The hijab is no stranger to mainstream media. It has made its way to fashion weeks around the globe and Nike has even released a commercial sporting women in hijab.
It is to no surprise that the hijabi/modest fashion industry has skyrocketed, gaining mass popularity and attention. And with this, an influx in hijabi beauty bloggers has also come about.
Although many see this as a positive way to encourage the acceptance and tolerance of the hijab around the world, we must ask ourselves, at what cost is this coming with?
The hijab, among other things, is meant to be a symbol of modesty, a public declaration of our beliefs, a reflection of our devotion to Allah SWT, and most importantly, a way to bring us closer to Allah SWT.
Hijab commands us to focus on perfecting our inner character and to care less about our outward appearance.
The hijabi fashion industry creates a false sense of happiness through the use of its models and bloggers. It enslaves women and young girls causin