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3 Muslim Girls Share Their Thoughts About Halloween

Carved pumpkins, dark evenings, and horror movies — it’s officially Halloween! For many people, Halloween is just another excuse to dress up and have a good time but for others, it’s avoided at all costs for religious reasons.  Inspired by the ancient Celtic festival ‘Samhain’, Halloween dates back 2,000 years ago. The Celts mostly lived…

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8 Muslim Girl Readers Tell Us Their Jinn Stories

Since it’s Halloween, we can’t help but remember the many times we found ourselves freaking out after hearing some weird noises while we’re home alone. Our parents taught us that jinns live around us and that some of them are good, while others are evil, leaving us wondering whether or not the ones we have…

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5 Unique Halloween Costume Ideas For Hijabis

If you want to shine above the rest this Halloween, chances are you’re still looking for the “perfect costume” idea, wondering how you can still possibly make it before the last minute.  We get how that you want your Halloween costume to be unique, and the typical Disney princess costume just won’t do. And yet,…

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Is Halaloween Even a Thing?

Ah, Halloween. So, since I moved to the United States, I’ve noticed something. There is little thing that divides Muslims more than whether it’s okay to indulge in the spooktacular holiday of Halloween. While some take joy in accompanying their kids for a little bout of trick-or-treating, or dress up to greet trick-or-treaters in their…

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Here Are 3 of Our Baddest Modest Cosplay Looks

Ever get invited to a costume party but don’t know what to wear? Are you unsure of how to wear a costume without it getting in the way of your hijab? Well, then MuslimGirl.com has got you covered, boo! This latest video on cosplay with hijab is all you need to slay. This video shows…

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Here’s Why I Don’t Celebrate Halloween

Halloween is right around the corner and you know what that means — neighbors decorating their houses with spooky decorations, people splurging money on delicious sugary treats, and kids chatting enthusiastically in preparation for the big day. However, as a child, unlike most of my friends and neighbors, I wasn’t allowed to participate in the…

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10 Creative Halloween Costume Ideas for the Modest Dresser

Who will you be for Halloween? Halloween is right around the corner, and those of us who do like to indulge trick-or-treaters by dressing up are knee-deep in scouring the Internet for creative ideas tailored towards this day. So guess what? We scoured the Internet for you! What we found were some of the most…

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#MuslimGirlCampfire: “I Sleep Here!”

This story is based on an adaptation of true events: This story starts innocuously enough. My best friend flew out to visit her cousins in India, as she did every summer. I used to miss her, but the plus side was that she would always return from India with a treasure trove of jinn stories,…

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#MuslimGirlCampfire: The Lady With the Scar

Gather around the campfire, #MuslimGirlClique, as we countdown to Halloween with the spookiest stories our girl gang has to offer! Check back on the daily to jump in fright to a new story every day… I must have been four. It was the year before I started kindergarten, and my brother was already in the…

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#MuslimGirl Campfire: Machete Play at Devil’s Point

Gather around the campfire, #MuslimGirlClique, as we countdown to Halloween with the spookiest stories our girl gang has to offer! Check back on the daily to jump in fright to a new story every day…  The story below is based on true events that took place in 2001 in Karachi, Pakistan. The young boys of…

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#MGCampfire: The Sleep Paralysis Nightmare

One of my biggest fears has always been sleep paralysis. The thought of being trapped inside of my limp body, unable to scream for help, tortured by whatever demons my mind conjured up, terrified me. It also didn’t help that whenever the topic of sleep paralysis would come up around my Muslim friends, they would…

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#MuslimGirlCampfire: The Legend of Silverpilen

Gather around the campfire, #MuslimGirlClique, as we countdown to Halloween with the spookiest stories our girl gang has to offer! Check back on the daily to jump in fright to a new story every day… This story is an adaptation of true events. The metropolis of Stockholm. A beacon of Scandinavian efficiency, and resourcefulness. On…