haircovering

On Uncovering My Hair

On Uncovering My Hair

It feels very good to finally be writing this. Three years ago I uncovered my hair. It was a difficult decision, but in retrospect, it shouldn’t have been. I want you to know that this…

Leelach Headcoverings – Product Review

Leelach Headcoverings – Product Review

I cover my hair. Every day. There are days when this is the hardest thing ever, especially when my hair looks so good that it’s a shame to cover it up. But I have found…

The Purpose of Hair Covering – To Cover The Hair, or To Be Aware?

The Purpose of Hair Covering – To Cover The Hair, or To Be Aware?

I had a moment today where I got all panicked that I had left the house without covering my hair. I was sitting in the library and all of a sudden had the need to…

From the Mailbag: Hair Covering

From the Mailbag: Hair Covering

Received this morning from a reader: Hi HaDassah –   I have been pondering this issue for a long while, and wanted to hear your thoughts and those of your readers.     I have…

Spirituality and Religion

Spirituality and Religion

I identify as a Jewish Woman. Not just a woman, not just a Jew. Equal parts both. Take one or the other away and you won’t have an accurate representation of who or what I…

Not Tzanua

Apparently, tweeting / facebooking about my hair is not tzanua. Not only am I not allowed to show it to the world, talking about is also verboten!! Last week I decided to do something about the…

Heinous or Harmless – Hair Covering and Dating

I have a friend “Roni” who was unfortunately widowed a while ago. She is the mother of young children trying to bring them up as grounded as possible, without a husband at her side. She…

Modesty in the Hospital

A few people have mentioned this topic to me, or asked me what my modesty plans were with my upcoming surgery. Do I plan to keep my hair covered all the time in the hospital,…

Headscarf Help

So, I bought these awesome headscarves in Israel – fancy ones that you can wrap around your head and make a real statement with. I love them – but they do not stay in place….

Hair Woes

From the time we are little girls we are obsessed with our hair. It is our crowning glory and many hours are spent on straightening, or curling, blow drying, moussing, gelling, colouring etc. That does…

Modesty – for the entire family?

From the mailbox: Dear HSM I was at a Canadian indoor water park and saw a number of frum families where dads and sons were shirtless and in shorts frolicking while mom and daughters were…

GIVEAWAY!!

Hair coverers – would you like to win two beautiful pre-tied bandannas from DoubleHeaderUSA? Leave me a comment explaining why you (or your wife) love to wear pre-tieds, or leave me a funny hair-covering story,…