herworldplus.com Archives - 05 March 2015, Thursday

  • DIY idea: How to make your jelly shoes candy-cute

    DIY idea: How to make your jelly shoes candy-cute

    herworldplus.com 02 Mar '15, 4am

    Customised Melissa shoes by Singapore illustrator teeteeheehee. All images: Melissa You loved these customised Melissa shoe styles by Singapore illustrator Teresa Lim (also known as teeteeheehee ) when we’d shared them on Instagram but sadly, these aren't for sale. Still, you can alwa...

  • So pretty! The #Cinderella movie-inspired makeup and accessories to buy, stat!

    So pretty! Cinderella movie-inspired makeup and accessories to buy

    herworldplus.com 02 Mar '15, 4am

    We've all seen the first teaser pic in January ; now it's time to shortlist your must-buys, as this limited edition set reaches Singapore shores this month. From the sheer glittery lip gloss to the almost ‘nude’ lippie, is it a coincidence that all of these makeup colours are so offic...

  • Is #pink too girly, and #red too bold for your lips? You need to try these #coral #lipsticks.

    5 Best coral lipsticks for Asian skin tones

    herworldplus.com 02 Mar '15, 3am

    Coral, or pinkish-orange, lipsticks add a soft flush of colour to the face and are flattering on most complexions. Mark & Estel New York Spring 15 If you find pink too boring, and red too bold, coral strikes the perfect balance. Looking to make a statement? Try deep coral, an orangey-...

  • Valentino flagship opening in Hong Kong

    herworldplus.com 01 Mar '15, 9am

    SEE PHOTOS: Valentino celebrated the opening of its largest store in Hong Kong with a star-studded bash on February 5, 2015. K-pop stars Siwon Choi of Super Junior, Tiffany Hwang of Girls' Generation, Fan Bingbing, Carina Lau, Bosco Wong, Pakho Chau, Wyman Wong and Hilary Tsui were ju...

  • This useful guide tackles your most-asked questions about choosing #homeappliances! #household #tips

    Your essential guide to choosing home appliances

    herworldplus.com 01 Mar '15, 6am

    How do you choose essential home appliances? Size, design and budget aside, we tackle the most often-asked questions. OVEN Is it better the more expensive it is? Not necessarily. Expensive makes come with more features that you might not need. It is more important to consider how you'...

  • Whipped cream with… chicken? And beer? Just some of our fav dishes at newly opened Chir Chir Fusion Chicken Factory!

    4 MUST-TRY dishes at Chir Chir Fusion Chicken Factory!

    herworldplus.com 01 Mar '15, 12am

    The chimaek culture – a portmanteau of "chi" from chicken, and maek-ju (Korean for beer) – is big here, and not just among K-fans. Because, who could say no to crispy, juicy fried chicken with ice-cold beer? Latest on the chimaek bandwagon is Chir Chir Fusion Chicken Factory (fun fact...

  • What went down at the #HerWorldBeautyAwards2015, @dimsumdollies included! Check it out, yo:

    All the action at the Her World Beauty Awards 2015!

    herworldplus.com 27 Feb '15, 8am

    #ThrowBackThursday: The delectable Dim Sum Dollies hamming it up as samsui women! All images: Sabrina Tiong Beauty people, we take it that you’ve clicked through our complete winners’ list of the suite of serums, sunscreens and styling products that we’re loving this year. If you have...

  • #Grooms, if you can't tell the difference between a #tuxedo and #suit, this guide's for you.

    A guide to wedding attire for grooms

    herworldplus.com 27 Feb '15, 6am

    If you're set on having a formal wedding ceremony or reception in the day, the morning suit is your best bet. The six-piece ensemble comprises a morning coat (with tails), waist coat, striped or checked trousers, a shirt, a handkerchief or pocket square, and black Oxford shoes or dres...

  • We're crazy about this soft shell crab #lohei from #ThaiExpress. Try it fast - it's only available till March 5! #CNY

    One lo hei platter you MUST try before CNY ends

    herworldplus.com 27 Feb '15, 2am

    Luxe and creative platters from hotels are pricey; those from zi char stalls and casual eateries were uninspiring. An inexpensive yet good yusheng seemed an impossibility, until I tried the Soft Shell Crab Lo Hei ($22.80++) from ThaiExpress, thanks to a complimentary media voucher. Te...

  • Television sweethearts #NickyWu and #LiuShishi announce their potential #wedding date!

    Wedding for Nicky Wu and Liu Shishi possible only at end of 2015

    herworldplus.com 27 Feb '15, 1am

    Television sweethearts Nicky Wu (left) and Liu Shishi will hold their wedding at the end of the year at the earliest. -- PHOTO: WEIBO/WUQILONG BEIJING - Television sweethearts Nicky Wu and Liu Shishi, who announced their marriage in January this year , will hold their wedding at the e...

