Category: Beauty and Fashion

Gothic for a cause

July 21, 2018 ” Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it” Confucius Yesterday was an afternoon well spent. I was invited to a photo shoot for a cause. It was a camaraderie fundraising event for a family who needed some help for hospitalization. I am a hobbyist in photography mostly interesting places when I

Continue reading

Age 57: Mom shaming

Have you read recently the blog of Maggie Wilson about”mom shaming?” She is on point! Who are you to judge a mom according to what she wears? Can you tell a good mom from just looking at her? SHAME ON YOU!   I know there are appropriate dresses or attire in a particular occasions. Are

Continue reading

Age 57: DIY – Eyebrow tinting

Warning: This is an experiment…If you are not adventurous please don’t make this at home!                                                                            If you are

Continue reading

Age 57: DIY – Hair mask on dyed hair

After doing my hair dyed and highlights, I decided to follow it up with homemade hair mask. Actually, I used to dye my hair with henna, yogurt and olive oil but as I did it frequently my hair turned to reddish-brown 🙂 Here are the ingredients and I also wrote down the benefits of each.

Continue reading

Age 57 : DIY hair dye highlights

Have you ever dye your hair at home? Oh YEAh! How about highlights? hmmm sounds not so familiar but I tried! Now a days when the economy is down, going to salon once a month is considered a luxury. Imagine spending a minimum of Sr 150  a month for your hair and Sr 75 for

Continue reading

All in favour of spring say “hello”

At this time of the year, we all pretended we experienced spring in Jeddah  🙂   We’re supposed to see the flower festival in Yanbu but ended up north of Jeddah to eat grilled fish! Why? Because someone doesn’t want to drive that far! Anyhow, instead of seeing flowers we see food (we ate SEAfood),

Continue reading

Valentine’s date.. for fifty and beyond

Happy Valentines everyone! Getting ready for your date? At age 56, I still think of having a date on Valentines day,..hmm, don’t roll your eyes on me! why not? because… … because… because.. See, I can’t think of a reason..hahaha Well, have you been in love? Isn’t it the best feeling? Remember your first date?

Continue reading

Age 56: bold and never mind :-)

Six years ago, the first photoshoot taken by my son landed a page in Star studio magazine, middle East edition. His first camera was Nikon D90. Last year I got him D7000 and we went on holiday together. This time, I told him I want something bold as bold as my decision to let go

Continue reading

Beautybeyondfifty dares a 19 years old model on photoshoot

Are you beyond fifty years of age? Is there a protocol of what to wear when you’re fifty and beyond? Is it about you? or is it about how people perceive you? Are you afraid of humiliating your family more than yourself? What do we consider when we want to wear something in fashion? Have

Continue reading