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Parents Will Love Gu Ma Jia’s!

What kind of dishes do your parents like? My parents, being traditional chinese love their chinese dishes. For special occasions family dinners we will usually order stir fry dishes or go to chinese restaurants. Writing this blog post reminds me that I should bring them down to Gu Ma Jia’s, my sister and I both agree that they will love the dishes there.

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Gu Ma Jia Blogger Review Blogger Ena Teo Enabalista_0000We started the dinner with Gu Ma Jia’s Vinegar Enzyme drink.
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Gu Ma Jia Blogger Review Blogger Ena Teo Enabalista_0002Kyoto Pork Ribs – a feast for the eyes as well with the fire show!
I will be including a video at the end of the post, so you can watch the fire in action too, heh!
Gu Ma Jia Blogger Review Blogger Ena Teo Enabalista_0003Kyoto Pork Ribs is sooo delicious and tender – highly recommended!
Gu Ma Jia Blogger Review Blogger Ena Teo Enabalista_0004Another top favourite, Kai Lan Yuan Yang – it is fried till it is crispy.
Gu Ma Jia Blogger Review Blogger Ena Teo Enabalista_0005Prawn and Salted Egg Yoke. I’m allergic to prawns so I didn’t try the prawn but the egg yolk sauce/gravy is delicious! I love salted egg yolk dishes so much!
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Gu Ma Jia Blogger Review Blogger Ena Teo Enabalista_0007Gu Ma Jia’s Award Winning Assam Fish Head, is sweet and sour and hits all the right spots! I know my mum will love this.
Gu Ma Jia Blogger Review Blogger Ena Teo Enabalista_0008Ooohhhh… This is one of my personal favourites – Ubin Lala Beehoon. I love clams and the sweetness of it. This dish is super generous with all the lala(clams) and egg ingredients! 

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Gu Ma Jia Blogger Review Blogger Ena Teo Enabalista_0010Glutinous rice with vanilla ice cream, I really like this dessert! A blend of hot and cold, savoury and sweet.
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Watch a short video compilation here:


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Thank you Gu Ma & ATMC PR For the delicious dishes!

Visit Gu Ma Jia:
45 Tai Thong Crescent Sennett Estate Singapore 347866
Phone: +6285 2023



Goen Ramen & Pork Katsu Rice at Wisma

Hi Loves!

If you’re passing by Wisma and craving for Japanese Udon, Ramen or Katsu curry rice, pop up Goen at Wisma’s food court!
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Udon Goen at Wisma Food Court Blogger Curry Rice & Ramen Review 003My friend and I opted to share Ramen & Pork Katsu rice. This Udon Goen Tonkotsu Special Ramen is SO GOOD. The broth is thick and amazing. I love it and I will definitely be back for more.
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Udon Goen at Wisma Food Court Blogger Curry Rice & Ramen Review 001Pork Katsu Curry Rice!
Udon Goen at Wisma Food Court Blogger Curry Rice & Ramen Review 002The Pork Katsu was a bit tougher than expected, at less than $7.80 (hashbrown is an add on at $1.20), the portion is huge!

Vis Udon Goen:
435 Orchard Road, Wisma Atria #04-02/38 Food Republic (Stall 11), Singapore 238877 | Opening Hours: Daily; 1000 – 2200

Thank you Udon Goen for the media tasting invite, I will be back for the Udon and the Ramen again!



My Favourite Daily Wear Lipsticks

Hi Loves!

Today I’d like to share 5 of my favourite daily wear lipsticks… I use these lipsticks on rotation. 
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From Left to Right: Etude House Dear My Wish Lipstick in PK001, Chanel Rouge Allure Fougueuse (138), Elizabeth Arden Beautiful Colour Moisturizing Lipstick Pink Punch 30, Etude House Etoinette Crystal Shine in PRD301, Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy Shine 320 Surreal Sun.

Yes you’ll notice that the bullets are quite similar in colour, ranging from pink to orangey red. You know how when you like something, like denim top, you end up buying and having several different type of denim tops? I tend to veer towards pink and orangey reds that complements an everyday natural look for work while still having a visible and vibrant colour. 🙂Enabalista My Favourite Lipsticks 2015 001

Swatches! I arranged the colours from the pinkest to red to orangey red. I tend to use Etude House Lipsticks a lot because the colours are very sweet and natural, moisturizing plus the packaging is really cute. All of these lipsticks have great pigmentation, I usually just use one coat (and touch up when necessary) although for events I’d go for double coat for longer wear. Chanel lipstick has a push and pop secure lock which is pretty cool whilst the Estee Lauder has a magnetic lock. I also prefer this older series for Estee Lauder which has a slimmer casing.  Of these 5, Elizabeth Arden’s lipstick is the newest so I haven’t used it much, its similar to Etude House’s PK001, but darker that’s why I like it too, haha!

If you haven’t, follow me on my Instagram @ena_teo  (or check out my recent posts on my side bar ->) cause I update almost daily there and I share a lot more new beauty products faster than I do here on the blog! 😛

What are your favourite daily wear lipsticks? Share in the comments below!



Monochrome Fashion with Osmose

As a Fashion marketing & management graduate, Fashion is and means many things to me. Fashion is an expression of our personality, how we choose to style and adorn ourselves speaks about who we are and how we want others to perceive us. For my 24th, I had the pleasure to attend a Tag Heuer event (blog post coming up) and celebrate at Prive @ Keppel Bay with my friends. With the monochrome dresses I selected from Osmose, I was well dressed for the occasions. 😉
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Get the first look Bejeweled Layered Dress here & the second look Striped Tank Dress here and similar jacket here.

Thanks Osmose!



Enjoy Nature’s Bounty with Crabtree & Evelyn’s Caribbean Island Wild Flowers Collection



Hi Lovelies!

Have you ever been to a resort holiday and simply wished you could bring home that relaxed atmosphere back to your own home?

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Crabtree & Evelyn launched their Caribbean Island Wild Flowers Collection back in July and now you can enjoy that luxurious resort feel and scent in your own bathroom and bedroom after a long day’s work!

