Faz Abdul Gaffa-Marsh
http://www.fazabdulgaffa.com
Faz is a professional wanderluster who calls both Singapore and Los Angeles home. She usually survives on a well-balanced diet of Nutella, lipstick and impractical shoes.

Why I Stole My Baby Nephew's Beauty Products

If you didn't know, babies and toddlers are high maintenance. Besides the fact that they need constant supervision and attention so they don't end up eating glue or getting up to no good in general, they are incredible consumers of a variety of produ…
By Faz Abdul Gaffa-Marsh

How To Keep Your Skin Hydrated Throughout The Day

If you've ever tried intermittent fasting, you might have the teensiest gist of what some Muslims go through for 30 days once a year during Ramadan. Ramadan is a month where Muslims abstain from eating, drinking, and other physical needs from dawn to…
By Faz Abdul Gaffa-Marsh

I Tried Washing My Hair With Apple Cider Vinegar

The no poo movement to cleaning your hair has been a fad for a while. You often read about people who have found the best strands of their lives by washing their hair with apple cider vinegar (ACV) and other natural alternatives to shampoo. The theor…
By Faz Abdul Gaffa-Marsh

I Swapped All My Other Products For Coconut Oil

We're not going to quit with the gospel of the many uses for coconut oil. When you can get something that works for eczema, body oils and teeth whitening for under ten bucks at the supermarket, you can't really help but continuously rave on and on ab…
By Faz Abdul Gaffa-Marsh

8 Items For Cat Lovers Who Can't Actually Own One

Not all cat lovers are the same. Some of us, like myself, go into an itching and sneezing frenzy when in the vicinity of cats which means that, sadly, as much as we love these cute fluffy little squishies, we're not made to have them as pets. Instead…
By Faz Abdul Gaffa-Marsh

The Only 5 Places You Can Wear Flip Flops

Flip flops receive a lot of flak from people who don't understand them. I get it - they're not footwear that should be flaunted on the red carpet, but as someone who comes from an island really close to the equator, I think wearing flip flops should …
By Faz Abdul Gaffa-Marsh

How To Glow This Summer Without Actually Tanning

When summer comes around, there are a few recurring articles and tutorials that will show up on your newsfeed. You'll see step-by-step guides for beach hairstyles, articles on which sunscreens are the best, and a thousand similar posts surrounding th…
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Why You Should Love Your Big Feet

Anybody who knows a woman with big feet has likely heard her lament about the size of them. It's not easy having snow skis for feet. I should know: My feet were about a size 7 when I was seven and they continued growing until they were a whopping siz…
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7 Swim Brands You've Never Heard Of

The temperature's climbing and you constantly find yourself drenched in sweat. The best way to find respite is to find yourself in a body of water — and that means yet another excuse to go shopping. While there are always your usual suspects Victoria…
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Actually Cute Summer Shoes For Bigger Feet

Women with big feet are often discriminated against. Since our sizes are less common, stores generally don't bring in enough of anything above a 10 — or the shoes that are available look like they were made for 80-year-olds with orthopaedic problems.…
By Faz Abdul Gaffa-Marsh

9 Things Only People With Eczema Understand

Anybody who has eczema can go on an endless tirade about what it’s like living with the eczema skin condition. You have mothers, friends and family members all emphasizing and sympathizing, but it's impossible to really know the struggle unless you e…
By Faz Abdul Gaffa-Marsh

Coconut Oil Is Great For Eczema, Too

When I get an eczema flare-up, the only thing I want to do is have the ability to tear my skin off in hopes of growing a new one that doesn't have any kind of atopic dermatitis. There are plenty of creams out there that claim to provide relief, but i…
By Faz Abdul Gaffa-Marsh

How To Do Bessie Smith Makeup For 2015

A story not known to many of the Kardashian-obsessed generation, Bessie Smith's incredible legacy was brought to our TV a few days ago on HBO, and along with it came awesome Bessie Smith makeup inspiration. Queen Latifah, who plays the role of Bessie…
By Faz Abdul Gaffa-Marsh

Beauty Secrets My Indian Mother Taught Me

Whether you realize it or not, you've inherited your mom's beauty secrets. The older you grow, the more you tend to put your mother on a pedestal. I mean, only after you're living on your own, or get married or have your own little tots that you real…
By Faz Abdul Gaffa-Marsh

Why I'm Kinda Relieved About Kylie's Lip Injection

I'm not going to lie. My obsession with the Kardashians transcends ages — I am obsessed with Kim's beauty regimen as much as I am motivated by Khloe's workouts and of course, I am constantly in awe of Kylie's lips. The Internet exploded when it was f…
By Faz Abdul Gaffa-Marsh

How To Safely Get Laser Hair Removal For Dark Skin

When you have darker hair and darker skin, laser hair removal gets a little more complicated. Hair bleaching doesn't make sense, some hair textures result in less-than-fun ingrown hair when shaved. Who wants to spend hours of their life shaving your …
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I Tried Kim Kardashian's Hair Routine

The things that fascinate me most about the Kardashians are their elaborate beauty routines — especially Kim Kardashian's hair routine. I mean, she's obviously doing something right with all that shine and length. Recently, Into The Gloss published a…
By Faz Abdul Gaffa-Marsh

The Best Drugstore Makeup For Darker Skintones

I get shivers in my belly when I enter a drugstore. The good kind, just like the feelings you get when you walk into Sephora. At the drugstore, there's actually a pretty wide range of makeup for dark skin tones — all, of course, at an extremely affor…
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How To Treat Bacne Caused By Your Sports Bra

Sometimes you just can't win, can you? Your #girlswholift selfie at the gym looks badass, but your back is all spotty, thanks to body acne from your sports bra. While they can, sometimes, be treated with the similar products, the zits on your back ar…
By Faz Abdul Gaffa-Marsh

This Is What It's Like To Get A Chemical Peel

My journey into the world of chemical peels (and chemical peel before and after photos) all started with Nigel The Zit. Every month, like clockwork, I get a zit approximately the size of the African continent on my face. It usually goes away with tra…
By Faz Abdul Gaffa-Marsh