Wellness workshops, dance and music are what you can expect at Murfest 2016, a Malaysian Urban Retreat Festival that integrates them all into a 3 days event. What about shopping, you might ask. Fret not! As Murfest has got that covered too.
Apart from various wellness workshops and performances, there will be a wellness village, called the Just Be Markets and that's where you’ll find different vendors showcasing unique products of their own. From handmade beauty products to cookies & desserts, here are 10 favourite vendors you should be dropping by at the Murfest Just Be Markets!
Panaz™ is a designer and manufacturer of fitness wear for women and men, with its name inspired by the Malaysian local language “Panas" which means hot. Boasting its engineered fabric that is stretchable and cooling, Panaz™ slimming pants is ideal for casual wear as well as wear to office and for fitness activities such as Zumba, Gym, Yoga, Dancing, Jogging and many more.
Potions is here to bring you Natural Skin Care products that you want and need. Years of trying commercial products with no actual difference made and constant disappointments got the two sisters making their own all natural, chemical-free remedies passed down from generations. Potions uses only nourishing oils, butters, clays, botanicals, herbs and pure essential oils to produce their skin care products.
At Wakingbee, they believe that an active lifestyle cannot be forced, but rather inspired into. Once you start to adopt and enjoy it, there is no turning back. They hope that your workout could be much more fun when you feel pretty, comfortable, and confident in your gear. Therefore, Wakingbee is inspired to design sportswear that allows women to feel exactly that.
4) Fit Rebel
Beauty, Quality and Affordability. This is what Fit Rebel instils in its fitness wear. At Fit Rebel, you’ll find fitness wear that is highly functional to do any sports in, yet trendy enough to be worn as casual wear. Each piece comes in limited quantities, making them unique, just like you. Fit Rebel is driven by the goal of inspiring more and more women to lead active and healthy lifestyles.
5) Claire Organics
Go green with Claire Organics Artisan All-Natural Handcrafted Soaps, Skin & Body Delicacies. The products at Claire Organics are specially formulated with natural remedies, packed with nourishing and healing skin benefits, great for sensitive skin to all skin types, safe and gentle for babies and pregnant mommies.
6) Baked KL
Baked KL and its lip-smacking freshly baked whoopie pies, brownies and cookies need little introduction. Inspired by the idea of ‘Baking For A Cause’, Baked KL donates 10% of their dessert sales to a different charity every 2 months. They hope that their customers will not only enjoy their delicious treat whilst donating, but also become aware with issues happening in our community.
Dhyanaa is a beautiful Sanskrit word that means meditation; going back to basics. And the team at Dhyanaa hopes to incorporate basic colours, patterns and texture in their products. At Dhyanaa, you'll find mandala tapestries, mandala wall decal, paintings, mandala skirts and mandala pillows. Rest assure that all their products are made from high quality materials at their own facility.
8) Raisin' the Roof
Raisin’ The Roof believes that eating natural, whole foods with nutritious calories can have a significant positive impact on a person’s well-being and attitude. At Raisin’ The Roof, you’ll find a modern day menu that features a wide choice of delicious savories & sweets made only with unprocessed ingredients while catering to individuals’ dietary requirements. Yes, that's right - indulgence without guilt!
Kitara creates strong looks for strong bodies, a brand of active wear celebrating feminine power and ability. Founded by 3 friends located in Malaysia and Singapore who love to play ñ be it in yoga, pole fitness or any form of exercise, Kitara is driven by passion for fashion and fitness. Their pieces are designed and made by them; therefore, you won’t find anything like it anywhere else.
10) Il Puro
With its brand name synonymous to ‘the pure’ in Italian, IL Puro produces pure therapeutic essential oil and natural skincare products for skin, mind and body wellness. Founded by Nora, all the products at IL Puro are handmade using only natural ingredients. Nora believes wellness should not be compromised and can be improved at an affordable price using handmade natural products.