Clover Hair Boutique: L'Oreal Pro Fiber Ice Ironing Promo!

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Pro Fiber is L'Oreal Professional's first long-lasting recharging hair care programme for damaged hair. With the APTYL 100 molecular complex, it is the most sophisticated hair care technology to date, and the hair care programme starts in the salon and is prolonged at home.

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APTYL100 is an active molecular complex that helps auto-regenerate hair fiber from within and smooth external hair cuticles. At Clover Hair Boutique, I was recommended to have the L'Oreal Pro Fiber Ice Ironing Hair Treatment a week after I had my hair colouring done. Priced at SGD 118 for medium hair length like mine, this hair treatment helps to strengthen the elasticity of dry hair and at the same time helps to repair any damaged hair cuticles.

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Congrats to Clover on their 8th Anniversary! * All readers will now get 38% off all their hair services! Isn't that awesome?
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Aromatic Long Jin Prawns, Fit For The Emperor ( 茶香龙井虾仁 )

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Long Jin Tea aka Dragon Well Tea ( 龙井茶 ) is a pan-roasted green tea from the Long Jing Village near Hangzhou in Zhejiang Province, China. The tea can be very expensive, and the prices depend on the varieties which is produced mostly by hand and celebrated for its high quality, earning it the China Famous Tea title.

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Renowned for its " four wonders " - lovely green colour, scented flavour, sweet taste and beautiful appearance, the green tea is further popularized by the world famous Dragon Well Tea Shrimps. A specialty of Hangzhou City produced by using live river shrimps coated with egg white and moistened starch, the shellfish is infused in the aromatic Long Jin Tea which is rich in antioxidants.

The two combination which I had prepared for the Lunar New Year, sweet succulent prawns stir fried together with the mild bitter taste and coarse texture of the tea leaves, makes this Aromatic Long Jin Prawns ( 茶香龙井虾仁 ) a unique seafood dish.
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Singapore Aesthetics Clinic: Liposonix vs Coolsculpting!

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Liposonix ( ultrasound ) or Coolsculpting ( fat freezing ), which is better? Well, I have tried both and I have to admit they yield pretty good results.

I am such a glutton, and have no discipline over food. I am also " allergic " to exercises which makes it even worse. Are you like that too? Love to eat, but hate to work out? Thank goodness I am not over-weight, but just needed to get rid of those unsightly tummy fats so that I can fit nicely in a dress.

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In this post, I shall share my personal experience on these two fat-reduction procedures which I had at EHA Clinic, both performed by Dr Elias Tam. Hopefully at the end of the post, these information will help you decide if these treatments are what you are looking for.

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Well, the good thing about #Liposonix and #Coolsculpting is that you do not need to go under the knife to get rid of your unwanted fats. These are non-surgical and non-invasive unlike procedures such as Liposuction, which carries certain surgical risks. However, they are not alternative procedures to Liposuction.
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Halal Japanese Potato Salad Cake, A Tasty Eye Candy Recipe!

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Hey foodies, did I catch your attention with my latest eye candy? Aesthetically appealing and sinfully tasty, this Japanese Potato Salad Cake is one of the 13 dishes I had prepared specially for a group of guests at a recent BBQ party at home.

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Delight the eyes as your teeth sink into this potato salad, filled with ingredients like Corn Kernels, Carrots, Shredded Crabsticks and Ham. And yes, I had specially searched for Halal Ham as I had a Muslim guest. I was happy to have found the Ballgus Halal Chicken Ham and it is very appetizing. Ready to dig in?
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Clover Hair Boutique: Far East Plaza; Readers Get 15% Off!

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Smacked right in the heart of Singapore's pulsating shopping belt is Clover Hair Boutique, fronting the main entrance of Far East Plaza in Scotts Road. With experienced hairstylists frequently engaged in styling for magazine shoots and TV shows, it is no surprise the salon is always packed with customers who desire to keep up with the latest trends.

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Beauty junkies, you will love the bright and clean ambience the moment you step into the elegant hair salon with 3 separate spacious sections. I love that there is a dedicated cabinet for customers to deposit their bags inside, just next to their respective seat.

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Well, I'm certainly delighted to have Clover Hair Boutique as the official sponsor for Luxury Haven, taking care of my hair from now on. Good news for you too! All readers will get 15% off all their hair services by simply quoting LUXURY HAVEN! *Not valid with any Promo, Packages or VIP Discount.

You guys are so used to seeing me in my long tresses these years, but I have actually chopped off my hair for good last year! It's time again for a new colour and also to tidy up. Let's check out what Clover had done for me................
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Crunchy Tomato Salad with Pea Sprouts, Simple and Refreshing

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It has been a terribly busy week as I had to prepare for a 11-pax BBQ last Saturday with no helper. To make matters worse, my home internet was down the entire week and my freezer broke down just a day before the BBQ. I almost died of heart attack, but thank goodness I have 2 refrigerators at home. Managed to transfer some stuff over to the chiller and also the spare fridge. I am glad the BBQ was a great success and guests were happy with the food that I had prepared for them.

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Well, my internet has just been restored. I will be back with more reviews cause I have lots of backlog to clear, but just a quick post today on this appetizing Crunchy Tomato Salad with Pea Sprouts.

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This was the 13-Course BBQ Menu for the party, and the tomato salad was one of the appetizers. Topped with Chopped Onions and drenched in a Japanese Sesame Dressing, this is a no-fuss recipe and extremely refreshing.

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Festive Thai-Style Abalone Salad with Italian Baby Spinach

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This is a quick and easy Abalone Salad using Fresh Tomatoes and Foglia Sublime Baby Spinach drenched in Sin Sin Thai Sweet Chilli Sauce.

