A medic and beauty expert
Shameela Islam-Zulfiqar is a far cry from a conventional final year medical student. She is also a mother of four and founder of a bridal hair and make-up company. Stephenie Tiew finds out more
I have always loved hair and make-up and believe that there is a part of every woman that does. I started by providing a hair and make-up service for friends and family. Word spread, and it got to a point where I was inundated with requests, receiving phone calls from people I didn't know. So I decided to set up professionally. I began by providing some of the national bridal magazines with pictures from my portfolio. Fortunately, they liked the work and invited me down to take part in photo shoots. From there the business acquired its own momentum, and now Asian Creations has become a sought after name in Asian bridal hair and make-up.
It's still early days but I suppose foundation training will be the platform for me to decide. My gut instinct is to stay in hospital medicine. I am interested in emergency and trauma medicine, and