Don’t you feel uncomfortable wearing that thing on your head?

How many times have you been asked about that “thing” on your head? Hijab? I can tell you that living in a Western country, I have heard all sorts of questions: Aren’t you warm? Doesn’t it bother you? How do you do sports? I find it ironic! Nobody asks these sorts of questions to a person who has hair extension. Why is that? I, myself, … Continue reading Don’t you feel uncomfortable wearing that thing on your head?

Islamic rulings on makeup- Is there such a thing as modest makeup?

Rulings on makeup are not like the rulings on alcohol, on meat, or on the headscarf. There isn’t a clear yes/no ruling on the matter. Unfortunately this vagueness has punctured our united front as Muslim women around the world. When it comes to covering our hair, it is clear that no hair on our heads should be visible to the non-Mahrams. But when it comes … Continue reading Islamic rulings on makeup- Is there such a thing as modest makeup?