Event: Launch of The Hayaa Box | Photoshoot

If you’ve been active on Instagram lately, you are bound to have come across The Hayaa Box – if not, let me fill you in!

The Hayaa Box is South Africa’s first subscription box for Muslim women. Each month, you can expect a beautifully wrapped box containing one of THB’s signature maxi scarves (in a gorgeous colour, of course!), at least one sample-sized (international or local) makeup, skincare or lifestyle product and to top it all of, matching hijab accessories to complement the scarf of the month.

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The Ultimate Gift Guide For Her

It’s that time of the year, in which everyone is in the gift-giving mood. Whether it’s buying a gift to thank your bestie for being amazing or getting a gift for your kids teacher or even purchasing a little something for your mom, sister or cousin just to say ‘I’m glad we’re family!‘ whatever your reason may be, we all sometimes need a little help in the gift-giving department.

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So, I’ve come up with the perfect gift for the lucky lady that you’re purchasing for, depending on the category that she falls into:
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Will you be attending Decorex Durban? 

Even though I love fashion, interior décor and design never really interested me – until recently. 

In 2013, I decided to redecorate my bedroom and ever since then, I haven’t stopped looking at various IG pages and Pinterest boards that focus on interior décor and design – there’s just something about looking at all of those beautiful homes, rooms and closets and becoming hopeful that one day, you too could have your fabulous interiors featured on an IG page or Pinterest board.
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Update: Veiled Beauty on break

Hiiiii guys,

I hope you are all doing well!

As you may know, the month of Ramadaan is a day or so away and in order to fully prepare, I won’t be uploading a new post today and tomorrow. Most likely, I will be back on Friday with a new post, but if not, you can look forward to a new one on Monday.

During the month of Ramadaan, my posts will be more concise and to the point which will allow us both to spend more time praying and less time compiling/reading blog posts – we need to make the most of this month dearies 😘.

So, that’s basically all that I needed to say. I will hopefully be back on Friday or Monday, so until then, Ramadaan Mubarak and do remember me and my family in your duas!

My Top 3 Relaxation Techniques

I’ve decided that from this week onwards, Tuesdays will be reserved for posts that relate to beauty and lifestyle hacks, tips and tricks as well as ‘How to’ posts and DIY projects.

For this week, I thought it would be great to share with you guys my top 3 relaxation techniques that I use when I’m stressed out, overworked or just need a break from a crazy day.
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4 Budget-Friendly Tips for Aspiring Bloggers on Acquiring New Technology

Most bloggers you’d come across own a top of the range smartphone, DSLR camera, laptop, tablet and basically any other piece of technology that will help them function better as a blogger. At the end of the day, the online world is our head office and in order to ‘work’ we’ve got to have our ‘tools’.

If you’re an aspiring blogger who is most likely a student on a budget and your ‘rents aren’t really in a position to provide you with the latest technology, you have nothing to worry about.  I have provided you with a few tips and tricks that will enable you to meet all of your technological needs whilst staying within your budget.

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Location, location, location!

For me, online shopping is all about the simplicity, the ease and the overall no effort that it takes to shop online. Gumtree is one of those sites, that allows you this ease with the added benefit of competitive prices and sometimes, the opportunity to purchase unique and special items. If you remember, last week I introduced you to shopping via Gumtree’s mobile app (and even shared a little secret about a nifty little makeup caddy) and this week it’s all about the ‘Location’ feature that Gumtree has recently introduced.

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