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Salva Mubarak

Senior Features Writer

Salva Mubarak is a writer who hasn’t met a KitKat she didn’t like (yet). In her free time, she loves to read books, paint, and binge watch movies and TV shows. Her other hobbies include reviewing movies online to an audience of four (seven on good days), painting her nails an outrageous colour and then painting them back to a sensible beige, and watching ASMR videos online.

Blackpink's Lisa in Paris

7 Winter Style Lessons To Learn From Blackpink’s Lisa

It’s no secret that Blackpink’s Lalisa Manobal, AKA Lisa, is one of the most stylish K-pop stars. The Thai rapper’s style is distinct and she effortlessly bridges the gap between edgy street style and classic glamour. Her style evolution, ever since she debuted along with her Blackpink groupmates, has ensured that she is constantly courted by top l

General Atmosphere At The World Premiere Of "Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour"

The Gender Politics Of Being A Fan In 2023

The first thought that came into my mind after sitting through hours of my father and husband cursing at the screen as India and Australia squared off against each other at the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup on Sunday night was “It’s cute how much they care about this”. The second was that I can hardly remember a day where I was afforded the same unde

Woman drinking in bed

Why Are People Drinking Lettuce Water Before Bed?

Listen up, folks! There’s a new wellness trend in town that claims to help get you a proper night’s sleep, something that has become a rarity in the age of countless bingeable shows and infinite scrolling on Instagram. The wellness trend in question has people drinking lettuce water before bed in hopes of drifting off into peaceful slumber. TikTok

Pepper X - Spiciest Pepper In The World

A New ‘Spiciest Pepper In The World’ Has Been Crowned

Whether you’re a spice enthusiast or if you limit your interaction with spice to rewatching episodes of Hot Ones on YouTube, there’s a good chance that you’d know that the hottest pepper in the world is the infamous Carolina Reaper. But the spiciest chilli pepper in the world has now been replaced with a new one: Pepper X. The Guinness World Record

Designer Pallavi Mohan

Pallavi Mohan’s LFW Showcase Celebrates Her 15-Year Journey

Designer Pallavi Mohan’s label Not So Serious has always experimented with new-age techniques and textures, resulting collections that push the envelope for the last 15 years. “I’ve always been drawn to textures, surface embellishments and statement accents for the richness they add to each ensemble. Experimenting with these techniques allows me to


Miss Universe 2023 To Have 2 Trans Women Among The Contestants

Last week, the 28-year-old flight attendant Marina Machete made history last week by becoming the first transgender woman to win the Miss Portugal title. This puts her in the race to become Miss Universe in the pageant that will be held in November. Marina joins Rikkie Valerie Kolle, who became the first transgender woman to win the title of Miss N