Category: Hijaab & Fashion

11 Common Hijabi Struggles

There are some hijabi struggles that are unavoidable and like to sporadically repeat themselves. Here are our  TOP 10. What’s yours? 1. Lost Pins. We don’t know where they go. We keep replacing them. But we always seem to run out. 2. Being stabbed in the head by a pin. This happens to everyone at some point. There are those days when you’re in a time crunch and you need to get done. Or those days when your hand slips and the pin jabs you in the head. 3. Storing your pins. Storing pins is always a mission.  It...

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10 Tips for the Ramadan Hijabi

Some sisters are attempting to wear the headscarf for the first time this Ramadan, Masha Allah. May Allah swt grant them the tawfique to carry this forward from Ramadan and into the rest of their lives. Allahumma Ameen. Here are some tips for those new hijabis wearing the ‘Ramadan Scarf’ Find a hijab style that suits you. Undercaps keep your scarf from slipping off your head. Mesh caps give you just the right amount of friction to keep the slippery scarves in place. (Order them from Muslimahlifestyle: Email : hasina[at] or whatsapp +27839990071 ) This Ramadan co-incides with winter....

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25 Hijabi Problems – Part 3

Your scarf does a Marilyn Monroe when it’s windy. That insane addiction to your new hijab, that you want to wear it everyday  4 Words you don’t want to hear: Your hair is showing “Are you only allowed to wear your ‘headscarf’ in black?” Um, no. I’m just really lazy & pretend black matches everything… “What’s that thing on your head?” … It’s called a scarf. When your hijab almost falls in the toilet. Bad Hijab Days Everyone feels the need to ask you if it gets hot “under there” It rains on your hijab Where do missing pins...

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Hijab Swag? Hijab Modesty? Aleena is for you

MuslimahLifestyle is always on the lookout for great trends, fashion, and of course fantastic designers labels like Aleena. Aleena is a Cape Town based Proudly South African designer label for the Muslimah who is into modesty and trends. Aleena means Silk of Heaven. Aleena focusses on  the everyday muslimah and brings trendy garments which are age appropriate and fashion centric. The brand boasts 2 fabulous and distinct collections : Hijab Swag & Hijab Modesty. The aim behind Aleena is to inspire young muslim girls to wear Hijab as well as be comfortable and fashionable. Hijab Swag caters for young...

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15 Winter Hijabi Tips

Winter is upon us in South Africa. Everyone has their hijab preferences around this time of year. Muslimah Lifestyle brings you our best scarf tips.   1. Pinfree hijabs are great for winter. They have abit of warmth, and will stay in place on windy days. You can use a pin to hold it in place in the case of gale force winds or if you’re insecure that it might unravel. 2. Schiffon scarves and other very light scarves should be avoided as they are  flyaway scarves. Your scarf will likely be windswept and smack you in the face....

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