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I’m Humaira

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I’m Humaira, a 30-something adopted Londoner. Money Savvy Muslim is a lifestyle blog for women in their 30s and is a safe space for women to talk about how to make money and spend money whilst being heard. A recovering hoarder and aspiring minimalist, I blog about Cruelty Free Beauty, Luxe Organic Skincare, Mental Health and more. Find out more about me here

Millionaire Lip Treatment & Lip Butter Scrub | Review

Millionaire Lip Treatment & Lip Butter Scrub Review
Reading Time: 5 minutes

Millionaire Lip Treatment & Lip Butter Scrub | Review

Who knew that a scrub and lip butter could change your lips forever?

You know how much my heart sings for the Millionaire range. I’ve interviewed Jas the owner for the Business in the Spotlight feature I do featuring awesome Muslim owned or Muslim catering businesses, so when she sent me her new innovation the Millionaire Lip Treatment & Lip Butter Scrub when they first launched in January.

I’ll be honest, I was sceptical.

3 Ways to Save Money for your Holiday

3 Ways to Save Money for your Holiday
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3 Ways to Save Money for your Holiday

Jon at The Money Shed

Today’s post is from Jon over at The Money Shed.

As the UK’s largest community website dedicated to working from home with a forum of over 125,000 posts, there isn’t anything he doesn’t know about making or saving money online!

With that in mind he’s got 3 top tips for us to use to help keep those costs down the next time we plan going on our holidays no matter where they are in the world!

Everyone knows that feeling of wanting to get away and explore new places. It usually happens when the weather at home is bad and you’re feeling a bit fed up with work. So we go online to start looking at holidays and then realise how much going away actually costs!

We all love to go away but the cost of holidaying puts most of us off. Well, there are ways that you can save money for your holiday, meaning that you can have a great time away without worrying about breaking the bank.

Here are our 3 top tips to help you save money for your next holiday.

Small Business Instagram Eid Gift Guide

Small Business Instagram Eid Gift Guide - A gift guide for Eid featuring small business from instagram catering to the Muslim Market in the UK.
Reading Time: 12 minutes

Eid is just around the corner, and I know a lot of us are only starting to realise we’re now halfway through Ramadan alhamdulillah.

We’re not big gift givers in my family, but I wanted to put together a list of Small Business on Instagram who might be up your street that you don’t already know about.

Not all the businesses featured are having a sale for Eid, and for some of the stocks are running out fast!

Even if you don’t buy for someone else, there’s someone who always deserves to be treated and that’s you!

You’ve done amazing this Ramadan and it’s about time we celebrate Eid looking, feeling and smelling our best!

Pros and Cons of Selling on Facebook Marketplace

Pros and Cons of Selling on Facebook Marketplace
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Pros and Cons of Selling on Facebook Marketplace

Or, why I will never sell on Facebook Marketplace again!

Facebook Marketplace is one of those things those of us with a Facebook account (if you still have one after the whole Cambridge Analytica scandal?!) have either accidentally clicked on, or actively seek out.

Hailed as the FREE way to get rid of your unwanted goods, it’s a great way to pick up a bargain close to home.

I would argue however, it is not great for sellers, and a horrible way to sell goods and services unless you want to be ripped off. More on that later.

Business in the Spotlight – Nisha Davdra

Business in the Spotlight - Nisha Davdra - An interview with Nisha Davdra, a prominent hair and makeup artist in the UK and a review of Nisha Davdra Jewels.
Reading Time: 6 minutes

Business in the Spotlight – Nisha Davdra

In this series called Business In The Spotlight, we highlight Muslim owned or Muslim catering businesses who you may or may not know about and help you to understand the human story behind the brand.

Nisha Davdra is one of YouTube’s oldest Makeup Artists here in the UK.

Spanning a career over 10 years on YouTube and is a prominent Hair, Makeup and Henna artist.

Did you also know she sells jewellery on her website?

In this interview and review, we’ll get the low-down on the real Nisha Davdra, the heartaches, the despair and finally the triumphs. (Yeah, I’m making it more Bollywood than it is, but did you know Nisha has worked on movies including Cinderella and Aye Dil Hai Mushkil (and that too on Ranbir Kapoor?!)

Rome Life Hotel | Review

Rome Life Hotel Review
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Rome Life Hotel | Review

While we were planning our trip to Rome we booked the same hotel as the friends we were going with. We spent hours on TripAdvisor searching hotels that were slightly cheaper but that meant they were either far away or not great quality.

The inclusion of breakfast as part of the hotel package was what ended up swaying us, as well as the proximity to the main train station and the tourist sites in Rome.

48 Hours in Rome – What to see, eat and do as a Muslim

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48 Hours in Rome – What to see, eat and do as a Muslim

Rome is the home of the Catholic faith, so why would you want to travel there as a Muslim?

Italy is a beautiful country with many faiths and even the world’s biggest mosque in Europe!

Travelling to Rome to see the sights in 48 hours can seem like a daunting task, but I promise you it is totally possible.

You just need to be prepared to walk. A lot!

By now you’ve planned your trip to Rome and packed your hand luggage.

Now what?