Looking to level up your self-care beauty routine? Drop by ZALORA‘s week-long digital festival starting March 8th and celebrate their dreamy beauty category! Show your skin some love with deals, giveaways and gifts from the biggest makeup and skincare brands. This includes getting up to 50% off on must-haves from their participating brands: Paula’s Choice, FOREO, Laura Mercier, NARS, Benefit, Sulwhasoo, Make Up For Ever, Laneige, Aveda, Elizabeth Arden, Shiseido, Ogawa and more. We’re already excited for our next pamper sesh! The party continues on their social media platforms with Instagram Live tutorials by beauty experts, and amazing giveaways.

What we love most about The ZALORA Beauty Festival, other than it’s what dreams are made of, is that it’s also using this incredible opportunity to create conversations surrounding beauty in the world today: celebrating diversity, inclusivity, and female empowerment over International Women’s Week. As unrealistic beauty standards start to fade to allow for more inclusive beauty to shine through, ZALORA is taking this opportunity to expand the discourse of representation in beauty and celebrate women from all walks of life.

Shop the ZALORA Beauty Festival here from the 8th to of 15th March!

2020 has almost everyone suffering from end-of-year fatigue. After months of feeling anxious and overwhelmed, we’re exhausted! If you’re struggling to pull yourself together, it’s time for some serious self-care. Homegrown beauty brand, Vase Creation, is determined to help with their new Organic Stress Relief Pillow Mist and Caramel Collection: Crème Brûlée Flavoured All-Natural Luxe Lip Gloss. These self-love products are part of their purpose to enhance lives by creating safe, worry-free products for everyone.


Year-end stress is both tiring and harmful to your health, which is why Vase Creation is encouraging everyone to rest with their Organic Stress Relief Pillow Mist. Carefully hand-blended with organic pure essential oils, it helps with insomnia and improves sleep without the use of synthetic fragrances. The calming combination of lavender, patchouli, sweet orange, roman chamomile, vetiver and cedarwood is well-known for its relaxing benefits. Just spritz it on your pillows and linen to relax, recharge and wake up feeling refreshed!


But before you snooze, slap on their Luxe Lip Gloss, which doubles as an overnight lip mask to repair chapped and dry lips. It’s specially formulated with all-natural and safe ingredients, such as plant-derived squalane, castor oil, jojoba oil essence, Vitamin E and menthol, for a cooling sensation and glittery finish (it is Mariah Carey season after all). Fun fact: the crème brûlée flavour was inspired by everyone’s favourite guilty pleasure, Emily In Paris. Remember the scene where a sad Pierre Cadault practices self-care by cracking open the tops of crème brûlée?


Shop them now on Vase Creation’s website.

There are two nights in KL that has everyone out to celebrate – Halloween and New Year’s Eve. Clubs, bars and even the streets are packed with people in high spirits and celebratory gear. You finally get to see the friends who usually pass on a night out, as well as find yourself bumping into others you haven’t seen in a while.

Sadly, that isn’t the case this year with everybody confined to their homes (for the better!). But that doesn’t mean it can’t be celebrated! Dig up your eccentric makeup palettes and get inspired by these mind-blowing looks from some of the most talented makeup artists in town:

1. @vvnloll


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#myinglothalloween2020 #inglotmalaysia INKTOBER / rip / DAY 23 Beautiful lacy lingerie top from @questchic.co 🖤 3hr – Recreated @gabxxrielle’s look which was inspired by @yashinss’s artwork! I made the inside gold because well, I AM GOLD. ✨ that’s it, thank you 💛 Inglot products used: • Black Gel Liner • AMC Blusher #inktober2020 #inktober #makeup #beauty #art #muamalaysia #mua #artistsoninstagram #makeupinspo #makeupideas #makeuplooks #svslearn #halloweenmakeup