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Delicate spider lily is blended with notes of wild flowers, tropical citrus notes along with a marine accord, all conjuring that feeling of long relaxing days on a Caribbean island. It is at once fresh, enticing, calming and luxurious.

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Fragrance Family: Fresh Green Floral
Top notes: Bergamot, Mandarin & Sea Air Accord
Middle notes: Spider Lily, Night Blooming Jasmine & Passion Fruit
Base notes: Plum, Driftwood & Tolu Balsam

CrabtreeandEvelyn Caribbean Island Wild Flowers Collection

From L-R:
Caribbean Island Wild Flowers Eau de Toilette (100ml), S$85.00
Caribbean Island Wild Flowers Body Lotion (300ml), S$45.00
Caribbean Island Wild Flowers Body Wash (300ml), S$40.00
Caribbean Island Wild Flowers Body Polish (175g), $$45.00
Caribbean Island Wild Flowers Ultra Moisturizing Hand Therapy, S$13.00 (25g), S$33.00 (100g), S$65.00 (300g)
Caribbean Island Wild Flowers Hand Wash (300ml), $65.00

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Thanks to the lovely folks at Crabtree & Evelyn, I’ve been enjoying the press samples immensely.

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I love how the body cream and lotion is scented, floral with a wisp of the calming caribbean sea breeze. I’ve been bringing the body lotion to work to apply whenever my hands feel dry in the aircon environment and I love to be able close my eyes and imagine that I’m on a sandy caribbean island beach.

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Takashimaya S.C, Ngee Ann City #B1-36/36A Paragon #B1-26
Raffles City Shopping Centre #B1-29
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Harpers Bazaar Asia New Gen Fashion Designer Award 2014 Show @ AFF


Harpers Bazaar held their Asia New Gen Fashion Designer Award 2014 Show @ AFF and the show was an excellent presentation of Asia’s finest fashion talents.

Before the show we were welcomed by an array of beauty and lifestyle booths; Sally Hansen nail bar, Nars make up booth and more.

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Attended the show with these lovely ladies~

Some of my favourite picks~

Peggy Hartanto (Indonesia) – “Unseen”
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Teresa Lim (Singapore) – “Lenina Gone Wild”
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Sean Loh (Malaysia) – “A Thousand Kisses Deep”2014-05-17 17.07.11_new 2014-05-17 17.08.14_new

Yahn Adam (Singapore) – “My Asylum”
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Jatupong Metula (Thailand) – “The Whispering”2014-05-17 17.13.56_new

Harvee Kok (Malaysia) – “Bipolarity”

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Watch a video summary on vimeo here:

<p><a href=”″>Harper’s BAZAAR Asia New Generation Fashion Designer Award 2014</a> from <a href=”″>grace</a> on <a href=””>Vimeo</a>.</p>

Thanks for reading~ <3




March Recaps

Hello Lovelies! <3

It’s been so long I did a random “day in my life” type of blog post that I can’t even remember when was the last time I did a post like this! >.<

Nonetheless, as I’ve been repeating like a spoilt recorder that I’ve to update about the events I’ve been invited for and since my time is limited, I delay in blogging about the other random but unusual stuff I would take part in and capture in my daily life. So yes, altho it’s 2-3 months go, here’s my random updates from late Feb and March! 😀 Speaking of which, yes you can expect to look forward to April and May’s editions which are 3-5times longer than this. HAHA.

Dinner date with Bini at the new (then new, LOL) Concetto by Saveur modern day italian restaurant

Daily: 12:00 – 21:30

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Salmon with Peas. Peas too salty for my liking by I would go back for the Salmon again. I love salmon!!! Also Bini recommends their Prawn Aglio Olio, only except I can’t eat prawns. 🙁

Then we went to check out this cute Lego ice cream shop called “Bricks and Cubes” which apparently been around for a while except we just didn’t try it.

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I don’t mean to disappoint by the Ipad ordering system doesnt seem to be very user friendly, I ended up going to the counter to order instead!
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Ice cream and waffle was unfortunately so-so, we had oreo and green tea. Super generous portions, priced at I think ~ $10, so not exactly cheap. I would pay for this with a group of 4 persons next time, plus the cafe is generally quite empty. Good to go with friends and play card games!

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Carolina Herrera bracelet gift <3 My classiest bracelet thus far !2014-02-28 11.02.59

Worn with my watch~

Went for FarEast New Station Snack Bar Salted Egg Pork Rib Dish with church matesL

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Highly recommended but we gribe about the expensive price (at a dingy place!) at $6 and staff say price gonna go up soon. o.O
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Also received this cute and free Jacqueline Burchell nail polish sample along Orchard Road during International Women’s day! Whose founder’s daughter I actually met in May at Luxola event, more of that in May’s post (I am finally getting down to all my event and review blog posts and clearing my back log, so my April and May recaps will come up soon, yay & phew~!).2014-03-09 15.03.01

Michelle Nail Colour Polishes I bought at Cineleisure! From Beadstreet shop that sells a lot of affordable accessories! Only $2 each and surprisingly really good pigmentation at 1st coat! 
2014-03-09 22.01.47My nail art done by yours truly! I usually don’t have much patience for nail art, so I was quite happy with the results of this and I got a lot of compliments for it. HEHE.

I randomly chanced about Sunsilk Pop Up Hair Salon at Plaza Sing before The Face Shop event, so I had a free hair makeover & shoot!

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I really like the half braid hair do!

It was my sister’s bday in March, so we had a Spizza home delivery!!!

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The verdict is that it tastes better when you eat in the restaurant. But of course still delicious nonetheless! And we totally over-ordered, for 5 people, (dad, mum and 3 sisters) doesn’t help that other than dad all of us are girls and generally eat lesser, haha.

My colleague and I passed by Bedok Mall after lunch and saw this IRON MAN statue.2014-03-03 13.38.10

Omg, so awesome!!!

Price tag is equally awesome, I can’t remember if it’s $10,000 or $13,000 now. One of the figure!

This is totally not sponsored but I’m guessing you guys might wanna know the contact:

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Lunch with Vanity Trove ladies & fellow beauty IGers @ Sushi Tei Paragon!

