These Arab Countries Have the Highest Numbers of Cosmetic Procedures in the Region

These Arab Countries Have the Highest Numbers of Cosmetic Procedures in the Region

According to the Times Magazine, Lebanon and Egypt are among the world’s top countries, when it comes to cosmetic procedures. Last month, statistics released by the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons showed that these three countries are among the top 24 countries in the world, when it comes to cosmetic procedures.     In Iran, […]

Find Out Why This Egyptian Female Journalist Was Picked by Philips Beauty

Find Out Why This Egyptian Female Journalist Was Picked by Philips Beauty

  2017 feels like it’s the year for Egyptian women. Every day we wake up to in Om E l Donya, we automatically get inspired and awed by a new woman from our homeland one way or another. Egyptian journalist, Wafaa ElBadry, has been everywhere on social media this week.   Mihaela Noroc is a […]

A Man Was Photoshopped According to Global Beauty Standards and Egypt Was Formet ElSa7el

A Man Was Photoshopped According to Global Beauty Standards and Egypt Was Formet ElSa7el

In an attempt to encourage and empower men to place their mental and physical health above appearances, an online doctor service recently asked graphic designers from around the world to photoshop a model to make him look more attractive to their countries’ citizens. A few month ago, the same study was conducted on a female […]

VIDEO: 100 Years of Beauty in Egypt

VIDEO: 100 Years of Beauty in Egypt

  In this fascinating video, Cut.com has taken us through a century of women’s looks in Egypt, from the 1910s to today. Incredibly well-researched by Egyptian Jacinthe Assaad, who has a Ph.D in comparative literature, the video does more than just show sartorial trends, it also reflects the social, political and religious shifts in Egyptian culture over […]

The Whitewashing of Beauty

The Whitewashing of Beauty

By Yostina Yacob

“In 2012, more than 236,000 cosmetic procedures were performed on patients between 13 and 19, including more than 75,000 surgical procedures such as nose reshaping, breast lifts, breast augmentation, liposuction, and tummy tucks.”- Via Ourbodiesourselves.org As startling as these statistics may be, they happen to be the new norm and the shocking reality of our […]

Middle Easterners and North Africans Use #TheHabibatiTag Hashtag to Challenge Western Beauty Standards

Middle Easterners and North Africans Use #TheHabibatiTag Hashtag to Challenge Western Beauty Standards

  If you came across stunning women on Twitter this week, it must have been Middle Eastern and North African women celebrating their beauty while challenging dominant standards. Palestinian American Sara Mahmoud along with three other women started the already trending gender neutral #TheHabibatiTag hashtag to celebrate ethnicity and promote pride and positivity amongst the […]

Why Arabs Are The Sexiest People Alive

Why Arabs Are The Sexiest People Alive

I believe in Arab beauty and sensuality. While some might think Italians and Spaniards rule the sexy reign, I beg to differ. Here are just some of the beautiful features that set Arabs apart from everyone else:     Sharp features   Our dark facial features give off a sense of sensuality and mystery. Think […]

An Open Letter To My Pre-Pregnancy Bikini

An Open Letter To My Pre-Pregnancy Bikini

Dear Eternally Beloved Bikini, I cheated on you. It was supposed to be a onetime thing, a fling that made up for the cold winter nights without you. Our long distance relationship was fading, I failed to remember the need to be perfect for you, and there he was, lurking in the dark pits of […]

5 Types of Photos that Could Get Women Temporarily Banned on Instagram

5 Types of Photos that Could Get Women Temporarily Banned on Instagram

Instagram has been enraging millions of women lately. Every month you read about a woman defending her right to post unfiltered and realistic images of her body without being accused of violating guidelines by simply daring to redefine a stereotypical beauty standard. Females everywhere have been sensing double standard vibes from the photo sharing application. This […]