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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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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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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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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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Review: Organi Green Apple Clay Mask

An apple a day keeps the doctor away. Apparently, it can also keep the dermatologist at arm’s length. The power of apples lie in apple polyphenols; a powerful class of antioxidant. Recent research studies show polyphenols to be the favorite mechanism used by apples to protect themselves from ultraviolet (UV) …

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Review: Aseop Blue Chamomile Facial Hydrating Masque

I have not been so eager to rave about a certain skin product, until now. Aseop’s latest hydrating masque comes with many interesting facts and is truly worth the mention. Fact 1: This is Aesop’s newest member to the classic skincare range and, surprisingly, also the first of its kind. …

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Review: S.W. Basics Organic Lip Balms

There is nothing sexy about dry, scaly lips. Chapped lips can be uncomfortable, unsightly and down right painful. Unlike lipstick or lip gloss, lip balm is just one of those practical necessities that every woman needs in her pursue. I am quite particular when it comes to lip balms. It …

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Review: Yüm Gourmet Sakura Cherry Blossom Peel

Facial peels are quite my thing lately. Not like the harsh chemical peels that aesthetic doctors recommend at their clinics. Rather, the kind of treatment you can do at-home with skincare products made from powerful enzymes of organically grown flowers and fruits. Yüm Gourmet Skincare from Vancouver, Canada is a …

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Review: Organi Manuka Honey Peel

My recent beauty obsession is organic facial peels. I rave and talk about it all the time as if I have found gold. My long-time ass-umption that “peels are only suitable for people with oily and acne-prone skin” had me avoiding facial peels like a plague – because I have …

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