Hair dye

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1. Can we use hair colour dye and can we offer namaz.

2. What does shariyat say about colour dye and which colours can we use?



1. Yes, if the dye does not have any impure ingredient.

2. The colours that resemble henna.

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


Answered by:

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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