Check out our new Gift Cards!

Guess what we’re launching for Christmas? You can now give your friends, sister, or mum the Vanitee experience with our new gift cards. With denominations of $20, $30, $50 and $80, these cards can be used to book any beauty service on Vanitee. It’s as easy as finding the service you want, and then keying

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Glass Shard nails are trending now

It’s making us a little jealous – our South Korean neighbours seem to be always on point with the coolest (and prettiest) beauty trends. Case in point: glass shard nails. These glossy works of art have finally made their way to our island, and we’re obsessed. We discovered these pretty opalescent designs via one of

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Last minute alternative Halloween looks

Don’t have a costume? No problem. Just break out your makeup kit, hit the craft store and get creative. Here are three dramatic (but totally cool) makeup looks you can pull together at the very last minute. Who says Halloween can’t be easy and fabulous? Book Vanitee-approved makeup artists through our app and let’s get

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Interview with Gerra Chong: Challenge of a New Face

Name: Gerra Chong Specialty: Hair & Make-up Experience: 7 years Vanitee Profile: www.vanitee.com/thebeautysociety Gerra (@TheBeautySociety) is a young Singaporean with a passion for beauty. And her former job in the medical science industry just didn’t cut it. Seven years have passed since she took the leap and got into the hair & make-up game, and

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Interview with Jaclyn Ngo: Inside Out and Gudetama

Name: Jaclyn Ngo Salon: Experience: 12 years Speciality: Nails & Bridal nails Vanitee Profile: www.vanitee.com/luxewomen In 2003, Jaclyn Ngo (@luxewomen) started doing her own nails on the weekends. Mondays were full of compliments at the office – the designs were quite eye-catching. The encouragement from colleagues was enough to make her pick up a part-time

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Celeb trend: Alexa Chung

Alexa Chung began her career as a model, but it took years (and a couple of TV gigs) before it paid off and she became the powerful solo face of Longchamp and a Chanel darling – and got a Mulberry bag named after her to boot. A great music fan and sometimes DJ, she first

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Eyes Wide Open: 5 Tips For Eyelash Extensions

Eyelashes can bring dramatic change. A healthy dose of mascara and, pop!, your eyes are suddenly out there. To many women, though, merely applying a layer (or five) doesn’t cut it, and the eyelash extension market has become quite a successful one, relentlessly growing on both sides of the Atlantic. The careful process of adding

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Interview with Joanne Tan: Serving the Night Gang

Name: Joanne Tan Salon: Home-based Experience: 10 years Speciality: Nails Vanitee Profile: www.vanitee.com/highnesspalace Joanne Tan (@highnesspalace) found her calling very early in life, aged 13. During a school break, she enrolled as a trainee in a beauty school and was promptly hooked by nail art. “I love challenges”, she says, ten years later. A part-time

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Ombré is the new black

Also known as gradient, the ombré technique has been a huge hit in beauty salons for almost a decade. Usually used to create a beach-like hair, with strands going from light brown to blonde, the effect has also been consistently applied on nails for the past couple of years – only with a wider color

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The Story Behind Those Polka Dots

In the 1950s, the pop art movement took the world by storm and challenged the establishment by putting popular culture under the artistic spotlight. Roy Lichtenstein, for example, became a very controversial figure in critics’ circles due to his comic book-like aesthetic, but conquered fans with his highly colourful, large escale, sometimes melodramatic figures –

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