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  • Wants to Use Medical Makeup to Cover Scars on His Face Date: 28-4-2021

    Dear Shaikh, I’m a man with a big surgical scar on my cheek. I’ve suffered a lot of depression because of this scar for many years including hurtful comments, constant stares and disgusted expressions. Recently I came across a special type of medical makeup that can be used to cover such scars. This makeup can be worn for 1-2 days without taking.. More

  • Cases When Cosmetic Plastic Surgeries are Permitted Date: 14-7-2019

    I have a nose which is bit big and and I am suffering mentally because of that can i undergo surgery insha allah in future to fix it? Is it considered shirk .. 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

  • Woman using cosmetic fillers to hide masculine features Date: 24-10-2017

    I would like to know whether it is permissible for a women who has masculine features to have temporary cosmetic fillers and treatments, just the bare minimum to help correct the issues to help her look more feminine for her husband and help relieve her psychological distress in this matter. .. More

  • Ruling on jaw surgery to eliminate defect Date: 7-6-2017

    This is to clarify some confusion regarding a question I have asked previously. I asked about jaw surgery. My orthodontist told me that my lower jaw is underdeveloped, which makes my upper teeth protrude outwards. I was confused whether it would be permissible to get surgery done or not. I got a reply that it is permissible if it is obvious and causes.. More

  • Making artificial organs Date: 3-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Does Islam ban humans from making artificial organs? It is impossible for humans to make better organs than Allaah, right? Please provide references. .. More

  • Surgery to treat gynecomastia Date: 12-11-2016

    Is one allowed to have surgery for gynecomatsia? .. More

  • Treating lumps on forehead and skin discoloration Date: 1-9-2016

    Hello, my name is Sam, and I have these two big lumps on my forehead, and I do not know what it is, but I am scared to get it checked out in case that it is haram and against my religion; what do you think I should do? Please reply. I have one more thing to add, which is that as I grew up, I started to notice that my skin color is not the same everywhere,.. More

  • Cosmetic surgery to reform bat ears Date: 13-7-2016

    I read from ur website that doing an opertaion to normalize big nose are permissible in Islam as it is a defect , can i know wheather protruding ears or bat ears are also deemed a defect ? and is it allowed for me to undergo the operation ? .. More

  • Use of breast lift products is permissible Date: 1-9-2015

    Is it permissible to use breast lift and enlargement products to treat flabby breasts after pregnancy and suckling? .. More

  • Ruling on using a nose huggie Date: 16-1-2015

    Ruling on using nose huggie .. More

  • Hair transplantation surgery to correct unsightly beard growth Date: 11-7-2014

    Asalaam alaikom warahmatollah, First I want to say that I ask Allah to grant you paradise for clearing alot of misconceptions via this website. My question is is it permissible to perform a beard transplantation where the hair of the head is transplanted to the cheeks in order to get a full beard. The reason why I ask this question is because I lack.. More

  • There is no need to undo the breast implants Date: 5-4-2014

    Assalamualaikum. A woman after childbearing had done breast implant to please her husband only when she had less hidayah.her husb. is extremely happy with her for she has more hidaya n taqwa so she feels guilty.and is thinking of undoing that surgery and separating from her husb as she will be of no use to him.what advice should I give her.?.. More

  • Ruling on cosmetic surgery to correct an embarrassing deformity Date: 6-3-2014

    I require clarification on an issue. I am thinking of undergoing a cosmetic procedure for my chin due to the fact that my lower jaw is recessive and is smaller and pushed back than the rest of my face (I have been told by a surgeon - not muslim though) This affects me mentally and constantly distracts me and makes me feel down. I have read that it is.. More

  • Wearing dental braces just to please the husband Date: 10-2-2014

    My husband is not pleased with my teeths and he wants the front teeths to be cut and that I wear braces pure only for beautification, is that permissible? What does islam say about being too honest, like your husband saying that he does not like dark skin colour (i am dark skinned) and that I walk weird etc. Sometimes he really says hurtful things and.. More