This week, Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore profiles DJ Sonia Chew, who hosts the radio show ‘The Shock Circuit’ on weekdays from 4 to 8pm on 987FM. Get to know her beauty secrets and find out how you can improve your daily skincare and make-up regime. 1. How did you start your career as a DJ?
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Japan-based JILL STUART Beauty is launching in Singapore on 29 March at SEPHORA ION Orchard. Founded in Japan in 2005, the brand is best known for their embellished silver packaging and blushes which were inspired by the make-up styles of Japanese women. Their philosophy is “all for girls to be ‘kawaii’ (cute)”, and fans of the brand are known as 'Jill Girls'. Featured in their products are ingredients such as lavender oil, rosehip oil, wild rose and rosemary extracts. The full range of items that will be sold in Singapore include best-sellers such as the Mix Blush Compact, the Lip Blossom lipstick, the Ribbon Couture Eyes eyeshadow quads, and its latest product, the Loose Blush. From New York-based fashion designer Jill Stuart and the KOSE Corporation, the brand's products are also sold in China, Hong Kong, Korea, Taiwan and Thailand. Follow Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore on Facebook .
Singapore heritage just got a lot more yummy, with the spotlight currently on our diverse food heritage. For example, Burasak – the Bugis version of Ketupat – which originated during the Bugis community’s seafaring days, is still available today at shops in Geylang. It is also served during festive occasions among the Malays in Singapore.
Sea lovers, take note. National Geographic’s Ocean Wonders at the S.E.A. Aquarium at Resorts World Sentosa is on now until 20 May. Learn about the fastest, largest and heaviest marine species at the Ocean Record Breakers exhibition, and see the newest marine addition, the Sand tiger sharks. Also, visitors pick up some photography tips and submit their Instagram-worthy pictures to the Marine Photography Adventure competition. For the kids, there is also the National Geographic Ocean Exploration Workshop, at both the Aquarium and the Maritime Experiential Museum, where they can learn how to be great explorers and understand more about ocean conservation. Since the museum re-opened in late 2017, five new zones have been added, including ‘Pirate Encounter’, 'Maritime Coin History', 'Ports of Call', 'Singapore Maritime Legacy' and ‘Learning to ‘Navigate’. The museum Is open daily from 10am to 7pm. Follow Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore on Facebook .
Halal food festival KB Live Fest was held over the weekend from 9 to 11 March at the D'Marquee at Downtown East. There were Ramly burgers, kebabs, burgers, Roti Johns and various savoury snacks. Sweet treats such as donuts, pancakes and corn-based drinks were also available. In addition to shopping deals from Singapore fashion brands, local music acts also performed during the three-day event. Follow Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore on Facebook .
From now till 29 April, step into a 'TrollsTopia' at Universal Studio Singapore. Sing, dance and play along with ’Trolls’ characters, Princess Poppy and Branch, from the 2016 DreamWorks Animation film. Bring out your inner Troll at the 'Trollify Yourself' experience with face paint, temporary tattoos and the Trolls' signature hair-raising wigs. Catch prizes flying in the air while dancing at a glitter-filled party, ‘Glitterpalooza’, or try the virtual reality (VR) games, “VR Troll Art” and “VR Beat Feat”. Follow Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore on Facebook .
Sesame Street activities have taken over Changi Airport. At the departure hall in Terminal 3, there is a 30-metre long playground with a 4.7-metre tall slide that leads to a huge ball pit. The playground will be at Terminal 3 from 9 March to 8 April, before it is set up at Terminal 4 from 25 May to 1 July. There is also a “Our Street to Yours” pop-up exhibition at basement two, where you can get up close with beloved characters such as Elmo, Big Bird, Oscar the Grouch and more. Follow Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore on Facebook .
This pop-up cafe in Singapore is a haven for fans of Care Bears. Have fun dining here while being surrounded by decorations themed after the iconic bear characters, such as Tenderheart, Cheer and Grumpy Bear. Taking place at Kumoya cafe from 1 Feb till the end of March, menu items include Seafood Chowder Rice, Cheer-up Chicken Katsu and Spread-the-cheer Waffles. Prices range from $8.90 to $28.90. Kumoya collaborated with food blogger and bento artist Shirley Wong, also known as Little Miss Bento, to create the limited-period menu. Kumoya, located at Jalan Klapa in the Bugis area, is a Halal-certified café that serves Japanese-French-inspired desserts and savoury dishes. Read also: Sample Care Bear-themed fare at this pop-up cafe opening in February Follow Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore on Facebook .
Singapore actor Tay Ping Hui has signed with Chinese entertainment company. Singapore actor Tay Ping Hui will not be renewing his contract with Mediacorp after being with the company for 20 years, and has signed with Chinese entertainment company Perfect World Pictures. The latest news was confirmed by The Celebrity Agency, who announced it on their social media platforms on Friday (9 March).
