Author: Mariam

behind the screen

Hijabi this and hijabi that

I've been asked by a few people to write about all the recent developments in the hijab fashion realm. From, Gigi Hadid on the cover of Vogue Arabia, to Deen Squad's hijab video, to Halima Aden walking the catwalk, to the Nike hijab campaign. And you know what? I think my brain hurts. Why? Because, I feel like there is nothing much to say. And to be quite honest, after writing about these types of topics for over 10 years... I'm tired.
Beauty

Perfume is hard to shop for

If there is one thing I'd advise against buying someone as a gift... it's perfume. Unless of course you know exactly the scent someone loves. I'm one of those people who has a particularly sensitive sense of smell. Certain perfumes give me a headache from the moment I smell it…
positivie energy
Inspiration

Do you look for the rainbow after a storm?

We are so super charged all the time. Whether it's electronics or work deadlines, social activities or volunteer efforts. Someone is always sucking our time from us. Even if it's a good use of our time... we need to take a break.
Videos

This hijabi is gonna sing

I previously wrote about my frustration about the lack of hijabi singers in the United States. Well, instead of complaining, I'm going to be part of the solution.
Hijab

Do you hate your hijab?

Who doesn't want to dress up and walk outside with their hair done up all nice, and their makeup looking good?