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 […]

8 Reasons Why You Should Follow the Beauty Guru Huda Beauty

8 Reasons Why You Should Follow the Beauty Guru Huda Beauty

  Who’s not a fan of her or her beauty tips and products? The one and only, Huda Kattan (aka Huda Beauty), rules the beauty industry and knows how to twist our perspective regarding skin care, makeup application and looking sexy, all while she embraces her natural beauty. The 32-year-old beauty expert has taken over the beauty […]

8 Reasons Why Samira Said Is Basically the Female Version of Amr Diab

8 Reasons Why Samira Said Is Basically the Female Version of Amr Diab

By Karima ElNesr

We need to talk about Samira Said! Other than the fact that she’s a queen and her hit “Youm Wara Youm” was everyone’s national anthem at some point in their lives, she’s 58-years-old. Did you read that? SHE IS 58! CAN WE LOOK HALF AS GOOD AS HER WHEN WE ARE HER AGE?   We’ve […]

8 Hijabi Makeup Artists You Seriously Need to Follow on Instagram

8 Hijabi Makeup Artists You Seriously Need to Follow on Instagram

By Shereen Ashraf

From working mothers to busy wives, young teenagers and much more. The makeup world is expanding more and more everyday, and hijabis have been slaying their way into it like the queens that they are. I, as a person who wears the veil, have compiled a list of my favorite hijabi makeup artists who have […]

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