Pakistani has had its fair share of iconic women who have changed the faces of the respective industries they have been associated with. Be it politics and philanthropy or the glamour and beauty industry, there are amazing examples of those who have made a gargantuan difference in our society.
However, one such example amongst them is the name who has changed the face of beauty and women empowerment more than anyone else, is one woman with a mission to make others smile again.
That name can be no one other than the legendary, Masarrat Misbah.
Defining her legacy for the last forty years with the Depilex Group, Diva explores five reasons out of many which make Masarrat Misbah the icon that she is…
Smile Again Foundation
An organisation which has changed the lives of countless survivors of acid attacks in the country, the Smile Again Foundation has been a bastion of hope in Pakistan. They not only rehabilitate the survivors but also teach them various skills in beauty, which end up becoming a way for the women to earn their living.
40 Years of Depilex Group
Masarrat and Nighat Misbah are names that the industry can just never forget, and their 40 years in the business are a testament to that. Be it the most iconic names of Lollywood like Babira Sharif or Shabnam or the numerous celebrities the Depilex Group has dolled up, there has been no one more iconic for the industry than this!
75 Salons of Depilex
A legacy that continues with not just a few salons but a gargantuan seventy-five, Depilex has swiftly taken over the Pakistani market with their presence throughout the nation. The group now also has an international face, as the salon – which is solely run by the woman of the family – takes it to the US with a presence in New York, Florida and Texas thanks to Hafsa Haseeb.
A college through which women are being empowered to run their own businesses, the Depilex Colleges program which was initiated with the Punjab Government helped facilitate the growth of countless women. Just in the last year, 600 women graduated from the program.
One of the most renowned names of makeup brands in Pakistan, Masarrat Makeup is as big as it gets in the country. It offers more than seventy products and with its all-halal range, the brand sells like hot cake in the country and there’s no denying that!
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