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Women in Pants – Tim Gunn Talks About Hillary Clinton’s Pant Suits & ‘Gender Confusion’

By Emily Wong We are quite sure Tim Gunn has caught Hillary Clinton’s attention. During his appearance on ‘Lopez Tonight’ a few days ago, the fashion guru criticized the Secretary of State’s fashion choices. “WHY must she dress that way? I think she’s confused about her gender…all these big, baggy, menswear tailored pantsuits,” Gunn told … Continue reading

Staying Slim with Sexercise

By Claudia Lin Kim Cattrall from Sex and The City, and ex-Spice Girl & fitness fanatic Mel B are believers. After a long exhausting day, you might be too tired to set foot on a treadmill. But why not take a tip from these celebrities, amongst many other women who have hit upon an alternative … Continue reading

L’Oreal’s Julia Roberts and Christy Turlington Ad Campaigns Banned for Over-Photoshopping

By Emily Wong Julia Roberts and Christy Turlington are both known for their beauty. But it appears they may not be beautiful enough to make it as they are onto glossy magazine pages featuring their L’Oreal makeup ads. The UK’s Advertising Standards Authority has banned two overly retouched ads by the actress and supermodel for … Continue reading

Are You Suffering from Smelly Hair Syndrome?

By Gene Yeo We all have had our bad hair days, and smelled pongy after a night at a smoky club or a gym sweat-out. But what if you wake up one day with hair that emits a nasty niff you can’t shake off even after a good thorough shampoo and rinse? Dubbed as the … Continue reading

Gold Rush – The Allure of Gold Makeup

By Emily Wong From the ethereal glow of subtle gold eyeshadow and liner at the Dries Van Noten show, to the decadent glamour of smoky glided eyes and bold red lips at Hermès, gold is set to lend its midas touch to our eyes, skin and nails this fall. More than anything, we were totally … Continue reading

Why Chips & Fatty Foods are Irresistible like Marijuana

By Gene Yeo Most of us would have tried and failed. It’s simply impossible to stop at one chip or a single french fry. And scientists say it’s neither us nor is it just the carb-craving at fault. Researchers at University of California, Irvine found that fats in these foods trigger the body to produce … Continue reading

Hair for Hope

By Emily Wong “I’m as free as my hair. I’m as free as my hair. I am my hair. I am my hair…” Hair does offer us a unique freedom — we can style it, cut it, braid it, color it, put wigs on, add extensions. We are free to do whatever we want with … Continue reading

Size Matters – Finger Length Gives Clue to Manhood

By Claudia Lin Ladies, now there’s more than one reason to check out a guy’s ring fingers. Presence or absence of the ring aside, it appears that the longer a man’s fourth finger is compared to his index finger, the longer his *ahem* penis, according to a new study released on 4 July 2011 in … Continue reading

Lady Luck Shines – Yingluck Shinawatra’s Dazzling Thai Election Win

By Michelle Wenli Yingluck Shinawatra, who is poised to become Thailand’s first female Prime Minister, has become an instant internet sensation. While the outgoing Thai premier, Abhisit Vejjajiva, has a leadership style often described as cold and distant, Yingluck melts the hearts of the Thai people and has garnered enough support during her short career as a politician to secure a win for … Continue reading

Attack of the Momzilla – How to Tame Your Future Mom-in-law

By Emily Wong This has been an age-old problem. And the vicious email from a British Momzilla to her stepson’s fiancee that went viral on the Net last week reminded us about how encounters between bride-to-be and her future mother-in-law can wrong spectacularly wrong. Carolyn Bourne apparently sent three harshly-worded mails in one day to … Continue reading