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Wednesday, 12 September 2018

Aesthetics - Sara Shantelle Lim goes for HIFU Plus + Fillers for Sunken Eye + Forehead Wrinkles Removal at EHA Clinic by Doctor Elias Tam

HIFU Plus at EHA Clinic 
Fillers for Sunken Eyes + Forehead Wrinkles
Doctor Elias Tam

Everyone ages, we all find different ways and methods to maintain youth and to fight ageing. It’s time for my annual visit to my most trusted Aesthetics Doctor, Dr Elias Tam at EHA Clinic, it’s the first time I’ve tried something new called HIFU PLUS. It was amazing! I wanted to have a V shape face, and usually I just do Botox to achieve my Jaw line, but this time round, I did Hifu Plus, which was much easier, faster, wasn’t painful, and had an INSTANT Result.

Look at the pictures, the right side is so tight and nice, while the left undone side, is still saggy and chubby. This treatment took only a few minutes, less than 3 mins on each side? Super fast! I’m so impressed.

Sara Shantelle Lim HIFU PLUS Video at EHA Clinic

Just look at the right side of the cheeks in this video, it is already smaller, tighter and lifted. The right side is already done, and I’m in process on doing the left side. Just comparing the right and left sides, you can see the immediate significant difference.

I also had a neck mask after the Hifu Plus Treatment. My entire neck and face looks tighter and lifted.

$1500 for 1 session for Neck + Entire Face
$1800 for 3 sessions for Neck + Entire Face

This pictures are videos are the results of my neck and face only after 1 session. But I guess, 3 sessions would make more sense financially. I also did my annual sunken eye removal and fillers for my forehead wrinkles.

Fillers for Sunken Eyes + Forehead Wrinkles

As you can see in the picture, I have quite bad panda eyes and sunken eyes. Apparently, I don't have enough collagen around my under eye area. I read that everyone has dark eye rings when they don't sleep enough, but some people's dark eye rings is much more obvious than others, its because they have very thin skin around the eye area. But yes, I do have to admit that I have a habit of sleeping a little later than most people. The best solution for me is to have more sleep and also to add in some fillers in there to remove the sunken affect and hence, make the dark eye rings less obvious. 

Sara Shantelle Lim Forehead Filler to Remove Wrinkles

As you can see from the video, after putting the numbing cream, it does not hurt very much. Its very bearable. Doctor Tam, have quite a few choices for you. You can ask for Xeomin.

The Eye Fillers Treatment costs around SGD$800.

Sara Shantelle Lim Final Look 
HIFU Plus + Sunken Eyes Fillers + Forehead Fillers

I’m so happy with the results. I look 5 years younger! Yay!!! 

No More Panda Sunken Eyes
No More Chubby Cheeks
No More Wrinkles on my Forehead

Other important facts about Fillers
Facial Fillers Better Than Rhinoplasty?

Dermal fillers are injected just below the surface of the skin, filling in unwanted wrinkles and lines, and, adding definition to the lip border. Fillers minimize or eliminate the lines that appear between the nose and mouth when you smile.
Injectable dermal fillers restore volume and fullness to the skin reducing the appearance of moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds.
Fillers for the nose can be used to lift the nasal bridge, creating a sharper nose, without traditional invasive surgery. Fillers for the chin can be used to add shape and form to your chin. Most use this type of filler for a sharper looking chin, much in the form of a V shape.
There are many different fillers and can be classified according to the materials used or broadly divided according to their efficacy into:
(1) Temporary filler lasting 3 to 9 months. Examples include fillers which are made from hyaluronic acid (Stylage, Hyacorp, Visagel, Juvederm, Restylane).
(2) Semi-permanent fillers lasting a year to 18 months. For example, Radiesse ( made of calcium-based microsphere technology (Calcium Hydroxylapatite) to provide immediate volume restoration and stimulates the body to produce new collagen.
Sara Shantelle Lim + Doctor Elias Tam
I've been going to Doctor Elias Tam for over 6-8 years, I've lost count. I think it is important that you find a doctor that you are comfortable with. My friends and family have all been going to him as they have seen the results he has done for me. It is really impressive. 

