If you’re a new Borderlinx customer in Malaysia and don’t know where to start shopping internationally, this guide can point you in the right direction. According to our customers’ buying activity, Malaysian shoppers have a standout product at the top of their wish list: Clothing and and apparel. It counts for more than 34% of purchases. Other popular items include cosmetics, skin care products and small consumer electronics. Malaysian customers also have merchants they frequently buy from. The three most popular are superstores Amazon and eBay, and high-end apparel retailer Ralph Lauren.
We’ve compiled some shopping ideas from these top shopping trends in Malaysia, including some other items and stores we think you’ll enjoy. Remember, when you’re ready to purchase items, just use your free Borderlinx forwarding address at checkout as your shipping address.
Malaysia’s year-round tropical climate means stocking up on cool, breathable clothing to keep you comfortable. If you’re looking for something classic yet stylish, polo shirts are ideal basics to keep in your wardrobe. These polos from Ralph Lauren are 100% cotton and come in a variety of colors.
Don’t let Malaysia’s heavy rain season stop you from exercising outside. An easy way to keep water out of your eyes is by wearing a hat with a brim. Since it’s likely to be hot out, a visor will keep you cooler by allowing heat to escape faster. This Nike visor from Zappos has an adjustable strap for a snug and customized fit.
Buy it here: Nike Featherlight Visor
Keep your eyes protected all year round while keeping on trend with stylish sunglasses. Finding high-quality and affordable pairs are now easier to own from brands like Banana Republic that don’t ship directly to Malaysia. These sunglasses are equipped with European gradient lenses that offer 100% UV protection.
Buy it here: Amelia Sunglasses
Malaysia’s humid weather can create oily skin, but finding the right skincare products can help prevent shine and breakouts. This medicated gel cleanser from La Roche-Posay is a favorite among Amazon users and has been clinically tested to reduce excess oil by up to 47%. You can find this and many other popular skin care brands on Amazon.
Buy it here: La Roche-Posay Effaclar Medicated Gel Cleanser
Korean beauty products were featured all over beauty websites and blogs in 2015 and show no signs of going away this year. These products are not only high quality, but incredibly affordable so it’s no surprise they’ve become must-have items in so many countries. Want to test the waters with Korean makeup? Cushion foundation like this one from MISSHA is a popular option if you’re looking for a light formula with high SPF. You can find this and other sought after Korean makeup (and skin care) brands all on one website at Soko Glam.
Buy it here: MISSHA M Magic Cushion SPF50+/PA+++
If you want to finally integrate technology into your workout regimen, using a wearable fitness tracker is one of the easiest ways to make that happen. With so many choices on the market, you’ll have no trouble finding the right fit for your style, budget and needs. This one from Fitbit is ideal for monitoring your heart rate, comes with a stopwatch and even displays caller ID from your smartphone.
Buy it here: Fitbit Charge HR Activity Wristband
One of the most frustrating modern day woes is our smartphone’s rapid battery drain. We all dread watching our battery slip to 1 %, especially when we’re expecting an important phone call or text. The solution? A better, more powerful battery and Lenovo’s VIBE P1 is one of the newest options on the market. It runs on a giant 5000mAh battery that lasts throughout your busy day and recharges in minutes. This battery has so much juice, it can even power other devices on the go.
Buy it here: Lenovo VIBE 1
Find out more about how international shipping works in Malaysia with our complete guide. You’ll see sample shipping rates to Malaysia and find out if the item you want is able to ship to your country.