What The Heck is Micellar Water – & How Do You Use It

After my post on Why Makeup Wipes Are The Devil, I got so many questions about alternative methods of removing your makeup at the end of the day. I think the first lesson here is to always wash your face before bed. No seriously, do it. It’s one of the cardinal sins of womanhood to sleep in your makeup. Okay, now that we clear that…

8 Ways To Tell If You Are In a Healthy Relationship

There is no secret that we all want to get our own happily ever after. We dream of the perfect wedding, the perfect proposal and the perfect partner. Someone to walk down the aisle with, go to sleep next to every night, and someone to share all of your hopes, dreams and fears. But in the quest for love, we may find ourselves at a crossroads of what we want our relationship to be and what it actually is. Every couple has their challenges so how do you know if your problems are…

6 Natural (& Effective) Ways to Hydrate Your Skin Almost Instantly

For as long as I can remember, I’ve always had chronically dry skin. In fact, I have vivid memories of me lying next to my mom and sister watching fantastic 90s rom-coms in bed like Runaway Bride and Miss Congeniality and my mom would use the tip of her long nails and carefully draw the letters “D-R-Y” on my legs. I couldn’t feel it, but boy could I see it. My skin was always dry, and either I was too much of a teenager to do something about it or I just didn’t know what products I truly needed to use, until now…

Home Organization Experts Swear By These 9 Amazon Finds

Are you the kind of person that gets a little too happy when you see things organized? Well, you aren’t alone. Studies show that having an organized space leads to more mental tranquility, less stress, and overall happiness. If The Container Store sounds like your personal Mecca, then this post is for you. I researched, bought, and am now sharing my nine favorite home organization…

How To (Actually) Find The Motivation To Work Out

I’ll be the first to admit that I think of every excuse that I can come up with before I have to go workout. Even after 3 years of making fitness a priority, I still find myself being a slacker and needing motivation to workout. Remember how people said that, “if you exercise constantly, you will crave a workout?” Yeah. That’s not real – at…

SPF 101: Everything You Never Knew

We all know that sunscreen is important when it comes to actually being in the sun. What’s relatively new information is that the ‘when and the why’ is much more complicated than I originally thought. Sun damage is the leading cause of aging in the skin and can lead to a myriad of different issues like scarring, brown spots, sun spots, hyperpigmentation, and melasma. In fact,…

6 Tricks To Make Your Clothes Look More Expensive

Basic, party of one? I’m not embarrassed that I’m slightly basic when it comes to my wardrobe. Of course, I love trendy pieces and statement elements, but for the most part, my clothes aren’t expensive. I love shopping at places like H&M, ASOS, Abercrombie and even Forever 21 and SheIn on occasion. What I’ve learned is that style isn’t about the clothes themselves, rather how…

Finally A Definitive Answer On ‘Who Should Pay When You’re Dating?’

In today’s edition of “Ask Simply” I’m tackling one of the most basic dating questions: Who should pay for dates when you are dating?” As a disclaimer, I haven’t been in the dating game for years and like the world of video games, dating has completely evolved. I’m pretty much a registered dinosaur because I still remember talking to my husband on the telephone (&…

4 Things That Helped My Adult Acne Outbreaks

What is it about being an adult that makes the universe want to pile it all on? As if having a mortgage, learning to cook, and finally getting around to folding the laundry that’s been sitting in the dryer wasn’t enough – now adult acne starts to rear its ugly head (pun slightly intended). Even though I study this -ish regularly, I still fall victim…

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.