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Are we allowed to dye our hair?

Are we allowed to dye our hair in Islam? These two hadiths contradict each other Dawud :: Book 34 : Hadith 4210 Narrated Abdullah ibn Mas'ud: The Prophet of Allah (peace_be_upon_him) disliked ten ...
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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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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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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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What hair length am i allowed to keep?

i'm a girl. How long must i keep my hair? what is the minimum length required? my hair grow fast and my mother doesn't let me cut them saying that women must keep their hair long. I dont mind the long ...
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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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Are hair extensions allowed?

Is it haram to wear hair extensions for your husband ? Or in gatherings with other ladies? Are we allowed to use real hair and if not real hair then is synthetic hair okay ?
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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 permissible for Muslim men/women to modify or set their eye brows?

Can I please have references for whether modifying, setting or doing anything with the eye brows for the sole purpose of looking good/better is permissible for our Muslim men/women or not?
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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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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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Is it permissible to dye my hair with black henna?

I have some grey hair. Is it permissible to dye my hair with black henna? Someone said black henna is permissible, because it doesn't include ammonia (godrej).
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The obligation on dying hair

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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As we can not trim or alter our eyebrows, what about the hair in between (unibrow)?

As we can not trim or alter our eyebrows, what about the hair in between (unibrow)? Is it permissible to thread the hair that is between our eyebrows? (For men)
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What is the Islamic view of seeking blessings from prophet's hairs?

Is there any basis for seeking Barakah (blessings) from Prophet's hair? What is the Islamic View Point for this? Can I practice tabarruk?
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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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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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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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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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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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Where did the Prophet's hair in Pakistan come from?

Ziyarat-e-zulf Mubarak. I have been to a gathering here in Pakistan where I have been blessed to see the hair of holy Prophet (peace be upon him). (See e.g. Lahore 360.) Out of curiosity I just ...
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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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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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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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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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Ruling on shortening both sides and back of the hair more than the middle

is it prohibited for Muslim men to shorten hair from both sides and back than middle?
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Are clip-in human hair or synthetic hair extenions halal? (Hanafi opinion)

I have seen many people recently who have started wearing clip-in extensions for 1/2 hours for a family evening out. I am hanafi so I wanted to know the hanafi point of view for clip in hair ...
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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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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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May women have short hair? [duplicate]

May women wear their hair short or must they have long hair? May they have fringes?
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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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What is the ruling for men having long hair?

I have heard before that it is not a permissible act for men to keep their hair longs. It seems it is recommended to have short hair for men. My question is: What is the ruling of having long hair ...
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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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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 keeping white/grey hair/beard haram?

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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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My hair is naturally black but recently my hair become red-ish or brown-ish I don't know why, can I apply black dye on my hair?

I heard that if your hair becomes grey, do not dye your hair with black color, my hair is not grey yet, im still young, 26 years old, but my hair become red-ish or brown-ish recently while my eyebrow, ...
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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 it allowed for females to dye their hair ash grey? [duplicate]

Is it allowed for female to dye their hair ash grey?
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Are dreads permissible for a muslim man?

Is it disliked, unislamic or haram to get dreads? My father says it is imitation of kufr but if there is no intention is it still bad?