307 fatwas

  • Piercing different parts of body for beautification purposes Date: 1-5-2017

    My question is somehow embarrassing. Is it permissible for a wife to pierce different parts of her body, such as the underlap, navel, and tongue in order to attach earrings with her husband's permission? Please advise. Thanks for your efforts. May Allah help you work for the interest of the Ummah (Muslim community). .. More

  • Fixing artificial eyelashes is form of unlawful hair extension and constitutes changing Creation of Allah Date: 30-4-2017

    You have already mentioned in a fatwa that fixing artificial eyelashes is prohibited. What is the wisdom behind this prohibition? If I misunderstood the answer, could you please clearly correct me? .. More

  • Cream containing stearic acid Date: 22-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. Cosmetics like shaving cream or lotion contain stearic acid, which is a saturated fatty acid (most animal fats are saturated) with an 18-carbon chain with the IUPAC name octadecanoic acid. Is it halal to use that shaving cream on the skin given that all shaving creams contain stearic acid? Please.. More

  • Husband refuses to let wife color hair Date: 10-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. I am an American revert who is married to a Muslim man. I wear a full veil outside, I wanted to add color to my hair as I know that coloring the hair is permitted. My husband says that I cannot color it because he does not want me to do so. Does he have that right in Islam, to take away from me the.. More

  • Wearing necklaces with names of Prophets Date: 8-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Please do not mention any other reference of previous fatwas, I would be grateful for your efforts. Are we allowed to wear chains with the names of Prophet Muhammad, Jesus, Moses and such, peace be upon them? .. More

  • Woman using camphor oil before going to masjid Date: 4-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. I have an oil which is used for pain relief; it has camphor in it, which, to my knowledge, is a kind of fragrance used to wash the dead. My question is: being a woman, applying fragrance and passing next to non-Mahrams (permanently unmarriageable kin) is sinful, so can I apply this oil and go.. More

  • Plucking hair above and below eyebrows Date: 21-3-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. I have read a lot of the fatwas on this website regarding eyebrows, and I know that you mentioned in fatwa no. 136627 that what is considered deformed in eyebrows depends on the customs and traditions of people. The problem is that when I look around at the women in order to see whether my eyebrows.. More

  • Growing hair longer to appeal to girl Date: 15-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. if a guy knows that the girl he intended to marry has a liking for men with slightly long hair and he grows his hair longer so that she is more likely to accept him, is that ok? .. More

  • Men wearing wig because of hair loss Date: 22-12-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. What is the ruling on using wigs and a custom-fit hair prosthesis for men who suffer hair loss? Is it the same even for non-human hair? May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • Using scissors and pocket mirror decorated with gold Date: 20-12-2016

    Assalaamu alaykoum. During my holidays in Spain, I bought my parents gifts. For my father, I bought small scissors decorated with gold, and even though I tried my best not to get anything with carvings or sculptures of animals, these scissors were made in the shape of a bird. (I did not notice this in the shop.) For my mum, I bought a pocket mirror.. More

  • Making heart-shaped gift boxes Date: 31-10-2016

    What is the ruling on making and selling heart-shaped gift boxes? .. More

  • Long hair makes him look handsome Date: 23-10-2016

    I am used to have my hair long, and I want to work in Dubai as a model. I look so nice with my hair long that people stare at me here in Algeria (including ladies), and they say that I am beautiful and handsome. Is this considered Fitnah (temptation, tribulation), and is being good-looking and letting my hair grow long considered Fitnah? Assalaamu alaykum.. More

  • Filling in light eyebrows with pencil or powder Date: 8-7-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Please, I want to ask a question concerning eyebrows. I that know it is haram to pluck them, but is it okay for someone with scanty eyebrows to fill them in with a pencil, powder, and so on? Is it okay to grow hair in the scanty places using a natural oil? May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • Hanging bells for home decor Date: 4-5-2016

    Is there any prohibition, according to Islam, on hanging ringing bells for home decor? .. More

  • The Sunnah in parting the hair Date: 13-12-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have been told here in my locality that we should part our hair in two and say, {Guide us to the straight path.} [Quran 6:1] Is this part of the Sunnah related to combing the hair? If not, then is there any other Sunnah related to combing the hair? May Allaah reward you. .. More