Category Archives: Beauty


I want to apologize for being MIA for the past few weeks. Our family moved into a new house, yay! I’ve been so busy with packing and unpacking that blog posts have taken a back seat. I’m also starting a new graduate program this week and have to scale back on the frequency of posts to accommodate the joys of student life. I hope you’ll continue to enjoy reading.

I love that I have this outlet to post things on because sometimes I stumble upon reads like this which make you think.
I love that despite addressing girls, she doesn’t single them out or put the onus entirely on them.

Have a good weekend!
– Afreen

Barbie as a Real Woman

I happened to stumble upon these pictures of what Barbie would look like as an average woman. Researcher Nickolay Lamm created 3D models of Barbie using an average 19 year old’s proportions. I appreciate the real take on the doll as opposed to the skinny ones I saw growing up. It’s a change I think toy makers should seriously consider.

Barbie 2

Barbie 5

On a lighter note, Happy Friday everyone! Hope you have a great weekend!

Mee Mee Skin Care Center

A couple of friends and I got together to have a spa day this past weekend. Our groupon perusing fingers had found a deal for a package online at Mee Mee Skin Care Center in Richmond Hill a few weeks ago. At $75, the combo included:
– a 45 minute hydrating facial
– a 30 minute hot stone massage
– a 30 minute sea salt body scrub and
– a 15 minute paraffin treatment

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