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]


Haleh Sogol Barakat, 27, journalism graduate; makeup artist. She spends around $30 a month on toiletries. This is while she does not have a permanent job and when she is temporarily employed, the income is $250. However, she might not earn anything for a few months.