lundi 15 octobre 2012

Marwa Interviews: Sahar the Makeup Freak !

Hey Dolls and Gents !

Hoping this post finds you well. my friends have been blaming me for neglecting my blog !i know i am  it's just that things haven't been great at work and in my life, a real MESS ! voila ! anyway, here i am again, with new ideas, new projects, that I hope you will, my loyal readers and subscribers, like .

Today is the first episode ( sounds cooler than post :p ) of the Marwa Interviews series of post, exciting, hah ? :D
well to start, i will be doing one interview per month, of people I know and sometimes I don't know , interesting people, special people reasonable, right?
enough talking, let me show you the real deal ...

Sahar Drdi is our newest MU youtuber in Tunisia (the family is getting bigger, yaaaaay ) she has started  her channel On September 9th,2012 and she is looking forward to starting filming as soon as she gets the chance to , It’s not easy especially with her job and extracurricular activities, but she promises her subscribers and friends to do it . 

Here are some photos of Sahar's MU Collection






Here comes the interview :


Tell me a little about yourself. Where are you from? What's your educational background? What are your general professional and non-professional interests?

I’m a 30 year old woman, originally from Mjez el bab, a small town in the north west of Tunisia.  I’m an English linguistics graduate since 2005 from the Faculty of Arts and Human Sciences of Mannouba. After I passed the CAPES exam, I was recruited in 2006 at the High Institute of Computer Science and Multimedia of Gabes.
 My working career made me discover new horizons basically computer science and multimedia related .Since then I’ve become an ICT freak (information communication technology) .I translate and edit scientific research papers for Doctoral researches in both English and French  and I do TOIEC & TOEFL trainings  for adults.
Interests:  health and medicine, cooking, hair styling, shopping, US TV series and shows.


What does MAKEUP mean to you?

Makeup is basically my WORLD!!! I simply love the confidence it gives me. I somehow find refuge in it as it makes me feel secure, happy and above all a WOMAN!!!

How would you define your makeup style? 

A flirty, smoky, fresh and professional look making my whole face stand out.
--> My eyes are the main focus, my eyebrows must be well defined yet light, to bring attention to my main features. Beiges and browns are the best way to create a simple to a sophisticated look with a flawless complexion, glowing cheeks & a touch of nude lips.

 When did you realize you weren't just a makeup lover, but an ADDICT (freak :p )? 

 You wouldn't believe it but this love & addiction started more than 20 years ago!!! Well, as a kid I used to be a colored chalk, pencils and felt tip pen FREAK. I had a huge collection of these guys, & I still have it.J That passion grew older and CRAZIER along the years, I didn't have loads of makeup but I used to collect MU articles & created my first hair & beauty portfolio. So the addiction was there since ….Ever!!!!!  But It was mostly inhibited due to shortage of money.
I swore that as soon as I get a job, I’ll spend my salary on makeup and here I am a MU FREAK and almost BROKE!!!

How much money do u spend monthly on MU (approx ) 

I don’t spend that much monthly it can vary between 30 to 80 dinars, but the craziest MU expenses can vary between 100 and 400 dinars every now and then, especially for abroad orders.




Did you try to cut your MU expenses, if so how did it go? 

I’m afraid not, never tried it before, it’s super duper hard especially when it comes to makeup, it only worked with bags & shoes, but my MU addiction is wilder & unstoppable unfortunately. My wallet is suffering L

What advice do you give to girls out there that are MU obsessed? 

Eye shadow isn't just for your eyelids!!!! Which means: be smart and picky and above all WISE while buying MU especially if you are on budget. For instance get a brown eye shadow that does 3 jobs in one: to contour your face, fill in your eyebrows and for your eyelids. Get a lipstick that works well as a cream blusher too… Use your powder foundation to highlight your brow bone ….

Who is your MU guru ? 
I’m obsessed with British MUAs Samantha and Nicolas CHAPMAN a.k.a PIXIWOO , GOSS Waine a.k.a GOSSMAKEUPARTIST  and celebrity MUA Mario DEDIVANOVIC .

What are the fall trends you are expecting /favoring MU wise? 

I'm obsessed with a Fall look that I came across on COSMOPOLITAN’s October number: soft gray smokey eyes paired with a glossy burgundy lip portraying gothic elegance and dark romance with   a soft and neat pony tail or a messy bun / updo to top the whole thing off.





Did you think about becoming a professional MU artist or do you want to keep it as a hobby? 

