Category: MUST READ

Glow up for Christmas

Now that we no longer have to deal with any restrictions due to COVID, we can finally celebrate Christmas with all our loved ones. With all the parties and dinners coming up, are you considering having a glow up to look extra fabulous? Because here are a few beauty and aesthetic recommendations for you to look and feel confident this holiday.   Get a HydraFacial A hydrafacial provides amazing results even with just one session. The facial treatment includes deep exfoliation that targets clogged pores by removing dirt and excess sebum. This allows your face serums and skin care to be better absorbed into your skin. Overall, it reduces fine lines and wrinkles, increases firmness, evens tone, texture, and brown spots, as well as reducing enlarged pores.   Get that inner glow with Profhilo™ Profhilo™ is an injectable skincare. It consists of hyaluronic acid and stimulates collagen and elastin production. It improves skin elasticity by effectively hydrating your skin from within. Additionally, it also promotes youthful and softer-looking skin. Be Continue Reading

Want to Maskfish?

Maskfishing, the new catfishing. This term, which was coined following the rise in usage of face masks, describes people who look better with a mask. Personally, I don’t think there should be a negative connotation to this word. If anything, it is just a new realisation that these people have pretty facial features, which have not been appreciated by others. Now that people recognise that they have pretty features, they should be proud of that! This has given me an idea on how to look more attractive with a mask on! Eyebrows You can disagree with me, but I think the only person who can make having no brows work is Jeffree Star. As for the rest of us, we need brows. In fact, I think having neat eyebrows are the most critical factor in helping us appear done up and ready for the day. You’re lucky if you have naturally thick brows because all you need to do is to ensure it stays in the right shape. As for Continue Reading

So Why Do We Blame Our Bodies?

“If a pair of shoes don’t fit, you just get another pair in a bigger size. So why do you blame your body when you can’t fit into an item of clothing?” I saw this quote on Instagram recently and it really struck me. Why do we blame our bodies when clothes are a little too small? Why can’t we just get one in a bigger size? All these years of seeing only ‘picture perfect’ models on our screens, we’ve been tuned to believe that only by achieving the gold standard set by society, then can we be beautiful. Skinny, small waist, smooth skin. But this is far from the truth. The standards of beauty for our bodies are ever-changing. Just look at this article. It is clear evidence that there is no fixed standard for beauty. In my eyes, being healthy is beautiful. When your mind and body are healthy, you naturally shine from within. In my opinion, exercising regularly and having a good digestive system are 2 of Continue Reading

The Pain of Dark Eye Circles

As a fellow sufferer of dark eye circles, I understand your pain. For some, sleeping earlier might solve all their problems. But not for me. At this point, dark eye circles are more annoying than anything. Even with concealor, my dark eye circles are still very noticeable. So much so that new friends will ask if I am a night owl. On the contrary, I typically sleep before 12am. How am I still a victim of dark eye circles? So, I have scavenged the web and found some remedies that will hopefully help me get rid of my nemesis for good.   Home Remedies According to this article, they recommend applying a cold compress under the eyes. Apparently, it helps to reduce puffy eyes and reduce dark circles. For 20 minutes, apply a cloth wrapped with ice cubes under your eyes. Alternatively, they also recommend putting cold tea bags under the eyes as caffeine from the tea helps with stimulating blood circulation. This can help shrink the blood vessels at Continue Reading

Oh no, I Have White Hair. Now What?

White hair oh white hair, what a vexing problem. There’s nothing we can do to prevent white hair from growing. Afterall, it is all part of ageing. Apart from ageing, it can also be caused by external factors such as stress, bad lifestyle habits like smoking. Some might find white hair unsightly, so what can we do about our white hair?   Hair Dye The market is saturated with many products to cover white hair. Regular salon visits are part of some’s monthly self-care routine. Depending on your preference for a new fresh coat of colour, or just a touch up of the hair roots, it can be costly. This is why box dyes are here to the rescue. Cheap, convenient, and efficient, these things get the job done in a jiffy. More recently, there has also been a more convenient and efficient way of covering your roots, and that is in the form of hair spray.   Reversing Grey Hair 10 years ago, reversing grey hair might seem like Continue Reading