Reasons why eyeshadows aren’t as popular as eyeliner: They’re tougher to apply – glitter falls on your cheeks and eye makeup brushes aren’t as intuitive to use – they take up too much time, and often end up shelved and forgotten.
Ah, eyelashes: The longer, thicker and curlier, the better. With an “eye” on the prize, here’s a quick and dirty guide to transforming your poker-straight lashes into the fluttery follicles of your dreams:
Wait, are Korean-style eyebrows still a thing?
I’m referring to that trend for thick and slightly tapered eyebrows, which tends to have a most curious effect on your facial proportions. I, for one, find the “flatness” of a straight brow to have a disconcerting effect of stamping out adult sensuality and rendering your features oddly child-like.
Curling hair in humid ol’ Singapore can seem like an exercise in futility: Full and flouncy one moment, deflated and dejected the second you step out into the searing heat.
Eyeliner enthusiasts, want to dial up the drama without waiving wearability? Then make like local leading ladies Jeanette Aw or Carrie Wong and get your punk princess on with a sexy sooty swoosh.
Quick show of hands, please: Have you ever swapped the sponge of your BB cushion in a bid to draw out the last dregs from your compact?
Skin SOS alert! Are you red in the face from stewing in Singapore’s sweltering heat (and sporadic haze)? In keeping with the critical nature of this crisis of the complexion, let’s get straight to it: