herworldplus.com Archives - 27 May 2015, Wednesday

  • We have rounded up the 7 habits of truly stylish people, are you one of them?

    7 habits of truly stylish people

    herworldplus.com 25 May '15, 9am

    #4 They don’t follow trends blindly If you trawl through enough fashion blogs and Instagram accounts, it’s really tempting to buy into every trend that every blogger under the sun is wearing. You feel like you need to own the exact, if not similar piece to be part of the game. Don’t f...

  • 6 healthy carbs that are good for your diet - yes, not all carbs are bad!

    6 healthy carbs that are good for your diet

    herworldplus.com 25 May '15, 3am

    Image: Olga Miltsova/ 123RF.com Carbs have a rep for being “fattening” and are usually the first to be axed from any diet. But really, they’re not all bad. “Carbs are not as high in calories as people think,” says Melanie van der Wilk, a dietitian with dietetic practice The Food Clini...

  • Looking for a #holiday #scent? These are refreshingly #subtle & will transport you to #gardens #overseas: #perfume

    2 Floral perfumes we love right now

    herworldplus.com 25 May '15, 2am

    #1 HERMES LE JARDIN DE MONSIEUR LI EDT $88 for 30ml, from Hermes counters The latest of Hermes' famous garden-inspired fragrances is redolent of Chinese gardens. For inspiration, the brand's in-house perfumer Jean-Claude Ellena visited China's Suzhou and Hangzhou, as well as the ancie...

  • Researchers have found out that nail polishes contain many chemicals that can lead to cancer!

    Nail varnish can cause cancer

    herworldplus.com 25 May '15, 1am

    Having perfect nails is a must for many a woman these days, whether it’s a long-lasting Shellac polish or a French manicure. But a scientist has claimed that chemicals in such products can have a serious effect on our health. Dr Thu Quach, of Stanford University and the Cancer Prevent...

  • Get perfect #hair with these 20 tips: #simplyhersg #beauty #sgbeauty

    20 essential tips for healthy hair

    herworldplus.com 24 May '15, 3pm

    losing more than 100 strands of hair a day within one or two weeks, it may be necessary to consult a dermatologist,” suggests Dr Tan. A blood and/or hair diagnostic test may be done to determine the cause of the condition so that it can be treated accordingly. The most common form of ...

  • There's a new safe deposit box facility in town: #simplyhersg #vault268

    Keep your valuables safe at this new safe deposit box facility

    herworldplus.com 24 May '15, 12am

    A safe deposit box is a useful thing to have for keeping your possessions safe. Enter Vault@268, Singapore’s first private safe deposit box facility, which opened in April 2015. Here are four things we like about it: 1 It’s secure. There are multiple levels of security at Vault@268. T...

  • Make this #healthy #quinoa #wrap for #lunch: #simplyhersg #recipe

    Make this healthy quinoa recipe for lunch

    herworldplus.com 23 May '15, 3pm

    1.Heat 4 tbsp olive oil in a pot and add the quinoa, stirring for 2min over medium heat. 2.Add the water and stir continuously for 10-12 min until the quinoa is cooked. 3.Remove the pot from the stove and fluff the quinoa with a fork. Set aside. 4.To make the dressing, blend the tahin...

  • Learn how to make your own fried #mantou: #simplyhersg #recipe

    Easy Recipe: Fried man tou (with step-by-step photos)

    herworldplus.com 23 May '15, 6am

    1 Combine the sugar, yeast, baking powder, flour and vegetable shortening in a mixing bowl. Add water slowly, kneading the mixture until the ingredients are well incorporated. 2 Continue kneading until the dough becomes smooth. Cover with cling wrap or a damp cloth, and let it rest fo...

  • Korean actress Yoon Eun Hye’s makeup routine & best beauty tips! |

    herworldplus.com 22 May '15, 4pm

    If there’s one Korean star you should take beauty advice from, it’s Yoon Eun Hye. Besides having translucent, almost tofu-like, poreless skin – we know because we got a good look from sitting right beside her – the actress boasts a wealth of beauty knowledge. Turns out the L’Oreal Pro...

  • Korean actress Yoon Eun Hye’s makeup routine & best beauty tips! |

    herworldplus.com 22 May '15, 10am

    If there’s one Korean star you should take beauty advice from, it’s Yoon Eun Hye. Besides having translucent, almost tofu-like, poreless skin – we know because we got a good look from sitting right beside her – the actress boasts a wealth of beauty knowledge. Turns out the L’Oreal Pro...

