Wudu with eye lash extensions

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Answered by:  Moulana Tahsin Alam​


Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah

Can a woman get eyelash extensions if it is not water-resistant? Would water still be able to touch the skin of eyelids and lashes?


   بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمنِ الرَّحِيْم


                                               In the name of ALLAH the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.



Assalamualaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakaatuh

One of the conditions of a valid wuḍū’ is that water must unrestrictedly touch all parts of the face; from our knowledge, eyelash extensions will hinder water reaching that part of the skin, hence wudū’ whilst wearing them will not be permissible. As for the permissibility of wearing eyelash extensions, please see here- http://daruliftabirmingham.co.uk/are-fake-eyelashes-permissible/



Only Allah SWT alone knows best.

Written by Moulana Tahsin Alam

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