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5 Fuss-free Skincare Tips From a Former Beauty Editor

By Pearlyn Tham 1 month ago 795 Views No comments

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.


How to Get Great Hair, Every Day

By Simone Wu 2 months ago 1215 Views No comments

Have you ever wondered why some women always have perfect-looking hair? For one, they definitely did not #wakeuplikethat. There’s much more to that.


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

By Pearlyn Tham 2 months ago 2034 Views No comments

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 absorb into skin, it’s not going to do anything for it.


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

By Pearlyn Tham 2 months ago 2586 Views No comments

The term “chemical peel” may sound scary to some of us, especially if we have sensitive skin. But lactic acid may make you change your mind. Why? It is one of the gentler forms of alpha-hydroxy acids, which are used in skincare for their brightening and anti-ageing effects.


What You Should Know About Scalp Care in Your 50s

By Simone Wu 3 months ago 2005 Views No comments

On the scalp, hormonal change in your 50s translates to thinning of hair at the scalp, a decrease in diameter and length for hair, and greying. This calls for a change to your hair care regimen. Find out the scalp care tips you should know to fix these changes.


3 Common Skin Woes in Your 40s and 50s

By Simone Wu 3 months ago 3690 Views No comments

By the time you hit 40, you would have (more or less) settled on the skincare products that work for you; then, life throws you a curveball. A decline in estrogen in your 40s, brings about hormonal changes that creates gradual but noticeable changes in the skin; leading to a new set of skin issues in our 40s and 50s.


The Basic 3-Step Skincare Routine that Works

By Simone Wu 3 months ago 2036 Views No comments

Whether you’re walking down the beauty retail aisles in the drugstore, stepping into the beauty halls in department stores, or scrolling down a beauty online store, shopping for skincare that suits your skin type and condition can get overwhelming. Don't worry, we've got your back! Here's a quick guide on how you can kick-off your search on your perfect skincare routine.


How To Maintain A Healthy Scalp In Hot Summer Weather

By Pearlyn Tham 3 months ago 979 Views No comments

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?


3 Major Signs of Sun Damage And What You Can Do About Them

By Pearlyn Tham 4 months ago 754 Views No comments

Dealing with sunburns, uneven skin tone, pigmentation and wrinkly dry skin from all the years of sun-worshiping? Reverse these signs of sun damages with our tips and tricks.


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

By Pearlyn Tham 4 months ago 790 Views No comments

If you are old enough to remember a time without the Internet. you would probably also be old enough to remember asking your mum, aunt or elder sister for skincare recommendations. These days there are a myriad ways: from your friend’s Instagram ravings to skincare blogs and forums and more.