Huda Beauty Makes It on the Forbes Top Influencers List

Huda Beauty Makes It on the Forbes Top Influencers List

  Admit it, whether you’re a guy or a girl, into makeup or not, you must’ve spent hours on YouTube watching those so-called beauty gurus and tried to imitate their makeup skills but failed miserably. I, for one, am not ashamed to admit that I do spend countless hours watching these videos, and being Arab, […]

Where Is Body Positivity and Plus-Size Fashion in the Middle East?

Where Is Body Positivity and Plus-Size Fashion in the Middle East?

by Rana Elhawary

Over the past few years, the Middle East’s fashion scene has grown in diverse ways. Firstly, the number of designers that are actively present in the region increased and, consequently, the quality and range of available designs and styles produced by said designers.     Secondly, there is a growing number of trend-setting celebrities and […]

Lindsay Lohan Confirms New Clothing Line Will Be Inspired by Modest Fashion

Lindsay Lohan Confirms New Clothing Line Will Be Inspired by Modest Fashion

New Fashion Line coming soon …. 😘 #fashion A post shared by Lindsay Lohan (@lindsaylohan) on Mar 10, 2017 at 6:05am PST   A few weeks ago, we wrote about Lindsay Lohan teasing the (Arab) world about dropping a modest fashion line soon, and last weekend, she just confirmed it.   Everyone’s favorite Mean Girl […]

Meet the Woman Behind New York’s First Beauty Salon for Hijabis

Meet the Woman Behind New York’s First Beauty Salon for Hijabis

  Muslim women can really let their hair down at this salon. Huda Quhshi, 37, opened New York’s first female-only beauty salon catering to hijab-clad clients.   As it’s forbidden in Islam for women to show their hair to men outside the family, visiting hair salons can be difficult. Quhshi, who wears a hijab herself, […]

From Obese to Zero and Back: How Losing Weight Made Me More Miserable

From Obese to Zero and Back: How Losing Weight Made Me More Miserable

by Caroline Gergis

  We live in a world that is obsessed and infatuated with weight loss. Stepping on the scale in the morning becomes more than just a habit; it somehow alarmingly sets our mood for the day. Our self-worth is now entirely dependent on our measurements, our waistlines and our pants size. Whether we choose to […]

Miss Universe Final Just Put All Eyes on This Dubai-Based Designer

Miss Universe Final Just Put All Eyes on This Dubai-Based Designer

Something big just happened for this Dubai designer! A new Miss Universe was crowned – France’s Iris Mittenaere walked away with the galactic crown, ending Filipina Pia Wurtzbach’s reign as the queen of the universe.   Couture IMPALPABLE DREAM moment…the Impalpable PIA Blue ball gown is inspired and my personal tribute to my best friend Albert Andrada who […]

Uncovering the Beauty Secrets of the Ancient Egyptians

Uncovering the Beauty Secrets of the Ancient Egyptians

Ever stop to consider an ancient Egyptian statue? If so, you likely noticed a few things: long, lean bodies, strikingly symmetrical faces, and attention to detail – including gem-inset eyes and painted eye makeup.   Love this. Wish I owned it, but it's kind of priceless and belongs to history. #katielohmann #kingtut #ancientegypt #alabaster #canopicjars […]

Our Top 10 Favorite Egyptians Brands of 2016

Our Top 10 Favorite Egyptians Brands of 2016

The other day a friend of mine asked me what were my favorite Egyptian brands of 2016. After lots, and lots of thinking, I’ve compiled a list of businesses that have kicked 2016 in the behind and redefined the word awesome.     Careem     I know they aren’t Egyptian, but the brand is […]

6 Ways to Slay Your Makeup Game for New Year’s Eve

6 Ways to Slay Your Makeup Game for New Year’s Eve

This year, we’re tossing the sparkly dresses and we’re bringing on glittery makeup instead. I am a holidays kind of girl, I just love them. I can’t keep my hands off of shimmery eyeshadows and highlighters, which is why I’ve decided to compile a list of looks you need to try for NYE.     […]

How Zubaida Tharwat’s Beauty Will Live on Forever

How Zubaida Tharwat’s Beauty Will Live on Forever

by Menna Abu-Zahra

Last night, Egyptian starlet Zubaida Tharwat passed away and the world lost a beauty icon. Her angelic face and once in a lifetime beauty touched so many Egyptians and people across the world. From Mai Ezz El Din to Jennifer Lawrence being compared to the idol, we have to say there will never be another Tharwat […]

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