” text, you can simply say, "There's this amazing organic juice bar on 56th. ’ which can be perceived as, ‘I'm not that interested in you.’”If you feel comfortable being around other people drinking, you don’t have to avoid typical bars like the plague, says Dr.Patricia O’Gorman, a psychologist practicing in Saranac Lake, New York.Quick primer on the perfectly poreless man of the hour: Shane’s 24 years young, an ex Manhunt Singapore contestant, and his social media clout (74,000 Instagram followers and counting! Oh, he’s also the fresh new face of Lab Series Singapore; expect to see his pretty mug plastered across collaterals and counters island-wide.In other words, Shane Pow is so very clickable for us Web-savvy beauty pundits. Unlike say, Godfrey Gao or even London-born George Young, there’s a real sense of ownership involved. Finally, there’s how incredibly friendly, frank and funny the Best Newcomer nominee at the Star Awards 2013 is in his interaction with the press, despite teetering right on the edge of superstardom.When “Let’s grab drinks” feels like a natural follow-up to “Hi, how are you?
Quizzed on his celeb crush, Shane says it’s all about Song Ji-hyo: “I’m incredibly infatuated with Song Ji-hyo! But even if you’re not a K-Beauty, a full set of teeth is all you need to be eligible for a date with Shane. Shane says his dream date would be at the beach, under the stars: “I love the idea of a nice seaside dinner, with the weather at just the right temperature: Not too cold but breezy enough so that we both can be all dressed up.” Oh, and if you intend to be with Shane, feel free to raid his bathroom cabinet.
Shane’s a bona fide Singaporean son and a proud alumnus of Woodlands Ring Secondary School and Ngee Ann Polytechnic. To wit, Shane freely informs us he used to be a pudgy boy (!
), and that he freaks out when he well, breaks out. Check out the pull quote-worthy soundbites Shane’s furnished us with, and try not to chuckle if you’re reading this in your office cubicle.
The man digs a “bright, cheerful smile” on a lady, so a quick trip to the dentist and would-be Shane suitors ought to be good to go: “I'm easily impressed! Sharing and caring is of the essence when it comes to hanging out with our Lab Series stud: “I have tons of female friends who have tried Lab Series products such as the Pro LS All-In-One Face Treatment, and they’ve told me they love how it’s working for their skin! ), but he’s also perfectly comfortable getting a little help by way of warpaint on his face: “More men are putting on makeup!
All a girl needs to do is to be herself and if there's chemistry, I'll ask her out! ” (Wee caveat: Ladies out there, stick to your go-to beauty regime if that's what you're comfortable with! Shane fingers fellow up-and-comer Julie Tan as having one of the best complexions in the business: “I’ve never seen Julie Tan having bad skin ever, even without makeup on.” Want Insta-proof? In my line of work, I have to wear makeup on a daily basis for filming, so I don’t think of it as ‘for women’ only.” Bonus points for being entirely at ease in his own skin! We love a guy who’s unafraid of letting it all hang out, so Shane’s admission that he gets all panicky over a pimple is refreshingly endearing: “Everything on TV is high-definition nowadays, so the idea that everyone can see the big zit on my face horrifies me!