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Insider Roundup: L’Oreal's First Hijab-Wearing Model & More


We're sure you already have that Friday feeling! Well, let us amplify that with these hot news you'll surely get excited about.

L'Oreal's first Hijabi model 

Here's a scoop from our contributor Mara Lagdamen: A first of many, and a good way to start 2018 by taking in inclusivity and diversity another step higher, L’Oreal Paris has cast a hijab-wearing model for its latest hair campaign. British beauty influencer, model, and co-founder of Ardere Cosmetics Amena Khan was tapped to be the first Hijabi to front the brand's campaign. Khan, who has shared the video on her Instagram account called it a “game-changing new campaign."


Yes, you read that right. HERA is coming to Singapore! The luxury Korean brand will open its first store in the country in April at Takashimaya.


Filipino actress and influencer Maine Mendoza is set to release her own lipstick in collaboration with MAC Cosmetics. Mendoza is among 12 influencers from all around the world tapped by the cosmetics brand to create unique lipstick shades.

H&M and Diversity

After the backlash they received for releasing a photo of a young black boy wearing a t-shirt with the print "Coolest monkey in the jungle", H&M says they are listening to what people have to say and that they are in the process of hiring a diversity leader.

(Cover photo from: @amenaofficial)

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