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  • Muslim-friendly makeup brands by Malaysian social influencers

    Muslim-friendly makeup brands by Malaysian social influencers

    It’s hard to remember a time when bloggers were practically unheard-of; a far cry from the level of influence these aptly-coined influencers have over the general public nowadays. Even the big brands, which at first shunned the blogging community with much scepticism, stating reasons such as ‘they don’t fit into our brand credo’, or ‘it’s […]

  • Why we’re obsessed with the deep side-part bob

    Why we’re obsessed with the deep side-part bob

    Ah, a woman’s constant struggle with her hair. When we have long hair, we often think about cutting it short. When it’s short, we miss our long, flowing locks… When will we ever be truly happy with the outcome?   My mother is a living, breathing example of how one’s hairstyle can rule a single […]

  • Keep your skin protected with anti-pollution skincare

    Keep your skin protected with anti-pollution skincare

    There’s a new buzzword in the beauty industry: anti-pollution. This comes at a convenient time when we’re concerned about the downward spiral of the environment and how it’s starting to impact our lives.   What does pollution to do our skin? Pollution exists in many forms; the most apparent effects they leave behind are dark […]

  • Asian eye openers: Japanese mascaras with Holy Grail status

    Asian eye openers: Japanese mascaras with Holy Grail status

    Over the years, I’ve tried numerous mascaras from all sorts of brands – from French brands, to Western brands, to local brands and more… I’ve discovered some of the best surprises, and I’ve experienced some of the worst letdowns.   I’ve parted money with mascaras costing north of RM100, only to see my painstakingly-curled lashes […]

  • Things I spend money on VS things I don’t

    Things I spend money on VS things I don’t

    They say that when you become more mature in life, you start to discover what your true priorities are. I moved to KL at 20 to pursue a university degree, and I’ve stayed here since. When I first came here, everything was new and exciting. I spent money on things I didn’t really need or […]

  • Playful beauty: the season’s hottest runway roundup

    Playful beauty: the season’s hottest runway roundup

    Despite the somberness of the usual Autumn/Winter colours, 2017 promises a more creative burst of cheekiness, with splashes of bright shades, interspersed with soft, wearable hairstyles. Here are some of our favourite looks on the runway:   Floating geometric pastel cat-eye Prabal Gurung’s models sported a geometric ‘floating’ cat-eye in an array of solid shades, […]

  • One-of-a-kind fragrances for the bottle collector

    One-of-a-kind fragrances for the bottle collector

    People collect fragrances for different reasons. Some have a soft spot for perfumes by the same brand – Annick Goutal, L’Occitane and Jo Malone tend to let their scents do the talking as all of them come housed in the same bottle, only differentiated by subtle accents of colour.   But for some, collecting a […]