Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Great Guardian Makeover “My Date with Beauty” @ One Utama Shopping Centre

Finally I'm back from Penang for a 4 days media trip, and I can't wait to update my blog. I have a few pending posts currently and I just wish to finish some before I fly to Kuching, Sarawak for FAM trip this Friday. Last few weeks, I was invited to join in the fun of Great Guardian Makeover event at One Utama Shopping Centre. Understanding the value of looking good and feeling great, Guardian, successfully organized the yearly Great Guardian Makeover since 2008.  

最终我从槟城的4天媒体团回来了,我迫不及待地要更新部落客。现在还有几篇未写,我想在飞去砂捞越古晋之前赶一两篇出来。上几个星期我被邀请参与One Utama 购物广场举办的Great Guardian Makeover美妆造型大改造活动。深深了解靓丽造型和感觉美好的佳宁,因此自2008年以来便开始主办这项活动。

18 brands participated in this year’s event. They are: L’Oreal Paris, Maybelline New York, Alcon, Avene, Bio Essence, BioGrow Oat BG22, Biore, Blackmores, Brands, Dermatix, Enchanteur, Hada Labo, Nano White, Neutrogena, Nivea, Oslee, Palmer’s and Safi.

共有18个品牌参与今年的大改造活动。它们分别为:L’Oreal Paris、Maybelline New York、Alcon、Avene、Bio Essence、BioGrow Oat BG22、Biore、Blackmores、Brands、Dermatix、Enchanteur、Hada Labo、Nano White、Neutrogena、Nivea、Oslee、Palmer’s 和 Safi。

Customers who purchased RM20 and above including one (1) participating brand in a single receipt were entitled to one (1) Makeover Ticket at RM10 to join The Great Guardian Makeover event at One Utama Shopping Centre. Each Makeover Ticket entitled the customer to a makeover session, a photo session and a goody bag. (for goody bag picture check out my instagram @emilytang413)

佳宁顾客只需在单张收据消费RM20及以上,包括购买1款参与活动的品牌,就能以区区RM10购买1张大改造票券,以参加在万达购物中心的‘Great Guardian Makeover’美妆造型大改造活动。每张票券都能让顾客享有一次大改造的机会,同时还可获得一张彩照和一个礼包。(礼包内的礼品照片可以去我的instagram 看看 @emilytang413)

The hair and makeup partner of this event is A Cut Above Academy. A total of 20 hair stylists and make-up artists worked tirelessly, attending to the participants.

A Cut Above Academy 美发学院是上述活动的发型和化妆伙伴。该学院一共派出20位发型设计师和化妆师参与活动,为参与者提供第一手咨询和服务。

Each year, the number of participants grew and enthusiasm and excitement filled the event.


Makeup products used for the makeover. All available in Guardian too.


After the makeover, I was invited for a lunch. Thanks Guardian for the awesome treat!


Nice quote: Beauty is being the best possible version of you on the inside out

This is how I look like after the makeover ^^ 
这是我化妆改造后的样子 ^^

In conjunction with the Great Guardian Makeover, there are also two (2) online contests – a PhotoBox Contest on Facebook and an Instagram Contest. The contest period for both the contests is from 5th April – 30th April. 

另外,为了配合‘Great Guardian Makeover’美妆造型大改造活动,主办当局也举办了2项网络竞赛——即面子书PhotoBox 竞赛和Instagram 竞赛。有关竞赛将从4月5日举办至4月30日。
photobox photo from Guardian..and now it becomes my FB profile picture

For the PhotoBox Contest on Facebook, participants need only to pose creatively with the given props provided by Guardian at the Great Guardian Makeover held in One Utama Shopping Centre, LIKE the Guardian Facebook page and look for your photo in the “Photo Box Contest” photo album. Tag yourself on the photo and upload it as your Facebook profile picture. The lucky winner wins a Designer Bag worth RM1,640.

