Sarah Mai is a fashion and beauty editor for Small N Hot, a trending lifestyle portal specifically for Singapore and Malaysia. The site, which covers news about fashion, beauty, luxury, lifestyle as well as interviews with designers, stylists, and the like, is an expression of her love for all these! The young, gorgeous and petite founder aims to inspire the everyday girl to bring out her inner fashionista with her site and you know what? It’s working! Read on to find out more about this fierce Zahara Warrior as she shares about her bucket list, her definition of true beauty and the most unforgettable moment that she’s experienced since starting her website!
If you were a makeup product, what would you be and why?
Eyeliner because eyes are the windows to the soul.
Which makeup products do you swear by?
A great matte lipstick and BB Cushion, as a girl only needs these two to look stylish on-the-go. Everything else is just extra.
Audrey Hepburn; her grace and femininity just inspires me.
Complete this sentence: To me, true beauty is…
Being body beautiful. It doesn’t matter whether you are dark or fair, tall or short, thin or curvy; all you need is to be confident with who you are and what you are about. That makes you beautiful in and out.
Who are your style icons?
Well I’ve always had a thing for Audrey Hepburn, her grace and femininity just inspires me to be better.
What inspired you to start Small N Hot?
We created Small N Hot as an expression of fashion and inspiration for the everyday girl to bring out her inner fashionista.
Have confidence in yourself and the understanding there will be ups and downs when you start your own fashion and lifestyle website.
What’s the weirdest/most unforgettable/funniest moment you’ve experienced as the founder of Small N Hot?
The most unforgettable moment is when readers email us to ask for fashion and beauty tips and also tell us that they love the site.
As a Zahara Warrior, what advice would you give someone hoping to start her own company one day?
Well, the first thing you need to know is to have confidence in yourself and the understanding there will be ups and downs. Never give up as hardwork and a little bit of luck will bring satisfying rewards in time.
What should every woman try at least once in her life?
Platform heels. This may sound crazy but it’s comparatively more comfortable and complements you for that picture-perfect look.
What is on your bucket list?
Travel to all 7 continents and live like a local.
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