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A Sustainable Lifestyle Higher Expenditure or More Savings?

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For those of us who are not very familiar with the concept of a ‘sustainable lifestyle’, the moment someone suggests it, our immediate reaction is to think “Oh, that’s for the rich!”. Often people feel that to lead a sustainable lifestyle, one needs to have lots of money to buy ‘fancy’ eco-friendly gadgets and brands. Another common myth is that only when we change everything in our house to eco-friendly stuff will we be ‘a …[Read more]

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Ingredient Watchlist │ Is your makeup eco-friendly?

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Mirror, mirror on the wall; who’s the most harmful of them all? That’s probably the question we should be asking every time we look in the mirror while applying our makeup and skincare. Many of us buy our makeup and personal use products without ever reading the label on it; not realising that our much loved products may contain ingredients that are harmful to us and our environment. With the growing consciousness among consumers to …[Read more]

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What’s On Kids will love these Summer Holiday Specials in Singapore!

Summer Holiday Special Events

During ‘school days’, one is always limited for time; so to explore a place at leisure or learn something new may not be on the priority list. That is why the summer holidays are the best time to explore Singapore ‘in and out’ with your kids – be it toddlers or teenagers. Go catch a concert, enjoy a family picnic at the park, take part in a workshop, learn a new art form, be a …[Read more]

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Meraki Bags Reviving art forms, artisans and saving the planet!

At Secondsguru, we are always excited to upcycle things and give them a new lease of life. So, when we heard of Meraki and the wonderful work they were doing with old leather bags, our curiosity got the better of us. We got in touch with Yosha Gupta, a Financial Inclusion Consultant at IFC , World Bank and the founder of Meraki, to learn more about the brand and the work it does with artisans …[Read more]