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I Want to Take Off My Hijab; How Shall I Tell Mom?

I Want to Take Off My Hijab; How Shall I Tell Mom?

In this counseling answer: • It is possible that you feel such need to remove the hijab because you were never really taught by your parents the deep meaning behind the practice of hijab. So, learn first about the hijab in Islam. • Personally reach out to active women members in your community and ask …

I’ll Never Wear a Hijab, But I Love the Reasons Why These Women Do

I’ll Never Wear Hijab, But I Love the Reasons Why These Women Do

Growing up, I always valued modesty. My parents raised me to respect myself, and how I dress is certainly a big part of that. But in my mind, to be covered was something people did for others, especially for men. I’ve often been self-conscious about how people view my appearance, but I have slowly grown to remind myself …

How Clothing Poses a Daily Challenge For Muslim Teenage Girls

How Clothing Poses a Daily Challenge For Muslim Teenage Girls

For most teenage girls, shopping for clothes is as simple as popping into the nearest Forever 21 or Urban Outfitters, scanning the shelves for something they like, and selecting the right size. I, on the other hand, a covering Muslim girl, consider myself lucky if I leave a store with a single article of clothing …

Muslim Cosplayer Works Hijab into Outfits

KUALA LUMPUR — When she dons her costumes, the Malaysian Muslim cosplayer Saakira Izumi certainly grabs attention with her stylish incorporation of hijab into her cosplay outfits, Nation Multimedia reported on December 10. “It’s not difficult to wear a hijab and cosplay. In some ways, it’s just like wearing a wig. You just have to …

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 …

100 Reasons Why Hijab

100 Reasons Why We Wear Hijab

 A group of young Muslim women who are extremely passionate about hijab and proud of wearing it  started this document to share reasons why they wear hijab. They hope this explains why Muslim women wear it and encourages many other women to take this beautiful step. They came up with more than a hundred reasons why they wear hijab. …

Dubai Modest Fashion Show Promotes Islamic Wear

DUBAI – A modest fashion week has been launched in Dubai, on April 8, with no catwalk models or skin-baring designs, with around 30 designers showcasing their long-sleeved and leg-length loose pieces on large screens. “We did away with the catwalk. We thought that was one of the most antiquated things,” Alia Khan, chairwoman of …

I Want to Take Off My Hijab

I Want to Take Off My Hijab

In this counseling answer: “A Muslim woman wears a hijab, she is stating that her recognition is not beauty, but rather her brain, her strength, her careers, etc. Hijab makes a statement that we are to be judged for our worth and not our appearance. Therefore, make hijab your identity, not simply an action is done …

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Muslim in America: Can I Dress Modestly Without Hijab?

Asalamu Alaikum, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. Dr. Shabir Ally, from Let the Quran Speak, addresses this question in the video below: Transcript: Aisha Khaja: “Is it equally as rewarding for women to cover her chest and other parts of her body with clothing other than khimar while her hair shows? …



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