Beauty Review: Garnier’s Hydra Bomb Mask Series

I've been plagued with hyper-sensitive skin all my life - which both the Internet and my original gene-bearers have unhelpfully reassured would abate with age, but never did. In a perfect world, I'd be soaking my worries away in SKII rose-scented face masks and Bath and Body Works' Christmas-scented glitter bomb lotions. The reality is… Continue reading Beauty Review: Garnier’s Hydra Bomb Mask Series

My Top 3 New Year Beauty Resolutions

Just as 2014 welcomed Tish with the mud facials, 2015 with the DIY hot coconut oil hair treatment via the microwave, 2016 with the over-exfoliation resulting in heartbreaking skin tags, 2017 with Tish and her heavy-handed curtain of pimple-inducing bangs, and 2018 with the Singapore-inappropriate trend of dewy (read: oily) Korean skin, I'm determined to… Continue reading My Top 3 New Year Beauty Resolutions

3 Dreadful Beauty Faux Pas which Ruined my Skin

I've never had problematic skin. In fact, I've always had that dewy and glowing complexion now known to the modern world as 'Korean skin'. Oh, to be 14 again. However, that all changed when I bit the bullet with puberty. My blunder years compelled me to an Avril Lavigne-esque emo fringe. That, combined with my… Continue reading 3 Dreadful Beauty Faux Pas which Ruined my Skin

Beauty in a Box: Cubicle Skincare for the Office Gal

I sit in a little cubicle for nearly 3/4 of my day. It's an open-concept, I grant you, but the unhealthy facts remain: I spend most of my day seated in an air-conditioned box, breathing in recycled air and pounding caffeine by the hour. I take responsibility for the caffeine #2019NewYearResolutions. On the rare occasion… Continue reading Beauty in a Box: Cubicle Skincare for the Office Gal

Beauty Review: Dermalogica’s Ultracalming Cleanser

Hello, is it me you're looking for? So this was what Lionel Richie was warbling about in Hello. Dermalogica's Ultracalming Cleanser is the stuff of complexion-happy dreams. It's calming, mildly-scented (so as not to irritate my sensitive nose), incredibly moisturising, and luscious to the touch; like washing your face with thickened cream - ala Charlize… Continue reading Beauty Review: Dermalogica’s Ultracalming Cleanser

Why Makeup isn’t a Part of my Beauty Regime Anymore

One morning after the usual after-bath skincare routine, I simply decided that I was going to stop wearing makeup. Why? I can't remember. Perhaps I was running late for work that day, or I ran out of my favourite Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturiser. Or perhaps, this was just my sheer laziness for beauty upkeep hitting… Continue reading Why Makeup isn’t a Part of my Beauty Regime Anymore