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

Reasons for hair thinning and how to promote hair growth

Reasons for hair thinning Hair thinning is a condition that can be caused by lifestyle habits, genetics or a combination of both. It affects both men and women of all ages. Lifestyle Habits that results in hair thinning Bleaching and dyeing of hair Hair perming Excessive usage of hair sprays and hair gels for an extended period of time Certain hairstyles that pulls the hair too tight (i.e ponytail) Lack of nutrients in diet Chronic stress Medical Conditions that results in hair thinning Giving birth to a baby Hormonal changes Hormonal changes when one stops taking birth control pills Immune system deficiencies Skin disorder Vitamin D deficiency   Here are some myths regarding hair thinning that you may have heard of: Hair loss only occurs when you are in your 50s Teens, pre-adults, and even kids are prone to hair loss due to several factors. It can be lifestyle habits or medical conditions as mentioned above. A child may experience hair loss if they are suffering from ringworm or tinea Continue Reading

Learning From the Young Us

While searching up holidays in the month of October (as one does), I saw “Children’s Day”. Then, a pang of nostalgia hit me. As I reminisce about the fun celebrations I had eons ago in school, I can’t help but reflect on the things we can all learn from our young selves. We’ve gone through a wide variety of experiences that have helped shape us into the adults we are today. As the good, the bad and the ugly become more apparent to us, we lose the childlike innocence we once had. Oh, what a shame. This void is then filled by skepticism. As much as I resent the fact that this is the natural process of growing up, I must agree that skepticism is important for survival in today’s world. Along the way, we lose many things, our youth, our innocence and maybe even the wonder we have for this world. But there are some things that we shouldn’t lose. Never lose your sense of self. It is important Continue Reading

How do the Korean ‘oppas’ do it?

Most celebrities have flawless skin because it is part of their job to always look their best in front of the cameras. But specifically Korean male celebrities, they somehow look better as they age. I mean just look at Hyun Bin, he is the perfect example. What is the Korean secret? How does one achieve such good skin? How do you maintain your thick and luscious hair? If you have ever wondered how to look as good as the Korean oppas, this article is for you. Step one to looking as good as Korean celebrities would be to have a clear complexion. One of the ways to do that would be to have a good skincare routine to prevent breakouts. Follow the skincare rigorously so that your skin is well-nourished. If you don’t have breakouts but have been dealing with stubborn acne scars, you can give the Pico Smooth treatment a try! Designed to target your skin’s problems without damaging the surrounding skin, this treatment helps in improving your acne Continue Reading

Are You Applying Your Skincare Wrongly?

Getting good products for your skin is no doubt important. But how many people complement their good skincare products with the correct application techniques? This might result in your products appearing to be less effective. Don’t negate your effort by using improper application techniques! Read on to find out if you are committing these skincare mistakes!   Tugging the Undereyes When you are applying your anti-ageing eye cream, are you dragging your fingers across your delicate skin? The skin around your eye is very thin and hence you shouldn’t apply too much pressure on it as it might cause wrinkles. Instead, you can use your finger to lightly dab a thin layer of cream on your undereyes. A good eye product would be easily absorbed into your skin without needing much pressure. If you are looking for a good and non-sticky eye serum, the Liquid Gold Eye Illuminating Serum is a good choice. Infused with real gold particles, it helps to fight obvious signs of ageing under your eyes!   Wrong Continue Reading