All posts tagged in beauty

  • July 4, 2020By Derek Deng

    Almost every Asian-American is familiar with the slant-eye gesture: a person places their fingers on the edges of their eyes and squints in an attempt to mimic the stereotypically Asian facial feature of slanted almond eyes.   It’s a universally recognized symbol of hatred and xenophobia. From yellowface in Hollywood to World Cup fans utilizing … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/the-fox-eye-trend-is-problematic-heres-why/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • January 13, 2020By Daryl Perry

    Beauty influencer Nikkie de Jager, more commonly known as NikkieTutorials on YouTube, sits in front of a dreamy white backdrop. She wears a golden yellow sweatshirt and a neutral makeup look. This video is not another tutorial, but a heart-warming coming out video.  “Today I am here to share something with you that I’ve always … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/beauty-guru-nikkietutorials-comes-out-as-transgender-in-heartwarming-video/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • November 15, 2019By Preevena Devi Jayabalan

    Note: These products were generously sponsored by OhMostWanted Cosmeceuticals. OhMostWanted Cosmetics is back at it again with 2 new product releases but this time; it’s a matte-nificent collaboration with Barbie! That’s right, folks! OhMostWanted Cosmetics has released a new range of products with a collaboration with Mattel and it’s the first Malaysian brand to do … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/barbie-x-ohmostwanted-a-review-on-this-matte-nificent-collaboration/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • July 15, 2019By Preevena Devi Jayabalan

    Disclaimer: This article was sponsored by Muka & Co. Imagine having to spend hours in front of your vanity mirror just to achieve that no-makeup makeup look that you’ve watched on YouTube, only to find out that you’ve been applying layers of foundation into a cakey texture! The horror does not stop there. You still … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/muka-co-tint-glo-serum-review/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • June 22, 2019By Preevena Devi Jayabalan

    Disclaimer: This product was generously sponsored by Kailijumei. Lesson learned: Never judge a book by its cover. Well, why was that so? Over the past few days, I had the opportunity to review Kailijumei’s Black Rose Lipstick and I’ve never seen a lipstick as mysterious as this in my entire life. The reason? I’ll get … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/the-kailijumei-series-kailijumei-black-rose-lipstick-review/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • June 12, 2019By Preevena Devi Jayabalan

    Disclaimer: This product was generously sponsored by Kailijumei Being a lipstick lover, I was never actually fond of using lip gloss. It was always at the bottom list of my makeup essentials. The only time I would ever use it is for an enhancing purpose for the matte lipsticks that I use. Even then, I … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/the-kailijumei-series-kailijumei-double-layer-lip-gloss-review/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • Disclaimer: This product was generously sponsored by Kailijumei. I’m a huge sucker for all things pretty and when I come across anything cute, I would most probably hoard it and never use it in my entire life. However, when it comes to beauty products, I would surely end up in a huge dilemma, choosing between … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/the-kailijumei-series-kailijumei-secret-jelly-lipstick-review/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • Disclaimer: These products were generously sponsored by Velvet Vanity Cosmetics Malaysia. Being constantly on-the-go and a beauty enthusiast all at the same time is huge work, especially when you’ve got to juggle college and life as a writer without losing the perfect balance in both. To me, this was a great dilemma until I’ve discovered … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/velvet-vanity-cosmetics-a-review-on-their-velvety-products/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • Note: These products were generously sponsored by OhMostWanted Cosmeceuticals. Ever heard of makeup that puts an end to your skin crises, such as frequent acne outbreaks or chapped lips? You may think that this is impossible, but what if I told you that it definitely isn’t? Recently, I got a chance to review OhMostWanted Cosmeceuticals, … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/ohmostwanted-cosmeceuticals-a-review-of-their-oh-most-amazing-products/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • April 29, 2019By Preevena Devi Jayabalan

    Note: This product was generously sponsored by Āether Beauty. Being an environmentally conscious makeup lover is a huge task these days due to the lack of usage of sustainable materials in the manufacturing of cosmetic products. Well, fret no longer because Āether Beauty’s Rose Quartz Crystal Gemstone Palette is here to save your dilemma! This … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/aether-beautys-rose-quartz-crystal-gemstone-palette-review/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • May 9, 2018By Amrit Kaur Dhugga

    The first time I listened to “Honey” a week or so ago, I was in my garden. Sun beams resting on my face, my Grandma’s radio blasting Raaj FM (the biggest Punjabi radio station in the whole of Birmingham) from inside the kitchen and my sisters settling for a game of badminton in the great … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/why-raveena-auroras-honey-is-a-song-you-should-have-on-repeat/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • December 23, 2017By Carina Ortiz

    The holiday season is officially here and one of the most talked about beauty products is the Fenty Beauty Stunna Lip Paint in the shade “Uncensored” AKA the perfect universal red. Now I understand that to most people $24 isn’t necessarily breaking the bank but I also know that not everyone has the extra cash … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/5-stunna-lip-paint-dupes-that-arent-the-same-but-get-the-job-done/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read