Women and Their makeup

Photographs and text by Mona Hoobehfekr [link to photographers instagram page]. Wearing a hijab became compulsory in Iran during the first few months after the Islamic Revolution in 1979. Since then, women, and especially girls, gradually started to care about their appearance more considering their new look. [Read More]


Nina Fatan, 30, painting graduate. She took her mother’s makeup when she was 15. Nina says that most makeup of her are bought from Turkey and Sweden, except a few items bought in Iran, and this is nearly a $50 a month. Buying the makeup always depends on her financial situation and fluctuates. She likes looking in the mirror so much she even studies in front of the mirror.