What Being Kurdish Means to Me

Lifestyle | September 23, 2017

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Note: Before you read this post, I kindly ask that you refrain from political comments about the referendum. This is my personal blog where I can openly share my most intimate thoughts and experiences with my readers. What you choose to take away from this article is at your discretion but please respect that we all come from different walks of life that we should not judge or discriminate upon. Thank you xo! – Sazan
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I remember in 2nd grade a kid asked me, “Where are you from?” I said, “Kurdistan but I was born here in America.” She …

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How to Style A Pregnant Body | Tips and Tricks

Style | September 21, 2017

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Today I’m teaming up with Macy’s to share my latest maternity style with some helpful tips and tricks for styling a preggo bod! Being a first time mom, I’ve had my fair share of rough days trying to get to know this new body I’m in, how to embrace all the changes, and of course how to dress it. I’m 28 weeks pregnant (officially in my 3rd trimester) and here’s what I’ve learned so far when it comes to chasing cute maternity style on a budget.

Every maternity mom’s nightmare: Looking like a potato in a potato sack. Maybe that’s …

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Lip Crush and the City | NYC Diary

Beauty Everyday Fashion Week Makeup New York Fashion Week Nighttime | September 7, 2017

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I’m in NYC right now and it’s safe to say I have a BIG crush on BOBBI.

Wait! I can explain! 😉 It’s been such a privilege being one of Bobbi Brown’s official “girl crushes”, alongside 25 top global beauty, fashion and lifestyle influencers. We all came to NYC to kick off New York Fashion Week for the ultimate Bobbi Brown experience. I thought I’d give you guys a recap of how I “crushed” a few of my favorite Crushed Lip Color shades around the NYC streets.

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Above: wearing Crushed Lip shade “Bare”

Before coming out …

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My Second Trimester | BABY HENDRIX

Lifestyle | August 29, 2017

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It’s true what they say. The second trimester has left me feeling my absolute best. I’m 25 weeks and it’s so crazy to think that this little jelly bean is growing FAST inside of me. She weighs 1.5 pounds and is the size of an Oscars statue! It’s no wonder why she’s already my little prized possession.

I’ve got about 3 weeks left in this trimester and thought I would recap how things are going since my last post.

CRAVINGS

Cravings have totally chilled out (for the most part) since my first trimester. I still love spicy and sour foods, …

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