Consciousness in Cosmetics

When it comes to beauty products, I'll admit to using makeup on the daily to make myself look and feel confident, but I'm not crazy about it (ie. owning fifty shades of lipsticks and palettes of eyeshadow in all colours). I know absolutely nothing about skin care regimes and the works. All I have is a … Continue reading Consciousness in Cosmetics

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The Art of Stillness… In Islam

Wrote this piece with a friend for Eleven Magazine's 7th issue last year. Just some thoughts we gathered after reading The Art of Stillness by Pico Iyer. -- Slow living in a fast-paced life – Humairah and Sumaiyah share with us how and why the art of seeking stillness in Islam transcends all ways and time. In … Continue reading The Art of Stillness… In Islam

Unleashing The Inner Domestic Goddess, One Recipe At a Time

So today's my mom's birthday. She refused to go out because she's tired and it's a Saturday, hence I had to cancel the restaurant reservation I've made earlier. Cue mild panic attack because what then are we going to have for lunch given my lacking culinary skills?! Instead of lavishly spending on high tea buffets, … Continue reading Unleashing The Inner Domestic Goddess, One Recipe At a Time