Beauty

In the first week of quarantine, I neglected my skincare a little. Seeing as i was just at home all day, i’d wash my face with water in the morning, dab on some face oil and that would be it. If I lived in a...

We are in the midst of autumn and I am loving every second of it. The relentless rain, the coolness in the air, the early darkness and the waning, auburn leaves. Absolute bliss. Here are a few things I have grown a fondness for this...

Over the past year, I have learnt to purchase items with intention and use consciously. So I thought writing up my monthly favourites provides me the opportunity to reflect and review what I invest my time and money in, to consider what I've learnt and...

When I reflect upon advice and guidance on health, nutrition and wellness from the Qur'an and Sunnah - from fasting and the properties of food, to the quantity of food one should consume and the benefits of exercise - everything essentially comes down to the...

You may have heard about dry brushing and how it stimulates the detoxification of the lymphatic system - but what exactly is the lymphatic system and what is its role in immunity? The lymphatic system consists of: lymph: clear, watery fluid from blood/capillaries, that carries away...

When looking into the mirror, the first thing many of us do is focus on our flaws and point out what needs fixing. It is incredibly difficult for me to look at my reflection and be pleased with what I see because I am always...

Not all hair care tips work for everyone. This is aimed towards those with straight, South Asian locks who adorn the hijab. It is easy to neglect hair care when it is covered for large chunks of the day, and one of the biggest problems...

There are certain words and syllables that are pleasing to enunciate, such as cultivate, Ar-Raḥmān and efflorescence. There are also words that just pair together so deliciously and for me right now, those are sage water and cactus honey - such beautifully harmonic words that...

I am deeply awed by the wonders of essential oils. They relate to the human body in different modes: physiologically, whereby the essential oil affects the system of the body and the physical changes that can be brought about, and psychologically, wherein the essence is...