Photographs and text by Mona Hoobehfekr [link to photographers instagram page]. Wearing a hijab became compulsory in Iran during the first few months after the Islamic Revolution in 1979. Since then, women, and especially girls, gradually started to care about their appearance more considering their new look. [Read More]
Maryam Yousefi, 29, student of physical training. Maryam applies makeup 2-3 times a day. She started it at the age of 15 and spends around $60 a month. She racily notes that she looks into the mirror a few times a day, especially in her car.