Using Cosmetic Creams for Hair Growth

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Assalamualaikum bro nd sis in Islam. Pls I wanna ask a question. Is it permissible for a man to use any product to grow there beard mustache?  Any products like cream, oil etc


In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

It is permissible to use cosmetic creams, oil, etc. to enhance the natural growth of the hair, beard and moustache on condition that such products do not contain any Haraam ingredients.[i]


And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best


Mufti Nabeel Valli


Darul Iftaa Mahmudiyyah
Lusaka, Zambia

[i]  درر المباحة، ص 64 (دار ابن حزم)

والادهان والترجيل سنة (والترجيل: تسريح الشعر بالمشط). وفي الحديث: ((من كان له شعر فليكرمه)) أي بالتدهين والترجيل والتنظيف بالغسل، ولا يتركه متفرقا متوسخا.

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