Tips to creating a flawless no-makeup makeup look
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Tips to creating a flawless no-makeup makeup look

Ah, the no-makeup makeup look. Countless tutorials and tips online, a perennial favourite of editors, models and top makeup artists. I feel that it’s the perfect time to highlight this look again, with my instagram getting flooded by the over-the-top cut crease/ false eyelash / contoured face and nose / multi coloured jewelled eyes / … Continue reading

Christmas Countdown Gift Idea #7: Hair Brushes For All Hair Types
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Christmas Countdown Gift Idea #7: Hair Brushes For All Hair Types

The one under-hyped beauty tool out there must be the humble hairbrush. Usually left forgotten on the dresser, we usually fail to realise what difference it can make to our hairstyle. Realise how a hairstylist almost always uses a hairbrush for a silky blowout? And how many different brushes they choose from? Here are some … Continue reading

Christmas Countdown Gift Idea #10: Bioderma Sensibio – A Skincare Range For Sensitive Skins & An Awesome Makeup Remover
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Christmas Countdown Gift Idea #10: Bioderma Sensibio – A Skincare Range For Sensitive Skins & An Awesome Makeup Remover

While attending Rae Morris’ workshop in Australia, she kept recommending Crealine makeup remover. I was so boggled by that word till I saw her bottle of Bioderma makeup remover. For those who haven’t yet heard of or seen Bioderma, here it is! When I got back to Singapore, I immediately went to Guardian and bought … Continue reading

Christmas Countdown Gift Idea #11: Rae Morris’ Makeup The Ultimate Guide
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Christmas Countdown Gift Idea #11: Rae Morris’ Makeup The Ultimate Guide

I stumbled across Rae Morris’ books a long time ago, and bought Makeup The Ultimate Guide at (the now closed) Pageone bookstore. Working as a makeup artist, I find it absolutely essential to know what other makeup artists are doing. No, not to compare, but to learn what they have to teach and share. Rae … Continue reading

Christmas Countdown Gift Idea #13: How To Get Quality Brushes At A Steal
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Christmas Countdown Gift Idea #13: How To Get Quality Brushes At A Steal

During the Christmas season, many cosmetics companies launch gift sets which give you a big bumper value for the price you pay. Which means, buying a set of stuff would be much cheaper than buying them individually. I always recommend buying brushes at Christmas or in a set, because when purchased individually at stores, they … Continue reading

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Something Rude And Disrespectful You May Unknowingly Do To Your Makeup Artist

I’ve decided to write this because: 1. I have feelings and, 2. I think this has got to stop and, 3. Most people don’t know that this is rude.   See, I’ve been doing makeup for about eight (almost nine) years, and it’s my full time job. It pays my bills and I really do … Continue reading

Bridal Makeup Tutorial by Joanna Koh for The Wedding Scoop
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Bridal Makeup Tutorial by Joanna Koh for The Wedding Scoop

Hello everyone! I’m finally back from Australia! Last week while I was there, The Wedding Scoop featured a bridal makeup tutorial which I showcased how to achieve a glamourous evening look on your wedding day. I’m reblogging this as a whole, because they did such a wonderful job putting my steps and points together with … Continue reading

A Real Maybelline NY Rocket Mascara Review – No Bullshit, No Photoshop
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A Real Maybelline NY Rocket Mascara Review – No Bullshit, No Photoshop

I’m a mascara snob. Really. It’s been many years since I’ve used a drugstore mascara brand, the last being Max Factor 2000 Calorie Mascara many years ago. I usually use Dior’s Diorshow or Givenchy’s Phenomen’ Eyes, both of which are supposedly waterproof (well, they still smudge, but that’s not our point today). So anyway, why … Continue reading

Exclusive! Kate Somerville’s Tips On Achieving Your Best Skin In 1 Month! (Part 2)
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Exclusive! Kate Somerville’s Tips On Achieving Your Best Skin In 1 Month! (Part 2)

Last week, we brought you Part 1 of the exclusive tips we received from Kate Somerville on achieving your best skin in 6 months. While her clients are paying up to US$375 per facial at her clinic, those of us who don’t have the time or money to see her in Hollywood can also follow her … Continue reading