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EVENT

Latest Preview: H&M Conscious Exclusive Collection 2016

Recycled and organic raw materials is, once again, making headlines with the latest preview of H&M’s Conscious Collection 2016. Being conscious in every part of the fashion making process is H&M’s corporate challenge set in 2011. As part of the hundreds of conscious actions the company takes part in every …

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HEALTH

Tiger Balm Red or White: Is It Worth The Burn?

Tiger Balm, the all-in-one balm, is a perennial favorite among the old generation of our parents and grandparents. A childhood item guaranteed to exist in every Chinese household. Created in the late 1800s by a China-born herbalist Aw Chu Kin, Tiger Balm is essentially a soothing balm that contains nothing …

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FACE

Review: Antipodes Aura Manuka Honey Mask

Every once in a while, I discover a great hydrative facial mask. This is one of them. Antipodes, a New Zealand organic skincare line, is a science-based company that uses 100% natural ingredients: of which 70-95% of the ingredients have to be certified organic and the remaining 5-30% of ingredients …

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BEAUTY

How to Take Care Of Your Skin After Sun Exposure

With summer approaching, beach holidays are inevitable. Roaming around shopping, sightseeing and lazying by the poolside at happy hour under the scorching sun is bound to take a toll on your skin. I recently came back from a 2-week vacation in Vietnam. Despite my best effort wearing long-sleeve blouses and …

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SPA

Review: Hyapeptide Anti-Aging Solution @ Kew Organics

Everybody knows the key to smooth and youthful skin is plenty of collagen. Collagen is a kind of protein made up of a long string of amino acids. When this string of amino acid breaks down, the dislodged amino acid links are called peptides. Just because it is “broken” does …

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BABY

How to Choose A Safe Toy For Your Kid?

After publishing the article Why Wooden Toys Are Better Than Plastic Toys For Children, I have been getting readers asking the how/where/what type of toys to recommend. While I am no expert on toys or babies, there are just a few common sense guidelines from an eco-conscious standpoint that is …

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BABY

Why Wooden Toys Are Better Than Plastic Toys For Children?

There is no hard and fast rule when it comes to children’s toys. Most parents would agree that the best kind of toys are the ones their baby plays with – no matter plastic or wooden. But when it comes to purchasing a plastic or wooden toy, the chance is …

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PRODUCT LAUNCH

Alba Botanica Launches All-Natural Skincare Range to Combat Acne

Last evening, I attended the official launch of Alba Botanica’s skincare range, Acnedote. A clever pun as an acne antidote that got me and my girlfriend giggling throughout the night. It was quite an interactive night filled with mini quizzes, blindfold smell tests and cool prizes. A nice introduction that …

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BEAUTY

5 Good Skin Habits to Erase Fine Lines

In my early 20s and 30s, discussing fine lines and wrinkles would be as foreign (and completely useless) as discussing the science of quantum physics with me. But lately, I cannot seem to get enough. Multiple fine lines have started showing up uninvited to the party, that being my face. …

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BABYLIVING

How to Remove Limescale in Your Appliances?

If you have ever looked inside your kettle, iron or tap, you will most likely find its biggest enemy – limescale. But who cares? Afterall, limescale is not known to have killed anyone, apart from a kettle or two. The strange thing is when it comes to baby-related items like …

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