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Exclusive: Interview with rising K-Pop star Eric Nam; talks life in spotlight and his music

RAPIDLY rising K-pop star Eric Nam was in town recently for the second annual KWAVE Festival. Carene Chong sat down with him to talk about his music, life in the limelight and hidden talents among others.

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Review: B.A.P Live On Earth 2014 tour rocks Melbourne

K-POP acts don’t often travel to Melbourne to perform. Recently Korean boy band B.A.P did make the trip down under and they brought the house down with their spectacular performance. Carene Chong has the lowdown.

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K-Pop boyband, B.A.P prepares for an Australian attack

AS part of their 2014 world tour, popular Korean boy band B.A.P is taking over Melbourne and Sydney and tickets to their shows are selling fast! Carene Chong has the scoop on their tour and current availability of tickets.

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Celebrating Easter in Melbourne

Whether it be hosting an Easter themed party or go on a CBD tour, there is much to see and do in Melbourne this Easter. Carene Chong has more.

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Must-have beauty trends from Melbourne Fashion Week part 2

OUR beauty guru Carene Chong shares more beauty trends from Melbourne Fashion Week, as well as L’Oreal makeup director Elsa Morgan’s secrets for getting the looks at home.

Must-have beauty trends from Melbourne Fashion Week part 1

BRIGHT LIPS, winged liner and big brows dominated the runways at last week’s Melbourne Fashion Festival. Our beauty writer Carene Chong was there and shows you how to recreate the looks at home.

Get the look for less: Top trends of VAMFF

THINK designer fashion is out of your budget? Think again! Carene Chong caught the hottest looks from her front row seat at the Melbourne Fashion Festival and shares how you can rock this season’s runway trends for a fraction of the cost.

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Why leaving home made me a better person

LEAVING everything you know and love behind for a better future in a foreign land can be tough, but Carene Chong knows better than most the story can have a happy ending.

Meeting and making new friends in Melbourne

Melbourne is a melting pot of friendly souls from all corners of the globe so making friends in the city is a breeze. Carene Chong shares some tips on where to start.

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Pidapipo Gelateria Review

AFTER reading about a new gelateria in Melbourne’s very own little Italy, Carene Chong had to find out what the hype was all about.

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Must-have skincare products for your 20s

CAN’T tell a toner from a moisturiser? Beauty writer Carene Chong speaks to the experts to get the secrets of the perfect skincare routine.

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Summer beauty review part 4: Hair and nails

IN her last beauty review, Carene Chong shows you how to add the finishing touches to your summer makeover with these unique nail and hair products

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