A Love Letter To The Girl Who’s Always Late

You think that you’ve planned your day out well. You are sure that you are going to make it to everything on time. But then, something goes wrong and you are in the car at a red light and the clock is racing and your heart starts to beat faster. It’s a fundamental character flaw that you are not proud of, but here’s the thing…

Here’s How To Keep the Peace with Your In Laws

They say when you marry someone, you marry their whole family. If you are any type of Asian, you are probably furiously nodding your head. This can be both a blessing and a curse depending on who you ask. Since I’m fresh off of living with mine for 3 months – I have some tips to share…

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The Most Popular Salon on IG Swears By This $30 Curling Iron – So I Tried It

When it comes to hair tools, there is never a one size fits all solution. Everyone has wildly different hair that may or may not be receptive to certain hot tools, temperatures or brands. But Habit Salon’s signature is beachy waves and it seems to work on everyone. Could it be true that you really only need a $30 curling iron for those magic mermaid waves?

I’ll Never Make These 3 Marriage Mistakes Again

When it comes to marriage there’s no rulebook. In fact, many of us refer to what we saw growing up in our parents functional relationship and established that as the norm. While they may not be a “right” way of doing things, I think we can all agree that there are a few things we definitely shouldn’t do. In my four years of marriage, here’s what I’ve learned…

No, I Can’t Grab Coffee. Here’s Why.

No, I can’t get coffee with you. Ugh, I’m sorry. Am I a jerk? I feel bad just typing it – but it needed to be said. Years ago, I read this article in Forbes (that is highly circulated amongst creative entrepreneurs) and was enticed by just the title. “Here’s What To Say When Someone Asks To “Pick Your Brain,” I thought, “Wow! Genius! I…

Instagram’s Top Makeup Artists Share Beauty Secrets For WOC

Ever wanted to know the trade secrets of professional makeup artists? Me too! I grew up learning how to do makeup on YouTube. Unlike the generations before me, I had a plethora of self-proclaimed “gurus” to teach me everything I wanted to know about baking, highlighting and contouring. What shade to wear? What was the difference between mineral and pressed powder? Do I really need…

True or False: The Olive Theory

The real question is: how true is the Olive Theory? I found the concept so simple, but profoundly interesting. When I sat down to actually write out my thoughts I was left stumped. Do I think opposites attract? Absolutely. But do I think you need to hate what your partner loves in order to be in sync? Absolutely not. . .

6 Hacks For Weaning Yourself Off All Processed Sugar

Amongst the many things that you know that you should be doing as an adult, like folding your laundry as soon is it comes out and not using your parent’s TV codes – building a diet that isn’t based solely on sugar is part of it. It’s hard – Actually I’m terrible at it. This post (as many of them do) came to me as…

Lazy Girl’s Guide To Skincare: Do This ONE Thing

I know, I know. You are like so busy. You’re probably reading this when you are supposed to be doing something infinity more important or waiting in line for something that’s taking far too long. You barely have time to wash your face at night and you couldn’t be paid to tell me the last time you flossed (don’t worry, we all do it). . .

Why Making Friends As An Adult Is So Hard

Whether you’ve moved to a new city or simply outgrown the one crowd you’re in, at one point or another you somehow realize that it’s really freaking hard to make friends. Think about it: when you were a kid, you made friends geographically. But what happens when you become an adult and your friends aren’t in the same proximity or you don’t share the same interests?

Hi, I’m Sabrina Nooruddin Molu, the charming and witty voice behind Simply Sabrina. In a city of transplants, I’m a born & bred Atlantan with a love of storytelling and an obsession with boba tea. Welcome, I hope you stay a while.