Trimming an overgrown eyelash

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: one of my eye lashes has grown so long almost 3-4 inches, why is it so? Does it indicate anything? People says it shouldn’t be plucked, is it true? Sometimes it disturbs my eye, what shall I do?


A: It is permissible for you to trim the overgrown strand of hair in order to make it look normal.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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