  • A simple #tehtarik #cupcakes #recipe: #simplyhersg

    Simple teh tarik cupcakes recipe

    herworldplus.com 22 May '15, 6am

    Preheat the oven to 180 deg C. 2 Sift the flour, baking powder, cinnamon powder and nutmeg powder into a mixing bowl. 3 In a pot over low heat, warm the milk until it bubbles slightly and dissolve the teh tarik powder in the milk. Set aside. 4 Cream the butter and brown sugar in an el...

  • Decadent devil's food cake recipe

    herworldplus.com 21 May '15, 3pm

    Photo: Photography WINSTON CHUANG Art Direction & Styling NIKKI HO Makes a 15cm cake INGREDIENTS 250g unsalted butter, plus 1 tbsp for greasing 1 tbsp cocoa powder, for dusting 180g dark chocolate 300g sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 3 eggs ¾ cup whipping cream 180g plain flour, sifted 18...

  • 2 dazzling hot new Korean dramas to watch within 24 hours from Korea's telecast! Find out more via @herworldsg

    2 Hot new Korean dramas to catch

    herworldplus.com 19 May '15, 5am

    The wait to catch some of the latest Korean dramas will soon be shortened. Image: ONE Prime-time dramas from SBS, one of South Korea's three major networks, will be aired on cable TV within 24 hours of their first telecast at home. This is much faster than the previous window of three...

  • @OngShunmugam fashion, @Jeanette_Aw & more stars, deejay @GodfreyGao at @sgfashionweek:

    Ong Shunmugam wows at star-studded Day 3 of Singapore Fashion Week

    herworldplus.com 16 May '15, 3am

    The collection itself featured plenty of muted pastels and Velda Tan-endorsed essentials like jumpsuits, camisoles, long vests and slouchy pant suits. The pieces though, seemed a bit ill-fitting on the reed-thin runway models; turns out you do need those ‘real woman’ curves to fill up...

  • We met #Korean actress #YoonEunHye while she was in Singapore. Here's what she's like up close:

    Here’s what Korean actress Yoon Eun Hye is like in person |

    herworldplus.com 15 May '15, 10am

    We met up with Korean actress Yoon Eun Hye, who was in Singapore recently to attend fashion week. Here’s what the star is like in person Image: L'Oréal Professionnel If there’s one thing Korean artiste agencies are known for, it has got to be the amount of micromanagement that goes in...

  • Is it time to pay Lorong Kilat a visit this weekend? #simplyhersg #lorongkilat #cafes

    3 new cafes to visit at Lorong Kilat

    herworldplus.com 14 May '15, 12am

    You’ll first be drawn to The Udder Pancake by the fun and quirky decor (fun fact: the owners and staff of The Udder Pancake were the ones who came up with all the original, witty “in case of…” scenarios you’ll find here), but the food – mostly the savoury pancakes – holds its own too....

  • Here are 5 #travel #beauty products you should bring along on your next #trip!

    5 travel beauty must-haves for your next trip

    herworldplus.com 13 May '15, 2am

    Product photos: Frenchescar Lim; Illustration: Shirley Chong #1 Glam-it! Glampact, $70, from http://shop.sheshops.com . This palm-sized compact is the star product of Glam-it!, a Hong Kong brand that offers a range of easy-to-use, multipurpose beauty products. Inside this compact, you...

  • 4 tips to wearing wedding headpieces

    4 tips for wedding headpieces

    herworldplus.com 13 May '15, 1am

    I love those black and white wedding portraits from the 50s and 60s - brides then always wore headpieces, with or without an attached veil, to complete their entire look. And it looked beautifully regal and romantic. These days brides tend to wear the veil without any headpiece or tia...

  • Exclusive! We chat to Rain about his new TV show

    herworldplus.com 12 May '15, 12pm

    Korean superstar singer and actor Rain returned to the small screen after a 4-year hiatus with the romantic drama My Lovely Girl co-starring f(x)’s Krystal Jung. Set against the backdrop of the entertainment industry in Korea, Rain plays Hyun Wook, CEO and Producer of a top record lab...

  • Exclusive! We chat to Rain about his new TV show

    herworldplus.com 12 May '15, 12am

    Korean superstar singer and actor Rain returned to the small screen after a 4-year hiatus with the romantic drama My Lovely Girl co-starring f(x)’s Krystal Jung. Set against the backdrop of the entertainment industry in Korea, Rain plays Hyun Wook, CEO and Producer of a top record lab...

