Woman applying oil to her hair during iddat

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by Muftionline.co.za

Q: Can a woman who has a habit of regularly applying coconut oil in her hair apply oil during her iddat period?


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A: If she applies the oil as a treatment, it will be permissible. If she is not applying it as a treatment, it will not be permissible during iddat.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)