Foundation - for the not best looking skin

Foundation is not an easy makeup product to purchase, there is so much to consider and it can easily look bad if the shade is incorrect or the undertone doesn't match or the formula doesn't match your skin type….and it goes on.

I don’t know if its just me, but sometimes it takes me a long time to figure out that a foundation isn't working for me. I think because we are so close to the mirror when we put our makeup on, it becomes hard to tell if its in line with our overall body colour…maybe its just me.

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Falling in Love with Kevin Murphy

I was introduced to the Kevin Murphy brand earlier this year and although I have a reputation for purchasing products because of attractive packaging  I just didn't need hair products at that point (so unfortunate).

About three months ago I was discussing shampoo with the talented Naila and beautiful Riham and I asked what they would recommend and they immediately suggested the Kevin Murphy range, specifically the plumping Wash and Rinse and I was hesitant. Not from the brand but from the plumping, my hair behaves like Monica’s hair with humidity, not a good look on anyone.

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5 Last Minute Mother’s Day Gift Guide for every budget

If for any reason you have been distracted with life or just stuck for inspiration on what to gift your mother (grandmother, wife, sister, aunt or friend) this Mother’s Day, I have compiled a list of gifts they will adore.

I got so much love on Instagram when I shared my last gift guide for Valentine’s Day (Which by the way has some inspiration for mothers day too) and I thought I would continue the gift guide series.

With the many occasions we celebrate, sometimes budgets can be difficult to manage and out of experience with my mom, I have learnt that the thought really counts. So here they are 5 gift ideas that will suit your budget.

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Eco Friendly Home products I Love

Life changes constantly, and we continue to adapt along the way. Quite a dramatic start to this blog post haha. Just because I never thought I would have the urge to share my favourite home cleaning products. Phew…that out of the way, I honestly am so happy with these products.


When Yousuf and I got married, almost all our groceries purchases were based on what our parents used to buy and we were ‘familiar’ with. I always have the urge to explore new products (usually its make up).

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Looking right at 2018 - Strategies & More

Growing up, graduating university and starting to make real decisions as I started a business with my sister and kicked off my career offered me great exposure for my mindset and even greater opportunities.


The more people you meet and places you travel to, the more inspired you get, with so many ideas  that lead you to a point where an idea is so personal to you and it fuels your every moment, you just have to execute it.


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