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Easy Everyday Eye Makeup     In the latest episode of TheSmartLocal TV's beauty series PrettySmart, we worked with one of our favourite beauty brands Benefit Cosmetics! We started the episode with an exclusive interview with Global Beauty Authority of Benefit Cosmetics, Maggie Ford Danielson. She shared with us more about...
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Yoga - More Than A Passing Fad   It’s official, the yoga craze has manifested. Unlike other trends like hello kitty or overpriced froyo, this might just be Singaporeans’ healthiest obsession yet. It’s public knowledge that yoga comes with a multitude of health benefits for the body and mind, but were...
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The Oriental Spa Chamber   Huang Ah Ma is housed within Porcelain Hotel across 3 restored shophouses along Mosque Street. This isn’t your run-of-the-mill beauty parlour. And whatever your regular facial treatment is, you won’t find it here. But we’ll come to that later. Huang Ah Ma is an oriental-themed spa...
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About Kris By MENCE   An anti-aging and weight management centre started up in Hong Kong, Kris By MENCE is an extension of the original chain, MENCE Hong Kong. The firm believes in non-invasive and non-surgical approaches when it comes to their slimming treatments. Their state-of-the-art machines boast abilities to detoxify...
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TSL’s Biggest Fan Yet   I’m sitting in a very comfortable spot in The Smart Local office - it’s near enough to the air-conditioner for me to be pleasantly cool. For the others sitting further away, it gets warm at times.  We were pleasantly surprised by our new Dyson AM07 Tower...
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About EasyVan   EasyVan connects professional van and lorry drivers with people who require delivery services via a simple interface.To date, has over 250,000 customers.   EasyVan’s business model is simple: the customer needs something moved, he uses the EasyVan app to source for a driver, who picks up the item...
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Deals With Even Better Prices   The Chinese New Year season calls for a time of celebration, bakkwa, ang pows and awkward moments where you forget the name of the relative you're visiting. With a long checklist of houses to visit, it’s also about looking your best especially if you’re visiting...
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Dash - Money For The Modern Singaporean   We live in an age of apps. For every problem mankind faces, from language translation to dating, someone will invent an app for it. And if you’re one of us who perpetually has not enough cash in your wallet, you will love Dash....
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About Street Directory’s New App   Aside from eating, shopping has been long known to be Singaporeans’ national pastime, with most of us unable to resist a good bargain. I’ll be honest and say that I’m part of that “most” - my eyes light up whenever I see a good deal....
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Getting the Perfect Christmas Gift   With just days to Christmas, I figured there are only ever two categories of shoppers - the kiasus  and the procrastinators. A kiasu shopper is someone who plans way ahead of time and has gotten gifts for everyone one month in advance - family members, boyfriend,...
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