• Beauty,  Hair

    6 Beauty Hacks Every Girl Should Know

    Beauty need not be an expensive affair as these six clever beauty hacks show you. Yes, the shelves at the pharmacy or mall glisten with a range of skincare, hair products and cosmetics. And you’re tempted to spend some hard-earned cash on the latest ‘it’ item. But sometimes, all you need are the things you can find at home to work its magic. They’re just as good if not better thanks to the all-naturalness of the ingredients. The beauty hacks below from Ogle School can double up for fast and fuss-free solutions to your needs. You’d be surprised but these are among the most versatile products you can use: (Psstt here…

  • Beauty,  Hair

    Are Ponytails Bad For Your Hair & Scalp?

    There are some days that call for a ponytail hairstyle. But could this be bad for your tresses? I’ll be first to admit that on days when I haven’t had time to wash my hair, I like to keep it all up in a ponytail or bun. The liberation feels great when the face is cleared of any unruly strands and you get to hide the day-old greasiness of hair too. But then the questions start coming in… Is it damaging to have my hair up in a ponytail for so many hours? Are my roots suffering? Is that why my hair is falling more than usual? Well, ponytails are…

  • Beauty,  Hair

    Why You Should Clean Out Your Hairbrush

    You’d be surprised how many women actually don’t clean their hairbrushes. It is a necessity if you want to keep your hair beautiful. It seems like the most obvious thing to do but many of us just don’t. Sure, you may yank out the clumps of hair on the brush from time to time, but it is also important that you give your brushes a good rinse. Why? After months of usage, your brush is actually home to lots of nasty things like product build-up, dead skin cells, germs, dust and all that unpleasant things. A dirty hairbrush can also affect your ability to style your hair to the way…

  • Beauty,  Hair

    Hayley Williams To Release Manic Panic Inspired Hair Dye

    Punk royalty Haley Williams has a cool project up her sleeve, and it is hairmazing! To the joy of hair enthusiasts everywhere, Hayley Williams will be releasing her own line of hair dyes later this year! As shared by the Paramore singer in an exclusive with Nylon: “My goal for 2014 is to get the hair color line I’ve always dreamed of creating. I came up with the name years ago and finally made the decision to start working on it last summer.” Williams also mentioned that the line would be inspired by cult-favourite Manic Panic. Being a fan of the hair product brand herself, she is heavily intrigued by the…

  • Beauty,  Hair

    Great Hairdos For Christmas By Uniqlo

    Looking for a hairstyle that will get you from dinner to party this Christmas? Uniqlo has some cool ideas for you. You’ve got your dresses set and lingerie to match, now don’t forget about your hair! Recently, we stumbled upon the Uniqlo Hairdo DIY tutorial and what a gem of a resource it is! If you have seen the Japanese brand’s F/W 2013 collection, you would have noticed some covetable and sleek hairstyles on the models. Well, Uniqlo has put up a gallery of step-by-step process on how you can recreate each hair style at home. These are our top three picks for the festivities. To see the pictorial instructions…

  • Beauty,  Hair,  Reviews

    Tried & Tested: Alterna Caviar CC Cream for Hair

    You know the age of Complete Correction (CC) creams has donned upon us when even our hair gets its own formulation! We test out the Alterna Caviar CC Cream for Hair 10-in-1 Complete Corrector. What Is It? The Alterna Caviar CC Cream for Hair 10-in-1 is a leave in hair product that aims to perfect your locks into an enviable and easily manageable crowning glory. As mentioned by Joan Malloy, president of Alterna Haircare told WWD: “It is both a treatment and a styler and works on dryness and uneven texture for all hair types.” Similar with CC creams for faces, the leave in hair perfecter acts as a foundation…

  • Beauty,  Hair,  Looks & Trends

    Tutorial: 1-Minute Chunky Organic Braid (With No Elastic Band)

    Learn how to get your long hair out of the way in a chic messy braid sans elastic band to keep it in place! We love sharing a good tip, and we learnt a really good hairstyle trick from Michael Shaun Corby of Alterna Haircare – celebrity stylist to the stars such as Britney Spears, Blake Lively and Nicole Richie when he was in town last week. Let’s say you have no rubber/elastic bands on you, it’s sweltering hot out there (which it almost always is), and you’re about to rip your hair out. Fret not, we’ve got the solution for you. Messy braids are such a great way to…

  • Beauty,  Hair,  VenusMaxisFeed

    Reverse Hair Loss Problems With These Foods

    Did you know that your diet can have an impact on your tresses? While what you put on your tresses matter, it is undeniable that  when it comes to healthy hair, what you put into your body plays a huge role too. So yes – you are indeed what you eat! In fact, certain food can tremendously help prevent the demise of your crowning glory. Hence, instead of panicking and feeling heartbroken about the loose strands of hair in your brush, why not take control of your body by eating healthier to fight hair loss. Below are some foods you can eat to strengthen your hair follicles, scalp health and minimise falling…

  • Beauty,  Hair,  VenusMaxisFeed

    How To Grow Out Your Hair Healthily & Beautifully

    One of the most awkward phases in a woman’s life is when her hair is neither here nor there.  Like the majority of ladies out there, our hair is the crowning glory that is much treasured. Now when you have a short-ish style of hair that you want to grow out, patience is a virtue that you’d need a big dose of. Going from pixie cut to just mid-length can be a frustrating experience. But far from letting it get to you, we’ve got some tips on how to make the process smoother. Circulate For anything to grow in your body, there needs to be a good blood flow or circulation.…

  • Beauty,  Hair

    Keep cool with Clear Ice Cool Menthol Anti-Dandruff Shampoo

    There’s nothing worse than having to endure the Malaysian heat and controlling the urge to scratch the prickly heat on your head, especially for those of us with long hair! If you have dandruff, this only adds to the stress because you’ll have flakes on your shoulders which can affect your confidence level and make you not want to be seen in public. Fortunately, there are solutions out there and find solace in the new-look Ice Cool Menthol anti-dandruff shampoo from Clear and to experience this yourself, head on to The Curve Shopping Mall from July 12 to 14 for some exciting activities and contests! Giving visitors an ice cool…