WHAT A GIRL EATS: POMONA’S

Review of Pomona’s in Notting Hill Is it even possible for an establishment to do yellow, turquoise, red and green together without it looking like an IKEA showroom from ten years ago? The simple answer is, yes. Madly photogenic with natural light and plenty of luscious palms, as well as an open terrace area, brunch at Pomona’s was like taking…
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BEST HEALTH & BEAUTY BUYS FROM ASIA

Okay Asia is a huge region. I’m really talking about South East Asia, countries like Malaysia, Singapore and Hong Kong where I’ve had the opportunity to shop for health and beauty products. However, all of the products that I recommend here can be found at regional high street retailers like GNC, Sasa, Watsons etc. so wherever you find yourself, whether…
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IS BLUSHER OVER?

I say no! But for quite a few years, I abandoned the pots of rouge and pink powder palettes and like everyone else, joined the contour army, brandishing highlighters and creams instead. It wasn’t until I started doing campaign shoots where I’d have my makeup professionally done that I realised, you can’t beat the appearance of a youthful flush and…
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WE HAVE TOO MUCH STUFF

  Ethical controversies in the fashion industry never really ‘go’, instead a revolving spotlight shines on them whenever they are relevant to the climate of the society in which they exist. Back when I was a teenage devotee of Vogue, the conversation was all about banning size 0 models from the runway (improved), unpaid internships likened to slave labour (still…
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THIS SHAMPOO IS LIFE CHANGING

The best scalp cleansing treatment I rarely highlight individual beauty products or brands, there are just too many good ones on the market and I’m always rotating, so it takes a really special for me to want to commit long term. Now if you don’t already know the Christophe Robin brand, are you really a beauty junkie? The celebrity colourist…
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TOP 6 PHOTOGENIC CAFES IN SINGAPORE

As much as I cringe when anyone says, “if you didn’t take a picture, did it really happen?” when it comes to experiencing the incredible design of cafes and restaurants in Singapore, that phrase really does apply. It’s been a while since I faithfully recorded every F&B seedling that popped up in the city’s soil for Time Out. Two years…
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