Not even water? Yes kids. Not even water. Ramadhan 1439 is upon us and I think I speak for most when I say anticipation for this blessed month is at an all-time high. Our hearts are ill. Our souls are tired. Our minds are clouded. We are but a shadow of our true selves and … Continue reading Ramadhan Do’s & Don’ts- Chronicles of a queasy fat girl
I wish this was some huge Sephora haul featuring a truckload of products I’ve been desperate to get my hands on for months and months and months. Instead, it’s my mini make up haul featuring mostly gifts and the few items I managed to purchase during my recent travels. Although I was in Europe during … Continue reading Holiday Haul & Mini Reviews
This is not Productivity 101. I wish it was. I’d probably be the first to sign up. I’m one of the sleepiest people around. I’ve had 26 minute power naps turn into 6 hour comas and almost always cry if my eyes open before 10 am on weekends. This constant zombie state impacts my productivity … Continue reading Restraining the Slacker within.
Unmarried, not unnatural. Unmarried, not unnatural. One more time, say it with me. Unmarried, not unnatural. Not unnatural. Not in the slightest bit. And it’s about time this is cemented into our heads. Unmarried women across various cultures are subjected to prying, staring and exhausting match maker aunties who think it is their … Continue reading Unmarried not Unnatural
When my day has been nothing but rough, It is bettered only by your sweet touch. When the negativity consumes me, It is your warmth that renews me. Whether shrouded in bone china or glass. Porcelain or a flask. Your essence remains. Your beauty intact. An infusion of love and caffeine. A paragon. -Me to … Continue reading An ode. Kind of.
Hello to all you weird & wonderful people. Here's a quick review on a relatively new product from a relatively new range. It’s become something of a staple in my skincare routine so thought I'd share its glory with you. Lo and behold, the L’Oreal Pure Clay Glow SCRUB. Yes, the scrub. Now I’m pretty … Continue reading REVIEW: L’Oreal Pure Clay Glow Mask ♥
How can a believer not shed tears due to the departure of Ramadhan whilst he does not know whether he has anything remaining of his lifespan to return to it Ramadan 2017. It was ‘coming soon’ for so long and when it finally reached us it was over in a heartbeat. Yes, I sound as … Continue reading Ramadan Reflections
Anxiety. The discounted epidemic. The overlooked disorder. The silent killer. Assessing problems that can't be visually and physically examined carry a degree of both uncertainty and skepticism. One such problem is that of anxiety. And boy is it a huge one. Anxiety affects 1 in 13 people all over the world, a startling statistic and an undoubtedly … Continue reading YTEIXNA.
Okay so this blogpost is a tad delayed seeing that we're already 12 dreary days into the month of March but it is however a post I've been mentally preparing for quite some time. It's a combination of products that are tried, tested and very much empty either because they were darn fantastic or simply … Continue reading February Empties 🙂
Sometimes life throws you out of your comfort zone. Like way out. Like foot deep in a pot of akni that (shockingly) you cooked up yourself. Your most treasured past times become something of a rarity and you find yourself typing up a comeback piece after being out of the writing game for over a … Continue reading Colossal Comeback