I’m sure you’ve all heard about colours that suit different skin undertones. But I’m sure for most of us, we just choose a hijab colour that we are feeling like for the day, to match our outfit and we’re done! To be honest, this is too complicated a topic that I chose to feign ignorance about. However, after researching more about this topic and seeing in real life the skin undertone playing out against different colours, I realised that using certain colours to suit your skin type really does matter. Using the right colours can bring life to your face and bring out the right tones in your face and using the wrong colours can instead dull your face. So here’s a guide to choosing the right hijab colours for your skin undertone.
Mother’s Day is right around the corner and it’s the perfect time to show your love and appreciation for your mother! (although you, of course, don’t need a specific day to do so) Why not pamper your mom or give a gift to thank her for all the sacrifices she’s made, for taking care of you and loving you. I’m sure we’re all grateful for our moms for different reasons, but the thing that matters most is that we show our gratitude when we have the chance now. And now’s the perfect time to do so. Here are some unique Mother’s Day gift ideas, with a range of prices and usability.
Halal cosmetics- you’ve probably heard of it before but you might not have looked into it or taken an interest in it. I think we often pick up makeup products without thinking about its ingredients or manufacturing process- we usually just base it on the quality of the product. So, do you actually know what goes onto your face in your daily makeup? If you ask me, you should! I think not many people are well-informed on this topic, including me at first, believe me! So I’ve done the research and present to you my take on Halal cosmetics, and why you should start using them.
A makeup pouch overflowing with makeup products you can’t even zip it up, drawers filled with every lipstick shade there possibly could be, but is there such a thing as too much makeup…? Well, if you’re one of those who enjoy dolling yourself up every morning or just put in the extra effort when going out with friends, you might have collected a few makeup products over time. But I’m one of those who’s guilty of having not just ‘a few’ products…I might even call myself makeup-obsessed. 😆
I can’t be the only one who has a #girlcrush on Malaysian fashion icon, Vivy Yusof. A successful and intelligent entrepreneur with a wardrobe and style every girl dreams of, Vivy Yusof has become one of the biggest fashion and life inspiration for women in this age. I love her fashion and style but every time an OOTD of hers pops up on my Instagram, I already know she would be donning pieces from her brand, that we all know are on the pricier side. There’s always a way to go around pricier clothes by finding dupes and so, my venture to recreate Vivy’s impeccable style started. After scrolling through her Instagram for hours and scouring through Ayu Apparels’s large clothing catalogue, I present the first instalment of this new series ‘#StealTheirStyle’. In this article, I will show you how to re-create looks donned by fashion icon Vivy Yusof and upgrade your fashion game!
With the myriad of beautifully-taken, aesthetic photographs plastered all over social media, Instagram has easily influenced not only me, but many others to take an interest in capturing good photos and learning the know-hows of editing. Over the years of taking and editing photos for fun, photography has almost become a therapeutic thing for me. I really enjoy playing around with photography and seeing how the photograph comes to life with the power of editing. I’m not an expert at photography but I’ve taken and edited enough photos to know a few tips and tricks to taking and editing a good photo. Coupled with tips from professionals, here are some tips and tricks to taking the perfect Instagram photo!
Most mornings, I wake up energised, dress up, put on makeup and I’m ready to tackle the day ahead of me. However, there are always days where I’m too lazy to get out of bed, let alone put makeup on my face. This no-makeup makeup look is catered for one of those days, where you’re too lazy to put on a ton of makeup but don’t want to look like a zombie (yikes!) Of course, the practicality of this look is not only reason why this look is so popular. Even on runways and advertisements, models and celebrities alike opt for the no-makeup makeup look because it gives a much more natural and radiant glow to their face. This look is much trickier to pull off than you may think so, here’s a guide to nail the No-Makeup Makeup look, featuring Sonia’s video and the products she used.
Being stylish and trendy doesn’t always mean spending a fortune on clothes to constantly upgrade your wardrobe. Instead, good style starts from the basics. So, investing in key clothing pieces can save you from another fashion dilemma. These essential pieces are interchangeable and can be styled in various ways, ensuring you look fresh and edgy, each time you walk out the door. Whether you’re just starting to don modest clothing or have been wearing the hijab for as long as you can remember, my modest clothing essentials guide will make sure you have everything you need in your closet!
I am pretty sure that every one of us has experienced those days, when we want to look good, but are either just too lazy to dress up or our pieces of clothing that are sure to turn heads are in the pile of dirty laundry. This is when accessories do the trick. Even the most basic accessories can make a boring outfit look chic and fun!
So you want to burn away the fats that are slowing you down whenever you are chasing after the bus in the morning, or you want to strengthen your muscles so that you can join your friends on a hiking trip up Mount Rinjani, or you simply want to follow the Sunnah of the Prophet Muhammad s.a.w. to take care of the bodies that Allah has granted to us by way of exercising… but you don’t know where to begin, especially because you feel uncomfortable when you hit the male-dominated gym. Well I have good news for you! As a healthy lifestyle is gaining traction here in Singapore, a number of fitness groups that specially cater to our hijab-wearing sisters have popped up. Here are a few for you to consider!