• Beauty,  Hair

    Home Remedies for Dry Hair

    The dream is soft and shiny tresses but the reality is what you get at the end of a broomstick.  Dry hair is a very common and distressing condition. It can be caused by a number of factors like severe dandruff, imbalance diet, chemical processing and pollution. This leads to loss of moisture from the hair shaft and causes your mane to look lacklustre, lose its shine as well as vitality or elasticity. That’s when you notice the frizzy and brittle bits. If not treated properly, dry hair can cause widespread damage like breakage throughout the lengths of the hair. Lucky for us, there are ways to combat the dry…

  • Beauty,  Beauty Buzz

    Of Acne Outbreaks, Facial Treatments and Beauty Centres

    Recently, Singaporean blogger Juli (a.k.a bunbunmakeuptips.com) shared with the world her shocking post-facial experience. The 28 year old blogger had received a sponsored facial treatment and products from an undisclosed beauty centre in Singapore. After the initial facial, her skin  showed visible signs of an acne outbreak the next day, and only got worse day by day. After going back to the beauty centre to consult them of her problem, they responded by giving her a number of acne and pus extraction services and treatments. What was alarming was that the facial salon did not show signs of admission; insisting that this was an average acne breakout. As a facial…

  • Beauty,  Makeup

    Of Acne Outbreaks, Facial Treatments and Beauty Centres

    Recently, Singaporean blogger Juli (a.k.a bunbunmakeuptips.com) shared with the world her shocking post-facial experience. The 28 year old blogger had received a sponsored facial treatment and products from an undisclosed beauty centre in Singapore. After the initial facial, her skin  showed visible signs of an acne outbreak the next day, and only got worse day by day. After going back to the beauty centre to consult them of her problem, they responded by giving her a number of acne and pus extraction services and treatments. What was alarming was that the facial salon did not show signs of admission; insisting that this was an average acne breakout. As a facial…

  • Beauty,  Makeup

    Bobbi Brown Sea Pearls Collection for Summer 2013

    When you think of hot Summer days – visions of sun, sea and sand pop into mind as there’s nothing better than just lounging by the beach on a hot day to cool off! Hence, it makes perfect sense to draw inspiration from the ocean this Summer with Bobbi Brown’s limited edition Sea Pearls Collection- one of Bobbi’s favorite sources of creativity. “Delicate washes of color highlight and illuminate the skin,” says Bobbi. From the gorgeous luster of sea pearls to the aqua green translucence of sea glass, it’s all about delicate washes of color that highlight and illuminate the skin. Pair a sheer aqua shadow on eyes with a coral…

  • Beauty,  Nails,  Reviews

    [MANICyours] Ciaté Caviar Manicure Limited Edition Sets

    The caviar manicure phase took off last year to much fanfare and Ciate is one brand that you know will get you playing on texture.  It’s akin to having a mini posh party on your hands with the Ciate Caviar Manicure. Little pearl beads dancing on your fingertips as you sprinkle the ‘caviar’ onto your nails. The latest Ciate Caviar Manicure sets come in three limited edition variants of Lemon Fizz, Tutti Frutti and Cotton Candy. With names such as these, who can resist? We got to try our hands on the Lemon Fizz and Tutti Frutti sets; the former has more of striking pink and blueish tinged beads while…

  • Beauty,  Beauty Buzz,  Nails

    Flagship OPI Kiosk in Pavilion KL

    Here’s some exciting news for all you MANICyours fanatics – OPI’s opening up their first flagship OPI Kiosk in Pavilion Kuala Lumpur! Squee! Imagine, colours that go on for days – from every shade of pink, purple and mauve; we’re getting the nail sweats just thinking about it!  Just head on to Level 4 of Pavilion KL when the kiosk opens on June 29, ladies Measuring at a size of 129 sqft, the kiosk is designed in a classy and yet chic style for the customers to browse their hand care needs in a comfy way. OPI Kiosk hosts the complete range of nail and hand care products besides its…

  • Beauty,  Makeup,  Reviews,  Tried & Tested

    Tried & Tested: Maybelline Color Tattoo 24HR Cream Gel Shadow in Edgy Emerald

    It’s Summer, and we all need a little pop of colour to match the heat!  ..but in this heat, wouldn’t it be pointless to have bright eye makeup only to have it melt away and look like your 3-year old niece did your makeup for you? Not when you’ve got Maybelline’s much sought-after Color Tattoo; a long wear gel-cream eyeshadow that supposedly lasts for 24-hours in a range of high-intensity matte colours! Available in eight shades; Bold Gold, Tough As Taupe, Tenacious Teal, Audacious Asphalt, Edgy Emerald, Fierce & Tangy, Painted Purple, and Bad to the Bronze – inject a dose of intense colour to your eye makeup for a…

  • Beauty,  Beauty Buzz

    Beauty Transformation – Vanilla Chamu, The Japanese French Doll

    In an age where plastic surgery is becoming more acceptable as the norm, how much is too much? Remember the real-life Barbie and Ken? Well, there’s a new Internet sensation. Vanilla Chamu is not your average Japanese girl. Well, she was. This model/pop singer recently shot to fame after it was revealed that she has spent 10 million yen (RM300,000) on plastic surgeries in her quest to become a perfect living French doll. To date, she has had more than 30 procedures including liposuction, double-eyelid surgery, rhinoplasty, eyelash implants, dimple creation and breast implants. She is also planning to undergo an extreme height-lengthening surgery next. Vanilla, who is keeping her real…

  • Beauty,  Skincare,  VenusMaxisFeed

    Home Remedies For Glowing Skin

    We’re pretty sure most of you would agree on wanting porcelain-like flawless skin in a heartbeat. There are any number of treatments and products that promise to give your skin better texture and tone, and to slow down skin ageing processes. However, more often than not, these products and cures would sadly be more on the pricier side. Fret not though, because we the VB team have put on our research hats, got our heads cracking and came up with some easy (and affordable) home remedies for healthy, flawless and glowing skin! We’ve also personally tried out some! Here you go; Egg Whites Egg whites are a common ingredient for…

  • Beauty,  Skincare,  VenusMaxisFeed

    Invasion Of The Zits!

    Acne, zits and pimples… That all too familiar ugly red bump that always decides to haunt you during the most important days (e.g. wedding dinner, date night, client meeting, etc)! Ah yes, the invasion of the zits! Also known as acne and pimples, this annoying and unsightly situation is caused by inflamed or infected sebaceous glands in the skin. It usually results from excessive oil and sebum trapped in our pores. They can be treated by various over-the-counter acne treatments or medications prescribed by a dermatologist. However, despite our best intentions of shoo-ing the acne demon away, it seems like it’s easier to make mistakes and aggravate them more! Here are…