Pop-up Public Event You Shouldn’t Miss This February!

As Singapore Art Week has come to an end, with Valentine’s Day and Lunar New Year approaching, it is time for you to make some plans to celebrate the end of a happening February!

Question is, what makes a good party?

1. Remember to relax – with our free-flow drinks and light bites!

The key to meeting new people for the first time is to relax and be yourself! This is something most people forget, or cannot seem to control – let’s face it, we all feel nervous meeting people for the first time! However, fret not as we will be offering free-flow alcohol so you and your friends can help yourselves to it while making new friends!

Already included in the $20 ticket, help yourselves to the range of light bites as well as free-flow drinks! Come on, where else would you be able to get such a good deal? 😜

For only $20 nett, drink to the fullest as beer and wine will be on free-flow for a whole 2 hours!

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How to Plan Your 2018 Goals

When people think about resolutions, most people jump on the bandwagon drawing a list of “what I want to achieve” instead of digging deeper to find out the underlying purpose of what the goal can serve you in the long run. In other words, “what I truly need”.

If you have already drafted your resolutions for 2018, look at the list and ask yourself if it is something that is worth your time, how it serves you at your current point of life and for the near future.

The key to higher efficiency and a meaningful goal depends on the decision you make from now on.

Identifying your goals

Your needs depend on the phase of life you are in right now. Ask yourself these questions:

  • “What is the most important thing that matters to you?”
  • “What is the reason behind the choice that you make?”
  • “Can this goal serve a purpose?”

If you have a stable career, look into other aspects of your life. You hold a stable job, but how are you doing in other areas such as your love and social life? Do you feel lonely? What kind of goals can you set to change that?

Very often, we put so much energy in one aspect of our lives that we unintentionally neglect what is important to us that is supposed to make us feel whole and be a happier individual.

But fret not, any situation you are in, you can always make a difference.

Prioritise and Strategise

After identifying the goals you’d like to work towards, this is when you should ask yourself:

  • “Is this goal feasible?”
  • “What is the timeline for the goals you have set and how are you executing them?”

Always set a timeline for your goals and how you’d like to achieve them. It is all about being efficient and practical.

Say you have identified that you’d like to seek for your soul-mate and you’d like to meet someone new, go on dates and expand your social circle. This is a feasible goal and all you need to do is to act on it. If you don’t know where and how to, search for the most trusted local dating agency, sign yourself up and let them do the heavy lifting for you. There is no harm in trying. Better an “oops” than “what if”.


You have put in that much effort in planning your resolutions, but we all know acting on it isn’t the easiest.

The solution is to keep that list in a place that is always accessible to you. You can then easily see it and it becomes a reminder as you journey through your 2018 resolutions. Or better still, utilise the reminder application on your smartphone.

Go ahead and create goals that make you look back and and realise they are worth your energy and dedication. It is only then you’d feel the lasting satisfaction of achievement and bliss when your goals are met.

Especially to all the eligible singles out there, if one of your resolutions is to not be single anymore. Here is a little something for you. You can thank me later.


What is better than a weekend time out from the hustling bustling of city life? Let us share more than just the perfect getaway selection – we have recommendations just for you that will make your getaway worthwhile!

Additionally, at the end of the article, we will also show you how you can earn miles with Mileslife, a lifestyle+travel mobile app which allows members to earn their preferred frequent flyer miles from everyday spending, on top of your credit card earnings!

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Remember that pool party that you wanted to go very badly but you never got the chance to because you want to look your best with your makeup on while you enjoy your time there.

Finding the right makeup is definitely not an easy task. There are so many brands and varieties you can choose from. Not to mention, the underlying concerns when you are afraid that your makeup will be ruined and smudged upon contact. But do not worry, we have just the solutions for you!

M.A.C Pro Longwear Nourishing Waterproof foundation

Ranked #1 Waterproof Foundation!

Splash Fest Waterproof Makeup

M.A.C Pro Longwear Nourishing Waterproof foundation is ranked number one for a reason. It is known for their long-lasting foundation (approximately lasting for 15 hrs) and its non-comedogenic property that makes it ideal for humid weather like our sunny island’s – making it perfect for beach parties all year round!

Where to buy: Sephora ION and MAC outlets

Amazonian Clay Waterproof 12-hour concealer

Splash Fest Waterproof Makeup

Worried about your dark circles or blemishes? This is a complete win as this concealer from Tarte is known to battle lasting hours, and on top of that, having a complete coverage – say goodbye to your fears!

Where to buy: Sephora

One of the MOST important features – your eyes! Remember, they say eyes are the windows to one’s soul – you don’t want to look tired and bare on the eyes! Well, fret not! We introduce:

Makeup Ever Aqua Smoky Lash Waterproof Mascara

Splash Fest Waterproof Makeup

Besides the waterproof factor of this mascara, not only does it open up your eyes, it also gives your lashes more volume and length for that dramatic effect you want to go for to stand out at a pool party!

Where to buy: Sephora

Kat Von D Tattoo Liners

Splash Fest Waterproof Makeup

Love water rides but also your catliner? Try Kat Von D Tattoo Liners which aims to keep your winged eyeliner in place!

This tattoo liner stays true to its name – melt-resistant, waterproof and perfect for long wear!

Where to buy: Sephora 


We’ve covered the minimum, but what is truly the most important highlight that shapes each face?

You’ve guessed it – the eyebrows!

Tarte: Amazonian Clay Waterproof Brow Pencil

Amazonian clay waterproof brow pencil

This eyebrow pencil is not only ideal for everyday use. The applicator makes the outcome look soft and natural – you don’t want to go too hard on the brows!

