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  • Writer's pictureJuliana C Stryker

Rachel K ‘See the Difference’ Launch Party

Were I to sum up the Rachel K Skincare Launch Party in a few words, it would be this:

A sizzling evening of mindless laughter with beauty lovers and leading social media personnel set against the tranquil backdrop of a nature reserve at Spa Boutique!

Yes, the innovation never stops!

After the resounding success of their cosmetics line, budding young beauty brand, Rachel K is back to conquer the beauty scene with their latest skincare range ‘See the Difference’.

This time Rachel Kum (founder of Rachel K Cosmetics and Miss Singapore Universe 2009) employs cutting edge technology and the most advanced anti-ageing ingredients that includes Swiss Apple Stem Cell extract to help ordinary girls like us achieve ‘beauty queen’ complexion!

And to celebrate the birth of this new skincare range, Rachel K held a product launch party at urban sanctuary, Spa Boutique.

I attended the event in my capacity as a review blogger.

You bet that I was both happy and honored when I received this stylish invitation.

Upon arrival, I was promptly greeted by the friendly beauty queen, Rachel Kum herself!

Yes. Despite being very busy with the organization of the event and logistics, she still made time to personally welcome us to the event and even made small talk with some of us.

In the flesh, she is even more beautiful, slim and radiant than she appears in print ads. But what resonated most with me was her friendly and humble personality and her bright warm smiles.

So here I am with Elrica.

Well, it is definitely not the best photo we had taken that night.

My camera (Lumix GF2) does not capture that well at night. Its so-called DSLR properties do not help either.

So tried for another shot with flash this time.

Hmm.. not too bad.

We met the other invitees and took photos while waiting for the rest of the guests to arrive.

From left to right: Amanda, me, Elrica, Priyanka, Michelle and Qiuting

Then the party was kick-started by Lush 99.5FM DJ, Angelique Teo’s sweet introduction of the Rachel K brand and a chic selection of yummylicious canapes and candy pop sticks.

Event host – Angelique Teo

The girls were crazy about the good-looking and delicious canapes!

From left to right: Carrie, Ju-ann and Elrica


The star of the show!

Well, you know they are ‘show-stealers’ when you see this…

Bloggers crowd around the Rachel K products.

Even I was busy snapping photos of these revolutionary beauty products!

Snap, snap, snap!

This was a Rachel K event so there was no way we were not going to invite the founder of the brand, Rachel to speak!


So there she was, in all her elegance, addressing her guests and media friends.


Next, we were wowed by a product demonstration by Youtube make-up guru Sarah Chaudhry.

She prepped the model’s face for makeup with products from the Rachel K skincare line and finished off the process with the Radiance Illuminator ‘Lotus Stem Cell’ Hydrogel Mask.


After 15 minutes, the mask was removed and it revealed a more radiant complexion.

Then Sarah perked up the model’s look with Rachel K cosmetics.

After the interesting and informative product demo, we all took turns to take photos with Rachel.

Rachel and Elrica.

Starstruck me and Rachel.

The penultimate segment of the party was a lucky draw. Winners of the lucky draw got to take photos with Rachel while wearing her Miss Universe crown!

Nope, they did not get to keep the crown. Still, it was a great privilege, don’t you think?

Then the event culminated with a group photo.


Thanks Rachel, Karen and the rest of the Rachel K team for the invitation. You guys did an awesome job and congratulations on an extremely successful and well-attended event!

Well, now we’ve come to the more exciting part of this post.

What’s in the goodie bag????!!

It’s crazy! I received ten items in total including a photo souvenir from the event!

Ever since I started using Rachel K’s CC cream, I’ve been a convert. I love their products. In fact I’ve been trying to get my hands on their Mineral CC Pressed Powder too! But it is always sold out. Hrmph!

Actually, I also secretly wished Rachel K will invite me to their press events! 😛

So receiving the invitation and their goodie bag was pretty much like this…

The blue fairy appears and rewards Pinocchio by giving him life.

Pinocchio must haven been ecstatic. Well, I guess I had the same feeling too when I received my goodies. 😛

These were the products in my Rachel K launch party goodie bag.

Radiance Illuminator Hydrogel Mask

The mask delivers 11-18% more moisture than traditional skincare sheet masks. Made with Stem Cells extracted from the lotus flower, it promotes the division of skin cells, enhancing the skin’s intrinsic ability to renew itself. Its gel-like texture contours to your face leaving it soft and hydrated, while refining fine lines and wrinkles.

For normal, oily, or acne-prone skin, its natural extracts clear out pores without irritation, while its hydrating ingredients deliver oil-free moisturizing and radiance.

