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At East Falls salon, Muslim women relax, uncover in comfort

June 21, 2018 GMT

By Staff

When hair stylist Hullema Reddick goes outside, she’s covered from head to toe in traditional Muslim garb, with nothing showing but her eyes. Inside her salon, Hstylze, it’s a different story.

There, when she is in the presence of only women, she can trade the hijab for jeans, jewelry, and makeup as she dyes and styles hair, helping women boost their confidence in an environment free of men. Admittedly, it’s been challenging growing a business built on beauty when potential clients can’t see what she looks like beneath her niqab (face covering).

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