By petrina yuen

Lipbalm making day!

Since all the balms have been sold out, Im dedicating today to JUST LIPBALM MAKING. However I’ve made small changes to the lipbalm labels and am awaiting a new order of 1000 labels. So i’m just making the balms and adding the labels at a later date. Like I’ve said before we will be adding […]

By petrina yuen

A moment to be thankful

Its been a crazy ride, and honestly its only been a few months since I’ve started this journey and just a few weeks since our “doors” opened to the public. However I just want to take the moment to thank all the wonderful friends who supported me all this way and listened to me ramble […]

By petrina yuen

Whats in a Kopitiam Lipbalm?

Let’s talk about what actually goes into each of our Kopitiam Lipbalms. Each one is handmade, with love and care. So lets take a peek at what makes them so good for your lips! BEESWAX Our lipblams are beeswax based, I went with this choice of base because it is natural and the bees produce […]

By petrina yuen

Exciting news, upcoming developments & Joy

Its been less than a week since we open our shop “doors” and too many exciting developments have popped up. Firstly we are excited to be featured in a magazine in the coming months, we are beyond flattered and cant believe that its really happening. We are also under going negotiations have Shophouse Sixtyfive carried […]

By petrina yuen

OPEN and we had our first order

It’s official . Our store is open for business. THRILLED. And guess my fears were unfounded we actually had our first order already. Was such fun packing them up, we use bubble mailers, really small cute ones. So the lip balms will  mail safely. We also have paper packaging and stickers. We have a promo […]

By petrina yuen

Lip Balms have been made

So I stayed up all night to made about 120 Lip Balms, I still have supplies to make another 100 more on hand , but I’m going to wait and see which flavours are popular and then make more accordingly. I have more than enough supplies to make possibly 1000 lip balms, the only thing […]

By petrina yuen

Its working! & products to come

So I’ve put up the listings and everything, we are using paypal for the payment method, for hassel free and secure payment for both sides. I’ve tried the cart serval times and it looks like everything is working as it should be. Looks like the store might be set to open mid next week . Thing […]

By petrina yuen

Many new things

Wow today there have been many new things. I got around to taking the photos today, its been so long that these photos had been in my mind, I finally realised them into the world today.  Conceptually I’ve been going over them anxiously in my head each time coming up with new ideas. I got […]

By petrina yuen

New Labels

  The labels are here!! Lets all rejoice! They turned out exactly how I wanted, so thats always a good thing. Printers are such finicky technology , colour matching when printing are always an issue. More or less the colours were spot on … except for the pink, which was more of a pastel pink […]

By petrina yuen

Kopitiam Lipbalms & things to do.

Whats thats above? Well its a little sneak preview of the lip balm labels! When I created this blog,I envisioned it as a kind of behind the scenes of the brand… the whys and hows if you will. Its going to be 4am and I’m up obsessing over details and ideas for Shophouse Sixtyfive. I’ve […]