So, what made me want to write today's post is something I feel so strongly about. It is also something I see being mistreated and misinterpreted, which really upsets me; the Hijab!
The Hijab is a beautiful symbol of modesty and piousness that Allah (subhanahu wa Ta'ala) himself has told us to wear to cover ourselves and conserve our beauty and modesty with.
The Hijab is meant to cover the hair, ears, neck and chest area, and only the face is to be shown. However,these days the Hijab has become something girls play with and turn into a turban or a hat or just a flying cloth hanging by a pin.
While I believe that it is okay to dress it up and be fashionable in a modest way, I do not believe that a turban or just covering the hair and leaving the neck justifies the Hijab at all. In fact it has quite the opposite effect and I feel that it degrades it, especially when girls show their ankles and even higher above the ankle sometimes, as well as their neck and a bit of their chest.
I will be the fist to admit that I am not perfect and that I don't always wear loose clothes like we are meant to, however i do make sure everything is covered properly and nothing of my body is fully defined. I love fashion and style but I also love my Hijab, I wouldn't be me without it. So please, to whoever is reading this, if you or someone you know wears their Hijab in such a way, kindly advise them to try to cover those areas, in a way where you do not offend them of-course!
Till Next Time!
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