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What is Hijab?
By the word Hijab, we generally mean a piece of cloth that some Muslim women wear as headscarf or head cover as a veil in public or in front of the non-mahrams (the marriageable one). But literally the hijab doesn’t mean the head cover.
The word Hijab came from the Arabic three root letters and they are “ha”, “jeem,” and “ba. By adding all, it becomes the word “hajaba” which indicates the meaning of “conceal or hide from view or veil”. It’s actually a word for “barrier”. For example, a wall could be a hijab, a curtain could be a hijab. It just got coined as “Hijab” from which we refer to the meaning of covering head for a woman in Islam.
But actually, that’s not the word for head covering in the Qur’an, nor the Arabs ever used it like that. So the word for head covering is actually “Khimar”, that we find in the Quran, what we usually understand as Hijab in general. The meaning of “Khimar” includes the covering of head, and then some other parts of the body. The Arab women before Islam also used to wear khimar, but they used to drape the extension behind the back. Then the Quran came and clearly commanded to draw the khimars, their head coverings in front of them, before the chest.
On the other hand, Hijab is not just a piece of cloth covering the head and chest. Hijab is the combination of overall modesty, decency and covering, concealing or protecting our adornments which may add attractiveness and grab attention of the non-mahrams. Hijab is the veil that covers a woman's head and chest as well as the entire body except for the face and hands; also hijab is the veil or barrier that should be maintained in every aspect of a woman’s conduct in her life. Hijab in the Quran concerns to protect both men’s and women’s “gaze, gait, garments and genitalia”. So Hijab is an overall state of being, the way we look, talk, walk, act – in every aspect, even in our intentions keeping the modesty and decency is called Hijab.
HOW DO I PLACE AN ORDER?
The Halal Hijab website has been designed with you in mind. We want to make sure that your shopping experience is as simple as possible, so when you have found a product you like, simply select the item you like, then add it to your cart. Then you just have to follow the steps of filling in the Customer information, the Shipping method and Finally the Payment method.
HOW CAN I SEE THE PRICES IN MY OWN COUNTRY'S CURRENCY?
The option to choose your currency can be found from the main menu bar which is located at the top-left corner of our website www.halalhijab.com on your phone. If you use a computer, you can find the option to change the currency on the top-right corner of the screen. From there you will be given a bunch of common currencies those are used by our customers more frequently, then you can choose yours to see all the prices in your own currency.
WHAT BENEFITS CAN I GET WEARING THE HIJABS FROM HALAL HIJAB?
The most important benefit is that you don't need to know how to wear hijab or any hijab tutorial to wear our hijabs. You don't need any pin, in some cases no cap to wear them and some are provided with free matching inner caps. They are all ready to wear instant hijabs which will save you tons of time and energy, hassle free and easy to maintain. They are all very comfortable, made with very high quality durable fabrics, which will last for your life.
You can know more important features and benefits of our products from every single product page. All the prices, detail descriptions and other important information can be received clicking on individual product from our website www.halalhijab.com.
HOW DO I FINALISE MY ORDER?
You may be asked to provide further security information in order to complete your order using our verified Master Card security measures (3-D Secure code - it’s an additional security layer for online credit and debit card transactions. This code is obtained through your bank only). Simply enter your personal code, and once your order has been accepted you will receive a confirmation email.
WHICH METHODS OF PAYMENT DO YOU ACCEPT?
Halal Hijab currently accepts the following payment methods: American Express, Master Card, PayPal and Visa.
DO I HAVE TO OPEN AN ACCOUNT WITH Halal Hijab TO PLACE AN ORDER?
If you do not wish to open an account with Halal Hijab simply fill in your shipping address when placing your order. However, opening an account with Halal Hijab means speeding up the whole process of ordering your product and also you will be the first to get all the insider information, including newsletters with exclusive offers and discounts.
WHEN WILL I BE CHARGED?
You will be charged once you have finalised your order online. If you have a discount code, enter it in the field marked 'discount code' before you proceed to the checkout. Your account will only be debited once your order has been validated. In the unlikely event that we are unable to fulfil your order, we will contact you immediately to notify you of any problems, and if necessary arrange a suitable replacement or cancel the item from your order.
HOW DO I GET THE 10% DISCOUNT FOR MY ORDERS?
You have to sign up just once using your first name, last name and email address to reveal the 10% discount code. You can find the fields to fill up to sign-up with us, at the bottom of every page of our website www.halalhijab.com.
When you sign up, you will get a discount code both on the prompt on screen immediately after signing up and into your email inbox as well, please also check your junk inbox in case you don’t receive the discount code in your normal inbox. Save this code with you. When you order a product/ products, you will find a box in the checkout to use the discount code, you need to put the discount code in that box, click “Apply” and you will see the total price will change giving you a 10% discount ! It's that easy !
WHAT ARE MY SHIPPING COST AND TIME?
You will get a FREE shipping cost for a total order value of $100 AUD and above.
We charge a flat rate of $8.99 AUD Australia wide and $15.99 AUD worldwide for the standard shipping cost for your order. Sometimes we give FREE shipping as our promotional activities.
The delivery time depends on the country, state or the city you live in. The following times are an estimation of how long it might take for your ordered products to reach the destination:
- Australia: 2-6 days (depending on the state)
- NSW, ACT: 2 business days
- QLD, SA: 3-4 business days
- VIC: 4 business days
- WA, NT, TAS: 5-6 business days
- USA: 6 days
- UK: 8 days
- Canada: 11 days
- New Zealand: 7 days
- Other Europe countries: 8-10 days
- For pre-order items 2-4 weeks (if applicable)
HOW DO I GET FREE SHIPPING?
You can get free shipping on order value of AUD $100 and above. Sometimes we give FREE shipping as our promotional activities.
HOW DO I RETURN ITEMS FROM MY ORDER?
Please assist us by providing the reason for your return and any comment you wish to make and return to Halal Hijab, PO Box 73, Beverly Hills NSW 2209 Australia. We recommend that you use registered mail to send items back to us as we cannot accept liability for loss or damage in transit. The goods are your responsibility until they reach our address. For more detail about Returns, please see the information in SHIPPING AND REFUND POLICY in the Footer section of all the pages.
WHAT IF THE HIJAB DOES NOT FIT ME ?
We make all our hijabs with such measurements that most of the average sized women in the world can fit into our hijabs. However, if you purchase a hijab from our online store and think it’s not fitting you, please take some quick pictures wearing the hijabs and send to firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can identify if there is any issue, give you some suggestions to solve the issue or fix it for the next time.
If we see that the hijab you bought, can’t fit you any how, then we are always happy to refund your money, once the hijabs are returned to our address. For detail information regarding shipping and refund, please visit the link Shipping and Refund Policy.
HOW CAN I GET A REFUND ?
If you buy our hijabs and have a valid reason to return it, then you can send the hijab to the following address:
Please make sure to post with a tracking number so that the parcel can be tracked and doesn’t get lost on it’s way.
Once we receive the parcel, then we check if there is any damage. If the item is intact and undamaged, then we will give you the full product price refund. Please note that the shipping cost is not refundable.