Aging has its ways of wreaking havoc on our skin. Wrinkles, pigmentation and sagginess are just some of the not-so-pretty sights associated with aging. Some say it’s due to external factors such as sun exposure, pollution and gravity.Read More
At SW1, making you beautiful is just one of our priorities. Reducing carbon footprint is another. Preservatives are commonly used in products to prolong their shelf-life but these chemicals inevitably go down the drain and back into our water system.Read More
We all know that excessively oily skin leads to breakouts but that’s just scratching the surface. How do we know it’s oily skin that we have and not over-sweating in this ever-balmy climate that’s the main cause of the sheen on our faces. More than that, what can we do to combat oily skin, which ultimately boils down to knowing the right products to use for our skin type.Read More
In 1997, Mehrabian and Blum started a research based on a simple idea – they wanted to find out what physical features were found to be most attractive to the opposite sex. More importantly, they wanted to find out the relative importance of stable features, such as body type and height vs changeable features such as grooming and clothing when it comes to physical attractiveness.
Basically, they wanted to find out what combinations deemed a person attractive.Read More
If you are familiar with TCM (traditional Chinese medicine), you would have heard of different foods being referred to as being ‘heaty’ and ‘cooling’.
This concept is based on the Chinese philosophy of yin (cooling) and yang (heaty), and the terms 'heaty' and 'cooling' are used as a classification system to describe symptoms and characteristics of certain foods and the effects they have on our body. This is a system that has been developed over more than 2,000 years of detailed observation in TCM.Read More