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Deni is a freelance writer for Her World Singapore, the biggest English-language women’s magazine in the country. Deni covers travel, beauty, fashion, food, health and fitness. Click here for her entire portfolio. Excerpts from some features are pasted below.

Excerpt: Resort Wear ’19 Accessories Edit: The Most Fabulous Bags, Sunglasses and Jewellery You Need

This resort season, we’re seeing neck scarves make a comeback and geometric jewellery take centre stage. Check out all the unique and eccentric accessories you absolutely cannot miss out on this Resort 2019.

Resort fashion shows offer a fresh update for your accessories wardrobe – usually more unique and boundary-pushing than during spring summer. We love the bold and beautiful handbags on show including neat, French-inspired pieces at Versace, and organic, earthy totes inspired by nature seen at the Gucci and 3.1 Phillip Lim shows. Valentino ticked both trends.

From a large variety of quirky earring and necklace ideas, our favourite take on jewellery has to be the geometric jewellery trend, as well as the return of neck scarves. Here’s our round-up of the most fabulous Resort wear ’19 bags and accessories you need. Read the full piece here.

Excerpt: Naked Yoga is The Fitness Craze Taking Over Australia – But is Singapore Ready For It?

Whilst we’re all fans of yoga for it’s positive wellbeing properties on both the body and the mind, would we dare to bare for the nude yoga revolution?

Women’s nude yoga is not just about practicing yoga in the nude, it is a practice in vulnerability, courage and manifestation of radical self-love and acceptance. Simply turning up to the workshop is a major feat for many and enough to change their entire attitude to life. For some women, nude yoga helps them reconnect with their sexuality; for others, the process helps them to move past trauma that was holding them back.

Women of all ages, shapes, sizes and shades come along for a powerful three to four hour immersion in surrender, softening and letting go of acquired armour, masks, masculinity, shame & body insecurities. Rosie Rees, who is one of the biggest champions of this movement in Australia, says we gather all this baggage over time from not feeling or believing we are good enough, especially in relation to the media’s standard of beauty. Read the full piece here.

Excerpt: Explore The Planet On A Deeper Level

Forget the tourist-filled hotspots and explore the planet on a deeper level at these cultural, traditional and visually spectacular getaways.

We’re situated in close proximity to some of the most stunning places in the world – so why do many of us end up shopping in Bangkok on our holidays?It’s time to break old habits and explore new territory, creating memories to last a lifetime.

From Thailand’s smaller islands and the wonders hidden in its deep jungle in the north, to the lesser-developed Philippines and even parts of Australia, here are some of the most picturesque places nearby. Read the full piece here.

Excerpt: How To Get Upgraded To First Class On Your Flight For Free

It’s actually simpler than you might think…

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We’ve heard the rumours of those sly and savvy women who manage to wrangle a seat in first or business class while the rest of us slum it in coach – and she didn’t even have to pay for it.

Well, the truth is, it’s not just the stuff of legend. People actually CAN get upgraded on their flight for free, even though those tickets most customers paid for cost twice the price or more.

But as you may have heard, you mustn’t directly ask to be upgraded, especially without a genuinely good reason. So how does it work? Read on for our top tips… Read the full piece here.

Excerpt: Do You Know What Meat Is Doing To Your Body?

Some people still think that meat is a useful part of the diet, but it’s quite the opposite.

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Modern science shows us clearly that if we want to thrive, we should avoid all meat as much as possible, or even better, cut it out altogether. By now you may have ditched bacon, sausages, ham and salami, after the huge WHO report came out classifying red and processed meats as class 1 carcinogens, the same as smoking.

But there’s more than that to worry you. And it doesn’t stop at steak. An increasing body of evidence shows that meat, including white meat such as chicken, offers no health benefits compared to the alternatives, and it is linked to causing heart disease, diabetes, cancer and premature death.

A study of 70,000 people found veggies were found to be 12 percent less likely to die after 6 years compared to meat-eaters. Physician Dr Michael Greger, author of How Not to Die, has said: ‘Going meat-free is one of the best things you can do if you want to lead a long and healthy life.’ Here we report on what meat is REALLY doing to your body. Read the full piece here.

Excerpt: Look Beautiful When You Step Off The Plane With These 10 Useful Hacks

Start your holiday with radiant skin and gorgeous hair.

Traveling and going on vacations are some of the greatest joys in life. But the haggard face, sallow, parched skin, messy, unruly hair, and extreme dryness on the plane can throw a wet blanket on your holiday, even before it begins.

Don’t let that happen. Luck favours the prepared so before your next holiday, do a bit of beauty homework to look totally amazing the next time you land on vacay. Read the full piece here.

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