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BuzzFeed highlights some fantastic hijab-wearing cosplayers

Photos: @queenofluna/@malanamcosplay via Instagram

Summer is Comic Con season, which means cosplayers are out in full force, with all the creativity and double-stick tape that entails. And a new BuzzFeed listicle is celebrating one specific subgenre of cosplayers: Those who wear hijabs. Billed—in true BuzzFeed fashion—as “15 Hijabi Cosplayers That Are Goals AF,” Ikran Dahir’s article links to a whole bunch of great Instagram posts by cosplayers who wear the traditional Muslim head covering.

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People incorporate headscarves into their cosplay in a lot of different ways. Some use their hijabs to mimic a character’s hair:

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While others use their hijabs as a way to top off their cosplay:

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In particular, Malaysian makeup artist Saraswati (a.k.a. @queenofluna on Instagram) has a stunning collection of fandom-inspired looks:

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[via BuzzFeed]

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