31 March 2010


Receive a FREE NUXE Lotion Tonique Aux 3 Roses Toning Lotion (Retail size 200ml) with every purchase of Amica Magazine, April Issue at Kinokuniya Book Stores, while stocks last.

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Its refreshes my skin and contains 3 Roses, Witch Hazel and Chamomile which are so soothing and 91.60% ingredients of natural origin. Added bonus are Alcohol-Free, Paraben-free, Phenoxyethanol-free, suitable for All Skin Types, even Sensitive Skin and eye area.

30 March 2010


Urban Decay Master Trainer Eric Jimenez will arrive in Singapore next week and would be sharing his expertise on how to master Instant Complexion Perfection with Urban Decay Best Sellers. Master Classes are at S$120 and One to One consultations at S$150, fully redeemable for Urban Decay Products.

For a special treat, the SOLD OUT Alice In Wonderland Book of Shadows are available for redemption with any Master Class or Consultation with Eric Jimenez! Limited to one Alice In Wonderland per person, per redemption, while stocks last.
Master Classes $120
Friday April 9 at 7- 8pm, Saturday April 10 at 12- 1pm, Sat April 10 at 3- 4pm
1-on-1 Consultations $150 
Thursday April 8 at 7-9pm, Friday April 9 at 12- 6pm, Sat, April 10 at 5- 8pm

Secure a booking by confirmed payment made to Sephora Singapore, limited slots available. 

Please approach Sephora Cashiers for assistance as this is rather first hand news and not all staff are briefed yet.

29 March 2010


Parco Marina Bay, the latest hippest shopping destination will open officially on 31st March and public could access from 3pm. To celebrate Parco Official Opening, there were be special deals for 12 days from 31st March to 11th April for everyone !
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For the first 5 days, between 31st March to 4th April, 200 "Sleeve Bags" by HIROCOLEDGE by established Japanese artist and fabric designer, Hiroko Takahashi will be given out to the first 200 shoppers per day with any purchase.parco marina bay
To thank you for your support, a S$10 voucher is yours to spend when you join Parco Mailing List for the most up to date information, applicable for the 1st 1000 sign up.
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You heard it here on Beaute Runway, See You at Parco Marina Bay on Wednesday, 31st March. Happy Shopping !


Purchase a copy of L’Officiel April issue and receive a Marc by Marc Jacobs Special Edition Miss Marc Bookmark for only S$6.90 and Paul Mitchell Super Skinny Relaxing Hair Balm  25ml (only for the 1st 100 online orders), including delivery to your doorstep by next week.
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Alternatively, purchase L’Officiel Magazine branded with Marc by Marc Jacobs Special Edition Miss Marc Bookmark and Paul Mitchell Super Skinny Relaxing Hair Balm 25ml at all MPH Book Stores when it hits the bookstores later this week from 1st April.

28 March 2010


I was invited to Anna Sui Spring 2010 Base Makeup Preview bloggers session at Mezza9 Bar, Hyatt Hotel earlier this month. The intimate evening started with Martinis and finger food with Anna Sui Management and 5 beauty bloggers, followed by Anna Sui Counter interactive Session at Isetan Orchard. Apologies for the lack of pictures at Mezza9 Bar as i arrived towards the end as i was at another beauty blogger event.
Anna Sui Isetan Orchard
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Anna Sui Protective Base Makeup Collection was launched on 1st March in Singapore and consists of the following items
  • Protective Foundation Primer L SPF 38++  (S$49)
  • Protective Fluid Foundation L SPF 20++     (S$65)
  • Protective Powder Foundation L SPF 28++ (S$51)
  • Protective Powder Foundation Case L       (S$23)
  • Whitening mask                                          (S$91)
anna sui spring new base makeup
Anna Sui Protective Base Makeup L is the secret to silky smooth perfect long lasting look! Use Anna Sui Protective Primer L formulated with Flat Clear Powder to blend in to create an even base and prepare the skin for foundation to glide on. The long lasting protection formula not only captures excess sebum which causes makeup to come off with time, but also provides strong SPF38 protection towards damages caused by UV rays.
anna sui spring 2010 new primer anna sui protective foundation Anna Sui Protective Fluid Foundation L’s polymer based formulated with water-based botanical extracts and special Soft Focus Powder combined with sebum absorbing powder helps to achieve fresh light-textured silky-smooth translucent finish with long lasting UV protection.
Anna Sui Protective Powder Foundation (refill) contains Clear Smoothing Powder which conceals pores and skin unevenness.  It utilizes an increased amount of RFP (resilient finish plate) Powder with sebum absorbing powder enhanced resistance to oil and water, forming a long lasting silky smooth finish.  The Sliding Powder aids the formula with moisturizing botanical ingredients that glide lightly over the skin, creating a soft feathery-like finish. Available in 6 shades to match all skin tones and provides long-lasting UV protection. Anna Sui’s New White Rose Compact Case consists of a mirror and a sponge and is sold separately.
Anna Sui New Protective Fluid Foundation, Powder Foundation Case, Powder Foundation refill and Anna Sui Best Selling Loose Powder.The lilac cotton wool were shaped like a rose.
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Two beautifully designed Limited Edition Dolly Girl Lip Palette and Dolly Girl Eyes Palette were also launched.
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The Dolly Lip Palettes (S$58) consist of 5 colour – Clear(Blue), Baby pink with lame, Plum, Hot pink and Coral pink.
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The Limited Edition Dolly Girl Eye color palette (S$58) consists of Pearl white, Dark navy, Light pink, Purplish gray and Pearl yellow.
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Swatches of Dolly Lip Palette and Dolly Eye Palette.
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Beautifully crafted Anna Sui signature motif dressers and nail varnish carosoul.
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To top off the lovely evening, we were each given an Anna Sui Gift Bag! Thanks Anna Sui ! Reviews of the Anna Sui Gifts in another entry.


