Top 10 benefits to wearing Hijab:
- 1. The college-age grocery checkout guys call you “ma’aam’ and ‘miss’.
- 2. Little old ladies say they love the print on your scarf.
- 3. Soccer players on planes ask you why you wear that ‘headgear’ giving you a chance to (ask if they know Posh and Becks!) make Dawah .
- 4. You have a whole other accessory to mix and match with.
- 5. No need to spend an extra ½ hour styling your hair everyday (equal to 5-6 snooze buttons worth of extra zzz’s yayy)
- 6. You can pretend you’re Greta Garbo getting away from the parapazzi.
- 7. Women co-workers think your hair is ‘sooo beautiful’ when they see it in the rest room
- 8. You can confound ppl by telling them ‘no you’re not from Ay-rab’ you’re from the Bronx, thank you.
- 9. Strangers say ‘Salaam’ to you.
- 10. You can color your hair purple or blonde and/or with blue streaks… and no one will ever know!
…And lastly and most importantly…….You are pleasing Allah and inshaAllah will be rewarded.