Malaysian model Sonya Danita Charles has vitiligo, a skin condition where uneven pigmentation arises from a lack of melanin. Photo: Melissa Toh

The Malaysians challenging beauty conventions and empowering everyone to celebrate their differences

  • Inspiring Instagram account True Complexion is dedicated to people who live with differences
  • Project shares the photographs of people who live with disabilities, medical conditions, mental health issues and body image issues
Topic |   Beauty

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Malaysian model Sonya Danita Charles has vitiligo, a skin condition where uneven pigmentation arises from a lack of melanin. Photo: Melissa Toh
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Fashion stylist turned modest-wear entrepreneur Adlina Anis wears a hijab. She is one of a number of young, Muslim influencers in Southeast Asia who are prominent on social media.

Cover girls: five hijab-wearing Instagram fashionistas from Asia – trendy Muslim women with a following on social media

  • Women from Indonesia, Singapore, and Malaysia offer social media followers a glimpse of their lives, and aim to spread understanding of their fashion and faith
  • The ‘hijabistas’ hope to connect with like-minded women around the world
Topic |   Fashion

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Fashion stylist turned modest-wear entrepreneur Adlina Anis wears a hijab. She is one of a number of young, Muslim influencers in Southeast Asia who are prominent on social media.
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