THE MUSLIMAH BARBIE, OR BASMA KAHIE, IS A WELL-KNOWN FASHION, BEAUTY AND LIFESTYLE BLOGGER. HER COOL-CHIC OUTFITS, CREATIVE HIJAB TYING TUTORIALS AND COLORFUL MAKEUP STYLE HAVE ENABLED HER TO BECOME A WELL-RESPECTED FIGURE IN THE MODEST FASHION INDUSTRY.
BY OZGUR GOZLER PHOTO BY UMIT TAYLAN
Basma Kahie, also known as basma_k or the Muslimah Barbie, is a well-known fashion, beauty and lifestyle blogger with 417,000 Instagram followers. This beautiful blogger from East London actually grew up in Helsinki, the capital of Finland, where she spent her entire childhood, before moving to the UK when she was 13 years old. Her interest in fashion and makeup started from her young ages, when she would sneak into her sister’s room to try on her clothes, or secretly put on makeup borrowed from among her sister’s beauty products. The fun and joy she experienced from playing dress up in her childhood instilled a love for fashion deep within her soul at an early age; even her fulfilling job in the childcare industry left her feeling that there was a void, that there was something missing in her life… And to be truly happy she made a decision and listened to her inner voice.
Now, Basma Kahie is a well-respected figure in the modest fashion industry, with her cool-chic style and creative hijab tying tutorials. Even though she is best known for showcasing her classy and creative fashion style, Basma is also a makeup artist. Her brilliance lies in her varied style. When you are scrolling down her Instagram page on any given day, you may find her wearing a blue lipstick-faux lashes combo, while on another day find her going with a totally natural look. To get to know Basma Kahie better, continue reading our interview…
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