Swatches + First Impressions: NARS Powermatte Lip Pigment

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NARS has finally launched a range of matte liquid lipsticks and you won’t be disappointed. The Powermatte Lip Pigments are everything you would expect from the brand: pigmented, lightweight, easy to apply and long-wearing in a range of colours to please everyone. Literally. As you will see the range has everything from dusty roses, blue reds to black.
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These Kevin Murphy hair care products will transform your tresses

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I may not have been able to completely master the art of French makeup or dressing, but there is one aspect where I am thoroughly French: my hair. Like most French women, I splurge on a good hair cut, which ensures I don’t need to spend time or money on styling or styling products. Instead, as French hair care diktats go, I try to leave it to air dry in an attempt to ensure it looks cool, undone, effortless.

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Swipe, swatch and play with Mamonde beauty at the new store

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When K-beauty brand Mamonde first landed in Singapore, the only way to get our hands on their products bursting with botanical benefits was to order it via Lazada.com. However, old-school me prefers being able to feel the textures, sniff the scents and swatch the colours – the last one being particularly important since I’ve got medium-warm toned skin. Which is why I was delighted to know that the brand had opened it’s first ever store in Singapore at Tangs VivoCity.
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How to exfoliate based on your skin type

If you’ve read my previous post about the important skincare step you’re probably skipping, you’ll know that exfoliation plays a big part in keeping your skin healthy as well as reducing your chances of breaking out. But too much of a good thing can be a bad thing. Over exfoliating can wreck havoc with your skin making it raw and sensitive. The key is knowing how often you need to exfoliate and finding the right exfoliator for your skin type.
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The best way to beat hangover skin right here

If you’re currently sitting, pounding head in hand, trying to total up last night’s cocktails (or mulled wine) while your throat feels like a dry sponge and your skin looks dull and blotchy, you’re probably not alone. All forms of alcohol are dehydrating, resulting in this morning from hell scenario. But the good news is, you don’t have to look as bad as you feel. Following these tried and tested tips, before and after a fabulous night out will have you have you looking – if not feeling – good in no time.

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