Where to buy: Sephora 

Aqua Rouge Waterproof Liquid Lip Color

Splash Fest Waterproof Makeup

Aqua Rouge Waterproof Liquid Lip Color is everything a lady wishes for – it has a wide range of 12 colors you can choose from!

Other than its extremely long-lasting quality, it is highly pigmented and has a matte finish. Ladies, always opt for a matte look at a beach party to stand out!

Where to buy: Makeupforever

Of course, it will be a hassle if you had to go from one place to another to get all these must-haves for your year-end parties! The best part, we’ve left it to the last, is you can get all these items at just one place – Sephora! (except for the waterproof lipstick)

Now that you have these items, the next step is to find the right event to turn up at where you can make good use of them!

Splash Fest 2017

Check out the SplashFest 2017 – biggest singles’ pool party of the year at Adventure Cove Waterpark, on 11th November! F&B, free carnival games, exclusive access to rides in the dark – all covered in just one event!

Looking pretty isn’t enough, you’ve got all the unicorn floats you’ll ever need for your Instagram worthy shots! On top of that, get ready for a splashin’ fun night with carnival games and exclusive promos from Shopee!

Get your BFFs ready for the biggest party of the year! Find out more here! 

5 Damn Worth It Dining Experiences that include earning miles!

If you are looking into spending an unforgettable dining experience with your date, the answers to your queries are here. Here are the top 5 restaurants to bring your date to for an amazing dining experience! Besides that, the food choices are worth every penny and minute of your time. The recommendations are hand-picked based on ambience, food quality, location and service, a package deal for you and your date to enjoy your time together!

These are fantastic choices regardless of occasions – just a different dining experience, celebrations or a romantic night out with your date. The best part of it is all these places under our curated list will allow you to earn miles, on top of your credit card earnings! Simply pay through Mileslife and start clocking your miles.

Download the Mileslife App (ios / android) now and be rewarded with 1000 bonus miles for your first purchase on Mileslife, with a qualifying spend of S$49 within 30 days of registration, using the promo code GaiGai. This promotion is only valid from 1 Oct to 30 Nov 2017, so hurry now!


D’Good Cafe

D’Good Cafe is a London-inspired cafe which has a cozy atmosphere perfect for brunch or lunch at Takashimaya. D’Good Cafe is well-rated in food blogs and recommended by many others who have reviewed it to be the ideal place to chill and socialize. They serve an extensive selection of western cuisines such as all-day breakfast and fresh bakes.

Eggs on Eggs D'good CafeEggs on eggs

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How to Get Ready for a Date in Just 15 Minutes

Make yourself attractive and seductive in a flash.

When you ask a girl on a date, she will think about it days or hours before. She imagines herself indulging in a nice bath, perhaps wearing a face mask before she puts on her makeup. She wants to look and feel good before the date, so she’ll primp and pamper herself.

Unfortunately, you need at least an hour to do that.

Most of us don’t have the luxury of time before a date. Either work, family, or accidents come in between. We’re lucky to have at least 30 minutes and we start to feel frantic if we have anything less than that.

In this blog, we at Beauty Insider will show you how to get ready for a date in 15 minutes or less. We will teach you how to move fast, to psych yourself up, and to turn into a head-turner!

We don’t have much time, let’s go!


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3 Reasons Why First Impressions Matter

We’re gonna tell you straight up – first impressions DO matter, and they matter the most. Sure, we encourage everyone to get to know someone better, strike conversations, find out more, before coming to a conclusion of what kind of person someone else is; especially for first and blind dates!

With that being said, the harsh truth is first impressions really matter. Some people just choose to keep an open mind and then let nature take its own course before making a decision if the person across the table is someone they’d like to spend the rest of their days with. And then again, there are the others on the other end of the spectrum who would make a judgment there and then. This doesn’t mean they’re judgmental or “bad”, it just means they are a lot more selective than the rest of the people.

1. Everyone, somehow, makes preconceived judgments.

The ideal truth that everyone in the society wants to believe is that nobody should ever be judgmental. And if given the case that someone comes off as any slightly more judgmental, we condemn them. But nobody wants to face the truth that every single individual makes preconceived judgments when they first meet someone. It is just a matter of expressing their dismay or delight; closing their minds or opening them up; giving more opportunities or shutting doors up.

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Dear Dr. Love, How Should I Ask for Her Number?

What are some topics that I can talk about with my date?

I know, first dates are already nerve-wrecking, let say coming up with topics during the date! The key to striking conversations and keeping them going is to maintain a good balance of being interesting, curious and yet comfortable for the opposite party.

Some ideas for topics are overall well-being, hobbies, future and lastly, just fun things! These topics would give off a vibe that you’re genuinely interested in them as individuals and you’d like to know more about them. But it is also an opportunity for you to gauge what kind of person he or she is, as well as if you have anything in common with each other.

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Dear Dr. Love, Why Do Men Have Such Dirty Minds?

If a guy often laments that he is stressed while findings job, is it a sign that he’s unable to take stress or be a responsible man? If he is in a relationship but seldom asks her out, and when he does, it’s often late at night and quite often for sex. He is not a decent or good guy, right?

Firstly, about his ability to handle stress – If he talks about being stressed, it could be his way of relieving it. However, if he takes his stress to a negative level, complaining about life and finding faults in everything just to find himself an easy way out to not deal with it, I’m afraid that is a sign that he may have a habit of running away from his problems, and finding excuses for himself to avoid doing what is necessary or responsible.

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Dear Dr. Love, I’m Too Comfortable being Single

How do I prepare myself for a relationship when I have been single for so long? – Female reader

Being single for a period of time would mean you have adjusted to living alone and being within your comfort zone. Well, it can go two ways! Either you’ve been pretty laid back and comfortable with your routine everyday, or you are on the other end of the spectrum – continuously looking for exciting and new things to do.

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