No, this has nothing to do with Donald Trump.

Nura Afia is a 24 year old resident of Colorado, she is also Muslim. Married at 18 and pregnant at 19, she first began watching makeup tutorials while breastfeeding. She quickly realized that there were no Muslim women represented on these makeup tutorials and felt the need to change this.

She began making makeup tutorials and gathering a large Muslim following.

“I just felt there was a real void,” Afia said in a phone interview. “Especially in videos produced by Muslims living in the United States, and because the dramatic looks many women who wear hijab choose to wear can take real practice. So I decided to have a go at creating videos myself.”

Her online success has helped the cosmetic world to make a large step by signing her to CoverGirl as the very first Hijab adorning ambassador.

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