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."
"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?!”"