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Bio-Oil is known for its ability to improve the appearance of scars. But this vitamin E-rich multi-purpose oil has many beauty uses too. For one, it can be used to smoothen and rehydrate dry and dull skin. As it’s mildly antiseptic and gentle, it also works well as a makeup remover. That’s not all: It’s great as a shaving oil, thanks to its naturally thick formulation. Bio-Oil comes in three sizes: 60ml ($15.50), 125ml ($25.90) and 200ml ($35.90). Available at leading pharmacies, personal care stores and selected hospitals. Visit

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Want to have thick, luscious hair without feeling weighed down? Hask’s new Biotin Boost Thickening Collection contains the three key ingredients you’ll need to achieve just that: biotin to maximise volume, coffee to boost hair strands, and collagen to fortify the strands. It’ll improve the appearance of limp, fine hair with regular use, and make your flat hair crisis a thing of the past. Available exclusively at selected Guardian stores islandwide, at $18.90 each. Visit

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Healthy is the new beautiful. You-C1000 will give you the vitamin C you need for a strong immune system so that you’ll be ready to take on the day, every day. One bottle contains 1,000mg of vitamin C, which is significantly higher than the amount you can get from conventional sources like lemons (each has 31mg) and oranges (one has 51mg). At just $9 for six bottles, You-C1000 comes in three flavours: lemon, apple and orange. Available at leading supermarkets and convenience stores islandwide. Visit www.

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The Nissan X-Trail is one of the most popular sports utility vehicles in the world, and its new model has finally arrived in Singapore. It is the perfect family-friendly car, with an exceptionally spacious interior that is sure to make long rides enjoyable for everyone. The new model comes with intelligent mobility features such as Around View Monitor with Moving Object Detection and Adaptive Light System. New colours are available: Corona Orange, Garnet Red, Shining Blue and Imperia Umber. Price unavailable. Visit for more information. 

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Samsung has launched three new devices. The Gear Sport Smartwatch (pictured above) automatically tracks many activities including walking, running and cycling. It is water resistant up to 50m, so you can swim with it. The watch also has a built-in GPS, continuous heart-rate monitoring and Spotify Offline, which lets you listen to your favourite songs offline. Available in black and blue. The Gear Fit2 Pro GPS Fitness Band, available in red and black, has all these mentioned features too. However, the Gear Sport Smartwatch has features that the Gear Fit 2 Pro Fitness Band doesn’t, including Samsung Pay and settings to control Samsung Connect devices, like TVs and home gadgets. The Gear IconX are cord-free earbuds which play music and track your runs. Thanks to its voice recognition function, you can do everything hands-free. Available in black, pink and grey. Visit

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Enhance your feminine hygiene with UU Care Feminine Wash. Unlike other feminine washes that contain the chemical hydroquinone – which affects skin cells by increasing the risk of hyperpigmentation and irritation – this wash is pH-balanced and chemical- and odour-free. It’ll lightly cleanse your nether regions, leaving a fresh feeling. Retailing at $9.90, it’s available at Watsons, Fairprice, Sheng Siong and CK department stores. 

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Does your face often feel oily and sticky after lunch? The Revlon ColorStay UV Primer can help your makeup stay fresh throughout the day. Suitable for all skin types, it is lightweight and fragrance-free. It can be blended easily and absorbs well into skin. Plus, it controls oil production while keeping your skin hydrated. With SPF40 PA+++, this primer gives you the sun protection you need, while its 24-hour longwear protection means that you don’t need to make time for touch-ups. Retailing at $29.90, it is available at selected Guardian, Watsons, Sasa and major department stores, supermarkets, as well as Lazada and Zalora. 

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The Skechers GOrun 600 is a comfortable, lightweight trainer that is sure to make clocking those kilometres more pleasurable. With injuries being a common worry among runners, it has insoles to provide support and minimise the impact of running. Designed with responsive sole traction, this shoe is also great for both outdoors and indoor workouts. Comfort is really important during workouts, and this footwear has the ultimate solution: a well-padded heel for cushioning and layered mesh for optimum breathability. It comes in three colours: white, grey and navy. Retailing at $99, the GOrun 600 is available at key Skechers concept stores. Visit