在面子书PhotoBox竞赛中,参赛者只需在‘Great Guardian Makeover’美妆造型大改造活动上,以佳宁所提供的装饰道具拍下创意照,随后再到佳宁面子书页面点‘赞’,于‘PhotoBox竞赛’相册里找出您的照片,将之自我标签并上载为您的面子书首页个人照就行了。幸运赢家将可获得价值RM1,640的设计师手提袋。

the instagram contest for Great Guardian Makeover

On the Instagram Contest, participants need to follow Guardian on Instagram at #guardianmalaysia; snap a selfie and submit the photo and in not more than 20 words tell Guardian “What makes you beautiful”. Tag @guardianmalaysia and #GuardianBeauties and you are on your way for a chance to win a Designer Bag worth RM1,140.

至于Instagram 竞赛,参赛者则需跟随佳宁的Instagram 帐号#guardianmalaysia ,并在拍下及上传一张自拍照后,以不超过20个字告诉佳宁‘是什么让您美丽动人’。随后,在照片上标签@guardianmalaysia 和#GuardianBeauties ,您就有机会赢取一个价值RM1,140的设计师手提袋。

I'm joining both ^^ Wish me some lucks in winning it. Have you join? Faster if you haven't! 

我参加这两个比赛 ^^ 希望自己有些运气能够赢得设计师手提包。你们参加了吗?还没就要尽快哦!

Monday, April 14, 2014

Shizens Stand Firm Stay Firm Online Photography Contest

Since ancient times, women inner strength can only be seen through their roles of giving birth to new life, taking care and protecting their family. But as time passed, women began demonstrating their capabilities in undertaking more responsibilities, raising a family as well as being part of the workforce and contributing to social welfare. As evolution enhanced the confidence level of every woman allowing them to showcase their inner strength, they still recognized the importance of physical beauty and strived to maintain their outer beauty through various means. - Shizens Malaysia.

As a means of acknowledging and recognizing the efforts of all women, Shizens will be launching a “STAND FIRM STAY FIRM” photo contest from 2 to 30 April, 2014. Contest is classified into 2 categories,Photography Enthusiasts and Mobile Photography. Participants can submit their best shoots that is strong emotions, human and feminine at www.standfirmstayfirm.com or #standfirmstayfirm at Instagram to win prizes worth more than RM18,000.

contest starts from 2 until 30th April, 2014

photo must be submitted along with a photo caption OR title

allowed to submit more than one entry

all photographs should accurately reflect the subject matter, i.e.
to relate to contest Theme:  Strong emotions, Human, Feminine

I believe in strong women. I believe in the woman who is able to stand up for herself. I believe in the woman who doesn't need to hide behind her husband's back. I believe that if you have problems, as a woman you deal with them, you don't play victim, you don't make yourself look pitiful, you don't point fingers. You stand and you deal. You face the world with a head held high and you carry the universe in your heart.” ― C. JoyBell C.

Are you a strong woman too?

As a means of acknowledging and recognizing the efforts of all women, Shizens will be launching a “Stand Firm Stay Firm” photography campaign from April 2 until April 30, 2014. Show us your strength and stand a chance to win loads of attractive prizes! Find out more here: http://bit.ly/1rtxVPb

Prizes for both categories:

Entry Form – Photography Enthusiasts 
Open to all photography hobbyist who loves bringing picture to life! However, there are certain requirements needed for the photos selected for the finals will be printed in large.

Photograph shall be taken using compact camera, DSLR camera (or of its similar)
Minimum image size is: 5MB
Studio photography with lightings are allowed
Click here to submit your photo.

Entry Form – Mobile Photography
Specially dedicated to all smartphone photographers! Mobile photography has made huge strides in this modern era and we’ve seen lots of talented mobile photographers over the years.

Must be taken by a smartphone or any other mobile devices.
To take part via Instagram, hashtag #standfirmstayfirm on your photo
You may also submit your photos via this website.

Friday, April 11, 2014

Carlo Rino Spring/Summer Collection 2014 @ Pavilion KL

Today I'm gonna share with you all the recent fashion show that I went last 2 weeks featuring my favourite brand- Carlo Rino. 

For those who do not know the brand name, Carlo Rino is a contemporary brand projecting young, trendy and chic leather goods and footwear. 

