Synthetic hair

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Q: I wanted to know if synthetic hair is permissible in Islaam and if so, what can and cannot be done whilst having this type of hair on one’s head (i.e. reading Quraan, etc.)?


A: Though it is permissible, but some of our senior ulama disapprove of this.

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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