Ace These Hijaber Trends For Ramadan | Clozette



Ramadan is a time for prayer and spirituality. But it’s also a time where it reminds our Muslim friends and family to live their lives in a more mindful manner. So making sure that you’re ready for all the work, errands and gatherings you’ll be doing is still of high importance — literally and sartorially. And did we mention that Ramadan falls under the bright and sunny summer season? The perfect time for a wardrobe update, if you ask us. So for your style needs between suhoor and iftar, here are some trends for inspiration.

A printed hijab


Try wearing a printed hijab


It’s the season to explore prints, patterns and hues. So if you haven’t tried it before, now is the perfect time to try donning a printed hijab. When paired with a neutral outfit, it becomes a piece that lightens up and elevates the look. But before you set out to the world wearing your new hijab, make sure what’s underneath stays fresh despite the heat during the season.


The Rejoice Hijab Perfection Series

The Rejoice Hijab Perfection series is great for this because it cleans the scalp thoroughly and gently without getting greasy or causing heaviness on the hair. It’s also been clinically proven to give a superior cool feeling on the scalp from the time you wash your hair until after the last prayer of the day — even when you wear a hijab under sweltering heat.


The Rejoice Hijab Perfection series variants

The series’ formula is also nourishing enough that it helps stop split ends from forming even though the hair is tucked under a hijab all day. It comes in two variants, 3-in-1 Perfect Cool and 3-in-1 Perfect Perfume, that are great depending on your need and mood. Perfect Cool has a menthol, fresh mountain breeze scent that will help keep you energised all day long. Meanwhile, Perfect Perfume comes in the scent of Kasturi flowers that are significant to Muslims, especially during the time of fasting.

There’s also the 3-in-1 Perfect Conditioning Conditioner to give your tresses extra care. And did we mention it looks just as stylish as the trends this season with its new packaging?


A pastel-coloured suit


Nothing’s sleeker than a well-tailored suit. Well, maybe one in a pastel colour. This is the best of both worlds because it merges the sleekness of a classic and the playfulness of a hue. Pink has been a go-to colour for suits for a while, so we say play it up a bit by going a cooler route instead. Think mint and periwinkle!


High-waist and hijab

High-waisted everything


From skirts to trousers, high-waisted is the way to go. It lifts your silhouette up, making your figure look more slender. Opt for a pencil cut if you’re feeling for a streamlined look or go for a wide-legged one for a bohemian take.



Go for kimono


There’s a certain elegance lent by the kimono no matter if it’s the traditional one or the modern take to it. So a piece... or two will definitely be a valuable addition to your wardrobe. To go with the season, we say pick ones with loud prints.


Kimono for modest wear

Lounge in loud PJs


The pajama trend is here to stay. And if you’ve been hesitant to try it when it first came out, now’s the time to finally jump in. Make like Hollywood celebrities and local influencers who go about looking casually chic in their sleek PJs. To make it look more appropriate for going out, choose one that has a bold print or veer away from those that look conventionally like sleepwear and you’re good to go.


No matter your styling picks, make sure what’s underneath is just as sleek. Buy the Rejoice Hijab Perfection series at your nearest Mydin store nationwide.

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It has to be said: sunscreen is necessary. The only problem is that many of us have probably encountered that sticky, goopy mess that promises sun protection, leaving our faces and bodies with a ghastly white cast. No more. Acclaimed sunscreen brand Supergoop! released the Superscreen Daily Moisturizer SPF 40 PA +++, with a remarkable formula that promises to protect the face from more than just the sun. How does it hold up against other facial sunscreen products on the market? Let’s find out.


Packaging and Texture


While pots aren’t the most hygienic option when it comes to storing moisturiser, Supergoop’s version is undoubtedly cute. The translucent acrylic on the screw-on cap subtly references the product’s shield-like capabilities, completed with little sun rays. The body feels sturdy though the cap seems a bit on the breakable side; I’d be wary about that. I would also recommend clean fingers or a spatula when scooping the product out of the jar to minimise bacterial contamination.


Supergoop Moisturiser


In terms of texture, the formula claims to be “lightweight, bouncy, and wears beautifully under makeup”. The texture is similar to a hydrating cream; it's a little heavier than gel moisturiser but it absorbs quickly on to the skin. There’s a light fragrance, one that’s common among sunscreens, but nothing too overpowering.


Application and Wearability


Having oily/combination skin, I was a bit sceptical about how well the product would fare but I found that a dime-sized amount is enough to cover the entire face. I usually pass on creamy consistency formulas as I’ve found them too greasy but the Superscreen Daily Moisturizer primed my skin beautifully. It left my skin with a bit of tackiness, which I find is good for makeup application as products layered on afterwards tend to adhere to it better, but it also gave it a nice sheen — one that’s glowy, not greasy. I’ve found that my makeup went on like a dream and it somehow made it easier to blend products on to my skin.


