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.

Check out this category if you want our honest assessment and recommendation of skincare products.

 

Must-read articles on Skincare

Clinique Dramatically Moisturizing Lotion

I didn’t like Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion in my 20s, but now I do!

  Within one week, Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion+ (DDML) restored my dry and irritated skin to a flake-free and supple one. This basic lotion that I didn’t like in the past is now one of my favorite moisturizers. I’m even rating it a 5/5 which means I would definitely be repurchasing it.  When I received the Clinique Holiday Set …

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SANA Namerakahonpo Cream

SANA Namerakahonpo Cream – An impressive moisturizer that heals flaky skin within days

  Have you been suffering from dry and flaky skin? Check out SANA Namerakahonpo Cream, an impressive moisturizer that nourishes the skin marvelously and healed my dry patches within days. As much as I love this rich cream, there’s one potential weakness that you should take note of.  Although SANA Cream may not be entirely safe on my pimple-prone skin, …

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Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser

Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser – A cleanser I would only use in the morning

  I bet you’ve heard of Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser. It’s a classic skincare brand that has been around for ages and is highly-recommended by dermatologist worldwide. My partner has been a loyal fan of Cetaphil Cleanser and urged me to give it a try many years ago. I did but only sporadically until recently when I made myself use …

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Things to buy in Malaysia

25 Things to Buy in Malaysia (2020): 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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Aloe Calming Toner

How The Body Shop Aloe Calming Toner refreshes dry skin with gentle ingredients

  Interested in an alcohol-free toner? Today, I’ll review The Body Shop Aloe Calming Toner, a product formulated for those with sensitive skin. Although I don’t have sensitive skin, I thought my drier skin these days could benefit from a gentle toner. Let’s take a look and see how well this Aloe Calming Toner performs against my age-induced dry skin. …

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Innisfree Green Tea Seed Eye Cream

Innisfree Green Tea Seed Eye Cream is so versatile, you can share it with mom

  Innisfree Green Tea Seed Eye Cream is one of the most versatile eye creams I’ve used. Its formulation makes it great for all ages and for the same reason, it’s also suitable for day and night use. Read on and see if this Korean-made eye cream would suit your skin profile.  What Innisfree Green Tea Seed Eye Cream Promised …

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Best Beauty Products 2019

16 Best Beauty Products & Services of 2019 (Plus Christmas Gift Ideas)

  Hi all, ready to see the 16 Best Beauty Products & Services reviewed in the whole of 2019? These top reviews have received a rating of at least 4.5 out of a 5-star rating. I think these make for great Christmas gifts for your loved ones. Check them out!     Best Beauty Products of 2019 The Best Beauty …

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L'Oreal Micellar Water

Review: L’Oreal Micellar Water (Normal to Dry Skin) vs Cleansing Oil?

  Editor Note (Dec 2019): This post was first published in June 2019. After using L’Oreal Micellar Water for a few more months, I’m starting to love it. Hence, I’m updating the pros and cons to reflect for renewed perspective.  Ever since I reached my 40s, I found myself constantly battling dry and flaky skin. One thing I did recently …

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Fitbit Cyber monday deals

Did you snag a great deal this festive season? Check out what I bought!

Hey Peeps,  How have you been? I’ve been really busy lately, working on something extremely important. I was shopping diligently everyday and “working overtime” a few days before Black Friday all the way till Cyber Monday (and Tuesday in Singapore GMT: +8). :) In fact, I was up till 5am on Cyber Monday trying to finalize my USA orders :) …

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Skin Aqua UV Essence

Skin Aqua UV Essence Review: Affordable Japanese sunscreen with one imperfection

  The one thing that I’ll always bring back from Japan is none other than a Japanese sunscreen. In my recent trip to Nippon, I bought a few tubes including Skin Aqua UV Essence SPF50+. This is by far the cheapest sunscreen that I’ve gotten in Japan and I wondered how Skin Aqua would match up with the other great …

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