Beauty Girl's Guide To Adventure Travel | Clozette

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Ziplining through the forest canopy, trekking through verdant rainforests, spotting hornbills in Borneo: all these are amazing, adrenaline-filled adventures, but let’s face it, they're also… messy. How does one look good while exploring the great outdoors? 


In a hot, humid environment, you don’t want to clog your pores with heavy moisturizer. For the same reason, stay away from foundation and powder, as it will melt off your face about 10 minutes into your adventure. If you need coverage, go for a non-greasy tinted moisturiser with sunscreen. Ditch the eyeliner and keep it simple with waterproof mascara and lip stain. 


You’d be surprised at what you can pull off with a little planning! Here are some beauty finds for those aiming to go trekking, ziplining or spelunking in wild tropical rainforests – which are beautiful, but also located in hot and humid climates.


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Neutrogena Hydro Boost Gel SPF 30



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Lightweight and perfect for humid weather, this hardworking moisturiser and sunscreen from Neutrogena contains hyaluronic acid for moisture retention.

Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 20



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For those who prefer some coverage, this is a non-greasy alternative to using foundation during your trekking escapades. This moisturiser packs an antioxidant punch with Vitamins C and W; and is a good choice for those with sensitive skin.



Laneige Sun Block Supreme SPF50+/PA+++



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Waterproof, sebum-absorbing, and suitable for both face and body--this sunscreen from Laneige is lightweight and not greasy, making it an excellent choice for trekking in humid climates. 



Lancome Hypnose Star Mascara Waterproof 



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If you want to splash out on waterproof mascara (no pun intended), this clump-free, lightweight mascara is a great choice. It stays on even after a swim, so you can rise gracefully out of waterfalls during your jungle trek without unintentionally doing an impression of a panda.



Stila Lip & Cheek Stain in Acai Crush



Stila’s lip and cheek stain comes in delicious berry shades, and this particular shade is not named Acai Crush for the colour: the lip stain is infused with acai, which has immunity-boosting and antioxidant properties.  


That’s all for now. Have thrilling adventures in style, and don't forget the sunscreen! 


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It's easy to feel overwhelmed when browsing through the skincare section of your local drugstore. It's aisles upon aisles of products touting a variety of skincare remedies--from clearing clogged pores, to mattifying your skin, to promising to erase hyper-pigmentation--there seems to be a product for every skin concern out there.


But to keep things simple (and to prevent you from wasting time and money), skincare expert, Dr. Joyce Lim, lists out the things you should consider when choosing skin care products in this skin tip video.




To make things even more simple, we've created a checklist of questions to ask yourself before investing in a new skincare item. 


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#1: What are the active ingredients?


Active ingredients are components of a skincare product which produce the intended effects on your skin, from exfoliation and addressing acne concerns, to boosting moisture retention in your skin. Look for active ingredients which function to suit your skins’ needs.



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#2: Is it trusted and recommended by dermatologists?

Dermatologists, having encountered and treated a host of skin concerns, are able to recognize which are the better products on the market that they can confidently recommend to their patients. Hence, products that are trusted by dermatologists are always a safer option.


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#3: Is It Recommended For My Skin Type?


Once you're familiar with your skin type, stick to products that target your skin type. This will ensure that you're getting the necessary active ingredients to combat your skin concerns. 



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#4: Is It Produced By A Reputable Company?


Do your research before trying anything new. Read up on credible reviews on the products and company practices. A reputable company would be one that is known for producing quality skincare lines and is trusted by many over the years.



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In March 2015, Veet Malaysia kicked off its first-ever Veet Mega Model Search 2015 opened to Malaysian girls aged between 18 to 26 years old who dreamed of becoming the next ‘face’ of the modelling industry. And finally, after four months of searching for the next grand winner, Veet has finally ended its hunt for the one girl who may just be the next big name in Malaysia’s modelling scene.




And the winner is: Rowena Lau Siew Lin! Rowena is from Sabah thus she is fond islands, beaches, and swimming. She wanted to be a model so that she will be able to inspire others by showing them positivity. Sheena Liam, winner of Asia’s Next Top Model Season is her role model! 




She was over the moon with her win saying: “It’s been merely a dream to become a model. Ever since I was young, I thought of walking the runways but I was a shy girl. I didn't expect that it has finally came true! It’s a surreal feeling to know that I won – I’m so happy that I am finally one step closer to my dream!"




Rowena now has the golden opportunity to become the next big name in Malaysia’s modelling industry, making the competition the perfect launch pad for her future career. She brings home with her exciting prizes worth more than RM20,000! Other winners were: Nurul Faizura Binti Gamal Abdul Nasser 1st Runner-up, Andrea Tan Wan Ying 2nd Runner-up, Crystal Tung Lu Yie Most Photogenic Model, and Emy Farrah Elena Binti Most Confident Model.


Congratulations, Rowena!

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