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Using the #HockHua Tiger King Australian Wild Black-Lip Abalone, this was part of my Chinese New Year BBQ/Steamboat Dinner early this year. Instead of adding the abalone into the steamboat, I turned it into a sweet and spicy salad.

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This Festive Thai Style Abalone Salad sitting on a bed of crunchy Italian Baby Spinach, is so tasty with the sweet and spicy dressing, definitely a must-try especially for the novice cooks! Best part, only 4 ingredients needed!
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SG50 Birthday in Charismatic Prague with EU Holidays!

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Prague holds a very special place in my heart as I celebrated my 50th birthday last November. Oh yes, believe it or not, I have officially joined the 50s Club!

For the non-Singaporeans, 1965 is very special year for us as we commemorated SG50 in a nationwide effort to celebrate Singapore's 50th birthday in 2015; that's 50 years of independence!

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This is just a short post on my surprise birthday planted by EU Holidays, and their friendly Tour Manager, Ricky Woo.
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Sauvignon Blanc Seafood Platter Recipe with Emerald Crawfish

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Be tantalized by this mouth-watering oceanic love filled with Shrimps, Clams, Mussels And Baby Lobsters, cooked in a potion of Sauvignon Blanc White Wine and Scented Thyme Leaves Olive Oil.

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This seafood platter was prepared for our threesome Valentine's Day. It was just a simple affair at home in February, pairing this dish with a bottle of Moscato and Toasted Foie Gras Ciabatta. The Duchessa Lia Moscato d'Asti, a gift from my BFF, is a sweet sparkling wine which is perfect for the special occasion.

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The hightlight of the Sauvignon Blanc Seafood Platter is the Emerald Whole Crawfish ( 清水小龙虾 ) which I found in NTUC Finest some time back.

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I was intrigued by the box of baby lobsters and knew I just had to bring these babies home to experiment. Hence, the idea of this shellfish platter was born.
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Czech Republic Karlovy Vary, World Famous Spa Town

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A spa town in the western Bohemia, Czech Republic? Sounds like haven for spa-goers, isn't it? The renowned West Bohemian Spa Triangle, Karlovy Vary or Carlsbad is historically famous for its hot springs, and is the most visited spa town in the Czech Republic.

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Well recognized for the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, Carlsbad is a popular tourist destination especially known for international celebrities visiting for spa treatments.

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The name " Karlovy Vary " may not ring a bell, but I am sure many of you have come across some of their sights in the movies. The city has been used as the location for a number of film-shoots, including the 2006 films Last Holiday starring Queen Latifah, Shanghai Knights, and box-office hit James Bond film Casino Royale, which used the city's Grand Hotel Pupp in various appearances.
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Claypot Pork Liver, Loaded with Health Benefits ( 砂煲姜葱猪肝 )

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Just like the French adores Goose Liver, we Chinese eat the Pork Liver. Some really enjoy eating the Pork Liver, but others eat it for a different reason. Pork Liver is known as a health food that comes loaded with vitamins and minerals, and it is especially beneficial for those with iron deficiency, such as pregnant women and athletes.

In TCM, the Pork Liver is considered a blood tonic. It also sharpens the vision, and is considered beneficial for night blindness etc. That being said, pork liver is high in cholesterol so we shouldn't be taking too much.

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In this post, besides showing you how to cook the popular Claypot Pork Liver with Ginger and Spring Onion ( 砂煲姜葱猪肝 ), here's another easy nutritional method for those who can't cook.

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I used to suffer from Anaemia ( 贫血 ), causing low blood pressure in my younger days and my mom would make this fast and simple Pork Liver Soup ( 豬肝湯 ) for me to drink occasionally. All you need to do is just blanch the sliced pig liver, then add shredded ginger, salt and boiling water, cover the bowl for few minutes, and that's it! If you like, you can make a dipping sauce with a mixture of dark soy sauce and sesame oil for your liver. This method is so easy for the novice cooks or busy executives who are always on the go. Well, let's find out how to make the delicious and healthy Claypot Pork Liver next!
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Czech Republic: Pilsner Urquell Brewery and Republic Square

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Eastern Europe Day 8: Pilsen or Pilzen is a city in western Bohemia and is the fourth largest city in the Czech Republic. Well, our tour brought us from Cesky Krumlov in Czech to our next destination, Pilsen - the Capital of Beer!

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The Neo-Renaissance brewery gate in 1892, a symbol of the brewery
Do you know that the first brewery is known to have existed in 993 and the Czech Republic has the highest beer consumption per capita in the world?

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It seems that Pilsner Urquell was the world’s first-ever blond lager, making it the inspiration for more than two-thirds of the beer produced in the world today! I am never a fan of beer, but it was an interesting beer factory visit nonetheless.
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Oh, and don't forget to read all about the open-air shopping at Republic Square after our beer factory visit!
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Spices Cafe: Harvest of the Sea Buffet Dinner + Half Lobster

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Oh yes, I am back again in Concorde Hotel for their Harvest of the Sea Buffet Dinner at Spices Cafe for the third time! I can never get enough of their finger-lickin' good Baked Lobster, and certainly delighted to have my mom with me since she has heard so much about it.

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Just like before, my family and I were greeted by the cosy and lively interior, filled with diners indulging themselves in both conversation and hearty meals.

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If you have been following Luxury Haven, you would have read about Spices Cafe's buffet spreads in my previous posts and giveaways. I shall then focus on some of the highlights and new discoveries in this post, digging into their mind-boggling array of fresh ocean catches!
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