EHA Clinic by Dr Elias Tam

Address: 1 Scotts Road #15-01 Shaw Centre, Singapore 228208
Contact: +65 6235 3325 / +65 8168 7235

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Wednesday, 5 September 2018

TRAVEL - SPAIN (Part 3) - Sara Shantelle Lim goes to Spain on Singapore Airlines Business Class - Plaza de España Seville.

Sara Shantelle Lim goes to Spain on Singapore Airlines Business Class 
1 Month Trip
Plaza de Espana Seville

Plaza de Espana Seville is by far one of the most beautiful places I have visited in the world. Considering that I used to worked in Singapore Airlines, and I've traveled to quite a number of places, but I have never seen a place as magical and mystical as this place. It is like Disneyland but it is completely real. It is not a fantasy world. It is reality. 

Plaza de Espana "Spain Square" is a plaza built in the Parque de Maria Luisa (Maria Luisa Park). It was built in 1928 and it is a landmark example of Regionalism Architecture of the Renaissance Revival and Moorish Revival styles of Spanish Architecture (Architect - Anibal Gonzalez). 

Wedding Photo Shoot - EPIC Location

For romantic couples who want to look for a place to propose to your beautiful girlfriend, or a place to take wedding photos, or a place for a honeymoon, this surreal place beats a lot of countries and cities, hands down. It is the most romantic place I've seen. For my friends who plan to do their wedding shoots in Bali, or Santorini, or Paris, it is way too cliche. I would say, go to a location that not many Singaporeans would go, or have even heard of or seen. Your wedding photos would be EPIC!

My photos are just taken with an Apple Iphone camera, imagine taking photos and videos of this place with a professional camera. It would be out of this world.

The Plaza de Espana is so majestic that it was a filming location for quite a number of movies. Few examples was Star Wars movie series Star Wars: Espisode 2 - Attack of the Clones (2002), whereby they featured the exterior shots of the City of Theed on the Planet Naboo. It was also featured in one of my favourite funny movie - The Dictator. It was even used for music videos, Simply Red's song - Something Got Me Started.

Today, Plaza de Espana, is used mainly for government stuff. The end of the park, where the grandest mansions are situated, have been turned into museums. Some of which contains the city's archaeology collections. The main exhibits are the Roman mosaics ad artifacts from the nearby Italica.

Pictures from Wiki

Truly, these pictures doesn't do this magical place any justice. Hire a professional photographer and fly down there to take really nice wedding photos. You won't regret!

This place is a must visit.

Some photos and information is extracted from Wikipedia & Tripadvisor.

Read more about my 1 Month Spain Trip - CLICK HERE


Read about my First Class Singapore Airlines Travel to New YorkCLICK HERE.
Read about my First Class Singapore Airlines Travel to San FranciscoCLICK HERE.
Read about my First Class Singapore Airlines Travel to Hong KongCLICK HERE.
Read about my Business Class Singapore Airlines Travel to BaliCLICK HERE.
Read about my Business Class Singapore Airlines Travel to SydneyCLICK HERE.
Read about my Business Class Singapore Airlines Travel to LondonCLICK HERE.
Read about my Business Class Singapore Airlines Travel to SpainCLICK HERE.

Thursday, 19 July 2018

TRAVEL - SPAIN (Part 2) - Sara Shantelle Lim goes to Spain on Singapore Airlines Business Class - Toledo, Urban Hotel by Derby Hotels Collection, National Archaeological Museum of Spain, La Alhambra, Granada, Andalusia, Spain.

Sara Shantelle Lim goes to Spain on Singapore Airlines Business Class 
1 Month Trip
Places of attraction - Casco Historico De Toledo, Urban Hotel by Derby Hotels Collection,
National Archaeological Museum of Spain, La Alhambra, Granada, Andalusia Spain.

