The Dry Skin Skincare Guide

By Ashiya Mendheria

Flying is not much fun when you have dry skin. A humid destination will certainly make the endless-hours’ flight worth it. And yet if you’re…

For the Love of Loafers

By Lamisa Khan

We’ve been lusting after loafers this season. Here’s our top five picks that will keep you on trend without breaking the bank.

How Learning Spanish Broke, And Then Rebuilt Me

By Maria Mehboob

The day I found out that I, along with my husband, would be moving from England to Spain for just under a year – I…

Are you busy? Or are you productive?

By Selina Bakkar

Have you ever come to work or woken up in the morning with a drive to be productive and just get lots done, to achieve…

Muslim women are speaking out about being more than stereotype breakers

By Humairah Adam

Muslim women have wrapped up the headlines for a while now. From their hijabs on the catwalk, Olympic stadium and the newsroom. To radicalisation, so-called…

London School of Economics Students’ Union just motioned to withdraw Aung San Suu Kyi as honorary president

By Lamisa Khan

Following Aung San Suu Kyi’, the State Counsellor of Myanmar, inadequate response to Myanmar’s humanitarian crisis, the London School of Economics Student’ Union has motioned…

Islamophobia Month Events and ideas on what to do #IAM2017

By Selina Bakkar

What is it? Islamophobia month begins today and is the start of a monthly campaign initially created by MEND and other organisations based in the…

Somali Week Festival in photos 2017

By Amina Adan

A culture rich in language, art, poetry and literature; Somali Week Festival takes part annually in London; a 10-day festival part of Black History Month…

The Erasure of Culture as A Black Muslim: Interview with Rhianna Beau

By Amaliah Team

Rhianna Beau is a UK  based blogger, with a BSc (Hons) in Beauty & Spa management. She blogs about about the beauty industry from the…

Halal Meat Banned from School Meals in Lancashire

By Israa Abid

Lancashire council has voted in favour of banning ‘unstunned halal meat’ from school meals; thousands of children across 27 schools in the county will be…

My relationship with Fitness

By Saraiya Bah

Of all the things that I wish Allah would have blessed me with: appreciation for sports is something I crave to have.  Actually, why am…

It’s Payday! 30 under £30

By Lamisa Khan

With Payday coming your way, we’ve put together our top 30 fashion and beauty picks under £30. Treat yourself without splashing out!   SaveSave SaveSave…

Five Photography Apps You Need To Improve Your Feed

By Aisha Majid

If you want to take your feed to the next level and get better images without having to invest in an expensive camera and editing…

What’s food got to do with your moods?

By Inspirited Minds

When we think about our mental health, often the conversation around food and nutrition is ignored. In this months post with Inspirited Minds they focus…

Do you know your worth? By Fardousa Jama

By Selina Bakkar

In this Ted talk, Fardousa shares with us what Self-worth is, her talk is uplifting and she radiates positivity. Fardousa Jama graduated from University of…

Truck bomb in Mogadishu injures and kills over 500

By Amaliah Team

Al menos 230 muertos y 400 heridos en un atentado con camión bomba en una zona muy popular de la capital de Somalia. #PrayForSomalia ????????…

Eman Mohammed is one of the few female photojournalists in the Gaza Strip

By Amaliah Team

Eman Mohammed is one of the few female photojournalists in the Gaza Strip. Though openly shunned by many of her male colleagues, she is given…

What does Inclusivity look like for Muslims in Society?

By Amaliah Anonymous

British Muslims are among the most deprived in the United Kingdom; research conducted by The Muslim Council of Britain reported that although a significant proportion…

Plant based masks and toners for the skin from £2.99

By Hanna Mariam

Skincare is vital, whether you wear makeup or not the environment we live in and other factors can have an effect on our skin,I think…

Stay Warm in Style

By Lamisa Khan

We’ve handpicked our favourite coats for this season so you can stay warm in style. From puffer jackets to cocoon coats we’ve got you covered.…

Channel 4, we do not need a non-Muslim white woman to “dress up as a Muslim” to validate our experiences

By Amaliah Team

Yesterday Channel 4 released their trailer for “My Week As A Muslim” which will be airing on Monday at 9pm. The trailer shows a Kate…

Amaliah × 23 Code Street: Learn to Code weekend for Muslim women

By Amaliah Team

This summer we launched a coding scholarship fund with our friends over at 23 Code Street. The scholarship allowed two Muslim women, Iqra and Halimatou…

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How White Privilege Works Its Way Into School Shootings

By Furqan Mohamed

A man with a history of violence, anger, and social media presence just as dark as his character boasts an Instagram feed crawling with threats…

Planning to Go on Hajj? Visa fees have just gone up, here’s what you need to know

By Amaliah Team

Photo by Maaria, Visit her Twitter thread on Hajj If you are planning to complete Hajj or Umrah, it’s important to remain informed about the…

#METOO : the movement which is highlighting the scale of sexual harassment

By Amaliah Team

What is the #metoo movement online? Women around the wolrd have been sexually harassed in different ways in their lives and have been sharing experiences…

The Black Muslimah Toolkit

By Amaliah Team

Momtaza Mehri, a poet and comparative literature researcher has compiled an incredible and extremely vital document titled, ‘The Black Muslimah Toolkit’. pleased to finally share…

Jigsaw, the fashion brand talks politics

By Amaliah Team

You may have mistaken Jigsaw’s recent visual fashion campaign as a political campaign for the next elections! The fashion brand launched a campaign inspired by Brexit…

Imagine being asked to take your Hijab off in a ‘Muslim’ country?

By Israa Abid

A young Muslim teacher has been asked to remove her hijab at English nursery school in Kuwait. Twenty three year old Fouzia Khatun, had applied…

Makeup and social media; Self expression or seeking validation?

By Sajidah Ali

We live in an era of instant self-gratification. And what could be more self-gratifying than the glorious selfie? Often described as the most personal way…

What’s it like to be Black and Muslim in Britain?

By Selina Bakkar

AMALIAH are giving away two free tickets! Enter via Instagram or Twitter  (Ends Friday 29th 8.30pm UK time) The Black and Muslim in Britain project was…

The Peelable and Breathable Nail Polish

By Amnah

If you don’t know what you’re wearing this Eid, there is still time to shop our curated selection from our Eid Shop. Today we’re talking…

AW17 Trending: The Power Suit

By Amnah

The ultimate co-ord is here and it’s perfect for making a tailored statement. The Power suit is trending and it’s a feminine take on masculine…

Are we going to pretend the niqab ban is about integration? It’s irresponsible.

By Nafisa Bakkar

Are we going to pretend the niqab ban is about improving the integration of Muslim women? On Sunday 1st October, Austria became the 5th European…

Black history month

UCL bring us Black History month with the theme ‘Black British Lives Matter’

By Selina Bakkar

UCL Student Union have launched an exhibition this month in honour of Black History month so if you are in London be sure to check it…

The importance of Muharram and what to do

By Lamisa Khan

Muharram marks the start of the Islamic calendar. The Islamic year consists of 12 months and lasts for around 354 days depending on the lunar…

Sara Alfageeh : Art & Cosplay!

By Israa Abid

I recently sat down (virtually of course, the wonders of the internet…) with the amazingly talented Boston based illustrator  Sara Alfageeh, to talk about her…