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Q: Are all these ways (hot wax, cold wax, razer machines, creams) to remove body hairs (legs, hands, face, underarms) permissible for a woman as there is a great misconception among people. Please do elaborate it in detail.


A: As long as they do not have any harmful effects it is permissible.

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


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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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