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Are women allowed to shave and wax their beards

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Answered by: Alimah Nasima Umm Hamza​


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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