The Love Remains

The Love Remains

I keep a journal. There’s just something incredibly therapeutic about penning your innermost thoughts, especially when times are tough and seemingly hang over you like an albatross around your neck. Granted my feelings aren’t as eloquently documented in a writing style similar to the…

The Mixstress Workshop | Turmeric & Oat Face Mask

The Mixstress Workshop | Turmeric & Oat Face Mask

With the exception of those super high-tech glycolic, hyaluronic or lactic acid laced face masks, there are other skincare items I’d personally rather splurge on simply because I believe that absolutely nothing beats a mask born from the ingredients sitting in our…

Operation Banish Those Marks

Operation Banish Those Marks

You’d think that suffering at the hands of acne for years would be enough, but once you tackle it what’s left behind is a patchwork of hyperpigmentation enough to leave you convinced that you’ll be reaching for the full-coverage concealer for eternity….

2014's Favourite Products

2014’s Favourite Products

The thoughts and emotions that come around this time of the year are so overwhelming – I’m often in a pensive, reflective mood and can’t help but look back to the past year’s regrets, triumphs and achievements. For me my year couldn’t be more bittersweet…

Additions to the Skincare Cabinet | SkinCeuticals

Additions to the Skincare Cabinet | SkinCeuticals

No matter my attempts at streamlining my skincare cabinet, I always find it full to the point that products become weapons – a bottle of Gunjeoir Neroli Face Elixir dropping on your head upon opening the cabinet is not fun! Each and…

Breaking the Break Out Cycle

Breaking the Break Out Cycle

If you’ve stuck by and have been reading Muslimah Beauty for long enough, not only do I thank you, but I also apologise as I’m sure you’ve become fully adjusted to my incessant complaining about my breakout prone skin by now!…

Morning Masks

Morning Masks

When exams unfortunately make free time a luxury, the usual Sunday pampering sessions are a thing of the past forcing one to be more creative with time. Manicures on the bus, acquiring the impressive skill of applying liquid eyeliner in…

Detoxing The Skincare Cabinet

Detoxing The Skincare Cabinet

A recent Instagram photo made me realise just how many of you ladies treasure your beauty cabinets, but it also made me come to terms with the fact that mine is a hot mess of facial oils, AHA’s, cleansers, spritzes, sprays and…

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,…