Monday, February 8, 2021

The New Edition Of BalFashion Magazine!


The new edition of BalFashion covered by a fashion enthusiast and designer, Balikis Azeez. She is an inspiration of Modest Fashion!


Fashion of class and decency.

Modest fashion is that fashion trend among women in which there is less skin revealing outfits proliferating modesty yet still stylish and fabulous.
Modest fashion being adopted by the lovers satisfies the spiritual and chic aspect for personal preference and religious reasons. The interpretation of the word 'modest' differs across countries as different nations tend to read diverse meanings to the word 'modest', which is affected by the socio-cultural features of each country. From the various meanings read to modest fashion, there is a common idea in all which is that; modest fashion is being comfortable in dressing which covers the whole part of the body yet stylish and it is chosen individually. 

The word 'modest' has varied meanings and interpretations across many religious boundaries and also within each religious boundary. There are similarities, take for instance, Muslim, Christian, Jewish women practice covering their head while a muslim woman uses a hijab, christian woman uses a headscarf while jewish woman uses a tichel for their head covering.  

There is a myth on modest fashion and could also be called a general misconception and it is that, modest dressing is inherently oppressive. This is actually a myth that should be discarded as it is just a misconception of the fashion trend. Modest fashion still looks stylish as well as it looks appealing, as a woman who practise modest fashion can still look fabulously beautiful covering her hair and every provocative part of her body. This should be based on personal choice and not by compulsion, in order to see beauty in practising the trend.

Modest fashion should not be experienced as a limiting factor in style and with this, the term will always be in vogue. Across all religions, that has been established to give more style to the modest fashion yet covering all essential parts of the body. Wearing clothes that cover the most parts of the body should also give room to latest trends and chic pairing.

Modest fashion is seen everywhere. When you step into this specific realm at first, you may not see the cool brands out there, street style stars but embracing big shapes, covered-up silhouettes and different headgears. As much as you continue to dwell in the modest fashion, you will get more fashion exposure on that and you will become a fashion star in your own lane. 

It should be noted that women interpret dressing requirement modestly in many different ways and their interpretation of modest dressing can bring change completely over their life. Within one religious denomination, there are diverse interpretations and practices. 
Many women are not necessarily aware that the clothes worn could be viewed as modest fashion. They just perceive it as a style that resonates with them.

Yes, there should be a rethink of where fashion is heading to. Social media has made diversity to become a mainstay within thw indusrtry. It has also revealed light on facts that women of various sizes, colors, shapes and backgrounds can just be as stylish as possible. 

7 Healthy Foods That Will Keep You Fit And Healthy


Healthy eating means eating a combination of foods that supply the nutrients needed to keep your health, have energy, and feel good.
These nutrients are made up of carbohydrates, water, fat, protein, vitamins, and minerals.  Healthy food can be referred to like food that is beneficial to healthy diet needed for human development and growth.

There are types of foods that are beneficial to your body and helps lose weight within a short period.

1. Grapefruit


Research has shown that before a meal, eating a half of grapefruit will increase the burning performance of fat in your body tremendously. The scientists credited the significant effects to the grapefruits’ fat-zapping phytochemical. This process can help whittle your center by up to an inch in about six weeks!!

2. Eggs


A study shows that a dieter who ate eggs as the first meal of the day (breakfast) felt full for an extended period and as well lost twice the equal weight as those who got same calories amount from a bagel for breakfast. Eggs are nuritios, they are among the prominent foods one can consume in order to lose weight. It is high in healthy fats, protein and can make you feel full with a few calories.

3. Green tea


A study has shown that drinking green tea is crucial for any dieter as it is effective in weight loss. It contains catechins, an antioxidant that prevents the storage of fat in the belly and helps quick weight loss.

4. Oatmeal 


Eating a breakfast prepared with “slow-release“ carbohydrates, three hours preceding your exercise will burn faster in your body. Such carbohydrates include oatmeal and or bran cereal. Eating “slow-release” carbohydrates do not make blood sugar to go high as eating refined and refined carbohydrates with high insulin. Insulin plays a vital role instructing your body to store fat.

Eating the oily fish like salmon is extremely healthy. After eating, it keeps you full and very satisfying for many hours with comparatively few calories. Salmon is rich in healthy fats, and quality protein coupled with lots of nutrients, these nutrients are crucial for proper thyroid function, which is also necessary for metabolism to work efficiently. Sardines, herring, mackerel, trout and other oily types of fish are also good for weight loss.


5. Almonds  


Imagine an almond is a natural pill for weight loss. Eating almond nuts daily will you’re your body fat fast. For the desirable result, eat your almond daily before you go to the gym. Almond is very rich in amino acid L-arginine, and this can significantly help burn more carbohydrates and fat during workouts.   

6. Avocados


Avocado is a fruit with no equal. Most other fruits are rich in carbohydrates while avocados are full of healthy fats. It contains a high-fat quantity of monounsaturated oleic acid, same as the type found in olive oil. It contains other important nutrients such as potassium and fiber. It is mostly fat, but also contains lots of water. Avocado is a perfect match if added to the salad.

7. Legumes and Beans


Legumes and beans are a great beneficial to weight loss. This includes kidney beans, black beans, lentils and some others. These foods have a large deposit of protein and fiber, which are two great nutrients that have shown the result in satisfaction. They also have some starch resistance; it is advisable to prepare them for consumption correctly.

In conclusion, anyone willing to lose weight within a short period should put to use all the listed points. Sometimes is advisable you see your physician for guidance as to know which of the foods above will be appropriate for you to lose fast. 



Valentine's day has historically become and subjected to be lovers' day. Every year on February 14, millions of people across the globe celebrate Valentine’s Day...

People believe this day to be the most romantic time to make a declaration of love and feel love running through their veins.

Have you ever thought that Valentine's day is being exaggerated?
This is not hatred towards the day, but  reasons why it should stop being exaggerated.
BalFashion has brought the reasons why Valentine's day should not be overrated.

1. It can make you feel lonely

Either ways, whether you are in a relationship or you are not, Valentine's day can make you feel lonely. This is because, we tend to expect more from our prospective lovers and when we do not get enough, we feel disappointed and withdrawn.

Meanwhile, Valentine's day makes people who aren't in relationships feel less loved.

2. Pressure to celebrate it

There is always this push about Valentine's day to be celebrated by all and sundry. On the day, people are pressurized to showcase their lovers and you might thereby get stigmatized if you do not do so. Some go ahead to break their bank, just to make their lover overwhelmed.

3. Exploitation

Valentine's day all over the world has been widely commercialized as companies produce gross of greeting cards, toys and gifts, thereby giving people more reasons for an elaborate celebration of Valentine.

There is no longer option than to celebrate this so called 'lovers' day' so as to feel among. Many companies and organizations have commercialized this event and it has become an act of exploitation.

4. Feeling guilty

Not being financially stable to celebrate Valentine's day can cause you so much guilts. There will always be a flash of light on you to explain yourself, and this will make you so much uncomfortable.

5. Damage to relationships

Some people can always have elaborate celebrations of Valentine's day, thereby making relationships with less interest think that they have lost the spark of love and romance.

This might cause some relationships to break apart.

6. Everyday is a love day

It is not enough to subject a day to lovers' day, as love should be celebrated everyday of our lives. You should stretch out to your loved ones everyday expressing how much they mean to you.


Conclusively, this can be controversial but if you look through this article, you will feel the facts that Valentine's day is overrated. It can be celebrated on a lighter mode but doesn't really worth the hype. This is because everyday of your life should be of celebration of love, and not just on February 14.

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