Photography Roger Chua Art Direction Chelza Pok Beauty Direction Simone Wu Hair Alvin Foh/Mosche hair salon Makeup Larry Yeo, using Clarins Model Elena Cheurina/Carrie Models
#1 PERFUME OVERLOAD
You don’t want people to smell you before they actually see you. And DO NOT refresh it before you enter a cinema or a concert theatre.
#2 LIP LINER THAT SHOWS AFTER YOUR MEAL
Don’t just draw in your lip outline, shade in your entire lip.
#3 THICK, CLUMPY MASCARA
Two coats are sufficient.
#4 BITTEN NAILS
If you can’t curb the habit, try gel manicures to create a polished look.
#5 TOO MUCH FOUNDATION
This makes you look like you’re wearing a mask. Try this instead: Apply foundation at discoloured skin areas only, and blend well to even out skin tone.
#6 SUNBURNT SKIN
It just shows that you don’t take care of your skin, and don’t care to. Wear sunscreen whenever you head out.
Superstars do not slouch. They stand up straight and walk tall. Slouching brings your glam factor down to zero.
This article was originally published in Simply Her May 2012.