• Meet The Alchemist For Agelessness

    Meet The Alchemist For Agelessness

    With a babysitter mom, Eugene was virtually surrounded by babies during his growing-up years. And while each was unique and special in his own way, one thing they shared in common was the immaculate, soft and smooth skin. “I could never forget the first time I held a baby –...

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  • Are Sunscreens Passé?

    Are Sunscreens Passé?

    UV rays from the sun and skin cancers have always been interlinked. A lot of research has been done to assess if taking precautionary measures like using sunscreen, wearing hats and sunglasses or staying in the shade are effective in preventing – or at least reduce the risk – of...

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  • Let's Go Natural!

    Let's Go Natural!

    Mother Nature has blessed us with a treasure trove of botanicals that can be utilized to soothe, pamper and regenerate the skin. Many traditional and trusted healing effects of plants and herbs have also been validated by science. So if you’re in the mood to go all natural for your...

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  • The Eternal Quest For Fountain Of Youth

    The Eternal Quest For Fountain Of Youth

    Beating Father Time has been one of man’s timeless quests. The Greek poet Homer considered old age “loathsome”; Shakespeare described aging as a “hideous winter”; and Mark Twain said that “if we could only be born at the age of 80 and gradually approach 18". To preserve her youthful beauty,...

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  • Homemade Beauty Brews

    Homemade Beauty Brews

    While we all want our skin to look healthy, youthful and flawless, achieving it can be immensely challenging due to the confluence of many factors such as skin type, genes and environmental irritants. Many skincare enthusiasts are willing to spend hundreds of dollars every month on beauty products to give the best...

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  • Sakura - Big In Japan, Big In Beauty!

    Sakura - Big In Japan,  Big In Beauty!

    The Sakura flower (cherry blossom) belongs to the rose family, Rosaceae, and is a cultural icon in Japan. It even has its own cherry blossom viewing festival known as hanami, the Japanese tradition of welcoming spring and appreciating the transient beauty of nature. People will gather at parks and hold feasts with...

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  • The Science Of Skin Aging

    The Science Of Skin Aging

    There are basically two types of aging – intrinsic and extrinsic aging. The first is genetically driven and cellular programmed thus inevitable. The second - extrinsic or skin aging - is caused by the exposure to various environmental stressors which can be mitigated through proactive and preventive measures such as...

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  • Biohacking Past And Present

    Biohacking Past And Present

    In broad terms, biohacking is the practice of using science, biology, and self-experimentation to achieve an optimum state of self mentally, physically and even aesthetically. For example, skincare experts believe that we can biohack the skin to change its type, slow down the aging process and achieve healthy and younger-looking...

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  • Second Coming Of Baby Soft Skin

    Second Coming Of Baby Soft Skin

    When a baby is born, she is blessed with beautiful and smooth skin because of vernix caseosa – a thick, white and wax-like substance often hailed as a baby’s “first beauty product”. This natural moisturizer and protectant covers, moisturizes and protects a baby’s delicate skin and develops on a baby’s...

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  • Celebrity Beauty Rules

    Celebrity Beauty Rules

    While celebrities – artistes and media personalities with a high public profile – have beauty professionals to ensure they always look stunning, many of them also have their own personal routine. From eating cooked tomatoes to drinking spearmint tea and snacking on starfruit, you’d be surprised at just how ordinary...

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