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Role of Hijab in Professional Settings

Wearing the hijab in public can be scary, but wearing it at work or professional settings can be just as intimidating. Every job offers a unique work environment that comes with people from diverse backgrounds....

VELA Girl Tip: Self Care is an Amanah

In the midst of our hectic lives, filled with responsibilities, deadlines, and countless distractions, the concept of self-care is often sidelined. Yet, in the teachings of Islam, self-care is not merely an option or a luxury;...

Navigating Halal “Dating”

To be clear, there is no such thing as dating in Islam, but in the Western world, approaching love and marriage in a halal manner can be difficult and confusing for many younger generations—especially reverts....

A Journey of a Lifetime: Hajj

We have entered the blessed month of Dhul Hijjah. It is the month that contains the best days in the entire year. After Ramadan, the first ten days of Dhul Hijjah are the most important...

Haircare Tips for Hijabis II: Sunnah of Hair Oiling

Welcome back! As you all know this blog is among a three part series called "Haircare Tips for Hijabis." The first part discussed hair conditions that hijabis face along with their symptoms and treatments. This second part...

When to cut off a friendship?

I recently removed a friend from my life since she was a major backbiter which led me to reflect on her character – I realized that this is not how I want to be. I...

Limiting Your Bad Hijab Days with Magnets

One of the trickiest problems with our hijabs is having them lay correctly. Whether it's adjusting during an exam or trying to think of a new style in the car whilst on the way to...

Seeking Marriage: Invoking Allah's Names

It looks like the issue of marriage has become one of the main concerns within Muslim community. Especially in this generation where the concept of marriage and weddings are heavily promoted on social media. This...

Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

I have a secret. It’s one that I’ve hid from my readers for years. It’s the type of secret that makes me want to close all the curtains, and never show my face in public...