今天我要跟大家分享我上两星期去的时装秀里我最爱的品牌-Carlo Rino。

若你们还未听闻过的话,Carlo Rino 是一个时尚的品牌,所卖的皮具和鞋类都很年轻,时尚以及别致。

Originated from Singapore, Carlo Rino has grown popularity both locally and internationally to various countries such as Malaysia, Hong Kong, China, Japan, Vietnam, Brunei, Indonesia, Oman, Finland, Saudi Arabia and many more to come on near future.

来自新加坡,Carlo Rino 在本地和国外市场如马来西亚,香港,中国,日本,越南,印尼,阿曼,芬兰和沙地阿拉伯都享有名气。

I was very lucky and honoured enough to be invited to the event and joined in the fun. The fashion show was held at Pavilion KL which I was there for snapping Christmas picture last year.

我很幸运和荣幸邀请去这时装秀参与其盛。这服装秀在Pavilion 举办,也是我去年来这拍圣诞节的地方。

Spring Into Summer Fashion: Fun, Feminine, Glamorous, Glitzy, Gorgeous

迎接春夏时尚: 趣致、妩媚、典雅、耀眼、高贵

The entire fashion spectrum for looks that are classy and refined with good hints of girlish fun.


After the show, we had been taken to visit their store for the collection.


I won Carlo Rino perfume on that day for an instagram photo contest ^^Besides, media members were given a token to pick a bag. And I purchased one!  [bag photo will upload to my instagram @emilytang413 ]

Nevertheless, I was obsessed with Carlo Rino handbags. They are all so beautiful. Take a look on their spring/summer collection!

当天我在instagram 拍照比赛赢了一罐Carlo Rino 香水 ^^ 除此以外,媒体朋友也容许以特惠价挑选购买包包。我也购买了一个![包包照片会上载去我的Instagram @ emilytang413]

无论如何,我对Carlo Rino 的包包非常着迷。他们都很漂亮。看看他们春夏推出的设计吧!

CarloRino handbag (Spring-Summer) - CITY CHIC RM 549 - 649
USD 169.42 - 200.28
CarloRino handbag (Spring-Summer)  - CITY CHIC-e RM 289 - 309
USD 89.18- 95.36
CarloRino handbag (Spring-Summer) - CUT OUT FOR LOVE-a-RM 499
USD 153.99
CarloRino handbag (Spring-Summer) - CUTE CARRY-ALLS RM 589
USD 181.76
CarloRino handbag (Spring-Summer)  - CUTE CARRY-ALLS-d RM 629
USD 194.11
CarloRino handbag  (Spring-Summer) - GRAFFITI GORGEOUS RM 669
USD 206.45

CarloRino handbag (Spring-Summer)  - GRAFFITI GORGEOUS-c-RM 479
USD 147.82
CarloRino handbag (Spring-Summer)  - MINI MUST-HAVES RM 339
  USD 104.61
CarloRino handbag (Spring-Summer) - MINI MUST-HAVES-e RM 229
USD 70.67
CarloRino handbag (Spring-Summer)  - QUILTED & QUIRKY RM 589

USD 181.76

CarloRino handbag (Spring-Summer)  - QUILTED & QUIRKY-d RM 429 - 559

USD 132.39-172.50

CarloRino handbag (Spring-Summer)  - R FOR RED RM 559 - 659

USD 172.50- 203.36

CarloRino handbag (Spring-Summer) - SENSATIONAL SLINGS RM 599
USD 184.85
CarloRino handbag (Spring-Summer) - SENSATIONAL SLINGS-c RM 589
                                                             USD 181.76
CarloRino handbag (Spring-Summer)  - VIVACIOUS VALENTINE RM 599

USD 184.85

CarloRino handbag (Spring-Summer)  - VIVACIOUS VALENTINE-c--RM 599

USD 184.85

CarloRino handbag (Spring-Summer) - VIVACIOUS VALENTINE-e--RM599

USD 184.85

From power meeting to power party or casual breakfast to all-day out fun, they've got your looks covered and commanding attention with every step you take. Now get riding on the fashion wagon into a more stylist 2014!


For more information, please visit: www.carlorino.net

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