Category Archives: DEPILEX SMILEAGAIN

Depilex Smile again gets featured on the first page of Metro International

Depilex Smileagain and dsf girls get first page coverage on the pages of Metro International. This magazine is published in 21 countries. This was also published in the UN woman edition. Click this link to view the pdf of the magazine.

Depilex Smileagain gets featured in Metro International

 

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Silent Veil a documentary on acid victims by Depilex Smile again

Silent Veil a documentary by Depilex Smileagain by depilexsmileagain

 

Silent Veil is a documentary film about the acid burn victims in Pakistan. Depilex Smileagain is a supportive organization which helps in the rehabilitation of such victims by providing them with surgeries and skin treatments. Once the acid victims have recovered, Depilex Smileagain also trains them professionally in their fields of choice and also helps them getting a job or starting a business of their own.

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http://www.depilexsmileagain.com

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https://www.facebook.com/DepilexSmileAgain/app_117708921611213

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Musarrat Misbah – An introduction to the founder of Depilex Smileagain

Musarrat Misbah In A Nutshell


Masarrat Misbah has a dynamic persona with multiple talents and is a name that needs no introduction. She is a distinguished entrepreneur, cosmetologist and philanthropist. As a beautician, she is Pakistan’s first beauty expert, who initiated the trend of professional beauty salons in the country. Her charismatic and promising personality reflects vividly her love for beauty. She deserves admiration for her empathy forMasarrat Misbah In A Nutshellthose who have accidentally lost it.

Musarrat Misbah was born on November 25, 1959 in Karachi. Her father Mr. Misbah Uddin Khan is a business tycoon and her mother Ms. Anisa is a social worker, philanthropist and a prominent personality of Karachi. Masarat Misbah spent early years of her life in Karachi. Being the eldest daughter amongst six sisters and two brothers, she was raised and treated as a totally independent individual since her childhood.

Initially Musarat Misbah committed herself fully to help women look beautiful and quickly ascended the ladder of success as a beautician. But something deep inside always reminded her that this was not the ultimate goal she wanted to achieve. Even though she belongs to an affluent family and has always enjoyed a luxurious life, she was constantly thoughtful of the plight of the women who had lost their charm in acid attacks and burning incidents.
With a strong desire to make a meaningful contribution and a will to bring about a positive change in the lives of those who had suffered due to atrocities of deliberate burning, she decided to establish an NGO and eventually laid the basis of Depilex Smileagain Foundation in 2005. Though she is extremely successful in the realms of business and cosmetology, her noble cause to help and rehabilitate acid and burn crimes’ victims has transformed her into a philanthropist who is envied by many.

For her valuable contributions in various fields of life, Masarrat Misbah is the recipient of several prestigious awards. As the President of Depilex Smileagain Foundation, she is the first woman from Pakistan who has been awarded by the Italian Government on Women’s Day for her courage and commitment. Within Pakistan, for her untiring efforts as a beautician, entrepreneur, social worker and philanthropist she has received several exalted awards. In April 2010, she was also honoured with the Presidential Award for Pride of Performance.
Apart from that, Masarrat Misbah had also been invited as a valued guest to deliver various lectures on beauty, philanthropy and social work at multiple universities nationwide.

Source: http://magtheweekly.com/05-11jan2013/feature.asp

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Musarrat Misbah – An introduction to the founder of Depilex Smileagain

Musarrat Misbah In A Nutshell


Masarrat Misbah has a dynamic persona with multiple talents and is a name that needs no introduction. She is a distinguished entrepreneur, cosmetologist and philanthropist. As a beautician, she is Pakistan’s first beauty expert, who initiated the trend of professional beauty salons in the country. Her charismatic and promising personality reflects vividly her love for beauty. She deserves admiration for her empathy forMasarrat Misbah In A Nutshellthose who have accidentally lost it.

Musarrat Misbah was born on November 25, 1959 in Karachi. Her father Mr. Misbah Uddin Khan is a business tycoon and her mother Ms. Anisa is a social worker, philanthropist and a prominent personality of Karachi. Masarat Misbah spent early years of her life in Karachi. Being the eldest daughter amongst six sisters and two brothers, she was raised and treated as a totally independent individual since her childhood.

Initially Musarat Misbah committed herself fully to help women look beautiful and quickly ascended the ladder of success as a beautician. But something deep inside always reminded her that this was not the ultimate goal she wanted to achieve. Even though she belongs to an affluent family and has always enjoyed a luxurious life, she was constantly thoughtful of the plight of the women who had lost their charm in acid attacks and burning incidents.
With a strong desire to make a meaningful contribution and a will to bring about a positive change in the lives of those who had suffered due to atrocities of deliberate burning, she decided to establish an NGO and eventually laid the basis of Depilex Smileagain Foundation in 2005. Though she is extremely successful in the realms of business and cosmetology, her noble cause to help and rehabilitate acid and burn crimes’ victims has transformed her into a philanthropist who is envied by many.

