Want to know which skincare products truly work and which should be avoided? You can find our truthful opinions on a wide range of products from eye cream and moisturizer to UV screen and cleanser. We make an effort to pinpoint pimple-safe products as well as those that can potentially clog pores.

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Things to buy in Malaysia

25 Things to Buy in Malaysia (2024): A Singaporean’s Perspective

What are the things worth buying from Malaysia? As many of you know, I travel to Malaysia frequently, at least twice a month. Over the years, I’ve figured out what are the stuff worth lugging back to Singapore. Obviously, with Singapore being the most expensive city in the world, many things may seem worthwhile to bring back from Malaysia, right? […]

Some said Decorte Liposome Repair Serum is a must-try elixir. Is it true?

When travelling in Tokyo, I asked a Japanese local which beauty products were worth recommending. And she said, “Decorte Liposome Repair Serum.”  Hey all, if you’ve read my Tokyo Travelogue, you would know that I made a new Japanese friend on a train when travelling to Hakone, a mountainous hot spring town. This friendly lady recommended two beauty products of

Nameraka Honpo Wrinkle Gel Cream

A Convenient Cream: Nameraka Honpo Wrinkle Gel Cream scores a 5-star review!

3 months ago, I took a risk and brought along a never-tried-before moisturiser – Nameraka Honpo Wrinkle Gel Cream – to Guangzhou for a vacation. Admittedly, I was worried.  “What if the cream is not moisturising enough?” “Would it clog my pores and cause me to break out?”  Thankfully, Nameraka Honpo did not fail me. In fact, the Wrinkle Gel

Abib Skincare review

I picked these 7 Abib skincare products. Have you tried them?

Did you know that you can get Abib skincare products in Singapore? Maybe you do, but I’m more of a hillbilly and had not heard of this Korean brand till I was “exposed” to it a few weeks ago.  Thanks to the media people for giving me the opportunity to find out more about Abib during a launch event at

Clinique All About Eyes

Clinique All About Eyes: The versatile eye cream for all skin types

Looking for a reliable eye cream? Consider Clinique All About Eyes. I’ve been using this USA-made eye cream since my younger years and have found it to be a dependable source of moisture for the eyes.  Keep reading to find out the pros and cons of Clinique All About Eyes.    Tell me more about Clinique All About Eyes Clinique

Welcia-BHG Takashimaya

Welcia-BHG is where you can get your Jap-beauty fix in Singapore!

Where’s a good place to shop for Japanese beauty products in Singapore? Yesterday, I spent a good one hour shopping at Welcia-BHG Takashimaya and was delighted to see so many items on sales. Most of them were at 35% off with some at an even more attractive discount of 50%. From now till 31 Oct, Welcia-BHG Takashimaya is having a

DHC Color Lip Cream

What I thought of DHC Lip Cream after 9 years (Incl. Swatch of DHC Color Lip Cream)

Hey guys, let’s talk about one popular beauty product from Japan – DHC Lip Cream. I first reviewed this product in 2014. Since then, some things have changed. For instance, they now have tinted ones known as DHC Color Lip Cream, and “extra moisturising” ones among others. I also found out a few cons of this product. Instead of updating

Essano Rosehip Foaming Cleanser

Review of Essano Rosehip Foaming Cleanser – Why I don’t use this at night!

Today, let’s check out Essano Rosehip Foaming Cleanser – a soap-free facial cleanser from the kiwi land. Ever since I turned “mature” in age, I’ve been looking out for less drying cleansers, and Essano Rosehip cleanser is one of the recent ones that I’ve tried.  I like its claim of being gentle and nourishing. While non-foaming cleansers, such as cream-based

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