Saturday, November 5, 2016

♨ Boxes Cafe at BBCC, KL


Boxes Cafe is a unique cafe
whereby it is made of containers
and containers and containers.

It is located at BBCC
or best known as Bukit Bintang City Centre
a new development area near to Time Square Shopping Mall

As per notice on 1 Nov 2016
They are moving to Sunway Velocity and will be opening on 8 Dec 2016

Here's some pics of Boxes Cafe before they are closed for renovation
I hope the new cafe will look something similar / cooler design though!


there's ample parking in BBCC
and they are thoughtful enough to provide free ride from car park to the cafe

Me, in the golf buggy

The Interior is a cosy place
with 3 different sections : 

1. The cosy bean bags area
2. The swing area
3. The proper table and chairs dining area

The cosy bean bags area

The swing area

The proper table and chairs area

One of the entrance


wall design  : it says BOXES!

It is a multi cuisine cafe
hence there's a varieties of local and ang-moh food
The food served are actually not bad!
the special nasi lemak sushi is quite, appetizing honestly =D

Here's what we ordered :

Nasi Lemak Makizushi RM10.90

Cheesy Keropok Lekor RM6.90

Chicken Percik Burger RM18.90


Kak Yati's Nasi Lemak RM12.90


Linguine Prawn Curry Carbonara RM17.90

Milo Dinosaur RM6.90

Lemongrass Sours RM7.90

Overall Rating :

Food : 4 / 5
Price : 3.5 / 5
Ambience : 4 / 5
Service : 4 / 5



Boxes Cafe @ BBCC
(old location)

New Location : (Opening on 8 Dec 2016)

Sunway Velocity
Level 4 Lot 4-05

Opening Hours :
Everyday 10am - 10pm

Contact No : +6010 221 0179

Thursday, November 3, 2016

One Doc Medical Plus, Publika [Review]


One Doc Medical Plus is an aesthetic clinic that specialize in laser treatment
they started about 1.5months ago in Publika
though new to this area
this is the second branch of One Doc Medical Group

in less than ONE year
One Doc Medical Laser & Aesthetic has grown from zero to hero
3 branches in total
I have to admit this is really an achievement
Impressive much!! 
*thumbs up*



One Doc Medical Plus, Publika is a Medi-Spa concept clinic
where it means customers :
1. Get their treatment
2. Painless
3. Relax

unlike usual facial that are almost always emphasized on extraction part
which turned off a lot of customers with skin problems

I love the layout of this clinic as front desk and consultation / clinic areas are separated by a door
no need to worry about privacy issues when you are doing your treatment here =)

Front Desk Reception

Consultation and Treatment area

Consultation Room

As they are specialized in Laser Treatment
they emphasize in Pre, During and Post Laser Therapy care
your skin will be in good hands if you follow their treatment regime =)

During my consultation with Dr Micheal
he provided me with detailed explanation on my skin issues
I've never really understood how my skin - combination skin (inside dry, outside oily) occurs 
until the day I consulted Dr Micheal. (for reals.)
He explained everything in detail. 


I then proceed to do One Doc Medical Facial Treatment
it is their signature laser treatment for Pimples - Pigments - Pores
3 main skin issues faced by most asians

It targets my skin problem (pimples and pores)
not so much of pigment problems (yet)

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So what's the difference between Normal Facial vs One Doc Medical Facial?

In normal facial, they treat your symptoms but not the underlying issues
meaning, if you have blackheads, 
they'll extract your blackheads out
and most of the time - that's it.

On the contrary
One Doc Medical Facial emphasize on treating the underlying cause of a skin problem

Hence, there are 4 steps in this treatment :

Step 1 : Cleansing + Extraction

It removes the top layer of your skin (dead skin) and removes clogs and impurities in blocked pores. A vacuum equipment will be used to "suck" out unwanted materials in your pores.


Step 2 : Laser Treatment


This then FURTHER REMOVE dirts from your pores - core step to treat a skin problem so your existing issues will not keep coming back.


Step 3 : Omega Light Therapy

After laser treatment, your skin will be slightly inflamed and hence this is important to ensure optimum after-laser effect. There's a lot of clinics that do not provide this treatment, causing post-laser skin breakdown / flaky dry skin after laser treatment.
Different light target different skin issues. More details below.


Step 4 : Serum Infusion

This is to "seal" the pores that has been "opened" during Step 1 - 3. Different skin issues will require different serum formula, which has been individually crafted by One Doc doctors.

One Doc Medical Facial Treatment

Some of my pictures during my treatment :

Step 1 : Cleansing + Extraction

This picture below is taken when they use the vacuum-liked equipment

Vacuum Cleansing System 

Extraction 

After extraction, I was transferred to another room for laser therapy
this is me (with my red nose and forehead scars after extraction) while waiting for my laser therapy
my skin already feel much cleaner after vacuum cleansing 


Step 2 : Laser Therapy

What you feel : Like rubber band hitting on your face
What you smell : burnt smell - but no worries at all
Pain level : Near zero



Step 3 : Omega Light Therapy

How it works :
Different wavelength penetrate different layers of skin
hence targeting different skin issues


Photo courtesy : One Doc Medical

Omega light therapy machine

and that's me under light therapy
it is not painful / intimidating at all.

