Q: What is the ruling regarding women and perfume? Is it permissible for women to apply perfume as part of her morning routine?
Q: Does a woman in menses make Sajdah Tilawah after listening to a verse of Sajdah?
Q: Does breastfeeding break your wudhu?
Q: Can a woman touch the Manzil Kitab whilst in Haidh?
Q: What is the ruling on working in a female only laser hair removal clinic, which includes removal of pubic hair?
Q: Is it permissible for a woman to do Zikr, Dua and recite Durood during her menses?
Q: How does a pregnant lady make Salah?
Q: I would like to know if Halal nail polish is permissible to use and will the wudhu be valid whilst wearing the polish?
Q: Are women allowed to grow their nails for beauty purposes?
Q: Is using make-up products, lipstick and other similar items allowed for women?
Q: Is it permissible for a woman in Haidh recite the Quran or touch the Quran?
Q: Can a woman wear coloured contact lenses and can these lenses be worn for beautification purposes ?
Q: What is the ruling regarding women shaping their eyebrows?
A: It is not permissible for women to neaten, trim, shape or cut their eyebrows. However, if the eyebrows appear grossly abnormal, extremely long and thick then they may be trimmed slightly for them to appear normal. (Ahsanul Fatawa Vol. 8 Pg. 76)
There is a Hadith which mentions that women who remove such hair are accursed. The Hadith appears in Sahih Bukhari #4886, Sahih Muslim #2125, Sunan Abi Dawood #4691, Sunan ibni Majah #1989, Sunanud Daarimi Vol.2 Pg. 363 #2647.
And Allah Ta'ala Knows Best
Shafiq Jakhura (Mufti) M.D. Mangera (Mufti)
Fatwa Dept. Fatwa Dept.
Q: I would like to know what is the maximum period to breastfeed a girl, and is it haraam if you go over the period?
Q: After a girl has done the sin of masturbation, is it necessary to take a ghusl or wudhu ?