If you’ve ever walked by a Yeshiva, you’ll notice the female students wearing long skirts and sleeves, and possibly tights.
But how and to what you degree you cover up is largely cultural and not so much a matter of scripture. While the tradition of covering one’s hair is vaguely alluded to in scripture, how this rule is interpreted and practiced is very much cultural.
We were issued a makeup kit with eye shadow, foundation, blush and lipstick and expected to wear it – in boot camp, in August, in Parris Island, South Carolina.
Why I saved the make-up brushes that are now thirty-six years old, I simply do not know. And they now are still in my make-up basket in my bathroom. We Women Marines had etiquette classes and were taught that when in a skirted uniform we must always wear or carry white gloves (really), wear girdles (really) full slips (really) and high heels. Women Marines didn’t smoke while walking and certainly didn’t call each other “you guys.” We heard through the grapevine that the reason for all of this was because the Marine Corps wanted to change the masculine image the public saw of its women.
That was when we soon found out that it was evidently the year of the lady in the Marine Corps.
I look at all the real women now defending our country and marvel that the most important thing we had to worry about was if our lipstick matched our cap cord.
"I was getting ready for a wedding and sending my friends photos, asking their opinions on my look. "I have two boyfriends in Ireland, and they're both named Steven. I'm going to visit, and I have to split it up: three days with Steven 1, three days with Steven 2." —10. To get back at him, I posted a picture on Tinder and asked for dick pics, but I used his number instead of mine.
In stricter sects, married women are expected to cover their hair with some sort of covering and/or a wig.
Some extremely Orthodox women even go as far as to shave their natural hair once they’re married.
Charles and Sandy Trotter, parents of 19-year-old college student who was raped and murdered in1999.
Larry Ray Swearingen was convicted in July 2000 of the capital murder of Melissa Trotter.