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5 Types of Eyebrows Every Palestinian Woman Has Seen

Hair is a topic that is very important for Palestinians. It is the first sign of maturity for children as they hit puberty. Lets face it -- we are Middle Eastern, and hairy is one of the adjectives that refers to us. For boys, as they start to grow mustache hair, it is a great moment for father and son to learn how to shave. For girls, that mother and daughter moment is getting her eyebrows done!

Beginners Guide: Unexplained Palestinian Cultural Norms

Do you ever wonder why Palestinians have certain cultural traditions that just don't make sense to you? Well,  the same can be said about other cultures too but it doesn't stop us from wondering. Maybe we are asking the wrong question and instead of asking why we should ask what to do. Here is a list of unexplained Palestinian cultural norms to enrich your cultural knowledge, and perhaps bring back some memories from your time spent with us. And if you do have an explanation to some of them, feel free to share with us.