MUA is my dream job, been dreaming of since ever. I started doing MU, hair cutting and styling on people 15 years ago, my passion grew bigger and my dream went wilder with every satisfied & happy smiley face I see after the finished look. So yeah!! Now I am determined to follow my dream & realize it, I feel ready even though I am purely self taught!!! BUT I CAN DO IT, because passion and perseverance are there.


What can you tell/ advise the readers about controlling one's passion Vs expenses? 

Well, TBH I’m not a good example to follow, I’m more like a “shop till you drop” kind of person, an obsessive compulsive shopper in a desperate need for help, so all I can say “to myself” and to other girls out there: be WISE, CALM DOWN, FOCUS and “don’t bite off more than you can chew”  &  don’t spend more than you can earn. 


Thank you so muuuuuuuch Sahar for taking the time to answer my too many questions, and share your passion and its aftermath on your wallet with my readers. 

I encourage Sahar to pursue her dreams and passion, and have her peace with her wallet too (i keep saying that to myself  too :p ), nothing better than leaving you dear followers and readers with some of Sahar's works : 

Sahar in action : in a MU workshop 


the result on the lady on the previous pic. Fab, isnt she? 

the famous Hair Bow <3<3
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xoxo Marwa Me Blind Optimistic...

16 commentaires:

  1. wawwwwwwwwwwwww I'm amazed !!! u made me look like a star or something :))))) !! I looooove it soooooo bad marmar, I kept reading & watching & going back & forth, love love love loooooooooooove it
    ur a genious lady, love ur new ideas & creativity, no blogpost is similar to the previous !!
    keep on rocking young lady & again I will never thank u enough for the opportunity, it meant a lot to me, I'm so flattered & touched,my eyes are watery & i can't see the keyboard !!
    ooking forward to seeing u as an MUA or a hair stylist some day, can't wait to see ur tutorials on youtube, u got the potential sweety, so hurryy & share the passion ;))

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    1. tha,k you so much for the comment! and i wanted to thank u also for having the time to answer all these questions and for accepting tp share ur passion with its worse side, too :) it's an honor walah :)
      inchalah next time it's gonna be an interview about ur channel and many success !!!

      xoxo marwa

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    1. YESSSSSSSSSS :) thank you for the comment and the subscription, i loved ur blog, and subscribed aswell ^^
      xoxo marwa

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    2. thank you very much,you are very very nice....you inspire me Marwa ;) <3

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    3. Vivent les Tunisienne(s) hhhhhhh I forgot the "S"

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  3. نصيحه لكل فتاه
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    hair styling, shopping, US TV series and shows.. what else !

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  4. "Interests: health and medicine, cooking, hair styling, shopping, US TV series and shows" and that was the whole sentence, besides do u know that u are adressing a university teacher who's cultivated, very educated and has a self estime that would need not MU to enhance it. نصيحه : read the whole interview before coming up with a useless advice copied form God knows where :)
    thank you for your comment though :)
    xoxo marwa

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  5. The collection of make-up makes me dream and the model is very beautiful!!!

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    1. thank u so much for the comment :) and yes i dream abt her collection aswell !! cant wait to see urs :) mine is not that big, it is quite small! trying to save some money but cant :p btw since you are turkish, do you know Flormar?

      xoxo marwa

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  6. sahar you look alot like kim kardashian you have the same cheek bones, you are lovely, and thanks marwa for this articles!! xoxo

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    1. thank u marwa for the sweet comment ! glad u liked the post, and yes indeed sahar looks stunning and so is her makeup collection !
      thank u for passing by !
      saty tuned for more posts !
      xoxo Marwa

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  7. Marwa and Sahar, keep up the good work! from a fellow admirer who just discovered you both! Its hard to find Tunisian bloggers or youtuber!! lots of love from NY!!!!

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    1. thank u so much bothayna for this sweet comment ! glad u liked the post and subscribed to the blog too, merci dear :)
      and yes it is hard to find tunisian bloggers or youtubers, but know that it's coming, that day when blogging wud be recognized in Tunisia, let's just keep our fingers crossed .
      thank u for passing by and stay tuned ;)
      xoxo Marwa

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  8. quel belle collection sahar !!! j'en veux aussi :)
    c une bonne idée cette interview et la decouverte est très agréable (meme si je connais bien sahar :)) t'es MU sont tres inspiré sahar nchala on en voit plus bientot
    plein de bisous a vous 2

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    1. Thank you so much elhem for the comment !
      im also very keen to having sahar's collection, it looks amazing ! lucky her !!
      thank u for passing by
      xoxo Marwa

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