It’s been less than a month since the beginning of 2018, yet many of us are already starting to give up on our new year’s resolution to lose 5kg (we know we have). Well, it’s time to get back on track to look our best during the festive season next month! With Chinese New Year just around the corner, there is a wide variety of slimming products available that we can choose from to quicken our weight loss in time for visiting. If you’re like us and hesitant in popping pills, then these five alternative products might just be your best bet. These products are from South Korea, Japan and Taiwan and are very affordable to purchase in Singapore via Airfrov!

1) Traditional Night Navel Patch from Taiwan

These Traditional Night Navel Patches claim to help burn body fat and eliminate toxins and fat from your intestines. All you have to do is to take the patch out of its packaging and paste it on the area you would like to target, such as your tummy, thighs or calves.

Night Navel Patch

2) Orihiro Night Diet Tea from Japan

This amino acid-based diet tea does not contain caffeine, which makes it suitable to be consumed just before going to bed. Ingredients include rooibos and chamomile to help you relax and improve the quality of your sleep.

Orihiro Night Diet Tea

3) MeChef Water Diet Set from South Korea

This water diet set contains small packets of assorted dehydrated fruit chips. All you have to do is submerge them in water and you’re in for a fruity treat. What’s more, each set comes with a DHA-free bottle which is super insta-worthy!

MeChef Water Diet Set is not only popular among those who want to shed the extra kilos, but also those who want to detoxify their bodies and lead a healthier lifestyle!

MeChef water diet set

4) Calobye Water Jelly from South Korea


Say goodbye to counting your calories with Calobye’s Water Jelly, available in two flavours: green apple and grapefruit. Even popular k-pop stars Hongki, Heechul and Jaejoong have tried it!

Results show that those who consumed Calobye’s Water Jelly saw a decrease in their visceral fat areas throughout the 12 weeks of trial. Additionally, they continued to lose fat even after stopping the trial.

5) Slimwalk Overnight Socks from Japan

slimming socks

Slimming your legs down have never been easier with these made-in-Japan socks that help to tone your thighs and calves as you sleep! They work by applying a varied pressure in a massage-like effect across your legs and feet for a good night’s rest.