The Big Question: What’s the best red lipstick to suit Asian complexion?

PART 1

It would be a miracle if you hadn’t noticed this season’s hot makeup trend, which is being sported by girls around Shoreditch as much as it is by the Hollywood Glitterati. What am I talking about? Red lipstick of course.

Blondes, brunettes, black and white – whatever their colouring, trendy girls are all rocking the red look.

I want to ditch my neutral shades, at least for a while, and get in on the action too (!). But have never, ever been able to find a shade of red that suited my Asian / Pakistani complexion . . . → Read More: The Big Question: What’s the best red lipstick to suit Asian complexion?

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Halal make-up for Muslim brides

Muslim brides in the UK will now have access to Halal make-up, thanks to a business-woman from Birmingham.

Samina Akhter has launched the country’s first range of Halal cosmetics that are free of alcohol and animal products.

Her company Samina Pure Make-up imports the cosmetics from Australia, which are certified by the Halal Certification Authority Australia.

As reported in the BBC, she said: “I was shocked to find that some products contained alcohol and even pig placenta.

“Many Muslim women like me have been frustrated by wanting to look good and follow their faith.”

Since launching the company three months ago, Akhter has already attracted 500 . . . → Read More: Halal make-up for Muslim brides

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