The perils of overspending: Singapore freelance writer nearly went bust in her quest for beauty

Very often, people who rush into shopping tend to end up buying things they either don't need or can't afford. PHOTO: ST FILE
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If you look at her profile photograph on LinkedIn, it is almost impossible to find any flaw with her looks - attractive with a bright smile and good complexion.

Yet, beneath that cheerful and confident appearance is a woman who was so obsessed with wanting to look perfect that she ended up almost bankrupt due to excessive spending on beauty-related products.

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