“In the world of economics, they say “a rising tide lifts all boats.” I believe the same is true in beauty – especially in matters of representation. I don’t necessarily need to see myself in everything as long as I can see different groups represented. Instead of sameness, I want to see all the ways we are different. Which is why, although I’m not Muslim, I was excited and pleased to see a hijabi woman, Nura Afia, as a CoverGirl Ambassador.”
If you follow me on Instagram you may know that in addition to this blog, I work with an amazing group of women on the Fashion Studies Journal. The above is a snippet from a piece I recently wrote, “Why A Hijabi CoverGirl Matters To Me“.
Take a read and let me know what you think!