Cover FX Has Made Me Reconsider My Stance on Cream Foundation

When it comes to foundation, my formula of choice is liquid… so much so that I’ve developed tunnel vision where other types of foundation go over my head. Friends have tried to extol the merits of stick foundations from Tom Ford to Bobbi Brown, gel…

Coloured Eyed and Bushy Tailed

Something my friends and family have picked up on and endlessly lambast me for is my penchant for wearing dark colours, but when it comes to makeup I’m happy to venture out of my sartorial comfort zone and this becomes very evident…

Skincare and Statistical Analysis - The Reflections of a Recent Graduate

In the four years since Muslimah Beauty claimed its place on the Internet, I’ve been a student, made obvious either by my absence around exam season or the incessant whining about my essay-writing induced acne. In 2011 when I finally plucked up the courage…

Additions to the Book Shelf

Having recently completed my master’s, I now have the pleasure of reading books other than the ones that sat on my desk for two months whilst writing my dissertation. Gone are the textbooks on sustainable economic development through tourism and in are some…

Summer Protection

While August in London implies a sad countdown to autumn, the opposite is true in the Gulf where the hottest month of the year brings us a glorious yet punishing sun. Nothing short of 43 degree weather making the smallest of tasks like…

The Beauty Business | Florence Adepoju - Founder of MDMflow

In an industry where most beauty brands boil down to a handful of common denominator conglomerates, I truly relish launches from those that are niche and independent with a great backstory, and one that’s been on my radar as of late…

An Unlikely Home

I’ve shared the contents of my beauty cabinet on several occasions, but how’s the fridge for beauty storage? There are two main reasons why the same place I keep my milk and eggs makes for great storage in comparison to the bathroom cabinet –…

The Exam Season Kit

As if one degree wasn’t enough, last year I decided to read for a master’s and subject myself to more late nights spent writing 4,500 word essays on topics from how governments in the Gulf can promote entrepreneurship in their economies to why…

I'm Not Quite Ready to Leave Winter and This is Why...

Granted that along with the winter come frosted fingers that you’re certain will drop off the next time you leave the house without gloves, or wind so vicious it penetrates what you thought was a hijab that’d keep you warm….