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CREATE YOUR NATURAL SMOKY EYE LOOK

It’s time of the year to attend fun parties, with lots of dancing and drinking. What you need are a great outfit and an awesome makeup. Just in time for your year-end celebration, as well as for New Year celebration, we show you how to create your perfect and yet natural smoky eye look in 6 easy steps. ( Use Coupon Code SMOKY to get $10 OFF with minimum $60 purchase of cosmetics, including accessories.…

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HOW OFTEN YOU SHOULD SHOWER?

Too exhausted, I sometimes go to bed without showering. But there are some of us, who don’t feel clean without a daily hot shower. There are also some of us who bathe more than once per day, like my customer, who bathes her 2-year-old daughter three times a day. But is a daily shower or bath really necessary—or even healthy? “People think they’re showering for hygiene or to be cleaner, but bacteriologically, that’s not the…

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WHY pH LEVEL IS THE KEY TO GREAT SKIN

Most women didn’t know that their bad skin days are due mainly to the out-of-whack pH level of their skin. pH stands for “potential hydrogen” and is used to describe the acid-alkaline ratio of a substance, which ranges from 0 (the most acidic) to 14 (the most alkaline), with 7 in the middle as neutral. Why should this mean anything to you? Because healthy skin should have a slightly acidic balance (known as its “acid…

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5 Reasons Why You Should Sleep on A Silk Pillowcase

Sleeping on 100% mulberry silk isn’t only luxurious, it can also help you sleep better and look better too! Read on to find out how sleeping on a luscious silk pillowcase can help you have a more restful, rejuvenating beauty sleep. 1. Silk prevents you from over-heating or cooling Silk is one of the most breathable fabrics, meaning silk pillowcases can help regulate your temperature. On hot nights, your face is burning and you’re struggling…

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5 AMAZING USES OF ESSE PROBIOTIC SERUM

In 2015, ESSE PROBIOTIC SKINCARE created the World’s First Live Probiotic Serum and this product represents the pinnacle of its BIOME+ technology. The Probiotic Serum contains 3 species of Lactobacillus microbes with a combined count of more than 1 billion cfu per ml. These species have been chosen for their effect on skin and for their ability to work together synergistically. When the ESSE Probiotic Serum touches your face, the live probiotics are activated by…

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WHAT IS A PROBIOTIC IN SKINCARE?

Every few decades, a scientific discovery is made that changes the way that we see ourselves and the world around us. With the discoveries made by the Human Microbiome Project, it is now clear that skin is an ecology, with more than 10 microbes for every human cell. These microbes are essential to the optimal functioning of skin and current skincare regimes ignore this basic fact. The advances in genetic sequencing over the last 10…

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An Organic Beauty Plan for Workout So That You Don’t Breakout

Exercise is good for our body and mind but it can easily cause breakouts and dehydrated skin. I enjoy running, jogging, cycling, swimming and playing golf. But these activities used to always wreak havoc to my skin, causing those pimples on my forehead and on my back, and dehydrated skin on my face, arm and legs. Do you have the same problem too? Fortunately, I discovered that a proper pre- and post-workout skincare routine, using…

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How Acne Affects the Self-Esteem of Teenagers

Adolescence is a crucial time for psychosocial and emotional development. It is also when your teen starts to experience significant changes in their self-consciousness. When teens have low self-esteem, it can lead to higher antisocial behavior, aggression, poor performance at school, lower economic success, and poor emotional and physical health. Acne plays a huge role in your teen’s self-esteem, whether it is short-lived and mild or disfiguring and severe. As a parent of a teenager…

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Tips on Natural Defence Against Mosquitoes

The first locally transmitted case of the Zika virus in Singapore was announced on 27 August this year. At that time, my husband and I were very worried as our only child was very vulnerable to mosquitoes. Just 3 days before (on 24 August), she had returned from her school excursion with mosquito bites all over her legs, despite her teachers’ claim that they used the best mosquito patches and insect repellent sprays. We are…

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