Orly's New Halal Nail Collection Is The Inclusive Beauty Product We've Been Waiting For

The collab with 'Muslim Girl' is 100 per cent halal

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If you're not Muslim, then considering whether your nail varnish complies with your religious beliefs is most likely a problem that's never occurred to you.

But for Muslim beauty obsessives that just want to get their mani on like everyone else, it can be a daily struggle.

Why? The act of wudu, a ritual ablution performed before prayer, requires that water must touch all parts of the body. Therefore, for women who abide by halal guidelines, regular nail varnish creates a barrier that ritual prayer water can't pass through.

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But even with over 2 million people in Britain classing themselves as Muslim, there's still a massive gap in the market for halal nail varnish. Like, supply and demand guys, seriously...

All that is about to change, however, with nail brand Orly and their brand spanking new collaboration with Muslimgirl.com, the largest online Muslim women's platform in the country.

Dubbing their six new shades #HalalPaint, the collection includes a beaut range of colours from molten rose gold and ice white, to our failsafe pedi shade – cherry red. And they're all totally prayer safe.

Created with 100% halal ingredients certified by the Islamic Society of the Washington Area, the 'breathable' varnishes are the inclusive beauty product 2017 needed. Because excluding an entire demographic of women just isn't cool anymore.

Speaking in a statement about the collab, Azmia Magane, MuslimGirl.com's chief of staff said:

'This line is important because there are so many girls and young women who aren't represented in mainstream beauty. They either don't fit that definition or see things about them that are designed without them, instead of for them and by them. This is our way of bridging that gap.'

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The second best bit? The punny names of course. Never ones to tire of beauty products' hilarious names (we're still not over Essie's Topless And Barefoot varnish) we're all about Orly's latest additions.

'Many of us are the girls who could never find our names on a key chain, so we wanted to make sure we provided that experience through this collection,' said MuslimGirl.com founder Amani Al-Khatahtbeh.

With that in mind you can take your pick from 'Haram-Bae' (the purple red), 'Wallah Bro Wipe Out' (the glossy top coat) and our personal favourite, 'What The Fatima?' (the rose gold).

Inclusive beauty products with a purpose and great names? We're adding them to our shopping basket asap. Nab yours at halalpaint.com.

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