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  • 5 Ways To Glam Up For Year-End Parties

    5 Ways To Glam Up For Year-End Parties

    Hey – it’s already the last week of the year! 2012 is all the more worth celebrating, because:   (a) We managed to miraculously survive the End of the World (b) It’s been another year, and we’re getting older as we speak (c) We don’t really need a valid excuse to pop open the champagne! […]

  • Super-Simple Starry Xmas Manicure

    Super-Simple Starry Xmas Manicure

    With Christmas around the corner, not much time is left for dolling up, since there is a bulk of work to clear off before the holidays, parties to plan, and presents to buy. We’ve got the perfect solution – time for a DIY manicure for a glitzy set of nails! Here’s what we used: From […]

  • And Then There Were CC Creams

    And Then There Were CC Creams

    We’re pretty familiar with BB creams, but there is one new trend that is going to take the beauty world by storm and knock BB creams off their spot in the limelight. CC Creams. (cue a collective ‘whaaaaaaaat?’) Before we delve further into the subject, here’s a bit of history on BB creams. BB stands […]

  • Kitchen Remedies For Beautiful Skin

    Kitchen Remedies For Beautiful Skin

    This weekend, treat yourself to a yummy DIY facial at home. Let’s take a look at what we can find in the kitchen that will help improve your complexion. Emmagem asked these creative ladies for some tips on what to use.   Plain Yogurt   Recommended by: Ryoko Iwase, student I’ve been using plain yogurt […]

  • Low-Profile Japanese Beauty Brands

    Low-Profile Japanese Beauty Brands

    The land of the rising sun isn’t just known for its sushi and sakura flowers. Japan is also one of the largest producer of cosmetics and skincare in the world, and rightfully so, we think. Japanese girls seem to have beauty down pat, with their flawless, milky-white skin and perfectly coiffed hair (which makes us […]

  • The Professional’s Guide To Old-Hollywood Makeup

    The Professional’s Guide To Old-Hollywood Makeup

    Makeup is such a baffling subject. It looks pretty in the tube or in the compact, until we put it on and realize with a shock (after shocking others) that we have no idea how makeup really works, especially with red lips and black eyeliner. Emmagem sought the expertise of MAC Senior Artist, Haritha Shan, […]

  • Nifty Beauty Tools You’ll Love

    Nifty Beauty Tools You’ll Love

    Every girl needs a bit of help in the beauty department, and by help we mean creative tools that make the task of looking pretty much, much easier. Here are some of our fave picks, and get this: they’re ALL available in Malaysia! Magnetic 3-in-1 Eye Makeup Brush An eyeliner brush, blending brush and angled […]

  • Scent Attraction: Single-Note Perfumes

    Scent Attraction: Single-Note Perfumes

    As a lover of all things beauty-related, I can never say no to perfumes. My love story with fragrances goes back more than 10 years when I got my first-ever bottle of perfume, Givenchy Only, from my parents (unfortunately for me, one day I dropped the bottle and it smashed into smithereens – I was depressed for a […]

  • New York Fashion Week Hairstyles Reinterpreted!

    New York Fashion Week Hairstyles Reinterpreted!

    New York Fashion Week (NYFW) showcased Spring 2013 collections from top designers from 6th to 13th September, but we still can’t get enough of how pretty the hairstyles were! We’ve reinterpreted three of our favourites into more wearable styles which take mere minutes to recreate. And we’re telling you from personal experience – we’ve tried them, […]

  • The Secret of Thai Beauties

    The Secret of Thai Beauties

      One of the comments I most hear from visitors to Thailand is how beautiful and youthful the local women are. Many have a noticeable radiance that is eye catching and attracts some admiration of their beauty. The famous Thai smile is known around the world for its semblance of beauty and serenity. So for […]