Primer Donna : A Tale with Urban Decay’s Go Matte Primer Set

Mar 24th, 2017 Fashion & Beauty rojakcouture 8 min read

Who has time to get all dolled up every morning? How do you keep up with taking care of your face, and the powder pat to get rid of the access oil for hours only to realize it was going to be melted off like an orang minyak at the end of it all? I was less than particular about how my makeup looks like…

When in Greece: Beauty Items Must-Have

May 9th, 2016 Fashion & Beauty rojakcouture 5 min read

Rhodes Island, Greece Temp: 21 degrees by day, 17 at night Humidity: Close to 54% While I tend to miscalculate my packing contents for most destinations bearing so-called temperate climates, the same can not be said about my beauty essentials. I place thorough inspection and priority in packing the right essentials for every trip as my skin is super sensitive. For Greece, the dry air,…

The Beauty Commandments of Haida Yusof

Oct 12th, 2015 Fashion & Beauty rojakcouture 13 min read

Just like that, it’s almost 2016, and that delivers another anxious year closing in to the big 3-0. When I say this, this has nothing to do with a fear of growing older (more like, wiser), it’s more of a deadline to figure out what’s my signature style is like, what sort of regimented beauty routine should she stick to in definition of years to…

Kiehls-ler Skin

Aug 31st, 2015 Fashion & Beauty rojakcouture 13 min read

A beautician, I am not; but speaking on behalf of all the girls out there looking for the right fit for her skin; I am. For years, I have basically abandoned any form of skincare regime¬†when it comes to taking care of my face. I wasn’t too keen to slap on any form of chemical/synthetic skin products¬†and have been settling with the organic way of…

Style Story-telling with Swarovski

Jul 17th, 2015 #ootd, Fashion & Beauty rojakcouture 4 min read

Here’s the down low/low down. Accessories on Raya are usually taken on an adrenaline-pumped rush when assembled on most OOTDs. Perhaps its the overwhelming spirit of festive air that could have contributed to the style malaise, but I think its all comes down to our obsession with all things OTT for Raya. I, too have a knack for all things glittery and shiny, but keeping…

Best Beauty Must-Haves for the Dark Skinned Minority Such as Oneself

Jun 22nd, 2015 Fashion & Beauty, Uncategorized rojakcouture 14 min read

Like the average Malaysian born and bred in the sunny-all-year round climate, it’s safe to conclude (at least from an Asian perspective) that my skin tone isn’t the ideal hue for Asians. Growing up bombarded with words like ‘whitening’, ‘brightening’, ‘bleaching’ on TV didn’t help either, especially when I was even bullied and rejected for being tanned in school (some even threw derogatory names while…