Author: Mariam

behind the screen

Hijabi this and hijabi that

I've been asked by a few people to write about all the recent developments in the hijab fashion realm. From, Gigi Hadid on the cover of Vogue Arabia, to Deen Squad's hijab video, to Halima Aden walking the catwalk, to the Nike hijab campaign. And you know what? I think my brain hurts. Why? Because, I feel like there is nothing much to say. And to be quite honest, after writing about these types of topics for over 10 years... I'm tired.
Beauty

Perfume is hard to shop for

If there is one thing I'd advise against buying someone as a gift... it's perfume. Unless of course you know exactly the scent someone loves. I'm one of those people who has a particularly sensitive sense of smell. Certain perfumes give me a headache from the moment I smell it…