Endometriosis is a women’s condition where tissue similar to the lining of the uterus is found elsewhere in the body. It causes chronic pelvic pain, heavy bleeding and…

Suad and Rula Hussein are makeup artists, designers and entrepreneurs who have been in the industry with years of experience and renowned for their artistic interpretation of celebrity looks that women locally die for and they shared their two cents with Rembesha as women in the beauty industry series. How did the journey begin for you? It began when we realized that we both had a passion for beauty and business that was the end of 2016. It was in that year that we started up the business with our savings. Where do you draw your inspiration from for this make-up looks? We follow closely on international red carpets like The Met Gala and the Oscars and keeping up with the beauty industry’s trends. What is the future of BambiFace BX? We always had big visions from day one; we do what we do to make that vision come true,…

You’re Not Overweight, You’re Stressed! Did you know that stress is the silent cause of rapid weight gain in most people?  It’s a complex dynamic, which is evidenced by the need to eat huge amounts of food and the less likelihood of engaging in activities in some people. It is commonly referred to as ‘stress eating.’ In the event of life triggers- for instance death, relationship drama or financial pressure, some people seek solace in food. Lots and lots of mindless munching of comfort food- usually, junk food. Knowing that so many suffer from stress-eating, how can one overcome it? First things first, you have to let go of things that are beyond your control. Carrying burdens in your heart and mind that at that point can’t be changed is doing yourself more harm than good. Have a positive mindset, accept things as they are, be at peace with yourself…

Looking good on a budget may seem like an impossible thing to wish for, but it’s totally possible. We often overthink, protective styles assuming they are expensive. But the truth is, protective styles can be affordable even with a tight budget or none at all. The simplest protective style also happens to be one you can do-it-yourself. Put up your hair in a bun, then twist hair with simple knots – ‘matuta’ – or ‘bantu’ knots, add a little moisturizer and Viola, that’s the first and easy to do protective style! If knotting your hair or braiding it is difficult, consider having a friend who can help you with doing your hair, which will enable you to save a few coins in your pocket. The next batch of protective styles, are pretty much outsourced hair in the form of wigs and weaves. These are quite versatile and very easy to…

Tis’ the season and it’s not only the walls and the streets that need decking this festive season, hair could certainly do with some attention. If you want…

 Endometriosis is a women’s condition where tissue similar to the lining of the uterus is found elsewhere in the body. It causes chronic pelvic pain, heavy bleeding and infertility.  Join Endo Sisters East Africa as they create awareness this March through the  #yellownailsmovement.  Pop in to any of the following beauty salons for your yellow Mani and show your support! Ashleys Coiffure and Spa (Nairobi, Nakuru and Mombasa)  Urban Hair (Nairobi), Blessed Salon (Nakuru), Mitch Beauty Parlour (Nairobi), Nail Perfection (Nairobi), Grace beauty Salon (Thika), Miracle Salon (Zimmerman) and Geanna Beauty World (Kisumu). 1 out of 10 women of childbearing age suffers from endometriosis. That’s one woman too many. For more information, log on to www.endosisterseastafrica.org