Tuesday, 4 December 2012

LADY@LXG: A Natural Solution for Dry Skin

"The Body is a great machine and it knows how to take care of itself. I think more often than not, the things we do to our skin or our bodies can hold it back from doing its proper job." 
Julia Roberts.

If you are a frequent reader of this blog you will be aware that I am a huge fan of Kneipp. I absolutely love all their products. And you will also know that I have rather dry skin, probably due to all those showers I keep taking (3 - 4 a day, yes really) since I have an aversion to smelling less than fresh. 

Anyway, lets move away from my neuroses and focus instead on my latest Kneipp product of choice, which is their Almond Blossom range, created specifically for those with dry and sensitive skin. 
The Kneipp® Almond Blossom Body Oil is made of almond, sunflower and jojoba oils enhanced with vitamins A & E which help regenerate skin while also helping to protect it from harmful environmental aggressors. It has a delicate almost floral scent (no it does not smell of almonds), absorbs quickly, improves elasticity and leaves your skin feeling soft and silky and most importantly, not greasy. In fact, I use this oil every night now that I used up all my Jasmine and Argan oil. I have decided to alternate between the almond blossom and the jasmine and argan body oils, as they are both very light weight (the almond blossom is actually more light weight) smell lovely and keeps my skin silky smooth. 

A 100 ML bottle retails at SGD 28.90 

Kneipp® Almond Blossom Gentle Body Wash is specially formulated with natural plant-based ingredients for dry skin. If you like foaming washes, this is not for you. This body wash is lovely and perfect for someone like me who is constantly showering but doesn’t want their skin to dry out. it cleanses very gently but thoroughly. Rich almond and jojoba oils nourish the skin and help maintain its natural protective layer so skin feels clean, scented and soft. 

The body wash which comes in a 200 ML tube retails at SGD 18.90

Kneipp® Almond Blossom Hand Cream I actually have a tube of this miracle hand cream in my kitchen, in both my toilets and beside my bed, so that I have no excuse not to moisturize my hands every time I wash them. Made with sweet almond oil, avocado oil, Panthenol (Provitamin B5), Bisabolol, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), it keeps hands and cuticles soft and scented! If you have brittle nails or rough hands, do give this hand cream a try. It really does work as well as much more expensive products that I have tried. 

A 50ML tube retails at SGD 21.90

Kneipp Products are available at:
Unity Healthcare: 

2 Jurong East Central 1 #B1-05 Jcube Mall
252 North Bridge Road #B1-44L Raffles City Shopping Centre 
LINK BRIDGE 62 Collyer Quay #02-01 to 04 OUE Link 
3 Temasek Boulevard  Suntec City Mall #02-105
Choa Chu Kang North 6   #B1-08/09 Yew Tee Point 
1 Kim Seng Promenade #B1-14/15 Great World City 

Guardian Health & Beauty:

290 Orchard Road # B1-20/24 Paragon
101 Thomson Road #B1 United Square
930 Yishun Ave 2  # B1-01/02 Northpoint Shopping Centre 
2 Jurong East Street 21 #01-57 IMM Building 
Novena Hospital 38 Irrawaddy Rd.#01-08/09/10/11 
1 Woodlands Square #B1-28/29/30 Causeway Point 
23 Serangoon Central #B1-62/63 Serangoon NEX 

Uchino Bath Designs: 

Takashimaya Departmental Stores: 391 Orchard Road, Basement 1
Isetan Katong Departmental Stores: 80 Marine Parade Road, Parkway Parade

Want to try the Almond Blossom range?

Kneipp has once again kindly sponsored either a body oil worth S$ 28.90 or a Body wash worth S$ 21.90 or a hand cream worth S$21.90 to TWO lucky winners!

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Sunday, 2 December 2012

LADY@LXG: When Travel and Fashion Collide...

The only rule is don’t be boring and dress cute wherever you go. Life is too short to blend in.” Paris Hilton.

How many of you bother to travel in style? Yes, I’m sure you’ve got a few designer bags that set you back several grand, but what about how you look when you are jet-setting around for work or pleasure?

I believe that no matter where we are, we should always make the effort to look good. I love my Delsey and Samsonite luggage, they come in a variety of colours, accessorized with cute colour coordinated luggage tags and make me super-happy while I wheel them through customs, clad in my equally cute but comfy travel wear. Talking about customs, you should see my tres chic passport cover from Kate Spade ;) but I digress...

Today, I just have to share my favourites out of Tumi’s new range of travel goods and accessories that I plan to include in my Christmas list of must-haves!  

Tumi and Anna Sui reunite for a second season to introduce a to-die-for travel collection for the stylish jet-setter. Inspired by an original Anna Sui print which graced the spring 2009 runway, this floral motif lands on Tumi’s most coveted travel and lifestyle accessories.


Think pink or lilac trolley bag with this purple luggage tag. What could be cuter!

What stylish stacking bags!

Love this floral patterned ipad case! Ok love this pink ipad case too! 
Complement this further with this very stylish ipad cross body bag!