We all know that certain someone whose skin exudes flawless radiance we could only admire and envy from afar. Truth be told, we all have that glow potential—we just don’t necessarily know how to give our skin the best care it needs. While genetic factors may mean that our skin is predisposed to certain conditions like acne, pigmentation etc., we can still achieve healthy, glowing complexion when armed with the basic knowledge of making the right choices for our skin.
Chinese New Year is one of our fave seasons and as true blue Singaporeans, snacking on CNY goodies is a definite must during house visitations. The list of lip-smacking snacks is never ending; from Kueh Lapis to Love Letters, Bak Kwa to Pineapple Tarts, Kueh Bangkit to Shrimp Rolls and many many more.
How to regain your sanity (and skin)Congratulations on your new born (s)! While you smile and gaze lovingly at the baby in your arms, and think that the nightmares of battling morning sickness, backache, fatigue, diet control, water retention, hair loss and dry/itchy/oily/sensitive skin issues are a thing of the past now, is it really though?
5 ‘superfoods’ for a strong, healthy soulSince our PM turned the spotlight on fighting diabetes during the 2017 NDP Rally, mainstream media has bombarded us with what exercises to do, what superfoods to eat (and avoid!), what devices to buy to keep track of said exercises and calories… when, really, they could have just asked for our previous posts!
The actress and Estetica brand ambassador dishes on how to enjoy her timeless bridal beauty vibe.MY EVERYDAY BEAUTY SECRETSStart off every morning with my daily dose of fresh vegetable juice and follow this up a while later with plain water, which I drink throughout the day to stay hydrated.
Stay on point with Estetica 6D Eyebrow EmbroideryRemember the days when eyebrow tattoos meant thick cartoonish blue-black lines? Yes, the first wave of eyebrow tattoos actually looked like it had been drawn on with a marker and when the colour faded, they turned into “greenish mouldy algae” .
5 benefits of facial toner you never knewAs more and more skincare products hit the market, touting all sorts of (super)powers, it is very easy to get caught up in the barrage of #nowtrending beauty products. But there’s often one understated product that’s been around for-friggin-ever that is starting to make a comeback: (drum roll…) the TONER! Or Lotion Essence if you want to be fancy…
Most of us have a skincare routine that we stick to out of habit… but what if you are repeating the wrong steps?Here are 5 of the top skincare mistakes we are all guilty of:1. Washing your face too many times: Most people are under the impression that cleansing your face more often can lead to a clearer and healthier complexion. But too much of a good thing can end up being bad. In fact, the black substance in blackheads has nothing to do with dirt and is simply a pore clogged with a bit of oil that’s open to the air – oxidation turns it black. While washing your face a couple of times a day may help loosen blackheads and unclog your pores, you should not do it too often.
5 Tips to being SPF-savvyHere are 5 tips for you to increase your “sun smart” quotient and allow you to enjoy that sunshine:1. Know your SPF: Sun Protection Factor or SPF is a measure of protection from the amount of UVB exposure, Unlike UVA rays that cause wrinkles and premature-ageing, UVB rays stimulate the production of NEW melanin, cause sunburn and play a key role in the development of skin cancer.