20 Mar '17, 9am

Singapore: Spa Esprit’s Cynthia Chua on urban farming and her new Farm to Beauty brand https://t.co/aZkA7HXrh2

Cynthia Chua. A pioneer in everything from introducing waxing to expanding our gastronomical palette, Chua wants us to consider the viability of urban farming, not just for food but for beauty ingredients too. Calendula is very good as anti-inflammatory product, especially post-threading and tweezing. With whatever we’ve grown, we are able to produce about 1,600 bottles. That was just 10-20 per cent of the garden being used. By Renée Bachelor Buro Nov 18, 2016 Excerpt: Now Chua is doing the seemingly impossible, working in partnership with Raffles City Shopping Centre and Edible Gardens to cultivate and hand harvest plants and herbs in a secret, rooftop farm stretching 10,000 square feet on top of Raffles City. Tucked away on the seventh floor, more than 1,600 herbs and plants across 16 varieties have been grown, harvested and blended into beauty products. We visited the f...

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