Bamboo Shoot Myths

‘Don’t eat bamboo shoot because it will cause dangerous disease’ ‘Don’t consume bamboo shoot! It will make the wounds worse.’ ‘It’s definitely a NO for pregnant women.’ Since I was growing up, the myths around bamboo shoot become so popular. I also bet it remains till now. I love eating bamboo shoot (but not pickledContinue reading “Bamboo Shoot Myths”

Kick 2020 out and welcome 2021

I know 2020 has really reaalllyyy a tough year for everyone. Some people lost their jobs, loved ones and businesses have crawled so hardly. It’s not the year that we want to face – the most depressing year ever!!!! I’m sure I’m not the only one who’s been through this – losing my dad duringContinue reading “Kick 2020 out and welcome 2021”

How much painful will you expect to tolerate when deciding to do laser treatment?

I get this common question a lot from those who have never done laser. Though some clients may have experienced doing waxing before, they are still kind of getting nervous about getting laser done. And of course, some clients are getting sweat before the treatment starts. Well, to some clients, the word ‘laser’ itself soundsContinue reading “How much painful will you expect to tolerate when deciding to do laser treatment?”

Cambodian Raw Hair – Best Bone Straight Hair

I’ve been talking a lot about skin beauty, so now let’s have a talk about hair! It’s been quite popular lately about hair extensions and wigs. Have you ever known about hair extensions (or wigs) and thought of trying it before? If so, how well do you know about hair extensions origin? To be honest,Continue reading “Cambodian Raw Hair – Best Bone Straight Hair”

Breast implants and breastfeeding

It’s quite a popular but controversial topic of having a nice pair of breast (with breast implants) and decision to breastfeed after birth. A number of women with cosmetic surgery, including breast augmentation, is sought after in USA, Brazil and China. In Australia in 2017, it was approximately 20,000 women underwent the breast augmentation. CanContinue reading “Breast implants and breastfeeding”

Does negative blood test result means positive marriage approval???

Believe me or not? My now husband was so surprised when I talked about blood test before marriage, and he responded ‘What a weirdest thing I have come up with’. Having blood test before marriage has never been a law or custom for Cambodia at all. However, this norm started in 1991 since HIV firstContinue reading “Does negative blood test result means positive marriage approval???”

Contraception shouldn’t be just a knowledge for married women.

ការពន្យាកំណើតមិនគួរត្រឹមតែជាចំណេះដឹងសម្រាប់តែស្រ្តីដែលរៀបការហើយនោះទេ Contraception shouldn’t be a topic for only married women talk about, it should be for everyone including girl teens. If contraception isn’t included in curriculum, it should be a topic within mother-daughter or father-son conversation as a part of life knowledge. In Cambodia, there might be no sex education due to the strict traditionContinue reading “Contraception shouldn’t be just a knowledge for married women.”

Don’t skip FACE TAPPING in any product applications

កុំរំលង ‘ការតប់មុខ’ រាល់ការលាបផលិតផល Face tapping is so popular in Japan and South Korea for deep penetration of product applications. I do learn that it’s a gentler technique to the skin, and our skin will benefit more from any products we apply on. Face tapping is also known as face patting or slapping. Generally, face tappingContinue reading “Don’t skip FACE TAPPING in any product applications”

Khmer Myths and Misconceptions

I have grown up with the story myths taught and non-stop misconceptions explained throughout my entire childhood and teenage hood (and even after having kid). I’m sure I’m not the only one because all these things have been passing down from generations to generations. Some make sense and other don’t, but as Khmer kids, weContinue reading “Khmer Myths and Misconceptions”