What Is The Orgasm Gap? How does it apply in Islamic marriages?

By Dr. Hanx

What is it? A little like the pay gap, only stickier, the orgasm gap is all too real. The orgasm gap refers to the disparity…

Holiday in Iceland: The Ultimate Experience

By Shaheen Munshi

Yes, it really can be a Halal holiday destination. To make the most of your trip to Iceland you will need quite a bit of…

Depression & Dating: On being rejected because I’ve been diagnosed with depression

By Another dating Muslimah

I’m looking for a husband; A halal-pal-for-life. And so I have spent the last few months swiping right, or sometimes left, on profiles of Muslim…

Living your Islam outside the Mosque

By Zainab Dawood

One of the greatest struggles for Muslims is keeping our imaan from fluctuating from day to day. One reason for this, and this pertains particularly…

Trend: Animal Print

By Zara Azam

Animal prints have been accepted as the best non-neutral neutral, managing to make an appearance every fashion week – this one was no exception. From…

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Hanx Life: Who should buy the condoms?

By Dr. Hanx

As I was once told, “It does not make you an adult if you have sex, but it could definitely make you a baby.” Historically,…

Best Lip Balms and treatments for Chapped lips this Winter

By Amaliah Writes

We don’t know about you, but we are all feeling the effects of this blithering weather in the Amaliah office, with our faces being exposed…

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‘Manifesting The Unseen’ ; A Project Celebrating Muslim Women and Islamic Art

By Amaliah Writes

  ‘Manifesting the Unseen’ is a UK based art project, bringing together and celebrating Muslim women and Islamic art. Exhibition curator Nazia Mirza felt compelled…

My Nude ‘no makeup makeup’ Go to Look

By Black Gal and Skin Care

I somewhat have become a pro at no ”makeup” make-up, and why? You ask? Well it’s a lot to do with the fact that my…

Hijabi Ballerina: Elegance & Eating Disorders

By Thursdays we wear black

So it had been a month of attending ballet at the Royal Opera House, a place many of the greats had graced from within those…

#ProtectYoungHijabis the hashtag formed to protect over 900 young Muslim women from one sexual predator

By Amaliah Writes

A hashtag #protectyounghijabis has been circulating recently and young Muslim women have been urged to be on high alert and mindful when navigating online spaces…

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Homemakers will get their pay checks in Jennah: The answered dua of a homemaker

By Sisters Magazine

I am grateful to Allah (SWT) who gives us every opportunity to call upon Him in times of abundance and scarcity. He loves us more…

Book Review ‘The Light Passing Prophets’

By Ayesha Malik

Every once in a while I am asked by someone, a friend, a fellow mama, a teacher, a blog reader – to recommend a book…

Style Crush @Esmealsib

By Curated Cuts

This weeks style crush comes from a family of style, as older sister Mariam Alsibai, British Syrian designer and founder of the brand Mariam Alsibai…

8 Free Places To Work from in london Over This Festive Season

By Amaliah Writes

The season of hibernation is upon us, but for many of you out there you are in the thick of outstanding deadlines, round up projects,…

Why as a second generation Caribbean, I will never consider England my home

By Che Richards

I was scrolling my timeline, and I saw this I have just received a letter telling me to be “grateful” as a black man for…

Best Of Bengali- Doi Murgi (Bengali Chicken in A Spicy Yogurt Curry)

By Thahmina Haseen

Growing up, I was under the impression that Bengali food was just about how badly you can burn your throat on chillies. How wrong I…

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is Being White Better than being Black? The meaning we give to our skin colour

By Faima Bakar

Disclaimer: Speaking as a woman of colour, this is a reminder to myself and others. I do not mean to offend anyone with this piece.…

Muslimah Dating Diaries: Dear Toxic Tahir

By Another dating Muslimah

A special series on finding a bae, we hear from our resident dating Muslimah on the sorts of guys she comes across.  Overly Honest Osman, Computer…

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10 Hair Care Tips for Hijabis

By Amaliah Writes

So after speaking to a number of muslim women who have worn the hijab since the age of puberty, a lot of other discussions went…

Inspo gifts for him from the Métiers d’Art Show

By Curated Cuts

Pharrell Williams and Karl Largerfield’s relationship continues to flourish after previously creating a song together, and a capsule line in 2015. This December the singer-songwriter,…

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The Things They Have Seen: The Plight of the Kuwaiti Bedoon

By Hiba Khan

The first time I came across the Kuwaiti Bedoon population was through my job as a Refugee Advocacy Worker. As someone who has been an…

The depression coping box: Everything you will need for seasonal depression

By Misbah Akhter

A depression coping box (similar to a distraction box) is a fabulous aid you can use in times of low mood. There are days when…

Know your rights whilst travelling as a Muslim #FlyingWhileMuslim

By Hanan

It is the time of year to travel, but what happens as a visible Muslim when entering the airport? According to CAGE, a London-based advocacy organisation…

Niqab Ban: This is a humanitarian issue, not an Islamic one

By Heraa Hashmi

It is time more Muslims become allies to niqabis. This is a humanitarian issue, not an Islamic one. (It seems that the Niqab and Burqa…

Can Human Rights Ever Be Universal?

By Abidha Begum

Human rights were once described as being one of the great civilizing achievements of the modern era, by providing individuals with civil, political, economic, social…

What is going on in the Muslim World? Aisha Mohamed appointed Ethiopia’s first female minister and global migrant UN pact

By Amaliah Writes

1. Global migration pact adopted by World Leaders It has been reported that the leaders from 164 countries have agreed to a UN migration accord…

The Whitewashing of Empire and History Within British Schools

By Asia Khatun

For centuries, British schools have taught children about the glories of Empire, inevitably shaping how generations have grown up to perceive it, the countries it…

Winter Dresses to look out for this December

By Curated Cuts

Bold colours, velvet and organza combinations, glitter, and cuts can be found all over the Autumn/Winter pre-2019 catwalks from sparkly Chanel box suits, Valentino layered deep…

Addressing the Elephant: Removing the Hijab & The Ummah’s Obsession with it

By Aisha Rimi

A growing trend  In today’s society, the hijab has become a key identifier of a Muslim woman. From turban styles to the traditional Arab conservative…

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Honeymooning in South America

By Hiba Khan

From watching shooting stars from a luxury eco-lodge in the Chilean Atacama desert, zip-wiring over the Amazon jungle canopy, spotting pretty flamingos on lakes as…

Here Are 53 Questions to Ask Your Potential Spouse

By Suad Kamardeen

Even thinking about the process of getting married can seem daunting sometimes. How do you determine whether someone is the right person for you? What…

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We’re talking Dubai, Spiritual Ills and accelerating climate change over on our podcast Amaliah Voices

By Amaliah Writes

We’re back with another Overrated//Underrated session over on Amaliah voices, it’s been a while but the ladies have come strong this week and are taking…

Muslim Twitter Is on Fire This Week and We are Here to Drop All The Tea

By Amaliah Writes

Tariq Ramadan, Nouman Ali Khan, Dina Tokio & The Experience of the Millennial Muslim

By Amaliah Anonymous

Tariq Ramadan, a prominent thinker, author, Islamic scholar, and professor of contemporary Islamic studies at the University of Oxford, was awarded bail last month. The…