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Interesting observation of the day

Old Jan 16th 2011, 6:42 am
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99.99% of Muslim women who wear the black headscarf are covering....identically coloured black hair.
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Old Jan 16th 2011, 6:53 am
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99.99% of Muslim women who wear the black headscarf are covering....identically coloured black hair.
doubt that very much
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Originally Posted by Ethos83 View Post
99.99% of Muslim women who wear the black headscarf are covering....identically coloured black hair.
Do you mean the Muslim women here in the UAE? If so then yes, most have black hair so would be covering up the same colour.

However it's nothing to do with hair colour and everything to do with perceptions that showing hair is immodest and tempting to men

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Gulf Arab muslims? Check.
Indian Muslims? Check.
Pakistani Muslims? Check.
Indonesian Muslims? Check.
Malaysian Muslims? Check.
African Muslims? Curly but still black, so check.
Most Mediterranean Muslims? Check.

That leaves only a small minority of Balkan/Turkish/Caucasian as well as some Iranian Muslim women who might not have black hair.


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Old Jan 16th 2011, 8:00 am
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What about all the American, British and European ones?
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99.55% will have black hair as they are from one of the above mentioned regions.



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What about all the American, British and European ones?
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99.99% of Muslim women who wear the black headscarf are covering....identically coloured black hair.
who gives a shit
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but loads of them don't wear black headscarves...all the egyptians i know, for example, wear coloured headscarves...not quite sure what the point is, maybe i'm missing something, but then i've got blonde, not black hair...

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99.99% of Muslim women who wear the black headscarf are covering....identically coloured black hair.
What about older Muslim women...do they all dye their grey hair black ?
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99.55% will have black hair as they are from one of the above mentioned regions.
Most of them are...we're seeing a sad increase in the number of European women converting these days.

That said there are loads of Muslims leaving Islam in the West as well...most keep quiet about it though - something about being killed by relatives tends to make it an unpopular move!

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Darling,

While I am quite cognizant of the simple fact that many Muslim women, particularly from the Mediterranean countries and Iran, wear coloured headscarves, my particular observation here has to do with those who wear exclusively the black headscarf.

Those who do so are likely from certain regions/countries where the dominant ethnic background means they have shiny black hair. I only pointed out that it is, from my particular perspective, amusing to "hide" your black hair by covering it with identically coloured black cloth.

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but loads of them don't wear black headscarves...all the egyptians i know, for example, wear coloured headscarves...not quite sure what the point is, maybe i'm missing something, but then i've got blonde, not black hair...

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Darling,

While I am quite cognizant of the simple fact that many Muslim women, particularly from the Mediterranean countries and Iran, wear coloured headscarves, my particular observation here has to do with those who wear exclusively the black headscarf.

Those who do so are likely from certain regions/countries where the dominant ethnic background means they have shiny black hair. I only pointed out that it is, from my particular perspective, amusing to "hide" your black hair by covering it with identically coloured black cloth.
You forgot to add you're not racist and Islam is a religion of peace too

We all got it...don't bother explaining to those who don't.

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I still don't really get his point. Probably 25% or more are covering grey hair, which they may want to keep hidden in order to mask their true age. What about nuns and their black coverings?
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You forgot to add you're not racist and Islam is a religion of peace too

We all got it...don't bother explaining to those who don't.

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I still don't really get his point. Probably 25% or more are covering grey hair, which they may want to keep hidden in order to mask their true age. What about nuns and their black coverings?
More of the same nonsense. Mind you, as they tend not to wear a face full of make-up and hooker heels they are rather less hypocritical.
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