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My rainbow platter ! Surprisingly too big for me, I only had 4 pieces. o.O
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Jap Miso Flavoured Egg.
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Our director’s baby Hugo who is mad adorable. He kept going around feeding us biscuits after.

Went for NCC service with Chris Tomlin!!!

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Thank God for man which such talent and dedication and service like Tomlin. Inspiring the world to sing praises to God. <3

And I always wanted to post like a collection of all the products I get for review but don’t quite have the window of opportunity to do so, so I’m finally gonna post them here! Basically all the products I was sent or given after events for review in March:
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Skincare, haircare & makeup!

Alright! That’s all for March, hope you enjoyed this post! 😀

Thanks for reading~ <3



The X’pect eXperience

Hi lovelies,

how’s your Monday coming along?

Recently I posted a couple of pics and videos on my new hair colour, thanks to X’pect Studio.
If you haven’t check out my previous hair eXperience with them, here.

If you’ve read my previous blog post on X’pect Studio (How time flies! It’s been about 6 months. o.O ),
you would know that I was very pleased with my copper red hair.
so you can imagine my delight when I received an email from their PR, inviting me for a hair service! ^^

Without further ado, let me know you photos from my eXperience with them this time around~

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I last had my hair dyed at a neighbourhood salon and the lady didn’t dye my hair roots for a longer time, that’s why I had
unevenly dyed hair, with darker hair at the roots and lighter hair at the middle and ends. >.<
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A nice cuppa chilled and refreshing honey lemon drink.Xpect Studio Review Enabalista 4

Kazu (left) and assistant, meticulously getting my hair dyed, layer by layer.Xpect Studio Review Enabalista 5

Kazu & assistant (different from above) blow drying my hair after the dye and wash!

During the hair wash, I also received a 10 min hair treatment so that my hair will be smooth and silky.
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Why was I giggling? That’s cause in addition to Kazu’s incredible hair styling skills,
he also provides good humour and jokes, complimentary! ;P

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Kazu ends of with his finishing touches, trimming my fringe and hair ends.Xpect Studio Review Enabalista 12 Xpect Studio Review Enabalista 13 Xpect Studio Review Enabalista 14 Xpect Studio Review Enabalista 15 Xpect Studio Review Enabalista 16

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Special thanks also to Mistical from Absolute PR for this session and the photos! 🙂

One more pic taken at home:
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Check out a video here:

X’pect studio’s celebrating their sweet 16 birthday this year!

If you didn’t already know of them, X’pect Group is a leading group of hair salons with 16 years in the industry. Currently, they have five outlets around key parts of Singapore (Orchard, Liang Court @ Rivervalley, Novena, East Coast see their address on their sites here) and are set to welcome a brand new outlet in a couple of month’s time! I’ll update when it’s ready. 😉

Winner of over 70 awards counting, both on the local and international scene, the team also conducts hair seminars and shows around the world. Their forte lies in styling which they have been styling up a storm from shoots, shows, runways and events. X’pect has also been collaborating with MediaCorp,  President’s Star Charity and the most recent with MediaCorp Radio Awards where they have styled for all radio DJs and celebrities.

Check out their promotions:

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Xpect Studio Review Enabalista PromoLike them on Facebook here, and get a $20 service voucher for your first treatment!

I highly recommend you going for their hair dye service. Request for Kazu,
he’ll be able to recommend you suitable hair dye colour based on your skin type!
He chose  a warm colour for mine, so that it compliments my skin and gives me a healthy glow. 🙂

Book your appointment with them here:

X’pect Studio, Orchard International Building #01-09/10
Tel: +65 6735 9932

Thanks X’pect studio for having me~

Thank you for reading <3



Crabtree & Evelyn Pear & Pink Magnolia

 In the thick of Spring,
what can be better than to smell the mix of fruity pear and floral magnolia?

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The scent is indeed true to its name and just as it sounds.
A sweet feminine blend of pear and pink magnolia.

It’s my current favourite scent as a spritz in the morning will make me feel like
I’m walking out to a garden of florals and pear trees blossoming around me.
It definitely sets me right for the day in a happy cheery mood! 😉

The hand cream is ultra-moisturizing,
I recommend application on the back of your hands to keep your back fingers and hands hydrated in air-con,
without greasing your inner hand and fingers. 😉

Eau de Toilette retail price: S$38 for 30ml and S$75 for 100ml.
Ultra Moisturising Hand Therapy S$13 for 25g and S$33 for 100g.

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Follow me on instagram @ena_teo for my “Today’s Make” updates and more! 😉

1973425_602799056475677_1108804605_oFor a limited time, be sure to grab your body wash and lotion set at Crabtree and Evelyn stores island wide in Singapore! 😉

Follow Crabtree and Evelyn for their latest product and promotional updates on Facebook here.

Thanks to Cindy and Crabtree and Evelyn Singapore for the products.

Thank you for reading~ <3



Porcelain, The Face Spa ‘Of Snow & Ice’ Bloggers’ Event & Skincare Review

Porcelain, The Face Spa recently introduced their Cryotherapy Facial
at a beautiful bar and restaurant, Horses’ Mouth @ Forum Shopping mall.

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Images if not taken by me, credit to Porcelain, The Face Spa Facebook.

Also check out the video of the event night!

The night was sublime.
The food, drinks, presentation, demonstration and company was amazing.

Valerie Lim was the host of the night and it was lovely meeting the young and capable managing director of Porcelain, the Face Spa, Pauline Ng. Not forgetting to mention the band Char Siew Baos were really good live performers crooning to the melodies of the night.

Porcelain the Face Spa started out in 2009, and believes in foundation free skin.
In 2013, they won the Best Beauty Spa in Asia at the prestigious World Luxury Spa Awards.
In addition to bringing in new facial machines and treatments, they have also formulated their own line of skincare products.

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It is non-comodogenic (non pore clogging) and paraben (preservatives) free, ingredients consisting of Vitamin C, CoQ10 and Sodium Hyaluronate, it is designed for the following 6 benefits:
1. Pore refining
2. Moisturizing
3. Skin Brightening
4. Anti-aging
5. Improved skin tone and elasticity
6. Lightened dark spots and soothed wrinkles

After using this product for 1+week, I am loving it very much.
I use it after toner, apply 3-4 drops on my face. It is extremely hydrating which a thick water base gel-like consistency (thanks to the CoQ10 which also targets wrinkle treatment). When applied on the face it takes a minute of massage and patting for the serum to fully absorb into the skin.

