The secret to chok chok glowing skin according to Park Shin Hye

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Unless you’ve been on a digital detox for the last few years and unplugged all your computers, you will be somewhat familiar with Korean skincare and makeup trends. Soft, straight ulzzang eyebrows, aegyosal that make your eyes look they’re smiling and chok chok glowing skin are all Korean exports. BB and CC creams, essences, cushion compacts and snail mucus were all introduced to beauty junkies around the world by Korea.
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Let me introduce you to Mirko Buffini Firenze

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What if I told you that the story of Mirko Buffini Firenze, luxury Tuscan parfum maison started with one man’s search to find his signature perfume? In his early 30s, Mirko Buffini received a special gift – a perfume – from a dear friend. Although he loved it, he felt there was something lacking and set out to find his ideal fragrance, one that would truly represent who he was. This olfactory journey led him to discover the best raw materials, analyse ingredients and eventually become master perfumer. This journey, led to the birth of Mirko Buffini Firenze. Continue reading

Skinceuticals HA Intensifier is the serum to buy before your next birthday

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Every year, a few months before my birthday, I start noticing new features on my face – the lines under my eyes that didn’t used to be there, uneven skin tone on my forehead (how did that happen?), pores looking slightly enlarged. This year, while there were no new lines under my eyes, I noticed with dismay the lines around my mouth had gotten more prominent. Must stop smiling, I made a mental note, that Victoria Beckham was on to something. Continue reading

Everything you need to know to do your makeup like a French woman

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I’ve been fascinated with how French women do their makeup even before I touched down in the City of Lights for the first time this spring. They use what looks like so little and manage to look so good. On the bus, in the train, at cafes and restaurants the women I observed (all while trying not to look like I was staring) seemed like they didn’t spend too much time or effort on hair, makeup or dressing up.
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Get the brows you’ve always wanted with Plume Lash and Brow Enhancing Serum

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Inspired by the Cara Delevingne and the big-brows-are-beautiful-trend, I decided to grow out my brows two years ago. Why am I telling you this? Because after all this time, there are still parts of my brows that are “bald”, which means I have to do my brows, even if I’m not wearing any makeup. But all that changed recently with the Plume Brow and Lash serum.
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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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