The Body Shop launched the NEW Moisture White™ skincare collection on 11th March, a specialist collection of Skin Care whitening products containing the power of Shiso to improve the appearance of dark spots and discolouration at its source, even before hyper pigmentation begins and achieve clear luminous skin.
 the body shop moisture white
  • Key ingredient, Shiso extract can reduce early melanin-making signals even before the hyper pigmentation process and melanin production cycle starts
  • Vitamin C provides antioxidant protection,reduce melanin production  and promote a luminous skin from within
  • Liquorice extract from the root of the Glycyrrhiza Glabra to reduce hyperpigmentation
  • Community Trade organic aloe vera to soothes the skin restoring its translucent complexion .
  • Helps prevent uneven skin tone, brown spots and freckles
  • Minimize the formation of dark spots and skin discolouration
  • Renewed skin confidence
  • Developed and tested in Japan to meet the most stringent Japanese whitening standards
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In just 4 weeks, 85% of women saw an improvement in skin brightness while 75% said the appearance of their brown spots and freckles was reduced.
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The Moisture White™ Skin Care collection consists of 12 products to provide you with a full regime from start to finish. The range includes  Foaming Facial Wash, Shiso Cleansing Powder, Shiso Moisturing Essence I & II, Shiso Eye Serum, Shisio Whitening Serum, Shiso Concentrated Target Perfector, Shiso Whitening Moisture Milk, UV Protection Cream SPF25 PA+++, Shiso Whitening Night Treatment, Shiso Whitening Treatment Mask and the final touch NEW moisture WhitePerfecting Foundation SPF 25/ Pa++, which comes in a choice of six shades to suit your needs.
Purchase any 2 Moisture White™ Skin Care to enjoy 20% off and purchase any 3 to enjoy 25% off.


