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  • Repentance for being tattooed Date: 20-3-2005

    I've read that the one who is a tattooer and the ones who get tattooed are cursed by Allaah. But if the tattooed repents getting a tattoo and tries to follow the book of Allaah and the Sunnah of the Prophet Muhammad  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) will he or she be forgiven or excused for it pending on how much Eemaan they gain and is it better.. More

  • Tattoos in Islam Date: 3-3-2005

    Why are tattoos banned in Islam? No they don't affect health, nothing will happen to you if you get a little tattoo. Also, if it affects Taharah, that is not true. Does God Al-mighty care about a little centimeter of dotted skin? .. More

  • Wearing braces on her teeth; family problems Date: 6-1-2005

    1) I have a doubt about using braces for teeth, recently I read in an Islamic book that we cannot beautify our teeth by cutting there are using artificial teeth, etc., but I would like to know is it forbidden to wear braces also because my teeth are out of shape so I would like to use braces.. Can you please suggest me the right advice. 2).. More

  • High hair style for women Date: 3-1-2005

    I would like to know the ruling on a Muslim woman wearing her hair in a high bun (on top of her head), like bridal hair style for example... More

  • Sudden appearance of gray hair at age 20 Date: 30-12-2004

    I have all of a sudden started to grow a few white hairs and Subhanallaah, I am only 20 years-old. May I please have some advice to not worry about them. I've heard that it's a sign from Allaah but what does it mean? Is it a bad thing or good? If you could please answer I would be thankful. .. More

  • Proper hair care Date: 28-10-2004

    Is it Haraam to use gel and spike the hair?.. More

  • Women shaving their beard Date: 24-10-2004

    I heard a tape of Shaykh al-Albaani where he was asked by Shaykh al-Huwayni about a woman that naturally grows a beard. Shaykh al-Huwayni asked Shaykh al-Albaani if the woman could shave her beard but the Shaykh replied with the negative and insisted that she should not. Is this the common opinion among Muslim scholars?.. More

  • Woman keeping long clean finger nails Date: 28-7-2004

    Whats the rule of a woman keeping long hand nails and clean? .. More

  • Letting the hair reach the shoulders Date: 5-7-2004

    Why did the prophet use grow his hair long? Why should we follow it?.. More

  • Dying hair black Date: 20-6-2004

    My friend has thin white hairs in his moustache. He is very young and he is about to be married. Can he dye those hairs black to look better? Some people said that it is not permissible to dye the hair black. Is it true? Regards. .. More

  • Dying one's hair beard blond Date: 17-6-2004

    Is it permissible to dye one's beard blond knowing that the original color is black? .. More

  • Plaiting synthetic material with her real hair Date: 14-6-2004

    I have recently undergone chematherapy for cancer. The drugs I was taking made me lose my hair. The problem is I am of West Indian origin and usually plait my hair for it to grow. Because the hair is so short the only thing to plait is synthetic strands intertwined with my hair to help it to grow. Once the hair is at a reasonable length then I would.. More

  • Coloring the hair black, its original color Date: 13-6-2004

    I know it is Haram to color the hair black. I colored my hair with a different color. Unfortunately the color is permanent, I was wondering if it was haram to color it black so I can make it return back to its original color which was black. I am confused. Please verify this question for me. .. More

  • Changing the colour of one's eyebrows Date: 25-5-2004

    I am a girl. I know that removing hair of eyebrows is forbidden but what about changing the colour of eyebrows? Please answer me since my appearance is very bad?.. More

  • Plaiting women's hair with rubber and thread Date: 25-5-2004

    I want to know the Islamic ruling on a woman plaiting her hair with rubber or thread to beautify her. Secondly I want to know the Islamic ruling on the celebration of Maulid Naby (the Prophet's (Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam) birthday)... More