Author: Joy

Got Unused SingapoRediscovery Vouchers?

Here’s a PSA, the SingapoRediscovery vouchers (SRV) are expiring in a few months! Have you used the $100 credit? As of January 2021, there’s more than 300,000 people who have used these vouchers. Comparing it to the number of Singaporeans we have (more than 3 million), that number really isn’t too high. If you happen to be one of those who has yet to use your vouchers, let me recommend some things you could do and some places you could visit!   For The Troubled Take a break from work and say ‘Yes’ to staycations! Although not a perfect substitute for overseas trips, staycations are a great getaway from our usually hectic schedule. Just imagine this, checking in to Marina Bay Sands in the afternoon, taking a short nap before heading to YardBird for dinner. The following morning, you can have a dip in the infinity pool and take some aesthetic photos of yourself. To prepare for your million-dollar shot of your back and the skyline, clear out your bacne Continue Reading

Did You Hear About The Girl With The Big Cheeks?

I chanced across this video recently which showed the girl with the biggest cheeks in the world. My first thought was: Oh my, is this just a stunt for attention? But as I watched on, I realised that she genuinely thinks she looks better with such big cheeks. Now, these big cheeks obviously did not come naturally, she had undergone multiple aesthetic procedures to achieve her current look. To enhance the volume of her cheeks, she used fillers. According to an interview she did with This Morning, she mentioned that she doesn’t keep track of the number of procedures that she has undergone and has probably spent over USD $2,000. Here’s shocking news! Indifferent to the consequences of having infections or getting disfigured, she injects the fillers into her face all by herself! She is confident that she can professionally do it herself since she attended cosmetology school online. I don’t need to be a doctor to say that going down to a clinic to get a doctor to inject your fillers Continue Reading

#BEAUTYTOK: Bye Bye Pimples

  I am embarrassed to admit that I scroll TikTok for an unhealthy amount of time each day. Since each video is only less than a minute long, it is very easy to lose track of time. There are all types of content on TikTok, especially about skin. People are giving out advice on how to fix bad skin. I am skeptical about the feasibility and results of the advice. So let’s discuss it and decide if it’s good or bad advice.   Hydrocolloid pimple patches If you search “hydrocolloid pimples”, there will be endless videos of people showing their satisfying peels after using the hydrocolloid patches. But how do these pimple patches work? Do they work? Curious about the science behind it, I turned to Google. According to Healthline, these pimple patches are effective.  Firstly, they act as a protection from bacteria, bacteria from your hands and the external environment. Secondly, these patches are made to soak up the pus from the surface-level pimples. However, these patches do not Continue Reading

What to do in town when you have too much time?

Have you ever had too much time in between your appointments? Now you are just loitering around town with nothing to do. Window shopping around town seems mundane given that you are there at least once every week. What now? Where can you go? What can you do? As someone who is way too experienced with this, I’ve curated a list of things you can do to occupy yourself.   Pamper yourself Since you have plenty of time to kill, why not use the time to pamper yourself? Go for a facial to cleanse your skin and minimize your pores for a clearer complexion. Additionally, you can try out the new Fabu-lash treatment offered by SW1 Clinic which promotes the growth of your lashes. Watch this video by them to see what goes on during the quick 15 minutes treatment. There is also a 1 for 1 treatment at the OUE Downtown Gallery branch from now till the end of July! Grab this opportunity and book your appointment now!   Treat 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