Q: I have heard that Rasulullah’s (sallallahu alayhi wasallam) complexion was reddish. Was it a dark red color, or a light red-pink shade (as many fair-skinned people have)?
A: It was a light colour.
And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.
Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)