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  • Beauty add-ons: are facials, massages and aesthetic surgery necessary?

    Beauty add-ons: are facials, massages and aesthetic surgery necessary?

    Change is inevitable, as they say.   People view beauty differently these days. What used to be deemed unacceptable or ‘taboo’ back in the day has become increasingly common. Take Botox, for example. So many of the younger generation internet personalities (especially those under 30, or 25 even) have had botox, nose fillers, and lip […]

  • The lazy girl’s guide to hairstyles

    The lazy girl’s guide to hairstyles

    The best part about being a woman is indulging in things that make you pretty. From makeup to accessories to fashion, the sky’s the limit. But there’s always one thing that bugs me, especially when I haven’t got enough time: my hair.   It’s this very feature that makes being a woman kind of troublesome. […]

  • Melt-proof it: How to make your makeup last all day long

    Melt-proof it: How to make your makeup last all day long

    It kinda sucks when your makeup decides to disappear halfway through the day, especially if you spent a lot of time painstakingly applying it in the morning. Having oily skin myself, I used to find myself with only three-quarters of an eyebrow left by the end of the day. My blusher would just vanish into […]

  • Ethical & eco-friendly beauty brands we love

    Ethical & eco-friendly beauty brands we love

    This year, Selangor started playing a part in encouraging the act of becoming more eco-friendly. The ‘No Plastic Bag’ policy and the ‘Zero Polystyrene Campaign’ rolled out in full force despite a few hiccups. (Though I have to admit, the waste separation policy requires far more stringent rules, plus a whole lot of time, to […]

  • Beauty trends we’re loving right now: mid-year edition

    Beauty trends we’re loving right now: mid-year edition

    Is it really June already? Time sure flies, no matter how clichéd that sounds. This year, the beauty world becomes more interesting, with a few of these trends to keep your eye on:     Hair exfoliators Before you start thinking, “What’s new? Scalp-cleansing scrubs have been around for ages!” – this is a product […]

  • Save VS splurge: best makeup removers, sorted!

    Save VS splurge: best makeup removers, sorted!

    I remember buying a super waterproof mascara (not my words; that was what it said on the packaging) once. It was a dream – it stayed on like how it claimed it would, and I didn’t have any smudges to deal with. Everything was fancy pansy, except when I had to remove it. True enough, […]

  • 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 […]