Beauty

How to Embrace Your Naturally Darker Skin

How to Embrace Your Naturally Darker Skin

There are still many connotations that go around beauties with darker skin colour. At an individual level, some are totally in love with it while some need a little push in convincing that they are beautiful regardless of skin colour. The truth is, skin colour is not a skin type and it should be stopped from being treated like one. From fashion perspective, darker skin colour is as what it says it is - just another colour in the spectre of colour complexion. In fact, to be precise, one might have to further elaborate what hues, undertones or shades…

[Beauty 101] Hair Products Other Than Gel

[Beauty 101] Hair Products Other Than Gel

Remember when we were kids and the only hair product we know is hair gel? That jelly-like substance is what helped us achieve a rocking look as if we were a member of Linkin Park. Because the math was simple back then; if it spikes up your hair, then you are all good to go. But hair gels are not the only thing you can use for your hair today (if you are still using it as an adult. Why?) There are lots of types of hair products that gives different results to your hair according to your own personal style. 1. Clay (High hold, low shine) Clay is a versatile…

How to Keep Your Makeup On Point in Rainy Weather

How to Keep Your Makeup On Point in Rainy Weather

Rainy days should not be the reason for you to neglect your appearance. Do not let the weather hinder you from wearing makeup and be in your best look. Put aside the monsoon, thunderstorms or humidity factors, your makeup can still be on point in rainy weather if you apply these simple tips and tricks. Not only it will help you to save your time, they are super easy, great to be added to your beauty routine so that you can achieve flawless, dull-free and patchy-free appearance with your makeup not being washed away by the…

Ultimate Guide to Makeup Brushes

Ultimate Guide to Makeup Brushes

For the makeup enthusiasts, this topic might be their expertise but for the individuals who are into makeup but never really got to understanding it, it will be helpful. Here we provide you an ultimate guide to a few makeup brushes that you need to know about and how it could be useful in your makeup routine. Read down below. 1.     Powder Brush Powder brush is usually fluffy and designed to pick up less product especially powder based. The brush gently helps glace the product on your face without overloading it with too much…

[Beauty 101] All the Things You Need to Know About Vegan Makeup

[Beauty 101] All the Things You Need to Know About Vegan Makeup

Going vegan is a lifestyle choice that only some people can successfully go through with ease. It might be tough being vegan at first, but it certainly has its benefits to your health. However, people almost automatically associate it with food when in truth, it covers everything else including make-up. Make-up has been cruelty-free for a long time and now some brands take it a step further by producing vegan cosmetic products for the specific demographic. You are probably wondering “how is vegan make-up… vegan?” Well, allow…

How to Fake A Glow With Minimal Makeup

How to Fake A Glow With Minimal Makeup

There must be a day you don’t want to put on heavy makeup because you’re not in the mood for it yet you still want to look glowing with little effort. Plus, you are demotivated as your skincare routine could not achieve your natural skin glow. Relax, because you just need to read until the end to know how to fake a dewy glow with minimal makeup.1. USE BEAUTY ESSENCE Essence is a great way to prime your face before applying makeup. It can prep up tired and dull skin. Besides, it makes your skin more hydrated. 2. APPLY ILLUMINATING…

Flowers That Give Out the Best Scent in Fragrance

Flowers That Give Out the Best Scent in Fragrance

The flowers surrounding you can actually have a big impact on your mood. Different scents are thought to leave you with good vibes when in their presence. It is important to know what kind of perfume or fragrance scent as it helps enhance your beauty or attract a potential mate. Here is a list of flowers that gives out the best scent in fragrance you need to know. ROSE Roses are known as the ‘queen of flowers’ which has a classic scent. Roses smell heavenly and the perfumes made of this flower are popular. Rose perfumes were…

A Guide to Getting Bangs

A Guide to Getting Bangs

As we see women donning lots of hairstyles, there is one that is somehow feared upon and that hairstyle is called bangs or also known as fringes. We rarely see women proudly rock bangs, even on trendsetting celebrities which is a wonder to us as the style actually looks cool if done properly. Honestly, there is nothing wrong with getting bangs. It is just the amount of hair that is needed to be chopped off that scares some women. But do not worry, we have a whole guide for you that you should go through before deciding on getting a fringe…

5 Ways to Pull Off The Gothic Look

5 Ways to Pull Off The Gothic Look

Gothic fashion is originally a borrowed style from post-punk fashion. It began in England during the early 1980s and normally marked as mysterious and dark look with a pale complexion and abnormal style of fashion. This fashion trend is back now as more celebrities and fashion people on the red carpet indulge themselves into their darker side with Gothic look everywhere. If you want to be a Gothic, do a bit of research on the style so you will know how to use the goth art to express yourself in fashion. For some Gothic fashion tips,…

Important Habits of a Well-groomed Man

Important Habits of a Well-groomed Man

You ever looked at a male celebrity and wonder how did they get a face so flawless? Number one, they are rich enough to have all kinds of treatment applied to their face and two, they know how to groom themselves properly. While the former is a bit of a stretch for us commoners, the second point is pretty doable. Grooming is an important men’s chore that can make or break a person. Even if God have granted you looks, if you do not groom yourself neatly, you are still going to look like a slob. That is why it is crucial to do this routine…

