• Beauty,  Hair,  Skincare

    Tried & Tested: L’Oréal’s Mythic Oil for Personalised Hair Solutions

    Dry, oily, damaged, fine, frizzy – these are some of the varying textures most haircare products cater to but what happens when you have more than just one type of problem hair? Here’s when customising your hair products come into play; with L’Oréal Professionnel’s new lineup of products under the Mythic Oil range, this is made possible by having tailor-made rituals consisting of precious oils used as beauty remedies by ancient civilisations that offer hair personalised nutrition, incredible radiance, and ultimate softness. From Ancient Egypt to Chinese, Japanese and Indian civilizations, women have turned to precious oils for beauty rituals as well as medicinal and aromatherapy purposes. Inspired by this ancestral…

  • 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,  Hair,  VenusMaxisFeed

    Oily Hair No More!

    You wash and style your hair in the morning, and it looks great! But within a few short hours, it starts to flatten out and look stringy. Yup ladies, that all-familiar nuisance of having oily hair! Oily hair is a fairly annoying and often frustrating condition. Some of the causes of this oily predicament may be due to your food intake, usage of wrong hair product, washing your hair daily (gasp!) and well, maybe even due to our hot and humid Malaysian weather. Don’t let that get you down though. Because the good news is that oily hair is quite simple to overcome and manage! Here are five things you…

  • Beauty,  Hair

    Latest Hair Trend In Japan: The Ripe Tomato Top

    What comes in mind when we say ‘a bob haircut dyed in red and green’? Nothing special about it? Sounds like something Nicki Minaj would do or did? Heard and done crazier ‘dos? Well then, do they look something like this; That’s right folks, it’s a bright red, juicy tomato hair cut! And no, it’s not a wig. Just when you think you’ve seen and done the hippest and craziest hairstyle, Japan once again tops the funky hairstyle spectrum with an inspiration from the vegetable world. Named as the “Ripe Tomato” (“kanjuku tomato” or 完熟トマト), this haircut takes form of a, well, ripe tomato! The basis of the cut is…

  • Beauty,  Hair,  VenusMaxisFeed

    Tried and Tested Hair Loss Solutions

    Be it hair strands on your pillow or a slightly obvious bald spot, signs of hair loss can be very disheartening. Let’s face it girls, our crowning glory is one of our most precious assets. Just look at the amount of time and money spent on our hair! So yes, it gets pretty depressing when our hair starts to thin out. Good news is, this predicament can be managed! Here are some tried and tested solutions that will help curb your hair loss woes. Shampoo More often than not, the main cause of hair loss is an oily scalp. An oily scalp would result in complications like scalp acne, dandruff…

  • Beauty,  Hair

    Sunsilk launches their Girls Search: are you the next Sunsilk K-pop starlet?

    Calling all Miss Pretties! Sunsilk Malaysia has just launched their “Sunsilk Girls Search”- a girl search campaign to find their very own Sunsilk K-pop starlet, to perform in the 2013 Asia Super Showcase! The Sunsilk Girls Search is a dance competition that offers ladies the golden opportunity to perform alongside the lovely Hannah Tan on the 2013 Asia Super Showcase in Malaysia this 12th May. Yes, you just might be that lucky person who will perform Sunsilk’s theme song, ‘Miss Pretty’, to K-Pop artists like Girl’s Generation and many other exciting acts! Sunsilk has always been about feeling free, confident and having fun, while have gorgeous worry-free hair! Sounds like you? Submission…

  • Beauty,  Hair

    5 Hair Trends for 2013 Spring/Summer

    The start of the year is always an exciting time to try out new looks which will set the tone for your style direction through the rest of the year! Often times, having good hair is the best accessory to jazz up any outfit and here are 5 of the trends taken off the runways for Spring/Summer 2013 that may help keep your look current and right on trend. 1. Center parting We have always loved girls who could carry off the center parting – it always reminds us of sleek, elegant models with not a wisp out of place! Here’s a tip though; if you feel like you can’t…

  • Beauty,  Hair

    Defeat Dandruff with Kiehl’s Scalp Treatment Duo

    Dandruff is a pretty common problem for both men and women which has a tendency to cause sufferers to feel uncomfortable and self-conscious, but with the proper treatment and care, it’s completely manageable! Kiehl’s has developed a treatment which marries its expertise in both skin and hair care through a scalp treatment duo which provides an effective and efficient solution for promoting a healthy scalp and clean, clarified hair. Step 1: Kiehl’s Deep Micro-Exfoliating Scalp Treatment (100ml/RM95) effectively exfoliates and loosens flaky buildup to help purify the scalp and prepare it for shampooing.  Formulated with Vitreoscilla Ferment, known to be rich in vitamins and minerals, combined with micronized Apricot Seed and Argan Shells,…

  • Beauty,  Beauty Buzz,  Hair

    Having a ‘Me’ Day: 3 Ways to Pamper Yourself for Extended Good Times

    Sometimes, us ladies just need to take a break from our everyday roles as mother/daughter/wife/employee/employer/fill-in-the-blank and just have a ‘Me’ day by pampering ourselves silly, so we can go back to feeling on top of the world; fabulous and able to share those good vibes with our loved ones! Recently, Sunsilk asked women what they felt was their perfect day by building an itinerary of activities on Facebook, and the female legion responded with various combinations of activities which poured in. However, the most votes went to: 1. A relaxing, pampering hair spa session for soft and smooth tresses 2. A shopping spree 3. A high-tea session with friends at…

  • Beauty,  Hair,  Love & Sex

    Going Grey: Taking Care of Aging & Thinning Hair

    Dedicated to women aged 30 and above who desire to make the most of their aging hair. Grey is a sign of maturity but truth be told, no one wants for their hair to age. My mum had this voluminous, long tresses that was a big part of her appeal in her 20s. Fast forward to her late 30s, when she was forced to chop it all into a bob because the hair fall and thinning were just overwhelming. As we grow older, our hair follicles slow down in producing new hair – later causing the bald spots on the head. The little hair that is being produced also decreased…