Red Lipstick

What is it about the colour red? It is a colour to make you pause and pay attention. We have it in orbit in our lives in everything we do – traffic lights, warning signs, symbolism (code red), temperature (red hot), food (red lentils, red apples, red ginseng) and even feelings (seeing red)….the colour is everywhere. We […]

GRWM: Eid day

As Salaamu Alaikum (translation: Peace be upon you) everyone! Eid is here and I thought I would have a Get Ready With Me for you all. What is Eid? Eid is a time of celebration for Muslims all over the world. It is a time where we gather at the mosque for special prayers, donating […]

Ride or Die Tag

Jaclyn Hill started this challenge recently and asked everyone to join in. At first I was on the fence of writing a post on this because, I really didn’t want to think of tossing away all my stash (just the thought of it sent shivers down my spine). But then my friend and all round […]

My Birthday and Almost 100 Followers!

I know I’m breaking tradition by adding this post on top of my usual two posts per week. But today is my Birthday! I don’t usually talk about or celebrate birthdays (mine in particular). For me, I spend the day quietly, while secretly waiting for people to just show up with presents – it’s not […]

My Essentials for a Day at the Office

Most mornings, I leap out of bed; not because I’m a morning person, but because I’ve realised I hit the snooze button one too many times. It’s usually on these days that I don’t have time to apply make up at home because I’m running really late; I grab my essentials and head to work (secretly […]

Lipstick Day and a Gift to Myself

The wonderful Huda from Huda Beauty has officially proclaimed today as Lipstick Day. And so, to celebrate, I bought myself a little gift – a keepsake from a brand that I’ve never purchased makeup from before. I have to tell you that it was really intimidating to actually walk into a Chanel store and browse […]