This Delectable Beauty Hotpot Is A Must-Try | Clozette

While there is wisdom in getting older, pining for days when our skins were tight and supple can't be helped. It's unfortunate that the fabled fountain of youth remains elusive. But there are, of course, many products that promise to help your skin rewind its aging process. Collagen is among the many ingredients that have been touted to give you young complexion. The ingredient has been made part of different products — from moisturisers to flavoured drinks, and now: a hotpot.

A peek at the interiors of Tsukada Nojo Manila 

Tsukada Nojo is now in the Philippines, and they brought along their signature dish, Bijin Nabe (beauty hotpot), with them. Hailing from Singapore and with roots in Japan, Tsukada Nojo offers tasty food with a bonus; their beauty hotpot is made with soup containing collagen from Jidori chicken, which is said to be the chicken counterpart of Kobe beef.

The Collagen Soup before boiling

Filipinos have developed quite a palate for Japanese food, with ramen bars sprouting here and there at a very quick pace. But Bijin Nabe is a different kind of culinary experience. With the Golden Collagen Soup as its base, the meal is served in an almost ceremonial way. Once the soup has reached its boiling point, you will be served a small portion of it to taste. The soup, as it is, has a decadently rich chicken flavor.

Vegetables and tsukene (ground chicken meat) are added to the soup once chicken portions are served. The farm-to-table vegetables lend a sweet taste to the rich soup, making it milder. Once the vegetables are served, shrimps are added into the soup. After the shrimp, you have the choice of adding noodles or rice to the remaining soup. 

The meal truly feels like an experience. Even without counting the benefits of collagen, the Bijin Nabe from Tsukada Nojo is a culinary treat for folks young and old.


Tsukada Nojo is located on the 2nd floor of S Maison, Pasay City, Philippines.  



There's something about red that makes it a bold and empowering colour. With the Chinese New Year coming up, it's also worth noting that this shade symbolises good fortune and happiness. 

If you're having trouble finding the perfect red lipstick (it really is a struggle, right?), you're in luck. In time for CNY, we're listing down the most flattering red lippies that are perfect to sport to bring in some luck with!


MAC Cosmetics Lipstick in Ruby Woo

Ruby Woo is the most sought-after MAC lipstick, and for good reason. This red lippie with blue undertones hits all the right spots with its ability to complement every skin tone, making the quest for a flattering red pout easy.

Rimmel London Lasting Finish Matte By Kate Moss in 107

A classic collection from the British drugstore brand, the collaboration with Kate Moss gave us beauty addicts an amazing red wine lippie shade that's perfect if you're feeling bold and adventurous. With just the right touch of dark brown and purple, and the noteworthy low price point for this high-performing lipstick, you simply can't go wrong. 

Nars Semi-Matte Lipstick in Heat Wave

If you're off to celebrate the night away this Chinese New Year, a fun pop of colour should be in your beauty arsenal. Our top pick? This beautiful orange-red lippie from Nars. Bask in the joy that comes with the season, and don't be shy to smile away as this shade makes you teeth whiter. With its velvety and long-lasting finish, this is definitely one lucky find!

Maybelline Colour Sensational Lip Colour in Are You Red-dy

Love a lush-looking lip? Are You Red-dy's pink-red tone gives that fun and flirty vibe that will definitely score you some points if you want to raise your 'love meter' a notch this Chinese New Year. With amazing colour payoff and a formula infused with honey nectar, this lipstick will leave your lips looking plump and moisturised the entire day. 


Make Up For Ever Artistic Lip Ink and Brush Duo in Matte Red

Going for a perfectly sculpted pout? Unleash your inner artist and give your lips that sultry touch of red with this duo from Make Up For Ever, which gives all the precision you need. 


Want to complete your CNY look with a new 'do? Here's a great read to inspire you!



(Cover photo from: @anyahindmarch)

We're easing into the new year quite a bit now. Vacation is definitely over, and everyone's back to work — especially the people in the worlds of fashion and beauty. There's a new thing happening each week! But you don't need to worry about not being able to keep up because we've got you covered. Here's the latest and hottest news we caught on our radar.


Your New Vice

(Photo from: @urbandecaycosmetics)

Urban Decay is the latest brand to venture into the liquid lipstick territory. The first collection, which has a huge variety of colors and comes in matte and metallic versions, will hit stores on January 19.

Blonde + Orange

(Photo from: @georgiamayjagger)

If you haven't decided what kind of hairstyle to go for this year, get inspired by this cool new hair color called "blorange". It's a combination of blonde and orange, which sometimes can also look peach and rose gold.


Something to smile about

(Photo from: @kyliecosmetics)

Kylie Jenner's lip kits are one of the most coveted makeup products right now, so it's no surprise that they're almost always sold out. It's a good thing then that the reality star created one for the benefit of Smile Train, a charity that helps children with cleft lips and palates, because the sales of the lip kit have now amounted to nearly $500,000.

New at Sephora SG

There are *lots* of new Korean brands to try at Sephora Singapore, including Blithe and Kocostar. We were there to witness the unveiling of the brands, and we're mighty excited. Follow us on Instagram @clozetteco so you can take a peek at collections and brands before they hit stores with us.


Luxury for millennials?

Louis Vuitton has tapped into the millennial aesthetic via a collaboration with hip brand Supreme. The collection is definitely more chill and apt for those who want some luxury without having to sacrifice their laidback style.

Quirky Stickers

Luxury designer brand Anya Hindmarch is translating some of their quirky designs to tech. The brand, which became massive because of its “I Am Not a Plastic Bag” design, has launched stickers for iMessage. The chat stickers have the same quirky graphics as the brand's leather stickers, which can be used for handbags and cellphone accessories.  


RIP American Apparel

(Photo from: @americanapparelusa)

It's almost like an end of an era. Cult-favorite U.S. fashion brand American Apparel is slowly shutting down after it being acquired by Canadian brand Gildan Activewear.