“Your Network is Your Net Worth.”

Tim Sanders, author, public speaker, and former Yahoo! director once said, “your network is your net worth.” We hear this all the time but what is the truth behind it?

We can’t deny that networking events are crucial in today’s day and age because it allows you to build relationships and be inspired by others. Klarity understands the importance of networking thus on Thursday, June 29th, we had one of our networking events.

The goal of our event was connecting and collaborating with Singaporean social media influencers. We created a networking event for the influencers so that they could share beauty tips and get to know the local influencers better. Influencers and their friends joined us. As our guests flooded into our room, we played some icebreakers to get to know each other. After all, you can’t have a networking event without a few fun icebreakers. Then it was time for beauty tips! Whether it was their nightly routine or their favourite beauty product, everyone had something fun to share. We learned a lot from the influencers. Karine Estelle, founder and CEO of Klarity, also gave insight on her experience as an entrepreneur and skin care lover.

“So nice to meet and learn a few mantras of beauty and success from its founder Karine Estelle Cheong” -Shubhada (@shub_sg)

“[I] am really impressed by the results and it’s only a matter of days” -Isabelle W. Rosta (@lovebellavida)

After a few more laughs and a few more Klarity demonstrations, we ended the night with beautiful pastries made by Yume Patisserie. Yume Patisserie is a local homegrown baking studio running masterclasses, customising bespoke cakes and dessert table in Singapore.

Read more about them here: “Yume” means dream in Japanese and “Patisserie” is a french word a bakery selling sweets and pastries. Running masterclasses, bespoke cakes and dessert table in Singapore are our current focus. The combination of delicate Japanese pastry texture and bold french flavours is what make Yume Patisserie stand out from the crowd. In Yume Patisserie, we are committed to deliver pastries without artificial flavourings and additives. Baked fresh everyday, it is our promise to provide premium french pastries for your dessert table, and decadent bespoke wedding cake for your celebrations. Out studio also conducts masterclass with a focus on french pastries.

Everyone enjoyed the wonderful night of celebrating skincare and we can’t wait to host our next event!

 

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5 habits you do not realize are harming your skin

1.Your daily cup of coffee

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The caffeine present in coffee can cause your skin to become dehydrated and result in the appearance of fine lines. This can lead to aging skin, especially around the eye areas. Decrease your caffeine consumption and remember to drink lots of water to keep you and your skin hydrated

2. Satisfying your sweet tooth

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Having a diet containing high sugar levels can result in several skin concerns such as premature aging and loss of skin’s elasticity. Try to cut down on sugary foods like sweets and cakes, and replace them with fruits that are high in antioxidant instead.

3. Skipping meals

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Never skip your meals because this could mean that you are not taking in sufficient vitamins and minerals which help to keep your skin looking healthy.

4. Not drinking enough water

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Insufficient water intake can lead to dehydrated skin and cause premature aging. Do remember your daily 8 glasses of water to reveal your skin’s natural glow.

5. Sleeping on your side

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Try not to sleep on your side to avoid pressing your skin which can cause fine lines to appear on your face. You should sleep on your back to prevent the appearance of wrinkles.

Tips for glowy skin!

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1. Moisturize

Apply a moisturizer to your skin every morning and night to rejuvenate and hydrate your skin to reveal its natural glow and radiance. Klarity Diamond Glow Overnight Masque gives you an instant lifting and glowy effect. Don’t believe it? Experience it personally in-stores!

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2. Exfoliate

Use a gentle exfoliator to remove dead skin cells for a brighter-looking complexion. Klarity Oxymud – Cacao Duo Cleanse and Renewal mask provides a 4-in-1 benefits, it acts as a cleanser, make-up remover, gentle exfoliator and treatment mask. Forget those harsh scrubs! Oxymud uses an oxygen technology to pump oxygen into your skin to push out those dirt in your clogged pores and remove dead skin cells. The best thing is, Oxymud is gentle for everyday use!

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3. Radiance-boosting makeup

Before foundation, apply an illuminating base to brighten up dull complexion. In addition, you can use a highlighter and apply onto areas where light hits the face, including forehead, nose, cheekbones, brow bones and your cupid’s bow.

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4. Vitamin

Vitamins are important for the skin, especially vitamin C as it helps to give a brighter-looking complexion! Vitamins C and E when consumed together has also been shown to increase the skin’s natural ability to protect itself against harmful sun rays.

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5. Juicing

I’m sure you have heard that what you eat is reflected on your skin. Try to have a diet which contains a variety of fruits and vegetables for healthy skin.

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6. Get enough rest

Sleep helps your skin in its rejuvenating process! Achieve glowing skin by getting at least 7-8 hours of sleep daily!

Klarity is available in SASA Singapore, BHG Departmental stores, Pink Beauty stores, Sephora Online, Zalora and secretive.sg

Please click here to see the full list of stockists.

Detox water recipe: youthful skin!

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Today’s post will be something special and fun! We will be sharing with you this simple detox water recipe for beautiful skin.