  • Thank you Her World Singapore for including my concealer, not just concealer tips!...

    Surprising ways makeup artists use concealer, tips and tricks

    herworldplus.com 26 Feb '15, 7am

    #Truestory: One of the first few things I bought as a makeup newbie was concealer. Remember those days of stockpiling heaps of stick and liquid concealers, trying ever so earnestly to hide little angry spots before heading off to school? (I admit, I was wearing concealer at 15, but he...

  • Post-lunch bite - these amazing shoes are realizing our childhood fantasy. Which one is your favourite?...

    10 sparkly shoes we love, inspired by the Cinderella movie

    herworldplus.com 26 Feb '15, 6am

    For the more practical office ladies we know, this style will become the go-to for a bit of everyday fairytale magic. Repetto's Disney-inspired collection includes a dainty, crystal studded ballerina flat and a tulle skirt and bucket bag in Cinderella 's signature powder blue. And yes...

  • Watch Desmond Tan cook (and do good!) at a soup kitchen | herworldPLUS:

    Watch Desmond Tan cook (and do good!) at a soup kitchen

    herworldplus.com 26 Feb '15, 1am

    In celebration of Her World magazine's 55th anniversary, we've launched a whole host of activities, including the Her World Give-Back Project ; we've also involved the local celebrities we love for this do-good cause too. We've matched five Singapore personalities to non-profit organi...

  • This lady became a millionaire at 28, but it came with a price

    herworldplus.com 24 Feb '15, 2pm

    Like giving up a child The truth was, it wasn’t quite the happily-ever-after that most people imagined it to be. “[The acquisition] wasn’t an easy decision,” admits Qing Ru. “I spent seven years building the company with my blood, sweat and tears. Then, I had to let it go.” After sign...

  • This lady became a millionaire at 28, but it came with a price

    herworldplus.com 24 Feb '15, 10am

    Like giving up a child The truth was, it wasn’t quite the happily-ever-after that most people imagined it to be. “[The acquisition] wasn’t an easy decision,” admits Qing Ru. “I spent seven years building the company with my blood, sweat and tears. Then, I had to let it go.” After sign...

  • Had too many late nights over the long #weekend? This is what your #SKIN NEEDS right now!

    9 K-Beauty masks to soothe tired, post-CNY skin

    herworldplus.com 23 Feb '15, 10am

    #8 SULWHASOO TRUFESH SOOTHING MASK, $60 Now if you love multi-purpose masks, this is the one for you. Sulwhasoo’s Trufesh Soothing Mask is a thick blue gel that can be applied as a wash-off mask or a sleeping pack, alone or at the last step of your skincare routine. This relaxing mask...

  • @burberry, live from London #fashionweek TONIGHT! Tune in to all the catwalk action here:

    Watch 6 top AW15 fashion shows live!

    herworldplus.com 23 Feb '15, 2am

    The fashion crowd moves on to London Fashion Week, with Burberry Prorsum Autumn Winter 2015 on Monday evening as one of the hottest shows to catch this week. Expect to see some of your favourite Asian stars and more attend this sure-to-be star studded event too. So stream in at these ...

  • Nail that megawatt smile with these three new electric toothbrushes! #electric #toothbrush #dentalcare

    3 new electric toothbrushes for brighter, cleaner teeth

    herworldplus.com 22 Feb '15, 12am

    It comes with three interchangeable round brush heads with different bristle configurations – to brush, whiten and clean in-between teeth. You can even buy additional ones to clean your dental braces or freshen your tongue. Included is a rectangular monitor that you can mount to the w...

  • A well-fitting #bra can really, ahem, lift your confidence. Here's how to pick the right one. #lingerie

    Tips on how to pick the right bra

    herworldplus.com 21 Feb '15, 6am

    Sexy, pretty lingerie has a way of making a woman feel extra special. But the wrong cut or fit can ruin the experience. Improper care can shorten the life of delicate items too; bras can get bent out of shape or lose their elasticity. It's less than glamorous to keep adjusting your br...

  • Happy Lunar New Year, everyone! Collect lots of red packets and eat loads of oranges. Also, for the...

    5 steps to decluttering your home for Chinese New Year

    herworldplus.com 19 Feb '15, 2am

    We know the dread of thinking about cleaning up weeks or months of clutter — or years even, for the incorrigible hoarders among us . Yet it’s the one thing you have to do since relatives and friends will be visiting soon for Lunar New Year. Make your room and home neater than it has e...

  • Staying in during the long weekend? Try this easy, illustrated #saltedeggcrab #recipe and add to your repertoire!

