SK-II
Feb15

SK-II

SK-II is one of the most established skin care products today. It is a brand marketed by Procter & Gamble (P & G), one of the world’s leading fast moving consumer goods company. The brand was originally launched in 1980 in Japan and is positioned as one of the premium beauty brands around. The brand was created by a scientist in Japan who upon noticing the soft skins and youthful texture of the women who were working in a...

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Bobbi Brown
Feb15

Bobbi Brown

One of the most established cosmetics brand for women is Bobbi Brown, a brand named after the founder of the company. Bobbi Brown is an American born in 1957 who is currently the Chief Executive Officer of the company who is also a trained make-up artist. Its brand is currently being sold in major stores and outlets and has a presence in 56 countries around the world. The brand is known for is simple and natural products which catered...

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Shiseido
Feb15

Shiseido

Shiseido is a Japanese cosmetic brand which apart from being one of the most recognized, it is also one of the oldest and most established. The company is the fourth largest in the cosmetics segment and was established by Arinobu Fukuhara who was the former head pharmacist to the Japanese Imperial Navy at that time. In 1872, he set up the Shiseido Pharmacy which he would then expand his business into the F &B service. The name...

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L’Oréal
Feb15

L’Oréal

L’Oréal is perhaps one of the most recognized cosmetics brands today. The company was established in 1909 by Eugène Schueller and originates from France. It is the largest cosmetics company in the world today where its business is in the area of beauty and personal wellbeing. This include make-up, fragrances, skin care, hair care and many more. The company started when a French chemist, Eugene Schueller developed the Aureale...

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Tan Sri Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz
Feb15

Tan Sri Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz

Bank Negara Malaysia, the national central bank of Malaysia is administered by its governor Tan Sri Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, one of the most prominent women in Malaysia. She is the seventh governor who took over the helm since May 2000 and is known to be a very strong lady being the first Malaysian woman to hold the position. Tan Sr Zeti comes from Johor Bahru, the southern state of Malaysia to parents Royal Professor Ungku Aziz, one of...

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Tun Siti Hasmah Mohamad Ali
Feb15

Tun Siti Hasmah Mohamad Ali

Tun Dr. Siti Hasmah binti Haji Mohamad Ali is perhaps the most prominent Malaysian woman for her personality and because she is the wife of the former Prime Minister of Malaysia, Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, who was also the longest serving prime minister of Malaysia.Tun Siti comes from the state of Selangor where she was born in Klang in 1926 where she was oneo f the first Malaysian women to studied in a medical course when she enrolled...

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Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz
Feb15

Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz

Tan Sri Rafidah binti Jubur Aziz is widely regarded as one of the strongest Malaysian woman today. She is an active politician who is the Member of Parliament of Kuala Kangsar and has been serving the constituency since 1986. Kuala Kangsar in Perak is the place where Rafidah was born and she was most prominent when she was the Minister of International Trade and Industry where she held the ministerial post from 1987 to 2008 which...

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Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya – Nouvelles Visages
Feb15

Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya – Nouvelles Visages

Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya is a Malaysian millionaire entrepreneur whose life would inspire many Malaysians today. Her story was a typical rags-to-riches tale which involved her working extremely hard to become one of the most prominent businesswomen of Malaysia. She however met with a tragic end when she was murdered where the case is still currently on trial. Datuk Sosilawati was born in Batu Pahat in Johor where together with her 13...

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Datin Mina Cheah – The Body Shop
Feb15

Datin Mina Cheah – The Body Shop

You would be too familiar with The Body Shop because that is where you will usually buy your cosmetics and toiletries which are environmental friendly. There would always be campaigns like AIDS awareness, child sex trafficking and very prominently, environmental issues that would be promoted at the Body Shop outlets located all over Malaysia. But do you know who is behind bringing such campaigns to you through the shopping experience...

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Datuk Sheila Majid – Jentayu Spa, Jerneh skincare
Feb15

Datuk Sheila Majid – Jentayu Spa, Jerneh skincare

Datuk Sheila Majid is known for her beautiful voice where she had delivered some of Malaysia’s best hits like ‘Lagenda’ and ‘Sinaran’. Today, Sheila is known to be a successful entrepreneur where apart from being involved in the music industry, she owns a host of renowned Malaysian brands like Jentayu Spa, the Akarkarya Music Studio, the Jerneh skincare brand as well as an artiste management company. Sheila was born in Kuala Lumpur...

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Winnie Loo – A Cut Above
Feb15

Winnie Loo – A Cut Above

Winnie Loo’s name and picture is always seen in the ‘A Cut Above’ hair saloons, one of Malaysia’s most well-known hair companies. She is a hair-dresser, an entrepreneur, a visionary and a truly Malaysian icon when it comes to hair styling and such. Winnie’s passion in hairdressing started off when she was very young where she has effortlessly build her brand for the past 3 decades and today, A Cut Above is widely considered as the...

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Datin Professor Dr Clara L Chee – Clara International
Feb15

Datin Professor Dr Clara L Chee – Clara International

The name Clara International is synonymous with beauty for women in Malaysia. Clara International is one of the most renowned brands not only within Malaysia but also in the surrounding region and not many people know that it is a fully, Malaysian home-grown brand. The company was started by Prof. Dr. Clara L. Chee where she is now one of the most prominent women in Malaysia. Dr Clara started working as a beauty therapist after...

