Friday, November 29, 2013

New Nuxe Nirvanesque Launch

TGIF!
Hope everyone has a great weekend.

I had a great start to my weekend. I attended the product launch of  New Nuxe Nirvanesque which was held at Blisshouse Theme Restaurant.

Before I proceed to talk more about their new product (Nirvanesque) range, let me give you some background about NUXE.

NUXE was founded in 1957 by Aliza Jabès with the concept of combining nature, health and beauty. The vegetal environment is at the core of the greatest therapeutic and medicinal discoveries and that the power of plants must be treasured.

Introducing the new product series: Nirvanesque.
The botanical alternative to botox.

NUXE is launching its first range of skincare to smooth away first expression lines with a double Relaxing and De-stressing action.

Let the expert from NUXE France International shared with us more New Nuxe Nirvanesque.

Nirvanesque has a double floral neuro-cosmetic action for a "botox-like" boosted effect.

- A NEW neuro-relaxing action with concentrated extract of Tree Peony Root (new exclusive NUXE patent pending) to prolong the life of enkephalins, “well-being” molecules.

- A neuro-destressing action with a complex of Blue Lotus Seed, Poppy Seed, and Althea Root to reduce skin’s micro-tensions.

To enable all skin types, Nirvanesque 2013 offers a customized choice of three regimens, from the lightest to the richest, supplemented with an eye contour treatment.

NUXE’S COMMITMENT 

- Choice of natural active ingredients 
- Products are free of mineral oil and  material of animal origin (Excluding products derived from beehives)
- Products are non-comedogenic (Facial care)
- Tests conducted by an independent laboratory recognized by the Ministry of Research for optimum safety and effectiveness
- Paraben-free preservation system
- Contributes to environmental protection by prioritizing recyclable materials

Prior to the start of the briefing, we were being served with a hot honey and ginger tea with a marshmallow in it. It tasted sweet and spicy.

After which, we had a hands-on session on the various products.

Nirvanesque
1st wrinkles smoothing cream for normal skin
50ml, $75

A smooth texture enriched with Musk Rose Oil that combines hydrating and anti-wrinkle properties. Skin is immediately de-stressed and hydrated upon application. It soothed and more relaxed features day after day.

The smoothing cream is bottled into the new eco-design jar. The jar is made from 100% recyclable material and it is very light, suitable to carry around everywhere.

The cream gives a tinted appearance for a healthy glow effect due to the natural colour of the peony. It also has the floral scent in it.

Nirvanesque Enrichie
1st wrinkles rich smoothing cream for dry to very dry skin
50ml, $75

A smooth and velvety cream enriched with nourishing Macadamia Oil. Skin is immediately smoothed an profoundly comfortable upon application. It helped to smooth and more relaxed features day after day.

Nirvanesque Light
1st wrinkles smoothing emulsion for combination skin.
50ml, $75

A soft and ethereal cream, enriched with mattifying Rice Powder and Enantia Chlorantha to reduce sebum. Skin is immediately relaxed and more matte. It smoothed and more relaxed features day after day.

Similar to the smoothing cream, the emulsion has the floral scent too. I love the scent very much. 
The emulsion is also fast absorbed into skin. I will be doing a detailed review on it very soon.

Nirvanesque Yeux
1st wrinkles smoothing eye contour cream.
15ml, $58

A thin, non-greasy cream enriched with pearly particles and active ingredients like corrective pigments and plant caffeine to fight against dark circles, ultra-hydrating hyaluronic acid to reinforce the smoothing effect.

An immediately luminous smoothed and refreshed look. Eye contours are relaxed and de-stressed day after day.

(Will review once I try it.)

We were being treated to a sparkling cocktail. Customized my own Nirvanesque drink with the amount of syrup that I want.

Enjoying my Nirvanesque drink.

We helped ourselves with the light refreshments provided.
I like the coffee cake the most because the crust is super delicious.

Thanks Tracy for tagging us the group photo. 

Before we parted the place, we walked around for some photo taking. Blisshouse is too beautiful not to take any photo.

I always wanted to have a fireplace at home. It will make our home look cosy and warm.

If you love dining in a place like this only exists in fairy tales, you should check out Blisshouse.
Immerse myself in the Garden of Eden.

Come and experience your blissful moments at the Bliss House.

So grateful for the invitation to the event, I had a pleasant night at New Nuxe Nirvanesque Launch. I will be doing a product review soon on the products I received, so stay tuned to it.

The New Nuxe Nirvanesque Range is available at all Robinsons, John Little, Beauty By Nature (Parkway Parade #B1-75/76, ION Orchard #B3-49/50, Vivocity #01-06/07) and selected Watsons stores.

For more information, please visit http://www.nuxe.com/en

Saturday, November 23, 2013

18th Singapore Hit Awards 2013 (第18届 新加坡金曲奖) Live

Something to keep me looking forward to that Friday night.

Thanks to F&N Fruit Tree Fresh, I have the opportunity to attend the 18th Singapore Hit Awards 2013 (第18届 新加坡金曲奖) which was held at Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre Level 6.