    Salted Egg Crab

    herworldplus.com 18 Feb '15, 3pm

    1 Scrub the dirt off the crab with a hard bristle brush. Remove the gills of the crab. Then rinse and pound all parts of the crab to crack the shells slightly. 2 Over high heat, steam the crab and salted egg yolks separately for 15min. Drain the juices from the steamed crab and set as...

  • Asian-born designers Prabal Gurung & Thakoon showcased their sensous collections at #NYFW.

    Asian-born designers light up New York Fashion Week

    herworldplus.com 17 Feb '15, 7am

    Two of New York's hottest Asian-born designers, Thakoon Panichgul and Prabal Gurung, lit up the runway on day four of Fashion Week, unveiling sexy and sensuous fall/winter 2015 collections. The jet-set, models and fashion editors braved one of the coldest days of the year, picking the...

  • Do you REALLY need an applicator for your #eye #cream? Here's what we think.

    Do you really need an eye cream applicator?

    herworldplus.com 16 Feb '15, 11am

    Every beauty junkie should be familiar with eye cream applicators – those roller balls sometimes attached to the ends of tubes of eye creams that are meant to quickly cool the skin, improve circulation and reduce puffiness around the eyes. Image: Lee Yeon Hee for SK-II SK-II’s new mag...

  • #READ NOW, TRY TMR MORNING! :) Easy 10-min #KBeauty ‘no #makeup’ tips for the young OL!

    10-minute K-Beauty ‘no makeup’ tips for the young OL! | herworldPLUS

    herworldplus.com 16 Feb '15, 10am

    Our simple brief for this subtly sexy look: Make it as OL-friendly as you want, just not boring, please. We totally pulled it off, if I do say so myself: Our model Sherena looks polished and professional, but fabulous enough to boogie from the boardroom to the bar. A win! Want to catc...

  • Congratulations @BenedictCumb! #benedictcumberbatch #sophiehunter #weddings

    What went down at Benedict Cumberbatch’s wedding |

    herworldplus.com 16 Feb '15, 9am

    Actor Benedict Cumberbatch and his fiancee Sophie Hunter arrive at the British Academy of Film and Arts awards ceremony at the Royal Opera House in London on Feb 8, 2015. PHOTO: REUTERS/THE STRAITS TIMES While the rest of the world celebrated Valentine’s Day last weekend, the Sherlock...

  • 6 Autumn Winter 2015 live catwalk shows to watch, from New York to Paris

    herworldplus.com 16 Feb '15, 8am

    Tune in to the runway shows live from New York to Paris right here on herworldPLUS, to get a peek of the must-buys from Autumn Winter 2015 before it hits the stores. First up on the must-watch list is the Tommy Hilfiger Autumn Winter 2015 show in New York. In celebration of the Americ...

  • Calling all #fashionistas Audi Fashion Festival is now Singapore Fashion Week … #DVF will be showing! #sfw #fashion

    Audi Fashion Festival changes to Singapore Fashion Week and DVF to showcase AW15

    herworldplus.com 16 Feb '15, 7am

    Singapore's biggest fashion event will return in May this year with a revamped format, and with designer Diane von Furstenberg showcasing her Autumn Winter 2015 collection. Now named Singapore Fashion Week, it replaces the Audi Fashion Festival, which was formed in 2009 to promote Sin...

  • 6 things you need for a stylish beach holiday - make packing easier with these tips!

    3 new-to-Singapore K-Beauty brands to try

    herworldplus.com 16 Feb '15, 3am

    Formed by a group of dermatologists from the CNP Aesthetic Clinic group in South Korea in 2000. The range of products include anti-blemish solutions, and moisturising and skin-brightening formulas. Available at selected Guardian stores and cnpcosmetics.com.sg, prices start from $14.10...

  • Front row stars at Giorgio Armani Privé SS15 |

    herworldplus.com 15 Feb '15, 9am

    SEE PHOTOS: Juliette Binoche, Kristin Scott Thomas, Robin Wright, Amber Le Bon, Elena Perminova, Ian Harding, Livia Firth, Sonam Kapoor, Paz Vega and more style sirens sat front row at the Giorgio Armani Privé Spring Summer 2015 presentation during Haute Couture Fashion Week in Paris....

  • OMG, Zheng Geping in another Singapore slimming pill scandal? | herworldPLUS

    OMG, Zheng Geping in another Singapore slimming pill scandal?

    herworldplus.com 13 Feb '15, 5pm

    The dude has every right to be scowling this way! Image: ST Photo/Kevin Lim Chanced upon online ads flashing images of an oddly familiar man, posing for pills promising to pump you up, Magic Mike-style? Newsflash: That man is not Zheng Geping. Okay fine, said stud is indeed Zheng Gepi...