Body lotion which contains alcohol

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Q: I have purchased a body lotion of a reputed company which contains alcohol. I want to know whether I can apply it to my body during the winter season?


A: If the alcohol is made from besides dates and grapes and it does not contain anything impure, it will be permissible to use it.

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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