For her valuable contributions in various fields of life, Masarrat Misbah is the recipient of several prestigious awards. As the President of Depilex Smileagain Foundation, she is the first woman from Pakistan who has been awarded by the Italian Government on Women’s Day for her courage and commitment. Within Pakistan, for her untiring efforts as a beautician, entrepreneur, social worker and philanthropist she has received several exalted awards. In April 2010, she was also honoured with the Presidential Award for Pride of Performance.
Apart from that, Masarrat Misbah had also been invited as a valued guest to deliver various lectures on beauty, philanthropy and social work at multiple universities nationwide.

Source: http://magtheweekly.com/05-11jan2013/feature.asp

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Hazrat Khadija Tul Kubra (RA) Award for Masarrat Misbah of Depilex Smileagain

  masarrat misbah from depilex smileagain receiving the khadija tul kubra ra award

“I have got many awards but receiving the Hazrat Khadija tul Kubra Award is a real honor for me. An award with the title of a woman who was the wife of our Prophet (PBUH), whose courage, righteousness, and perfection in all relationships made her a role model for all women, and a successful business woman. This is the best way to be recognized for the humanitarian work that I have chosen to do since 2003.”

These were the words of gratitude by Masarrat Misbah who was honored by the Hazrat Khadija Tul Kubra Award in a ceremony held in Avari Hotel Lahore on 6th November 2012.

 

The event was organized by Pakistan Federation of Business & Professional Women (BPWO). Begum Zakia Shahnawaz, advisor to Chief Minister Punjab, was the chief guest on the occasion. Nasreen Mahdi from BPWO in her citation acknowledged the efforts of Masarrat Misbah for her humanitarian services rendered through Depilex Smileagain Foundation.

She invited the attention of the chief guest and the audience to the heinous crime of acid throwing on women and urged the government to give maximum punishment to the culprits. Begum Zakia Shahnawaz while handing over the award to Masarrat Misbah commended her contribution as an entrepreneur, a social worker and a humanitarian.

Masarrat Misbah got standing ovation by the audience when she was receiving the award.

 

 

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Depilex Smileagain Team Attends Hijab Conference in Pearl Continental Lahore

Depilex Smileagain team attends Hijab Conference Pearl Continental LahoreInternational Hijab Conference was held at Pearl Continental Lahore on 15th September, 2012. Masarrat Misbah attended the event along with her Depilex Smileagain Foundation (DSF) team of acid victims. It was an inspiring event that emphasized on the importance of hijab in an Islamic society by raising awareness, building a positive image of hijab and addressing the negative misconceptions on the Muslim headdress.

Mrs. Raja Ashraf (wife of PM Raja Pervaiz Ashraf) appeared as chief guest and presented “Special hijab award” to Masarrat Misbah, President Depilex Smileagain foundation, not only for medical and vocational support of the acid victims but also grooming them to be ideal women with religious and cultural values .

Depilex Smileagain Team Attends Hijab Conference in Pearl Continental Lahore

Depilex Smileagain Team Attends Hijab Conference in Pearl Continental Lahore

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Acid Survivor Arooj Akbar’s Wedding – Sharing Smiles at Depilex SmileAgain

A really happy time was celebrated at Depilex Smileagain Foundation when an old patient Arooj Akbar(acid victim)  tied her wedding knot. The entire DSF(Depilex Smileagain Foundation) team gave her a memorable farewell.  Musarrat Misbah gave her a stunning look on her special day. It was an epic eve encompassed by good wishes and amusement. All her Depilex friends were very happy and organized this event with a great zeal. They all bought presents for her and wished her a peaceful life ever after.

We wish her a very happy successful life.

Sharing Smiles at Depilex Smile Again Foundation

Arooj Akbar’s Wedding in Depilex Smileagain Foundation

 

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Depilex Smileagain and Stories of Extraordinary Hope

The way things were happening for last few years it was not surprising that violence on such scale took place . Just for taking revenge, one destroys another’s life. We can’t even imagine what goes through that person’s mind, who suffers from different sort of violence. It has become a common practice in Pakistan, that if a girl or a lady refuses for something or defends her for some reason they are burned by throwing acid.

Many innocent girls lost their lives, a few survive with all their dreams shattered; giving up all their hope to live a prosperous life many NGO’s are working on the rehabilitation of such women. Providing them new lives full of hope so they don’t spend their lives in fear. And here we are with few survivors who want to rise like the phoenix.

 

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Depilex Smileagain registers Mayo Hospital Lahore Acid Attack Victims

Ms. Rehmana, a nurse at Mayo Hospital was subjected to acid attack by her husband while she was at duty in Mayo Hospital Lahore. Her colleague, Ms. Shazia, who was also a nurse and was sitting next to Rehmana was also burnt badly.  The culprit was beaten by the locals / public inthe hospital and is in jail.

DSF team visited the burn victims and both patients are registered with Depilex Smileagain Foundation.

 Depilex Smileagain registers Mayo Hospital Lahore Acid Attack Victims  Depilex Smileagain registers Mayo Hospital Lahore Acid Attack Victims  Depilex Smileagain registers Mayo Hospital Lahore Acid Attack Victims

Shazia Burnt Victim

A nurse at Mayo Hospital. She was on duty with Rehmana and was sitting next to her when acid thrown.

 Depilex Smileagain registers Mayo Hospital Lahore Acid Attack Victims

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