SKINCARE

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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Essano Rosehip Foaming Cleanser

Review of Essano Rosehip Foaming Cleanser – It’s soap-free, but can it clean effectively?

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 sounded gentle enough for my current state of skin, i.e. dry. I also like it that this cleanser can foam despite it being soap-free. …

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Best Beauty Products to Buy (Collage)

17 Beauty products that I love and am still using today!

Since this is the buying season, I thought I’ll write a post on the beauty products to buy. This list contains 17 products that I love and am still using today. Hope it’ll help you in your festive shopping spree! :)  To give the listing some order, I’ll share it in the sequence of my usage. And of course, that would mean …

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Clinical Skin Vitamin C Serum

Clinical Skin from USA brings you premium anti-aging skincare – here are 3 products I’ve tried

A while ago, I received a luxuriously-packaged beauty press kit from Clinical Skin, a brand hailed from USA that is said to include cutting-edge science in its skincare formula. Let me show you the 3 products that I received. But please be warned first that the price is pretty premium, with most products priced above USD100 per bottle.    Skincare …

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Meeth Ceraderma Essence

Meeth Ceraderma Essence from Japan may give you luminous and glowing skin!

Hey, let me introduce a new Japanese skincare – Meeth Ceraderma Essence. This luxuriously-priced essence is meant for those with sensitive skin and contains 5 types of ceramide to combat skin dryness.  Who should try this essence? According to Meeth, you should try this if you want fresh, radiant and firm skin. Update (Aug 2022): This post was first published …

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Elizabeth Arden Lip Balm

Review of Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream Lip Protectant Stick

5 years after my first purchase, I’m still loving Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream Lip Protectant Stick. I first published this post in 2017 when I bought a trio pack at Changi Airport DFS. The tinted lip balms in shades of pink, red and nude felt like a practical addition to my luggage, protecting my lips from dry cabin air …

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Essano Rosehip Moisturiser

Why I may not repurchase Essano Rosehip Moisturiser even though it contains organic ingredient

Looking for a lightweight day cream? Check out today’s review on Essano Rosehip Moisturiser, a skincare product from New Zealand which you can also get in Singapore’s major drugstore such as Watsons.  For info, I’ve been using Essano Rosehip Moisturiser for close to a year. So this is not a first-impression piece. In fact, I may have lost some excitement …

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Skinceuticals Vitamin C Serum 30ml

SkinCeuticals C E Ferulic Vitamin C – Is it worth the hefty price tag?

Hey all, after seven years of beauty blogging, I’ve finally splurged on SkinCeuticals C E Ferulic – a Vitamin C Serum that I presumed is the market leader because of its patented formula (and hefty price tag). Is this Vitamin C serum deserving of its premium pricing? Does it do better than other brands with seemingly similar formula, that costs …

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Things to buy in Malaysia

25 Things to Buy in Malaysia (2022): 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? …

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Meeth Store Singapore

This is where Meeth Skincare opened its first retail store in Singapore

Meeth has opened its first retail store in Singapore! If you can still recall, this is a luxury skincare brand from Japan which I first blogged about in Dec 2020.  Make a guess where its first store is located.  Here are some hints: 1) It’s central 2) It’s patriotic 3) The building has been around since the 70s Got it? …

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L'oreal Lip and eye make-up remover

Review of L’Oreal Eye Makeup Remover | Countless bottles used for decades!

I’ve just topped up another two bottles of L’Oreal Eye Makeup Remover, and thought it’s time to update this post which I first published in July 2016. During then, I’d said that I was already using this great product for a decade or two, and how it deserved to be included in my SUPER Holy Grail List. Read on to find …

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