Omega Light Therapy

Step 4 : Serum Infusion

serum is applied on your skin before they put face mask on you
then, they will run the machine on your face
to "push" serum into deep skin layers

Serum infusion

after the treatment (approximately 1 hour)
you get a post-laser goodie bag too! *whee*

Post-laser care goodie bag

Closeups of my skin after treatment
you can see the pores became smaller
my skin is (obviously) much more radiant and firm

Radiant skin post treatment. Forehead scars from extraction =P

Close up - pores @ cheeks has shrunk yeay!

Day 2 post treatment

Other customers' testimonials :

Photo courtesy of One Doc Medical Laser & Aesthetic 
After 4 treatments

After 5 treatments


There's no downtime for this treatment
You basically walk into the clinic looking like a stray dog
and walk out from the clinic feeling like a unicorn 
*wink*

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Price : Best to arrange a consultation with One Doc 
so they'll tailor treatments according to your skin type.

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FAQs :

1. Does it hurt? Any downtime / side effect ?

One Doc uses controlled, safe protocol endorsed by their accredited doctors. The treatments are very gentle and there is minimal / no downtime. Some people will get dry skin after laser therapy, but this will be fixed by using One Doc's Post-Laser care products.


2. Will medical facial thin the skin?

Physically, you'll feel your skin is thinner due to the removal of dead skin @ outer layer. However, functionally the skin is thickened as laser therapy promotes collagen production and remodeling.


3. How are the therapists trained?

They have to undergo a course in KL headquarters and are regularly supervised by senior medical doctors that are specially trained in aesthetic medicine.


4. What are the contraindications of this procedure?

You may not be suitable for this treatment if you have :
  • epilepsy / history of seizures or fits in the past
  • previous aesthetic procedure that will incur photodynamic reaction
  • pace maker / defibrillator 
  • tattoo whitening
  • gold thread-lift treatments
  • pregnancy


5. How often do I need to do this treatment?

It really, depends on your skin type. Some skin type need treatment every fortnight, some only once a month or lesser. Of course, you will see faster improvement if you do it regularly.


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with Dr Micheal =D
Branches :

1. One Doc Medical
IOI Boulevard, Puchong
Tel : +6018 208 5168

2. One Doc Medical +
Publika (beside Morco Restaurant)
Tel : +6018 292 2588

3. One Doc Medical
Icon City, Penang
(opening soon in Nov 2016)
Tel : +6019 518 7333

Links :
One Doc Medical Website
One Doc Medical Facebook
One Doc Medical+ Facebook

Opening Hours : (Publika & Puchong Outlet)
Weekdays : 11am - 8pm
Weekends : 10am - 7pm



Thursday, October 27, 2016

Isetan Lot 10 - The Japan Store Launch


Isetan Lot 10 re-appeared with a new face!
I was told that this is a very long construction (22 months)
and for every floor, they spent almost 2.5millions to refurbish the place
This is definitely a place you should visit.

I was over the moon when my BFF - Sabrina got invites for the opening reception
I was really really excited =D

Isetan The Japan Store has 6 floors in total :

LGF - The Market (food hall + Restaurants)
GF - The Museum (all artsy + expensive stuffs are sold)
1F - The Studio (All about fashion)

2F - The Room (household)
3F - The Cube (Books, Cool machines etc)

4F - Still under construction

The entire shopping place is very artsy. It feels like you are in Japan as the staffs (from Japan) speaks Japanese / jap-accented English. They are here for 1 week to train local staffs. Hence for best "Japanese" experience, you should visit them this week!

Interview with Carmen Soo


Warmth welcome by ladies in traditional clothing.
The Japanese men bowed 90 degree to each other.
Reminds me a lot of Japanese hospitality =)

Violinist performing =)

At Ground Floor - The Musuem
you'll get to see display of very unique items
from Japanese sweets to baby clothings


Myriads Japanese Sweets

More pictures below =)


I bet this is the nicest looking room in the entire place =P


Looks like a high class changing room to me. haha.


and 76style has a new branch here too!
enjoying our manicure session =)

Nails by 76style

We then moved forward to The Fujifilm Section
where they sells all types of cool cameras
and also 2 instant photo machines where you can print your photos straight out from your mobile devices!
They too, provide a little corner where you can decorate your polaroid / freshly printed photos

So I got myself a free polaroid shot by the staff.
Sabrina got hers too.
We got ours too.
All the shots are wonderful. This guy knows how to take nice photos, I aint kidding.

Harajuku Clothing section

Hence, a photo with the staff - Adrian that can really take nice photos.

with ultra helpful staff - Adrian

you can also chill in this cosy / cool cafe at 1F

Cafe @ 1F

360 degree studio that capture your movements to make mini miniature of yourself
finally I get to see it!

360degree studio

At 3F - The Cube you can see this too!
It is a spectacularly designed area for what they called a Learn Zone.
They even offer free classes and first hand experiences to learn more about Japanese Culture!

 Learn Zone

Classes offered in Oct - Nov are :

1. Calligraphy Class
2. Japanese Flower Arrangment
3. Japanese Language Class

Detailed time and date for classes can be found in The Cube.

Children books section. Japanese artists' illustration


Walking down to the LG floor
the Market - food hall!
Many types of Japanese alcohols, fresh food, spices etc are sold here
they have a few restaurants that offer good food too!

Food and fruits

Alcohol section


Local spices, beans etc

and that's about it.
you have to go there yourself to experience this =)

Me and my best buddy - Sabrina

Good bye Isetan! You have been amazing!




Isetan The Japan Store
Lot 10, Jalan Sultan Ismail
50250 Kuala Lumpur


Tel : +603 2141 7777

Opening Hours : 11am - 9pm Daily