Winter Morning Skincare Routine | Dry and Acne-Prone

Winter Morning Skincare Routine | Dry and Acne-Prone

If you’ve not read my previous skincare posts, let me give you a quick rundown of my skin history. My teens and early twenties were my skin’s most glorious periods. I could wash my face with pretty much any soap and apply a little Nivea or Ponds—or not do any of these two steps—and my [...]

All About My Hair: the backstory, the routine, the products and other shebang

All About My Hair: the backstory, the routine, the products and other shebang

Hello, you all. It's been a hot minute since I posted on the blog. The number of draft posts continues to increase. With the plan of doing nothing this weekend, I thought why not complete the post answering the most asked question on my Instagram comments and direct messages. Any guesses? The question is what [...]

7 Tips to Break Your Phone Addiction

7 Tips to Break Your Phone Addiction

Ever since I started my blog and Instagram, I noticed I could not go anywhere without my phone. The instant gratification and validation received in the form of comments and likes was addictive. I was sleeping with my phone and waking up next to it. Staying on my phone before bedtime often delayed my sleep, [...]

Why I started gratitude journaling + how it has helped me

Why I started gratitude journaling + how it has helped me

Sophomore year of college (2012-2013) was one of my life's incredibly difficult years. When first year ended, I visited family in Karachi happy and proud of my grades and new, amazing friendships. That summer two traumatizing incidents happened, but I didn't get the space or support to address my emotions. I remained caught up at [...]