Saturday, 2 November 2013

Love Them Miniatures

Those free hotel toiletries freebies, I mean.

But not all are created equal. 

Sometimes you go to a nice, purportedly 5-star hotel and get... their generic toiletries with shampoo that smells like Vosene. Oh hell, do they still sell Vosene here now? Haven't seen one in like... ages!!! 

Then you go to a 3-star hotel and get a really nice ones. I like The Everly Putrajaya's toiletries. Classy for a 3-star hotel wor...
Some of the collection, carted from various hotels around Asia. :P
These definitely helps for short trips - when we're staying at the company's apartment or homestay and definitely good if we shower at public shower or toilet (like the one near Lake Garden or around Putrajaya) after our jog/run or after all the horsing around in theme parks like Sunway Lagoon or Desa Waterpark too. 

The hotel toiletries helps to cover for the in-between time when I forgot to buy bodywash/shampoo/conditioner too! 

That reminds me, I need to buy some for FIL's house for my son's use. Gah, I am so forgetful.

p.s. Wish Nikko Hotel in Yokohama provides miniatures instead of one of those normal size kit.  A huge ass bottle of Shiseido shampoo and conditioner. I don't have a heart to cart away normal sized amenities. I like to think I'm not that kiasu! LOL

Though it was nice that we got those Salvatore Ferragamo toiletries as a welcome pack from the one in Ginza. :-)

35 comments:

  1. all these from everly? i mean the ferragamo and etc ...?? wowww

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  2. ooh.. very nice.Of late, most of my travel stays are in very budget place, no more free miniatures toiletries. Got to bring my own :|

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    1. Well, with the money you saved, you can buy posh miniatures yourself! :-P

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  3. yes, they do look nice. Sometimes the hotel encourages people to take away the miniatures like in the case of the hotels oversea.

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    1. But some more concerned on wastage and being eco-friendly have decided to do away with miniatures.

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  4. Onsen also have those "huge ass" quote unquote :D bottles, but it's in a public bathing area where everybody is butt naked, so you'd be a bit conspicuous if you tried to steal it.

    The best toiletries are at love hotels. ^^

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    1. I'm so going to check out those love hotels.

      Can I ditch the boy Jr over to your place? :-P

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  5. Some hotels even have L'Occitane mini products. My friend usually take them and then use them as Christmas gift for her colleagues.. Haha.. I think it's a pretty good idea too! :p

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    1. If we can get a nice complete set, I'd do it too! :-)

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  6. Long ago, I used to bring back those toiletries. But now, I don't do that. I always ended up not using them and threw them away.

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    1. Can always give them away. ;-)

      I use them for quite a bit, so I find them really useful. :-)

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  7. However, the bottles were impressive. Do they smell nice?

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    1. Of course. I only take the nice ones. :-)

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  8. I love the L'occitane and Crabtree and Evelyn ones. They smell so yummy

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  9. wah!! Salvatore Ferragamo!!! seriously??!! in that 3-star Everly Putrajaya??!! and somemore Shiseido and L'Ocitane dei~~ wow, how would one not cart those back??

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    1. Nooo!!!!

      I thought I mentioned below that it was a hotel in Ginza that gave those away?

      Aiyoh, I need to rephrase my sentence dy lah..

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    2. aiyoh, you should have put that sentence right on top or below the photo!! because when i saw that photo, i got over-excited already and straight away comment.. and you know my style mah, i comment as i read on, not after i finished reading~~ :D

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    3. that's why lah, Malaysia mana ada so good?? Fella-angmoh got lah, hahaha~~ :D

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    4. Ada wor... I dont stay at nany hotels la but Le Meridien, Hilton & Pullman have nice toiletries.

      But got nose bleed also la, paying for astronomical room rates. :-P

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  10. for all my hotel experience in my whole life till date, i have never came across branded toiletries in the hotel room i have stayed before.. adoi!! of course most of the time i stay in more budgetary hotels lah, but then even the starred hotel also just have their own OEM amenities.. never ever i have seen any branded stuffs~~ @_@

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    1. Yalah... most now use their own brand. Not feel grand like that worrrr...

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  11. i know many hotel do provide high class brands like Hermes and a lot others that i didn't even hear before.. but then those i think i can only see from photos lah, don't think i will have a chance to stay in those suites and use such products, haha!!

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    1. Some hotels do provide different range for normal rooms and those in club/executive floors. That I know la.

      Not posh enough to stay in one that provide Hermes myself too. :P

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  12. oh, now you ask me what i actually wished most for invited reviews - HOTEL STAY with buffet breakfast i would say!! hahaha~~ :p

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    1. Give me an assortment of continental breakfast spread, and I am happy.

      That unfortunately not what The Everly can offer you.

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  13. if Mak Glam goes to Everly Putrajaya again, can cart one set back and then make a giveaway contest for the lucky reader, or perhaps for the reader who left the most comments!! surely you will have lots of traffic and comments for that post, haha~~ :p

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    1. Noted Ah Boy!

      Will cart a whole lot to give away next time. LOL

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    2. now that i know the Ferragamo wasn't from Everly Putrajaya, then tak usah lagi lah~~ muahahahahaha!! :D

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    3. Pullman got nice toiletries. :-P

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  14. Hehe I love collecting hotel's miniatures, some can be very useful...

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