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Cure Natural Aqua Gel

Cure Natural Aqua Gel impresses after 7 years – Smooth, soft and clear skin is what you’ll get

Cure Natural Aqua Gel was one of my first reviews when I launched this website in 2014. After 7 years, I’m still loving it and am updating this post to reflect latest opinions. If you are looking for a gentle exfoliator that can cleanse your skin of roughness and whiteheads, you’ll want to know more about what this Japan-made gel …

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Clinique Take the Day Off Cleansing Balm

Why Choose Clinique Take The Day Off Cleansing Balm over other makeup removers?

When I ran out of my favourite makeup remover, I was so glad to have Clinique Take the Day Off Cleansing Balm in my “inventory”. Because after trying three other makeup removers in my stockpile, Clinique was the only one that’s gentle enough on my dehydrated skin.  I’ve since used Clinique Cleansing Balm for a month and am ready to …

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Chifure Lipstick S

REVIEW: Chifure Lipstick S hydrates your lips without hurting your pocket

I couldn’t believe how cheap Chifure Lipstick S was when I saw it in my trip to Okinawa. It was elegantly displayed alongside other well-known Japan brands such as Shiseido, Kanebo and Integrate. At ¥350 (before tax) for a Japan-made lipstick, Chifure Lipstick S was unarguably a steal. I couldn’t resist the temptation and grabbed two – one for me and …

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Sana Moist Cleansing Wash

SANA Namerakahonpo Moist Cleansing Wash – It works great on my dry & aging skin!

Hi all, I’m happy to share a 5-star product – SANA Namerakahonpo Moist Cleansing Wash. If you are battling dry and aging skin and want a foaming face wash that won’t aggravate your skin condition, you’ll be interested to find out more about this Japan cleanser.  Read on and check out its pros and cons!    More about SANA Namerakahonpo  …

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Clinique Smart Night Custom Repair Moisturizer

Clinique Smart Night Custom Repair Moisturizer | Favorite Moisturizer of the Year

I’ve just repurchased another tub of Clinique Smart Night Custom Repair Moisturizer and find it timely to update this post that I first published in Nov 2018. I had then proclaimed it as my favorite night cream of the year. So, who would potentially like this night cream? Well, if you have dry or dehydrated skin, be it due to …

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Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream Lip Protectant Stick

Review of Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream Lip Protectant Stick

Four 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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L'Oreal Micellar Water

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

Ever since I reached my 40s, I found myself constantly battling dry and flaky skin. One thing I did was to switch to a different type of makeup remover. After a long search, I found L’Oreal Micellar Water. Being a long-time user of cleansing oil, I was concerned if Micellar Water would be as effective in removing stubborn makeup. And …

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Meeth Face Mask

Meet Meeth – A New Luxury Skincare from Japan that wants to boost your self-confidence!

Hey all, I like to introduce a new skincare brand from Japan. Known as Meeth and helmed by Japanese celebrity Sonmi, this brand is based on a simple philosophy – self confidence! Sonmi believes that how you feel about your skin can shape your behaviour, thoughts and chances you grab in life.  So, how does Meeth skincare boost our self confidence …

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Clinique Dramatically Moisturizing Lotion

Didn’t like Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion in my 20s, but now I do in my 40s!

Within one week, Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion restored my dry and irritated skin to a flake-free and supple one. This basic lotion that I didn’t like when I was in my 20s has now become 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 …

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