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Empowering Girls & Young Women: An Interview with CURE Bar Founder, Zobaida Falah

In honor of ending Women’s History Month on a good note, Veiled Beaut asked fellow entrepreneur, Zobaida Falah, all about how she got started making CURE Bars. Zobaida uses her grandmother’s “secret cure for everything” ingredient, black seed to create a powerful and delicious treat, the CURE Bar. We had the honor of speaking with Zobaida about her phenomenal initiative.        How did you get started with the CURE Bar business? Fill us in about your background!  The Black Seed is an ancient medicinal remedy that has been used in different cultures for centuries. My Middle Eastern grandmother used to force me to eat it growing up, calling it her secret “CURE” for everything. She lived to be...

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Keeping Your Peace in Self Isolation

Communicate with friends & family: Stay in touch with loved ones through FaceTime, Skype, Google Hangouts, Zoom, or any other online platforms. Just because you’re strictly encouraged to stay distant physically doesn’t mean we need to socially. It’s the perfect time to reconnect with loved ones, take advantage!  Create structure through healthy habits and routine: Wake up and fall asleep at the same time every day- and no, that doesn’t mean stay up late and wake up late. If you begin to start your day earlier you’ll notice an immense amount of barakah throughout your day. This will help you create a healthy routine that will allow more focus and productivity for your daily tasks.  Tip: Taking a walk and...

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Navigating Through COVID-19: Staying Alert vs. Panicking

COVID-19. The number of individuals affected by this virus climbs to higher numbers every time we tap our phone screens, switch on the TV, or hear on the radio. There’s no denying how prevalent this virus has become since December. Umrah visas have been temporarily halted, Jummah and other congregational prayers have been canceled, Sunday school and weekly masjid halaqas have been postponed indefinitely. It’s a lot to wrap our heads around in such a short period of time, especially seeing the negative effects this virus has taken on our society; from grocery aisles being wiped out to social distancing, our world has drastically changed.  It’s okay to be worried and it’s okay to be concerned because with these valid...

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A Ramadan Success Guide: Pre-Ramadan Edition

Let’s be real - many of us have hefty goals to achieve in Ramadan and we wish to transform ourselves into our best version. Before getting into the nitty-gritty details of how to prepare yourself for Ramadan, let’s talk about the steps needed to take before you sit down and write down your Ramadan goals. Achieving success, especially in this holy month, is not by chance, it comes from strategy, and that strategy comes from getting ahead of the game before Ramadan arrives - let’s get into it, shall we?   RUN ERRANDS During Ramadan, don’t you feel like your laundry list of things to do is neverending? Imagine taking care of everything before Ramadan starts. By doing this, your...

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The Role Models of Our Time

Continuing our discussion from last week and into this fabulous month of women empowerment, today we wanted to talk about role models who speak not only Veiled Beaut’s mantra but to hundreds and thousands of women across the world. Fashion Role Models: Leena Asad from With Love, Leena Not only is Leena a joy to watch on YouTube, but she brings a fun and fresh outlook through her wardrobe and classic hijab styles. Something we love her for is helping women who struggle with fashion and making them feel empowered and beautiful in hijab. Jaserah Asadullah from Simply Jaserah Jaserah began her career by simply wanting to share her hijab journey with us all, and became into something so much...

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