Fashion & Beauty

Fantastic bras, body positivity and more: In conversation with Monoshita Ayruani

For the longest time, girls and women in Bangladesh have refrained from talking about their bodies…that too, in public. Long story short, breasts, bras, and lingerie have always been excluded from conversations.

#Events / ARKA Fashion Week set to return for its second edition

ARKA Fashion Week is set to return to Aloki Convention Center at 211 Tejgaon Link Road for its second year, scheduled from 13 June to 16 June, 2024. This event follows the success of its debut last year, striking a chord, particularly with the city's youth.

Makeup vs Earthy Skintones: Nerissa's fight against colourism

For too long, the beauty industry has mirrored societal biases, notably through colourism, where lighter skin tones are often preferred over darker ones. To break the stereotype, Nerissa Nashin – a determined makeup artist – is challenging deep-seated norms. Her mission is bold yet beautifully simple: confronting the bias toward fair skin that pervades the beauty industry.

Summer essentials: Everyday routine to protect your skin against heat

Do you think the summer heat has gotten its clutches on your skin? Have you felt unpleasant impurities and sweat on your face despite your skincare?

When fashion mattered: throwback to the ‘cool’ days

1960s and 1970s fashion, a vibrant tapestry of rebellion and innovation, is making a comeback. Embodying freedom and expression, the era’s psychedelic prints, bohemian maxi dresses, and mod miniskirts spoke volumes about societal change. Today, the resurgence of these trends celebrates the blend of tradition and modernity, offering a nostalgic yet modern look.

Your go-to guide for Eid makeup!

Blessed are we to have another beautiful month of Ramadan. Indeed, it is the most wonderful time of the year when we are in our kindest, nicest selves. And to go with that kind, pious self our faces must reflect the inner glow that is within us for the grand finale — Eid!

Skincare takes centre stage: A new era of bridal makeup in Bangladesh

Skincare is now the main focus of bridal makeup. Makeup experts recognise that the key to a flawless makeup look is a healthy, vibrant complexion. Tasreen Zaman, a renowned bridal makeover artist, brought in a seldom-applied innovation for her loyal clients including non-contact airbrush makeup for full coverage without the heavy feel, lasting all day like a second skin. Which is recommended for prolonged wedding events.

#Events / Hair and Beauty Fest 2024: A new beginning by BSOAB

The inaugural Hair and Beauty Fest 2024, organised by the Beauty Service Owners Association of Bangladesh (BSOAB), unfolded as a two-day extravaganza on 11 and 12 February that's successfully made a mark on the landscape of beauty and fashion in the country.

5 tips to perfect your winter makeup

With winter comes a few undesirable effects on our skin, which include chapped lips, dry skin, and clumpy makeup. Needless to say, these issues will require some attention. With the makeup suggestions below, you can bid these issues farewell and get sleek makeup this winter!

May 27, 2024
May 27, 2024

Fantastic bras, body positivity and more: In conversation with Monoshita Ayruani

For the longest time, girls and women in Bangladesh have refrained from talking about their bodies…that too, in public. Long story short, breasts, bras, and lingerie have always been excluded from conversations.

May 19, 2024
May 19, 2024

ARKA Fashion Week set to return for its second edition

ARKA Fashion Week is set to return to Aloki Convention Center at 211 Tejgaon Link Road for its second year, scheduled from 13 June to 16 June, 2024. This event follows the success of its debut last year, striking a chord, particularly with the city's youth.

May 12, 2024
May 12, 2024

Makeup vs Earthy Skintones: Nerissa's fight against colourism

For too long, the beauty industry has mirrored societal biases, notably through colourism, where lighter skin tones are often preferred over darker ones. To break the stereotype, Nerissa Nashin – a determined makeup artist – is challenging deep-seated norms. Her mission is bold yet beautifully simple: confronting the bias toward fair skin that pervades the beauty industry.

May 12, 2024
May 12, 2024

Summer essentials: Everyday routine to protect your skin against heat

Do you think the summer heat has gotten its clutches on your skin? Have you felt unpleasant impurities and sweat on your face despite your skincare?

May 6, 2024
May 6, 2024

When fashion mattered: throwback to the ‘cool’ days

1960s and 1970s fashion, a vibrant tapestry of rebellion and innovation, is making a comeback. Embodying freedom and expression, the era’s psychedelic prints, bohemian maxi dresses, and mod miniskirts spoke volumes about societal change. Today, the resurgence of these trends celebrates the blend of tradition and modernity, offering a nostalgic yet modern look.

March 18, 2024
March 18, 2024

Your go-to guide for Eid makeup!

Blessed are we to have another beautiful month of Ramadan. Indeed, it is the most wonderful time of the year when we are in our kindest, nicest selves. And to go with that kind, pious self our faces must reflect the inner glow that is within us for the grand finale — Eid!

March 3, 2024
March 3, 2024

Skincare takes centre stage: A new era of bridal makeup in Bangladesh

Skincare is now the main focus of bridal makeup. Makeup experts recognise that the key to a flawless makeup look is a healthy, vibrant complexion. Tasreen Zaman, a renowned bridal makeover artist, brought in a seldom-applied innovation for her loyal clients including non-contact airbrush makeup for full coverage without the heavy feel, lasting all day like a second skin. Which is recommended for prolonged wedding events.

February 17, 2024
February 17, 2024

Hair and Beauty Fest 2024: A new beginning by BSOAB

The inaugural Hair and Beauty Fest 2024, organised by the Beauty Service Owners Association of Bangladesh (BSOAB), unfolded as a two-day extravaganza on 11 and 12 February that's successfully made a mark on the landscape of beauty and fashion in the country.

January 28, 2024
January 28, 2024

5 tips to perfect your winter makeup

With winter comes a few undesirable effects on our skin, which include chapped lips, dry skin, and clumpy makeup. Needless to say, these issues will require some attention. With the makeup suggestions below, you can bid these issues farewell and get sleek makeup this winter!

December 9, 2023
December 9, 2023

Style spotlight: 6 jaw-dropping outfits of Jaya Ahsan

Like a muse for the couturiers and a beacon of inspiration for fashion aficionados, Jaya Ahsan’s fashion sense can only be described as a sartorial symphony.

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