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Dermalogica Skin Refining Masque Review

Hi Girls, I’ll be doing a quick review on Demalogica Skin Refining Masque, which is by far my favourite clay mask. But because its rather pricy, I have switched to other brands (after being a loyal user for approximately 6 years).

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A bit of background on the brand- Dermalogica is a skincare system that began in 1986, when the founder, a UK-trained skin therapist, developed products to promote not beauty, but skin health. All products are manufactured in USA.

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IOMA Facial Review

Hailing from Paris, IOMA has gone from strength to strength in Singapore, opening its first counter in Robinsons Orchard and expanding to 5 locations in Singapore. Founded by scientist Jean Michel Karam, IOMA Laboratories differentiates itself by concocting skincare products without the slightest limit or constraint, neither in terms of price, nor in terms of active ingredients. In addition, the brand emphasises on measuring results using high-tech equipment to demonstrate the efficacy of their products.

I visited the IOMA’s treatment room located on the 7th level of Tangs Orchard, Seviin. Picture below is the elegant and comfortable lounge area.

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Bottura

There’re no lack of Italian restaurants in Singapore, but newly open Bottura sets itself apart by combining wallet-friendly, homely dishes with quality and finer details you’d expect from much more expensive places.

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The casual Italian resultant, conveniently located in Suntec City, is opened by Luca Bottura, a 5th generation descendant of a family that runs restaurants, pizzerias, bakery shops and a catering business in Bologna. The decor is modern and can accommodate 144 diners at one time.

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Pastel Colour Block Mani @ GeNails

Wee! It’s the time for a fresh set of gel manicure at GeNails. I’m in the mood for pastel hues and colour-blocking :)

Equipped with a diploma from The Pink Room International Nail Academy, this design is child’s play to Jeanne. After meticulously hand painting the colors in quadrants, she jazzed them up with gold foil.

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Hai Di Lao

It took us a while to find the entrance to Hai Di Lao @ Clarke Quay (a lift tucked in a corridor), but better late than never! The famous steamboat chain from China is well-known for its mala soup base, quality ingredients, stellar service and notoriously long queues. In Singapore, the chain has gone from strength to strength, opening its second outlet at 313 Somerset.

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Sugar App

Make exploring Singapore more fun and sweeter with the Sugar App, an interactive city guide which aspires to encourage a culture of exploration in Singapore, and at the same time, help small local businesses get discovered.

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Din Tai Fung celebrates SG50 with Steamed Chilli Crab Dumplings

Don’t be fooled by these midgets! These 18-fold parcels pack a punch, allowing diners to savour the best of both worlds-Singapore’s decadent National Dish and Din Tai Fung’s signature minced pork Xiao Long Bag.

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The popular Taiwanese chain joins SG50 celebrations with Steamed Chilli Crabs Dumplings ($7.50-$8 for 4 pieces). Meticulously hand crafted by dedicated chefs, each dumpling encases succulent crab meat, premium minced pork and flavoursome crab-based consommé that gives a pleasant burn. These babies are available at all Din Tai Fung restaurants until 31 Aug 2015 (UOB card holders can enjoy 15% off).

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