Casco Historico De Toledo

I love Toledo! This place is like a dream land!

The Historic City of Toledo is a historic site of the Spanish municipality of Toledo , declared a World Heritage Site.

The set includes historical buildings of the Spanish city of Toledo , in the autonomous community of Castilla-La Mancha . The protected area includes the old part of the city, enclosed by the city wall and by the meander that forms the Tagus River , and a series of areas on the opposite bank of the river course. It was declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco in 1986.  The city also has the status of cultural interest , having been declared a historic-artistic monument on 9 March 1940.

The Whole TOP VIEW of Toledo

Spanish dish at Cigarra Monte-Rey Toledo

I had an awesome Spanish meal at this famous restaurant on top of a hill. The exterior of the building looks old, classic and brick like. But the interior of restaurant is modern and impressive. It was an extremely beautiful view of the entire Toledo at the bottom. Try to get a seat by the window to have an awesome scenic view while dining. 

This is the splendid view from this restaurant on top of a hill. Their food was really good. I even met a few friends who are also traveling and visiting Toledo. 

Making a Sword in Toledo

TOLEDO, SPAIN–Mariano Zamorano has a 12-inch dagger blade gripped in his right hand as he guides it with his left over a rough stone rotating on a spinning wheel. He shifts and sparks fly up and out, illuminating the darkened room. Then he moves with the blade to the next stone, and then another and another, each finer than the last, to whir away the layer of black left by the flames it was forged with.

Mariano Zamorano, 63, polishes the blade of the sword in his workshop on June 5, 2015. Zamorano is one of the last artisan sword makers of Toledo, Spain.

His shop, Mariano Zamorano Fábrica de Espadas, set in a quiet corner off the center of town, has passed from five generations of fathers to sons. Today, he is one of the last authentic sword makers in Toledo – a city south of Madrid, in the Castile-La Mancha region of Spain – where warriors, kings and noblemen would go for the weapons they carried into war. At 63, though, Zamorano is getting ready to retire. And while his son, also a Mariano, an aeronautical engineer, is able to replace his father, he is not willing to take over the business. And that means after 150 years, the world-renowned sword shop will likely close down.

Urban Hotel by Derby Hotels Collection
Looks like museum

The company was established in 1968 with the opening of the Derby Hotel and is now one of Spain’s most prestigious hotel chains.

Jordi Clos is the chairman and founder of Derby Hotels Collection, a Catalan businessman closely linked to the tourist sector in Barcelona, who runs the company along with his family in a very personal manner.

As well as a hotelier, Jordi Clos is an Egyptologist, collector and sponsor of art. He chairs the Clos Archaeological Foundation, an organisation that owns the Egyptian Museum of Barcelona, with the largest private collection of Egyptian art in Europe on display to the public and that has been funding archaeological digs in Egypt for over twenty years.


Duplex suite with loft layout conceived as an experience for the senses: it combines modern design, luxury, spaciousness, natural light and views over the central street Carrera de San Jerónimo.

The layout of the suite on two levels conveniently separates the sleeping area on the lower level from the lounge area on the upper level. The suite’s large glass window, measuring more than four metres high, allows the entry of natural light throughout the day.

But what particularly stands out in the Suite are the materials used in its decor: wenge wood inlays, limestone in the bathrooms, glass and steel in the partitions, Zimbabwean black stone in the glass bathroom screens and tropical teak furniture.

Deco rugs and steel furniture combine in the rooms with furniture by the architect J. Hoffman, Meridian transparent chairs by Driade, headboard and glass bedside tables by Triade, Italian leather sofa and Starck bathroom furniture by Duravit. The Loft Suite is presented as a work of art in itself, where comfort also takes precedence.

I stayed at the Suite Loft. It was super grand, as their decorated it like a museum. It is around 800EURO (Suite Loft) a night on average. 