How to Maintain Healthy Hair Even With A Hijab On

How to Maintain Healthy Hair Even With A Hijab On

It’s easy to overlook the care of your hair when wearing a hijab. But taking care of your hair is a must especially if you wear a hijab for longer periods of time. After all, a healthy set of hair can give confidence to a woman and boost her self-esteem even if she’s covered up. If you’re one of these ladies, check out these tips we have for you on how you can achieve that.1. Not Too Tight The most common thing that a hijabista does is putting her hair up in a tight bun before donning the hijab. But know that this practice only weakens the strands of…

What You Can Do to Look Younger

What You Can Do to Look Younger

They say age is just a number but it is always nice that people assume you are way younger than your real age is or even if we age, we age like a fine wine. The question is, what can we do to actually look and feel younger? 1.  USE VITAMIN A ON YOUR SKIN Strong skincare routine is very important for your skin, but now you need to step up your routine by adding vitamin A in it. Vitamin A derivatives such as retinoids and retinols, are proven to be the most anti-aging ingredients. Using Vitamin A derivative in your PM skincare routine will…

[Beauty 101] How to Get Rid of Clogged Pores

[Beauty 101] How to Get Rid of Clogged Pores

Don’t you just hate it when you have a sudden episode of the worst breakout at an inconvenient time? Like before a dinner date, your graduation day, or on Raya week when it is crucial to look your very best during those times. There is one cause to that problem and that is clogged pores. Clogged pores are the main culprit of your beauty issue and must be taken care of as soon as possible since it leads to a lot of negative skin conditions. Do not worry though, we have some ways to get rid of that but first, in order to do that, we need to point…

4 Classic Makeup Mistake That Women Make

4 Classic Makeup Mistake That Women Make

Nowadays there are a lot of makeup trends that look trendy. People are likely to try something trending nowadays, but classic makeup is still such a popular makeup since centuries ago. Talking about classic makeup looks, these looks are nods to classic Hollywood beauty but with an update for current application. Four focus areas that we need to be careful when wearing makeup are eyeliners, brows, lips, and lashes. Below are the four classic makeup mistakes that women make. 1. Brows When you are applying dark tones and highlight your…

Why Popping Pimples Is Bad for Your Skin

Why Popping Pimples Is Bad for Your Skin

There is an advice warned by our estheticians, dermatologists, and also our mothers that nearly everyone hears during their youth ages — don't pop your pimples! But is popping a pimple really bad for the skin? The answer is a definite YES! Popping pimples is really bad for our skin as the experts say. Acne or pimples, according to the British Association of Dermatologists, commonly occur during puberty when the sebaceous glands activate, these causes the glands to produce an excess of…

In What Order Should You Do Your Makeup

In What Order Should You Do Your Makeup

Talking about makeup order is a tricky topic to be talked about because everyone has different order of putting up makeup and different skin types have a different way of applying makeup. Not all types of makeup suit every skin. Whoever has an oily skin should use more powdery makeup base while the ones with dry skin should use liquid textured makeup. There is a saying, when it comes to layering your makeup, you need to consider the texture first. So. here are some tips in what order you should do your makeup. Skincare Whatever you do,…

[Beauty 101] How to Take Care of Your Skin After An Intense Workout

[Beauty 101] How to Take Care of Your Skin After An Intense Workout

Here at THREAD for ZALORA, we encourage our readers to hit the gym and work on that summer bod even if Malaysia does not have the four seasons. While working out is a great stimulant both mentally and physically, the same cannot be said for your skin. That is if you do not take care of it properly though. At the gym, you are going to sweat a lot and also be exposed to other people sweating a lot. It is gross, damp, and unsanitary, and all of that do not help with your skin condition. Do not worry though, we got some tips on how to maintain…

Beauty Products to Give You That Hot Summer Look

Beauty Products to Give You That Hot Summer Look

When it comes to fashion, summer is the perfect season to go all out with your look. That is why the best looks you see on runways and in the streets always happen during the summer where these models, Instagram influencers, hypebeasts and hypebaes alike wear clothes that are exceptionally stylish. For women, however, another aspect that contributes to the ideal summer look is the makeup. Your beauty look is equally important to your outfit as it helps elevate your presence in this hot summer weather. And since Malaysia is constantly…

Standout Hairs of the 2019 Met Gala

Standout Hairs of the 2019 Met Gala

Met Gala is one of the annual event that is the most important event in the fashion industry, not to forget the beauty industry to where they are the one who are responsible to do the best makeup and hair for every and each of the celebrities. This year's theme is “Camp” where every celebrities need to come out with the most good and creative look ever! The theme “Camp” stands for something exaggerated fashion which we can see how Lady Gaga and Ezra Miller stand out on the red carpet. The theme is inspired by Susan Sontag’s…

How to Pamper Yourself When You Don't Have Time

How to Pamper Yourself When You Don't Have Time

There is simply nothing better than being able to relax from a stressful busy day of work or endless obligations. However, if you do not have the luxury of time on your side, you need to figure out the best way on how you can still enjoy a nice pampering session or period every now and then. You must know that pampering yourself can be done by squeezing in some time despite your busy schedule. Read down below to get some ideas. 1. Be your own manicurist Skip the nail salon for that regular mani-pedis as it can take a great amount of…