5 Fuss-free Skincare Tips From a Former Beauty Editor

As a former beauty editor of about 10 years for a national newspaper and later a women’s magazine, I would often get asked for skincare tips and about my own beauty routine. And I would feel like an imposter. Why? Because unlike most industry insiders (or even most other women), I have a really pared-down…

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How To Make Your Skincare Absorb – Hence, Work – Better

Because if it doesn’t get deep into skin, you are wasting your time, effort and money You may be very proud of your daily seven-step beauty regimen but you are wasting your time (and products) if you are not doing the right thing to make your skincare sink into skin thoroughly. Because if it doesn’t…

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Why Lactic Acid Will Give You Better, Brighter and Beautiful Skin

It removes dead skin cells yet it works gently and has hydrating benefits The term “chemical peel” may sound scary to some of us, especially if we have sensitive skin. After all, chemical peels, whether performed in a beauty salon or doctor’s office or sold as an over-the-counter skincare product, are formulated with acids and…

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How To Maintain A Healthy Scalp In Hot Summer Weather

It’s not enough to simply shampoo your hair every day. Have a scalp facial, too. In a year-round tropical climate like ours, we always hear grouses about hair that gets frizzy (hello, humidity!) and hair that drops limp after an expensive perm (again, humidity). So, why does hair misbehave in a summer climate? Blame it…

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Psst… Just How Do You Find The Perfect Skincare Product?

There are a myriad ways these days: from your friend’s Instagram ravings to skincare blogs and forums and more If you are old enough to remember a time without the Internet – let alone social media – you would probably also be old enough to remember asking your mum, aunt or elder sister for skincare…

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How To Tell When You Need A Non-Invasive Lifting Treatment

From when you should get one to what you can expect First, what exactly is a non-invasive face lift treatment? Like its name implies, this is a non-surgical procedure which doesn’t require the use of needles or incisions and so, won’t leave scars or wounds on your face. What this also means: such non-invasive face…

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How To Get That Glass Skin Glow in 4 Easy Steps

Cleanse, tone, and use a serum and a moisturiser – done! Trust the Korean beauty scene to always come up with new trends and terms that we all covet. And one of these is the idea of “glass skin”. Glass what? Glass skin refers to a perfectly poreless, dewy, supple and shiny-like-glass complexion – just…

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Pampering Skin Treats For Mother's Day

She’s the most important woman in your life so here’s our handy little gift guide for her Admit it: with Mother’s Day coming along, you may not have shopped for a gift yet. Or maybe you have simply run out of gift ideas: flowers wilt fast in our weather, your mother has enough jewellery to…

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Does Your Scalp Age? jpg

Of course, it does. After all, it is made of skin You’ve heard of ageing skin… on your face. What about an ageing scalp? You don’t have to scratch your head over this one because the truth is, yes, your scalp can age like the rest of your body. What’s worse is studies have shown…

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