Two in One

You love H&M for its affordable kids’ fashion, but you can now get your beauty fix there, too, come August.

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You love H&M for its affordable kids’ fashion, but you can now get your beauty fix there, too, come August.

With a selection of over 700 beautifully packaged make-up, nail products, beauty tools, fragrances, body-care, hair-care and styling products, the new beauty section at the H&M Orchard Building is the first expansion of the brand’s beauty range in the Asian market.

Prices start at $2.90 for face masks and make-up applicators. The make-up range will also be available at H&M Raffles Place later this year.


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Fear Factor

Did you know that if you see one cockroach in your home, it means that there are likely more? Besides spreading over 30 kinds of diseases, their saliva and droppings also contain allergens that trigger asthma symptoms, among other allergies.

So keep those pesky intruders away with the new line of roach and ant bait strips from Combat. They fit easily into tight corners and small gaps between cabinets. Combat roach strips, $8.95, and ant strips, $8.60, are sold at major hypermarkets and supermarkets. 

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Looking Good
Radiant skin is well-hydrated skin. That’s why Bioderma’s new Hydrabio range helps fend off water loss. It uses vitamin PP to strengthen skin resistance and impermeability, and apple seed extract to help your skin make more of its own water channels.
Choose from variations such as a hydrator and makeup base with sun protection, a gel-creme for those who prefer a lightweight texture, and a creme for those with dry, sensitive skin.
Prices range from $14.90 to $49.90, from major Guardian and Watsons outlets, Unity, Robinsons and John Little.
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Breathe Happy

What’s better than arriving home and being greeted by the soothing scent of lavender? How about the popular Lemon Lavender scent from Yankee Candle? Combining lavender with a tangy citrus undertone, and created with top-quality, natural essential oils, the candle is one of the brand’s best-selling fragrances in Singapore.

Available in candle, gel bead, reed diffuser and car jar variations, the collection ranges from $9.90 to $41.90. Visit for outlets.