The Beauty Blender 2.0 is Here

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Most makeup enthusiasts will agree the Beauty Blender has been the most revolutionary makeup tool in recent memory. Some of today’s most popular beauty trends (under-eye highlighting, heavy countering, cream blush, etc.) were only made possible thanks to the Blender’s unparalleled ability to melt makeup and skin into one. Of the countless of Blender […]

Fashion Activism, Now More Important than Ever

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At this point, you may be starting to feel like Donald Trump has been reported on, analyzed, and debated ad nauseum; don’t worry, you’re not alone. It’s hard to scroll through Twitter or even engage in casual banter at a party without mentioning POTUS and his latest slew of divisive acts. As much as we […]

#MainHoonAzaad, a Step Towards Empowering Women Drivers

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This past Wednesday, taxi-hailing service Careem launched their new initiative, the #MainAzoodHain Campaign, that employs women drivers in the cities of Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad. Careem, which rivals Uber, was launched in Dubai in 2012. The company operates in 32 cities across Middle East markets like the UAE, Bahrain, Egypt […]

Halima Aden — the Somalian-American beauty queen breaking barriers

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Of the 45 contestants that competed in the Miss Minnesota USA pageant on Sunday, no one made headlines quite like 19-year-old Somalian-American Halima Aden. The Muslim teen can proudly say that she broke barriers that night by becoming the first woman to wear her hijab during the competition. She even […]

‘Tis the Season for Black Friday Mayhem!

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It’s the beginning of the Christmas shopping season and consumers are anticipating this weekend’s Black Friday sales. Shoppers can expect to see sales starting as early as Red Thursday, carried into Black Friday, Saturday, Sunday and will follow through to Cyber Monday. Although Black Friday is nowhere near as big of […]

AR Rahman sings his way to Japan

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AR Rahman is singing his way into the hearts of the world. Earlier this week, Rahman was honored with the top cultural award of Asia known as the Fukuoka Prize in Japan and has been asked to deliver a lecture in Fukuoka titled, ‘From the Heart: The World of AR Rahman’s Music.’ The […]

Elected: Sadiq Khan, first South Asian Muslim Mayor of London

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Sadiq Khan was sworn in as the new Mayor of London, England this past weekend after defeating opponent Tory Zac Goldsmith by 1,310,143 votes to 994,614. His victory makes him the third mayor of London followed by Ken Livingstone and Boris Johnson and has ended eight years of Conservative control of City Hall. Khan […]

Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy’s “A Girl in the River: the Price of Forgiveness” Earns an Oscar Nod

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By Lindsay Cooper Love and loss are said to go hand in hand. Nobody knows this better than the women who are murdered in the name of honour in Pakistan every year, the number estimated to be around a thousand each year. Known within Pakistan as karo-kari, honour killings are […]