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  • Taking pictures of men - Dressing in underwear only to wax body hair Date: 27-7-2017

    Is it allowed to take pictures of anything including men and not capturing pictures of women? Am I allowed to wear underwear only in order to wax before marriage? .. More

  • Taking vitamin D injection for skin tan Date: 19-7-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. There is an injection that makes a person more tanned if exposed to sunlight (in a halal place, of course, where nobody can se me but Allaah.) The doctor told me to be in the sun because my body is in much need of vitamin D. I wear the niqab by the way. This injection is very common for people who have a deficiency of vitamin D and.. More

  • Wearing human hair wig and wiping over it during Wudhoo‘ Date: 1-5-2017

    I have been wearing wigs of natural, not artificial, hair for five years because my original hair entirely fell out. These wigs have temporary adhesives and they can be changed from time to time. People used to see me in this way and know that it is not my original hair. What is the Sharee'ah ruling on wearing such hair, wipe over it in wudhoo’ (ablution),.. More

  • Wearing wigs before non-mahram men Date: 1-5-2017

    I am a mother of two children; one is eight years old, and the other is two years old. I live in a country in Northern Europe. I have been wearing the hijab since last Ramadan. I have started working two months ago at a university (in the office of accounts). However, I feel strange, especially when I am in a meeting. I feel embarrassed because everyone.. More

  • Ruling on woman wearing hair grip Date: 1-5-2017

    Is it permissible for a woman to wear a hair grip that does not show the size of the hair from behind the head cover? Is it permissible to wear a hair grip that shows the size of the hair before other women and mahram (permanently unmarriageable) men? In the later case, is it included in the Hadeeth in which the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,.. More

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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