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What Is Modesty and What Does It Mean to You?

What Is Modesty and What Does It Mean to You?

This is a question I believe all believers need to ask themselves. Modesty is an element found within many religions, it is a characteristic aligning with piety and respect. However, that is not to say that all who demonstrate modesty are pious, unfortunately, many look the part yet they do not act it. Ultimately, the …

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 …

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 Fashion Exhibition Stirs Debates in Germany - About Islam

Muslim Fashion Exhibition Stirs Debates in Germany

Focusing on modest dress code for Muslim women, the exhibition “Contemporary Muslim Fashions” held at Frankfurt’s Museum Angewandte Kunst has stirred strong reactions from feminists, Deutsche Welle reported. “The focus of the exhibition is a really fashionable modest dress and what we’re trying to show in the exhibition is that there is a lot of …

Did You Know Women in England Used to Wear Hijab 100 Years Ago?

Did You Know Women in England Used to Wear Hijab 100 Years Ago?

The idea of modesty is always changing and evolving, especially in recent times. What some consider as “modest” today would have been scandalous a hundred years ago. For most of human history, most societies have dressed in manners that were much more modest than today. It seems only in the past hundred years or so …

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 dressis certainly a big part of that. But in my mind, to be covered was something people did forothers,especially for men. I’ve often been self-conscious about how people view my appearance, but I have slowly grown to remind myself …

Muslim Cosplayer Works Hijab into Outfits - About Islam

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. Theycame up with more than a hundred reasonswhythey wear hijab. …

Dubai Modest Fashion Show Promotes Islamic Wear - About Islam

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 …



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