Women cutting their hair

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Q: If one’s hair goes very thin towards the end then when doing qasr where do they cut from and how much?

Also, can one cut it themselves?


A: If a woman’s hair needs to be cut after umrah then the amount of a finger joint should be cut.


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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