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

Advice for Teenagers (Beauty Edition)

In the past, I’ve made many mistakes that teenagers will usually make as they step into the world of makeup. Now that I am older and more knowledgeable in this aspect, here are 3 valuable pieces of advice I have for the younger ones.   #1: Don’t pop your pimples The most satisfying but worst thing to do is to pop your pimples. Everyone knows that its not good to pop your pimples at home as it will cause unsightly scars. Trust me, I’ve been there. But don’t worry, the pimple will subside in a few days. You can use the Clear Love Kit to help fight off the acne bacteria on your skin. You can even give facials a go to deep clean your skin! Although the pimple might still be visible for a few days, it sure can’t compare to living with those scars for the rest of your life, can it?   #2: Confidence comes from within It is important to understand that confidence comes from within, regardless of Continue Reading

Common misconceptions about skincare

Skincare has been popular for such a long time; it is inevitable that there will be misinformation and misconceptions floating around. Sometimes, you might also make some assumptions about skincare based on your knowledge. Read on to debunk some common misconceptions regarding skincare! We don’t need to use an exfoliator. Not true. Exfoliators are important because they help to remove the dead skin on our face. It then allows for skincare products to be better absorbed into our skin. Apart from stimulating blood circulation and lymphatic circulation for better skin health, some scrubs also contain additional beneficial ingredients. Take for example, the Gold Flakes Illuminating Scrub. It contains vitamins A, C and E to help nourish your skin while removing the dead skin cells from the surface of the skin.   Consuming vitamin C is the same as applying vitamin C. The short answer is no. Take a listen to Dr Chua Han Boon as he answers this question eloquently. Essentially, the amount of vitamin C we ingest does not all go Continue Reading

How to Enjoy the New Normal

The pandemic that has been stretched out for more than a year has led to the reduction in socializing for many. To many, this is a source of pain. But not for me. I think there are still many enjoyable things to do even in this situation. You just have to adapt to different forms of entertainment. Here is a list of things that you can still do despite the pandemic.   Spending time with friends Even though there are many restrictions imposed, it is still possible to have fun with your friends. If you choose to stay home, you can always invite your friends over for a session of karaoke. Or else, solving an escape room online would be fun too! If you want to get out of your house for a breather, you can have a simple picnic by the beach or go for a swim at the pool. But don’t forget your sunscreen! Just as wearing a mask is important to protect yourself from the virus, wearing sunscreen Continue Reading