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The Lifestyle Binge: August 2017, Week 2

The Lifestyle Binge brings you up to speed with what’s new this week.

Marc Jacobs Launches New Palettes, Brushes, and a Primer for Fall 2017

This fall, Marc Jacobs Beauty launches six new Eye-Conic Multi-Finish Eyeshadow Palettes. Each palette features a covetable, curated mix of chic shades and provocative pops of colour. Also launching this fall are three eyeshadow brushes and a Perfecting Coconut Eye Primer.

Sephora Opens New Store in Genting Highlands

Sephora will be opening its doors in Genting Highlands at the Sky Avenue Mall on the 1st of September 2017, making it the 19th store to open in Malaysia.

Tweezerman x Huda Beauty out now on Sephora Online

A special-edition classic Mini Slant Tweezer in a new design by beauty guru Huda Kattan, plus a travel mirror. It’s now available on Sephora Online and will be available in stores starting 1st of September.

Timberland Gives Their Iconic Boots a Makeover

Timberland‘s iconic Premium Boot and 3-Eye Classic Lug have gotten a facelift with the addition of Horween leather. Pegged as “the world’s best leather”, Horween leather is coveted for its quality and consistency.

Lipton Endeavours to Make Hari Teh Tarik Malaysia a Reality on the 15th of August

Teh Tarik (pulled tea) is practically a national past time here in Malaysia. To commemorate this, Lipton has proposed the first ever Hari Teh Tarik Malaysia on the 15th of August, 2017.

To show your support for this becoming a reality, check out their Facebook page. With 150,000 people on board for this campaign, Lipton will have vans around major Malaysian cities handing out one million cups of Lipton Ekstra Kaw.

Faber-Castell Trims Down with NEO Slim

Faber-Castell introduces a skinnier set to its range with NEO Slim. The NEO Slim generation boasts nine distinct finishes. An updated feature is the stylus on one end that caters to the smartphone user.

Peter Lee Jae Yoon Participates in the PUMA Night Run 2017

Rising Korean star, Peter Lee Jae Yoon paid his first visit to Malaysia to participate in the PUMA Night Run 2017. With 10,000 runners participating in the annual event, Lee led the group of 6 km participants.

Sean Ghazi Releases his New Single

Sean Ghazi is launching his new single ‘Gelora‘ this week, along with its music video. It will feature a duet with velvet-voiced kebaya jazz songbird, Ida Mariana and directed by Tate Mario Ghazi. 

tvN to hold Mini-Marathon featuring Some of their Best Movies

tvN Movies will feature some of the best movies by actors Hwang Jung-min, So Ji-sub, and Song Joong-ki, for a Movie Marathon this coming Thursday, 17 August.

This concludes the The Battleship Island star tour where the stars flew from Korea to meet with fans and public in Malaysia on 9 August. tvN Movies is available on Astro GO and Astro TV Channel 435, as well as HyppTV Everywhere and HyppTV Channel 222.

Winner of Maybank Go Ahead Challenge Announced

After an intense 10-day competition, the Top Winners of the Maybank Go Ahead Challenge (MGAC) 2017 have been revealed.

HELP University’s Loh Rachel was named as the Global Champion. She was awarded with a cash prize of U$D1,000 and an opportunity to pursue a two-week internship at any Maybank office of her choice anywhere in the world.

H&M and Grab Collab Extends Garment Collection to more areas in MY

H&M Malaysia and Grab are partnering to collect unwanted garments in Klang Valley, Johor Bahru, and Penang Island.

From 1820 August, Grab users will get to enjoy the convenience of booking a ride to pick up their unwanted garments direct from their homes between 11am to 3pm daily.  All textiles are welcome. This initiative aims to raise awareness on the importance of closing the loop on fashion and reduce garments ending up in landfills. – The Binge

Pictures not bearing The Binge’s watermarked are courtesy of the brands/companies featured. Photo of Sean Ghazi from his interview here.

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