Supergoop Moisturiser


One of the real standouts in Supergoop’s formula is that it not only protects against UVA/UVB rays but defends the skin against blue light, infrared radiation, and environmental pollution as well. I find these incredibly important living in a tropical country whose cities are known for being highly congested. It also contains the key ingredient of blue green algae, which is one of 2019’s superstar skincare ingredients because of its multi-pronged ability to deliver essential nutrients to the skin while being rich in antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. I’ve also noticed my skin condition improve with regular use of the product, with fewer dry patches and a clearer, more even look.



Overall Thoughts


I wasn’t expecting to love it but I do think the Supergoop! Superscreen Daily Moisturizer might be one of the best moisturisers in the market at present. It combines the hydrating qualities of a moisturiser with the sun protection factor of sunscreen but doesn’t stop there as it also adds protection against other environmental aggressors to the mix. It’s a seriously hardworking product. At SGD55/~USD40 it’s not exactly cheap, but a little goes a long way and it does deliver on its claims. It’s a good investment.


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As beauty enthusiasts, it's normal to be interested with peculiar beauty trends. They inspire so many questions, but their charm never cease to entertain us. While some prove to be simple and fun like weird rainbow brows or nail art with hair, some border on being a safety hazard. And yes, we've got the receipts to prove them. 


Two people in New Mexico were diagnosed with HIV after getting "Vampire Facials" (also known as a platelet-rich plasma facial), a procedure where the person's own plasma is applied topically onto the face after micro-needling. The procedure made it into mainstream media after Kim Kardashian-West tried it on an episode of Keeping Up With The Kardashians in 2013. Now, we're not blaming Kimmy for the incident, but at 136 million followers, it was definitely inevitable that someone followed suit after seeing her try it.


Following the report of the incident, the New Mexico Health Department found that the needles used in the procedure done by VIP Spa (where both cases were traced back to) were the cause of the virus contamination. The spa has now been closed after the investigations were concluded. 


Medical procedures using syringe


If you think this is scary, many other trends today also follow the 'beauty is pain' maxim quite literally. We're talking about 'zombie injections' using cadaver fat for breast and butt implants, and even tanning salons that are the major cause of melanoma still thrive in today's beauty industry. 


With this, we can't help but look back at some of these trends that, at some point, also caught our fancy. If you're one who's thought of trying out a weird beauty trend that's causing some stir online, we've laid down some notes on taking caution. 


Think: how weird of a trend is it really? 


Women at the spa


Just like many other things, a person's concept of 'weirdness' is also subjective. However, we can set our baseline when it comes to beauty trends by simply asking some basic questions like: "is it invasive?", "does it make me question my safety?", and most especially, "is it backed up by actual science or is it just a fad?" If even a single question out of these three make you feel uncomfortable or unsure, best to think twice before getting a procedure done. 


Read the fine print


Fine print in contracts


Most procedures that require delicate methods often have documentation for legal purposes. And while most ensure their customers' safety, we can't help but also look at how the brand providing the service handles accountability and liability. This is where your keen eye comes in. Most of us tend to not read terms and conditions, as well as the fine print when jumping into things. But this isn't just something as simple as creating an email account or signing up for a newsletter — your health is potentially on the line.


This is why you should be warier in getting a procedure outside of hospitals and certified clinics. Read the waivers they ask you to sign or completely opt out if they don't hand you any document that explains the implications of your decision to get a procedure done. 



The internet is your friend


Girl researching on laptop


Cliché, we know. But you may as well use your moolah on something safe yet effective than expensive and totally dangerous so getting the right info on procedures is of utmost importance. A simple Google search may not suffice in today's age of fake news but what you can do is dissect the elements described by the procedure you're trying to get and research them separately. Taking vampire facials as an example, you can separately look up 'injected procedures', 'platelet/blood transfusion on skin rejuvenation', and 'health risks of blood transfusion' on the internet and come up with a conclusion from there. 'Better safe than sorry' may not be the most fun saying but it's definitely true. 


If it doesn't grow back, it's not worth risking


Girl with boldly dyed hair


Speaking of being safe than sorry, one thing to note when trying out these weird beauty trends is its restorative factor. Your brows, hair, and nails are great subjects for experimenting on as they grow back and can easily be remedied when dyed, cut or treated (not saying you should go 'daredevil' on them but you get the idea).


But when it comes to your skin, your face, and anything that messes with your body's natural system and contours, it's best to keep your weird trend curiosity at bay. Always remember: weird beauty trends are supposed to be fun, amusing, and refreshing. Risks such as cancer, HIV, and long-term organ damage are neither of those things. 


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