Application in the morning keeps the face hydrated throughout the day and application in the night keeps my face fresh and hydrated when I am awake. Definitely recommended and safe for oily and combination skin types. If you’re just starting out with serums and you’re looking for a safe and hydrating serum (versus the nourishing serums which may be too enriching for young and/or sensitive skin), I would suggest this.

Priced at $41 for 8ml, it can last for 3 weeks. Product has to be finished within 3 weeks upon opening.
$164 for 40ml.

For more information, booking and prices of Porcelain, the Face Spa’s Cryotherapy treatment, visit their page here.
Follow them on their Facebook here.

Thanks Porcelain, the Face Spa for the beautiful evening and sample products! 😉

Thank you for reading~ <3



Watsons on Wheels Launch Party

Watsons celebrates its 26th anniversary with a bang, introducing its first ever mobile bus, a 21st century digital kiosk and elite Watsons card!

The party was held at Harry’s at Dempsey, check out the fun~ 😉

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Thanks Watsons for the fun and cute anniversary presents! 🙂

To celebrate its 26th anniversary, Watsons’ holding a month long daily giveaway on their Facebook page, take part here!


Another on-going fun promotion is to spend $15 on any Watsons brand on a single receipt to redeem a DIY photo fun pack worth $9.90. All you have to do is post a photo of your completed DIY Photo Fun packs on their Facebook or Instagram (@watsonssg) with the hashtag#watsonsDIYPhotoFunPack. The top 3 most creative works will bring home a Polaroid Camera each!

Don’t we just love Watsons for their customer loyalty program and promotions?

I just went shopping at Watsons today and redeemed by DIY Photo fun pack.
I will be uploading my creative work on my instagram @ena_teo. Be sure to follow me there! 😉

Thank you for reading~ <3



The Faceshop Natural Sun Eco Bloggers’ Party & Skincare Review

Hi lovelies~

I hope you’re having a good week!

The haze situation is getting a bit better, especially with the recent rainy days here in Singapore.

Guess what? Summer is gonna come upon us soon, now that March is ending…

To prepare you for sunny summer, I’d like to introduce you to The Face Shop’s Natural Sun range to protect your skin from the sun rays when you’re out!

Are you ready? 😀

Ready or not, check out the photos from the bloggers’ event followed by my reviews~

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It was a very lovely bloggers’ event.
We were each welcomed to a table with the event lineup,
fresh sunflower tagged with our name, personalized table namecard.

The food at the Backstage Cafe (@backstagecafe) was delicious, I strongly recommend the meat platter!

It was lovely catching up with my home-girl Sheena, we both attended the same church and kids camps when we were younger!
She’s come a long way and was even crowned Singapore’s The Face Shop Top Girl 2013 and had a photoshoot with korean actor Kim Hyun Joong!
Check out her blog here.

It was also a pleasure meeting Audrey, the sexy gal of Wah!Banana youtube channel and fellow bloggers Kathleen, June & Cassandra! 😉

~Products Review ~

The Face Shop Natural Sun Smart Cushion ReviewThe Face Shop Power Long Lasting Sun Cream Review

The Natural Sun Eco Power Sun Cream SPF 45 PA+++ Long Lasting is a a smooth and creamy sun cream.
The cream is beige and provides moderate coverage which is build-able, on days when you feel lazy,
it’s enough to put this on for sun protection and head out!The Face Shop Natural Sun Smart Cushion Review 2

For a more flawless finish, after applying suncream protection, you can add on this Natural Sun Eco Smart Cushion with SPF 50 PA+++.
It’s still sun protection and isn’t a foundation, though it definitely looks and can double up as one.

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I like applying both together for a moist and dewy look, which is definitely a good look out under the summer sun at the beach!

The Faceshop Smim

The SMIM Fermaented Concentrate Total Treatment is one of The Face Shop’s best sellers.
This is touted to be an all in one essence that helps you achieve brighter and younger looking skin.
It improves your skin texture and boosts the absorption of other products.

This weekend, The Face Shop is having a sale!


If you won’t be heading down to Marriot, fret not, head down to any stores with this coupon for a
15%discount for their Natural Sun Eco Range and 10% off all purchases with a min spending of $30! 😉


For more photos from the event check out The Face Shop photo album here.

Follow The Faceshop Singapore FB page here for their product updates and promotion!

Thanks Alethia and The Faceshop for the invite! 😉

Thank you for reading~ <3



Enabalista | 2013 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 32,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 12 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

Click here to see the complete report.

Chat Masala Indian Cuisine Singapore Review


A while back, my dear friend Smita brought me to Chat Masala,
a mid fine dining restaurant that serves up Indian cuisine that has been rated 4.2/5 on their Google+ page.
Pretty good ratings I’d say. Was my experience as good or better?
Read on! 😉

Enabalista Masala Chat Singapore Review Seekh Kebab

First up, we had Seekh Kebab. I love this! It’s like tandoori chicken but even better, softer.Enabalista Masala Chat Singapore Review Ladies Finger

We also had ladies fingers. Two type were mixed in it, one crunchier, the other softer.
We definitely enjoyed this as well!

Enabalista Masala Chat Singapore Review Chicken Chattinad

Chicken Chattinad. Spicy Indian chicken curry. It was spicy!
We couldn’t finish this because it was quite a big share for two of us and a bit too spicy for me. But delicious. 🙂
Enabalista Masala Chat Singapore Review Chapatti and Naan

Chapati and Butter Naan! Smita had the Chapati and I had the Naan. I enjoyed the Naan.Enabalista Masala Chat Singapore Review Chaas/Muru

Chaas/Muru. Chaas is what the north indians call this drink, Muru the south indian.
Essentially it’s like an smoothie drink with jelly mixed it.
It has a unique mix of sweet and savory tastes, which was surprisingly pleasant. Enabalista Masala Chat Singapore Chaas/Muru

Enabalista Masala Chat Singapore Review Lassi Enabalista Masala Chat Singapore Review I love Seekh Kebab

Smita didn’t want a photo together. ;( So it’s just me and the lovely Seekh Kebab! 🙂

I’d definitely re-order the Seekh Kebab and Butter Naan the next time I’m back.
And try other dishes there. All in all, I’d give it a 4/5 in terms of good food, portions, ambience.
$$$: ~ $20-30 per person.

