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The blue tint serves as a cosmetic, as it is considered to be attractive, but the dye is also a natural moisturizer and sunscreen. All the Blue People belong to the Tuareg tribes, but there are other Tuaregs who do not wear these blue robes and therefore are not Blue People. One of the most unusual features of the Blue People is the amount of power held by the females of the tribe. Unlike most Islamic societies, the women are unveiled, and the men cover their noses and mouths with the tail ends of their gauzy turbans, because it is believed that djinn (evil spirits) can invade the body through the mouth and nostrils.

Escape temperatures that can be exceedingly high. As a result, they are even more inclined to entertain and socialize well into the wee hours of the morning when the weather is more pleasant. Extended family is extremely important in Gulf countries, and the women share warm, close relationships—perhaps even more so because many societies there continue to segregate men and women. Singing, dancing, and telling stories are ways that women strengthen those relationships and entertain themselves as well as preserve their rich heritage.

It is common for the audience to sing along, clap, shout encouragement, and, of course, engage in the ever-present ululation, the zaghroota. The women who provide music of this type are not generally judged by particular musical standards or criteria as they might be in Western countries, but rather by their ability to touch and move their audiences on an emotional level. A live band is not always available, of course, so women also enjoy dancing to the recorded music of many popular Arabic singers.

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