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Haircare Tips for Hijabis III: Preventing Hair Loss

Welcome back! As you all know, this blog is part of a three-part series called "Haircare Tips for Hijabis. To recap, the first part discussed hair conditions that hijabis face along with their symptoms and treatments and the...

Haircare Tips for Hijabis I: Understanding Hair Conditions

For some hijabis, haircare isn’t a top priority like skincare; however, after reading this, you may come to realize why haircare should be a top priority. This blog is part of a three-part series called "Haircare...

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...

Earth Day: Environmentalism in Islam

Happy Earth Day! Did you know that Earth Day was first established on April 22, 1970? However, Islam has stressed the importance of Earth Day since the seventh century, teaching us that every day is...

Hijab: Is the struggle from you or your environment?

The day I became Muslim was the day I became a hijabi. I couldn't have made that decision if it weren't for the healthy environment I surrounded myself with through the right friends and guidance....

What Does VELA Mean To Me?

When I think of VELA, the words hijab, modesty and femininity instantly come to mind. Prior to practicing my deen, femininity was not something on the table. I used to believe that carrying a masculine...

VELA’s Ramadan ‘24 Collection: Shop the Drop

Embracing modesty in our daily lives can be challenging, yet during Ramadan, it brings out the best within us. At VELA, our new collection of abayas aims to reflect the essence of this sacred month....

Join VELA and Asiyah Women’s Center for a purposeful Ramadan

In the spirit of Ramadan, VELA and Asiyah Women’s Center have come together with a shared commitment to making a positive impact on two crucial fronts: supporting the people of Gaza and standing against domestic...

How To Deal With Modern-Day Challenges As A Devoted Hijabi

Dear sisters, here's how to establish our self-image as a hijabi—while effectively maneuvering through the contemporary world as a devout Muslim.