Category: Beauty

Pretty, Shiny Things: L’Oreal Pure Clay Mask Range

This post is brought to you by Lazada #ShopTheUniverse. While products were received for review, all opinions are unbiased and honest, actual opinions. Mask Name: L’Oreal Pure Clay Mask – Hydration Product Claim: To purify soothe, calm and nourish your skin. Dirt is removed gently from skin and intensely hydrated. For: Stressed, Uncomfortable skin Hannah, 24. Lifestyle Writer Skin Type: Combination-Oily. Dull, acne-prone. I figured hydration wouldn’t be my jam – I’m oily-skinned after all. Then I did A Thing and accidentally over-exfoliated my face. With sudden dry patches and actual pain, the hydration qualities of this mask are...

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Farah Ann Announced as Gillette Venus Brand Ambassador Alongside New Product Launch

This week, the Gillette Venus ComfortGlide White Tea razor was launched in Malaysia, alongside an announcement of its first local brand ambassador; the Malaysian SEA Games artistic gymnastics gold medalist, Farah Ann Abdul Hadi. It’s been designed with built-in moisture bars – you’re getting a smooth shave without the shaving cream. Rich body butters and a fresh tropical scent accompany the three curve-hugging blades and an ergonomic handle, made for a woman’s grip. You’re now going to get a close, comfortable shave on even the most sensitive skin, with a reduction in the risk that it’ll slip in the...

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WomenFest 2017: An Experience

Right, it’s the first week of November which means that Pink October is over. Don’t stop fighting the good fight (against breast cancer). That being said, the MATRADE building over on Jalan Duta played host last weekend to WomenFest – a shopping and lifestyle festival aimed at women, and the first of its kind in Malaysia. With over 100 local brands featured, it was certainly An Experience (capitals required). I consider myself pretty good with conventions and festivals. Earlier this year, I attended Good Vibes Festival up in Genting Highlands – which was definitely a first for me. I’ve...

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Awesome Makeup Sales And Launches That I Can’t Afford

Every time a new product launches, I want to treat myself but my wallet has the stony-eyed glare of a disapproving parent while my bank account screams at me. Can I justify this? No. ****’s expensive. Join me in drooling over all the pretty, shiny things (and maybe crying just a little bit).   Colourpop Cosmetics Not one, but three different collections have launched in the last month or so. While Colourpop is comparatively affordable (Lip products start at $6, eyeshadows and highlighters at $8), you’ll still have to hit $50 to get free global shipping. Grab a friend...

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Malaysia’s Fake Beauty Industry

Hello Malaysia, we’re at it again. We’ve ripped off major beauty brands – vis-a-vis packaging – and proven that we are completely creatively barren: My favorite example of Malaysians who have money but unfortunately lack the brains to come up with something of their own. pic.twitter.com/uhdxksDg3v — azlyn balqis (@lynfunkstar) October 18, 2017 We have so many avenues for entrepreneurs to shine and really push their products, however – it’s things like this that make headlines (or hashtags, your pick). Between Malaysian beauty products that contain mercury, lead and other foreign, dangerous ingredients, and smaller businesses who blatantly copy...

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