National Archaeological Museum of Spain

The National Archaeological Museum (Spanish: Museo Arqueológico Nacional) is a museum in Madrid, Spain. It is located on Serrano Street beside the Plaza de Colón (Columbus Square), sharing its building with the National Library.

The museum was founded in 1867 by a Royal Decree of Isabella II as a depository for numismatic, archaeological, ethnographical and decorative art collections of the Spanish monarchs.

The museum was originally located in the Embajadores district of Madrid. In 1895, it moved to a building designed specifically to house it, a neoclassical design by architect Francisco Jareño, built from 1866 to 1892. In 1968, renovation and extension works considerably increased its area. The museum closed for renovation in 2008 and reopened in April 2014. The remodelled museum concentrates on its core archaeological role, rather than decorative arts.

Its collection is based on pieces from the Iberian Peninsula, from Prehistory to Early-Modern Age. However, it also has different collections coming from outside of Spain, especially from Ancient Greece, both from the metropolitan and, above all, from Magna Graecia, and, to a lesser extent, from Ancient Egypt, in addition to "a small number of pieces" from Near East.

Noria de Sevilla in Spain

I spotted this beautiful ferrywheel. Apparently, its quite famous. I visited their aquarium nearby and also spotted a man show casing his owls.

Trip Advisor 
La Noria de Sevilla
Ride this ferry wheel at around SGD40.

La Alhambra, Granada, Andalusia Spain 

A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties. The sites are judged important to the collective interests of humanity.

Visiting a Palace in Granada Spain. They have colourful flowers and a lot of different types of fruits and crops. Their own potable water from the mountain and a perfect view of the whole Granada City. They seem very self contained. I could live in this Palace forever. 4000 people used to live here.

Can I be one of them?

The History of Alhambra

The Alhambra - "The Red One",the complete Arabic form of which was Qalat Al-Hamra), is a palace and fortress complex located in Granada, Andalusia, Spain. It was originally constructed as a small fortress in AD 889 on the remains of Roman fortifications, and then largely ignored until its ruins were renovated and rebuilt in the mid-13th century by the Nasrid emir Mohammed ben Al-Ahmar of the Emirate of Granada, who built its current palace and walls. 

It was converted into a royal palace in 1333 by Yusuf I, Sultan of Granada. After the conclusion of the Christian Reconquista in 1492, the site became the Royal Court of Ferdinand and Isabella (where Christopher Columbus received royal endorsement for his expedition), and the palaces were partially altered in the Renaissance style. In 1526 Charles I & V commissioned a new Renaissance palace better befitting the Holy Roman Emperor in the revolutionary Mannerist style influenced by Humanist philosophy in direct juxtaposition with the Nasrid Andalusian architecture, but it was ultimately never completed due to Morisco rebellions in Granada.

Alhambra's last flowering of Islamic palaces were built for the last Muslim emirs in Spain during the decline of the Nasrid dynasty, who were increasingly subject to the Christian Kings of Castile. After being allowed to fall into disrepair for centuries, the buildings occupied by squatters, Alhambra was rediscovered following the defeat of Napoleon, who had conducted retaliatory destruction of the site. The rediscoverers were first British intellectuals and then other north European Romantic travelers. It is now one of Spain's major tourist attractions, exhibiting the country's most significant and well-known Islamic architecture, together with 16th-century and later Christian building and garden interventions. 

The Alhambra is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the inspiration for many songs and stories.

Moorish poets described it as "a pearl set in emeralds," an allusion to the colour of its buildings and the woods around them. The palace complex was designed with the mountainous site in mind and many forms of technology were considered. The park (Alameda de la Alhambra), which is overgrown with wildflowers and grass in the spring, was planted by the Moors with roses, oranges, and myrtles; its most characteristic feature, however, is the dense wood of English elms brought by the Duke of Wellington in 1812. The park has a multitude of nightingales and is usually filled with the sound of running water from several fountains and cascades. These are supplied through a conduit 8 km (5.0 mi) long, which is connected with the Darro at the monastery of Jesus del Valle above Granada.

