Archive For The “Beauty” Category
One of my personality traits is my inability to resist any beauty product that comes with with an anti-aging or anti-wrinkle label. I’m bordering on obsession really, I have tried many products in an attempt to stop ageing signs since I refuse to acknowledge that I’m grown up and -gulp- middle aged. I also am [...]
A year ago I’ve been driving in Hawalli when I saw a big old house with men wearing traditional guards costumes standing outside. As I got closer, I could make out the sign over the door, “Bait Al-Outhman Museum” it said in Arabic! I wanted to go inside but back then it was still not [...]
The good weather season in Kuwait usually starts at the first of November and ends by the end of April. April is known to be the season of Sarrayat, which means heavy spring rain and the very last day of good weather. We’ve had some gorgeous clouds this year but I was very surprised to [...]
Whenever I like a certain shot I take with my camera, I try to apply a black and white or sepia effect on it and see how it turns out. When the color is taken out of a photo and it still looks interesting, it reminds me of the moments in life that are colorless [...]
What better way to spend the first day of the new year with than in an outdoorsy picnic with your friends? We were invited by Razza blog to attend a “Kuwaiti Thoub Party” in Ahmadi City and come 2 PM I was there with my camera and
Yesterday evening as I was about to shut the curtains I saw a hint of pink in the sky so I took out my camera and snapped shots of
Zafaf magazine’s issue for November came with a big white bag from Lalique’s Beauty Center. Inside the bag are two of Lalique’s beauty products: Lalique Magic Shampoo and Lalique Magic
Kuwait’s climate is that of a desert. This means we have the hottest summers and the most intense winters. We never really feel the transition between the
The other day I came home to find a bag from Beautylicious, a well known local business providing luxurious beauty products. As I saw the bag I knew I was in for a
L’occitane’ branch in the Avenues has re-opened its doors after renovations a few weeks ago and L’Occitane threw a nice event to celebrate the re-opning. I couldn’t make it on the opening day but I did pass by the branch to
A while ago I received a very cute invitation for a VIP treatment at a newly opened Express Hair Blow Dry Salon located in
Most of you by know have either encountered the lovely designs of “Pieces by Farah” or already purchased them for your homes or Ramadan. After receiving my PBF bowls (post) I waited patiently for my PBF set of esteknas -tea cups- to arrive and they finally did a few
Last week Boots Kuwait had sent me over a couple of their No. 7 skin products to try last week.
My friend the designer behind Qumar 14 collection has is showcasing her Ramadan collection in collaboration with Edges Boutique in an upcoming event going taking place… tonight!
It was about a year ago when I went to the salon to get some hair treatment, I was then shown a sleek black box of my favorite shampoo brand, Kérastase, and was told this is an excellent caviar treatment for the hair that does wonders, according to Kérastase, they say its their “finest hair care treatment [...]
Last week a knock on my door came and a white bag was handed to me. Once I took a look at the logo on the sticker I got giddy with excitement, my order from Pieces by Farah was here!
We don’t really experience the four seasons phenomena in Kuwait. We basically have two seasons: summer and winter. We are supposed to be in the spring now but we don’t really feel it. Its not like we see flowers blooming and
Last year it was the Henna glove (post), this year it seems to be the Henna fingertips in blackest of black. I’ve seen several pictures online and on instagram of stylish girls sporting the black henna fingertips in black. Some keep the fingers black, others paint the nails some crazy vibrant color that will shine [...]
The best thing about Beit 7 (post) is the indoors tree they have inside extending towards the ceiling. I love its mere existence. I wonder how long has it been there, whether or not it had stood witness to lives past, how it grew up there, who planted it, and whether or not it was stroked [...]
When we were young we would make fun of older ladies who cooed over the sight of a pretty rose and wanted to visit gardens all the time, and they purchase everything with a floral print to wear and use around the house. They are just