Are women allowed to shave and wax their beards

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by DarulIftaBirmingham


Answered by: Alimah Nasima Umm Hamza​

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Question



In Islam are women allowed to shave and wax their beards?



بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمنِ الرَّحِيْم


In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful 



Answer:



Yes, it is permitted for women to remove facial hair, including the beard and moustache. [1]



Only Allah Ta’ala knows best.


Written by Alimah Nasima Umm Hamza


Check and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah


Darul Ifta Birmingham




[1] Ibn Abideen, Raddul Muhtaar. Volume 6, page 373


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