All-time favourite dry shampoo brand leader Batiste have released four new innovative dry shampoos, $13.99 each, to cover multiple hair care benefits for different concerns. Keratin inclusive Damage Control to revive weak and distressed strands; Volume perks up flat and limp hair to provide body and texture; flyaways and frizz are tamed with coconut-enriched De-Frizz; […]
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With Botox being the most requested cosmetic procedure in the world, its stigma of ‘plastic’ has subsided and has become a popular refresher for many women’s beauty regimes. Moving away from the overdone look, small tweaks are made that look unnoticeable but successfully improve the overall appearance of the face like a magic wand. Clinic […]
Following 20 years of experience in the beauty industry as L’Oreal executives in Korea and the U.S., Sarah Lee and Christine Chang, launched Glow Recipe in 2014, with the goal to create a one-stop destination site that made vetted K-beauty products and trends accessible to women around the world. How did it all start? Where […]
Damage Undone Bleaching, dying, hot styling and a diaspora of environmental aggressors gradually accumulates hair damage and scalp sensitivity over time, not too dissimilar to how our skin ages. Caffeine and nutrition-packed sea kelp are the hero ingredients in Wella’s new SP ReVerse line. The 3 minute Hair Regenerating Treatment, $69.90 (6 pack) is designed […]
A dozen covetable luxuries for the times you need retail therapy! Night Bloomer The intoxicating evening flower jasmine blends with patchouli and musk in the new Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb Night Bloom, EDP, 50ml, $159. Sensual, mysterious and alluring, you’re bound to arouse those in your wake. Groomy Arches For natural-looking brushed up […]
Does your makeup collection need an update? Here are my top picks for what’s hot right now: Urban Decay’s latest addition to their cult-fave lineup, Naked Reloaded, $76, features a 12-pan palette of warm-skewing nudes, best suited to those with warm skin tones. Six bold, high-impact cool neutrals make for a versatile combo in […]
When the same old monotonous daily grind becomes a drab and you’re in dire need of inspiration, Melbourne isn’t too far a destination to satiate your high-energy cosmopolitan cravings. After visiting all the tourist destinations, the real fun starts in exploring the funky eateries and night vibes this creative city has to offer. Stay There’s...
A few days ago, I got my hands on the latest flagship device from Huawei – the P30 Pro. ‘Ecstatic’ was a mild adjective to describe my reaction. You see, I’ve been battling with my Sony Xperia XZ since I dropped it in the toilet. But it wasn’t just a drop and pick up from […]
Bringing forward a much-needed 50 shade spectrum of complexion makeup, Rihanna represents inclusion for women of all skin tones around the globe. Fenty Beauty Pro Filt’r Soft Matte Longwear Foundation, $56; Instant Retouch Concealer, $43; Instant Retouch Setting Powder, $50.
pHformula is the first skincare brand in the world to amalgamate cosmeceutical skincare with medical prescriptions. Creating an unprecedented skincare category dubbed ‘pharma-cosmeceuticals’, pHformula provides skin solutions based off controlled chemical skin resurfacing to accelerate cell regeneration. Conventional cosmetics that you can purchase off the shelf typically use grain scrubs such as apricot stones, walnuts […]
Sugar Fairy Sweet pastel and tangy sherbet shades are celebrated in Dior’s Limited Edition Spring Look this year with two delectable candy-coloured 5 Couleurs Lolli’glow palettes, $127 each. Glow-In-One To boost radiance and brightness, Kiehl’s Glow Formula Skin Hydrator, $58, includes light-reflecting minerals that imparts a healthy-looking glow. Ultimate Cure Dermaviduals Oleogel Plus, 50ml, $57.80, […]
Our Beauty Editor gives you her top picks for the latest beauty releases… (1) Sensual Seduction As the nights get cooler, we’re attracted to deeper, stronger fragrances that have the power to arouse and magnetise. Black coffee and blue absinthe amalgamate in a rich and creamy bed of intoxicating jasmine, orange blossom and vanilla in […]
Nominated for two Grammy Awards of 2019; Best New Artist and Best Country Duo/Group alongside Florida Georgia Line for their collaboration, “Let It Be;” Bebe Rexha is finally getting the recognition she deserves. Sophie Chung sits with the honest, humble and beautiful Bebe to delve into her history, pain and working process for this issue...
With Eastern beauty trends like glass-skin becoming the ultimate skin goal, ingredients to brighten the complexion and reduce pigmentation is what everyone is searching for. Vitamin C is the key to manifesting this seemingly far-reaching dream. However, there are more benefits to it than evening the skin-tone. It’s a superstar antioxidant that shields us from […]
Et Voila! Mecca Max has created the perfect solution for time-poor women. Housing eyeshadows, blush, powders and versatile balms in one compact, the 5 Minute Pocket Palette, $31, can be used on your morning commute or in the cab to the club. As Easy As 123 From the fleeting trend of the laborious K-beauty 10-step […]
‘Get in the right mood for Valentine’s Day with the nails of a Vixen with CND Polish in Kiss of Fire. The stunning Kiss of Fire colour comes fresh from the new CND Night Moves collection, a futuristic colour palette full of drama, contrast, shine, and sheen to bring glamour to your seasonal look. Inspired by the overlap of reality […]
Gin is the drink on everyone’s lips – and with summer just around the corner, we’ll be seeing a lot more of it in refreshing cocktails and punches to beat the heat in style. Enter Roku Gin – Suntory’s latest creation to kick dry gins’ butts to Timbuktu. he foundation of Roku is built on...