Hair extentions

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: Is it permissible for a woman to put extentions on her hair?


A: Wearing a wig or hair extension is permissible provided the hair is synthetic (it is not made from human hair). As far as human hair is concerned, then it is not permissible for one to use wigs or extensions made from human hair. 

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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