Is it allowed to use face creams and lotions containing steric acid?

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by Askimam.org

 



is it halal to use face creams and lotions(eg. fair n lovely, dove)containing steric acid..JazakAllah.

 

 

Answer

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

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh

 

Steric Acid has harmful side effects.[1] If it is used for medical purposes and it is prescribed by one’s doctor, it will be permissible to use such creams and lotions.

 

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

 

Ismail Desai,

Darul Iftaa

 

Checked and Approved,

Mufti Ebrahim Desai.

 

 

 

 

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