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Lama Tawakkol

Lama Tawakkol has 45 articles published.

La Totfe2 El Shams’ Mariam El Khosht Challenges TV Beauty Standards in Her New Role

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We may be starting to get to know her as Shahira, since the beginning of Ramadan we’ve been slowly getting hooked to her character’s presence and charisma in one of Ramadan’s most prominent TV series “La Totfe2 El Shams”.  Her natural look accompanied with her natural acting skills, have helped her win a place in our…

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Install Solar Panels at Your Home and Sell The Extra Power to The Egyptian Government for Money

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Egypt has an energy problem-that much we all know-especially as we now seem to be getting ten months of summer and sun. So why not invest in the technology to harness the ever present sun for energy? While the infrastructure might not be completely established, we have the ability to change things bit by bit.…

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Contraceptives: How Can You Prevent Unplanned Pregnancy?

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Because many of the things we think we know turn out to be mere myths, or because a lot of the time we don’t know who to ask, we thought it would be best to get the input and advice of an expert when it comes to contraceptives. Confused about all the available types of…

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5 Things Single Egyptian Women Over 30 Would Like The Rest of Us to Know

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Every culture has its taboos and stereotypes. When it comes to the Egypt and the Middle East, many of these have to do with sexuality and/or marriage. Some are about conduct with the opposite sex outside of marriage, how loud you laugh, how young you get married, the age of who you’re getting married to…

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#AsktheExpert: What Every Egyptian Should Know About the State of the Economy

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Lately, there has been so much talk about the Egyptian economy, the price of the dollar, austerity, what we should expect and so much more. Because it’s hitting home for most of us, we can no longer live in peace away from all this jargon and these technicalities. We met with an economist to help…

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Egyptian Influencers: Can They Be Trusted?

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Everywhere we go, in every area of our life, we are bombarded with so many different products. There are a thousand types of food (vegan, organic, gluten-free, light, “authentic”, locally-sourced, you name it!), so many clothes’ brands and God knows how many shoe styles. And it’s not just things, but services too! Amidst this excess…

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10 Tips and Tricks You Need for an Organized Home

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We always here that we need to see what we love doing, what we’re best at, and pursue that as a career. How many of us do, though? Shereen Shawky did. Originally an accountant and voice and accent trainer, Shereen turned one unlikely talent into a prospering business. Neat and organized since she was a…

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#AsktheExpert: 10 Signs You Should See a Gynecologist, Even If You’re Not Sexually Active

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Many women mistakenly think that the only time we should book an appointment to the gynecologist is for sexually related questions and issue, or when we’re pregnant. Unfortunately that’s a huge misconception. Gynecology, as a branch of medicine, is concerned with everything that is female, even if one is not sexually active or married. From as young…

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7 Cairo Schools for Special Needs Learners

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It’s no secret that many parents break their backs working so every year they can  afford putting their children into private or international education systems. These alternatives, however, are still severely lacking and very few have accessible programs for children with special needs. Putting a special needs or differently abled child into a normal school…

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What You Need to Know about Pursuing Your Passion from Flavors of Art

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Blogs are fun to follow. They bring your interests and hobbies to the tips of your fingers, from picturesque landscapes from around the world to fashion styling, makeup tips and everything in between. Despite all that, though, blogs are more often than not just something to follow, not to actually create.  They seem like a…

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The Best Places to Plan Your Cairo Weekend Escape

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Our Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat feeds are flooded with the sun, the beach and late-night partying like there’s no tomorrow, while some of us get stuck here in the bustle and heat of the city. Whatever force majeure it is that’s keeping us from perfecting our tan and basking in the sun, it’s slightly depressing.…

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Lama Tawakkol: Why I’m Not Rushing to Get Married

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Growing up, people in their twenties seemed as old as it got. They were finishing university, getting jobs, becoming independent and figuring out their lives. They were also, of course, getting married. As I got closer to that age group, I repeatedly made the comment that they had always seemed so much older, so much…

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