Part of the joy of having a significant other is having a constant person to share things with — stories, experiences, beauty products, and so many more. Sometimes, when you spend so much time with a person, you even develop the same habits. And those habits are not limited to what you usually do.

We know that you prioritise taking care of yourself, and you want nothing but the best for your partner, too. Here are some fun grooming habits you can add to things you do together and share.

Lend each other a helping hand




When it comes to grooming, a majority of the tasks can be done by one person. There are some, however, that require a helping hand. Say, you’re having skin issues on your back, your significant other can definitely lend a helping hand in that area. If you’re one to have back acne, your partner can help you in applying topical solutions, and vice versa.


Cleanse together



For women, it’s already a given that washing our faces every day (or even twice a day) is important. For guys, however, it may not be that case. If your guy is not someone who’s particular about his skin, it’s good to have him started on a journey his skin will thank him for. After a long day of work or before starting your daily routines, allot a time together to just cleanse your face and go about a routine.



For her, the Senka Perfect Double Wash is something you’ll enjoy using. It has a rich and dense foam that goes extra in terms of cleansing the face. It’s strong enough to remove make-up and cleanse the face thoroughly but gentle enough to leave it moisturised. It also contains Silk Essence and Double Hyaluronic Acid, leaving your skin smooth and supple.

For him, consider the Senka Perfect White Clay. This 3-in-1 detox cleanser, made of natural mineral clay, helps dissolve blackheads, eliminate dead cells and remove oil and dirt from the skin. Men tend to have oily skin, so they’re more prone to these kinds of impurities.




Go for monthly trims together




Let’s admit it, we often don’t think about having a trim. We use masks and conditioners but we don’t exactly schedule a visit to our stylist for a quick snip to refresh our tresses. If your significant other is the same, it’s time to both get your crowns updated. Schedule a trim together. You can even slide in a treatment if you’re both up for it.

Indulge in hand and foot care together




We often get our nails done. Sometimes, it even depends on our mood. But we can’t say the same for our partners. We’re sure they’re clean and hygienic, of course, but a trip to the nail salon at least once a month wouldn’t hurt anybody. So the next time you book a trip to your favourite nail technician, bring him along, too.


Ready for your #PerfectSkinPerfectMatch? Senka products are available in Watsons, Guardian, Aeon Wellness, Sasa and Aeon in Malaysia.




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Living on our side of the hemisphere means that the sun is always at its peak no matter the time of the year. We may be approaching the cooler months ahead, but we beauty lovers know that we shouldn't keep our guard down when it comes to sun protection. 


So if you're on the lookout for a sunscreen that's of holy grail material, find out which made it into our Clozette Beauty Awards Panel's list. 


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The BIORÉ UV Aqua Rich Watery Gel SPF 50+ PA++++ is a definite fave, not just by the panel but by most beauty junkies in general. As Clozette Ambassador Ryan Sim puts it, "[It's] refreshing, featherlight, and offers strong sun protection."


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On the other hand, if you're looking for a sunscreen that won't go tacky under your makeup, Clozette Editor Becks Ko recommends KIEHL'S Ultra Light Daily UV Defense SPF 50 PA++++.  She shares, "It's not too greasy to layer on top of my moisturiser and below my make-up. [It] finishes translucent so it does not disrupt my make-up routine after."


Clozette Ambassador Yen Ong threw in her bet into the bag: DIOR Diorsnow White Reveal UV Shield SPF 50 PA +++.  If you want a reliable sunblock, this is one for the books. She says, "This fabulously lightweight, ultra-sensorial fluid leaves no white residue, and melts instantly into the skin."


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If it's one of those days when you need to jet off to work or an immediate commitment, there's no excuse to miss out on your sun saver with Clozette Ambassador Alene Breddemann's recommendation, the DRGL Sun Protection Mist. "For lazy days, I'll just mist from top to toe and go," she gushes. 


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Feeling bittersweet about the year coming to an end? Us, too. As we welcome the whirlwind holiday season, we can’t help but experience a hit of nostalgia. We start to reflect on the things we did, the things we didn’t do, and the things we wish we did better.


So before 2017 comes to a close, we share six worthy resolutions you should really consider committing to in your personal journey. P.S. You might just walk away with some of our featured picks below!

Try out a new look




We’re a community who loves dressing up, so it only makes sense that our first New Year’s resolution would be a sartorial one. This season, if you ever feel unmotivated to dress up, Pomelo’s 2017 Holiday Collection is your sweet escape.

Aptly themed ‘Sweet Escape’, the special 50-piece capsule collection is all sorts of feminine glamour in pastel shades, jewel tones, and satin and velvet fabrics. Our picks? The Cupid Cropped Top and matching Shorts, Velvet Surplice Flounce Sleeve Bodysuit and Tie Ankle Crop Trousers!


Health first




Because what could be more important than your health? But we get it. Staying active aside, eating healthy can get boring and bland — but it doesn’t have to be this way. Sometimes, it’s about being more conscientious when it comes to choosing your meals on the menu.

Most of the time, it’s just one teaspoonful of healthy goodness. HIC’s all-natural powder blends are created with a high concentration of body-lovin’ ingredients to help you achieve your daily nutrients. Simply add your HIC powder blend into your breakfast bowls or use it as seasoning for your savoury dishes.




Practice mindfulness




Your mental health is just as vital as your physical health. Make it your goal to practice mindfulness for a more balanced life. Be more self-aware.

Be kinder, breathe deeper and allow yourself to experience the now. The Mindful Company’s reminder cuffs are stylish, delicate accessories printed with simple yet meaningful mantras. From ‘Laugh often’ to ‘Warrior’, wear your reminder on your wrist and embrace the art of mindfulness.



Skincare is self-care




Sure, self-care goes beyond taking care of our physical appearances. But there’s no denying that skincare is a part of self-care, too. Skincare goes skin-deep, that’s why we only want the best for our skin.

The SK-II Facial Treatment Essence has amassed a massive cult following since its inception over 35 years ago. It’s a class of its own, a beauty icon designed to deliver crystal clear skin thanks to its famed proprietary ingredient: the PITERA. For the festive season, the iconic bottle is spruced up with three Change Destiny mantras across an all-white background to celebrate inner wellbeing and empowerment. They're calling it #YourStatementYourBottle.




Our hair deserves better




Oftentimes, we take care of our skin more than our tresses. We say it’s time we take our crowning glory seriously! Add some natural punch — minus the harsh chemicals — to your daily ritual with O&M Maintain The Mane shampoo and conditioner. This duo is made with natural extracts such as Evening primrose oil, Macadamia seed oil and Banksia flower to hydrate and protect your hair.



When it comes to styling tools, you just need one that can do it all. The ghd V gold styler is great for straightening, curls and waves on all hair types. Bonus: its automatic sleep mode is activated if the styler isn’t used for 30 minutes — it's a godsend for the forgetful mind!




Don’t forget to indulge




Amidst it all, we urge you to always remember to pamper yourself — and we know just the perfect way to do it. We have in mind a sumptuous at-home spa treatment, and where else to find the best in body care than Crabtree & Evelyn?

The White Cardamom Body Duo features a body scrub and body cream, doused with the indulging scent of mimosa and mulled cardamom spice essence to warm the mind and body. Sweet!


Want to win products from all featured brands above? Check out our ongoing #MyHolidayClozette giveaway here!


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