I hope everyone is having a fantastic summer! This summer has kicked off to a great start, with Ramadan already half way through and a looming internship in the big apple. I know it’s been a while since I posted here so I promise I am going to get back into it.
Filming this lookbook took a great deal of work, but boy was it worth it. I really do hope you enjoy it and maybe even end up buying some of the statement pieces. The looks were meant to be as diverse as possible, with different styles and color schemes.
Hello blogger friends! I hope everyone has been having a great week so far. I used a YouTube video as an excuse to clean out my bag. Don’t judge me 🙈
Is it just me or do you have a lot of trash at the bottom of your bag too? Comment below some of the most interesting things you’ve found! Subscribe and like please!
Follow me on Instagram @rafafarihah for fun updates on my life and clumsy moments you won’t want to miss.
As promised, I made a video of my makeup tutorial for the MAXIM party. This look is perfect even for a Valentine’s day date night or just a fancy party. Let me know in the comments below if you have any tutorial or video requests! Like and subscribe!
Hello all! I apologize for being so busy this week that I haven’t posted much. An update on my life: I have been bogged down with Mondays and Wednesdays packed with classes till 8:30 pm, and my Houstonia Magazine fellowship from 9:30-5 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays. In addition to that, I have been out the rest of the weekend interviewing Simone Biles (yes, the Olympic gold medalist) and Haute Hijab CEO Melanie Elturk, attending events to cover for the magazine, spending time with friends, volunteering, and filming/editing YouTube videos. Events and interviews may seem like fun, and don’t get me wrong. They are. There is always so much to do that I constantly have this voice in my head nagging about some other event I need to run to another deadline to meet, even if it’s a self-imposed one. I just need one day to relax, clear my head, and treat myself by indulging myself in an alleviating hot bath with a Lush bath bomb, and a good movie (or binge watch a few) on Netflix.
Anyway, here is the YouTube video my friend and I collaborated on, in light of the upcoming “Day of Romance” aka Valentine’s Day. Please don’t cherish your partner for just this one day, I beg of you. Go buy your S.O. a bouquet right now or wash the dishes to keep your youthful romance ongoing on a daily basis. Don’t forget to ask about their day, how they are feeling, compliment them and just give them a back massage after work without being asked. It’s the little things that count. Now, you know the routine. Please like, subscribe, and share my video on social media. Loads of love ❤
I have never laughed this much from a video. Let me know what you think. Have a fantastic week!
Hey everyone! It’s been a while since my last YouTube video but here it is. A Fall Glam makeup look perfect for parties. Make sure to give it a thumbs up, subscribe, and share!
Nowadays, especially in the midst of election season, hostility seems to have taken over as the dominant emotion during social interactions. It’s important to use the Golden Rule of treating others as you would like to be treated. It’s okay to disagree, but do it respectfully because we are all entitled to our own opinions. I have a challenge for you. Make at least one person smile today by performing an act of kindness. It can be a big gesture, or even a tiny one.
I made a video of five things you can do to warm someone’s heart. Please like and share the video so we can spread the love with others.
Now let’s get back to the outfit of the day.
I like to look presentable wherever I go, and it’s not to please others. Looking good is one more thing to get out of the way, so people can focus on what I am saying. Isn’t that why we are encouraged to wear standard black suits to interviews? A shabby outfit should never be the reason you aren’t taken seriously. Besides that, I live and breathe fashion, so if I do look nice, it’s to express myself and give my life a pop of color.
Shop my look
Plaid Shirt: Forever 21
Arizona Jeans: JCPenney
Scarf: Get it on AliExpress here
So I changed up my makeup products because I needed a closer shade to my skin tone.
Concealer: Kat Von D Lock-It Concealer – Medium 29, $24
Eyebrow Liner: Walmart; Salon Perfect Brow Pomade- Dark Brown, $5
Lipstick: ColourPop Ultra Matte Liquid Lipstick – Trap, $6
Watch this tutorial to get my hijab look and check out ColourPop Ultra Matte swatches here! I swatched the ColourPop Metallic Lipsticks as well.
Make sure to request on my Instagram/Twitter/Snapchat/Facebook any other makeup swatches/tutorials you want to see or other OOTD ideas you want me to try!
My morning routine is probably this organized because it has only been a month of school. Pretty sure I will be a train wreck in a week or two. By the way, who can resist my furry animal friends?
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Here are two of my latest videos! Please like, subscribe, and share my link please. Love you all, sweet friends.
I hope the first few days of school haven’t been a total drag! I started fresh at the University of Houston after transferring this fall, and I am loving it so far. There are so many opportunities to explore and take advantage of, and so many influential people to meet. But I only have three years left, so I won’t let any opportunity go to waste. And neither should you! Turns out, everyone (okay, most people) is nervous to talk to a stranger. If you don’t make the first move, neither will they. The cell phone will help them pass by, but you should be better than that. These communication skills will help you in life, I promise (but then again, I am still young. What do I know about life?). Learn to step away from your phone, because this addiction may cost you a job if you can’t keep your hands off of it during business meetings.
Anyways, I have a new video out today! I hope you enjoy. Please give it a thumbs up, share, and subscribe!