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No Pain, No Gain? – Bigger Breasts May Just Be A Slap Away (VIDEO)

We know Thailand for its medical tourism services, including affordable breast implants and liposuction. Now word is spreading of a popular but rather bizzare ‘body-slapping’ treatment in Bangkok to enhance the female figure without going under the scalpel. Khemmikka Na Songkhla — aka Khunying Tobnom — has been helping women escape from their Wonder Bras … Continue reading

Would You Leave Home With Hairy Legs or Pits? – Tyra Banks on her Shave-cation

By Emily Wong It certainly can feel like a chore some mornings, but a quick informal survey around the office and women I know confirmed that most ladies (and men) agreed that keeping our legs and underarms neatly defuzzed is necessary basic grooming. But for Tyra Banks, there’s no need to bother with the the … Continue reading

Match Made on the Runways – Matchy Makeup Trend for Fall/ Winter 2011

By Emily Wong What used to be a taboo for the past decade, “matchy-matchy” makeup does not have to look costumey eighties. The monochromatic makeup trend that’s making its comeback on the F/W runways is chic, sophisticated and highly wearable. The secret  to avoid looking overdone is to play with different shades of the colour. … Continue reading

Skin it or Skip it – Roast Chicken Skin Contains More Cancer-causing Compounds than Bacon & Hot Dogs

By Claudia Lin This report came as good news and bad news rolled in one for me. It appears that my favourite rotisserie chicken — in particular the crispy skin (gasp! but that’s the best part) — has the highest levels of cancerous compounds amongst the common deli delights, according to a Kansas State University … Continue reading

Let the Fingers do the Talking – Chanel Shade Parade

By Emily Wong Love this adorable short film titled “Shade Parade” by Chanel. The stars are none other than their most-coveted (and some of my favourite) nail polishes. Well-manicured digits dressed in the shades like Dragon, Black Pearl, Inattendu, Particulière and Orange Fizz skip, swing and sway to the tune of “Little Bitty Pretty One” … Continue reading

Check this Out! – Hot New Minx for Marc Jacobs Nails

Pssst…Minx Nails and Marc by Marc Jacobs has had a steamy hot ‘One Night Stand’! The nail applique innovator has joined hands with the fashion house to come up with a limited-edition series of five uber chic nail stick-ons, based on cool prints from the Marc by Marc Jacobs Fall 2011 collection. The coatings were … Continue reading

Unusually Refreshing – Lady Gaga Goes Au Naturel in “You And I” Fashion Film (VIDEO)

Lady Gaga, known for her controversial avant garde outfits, has collaborated with Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin to create a series of five arty short films to accompany her latest single, “You and I”. The first video, entitled “Haus of Ü Featuring Nymph,” was released on Thursday. The two minute plus video featured Lady … Continue reading