For a start, at the “Our Street to Yours Sesame Street” pop-up exhibition, which will run from 9 March to 1 May in Terminal 3, visitors can walk through thematic zones and favourite scenes from the TV series to cheer up Oscar the Grouch or snap a photo with Big Bird at his nest. James Fong, Vice President for Landside Concession at Changi Airport Group, said, “For many of us, Sesame Street was a significant part of our childhood and we grew up learning with these lovable characters.
Francophiles, your dreams will finally come true with the opening of new multi-concept store So France at Duo Galleria on 22 March 2018. Connoisseurs of French cuisine will love the new venue in the Bugis area, which houses a bistro, wine bar and a selection of gourmet groceries. Stretching across 5000 sq ft, there is also space which can be used to host events like wine tastings and culinary masterclasses.
Goh, who is based in the United States, married his partner recently in San Diego last year. The 40-year-old was a familiar face in TV, film and stage productions in Singapore before he left for the US in 2002 to further his education and career. “I met (my husband) in Singapore while performing in a play called Asian Boys for W!ld Rice,” Goh said. “He was in the audience and I was performing.
There’s a formal attire policy that everybody needs to adhere to at the Oscars, and I made the mistake of not paying attention to this as much as I should have. This is not a story about how messy things can get behind the scenes at the Oscars.
Renowned Singaporean author Balli Kaur Jaswal’s book was picked by Hollywood actress Reese Witherspoon for her book club. The Big Little Lies and Legally Blonde star picked Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows by Jaswal for her book club’s March reading selection. Witherspoon shared her selection on a post on the Reese’s Book Club x Hello Sunshine Instagram account and Facebook page with a photo of herself sprawled on a couch reading the book.
Following its first edition at BIGBOX HyperMart last October, the fashion art festival Outsider will return this year at cinema The Projector.
Joshua Ang and wife Shannon Low will be welcoming a son soon. Former Channel 8 actor Joshua Ang, who got married last weekend, has announced that his wife is pregnant. Ang, 29, best known for his role in director Jack Neo’s film I Not Stupid, told 8 DAYS magazine that his wife, flight attendant Shannon Low, is expecting.
Disbandments hardly ever spell the end of music groups, as these 90s pop groups – 911, S Club and 5ive – have proven.
This weekend, indulge in some ’90s nostalgia, learn something at the museum, and be dazzled by the annual illuminated art installations at Singapore’s iconic Marina Bay and Esplanade Park.
Mexican filmmaker Guillermo del Toro may not have had the time to call his parents after news of his Oscar nominations in January, but he will definitely make time for them after his triumph on Sunday (Monday, 5 March, Singapore time) at the 90th Academy Awards. After bagging both Best Director and Best Picture for his romantic fantasy “The Shape of Water”, the filmmaker will be off to meet his parents to celebrate his first Oscar wins before heading home with his trophies. During the press interview at the end of the awards show, the 53-year-old also shared with Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore that he would have given a longer speech to thank more of his family members if he were given the chance.
Playing Winston Churchill, “arguably one of the greatest Brits”, made Gary Oldman’s first Oscar win extra special, the actor revealed on Sunday (Monday, 5 March, Singapore time). Oldman shared in a press interview with Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore that his admiration for the late political figure was one of the reasons the win held “special significance”, but added that the “amazing cast and crew” had made the film a highlight of his 39-year acting career. “Darkest Hour” tells the story of Churchill, played by Oldman, when he was the UK prime minister during the Second World War.
Not even the rain could stop diehard fans of Monsta X from turning up to see their favourite K-pop group. The seven-member boyband from South Korea was in Singapore last week to headline the HSBC Women’s World Championship Music Festival 2018 on Saturday (3 March) at the Resorts World Sentosa. Ahead of their performance, the group met with fans and the media in a press conference held at Plaza Singapura on Friday (2 March), where they answered questions from the media and interacted with their fans, who are known as “Mon Bebes”.
90th Academy Awards – Oscars Governors Ball – Hollywood, California, U.S., 04/03/2018 – Best Animated Short Film winner Kobe Bryant. Former basketball star Kobe Bryant had to deal with naysayers who were sceptical about his decision to pick up writing, but his Oscar triumph has given him a “sense of validation” and felt “better than winning a championship”. The five-time National Basketball Association (NBA) champion won an Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film for “Dear Basketball” on Sunday night (4 March, 5 March Monday morning Singapore time), along with director Glen Keane and composer John Williams.
Special effects make-up artist Kazuhiro Tsuji may have been the only Asian winner at the 90th Academy Awards on Sunday (4 March, 5 March morning, Singapore time), but being recognised for his race was never on his mind. Along David Malinowski and Lucy Sibbick, the trio walked away with the Oscar for Best Make-up and Hair for their work on the British historical film “Darkest Hour”, starring actor Gary Oldman as the late UK prime minister Winston Churchill.
For mahjong-obsessed Singaporeans, your dream keyboards have arrived. If you would like to sit at your desk on a dreary work day and daydream about an intense yet friendly non-stop mahjong session, these mahjong-themed keyboard sets will definitely do the trick. X-treme Solution, a gaming shop in Sim Lim Square mall, posted on its Facebook page about two weeks ago (23 February) about its all-mahjong keyboard cap set being available.