Selling lipstick that contains alcohol

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Q: I am retailing make up and have an item in stock which is a lipstick that contains alcohol. Is it permissible to sell or use?


A: Yes, it is permissible, but avoid using it. It is possible that you may lick your lip and the alcohol may go into you.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, 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.