The Body Shop 2010 Nature’s Colour Spring Collection is inspired by Spring’s fresh, nature blossoming in the city. The Spring sunshine warms the earth’s natural colourings, soft pastel shades with iridescent highlights transform into contemporary brights. Sweep on the pretty petal hues and warm, vibrant tints of the new Spring Collection to create a new fashion-forward gentle contrasting range of soft look that is innocently alluring.
the body shop nature's collection
The products in the Collection benefit from skin-caring Community Trade Marula oil, Sesame Seed oil and Brazil Nut oil, highly effective moisturising ingredients that helps moisture, smooth to condition the skin over time. Add vibrant blues and greens sparkling eye shadows, gorgeous shade of scintillating raspberry, coral blushers and ethereal whisper of peaches and pinks lip treatment to look naturally gorgeous.
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Limited Edition Kiss of Colour Cheek Blush,  Available in 01 Vibrant Rose and 02 Golden Coral  (S$24.90 each)
Achieve radiant, rosy cheek in an instant with the stylish innovative blush stamp presented in a fresh white pack with a handy mirror for making-up on the move. The sponge applicator is coated in the pressed powder so it can be applied lightly to the cheeks for a fresh-faced glow. Cheeks look like they have been gently pinched by mother nature.
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MAKE UP TIP : International make-Up Artist Chase Aston
“Softly smile, then press Kiss of Colour onto the apples of your cheeks. Next, using either your finger or a blusher brush, blend up and along your cheekbones. These fantastic shades can be worn alone, or layered over The Body Shop®Lip & Cheek Stain to intensify the shade.”
Limited Edition Shimmer Cubes ($36.90)
Illuminate eyes with a stunning burst of iridescent colours. The Nature’s Collection Shimmer Cubes consists of four luminous eye powders in a sparkling palette of Sparkly Sky, Hushed Orchid, Sea Shell and Emerald Sea. Perfect for turning daytime make-up into a stunning party look, these shimmering shades bring a vibrant intensity to fresh Spring style.
the body shop shimmer cubes spring 2010
MAKE UP TIP : International make-Up Artist Chase Aston
“These fabulous Pop-tastic shades are my favourite Shimmer Cubes ever! Wear shades alone, or smudged together, creating seamless, contrasting hues on the eye-lids. Use with The Body Shop® Metallic Eye Definers for a modern twist on the smoky eye, layer shades for an individual and unique eye-look. These four fantastic, easy-to-wear shimmering shades can be applied dry for sheer hints of colour. Or apply with a moist brush, for a more intense wash of colour”.
Hi-Shine Lip Treatment in 06 Party Pink and Limited Edition 17 Golden Coral S$19.90
Pucker up with Hi-Shine Lip Treatment, subtly scented with passion fruit with skin-conditioning intense moisturisation formula of Community Trade marula oil for irresistibly luscious ultra-shiny wet-look lip creating a sensational spring look.
the body shop lip shine
MAKE UP TIP : International make-Up Artist Chase Aston
“Two fabulous, super glossy, ultra moisturising, must-have lip shades for spring. Fresh and flirty, easy to wear shades that can be worn alone for a sheer hint of a tint, layered over Lip & Cheek Stain and ColourglideLip Colour.”
Lip & Cheek Stain, Available in 01 Rose Pink and new Limited Edition 03 Shimmering Coral, (S$21.90)
A truly versatile product, the easy-to-use sponge applicator Lip & Cheek Stain is enriched with Community Trade aloe vera to restore moisture, smoothness and suppleness to skin has a cult following. Use alone for fresh-faced allure to give your cheeks and lips a healthy-looking glow or underneath the Kiss of Colour Cheek Blush or Hi-Shine Lip Treatment to intensify the look.
the body shop lip and cheek stain
MAKE UP TIP : International make-Up Artist Chase Aston
“Easy to apply, sweep over a nude lip, wearing alone for a sheer flush of colour, or re-apply to intensify the hue. Worn on cheeks, layer with Kiss of Colour, to shape,shade, contour and highlight the cheekbones.”
The Body Shop 2010 Spring Nature’s Collection is out in stores.


Elle Magazine Singapore held a Spring Style workshop with Fashion Stylists from Dorothy Perkins sharing pointers on the latest fashion, achieving luscious lashes by eye lash extensions from Carragheen and Spring makeup demonstration by the Make Up Store held at Desire Restaurant, The Scarlet Hotel.
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The Style Workshop kickoff with Stylists from Dorothy Perkins showing the trendy staples and how to accessorize to glam it up. Add a scarf, vest cardigan or blazer to dress up a sundress or casual outfits. Accessorize with belts, clutches and eye catching earrings, necklaces and bracelets.

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elle singapore dorothy perkins embellished top elle singapore dorothy perkins waistcoat
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Carragheen Skincare was a pioneer in eye lash extension and the founder shared with us different styles to suit our lifestyle and personaility
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Make up Store Spring Collection 5ifties retro inspired makeup- demo. The 50s makeup emphasis strongly on the eyes with lots of mascara and fair radiant look. Jeraldine, the Make Up Artist from the Make Up Store first prep the model’s skin with a primer to ensure even and long lasting makeup. Next, Jeraldine applied foundation before dusting on loose powder to set the base and use eyebrow powder to fill in her brows.
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Jeraldine used 3 eye shadow, a light beige as a highlighter, a medium color and dark colour to create gradient and lastly an eye liner to line the model’s eyes. Next, she uses Make Up Store heated Eye lash curler which gives the lashes a natural curl and 2 coats of mascaras to open up the eyes/
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A swirl of bright pink blusher and fill in pink lipstick and top it off with a glossy gloss for the day.
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To change from Day makeup to a glam Night makeup, simply use darker and shimmery shades to emphasis more on your eye makeup and you are ready to paint the town red !
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Check out the Make Up Store radiant 5ifties makeup and luscious eyelash extension on Carregheen Model.
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All invited ELLE Readers received a generous goodies bag from the kind sponsors. Purchase ELLE Magazine for fabulous reads and join the exciting activities for ELLE readers ! The New ELLE April Issue is out at all bookstores, get it NOW


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