Saturday, January 5, 2019

Common Options for Hand Bouquet Singapore

Now that you have opted to send a beautiful hand bouquet Singapore as your gift to the celebrant, there are things that you need to know for a successful Flower Delivery Singapore. There are all sorts of flowers to choose from and the Singapore Florist offers a wide range of options for the delivery and customer services. Picking the best hand bouquet to send is more convenient and less the hassle if you know the common options available at the flower shop Singapore. Here are the things you should know before you buy flowers:

Customized Hand Bouquet
Every flower arrangement is creatively handcrafted and designed by the 24 hour florist in Singapore. However, the florist also provides options of customization for any flower arrangements and designs depending on the style you prefer or on the color or combination of flowers you want for the bouquet. This allows everyone to modify a bouquet, hamper, or basket to send as gifts.

Personalized Hand Bouquet
The florist can customize an arrangement for you but you can personalize a bouquet for the person you love. To personalize an arrangement, all you need to do is to buy fresh cut flowers from the shop and design the bouquet on your own. You can ask for ideas from the online florist Singapore or search the internet for more designs.

Large Hand Bouquets
Large bouquets are also available at the florist’s shop. One can have from 50 stems to 100 and more stems of flowers in one bouquet. For grand celebrations or for a very romantic occasion, sending your love a beautiful and extravagant large hand bouquet will surely express the message you want to convey in such a unique way.

Single-stem
There are also special bouquets that consist of one or single stem of flower only. This is not only a wonderful wedding bouquet but can also be a thoughtful and meaningful romantic flower gift to the most special someone in your life. Aside from Roses, other types of flowers are also ideal for this single stem hand bouquet, such as Hydrangea, Protea, Peony, Magnolia, Sunflower, Dahlia, and many more. For the best design suitable to the occasion, let the florist in Singapore help you select the flowers for this special hand bouquet.

These are among the common options for hand bouquet. The florist has a lot more to offer for Flower delivery on any occasions and events, and even on any ordinary day you feel romantic.

(by Juan)

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Friday, January 4, 2019

Advantages of Giving Christmas Hampers

Ideal for all kinds of recipients, a Christmas hamper makes a wonderful and thoughtful gift. When you send a Flower Delivery of Christmas hampers, it is more meaningful if you know the advantages a hamper provides. You can even ask the Singapore Florist to help you pick the best assortments for specific recipient. Here are some of the advantages in giving Christmas hampers:

  • Christmas hampers are affordable.
    Even in your tight budget, you can find a perfect hamper to give or send. The flower shop offers affordable Christmas hampers ideal for festive celebrations, luxurious options, or traditional gatherings at Christmas.

  • Christmas hampers are customizable.
    Depending on the style of celebrations or on the preference of the recipient, you can always customize a hamper delivery for the special person. There are choices for the assorted gifts and treats such as chocolates, gourmets, wines, beverages, and more.

  • Christmas hampers are practical.
    With hampers, you can choose practical items to include and add to the hamper. It is best to choose items that are useful and will be appreciated instead of items that the recipient will only keep in the drawer or closet. Hampers of foods, candies, chocolates, biscuits, cookies, or drinks can be practically enjoyed on the celebrations.

  • Christmas hampers are exciting.
    Whether you are the giver of the gift or the receiver, you will feel excited of the Christmas hampers. You can have one sent and delivered on the same day with the option of same day flower delivery. The assorted gifts and items in the hampers will surely provide everyone with something interesting.

  • Christmas hampers are suitable for everyone.
    Age and gender is never a restriction when giving Christmas hampers. There are hampers for kids, adults, girls, boys, and even for new baby, new moms, and grandparents. The online florist has a wide variety of choices for the items to put in your hampers, in case you want it personalized. With Christmas hampers filled with delightful treats and assorted gifts, you can pick one for each of your family member and friends.

Choosing to send your loved ones, family, friends, and co-workers a special Flower Delivery of Christmas hampers is a thoughtful way of greeting them on the yuletide celebration. With all the choices to find at the shop, you will never go wrong in conveying your heartfelt sentiments and warm holiday cheers to the special people in your life.

(by Juan)

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Saturday, November 24, 2018

Reddit's Curly Girl Method


The same hairstyle that I have had since junior college, after straightening.

