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8 Modest Fashion TikTok Influencers You Should Follow

Whether you want to keep up with the latest modest fashion trends, or you’re just in need of some inspiration this Eid Al Adha, TikTok is a great place to start. From making modest looks to trending outfits to styling your hijab in so many different ways, these eight influencers have got you covered with…

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What Can You Do About the Hijab Ban in India?

In case you haven’t been catching up with recent news, there’s been an outrage following the India hijab ban order – and we’ve got the full story here. Long story short, on 5th February 2022, an order was issued by the Karnataka government, in India, banning Muslim students from wearing a hijab as part of…

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Hijab Cleaning 101: 3 Ways to Clean Any Type of Hijab

Who didn’t blame hijab cleaning for damaging their favorite hijab? Worse yet, who among us hasn’t tried spot cleaning their hijab before going out, only to end up wetting the entire fabric? We’ve been so focused on how we can take care of our hair as hijabis that we almost forgot that we need to…

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Cultural Humility: Why We Should End Cultural Competence in the West

In western societies, instead of tapping into practicing cultural humility, the mainstream makes negative assumptions about, and even criminalize, Muslim women who wear burkas and veils. The catch is that with the prevailing norm is that people don’t try to take cultural differences as opportunities for them to learn and grow. Instead, they start to…

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Fashion Shows & Headscarves: What’s Your Stance?

Paris Fashion Week recently made headlines after seeing models wore headscarves on the catwalk. There are nearly 30 million Muslims living in Western societies, and ironically, we still need representation so that we can get our legitimate freedom to wear what we want without being assaulted, arrested, or forced to undress. We’re living in a…

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No, You’re Not a Bad Muslim

No, you are not a bad Muslim woman. Am I dressed enough? Should I cover my shoulders more even if I don’t wear the hijab? Can I put makeup on? Is my hijab covering enough or should I wear it in another way? There are lots of questions that Muslim women might ask themselves, whether…

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“DUNE”: Will We Ever Get The Representation We Deserve In Film?

“DUNE” is a highly anticipated film adaptation of Frank Herbert’s 1965 novel of the same name. It is set to release on October 22, 2021. And anyone who is a fan of Timothee Chalamet is probably going to see it — whether or not they like Sci-Fi/Fantasy in the first place. Recently, the official YouTube…

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Why White Feminism Is Problematic For Muslim Women

There have been several incidents globally in which female athletes have been pushing back against their mandatory team uniforms. One of the more notorious incidents that sparked worldwide media attention was that of the Norwegian women’s beach handball team. The European Handball Federation fined these women €1500 for resisting the typical uniform of bikini bottoms…

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The Problem With Dress Codes in Women’s Sports

What women wear, regardless of the occasion, is always a subject that brings a lot to be talked about. From red carpets to religious garments, we are constantly exposed to women’s outfit choices. However, this obsession is starting to be the main topic in a new domain: sports. A few weeks ago, the Norwegian women’s…

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How Halima Aden’s Hijab Story Inspired My Own Hijab Journey

After two years abroad, I returned with hopes of ease. Day dreams produced glimmers of comfortable conversations lacking in cultural complexities. Like a lifelong friend, I embraced my home again, longing to avoid sideways glances, puzzled looks, and the flagrant whispers which effortlessly follow foreigners as they stumble through life’s daily song and dance. With…

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5 Hair Care Tips for Hijabis

Sisters, can we talk? In particular, can we talk about haircare tips for hijabis? I get it, wearing hijab can sound so simple in comparison to having to do your hair everyday for school or work, but the truth is, wearing hijab has its obstacles, from fly-away hairs peaking out for everyone to see, to…

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Here’s How My Hijab Pushed Me to Succeed in Medical School

I watched the young woman across from me wrap the soft stretch of fabric around her face. She folded a part of it that hung close to her ears and loosened it slightly, put her fingers slowly under the fabric and experimented with how much room there was. Would a stethoscope ear piece fit through…