YOUR JOY AT HOME: Baking with Sharon Wong, Motherswork CEO
Finding things to do at home has become the challenge we didn’t foresee when we were ushering in 2020. If you’ve binge-watched all the latest shows on Netflix and you’re running out of things to do at home, maybe it’s time to turn to good old-fashioned hobbies. Think of it this way: we’re your digital guide to help you ride out the situation and the current seemingly indefinite confinement.
We speak to Sharon Wong (@swwongsharon), CEO of Motherswork, a one-stop premium retailer for mothers and children, with 2 standalone stores in Singapore and 12 in China. She shares with BEAUBIT the productive activity that she loves at home—baking.
Sharon is a minimalist at heart; her beauty routine is simple—a cleanser and moisturizer. Her regular masking routine starts with the Clé De Peau Beauté Cleansing Clay Scrub, before patting on Skin Inc’s My Daily Dose Serum (SGD98) and Sulwhasoo’s Concentrated Ginseng Renewing Cream EX Moisturiser (SGD298), and then ending off with Skin Inc’s Facial in a Flash (SGD169) mask.
At home, Sharon continues to work—Motherswork in China is back in full operations mode—while catching up on Netflix shows and trying out new recipes. Her hobby started when the 56-year-old and her family lived in the United States. Having a big kitchen with a nice oven while missing Chinese New Year cookies led her to dive into baking. It also helped that she was working from home on different time zones in Singapore.
“I bake to de-stress; the more I bake the easier it gets. Social distancing is the perfect time to keep baking.”
Sharon’s love for baking has now led her to baking for Singapore’s frontline healthcare workers. “Easy first-bake recipes are chocolate chip cookies. These are the cookies I’ve been baking for our health heroes—all 500 cookies. So you know it’s a pretty simple recipe.”
The Recipe: Chocolate Chip Cookies
Sharon’s Beauty Picks
Clé De Peau Beauté Cleansing Clay Scrub
Skin Inc’s My Daily Dose Serum, SGD98
Sulwhasoo Concentrated Ginseng Renewing Cream EX Moisturizer,
Skin Inc’s Facial in a Flash, SGD169