Attention soap lovers in Singapore! I’m so pleased to introduce you to Soap Paradise, a one-of-a-kind handmade artisan soap store. Yeah, no need to join sprees to order from Chagrin Valley in US as you can now get beautifully designed and may I add, sweet smelling handmade soaps locally. I won’t say I’m a huge fan of soaps but I do take quite a bit of interest when they look and smell good. And the ones from Soap Paradise look and smell like delicious yummy cakes to me!
Did you know that some hairdressers actually have very sensitive skin on their hands? Apparently, many of them have this problem because they’re in constant contact with chemicals such as ammonia on a long term basis. My ex-hairstylist has this problem and I know he has to take medication to curb the frequent flare-ups of eczema on his hands. So this is the reason why more salons are introducing ammonia-free permanent hair color. An example is Ecorganics I visited two weeks ago that uses a safer permanent hair color with Simply Organic Oil Emulsion Haircolor.
I was pretty excited to learn that VMV Hypoallergenics Skin-Specialist Boutique has opened at ION Orchard. Although this is the first time I’m learning of VMV, this cosmeceutical brand with the world’s only validated hypoallergenic rating system has actually been around for over 30 years since 1979. And given that a number of you have told me that you’ve got sensitive skin, I’m guessing that skin care solutions that are safe and boast of a rate of less than 0.1% reported reactions with a rating system that show the number of allergens absent might get your interest too.
I emerged from Browhaus, the brow salon, with the skin around my eyebrows all red and slightly sore but yet I can’t wait to get my next treatment with them! This is the first time I’ve experienced threading and I love it! Because my eyebrows were hardy unruly, they weren’t dramatically transformed but they look a lot neater without the stray hair strands, which were impossible to be tweezed out completely even with my trusty Tweezerman.