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Maybelline Hypercurl Volum’ Express Mascara

Maybelline Hypercurl Volum’ Express Mascara

Hey there my happylicious beautiful readers!How have you been so far? Well, guess what? If you had an awesome day so far, your day is just about to get even better!!! Today I am reviewing Maybelline’s Hypercurl Volum’ Express Mascara! That’s right… Volum’ without an “e”! I love mascara! Who doesn’t? *giggles*



Here it is! Want to know the best part? Its waterproof too!

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It has a beautiful brush which really lengthens the eyelashes


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Mine is ‘Very Black’. Well, I might be the adventurous type but not enough to walk around with gold coloured eyelashes, JUST YET!

Today I will show you a few steps on how to achieve beautiful eyelashes.


First, as usual cleanse your face and apply your foundation and everything else.I love to do my eyes at the end.



A tip I learned from Kim Kardashian’s make-up artist was to always brush down the mascara brush on your eye lashes.It gives the lashes more volume in the end.


Next, sweep the brush in upward motions until you’re happy with the results.




And now, the end results!

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It’s lovely for day time when you don’t want too much drama for your eyes. It gives you nice curl , lengthens your lashes , adds a little volume and makes you look totally awake. It does not look fake. I am reaching out for this mascara more often than not these days.It does not flake or smear, and it has never stung my eyes.

If you are someone who likes alot of a drama to eyelashes, this may not be for you. It looks quite natural.But if you want a dramatic look, give your lashes a few coats and you’ll be good to go!

I would personally give this product 8/10. If you would like to give this product a try, you can head to any drugstore or pharmacy. Its priced at RM31.90 and I would say its a good value for such an awesome product. Strongly recommended.

Have fun trying it out!

If you have tried this mascara or if you have your personal favourite brand, let me know in the comments below! Have an awesome day! Till next time!


Shokubutsu Japan Original – Sakura Whitening

Shokubutsu Japan Original – Sakura Whitening

Hey my Happylicious awesome readers! *hugs and kisses* to the one reading! Hope you’re having an awesome week!! Have you read my post about travelling in China? No? Well..fret not. You can read it here (https://sharmaini.wordpress.com/2014/08/15/travelling-in-china-yong-he-gonglama-temple/

Today, I am going to tell you about one of the most famous brands that produce the best shower foam! SHOKUBUTSU

About Shokubutsu

 Shokubutsu in Japanese means ‘plant’ which means their shower foam are plant based and made from natural ingredients! This makes their products safe to be used.Shokubutsu was introduced in Malaysia as the first body wash with Japan original formulation that is made of 100% plant cleansing ingredients. Shokubutsu gained fast acceptance and is exceptionally popular with its long lasting plant infused fragrance.The brand has three sub brands – Shokubutsu Japan Original, Shokubutsu World Famous Bathing Series (Plant Collagen) & Shokubutsu Active Guard (Medicated Shower Foam).

Shokubutsu Japan Original shower foam comes in 4 different variants that are enriched with 100% plant extract that gives plant nourishment onto skin. Additionally, each variant comes with a pleasing long-lasting plant infused fragrance.

Sakura Whitening – Fair and Flawless Skin
Shokubutsu Sakura whitening with Sakura extract helps whiten skin to produce a more flawless skin and also removes blemishes
Green Tea Harmony – Rejuvenate and Renew
Shokubutsu Green Tea Harmony with Green Tea extract helps replenish the nutrients onto skin and rejuvenate skin for renewed radiance.
Green Freshness – Revitalize and Shine
Shokubutsu Green Freshness with Grapeseed extract helps protect skin from premature aging and returning it to its revitalized skin.
Orange Peel Sensation – Firm and Vibrant
Shokubutsu Orange Peel Sensation with Orange Peel Oil gently cleanses and re-energises skin with its vitamin goodness while helping to make skin firmer and vibrant.
Floral Delight – Soft and Supple
Shokubutsu Floral Delight with Iris Oil helps balancing moisture on skin naturally making it soft and supple.
Shokubutsu’s “Triple Power of Plants” contain:
100% plant cleansing Ingredients
100% plant restoration with Nuka oil*
100% plant nourishment from sakura extract
FYI, Nuka Oil is also known as Rice Bran Oil which is an anti-aging secret of Japanese women. It contains Oryzanol and Vitamin E, a natural source that is rich in antioxidants to help skin restoration for lively radiance!
Today I am glad to be able to review the Sakura Whitening shower foam.
I have to say , I have so many positive things to say about it! Taking a shower with this shower foam this morning really put me in a good mood. The smell relaxed me and I feel so refreshed…and the best part?? ITS PINK!!! 
I was a little disappointed that this product did not come with a pump, because I believe that make-up,shampoos and shower gels with pumps reduce wastage of the product. 
As soon as I poured it onto my palm I felt like I was holding the softest wool, the lightest feather, the softest silk. It was a beautiful feeling.
I poured a very tiny amount onto my hands, as you can see.
It lathers so beautifully, doesnt it?
After rinsing it off, these are the results.
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Honestly, I was so surprised with the results! My skin feels so hydrated and soft. The smell was also so sweet and it made me feel like I’m floating on clouds! Its affordable and gives you the best feeling in the world! My insides just felt like jumping up and dancing! 

