Ask An Expert #1

Ask An Expert #1

A lot of my time is spent reading your emails telling me about beauty dilemma’s like acne, thinning hair, your quests to find the right moisturiser or picking the right foundation. And while I can try to help, I only…

The Beauty Business | Kay Montano - Celebrity Makeup Artist

The Beauty Business | Kay Montano – Celebrity Makeup Artist

Few makeup artists are as cool Kay Montano; started off in the industry at the age of 16, has worked with an enviable list of publications, names and photographers including Nicole Kidman, Jennifer Lawrence, Bruce Weber, ID Magazine, Kate Moss and Thandie Newton, is social media…

Giles Deacon + Nivea Team Up For LFW

Giles Deacon + Nivea Team Up For LFW

London Fashion Week is just around the corner which’ll turn the capital into a great hub of fashion and beauty. There couldn’t be a better time for Nivea to announce a collaboration with British designer Giles Deacon to create three…

The 'Nothing There' Mani

The ‘Nothing There’ Mani

There’s nothing quite like a fresh mani – a great manicure is one of those little luxuries that leaves me feeling pretty, pampered and prepared for anything.  However as a Muslim woman I’m obligated to pray 5 times a day, and…

Parfum Du Jour | Le Petit Fou Soft Perfume Striptease Flowers

Parfum Du Jour | Le Petit Fou Soft Perfume Striptease Flowers

If you know me, chances are you’ve seen me pull this pretty pink stick out of my handbag and shove it in your face begging you to have a sniff. Most of you haven’t been disappointed. It’s hard to not…

Frankly I Love It

Frankly I Love It

Ahh, frankincense. The scent of my childhood. My mother would burn resin that family would bring back from trips to Somalia over coal to scent the house every chance she got – after cooking and cleaning, before guests would visit,…

The Clarisonic Cleanser Dilemma

The Clarisonic Cleanser Dilemma

If there’s one thing that defines 21st century beauty trends it would have to be the Clarisonic. Beehive, 60’s and the Clarisonic, 2010’s. So you can imagine my excitement at the Clarisonic team sending me the Mia 2* to try. It’s been a couple of weeks,…