I have been straightening my hair for the longest time but as I get older and perhaps because I'm trying to grow it out, I find that my hair isn't as thick as before. Especially the front, which has always not been thick but now it just seems more apparent. ಠ_ಠ It could very well be because I'm paying closer attention to it now (You know how overthinking kills. *nods slowly*). But anyway, I turned to Reddit for here and came across the Curly Girl/ Guy Method (CG Method).

You know how curls look more defined and just a lot prettier overall when wet than when they are dry? This method says that it is because we are using the wrong hair products. We are using products that are loaded with sulfates/ sulphates that give us the lather, make shampooing really fun (It's like snow. Okay, just give that to me. I live in a country with summer as my only season.) and clean our hair really well. But at the same time, they are also very harsh and can strip away the natural oils, leaving hair dry and in some cases, irritating our scalp too. Then, there are the silicones that make our hair so smooth and shiny we want to touch it forever but these chemicals actually kind of wrap themselves around each strand and prevent moisture from getting in. And it can also weigh hair down and make it limp and lifeless in the long run. So the CG method is to eliminate both of these chemicals in our hair care routine.

Okay, there are people out there who feel that these two chemicals are actually okay. To each his/ her own and YMMV but anyway, I decided to try the CG Method a couple of months back. I haven't got curls but my natural hair is actually pretty wavy and the thing is, I don't want to straighten my hair anymore if it's possible. I have been doing it for a decade already and my hair stylist knows what she is doing but I just don't think it's very healthy? Also, my skin is drying up so I really want to take care of it.

There's a wealth of information on the thread *points above*, but basically this was what I did and what I'm currently doing.

  • Step 1: Give your hair a final wash with a sulfates-only-no-silicones shampoo.
    This is to make sure your hair is extremely clean and free from any build-up before you start the method. I used Schwarzkopf Extra Care Purify & Protect Shampoo (SGD11.90 at Watsons.). It's a pretty huge bottle for something that you're only going to use once so I suggest waiting for sales (Which are very frequent.) or sharing it with a friend. I'm keeping mine because I'm planning to do this 'final wash' once every few months just to get rid of any possible build-up.

  • Step 2: Find your sulfates-and-silicones-free/ CG-friendly shampoo and conditioner.
    Okay, so there are 3 ways to do this; Co-wash, No-poo and Low-poo. There are many variations to these terms but they basically mean

    • Co-washing ('Conditioner-washing'): Washing your hair with conditioner and yes, including the roots. People always say that it's bad but it's actually because of the ingredients in the products that we use. Apparently, it's okay if they are free from sulfates and silicones.
    • No-poo ('No shampoo'): Exactly what the name says; washing your hair with only water.
    • Low-poo ('Low-shapoo'): Washing your hair every now and then with shampoos that are CG-friendly.
    I live in a very sunny and humid place where perspiring is breathing. I have to shower every day, twice. Sometimes, thrice. And I absolutely cannot go without shampoo, so I shampoo my hair every evening and condition twice a day.

    To do a quick check on whether a hair product is CG-friendly, just copy and paste the ingredients in here.

  • Step 3: Dry/ Style your hair.
    The original CG method calls for styling, drying and then, scrunching for curls but I haven't got them so I blow my hair dry and then, apply a leave-in conditioner.

So far, it has been pretty okay. Some people experience greasier scalps, oilier hair and an increase in hair fallout in the first two weeks or so, but thankfully I haven't got those (yet?) because I would have given up so easily man. Lolol (My hair is my everything! *screams dramatically*). And in fact, my hair actually feels a lot softer. Not more manageable and my front's still as thin as before but it just feels lighter and happier. Haha.

I was previously using Giovanni Tea Tree Triple Treat Invigorating Shampoo and Conditioner (USD7.16 each on iHerb.), and am currently using Sukin Moisture Restoring Shampoo and Conditioner and Maple Holistics Silk 18 Natural Hair Conditioner. All have been okay. I have repurchased the Giovanni one, along with some others from iHerb, because I like the minty feeling and the Maple Holistics one is my second bottle already. (ღˇᴗˇ)。o


(At my company's D&D event, with two of my favourite-st people in the world.)
Look at how thin my front is. ಠ_ಠ

I'll continue to update this space on my CG journey. If you have any questions, as always, just drop me an email or a DM on Instagram. Or check out the Curly Hair Community on Reddit. Everyone is just incredibly friendly, helpful and encouraging. ♥ Gawd, Reddit is truly the best (Along with Netflix.). ♥♥

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