Shokubutsu Japan Original is available in all the leading hypermarkets, supermarkets and pharmacies nationwide at RM5.90 for a 220g bottle, RM7.90 for a 550g refill pack and RM13.90 for a 650g bottle.

I would definitely recommend this shower foam especially if you’re living the stressed life, or even if you JUST WANT BEAUTIFUL SKIN. Its not only affordable, but it also gives you visible results! If you have ever used this product before or if you have used a wonderful shower foam that gives excellent results, let me know in the comments below! 

Till next time my Happylicious darlings! 

Disclaimer: Photos taken above are not edited and the product was sent to me for review purposes. However this does not affect my judgement in the review in any way and all opinions expressed are solely my own. 

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Travelling in China : Yong He Gong/Lama Temple

Travelling in China : Yong He Gong/Lama Temple

Hey my awesome and beautiful readers. So, here goes, as many of you asked, I will be writing about popular places to visit in China! I have been there for about a year now and I love everything China has to offer, from the environment to SHOPPING!!

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Today’s post is about the Yonghe Temple, also known as the “Yonghe Lamasery”, or popularly even as “Lama Temple”. It is a temple and monastery of the Geluk School of Tibetan Buddhism located in the Dongcheng District of Beijing. Its easily reached as it has its own subway stop known as  雍和宫站 (Yonghegong zhan) Line 2 and Line 5, along the second ring road.


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(picture:it was autumn when we went so, there are no leaves on the trees and it was pretty cold)

This temple has beautiful architecture and many people come here to pray as it is said to be one of the most beautiful and powerful temples in Beijing. This temple also houses a very beautiful Buddha statue decked in yellow cloth. At the foot of the Buddha, a lot of offerings can be seen.

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 (picture:the breath-taking statue of Buddha)


(picture:the tower)

The art work is very fine and the colours are so vibrant and cheerful! The entrance fee is 25RMB per person(September 2013) , can be paid at the ticketing counters at the entrance. Upon paying, you will receive a DVD the size of your palm explaining to you about the temple and you will also receive a huge bunch of incense sticks.


There will be a big fire at every ‘hall’ where you can light your incense sticks and proceed to pray. There are five main halls which are separated by courtyards: the Hall of the Heavenly Kings ( Tian Wang Dian or Devaraja Hall), the Hall of Harmony and Peace (Yonghegong), theHall of Everlasting Protection (Yongyoudian), the Hall of the Wheel of the Law (Falundian), and the Pavilion of Ten Thousand Happinesses (Wanfuge).


 (picture:people are lighting their incense sticks)

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(picture: stools are provided for those who want to pray)


(picture:a monk walking out of one of the halls)

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After praying and taking a fair share of pictures, “selfies” and “wefies”, we decided to go for food nearby.

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….which I believe was the highlight of the day. There are many shops nearby but, it could be quite expensive because the temple is a tourist spot. If you dont mind spending an extra buck or two, the hop into any shop because the food here was simply DIVINE!

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We decided to have hotdogs, cheesedog, tuna hotdog, mixed meat hotdog and after deciding that we were not full yet, we decided to have desert!!! It was an awesome experience and its easily one of the most beautiful places in China!

Hope you enjoyed reading my post! Stay tuned for more Happylicious stuff from me! and do remember to join my Giveaway. It starting real soon!! Till we meet again. Sayonara! Anyeong!

If you know of any beautiful places to visit, or if you have something to say or an experience to share,or even if you want to know if the hotdog had enough cheese on it, do let me know in the comments below! I’d be more than happy to know what my readers love to read!

And..if there are any requests on any place that you want me to write about, do drop me a comment below! *hugs and kisses*