  • Exclusive! We chat to Rain about his new TV show

    herworldplus.com 11 May '15, 7pm

    Korean superstar singer and actor Rain returned to the small screen after a 4-year hiatus with the romantic drama My Lovely Girl co-starring f(x)’s Krystal Jung. Set against the backdrop of the entertainment industry in Korea, Rain plays Hyun Wook, CEO and Producer of a top record lab...

  • Here are 3 K-Pop inspired #hair perms you should try! #korea #kpop #beauty

    3 K-Pop inspired hair perms you should try

    herworldplus.com 11 May '15, 7am

    Emulate their style by getting a perm at Dusol Beauty Hair Salon. The hairstylists and the products used all hail from Korea, and the salon offers three different perms – Body, Glam and Mool Gyul – for three different looks. The perms, which cost $398 each, can be customised to your f...

  • Your #earrings don't have to be big to make a statement: #fashion #accessories

    10 cool tiny earrings to jazz up any outfit

    herworldplus.com 10 May '15, 12am

    Your accessories don't always have to be conspicuous to make a statement. Don a pair of these edgy, tiny earrings to accentuate your outfit instead: 1 Sterling silver earrings, $91, from Thomas Sabo 2 Gold-plated brass with cubic zirconia earrings, $27.90, from Accessorize 3 Vita Fede...

  • Treat Mum (or even yourself!) to one of these delectable cakes this Mother's Day:

    7 mouthwatering cakes your mum will love this Mother's Day 2015

    herworldplus.com 09 May '15, 12am

    JASMIN From $48.15 (13cm square cake), from Antoinette #02-33/34 Mandarin Gallery, tel: 6836-9527 and 30 Penhas Road, tel: 6293-3121 It is hard not to be impressed when a pastry chef creates stylish sweets consistently. We're really intrigued by the complex flavours of this avante-gar...

  • @cherylweexinhui shares what it's like living with beauty guru mum Jean Yip

    Here's what having a beauty guru mum is like to Cheryl Wee

    herworldplus.com 08 May '15, 8am

    What's it like living with one? Jaclyn Gunasilan talks to Cheryl Wee and her mother, Jean Yip and finds out that it involves getting lots of good advice Photography: Frenchescar Lim JEAN YIP Have you ever disapproved of any of your daughter’s beauty choices? “No – Cheryl knows what’s ...

  • These tips will help you to make a good impression on your bosses, colleagues and clients: #work #career

    8 ways to build better relationships at work

    herworldplus.com 05 May '15, 6am

    1 KNOW WHOM YOU SHOULD INFLUENCE There’s no need to influence everyone, says Karen Leong, director of Influence Solutions - a regional learning-and-development organisation - and master trainer in influential communication. “You only need to actively exert an influence on the people –...

  • Find out what #YaHui attributes her stellar success to: #simplyhersg #YaHui #TeamYaHui YaHui

    Actress Ya Hui on her secrets to success

    herworldplus.com 05 May '15, 3am

    Ya Hui is quite possibly one of the humblest celebrities on Caldecott Hill. Despite nursing a flu, she didn’t complain once during our photo shoot, even though she had to go through several outfit changes at two separate locations. “It’s simple, really. I believe in giving my heart an...

  • #Fresh founders speak about the rituals traditions that inspire their products:

    Here's what actually goes into a high-end beauty cream

    herworldplus.com 04 May '15, 4am

    Three beauty brands - two new-to-market, one with a new stand-alone store - tap ancient beauty wisdom for their unique offerings. In the first of the series, Fresh founders speak about the rituals traditions that inspire their products Founders of Fresh, Ms Alina Roytberg and Mr Lev G...

  • Easy to-follow stationery ideas for your wedding.

    3 wedding stationery ideas we adore

    herworldplus.com 04 May '15, 4am

    A BAG FOR ALL REASONS Whether used as a cool place card (just print your guest's name on it) or favour bag, these self-printed paper bags are easy to make. Find a picture you like, scan and print it. One A3-sized paper makes one bag. Cut one side of the paper with a pair of serrated s...

  • 9 affordable wedding dress options, all under $400.

    Pretty wedding outfits that won't break the bank!

    herworldplus.com 04 May '15, 3am

    From H&M's chic Conscious Exclusive collection to the prettiest lace dresses at Miss Selfridge, here are our top picks for affordable wedding fashion. Looking gorgeous on your big day doesn't mean you have to break the bank. We've added these stylish alternatives -minus the hefty pric...