Ingredients needed:

  • 2-3 cups of water
  • half a lemon sliced
  • strawberries
  • 1 apple sliced
  • ice cubes

Apple: Promotes collagen production

Strawberry: Anti-aging, prevents sagging skin

Lemon: Fights damage caused by free radicals, rejuvenates skin

Create beauty effortlessly with this simple detox water recipe for beautiful skin!

 

 

Interview with Brenda

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This week, we have Brenda, a cute and talented dancer to share a little more about herself! Do check out her Instagram and YouTube for some awesome dance covers:)

Q: Where do you get your fashion inspiration from?

Brenda: I get my fashion inspirations from Korean fashion Instagrammers ^^

Q: What is one makeup item you cannot live without?

Brenda: It’s the Faceshop concealer, my bestfriend hehe. It helps to conceal my flaws!

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Q: How do you find Klarity’s products so far?

Brenda: I feel that the products are taking their effect very well! I really feel that my skin has improved and I’m really impressed.

Top foods for the skin

What you eat is as important as what you apply onto your skin, as your diet affects the skin. Below is a list of what you should eat to maintain healthier, younger and radiant-looking complexion.

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  1. Dark chocolate – Provides hydration and smoothens skin texture
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2. Tomato – Improves skin’s natural SPF

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3. Carrot – Healthier-looking complexion and radiant glow

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4. Oatmeal – Prevents acne and aging skin

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5. Soy bean – Collagen production and prevents sagging skin

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6. Egg – Prevents aging skin

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7. Green tea – Improves blood circulation to skin and skin elasticity

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8. Water – Keeps skin hydrated and plumped

Interview with Maggie Tan!

Let Maggie Tan, our local You-tuber share with you a little more about skincare and beauty!:)

Q: What is one skincare item you cannot live without?

Maggie: Cleanser. It’s the first step to prepare your skin for the other good stuffs you’re gonna put on your face.

Q: How do you find Klaritys products so far?

Maggie: Oxymud Cacao Duo Cleanse and Renewal Mask- I’m not a big fan of chocolate face products but I’m sure many girls would love it and the scent here is surprisingly not that overwhelming to me. I find it to be a fun mask because of how it bubbles up, really hydrates my skin!

Diamond Glow Overnight Masque- What I appreciate most would probably be how lightweight it is despite it being an overnight mask, I usually use it alone but I think you can definitely use it in conjunction with other creams without making your skin feel like it cannot breathe.

Q: What is beauty to you?

Maggie: To me, beauty is being able to feel good with just your bare face.

Interview with Winter Chee!

Let us get to know more about beauty blogger Winter Chee and see what she has to say about Klarity’s products after putting them to test for 1 week!

Q: What inspired you to become a beauty blogger?

Winter: My IG fam! It started out as me sharing my photos of makeup. However, they are so lovely and supporting, it really inspires me to create better content for them. The interaction with them made me realize how important it is to share and empower each other through the beauty community.

Q: What is one makeup item you cannot do without?

Winter: One is too little! But if I really have to pick one, I would choose a nice lipstick that can double up as a blusher. The YSL Kiss & Blush works great!

Q: How do you find Klarity’s products so far?

Winter: Whenever I need a deep cleanse, I always reach out to Klarity’s OxyMud. I love how it cleans out my pores and rid me off my blackhead problems. Being paraben-free is a big plus point as well!

Interview with Joanna Lydia- Carrie Models International

Today, we are very privileged to interview Joanna Lydia- winner of ITE Carrie’s Next Top Model 2016, The New Paper New Face 2016 Top 25!

Q: What is the toughest part of being a model?

Joanna: The toughest part about being a model is ensuring your skin is good and clear for your castings and also maintaining free of dark under eye circles!

Q: What is one makeup item you can’t live without?

Joanna: The one make up I can’t live without would probably be concealer!

Q: How do you find Klarity’s products so far?

Joanna: I think klarity’s products have passed my expectations haha, especially when my skin feels so dull before a casting/photo-shoot. I’ll use it the day before and I’ll wake up feeling very refreshed and confident about my skin!

Simple skincare tips for men

Men require a different skincare regime and tips as their skin is different from a woman’s skin. Below are some simple skincare tips for men.

1.Careful shaving

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For men who have sensitive skin or skin conditions such as acne, careful shaving is very important.

Use a lubricant to help the razor glide smoothly on the skin and prevent any cuts. It is also necessary to use a clean razor or razors which contain anti-bacterial properties to protect the skin and prevent razor bumps!

2.Cleanse and exfoliate

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Men’s skin have lower PH levels as compared to women, which is more acidic and oily. Hence, it would be good to invest in a cleanser suitable for normal to oily skin.

Cleanse the skin every morning and night to get rid of excess oil which can cause clogged pores and acne breakouts.

3.Go light on moisturizers

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As men tend to have oilier skin than woman and may face skin problems such as oily skin and enlarged pores, they should go light on moisturizers and choose products which are more lightweight.