Showing posts from September, 2010

Battle of the Cleansing Oils: DHC vs. Fancl

ran to Watsons last week to replenish my St. Ives Apricot Scrub and Clean & Clear Foaming Facial Cleanser. my Fancl Mild Cleansing Oil also ran out already but before i could replenish it, DHC Deep Cleansing Oil stirred my curiousity and so i gave it a try.

i don't need to review the scrub and facial cleanser i mentioned above - i simply love them.

as for my initial impression of DHC Deep Cleansing Oil, i can't help but compare it with Fancl Mild Cleansing Oil (see my review here). but first, here are some pics:

first point: price. DHC's come in 200ml for S$42 while Fancl's come in 120 ml for S$33. without computing, you'd think "hey, DHC is cheaper". but it's not. you see, 1 ml of DHC is priced ~S$4.76 while Fancl is priced ~S$3.64.

second point: value for money. i've observed that with DHC i would need 2 squeeze of product compared to 1 of Fancl's. 'nuff said.

third point: effectivity. both proved to remove makeup (even waterproof …

new do!

hi everyone! i know i've been away for quite sometime now, sorry for that. nowadays, am either busy at work or at church.

ok, so a few weeks back i finally decided to cut off my mane -- it was getting too long and hard to maintain, not to mention makes more hair to fall off. i initially wanted to go to Next at Holland Village but it was too far from my house (although very near from my workplace) so i had to think of a backup salon - and that was Reds Hairdressing.

my ex-colleague and good friend Amanda recommended Ann of REDS Takashimaya so I went ahead and looked for her as soon as I reached their counter. (She gave me a business card with her off-day reflected after my cut.)

my overall experience at REDS was nice. the staff were efficient - i didn't have to wait too much and everything was done alright. the stylist (Ann) gave me a nice cut and the assistant (Cassandra) was gentle with shampooing and blowdrying my hair. Ann actually asked if i want hair treatment but i was…