Posted in May 2012

Video of the Week: Korean Makeup Tutorial

Video of the Week: Korean Makeup Tutorial

In May of this year, the Seoul Tourism Organization organised for a second Korean Makeup Class to take place at the Seoul Global Culture and Tourism Centre. The classes were aimed at foreign travellers who were interested in Korean skincare and makeup in order to achieve the ‘Korean Idol’ look. The image of a light pearly … Continue reading

Celeb “endorsements” that don’t make sense

Celeb “endorsements” that don’t make sense

I’m sure that most people have heard of Japanese girl group AKB48. If not, they are pretty much the Japanese equivalent of Korea’s SNSD in terms of popularity and influence. In fact, AKB48 has been described as having the ‘Midas‘ touch as everything they endorse experiences a sales boost. However, their most recent endorsement has … Continue reading

Quick Look: G.Na 2HOT

Quick Look: G.Na 2HOT

I don’t say this often but this music video is scorching HOT! With Hyori now free-falling into the lands of the uncool and beast hugging, a new smexy queen is being searched across the kpop land. And once throned, her reign will be absolute. G.Na has bravely stepped into the battle arena with her doe legs and baboon boobs, capturing the … Continue reading

The Banana Diet: Results

The Banana Diet: Results

A fortnight ago, I started the banana diet: a diet that basically allows you to eat anything and laze around all day but at the end, awards you with a glamorous body and clear skin. Read about the methodology and my diet plan here. I was expecting this to be an easy breezy task but … Continue reading

Celebs and their Attractive Siblings

Celebs and their Attractive Siblings

  In case it doesn’t work out between yourself and your beloved bias, have no fear! As the popular proverb goes: ‘when one door closes another door opens’ (or something along those lines). Siblings are a particularly good choice, given the fact that superior genes often run through the family. In this post, we look at … Continue reading

Video of the week : Lee Hayi’s audition

Video of the week : Lee Hayi’s audition

This week’s “Video of the Week” goes to the runner up of the singing competition, Kpop Star. Kpop Star received plenty of attention in South Korea for the unprecedented amount of talent displayed, racism shown towards Michelle Lee and for it’s 3 famous judges – BoA (SME), Yang Hyun-suk (JYE) and Park Jin-young (JYPE). Park … Continue reading

Quick Look: SHE’Z “My Way”

Quick Look: SHE’Z “My Way”

on a serious note…we’re not even half way through the year and already there have been enough comebacks and debuts to completely screw with my mind. So you can imagine my mentality upon hearing that another rookie group had debuted. “SHE’Z” comprises of Lee Jinah, Lee Taeyeon, Kim Seyeon, and Kim Jiyoung and they are Line Entertainment’s first ever … Continue reading

Quick Look: JUNSU (XIAH) “Tarantallegra”

Quick Look: JUNSU (XIAH) “Tarantallegra”

On a serious note… Junsu’s first solo album will be released on 15 May (tomorrow!) For those who are confused by the title of this track, Tarantallegra is a ‘dancing feet’ spell as featured in my beloved childhood classic: Harry Potter(!). The effect is to cause a person’s feet to dance uncontrollably (which completely suits the … Continue reading

Fame for Chienna?

Fame for Chienna?

After coming home from an exhausting day battling with reality and bad hair, I did my usual regular check of our Chienna blog.  Surprisingly enough I was met by a mention … or rather a whole webpage … dedicated to what I had written during the wee hours of the morning. What caught my attention … Continue reading