158 Upper East Coast Rd Singapore 455254
Call: 6876 0570

Let me know how you find the restaurant if you make it down! 😉


Reflections for 2013 | What’s life, if it’s not experienced?

What's life, if it's not experienced?

As the year 2013 draws to a close, like many of my friends who’ve already done so, I’d also like to pen, or type in this case, some of the more striking lessons and thoughts I’ve learnt from the year past.

1. Forgive 

A lesson that I’ve been reminded in the final month of the year. I shared with a few friends that I find it hard to forgive a friend/person when the other party doesn’t apologize and/or ask me for forgiveness. It would be too obnoxious to go up to them and go “It’s ok that you didn’t ask for forgiveness, but I forgive you.” As I thought about the friends that I needed to forgive, I realize that as much as I felt that they wronged me or took me for granted, perhaps they didn’t know that I was mad at them. And if that’s true, then perhaps I’ve also unintentionally wronged or took some friends for granted and needed to seek forgiveness from them. That thought’s a humbling one. With this thought, leads to another – that if we care enough for a friend, we won’t let misunderstandings come in our way. We’ll find a time for a HTHT, we’ll learn that forgiveness is just part of imperfect human relationships and we’ll find that our relationship/s emerges stronger through the tough times.

2. Focus on what’ve we’ve got, not what we lack.

On hindsight, I’ve been placed in several situations this year that found me lacking in the resources I need. Resources to organize stuff and such. And through them all, I realize that, by the grace of God, I made it through because I focused on who and what I had on hand, and not on whom and what I lacked. That, is a very important lesson I’m so glad that I’ve experienced without any hiccups. I say this because the reality could have easily seen me in a pity-party crying and wallowing about all the people and things I lack in my life to make it an awesome one. But it would be like missing a yellow colour pencil in a full set of colour pencils and saying that I’ve got no colours in my life. The truth is, life has always been what we make of it. Yes, we can choose to let life make us and define us. BUT, we can also acknowledge everyone that we have, every thing that we’ve been given, put them in a pinata, shake them up, let the confetti burst into the air and celebrate life and all that we’ve got. Because, why not?

3. Love people, not things.

There are many awesome people in my life whom I regularly thank God for, but as I grow older, I’ve come to really appreciate my eldest sister in a new and different light each time I grow to a different stage in life. We tend to share similar items at home like clothes and tech stuff whether we use the same items or we have the similar items. To cut a long story short, I allowed a phone charger cable to take precedence over my sister in my life; and as I reflected about my behaviour I was ashamed that I’ve hurt my sister in doing so. Thankfully I apologized and she also forgave me. It was after this incident that I came to the realization that 1. I must not let things take precedence over people in my life. 2. I must not, in any situation, say words that are unkind that will cause hurt to people I love. Especially if I love them, I must not say words out of spite which I cannot take back.

4. Let the walls down.

I thank God that I’ve had an extremely carefree childhood and teenage years growing up. But it’s almost like when I hit 18 y/o (5 years ago, for those who are clueless, ha) that all the problems started coming in. I know for sure that my walls started building way back in my secondary school days, and then exponentially more through the recent last few years, especially after the rose-tinted effect of my innocent, childhood dayz totally wore off through people I’ve met and through my experiences in life. There’s so so much I can talk about this, how I got in and then finally out of my depression deserves an article on its own, it didn’t happen this year if you’re wondering, it’s mostly stuff that I never talk about here. But what’s important as I reflect on this point, is that I’ve finally learnt that I need to let my walls down. I’ve got to learn to stop hiding behind my safe walls and fortress that I’ve built over the years. It’s not gonna be easy, I’m still afraid to be hurt by people I love, but at least I now know that humans are imperfect; we make mistakes, we hurt and get hurt. No, it’s not ok to be hurt. But just like feet that toughens and grows a thicker skin through walking, weathered feet is better than a spotless one; they’re a sign of a well travelled man. After all, what’s life, if it’s not experienced? What’s a book, if the pages are not filled in with words? I’m not asking for people to come love me and then hurt me, since now I’m wiser. But I’m saying that I’m better prepared to experience the highs of life, along with the downs. 🙂

5. Don’t let disappointments get you down. Fight it with all you’ve got. Know that everyone struggles, but you can emerge victorious.

There’s a certain struggle that I’ve been fighting with for the longest time. The point being, I struggle with a false sense of justified in-action because of certain disappointments, albeit unaddressed and repeated, that I allow to get to me. I was going to say that I don’t know why I let the disappointments get to me, but then I know that’s not true. It got to me simply because I gave up trying to fight it. I’ve got to learn to accept and let go of disappointments, even unaddressed ones, in order to move on in my life. I’ve let them bog me down for far too long. It’s really time that I overcome this seemingly silly struggle and with hope I pray that God will allow me to, in 2014!

6. Choose wisely, that which defines you.

I was going to say, don’t let others or situations define you. And I wanted to say, define yourself. But what I really mean to say is, take control of what defines you and know that it is your conscious decision that allows people and situations to define you. As a Christian, I choose to allow biblical values to define my way of life/lifestyle. I allow the family I am from and the values that I’ve been brought up with, to define me. I choose to define my skills and knowledge based on the schools, courses, teachers and peers I’ve met. I choose to define myself as a Christian, daughter, sister, real estate agent, blogger, confident, empowered young woman and the list goes on. People in life will expect and try to define you. But you don’t necessarily need to allow them to. Not even if they are simply older and wiser. Because only you will know what it is that you want for yourself in life (unless you don’t, and if that’s the case I would say, you need to find and know yourself first). I would suggest taking others’ advise into consideration, as reference; but ultimately your life is yours to live, and live it the way you deem fit. It would be a waste of one’s life trying to fulfill the potential of another’s dream instead of exploring one’s true ambitions.

