Answered by: Alimah Sumeyye Sofu
Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah
Is it okay to shave my legs? I’m a Muslim.
بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم
In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
Assalamualaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakaatuh
It is permissible for women to remove unwanted hair from areas such as the hands, legs and back. However, it is not lawful to shave it for a stranger.
(Raddul Muhtar 9/536 Darul alim-il kutub)
Only Allah knows best
Written by Alimah Sumeyye Sofu
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