How to be a ‘Reverse Catfish’

Have you heard of the term ‘reverse catfish’? A reverse catfish is someone who looks better in real life than in photos. No doubt, one aspect of looking good is to have clear skin. With countless Instagram filters, photo pre-sets and photo editing apps available to enhance your looks virtually, it is not easy to look better than you do in photos. So how do you be better-looking than your online self, especially when you are dealing with acne? Individuals who have acne often face issues with having blemishes and textured skin. The Instagram filters do a great job at smoothing out your face. The photo pre-sets casts complementary shadows on your face. The photo editing apps help cover up your zits. What should we do? The key to this is to have a good skincare routine. Having quality skincare products would definitely play a big part in your journey to having flawless skin. Especially with acne-prone skin, it is important to keep your face clean, treat your spots and Continue Reading

Simple Ways to Not Gain Weight While Staying Home

Don’t talk about weight loss. It is already difficult to maintain one’s weight with the wide selection of scrumptious food everywhere. With the partial lockdown, gyms are not open. It might be difficult to maintain your figure now because of the largely sedentary lifestyle other than the occasional trip to the grocery store. However, there are still ways around it. Of course, just walking from your room to the kitchen and back to your room is not suffice. Here are some tips that you might find useful. Deep cleaning the house Don’t underestimate the effects of a deep cleanse of your abode. It may seem like no challenge, but have you tried reorganizing your closet, repacking your storeroom, vacuuming, and mopping your house all in a day? You are bound to work up a sweat. Best of all, you will be able to rest comfortably in your clean house after all that effort!   Follow a dance routine on YouTube Fitness youtubers like Chloe Ting and Emi Wong have seen Continue Reading

What NOT to do on Your First Date

  First dates can be nerve-wrecking. You want to impress the other party, so you decide to put on a little more makeup than you usually do. You apply a thick layer of foundation for the appearance of a smooth and clear skin. You apply more contour on your nose for the appearance of a higher nose bridge. You overline your lips for the appearance of thicker lips. Sounds like a recipe for disaster if you ask me.

Men’s Friendly Guide to Aesthetic Treatments

  Where do we even begin with aesthetic treatments? Browsing through the seemingly unexhaustive list of available treatments can be confusing, especially for men who are not exposed to the wide array of beauty-enhancing treatments in the market. Fret not. After reading this article, you will become more knowledgeable and might even want to try out these treatments for yourself! Let’s start with these procedures that can be done in less than an hour respectively with little to no downtime so that you can get back to your grind as soon as possible!

How Ampoules “Amp” Up Your Skin

Ampoules – small little glass vials of skincare. What are they? If you are using an essence and serum(s), should you also use an ampoule? We think you should! Here’s why these skin booster vials deserve a shot. AMPOULES OR SERUMS? First up, they sound terribly similar, so why should we use both? Ampoules are actually quite different from serums. In order to understand why you should use an ampoule, you need to know about layering skincare. While the 10-step Korean skincare routine might be a little bit of an overkill, having a parred down layering routine such as a 6-step routine is actually quite manageable, even in our hot and humid weather. A common routine would be: Cleanse > Tone > Essence > Ampoule > Serum > Moisturiser. A skincare essence is usually lighter than an ampoule or serum, but it can be slightly thicker than a toner. These are preps for the steps after, and can also be formulated with active ingredients, such as Unicorn Tears. After applying Continue Reading