Price: SGD5.90 per sheet


Redeem a free Rachel K Hydrogel mask here.

Multivitamins Booster – Booster Serum

This product combats the effects of time and nourishes your skin with a high concentration of Vitamin C that promotes collagen renewal and helps to lighten and brighten skin, and Vitamin E that offers the highest degree of protection from environmental free radicals.

This formula is further enriched with seaweed and Zinc to stabilize skin, Vitamins E and F to soothe it, and sunscreen to protect it.

Price: SGD32 for 30ml

Youth Spell Day Cream

The cream re-generates and turns back the time on your skin with revolutionary all-natural PhytoCellTec™. Using outer Stem Cells derived from plants, it encourages skin Stem Cells to perform at optimal level, decreasing wrinkle depth, rejuvenating skin and fighting against chronological ageing.

PhytoCell uses a rare swiss apple (renowned for its longevity) that protects skin cells against oxidative stress and repairs damaged DNA. PhytoCell Tec contains phospholipids that deliver apple stem cells deep into the skins matrix, allowing your skin to renew itself.

Price: SGD20 for 30ml

Midnight Miracle Night Cream

This night cream improves the quality of all skin types, especially oily and irritated complexions, with an advanced formulation of innovative ingredients. The cream contains Resistem™(a break-through ingredient that helps the skin to naturally decrease its level of pro-ageing agents), ACNACIDOL™ BG, EVERMAT™ and RonaCare® Bisabolol that work together to detoxify and soothe skin, leaving it even-toned and regenerated.

Daily use will decrease shine and the appearance of redness by improving your skin’s overall moisture balance.

Price: SGD29 for 30ml

Stem Cell Purifying Cleanser

The cleansing gel is formulated with innovative PhytoCellTec™ technology that boosts the natural performance of human skin stem cells, it prevents loss of moisture and maintains your skin’s balance naturally, cleansing it without the use of foaming chemicals. And uses witch Hazel and Aloe Vera to soothe and refresh.

Price: SGD19 for 80ml

Youth Eye Complex The eye cream nourishes the skin around your eyes with a potent certified organic formulation.

Made with active ingredients extracted from algae, and enriched with certified organic Aloe Vera, Shea Butter, Jojoba & Olive Oils and Squalane, this anti-ageing eye cream harnesses the regenerative powers of nature to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and delay signs of aging.

Price: SGD35 for 15 ml

Mineral CC Pressed Powder (Medium)

Rachel K Mineral Color Control blemish balm pressed powder is a 4-in-1 makeup foundation, a natural mineral makeup concealer, powder and SPF 15 protection. The pigment-rich powder protects skin with antioxidants and bound with Organic Shea Butter and Vitamin E. It is designed to glide on smoothly to blend with and allow the natural skin tone to show through and provides excellent coverage for flawless finish that lasts all day.

This full-coverage mineral foundation is good for every skin type and condition, from oily skin to dry, mature types.

Price: SGD38 for 12g

Rachel K Mineral CC Cream

CC cream is essentially a much-improved and refined BB cream created and developed in the lands of glowing complexions- Japan and Korea. BB creams combine skincare benefits while providing coverage and Mineral CC Cream is formulated to retain those benefits but with added nourishing ingredients for superior skincare. Furthermore, Mineral CC cream has been designed with special attention to providing much more effective skin coverage (you can even use it to substitute foundation) and its lighter texture gives a smoother, radiant yet non-oily (matte) finish!

Price: SGD29.90 for 40g

Rachel K completes the beauty kit with a sleek and convenient makeup pouch.

It comes with a pocket mirror for all our makeup fixes!

I can’t wait to try these products and share the results with you. 😀

Meanwhile, I have great news for you CC cream fans out there!

Yes! You’ve guessed it right! I’m conducting another Facebook Giveaway!

To thank you guys for your continuous support of my blog and my Facebook page, I’m giving one of my favorite beauty products – the Rachel K CC Cream to one lucky Honeyz Belle!

This is an international giveaway so readers outside of Singapore can take part too!

To win, like Honeyz Facebook Page and share this photo on your wall.

Then comment ‘Shared‘ on this photo on Honeyz Facebook Wall.

I’ll announce the winner on 15 September 2012, Saturday at 12pm on Honeyz’ Facebook Page.

You know you want to win this product because the multi-award winning CC Cream now has a new accolade by Watsons Health, Wellness and Beauty Awards 2012 – Most innovative CC cream (All Time Favorite). 🙂

So click here to take part now! Good luck! ❤

Your friend, Juliana



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