Beauty & Style
Beauty, Fashion & Style
"Growing up, I also felt the constant tug of trying to comfortably slot into both Western and Somali standards of beauty, but not fitting well into either."
Tuesday 17 May 2022 8:00 AM
"A brief discussion with my mother about my “baby pancake face” (her words, not mine) ended with a big decision: I was to go to a MAC counter and get properly colour-matched."
"To have my hair out always prompts disappointing looks of disdain from my gran and her generation. I often get comments like, “When are you going to do something with that hair?!”"