7. Be the real you, and be ready for Change.

In continuation from the point above, we have the choice and the power to decide for ourselves, who we are. And I hope that you will take the courage to face up to who you really are. Acknowledge your weaknesses, embrace your fears and failures, know that it is all your imperfections that make up the beautiful you. The world will rather have the real you than a second grade copy of another person. In the same way, know that you are the best version of who you are and can be, no one else can come close. We are indeed all different and unique, wonderfully and fearfully created by God. Know that people will judge you for who you are, and they will judge you for who you’re not. No matter what you say, or not say, what you do or not do, people will judge. So, why not speak up, laugh out loud, smile widely, love deeply and simply be unabashedly you. That said, know that Change isn’t an option, but that Change is a part of life. We are all bound to change. We will grow older, yet not all will necessarily grow wiser. Only the brave will acknowledge that Change is necessary for improvement to a person’s spirit and soul. We would be fools to do the same things repeatedly and expect different results. Therefore to experience growth and maturity, we have to Change for the better. Start exercising to get healthy, start thinking positive to be happy. Everyday is another day to be a better version of who we are.

8. Live in the moment. 

Don’t wait for the next time to pause and admire the morning glory on the fences, smile at your neighbours, greet the good-looking colleague in another department, introduce yourself to the fellow bus passenger on bus 28 whom you’ve met for the 2nd time in the month or tell your mum/dad/bro/sis that you love them and mean it. Always remember that life is vulnerable as much as it is precious. Death to illnesses and disasters are real. It is an assumption that we will always have tomorrow. Don’t assume. We may only have today. If you’ve never tried, just for one day, live it as though it were your last. What will your last words be to each person that you’ll meet? Will you do anything differently? If so, why wait till you’re dying to live truly? I always find most chinese funerals to be such an ostentatious affair of wasted affections. We can’t be sure that the dead will appreciate the dirges and euglogies offered. Why not pay your respects to people you love and celebrate the goodness of their lives while they’re living? Why not gather the people you love and remind them you love them, often? Live, in the moment.

9. Dream big, set realistic goals and never stop moving.

I’ve always been big with dreams. My ambitions are so big, they go beyond the shores of Singapore. Because, while others may see my dreams and scoff, I’d go, why not? Dreaming is never an issue, but setting, planning and achieving the goals are the real gritty stuff we hate to handle. The secret, I’m still learning, is to never stop moving. If you don’t hit your goals, it’s not a problem, cause if you’re always taking steps towards your dreams, you can be assured that you’re one step closer to your dream.

This list has turned out to be thrice longer than what I’ve expected. Up ahead, I plan to write down a list of things I’d like to openly announce to achieve in my life, on my blog and I hope that that will give me more confidence and spur me to get them done!


What’s your 2013 learnings? Let me know in the comments below!


#LaterPost | Hunger Games Movie Date With My Sisters!

A super belated repost from my instagram @ena_teo.

Hunger Games 2 Enabalista Review

Monday night’s dinner & movie date w my sisters. Been craving mash potato dish for a while and it was nice to indulge in a Popeyes meal. I enjoyed watching #HungerGames2 but only found out both sisters didn’t watch the first one during the movie. Had to softly whisper the context to them. Pls do watch the first one first as it’s necessary to fully appreciate the second one. Planning to get my hands on the books to find out what happens for part 3. Can’t wait for another year! I like that the heroine, Katniss has her own doubts and fears but is still a symbol of hope for the people, making her a believable and relatable character.

Ayers’ Rainbow BBQ at Boutique Hostel Bunc@Radius

Thanks to Bunc@Radius, my friends/secondary classmates and I had a BBQ and staycation
over at Bunc@Radius at Little India, Singapore!

I’ll let the photos do the talking! 😉

Enabalista Bunc @ Radius Review 1

Bunc@Radius is a luxurious 5 star hostel.
They have two branches in Singapore, the one we stayed at is located at
15 Upper Weld Road, Little India, Singapore 207372.

Ena Reviews Bunc@Radius Little India Lobby

Here with Laura, the lovely & pretty marketing exec. of Bunc@Radius
and the cute christmas mascots at the lobby counter. ^^

The boys & I checked in earlier before everyone else came down for the BBQ…
So we took advantage of our 6 bed dorm. 😀Ena Reviews Bunc@Radius Little India Room

Mao quite obviously enjoying his bed and pillow.
Bunc beds are uniquely customized and each has a 7inch mattress with two fluffy pillows which are sealed with bug resistant hygiene covers and with hotel grade duvet!

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Here’s Gan Da and Justin posing happily along with the colourful rainbow balloons!
Thanks Bunc@Radius for specially preparing these balloons! 😀

Check out the vent on the right of the balloons, these vents are there to provide fresh air ventilation. The system works by taking in fresh air from outside the building, runs it through a cooling system and pumps in cool air into each room and forces stale air out through an exhaust. Cool huh?

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Look at how happy Gan Da is with the balloons… hahaha!

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We all loved the colourful and vibrant bean bags that were really comfortable to chill out on…Ena Reviews Bunc@Radius Little India Fun

And I took the liberty to post with the balloons (the same one from the room, heh) on the leve 2 communal area/deck as well… 😀Ena Reviews Bunc@Radius Little India Dining Area

We decorated the communal area tables with some streamers!
Ena Reviews Bunc@Radius Little India Common Area2And we tied the balloons to the stand to welcome all for the BBQ. 😉

Ena Reviews Bunc@Radius Little India Kitchen

Guangshun came along and took the initiative to prep the BBQ food! Good job Guang!Ena Reviews Bunc@Radius Little India BBQMao started the fire for the BBQ…
He’s single & available so if anyone is interested, you may drop me an email! 😛

Ena Reviews Bunc@Radius Little India BBQ Chicken Wing
Check out our delicious BBQ food! Chicken wings & Satay! 😀

After the BBQ session, it was time to celebrate our December babies’ birthday!

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Yup that’s me bringing out the cake. Heh.
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A group pic to remember all the Ayers that came down for the BBQ!
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With the whole group that came down for the BBQ, this time including Yi Ning’s hubby!

