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Make the Right Move – Sexiest Dance Moves for Men Identified

By Gene Yeo Listen up guys! If you are hoping to drive the ladies wild on the dance floor, you can forget about those jazz hands or doing the robot walk. Scientists have finally identified the right moves to give you a leg up. According to a study, sexy dancing is about all about moving … Continue reading

The Secret To Happiness – It Might Be Easier Than You Think

By Michelle Wenli While the traditional five Cs (cash, credit card, car, condominium, country club membership) seem to sum up the ‘ideal’ successful existence materially, but it could be the simple joy of life that leaves most of us feeling contented at the end of the day — a good night’s sleep, simple home-cooked meals … Continue reading

Confession of a Beauty Addict – Symptom Checklist for GLHD Syndrome Every Girl Should Go Through

By Claudia Lin Are you a victim of GLHD syndrome? For those who are not familiar with the term, it stands for “Girls Leaving the House Dressless”. Look around on the streets, in the train or office, and it’ll not be difficult to spot a GLHD who is drawing glances from others…but just not the … Continue reading

Confession of a Beauty Addict – Black Tuesday

By Emily Wong Move over Monday blues…Tuesday at 11.45am is officially the most stressful time of the working week. Or at least that’s what researchers in the UK found when they surveyed 3,000 British workers – nearly half of those interviewed identified mid-morning on their second working day of the week as the moment when … Continue reading

Confession of a Beauty Addict – Dessert is Served…Bon Appétit!

By Emily Wong Well, I guess this should qualify for an article on a beauty blog, to celebrate our love for…ahem, all things beautiful and alluring. Parisians were recently treated to eye candy as Abercrombie & Fitch gathered 101 shirtless and drool-worthy male models for a pectoral party on the streets. This was the preview … Continue reading

Confession of a Beauty Addict – Laura Mercier Secret Finish Mattifying

By Emily Wong Laura Mercier Secret Finish Mattifying is officially my new-found BMF (Best Mattifying Friend)! This review is a no-brainer to write because the result is so obvious immediately. Following the instructions of the beauty consultant, I lightly patted a teeny bit (smaller than my pinky tip) of the clear velvety primer-like gel over … Continue reading

The Beauty Apocalypse – Year 35.09

By Michelle Wenli According to a Japanese study, 35.09 is the EXACT age when beauty fades and our faces crumble. Yes…researchers from Fukui University and SK-II have concluded that the age of 35.09—or 33 days past your 35th birthday—is the precise moment that the ticking beauty time bomb goes off: You may start looking older … Continue reading

Latisse – The Answer to Familial Hair-Doom?

By Justin Cheung It seems a cruel fate that at the age of 29 years, the handsome Prince William is following in his father’s footsteps…or even rushing ahead, with his hairline is receding quicker than you can say ‘Catherine Middleton’. Well, this piece of news may offer a glimpse of hope for the Prince Charming … Continue reading

Confession of a Beauty Addict – Janie Taylor for Chloé

By Emily Wong I interrupt this beauty blog for something beautiful… New York City Ballet principal dancer, Janie Taylor, models Chloé’s dance-inspired spring/summer 2011 collection with choreographer and corps de ballet member, Justin Peck, in an impassioned short clip for the Block Magazine. I’m just mesmerised by the Prima Ballerina’s effortlessly elegant routine, accompanied by the ethereal floaty movements of … Continue reading

Confession of a Beauty Addict – Miracle ‘Pore’-fecting Treatment for Sensitive Skin

By Emily Wong Plugged pores, erratic breakouts and sensitive combination skin have plagued me for as long as I can remember. The sensitivity bit complicates everything as many pore-minimizing or oil-control products would dry out, irritate and frustrate rather than help my troubled skin. So I was a mixed bag of nerves and excitement when … Continue reading