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Is it permissible for a girl to remove facial hair

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Is it permissible for a girl to remove facial hair especially from upper lip and below the chin (light moustaches and beard)?

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In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh

It is permissible for a female to remove her facial hair except the eye-brows and eye-lashes.[1] The hair from the upper lip and below the chin may be removed.

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Mufti Ismail Desai,

Darul Iftaa

Checked and Approved,

Mufti Ebrahim Desai.


 احسن الفتاوي، ج 8، ص 76[1]

فتاوي مخموديه، ج 9، ص 422

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