Month: April 2017

A Burmese Beauty Secret – The Thanaka Powder

Picture Source: Lonely Planet Many people will be surprised to know that my race is actually Burmese. This is because I actually look nothing like the typical Burmese (tanned with dark South-East Asian features). Instead I look very very Chinese with fair skin and almond shaped eyes. My family migrated to Singapore more than 25 years ago when I was just 5 years old … Read More A Burmese Beauty Secret – The Thanaka Powder

Review – Pestle & Mortar Superstar Retinol Night Oil

Photo taken from official website¬†pestleandmortar.com I came across the Irish brand Pestle & Mortar when Caroline Hirons (the super famous UK skincare blogger) claimed that their Superstar Retinol Night Oil is “the best retinol I’ve used outside of a prescription“. With a claim like that, and especially from one who’s known to be a skincare guru, how could I not check that product out?! … Read More Review – Pestle & Mortar Superstar Retinol Night Oil

Review – Differin Gel 0.1%

Photo taken from official Differin website Differin Gel contains a powerful prescription-strength retinoid called adapalene in concentrations of both 0.1% and 0.3% respectively. According to their official website, “adapalene adjusts the speed of skin cell turnover to make sure your skin goes through the right process, creating a healthier environment for skin.¬†Regulating skin cell turnover to a normal rate helps to keep the pores … Read More Review – Differin Gel 0.1%