Butter Studio Gingerbread

Special thanks to Butter Studio for sponsoring these gingerbread men and delicious cupcakes during our staycation! Butter Studio Cupcakes

These cupcakes are ridiculously cute…Butter Studio Panda

Mr Panda.
Butter Studio Christmas Tree

Christmas Tree
Butter Studio 1Red velvet! One of my favourite! 🙂

Check out their site here, Facebook page and follow them on instagram @butterstudio. 😉

When it was time to rest… we don on our masks for some beauty time… 😀


After a good night’s rest…

The next morning, we went down to check out the breakfast!

Ena Reviews Bunc@Radius Little India Breakfast

Here’s the breakfast crowd!Ena Reviews Bunc@Radius Little India Breakfast Cereal

I am a fan of breakfast cereals. 🙂
Ena Reviews Bunc@Radius Little India Glimpse Zines2

I spotted something interesting at the breakfast area…Ena Reviews Bunc@Radius Little India Glimpse Zines Ena Reviews Bunc@Radius Little India Gilmpse Zines 3I really like that Bunc@Radius supports local artists through this Glimpse project.
Do go down to check them out if you’re in the area! 🙂

Ena’s Review
My friends and I had a lovely time catching up during our BBQ at the outdoor deck.
The open air concept, fully fitted kitchen, tables and chairs allowed us to have a fuss free BBQ.
We were particularly impressed with the dorm beds and fitting and toilets which were modern, clean and spacious.
Wifi was strongest at the lobby and weak in the dorm rooms,
so a lot of travellers will gather in the lobby to make use of the strong wifi in the area.
Bunc@Radius is definitely a place that we’ll come back to visit again. 🙂

Check out Bunc Hostel’s video showreel and what they represent here:

Check out Bunc@Radius website, Facebook page and follow them on Instagram @bunchostel! 🙂

Are you looking to organize a staycation with your friends anytime soon?
Check out these discounts for my readers! 😉

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xx Ena

Enabalista featured in HotelClub’s The Best Singapore Lifestyle Blogs of 2013!

 Thanks to HotelClub for featuring my blog Enabalista as one of the Best Singapore Lifestyle Blogs of 2013! It is my honour and privilege to be mentioned next to fellow bloggers like MsGlitzy (whom I am a fan and longtime reader of) and Felicia Neo! Couldn’t have done it without the support of my readers, many of whom are my family and friends.  Thus I dedicate this milestone to all of my dear readers! I also want to thank God for this award because it’s a great blessing to be picked out of many lifestyle bloggers in Singapore. 🙂 

Enabalista HotelClub Best Lifestyle Blog 2013

This is an excerpt from the HotelClub featured article!:


Who?: Ena Teo, Enabalista

Why?: An honest and open account of young Singaporean life

Follow: @ena_teo


Real estate agent by day, lifestyle blogger by night, Ena began blogging at just 13 years of age, and in the ensuing years has honed her writing to a finely tuned craft. Her site,, covers her own experiences of living in Singapore, ranging from the extremely personal (see her posts about her graduation and her business ideas) to working, shopping, dining and going out. We were particularly taken by her willingness to share and engage with her followers, as well as her knowledge of all that Singapore has to offer!

“The Singaporean lifestyle is fast-paced and mostly work-driven. However, increasingly, Singaporeans are also learning how to enjoy life through fine cuisine, fashion and beauty. As a local Singaporean, I love to share with friends and readers my take on fashion, beauty and food that I encounter in my life. It brings me joy when I meet fellow like-minded readers all over the world who enjoy reading about what I blog!”



Read the article and find out the Best Singapore Lifestyle Blogs of 2013 here!

Thanks again to HotelClub for the award and I look forward to another great year for Enabalista in 2014! 😀

CoCo Ichibanya Curry House @ Star Vista | Food Review

Recently I was invited down for an intimate food tasting session at
CocoICHIBANYA Curry House at Star Vista!

I was delighted to be invited for this food tasting session
because I am a fan of Japanese curry rice
which is flavourful and yet not too spicy
and I’ve previously dined at CocoICHIBANYA outlet at 313Somerset!

Star Vista is conveniently located close to Buona Vista MRT station
with sheltered walk way all the way till the mall.

Let’s take a look at what’s on the menu shall we? 😉
CocoICHIBANYA Star Vista Enabalista Review CocoICHIBANYA Star Vista Enabalista ReviewAs you can see on the menu above,
First you select the curry dish from the various selection available,
then you select the quantity of rice,
choose the spice level,
& lastly add toppings if you’d like! 😉

By asking for less rice, there’s a $1 deduction!
Best for ladies who wants to enjoy Jap curry rice
without busting their waistline
& extra savings, woohoo~!

For the spice levels, level 0 is standard.
We also tried level 1 and 3.
More on the various levels in a bit!

CocoICHIBANYA Star Vista Enabalista ReviewHere’s another pic of the toppings available on the menu,
such as cheese, kimchee (!) & mushroom.

CocoICHIBANYA Star Vista Enabalista Review Here’s our lovely host Lucas ordering delicious Japanese curry dishes for us. \(^▽^)/

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With my sister, Jia Hui. (^▽^)

CocoICHIBANYA Star Vista Enabalista ReviewOur salad greens that came with our mains.

CocoICHIBANYA Star Vista Enabalista ReviewLucas’ salmon croquette with cheese
less rice
& spice level 3!

We had the a taste of the curry and it had a  stronger pepper/spice taste,
definitely recommended for those who’d like their curry that pack a punch! 😉
CocoICHIBANYA Star Vista Enabalista ReviewOur pork cutlet curry rice
less rice
spice level 0.

The cutlet was fried to a golden perfection,
but it was a pity that it slightly on the overcooked side
and a tad too tough for our taste.
We gave our feedback to the staff and hopefully it won’t be too tough for others in the future!

CocoICHIBANYA Star Vista Enabalista Review Our omelette rice aka Omu rice with mushroom & cheese toppings
with less rice
spice level 0 standard.

CocoICHIBANYA Star Vista Enabalista ReviewWe ordered chicken karaage to add to this dish~

CocoICHIBANYA Star Vista Enabalista Review As mentioned, I am a fan of Japanese rice
and I am also a BIG fan of omu-rice!

