In recent years the rise of the so called ‘make up artist’ also known as ‘mua’ in short has increased many Muslim sisters are caught up into this craze. They are deluded into thinking that make up actually helps ‘beautify’ there face, however its just a mask that they put on top of their real face. They become so deluded they feel as though they can not go out without the make up, its like a drug which they are addicted to.
By: Maryam S.
When I first started wearing hijab, my mother would pin it for me every day—a square scarf that she’d fold into a triangle, pin under my chin, and whose ends I would then tie into a little knot on my chest. I’d go to school (where my sister and I were the only girls in hijab) like that, thinking that I looked pretty good, especially if I was wearing a particular blue silky scarf that made 5th-grade me feel glamorous. There were other aspects of my wardrobe that I wished I could change at 10 years old (namely the many denim shirts with flower decals that my mother loved buying me so much)—but I can’t recall feeling inferior to anyone because of my hijab style (or lack thereof, really) at that point in my life.