Some people think that what I do is as easy as ‘pressing buttons’ (whether I’m in the photography or music studio) but it’s way more than that. On top of the technical aspects, combining emotional input with creativity can really burn my brains out! Craft takes time. As a photographer, I provide an avenue for women to explore their looks and express themselves on camera. It’s satisfying to see them learn to love themselves and transform right in front of me as I take their photographs. Most times, my work will result in me being sweaty and since I’m not in front of the camera, I’d often choose to go barefaced and let my skin breathe in the hot and humid weather – this ensures longlasting comfort during longer job hours.
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A Show of Hands
A Show of Hands
PUTTIN'ON THE SPRITZ
ONE WOMAN’S JOY CAN BE ANOTHER’S POISON BUT WHAT’S FOR CERTAIN IS THAT THE SAME SCENT MAY NOT SMELL ALIKE ON EVERY WOMAN. HERE ARE SOME CLASSIC FRAGRANCES THAT HAVE ENJOYED MORE THAN JUST A DAB SINCE THEIR LAUNCH MANY YEARS AGO, PLUS A SELECTION OF NEW SCENTS THAT POSSESS TIMELESS APPEAL.
You With The Good Hair
For those of us who have a healthy, full head of hair, we might not realise how much we take it for granted. But there are others out there who don’t, and they find comfort and strength in knowing that a hairpiece or wig is there to make them feel beautiful. Sarah hani jamil talks to hairstylist and founder of hair menu wigs, david shaw on how the hair plays a big role in boosting self-esteem.
Finding Symbiosis From Within
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STAYING ONE STEP AHEAD
AMIDST RUNNING HER OWN FASHION BRAND AND MANAGING MULTIPLE BUSINESS VENTURES, NOOR NEELOFA MOHD NOOR, OR POPULARLY KNOWN AS NEELOFA, ADDS ANOTHER FEATHER TO HER CAP – A COLLABORATION WITH INTERNATIONAL SHOE DESIGNER, GIUSEPPE ZANOTTI. SHE TELLS SARAH HANI JAMIL ALL ABOUT IT.
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The joy of being an ambivert
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MINI SIZE, MAXI IMPACT
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IN THE EYES OF THE BEHOLDER
ANNATASHA SAIFOL WEARS MANY HATS – SHE’S AN ACE PHOTOGRAPHER, SOUND ENGINEER AND PASTRY CHEF! HERE, THE INSPIRING 27-YEAR-OLD SHARES HER EXPERIENCE BEHIND THE LENS, FAVOURITE BEAUTY LOOKS AND VANITY MUST-HAVES.
CHAMPIONING GIRL POWER!
HER IDEA OF EMPOWERING WOMEN IS TO GIVE THEM A SOLID SUPPORT SYSTEM SO THAT THEY CAN GROW STRONG WHILE UPLIFTING AND ENCOURAGING ONE ANOTHER TO REALISE THEIR DREAMS. DEPUTY MINISTER OF WOMEN, FAMILY AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, HANNAH YEOH TELLS US WHAT NEEDS TO BE DONE TO GIVE A BETTER AND BRIGHTER FUTURE FOR WOMEN IN MALAYSIA.
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Arriving in Style
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KStew DOES DIANA!
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VALENTINE'S DAY 2021: THE TECH YOU NEED FOR A ROMANTIC WEEKEND
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Giving More, Taking Less
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