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Questions about the teachings on hair, be it head hair, facial hair, pubic hair, armpit hair or that on the rest of the body.

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Is it permissible to have a man's hair bun if so should it be untied when praying?

Is it permissible to have a man's hair bun if so should it be untied when praying? It's not like a Camel Hump, it's behind the head and no long bun, example as below; Please note that there is no ...
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Why is hair covering a thing?

This is a question that is applicable to all religions. I read that all major religions have some ruling for covering the hair for women. In my experience in Islam it is more strict. In Islam, what is ...
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Is it ok to upload hair pictures and videos only?

I make hair related content, where i share haircare/ growth tips for which i have to show my hair only so that audience can rely on my techniques and sometimes i have to show tutorials for certain ...
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Is it necessary to cut anus hairs

Is it necessary to shave anus hairs and if a person finds difficulty in cutting them after 2-3 times he had already cut them but the skin is causing issues and the hairs are just normal should i leave ...
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Ruling on Cutting your Hair and Nails before Eid ul Adha?

Salaam, I wanted to know that if My Father does the sacrifice of an animal. Does it mean I also would have to cut my hair and nails before Zil Hajj starts? Or only the person who is doing the ...
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Can a Man trim his Unibrows(Hair Between Eyebrows) in Islam?

Assalam o Alaikum, I already know that cutting the eyebrows in Islam is Haram but what about the Unibrows(The Hair Between Eyebrows). They look very bad on my face and I have trimmed my Unibrows 2 ...
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Which colours is a person allowed to dye his hair with [duplicate]

I wanted to know which colours can you dye your hair with? I know you have to avoid black but are all the colors except black allowed or just a few like natural hair Colors?
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Can I use same shaving machine for beard and private hair?

Assalam o alaikum, I find it convenient to use shaving machine to remove my private hair. Now, my question is, can use the same machine for my public hair as well? Jazak-Allah,
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Ruling on cutting hair short (women)

Is it permissible to have hair cut short if there is a necessity? I suffer from excessive hair loss (a lot) and I had my hair cut short. I only did it for purpose of necessity, not for imitation (of ...
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How did the Prophet pbuh wipe his hair in wudu if his hair was long (up to shoulders)?

Assalamu Alaikum, I have trouble with this in wudu because I have a lot of hair that reaches between my earlobes and shoulders so when I wipe my hair with water in wudu backwards and forwards it goes ...
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Is keeping white/grey hair/beard haram? [duplicate]

I would like to extend this question (unanswered) I read here that, “The Jews and the Christians do not dye their hair, so be different from them.” (Narrated by al-Bukhaari, 3275; Muslim, 2103). ...
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How to wash long hair when making ghusl?

I have long hair which I can't get cut due to barbers being closed due to COVID-19 Lockdown Restrictions. This makes it quite difficult for me to make ghusl since you have to make sure the water ...
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Why is dyeing hair not obligatory?

The prophet صلى الله عليه وسلم said: “The Jews and the Christians do not dye (their hair) so do the opposite to them” as recorded by Al-Bukhaari, Muslim, Ahmad, Abu Daawood and An-Nasaa’i. Yet no ...
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Are we allowed to dye our hair in more vibrant colours?

I want to dye my hair a green because I want it. I like the colour not because of other people. Am I allowed?
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Is it haram for a man to shave their arms or legs?

I am a young male and my parents say that men aren’t supposed to shave their arms and/or legs. I don’t see the problem with it, is it haram? My older sisters do it, why can’t I? I think of the same ...
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I have a question about women haircut [duplicate]

Asalam aleikom, I am married. And actually I am so attracted with short hair (pixie cut). And my wife she doesn’t like short hair (pixie cut) at all. I have asked her so many times she did cut a few ...
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Dying hair even though it is not white

I want to die my hair. I'm a man and I do not have white/gray hair, it is still black. I know if i dye it, it needs to be a natural color. So is it permissible for me to dye my hair?
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Is dying your hair haram?

I've noticed people saying that it is haram to dye your hair black, and I wanted to know if that is true or not. So please help me out.
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Is it obligatory for Muslims to cut their pubic hair? [duplicate]

Is it obligatory for Muslim men / women to shave / cut pubic hair around the penis / vagina? If it is so, then what is the authentic hadith in its favor? Or is there any mention about this in the Qur'...
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Should I refrain from trimming pubic and facial hair if I want to offer a sacrifrice?

I know you shouldn't cut your nails and hair for Qurbani (sacrifice) but is that including facial and pubic hair? If we can't cut facial and pubic hair, can we just trim it?
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Is women hair cutting prohibited in Islam? [duplicate]

I have searched but didn't get any exact answer that, Are women allowed to cut hairs in Islam? Only cutting of hairs from bottom is prohibited? Or to make hairs like boy cut is prohibited?
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It is allowed in Islam for women to remove unnecessary hairs from face like beard?

some women have beard on there faces due to any hormonal problem or reaction of a medicine. so is it allowed in Islam to remove that unnecessary hairs from face or not?
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Is ablution performed correct when a person wear an oil on a head?

I search and in a Quran (Holy Book of Muslims) I find this Ayat. (4:3) "O you who have believed, when you rise to [perform] prayer, wash your faces and your forearms to the elbows and wipe over your ...
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If I apply oil on my hair then is my ablution valid or not?

If I apply oil on my hair then is my ablution valid or not? I've searched this from 3 to 4 days but I can't find a proper answer which satisfy me.
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Is it haram for women to use steel blades to shave hair?

