Monday, October 26, 2009

October is Breast Cancer Month...Remember Pink Hijab Day

Salaaams and Salutation Beauties.

As we all know October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. What have you DONE this month to support breast cancer? I bought a pack of whole coffee at Caribou Coffee....Amy's blend. I have NO way of using it so I gave it away. All for a good cause.

If you follow various beauty blogs or are an Etsy shopper, everyone had a Breast Cancer Awareness give away. COOL!!!

Well Wednesday, October 28th, 2009 is Global Pink Hijab day!!! I have about 3 to 4 pink hijabs..hmmm which one to wear. I have known many a muslimah to pass away from cancer and especially breast cancer. We as muslimahs must pass on the words about awareness, health and early detection. Please know that cancer can affect ALL women. It knows NO race, color, religion or age.

Here are some tips for Global Pink Hijab Day from FB:

National Pink Hijab Day encourages all hijab-wearing Muslimahs to don a pink hijab for the day in a show of solidarity towards finding a cure for breast cancer.

We are also encouraged to:

- Ask non-Muslims to wear a hijab for a day to see what it feels like
- Ask everyone (men included) to wear something pink in a show of solidarity
- Collect funds for charity either through donations or through 'wear a pink hijab for the day' sponsorships (usually going towards breast cancer research, such as the Susan G. Komen foundation)
- Answer any questions that may be directed to pink hijab wearers about Islam
- Show the world that Muslims are making the world a better place
- and.. OF COURSE - Increase breast cancer awareness

There is EVEN a 'Pink Hijab Photo Day Contest'..check it out here . Enter the contest..I plan on it.

B Beautiful,
Umm Amirah

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Sephora Lemmings!

Salaams Beauties!!

I've been quiet on this blog because I am going through a no very little makeup phase. Also, I have been trying to be fiscally responsible as well le sigh. BUT I do have a wish list for the Friends and Family going on at Sephora right now! Here she goes:

NARS Desire blush
Clarisonic replacement brushes (the Clarisonic is the BEST)
MakeUp Forever Foundation
Givenchy Absolutely Irresistible Perfume
Benefit She Laq
Guerlain KissKiss Peche Fougueuse 541 lipstick
NARS Schiap Lipstick

I don't really need anything so I will probably refrain but it's fun to day dream!!

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Weekend Warrior

Salaams and Salutations we all know practice makes perminent..and when dealing with make up and or routines, you have to practice.

So here are some pics of various eye looks. I know I'm still growing and learning techinque, but I wanted to show you how I've been doing. Change is GOOD!!

These are taken on the weekend...

B Beautiful!!
Umm Amirah

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Umm Aminah's Grand Opening Shindig and MORE

Greatings Beauties!!!

The time has come for me to pay my student loan, lol. I am having a GRAND opening shindig at my new shop in Laurel Maryland. It will be on November 14, 2009 from 7-unitl. We are going to have a ball with Hadia's henna and the waxing and makeup. I will post pics of the event.

I am offering special deal packages for waxing and there will be lots of giveaways!!!

If you are interested in coming or know of someone that would be send me an email and I will make sure to send an evite with all of the details...I am also available to do in home spa parties so hit me up!

This weekend I will be doing my first YouTube tutorial video, I will post the information for that a bit later. Come by and check out The Unique Suite LLC and see what we have to offer. Any suggestions on what the first look I do should be?

Umm Aminah

Sunday, October 4, 2009

Beautiful Ummah Post EID Lunch

Salaams and Saluations,
Sooo we had a BU event at Mama's Ayesha's this month. It was SOOOOO fun. The food was great, the company was great...and the invovlement was electrifying. Alhumdulillah about 9 sister came out on this Sunday to have a great lunch. Sunday's are great time to go to restaurants, because its not crowded. We can talk and not have to talk over anyone else.

Alhumdulillah one sister was a new shahada!!! We were so glad to meet her and for her to meet us all. Insha~allah there will be another one after the next EID.

New shahada and her friend


Sorors: Sage and Unique Mistique


Sorors: The 411, Sage, Unique Mistique

ooohhh an EID gift from my Secret Soror. Pretty

Hmmmm dessert

B Beautiful!!
Umm Amirah

Friday, October 2, 2009

Sephora steals

Salaams and salutations,

Weeeeeeeelllllllll ladies, I pray you all are doing well. Life is good. If you tweet ( Hijabi Apprentice, Pervis the Muslim and I do) and you follow beauty bloggers on Twitter, you've been informed about Sephora's impending Friends and Family Sale. Check it out from Temptalia here. Starting October 19th to November 2nd Sephora will be holding its Friend and Family sale (20% off). Not sure if its JUST the US, or US and Canada.

Now some might not think that 20% is much but, when you are on a budget ( like some of us) or have been WANTING for something for a while--20% off is GRRRRRRREAAAAAAAAT!!

Will you partake in this promotion? If so....what's on YOUR sephora list?

Here is mine:
Shu Uemora brush kit (thanks HA)
Yu-be Moisturizer
NARS Cactus flower (cream blush)
UD Box of shadows I
Benefits mascara BADgirl

B Beautiful,
Umm Amirah