celebrities who swear by the benefits of the Egyptian Magic Cream?

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Where to get this multi-purpose magic cream?
Natta Cosme at www.nattacosme.com
Price: RM125 (around USD39) for 118ml / RM89.90 (around USD28) for 59ml

Why you should buy from Natta Cosme:
Money-back guarantee within 14 days! When you order your EMC (Egyptian Magic Cream), it will arrive with a FREE 3ml sachet for you to try first. If you’re not happy, just send back the unopened jar and Natta Cosme will refund your money (excluding postage fees).

Natta Cosme at www.nattacosme.com
Egyptian Magic All-Purpose Skin Cream “The People’s Choice” is made with the following pure ingredients: olive oil, bees wax, honey, bee pollen, royal jelly, bee propolis and Divine love. Gynecologists, plastic surgeons, homeopathic physicians, chiropractors from all over the world sell Egyptian Magic All-Purpose Skin Cream “The People’s Choice.”
Surveys show that about 35% of the clients using Egyptian Magic All-Purpose Skin Cream “The People’s Choice” had eczema and psoriasis. When they found that conventional skin creams could not solve their problems, these clients turned to natural health food stores and to their delight discovered Egyptian Magic All-Purpose Skin Cream “The People’s Choice.”
Egyptian Magic All-Purpose Skin Cream “The People’s Choice” is today’s all-purpose skin cream of choice, recommended and used because of its all-natural pure super healing ingredients and its phenomenal results. Even pharmaceutical companies secretly acknowledged that products derived from all pure natural living sources are better than those products derived from chemicals. Today, scientists in the Amazon are finding the most powerful solutions from the rain forest.

Shopped for ALDO Shoes in Vietnam!

Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world.

Marilyn Monroe



Another addiction of mine aside from beauty products is shoes. I actually realized that I haven’t shared my shoe-shopping experiences enough. Oh, well, it’s never too late.
I was in Vietnam last month and, of course, holiday shopping wouldn’t be complete without shopping for footwear. I shopped for some fancy slippers sold in the night market at very low prices. As I mentioned on my travel post, bargaining is a skill that you must always use at the market.
But my addiction for fancy shoes brought me to the brightly-lit commercial complex of Vincom Center in District 1, Ho Chi Minh. My sister-in-law happily informed me that ALDO was having a very good SALE so my ever-ready-to-shop husband brought me to do my favorite activity during holidays — shoe-shopping!
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I think that the last time I bought a pair of ALDO shoes was when I was still in the Philippines, which was several years ago. I haven’t shopped for another pair since I moved to KL. It was a lovely experience to re-acquaint myself again with this shoe brand!
What perfect timing for me to shop for Aldo shoes in Vietnam. Aldo was indeed having a SALE and I got these 2 pairs of shoes at more than 60% OFF!
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My 2 new pairs of Aldo shoes from Vietnam!


The first one I picked was this beige pair of wedges. I would have gone for the black one but my size wasn’t available. But after wearing it several times at work, I realized that this color is quite nice to use for a lot of corporate attires. I can use it with black outfits, which I love. I can use it with white and beige so the color turned out to be as good as black.
 

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Beige ALDO shoes – wedge, sling-back with gold trim on the base

Love the comfortable wedge heel and the sling back.
Normal price: VND2,200,000 (RM343)
Sale price: VND799,000 (RM125)
Second I picked was this pair of sexy, silver high heels, again, with sling back. My feet don’t like closed shoes and closed heels. This silver pair is great for wedding evenings and other night events. I love sparkles and glimmer so I didn’t have second thoughts in grabbing this pair. I haven’t worn it yet but I soon will.

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Shiny, silver Aldo shoes – high heels, sling-back

Normal price: VND2,200,000 (RM343)
Sale price: VND799,000 (RM125)

I love these shoes!

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My silver and beige Aldo shoes


For more info about ALDO shoes, visit http://www.aldogroup.com

To discover the latest styles and what’s coming soon, visit http://www.aldoshoes.com
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Stride Rite Shoes for Babies & Kids

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I love shoes! Who doesn’t, right? As much as I enjoy shopping shoes for myself, I definitely enjoy shopping shoes for my son! I was addicted to my son’s feet since he was a newborn and I admit that I am still nibbling his feet every single day. No day passes by without me spending a few seconds or minutes playing with his feet.
Naturally, my shoe shopping for my son takes as long as shopping a pair for myself, even longer. I’m very particular with the appearance, colors, materials and comfort. I also look for shoe types that will be easy to clean. My son used to vomit a lot; well, he still vomits occasionally while traveling and the shoes are easy targets for vomit stains.