There is a concept among muslim women that they cannot use steel blades for removing hair, some might say it is haram. So even removing hair is painful e.g through waxing is it fine unless it is not ...
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Is it forbidden that a Muslim women do haircuts on a non Muslim or kafir woman?

I'm a woman hairdresser living in a Christian country, Am I allowed to do haircuts to woman non believers as my hairdressing business based on the Islamic laws?
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Which oil did Prophet Muhammad PBUH use?

I've read in various ahadith that Prophet Muhammad PBUH used oil in his head. Does anyone know which oil he used? By "which", I mean like coconut oil, argan oil, macadamia oil, almond oil etc.
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Is eyebrow threading permissible if it's done for oneself, and not to show off?

Nowadays, women and girls have shape their eyebrows, such as through eyebrow threading (which may extend to the full face). My opinion is that most of them do it just to show off. However, if this ...
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Isn't dyeing your hair except with black flawed?

We are allowed to dye the grey/white beard / head hairs except with black as this is deceiving making you look younger than you are. However if your natural hair colour is not black but brown, then ...
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How do we reconcile ahadith which imply dying one's hair black is haram, given that black hair occurs naturally?

From Can I dye my beard or hair black?, we see that there's a bunch of ahadith which prohibit dying one's hair black. For example: "Some people will dye their hair black like the breasts of ...
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To give charity equal to the weight in silver of the shaved hair of new born?

Is it true that people should give charity equal to the weight in silver of the shaved hair of new born. As my mother is suggesting me to do this for my new born baby?
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girls having coarse, thick, black hair are haram/halal

If girl have coarse, thick, black hair growth on any part of her body like armpit, pelvic(vagina/vulva), arms,legs,abdomen,chin etc; then are they considered as haram ? Are light, thin and less hair ...
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Does dying your hair navy blue (which looks black) come under the ruling of dying your hair black?

Salaam, I’ve read that black hair dye is forbidden in Islam- those who do will not even smell the scent of paradise however i read that black mixed with another colour is fine, so does navy (a dark ...
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Is it obligatory to shave the head when doing Hajj?

I have shoulder length hair. Is it obligatory to get my head shaved bald? The reason I ask is because of this verse who says one shouldn't shave the head until the offering is done: ... وَلَا ...
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Do kaafir have to get his head shaved when he becomes a muslim?

Do kaafir have to his head shaved when he becomes a muslim?
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Is you wudhu valid if you put on hair gel/spray on your hair after you complete wudhu?

I know that if you have hair gel/hair spray on you, you must get rid of it before you do wudhoo as the water cannot get to your hair. However, if you do wudhoo first and then put on hair gel/hair ...
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Women aren't allowed to show their hair to non-mahrams. What about wigs?

Women aren't permitted to show their hair to non-mahrams. Lets say that there was a wedding, and lots of non-mahram men were present. Will the woman be allowed to wear a wig (and style it) so she does ...
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Can men leave their hair short in sides and long in middle?

Should men get their hair equally cut in sides and middle or can they leave it short in sides and long in middle? I have seen some men get their hair cut equally on whole scalp.
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How can a woman get a haircut in a non-Islamic country?

In an Islamic country, such as Iran or Saudi Arabia, I presume a woman getting a haircut would be a matter of going to a women-only hairdresser. If I went to get a haircut in China (where I am now), ...
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Can a woman cut a man's hair (and vice versa)?

The haircut shops near me have mostly women cutting the hair. Can I let a female cut my hair?
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Can a woman shave her legs and arms?

I am a 13 year old Muslim girl. I want to know if I am able to remove my body hair. My mum allows me to remove pubic hair yet forbids to do it anywhere else. I hate my body hair but I want to know if ...
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What is the reason why it is haram to dye one's hair black? [duplicate]

The Prophet Muhammad (SAWS) said to a person who had white hair: “Change this white hair but avoid black.” Saheeh Muslim (5476 The Prophet also said: “There will be people at the end of time ...
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How is wearing a wig imitating the kafir?

Islam Q&A write: If a woman wears a wig and adorns herself with it, even if she does this for her husband, she is imitating the kaafir women, which the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be ...
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Does dying one's beard or hair black play a role in jihad?

In Ibn Hajar Haytami's list of "enormities", item 111 is: Dying the beard or hair black for other than jihad or the like. (Also mentioned at Islam Q&A.) Question: Does dying one's beard or ...
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Can a woman's hair be partially visible from Shia and Sunni viewpoints?

I see that Iran's women's hair is visible from under their headscarves. Is it allowed by Shia fiqh? Is it denied by Sunni mazhabs?
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Is removing of hair where the eyebrows meet considered haram?

Is removing of hair where the eyebrows meet, i.e., the area above the nose and between the eyebrows, considered haram? I have a unibrow and was wondering if I could shave off the middle area. I read ...
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Is dying your hair allowed for a 12 year old?

I'm a 12 year old Muslim, and I want to know if dying my hair is allowed? And can I pray if I dye my hair?
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How do you remove hair from around your anus

The scholars state it is recommended to do this as filth can attach to the hair and it is included in the definition of pubic hair. Now I don't wish to use a razor but just a trim - looking in a ...
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Shaving in Islam [duplicate]

Assalamualaikum, I am 15 and I have just found out about the ruling of shaving the pubic hair (men's). I wanted to know if you could simply just cut it very short with scissors rather than shaving it ...
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A Muslim woman should not dye her hair "in the manner of kaafir women"; what does that preclude?

Islam Q&A writes concerning a woman dying her hair: With regard to changing it with different colours of dye, the basic principle is that it is permissible, unless it is done in the manner of ...
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