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FACE

Review: Pigmentation Removal @ Niks Maple Laser Clinic (Part 3)

After two months of being on prescribed skincare products, I got the green light to laser off my unsightly pigments. For now, there are only 2 aesthetic clinics in Singapore offering the latest Picosure laser for pigmentation removal. Niks Maple Laser Clinic at Orchard Central is one of them. Eight weeks of strict skincare regime …

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Review: Pigmentation Removal @ Niks Maple Laser Clinic (Part 2)

4 weeks on Dr Ong’s skincare regime and I went for my 2nd consult. As I stepped into her office, Dr Ong commented my complexion looked more even-toned. This time the surrounding skin has become lighter which makes the dark spots more pronounced. Ideal for laser removal down the road. …

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DOG

How To Ease Your Dog’s Pain With Aromatherapy?

It never crossed my mind that dogs would appreciate or benefit from aromatherapy. But nowadays, it is not uncommon to find veterinary places offering alternative practices like aromatherapy massage, herbal remedies and acupuncture for pets. The first time my dog’s swim coach suggested I use aromatherapy on my 14-year old …

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FACE

Review: Pigmentation Removal @ Niks Maple Laser Clinic (Part 1)

I have been struggling with hyperpigmentation for over 10 years. No matter how many times I have burnt them off, medicated them away or treated them with expensive skin whitening products, they come back. I heard about the latest non-invasive aesthetic laser called PicoSure available in Singapore and wanted to give it a …

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HAIR

Review: O’Right Recoffee Hair Oil

The novel concept of an ecological line of hair care products containing natural ingredients with a main focus on coffee oil was launched a year ago by (Read O’Right Launches Recoffee Hair Products). The creative people at O’Right discovered that antioxidants from coffee beans can slow down the aging process …

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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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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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SPA

Review: Bespoke Organic Skin Gym Facial @ Kew Organics

There is a new facial in Singapore that is guaranteed to give your face a workout. While we sweat away on treadmills and work core muscle groups in the gym, our face rarely gets touched. Thanks to the people at Kew Organics facial bar, your face can now get a calisthenics-like …

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FACE

Review: Kyonoyuki Face Massage Cream

Riding the wave of the Japanese kawaii (cute) culture, Kyonoyuki has finally reached the shores of Singapore. This natural skincare cult brand from Japan originally started 20 years ago by a female cake shop owner. She wanted to provide beauty products for her customers with sensitive skin. This face massage …

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EATS

Review: Shiraz Restaurant

If you have ever walked through the heart of Clarke Quay and stopped to read the menu with live belly dancers doing jaw-dropping hip shimmies to the beat of Persian music, you know you have arrived at Shiraz. For many years, I would walk past in awe watching these fantasy …

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