The combination of eggs, mushroom and cheese with the curry was yummy!
I liked that the mushroom tasted fresh and flavorful in diced pieces
& the chicken karaage was also perfect!

I probably had too much of goodness in my belly that day.
So this has got to be my FAVE dish of the day.
☆*:.。. o(≧▽≦)o .。.:*☆

CocoICHIBANYA Star Vista Enabalista ReviewWe also tried beef curry, on Lucas’ recommendaiton
with extra spinach topping that added a sweetness to the dish
with spice level 1
My sister noted that this dish had a stronger tumeric taste to it!
Definitely recommended combination for people who like beef and spinach. 😉

We also ordered a strawberry yougurt smoothie
which was sweet & refreshing!
Def’ a hit with folks who love strawberry + yougurt. 😉

CocoICHIBANYA Star Vista Enabalista Review With my sis & Lucas!
Follow us on Instagram, @jiahui2289, @ena_teo & @niftylucas. 😉

Check out CoCo Ichibanya Curry House Facebook page here.

CoCo Ichibanya Curry Outlets in Singapore
‘cos you do wanna eat their curry rice right?

Star Vista outlet
The Star Vista, 1 Vista Exchange Green, #02-06, Dover, 138617

313 @ Somerset outlet
#B3-25, 313@Somerset, 313 Orchard Road

Their latest outlet at Bugis+!
#01-10, Bugis+, 201 Victoria Street

~$11-15 person not inclusive of drinks

Did you know, CoCo Ichibanya is also the largest curry chain in the world in term of the number of branches?
There are about 1,268 branches (and counting!) w(°o°)w
around the world in countries such as US, Japan, China, Taiwan, South Korea, Hong Kong and Thailand!

So for all my non Singaporean reader friends, you can also taste this delicious Japanese curry
if you’re visiting one of the above countries!

CocoICHIBANYA Star Vista Enabalista ReviewA selfie picture I posted on Instagram after the lunch and
I commented that my face was bloated
probably because I pinned my hair back
but also probably because of too much delicious jap curry rice!

Check out my instagram @ena_teo for more of my updates~!

Till the next post,

Oh, Graduation!

Graduation ceremony was about a month back,
but been too busy with Fide Fashion Weeks and work in general,
so here are the pics,
better late than never!

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On my way to the venue, at expo. Fringe all pinned up, prepped for the mortar board. Wearing Urban Decay’s makeup fix spray for the first time and it worked wonderfully well. Also sporting one of my current fave lip colour, Maybelline’s Coloursensational in Fuschia Flash. I got the lippy when I was in UK and I think they rebranded it as Bold and Matte series in Singapore. I had on a coat of nude colour as the base so that the colour will stand out better and last longer. 🙂
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First time in a mortarboard! Definitely a milestone in life.
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With cutie Shella.

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O hai.

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It’s me again!
Personally I feel that these western graduation gowns were made to fit the western physical frames better and generally just overwhelm the more petite asian frames. Thank God for heels so that I can bask in my Harry Potter moment, heh.Ena's Graduation Ena's Graduation

With Adeline, from Kizuna trip, who is blessed with long legs! See how it looks like the gown’s made for tall frames like hers? 😉Ena's Graduation Ena's Graduation

With Shi !Ena's Graduation Ena's Graduation

w Sifra and Ashley! Not quite sure why Sifra and I have a shocked expression, LOL.
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With Des, also from Kizuna trip, who was part of the duo who designed the collaterals and paraphernalia for Graduation! So proud of him!Ena's Graduation Ena's GraduationEna's Graduation Ena's Graduation

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With bestie, Bini! :*
We’ve been through 3 years of Lasalle together and
we always talk about how we want our future to be like and
so many dreams and ambitions we want to accomplish.
We’ll continue to hold each other accountable to our dreams and
become the capable women that we aspire to be! <3Ena's GraduationWith Christabelle who is always a ball of fun and never fails to bring the entire room laughter! 
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w Ade, Alex and Shao Jie, graduating Kizuna peeps!
It’s amazing how months ago we were all huddling in the cold of Japan and
in a blink of an eye, we’ve graduated!
Ena's Graduation Ena's GraduationA piece of gold paper slot in between each of the graduands’ booklet, folded to be released at the end of the ceremony.
It symbolizes how we’re now ready to take flight.

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Probably only in LASALLE where you get dance faculty graduands pirouetting on stage when collecting their certs
and a STOMP performance by juniors at the end of it.
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With PriyaEna's Graduation

Our sweet and super patient finance tutor Lawrence who says he never misses a graduation to see his students graduate,
which is his source of pride and joy.

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With tutors Lawrence, GIlles and Ginette!

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With our class girls and Circe!
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Our studio / business management tutor, Gilles!
Thanks for being ever patient with us and giving us unending advice and guidance.
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And Circe! <3
For HK trip which was definitely an eye opener for us,
for teaching us how to deal with drama in our lives with a good laugh,
for your generosity, your love for art and believe in feminine power whilst staying as a beautiful woman and wife,
thank you.:)Ena's Graduation

With Pris, who is a wonderful dear, despite dramas and the years in school, remains as sweet as ever.
Stay that way and never let anyone steal your spirit. <3
Ena's Graduation

With Shi again!
It’s always a joy to do grp work w her cause she’s super conscientious
and parties are always fun with her!
Her bf took this pic for us, might not be long before we attend someone’s banquet? 😛
Ena's Graduation

WIth Mum and Pop
Always grateful to them for being cool parents in supporting me to go Arts college and study Fashion
Even tho it’s pretty rad even for my generation.
Mostly for believing in me and giving me the right biblical values in life.
I thank God for my family everyday.
My sissys were at work so they missed my graduation, I still love you guys ya!
Thanks for doting on your youngest sis and I will be happy to be forever your younger/est sis. 🙂

Graduation day was definitely one of the happiest day of my life,
equal parts thankful and happy to have gone through a rigorous study
and emerged not only with a cert that’s accredited by Goldsmith uni
but also a stronger person in my mind and spirit
with a clearer vision of lives and life
and with many friendships which will surely stay with me in this lifetime

Most of all,
Thank you God.