Gua sha tools and jade rollers have been popping all over Instagram for a while now and gained a loyal following among skincare junkies. For the uninitiated, facial gua sha is different from jade rollers. Used in traditional Chinese medicine, the practice involves scraping a flat tool with rounded edges, usually made of jade or […]
Over the last year, our approach to beauty has changed drastically. 10-step beauty routines are out and skin minimalism—or “skinimalism”—is in. With more time spent at home, we invested time into our self-care routines, let our skin take a break from makeup and started practising mindfulness to nurture ourselves. We check in with Chinese-Portuguese content […]
In an ideal world, we would be diligent about sun protection all the time, making sure to slather our skin in sunscreen every day and reapplying every two hours. But for most people, it’s almost impossible to keep up with such a routine daily. This is where sun-protective clothing comes in: It’s wearable protection that […]
You could say Alverina Wijaya thrives on creating. After studying Jewellery Design at Raffles Design Institute and then going on to graduate in Fashion Marketing and Management from ISEM in Paris, the Singapore-based designer and content creator set out to establish her brand Chainless Brain upon her return. Today, it has been rebranded and now […]
In theory, you would be washing your day every day, especially with a climate as hot and humid as Singapore’s. But what about those days when you’re too tired to take your makeup off, let alone wash your hair? Or if you have especially oily scalps that need to be freshened up by midday? That’s […]
Sunnies Face's Martine Ho talks about how she got her start in the beauty industry, her favourite Sunnies Face products and makeup for moms.
Had a killer workout? Keep reading to learn more about this exercise-induced condition that could be fatal. If you’ve ever taken a spin class, you know it’s no joke. Riding on a stationary bike for 45 minutes doesn’t seem like a big deal, but it’s insanely hard in reality. Heard stories of people ending up […]
British-Singaporean model and content creator Tessa Lin Burton shows us that the first step to feeling comfortable in your own skin starts with yourself. Tessa Lin Burton has never been one to stay still. The British-Singaporean model and content creator was born and raised in the UK, before moving to Asia to pursue her modelling […]
Your skin is the biggest and most visible organ. But it differs from the other organs in a simple way: When there’s a problem, you’ll definitely know about it. And this is where face mapping comes in. An ancient practice rooted in Chinese medicine that spans thousands of years, face mapping treats your face as […]
Singaporean actress Constance Lau shares her latest projects, what got her into acting and her favourite beauty products to use post-filming.
One of the industry’s top models, Dinara Chetyrova has been put on several publications’ “must watch” list and it’s obvious why: her beauty is one that seems to jump right off the page. Though born and raised in Russia, Dinara’s beauty comes from her Kalmyk (a western branch of Mongolia) and Kyrgyz (a Turkic ethnic group) origins. […]