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How to Show off Your Monolid Eyes With These Essential Makeup Tips 

These days, more and more Asian girls are opting to keep their signature monolid looks, instead of undergoing surgery to create double lids–a procedure that’s losing some of its popularity.  Monolids have so many eye technique options when it comes to applying makeup. They have a flatter surface which leaves so much room to be […]

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How to Make Your Nails Stronger in 12 Easy Ways

Before you go ahead and book yourself an appointment at the nail salon, there’s actually a much healthier way to go about this. Because let’s be real, those gel, acrylic and press-on nails definitely aren’t doing much for your real nails in the long-run.  A lot of people truly have a tough time growing out their […]

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What is Glycolic Acid? The Secret To Glowing Skin

Many of our beauty editors swear by glycolic acid (GA) for exfoliating and illuminating our dry skin. This star ingredient is known to be one of the safest and most effective alpha hydroxy acids (AHA) for exfoliating away dead skin cells. It’s even used in peels for treating acne and pigmentation, sometimes even in microdermabrasion. Unfortunately, […]

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How to Use Glycolic Acid Peel at Home for the Best Results

How can something that sounds so intense be good for your skin? Well, if you know how to use a glycolic acid peel the right way, it’s nothing like the image we have of Samantha, from Sex and the City, appearing with a face as red as a lobster after receiving a chemical peel (forever […]

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Our Favourite Collagen-Rich Foods for Tackling Aging Skin

When it comes to anti-aging, there are many who try and wind back the beauty clock with plastic surgery. But little do they know that the most effective way of tackling aging skin is with a healthy diet filled with collagen-rich foods, among others. Don’t know what collagen is? Simply, it’s the most abundant protein […]

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An Easy 6-Step Japanese Skincare Routine for Healthier and Clearer Skin

The women of Japan have been famed for centuries for their porcelain-like skin. And recently, the world is only now catching up. In this part of the globe (North America), Western skincare and beauty industries are emulating and experimenting with different Japanese skincare routines. But what exactly are Japanese skincare routines all about? And how […]

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Korean Beauty Standards — Are Korean Eyes, V-Shape Face and Glass Skin for you?

One day in early 2018, South Korean beauty standards took an unexpected turn. MBC (Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation) news anchor, Lim Hyeon-ju, ditched her false eyelashes and contact lenses for a pair of round-framed glasses — LIVE on television. This event instantly became an online sensation, making national headlines. Why? Because her actions were perceived as […]

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3 Secrets in Having French Girl Style That’s Sure to Turn Heads

The chic, effortless French girl style sparks images of a girl who’s bold and red-lipped, wearing a tailored blazer, holding a wicker basket and a glass of red wine. In France, who is this girl exactly? Or rather, what is her personalized beauty regimen like? And what about her characteristics? The French girl is stylish, […]

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6 Japanese Beauty Trends That Are Crossing Borders – Should You Take Up These J-Beauty Styles?

Are you interested in picking up crucial beauty secrets from a culture that has evolved for over 1200 years? Today, J-beauty(Japanese beauty) has evolved alongside different cultures, mixing and matching traditional looks and styles with not so traditional ones. Kimonos, the t-shaped robe emblematic of classical Japanese beauty, now has a more fashion, modern counterpart. Hakamas, […]

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How to Get Glass Skin – The Ultimate Routine You Should Have in Your Life

It seems like everyone has their own routine of how to get glass skin – but the question is, does it address your skin issues? The Korean glass skin routine is only one piece to the world of Korean skincare and beauty. So, if you’re new to the trend, just know this: it might be […]