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Helen Elizabeth Read – Ms Read/ DELIcious Cafe
Feb15

Helen Elizabeth Read – Ms Read/ DELIcious Cafe

For anyone who loves shopping, the brand Ms Read gives the impression that it is a brand from overseas. In fact, the misconception is that Ms Read is a British brand but it is actually a Malaysian born brand because Ms Helen Elizabeth Read is the founder and owner of the Ms Read brand as well as the DELIcious Café chain. As an entrepreneur, she is known to be one of the most successful women in Malaysia today where she has won awards...

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Women leaders would be better peacemakers than men
Feb13

Women leaders would be better peacemakers than men

According to a recent book published by Steven Pinker, a Harvard University Psychologist entitled ‘The Better Angels of Our Nature’, he concluded that the world would be much peaceful if women were in charge and that while violence against women were still very much present, it was gradually declining. This is because in today’s world, war is typically a ‘man’s game’ and women had always been the pacifying force and hence, it would be...

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Massage parlours for men – new scheme in loyalty cards
Feb13

Massage parlours for men – new scheme in loyalty cards

Remember when you used to drink in the likes of Coffee Bean and Starbucks where they gave you a loyalty cards for you to collect stamps. It is like where for each coffee or tea you purchase, you will be accorded with 1 stamp and you have collected of filled-up the entire card (usually 12 or 10 stamps) then your next drink is free. Some massage parlours in Malaysia recently decided that such a scheme actually works, and they have used...

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Problems in the family
Jan15

Problems in the family

Everyone has a role to play in the family. Whether it is the father, the mother or the children and even the extended families like the grandparents and sibling’s families, each plays an important role that will affect one another. This is mainly because all the decisions in a family are usually made for a long term which will affect other members in one way or another in terms of education, livelihood and other issues. The reality of...

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LeSportsac Malaysia
Oct20

LeSportsac Malaysia

LeSportsac is one of the major handbag brands in the world. While most handbag brands deliberate in their leather goods and related product lines, LeSportsac offers a different perspective to the fashion world. This is where they target the more chic and funky segment with products which are good quality as well as of a prestigious brand. Generally, LeSportsac offers a wide range of luggage related products that cover handbags,...

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Coach Malaysia
Oct20

Coach Malaysia

Coach Inc is a brand name synonymous with bags. Basically it is a premium bags brand that comes from New York in USA. The brand is known as Coach in short offers a wide variety of products and accessories where its name is known to have one of the most sought after handbags while it is also known to manufacture world class cases, watches, foot and eyewear for both men and women. The company started off in Manhattan back in 1941 when...

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Louis Vuitton
Oct20

Louis Vuitton

Louis Vutton or LV in short is one of the most established brands in the world of luggage, women handbags and accessories. The logo and acronym is one of the most reputable brands in the world which have been made popular by celebrities and prominent figures around the world. LV is a division of the holding company LVMH or Louis Vutton Malletier Holdings. The brand is one of the oldest brands in the fashion industry with a history...

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Prada Malaysia
Oct20

Prada Malaysia

Prada is perhaps one of the most imitated brands in the world. Its standard trademark can be seen at markets, in flea markets, Chinatowns as well as in many shopping malls. One of the unique traits about the imitation goods perhaps is the fact that some sellers claimed to offer better quality leather than the original bags themselves. Prada is easily recognizable and has a reputation as one of the premium leather brands in...

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Gucci Malaysia
Oct20

Gucci Malaysia

Gucci is one of the most recognizable brands in the world. The brand is managed internationally by The House of Gucci which is a subsidiary of PRR. Founded in 1921 by Guccio Gucci, it is by far one of the most sought after premium brands in the world today where its handbags and accessories have been donned by consumers, celebrities and even royalties from the world over.  The Italian fashion and leather goods brand started off in its...

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Secrets on how to look ten years younger
Sep29

Secrets on how to look ten years younger

People have taken drastic and sometimes desperate measures in order for them to look younger and this of course includes going under knife. In reality it does not have to be that way, you do not have to go through all that pain and suffering to achieve the desired results. There are alternative methods that you can choose to do that will provide you with the same effective results minus the cost and risk but at the same time you will...

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Marriage is for long term. What makes her a good life-partner?
Aug02

Marriage is for long term. What makes her a good life-partner?

So, you have been seeing her for 2 years now and you are ready to pop the question. But before you go ahead to dive into a lifetime of ‘happy ever after’, take note of certain qualities. Think about whether this will last a lifetime because if it does not, then perhaps it is time to bail out before its too late. Seriously, dating and marriage are 2 different ball games altogether, so you might want to consider dating a bit longer if...

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How to make your partner to dress more ‘sexily’
Aug02

How to make your partner to dress more ‘sexily’

One of the hardest and most challenging tasks men have to face is to tell their girlfriend/wife/partner to dress more ‘sexily’. In fact, it is almost like telling an artist how to paint because as far as the woman is concerned, they are ‘sexy enough’.  The thing is, men often find themselves wanting their partners to be more sexy because the definition differs. While the women feel that sexiness is wearing that new Zara dress, the men...

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5 Reasons Why You Should Remain Single before 30
Jul08

5 Reasons Why You Should Remain Single before 30

Friends and buddies are always questioning the need to ‘settle down’ and get married when you have yet to enjoy all you can being a bachelor. Apart from the fact that you can enjoy your total freedom, you have more time and space. So here are 5 main reasons why you should. First, it will help your career. This is most important if you are heading out there to climb the corporate ladder. Being single means you can stay longer in the...

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