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  • Cosmetic Products That Include intoxicating Substances Date: 8-9-2019

    Asalamalykoum! respected sheikh I have two questions. (1) is it allowed to use alcohol based beauty products such as face cream, body spray, lotion, toothpaste etc. And also can we use these products such as face cream in ramadan during fast as it nourishes the skin in case it migh absord in skinjQuery1110001272117397107797_1554797349213 (2) My brother.. More

  • Cases That Make Cosmetic Surgery Permissible Date: 17-10-2018

    Salaam AlaykumI am a woman and was wondering in which cases cosmetic surgery is allowed in Islam?I have a pretty big (abnormal) gap between my lips and my nose (philtrum), which makes me look very masculine, and it bothers me and lowers my self-esteem. Is it allowed for me to have a cosmetic surgery to shorten the gap? .. More

  • Using ayurvedic products whose base is cow urine Date: 7-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am 25 year old and have been suffering from hair fall for the last few years. I searched online to get information regarding chemical-free shampoos. I finally decided to use a biotic shampoo which is an ayurvedic product. I decided to use it because it is mild and alcohol and chemical free, but one of my friend told me not to use.. More

  • Man using cosmetics to hide acne Date: 1-5-2017

    Is it permissible for a man to wear make-up in order to hide acne? .. 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

  • Ruling on using cosmetics manufactured from human and animal embryos Date: 3-9-2015

    Question 1- What is the ruling on using cosmetics containing parts of human embryos? 2- What is the ruling on using cosmetics containing parts of the placenta and umbilical cord of the fetus? 3- What is the ruling on using cosmetics containing ingredients extracted from animal embryos, including pigs? .. More

  • Women are forbidden to go out with Kohl in their eyes Date: 1-9-2015

    Is it permissible for a woman to go out of her home while applying kohl to her eyes? .. More

  • Ruling on women's use of lip balms Date: 1-9-2015

    I know that a Muslim woman is forbidden from wearing a complete set of makeup, i.e. on the eyes, lips or skin. But what is the ruling if she uses lip balm only? .. More

  • Regulations for using adornments and cosmetics Date: 1-9-2015

    What is the Islamic ruling on using cosmetics or what is called make-up for woman? Are some forms permissible and others impermissible? Are they permissible in certain times and places? .. More

  • A pregnant woman using creams with urea Date: 21-1-2014

    There is a cream used by pregnant women to treat the stretch marks on the belly resulting from pregnancy. Urea is one of the components of this cream. Is it permissible to use it? Is it impure or not? .. More

  • Applying nail polish claimed to be non-waterproof Date: 10-5-2013

    Asalamo Alaykum my daughter -who is 15 years old- heard about a new nail polish that is supposedly water permeable. This nail polish looks and feels exactly like the regular kind. A sheikh named Islam web did some testing to the product to see if it allows water to reach the nails, and he said it does, so my daughter and a lot of her friends took this.. More

  • A woman going out while applying foundation on her face Date: 18-8-2009

    Assalaamu alaikum, I would like to know that Is it allowed to put foundation only if u go outside? No make-up nothing else just foundation. Jazak Allah khair .. More

  • Applying Ithmid (antimony) to the eyes Date: 18-8-2009

    Assalamualaykum I had listen and and saw a hadeeth regarding using surma in eyes.Propher Muhammad Sallallahualayhiwasallam used Ismad(Alif-Saa-Meem-Daal) and said it grows the eyelashes and increases the eye sight power.Is it sunnah to use that surma?What is Ismad surma(Definition and its tafseer)? Where it can be found? I have a red coloured surma.. More

  • Using lanolin face cream Date: 29-7-2009

    Assalaamu alaikum, I would like to buy a face cream and I asked the company about the ingredients. They use lanolin that is from sheep`s wool the others are from plants. Is it allowed? .. More

  • Using a hair dye containing Vitis Vinifera Date: 20-5-2009

    Assalamu Alaykum, Is Vitis Vinifera halal? I found it in my hair dye. If it is haram, will i have to cut my hair off?.. More