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EONIQ | CUSTOMISED YOUR OWN WATCH

Anyone who knows me would know how much I love watches. Downside about it is that, sometimes, I really love a particular design, but feel that it’s not worth to buy it because of the mechanics/how it’s made and the whole package. ANOTHER reason why, it’s too common. You’re bound to bump into a friend or even a stranger with the same watch. Well, I don’t mind if it’s a good watch, that means someone knows the quality and have the same liking as me. Nothing wrong with that.

But what if, you had a ONE-OF-A-KIND watch? Everybody loves limited edition – a unique, one in a million kind.

I stumbled upon instagram on a brand called EONIQ – a start up fashion brand started by three friends in Hong Kong led by Quinn Lai.

I knew immediately, this was the perfect gift.

It was pretty easy to work on.

You can create your watch on your laptop/desktop, tablet or even your mobile phone. BUT of course if you want to upload a file for engraving, best to do it on laptop/desktop.

When I first saw this, I was a little skeptical tbh. I know everyone would.

p/s. spot the watch at the end. LOL

I contemplated, searched and looked up at them for a really long time. And decided what could go bad? Everything’s clean and pretty good on social media.

Few reasons why I went ahead with it.

1. It’s a custom-made watch. Meaning it’s limited edition/one in a million (okay, not even one in a million, it’s ONE in the world) kind of watch. Anyone who has the same watch/design, would be a copycat. 

2. With that, it’s a very strong personal statement and a very meaningful gift that people who value it would really appreciate it. 

3. It’s a mechanical watch – the Miyota 8 series movement which is the legendary 21 jewel powering some of the most robust watches including the drive and pilot watches. Mechanical watches right now are highly overpriced with a good quality/brand and would at least cost RM2.5k for a good one. 

4. The watch is entirely hand assemmbled and checked by a single watchmaker, with the proper tradition way of watchmaking (HOW COOL IS THAT??) 

Asides that, the all-time-famous Daniel Wellington where 8/10 would own have owned one, doesn’t allow you to customise it, AND, it’s an analog quartz watch. Which retails now roughly at RM800. When DW came into the whole Social Media sphere, I was excited. I loved the clean, sleek minimal yet classy design. But I was in a hunt for something sentimental, something more personal, and EONIQ came to me. Not literally to me, but their ads on Instagram appeared on my feed.

SO,

Took me 5 days to decide and design the watch, and another 4 weeks to arrived to me. (that’s a very loooong time)

– Creating the watch was easy, steps were given and everything was in a single page. 

– The difficult part was the finalise and select the final design to check-out with because EVERYTHING LOOKS SO GOOD! 

– Customer service via email and Facebook were really quick, responsive and helpful with my queries. (I needed it within 4 weeks and they were able to send it to me even though the website states it would take about 5-6 weeks) 

When it finally arrived, I couldn’t be any happier. I was really satisfied with the finishing, how it turned out to me, the rose gold rims and the brown leather strap.

“Some said long distance relationship will never work, but with effort, time and commitment, love will find it’s way.”

You can find out more and follow them;

Facebook: EONIQ https://www.facebook.com/eoniq/?fref=ts

Instagram: eoniqdesign https://www.instagram.com/eoniqdesign/

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May 2016 Favourites #gwenbeauty

Another month has passed and here we are again for another monthly favourites. Some of the products you might have seen it on my snapchat/instagram throughout the months as well.

So let’s see what do we have…

 

1. Urban Decay Naked Smoky Palette

When UD just launched the smoky palette last year in August, I had to grab my hands on it, despite me having the palette 1 and 3. And I was lucky to be able to grab it the first week it was launched in Malaysia. #luckyMe
As usual, I always loved UD’s eyeshadow because it’s so creamy and pigmented.

 

2. Biotherm Life Plankton Essence

I cannot love this enough and cannot believe how not many people know about this product. With the heat and crazy weather, my rosacea has been flaring up and this product is one of the very few that has not only calm my skin down but provided the moisture and protection I need.

 

3. Biotherm Blanc Therapy CC Cream – anti redness

I was introduced to Biotherm this month, with the life plankton collection and the whole Blanc Therapy CC creams. What i love about this the most is that it contains SPF50 (yay protection!) Anyone who knows me will know how i see the importance of sunscreen. The anti-redness one comes in a green tint and you should know by now that green is the contrast for red. Hence why many anti-redness products have a green tint.

 

4. Shuumera Skin Purifier Cleansing Oil

Shuumera has always been famous for their cleansing oil and so far i’ve used the anti/oxi skin refining anti-dullness cleansing oil (green color) when Carol bought the travel size and I’ve loved it then. This time, we were given a free travel size for Skin Purifier (brown one) and it’s amazing. I expected it to be the same as the anti-oxi but surprisingly it wasn’t – this was much lighter in terms of texture and it wasn’t as oily as the anti-oxi.

 

5. B.Liv Submerge Me – Moisturizing Booster

I cannot get enough of this moisturiser. I feel that it’s so underrated and not many people know about it. May has been a very hot weather and my Rosacea has flared up, and whenever it does, my skin would become dry and this is the B.Liv submerge me is the only thing that doesn’t agitate my skin, provides me that layer of moisturising protection. Apparently this has antioxidant and anti-aging. But we shall see.

 

6. Mustela Hydrabebe Body Lotion

Best Body Lotion ever. period. LOL This is like my holy grail body lotion. I look up to this so much that any other body lotion that I review will be now compared to this already. This shows how much I love this.

7. Mustela PhysiObebe Cleansing Fluid

To be honest I was a little skeptical in the beginning about this. But after using it, OMG. I cannot say enough about it. Wiping hands have never felt cleaner. LOL. Hand sanitiser that doesn’t smell like alcohol? This is the one for you too! Asides that, I’ve used it as a makeup instant anti-bacterial clean right before i use it.

 

8. Jill Stuart Treatment Hair Mist

Weeks ago Carol brought me to a clearance sale in Pavilion and the one thing that caught my attention was the Jill Stuart corner. (OMG! How can you not fall in love with any of the Jill Stuart packagings? They make your dressing table feel so princess-sy). Asides the pretty packaging, this Hair Mist has also been the one item that I found myself grabbing often throughout the month. I’ve recently bleached my hair again in April, therefore my entire hair care routine has switched around and this is not just moisturising, it doesn’t weight my damaged hair down, not greasy and my roots are not oily as well. On top of everything, the scent is just amazing.

9. YSL Touche Eclat Foundation in shade B10

If you follow me on snapchat you would have realised that i’ve been grabbing this foundation throughout the month. Well, good things are meant to be shared right? Some people say that the price is a little overrated but then the finishing is very different. I would say that the dupe for this and the closest is the Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation but then only difference is that this doesn’t transfer as much as that, it gives a dewy finishing and doesn’t not cake up. The only problem with the Bobbi Brown skin Foundation is that you need setting powder to set it in, the YSL Touche Eclat Foundation does not need that.

 

10. Chloe Parfum –  Eau De Toilette

I was never a fan of the rose scent. It has always reminded me of Lovely Lace and I didn’t like the overwhelming scent of it. But, when I was given the sample of this, I fell in love with it. Funny how things work out isn’t it? And if you know me, you would know that I have quite a number/collection of scents on my table which I would pick and use according to occasions and everything else. The Chloe Parfum is the one that I have been grabbing mostly the past few months especially seeing the boy.