11 everyday objects that double as headscarves

by Mozzified Contributor Reema Lateef 

Life is well, unexpected. Random visitors, having to run downstairs to pay the pizza delivery man, or having 5 minutes left to pray. Because I wear hijab, I don’t always have time for a “proper” scarf. So, I’ve learnt to use my surroundings to create my hijab. “If it fits, it sits (on my head..).”

1) Hoodies.

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2) Blankets.

Blanket Hijab

3) Santa Hats.

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4) Shirts.

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5) Pants.

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6) Trader Joe’s Bags.

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7) Kitchen Towels.

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8) Curtains.

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9) Books? Books.

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10) Boxes.


11) And of course, boring cotton hijabs.

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Reema is currently a student at Zaytuna College, where she is the Editor-in-Chief of Olea Press, Zaytuna’s Student Newspaper. Follow Reema @ReemaJaan15.

  • Jannah Sellars

    Yep! So relatable! We’ve all done at least one of these things before. 🙂