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2. @sickly.friday


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⚠️READ CAPTION⚠️ 🥀🐇”The little girl just could not sleep because her thoughts were way too deep.Her mind had gone out for a stroll and fallen down a rabbit hole.The End”🐇🥀 This is my entry for @yoruworldshop @psyforetell Halloween contest.Cosplay Gategory.I did a look inspired by @charlotteroberts . How to vote: 1)Like this post and the one on @yoruworldshop 2)Share (Optional) 3)That’s it! #yoru_spooktobercontest #halloween #aliceinwonderland

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3. @fyi.khoo


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#Halloweenmakeup Look 17 – Like a moth to a flame, but this one won’t burn up ⁣ ⁣ Serving some ashen looks with another creepy bug but I swear, I really really hate bugs 😰⁣ ⁣ This one was inspired by @jharnabhagwani ‘s blue butterfly look but mine’s a moth. ⁣ ⁣ MAKEUP CREDITS:⁣ ⁣ MOTH:⁣ ⁣ 1. #toofaced Better Than Sex easy Glide ⁣waterproof liquid eyeliner 2. #nyxcosmetics Epic Wear liquid liner ‘white’⁣ 3. @topface_official @chinies.official InStyle Metallic Liner ‘Silver’⁣ 4. Dash of blue from @lagirlcosmetics Neon Shockwave Pencil Eyeliner ‘Electric’⁣ ⁣ EYES⁣ 4. @arganiahq Eyebrow Pencil ‘Dark Brown’⁣ 5. #stilacosmetics Stay All Day Waterproof liquid eyeliner ’Alloy’: grey eyeliner ⁣ 6. #dionbeautemalaysia Duochrome ‘Florida Kilos’ on the lids⁣ 7. #vesperlex Rozov’s Diamanté using orange, holographic shimmer on eyes ⁣ ⁣ FACE⁣ 8. #benefitcosmetics Hello Happy 3 Velvet Powder foundation ⁣ 9. #vesperlex Stardust highlighter palette: using pink shade ’Juniper’⁣ ⁣ #inktober2020 #undiscovered_muas #31daysofhalloween #makeupfordays #beautywellnesstribe #wakeupandmakeup #fantasymakeupworld #sephora #sephoramy #butterflymakeup #mothmakeup #facepainter #spooky #greyhair #noretouching

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4. @muhd.aniqqq


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-LATHI- . LETS’ NOT FORGET THIS MOMENT😌😆 . . . . . . . . . . #undiscovered_muas #undiscovered #underratedmuas #underratedmua #underratedartist #explore #abh #abhprsearch #abhprlist #makeuptransformation#makeup #makeupideas #makeuplook #makeupjunkie #makeupartist #makeupaddict #christmas #holiday #loreal #abh #abhprsearch #tarte #farsali #benefit #lauramericer #toofaced #hudabeautygiveaway #hudabeauty @hudabeauty @wakeupandmakeup @100daysofmakeup @blendingrules @menthatblend @jamescharles @lanceaguas @nikkietutorials @nikkietutorials @bretmanrock @abhinsider @norvinanavy @lanceaguas

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5. @hammadart


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👼🏼💀I’m no angel either, baby💀👼🏼 I rarely do skulls but when I do, I wonder why I don’t. It’s such a fun process seeing it slowly come to life with every brushstroke. I used one of @the_wigs_and_makeup_manager many skulls as a reference to make sure I get my placements right, especially the nose! Products: @hauslabs liquid Eye-liner @hankandhenrybeauty The Kings Queen lustre lights @nyxcosmetics ultimate shadow palette in warm neutrals @graftobianmakeup white creme foundation @anastasiabeverlyhills x @alyssaedwards_1 palette in beast & h.o.e. @craftiviti ultra light air dry clay ( for the skeleton headpiece) NAILS BY @MONSTERMANICURES #hammadart #malemua #muamalaysia #halloweenmakeup #sfxmakeup #angel #skull #dragartist #boysdoittoo #queerartist #thedragqueendom #mehronhalloween

