5 Apps That Benefit Your Relationship | Clozette

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If you step onto the train or walk into a restaurant, it’s not an uncommon sight to see the people around you staring at their phones and typing away. In today’s world, it’s evident that people are getting increasingly reliant on technology in their daily routine. As such, when you meet a close friend or turn up at gatherings, it’s often encouraged that you leave your mobile gadgets aside and focus on physical interactions instead.

The same goes for couples – Quality time is spent mostly when technology is out of the picture. It can be as simple as a heart-to-heart conversation without interruptions from your phone or laptop. Then again, after all those quality time spent in real life, ultimately, we still have to rely on our phones for communication with our partner. So, the question is, how can we make use of technology to benefit our relationship instead?

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When you run out of date ideas, catching a movie together never goes wrong. Popcorn is a movie app in Singapore that allows you to conveniently find the latest movie showtimes and information at your favourite cinemas, covering the major theatres in Singapore. You are also able to make a booking through the app itself. It definitely comes in handy when you feel like catching a show with your partner. Check and book in advance if you haven’t made plans for the night (and maybe avoid a tiff from missing a show timing!)

2. Spotify - to tune in the romance



It’s not an app for couples, but who says you can’t make use of music to spice up your relationship? Spotify is a music app which allows you to access a world of music. You can listen to artists and albums, or create your own playlist of your favourite songs. Right, playlists – that’s where you can use a little creativity here. Share your playlist conveniently with your partner, provided that he or she has a Spotify account too. Now, you can listen to the kind of music that your partner likes and perhaps understand each other better through music.


3. Between - for a private space together



It’s all about uninterrupted communication when you are with your partner. If you’re together with him or her physically, try not to get distracted by your phones. But, what if if both of you are too busy to meet physically? That’s when Between comes in – the couple messaging app allows you to find some time for just the both of you, as you chat and share moments with each other. As the app only functions between two people in a relationship, it will be less likely for you to get distracted by other chats. Apps like Between can help to achieve the privacy both of you need in today’s digital space. You can also create events and reminders on a shared calendar!


4. Djenee - for making special wishes



It’s another several hours to meeting your partner for an important celebration, and you’re so swamped with work that you forget to buy her favourite flowers. It’s almost impossible for you to get the bouquet of blue roses in time as you can’t find time to step out of the office. So, what do you do? That’s when personal concierge services such as Djenee (reads like “genie) come in as the perfect solution to your problem – They fulfill your request in convenient steps. Submit your request, wait for them to reply with an offer, make payment, sit back and witness your wish come true. They handle all types of requests for everyone – but we think that couples are definitely one of the groups that can benefit from their service.


5. Gaze – for two afar to come together



Well, lastly, if you happen to be in a long-distance relationship, here’s something that might intrigue you. Gaze is not an app, but a website that allows you and your partner to watch the same video in synchronization, see each other and chat at the same time. It can be a video from Youtube, or a video you store locally in your folders. Gaze believes that being able to watch something together creates a low-pressure environment which is a great way to ease yourself into a natural conversation and share an experience together. You might not be able to meet your partner physically, but nothing should stop the both of you from trying to watch a show together if you feel like!


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Between, the best relationship app for couples

Between is a private app for two people in a committed relationship. Store and share your photos, important dates, and chat only with each other.


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It was an awesome lineup of fashion shows over 4 days at Digital Fashion Week 2015 which showcased designs from selected local and overseas designers. Out of the many fashion shows, some designs left a huge impression. In particular, the Thai designers presented some really unique and chic designs.



Here are some highlights from Digital Fashion Week 2015!

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The Thailand Innofashion Awards show, which included a live recording segment of Fit for Fashion Finale, was one of the most interesting shows at Digital Fashion Week 2015. The 3 final contestants of Fit for Fashion were models as part of this runway show too.

Some of the outfits presented have impressed in terms of the textured finishes, intricate and exquisite details as well as bold patterns. It was a good mix of both street wear as well as evening wear for men and women. Really love the designers’ unconventional take on the designs showcased.



The designers from Thai Collective by Siam Paragon presented an outstanding selection of designs. Check out the protruding black flower details around the shoulders of this feminine 2 piece outfit which was paired with a cute hand carried bag.




Another gorgeous black number presented by Thai Collective by Siam Paragon, featuring play on interesting folds and different fabric textures.




Seen here is the designer of Korean brand Seoul Chic Bazaar with her collection. The models appeared on the runway with black lace folds over their eyes, showcasing chic daily staples mostly in pink and nude with flower motifs spotted on many of the designs.




More chic daily staples presented by Seoul Chic Bazaar.




Designers of British brand Teatum Jones, winner of the 2015 British Isles International Woolmark Prize for womenswear and regular on the London Fashion Week schedule, Catherine Teatum and Rob Jones have put together another collection showcasing the modernist approach to elegance. A range of colourful Liberian tribal prints were presented together with some beautiful white macramé dresses which stole the show.




Love the avant garde hairstyles presented at label.m Hair Show which included a live hair styling demonstration segment.

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At the recent Cream Silk event we attended, we got to learn from four beauty experts how you can cut your beauty routine in half without sacrificing the quality of the finished look. Beauty editor Agoo Bengzon, MEGA magazine Editor-In-Chief Peewee Reyes-Isidro, Happy Skin co-founder Rissa Mananquil-Trillo, and celebrity hairstylist Raymond Santiago were all there to give us tips and tricks on how to turn our good looks, into great ones!

We all know how time is precious when getting ready. Most days, we usually just throw on our go-to looks and rush out the door! And since we’re always in a rush, we need clothes and beauty products that can be used in more than one way. So if you’re like us busy bees, or you just want to learn how to create an amazing look with little time, here are 4 ways you can do to double up your beauty!

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Use a lip and cheek tint


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Nothing says “healthy” than flushed cheeks and rosy lips! So instead of using 3 products — a blush, a lipstick, and a makeup brush to blend — take a lip and cheek tint like Happy Skin's Lip & Cheek Mousse, dab it over your cheeks and lips, and blend with your own fingers! The warmth of your fingers will seamlessly spread and even out the colour for a natural and long-lasting finish!

Treat and condition your hair


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Does straightening or curling your hair in the morning take up a lot of your time? And worse, does it damage it? To save time on your hair styling, just go natural and let your natural tresses shine through! Get that healthy, voluminous, and shiny crown we all want by using a 2-in-1 conditioner such as Cream Silk’s Daily Treatment Conditioner, which will rescue dry and damaged hair, and bring life back into it — allowing you to cut your hair styling (and in effect, your beauty routine) in half!


Use a versatile accessory


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Accessories can always accentuate any look when worn the right way. Simple ones are usually the best because they never overwhelm an outfit, but at the same time they make it pop more. So to bring your next OOTD to the next level, take a skinny scarf and use it as a necklace, or a belt, or as a scarf! It will softly add dimension and colour to your outfit without making it look heavy or "too much".


Invest in your brows


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While our hair is the true “face-framer,” brows come in second. And what better way to get brows on fleek than to use a lasting pencil and powder duo! The K-Palette Lasting 2-Way Eyebrow has a skinny pencil on one side to gently fill in your brows, while the other has a powder to set them in place and make them fuller! Full, neatly groomed brows will always make us look polished and sophisticated with minimal effort!

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How do you double up your beauty? Tell us in the comments below!

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