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Botani - Active Olive Squalene!

Just last week, I took a week leave to a sunny beach resort in Malaysia and took the opportunity to test Botani Natural Organic Skincare from Australia while subjecting my skin to hot sun and simple skincare routine  Botani utilizes Active Olive Squalene, one of the main ingredients for good skin health. The products put to test are the Purifying Cleanser, Soothing Toning Mist, Olive Skin Serum and Rescue Eye Treatment. I will write about the products in order of my preferences (just like how I will eat the food I like first)   My favourite is the Olive Skin Serum (15...

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Review on Shea Terra Camel's Milk Wash, Lait Creme, suki even-tone serum and Odacite Pf+O

For the longest time, I have been wanting to test the glow efficacy on using all the different brands of brightening products in my daily beauty regime. I have combination normal skin with signs of aging such as brown spots, dullness and sagging skin issues and totally obsessed with glowing skin.  The 4 products put to the test are Shea Terra Argan Zafron Camel's Milk Wash, suki even-tone serum, Odacite Pf+O serum concentrate and Shea Terra Argan Zafron Camel's Milk Lait Creme. For 2 weeks, I diligently used the cleanser and suki even-toned serum day and night. Odacite Pf+O night...

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Our new signature treatments - Ultra Glow, Calm, Hydrate and Clarity

Our new signature treatments - Ultra Glow, Calm, Hydrate and Clarity

After a decade of experience, we have put our experience together and come up with 4 signature organic treatments, namely: - Ultra Glow, Ultra Calm, Ultra Hydrate and Ultra Clarity. Each of these 2 to 2.5 hour signature treatments comprise of 2 customized masks, full cleansing extraction, choice of acid or ampule,choice of Cryotherapy or RF eye treatment and 20 minutes of LED light immersion. The products used in these treatments are especially selected to produce the desired results.  For instance, Shea Terra Argan and Camel's Milk Cleanser to brighten up the skin in Ultra Glow.  The facial start off with a calming...

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2nd Boutique?

I received many questions from well-meaning customer if I had plans to open 2nd store then (before Tras Street was opened). Hundreds of questions went through my mind whenever I had time to dwell on this.  Part of me wanted to and the other half held back. Having a 2nd store would make me feel great, as if I had achieved another milestone in my life. But this would also mean taking more of my time to nurse the new branch into fruition. More worries when days are flat, more time to engage, more worries about the bottom line. Time...

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Life as a boss

Personal Thoughts

 Being my own boss is both a blessing and a curse. I don’t have a typical 9-5. I’m able to take time off to attend kids school event, work in my slippers with no make up on, stay home when I have no facial appointments.and avoid long lines by running errands in the middle of day. But. It’s not all fairytales, sprinkles, smiles, and sunshine. I work 24/7. I can’t remember a day in puretincture that I have not thought about it,  find out about new good skincare brands,  tweaked a facial technique, responded to a comment, wrote an email,...

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