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6. @afierhm


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it’s just me and my ghoulfriends! 👻 . This is a make-up collab I did with 8 other amazing and talented people and we were inspired to do characters from Monster High and as you can see, your girl is Ghoulia, the zombie! I honestly have so much fun with this look since I was such a big fan of MH (kinda wish they come out earlier when I was younger lol) also get to experiment with more new things 👻💙 . product deets @ucanbemakeup anthena face painting palette @l.a.s.h.e.s.s the lashessmuse collection 2 @morphebrushes 35D palette @cheekdourlofficial enchanted velvet matte shade velvet ruby . #makeup #makeuplooks #editorialmakeup #makeupart #makeupartist #makeupideas #makeuplife #undertheradar_makeup #uncensored_mua #makeupmalaysia #makeuptutorial #motd #makeuponpoint #modelmalay #editorialmakeup #theartistedit #artistrymakeuep #editorial #fentybeauty #artmakeup #art #wakeupandmakeup #avantgardemakeup #strangeeditorial #faceart

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7. @_syaart


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#2 : THE INFECTION☠️🧪 POV: you one of the person incharge to handle the most dangerous virus 🦠 in the world but you accidentally inject yourself💀❗️⚠️AND YOU GONNA BE NEXT⚠️❗️💉 . . -Hello guys🥰 this look inspired by @karolinagriciute but I modified it alittle bit🧪🦠 so how it turn out?? Yeay or nay!!😅 . . . . . . . #infection #infectionmakeup #sfxmakeup #sfxmua #sfx #sfxartist #sfxmakeupartist #sfxmakeuptutorial #sfxgore #sfxtutorials #sfxmalaysia #sfxmalaysian #makeupsfx #crazymakeup #crazymakeups #crazymakeuplook #makeup #makeuplooks #halloween #halloweenmakeup #halloweencostume #halloween2020 #halloweenlook #horrorhags #jhnettles_muas_supporter

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8. @sabrinalexandr


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This is how my inside looks like ☠️🥰 finally had the time to do a makeup look 😪 Look inspired by @bygeorgiam – Lens : @qaylaa_lens Lashes : @l.a.s.h.e.s.s – #october #halloween #halloweenmakeup #skullmakeup #spooky #spookyseason #makeup #makeupmalaysia #sfxmakeup #makeupartistmalaysia #underratedmuas #wakeupandmakeup #muamalaysia #muakl #muagombak #dinnermakeup

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Make sure to support these local creatives by giving them a follow. Happy Halloween!

We’ve done a great job of replacing plastic straws with reusable alternatives, but what about the multiple cotton pads we dispose of everyday? Whether used for removing makeup or applying toner, it produces a lot of unnecessary waste that, fortunately, we can now cut back on. Here are six sustainable beauty products to make our everyday habits less wasteful (and more economical):

  1. Cotton Rounds

These super soft alternatives from The Mine Raw come in a set of five – just toss them into the washing machine before reuse.

  1. Cotton Swabs

Made with bamboo sticks and natural cotton, these compost-friendly swabs from The Hive are 100% biodegradable.

  1. Menstrual Cup

The size might be intimidating at first, but menstrual cups aren’t just greener – they’re also easier and healthier, according to the award-winning, OrganiCup.

  1. Reusable Pads

If you’re still not convinced by menstrual cups, The Hive has a few eco-friendly pad options which are washable.

  1. Cloth Wipes

Antimicrobial and hypoallergenic, these bamboo cloth wipes are a brilliant alternative to makeup remover wipes, especially for sensitive skin.

  1. Silicone Masks

Swap out sheet masks for a single silicone mask cover from Daiso – place it over a hydrating mask or essence to lock in the moisture.

Not only are these options more sustainable, but they simplify your life too! You won’t have to make as many trips to the store as these products last-longer – that’s a win for your time, money and the earth! Reduce consumption, reduce waste.