Category: Women’s Interests

7 For 2017: Things That Happened In 2017

Big things happened last year, and well some we’re happy to leave them behind, some we’re seeing the aftermath in 2018. Here’s the lowdown. #MeTooIn the wake of sexual misconduct allegations against Harvey Weinstein came the hashtag #MeToo. The hashtag was started by activist Tarana Burke and popularized by actress Alyssa Milano, accompanied by stories of sexual violence, harassment and the like by everyday people and high-profile celebrities alike. Currently, the Weinstein Effect is now an actual thing – named for the national reckoning against sexual violence, usually accusations and cases lodged against high-profile figures, usually men, outing them...

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7 For 2017: Best Beauty Releases

It’s been a long year beauty addicts – we’ve narrowed down seven of 2017’s best beauty releases, and put them in this list. It’s our pick: did yours make the cut? Fenty Beauty Pro Filt’r Soft Matte Longwear Foundation Despite a mouthful of a name, Fenty Beauty has been hailed as being inclusive of all skin tones and undertones – and that’s true. The soft matte finish lends an airbrushed look while the 40 shade range means you’re bound to find your shade. This foundation deserves its spot on the podium. Colourpop Cosmetics Ultra Matte Lips Between the solid...

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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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About A Look: #HYPEBAE

Welcome back to About A Look, where we dress up and we show you our interpretations of the theme! That being said, this week’s theme is hypebae – so named after the female-focused offshoot of streetwear site Hypebeast. Streetwear is a very personal style, but unfortunately – the majority of streetwear brands are targeted at men. More and more women are getting on the trend now, what with the advent of athleisure as socially acceptable and other sportswear inspired silhouettes. Now, on with the show! Yasmin, 18 Intern Let me start off by saying that this #AboutALook theme this...

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A Malaysian Take On #metoo

In light of the recent Harvey Weinstein case, thousands of women have taken to the internet with the hashtag #metoo to show solidarity and to expose their plight at the hands of sexual predators. That being said, it’s not only women – and it also shows that this is a rampant issue regardless of gender, frequently swept under the rug. Of course, the issue in itself has its share of backlash with users being brigaded by #NotAllMen apologists and others angrily decrying the hashtag, asking the greater world wide web why survivors have to relive their trauma in order...

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