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“Finally, I Am No Longer Wearing Makeup”

“An hour? It takes you an hour to do your make up every day?” I laughed embarrassedly as my friend teased me, his tone only half serious and the other half playful . “You could have a talent. You could use that hour every day to learn a new language or play the violin. You …

Why We Should Rethink Outer Beauty and Makeup

Why We Should Rethink Outer Beauty and Makeup

A few years ago, I saw a Facebook post that caused a bit of an outrage. The post was a picture of a nearly naked, young woman who, the poster believed, looked perfect. In addition to the photo, the misogynist who posted it had a message to all women: If you don’t look like this …

The Beauty Balance - Every Woman's Dilemma

The Beauty Balance - Every Woman's Dilemma

“Makeup and hijab.”  Type those keywords into a YouTube search, and you will encounter dozens of tutorials that feature young, headscarf-wearing women demonstrating the techniques and products they use to achieve a flawless look for Eid, weddings, or every day. Contoured faces, embellished lips, and enhanced eyes have become the new norm for many Muslim …

Hijabi Blogger Fights Islamophobia in Burma with Cosmetics

YANGON – Muslims in Burma keep a low profile for fear of intimidation and systematic state terrorism, but Win Lae Phyu Sin, a blogger on beauty care, has gone the other way. “I don’t regret my decision to wear the hijab. Our God opens many ways for me. Hijab is like a key for me. …

Marketing Halal Cosmetics

Marketing Halal Cosmetics

The cosmetics industry is a fickle, fashion driven thing, always looking at the next trend, idea and novelty.  So, what happens when your brand identify is not at all trivial? When it is about who you are?  How you live your life, and the laws and values you hold dear?  What happens when your brand …

Does Applying Kohl Break the Fasting?

Does Applying Kohl Break the Fasting?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.  All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: Kohl does not break the fast of men or women according to the more correct of the two scholarly opinions, but it is better to …

What Are the Regulations of Waiting Period for Widows?

What Are the Regulations of Waiting Period for Widows?

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- A widow should observe `Iddah for four months and ten days. 2- In case the widow is pregnant then her `Iddah should continue until she delivers. 3- During …



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