5 Awesome Things Material World Tried This Week
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5 Awesome Things Material World Tried This Week

28 August 2015, 2:32 PM
What a week it has been! We wrap up the work week with five things the Material World team adored this week.   Lili is smitten by … Crabtree & Evelyn’s Pop-Up Cafe “If you’re going to be in town over the next few days, do check out Crabtree & Evelyn’s first-ever Pop-Up Cafe at […]
The 10-Minute Remedy For Stress and Anxiety
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The 10-Minute Remedy For Stress and Anxiety

28 August 2015, 10:20 AM
As life becomes increasingly fast-paced, it might do us well to turn to meditation to help cope with stress and anxiety. When was the last time you felt stressed? Yesterday? Two hours ago? It’s same to say that all of us feel stress and anxiety and for a number of us (myself included), we experience […]
Could This Be The Future Of Skincare?
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Could This Be The Future Of Skincare?

27 August 2015, 2:40 PM
Luxury skincare brand Cosme Decorte touts its latest product as “the future of skincare.” Read on to find out if it lives up to the hype. Cosme Decorte marks its 45th anniversary this year with a groundbreaking new product – the Decorte Liposome Treatment Liquid. A product that was 12 years of intensive research in ...
I Will Not Be “Judge-Shamed” Into Silence
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I Will Not Be “Judge-Shamed” Into Silence

27 August 2015, 8:40 AM
Okay so not everything said on social media is going to be music to your ears but is calling someone “judgmental” really the best way to win an argument? Deborah Tan shares her thoughts.  Yesterday, I posted a status update on my Facebook commenting about the use of iPads at mealtimes, how a kid kicked […]
Male Attention: It’s Okay To Like It
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Male Attention: It’s Okay To Like It

26 August 2015, 10:47 AM
It may sound like the most unfeminist thing to say but Deborah Tan is of the opinion that you don’t have to shy away from the admiring glances of a man or feel offended if a guy “checks you out”. “I feel like they are undressing me with their eyes and I feel violated.”   […]
Ex-Editors Who’ve Left To Do Something Completely Different
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Ex-Editors Who’ve Left To Do Something Completely Different

25 August 2015, 7:30 PM
Thinking of making a radical career switch? Read on.  It’s not news that the Material World team left the world of magazines to start our own website and content agency. However, while what we are doing may have shifted slightly, the core of our jobs still involves lots of writing. As such, we were curious […]
This Is One Countryside Carnival You MUST Visit
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This Is One Countryside Carnival You MUST Visit

25 August 2015, 11:24 AM
We all need a respite from city life sometimes. Why not bring your pets along for the ride? Singapore might be a country full of urban landscapes and skyscrapers, but we do have retreat spots for you to rest your weary souls! D’Kranji Farm Resort, a 5-hectare leisure and hospitality agri-tainment centre located in the […]
Adrianna Tan: “The Singaporean Fear Of Failure Is Amusing”
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Adrianna Tan: “The Singaporean Fear Of Failure Is Amusing”

24 August 2015, 11:38 AM
You may be familiar with Culture Kitchen, a project started in 2013 that aims to quell xenophobia in Singapore by bridging the gap between Singaporeans and migrant workers through food. Meet the inspiring lady behind Culture Kitchen, Adrianna Tan, who is now working on another venture called Wobe. By Tan Lili In this world, you […]
5 Awesome Things Material World Tried This Week
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5 Awesome Things Material World Tried This Week

21 August 2015, 2:30 PM
What are some of the things got your attention this week? The Material World team shares theirs.  Syafiqah is coveting … New Balance Fall Winter 2015 collection “Whether it is a Tumblr phenomenon, or the latest hipster fad, there’s no denying that New Balance has gained a cult-like following in recent years. New ...
Should You Air Someone Else’s Dirty Laundry?
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Should You Air Someone Else’s Dirty Laundry?

21 August 2015, 10:40 AM
Is it right to call out the problems of someone else’s relationship? Contributing writer Sharifah Nursyafiqah does not think so. A month ago, the Internet was hit with a salacious leak that left many exposed, outraged, and curious, to varying degrees. Ashley Madison, an American site for cheating partners, had their ...
This High Street Brand Just Got More Accessible
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This High Street Brand Just Got More Accessible

20 August 2015, 3:00 PM
We bring you one more reason to online shop right now. British cult favourite brands Topshop and Topman are now just a click away, thanks to a new partnership with Asian online fashion retailer Zalora. Whether you are from Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, or Taiwan, you can now shop for apparels and accessories from these […]
10 Very Real Struggles Of Women With Big Boobs
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10 Very Real Struggles Of Women With Big Boobs

20 August 2015, 11:09 AM
Deborah Tan says there’s nothing great about having a generous cleavage. Her “life story”, below.  “Eh, you don’t want, you can donate here” is the line I hear most often when I complain that my boobs are “a bit too big”. Actually, “a bit too big” is an understatement. My ...