Despite long neglect, willful vandalism, and some ill-judged restoration, the Alhambra endures as an atypical example of Muslim art in its final European stages, relatively uninfluenced by the direct Byzantine influences found in the Mezquita of Córdoba. The majority of the palace buildings are quadrangular in plan, with all the rooms opening on to a central court, and the whole reached its present size simply by the gradual addition of new quadrangles, designed on the same principle, though varying in dimensions, and connected with each other by smaller rooms and passages. 

Alhambra was extended by the different Muslim rulers who lived in the complex. However, each new section that was added followed the consistent theme of "paradise on earth". Column arcades, fountains with running water, and reflecting pools were used to add to the aesthetic and functional complexity. In every case, the exterior was left plain and austere. Sun and wind were freely admitted. Blue, red, and a golden yellow, all somewhat faded through lapse of time and exposure, are the colors chiefly employed.

The decoration consists for the upper part of the walls, as a rule, of Arabic inscriptions—mostly poems by Ibn Zamrak and others praising the palace—that are manipulated into geometrical patterns with vegetal background set onto an arabesque setting ("Ataurique"). Much of this ornament is carved stucco (plaster) rather than stone. Tile mosaics ("alicatado"), with complicated mathematical patterns ("tracería", most precisely "lacería"), are largely used as panelling for the lower part. Similar designs are displayed on wooden ceilings (Alfarje). 

Muqarnas are the main elements for vaulting with stucco, and some of the most accomplished dome examples of this kind are in the Court of the Lions halls. The palace complex is designed in the Nasrid style, the last blooming of Islamic Art in the Iberian Peninsula, that had a great influence on the Maghreb to the present day, and on contemporary Mudejar Art, which is characteristic of western elements reinterpreted into Islamic forms and widely popular during the Reconquista in Spain.

Completed towards the end of Muslim rule of Spain by Yusuf I (1333–1353) and Muhammed V, Sultan of Granada (1353–1391), the Alhambra is a reflection of the culture of the last centuries of the Moorish rule of Al Andalus, reduced to the Nasrid Emirate of Granada. It is a place where artists and intellectuals had taken refuge as the Reconquista by Spanish Christians won victories over Al Andalus. The Alhambra integrates natural site qualities with constructed structures and gardens, and is a testament to Moorish culture in Spain and the skills of Muslim, Jewish, and Christian artisans, craftsmen, and builders of their era.

The literal translation of Alhambra, "the red (female)," reflects the color of the red clay of the surroundings of which the fort is made. The buildings of the Alhambra were originally whitewashed; however, the buildings as seen today are reddish. Another possible origin of the name is the tribal designation of the Nasrid Dynasty, known as the Banu al-Ahmar Arabic: Sons of the Red (male), a sub-tribe of the Arab Qahtanite Banu Khazraj tribe. One of the early Nasrid ancestors was nicknamed Yusuf Al Ahmar (Yusuf the Red) and hence the (Nasrid) fraction of the Banu Khazraj took up the name of Banu al-Ahmar.

This place is a must visit.

Some photos and information is extracted from Wikipedia & Tripadvisor.

Read more about my 1 Month Spain Trip - CLICK HERE


Read about my First Class Singapore Airlines Travel to New YorkCLICK HERE.
Read about my First Class Singapore Airlines Travel to San FranciscoCLICK HERE.
Read about my First Class Singapore Airlines Travel to Hong KongCLICK HERE.
Read about my Business Class Singapore Airlines Travel to BaliCLICK HERE.
Read about my Business Class Singapore Airlines Travel to SydneyCLICK HERE.
Read about my Business Class Singapore Airlines Travel to LondonCLICK HERE.
Read about my Business Class Singapore Airlines Travel to SpainCLICK HERE.