Are you there as well?

If yes, I'm sure you enjoyed it as much as I do.

If no?
Don't worry, let me bring you through some of the highlights of the awards ceremony.

For the very first time, the 18th Singapore Hit Awards was held at a brand new location, the newly renovated Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre.

I was looking forward to the star-studded night and good music performances.

Christin and I. 
Love hanging out with me, we had so many things to talk about. 

The 18th Singapore Hit Awards began with the opening performance by Wilber Pan 潘玮柏 - 24个比利.

Credits to Xinmsn.

Wilber Pan was one of the big winner that night, together with Alien Huang. They bagged home with 3 awards each.

The audience were treated to a visual and energetic dance performance. I enjoyed watching Wilber's performance, we were actually grooving along with his music.

The host for Singapore Hit Awards was none other than the DJs from Y.E.S. 93.3FM. They looked so great that night.

The hosts mentioned that although Hallyu wave had swept the world, we must not neglect and continue to support Chinese music.

Media Recommendation Award: 
MICappella (Here We Go )

Best New Artiste Award:
 Bai Ann (The Catcher in the Rye)

Congratulations to Alien Huang (Xiao Gui) for winning his first award.

MeRadio Top Downloaded Hit Award (Male Artiste): 
Make Sense (Alien Huang)

MeRadio Top Downloaded Hit Award (Female Artiste):
Happiness is not Difficult (Serene Koong)

Credits to Xinmsn.

Versatile Male Artiste Award: 
Wilber Pan 

Being able to sing and dance, Wilber indeed won the title of versatile male artiste.

Versatile Female Artiste Award:
Denise Ho

F&N Fruit Tree Fresh Stylish Artiste Award: 
Alien Huang

Yeah, second award for Alien.
Alien was one of my favourite Taiwanese celebrities, I was here for him.

Performance by our local singers - MICapella, The Freshman and Ruth Wei Miaoru.

They had brought us a series of 怀旧 songs like Jacky Cheung 吻别, Sandy Lam 至少还有你 and Stefanie Sun 我不难过.

Outstanding Regional Artiste Award (Singapore)
Olivia Ong 

Outstanding Regional Artiste Award (Malaysia) 
Penny Tai 

Outstanding Regional Artiste Award (Hong Kong) 
Denise Ho 

Outstanding Regional Artiste Award (Mainland China) 
Hu Xia 

Hu Xia was supposed to attend the awards ceremony. However, he was awarded to the hospital and could not make it for this ceremony.

Outstanding Regional Artiste Award (Taiwan) 
Mayday

Best Band Award 
Magic Power (Marksman) 

Best Group Award 
S.H.E (Blossomy) 

Most Popular Group/Band Award 
Mayday

Congratulations to the MP魔幻力量 for winning the best band award for the second time.

Credits to Xinmsn.

You guys were looking rocking good. Their black and white combination outfit looked great on them.

Charismatic Male Performer Award 
Wilber Pan 

Charismatic Female Performer Award 
Karen Mok

Atorrege AD+ Favourite Music Video Award 
The Story of Billy (Wilber Pan)

Magic Power had put up an awesome performance  - Marksman 神射手.

The best part of the performance was that Magic Power wanted everyone to groove along with their signature dance moves for Marksman. 

Credits to Xinmsn.

They invited Alien Huang and Karen Mok up on stage to join them for the dance as well.
Look at their amazing collaboration, with just a minute of learning, they were both doing so well.

Credits to Xinmsn.

Global Eminence Award 
Julian Cheung

Channel U Popularity Award 
Julian Cheung

Everyone was happy to see Captain Cool (Julian) in Singapore. He was still as charming as ever. 

Credits to Xinmsn.

Most Popular Male Artiste Award 
Alien Huang 

During his speech, Alien had review that he was happy to receive the award. People had always know him as a host rather than a singer. Thus, the awards were important to him. It's a recognition for his singing. 

Most Popular Female Artiste Award 
Jolin Tsai

So nice to hear Xiao Gui singing live again, this was my third time seeing Xiao Gui performing live. I enjoyed watching his live performance.

I took a short video of him. Here it goes.

Wooo, Zoe Tay was one of the awards presenter.

Best Female Vocalist Award 
Karen Mok (Somewhere I Belong) 

Asia Influential Artiste Award 
Karen Mok

Credits to Xinmsn.

Karen had brought us an English song - While My Guitar Gently Weeps.

Captain Cool had charm everyone with the once familiar theme song of "Triumph In The Skies" - The Years like Song. I used to listen to it everytime I watch the drama. The song is so nice.

Credits to Xinmsn.

The Honorary Award 
Grasshopper

Best Male Vocalist Award 
Jay Chou (Opus 12) 

Best Album Award 
Unexpected (Penny Tai) 

Best Album Producer Award 
JJ Lin (You N Me) 

Breakthrough Artiste Award 
Derrick Hoh

Thank you F&N for the tickets. I have a super great night watching the performance live, cheering for my favourite singer and knowing the result first hand. Congratulations to everyone (:

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