Kai Samurai Spirit Special Edition Nail Clipper Review

So I was shopping at my favorite 24hr shopping mall in Singapore- Mustafa Centre in a foul mood just now.

Decided do some retail therapy…

Came across these zen + Jap looking nail cutters at the men’s grooming section and was instantly attracted to them coz I have been looking for a nail clipper for office (with cover to prevent the nails from flying everywhere when cutting) but cannot find, and these are really quite gorgeous looking! Simple and “Muji” feel…

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The thing you should know is I am used to using Pasar Malam quality nail clipper all my life, appx <$1 each. Was a lil taken aback when the small Kai clipper cost like $3.90!

It might be because I am sick of using mediocre clippers, or that I'm simply in a bad mood and not thinking correctly, I circled the aisle 2 times in hesitation and decided to give this atas Kai Samurai Spirit Special Edition Nail Clipper a go.

Can't decide between the orange or white ones.. Picked a small white one in the end. The prices of other sizes are on the picture…

Lingered around the mall a bit more after I checked out my purchases, I chanced upon another aisle, selling all other brands of nail clippers. Manicare, Revlon.. And Kai pro series and ladies series of all sorts! Just when I thought $3.90 is expensive, those versions start from $8.40!! WTH!! They are not even made with Titanium!!! At this point, I'm quite certain that Kai is a branded product and actually quite happy with my special, manly edition that cost $3.90!

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And now for the review…

The BEST $3.90 I can ever spend on a nail clipper!!! The Kai Samurai Spirit Special Edition nail clipper is true to its name! Cuts very cleanly and super smoothly, just like a Samurai doing a manicure for me! Ok, that was a lil too over exaggerating, but it’s good. Definitely the best nail clipper I have ever used. I also love the small embedded metal file plate that smoothens the edges of the nails! Finale to my now neat and short nails!

Guess my mood did improved abit after such a good buy and a pampering nail cutting experience.. Haha.. Now I can’t wait for my nails to grow so I can use this baby again! Oh wait! I haven’t done my toes! Gonna get to them tomorrow! Yay!!! =P

(PS: Are there any brands of nail cutters that you have used before that is as amazing? Do share! I’m now contemplating on getting the medium ones for home use! Hmmm… Lolx!!!)

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Impromptu BBQ in Singapore at 1am? No Problem!

Wheee… It is 4am now and I just came back from my mini bbq supper!

Was doing my usual late night shopping at Mustafa with Alex when we came across some portable bbq grill set. As Mr Alex haven’t got his dinner yet, the craving of bbq food suddenly rush into his head.
Being the ultimate impromptu and impulsive person I am, I immediately do a quick mental calculation of the cost (I am impulsive but money wise too k!), and realised that we can do it within the budget of our dinner at Shin Kushiya last weekend!
Total spending: $63 (But there’s the grill set, untensils, and plenty of leftovers for MORE bbqs! Soooooo Worth It!!)
Thus, we started to gather all our essential items from the various levels of the mall that we are sooooo familiar with! And SERIOUSLY, there is NOTHING that Mustafa, our beloved 24hr shopping haven in Singapore do not carry! They simply have everything that we need to indulge in a last min bbq supper impulsion.
This is what we got:

Premium Charcoal (this is Grrrrreat stuff! The most effortless, light-up-by-itself charcoal! I was amazed… Just a lighter and you get perfect glowing heating pad), sponge and Magic Clean for cleaning, satay sticks, disposable chopsticks and plates, bbq tong set…

Food… (Turkey bacon, cheese tofu, pastrami, mushroom balls, ramliy patties, chicken bites), yum Yum YUM!!!

… n Of Course and the $15.90 Portable grill too!

So after equipping ourselves with all that we need, we set off to East Coast Park for our little party!

It came out decently well alright! Kekeke… For a last minute, no-frills bbq that is! All you need is a lil creativity, some cash, a car, a good weather and Mustafa!!

Looking forward to another soon! Join me! (“,)