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I look for materials that look durable. Kids my son’s age (he’s 4 years old now) run a lot and, unlike us adults, they don’t really care whether their nice shoes get messed up or not. It takes a certain age to be conscious of that. So if the material doesn’t last long enough, your child will only be able to wear those pair of shoes for a few times.
Most important for me in buying shoes for my child is comfort. He must be comfortable and happy to wear his shoes, just like adults should. If he’s not comfortable, he’ll be fidgeting and taking it off frequently.


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I first heard of Stride Rite in Malaysia in 2011 and was delighted to learn that this brand has reached the country. Since having a child in 2009, I’ve begun to be fascinated by those cuddly, adorable, tiny shoes. Being a baby foot addict, I want nice, good shoes for my son’s feet.
It’s very interesting how a shoe brand puts significant importance to children’s feet. Did you know that Stride Rite has been around for more than 90 years? It was founded in Massachusetts, United States. Only Stride Rite has introduced a first walking shoe that is clinically proven to reduce the number of stumbles and falls when learning to walk. Until now, it continues to provide shoes that were specifically made with an in-depth knowledge of how children walk.

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Stride Rite: Rite Steps System

I admittedly don’t know much about the science of children’s feet. Maybe I didn’t explore or try to understand more about them. But here are some interesting facts from Stride Rite that are worth taking note of:
  • Bones are not fully formed in a child’s foot until age 5. While the foot is still developing, the cartilage can be easily influenced by ill-fitting footwear.
  • Babies’ feet do not have arches. Arches do not start to develop until 2 years old.
  • The 52 bones in the human feet make up one quarter of all the bones in the human body. 
  • Babies’ feet perspire two times more than adults, so always look for breathable materials such as leather and mesh or anti-microbial linings.
  • The heel is the one bone in the foot that helps to balance baby’s entire body.
  • Similar to your body, your feet are still growing into your late teen years. So your tenth pair of shoes is just as important as your very first.

And did you know that you should never hand-down baby shoes from one child to another? According to Stride Rite, baby shoes, especially shoes made of leather form to a child’s foot once they are worn for a while. A person’s gait is much like their fingerprint; it is unique to them. If a child wears hand-me-down shoes, his or her walking pattern may be affected since his or her feet are now trying to form to the gait of another child. (Of course, this shouldn’t stop us from donating shoes in good condition to the needy. A worn pair of shoes is still better than no shoes at all. So please do save your old shoes for people who have none.)
Stride Rite has very adorable collections for ages 0 to 10, both boys and girls. Check out these wonderful, cute shoes!
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Stride Rite Cars/ McQueen shoes – RM159

Stride Rite shoes for baby girl – RM149

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Stride Rite has Princess collection shoes for the little princesses, too!

I finally got to buy Stride Rite shoes for my son. I bought 2 pairs of blue shoes that can be worn for school and for going out. My son loves blue and he personally chose these pairs. 1 pair is open-toed, which is great for long travels. The 2nd pair is closed shoes but is designed to allow his feet to breathe and comes in breathable mesh, too. Both pairs can be washed easily and since they have dark blue color, I think I wouldn’t have much challenge in cleaning and maintaining them. 

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Stride Rite closed shoes in breathable design and material

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Stride Rite open toe shoes for boys

When I purchased these 2 pairs, I also got entitled to be part of Kidea – Stride Rite’s new membership programme, which gives members/kids a lot of privileges to watch out for. Any purchase of RM80 or above allows you to be a member of Kidea for free.
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Stride Rite Kidea Rewards Program

See this cute package of the membership cards and booklet in a nice blue folder with their signature Kidea icon. Let me try and see how this Kidea programme works for me and my son, then I’ll share more about it in the near future (that is if I’m satisfied, haha!).
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Stride Rite Kidea Rewards Program cards

So now my son is looking forward to wear his new shoes! Just like mommy, he also loves nice, comfortable footwear!
About Stride Rite
Stride Rite’s rich, deep heritage is found in every shoe. Nowhere is this more evident than in The American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) grant of its Seal of Acceptance to several styles of Stride Rite’s baby shoes, the first baby shoes in the industry to carry the Seal. 

Throughout the 70s, Stride Rite maintained the position as the leading manufacturer of quality children’s footwear. The company saw significant changes taking place in the shoe industry and found a new opportunity for growth. In 1972, Stride Rite opened its first company-owned retail bootery, bringing more than 60 years of experience and expertise in children’s shoes to the public. 

Stride Rite has remained committed to providing the best fitting shoes for children. The entire collection, every single shoe, is created from an in-depth knowledge and understanding of how children walk and grow. Stride Rite studies have led to important breakthroughs and new technologies in children’s footwear. 

So whether children are taking their first steps or are off and running, Stride Rite understands the significance of every step and will continue to innovate and provide the most advanced children’s footwear.


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You can visit their website at http://www.striderite.com.myfor more information. 
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Find shoes for your kids at these Stride Rite Outlets in Malaysia
Suria KLCC
Address: Lot C 202, Level 2, Jalan Ampang 50088, Kuala Lumpur City Centre
Tel: (60) 03 2788 0738
Business Hours:
Mondays to Sundays and Public Holidays:
10:00am – 10:00pm
  
1 Utama Shopping Centre
Address: S139, 2nd Floor, Lebun Bandar Petaling Jaya, Bandar Utama 47800
Tel: (60) 03 7722 5818
Business Hours:
Mondays to Thursdays, Sundays and Public Holidays: 10:00am – 10:00pm
Fridays and Saturdays:
10:00am – 10:30pm
Bangsar Village
Address: F9b, 1st Floor, No. 1 Jalan Telawi Satu, Bangsar Baru, Kuala Lumpur
Tel: (60) 03 2282 3975
Business Hours:
Mondays to Sundays and Public Holidays:
10:00am – 10:00pm
  
Paradigm Mall
Address: Lot 1F-27, First Floor, No. 1 Jalan SS7/26A, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan
Tel: (60) 03 7887 5638
Business Hours:
Mondays to Sundays and Public Holidays:
10:00am – 10:00pm
Empire Shopping Gallery
Address: F27, First Floor, Jalan SS16/1, Subang Jaya
Tel: (60) 03 5631 6771
Business Hours:
Mondays to Sundays and Public Holidays:
10:00am – 10:00pm
  
Johor Premium Outlets
Address: Jalan Premium Outlets, Indahpura, 81000 Kulaijaya, Johor Darul Takzim
Unit No.: Suite No. 825
Tel: (60) 07 670 8037
Business Hours:
Mondays to Sundays and Public Holidays:
10:00am – 10:00pm

Get Baby Silky Feet in 7 Days???

Ok, this gotta be good. I stumbled upon this new beauty section at 1F in Isetan KLCC. I actually didn’t realize that they now have this part at the 1st floor. They have a few brands within this area which obviously caters to the younger shoppers. It has Shizens, TheFaceShop, Canmake, Holika Holika and Nature Republic (er, I’ve only heard of Shizens and TheFaceShop, the rest are all new to me.

Honestly, I am not young anymore to be really attracted to these brands BUT (!) I saw this very interesting product and it really captured my addiction to baby feet…a product by Holika Holika from Korea — BABY Silky FOOT One Shot Peeling, and in smaller text, it says: Seven day miracle! A simple one-step foot peeling pack for smoothening dead skin cells on coarse and chapped feet. 



The product costed me RM38.60 (well, that’s just weird pricing). It’s so darn cute and interesting, look at that cute baby feet shot. And I guess I was intrigued with the seven day miracle…

I’ve had dry and chapped feet for as long as I can remember. I have been using Soap & Glory Righteous Butter Body Lotion and it has really done wonders for my feet. But this Baby Silky Foot thing should be interesting to try.


Inside this cute box are plastic disposable socks and the peeling solution inside babyfeet-shaped pack. Again, cuteness…


Here are the step-by-step directions:

1) Wear the plastic socks on both feet (best to start after bathing or washing your feet)
2) Put each liquid of the pouch into each foot sock


Tie the plastic strings to keep the liquid and moisture inside the socks (and to prevent spills as well)


Watch some TV first, chill, relax…read a book or something…

3) Take off the socks after one and a half hours

4) Wash feet gently with water

And the wait is on for the seven-day-miracle. Right after washing my feet, it feels soft and tender. During the 1st day after this peeling solution, the skin on my feet started to peel off, especially at those areas with dry and thick skin.

I am now on my 4th day and the peeling has become more evident. Sorry, I won’t be posting photos for this as it’s quite unsightly. The great thing is my calluses are actually peeling off, too. It’s quite amazing to see (hehe, goodbye thick skin).

Overall, I see that this was worth a try. You just need to do this peeling solution once every 28 days so it’s not too much of a hassle. It’s just like going for a foot spa every now and then. I’d definitely repeat next month to fully peel off my calluses and to make my feet even more silky…of course, I would still be using my indispensable Soap & Glory Righteous Butter Body Lotion.